The Story of Costume

The Story of Costume

by JohnPeacock (Author)

Synopsis

This beautifully illustrated, full-colour history of costume has been produced by bestselling author John Peacock especially for children.With over 320 hand-drawn illustrations, and clearly written descriptions on every page, the book offers a broad survey of Western costume from ancient times through to the present day, and is sure to delight any child with an interest in fashion or history, as well as being an invaluable educational resource.

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 48
Edition: 01
Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd
Published: 29 Aug 2006

ISBN 10: 0500513090
ISBN 13: 9780500513095
Book Overview: A beautifully illustrated, full-colour history of costume, produced by bestselling author John Peacock especially for children

Media Reviews
'Beautifully illustrated ... sure to delight and inspire any child aged eight and above who has an interest in fashion or history' - Education Today
Author Bio
John Peacock has worked as a fashion and costume designer and lecturer in fashion history. He was for several years senior costume designer for BBC Television, and is the author of many books on costume.