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MARTIN, Charles.
The Civil Costume of England, from the Conquest to the present time...

Published
London: H.G. Bohn, 1842.
References
Bobins II 683; Colas 1995; Lipperheide 1003.
Plates
61
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
London: H.G. Bohn, 1842.
Ref
38

Published in contemporary red pebble-grain book cloth with title and Royal Coat of Arms embossed in gilt to upper board; panelled and tooled in blind. Re-backed with tile in gilt to spine. Boards rubbed and worn, all edges gilt. vi p. [2] l : add. engr. title page. (with portraits.) 60 coloured plates ; (4to) Added t.-p. with illuminated border & portraits. Dedicated to H.R.H Prince Albert. Plates all clean and bright. Good condition. Coloured plates in order: 1. Engraved title page with portraits. 2. Male Costume, reign of William the Conqueror. 3. Female Costume, reign of William the Conqueror. 4. Male Costume, time of William II. 5. Henry II. 6. Eleanor, Queen of Henry II. 7. Richard I. 8. Berengaria, Queen of Richard I. 9. King John. 10. Isabel, third wife of King John. 11. Henry III. 12. Aveline, Countess of Lancaster. 13. Male Costume, reigns of Edward I & II. 14. Female Costume, reigns of Edward I & II. 15. Robert Branch, Mayor of Lynn, 1349. 16. William Delapole, father to the first Earl of Suffolk. 17. William, second son of Edward III. 18. Blanch de la Tour, daughter of Edward III. 19. Male Costume, time of Richard II. 20. Female Costume, time of Richard II. 21. Male Costume, reigns of Henry IV & V. 22. Female Costume, reign of Henry IV. Lady de Thorpe. 23. Costume, reign of Henry V. Lady and Page. 24. Male Costume, time of Henry VI. 25. Female Costume, reign of Henry VI. 26. Male Costume, reign of Edward IV. 27. Female Costume, reign of Edward IV. Lady of Rank. 28. Male Costume, reign of Richard III. 29. Female Costume, reign of Richard III. 30. Male Costume, reign of Henry VII. 31. Elisabeth, Queen of Henry VII. 32. Charles Brandon, Earl of Suffolk, time of Henry VIII. 33. Thomas Gresham, time of Henry VIII. 34. Female Costume, reign of Henry VIII. 35. Female Costume, reign of Henry VIII. Margaret Roper. 36. Habit of King Edward [VI], worn in 1550. 37. King Edward VI. 38. Male Costume, time of Elizabeth I. 39. Habit of a wealthy Merchant of London in 1588, time of Elizabeth I. 40. Lady in the Court of Queen Elizabeth I, 1559. 41. James, Marquis of Hamilton, time of James I. 42. Frances, Duchess of Richmond, reign of James I. 43. William Villiers, Viscount Grandison, time of Charles I. 44. Anne, Countess of Chesterfield, reign of Charles I. 45. Sir Thomas Wharton, time of Charles I. 46. Female Dresses, 1641. 47. A Royalist. Commonwealth. 48. Charles II, when young. 49. Slingsby Bethell, Esq. one of the Sheriffs of London in 1680. 50. Male Costume, time of Commonwealth. 51. Duchess of Cleveland, reign of Charles II. 52. William III & Earl of Ailesbury, 1694. 53. Costume of Queen Mary, time of William III. 54. Matthew Prior, time of Queen Anne. 55. Female Costume, reign of Queen Anne. 56. Right. Hon. James Craggs, reign of George I. 57. Various Dresses, male & female, from the reigns og George I & II. 58. Various Costumes, male & female, reign of George II. 59. Various Female Dresses, from 1760-1771, reign of George III. 60. Various Male Dresses, from 1787-1841, reigns of George III & IV. William IV & Victoria. 61. Various Female Dresses, from 1786-1841, reigns of George III & IV. William IV & Victoria.