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THE GOLDEN AGE OF COUTURE. Paris And London 1947 - 1957.
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THE GOLDEN AGE OF COUTURE. Paris And London 1947 - 1957.

By Wilcox, Claire (Edited by).

V&A Publications: , 2007. 224 pages, 97 color photographs and 80 b&w illustrations. "This book celebrated a momentous decade in fashion history that began with the launch of Christian Dior's famous New Look in 1947 and ended with his death in 1957." FINE- HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected by a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Fine-. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$40.00

UNCOVERINGS 2007. Volume 28 Of The Research Papers Of The American Quilt Study Group.

By Evans, Joanna E. (edited by)

American Quilt Study Group:, 2007. 230 pages, illustrated in b&w and color plates. 7 Papers are presented in this volume. FINE- SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

TEXTILES.

By Thurman, Christa C. Mayer

Art Institute of Chicago:, 1992. 152 pages, beautifully illustrated in color. This book shows many pieces of from the Art's Institute Textiles collection. FINE SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

3000 SHOES FROM 1896.
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3000 SHOES FROM 1896.

By Ettinger, Roseann.

Schiffer:, 1998. "In 1896, detailed engravings of 3000 styles of shoes and boots for men, women and children were cataloged for sale by Geo. D. Ramsdell of Rochester, NY. They included the most fashionable designs in shoes for a discriminating clientele." FINE- SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, oblong.

$25.00

FIFTY SHOES THAT CHANGED THE WORLD.
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FIFTY SHOES THAT CHANGED THE WORLD.

By Design Museum

UK: Conran Octopus:, 2009. 106 pages, illustrated in color. "This book lists the top fifty shoe designs that have made a substantial impact in the world of design today." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

THE GLORY OF BATIK. The Danar Hadi Collection.
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THE GLORY OF BATIK. The Danar Hadi Collection.

By Achijadi, Judi.

Tuttle:, 2010. 336 pages, beautifully illustrated in color with a few b&w photos. This book presents only a faction of the Danar Hadi collection, a mere 301 pieces of the estimated 10,000 piece collection. Carefully selected, they cover the period from the mid-19th century to approvimately 1975, and divided into major styles." A truely fabulous book about Indonesian batiks. The first edition of 3,000 copies. FINE SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$100.00

NAVAJO AND HOPI WEAVING TECHNIQUES.

By Pendleton, Mary.

Macmillan and Co.:, 1974. 158 pages, with 20 color photos, 10 line drawings, and 150 b&w illustrations, Navajo introduction by Howard Gorman, and Hopi Introduction by White Bear Fredericks. This book "provides clear, step-by-step instructions, along with illustrations, for weaving Navajo rugs and Hopi ceremonial sashes in exactly the same way as the craftsmen of these two neighboring tribes have woven them for generations." FINE- HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET. Signed by Mary Pendleton, and present is a previous owner inscription.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Fine-/Fine-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$26.00

THE LORE AND LURE OF HOOKED RUGS.

By McGown, Pearl K.

By the Author:, 1966. The first printing, 390 pages with 164 illustrations, sixteen in color. This book traces the progress of this creative craft in which the author has been so instrumental in both revival of interest and improvement of techniques." FINE HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$26.00

FASHION PLATES. 150 Years Of Style.

By Calahan, April, and Edited By Karen Trivette Cannell.

Yale University Press:, 2015. 440 pages, with 225 color illustrations. "These illustrations, known as "fashion plates" conveyed the cutting-edge styles embraced by the fashion-conscious elite and proved inspirational to the upwardly monile. This lavishly illustrated book provides a comprehensively survey of 200 plate from publications dating from 1778 to the early woth century, and is accompanied by an authoritative and fascinating text. FINE HARDCOVER, FINE SLIPCASE. STILL IN THE ORIGINAL SHRINKWRAP.. Hard Cover. Fine/Not Issued with Dust Jackets. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$50.00

RUBELLI. A Story Of Silk In Venice.

By Favaretto, Irene.

Marsilio:, 2011. 217 pages, profusely illustrated in color and b&w, historical research by Isabella Campagnol and photographs by Giovanni Tagini, with a Foreword by Giorgio Orsoni. "Rubelli fabrics are not simply representative of 18th century Venetian culture, as one might expect. They are part of a culture that has continued to develop right up to the present day." This book is a detailed history of Rubelli textiles. FINE HARDCOVER.. Hard Cover. Fine/No Dust Jacket Present.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$40.00

SILK TEXTILES OF SPAIN. Eighth To Fifteenth Century.

By May, Florence Lewis.

Hispanic Society Of America:, 1957. 286 pages, with 161 illustrations in b&w and 8 in color. "Spain has come into clearer focus as a country that held high rank in the production of beautiful silk fabrics." FINE- HARDCOVER. Red cloth covers.. Hard Cover. Fine-/No Dust Jacket Present.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$200.00

JEWELRY BY CHANEL.
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JEWELRY BY CHANEL.

By Mauries, Patrick.

Bullfinch Press: , 2000. 144 pages, 129 illustrated 63 are in color. "Chanel was a creature of contrasts. Out of this dialogue between ostenation and austerity, between hyerpole and understatement, between shadow and light, the jewelry she created throughout her long career, as opportunity and chance encounter prompted , this book presents one of the least-known aspects of her work." VERY GOOD SOFTCOVER. Front and back covers have been creased, but internally fine.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$40.00

DHURRIES. History, Techniques, Pattern, Identification.
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DHURRIES. History, Techniques, Pattern, Identification.

By Chaldecott, Nada.

Thames & Hudson:, 2003. 160 pages, iwith 265 illustrations, 248 are in color. "This is the very first comprehensive guide to the dhurrie, with lavish color photographs takes specially for this book by Jamie Govier. Each design pattern is carefully analyzed and clearly illustrated, and spinning, dyeing and waving techniques are thoroughly explained." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

THE FINE ART OF TEXTILES.

Philadelphia Museum Of Art:, 1997. 208 pages, beatifully illustrated in color."Nearly four hundred textiles from East and West are reprodcued in full color in this handbook of the Philadelphia Museum of Art's encyclopedic collections, which cover a broad range of geographic areas, periods, and techniques." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

YOU CAN HOOK RUGS.

By McGown, Pearl K.

By the Author:, 1953. First published in 1951, this book is the second printing from 1953, 316 pages, illustrated in b&w. "In easy fashion the author carries the reader, step by step, through the entire process of hooking a rug and makes hooking exceedingly easy for any one. Since color is the predominantly important part of any hooked rug, she outlines the devleopment of color ro provide an antique, a realistic or a modern effect." FINE- HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD- DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a cler plastic acid-free jacket. Book is signed by Pearl K. McGown. Also included is an eleven pages stapled on "Helpful Hints On Hooked Rugs" by Pearl mcGown.. By the Author.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$26.00

SCANDINAVIAN KNITTING DESIGNS.

By Chatterton, Pauline.

Scribners:, 1977. 264 pages, illustrated in b&w. "This book includes ccomplete instructions for the techniques of this particular kind of multicolor knitting and gives directions, with cahrts, for 159 general patterns, followed by specific directions for pillows, afghans, hats, scarves, and sweters. There is alos a chapter on the history of Scandinavian knitting annd characteristics." FINE- HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Fine-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

WILLIAM MORRIS TEXTILES.
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WILLIAM MORRIS TEXTILES.

By Parry, Linda.

Crescent:, 1983. 192 pages, illustrated in b&w and color. "William Morris was one of the greatest designers in the history of textiles. Many of his superb repeating patterns are still manufactured today, and they continue to be the most popular designs available." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET. Previous owner's name is present.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$26.00

WILDFLOWER ALBUM. Applique & Embroidery Patterns.
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WILDFLOWER ALBUM. Applique & Embroidery Patterns.

By Oglesby, Bea.

American Quilter's Society:, 2000. 95 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. "The next best thing to a medow full of wildflowers is a quilt made with stunnng wildflower designs. Choose from 40 true to life floral designs to create both applique and embroidery projects." FINE SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

KNITTING AROUND. Or Knitting Without A License.
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KNITTING AROUND. Or Knitting Without A License.

By Zimmermann, Elizabeth.

Schoolhouse Press:, 1994. First published in 1989, this book is the third printing from May, 1994, 191 pages, illustrated in color and b&w, revised. "Having been so close to Elizabeth all my life, it is a bit of surprise when I occasionally step back and get a glimpse at the enormity of the effect she has had on the whole attitude towards knitting, as well as on knitting itself." FINE HARDCOVER.. Hard Cover. Fine/Not Issued with a Dust Jacket.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$26.00

EMBROIDERED CHURCH KNEELERS.
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EMBROIDERED CHURCH KNEELERS.

By Thomason, Barabara

Batsford: , 1987. 120 pages, illustrated in b&w. "Many churches nowadays, from the National Cathedral, Washington, to the tinest English parish chirch, are enlivened by the brilliantly coloured wools of embriodered kneelers. Most of these kneelers are the work of a group of embrioiderers who have come together for the purpose of pooling their skills and enthusiasm." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

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