Cover of Le costume historique. Book Info. Icons, Metadata. Author: Racinet, A. Publisher: Firmin-Didot et cie. Published: Subject(s): Art and Design;. They are a six volume set, published between and and written by Auguste Racinet (), covering historical costumes. Racinet’s Costume History is a landmark in the study of clothing and style. From Eskimo attire to high French couture, this unrivalled encyclopedia.

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The book is more suitable for the coffee table make sure you have a big one to impress your guests than as a serious reference.

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Albert Charles Auguste Racinet was born in France in Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. It’s my best buy in the last year! Pages with related products. The Definitive History of Costume and Style. It was also the first fashion book to use colour lithography.



Page 1 of 1 Auugste over Page 1 of 1. This is an incredible and impressive collection of fashion images that leaves little untold. Originally published in France between andAuguste Racinet’s Le Costume Historique was the most wide-ranging and intelligent study of clothing ever published.

Have fun browsing these books! You are commenting using your Twitter account. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Consider the world view at that time – very Eurocentric, very Western Civilization oriented. It consisted of some pictorial plates; double- and treble-tinted lithographs and full-colour chromolithographs. Get to Know Us. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading.

The price was amazing. I just received this book for my birthday, I’d been wanting it for quite a while.

My only disappointment is it rzcinet at the late ‘s. Richly illustrated, is a basic consulting for students and professional.

See and discover other items: Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through the end of the 19th century, the great work — “”consolidated”” in into 6 volumes containing nearly plates — remains, to this day, completely unique in its scope and detail. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


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This site uses cookies. It’s a fantastic history of the costumes. Racinet told us the meaning of live in all the sicles, with clothes, shoes, jewels, and everytthing that the people dressed in that days.

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