The Age of Undress by Amelia Rauser.
Dress in the Age of Jane Austen by Hilary Davidson.
Jane Austen at Home by Lucy Worsley
First decade of the 19th century.
First Empire, German Biedermeier.
Top row left: Women in spencer. Right: Lady in a ball gown, 1805. Lady with cylinder hat.
Bottom row left: Lady in Dronissete. Lady in Robe. Right: German court dress. Man in Carrick (Coachman coat. The actor David Garrick let himself customize this jacket in the 18th century as the first: many, superimposed pelerines should protect the English landed gentry, and later manorial coachman from rain and moisture.).
Source: On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.
Support and Seduction: The History of Corsets and Bras (Abradale Books) by Beatrice Fontanel.
Thoughout the ages, women's breasts have been subjected to the endless whims of fashion. From the ancient Greeks to Mae West and Madonna, this light-hearted book charts the changing shapes of female beauty. The elegant and amusing images - including fashion drawings, paintings, photographs, and film stills - illustrate the often surprising history of the garments women have worn for support - and seduction.