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Racinet, A. (Auguste) 1825-1893

Overview
Works: 805 works in 1,577 publications in 8 languages and 9,342 library holdings
Genres: History  Reference works  Pictorial works  Terminology  Sources  Illustrated works  Bibliography  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Contributor, Creator, Lithographer, Redactor, Engraver, Honoree, Director, Publishing director
Classifications: GT510, 391.009
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Most widely held works by A Racinet
The historical encyclopedia of costume by A Racinet( Book )

38 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 3,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work condenses Racinet's classic six-volume set, History of World Costume (1876-1888), and translates it into English for the first time. Its text and 2,000 illustrations, most in full color, cover worldwide costumes from ancient Egypt to nineteenth-century Europe--royalty, the working class, soldiers, and the poor
Racinet's historic ornament in full color : all 100 plates from "L'ornement polychrome," Series I by A Racinet( Book )

165 editions published between 1825 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents one hundred plates in color, comprising upwards of two thousand specimens of the various styles of ancient, oriental, and medieval art; including the Renaissance and the seventeenth and eigtheenth centuries. The subjects selected and arranged in historical order and in a form suitable for practical use, with explanatory text and a general introduction
The complete costume history : from ancient times to the 19th century = Vollständige kostümgeschichte : vom altertum bis zum 19. jarhundert = Le costume historique : du monde antique au XIXc siècle by A Racinet( Book )

87 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated history of costume throughout the world from ancient times to the nineteenth century
Racinet's full-color pictorial history of western costume : with 92 plates showing over 950 authentic costumes from the Middle Ages to 1800 by A Racinet( Book )

12 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superb copyright-free plates from rare original edition of famed sourcebook depicts suits of armor from the Middle Ages, floor-length capes and striped tights of the Renaissance, the high-waisted Empire look of the Napoleonic era and much more.--Publisher description
Illustrated history of European costume : period styles and accessories by A Racinet( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comprehensive book, the fascinating and oftensurprising story of costume and fashion in Europe is traced from the Middle Ages to the 19th centry
The world of ornament : complete coloured reprint of L'Ornement polychrome (1869-1888) & L'Ornement des tissus (1877) by A Racinet( Book )

45 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A compendium of history's most elegant and beautiful patterns and ornamental designs at your fingertips--for perusal or download anytime, in high-resolution format. The World of Ornament brings together the two greatest encyclopedic collections of ornament of the 19th century: Racinet's L'Ornement polychrome Volumes I and II (1875-1888) and Dupont-Auberville's L'Ornement des tissus (1877). Adapted from historical items dating from antiquity, including jewelry, tiles, stained glass, illuminated manuscripts, textiles and ceramics, these ornamental designs encompass a wide range of cultural and esthetic motifs and patterns--including classical Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Etruscan, Asian and middle-Eastern, as well as European designs from medieval times through the 19th century."--Publisher
Handbook of ornaments in color : one hundred color plates highlighted with gold and silver ... : a practical and historical collection by A Racinet( Book )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full-color picture sourcebook of historic ornament : all 120 plates from "L'ornement polycrome," series II by A Racinet( Book )

19 editions published between 1880 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic sourcebook of spectacular royalty-free design collages, featuring over 1,500 decorative elements and motifs from major cultures in history through the 19th century, from Asia and Africa to Europe and the Americas. Adapted from jewelry, illuminated manuscripts, weapons, tiles, carved wood panels, ceilings, inlay, hardware, ceramics and more
Costume worldwide : a historical sourcebook : featuring the classic artworks of Friedrich Hottenroth & Auguste Racinet( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CostumeWorldwide combines the studies of two classic 19th-century illustrators, Auguste Racinet and Friedrich Hottenroth, alongside an illuminating modern text. Their works are presented first by chronology and then by subject, so that illustrators, historians and students alike can choose to follow the path of fashion through the centuries, or study in detail the contrasting styles of individual clothing and accessories
Weltgeschichte der Kostüme by A Racinet( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in German and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia del vestido by A Racinet( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keramic art of Japan by George Ashdown Audsley( Book )

19 editions published between 1877 and 1881 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a survey of Japanese designs and motifs used for ceramics
Histoire du costume by A Racinet( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une description des costumes de toutes les civilisations en 2000 illustrations issues de l'oeuvre de A. Racinet publiée originellement en six volumes entre 1876 et 1888 sous le titre
Le costume historique. Cinq cents planches; trois cents en couleurs, or et argent, deux cents en camaïeu. Avec des notices explicatives et une étude historique by A Racinet( Book )

22 editions published between 1876 and 1888 in French and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standaardwerk van de kostuumkunde van alle tijden en volken
Fashion details : a historical sourcebook( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical sourcebook combining the works of the classic nineteenth-century illustrators Auguste Racinet and Friedrich Hottenroth with an authoritative modern text, this book is a study of the rich vocabulary of style through the ages. Subjects are presented first by chronology and then by subject, so that illustrators, historians and students alike can choose to follow the development of fashion through the centuries, or study individual styles, items and accessories. This invaluable sourcebook includes authoritative narrative from leading experts in the history of costume, contemporary quotes that reveal the impact of styles in their day, detailed annotation and an extensive glossary. From the Ancient World through to nineteenth century Europe, by way of Asia, Africa, Oceania and the Americas, this journey through historical costume is elegantly illustrated with images drawn from a variety of sources
Ornamente aus drei Jahrtausenden by A Racinet( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Ane d'or ou La métamorphose by Apuleius( Book )

5 editions published in 1872 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De la prostitution en Europe depuis l'antiquité jusqu'à la fin du XVIe siècle by Auguste Philippe Edouard Rabutaux( )

2 editions published in 1851 in French and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The historical encyclopedia of costume
Alternative Names
Auguste Racinet Frans cultureel historicus (1825-1893)

Auguste Racinet französischer Illustrator und Kostümkundler

Auguste Racinet French cultural historian, illustrator and painter

Racinet, A.

Racinet, A. 1825-1893

Racinet, A. (Albert), 1825-1893

Racinet, A. (Auguste), 1825-1893

Racinet, A.C.A. 1825-1893

Racinet, A fils

Racinet Albert

Racinet, Albert 1825-1893

Racinet, Albert C. A.

Racinet, Albert Charles Auguste.

Racinet, Albert Charles Auguste 1825-1893

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Racinet Auguste 1825-1893

Racinet fils

Racinet, M. A.

Racinet, M. A. 1825-1893

Расине, А. Ш. А 1825-1893

ラシネ, A.

ラシネ, M. A.

ラシネ, アルベール

ラシネ, オーギュスト

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Racinet's historic ornament in full color : all 100 plates from "L'ornement polychrome," Series IThe complete costume history : from ancient times to the 19th century = Vollständige kostümgeschichte : vom altertum bis zum 19. jarhundert = Le costume historique : du monde antique au XIXc siècleRacinet's full-color pictorial history of western costume : with 92 plates showing over 950 authentic costumes from the Middle Ages to 1800Illustrated history of European costume : period styles and accessoriesThe world of ornament : complete coloured reprint of L'Ornement polychrome (1869-1888) & L'Ornement des tissus (1877)Full-color picture sourcebook of historic ornament : all 120 plates from "L'ornement polycrome," series IICostume worldwide : a historical sourcebook : featuring the classic artworks of Friedrich Hottenroth & Auguste Racinet