The Story of Costume
By (author) John Peacock
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Story of Costume by John Peacock
Book DescriptionThis beautifully illustrated, full-colour history of costume has been produced by bestselling author John Peacock especially for children. With over 320 hand-drawn illustrations, and clearly written descriptions on every page, the book offers a broad survey of Western costume from ancient times through to the present day, and is sure to delight any child with an interest in fashion or history, as well as being an invaluable educational resource.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780500513095
(200mm x 270mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A sourcebook for children's costume down the ages, from antiquity to the present day. It presents different eras and styles of childrenswear, including: Ancient Egyptian pleated linen robes; medieval tunics, stockings and fur-trimmed hats; exquisite miniature 17th-century gowns; and, the printed cotton dresses and slippers of the 19th century.
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Author Biography - John Peacock
John Peacock was senior costume designer for BBC Television for many years. His many publications include Fashion Accessories, Shoes, 20th Century Fashion and The Chronicle of Western Costume.
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