Fakes and Frauds: Varieties of Deception in Print and by Robin Myers, Michael Harris

By Robin Myers, Michael Harris

While there were opportunites for take advantage of deception, there have consistently been humans able to have interaction in sharp perform and able to perpetuate fakes and frauds. those essays throw mild on a number of the extra shadowy parts of e-book exchange historical past, revealing tricksters, villains -- even murderers -- who've practiced deception within the written and published notice, from twelfth century to very fresh occasions. "Fakes & Frauds" contains chapters on: "The Forgery of published files" by way of Nicolas Barker, "Forged Handwriting" through Tom Davis, and "Paper Pirates" by way of Michael Harris. This ebook additionally covers facets of the entire nice forgers -- clever, Prokosch, Hofmann and others. Co-published with St. Paul's Bibliographies."

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No one was more meticulous in these matters than Edward himself Large-format fashion illustrations were issued as a supplement to The Sartorial Art Journal for tailors to use in consulting with clients in order to determine the finer points of style in bespoke (made-to-order) garments. The journal itself reproduced smaller versions of these illustrations, along with descriptions of the fabrics shown, flat-pattern drafts and advice concerning suitable occasions for wearing the garments. In April 1905, the editors were pleased to point out that everything we illustrate is first sketched from the thing itself and that the thing itself is the product of some high class metropolitan tailoring establishment that has kindly loaned it to us for that special purpose; the novelties we illustrate are not experiments but new things that men of high reputation are wearing; the ultra styles are emanations from the cultivated but sometimes daring tastes of tailors of high standing, who number among their customers men who are acknowledged leaders in exclusive social circles; and the conservative things are always unimpeachably correct as they are faithful representations of costumes that were made by some house of high standing for some of its socially most highly esteemed and sartorially most influential customers.

0-486-41814-6) AUTHENTIC VICTORIAN FASHION PATTERNS: A COMPLETE LADY’S WARDROBE, Edited by Kristina Harris. (0-486-40721-7) MEDIEVAL COSTUME AND How To RECREATE IT, Dorothy Hartley. (0-486-42985-7) THE “KEYSTONE” JACKET AND DRESS CUTTER: AN 1895 GUIDE TO WOMEN’S TAILORING, Chas. Hecklinger. Preface by Kristina Seleshanko. (0-486-45105-4) COSTUMES OF THE GREEKS AND ROMANS, Thomas Hope. (0-486-20021-3) HISTORIC ENGLISH COSTUMES AND How TO MAKE THEM, Talbot Hughes. Introduction by Kristina Seleshanko.

Costume—History—)9th century. 2. Fashion—History—19th century. 1. Druesedow, Jean L. II. Jno. J. Mitchell Co. III. Series. com Table of Contents DOVER BOOKS ON FASHION Title Page Copyright Page Introduction Introduction Firmly convinced that nothing we can do is too good for our subscribers, and that no excellence we attain in our work is unappreciated by them, and knowing that nothing contributes more to our own satisfaction than to surpass our best previous efforts, especially in the art direction, we make a new departure this month in fashion reporting.

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