LOT 362
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[Fashion. Wigs] Jean-Baptiste Thiers. Histoire des perruques

où l'on fait vor leur origine, leur usage, leur forme, l'abus & l'irrégularité de celles des ecclésiastiques. Par M. Jean-Baptiste Thiers (...). Avignon, L. Chambeau, 1777, XXII,(2),441 pp., a few woodcut ills., contemp. polished and marbled calf, gilt and ribbed spine w. mor. letterpiece.

Sm. defects at lower joint-ends, but an attractive copy, with intriguing owner's entry "L.V.D.B." in pen on first free endpaper, below unidentified other old owner's entries. Cf. Lipperheide no. 1660. Nice and very specific work on wigs, containing a.o.: des barrettes, mitres, aumusses, canails, chapperons, coiffes, calotes, les cheveux frisez et boudez condamnez dans toutes les fidèles, les cheveux, barbes, sourcils teints, les perruques des ecclésiastiques condamnées par les conciles, etc. The first edition was published in 1690.

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