THE WORLD OF FASHION and Continental Feuilletons. A Monthly Publication Volume XVII, 1837 January to December. Edited by several literary and fashionable characters, Mr Bell, London 1837. Hardcover, half leather. 8vo. 288pp. Original leather binding has been re-laid onto new leather, a handsome, solid binding. Fine marbled boards and end papers. Title page, with tissue guard 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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