The Follies and Fashions of Our Grandfathers (1807) Item Description: London: Field & Tuer, The present work is "an illustrated digest of the most amusing and characteristic matter contained in fashion magazines more or less flourishing in the year 1807: (introduction). Quarto. Drab boards with embroidered linen labels. Embroidered ribbon marker. A very good copy of a fragile book. Number 237 of 250 large paper copies, signed "Field & Tuer." The large paper copies included the earliest impressions of the plates, with the costumes "extra carefully tinted" and heightened with gold and silver.(though to be fair I can't see much of either precious metal).Delightful hand coloured plates(17) Appears complete with the hand coloured plates present and all copper plates in good condition.Some age related foxing and slight damp staining but overall in good condition for an early Georgian book illustrating fashion and contemporary life in the early 1800's Sent boxed,tracked and insured.