The core of the book consists of over 200 contemporary illustrations of dress, arranged in order of date for easy reference. They include paintings, drawings, photographs, advertisements, stone effigies and brass rubbings. A detailed introduction sets out the background to the evolution of clothing over the centuries, the broad changes themselves, and some guidance on how to look to contemporary sources for information on costume history.
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Book Description B T Batsford Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0713456248 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1985990
Book Description B T Batsford Ltd, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110713456248
Book Description B T Batsford Ltd, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0713456248