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OF

F A S H I ON,

FROM THE TIME OF ELIZABETH TO THE EARLY PART OF

TIIE NINETEENTH CENTURY,

IN MANNERS, AMUSEMENTS, BANQUETS,

COSTUME, &c.

Elizabeth

By MRS. STONE,

AUTHORESS OF "THE ART OF NEEDLEWORK," " THE COTTON LORD,"

" MISS PENN AND HER NIECE," “ THE YOUNG MILLINER," ETC.

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LONDON:
RICHARD BENTLEY, NEW BURLINGTON STREET,

Publisher in Ordinary to Wer Majesty.

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ship* was received, leads the writer of these volumes to hope that another work on the same principle that of raising a superstructure of amusement on the firm basis of history and truth

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In this hope these pages have been produced : her materials have been carefully and studiously collated, and the authoress has rejected many an ornamental allusion, and many a beguiling hypothesis, which appeared to be unsustained in history.

* The “ Art of Needlework." Edited by the Right Hon. the Countess of Wilton. Colburn, 1840.

VOL. I.

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