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CHRONICLES OF FASHION,; from the time of Elizabeth to the early part of the nineteenth century, in manner,… by  Mrs. [Elizabeth Wheeler (b. 1803)] STONE - First Edition - 1845 - from Second Life Books Inc (SKU: 36826)

CHRONICLES OF FASHION,; from the time of Elizabeth to the early part of the nineteenth century, in manner, amusements, banquets, costume, &c. in two volumes

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CHRONICLES OF FASHION,; from the time of Elizabeth to the early part of the nineteenth century, in manner, amusements, banquets, costume, &c. in two volumes

by STONE, Mrs. [Elizabeth Wheeler (b. 1803)]

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London: Richard Bentley, 1845. First Edition. John Cook. 8vo, pp. xii, 439; xii, 455. Illustrated with 15 engraved portraits by John Cook. Bound in publisher's terra-cotta cloth, stamped in blind and gilt, hinges starting, some offsetting to the plates. A very good set. Colas 2806; Lipperheide 1005. Novelist and social historian, Stone was raised in Manchester, UK. She wrote several social novels as well as this work and another on needlework (1840). Mrs. Stone discusses all facets of fashion and taste, from banquets and food to attire to theatre to fashionable watering places. Much attention is devoted to the lives and habits of the rich and famous, with descriptive vignettes of numerous "stars of fashion.".

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
36826
Title
CHRONICLES OF FASHION,; from the time of Elizabeth to the early part of the nineteenth century, in manner, amusements, banquets, costume, &c. in two volumes
Author
STONE, Mrs. [Elizabeth Wheeler (b. 1803)]
Illustrator
John Cook
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
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Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Richard Bentley
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1845
Keywords
social mores, BOSTON-VBF
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