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1865 Hints on Hats Adapted to the Heads of the People H Melton 1st Ed Scarce
1865. Click here to see our other books! Hints on Hats Adapted to the Heads of the People Henry Melton 1865 John Camden Hotten : London 7" by 4" 13, [2], 16, [3], 20-102, [32] SUMMARY A very scarce, charming fashion work on hats by the royal hatter, Henry Melton. Presented in a smart condition, this pocket sized work is a fascinating insight to the history of hats, and the nineteenth century fashions. An Important Work,First Edition,Illustrated,Publishers' Original Binding,Very Scarce Overall Condition: Very Good This book weighs 0.5 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 15.99 EU Postage: £ 13.99 European Postage: £ 14.99 Asia Postage: £ 18.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 19.99 DESCRIPTION The first edition of this work. 'Her Majesty was one of the first to patronize hats for the Royal Family, and in due course to adopt them herself'. Melton provides a brief introduction to the history of hats, before delving into methods of making, the certain materials used, in addition to an array of hat styles. He refers to certain noted individuals such as Charles Dickens, Queen Elizabeth I, George IV and the Count D'Orsay, regarding their preferred style of hats. He also discusses the hats worn by his own patrons, Albert the Prince Consort and Edward VII, Prince of Wales. To pages 75-77 Melton discusses how Sir Edwin Landseer's painting 'Eos' of Prince Albert's favourite greyhound does not display the maker's label to the top hat. A vignette of this painting has been used for the front board design. 'Had but the hat been placed just an inch more horizontally, the crown would have di … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
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