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F A S H I ON,
FROM THE TIME OF ELIZABETH TO THE EARLY PART OF
TIIE NINETEENTH CENTURY,
IN MANNERS, AMUSEMENTS, BANQUETS,
By MRS. STONE,
AUTHORESS OF "THE ART OF NEEDLEWORK," " THE COTTON LORD,"
" MISS PENN AND HER NIECE," “ THE YOUNG MILLINER," ETC.
Publisher in Ordinary to Wer Majesty.
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
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.