The Complete Costume History / Vollstandige Kostumgeschichte / Le Costume Historique
Taschen, 2003. Like New Condtion. Very slight discoloration in two inch area along right edge, otherwise pristine. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet's Le Costume Historique was the most wide-ranging and intelligent study of clothing ever published. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001215294
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Part I The Ancient World (Egypt, Assyria, Israel, Persia and Phrygia, Greece, Etruscan, Greco-Roman, Rome, Barbarian Europe, Celts and Gauls)
Part II 19th CenturyAntique Civilizations (Oceania, Africa, Eskimos, North American Indians, Mexican Indians, South American Indians, China, Japan, India, Ceylon, Middle East, Orient, Turkey)
Part III Europe from Byzantium to the 1800s (Byzantium, France-Byzantine, Poland, Italy, Spain, Germany, France, England, Holland)
Part IV Traditional costumes of the 1880s (Scandinavia, Holland, Scotland, England, Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal, France)
About the Author: Introduction by Francoise Tetart-Vittu, head of the graphic arts department at the Musee de la Mode et du Costume de la Ville de Paris. She studied art history at the Sorbonne and is specialized in costume history of the 18th and 19th centuries. The author of many books on costume history and curator of exhibits, she lives and works in Paris.
Title: The Complete Costume History / Vollstandige ...
Publication Date: 2002
Book Condition: Fine
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