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The History of the Feminine Costume of the World from the Year 5318 B.C. to our Century (Rome, Gaule, Europe, France, Northern Countries, Great Britain, Latin Countries, Central Europe, The three Americas, the primitive Races)

De Giafferri, Paul Louis

Published by Foreign Publications, Inc, New York, 1926
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Ex-library. Originally published in 20 parts in two portfolios. Ours incomplete with part 9 of vol. I & parts 12-20 from vol. II. Each part in original color-illustrated wraps, all resting in single blue cloth portfolio with illustrated paste-down and string ties. Each part in itself complete, illustrated with 10 pochoir plates and 8 pages of text. Portfolio split and frayed along joints. Some staining on rear board. Tearing and chipping to spine and edges of wrappers on two parts. Small library stamp on bottom margin of each leaf. Each front wrapper with small handwritten number in red crayon. Country captions on upper right corner of each plate underlined in red crayon. Portfolio in fair, interior in overall very good condition. Important illustrative documentation on the history of feminine costumes with 200 pochoir plates in rich, vibrant colors. From vol. I: Part 9: The fine draperies of the Greco-Roman costumesFrom vol. II: Part 12: The comfortable costumes of the GaulsPart 13: The medieval costumes of EuropePart 14: The European costumes, FrancePart 15: The European costumes, Northern countries: ScandinaviaPart 16: The European costumes, United KingdomPart 17: The European costumes, the Latin's: Spain, ItalyPart 18: The European costumes, Central Europe: Germany, RussiaPart 19: The three AmericasPart 20: Primitive races. Bookseller Inventory # 30742

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Title: The History of the Feminine Costume of the ...

Publisher: Foreign Publications, Inc, New York

Publication Date: 1926

Binding: Hardcover

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