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Racinet, A. (Auguste) 1825-1893

Overview
Works: 1,195 works in 2,044 publications in 6 languages and 9,946 library holdings
Genres: History  Reference works  Pictorial works  Terminology  Sources  Encyclopedias  Illustrated works  Bibliographies  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Illustrator, Publishing director, Artist, Redactor, Creator, Engraver, Lithographer, Compiler, Draftsman, Director, Honoree, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: GT510, 391.009
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Most widely held works by A Racinet
The historical encyclopedia of costume by A Racinet( Book )

34 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 2,900 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 )

81 editions published between 1869 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 840 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 eighteenth centuries. The subjects selected and arranged in historical order and in a form suitable for practical use, with explanatory text and a general introduction. Includes Assyrian, Ancient Greek, Etruscan, Greco-Roman, Chinese, Japanese, Persian, Indian, Arabian, Byzantine, and Celtic ornamentation
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 )

17 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 513 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
The complete costume history : from ancient times to the 19th century = Vollständige Kostümgeschichte : vom Altertum bis zum 19. Jahrhundert = Le costume historique : du monde antique au XIXe siècle by A Racinet( Book )

43 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated history of costume throughout the world from ancient times to the nineteenth century
Illustrated history of European costume : period styles and accessories by A Racinet( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 247 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
Handbook of ornaments in color : one hundred color plates highlighted with gold and silver ... : a practical and historical collection by A Racinet( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of ornament : complete coloured reprint of L'Ornement polychrome (1869-1888) & L'Ornement des tissus (1877) by A Racinet( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 222 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
Full-color picture sourcebook of historic ornament : all 120 plates from "L'ornement polycrome," series II by A Racinet( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; PUBLISHER'S NOTE
L'ornement polychrome by A Racinet( Book )

29 editions published between 1869 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Costume worldwide : a historical sourcebook : featuring the classic artworks of Friedrich Hottenroth & Auguste Racinet by A Racinet( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 116 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
De la prostitution en Europe, depuis l'antiquité jusqu'à la fin du XVIe siècle by Auguste Philippe Edouard Rabutaux( )

3 editions published in 1851 in French and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weltgeschichte der Kostüme by A Racinet( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in German and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The costume history : from ancient times to the 19th century : all plates in colour by A Racinet( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet's Le Costume historique was the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted. Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. This complete reprint presents Racinet's exquisitely precise and colored illustrations, as well as his delightful descriptions and often witty comments. Spanning everything from ancient Etruscan attire to French women's couture, material is arranged according to Racinet's orginal organization by culture and subject. As expansive in its reach as it is passionate in its research and attention to detail, The Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style
The world of ornament = Die welt der ornamente = L'univers de l'ornement by A Racinet( Book )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historisch overzicht van ornamenten, dessins en patronen van de oudheid tot in de 19e eeuw
Historia del vestido by A Racinet( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fashion details : a historical sourcebook by Melissa Leventon( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 70 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
Racinet : an illustrated history of European costume : period styles and accessories by A Racinet( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The historical encyclopedia of costume
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Racinet's historic ornament in full color : all 100 plates from "L'ornement polychrome," Series IRacinet's full-color pictorial history of western costume : with 92 plates showing over 950 authentic costumes from the Middle Ages to 1800The complete costume history : from ancient times to the 19th century = Vollständige Kostümgeschichte : vom Altertum bis zum 19. Jahrhundert = Le costume historique : du monde antique au XIXe siècleIllustrated 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 IIThe 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 siècleCostume worldwide : a historical sourcebook : featuring the classic artworks of Friedrich Hottenroth & Auguste Racinet
Alternative Names
Auguste Racinet

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, A., fils, 1825-1893

Racinet Albert

Racinet, Albert 1825-1893

Racinet, Albert C. A.

Racinet Albert Charles Auguste

Racinet, Albert Charles Auguste 1825-1893

Racinet, Auguste.

Racinet, Auguste 1825-...

Racinet Auguste 1825-1893

Racinet fils

Racinet, fils, 1825-1893

Racinet, M. A.

Racinet, M. A. 1825-1893

Расине, А. Ш. А 1825-1893

Расине Альберт Шарль Огюст

Расине Огюст

أوغست راسينيه، 1825-1893

راسينيه، ألبير أوغست، 1825-1893

راسينيه، أوجست، 1825-1893

オーギュスト・ラシネ

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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