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Harper's Bazar.
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Harper's Bazar.

By Loos, Anita, Kathleen Norris, et al. Erte (cover illus). Mary Mackinon, Raynaldo Luza et al. (illus).

New York.: International Magazine Company.. 10- 1926.. Profusely illustrated fashion magazine; 13 ¼ x 9 ½ inches; 204 pp. Magazine cover art by Erté (Romain de Tirtoff). Numerous fashion plates, many by Raynaldo Luza, a fashion artist long associated with Harper’s Bazar. Two small abraded spots to front cover; short crease at top and bottom of front cover’s free edge. Light soiling to rear cover most evident on spine edge. Contents in very good clean condition. The magazine contains numerous fashion pages (various articles covering topics such as The Paris Openings and The Season’s Newest Hats). Advertisements for American fashion emporiums including Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue as well as French designers including Worth and Agnès. Fiction by Anita Loos, Kathleen Norris (“The Ring”), George O’Neil and others, plus essayist Richard Le Gallienne holding forth on The Mystery and Magic of Perfume. Rockwell Kent illustration for full-page advertisement for Marcus & Company, Jewelers. Up-market advertising pages include Chrysler, Stutz, Lincoln, Renault and Hupmobile automobiles. An engaging lavishly illustrated time capsule. .

$375.00

Harper's Bazar.
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Harper's Bazar.

By Loos, Anita, Storm Jameson, et al. Erte (cover illus). Mary Mackinon, Raynaldo Luza et al. (illus).

New York.: International Magazine Company.. 12- 1926.. Profusely illustrated fashion magazine; 13 ¼ x 9 ½ inches; 160 pp. Magazine cover art by Erté (Romain de Tirtoff). Numerous fashion plates, many by Raynaldo Luza, a fashion artist long associated with Harper’s Bazar. Two very short tears to free edge of front cover with ¼ inch light toning running top to bottom along spine edge; very light crease extending top to bottom of front cover. Contents in very good clean condition. The magazine contains numerous fashion and society pages (various articles including the haute couture flaunting denizens of the Metropolitan Opera’s Golden Horseshoe, Designer Costumes for American Winter Sports, etc.). Advertisements for American and French emporiums including Tiffany & Co., Bonwitt Teller & Co., Saks Fifth Avenue, Worth, etc. Fiction by Anita Loos, Storm Jameson (“The Secret Smile”), and others. Up-market advertising pages include full-page ads for Rolls Royce, Packard, Stutz, Cadillac, Locomobile, Marmon, and Chrysler automobiles. Of particular interest is the full-page advertisement mapping winter destinations between St. Augustine and Key West reached by the Florida East Coast Railway Company. An engaging lavishly illustrated time capsule. .

$345.00

Harper's Bazar.
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Harper's Bazar.

By Loos, Anita, W. Somerset Maugham et al. Erte (cover illus). Mary Mackinon, Raynaldo Luza et al. (illus).

New York.: International Magazine Company.. 09- 1926.. Profusely illustrated fashion magazine; 13 ¼ x 9 ½ inches; 164 pp. Magazine cover art by Erté (Romain de Tirtoff). Numerous fashion plates by Raynaldo Luza, a fashion artist long associated with Harper’s Bazar. Three creases at bottom of free edge of front cover; ½ inch tear at center of free edge front cover; two chips to spine. Contents in very good clean condition. The magazine contains numerous fashion pages (various articles including Important New American Fabrics and The New Smart Small Cars. Advertisements for American fashion emporiums including Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue as well as French designers including Henri Vergne), fiction by Anita Loos, Somerset Maugham and others. Up-market advertising pages include Wills Sainte Claire, Stutz and Pierce-Arrow automobiles. An engaging lavishly illustrated time capsule. .

$345.00

Harper's Bazar.
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Harper's Bazar.

By Loos, Anita, W. Somerset Maugham, Irvin S. Cobb, SaraTeasdale et al. Erte (cover illus). Mary Mackinon, Raynaldo Luza et al. (illus).

New York.: International Magazine Company.. 08- 1926.. Profusely illustrated fashion magazine; 13 ¼ x 9 ½ inches; 120 pp. Magazine cover art by Erté (Romain de Tirtoff). Numerous fashion plates, many by Raynaldo Luza, the fashion artist long associated with Harper’s Bazar. Vertical crease to front cover. Two very short nicks to free edge of front cover; light toning within black background of front cover illustration. Contents in very good clean condition. The magazine contains numerous fashion and society features (Profile of Crown Princess Louise Alexandra Marie Irene of Sweden; A Portfolio of Felt Hats featuring creations by Caroline Reboux; Paris Shoes for Every Hour of the Day; A Portfolio of Children’s Fashion; etc.) A double-page portrait by Renadio Luza featuring a woman sporting hat and feathered boa by Agnès reflects the prevailing passion for ostrich feathers (and possibly hallucinogens). Advertisements for American and French emporiums including Tiffany & Co., Bonwitt Teller & Co., Saks Fifth Avenue, Worth, etc. Fiction by Anita Loos, W. Somerset Maugham, Irvin S. Cobb and others, and a poem by Sara Teasdale. Up-market advertising pages include full page ads for Chrysler, Cadillac, Lincoln, and Marmon automobiles. An engaging lavishly illustrated time capsule. .

$345.00

Les Modes Parisiennes [TWO HANDCOLORED FASHION PRINTS FEATURING CHILDREN'S FASHIONS].
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Les Modes Parisiennes [TWO HANDCOLORED FASHION PRINTS FEATURING CHILDREN'S FASHIONS].

By CHILDREN'S CLOTHING - VICTORIAN ERA)

( 1857).. TWO HANDCOLORED ENGRAVINGS, each 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches, overall toning to paper, light offset on one, colors bright, good to very good condition. Vintage Victorian children's fashions for in and out of doors. Both sheets are from an 1857 issue of the American women's periodical Peterson's Magazine). .

$45.00

American Fabrics. Spring 1953.
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American Fabrics. Spring 1953.

By FASHION - TIPPED-IN FABRIC SAMPLE CATALOGUE)

New York.: Reporter Publications.. Number 25.. 1953.. Profusely illustrated magazine, 14 1/4 x 11 inches, 140 pp., pictorial stiff card wrappers as issued. Numerous tipped-in fabric samples. plus Gil Miret woodcut print, 11 x 9 1/2 inches, advertising I. Zendman, Inc. lace products. Light wear to cover extremities, overall very good condition. Articles include "The Most Precious Fabric in the World" (Vicuna); "General Motors Styles for Sales" (automotive textiles); "Special Fabrics for Military Applications"; and much more. Volume includes "A Dictionary of Industrial Textile Terms," "The Tulip Silhouette in Fashion" and "From A Philosophy of Character and Conduct" by Ali ibn Hazm of Cordova (circa 994-1064). An unusual volume focusing on an enormous variety of fabrics with engaging tipped-in samples and copious advertising. A desirable volume in very good condition. .

$95.00

Famous "Celanese" Fabrics as featured in Barkers.
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Famous "Celanese" Fabrics as featured in Barkers.

By FASHION - 1937 DECO FABRIC SAMPLES)

London.: John Barker & Company, Ltd.. No date. Ca. 1937.. Three panel brochure; each panel measuring 9 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches. When open, each of the three panels displays fabric samples in the "Celanese Range." One of the panels provides a glittering sampling of colors featured in "Celanese" fabrics while the other two panels provide larger samples (four each panel) with text describing their qualities. The "Marocain," for example, is "a fabric strongly featured in the latest model gowns, having the correct crepe weave, with hard-wearing and soft-draping qualities. Unsurpassable for smart Day and Afternoon Frocks, jumpers, etc." Very good clean condition. The synthetic fabrics are available in "Barker's Basement Silk Department." No WorldCat listing. .

$125.00

Lady Craven
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Lady Craven

By FASHION / PORTRAITURE) Romney, George (after)

No date. Ca. 1920.. Mezzotint, image area 18 x 14 1/2 inches on sheet size 22 1/4 x 17 3/4 inches. Light soiling to outer margins, short tear to lower right edge (outside plate mark), faint dampstain to mid left margin, overall good condition. A particularly attractive mezzotint engraving after a painting by George Romney 1769, showing a richly dressed woman in a three quarter pose. The early decades of the 1900s saw a revival in interest in the mezzotint engraving technique with a surge in the reproduction of traditional paintings in mezzotint. .

$125.00

Latest Paris Fashions. Supplement - The Queen, The Lady's Newspaper and Court Chronicle.  1878 - 05 - 04  (May)
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Latest Paris Fashions. Supplement - The Queen, The Lady's Newspaper and Court Chronicle. 1878 - 05 - 04 (May)

By 1870s FASHION) Tofani (illus)

Paris.. 1878.. Hand colored engraving, image approximately 11 x 9 1/4 inches on sheet 15 x 10 1/2 inches. Good condition: mended two inch tear to upper left edge, faint scattered foxing, soft toning to exposed area from previous matting. A grand interior image, featuring two women and a young girl, in gorgeous dresses. "Falconer. imp. Paris" printed under image above title. .

$65.00

La diseuse de bonne aventure
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La diseuse de bonne aventure

By FASHION / ROCOCO) Boucher (after). Braun (engraved by)

No date. Ca. 1940.. Engraving / mezzotint (?), added handcolor, image area 24 x 19 inches on sheet size 31 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches. A few areas of light soiling to outer margin, two inch repaired tear to mid left edge (over 3 inches from image area), a few pinholes in each corner (all well outside image area), light adhesive tape along verso of upper edge (barely visible from front). Very good condition. A reproductive engraving after a painting by Boucher in the Rococo style showing a group of women with a fortune teller lounging in a lush forest. The early decades of the 20th century saw a fashion for reproductive mezzotints of traditional paintings such as this one which was produced in France for the English market (marked "Printed in France" at lower right corner). .

$125.00

Hand color lithograph from La Moda Elegante Ilustrada.  April 6, 1910.  No. 13
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Hand color lithograph from La Moda Elegante Ilustrada. April 6, 1910. No. 13

By 1910s FASHION)

La Moda Elegante Ilustrada.. 04-06- 1910.. Single sheet hand colored lithograph, sheet size 15 x 10 1/2 inches. Good condition: very light soiling and creasing, paper loss to top left corner less than 1/2 x 1/2 inch. .

$35.00

The Last & Newest  Fashions.  1838.  Morning Dresses
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The Last & Newest Fashions. 1838. Morning Dresses

By 1830s FASHION)

London.. 1838. Hand colored engraving, sheet size 8 1/2 x 7 inches. Very good condition: right edge has tiny binding holes. Exquisite handcolored fashion engraving from "The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons." Accessories include elaborate hats. .

$45.00

Art -  Gout -  Beaute.  Feuillets de L'Elegance Feminine.
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Art - Gout - Beaute. Feuillets de L'Elegance Feminine.

By 1920s FASHION)

Paris.. No. 35. 3 e. Annee.. 07- 1923.. Pochoir color plates and tipped in illustrations throughout, unpaginated, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, decorative string tied color pictorial wrappers. Lower corners of front cover chipped, light staining at lower left edge of front cover, split at head and tail of spine, interior in fine condition. An absolutely exquisite production, filled with stencil handcolor illustrations by famous French couturiers of the twenties, and much handcolored advertising. The color pochoir plate tipped on to the front cover depicts a bridal party with costumes designed by Jean Patou, posing against a Chinese screen. The centrefold is a three panel pochoir illustration of a trip to Longchamp, with designs by Molyneux, Doeuillet, Doucet, Jeanne Lanvin, P. Poiret and Cheruit. It "published monthly the most beautiful models of the great designers in the exact colors of their creations, as well as all the fabrics in fashion." The endpapers for this issue feature a crepe de chine design. .

$550.00

Evening Dress.
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Evening Dress.

By 1820s FASHION)

London.: La Belle Assemblée. (La Belle Assemblee).. 1823.. Etching / engraving with stipple engraving, handcolored, plate size 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches on sheet 9 x 5 3/4 inches. Clean bright condition. An exquisitely etched and handcolored fashion print from the early Georgian period which followed the English Regency period, the era of Jane Austen and one of elegance in fashion and society. This example of the latest mode was published in "La Belle Assemblée or Bell's Court and Fashionable Magazine addressed particularly to the Ladies", published by John Bell. Vyvyan Holland (Hand-Coloured Fashion Plates 1770-1899, Batsford, 1955) describes this magazine as "one of the most important magazines of its time, and which contains some of the most delicate fashion-plates of all time..." .

$85.00

Hand colored engraving from La Mode Illustree.  Toilettes de Mme. Breant-Castel, 28.r. Nue des Pts Champs
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Hand colored engraving from La Mode Illustree. Toilettes de Mme. Breant-Castel, 28.r. Nue des Pts Champs

By 1870s FASHION) Leloir, Heloise (illus)

La Mode Illustree.. 1871.. Engraving, handcolored, sheet size 14 1/2 x 10 inches. Light scattered foxing (mainly in upper and lower margin), a few thin red marks, 1/2 inch tear to lower left edge (outside image area), overall very good condition. A large size fashion illustration, particularly finely engraved and colored, showing two women and a young girl in a beautiful room. This is plate 12, the artist is Heloise Leloir .

$75.00

The Young Girl's Hat and Hair
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The Young Girl's Hat and Hair

By 1910s FASHION - HATS) Van Auken, Ida Cleve. Reimer, Augusta (drawings by)

Philadelphia.. Ca. 1914.. Color print, single sheet, approximately 16 x 11 inches, a few light creases and 1/4 inch tear to mid right edge; very good, clean and bright condition. A single sheet from The Ladies' Home Journal, with 6 small color images by Augusta Reimer of hats (wonderful decorative creations), descriptive text, plus 4 smaller images showing different hairstyles. "The New Party Dress" on verso with drawings by Augusta Reimer of 4 dresses. .

$45.00

The Afternoon Hat For the Afternoon Tea and the Matinee
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The Afternoon Hat For the Afternoon Tea and the Matinee

By 1910s FASHION - HATS) Cooper, Anna May (drawings by)

Philadelphia.. Ca. 1910s.. Color print, single sheet, approximately 16 x 10 1/2 inches, very soft overall creasing, clean and bright, very good overall. A single sheet from The Ladies' Home Journal, with 5 small color images of hats (wonderful decorative creations) and descriptive text. 5 more color images of hats on verso, "The Hat for the Tailored Suit" drawn by Maude Stokes. .

$35.00

The Ladies' Home Journal.  1918 - 09
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The Ladies' Home Journal. 1918 - 09

By BOY SCOUTS / WAR PLANES / COLOR ADVERTISING) Moorpark, Carton (cover illustration)

Philadelphia.: Curtis Publishing Co.. 09- 1918.. September 1918 complete issue of the magazine, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued, illustrated throughout in color and black and white, 110pp, folio (16 x 11 inches). Short edge tears and soiling to cover, address label on front cover affecting title and image, interior clean with a few tears and corner folds, one page has crayoning over an image. Color cover "Decorated! For Services of Valor and Distinction, the Republic of France Confers Upon You its Cross of War" with illustration by Carton Moorpark of a decorated German Shepherd dog. Lots of wonderful color ads and interesting articles and fiction. Includes full page color illustration of a Boy Scout "A Messenger From the President" by F. S. Brunner, three full page and one half page full color illustrations of early airplanes to accompany article "Souvenir Pictures of the Great War. The Sky Fighters of France: From Paintings by Lieutenant Henri Farre". .

$65.00

Le Bon Ton.  Journal de Modes.  Chapeau de Maritou
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Le Bon Ton. Journal de Modes. Chapeau de Maritou

By 1850s FASHION) Noel, Laure (illus)

Paris.. Ca. 1857.. Hand colored engraving, sheet size 10 1/2 x 7 inches. Very good condition; a couple of tiny spots. Two women (one in indoor and one in outdoor dress) with a young girl, pictured in a boudoir setting. Very finely engraved and colored with stipple engraving of the faces giving a strikingly realistic look. The cage crinoline or hoop was the height of fashion at this time. Plate number 33, XXIIIe. year, second volume, 22nd Livron. Le Bon Ton was first published in 1834. .

$65.00

Hand colored engraving from La Mode Illustree.  Toilettes de Mme. Fladry, 27 Faub 9. Poissonniere
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Hand colored engraving from La Mode Illustree. Toilettes de Mme. Fladry, 27 Faub 9. Poissonniere

By 1870s FASHION) Toudouze, Anais (illus)

La Mode Illustree.. 1870.. Engraving, handcolored, sheet size 14 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches. Very light spotting / soiling, mostly in margins, overall very good condition. A large size fashion illustration, particularly finely engraved and colored, showing two women in a garden together with a little girl with a skipping rope. This is plate 39, the artist is Adele-Anais Toudouze. .

$75.00

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