SKU: 003492 Category:


Clothes [Pleasures of Life Series]
Book #: 003492

Author: Laver, James
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Horizon Press
Place: New York
Year: 1953
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Very Good
Jacket Cond.: Poor
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall. From the library of Edith Lutyens Bel Geddes (Mrs. Norman Bel Geddes), colorful costume designer for theatre, ballet and film including the productions of “A Streetcar Named Desire,” “Anthony & Cleopatra” and “Around The World In 80 Days,” who died at age 95 in 2002. Cream gilt stamped cloth, xv + 272 pp., 7 seven color plates and 9 monochrome. Covers lightly soiled, small owner’s stamp near gutter of front end paper; otherwise, clean with no writing or marks, and binding tight. In a pictorial dust jacket that is badly chipped at spine ends, corners and edges, one inch piece at foot of spine missing and another at head of spine, back; taped repairs to inside of jacket front & back. Includes chapters on why we wear clothes, clothes you shouldn’t wear, poetry and satire of dress, heroines of fiction and what they wore, hair and hats, fans and gloves, foundations of fashion, economics of fashion. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 14 oz. Category: Sociology & Politics; Books; Inventory No: 003492.