Waugh, Norah. Corsets and Crinolines.
Routledge/Theatre Arts Books Soft Cover
CR 1954, second printing, 1970, this in 1994, 176 pages with index. Profusely illustrated with black and white sketches and drawings. The history of costume of Western Europe is shown by the change in the silhouette of lines of clothing. This is a study of shapes and how they were produced - the evolution of the main shapes - taken from existing specimens.