WorldCat Identities

Peacock, John 1943-

Overview
Works: 45 works in 319 publications in 6 languages and 17,773 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 1,510 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 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 1000 full colour drawings - the result of wide-ranging research into paintings, photographs and the garments themselves - reproduce in meticulous detail the lines, weaves and patterns of the original garments. Arranged in twelve-year sections, the drawings are accompanied by a complete description of each garment and accessory. All details are noted, including fabrics, revers, cuffs, buttons and trimmings. The range of accessories includes headgear and footwear of all kinds - indoor and out - as well as cravats, ties, belts, gloves and canes. An indispensable reference section contains a comprehensive bibliography and a time chart showing at a glance the development of men's fashions over the past 200 years. Also included are biographies of the most influential couturiers in this field and short histories of tailors and outfitters who have made their mark
20th-century fashion : the complete sourcebook by John Peacock( Book )

39 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,334 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 874 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 835 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 )

16 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1950s by John Peacock( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 740 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 735 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 1920s by John Peacock( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 723 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 1980s by John Peacock( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 718 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 1980s designers
The 1970s by John Peacock( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 717 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
Children's costume : the complete historical sourcebook by John Peacock( Book )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 694 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 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."
The 1960s by John Peacock( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 673 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."
The chronicle of western costume : from the ancient world to the late twentieth century by John Peacock( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 671 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
Fashion since 1900 : the complete sourcebook by John Peacock( Book )

14 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 633 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
The 1940s by John Peacock( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 628 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."
Costume : 1066 to the present by John Peacock( Book )

3 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
Fashion sketchbook, 1920-1960 by John Peacock( Book )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 494 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
Shoes : the complete sourcebook by John Peacock( Book )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 492 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
 
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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 (200)

German (8)

French (4)

Chinese (1)

Japanese (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Men's fashion : the complete sourcebook20th-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 sourcebookThe 1920s