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Author
GRASSET-SAINT SAUVEUR, Jacques de
Title
Moeurs, Lois et Costumes des Armeniens.
Published
Paris: Deroy, 1796.
Description
4to. Modern quarter vellum with title and rule in gilt to spine. (2), 9, (1) pp. Four attractive hand-coloured aquatint plates with descriptive text depicting several aspects of Arminian dress and culture, taken from 'Encyclopedie des voyages'. A fine copy.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Armenienne.
2. Armenienne que l'on conduit pour la Marier.
3. Armenien.
4. Armenienne en habit de Ceremonie.
References
Colas 1292; Hiler, p. 390; Lipperheide 41
Hand coloured plates
4
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Category
18th Century & earlier, Costume, Russia
Value
$0-5,000
Stock ID
1426