WorldCat Identities

Peacock, John 1943-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 354 publications in 5 languages and 17,798 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Reference works 
Roles: Author, Costume designer
Classifications: GT596, 391.00904
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Peacock
The chronicle of Western fashion : from ancient times to the present day by John Peacock( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A survey of 'Western costume from ancient Egypt to 1980. Presented chronologically, the 8 to 10 illustrations per page are lavishly colored and use color schemes appropriate to each period. All illustrations are labeled with country of origin and wearer's societal status. Every century is followed up by concise captions corresponding to the illustrations.'" Booklist
Men's fashion : the complete sourcebook by John Peacock( Book )

12 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For all fashion enthusiasts, historians and collectors, and for any designers working in the performing arts, this book will be the definitive reference book on men's fashion for years to come
The 1940s by John Peacock( Book )

35 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Day wear, evening wear, sports and leisure wear, accessories, underwear, and wedding wear are featured, and complete descriptions of each garment accompany the drawings, itemizing color, cut, necklines, lapels, sleeves, pockets, fastenings, buttons, and belts ... Includes a chart summarizing at a glance the evolution of fashion and garment shapes, as well as biographies of outstanding 1940s designers."
20th-century fashion : the complete sourcebook by John Peacock( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Danish and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides detailed drawings and information on women's fashions, underwear, and accessories
Costume, 1066-1990s by John Peacock( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is the revised, expanded and updated edition of this unrivaled collection of drawings ranging over ten centuries of English historical costume. More than a thousand illustrations, based on surviving garments and contemporary paintings and photographs, demonstrate the astonishing changes in men's and women's clothing over the centuries. The evolution of particular garments can easily be traced, from their origins through their fashionable epochs, to their inevitable demise and resurgence. Designed for quick reference, the book is divided into the reigns of the British monarchs, and the costumes have been chosen to reflect analogous developments in the United States and Europe
The complete fashion sourcebook : with over 2,000 duotone and black-and-white line illustrations by John Peacock( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beautifully illustrated, easy-reference volume features over 2,100 meticulous illustrations that record in fascinating detail the ways in which fashion has changed year by year, decade by decade, from the boyish silhouette of the 1920s right through to the structured 'power dressing' of the 1980s. Day wear, evening dress, sports and leisure wear, accessories, underwear and wedding wear are all portrayed, accompanied by complete descriptions of colour, cut, necklines, lapels, sleeves, pockets, fastening, buttons and belts. The reference section includes a chart that summarizes the evolution of fashion and garment-shapes through the decades, as well as biographies of the outstanding designers of each era
Costume, 1066-1966 by John Peacock( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1950s by John Peacock( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Day wear, evening wear, sports and leisure wear, accessories, underwear, and wedding wear are featured, and complete descriptions of each garment accompany the drawings, itemizing color, cut, necklines, lapels, sleeves, pockets, fastenings, buttons, and belts ... Includes a chart summarizing at a glance the evolution of fashion and garment shapes, as well as biographies of outstanding 1950s designers."
Fashion accessories : the complete 20th century sourcebook by John Peacock( Book )

12 editions published in 2000 in English and German and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, in 2,000 full-color drawings, is the definitive history and most comprehensive record of twentieth-century fashion accessories ever published
The chronicle of western costume : from the ancient world to the late twentieth century by John Peacock( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated overview of fashion and costumes in Western societies, presented chronologically from antiquity to the late twentieth century, and including detailed descriptions of each figure with information on individual items, types of fabric, patterns and colors, and more
The 1970s by John Peacock( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Day wear, evening wear, sports and leisure wear, accessories, underwear, and wedding wear are featured, and complete descriptions of each garment accompany the drawings, itemizing color, cut, necklines, lapels, sleeves, pockets, fastenings, buttons, and belts ... Includes a chart summarizing at a glance the evolution of fashion and garment shapes, as well as biographies of outstanding 1970s designers
The 1920s by John Peacock( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Day wear, evening wear, sports and leisure wear, accessories, underwear, and wedding wear are featured, and complete descriptions of each garment accompany the drawings, itemizing color, cut, necklines, lapels, sleeves, pockets, fastenings, buttons, and belts ... Includes a chart summarizing at a glance the evolution of fashion and garment shapes, as well as biographies of outstanding 1920s designers."
The 1930s by John Peacock( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Day wear, evening wear, sports and leisure wear, accessories, underwear, and wedding wear are featured, and complete descriptions of each garment accompany the drawings, itemizing color, cut, necklines, lapels, sleeves, pockets, fastenings, buttons, and belts ... Includes a chart summarizing at a glance the evolution of fashion and garment shapes, as well as biographies of outstanding 1930s designers."
Children's costume : the complete historical sourcebook by John Peacock( Book )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, in over 1,000 specially drawn illustrations, is the most comprehensive survey of children's costume ever published. John Peacock charts the development of every kind of clothing for boys and girls from Antiquity to the present. Reproduced in meticulous detail are a host of representative examples: medieval tunics, stockings nad fur-trimmed hats; exquisite seventeenth-century miniature gowns delicate printed cotton dresses and slippers from the nineteenth century; and the denim sportswear of our time. There are also special pages on hats and bonnets, accessories and baby clothes. The pictures are arranged in six chronological sections and accompanied by full descriptions that include details of fabrics, trimmings, headgear and footwear. An invaluable time chart summarizes the development of children's clothes throughout the centuries. This encyclopedic survey, with its colorful and detailed illustrations, will be an indispensable reference work for designers, historians and collectors. Includes 1,045 illustrations, 730 in color
The 1960s by John Peacock( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Day wear, evening wear, sports and leisure wear, accessories, underwear, and wedding wear are featured, and complete descriptions of each garment accompany the drawings, itemizing color, cut, necklines, lapels, sleeves, pockets, fastenings, buttons, and belts ... Includes a chart summarizing at a glance the evolution of fashion and garment shapes, as well as biographies of outstanding 1960s designers."
Fashion since 1900 : the complete sourcebook by John Peacock( Book )

15 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the styles of the early 1900s to those of the 21st century, this title traces the development of women's fashion in almost all its aspects: couture wear, underwear, leisure wear, day wear, evening wear, bridal wear and accessories. It also features 155 drawings
Costume : 1066 to the present by John Peacock( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The expanded and updated edition of John Peacock's collection of drawings ranges over eleven centuries of English historical costume. More than a thousand illustrations, based on surviving garments and contemporary paintings and photographs, demonstrate the astonishing changes in men's and women's clothing over the centuries - from the simple tunics and gowns of the eleventh century to the petticoat breeches and ostrich-plumed hats of Charles II's reign to the T-shirts and shorts of the present era. The evolution of particular garments can easily be traced, from their origins through their fashionable epochs to their eventual demise and resurgence
Shoes : the complete sourcebook by John Peacock( Book )

13 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 2,000 specially drawn illustrations, over 750 in color, is the most comprehensive and detailed history of shoes of every kind and style, for both men and women, from Antiquity to the present day
Fashion sketchbook, 1920-1960 by John Peacock( Book )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From voluminous ripples and tiered skirts to tailored suits and padded shoulders - and from underwear, leisure wear, and bathing suits, to day dresses, evening dresses, and wedding gowns - Fashion Sketchbook combines detailed two-color illustration with careful annotation to provide a complete, in-depth survey of four decades of women's fashions. The illustrations have been redrawn from original magazine features, actual garments and accessories, and contemporary photographs, many of them previously unpublished. Particular attention is paid to details of construction and decoration which may not always be obvious in reproductions of the originals. The explanatory notes on color, fabric, draping, and cut should prove invaluable to anyone wishing to copy the clothes, or merely wishing to better appreciate the tasteful and flattering lines that even today inspire top designers on both sides of the Atlantic"--Back cover
 
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The chronicle of Western fashion : from ancient times to the present day
Alternative Names
Peacock, Harold John.

Peacock Harold John 1943-....

Peacock, John

ピーコック, ジョン

Languages
English (231)

Danish (3)

German (1)

Chinese (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Men's fashion : the complete sourcebookThe 1940s20th-century fashion : the complete sourcebookCostume, 1066-1990sThe complete fashion sourcebook : with over 2,000 duotone and black-and-white line illustrationsCostume, 1066-1966The 1950sFashion accessories : the complete 20th century sourcebook