With the aid of 220 illustrations arranged in chronological groups, from 1600 to the present, this book draws together the story of costume accessories to provide a detailed view of the history of dress. Extensive captions describe each accessory, revealing parallels in construction, cut, textiles and motifs between items as diverse as parasols and stockings. The accessories covered include shoes, hats, bags, gloves, purses, parasols, socks, stockings, jewellery, fans, shawls and scarves.
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Book Description Batsford Ltd, 1998. Book Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 6651126
Book Description Nov 30, 1998. Book Condition: Used: Good. Ex-library book, usual markings. Hardback with dust cover. Clean copy, sound binding. Quick dispatch from UK seller. Bookseller Inventory # X01_1101_HX_09/16
Book Description Batsford Ltd, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-040-45-1257701
Book Description Batsford, London, 1998. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Bound in perfect black cloth with bright, gilt titles to spine, this 1998 hardback 1998 First Edition is VG in VG wrapper (unclipped).174pp with Preface, Introduction, Visual History, Bibliography, List of Museums, 17 Colour Plates and vast collection of B/W illustrations, plus Index and Glossary. Separate chapters on 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th century accessories. Front free endpaper has been clipped at top righthand corner: otherwise all VG plus Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 0012925
Book Description B. T. Batsford, Ltd., London, 1998. Grey Cloth, Gilt to Spine. Book Condition: Mint. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. 4to. 174pp., copiously illustrated with colour and monochrome photographs. Bookseller Inventory # 000590