April 29th, 2020 - Racinet's Costume History Is A Landmark In The Study Of Clothing And Fashion This Reprint Presents Racinet's Exquisitely Precise Color Illustrations As Well As His PDF The Complete Costume History / Vollstandige Kostumgeschichte / Le Costume Historique 2. DESCRIPTION Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet's Le Costume Historique was the most wide-ranging and intelligent study of clothing ever published. This work condenses Racinet's classic six-volume set, History of World Costume (1876-1888), and translates it into English for the first time.
Its text and 2,000 illustrations, most in full color, cover worldwide costumes from ancient Egypt to nineteenth-century Europe--royalty, the working class, soldiers, and the poor. Buy The Complete Costume History Taschen 25 anniversary ed by A. Racinet (ISBN: 9783822850954) from Amazon's Book Store.