A short history of costume & armour: chiefly in England Vol. I. 1066-1485 [Vol. II. 1485-1800].
London. B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1931. First edition.
Large 8vo. In two volumes. xii, 82, , 30pp; x, 86, , 30pp. With terminal publisher's advertisement catalogues to both volumes. Profusely iIllustrated with colour and black and white photographs and sketches. Original publisher's cloth, lettered in gilt and blind, pictorial dustwrappers. Minor shelf-wear, dustwrappers rubbed, sunned, and price-clipped. Contemporary inked ownership inscriptions to FFEPs, else internally clean and crisp.
The first edition of a concise history of the evolution of civilian and military dress from in England from 1066 to 1800.£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 22258