HOLLAR, WENCESLAUS. 1607-1677. Ornatus muliebris Anglicanus, or, The severall habits of English women from the nobilitie to the contry woman as they are in these times. London: Wenceslaus Hollar, 1640.
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HOLLAR, WENCESLAUS. 1607-1677. Ornatus muliebris Anglicanus, or, The severall habits of English women from the nobilitie to the contry woman as they are in these times. London: Wenceslaus Hollar, 1640 [but a later issue, c.1755].
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HOLLAR, WENCESLAUS. 1607-1677. Ornatus muliebris Anglicanus, or, The severall habits of English women from the nobilitie to the contry woman as they are in these times. London: Wenceslaus Hollar, 1640.
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HOLLAR, WENCESLAUS. 1607-1677.
Ornatus muliebris Anglicanus, or, The severall habits of English women from the nobilitie to the contry woman as they are in these times. London: Wenceslaus Hollar, 1640 [but a later issue, c.1755].
8vo (174 x 99 mm). Engraved title page and 26 engraved plates by Hollar. Period quarter morocco over marbled boards, spines gilt. Bottom half of title sheet refreshed with publisher imprint affixed below title, tanning to a few plates, tape repair at gutter of one plate, binding rubbed.
Provenance: Thomas Webster (armorial bookplate).

FIRST EDITION. A collection of portraits of English women in costumes of the period. Some plates undated, others dated 1638-40. Pennington p 292; STC 13599.5.
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