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High Fashion in Victorian Times A Study of Period Costume With Pull-Up Scenes (History & Costume) by Andrew Brownfoot

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Published by Tarquin .
Written in English


  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Dress & costume,
  • Fashion design,
  • Pop-up & lift-the-flap books,
  • Social history,
  • England,
  • General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11371986M
ISBN 100906212839
ISBN 109780906212837

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