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STRUTT, Joseph (1749--1802)
A complete view of the dress and habits of the people of England, from the establishment of the Saxons in Britain to the present time, illustrated by engravings taken from the most authentic remains of antiquity. To which is prefixed an introduction, containing a general description of the ancient habits in use among mankind, from the earliest period of time, to the conclusion of the seventh century. By Joseph Strutt. Vol. I. (II.)
London: printed by J. Nichols, for J. Edwards; R. Edwards (vol.I only); B. and J. White; G. G. and J. Robinson; and J. Thane, 1796. (1799).
2 vols ; 28.5 cm. (4°)
I: iv, [6], lxxxviii, 124 p., engr. frontis., 8, LXXVIII bistre pl.
II: [3], xc--cxxxvi, [5], 126--378, vii, [1] p., engr. frontis., LXXIX--CXLIII [i.e. 65] bistre pl.

ESTC t102863.

Copy Notes Volume I inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper Very much stained previous to 1837./ see pages 51. to 59./ GB [i.e. George Bailey, appointed first curator on 6 February 1837].

Binding C19th diced russia, gilt-ruled and blind-tooled borders, gilt and blind-tooled spines direct-lettered in gilt, marbled edges. Bound as volumes V and VI of a set of 11 volumes of Strutt's works.

Reference Number 3378


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