The Taylor's Complete Guide


  • Unusual Glimpse into the Tailor's Trade
  • Bound in Period Fashion
  • Handmade in the USA

Published in 1796 this is a rare look into the trade of the tailor during the 18th century.

This comprehensive analysis of beauty and elegance in dress covers a range of topics including cutting and making breeches from various materials, the theory and practice of waistcoats, a dissertation on coats, and altering clothes badly made.

Includes three out of four of the original fold-outs which are drawings of basic patterns.

184 pages of facsimile text with 3 fold-outs. 7-1/2" by 4-3/4". Bound in soft cover of marbled paper using period correct techniques. The marbled cover designs and colors will vary.

Made in the U.S.A.

Item # BK-633

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