190 pages; color frontispiece; 8 b&w plates; over 250 drawings in the text. The drawings, some full-page, are very clear, usually excellent detail. Volume 1 of "A Technical History of Costume". Former owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. Pages clean, crisp and flat; no marks or tears. Boards faded along the top edge and the spine. Dustjacket with some repairs.