The Story of Clothes and Costume - A Ladybird 'Achievements' Book

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Product description

Title no. 7 of 24 titles in Ladybird Series 601 of books on the history of man's achievements. Shows what people have worn from the days of Stone Age skins to modern mass-produced clothes. Full-page colour illustrations by Robert Ayton; illustrated endpapers show men's and women's headgear from Roman times to Edwardian times.

Green matt-finished boards with colour pictorial front cover; revised price 18p NET stated on rear cover.

Good condition for a second-hand book: light wear to covers and spine with light bumping to cover corners and spine ends revealing board material, and rubbing to spine ends; light soiling to covers and spine; very light foxing to pages edges and to endpapers and title page, very light ink marking to reverse of front free endpaper, otherwise generally clean internally.

Item details

Author(s):
Bowood, Richard
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
12mo - 7 - 8
Edition:
First published 1964, reprinted c. 1974.
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0721401376
ISBN-13:
9780721401379
Number of pages:
50
Publisher:
Ladybird Books Ltd. (formerly Wills and Hepworth Ltd.)
Title:
The Story of Clothes and Costume

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Title no. 7 of 24 titles in Ladybird Series 601 of books on the history of man's achievements. Shows what people have worn from the days of Stone Age skins to modern mass-produced clothes. Full-page colour illustrations by Robert Ayton; illustrated endpapers show men's and women's headgear from Roman times to Edwardian times.

Green matt-finished boards with colour pictorial front cover; revised price 18p NET stated on rear cover.

Good condition for a second-hand book: light wear to covers and spine with light bumping to cover corners and spine ends revealing board material, and rubbing to spine ends; light soiling to covers and spine; very light foxing to pages edges and to endpapers and title page, very light ink marking to reverse of front free endpaper, otherwise generally clean internally.

Author(s):
Bowood, Richard
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
12mo - 7 - 8
Edition:
First published 1964, reprinted c. 1974.
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0721401376
ISBN-13:
9780721401379
Number of pages:
50
Publisher:
Ladybird Books Ltd. (formerly Wills and Hepworth Ltd.)
Title:
The Story of Clothes and Costume

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