A Collection of the Dresses of Different Nations, Antient and Modern
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A perfect book for fashion lovers! The collection, bound in leather, consists of both the two original volumes and the two additional publications printed in 1772, and with complete collections of this work being extremely rare. A total of 480 engravings take readers off on a very rich journey through the history of costume via the designs of major Renaissance and Baroque artists such as Hans Holbein, Van Dyck, Wenceslaus Hollar, and others. Edited by Thomas Jefferys, official geographer to the Prince of Wales, The Collection of the Dress of Different Nations is further enriched by historical notes. From the most exotic to the most sumptuous, nobody should miss this fashion show.