Lot 3078. Pyne, William Henry

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Auction date:15.12.2017   10:00
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Lot 3078Pyne, William Henry
Pyne, William Henry Microcosm: or, a picturesque delineation of the arts, agriculture, manufactures, &c. of Great Britain : in a series of above a thousand groups of small figures for the embellishment of landscape... To which are now added, explanations of the plates...by C. Gray. Second edition. London: W. H. Pyne (pushed.v. S. Gosnell), 1806. 2 Bde., qu. Fol. Bd. 1: (2) Bl., 30 P., 60 Tafn.; Bd. 2: (2) Bl., 36 P., 60 Tafn. Hldr. (bestossen9. - Especially at the beginning and towards the end of the volumes more stick - and finger-stained.
Great Britain cultural history in images. William Henry Pyne (1769-1843) was) by its image publications, which he published for the part itself , with the actual images chroniclers of the Regency period in England (The Costume of Great Britain, 1804. Be to leaves from 1802 onwards in a series of 4 Aquatints of published Microcosm (here in the second, the first hardcover issue) shows the daily life in its different aspects: sports, games, hunting and sporting, military, Gypsy, etc.

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