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cover of COSTUMI DI ROMA E DEI CONTORNI.

COSTUMI DI ROMA E DEI CONTORNI.

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Published
1846
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$575.00

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Some wear to binding and slipcase but sturdy; contents fine. Illustrated by A. Bertini with hand-colored title page vignette and 30 hand-colored illustrations of tradespeople and street performers of Rome. A very charming little souvenir.
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cover of IMPERIAL RUSSIAN BALLET IN CARICATURE

IMPERIAL RUSSIAN BALLET IN CARICATURE

by LEGAT, NICOLAI AND SERGEI.

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Published
1902-1905
Condition
Fine
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$12,000.00

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Handsome and sturdy new clamshell box with gilt-lettered leather spine label. Remarkable collection - complete - of 95 color lithograph plates of dancers, choreographers, musicians and ballet masters of the Imperial Russian Ballet, which is now known as the Mariinsky or Kirov Ballet. Plates bright and attractive. Brief, useful penciled identifying descriptions on versos of plates. Included from another work… Read more
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cover of ROWLANDSON’S CHARACTERISTIC SKETCHES OF THE LOWER ORDERS, INTENDED AS A COMPANION TO THE NEW PICTURE OF LONDON.

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Spine with gilt bands, ornaments and lettering; marbled boards and matching endpapers; tissue guards. Pretty copy of the first edition of Rowlandson's second series of London street scenes and tradespeople in lively detailed settings. Male and female purveyors of food: rhubarb, cherries, baked goods, fish, dog meat, cucumber, etc. Trades, among others: the fireman, card sharp, itinerant musicians, raree-showman, man… Read more
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cover of PARIS QUI CRIE. PETITS MÉTIERS.

PARIS QUI CRIE. PETITS MÉTIERS.

by VIDAL, PIERRE.

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Published
1890
Condition
Fine
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$1,950.00

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Gilt filet border on covers with gilt rose in corners; spine gilt-lettered with climbing vine and urn design. Original black and gilt wrappers and spine bound in with scenes in color on both covers. Minor marginal spotting. One of only 120 copies. Preface by Henri Beraldi, scholar and the most distinguished book collector of his time. He initiated a series… Read more
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cover of ROWLANDSON’S CHARACTERISTIC SKETCHES OF THE LOWER ORDERS, INTENDED AS A COMPANION TO THE NEW PICTURE OF LONDON.

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Nineteenth century three-quarter red morocco, spine with gilt bands, ornaments and lettering; marbled boards and matching endpapers; tissue guards. Pretty copy of the first edition of Rowlandson's second series of London street scenes and tradespeople in lively detailed settings. Male and female purveyors of food: rhubarb, cherries, baked goods, fish, dog meat, cucumber, etc. Trades, among others: the fireman, card sharp,… Read more
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cover of PAN. ANNUAIRE DU LUXE A PARIS. AN 1928

PAN. ANNUAIRE DU LUXE A PARIS. AN 1928

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Published
1928
Condition
Fine
Edition
POIRET, PAUL
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$4,500.00

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Mustard cloth; front cover lettered in silver and black. Fine (binding not raveled!) . Title page on translucent paper, portrait of Paul Poiret, half-title and introductory page of text. No other volume was published. Six title leaves precede each section: "Monsieur et Madame" (fashion and accessories), "La Maison", "La Table", "Fantasies" (gifts and bibelots) , "La Ville" (theaters and restaurants)… Read more
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cover of LA MODE EN MIL NEUF CENT DOUZE CHEZ MARCELLE DEMAY

LA MODE EN MIL NEUF CENT DOUZE CHEZ MARCELLE DEMAY

by MARTIN, CHARLES

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Published
1912
Condition
Fine
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$1,500.00

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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL HAT CATALOGUE Decorated paper covers with design by Charles Martin colored in pochoir and with a gold, silk cord at spine. Fine. Certainly the most beautiful hat catalogue ever and another wonderful Draeger publicity piece. The millinery house founded at the beginning of the twentieth century closed between the two world wars. Album of high fashion hats for… Read more
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cover of EQUIPMENT BURBERRY/POUR SPORT, VILLE ET CAMPAGNE

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BURBERRY CATALOGUE PARIS CIRCA 1910 Sixteen pages with men's and women's outerwear for golf, fishing, hunting, riding, motoring, social engagements, and the iconic raincoat.
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$250.00
cover of HISTOIRE DE LÉON BAKST

HISTOIRE DE LÉON BAKST

by (BAKST, LÉON) LEVINSON, ANDRÉ

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Published
1924
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$2,500.00

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Folio, original plain wrappers. Fine in chemise and slipcase. Of an edition of 345 copies of the French issue, this is #72 of 150 copies on papier d'Arches vélin blanc. Mounted color frontispiece of Bakst by Modigliani and 68 full page plates mounted and in color with touches of gilt and silver, as well as illustrations in the text, many… Read more
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cover of ALBUM DU CARNIVAL

ALBUM DU CARNIVAL

by Parfumerie Oriza

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Published
circa 1875
Condition
Near Fine
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$3,000.00

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No place, no date. Purple cloth boards, gilt-lettered spine. About fine. Large bookplate of Wilhelm Herzog Braunschweig. Twelve color lithographs by E. Girard on thick paper mounted on stubs of provocatively dressed young women, each with caption alluding to Ismail Pasha (1830-1895), Ottoman Viceroy of Egypt with the hereditary title Khedive. His greatest achievement was his role in opening the… Read more
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cover of CARNET D’ARTISTE. LES SOIERIES AU THÉ TRE. PYGMALION/EXPOSITION DU 22 MARS 1909.

CARNET D’ARTISTE. LES SOIERIES AU THÉ TRE. PYGMALION/EXPOSITION DU 22 MARS 1909.

by CRÉQUY, MARQUISE DE.

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Published
1909
Condition
Fine
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$400.00

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THEATER INTEREST/DEPARTMENT STORE PUBLICITY Pretty color pictorial wrappers with images of dancers surrounded by an elaborate border incorporating images of Comedy and Tragedy, insects and flowers. Fine. Published on the occasion of the 1909 Exposition de Soieries, evoking the spirit of the Marquise Victoire de Créquy, the 18th century poet and woman of letters. Cover and color vignettes and black and white… Read more
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cover of LES ENTRAVÉES

LES ENTRAVÉES

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Published
1910
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$250.00

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FASHION POSTCARDS Set of 12 postcards colored in pochoir satirizing the hobble skirt of 1910. One used, dated 27 Oct. 11 "Here are some fashion plates of the latest styles".
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LES ROBES DE PAUL POIRET RACONTÉES PAR PAUL IRIBE

by POIRET, PAUL

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Published
1908
Condition
Near Fine
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$4,250.00

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Paris: La Société Générale d’Impression, 1908. Folio, publisher’s boards with printed garland swag surrounding lettering in red. Moderate rubbing to boards; plates clean and bright. In handsome custom slipcase with dark red crushed morocco spine and black board slipcase. Small folding card with printed presentation by Poiret and tipped-in color illustration of a nude. One of… Read more
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London: Samuel Leigh, 1820. 16mo (5 ½ x 3 ½ inches), nineteenth century three-quarter red morocco, spine with gilt bands, ornaments and lettering; marbled boards and matching endpapers; tissue guards. Pretty copy of the first edition of Rowlandson's second series of London street scenes and tradespeople in lively detailed settings. Male and female purveyors of food: rhubarb, cherries,… Read more
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cover of MUSUBI-MOYOH (PATTERNS MADE WITH KNOTS).

MUSUBI-MOYOH (PATTERNS MADE WITH KNOTS).

by KAWARAZKI, KOHDOH.

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Published
1933
Condition
Near Fine
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$3,750.00

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Kyoto: Geijutsu-do, 1933. Two volumes. Oblong (10" x 15") paper-covered boards with calligraphic labels within decorative knot-work borders. Japanese accordion- fold bindings (orihon): single sheets hinged together and attached at each end to a board, becoming the front and back covers of the book. Light wear. Each volume with eighteen striking wood block designs printed in several colors,… Read more
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cover of Charlton Company, Chicago. Model Gowns Displayed By the Charlton Company 175 North State Street chicago/spring and Summer 1920. Designed, Engraved and Colored By the Mode Art Company New york-paris

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Chicago, 1920. Small folio, semi-rigid leatherette. About fine. Mounted on front free endpaper is a typed letter presenting the album and asking for payment or return. The letterhead description of the Charlton Company is "Importers/Laces, Silks, Dress Goods, Linings, Notions", including the address of a Paris office. Title page and 40 leaves in color printed on rectos only, each with… Read more
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$850.00
cover of Equpement Burberry/ Pour Sport, Ville et Campagne

Equpement Burberry/ Pour Sport, Ville et Campagne

by Burberry

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Condition
Fine
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$350.00

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Paris and London Paris: 10, boulevard Malesherbes and London. 8vo, green-gray wrappers printed in red within a cartouche and green. Staples have left some rust marks, else fine. Sixteen pages with men's and women's outerwear for golf, fishing, hunting, riding, motoring, social engagements , and the iconic raincoat.. Printed Wrappers. Fine. 8vo.
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cover of Yama No Kasuri (and) Yama No Iro (Kasuri from Mountains (and) Colors of/from Mountains)

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Japan No place, no date (circa 1930). Two quarto volumes, publisher's boards with title labels, cloth tie stabbed binding. Boards of second volume with surface insect damage; internally fine. Fifteen color plates in each volume on 12 and 15 card leaves, respectively, with tissue guards. The sample volumes are apparently a commercial production for a rural textile manufacturer with design… Read more
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$1,200.00
cover of La Mode En Mil Neuf Cent Douze Chez Marcelle Demay

La Mode En Mil Neuf Cent Douze Chez Marcelle Demay

by Martin, Charles

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Published
1912
Condition
Fine
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$1,500.00

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Paris: Draeger, 1912. Folio, decorated paper covers with design by Charles Martin colored in pochoir and with a gilt band; silk cord at spine. The most beautiful hat catalogue ever and another wonderful Draeger publicity piece. Album of high fashion hats with four pochoir colored illustrations of the hats, tipped-in photographic portrait of Mlle. Berthe Cerny of the Comedie… Read more
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cover of Saiga Shokunin Burui (Various Classes of Craftsmen)

Saiga Shokunin Burui (Various Classes of Craftsmen)

by Tachibana Minko (illustrator)

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Published
1916
Condition
Near Fine
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$1,750.00

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Tokyo, 1916. Two volumes, Tall 8vo, paper covers with geometric decoration and printed paper label. Rubbed but sound; some binding threads missing from first volume; one page with clean tear. Reprint of the original 1771 edition. A delightful book of trades of the artisan class in the Edo period with 28 double-page color woodcut illustrations of craftsmen, each with an… Read more
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