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Author Name:    A.A. of 'Punch' : sketches by P.V. Moon

Title:   Evolution of Man's Clothes.

Publisher:   London J. Owen [1939]

Seller ID:   34970

Oblong 4to. 16pp, illustrated in colour. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. *** A humorous promotional booklet produced by Moss Bros of Covent Garden ('Naval, Military, RAF, General Outfitters and Saddlers'). A loosely inserted letter, dated 23 October 1946, explains to the recipient that the booklet was 'planned to reach you around September 1939; but by then you were occupied with matters of more urgency, so it was set aside for a more convenient time', going on to make reference to the post-war shortage of clothing stock and apologising for the 'rather lavish appearance' of the booklet due to it having been printed 'before there were such things as paper restrictions'.

britain clothing fashion military world war two



Price = 35.00 AUD
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