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ESQUIREÕS BRIDEGROOM: THE WEDDING MAGAZINE FOR MEN [ SPRING - SUMMER, 1949 ]

New York: Esquire Inc, 1949. Softcover. Very good+/No jacket issued. New York: Esquire Inc, 1949. Numerous b/w and color illustrations. 66 pp. Softcover. Folio. Black paper wrappers. Very light wear to wrappers, else tight, clean and square. Very good+/No jacket issued.

$40.00

SYNTHETIC PERFUMES

By West, T. F., et al

London: Edward Arnold & Co, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Their Chemistry and Preparation. London: Edward Arnold & Co, 1949. First edition. Numerous chemical equations. 380 pp. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Dark green cloth. Head and heel lightly bumped. Dustjacket toned at spine, chipped at head and edges, with moderate soil. Still, the book is clean. Very good/Very good.

$40.00

CHATELAINES. Utility to Glorious Extravagance.

By Cummins, Genevieve E. & Nerylla D. Taunton

Woodbridge: Antique Collector`s Club, 1996. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good. Woodbridge: Antique Collector`s Club, 1996. Copious b/w and color illustrations. 311 pp. Hardcover. 4to. Dark gray cloth. Name and date in ink at top of front pastedown, else, clean, tight and square. In a very good dust wrapper with one closed tear at the top of the front panel. Very good+/Very good.

$175.00

LADIES CABINET OF FASHION, MUSIC AND ROMANCE, VOLUMES VII AND VIII

By [Ladies Cabinet]

London: Ladies Cabinet, 1842, 1843. Hardcover. Very good-. London: Ladies Cabinet, 1842, 1843. 2 vols. Numerous b/w illustrations and 52 hand-colored fashion plates. 442, 6; 442,6 pp. Hardcover. 16mo. 1/2 brown leather over marbled paper covered boards. Spine gilt ruled and tooled, with contrasting lettering labels. General wear to binding, former Charing Cross bookseller label to front pastedowns; light foxing and offsetting to interior; bindings sound. Two attractive books of period ladiesÕ fashion. Very good-/. (Multiple volumes - extra shipping charges apply) (Insurance required to ship this item).

$250.00

DESIGNING MALE

By Greer, Howard

New York: G.P. PutnamÕs Sons, 1951. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. New York: G.P. PutnamÕs Sons, 1951. Signed by the author. Numerous b/w photographs. 310 pp. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Brown cloth backed, gray cloth covered boards. Bumping and rubbing to head, heel and extremities; soiling to cover and rear board; scrape to front board; foxing to endpapers; toning to pages. Very good/No dust jacket.

$33.60

LADYÕS BOOK

By Godey, Louis A

New York: Louis A. Godey, 1864. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. Engraved & Printed by Illman Brothers. Jan. - June. 1864.. New York: Louis A. Godey, 1864. First edition. Copious b&w illustrations w/ 6 color plates. Illustrated by Engraved & Printed by Illman Brothers. 590 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Black leather backed, dark brown cloth covered boards. Raised bands & gilt lettering to spine. Bumped and rubbed to spine & corners; fading to front board, spine & rear board; beginning to split at upper front & rear boards; crack to gutter; scattered foxing to page interior, concentrated in the preliminaries; toning; else, very good; text and engravings in fine condition. Very good/No jacket issued.

$60.00

COSTUMES, OEUVRES DÕART ET USTENSILES: DUPUIS LE COMMENCEMENT DU MOYEN AGE JUSQUÕA LA FIN DU DIX-HUITIEME SIECLE

By Hefner-Alteneck, Jakob Heinrich von

Leipzig: Karl W. Hiersemann, 1919. Reissue of the 2 nd Edition. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. Leipzig: Karl W. Hiersemann, 1919. 9 of 10 vols. Reissue of the 2 nd Edition. 648 ( of 720 ) exquisite chromolithographs, many hand-finished in gold and sliver, each image on one side of heavy stock. various paginations pp. Hardcover. Large 4to. Blue cloth with leather lettering labels. 9 volumes ( 1 - 6; 8 - 10 ), lacking volume 7. Ex-lib. with bookplates, leather reference numbers at foot of spine, and perforated stamps from title-page, several pages in. The plates, however, are untouched by stamps, marks. There is some very light, scattered foxing. Two plates in vol. 4 are transposed, and one plate in vol. 10 has an old repair. A remarkable, beautiful, and scarce work covering the clothing, applied and decorative arts, furniture, metal work, jewelry, and so much more from the years of 450 to 1500. Very heavy and requiring extra postage. Very good/No jacket issued. (Multiple volumes - extra shipping charges apply) (Insurance required to ship this item).

$7500.00

PRINTED TEXTILES: ENGLISH AND AMERICAN COTTONS AND LINENS 1700 - 1850

By Montgomery, Florence M

New York: Viking, [ 1970 ]. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. New York: Viking, [ 1970 ]. First edition. Copious b/w illustrations, with a few in color. 379 pp. Hardcover. Large 4to. Coral cloth. A production mistake has resulted in the frontispiece being laid-down as the front pastedown, else a very good copy in a very good dust wrapper with a touch of wear to the head of the spine. Very good/Very good. (Oversized - extra shipping charges apply)

$100.00

ENGLISH COSTUME

By Calthrop, Dion Clayton

London: Charles Black, 1907. First thus. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. London: Charles Black, 1907. First thus. Seventy color illustrations. 463 pp. Hardcover. 8vo size. Maroon cloth. Professionally rebound. Gilt ruled leather spine label. Edges and preliminaries toned; pencil marks to illustrations list; previous owner name in ink on back of frontispiece; illustration cover pages toned and a bit brittle, scattered toning throughout. Bright and clean overall in a fine new binding. Very good/.

$40.00

STORIA DEL COSTUME

By Vocino, Michele

Rome: La Libreria Dello Stato , 1952. Hardcover. Good+/No dust jacket. Venti Secoli di Vita Italiana. Rome: La Libreria Dello Stato , 1952. Numerous b/w and color decorations, illustrations and full page plates including a frontispiece. 710 pp. Text in Italian. Hardcover. 4to size. Red cloth. Head, heel and corners mildly to moderately bumped; 1/2Ó split to rear head joint repaired, top corners curled and worn through. Board edges lightly rubbed. Spine dulled. Boards moderately soiled. Edges and pages toned in varying shades with minimal scattered foxing and staining, concentrated at front and end matter. Gift inscription in ink to title page. With all faults, still quite good. Text bright, signatures tight. In reading and working order. Good+/No dust jacket. (Oversized - extra shipping charges apply)

$60.00

CHARLEMAGNE TO DIOR

By Tolstoy, Mary Koutouzov

Np: Michael Slains Publications, 1967. Softcover. Very good-/No jacket issued. The Story of French Fashion. Np: Michael Slains Publications, 1967. Foreword by Jacques Griffe. Signed and inscribed by the author. Numerous b/w plates including a frontispiece. 199 pp. Softcover. Large 8vo. White & black illustrative paper wrappers. Minor bumping and rubbing to extremities. Head and heel starting to wear. Spine lightly creased and concaved. Few, very faint scattered stains on wraps and edges. Verso of wraps lightly discolored. Interior tight and clean. Very good-/No jacket issued.

$25.00