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Racinet, A. (Auguste) 1825-1893

Overview
Works: 1,175 works in 1,935 publications in 7 languages and 9,765 library holdings
Genres: History  Reference works  Pictorial works  Terminology  Sources  Bibliography  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Publishing director, Contributor, Lithographer, Redactor, Creator, Engraver, Other, Compiler, Honoree, Bibliographic antecedent, Director, Draftsman, 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 )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 2,965 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 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 524 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
Racinet's historic ornament in full color : all 100 plates from "L'ornement polychrome," Series I by A Racinet( Book )

44 editions published between 1869 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though he himself was a distinguished painter and illustrator, Albert-Charles-August Racinet (1825-1893) is best remembered for two monumental color-plate publications he edited: Le Costume historique (Historic Costume) and L'Ornement polychrome (Color Ornament).L'Ornement polychrome, a visual record in color of ornament and decorative arts from all over the world and throughout history to the end of the 18th century, eventually included 220 plates. The first 100 plates (Series I) appeared in ten installments between 1869 and 1873. A first edition of 5000 copies in volume form was published s
The encyclopedia of ornament by A Racinet( Book )

27 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 332 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
Illustrated history of European costume : period styles and accessories by A Racinet( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 254 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 247 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 )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 218 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 )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; PUBLISHER'S NOTE
The world of Ornament by A Racinet( Book )

43 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historisch overzicht van ornamenten, dessins en patronen van de oudheid tot in de 19e eeuw
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 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 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De la prostitution en Europe, depuis l'antiquité jusqu'à la fin du XVIe siècle by A Rabutaux( )

3 editions published in 1851 in French and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia del vestido by A Racinet( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The historical encyclopedia of costume
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Racinet's full-color pictorial history of western costume : with 92 plates showing over 950 authentic costumes from the Middle Ages to 1800Racinet's historic ornament in full color : all 100 plates from "L'ornement polychrome," Series IIllustrated 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 siècleThe world of OrnamentCostume worldwide : a historical sourcebook : featuring the classic artworks of Friedrich Hottenroth & Auguste Racinet
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

Racinet, Auguste.

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Racinet Auguste 1825-1893

Racinet fils

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

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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