Dorothy Parker once remarked that "men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses," but today good-looking eyewear has become a must-have fashion accessory. In fact, since the 16th century at least, eyeglasses have been designed to be seen as well as to aid in seeing. "Collectible Eyeglasses" shows the full range of eyewear from opera glasses to extreme sports goggles - and shows how quickly the merely practical became stylish and, now, a trendy fashion collectible! The book is divided into sections on antique glasses, ...

Collectible Eyeglasses 2004, Editions Flammarion, Paris, France

ISBN-13: 9782080304377


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