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JOHNSON, Barbara : edited by Nathalie Rothstein : Roy Strong Barbara Johnson's Album Of Fashion and Fabrics. Edited by Nathalie Rothstein. , Thames & Hudson 1987.

First Edition, gilt cloth & striking illustrated dws. Large folio, c.pp208 with numerous illustrations, a fine bright virtually mint copy. Includes a superb 97pp Facsimile - in colour and with illustrations - of Barbara Johnson's original Album. Johnson 1738 - 1825 compiled this extraordinary record of all the fashionable clothes and fabrics she bought throughout her long life. The Album included samples of rich fabrics, together with fashion plates, engravings of contemporary events, and sometimes dried flowers, all with her descriptions of the resulting garments. All of these items were pinned to the pages of a large account book, in which were recorded also various travel and expenses notes. This superb facsimile of her Album is presented here with very extensive accompanying essays on fashion, textiles, and other aspects of 18th Century, life by Roy Strong et al. (Book ref. 9150 )  £ 120.00

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