Costume Design and Making a Practical Handbook

By: Fernald, Mary in Collaboration with Eileen Shenton

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Hardcover is pink with black lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears almost as if unused. This is a 1958 reprint of the original 1937 edition. Lavishly illustrated with 24 b/w illustrations and 51 b/w diagrams/patterns [no markings on them]. "One of the pincipal features of this practical book is the series of pattern-diagrams of English costume from Saxon times to almost the end of the 19th century. The diagrams have been carefully and accurately drawn to scale from working patterns, and detailed notes are given for the making of the costumes". List of suitable materials; a short list of books. ; B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9; 159 pages; 1958 reprint. Hardcover has light shelf wear, bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, bumping, shelf wear, closed tear at top of spine, front flap is price clipped; in a mylar cover.

Title: Costume Design and Making a Practical Handbook

Author Name: Fernald, Mary in Collaboration with Eileen Shenton

Categories: Cultural History, Antiques/collectibles, Geography, Education, Business/Economics, Crafts/Needlework/Clothing/Costuming, social history, Reference, Royalty, Archaeology, Literature/Poetry/Classics, English/British History, Government/Economics/Law/Politics, Women/Womens' History,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1958

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 179

Keywords: Costume History; Costume Design; Textile History; Textiles; Patterns; Reference; English History; British History; Fashion Design;,