The Follies & Fashions of Our Grandfathers (1807). Embellished with Thirty-seven whole-page Plates Including Ladies' and Gentlemen's Dress (Hand-Coloured and Heightened with Gold and Silver); Sporting and Coaching Scenes (Hand-Coloured); Fanciful Prints,
Tuer, Andrew W.

London: Field & Tuer, The Leadenhall Press. 1886/7. Number 234 of 250 large paper copies, signed “Field & Tuer.” The large paper copies included the earliest impressions of the plates, with the costumes “extra carefully tinted” and heightened with gold and silver. Some wear along back joint, endpapers lightly foxed. A very good copy of a fragile book. Drab boards with embroidered linen labels. Embroidered ribbon marker. Quarto. (Item ID: 10212)


The present work is “an illustrated digest of the most amusing and characteristic matter contained in…[fashion] magazines more or less flourishing in the year 1807: (introduction).

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