Story of Costume by John Peacock
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Story of Costume
By John Peacock

The Story of Costume

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Story of Costume by John Peacock

Book Description

This 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 Details

ISBN: 9780500513095
ISBN-10: 0500513090
Format: Hardback
(200mm x 270mm x 13mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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