* V Rare * Louis Devere Gentleman's Magazine of Fashion 1850/51 *Colour Plates*


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Author : Louis Devere (Edited By) Title:  The Gentleman’s Monthly Magazine of Fashion,and Costumes De Paris                Publication:  First Edition Published By Simpkin,Marshall & Co London 1850 and 1851 ………………………… (See Pictures) Condition Of Book: This is a Good Copy of this book in quarter black leather binding with gilt title lettering to spine and also with dates to spine and further gilt fillets to the spine.This copy contains some 24 monthly issues of the magazine from Jan 1850 until Dec 1851.Each magazine contains 1 double page and 1 single page of Coloured plates and 2 pages of models for garments with one or two full sized patterns cut on thin paper,so in total there are 24 double pages and 24 single pages of coloured plates plus 48 pages of the model plates with studies and guide on cutting and patterns.The men’s dress and fashion includes Evening Wear,Livery costumes,Promenade Costumes,Morning Wear and some Sporting Costumes,Top Coat,Dress Coat,Breeches,Waistcosts,French Jackets,Windsor Hunting Frock,Tunics,Morning Waistcoat,Skirted Jacket,Summer Paletot,Sailor’s Jacket,Shooting Jacket,Top Coat to name a few examples.The Title Page describes the work as containing a large number of plates and more than any other magazine of the kind and being half the price,with information requisite for the cutting room and the earliest intelligence connected with fashion-systems of cutting by English and Foreign Authors and illustrated by patterns.In addition there is a direction to Country Subscribers that the best way of procuring this magazine is by ordering through booksellers as the plates frequently get injured in sending by post.There is some general rubbing and wear to the outer boards with some lifting of cloth along base of spine to back board,corners are a little chafed.There are no previous names or inscriptions present but with one small ink number of 250 is present to the front endapaper.The endpapers remain in place with a little offsetting.The text block is in very good condition with only a little minor thumbing marks to the margins of certain pages.Binding is firm with no loose leaves,light cracking to the front and rear gutter hinge joins are noted.Comprehensive work with 2 years of Magazines bound in this single volume and scarce particularly in this highly collectible condition,measures 10.5” by 7.5” and depth of 1.3” index to both years 1850 and 1851 present at the rear of the book.Postage: (Free Insurance Is Included)UK Postage: £7.50 Sent Royal Mail 24  Tracked and Signed 1 Working Day Air-Mail Tracked,Signed and With Insurance:    £28 (Europe) 7-15 working days  Air-Mail Tracked,Signed and With Insurance   £35 (Rest of the World) 7 – 21 working days  Air-Mail Tracked,Signed and With Insurance Zone 3 USA £35  7-21 working days Payments:Paypal We are happy to send you a paypal invoice on completion of the saleNB: All Parcels sent Overseas come with full Private Insurance.We can provide tracking for parcels going overseas but there is an added cost for this   

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