The Fashion Book, Phaidon Press Limited, 1998, Hardcover, NF.

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Editors of Phaidon Press. London, Phaidon Press Limited, 1998. 
English, First Edition, Near Fine, Hardcover, 4to, 11 3/4" x 10 1/4", 512 pp.
ISBN: 071483808X

Black paper over board, sliver gilt lettering to front, back, and spine, superior copy inside and out, with only the most minimal, unobtrusive wear to bindings, text-block, dust jacket and endpapers. Near Fine white dust jacket, black and gray lettering to front, back, spine, and interior flaps, very minor wear to edges, otherwise, clean and intact. Protected in a paper-backed Mylar-sleeve. 512 pp., replete with full-color images, small preface, one page dedicated to the Fashion 500 including a short history of their work, Glossary of movements, genres and technical terms, and Directory of Museums and Galleries. Includes a laid-in card for updates on publications from Phaidon Press Limited. From the preface: "Spanning 150 years, the whole industry is represented; from pioneering designers, including Coco Chanel and Issey Miyake to influential photographers such as Richard Avedon and Helmut Newton and the people they photographed. Easy to use and filled with inspirational images, it is an A-Z guide to 500 clothes and accessories designers, photographers, models and those iconic individuals who instigated or symbolize a whole fashion movement.