[Alexander, William]. Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Austrians.

London, W. Bulmer for John Murray, 1814.

4to. 2 ff., XV pp., 50 ff. With 50 coloured aquatint plates. Half calf, ca. 1860, spine gilt. Marbled endpapers.


All plates bear Murray's imprint dated 1 June 1813. The fine costumes are reduced copies from the great collection assembled by A. F. Bertrand de Moleville and are based on designs by Vincent Georg Kininger. Includes costumes from Lower Austria, the Tyrol, Innsbruck, Hungary, Eger, Bohemia, Bukovina, Hermannstadt, Poland, Dalmatia, Moravia, etc.

Slightly browned or brownstained.

Tooley 375. Cf. Lipperheide Ea 26. Colas 78. Hiler 16.

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