SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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GRASSET-SAINT SAUVEUR, Jacques de
Moeurs, Lois et Costumes des Armeniens.

Published
Paris: Deroy, 1796.
References
Colas 1292; Hiler, p. 390; Lipperheide 41
Plates
4
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
0-5000
Published
Paris: Deroy, 1796.
Ref
1426

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.