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A history of costume in the West : with 1188 illustrations, 365 in colour

Author: François Boucher; Yvonne Deslandres; John Ross
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New enl. ed., reprintedView all editions and formats

From the primitive clothes of prehistoric times to the whimsical fashions of today, the history of costume is a vast and popular subject. Over 1000 illustrations drawn from many sources accompany the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: François Boucher; Yvonne Deslandres; John Ross
ISBN: 0500279101 9780500279106
OCLC Number: 443676264
Description: 459 str. : ilustr. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. Prehistoric Costume; 2. Costume in the Ancient East; 3. Crete and Its Costume; 4. The Mediterranean Countries; 5. Europe from the Fifth Century BC to the Twelfth Century AD; 6. Europe Between the Twelfth and Fourteenth Centuries; 7. Costume in Europe from the Fourteenth to the Early Sixteenth Century; 8. The Sixteenth Century; 9. The Seventeenth Century; 10. The Eighteenth Century; 11. From the French Revolution to the Early Twentieth Century; 12. Fashion: 1920-1964; Fashion: 1960-1983
Responsibility: François Boucher ; an additional chapter by Yvonne Deslandres ; [translated from the French by John Ross].


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"'A work of the most momentous scholarship. I know no other work quite like it' - James Laver; 'The standard work for many years to come - the illustrations are beautifully reproduced and fully Read more...

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