H. P. Price.
London. J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd. 1936. First edition, first printing. Blue cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. 184 pages. 24 hors-texte black-and-white plates. 190 x 125mm (7½ x 5"). 0.4kg. . English. Very good, in very good dust jacket; slight shelf wear with light wear to spine ends and forecorners, not price-clipped; publisher's file copy with stamp to front free endpaper.
A charming book examining the history of men's dress from the Middle Ages to the Modern Day, i.e. the 1930s. Price discusses the societal changes in fashion, and the distinguishing features and figures of each era - the Bucks, the Dandies, the Brummell and the d'Orsay. There are chapters on uniforms, hats, armour, footwear and neckwear.
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