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Lot 0020
Author: Giafferri, Paul Louis De
Title: The History of the Feminine Costume of the World, From the Year 5318 B.C. to Our Century
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Foreign Publications
Date Published: [1927]

Vol. 2 of 2. (Folio), cloth-covered portfolio with illustrated cover label, two string ties. 10 sections bound in color illustrated wrappers laid in, each section containing loose sheets of text and 10 colored plates.

100 color plates of feminine costumes throughout the world, the second of a two volume set.

Sections included: The Roman Costumes and Its Fine Lines; The Comfortable Costumes of the Gauls; Medieval Costumes of Europe; The European Costumes, France; The European Costumes, Northern Countries, Scandinavia; The European Costumes, United Kingdom; The European Costumes, The Latins, Spain-Italy; The European Costumes, Central Europe, Germany, Russia; The Three Americas; and (the unfortunately named) Primitive Races.


Good amount of wear, soiling and some dampstaining to outer portfolio, darkening and chipping to cover label; individual parts with toning and minor chips and tears to edges, a few tape repairs, one figure has been excited from one of the plates, parts otherwise intact; overall good.

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100 color plates of feminine fashions

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