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Empress of Fashion: A Life of Diana Vreeland
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Empress of Fashion: A Life of Diana Vreeland

By Stuart, Amanda Mackenzie

New York: HarperCollins 419 pp, notes,select bibliography, photo credits, index, b/w plates, 8vo, red/black boards. Tiny mark bottom edge, spine slightly bumped, near fine, ddust jacket near fine. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.


Fun Fabrics of the 50s

By Shih, Joy

Oxford: Oxfford University, 1996. 112 pp, brief introduction followed by color illustrations only, no captions or text, oblong 4to, pictoroial cover. Fine. Paperback. Fi ne.


Bill Blass, An American Designer

By O'Hagan, Helen, Kathleen Rowold, and Michael Vollbracht

New York: Harry N. Abrams with Elizabeth Sage Historic Costumes Collection, Indiana University, 2002. 272 pages, numerous photos and drawings, most in color, chronology, acknowledgments, credits, large square heavy 4to, pictorial wraps. Following essays, most of book is captioned fashion illustrations, pictures of his home. Front cover bottom corner creased and curled with slightly curled corners of the first few pages, very good; contents near fine. First Printing. Paperback.


You Are What You Wear: The Key to Business Success

By Thourlby, William

Kansas City: Sheed Andrews and McMeel/Universal Press Syndicate, 1978. (xiv) 132 pages, b/w photo plates; 8vo, oxford gray striped cloth, silver titles. Very good+, gift note front endpaper; in clear plastic with tear at top of spine. Hard Cover. Ver y Good.


Textiles and Clothing

By McGowan, Ellen Beers, and Charlotte A. Waite

New York: Macmillan, 1928. (ix) 268 pages, b/w illustrations, glossary, index, 12mo, olive cloth. Designed for use a a high school textbook. Cover spine mottled, endpapers toned,good; contents very good; no dust jacket. Seventh Printing. Hard Cover. Good.


The Perfect Scent: A Year Inside the Perfume Industry in Paris and New York
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The Perfect Scent: A Year Inside the Perfume Industry in Paris and New York

By Burr, Chandler

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2008. 306 pages, acknowledgments, index; 8vo, pink/white boards. Fine in a fine dust jacket. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fi ne/Fine.


Vogue's Gallery of 50 Famous Authors and Artists

London: Conde Nast 255 pages, b/w photos and drawings, green illustrated endpapers, 4to, green cloth/white boards. Includes some of the best authors and photographers of the mid 20th century. Very good+; dust jacket good-, tear front, edgewear, creased flaps. Hard Cover. Ver y Good/Fair.


Flair, May 1950. Vol.I, No.4

By Cowles, Fleur,ed

New York: Gardner Cowles, 1950. 118 pages die-cut cover, theme of roses with insert The Flower of Flowers by Katherine Anne Porter, half pages, numerous b/w and color illustrations; 4to. Light spotting cover, toning, corner wear, musty odor, good; contents very good. Servimg the antiquarian and used book world since 1980. Paperback Magazine. Good.


Fabrics in Celebration from the Collection
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Fabrics in Celebration from the Collection

By Gilfoy, Peggy Stoltz

Indianapolis: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1983. Near fine; near fine dust jacket. 4to. 391 pp. Bibliography, index, numerous b/w illustrations, few color plates, coated paper, brown cloth-backed boards.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


Lehrbuch zum Selbst-Unterricht fur den praktischen und modernen Zuschnitt der gesamten Herren-Garderobe, Uniformen fur Militar und Beamte sowie der Knaben-Gargerobe

By Gottfroh, F

Munchen (Munich): F. Gottfroh, 1920. 177 pages, forewords dated 1907 and 1912, 366 b/w figures, 10 b/w photos, most of them patterns for menswear including a few uniforms, Catholic and Protestant clerical wear; folio, brown boards/green cloth. Cover very worn with long tears in spinecloth, spotting most pages, one pattern outlined in pencil and noted as the habit for S.D.S. (Society of the Divine Saviour). Cover poor; contents good.. Hard Cover. Poor.