Lot 282

Costumes.- Mochetti (V.)

Costumi di Roma e dei Contorni, engraved vignette title and 30 plates, Santarello, Rome, 1846; [?Marroni (Salvatore)] Costumi di Roma e suoi contorni, engraved vignette title and 29 plates, Tommaso Cuccioni, Rome, [c.1840]; [Mochetti (V.) Raccolta dei principali Costumi Religiosi e Militare della Corte Pontificia], lacking title, 36 engraved religious plates, n.p., n.d., [Santarello, Rome, c.1840]; [Lassalle (Louis)] Costumes Suisses des 22 Cantons, 22 lithographic plates, title printed on slipcase, S. Morel, Geneva, [c.1850]; all captioned plates, heightened with gum arabic, folding ‘concertina style’, very minor spotting, contemporary paper boards, the latter in gilt-decorated cloth, some wear, original card slipcases, printed paper labels to upper cover, lightly soiled, rubbed and chipped, v.s. (4)

*** Rare series of folding ‘accordion’ panoramas depicting the regional dress of Italy and Switzerland in the early 19th century.

Estimate: £1,000-£1,500