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    Wonderfully Illustrated Book Depicting the Costumes of 18th Century Brazil: Riscos Illuminados de Figurinhos de Brancos e Negros Dos Uzos Do Rio de Janeiro e Serro Do Frio. (Rio de Janeiro: Livraria Sao Jose, 1960), first edition, preface and plate captions in Portuguese, 16 pages plus 43 full-page watercolor plates with protective tissue inserts by Carlos Juliao, beautiful half morocco leather binding with marbled boards, five raised spine bands with gilt titles and decoration, elephant folio (13.5" x 19"), wear to the leather at the head and tail of spine and corners, light scuffing and shelf wear to the boards, contents bright and in fine condition. Carlos Juliano was an Italian artist who lived most of his life in Rio de Janeiro during the 18th century. The watercolors in this book depict the wide variety of people who populated the in his time: rich, poor, white, black, Indian, slaves and their attire.

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    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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