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Costume by Rachel H. Kemper. New York: Newsweek Books, 1977. Presumed First Edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. 191 pp. With 160 illustrations, more than 50 in color. History of fashion-as-identity via costume. Traces fashion from Neolithic cave paintings and Egyptian tomb friezes to Renaissance court portraits and modern fashion magazines. Excellent reference on how fashion defines culture.
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For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."
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