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Combs and Hair Accessories

By: Hague, Norma

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Lutterworth Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6522


Unread, unmarked, pristine. When it became fashionable for women to have their heads uncovered, hair ornaments became popular. The accessories covered here date from the mid-18th century up to about 1940. Earlier ornaments are museum pieces and outside the scope of this book. Although small in size, this book contains all of the information necessary to start beginning collectors in the world of antique combs, without paying a hefty price just for the book. Over 100 illu... View more info

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Visiting Card Cases

By: Riley, Noel

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom, Lutterworth Press: 1983

Seller ID: 5292


No shelf wear, no remainder mark. Card cases-the slim rectangular holders of calling cards-were made in many materials and countless styles from the 1820s for a century or more. Like many fashionable habits, that of using calling cards was introduced by the French. By the end of the 18th century it had spread all over Europe, and by the beginning of the 19th century it had developed into a highly complicated pattern of etiquette to which all ladies and gentlemen aspiring... View more info