Title: The History of Fashion.
Publication Date: 1975
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition
First edition, folio, 400pp, color illustrations throughout, full red cloth binding, gilt lettering on spine, pictorial endpapers, Fine hardcover in Good dustjacket, color illustrated, spine crown missing top 1/4", bottom spine rubbed, bottom rear corer with half inch closed tear, all corners rubbed, top edge rubbed, half inch scrape to spine, in matching color illustrated slipcase with red cloth top and bottom edges, Very Good slipcase, with corners rubbed. "This book reveals the splendor and lasting beauty of dress in a lavish, visual presentation. From the earliest times to the present day, the development of fashion is concisely and authoritatively described, and illustrated with outstanding clarity. Over 450 color pictures and many specially commissioned line-drawings take us from the cradle of Western dress in the civilizations of the ancient world, through the magnificent court costumes of the rulers of medieval and Renaissance Europe, to the brilliant creations of modern couture." - from the dj flap. Heavy book will require extra postage. Bookseller Inventory # 2547
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