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The Grand Century of the Lady. Regency & Georgian Elegance in the Age of Romance & Revolution. 1720 -1820.

by Calder-Marshall Arthur

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


London: Gordon and Cremonesi,. Good with no dust jacket. 1979. Reprint. Paperback. 0860330494 . In the original publisher's decorated card covers. Some stains, old sellotape remains, surface rubs with a little loss here and there, & some creases and edge/corner rubbing, to front cover. Rear cover and spine OK. 184 pp. The Half -Title page is creased and slightly torn away fromn the inner edge, and different sections of the text block are uniformly browned due to the type of paper used. The prints/illustrations are on 'Art' paper, whereas the text is on cheaper 'sugar' paper. Otherwise internally Very Good, no marks or underlining or similar. 78 black and white, Colour, and Monotone illustrations, some full page, of the fashions and ladies of the day. . "A perambulation, a leisurely ramble through Georgian landscapes". An Excellent history/source book for all but particularly for both Historians and Fashionistas! . ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .
  • Bookseller: Sue Lloyd-Davies Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 112104
  • Title: The Grand Century of the Lady. Regency & Georgian Elegance in the Age of Romance & Revolution. 1720 -1820.
  • Author: Calder-Marshall Arthur
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Good with no dust jacket
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 0860330494
  • ISBN 13: 9780860330493
  • Publisher: Gordon and Cremonesi,
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1979
  • Keywords: 0860330494, FASHION, Women; Women's Fashion 18th & 19th Century;, Regency And Georgian Elegance In The Age Of Romance & Revolution 1720 , -1820., The Grand Century Of The Lady;
  • Bookseller catalogs: Illustrated;

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