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Description - Buckles by Alan Meredith

The humble buckle is an oft-taken for granted fastening, yet its usefulness and sturdiness has ensured that it has survived from ancient times through to the present day. The author provides a comprehensive typology of buckles, from the earliest designs to the most recent uses. With detailed records of the types of buckles from different historical periods and listings of museums where they can be found, this book offers the re-enactor essential guidance for period costumes, and provides the collector or enthusiast with the information needed to continue or begin to learning about this enduring and practical object.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747806912
ISBN-10: 0747806918
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 149mm x mm)
Pages: 56
Imprint: Shire Publications
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 30-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alan Meredith

Alan and Gillian Meredith have been collecting buttons and buckles and researching their history for many years. They have one of the best collections in the United Kingdom and have appeared on television and radio talking about their collection. They have also written Buttons for Shire.

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