Historic Costume in Pictures ( Dover Pictorial Archives )
Braun and Schneider

 
ISBN: 048623150X   EAN: 9780486231501
Publisher: Dover Publications
Physical Info: 1.52 cms H x 28.50 cms L x 21.18 cms W (0.70 kgs) 256 pages
Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: June 1975
Annotation: A comprehensive source of historic costume in pictures, this remarkable book from the late 1800s features over 1450 costumed figures shown from antiquity to the end of the 19th century, covering a wide variety of peoples, social classes, and professional types: Egyptian and Assyrian kings, Frankish nobles, Crusaders, German knights and pages, Italian scholars, English Puritans and Cavaliers, Japanese, individual Asians and more.

Brief Description:
Chronologically arranged plates of historic costume originally published in the German magazine Munchener Bilderbogen between 1861 and 1890.

Publisher Marketing:
From 1861 to 1890 the Munich publishing firm of Braun & Schneider published plates of historic and contemporary costume in their magazine "Munchener Bilderbogen." These plates were eventually collected in book form and published at the turn of the century in Germany and England. Now, this volume presents all 125 large, double-spread plates from the third English edition, put into chronological order for the first time and for the first time with English captions.

Brief Description:
Over 1,450 costumed figures in clearly detailed engravings -- from the dawn of civilization to the end of the 19th century. Features many folk costumes. Captions.

Publisher Marketing:
Over 1,450 costumed figures in clearly detailed engravings -- from the dawn of civilization to the end of the 19th century. Features many folk costumes. Captions.
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