By: Arch, Nigel and Marschner, Joanna.
Price: $20.00 USD
London, Unwin Hyman, London, (1987), Ist edition.: 1987
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 29697
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
128 pp, 10 1/2" H. Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs, reproductions, drawings. "(P)rovides a lively picture of contrasting courtly scenes through the ages. It takes us from the paralysingly formal Court of Queen Anne to the outlandish ostentation of fifty years later when the Prince of Wales's dancing feet twinkled with 30,000 Pounds worth of diamonds attached to his shoe buckles. It conjures up the social butterflies of the Victorian age and a young debutante in the 1920's having difficulty tucking the essential three white feathers into her fashionably bobb... View More...