A Writer of Historical Romances
Joan Vincent

Period Clothing

This section contains books on: Fashion and Women's Clothing, Accessories, Undergarments, Men's Clothing, Theatrical Costuming, Work Clothing, Clothes in France, and Clothes in Spain.

Fashion and Women's Clothing

Batterberry, Michael & Ariane Fashion the Mirror of History 1977 0517388812
Berstein, Aline Masterpieces of Women's Costume of the 18th and 19th Centuries 1959 0486417069
Bloom, Stella Harper's Bazaar 1974 na
Blum, Stella Editor Ackermann's Costume Plates Women's Fashions 1818-1828 1978 0486236900
Contini, Mila Fashion from Ancient Egypt to Present Day 1965 LLC6520567
Cunnington, C Willet English Women's Clothing in the 19th Century A Comprehensive Guide with 1117 Illustrations 1990 0486263231
Cunnington, C Willett Fashion and Women's Attitudes in the Nineteenth Century  (1937) 2003 0486431908
Foster, Mandy Perry, Dannielle Georgian and Romantic Era Fashionplates Vol 1: 1820-1829 Timely Tresses 2008 1440606987
Foster, Mandy Perry, Dannielle Regency Era Fashion Plates 1800-1819 A Collection of Fashion Plates and Descriptions by Timely Tresses 2008 1440404690
Gorsline, Douglas What People Wore 1951 0517143208
Harris, Kristina Vintage Fashions 1999 1574320963
Hart, Avril North, Susan Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Fashion in Detail 2009 9781851775675
Holland, Vyvyan Handcoloured Fashion Plates 1770-1899 1988 0713460180
Huges, Kristine Ladies of London 2001 na
Johnston, Lucy Nineteenth Century Fashion and Detail 2009 9781851775729
Kelly, Francis M & Schwabe, Randolph European Costume and Fashion 1490-1790  (1929) 2002 0486423220
Lincolnshire County Council Frocks and Fripperies: Ladies' Dress and Accessories from the 17th to 20th Century 2002 0861112148
Monsarrat, Ann And the Bride Wore The Story of the White Wedding 1973 0396070078
Norris, Herbert; Curtis, Oswald Nineteenth Century Costume and Fashion 1998 0486402924
Racinet, Auguste Racinet's Full-color pictorial History of Western Costume 950 Authentic Costumes from Middle Ages to 1800 (1888) 1987 048625464X
Squires, Geoffrey Dress and Society 1560-1970 1974 67028484X
Thomas, Mary L Fair Lady Aside, The: Her Saddles and Habits 1993 na
Yarwood, Doreen European Costume 4000 Years of Fashion 1975 051732739X
  Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century; The Collection of the Koyoto Costume Institute; 25th Anniversary Taschen (2002) Volume 1  18th & 19th C  Volume 2  20th C 2006 3822827630
Huges, Kristine Ladies of London 2001 na
Fuller, Tonda How Regency Clothes Worked: Beau Monde Acadame Class 2005 na
Ribeiro, Aileen Art of Dress, The: Fashion in England and France 1750-1820 1995 0300062877
Riley, Mara Whatever Shall I Wear: A Guide to Assembling a Woman's Basic 18th Century Wardrobe 2002 0963815873
Rothstein, Natalie Silk Designs of the Eighteenth Century 1990 0821218123
Settle, Alisone 121 English Fashion (Britain in Pictures Series) 1948 na
Shep, R. L. Federalist & Regency Costume: 1790-1819 1998 091404625X
Takeda, Sharon Fadako Spilker, Kaye Durland Fashioning Fashion European Dress in Detail 1700-1915 2010 9783791350622
Tierney, Tom Fashions of the Regency Period Paper Dolls 1996 0486293351
Tozer,Jane; Levitt,Sarah Fabric of Society: A Century of People and Their Clothes, 1770-1870 Essays Inspired by the Collections at Platt Hall, the Gallery of English Costume, Manchester 1983 9780950891304


Baker, Lillian Hatpins and Hatpin Holders na 0891452249
Clabburn, Pamela Norwich Shawl, The 1995 0117015911
Dike, Catherine Walking Sticks: Shire Album 256 1990 0747800790
Langley, Susan Vintage Hats and Bonnets 1770-1970: Identification and values 1998 1574320289
Mackay, James Fans  Ornaments of Language and Fashion 2000 0785812172

Constuction of Clothing

Arnold, Janet Patterns of Fashion 1: Eng. Women Dresses & their Construction circa 1660-1860 1972 089676026X
Bassett, Lynne Zacek Textiles for Regency Clothing 1800-1850: A Workbook of Swatches and Information 2001 0965819760
Baumgarten, L; Watson, J Costume Close-up Clothing Construction and Pattern 1750-1790 2000  
Krochmal, Arnold and Connie Complete illustrated Book of Dyes from Natural Sources 1974 0385056532
Lady, a Every Lady Her own Shoemaker (1855) 1989 na
Lady, A Lady's Economical Assistant, The or Making Apparel (1808) 1998 0864016133
Wyatt, J, 2nd Le Blanc, H Late Georgian Costume: Tailor's Friendly Instructor 1822 & Art of Tying the Cravat 1828 1991 0914046128


Ambrose, Bonnie Holt Little Corset Book, The A Workbook on Period Underwear 1997 na
Bardley, Catherine Lingerie  A History and Celebration of Silks etc 1963 1579121055
Cunnington, C Willet & Phillis History of Underclothes, The 1992 0486271242
Fontanel, Beatrice Support and Seduction: A History of Corsets and Bras 1992 0810982080
Proctor, Gillian Century of Lingerie, A 1997 0785808361
Shep, R L Corsets: A Visual History (1933) 1993 0914046029
Tobin, Shelley Inside Out: A Brief History of Underwear 2000 0707803705
Waugh, Norah Corsets and Crinolines (1954) 2000  

Men's Clothing

Hart, Avril Ties 1998 0896762297
Peacock, John Men's Fashion The Complete Source Book 1966 0500017255
Walker, Richard Savile Row Story,  An Illustrated History 1988 0847810208
Walker, Richard Savile Row Story: An Illustrated History 1988 185375000X
Waugh, Norah Cut of Men's Clothes 1600-1900, The 1964 0878300252

Theatrical Costuming

Ashdown, Mrs. Charles H British Costume from Earliest Times to 1820 na 0486418138
Peacock, John Costume 1066 -1990: A Complete Guide to English Costume Design and History 1994 0500277915
Rushton, Pauline 18th Century Costume in the Nat. Museum & Galleries on Merseyside 1999 1902700015
Selbie, Robert Anatomy of Costumes, The 1977 0517223686
Walkup, Fairfax Proudfit Dressing the Part: A History of Costume for the Theatre 1950 0312170130

Work Clothing

Williams-Mitchell, Christobel Dressed for the Job: The Story of Occupational Costume 1982 0713710209

Clothes in France

Barreto, Cristina Martin Lancaster Napoleon and the Empire of FASHION 1795-1815 2010 9788857206509
Blum, Stella Editor Eighteenth Centry French Fashions in Full Color, 1778-1787 1982 0486243311
Delpierre, Madeleine Dress in France in the Eighteenth Century 1997 300071280
Metropolitan Museum of Art The Age of Napoleon: Costume From Revolution to Empire, 1789-1815 1989 9780870995712
Tierney, Tom Empire Costumes Paper Dolls 1999 0486408132
Tierney, Tom Empire Fashions 2001 0486418693
Weber, Caroline Queen of ashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution 2006 9780312427344

Clothes in Scotland

Collie, George Francis Highland dress; (The King penguin books) 1948 na

Clothes in Spain

Anderson, R M Hispanic Costume, 1480-1530 1979 na