The Whole Art of Dress

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Title

The Whole Art of Dress

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Date Created

1830

Authors

Cavalry officer; Ingrey, Charles; Wilson, Effingham; Whiting, Charles

Full Title

The whole art of dress, or, The road to elegance and fashion, at the enormous saving of thirty per cent!!!: being a treatise upon that essential and much-cultivated requisite of the present day, gentlemen's costume : explaining and clearly defining, by a series of beautifully engraved illustrations, the most becoming assortment of colours and style of dress and undress, in all their varieties, suited to different ages and complexions, so as to render the human figure most symmetrical and imposing to the eye : also, directions in the purchase of all kinds of wearing apparel, accompanied by hints for the toilette, containing a few valuable and original recipes; likewise, some advice to the improvement of defects in the person and carriage : together with a dissertation on uniform in general, and the selection of fancy dress

Date

1830

Publisher

Effingham Wilson, Royal Exchange

Location

London

Language

eng

Rights

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Type

Book

List of Contributors

Ingrey, Charles; Wilson, Effingham; Whiting, Charles

Bibliographic Citation

A Calvary Officer. The whole art of dress, or, The road to elegance and fashion, at the enormous saving of thirty per cent!!! Being a treatise upon that essential and much-cultivated requisite of the present day, gentlemen's costume. Explaining and clearly defining, by a series of beautifully engraved illustrations, the most becoming assortment of colours and style of dress and undress, in all their varieties, suited to different ages and complexions, so as to render the human figure most symmetrical and imposing to the eye. Also, directions in the purchase of all kinds of wearing apparel, accompanied by hints for the toilette, containing a few valuable and original recipes; likewise, some advice to the improvement of defects in the person and carriage. Together with a dissertation on uniform in general, and the selection of fancy dress. London: Effingham Wilson, Royal Exchange, 1830.

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