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Views Of 18th Century China: Costumes: History: Customs (FIRST HARDBACK BRITISH EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Alexander, William And Mason, George Henry (Foreword By Lord Maclehose Of Beoch: Former Governof Of Hong Kong)

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Greystone Books
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781851701315
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$38.28

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London: Studio Editions, 1988. NrF/VG. First edition in d/w. A book comprising two volumes both first published in the early 1800s; 'The Costume Of China' by William Alexander published in 1805, and 'The Costume Of China' by George Henry Mason published in 1804. William Alexander (1767-1816) was an English artist in Imperial China; George Henry Mason (1770-1851) was a British… Read more
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Fusionable Cheongsam (SCARCE HONG KONG FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY WESSIELING)

by Wessieling (Wessie Ling)

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Greystone Books
Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Hong Kong Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9789627630685
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$170.89

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Hong Kong, China: Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2007. NrF. First Hong Kong edition, first printing. TEXT IN ENGLISH. Large paperback. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, WESSIELING, without dedication on front endpaper. Signing reads, 'Wessieling/Sep 2008'. Size of covers, 21 by 27.2 cms. 83pp. Profusely illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs. The cheongsam is iconic and not just a garment: culturally and… Read more
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Gianni Versace: Fashion's Last Emperor (FINE COPY OF SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Turner, Lowri

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Greystone Books
Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780233993423
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$38.28

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London: Essential, 1997. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing in d/w. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, LOWRI TURNER, without dedication or inscription on half- title-page. Profusely illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs. A well-researched and authoritative biography of Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace (1946-1997). Includes photographs and references to Lady Diana, Princess of Wales. A fine copy, in a fine d/w, of… Read more
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The Kim Hargreaves Collection (SCARCE HARDBACK SPECIAL EDITION SIGNED BY KIM HARGREAVES)

by Hargreaves, Kim (Foreword By Kaffe Fassett)

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Greystone Books
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Special Edition
ISBN
9781854700179
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$51.95

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London: Anaya, 1992. NrF/NrF. Special edition in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY KIM HARGREAVES, without dedication or inscription on publisher's bookplate affixed to title-page. The bookplate has printed 'Rowan International Special Edition/Kim Hargreaves/1992'. This is her FIRST book, and has her original signature. Profusely illustrated with over 80 full colour photographs. Each design is accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions and… Read more
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Changing Times (SCARCE FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Child, Stella

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Greystone Books
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good Plus.
Edition
First Edition
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$20.51

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Bexhill, Sussex: Privately Published, 2001. VG+. First edition. Paperback. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, without dedication or inscription on verso of front cover. 86pp. Profusely illustrated with line-drawings. A well-researched and authoritative study of life, (particularly in Bexhill, Sussex), during the Napoleonic period; including, George III, Napoleon, Martello Towers, Nelson, Wellington, life in Bexhill, Industrial Revolution, costumes of the Napoleonic period, toys… Read more
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Landshuter Hochzeit: Jubilaumsband [TEXT IN GERMAN AND ENGLISH] (Landshut Wedding) (SCARCE HARDBACK EDITION SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER KLAUS FORG)

by Stahleder, Erich

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Greystone Books
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9783475532719
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Rosenheim, Germany: Rosenheimer Verlagshaus, 2002. VG+/VG+. First edition in d/w. SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER KLAUS FORG, without dedication on front endpaper. Text in German and English. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs by Klaus Forg and Gunter Standl. A photographic record of the one-hundredth anniversary of the re-enactment of the medieval wedding, in 1475, between Hedwig, the Polish King's daughter, and… Read more
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De Vere Mill (SCARCE FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY RICHARD HUMPHRIES, OWNER OF DE VERE MILL))

by Humphries, Richard

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Greystone Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$13.67

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Castle Hedingham, Essex: Humphries Weaving Company, 1983. VG+. First edition. Not dated, (circa 1983). Booklet. SIGNED BY RICHARD HUMPHRIES, without dedication, owner of De Vere Mill and Humphries Weaving Company. 16pp. Illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. A brief history of weaving and the company which was set up in 1971. A very good plus copy of a SCARCE first edition… Read more
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Japan, Korea Und Formosa (UNCOMMON 1930 HARDBACK FIRST EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER) [TEXT IN GERMAN]

by Trautz, F M

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Greystone Books
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$106.63

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Berlin: Atlantis, 1930. VG/VG-. First edition in d/w. TEXT IN GERMAN. Profusely illustrated with 256 full-page photographs and a map showing Japan, Korea and Formosa. CAPTIONS TO PHOTOGRAPHS IN GERMAN, ENGLISH, FRENCH, ITALIAN AND JAPANESE. Photographs by G Fellner, A von Graefe, G von Estorff, H G Ponting, and others. Captures a stunning record of the period. Light spotting to… Read more
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Corsets To Camouflage: Women And War (UNCOMMON HARDBACK EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Adie, Kate

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Greystone Books
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition, Third Printing
ISBN
9780340820599
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$16.41

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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2003. First edition, third printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Profusely illustrated. A well-researched and authoritative study of womens uniforms from the early 1900s to the present day. With Bibliography and Index. A very good plus copy, in a very good d/w, of an UNCOMMON copy SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. HEAVY PLEASE… Read more
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Outline Of English Costume

by Yarwood, Doreen

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Greystone Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$27.34

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London: Batsford, 1967. VG+/VG. First edition in protected d/w not price clipped. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of line drawings. The history of English costume; Medieval, Tudor, Stuart, Georgian, Regency and Early Victorian, Later Victorian and Edwardian, and Modern dress. D/w slightly chipped; else a very good plus copy, in a very good d/w, of a scarce book.. First Edition. Hard… Read more
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Costume Cavalcade: 685 Examples Of Historic Costume In Colour (HARDBACK FIRST EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Hansen, Henny Harald

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Greystone Books
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$13.67

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London: Methuen, 1956. VG+/VG. First edition in d/w not price clipped. Profusely illustrated in colour showing 685 examples of historic costume. A well researched book on costume and fashion trends throughout the centuries. With Bibliography and Index. D/w has slight wear to head of spine; else a very good plus copy, in a very good d/w, of the first edition..… Read more
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