Hardbound, 224 pgs. This easy-to-use sourcebook of fashion in the Western world spans 40 centuries from ancient Egyptian robes to today's latest Parisian designs. Arranged chronologically, over 1,000 meticulous color drawings record the astonishing variety of ways in which the human form can be adorned. This is the indispensable reference that no collector, social historian, or fashion enthusiast should be without. Over 1,000 color illustrations.