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DESCRIPTION OF WESTERN COSTUME PLATES. Museum Extension Project Dist 15. Works Progress Administration, Pennsylvania.

Works Progress Administration; WPA; Color Costume Plates.

Published by Works Progress Administration, (Pittsburgh). Ca: ., 1937
Condition: Good Soft cover
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This is the descriptive text for a history of costume that was issued with a collection of 114 hand colored and silk screen printed plates, intended to illustrate the development of dress from its earliest origins to the beginning of the 20th century. Mimeographed text. 8/5 x 11" Wraps. 4to. 290 mm. Decorated stiff paper covers in much better condition than usually found. The eras covered include: Prehistoric man; Egyptian Old Kingdom; Egyptian Middle Kingdom; Egyptian New Kingdom; Assyrian; Persian; Cretan; Greek Homeric; Greek Doric; Greek Ionic; Greek Military; Early Roman; Republican Rome; Roman Empire; Byzantine; Early Middle Ages; Middle Ages - Middle Class; Middle Ages - Lower class; Late Middle Ages; XIV Century; XV Century; Henry VIII - Peasant; Henry VIII - Middle class; Henry VIII - King; Henry VIII - German; Elizabethan - Peasant; Elizabethan; Charles I; Commonwealth; Charles II-Louis XIV; Louis XV; Louis XVI; Directoire; Empire. Romantic; Early Victorian; Late Victorian; and the Gay Nineties (plus a few extra plates). The full set was a work useful for classes engaged in staging plays, and in art departments. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! TEXTILE 3. Bookseller Inventory # 027ADD63B

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Title: DESCRIPTION OF WESTERN COSTUME PLATES. ...

Publisher: Works Progress Administration, (Pittsburgh). Ca: .

Publication Date: 1937

Binding: Wraps

Book Condition:Good

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Ron Lieberman has been an antiquarian bookseller, rare book appraiser, and library consultant for over forty eight years. He is a former member of the Board of Governors of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (A.B.A.A.), and past Chairman of the A.B.A.A. Security Committee; former A.B.A.A. liaison with the American Library Association, and its Rare Book and Manuscript Section & Security Committee; and the Past President of the Middle Atlantic Chapter, A.B.A.A. For several years, he was the Chair of the committee that managed the New York Antiquarian Book Fair. He was one of the founding editors of the journal 'College and Undergraduate Libraries' and was a frequent contributor. APPRAISAL SPECIALISTS Appraisals for Estate, Insurance, and other purposes is a prime specialty. Also, as one of the organizers of the World Library Fund, Mr. Lieberman provides professional analyses of library collections, and helps plan library development and preservation programs for public and private institutions in the United States and abroad.

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