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20,000 Years of Fashion: The History of Costume and Personal Adornment
Oversized Hardcover tells the story of how people have dressed themselves from the earliest recorded times to modern times. A definitive study featuring each epoch and region, clearly discussed so that the novice can enjoy this volume as well as the scholar. A must for any student of the arts or anyone interested in how fashion has evolved.
Hardcover, 441 pages
Published 1973 by Harry N Abrams
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Do you ever find yourself thinking well reading a historical novel (ok romance) what did they wear, what type of style was in fashion during that period. This is the book that answers those questions. I find myself reaching for this book often. Not only does it give you the description of the clothes but the best part is that there are over 1200 illustrations. I happened to find this at the used bookstore for $5.00 and it’s been worth its weight in gold.