An Introduction To The Study Of Costume. From Nudity To Raiment.




W. and G. Foyle, Ltd, 119-125, Charing Cross Road, W.C.





Item Description

FIRST EDITION. 4to. 11 x 9 inches. [18] + viii + 303 pp. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt. A little wear to extremities, with chip at head of spine; otherwise a very good clean copy. Illustrated by 12 black and white plates, by 12 colour plates, including map frontispiece and by 141 text figures. An extensively Illustrated and detailed study of the costume and body ornaments of prehistoric and indigenous peoples. Hilaire Hiler (1898-1966) was a US artist and colour theorist and collector of books on costume, who lived in Paris in the twenties and early thirties. tHIS IS A LARGE AND HEAVY BOOK WHICH, OUTSIDE THE UK, WILL INCUR SHIPPING COSTS ABOVE THE DEFAULT RATE QUOTED BY ABE. PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY IF YOU WOULD LIKE A QUOTATION FOR POSTAGE BEFORE ORDERING.

[Stock No. 27501]

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