[Printed book.] A History of Feminine Fashion. [Mainly devoted to the house of ' the Father of Haute Couture', the English-born Paris fashion designer Charles Frederick Worth.]

[Charles Frederick Worth (1825-1895), English-born Parisian fashion designer considered ' the Father of Haute Couture'; Ed. J. Burrow & Co., Ltd., London and Cheltenham]
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Printed and produced by Ed. J. Burrow & Co., Ltd., 109, Kingsway, London, W.C.2 and Cheltenham. No year [1928].
SKU: 15708

[16] + 74 + [4]pp., 4to. Erratum slip. Printed on art paper, with numerous black and white photographic illustrations. In brown buckram quarter-binding, with paper boards printed in red and blue. Internally in fair condition, lightly aged and worn, with a leaf of advertisements lacking at the rear; in aged and worn binding. The first sentence sums up the volume's theme: 'The history of the House of Worth is the history of modern dressmaking.' Chapter titles: 'The House of Worth', 'Early Fashions', 'The Days of the Crinoline', 'Late Victorian Fashions', 'Early 20th Century Fashions', 'The Advent of Modern Fashion', 'Fashion To-day', 'Fashion in Coiffure', 'Articles of Use and Adornment'. Relatively common on OCLC WorldCat, but only copies on COPAC (British Library and V & A).