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Author Racinet, A. (Auguste), 1825-1893.
Uniform Title Costume historique. Polyglot
Title The complete costume history : from ancient times to the 19th century = Vollständige Kostümgeschichte : vom Altertum bis zum 19. Jarhundert = Le costume historique : du monde antique au XIXe siècle / Auguste Racinet ; [English translation, Chris Miller, German translation, Dorothea Wenninger and Hanna Becker].
Published Köln : Taschen, c2012.
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 Floor2 Folio/Oversize  GT510 .R3313 2012  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Floor2 Folio/Oversize  GT510 .R3313 2012  v.2    IN LIBRARY
Description 2 v. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 33 cm.
Note "This reprint of Auguste Recinet's Le costume historique of 1888 is based on a copy of the possession of Michael Whiteway in London and was made possible by the kind permission of the owner"--T.p. verso of v. 1.
Vol. 2 includes an essay by Françoise Tétart-Vittu: "Auguste Racinet's Le costume historique : a monumental 19th-century achievement = Auguste Racinets Le costume historique : ein Monumentalwerk des 19. Jahrhunderts = Le costume historique d'Auguste Racinet : un monument du XIXe siecle."
"All plates in colour / Sämtliche Farbtafeln / Les planches completes en couleurs"--T.p. of v. 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 239, v. 2).
Contents v. 1. The ancient world = Altertum = Le monde antique -- The 19th century beyond the borders of Euorpe = 19. Jahrhundert aussereuropäische Zivilisationen = XIXe siècle, Le monde en dehors de l'Europe -- Europe, 400-1800 = Europa, 400-1800 = L'Europe, 400-1800 -- Traditional costume till the late 19th century = Traditionelle Kostüme bis zum Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts = Costumes traditionnels jusqu'à la fin du XIXe siècle -- Patterns and templates = Schnittmuster und Modelle = Coupes et patrons -- v. 2. Commentaries = Erläuterungen = Commentaires.
Language Parallel text in English, German and French; translated from the French.
Subject Costume -- History -- Pictorial works.
Clothing and dress -- History -- Pictorial works.
Alternate Title Vollständige Kostümgeschichte
Costume historique
ISBN 9783836531078
OCLC number 795780332