A Puffin Picture Book.
By Victor Ross and John Mortimer.
Published by Penguin in 1947.
A beautifully illustrated foray into English costume design, from the Normans to the 1920s.
From farthingale skirts to oyster satin jackets, powdered wigs, trimmed bodices or Elizabethan ruffs, this quirky little book is pleasure on paper for any fashion lover.