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English Costume of the Seventeenth Century

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published January 1st 1977 by Humanities Press Intl
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Elizabeth
This book was designed for readers who want a general overview of fashions from the seventeenth century without being weighed down by copious details or precise language. It was geared specifically toward everyday people, rather than historians, and it breaks down the century into decades, devoting a few pages to each. It simplifies overall trends and is illustrated. It was very informative, and I liked it overall.

That said, I also found it tedious and difficult to understand. Often, the book wo
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