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MÜLLER, Elisabeth

Le monde en estampes. Types et costumes des principaux peoples de l’univers.

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Paris : Bédelet, n.d. [circa 1858]. Oblong quarto, original quarter black morocco over blind blocked black cloth boards (rubbed) with gilt lettering and design to upper board, spine with gilt lettering and ornament (softened at head and tail), all edges gilt, 52 pp, illustrated with lithographed vignettes + 24 tinted lithographed plates by J. Bocquin after Leloir and Fossey, original interleaving throughout, scattered foxing, last few leaves with small damp stain to upper margin, last leaf of text with short tear at lower edge, a very good copy.
A study of the races of the world, with sections on the New Zealand Maori, Marquesas Islanders and Australian Aborigines, finely illustrated.
Rare. Two copies located in Australian collections (National Library of Australia; State Library of New South Wales).