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Racinet, A. (Auguste) 1825-1893

Overview
Works: 1,072 works in 1,890 publications in 7 languages and 9,642 library holdings
Genres: History  Reference works  Pictorial works  Terminology  Sources  Illustrated works  Bibliography  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Publishing director, Contributor, Lithographer, Redactor, Engraver, Creator, Honoree, Compiler, Director, Draftsman, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist
Classifications: GT510, 391.009
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Most widely held works by A Racinet
The historical encyclopedia of costume by A Racinet( Book )

44 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 3,013 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 )

57 editions published between 1869 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 726 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
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 )

15 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 523 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 )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 336 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 )

44 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 292 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 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The present Dover edition contains all 120 plates from Racinet's Series II, with brief new English captions that summarize the French text. The copious material, ranging from Ireland to China and from ancient Egypt to the late nineteenth century, is derived from a wide range of arts and crafts including architecture, painting, woodwork, metalwork, ceramics, and textiles. Racinet's purpose in publishing these masterpieces of decoration was the encouragement and improvement of the arts of his own day, not only the so-called fine arts but also the commercial arts involved in the designing and ma
Costume worldwide : a historical sourcebook : featuring the classic artworks of Friedrich Hottenroth & Auguste Racinet by A Racinet( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 111 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 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The costume history : from ancient times to the 19th century = Die Kostümgeschichte : vom Altertum bis zum 19. Jahrhundert = Le costume historique : du monde antique au XIXe siècle by A Racinet( Book )

14 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated history of costume throughout the world from ancient times to the nineteenth century
De la prostitution en Europe, depuis l'antiquité jusqu'à la fin du XVIe siècle by August Philippe Édouard Rabutaux( )

3 editions published in 1851 in French and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia del vestido by A Racinet( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 72 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
La céramique japonaise by George Ashdown Audsley( Book )

20 editions published between 1877 and 1881 in 3 languages and held by 64 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. jarhundert = Le costume historique : du monde antique au XIXc 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 IICostume worldwide : a historical sourcebook : featuring the classic artworks of Friedrich Hottenroth & Auguste RacinetThe costume history : from ancient times to the 19th century = Die Kostümgeschichte : vom Altertum bis zum 19. Jahrhundert = Le costume historique : du monde antique au XIXe siècle
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

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Расине, А. Ш. А 1825-1893

أوغست راسينيه، 1825-1893

راسينيه، ألبير أوغست، 1825-1893

راسينيه، أوجست، 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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