Item #409429 Autograph manuscript signed for his book 'The Age of Illusion: Manners and Morals (1750-1848)' [published London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson and New York: McKay, 1972]. James LAVER.

Autograph manuscript signed for his book 'The Age of Illusion: Manners and Morals (1750-1848)' [published London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson and New York: McKay, 1972]

From the Bart Auerbach Collection. Approximately 320 pages, folio. All pages heavily corrected/revised in Laver's hand (some 25 pages are in typescript). Some pages a little frayed, otherwise in very good condition. Item #409429

Laver (1899-1975) was an English author, critic, art historian, and museum curator. He is perhaps best remembered as an important and pioneering fashion historian, described as "the man in England who made the study of costume respectable." (BA).

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