Hardcover brown cloth lettered in gold on spine, in bright publisher’s pictorial dust-jacket. 166 pages. Bibliographical References, General Bibliography, Glossary. Translated from the French by Caroline Beamish. First American edition. The author divides her book into three major sections: a brief survey of French fashion during the 18th century, from high couture to plebeian work-a-day clothes for men women ans children; how economic and geographical factors affected clothing styles and materials; contemporary views of fashion in literature. No previous ownership marks. Old museum retail price-sticker on rear dust-jacket panel. A clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy, near like new. Near fine in a near fine dust-jacket.