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Muffs and Morals, Pearl Binder

Author Name    Pearl Binder

Title   Muffs and Morals

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good Condition

Jacket Condition   Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London George G. Harrap 1953

Seller ID   236017

This is a frank and stimulating account of dress and fashion, male and female. The history of fashion as it relates to moral standards; chapters include the dress and the job, beards and moustaches, cosmetics and patches, hairdressing and wigs, foundations and underwear, jewellery and clothes, sumptuary laws, umberellas, walking sticks and fans, children and their clothes, the influence of the East. Interesting section on beards 1855 which are now back in fashion "the beard is a great protection to the teeth and throat under the rough exposures to which the sterner sex are liable". With 11 plates in half tone and 83 line illustrations. 256 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fashion & Beauty; Fashion, Fabrics & Style; History. Inventory No: 236017. Hardcover

Price = 22.90 AUD


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