Modes Parisiennes, Reign of Louis XV, 1763

Modes, Parisiennes, Rococo, costume, Louis XV,
Modes Parisiennes, Reign Of Louis XV, 1763

Modes Parisiennes, Règne De Louis XV, d’après A. de St Aubin, 1763.

Lithographie dessinée et gravée par Hippolyte Pauquet. Bon état, très légères rousseurs. Tampon de bibliothèque dans le coin supérieur droit. Aquarellage ancien. Modes et Costumes Historiques 1864.

“Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864.

Illustration, damasks, ornament

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