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The eighteenth century

Covers the styles of dress in the 18th century illustrated by oil paintings, engravings, woodcuts and line drawings taken by the time of the dress itself through the use of which the reader is given a clear idea of what was worn and how without the distortions and loss of detail which modern line drawings can entail. Each illustration captioned under the labels "Head", "Body" and "Accessories" and all clothes are not only described but also explained and interpreted
Print Book, English, 1986, ©1983
Batsford, London, 1986, ©1983