Die Hebraerin am Putztische und als Braut

AUCTION 2 | Tuesday, June 03rd, 1997 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art Including Property from a Dutch Private Collector and the Late T. Nachum Gidal

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Lot 276

Die Hebraerin am Putztische und als Braut

FIRST EDITION. Three volumes. Aquatint frontispiece and further 8 copper-engraved plates (includes hair- and clothing-styles). Use of Hebrew text. Bookplate of Matthew Arnold in each volume Light marginal dampstaining, contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, lightly rubbed, upper cover of first volume detached Freimann 374; unknown to Rubens

Amsterdam: Kunst - und Industrie - Comptoir 1809-10

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
“An Overview of the Most Important Fashion Developments by Jewish Women, From the Simplest to the Most Lavish” (title-page). Discusses the manufacture and use of cosmetics, marriage preparations and rituals, jewelry, etc