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Laver, James 1899-1975

Overview
Works: 468 works in 1,817 publications in 4 languages and 30,100 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Drawings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Illustrator, Creator, Arranger, Director
Classifications: GT511, 391.009
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Costume and fashion : a concise history by James Laver( Book )

86 editions published between 1199 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Laver's (Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK) classic 1969 /A concise history of fashion/ remains largely intact in this new edition. The text describes costume, clothing, and fashion from ancient times through the present. New to the fourth edition is a revision of the final chapter, on fashion from 1940-2001. First written for an earlier edition by Amy de la Haye (Victoria & Albert Museum), it has been revised by Andrew Tucker to include the turn of the (20th) century trends, including Gucci, Prada, urban sportswear, and must-have accessories
Costume through the ages : 1000 illustrations by James Laver( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 1973 in English and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides, in a continuous series of drawings, a history of costume throug the ages-from the first century A.D. to 1930
Costume in the theatre by James Laver( Book )

22 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Costume by James Laver( Book )

26 editions published between 1951 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of dress from ancient times to the present
Oscar Wilde by James Laver( Book )

65 editions published between 1954 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English costume of the nineteenth century by James Laver( Book )

24 editions published between 1929 and 1977 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England 1900 fashion & dress
Manners and morals in the age of optimism, 1848-1914 by James Laver( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modesty in dress; an inquiry into the fundamentals of fashion by James Laver( Book )

11 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of illusion: manners and morals 1750-1848 by James Laver( Book )

13 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English costume of the eighteenth century by James Laver( Book )

32 editions published between 1931 and 1977 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fashion and everday clothing during the 18th century
Costume in antiquity; 480 illustrations by Erhard Klepper( Book )

30 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victoriana by James Laver( Book )

29 editions published between 1966 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English costume from the fourteenth through the nineteenth century by Iris Brooke( Book )

4 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concise history of costume by James Laver( Book )

48 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in English and French and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the general reader
The first decadent, being the strange life of J.K. Huysmans by James Laver( Book )

25 editions published between 1953 and 1955 in 3 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Design in the theatre by George Sheringham( Book )

26 editions published between 1927 and 1971 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama, its costume & décor by James Laver( Book )

24 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whistler by James Laver( Book )

15 editions published in 1930 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian vista by James Laver( Book )

17 editions published between 1954 and 1966 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glimpses of Victorians and the Victorian age through such illuminating media as extracts from letterwriters and books of etiquette, menus, valentines, and sheet music
Edwardian promenade by James Laver( Book )

14 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of a period assembled by the Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the Victoria and Albert Museum from reminiscences, press clippings, social histories, advertisements and songs. Period cartoons, paintings and photographs are included
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Costume and fashion : a concise history
Alternative Names
James Laver Brits kunsthistoricus (1899-1975)

Laver, J.

Laver, James 1899-

Laver, James 1899-1975

Джеймс Лейвър

جيمس ليفر، 1899-1975

ジェームズ・レーヴァー

レイヴァー, ジェイムズ

レーヴァー, ジェームズ

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Drama, its costume & décor