Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages SHAW Henry 1800-1873 Publisher: William Pickering Publish Year: 1843 Publish Place: London William Pickering Illustrator: SHAW Henry Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 007856 Status: Sold Out Book Condition: Very Good Size: Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: 1st Edition Inscription: Unknown £800.00 Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information Large Paper Issue with 94 Coloured plates First edition, 1843, two large quarto volumes in half maroon morocco (by Root & Son) over cloth, gilt tooling. Spine, raised bands, gilt titles. Internally, ninety-four colour-printed, guarded, hand-coloured, or tinted plates, each with a leaf of descriptive text, in addition there are many hand-coloured vignettes and devices scattered throughout the text, (including the title vignette, being the publisher's device - Aldine anchor and dolphin), occasional spot, heavier to first & last few leaves. (361*251 mm). (Colas 2720; Hiler 796).