Folk Arts Center of New England Auction > Auctions > , , > “Historical Encyclopedia of Costumes”

“Historical Encyclopedia of Costumes”

  • Current Bid:

    $15.00

  •  

Auction ID:
#1024
Posted on:
13th of March 2019 at 5:31 PM
Time Left:

1067330

Watch List:
Description

The Historical Encyclopedia of Costumes by Albert Racinet, with introduction by Dr. Aileen Ribeiro. New York: Facts on File, 1988. 320 pages. Ex-library copy; in very good condition.

“From North America to Japan, from the Bushmen of the Kalahari to the Eskimos, from the Middle Ages to the author’s nineteenth century contemporaries, the costumes of kings, paupers, soldiers, scholars and the bourgeoisie are illustrated with detail and delicacy alike, using original nineteenth century lithographs of great quality. These illustrations can be seen on every other page of the book, and every illustrated page faces a page of text, which describes and provides background information on the period, the region and the costumes portrayed.”

Tags: , , ,
Posted Bids
No bids placed yet.
Image Gallery
Map Location
Comments

Comments are closed.