London: W. & G. Foyle, Ltd., 1929. First edition. This classic work covers the origin of clothing through prehistoric dress and the primitives on to the bronze and early iron ages and into the costumes in Mexico, Central America and Peru. Illustrated with 141 figures, 12 photographic plates, and 12 colored plates. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettered spine. Light offset and faint foxing to pastedowns, otherwise bright and near fine in a nice, only lightly soiled dust jacket with just shallow chipping, light edge creasing and few short tears.