The Costume of the Hereditary States of the House of Austria : displayed in fifty coloured engravings / with descriptions, and an introduction by M. Bertrand de Moleville ; translated by R.C. Dallas, Esq. = Costumes des états héréditaires de la maison d'Autriche : consistant en cinquante gravures coloriées / dont les description, ainsi que l'introduction, ont été redigées par M. Bertrand de Moleville.
Bertrand-de-Molleville, Antoine-Francois (1744-1818)
One of a series of costume books published by Miller (the other titles comprised costumes of Russia, for which see here below, China and the Ottoman Empire), included in this volume are clothes from Tirol, Hungary, Bohemia, Transylvania, the Dalmatian coast, Moravia, and those of Jews from Poland.
The pictures are copied by the engravers William Ellis and William Poole, from a collection which had been recently published in Vienna, called Costumes des Etats de l Empereur . Bertrand de Moleville, author of the text, was sometime a minister for Louis XVI.
Text in English and French, with separate title pages in each language.. Translated by R.C. Dallas.
Aquatints by William Ellis and William Poole.
"... early copies are on paper watermarked prior to 1804, and contain an introduction in English and French on twelve pages, later omitted. The plates and text are copied from the original edition of Kininger, Vienna, 1803 (Colas, no. 1610) ..." (Abbey)
, iv,  pages, 50 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 36 cm
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1979 ed.), 333; Abbey Travel 71; Bobins II 441; Colas 2112; Lipperheidesche Kostumbibliothek (2. Aufl.), 831.
Publisher: London : W. Bulmer for W. Miller
Date Added: 2019-05-28
Bertrand-de-Molleville, Antoine-Francois. The Costume of the Hereditary States of the House of Austria. London : W. Bulmer for W. Miller. 1804.
Bertrand-de-Molleville, Antoine-Francois (1804) The Costume of the Hereditary States of the House of Austria. London : W. Bulmer for W. Miller.
Bertrand-de-Molleville, Antoine-Francois, The Costume of the Hereditary States of the House of Austria. London : W. Bulmer for W. Miller. 1804.