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Le Jardins des Modes; No. 404; Aout 1955. Les Collections D'Hiver du Pret A Porter

By Lucien Vogel et al

Paris, France: Le Jardins des Modes, 1955. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. French text. Single issue. Folio 11 1/4" tall, 65 pages, color illustrated wraps, black and white illustration scattered throughout, wire saddle stitched. A soft cover magazine, very good overall, clean, internally solid, with light shelf wear, paper moderately yellowed.

$35.00

Fashion in Detail: from the 17th and 18th Centuries
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Fashion in Detail: from the 17th and 18th Centuries

By Avril Hart and Susan North; Richard Davis (photographs); Leonie Davis (drawings)

New York, New York: Rizzoli, 2000. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Near fine. Signed by Avril Hart on the title pages. Prior hardcover edition 1998. Quarto 12" tall, 223 pages; profusely illustrated, mostly in color, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with light shelf wear, one corner slightly bumped, binding solid, internal paper clean and white, with a previous owner's bookplate on the half-title page.

$65.00

The Cut of Women's Clothes 1600 - 1930
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The Cut of Women's Clothes 1600 - 1930

By Norah Waugh

New York, New York: Routledge--Theatre Arts, 1968. Later printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/Very good. Quarto, 336 pages with intertextual illustration plus 71 black and white plates, black cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover reprint with little shelf wear but glued binding is cracked though secure and binding otherwise tight, paper white. In a very good lightly worn dust jacket with some edge wear at the top of the backstrip with a short edge tear.

$65.00

Cloth and Costume 1750 to 1800; Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

By Tandy and Charles Hersh

Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Cumberland County Historical Society, 1995. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Near fine/Very good. 1000 copies printed. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, xxii + 211 pages, orange cloth. A near fine, clean neat hardcover with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket.

$45.00

The Age of Watteau, Chardin, and Fragonard: Masterpieces of French Genre Painting
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The Age of Watteau, Chardin, and Fragonard: Masterpieces of French Genre Painting

By Colin B. Bailey: Philip Conisbee, Thomas W. Gaehtgens

New York, New York: Yale University Press, 2003. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Quarto, 12 1/2" tall, ix + 412 pages, illustrated in color throughout, black boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with rubbing at the top and bottom edges of the backstrip.

$65.00

Fashion: a history from the 18th to the 20th century [2 vols] : Volume I: 18th and 19th Century; Volume II: 20th Century  (The collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute)
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Fashion: a history from the 18th to the 20th century [2 vols] : Volume I: 18th and 19th Century; Volume II: 20th Century (The collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute)

By Akiki Fukai, Tamami Suoh, Miki Iwagami, Reiko Koga, Rie Nii

New York, New York: Taschen , 2006. First American edition. Hardcover--illustrated boards.. Near Fine/Near fine. 2 vols. Quarto, 13 1/2" tall, 720 pages (both vols.) illustrated pink boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover set with little shelf wear, but slight color fading to the bottom cover edge; hinges and binding tight paper clean but a previous owner's name penned on the front half-title page on both volumes. In near fine, lightly worn dust jackets. These are large and heavy volumes and will consequently require some additional postage.

$35.00

Johan Zoffany RA: Society Observed
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Johan Zoffany RA: Society Observed

By Martin Postle; Clarissa Campbell Orr, Jesisica David, Gillian Forrester, Charles Greig, Maya Jasanoff, Kate Retford, Robin Simon and MaryAnne Stevens

New York, New York: Yale University Press, 2011. Revised Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Fine. Quarto, 11 3/4" tall, 312 pages, illustrated in color throughout, black cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket.

$28.50

GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK and Magazine; Volumes LXIII ; December, 1861; What Ladies have done for Maritime Discovery; City relations--2 (Janvrin); Christmas Story (Foman); A New Version of Paul and Virginia; The Third Class Hotel (Haven); Auntie's Merry Chistmas (T. P. W.); Mr. and Mrs. Rasher-11 (Victor); etc.

By Sarah J. Hale and L. A. Godey, editors ; Mary W. Janvrin, Mary Forman, Alice B. Haven, Auntie's Merry Chistmas, T. P. W., Metta Victoria Fuller Victor, et al

Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1861. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Fair +. This is a single original issue BUT all the steel plate engravings have been removed, including the engraved title page. It does contains the complete text of articles plus several illustrated pages; included in the regular pagination are several non-fashion illustrations, and some embroidery designs and other fashion related items. Octavo 10 1/4" tall, fashion plate pages missing but with complete text pages 469 to 546 + contents page for complete volume number + back cover (front cover missing). In fair plus condition over all, spine chipped and back cover tattered at the edges and light to moderately soiled, binding still secure, interior very good (other than missing plates which includes title page), paper relativelyclean and lightly yellowed. A reading copy only, do not buy this for illustrations.

$19.00

GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK and Magazine; Volumes LXIII ; October 1861; Spices.--Nutmeg, Clove, Cinnamon; Josepha Ashton's New Silk Dress (Woodley); Daguerreotypes in Three Chapters-3 (C.A.H.); Stolen Finery (Victor); Lois Lee-2 (Haven); Laws and Ordinances (Worthen); Blind ; Mr. and Mrs. Rasher-10 (Victor); etc.

By Sarah J. Hale and L. A. Godey, editors ; Edith Woodley, C. A. H., Metta Victoria Fuller Victor, Alice B. Haven, Augusta W. Worthen, et al

Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1861. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good +. This is a single original issue BUT all the steel plate engravings have been removed, including the engraved title page. It does contains the complete text of articles plus several illustrated pages; included in the regular pagination are several non-fashion illustrations, two pages of music and some embroidery designs and other fashion related items. Octavo 10 1/4" tall, fashion plate pages missing but with complete text pages 275 to 360 + front and back cover. In good plus condition over all, spine chipped, covers lightly soiled, binding still secure, interior very good (other than missing plates which includes title page), paper clean and lightly yellowed. A reading copy only, do not buy this for illustrations.

$25.00

GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK and Magazine; Volumes LXIII ; October 1860; The foreign count (Janvrin); A Whisper to a Newly Married Pair; From our own Correspondent (Forrest); Match-Making (Woodley); Robert Grey's Darling (Frost); Spring Winds (Haven); Aunt Sophie's Visits-7; ; etc.

By Sarah J. Hale and L. A. Godey, editors ; Mary W. Janvrin, Virginia de Forrest, Jessie Atherton, Edith Woodley, S. Annie Frost, Alice B. Haven, Lucy N. Godrey , et al

Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1860. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good +. This is a single original issue BUT all the steel plate fashion engravings have been removed, including the engraved title page. It does contains the complete text of articles plus several illustrated pages; included in the regular pagination are several non-fashion illustrations, two pages of music and some embroidery designs and other fashion related items. Octavo 10 1/4" tall, fashion plate pages missing but with complete text pages 301 to 384 + 1/3 of the front and complete back cover. In good plus condition over all, spine chipped, covers light to moderately soiled, binding still secure, interior very good (other than missing plates which includes title page), paper clean and lightly yellowed. A reading copy only, do not buy this for illustrations.

$25.00

GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK and Magazine; Volumes LXII; March 1861; The steam-engine familiarly explained; How a Woman Loves (Maitland); Sunshine and Shade-3 (Warner); Acting Charade--Stratagem (Frost); The Cities of Refuge (M. W. B.); Mr. and Mrs. Rasher-3 (Victor); Twelfth-Night (Franco); etc.

By Sarah J. Hale and L. A. Godey, editors ; Mary Maitland, Fannie Warner, S. Annie Frost, M. W. B., Metta Victoria Fuller Victor, Franz Franco, et al

Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1861. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good. This is a single original issue BUT all the steel plate engravings have been removed, including the engraved title page. It contains the complete text of articles; included in the regular pagination are pages of embroidery designs and other fashion items. Octavo 10 1/4" tall, minus missing plate pages, but with complete text pages 205 to 288 + covers; In good condition over all, spine chippe, with cover edge tears, back cover with larger chips missing, and covers light to moderately soiled, binding still secure, interior very good (other than missing plates which includes title page) paper clean and lightly yellowed. A reading copy only, do not buy this for illustrations.

$25.00

GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK and Magazine; Volumes LXIII ; September 1861; The Heiress's Ruse-1 (Janvrin); Daguerreotypes in Three Chapters-2 (C.A.H.); The Night of Terror; How My Fate was Blighted (Elma); Lois Lee (Haven); Sunshine and Shade-9 (Warner); Mr. and Mrs. Rasher-9 (Victor); etc.

By Sarah J. Hale and L. A. Godey, editors ; Mary W. Janvrin, Elma, Alice B. Haven, Fannie Warner, Metta Victoria Fuller Victor, et al

Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1861. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Fair +. This is a single original issue BUT all the steel plate engravings have been removed, including the engraved title page. It does contains the complete text of articles plus several illustrated pages; included in the regular pagination are several non-fashion illustrations, two pages of music and some embroidery designs and other fashion related items. Octavo 10 1/4" tall, fashion plat pages missing but with complete text pages 191 to 264 + front cover (back cover missing). In fair plus condition over all, spine chipped and back cover, light to moderately soiled, binding still secure, interior very good (other than missing plates which includes title page), paper clean and lightly yellowed. A reading copy only, do not buy this for illustrations.

$19.00

GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK and Magazine; Volumes LXII; May, 1861; Instruction in Persian painting and painting on wood; Woodland Flower (Blossom); My Forte (Frost); A Great Bargain (Janvrin); Imaginatio and Fancy Among the Arabs (Mille); Sunshine and Shade-5 (Warner); Mr. and Mrs. Rasher-5 (Victor); etc.

By Sarah J. Hale and L. A. Godey, editors ; Apple-Blossom, S. Annie Frost, Mary W. Janvrin, James De Mille, Fannie Warner, Metta Victoria Fuller Victor, et al

Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1861. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good -. This is a single original issue BUT all the steel plate engravings have been removed, including the engraved title page. It contains the complete text of articles; included in the regular pagination are pages of embroidery designs and other fashion items. Octavo 10 1/4" tall, minus missing plate pages, but with complete text pages 397 to 480 + covers; In good condition over all, spine chipped, with cover edge tears, and front cover significant soiled, binding still secure, interior very good (other than missing plates which includes title page) interior paper generally clean and lightly yellowed. A reading copy only, do not buy this for illustrations.

$25.00

GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK and Magazine; Volumes LXIII ; August 1861; How to make a cup of coffee; Daguerreotypes in Three Chapters-1 (C.A.H.); An Artist's Story (Laurie); Borrowed Plumes (Haven); The Soldier's Sister (Frost); Sunshine and Shade-8 (Warner); Mr. and Mrs. Rasher-8 (Victor); etc.

By Sarah J. Hale and L. A. Godey, editors ; C. A. H., Paul Laurie, Alice B. Haven, S. Annie Frost, Fannie Warner, Metta Victoria Fuller Victor, et al

Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1861. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Fair +. This is a single original issue BUT all the steel plate engravings have been removed, including the engraved title page. It does contains the complete text of articles plus several illustrated pages; included in the regular pagination are several non-fashion illustrations, two pages of music and some embroidery designs and other fashion related items. Octavo 10 1/4" tall, fashion plat pages missing but with complete text pages 107 to 180 + back cover (front cover missing). In fair plus condition over all, spine chipped and back cover, light to moderately soiled, binding still secure, interior very good (other than missing plates which includes title page), paper clean and lightly yellowed. A reading copy only, do not buy this for illustrations.

$19.00

GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK and Magazine; Volumes LXII; february 1861; Hoops and Farthingales; Sunshine and Shade-2 (Warner); Saint Valentine's Day (Moore); The Old Turnpike Road (Townsend); "after Many Days (Haven) Mr. and Mrs. Rasher-2 (Victor); The Black Sheep-2 (Harland); etc.

By Sarah J. Hale and L. A. Godey, editors ; Fannie Warner, Mary Moore, Virginia F. Townsend, Alice B. Haven, Metta Victoria Fuller Victor, Marion Harland, et al

Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1861. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Fair +. This is a single original issue BUT all the steel plate engravings have been removed, including the engraved title page. It contains the complete text of articles plus three illustrated page; included in the regular pagination are several non-fashion illustrations, a page of music and some embroidery designs and other fashion related items. Octavo 10 1/4" tall, fashion plat pages missing but with complete text pages 109 to 192 + back cover (front cover missing). In fair plus condition over all, spine chipped and back cover and blank reverse of an illustrated page are light to moderately soiled, binding still secure, interior very good (other than missing plates which includes title page), paper clean and lightly yellowed. A reading copy only, do not buy this for illustrations.

$19.00

Graham's Illustrated magazine; Volume L (50) ; January to June, 1857. (including February, March, April, May); with Perils of the Overland Route to California; Edgar and Elfrida; The Fortune Hunters (Crowe); Mrs. Peter Dame (Augusta) etc.

By Charles G. Leland (editor); M.S. Whitaker, Alice Gray, Louisa Stuart Costello, Wirt Sikes, Clara Augusta, Mary A. Denison, John G. Saxe, Emma Alice Browne, Violet Hawthorne, Mrs. Crowe, et al;

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Louis A. Godey, 1857. First edition thus. Hardcover--leather. Very good. Six individual issues bound in one volume without monthly covers and ads. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, vi + 574 pages with many intertexual black and white illustrations + 6 mnthly hand colorered plates, 6 black and white steel plates, three-quarter leather. A very good copy overall, cover leather worn through to boards at fore-corner tips, leather backstrip rubbed at hingefold and starting to seperate, hinges secure but cracked, internal binding is solid, endpapers lightly foxed, internal pages generally clean and lightly yellowed, but with scattered foxing mostly at the margins and gutters, most tissue guards present.

$95.00

Graham's Illustrated magazine; Volume LI (51) ; July to December, 1857. (including August, September, October, November); with Jaufry the knight and the Fair Brunissende (Elwes); Human Wolves--or Lycanthropy; Leonora de Guzman etc.

By Charles G. Leland (editor); Alfred Elwes--trans. by Mary Lafon Mary A. Smith, Clara Augusta, Thrace Talmon, S. Compton Smith, Beulah C. Hirst, Joseph J. Reed, et al;

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Louis A. Godey, 1857. First edition thus. Hardcover--leather. Very good. Six individual issues bound in one volume without monthly covers and ads. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, vi + 572 pages with many intertexual black and white illustrations + 6 mnthly hand colorered plates, 6 black and white steel plates, three-quarter leather. A very good copy overall, cover leather worn through to boards at fore-corner tips, leather backstrip rubbed at hingefold, hinges secure but cracked, internal binding is solid, endpapers lightly foxed, but with internal pages generally clean and lightly yellowed, with minor scattered foxing mostly at the margins, most tissue guards present.

$95.00

Chicago Mail Order Company; Spring and Summer: 1922; "Paris Styles, Lowest Prices"; Bargain Book and Style Guide--catalog

By Chicago Mail Order Company

Chicago, Illinois: Chicago Mail Order Company, 1922. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good -. Quarto, 11 " tall, [iv] + 298 pages--most printed black and white but some in color, with stiff color illustrated wraps. Various kinds of paper were used and thus the age yellowing ranges from little to moderate. A very good minus, clean, neat original large format soft cover catalog over all with moderate shelf wear, minor cover creasing but significant chipping to the back strip over spine; internal binding solid, some pages doggeared at the cornerspaper generally clean with some foxing to the fore-edges and first page and a dampstain to the bottom margin of the last page and back cover.

$75.00

Graham's Illustrated magazine; Volume L (38) ; January to June, 1851. (including February, March, April, May); with Ahsagunushk Numamahtahseng (Herbert); Justinian and Theodora (James); The Unhappy Lot of Mr. Knott (Lowell)etc.

By George S. Grahamd (editor);Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, William Cullen Bryant, H.T. Tuckerman, D. H. Barlow, G.P.R. James, Alice B. Neal, William Henry Herbert, James R. Lowell, Bayard Taylor , et al;

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Louis A. Godey, 1851. First edition thus. Hardcover--leather. Very good -. Six individual issues bound in one volume without monthly covers and ads. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, vi + 574 pages with many intertexual black and white illustrations + 6 hand colorered plates, 11 black and white steel plates, three-quarter leather. A very good minus copy overall, cover leather worn through to boards at fore-corner tips, leather backstrip rubbed at hingefold, hinges secure but cracked, front illustration plates, contents page and first page are loose together, internal binding is solid, endpapers lightly foxed, internal pages generally clean and lightly yellowed, but with scattered foxing mostly at the margins and gutters, most tissue guards present.

$95.00

GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK and Magazine; Volume LII (52) ; January-June, 1856. (including February, March, April, May); with Beauty Out West ; The Ladies Mount Vernon Association; Trials of an English Housekeeper; Life and adventures of John Smith; Helen Bennett; Lou Grant; Lura Deane etc.

By Louis A. Godey, Sarah Josepha Hale (editors); Metta Victoria Fuller, Alice B. Neal, Norah Connor, Marian Garland, Hanna Truman, Virginia F.Townsend, John B. Duffey, et al;

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Louis A. Godey, 1856. First edition thus. Hardcover--leather. Very good. Six individual issues bound in one volume without monthly covers and ads. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, vi + 572 pages with many intertexual black and white illustrations + 6 mnthly hand colorered plates, 6 black and white steel plate, + 7 printed color plates (patterns) + extra volume number plate and index, three-quarter leather. A very good copy overall, cover leather worn through to boards at fore-corner tips, leather backstrip rubbed at hingefold, hinges secure but cracked, internal binding is solid, endpapers moderately foxed, front free endpaper missing, volume title and accompanied plate loose, but with internal pages generally clean and lightly yellowed, with minor scattered foxing, most tissue guards present.

$95.00

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