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CHRONICLES OF FASHION, FROM THE TIME OF ELIZABETH  TO THE EARLY PART OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, IN MANNERS, AMUSEMENTS, BANQUETS, COSTUME, &C.,

CHRONICLES OF FASHION, FROM THE TIME OF ELIZABETH TO THE EARLY PART OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, IN MANNERS, AMUSEMENTS, BANQUETS, COSTUME, &C.,


CHRONICLES OF FASHION, FROM THE TIME OF ELIZABETH
 TO THE EARLY PART OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, IN MANNERS, AMUSEMENTS, BANQUETS, COSTUME, &C.,

Mrs. Stone

Published by Richard Bentley, London

 (1845) First Edition

Illustrated with 15 engraved portraits by John Cook.

Novelist and social historian, Stone was raised in Manchester, UK. She wrote several social novels as well as this work and another on needlework (1840). Mrs. Stone discusses all facets of fashion and taste, from banquets and food to attire to theatre to fashionable watering places. Much attention is devoted to the lives and habits of the rich and famous, with descriptive vignettes of numerous "stars of fashion.".

Bound in full polished calf full gilt spines and marble endpapers.


210 USD