"The Life Of George Brummell, Esq. Commonly Called Beau Brummell" 1886

ESSE, Captain

Volume I: [363] pp.

Volume II: [364] pp.

Scribner & Welford, New York

1886

9 1/4" x 6 1/4"

Two volume ltd edition of two hundred copies set replete with 40 plates in colour depicting Brummel & his contemporaries, fellow stylish men of the day

The standard biography of this celebrated Regency figure. He established the style of dress for men that rejected overly ornate fashions for one of understated, but perfectly fitted and tailored clothing. He is is credited with introducing, and establishing as fashion, the modern men's suit worn with a necktie.

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