History Archive > Le Costume Ancien et Moderne [Europe] Vol. 3, Pt. 2 (1815)

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[Europe - Volume 3, Part 2] Le Costume ancien et moderne ; ou, Histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, sciences et usages de tous les peuples anciens et modernes, d'apres les monumens de l'antiquite et accompagne de dessins analogues au sujet

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Date: 1815

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Giulio Ferrario was founder of the 'Societa Tipografica de Classici Italiani' and served as the director of the Braidense National Library in Milan, Italy. Ferrario's work "Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoire" was a 19th century multi volume / language world encyclopedia of culture, vividly illustrated almost all finely hand-colored.

The work was one of the most decorative aquatint publications published in Italy. The text was written by Giulio Ferrario and the plates engraved by Raineri, Gallo Gallina, etc. The Costume ancient and modern was aimed at systematization "encyclopedic" knowledge of a set of disparate, where scholarship was made through of education and entertainment of the reader, interested in the exotic and different; sometimes the level of exposure and the documentation.

Asie, v. 1 [1815] 87 plates. -- Asie, v. 2 [1817] 92 plates. -- Asie, v. 3 [1817] 75 plates. -- Asie, v. 4 [1818] 97 plates. -- Afrique, v. 1 [1815] 77 plates. -- Afrique, v. 2 [1819] 83 plates. -- Amerique, v. 1 [1820] 87 plates. -- Amerique, v. 2 [1821] 80 plates (2 pts. in 1, 75+5 plates) -- Europe, v. 1. pt. 1 [1817] 90 plates. -- Europe, v. 1. pt. 2 [1823] 63 plates. -- Europe, v. 1. pt. 3 [1823] 70 plates. -- Europe, v. 2, [1820] 99 plates (2 pts. in 1, 42+57 plates) -- Europe, v. 3. pt. 1 [1823] 48 plates. -- Europe. v. 3. pt. 2 [1823] 93 plates. -- Europe, v. 4 [1824] 100 plates. -- Europe, v. 5 [1825] 103 plates (2 pts. in 1, 35+68 plates) -- Europe, v. 6 [1827] 83 plates (2 pts. in 1, 50+26 plates) -- General index [1829] 5 plates

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Publisher: Milan, De l'imprimerie de l'editeur

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French

Pages: 874

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Smithsonian Libraries

ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-02-24

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