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Title:
The history of the feminine costume of the world, from the year 5318 B.C. to our century.
Author:
Giafferri, Paul Louis Victor de, marquis, 1836-
Publication Information:
New York City : Foreign publications, inc., [1926-27]
Physical Description:
160 pages : 200 color plates ; 38 cm
General Note:
Twenty parts in 2 portfolios, each part containing 8 pages of text and 10 plates and laid in cover having illustrated t.-p.

At head of title: Paul Louis de Giafferi.
Language:
English
Contents:
I. China, Japan, Egypt, Assyria, Persia, India, Greece, Rome, Orient -- II. Rome, Gaul, Europe, France, Northern countries, Great Britain, Latin countries, Central Europe, The three Americas, The primitive races.
Local Note:
Rare Book Room first edition: 37.8 x 28 cm. The printer's imprint, "PRINTED IN FRANCE," is at the bottom right corner of the back page of each part. Each volume is half-bound in red morocco with red cloth over boards. The spine has the half-title, author, volume number, and the number "390.1, S-3, CAB. 8," all stamped in gilt; both covers are blank. The endpapers are in a tan and gray pattern, and the left front endpaper of each volume bears the ownership sticker of the Buffalo [N.Y.] Library. There are two flyleaves front and back in both volumes, of heavy plain white paper. The title page for each volume has been pasted onto a leaf the size of the text page, and has the full title, author, publisher, place of publication, and a multicolored illustration of women in different costumes. The title page of each part has the collective title, part title, author, and a full-color illustration. The plates for each part are fully colored.
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