No place listed [France]: No publisher listed, No date [c. 1850]. Boards. 12mo; reinforced red cloth shelf-back; blind stamped red-pebbled board; gilt-stamped ornamental frame around the title; partial bookseller’s ticket to front; navy and gilt bookseller’s ticket to front pastedown; 25 accordion-folded panels; hand-colored aquatint illustrations with gum Arabic highlights; light wear to board edges; very good plus. This title not found in WorldCat, however a similar souvenir type viewbook is listed, Souvenir de Boulogne-Sur-Mer; this also has no WorldCat holdings. Very good +. Item #955
Detailed and beautifully colored mid-19th century costumes on figures from the Boulogne-Sur-Mer region of France. Each titled plate features a man or woman dressed to represent an occupation or social status, on a tan field with hand-coloring.