The 500 color illustrations in this book date from the 19th century. They show the attire of people in various parts of the world at different points in history. The hand-colored engravings present costumes dating from the Stone Age until well into the 19th century. This collection includes attire from Ancient Egypt, the Middle East, Russia & most European countries, showing the differences between regions, classes -- royalty, civilians, military, nobility, clergy -- & fashions. The historical costumes of many Asian countries, including Persia, India, Burma, Thailand, Malaya, Indonesia, China & Japan are also depicted.
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Descrizione libro Pepin Press, 2001. Etat : Très bon. Album broché grand format. Codice libro della libreria 223092