A History of Fashion: A Visual Survey of Costume from Ancient Times

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Batsford, 1993 - Clothing and dress - 266 pages
A visual encyclopedia of historical dress, pinpointing the key developments in each period from the ancients to the 20th century. After a brief review of the ancient world, the book moves on to European trends from the medieval period to World War I. American styles are also covered in detail from 1840. Key developments in each period are pinpointed; historical chronologies set style changes in context.

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Very comprehensive review, well illustrated, of clothing styles through the ages. Illustrated by the author, this book is a labor of love. Read full review


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