Ladies’ Dress Shoes of the Nineteenth Century With Sixty-three Illustrations.

  • Greig, T. Watson
  • Edinburgh: David Douglas 1900


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FIRST EDITION, folio, pp. [48] + frontispiece and 21 colour lithograph plates. Some plates printed with gold or silver ink. Original carmine red boards backed in paler red cloth, front board bordered with a double gilt rule and lettered centrally in gilt, four shoe illustrations printed in gilt to corners, edges gilt. A little finger-soiling. Boards somewhat scratched and marked, worn and a little scraped to edges, portion of rear board sunned.


A companion book to shoe collector Thomas Watson Greig of Glencarse's (1837-1912) earlier 'Ladies' Old-Fashioned Shoes', focussing on footwear from the 1800s. Many copies were broken for their attractive colour plates, now more often found framed than bound.

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