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Title: Are Clothes Modern an Essay on Contemporary ...
Publisher: PAUL THEOBALD
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Paul Theobald, 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Yellow cloth w/ light bumping of extremities; bookplate inside front cover, in well-worn jacket, soiled with frayed ends and a large chip on front. 241 pp., w/ b&w photos and illustrations throughout. 1st ed. Bookseller Inventory # 002130
Book Description Paul Theobald, New York 1947, 1947. 29.0 x 22.0cms, 242pp, b/w illusts, very good hardback with discoloured boards & dustwrapper This book argues that 20th century clothes reflected the times and that 'we smugly accept the stupidity of our clothes because we shy away from an insight into the problems of human work, leisure and happiness' (eg discomfort) He tries to clarify the principles which should govern clothes in the mdoern age'. Bookseller Inventory # 157138
Book Description 1947. Chicago: Paul Theobald. First edition. Quarto. Black titled yellow cloth. Cloth is lightly soiled. Edges are faintly tanned else a very good copy of this excellent profusely illustrated look at the history of fashion. Previous owner's name in ink on front fly. Previous owner's bookplate is affixed to front pastedown. A wonderful book. Scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 1014301