Holy Greed; the Forming of a Collection

By: Stewart, Charles William

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At first glance it may seem a trifle, but this magical little booklet is lovely and offers insight, warmth and entertainment in its lengthy narrative by antique clothing collector and illustrator, Charles W. Stewart who developed a lifelong passion for antique women's clothing after seeing a doll in the window of a shop at the age of five. Stewart was also a dancer for a time, as well as an art teacher. After the death of his parents he inherited their home, Shambellie House, and gave it to Royal Scottish Museum for the development of a museum of costume. Book is illustrated throughout with small paintings in color. 32 delightful pages in clean, tightly bound condition. Only fault is tiny spot to outer edge of front cover. Measures 6"x8-1/2"

Title: Holy Greed; the Forming of a Collection

Author Name: Stewart, Charles William

Categories: Costume, Antiques,

Publisher: Scotland, The Royal Scottish Museum Shambellie House Museum of Costume: 1980

ISBN Number: 0900733233

ISBN Number 13: 9780900733239

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 20519

Keywords: Costume. Fashion. Colelction Antique Clothing. Shambellie house