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Recuerdos de Lima : album : tipos, trajes y costumbres

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Date: 1857

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MLA 8

Bonnaffe, A. A.. Recuerdos de Lima. Lima : A.A. Bonnaffe. 1857.

APA

Bonnaffe, A. A. (1857) Recuerdos de Lima. Lima : A.A. Bonnaffe.

Chicago

Bonnaffe, A. A., Recuerdos de Lima. Lima : A.A. Bonnaffe. 1857.

Description

Beautiful and scarce costume plates of Peruvian citizens, including dancers, smokers, vendors of watermelon, bread and milk, the elite, et al.

Plates are dated in the lithographs 1855-56. Lithographs by E. Prugue from original drawings by Bonnaffe. French translation in each lower margin.

There are 2 series of this Album, one printed in 1856 and one in 1857; this is the rarest and much sought after series. A fine hand coloured set of Peruvian costume plates. Also issued in uncolored state.

Large folio (14" x 20") original blue pebbled cloth with gilt lettering on front and blind-stamped borders on both board; 12 hand colored lithographed plates, printed in Paris. No text, no title page (as issued).

References:

Bobins I # 3; not in Colas or Lipperheide; Hilier p.101.

Publication Information

Publisher: Lima : A.A. Bonnaffe

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Spanish

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ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-05-04

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