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European Clothing of the Twelfth & Thirteenth Centuries (Publisher series: Levantia Historical Guides.)

By Dawson, Tim

Tim Dawson [0-9580481-5-0] 2002. (Staplebound) 24pp. Near fine. Black and white and color photographs, illustrations, diagrams, notes. "The clothing described in this guide is most relevant to France and England, and those portions of the Crusader States populated by people from those countries. The variations preferred in other countries of metropolitan Europe will be discussed wherever is most appropriate". Time Period 12th Century & 13th Century. Publisher series: Levantia Historical Guides 6. Locale: England; Europe. (Costume, Costume).

$21.00

The Viking Shirt from Viborg; Instructions for Making a Replica

By Fentz, Mytte

Viborg Stiftsmuseum 1997. (loose pages) 25pp. Very good. Illustrations, diagrams, bibliography. The last page is lightly soiled. "Numerous sources have informed us of the significance of the town of Viborg. Located in the heart of Jutland, Viborg was a vital trade center during the Viking and Middle Ages. Haervejen, a northern-southern route, ran along Viborg's foothills and lakes and therefore afforded direct contact with northeastern Europe" - from the text. (Costume).

$18.38

Everyday Men's Clothing of the Byzantine Empire: C. 900 - C. 1204 (Publisher series: Levantia Historical Guides.)

By Dawson, Tim

Tim Dawson [0-9580481-4-2] 2002. (Staplebound) 22pp. Very good plus. Color and black and white photographs and illustrations, diagrams, glossary. The edges are faded. "The garb of a middle Byzantine common man consisted of a pull-over shirt and outer tunic, breeches, hose, a narrow belt, a pouch and small knife, and footwear. For adverse weather these were covered by coats and related garments" - from the text. Time Period 900-1200 & Byzantine Empire. Publisher series: Levantia Historical Guides 2. (Costume, Clothing, Costume).

$10.50

Brief Introduction to Middle Byzantine Footwear (Publisher series: Levantia Historical Guides.)

By Dawson, Tim

Tim Dawson [0-9580481-4-2] 2002. (Staplebound) 24pp. Very good. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, diagrams, glossary. Faded at the edges and spine. "The diversity and quality of Byzantine footwear could easily justify a large book. Even before the beginning of the era which is commonly called 'medieval' footwear in the Roman world had already attained a remarkable range and sophistication, quite distinct from the crudity that characterised medieval European cobbling, and employing patterns and methods of construction which in cases survive to this day" - from the text. Time Period Byzantine Empire. Publisher series: Levantia Historical Guides 3. (Costume, Boots, Shoes).

$10.50

Everyday Women's Clothing of the Byzantine Empire C. 900 - C. 1200 (Publisher series: Levantia Historical Guides.)

By Dawson, Tim

Tim Dawson [0-9580481-4-2] 2002. (Staplebound) 23pp. Very good plus. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, diagrams, glossary. The edges and spine are faded. "The everyday garb of a woman in middle Byzantium was a dress and chemise in narrow range of styles, some sort of head covering and mantle when in public, shoes or low boots, and, more variably, a narrow leather or cord belt, or sash, or nothing at the waist" - from the text. Time Period 900-1200 & Byzantine Empire. Publisher series: Levantia Historical Guides 1. (Costume, Clothing, Costume, Women).

$10.50

One Thousand Years of Lamellar Construction in the Roman World (Publisher series: Levantia Historical Guides.)

By Dawson, Tim

Tim Dawson [0-9580481-6-9] 2003. (Staplebound) 24pp. Near fine. Black and white and color photographs, diagrams, notes. "Lamellar is the form of armour most misunderstood in the fields of popular militaria and historical recreation....This volume aims to define the forms of lamellar which can be found in use in the western hemisphere form the third to the thirteenth century, and to give detailed instructions as to how they may be constructed" - from the text. Book about Lamellar & Military Uniforms. Publisher series: Levantia Historical Guides 8. Locale: Ancient Rome. (Costume, Costume, Military).

$10.50

Illustrating Fashion; Concept to Creation

By Stipelman, Steven

New York: Fairchild Publications [0-56367-371-1] 2000, 2nd edition. (4to) 461pp. Fine, no dust jacket. Illustrations, index. (Costume, Drawing, Fashion Design, How to, Reference, Textbook).

$68.25

In Search of Diaghilev

By Buckle, Richard

London: Sidgwick and Jackson 1955. (4to) 128pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Color frontispiece, black and white and color illustrations. The dust jacket has minor edgewear, is lightly soiled and there is a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Book about Sergei Diaghilev. (Costume, Art, Ballet, Costume Design, Exhibition Catalog, Fashion, Stage Design).

$42.00

Kvituche Narodne Mystetstvo

By Malanchuk, V.A.

L'viv 1964. (4to paperback) Very good. 33 plates (most colored). Light wear along the spine. Text in Ukrainian Language. Locale: Art--Ukraine; Crafts--Ukraine; Ukraine. (Costume).

$36.75

Mask Arts of Mexico
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Mask Arts of Mexico

By Lechuga, Ruth D. (With Chloe Sayer.) (Photography by David Lavender.)

San Francisco: Chronicle Books [0-8118-0811-4] [1995]. (4to paperback) 96pp. Very good. Black & white and color photographs, notes, bibliography. The bottom front corner is creased. Photography by David Lavender. Locale: Mexico. (Costume, Masks).

$26.25

Eesti Rahvaroivaid; XIX Sajandist Ja XX Sajandi Algult

By Belitser, V. (editor)

Tallinn: Eesti Riiklik Kirjastus 1957. (4to) 256 pp plus 121 plates. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Grey cloth with gilt lettering. Patterned endpapers, black & white and color illustrations, maps, patterns, 78 color plates, errata slip, 2 double-sided folding patterns laid in. The dust jacket has minor edgewear, a dampstain on the top edge, is lightly faded on the spine and the front inner flap is crumpled near the center. Text in Estonian Language. Locale: Estonia. (Costume, Costume--Estonia, Folk Costume--Estonia).

$105.00

Ethnic Folk Costumes in Canada

By Tyrchniewicz, Peggy (Photography by Bill Hicks.)

Winnipeg: Hyperion Press [0-920534-10-4] [1979]. (4to) 229pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Color photographs, maps, glossary, index. The dust jacket has minor edgewear and chipping, including a closed tear on the front near the spine. Photography by Bill Hicks. Foreword by Ed Schreyer. Locale: Canada. (Costume, Costume, Cultural History, Ethnic Studies, Ethnography, Folklore).

$31.50

Dr. Martens Air Wair

By Roach, Martin

Airwair Limited [1999]. (Oblong 4to hardcover) Not paginated. Very good in very good dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs, glossary, bibliography. Introduction by John Peel. (Clothing, Boots, Dr. Martens, Fashion, Shoes).

$26.25

Instant Beauty; the Complete Way to Perfect Makeup

By Manzoni, Pablo (Illustrations by John Ansado.)

New York: Simon and Schuster [1978], 1st printing. (Small 4to) 221pp. Very good in good to very good dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs. The dust jacket is tape repaired. Illustrations by John Ansado. Introduction by Diana Vreeland. (Beauty and Glamor, Beauty, Cosmetics, Makeup, Women).

$23.63

The Hats of Humanity; Historically, Humorously & Aesthetically Considered, a Homily
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The Hats of Humanity; Historically, Humorously & Aesthetically Considered, a Homily

By Sala, George Augustus

Manchester: James Gee [circa 1870s]. (Mass market paperback) 60pp. Good to very good. Color illustrated card covers, 4 color plates. (Costume, Hats, Social History).

$105.00

Vogue Beauty and Health Encyclopedia

By Probert, Christina

London: Octopus [0-7064-2539-1] [1986]. (4to) 256pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Color photographs, diagrams, charts, graphs, illustrated endpapers. (Beauty and Glamor, Beauty, Cosmetics, Encyclopedia, Fashion, Health, Women).

$26.25

Fashion;The Changing Shape of Fashion Through the Years

By Dorner, Jane

London: Octopus [1974]. (4to) 128pp. Very good to fine in very good dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs, illustrations, bibliography, index. (Fashion/Costume/Clothing).

$23.63