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The Book of Costume Vols. I & II in One Book

By: Davenport, Millia

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Crown: 1962

Seller ID: 129857

Condition: Good


Ex-institutional library with previous owner's embossed stamp on front end paper. Very heavy book, corners are worn, spine has 1" tear to the cloth at upper end, fading to spine, some foxing of first few pages. 958 pages on glossy paper, heavily illustrated in b&w. Chapters include: The nile, the greek sphere, Romans and barbarians, The roman catholic church, Dark ages, and chapters on the 12th through the 16th centuries. One of the most important primary-source costume books. 3000 illustrations in B&W photos with extensive comments. As with most authentically illustrated costume book... View more info