Kent, Ohio: Kent State University, 1995. Large octavo, 28.5 x 22cm, black linen boards with white title on spine, green dust jacket with glass plate negative circa 1891 of a man and woman in formal attire, xxii 594pp, 272 illustrations (photography).
Dust jacket has a 2cm vertical tear along the joint at the bottom of the front cover, also a slight horizontal crease, book has a slight lean, otherwise fine throughout. Very good / good. Item #311
Initially intended as a guide for dating costumes and guide for period costume replication, Dressed for the Photographer goes further to present a social and material culture history of nineteenth century America.