by O. E. Schoeffler and William Gale
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1973. A nice copy of the extra-rare, classic reference on men's fashion style, and the history of male fashion. 709 pages devoted to suits, sports jackets, pantology, topcoats and overcoats, casual outerwear, fur coats, rainwear, formal evening wear, formal day wear, waistcoats and cumberbunds, dress shirts, sports shirts, neckwear, muffler, handkercheifs and squares, jewelry, belts and braces, socks, footwear, headwear, gloves, knits, underwear, sleepwear, robes, canes and umbrellas, golf clothes, tennis clothes, beachwear, skiwear, riding clothes, western wear, shooting clothes, fishing clothes, yachting and sailing clothes, toiletries, styling and care of hair, glasses and sunglasses, luggage, leather goods, evolution of apparel manufacturing, developments in closures, fibers, processes of fabric manufacture, weaves, fabric finishes, color & color combinations, influences on fashion, fashion cycles, fads and foibles, designers. Esquire magazine, Gentleman's Quarterly, Brooks Brothers, Apparel Arts, Hart, Schaeffer & Marx. Short biographies at back of the following men's fashion designers: Walter Albini, Hardy Amies, Remo Argenti, Pierre Balmain, Geoffrey Beene, Stanley Blacker, Bill Blass, Franklin Bober, Margit & Erik Brandt, Gaetano Savini Brioni, Pierre Cardin, Allen Case, Emmett Cash, Oleg Cassini, Ernesto Celli, Michael Cifarelli, Gordon S. Cohen, Massimo Datti, 7th Baron de Freyne, Oscar de la Renta, Xavier de la Torre y Haro, Giuliana di Camerino, Pietro Dimitri, Ernst Engel, Jacques Esterel, Gilbert Feruch, Luciano Franzoni, Fred Freund, Michael Gee, Tom Gilbey, Timothy Glazier, John Paul Goebel, Peter Golding, Karen Hellemaa, Sighsten Herrgard, Jon Jolcin, Larry Kane, Peter A. Knize, Nancy Knox, Michael Kramer, Ralph Lauren, Sid Lawson, Angelo Litrico, Don Loper, Rupert Lycett Green, Mannie Mandel, Leslie Marchall. Bill Miller, Jean-Claude Morin, Stuart C. Nelson, Tommy Nutter, Carlo Palazzi, Bruno Piattelli, Emilio Pucci, Barry Reed, Paul Ressler, Ruth Rogers, Jack Romm, Renzo Rossetti, Sergio Salfa, Robert Schafer, Edward H. Schumacher, Alexander Shields, Hen Smith, Richard Smith, Louis Stanbury, Richard Steinweg, Ruben Torres, Frank Toscani, Tibor E. Toth, Yanis Tseklenis, Valentin, Philippe Venet, John Warden, Howard S. Warmflash, John Weitz, Kjell G. Wikestam.
Condition: Very good. NOTE photograph has some glare. Dust jacket has some closed tears, missing some small chips (see photograph). Light shelf wear. Tiny ding on front board.