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Antique & Vintage Fashions, 1745 to 1979: A Collector's Guide

Johnson, Barbara

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ISBN 10: 1574326163 / ISBN 13: 9781574326161
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2009 Copyright Date, 304 pages, 8.5 x 11 in size, Hardcover. Out-of-Print. Nice Color Photos! Book is Unused. From a bookseller's unsold backstock. Minimal cover wear from shelving/storage. Publisher's remainder mark on page edges at bottom of book. Inside pages are in Excellent Condition with no tears and with no notations (no pencil marks, no underlining, no highlighting, etc.). Bookseller Inventory # AS - AB40

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Title: Antique & Vintage Fashions, 1745 to 1979: A ...

Binding: Hardcover

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Experience the past firsthand when you open the cover of Antique and Vintage Fashions, 1745 - 1979, a Collector's Guide. This unprecedented work chronicles over 200 years of fashion trends. Enjoy 800 captivating photographs of real garments, hats, shoes, and accessories. Unlike any other work this features detailed annual fashion trends lists in chronological arrangement so collectors can identify way beyond what is pictured. The identification details are compiled from researching period sources, including fashion plates and periodicals. Photographs of clothing and accessories that reflect the year's trends accompany these lists. The majority of fashions depicted belong to women with a lesser extent devoted to children and occasional examples pertaining to men. The wide time span makes the book useful to see and compare clothing and accessories quickly and easily across many decades. This wealth of information, visual presentation, and yearly arrangement make it an indispensable guide for collectors. 2009 values.

About the Author:

Barbara Johnson has been an avid collector and researcher of antique and vintage clothing, hats and accessories for over twenty years. She holds a Ph.D. in British cultural history specializing in the lifestyle of sixteenth and seventeenth century aristocrats in their country homes including their clothing, textiles, furniture, decorative arts, architecture, jewelry and recreations.Professionally, she provides academic assistance services to college & high school students in all major subjects.

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