Auguste Racinet. Le Costume Historique.
Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1888. Six volumes. Folio. 471 plates of 500 (172 monochromatic and 299 in brilliant color). Many plates highlighted in gold, with 12 back- to- back plates of clothing patterns. Bound in library buckram. Ex libris with typical withdrawal stamps. Interior clean and beautiful. A lovely set with much information.
Superb, 172 monochromatic and 299 brilliant color plates illustrating the history of costume in many lands and many periods.