Freaks of Fashion: The Corset & The Crinoline 1868


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By William Berry Lord

OUT OF PRINT--new, but a bit shelf-worn

*Note: The white streaks in the photo are glare, not cover wear*

A primary source listing a chronological history of underclothes and speaking to their goods and evils.  An interesting read from a primary source perspective dealing with the concept of “tight lacing” and all the supposed maladies that resulted.  Both sides are represented in the argument supported by drawings and illustrations.

SOFTCOVER 227 pages


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