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Lot 0141
Author: Sardou, Victorien
Title: Costumes du Directoire tires des merveilleuses
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1875

[10], 12 pp. + 30 hand-colored engraved plates; tissue guards; frontispiece portrait. (4to) 25.5x19 cm (10x7½") later half red morocco & marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands, marbled endpaper, top edge gilt.

Costume of France in the last years of the 18th century, when a five member committee, or directory, governed during the final stages of the Revolution before being overthrown by Napoleon.


Covers with a bit of wear to corners, spine ends and joints; foxing to text and to some plate margins, tissue guards darkened; very good.

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Colored costume plates of French Revolution

Auction ended on Thu, Feb 22, 2018
Estimate $200 - $300
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