Pictorial Encyclopedia of Historic Costume

Pictorial Encyclopedia of Historic Costume

An unparalleled history of costume design, this collection includes the garb of kings and laborers ... ladies and warriors ... peasants and priests.

Author: Albert Kretschmer

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486461427

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 104

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Ranging from the elegant garments worn by citizens of ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome to the dramatic clothing of nineteenth-century French, English, and German societies, this stunning pictorial encyclopedia chronicles the full sweep of historic dress through the centuries. Carefully gathered from a rare portfolio originally published in 1906, over one thousand detailed engravings are presented here in a continuous chronological format. An unparalleled history of costume design, this collection includes the garb of kings and laborers ... ladies and warriors ... peasants and priests. Scores of accessories are also illustrated, including shoes, jewelry, wigs, and hair ornaments, along with furniture, musical instruments, and weaponry from a fascinating array of time periods. Exquisitely rendered and magnificent in scope, the Pictorial Encyclopedia of Historic Costume is a visual delight for designers, artists, historians, and everyone captivated by fashion's timeless allure.
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Pictorial Encyclopedia of Historic Costume

Pictorial Encyclopedia of Historic Costume

An unparalleled history of costume design, this collection includes the garb of kings and laborers ... ladies and ... Exquisitely rendered and magnificent in scope, the Pictorial Encyclopedia of Historic Costume is a visual delight for ...

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Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486136462

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 112

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From ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome to 19th-century France, England, and Germany, this treasury chronicles the full sweep of historical dress through the centuries. Beautifully detailed, full-color engravings.
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Accessories of Dress

Accessories of Dress

An Illustrated Encyclopedia Katherine Lester, Bess Viola Oerke. CATALOG OFDOVER BOOKS LIGHT AND ... 0-486-44143-1 ASTROLOGY AND ASTRONOMY: A Pictorial Archive of Signs and Symbols, Ernst andJohanna Lehner. Treasure trove of stories, ...

Author: Katherine Lester

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486140490

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 608

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Illustrations of hats, veils, wigs, cravats, shawls, shoes, gloves, and other accessories enhance an engaging commentary that reveals the humor and charm of the many-sided story of accessorized apparel. 644 figures and 59 plates.
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How We Invented the Airplane

How We Invented the Airplane

(0-486-41728-X) AMERICA'S LIGHTHOUSES: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY, Francis Ross Holland. (0-486-25576-X) MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE FASHION: 90 Full-Color PLATES, Raphaël Jacquemin. (0-486-45776-1) PICTORIAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORIC COSTUME: ...

Author: Orville Wright

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486135694

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 96

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This fascinating firsthand account covers the Wright Brothers' early experiments, construction of planes and motors, first flights, and much more. Introduction and commentary by Fred C. Kelly. 76 photographs.
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The 1912 and 1915 Gustav Stickley Craftsman Furniture Catalogs

The 1912 and 1915 Gustav Stickley Craftsman Furniture Catalogs

(0-486-41728-X) AMERICA'S LIGHTHOUSES: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY, Francis Ross Holland. (0-486-25576-X) MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE FASHION: 90 FULL-COLOR PLATES, Raphaël Jacquemin. (0-486-45776-1) PICTORIAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORIC COSTUME: ...

Author: Gustav Stickley

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486138763

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 112

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With over 200 detailed illustrations and descriptions, these two catalogs are essential reading and reference materials and identification guides for Stickley furniture. Captions cite materials, dimensions, and prices.
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Costume Design in the Movies

Costume Design in the Movies

HISTORIC ENGLISH COSTUMES AND HOW TO MAKE THEM, Talbot Hughes. Introduction by Kristina Seleshanko. (0-486-46985-9) MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE FASHION: 90 FULL-COLOR PLATES, Raphaël Jacquemin. (0-486-45776-1) PICTORIAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ...

Author: Elizabeth Leese

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486134291

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 176

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Comprehensive, lavishly illustrated reference work provides biographical/career data for major designers (Adrian, Jean Louis, Edith Head, more). Updated to 1988, with over 400 new film credits. 177 illustrations. Index of 6,000 films.
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Shoes Hats and Fashion Accessories

Shoes  Hats and Fashion Accessories

(O-486-40721-7) AUTHENTIC VICTORIAN DRESSMAKING TECHNIQUES, Edited by Kristina Harris. ... (0-486-45776-1) PICTORIAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORIC COSTUME: 1200 FULL-COLOR FIGURES, Albert Kretschmer and Karl Rohrbach.

Author: Carol Belanger Grafton

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486132853

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 128

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DIVOver 1,500 detailed, royalty-free cuts from vintage publications depict Victorian footwear and millinery, beaded handbags from the early 20th century, stylish high-heeled evening shoes from the 1920s, and much more. /div
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Montgomery Ward Fashions of the Twenties

Montgomery Ward Fashions of the Twenties

THE “KEYSTONE” JACKET AND DRESS CUTTER: AN 1895 GUIDE TO WOMEN'S TAILORING, CHAS. HECKLINGER. ... (0-486-45776-1) PICTORIAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORIC COSTUME: 1200 FULL-COLOR FIGURES, ALBERT KRETSCHMER AND KARL ROHRBACH.

Author: JoAnne Olian

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486134338

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 144

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This stylish collection offers hundreds of sepia-tone illustrations and captions that depict the fashions of the '20s — from women's chemise dresses and hats to men's suits and work clothes, plus kids' apparel.
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1920s Fashions from B Altman Company

1920s Fashions from B  Altman   Company

(0-48642985-7) Pictorial Encyclopedia of Historic Costume: 1200 Full-Color Figures, Albert Kretschmer and Karl Rohrbach. (0-486-46142-4) Accessories of Dress: An Illustrated Encyclopedia, Katherine Lester and Bess Viola Oerke.

Author: Altman & Co.

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486136684

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 128

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Over 700 black-and-white illustrations, detailed descriptions, and prices for a vast array of upscale women's clothing and accessories — dresses, bathing suits, cloche hats, shoes, much more. Attire for men and children, too.
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Authentic Victorian Fashion Patterns

Authentic Victorian Fashion Patterns

(0-486-42985-7) PICTORIAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORIC COSTUME: 1200 FULL-COLOR FIGURES, Albert Kretschmer and Karl Rohrbach. (0- 486-46142-4) ACCESSORIES OF DRESS: AN ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA, Katherine Lester and Bess Viola Oerke.

Author: Kristina Harris

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486132822

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 144

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Rich selection of dressmakers' patterns from popular, late-19th-century magazine The Voice of Fashion includes 50 garments for women, from day and evening dresses to tennis outfits and undergarments. 498 illustrations.
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