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The Complete Guide to Practical Cutting (1853/2 Volumes in 1) (1853/2 Volumes in 1) [Paperback]

Edward Minister

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January 1, 1993 0914046179 978-0914046172 2nd/Rev
A legendary and major work of costume history. The basis for the Minister System, it had a profound influence on the tailoring industry. Two volumes in one, with patterns and instructions for: ladies' polkas and riding habits, English Army, Navy and Civil dress regulations, as well as uniforms. With additional, contemporary, fashion plates. Useful in the making of Early Victorian, Crimean War, Napoleon III (1850s/1860s). A good reference for one of the most elegant periods of men's clothing.

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"... the first real practical work on the principles of the art of tailoring ... handsomely reproduced ... a most welcome text." --Dress (Costume Society of America)

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  • Series: 1853/2 Volumes in 1
  • Paperback: 351 pages
  • Publisher: R L Shep; 2nd/Rev edition (January 1, 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0914046179
  • ISBN-13: 978-0914046172
  • Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.4 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.5 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,769,933 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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