A German reader tells us that she has found. Costume, to be a very helpful resource on fashion. It is not specifically about children's clothes, but has some useful information on the subject. The book was written by L. Rowland-Warne. The photography was by Liz McAulay. A. The clothing book is from a series, the "Eyewitness Books" published byby Dorling kindersley (London). These are very useful introductions to various topics, in this case clothing and fashion. The book was published in Britain during 1992. There is also an American English-language edition. The foreign publishers include: and Gallimard (Paris) and Hildesheim (Gerstenberg). The editor offers the reader the opportunity to "Discocer the history and meaning of clothing--from loincloths to buckskins to the ever-changing fashions of today." The book is also available in English and French and perhaps other languages. Costume is a fascinating look at the history of fashion and clothing, illustrated with informative color photographs including accessories and designs. The book begins with the Romans and runs through the Renaissance to the modern age. The author includes all kinds of interesting fashion accessories such as hairpins, fans, and gloves. Rather than drawings, the author has used recreations or vintage clothes and fashion accessories to illustrate and compare many popular styles. Our German reader writes, "The publishing house of this book is well respected in Germany and the text is very well researched. Lots of the English Dorling Kindersley titles are translated to German. They are very good." A French reader tells us, "I have found this nook very useful as well. I bought both the French and English editions which has helped to understand many technical terms."
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