THE WORLD OF FASHION and Continental Feuilletons. A Monthly Publication Volume XVII, 1840 January to December. Edited by several literary and fashionable characters, Mr Bell, London 1840. Hardcover, half leather. 8vo. 288pp. Original leather binding, a little wear to extremities, overall very handsome, solid binding. Beautifully marbled boards and end papers. Title page is heavily foxed. Clean and bright hand coloured fashion engravings throughout. Most pages very clean but with some foxing. Each page showing two or three full length ladies' outfits with details of hats, headdresses, bonnets and hair styles. Book plate of Robert Raikes, Raikes of Welton House, co. York, England with Latin motto HONESTUM PRAEFERRE UTILI...I prefer what is honourable to what is useful.
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