Secondhand. Good condition. Wear to book corners and edges. Previous own has left bookplate on inside page. Otherwise in very good condition.
Despite the harsh conditions under which early European settlers lived, they followed the popular styles prevailing in Great Britain and Europe. It was working-class men that first adapted their clothing to suit the climate.
This book is organised chronologically by decade from 1788 to 1914. It is highly illustrated with sketches and photographs of children, men's and women's fashion, including specific items of clothing such as shoes, hats and gloves.
An essential reference book for historians, designers and artists.