1873 EXQUISITE Lacroix Illustrated Middle Ages Costumes Knights Jesters Bizarre

LaCROIX, Paul

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Paul Lacroix was a 19th-century French author whose books covered a broad set of topics, including some controversial. Lacroix wrote about ballets, costumes, romance, masquerades, heraldry, religion in the military, and the history of prostitution. He also wrote a book, “Sciences and Letters of the Middle Ages,” which covers the studies of alchemy and the occult sciences, as well as an important chapter on heraldry. Engravings depict monsters, bizarre animals, dragons, deformed humans, torture scenes, scalping, maps, flags, and more!

 

This tome, ‘Moeurs, Usages et Costumes’ features 15 chromolithograph engravings depicting costumes and clothing from the Middle Ages including ornate knight armor for both men and horses, female dresses, court jesters, as well as in-text images of bizarre occurrences like catching giant fish and chess games.

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1873 EXQUISITE Lacroix Illustrated Middle Ages Costumes Knights Jesters Bizarre

 

Paul Lacroix was a 19th-century French author whose books covered a broad set of topics, including some controversial. Lacroix wrote about ballets, costumes, romance, masquerades, heraldry, religion in the military, and the history of prostitution. He also wrote a book, “Sciences and Letters of the Middle Ages,” which covers the studies of alchemy and the occult sciences, as well as an important chapter on heraldry. Engravings depict monsters, bizarre animals, dragons, deformed humans, torture scenes, scalping, maps, flags, and more!

 

This tome, ‘Moeurs, Usages et Costumes’ features 15 chromolithograph engravings depicting costumes and clothing from the Middle Ages including ornate knight armor for both men and horses, female dresses, court jesters, as well as in-text images of bizarre occurrences like catching giant fish and chess games.

 

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Price: $499

 

LaCROIX, Paul

 

Moeurs, Usages et Costumes au Moyen Age et à l’époque de la Renaissance

 

Paris : Librairie de Firmin-Didot et Cie, 1873.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [iv], 603
    • 15 chromolithograph engravings
    • Hundreds of woodcuts throughout
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~11in X 8in (28cm x 20cm)

 

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2553

 

Category

European History

Authors

LaCROIX, Paul

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete