Series: The Language of Fashion - 1939 Fashion Dictionary

Fashion Pronunciation Key, Preface, and Table of Contents

This entry is part 19 of 21 in the series The Language of Fashion - 1939 Fashion Dictionary

There is the preface and table of contents from The Language of Fashion. The preface contains a pronunciation key, old fashion words vs new fashion words, a note about how color is described in the book (since it was just published in black and white), as well as a paragraph about the use of trademarks.

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The Language of Fashion by Mary Brooks Picken 1938

This entry is part 20 of 21 in the series The Language of Fashion - 1939 Fashion Dictionary

I am so excited to get The Language of Fashion by Mary Brooks Picken (1938 edition) as an early Christmas present! I am even more thrilled by my friend’s thoughtfulness. Even more excited that this book’s copyright has apparently expired (according to my search on the U.S. government copyright site)…. so I can scan the pages!

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The Language of Fashion: Dictionary scans aal through blotch

This entry is part 21 of 21 in the series The Language of Fashion - 1939 Fashion Dictionary

Here we go! I plan on scanning and posting this whole fashion dictionary, The Language of Fashion by Mary Brooks Picken (published in 1939). If you’d like the full rez scans, they will be available for a reasonable price, when I finish. So far, only about 200 more pages to go 🙂

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