Miss Brooke is a well known as an authority on historical costume. In this single volume she covers a history of dress in England from earliest times. The book contains an ample text, four coloured plates, and nearly three hundred drawings in line. This book will prove to be a fascinating read for anyone with an interest in the subject, providing a vast amount of information and detail that will be of use to theatrical designers, both professional and amateur. Contents Include: William The Conqueror to Edward III 1066-1327; Edward III to Henry VII 1327-1485; Early Tudors, Henry VII to Elizabeth 1485-1558; Elizabeth to James I 1558-1625; Charles I to James II 1625-84; James II to George III 1685-1760; George III to George IV 1760-1820; George IV, William IV and Victoria 1820-50; Victoria 1850-80; Victoria 1880-1900.