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CHINA CHIC. East Meets West.
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CHINA CHIC. East Meets West.

By Steele, Valerie & John S. Major.

Yale University Press:, 1999. 197 pages, illustrated in color, with essays by Suzanne E.Cahill, Hazel Clark, Antonia Finnane, Martha Huang, Dorothy Ko, and Verity Wilson. This book is the first to explore the evolution of Chinese dress, from the dragon robes and lotus shoes of the imperial era to the creation of new fashions like the cheongsam and the "mao suit" that symbolised modern Chinese identity." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$40.00

WHERE WILL THIS SHOE TAKE YOU? A Walk Through The History Of Footwear.
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WHERE WILL THIS SHOE TAKE YOU? A Walk Through The History Of Footwear.

By Lawlor, Laurie.

Walker:, 1996. 132 pages, with more than 90 b&w photos and drawings. "The author has chosen shoes from every era and from all the world to create a fascinating and provocative social history." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

DESIGNING MALE.

By Greer, Howard.

G. P. Putnam's Sons:, 1951. 310 pages, illustrated. "Howard Greer designed audacious costumes for Poli Negri and Gloria Swanson and Greta Garbo and the other sirens of the silent screen, and finally established his own successful business in Hollywood, where he is dressing the lovelies of today in clothes that help to set America's fashions." FINE- HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastica acid-free jacket. Scarce.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$50.00

THE NAKED AND THE DRESSED. 20 YEARS OF VERSACE.

By Avedon, Richard.

Schirmer/Mosel:, 1998. All photos, b&w and in color by Richard Avedon. FINE HARDCOVER.. Hard Cover. Fine/Not Issued with a Dust Jacket.. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$50.00

A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF COSTUME.
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A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF COSTUME.

By Bruhn, Wolfgang and Max Tilke.

Arch Cape Press:, 1988. 200 pages, illustrated in color and b&w, 200 plates 120 of them are in color. "This classic survey of costume of all periods and peoples begins in antiquity and continues up to the opening of the 20th century. It includes nearly 4000 captiviating examples of national costumes, accessories, and ornaments from other European and non-European countries." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

ANTIQUE & VINTAGE CLOTHING. A Guide To Dating & Valuation Of Women's Clothing 1850 To 1940.
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ANTIQUE & VINTAGE CLOTHING. A Guide To Dating & Valuation Of Women's Clothing 1850 To 1940.

By Snyder-Haug, Diane.

Collector Books:, 1997. 125 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. "Women's fashions are more than fabric and beads. In the clothing women wore, we can trace the patterns of a culture, the wants and needs of a society, the economy, the politics and most importantly, how society views women and in turn, how they view themselves." FINE- SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY CLOTHING AT WILLIAMSBURG.
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EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY CLOTHING AT WILLIAMSBURG.

By Baumgarten, Linda.

Wallace Gallery Decorative Arts Publication:, 1999. First published in 1986, this book is the fifth printing from 1999, 79 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. "Basing her research on the outstanding collection of antique costumes, prints and painitngs at Colonial Williamsburg, the author explores the tremendous variety in 18th century wearing apparel." FINE SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

COSTUME REFERENCE 8: 1918 - 1939.

By Sichel, Marion.

Plays, Inc.:, 1978. 72 pages, 126 b&w illustrations and 4 color plates. "This 8th volume in this Costume Reference series covers the years between the First and Second Wars (1918-1939), a period which saw marked changes in the world of fashion." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

COSTUME REFERENCE 5: The Regency.

By Sichel, Marion.

Plays, Inc.:, 1987. First published in 1978, this is the thrid printing from 1987, 72 pages, 88 b&w illustrations and 4 color plates. "This is the fifth colume in the Costume Reference series covering the hsitory of English dress from the Romans to the 20th century." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

EVERYDAY DRESS 1650 - 1900.

By Ewing, Elizabeth.

Batsford:, 1985. First published in 1984, this book is the second printing from 1985, 144 pages, ovver 120 b&w illustrations. "The clothing worn by the majority is the subject of this book. It is a general ccount of the costume which clothed the mass of the English population, and was not rules by the dicates of high fashion, which was by definition rapidly changing and worn by an exclusvive group." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plasticacid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$26.00

LES ARTS DE LA JUENE FILLE.

By Grand'Maison, Mesdames Bournand et De

Librairie Nationale: No date of publication is given, circa 1920's. 111 pages with trente-six gravures. VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, defect noted worn corners to covers of book. Else a nice clean tight copy. Red cloth covers, page edges are gilted.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Not Issued with a Dust Jacket.. Illus. by .. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

$100.00

MONKEYSUITS. Sweaters & More To Knit For Kids.
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MONKEYSUITS. Sweaters & More To Knit For Kids.

By Turner, Sharon.

Taunton Press:, 2001. 154 pages, illustrated in color. "Sharon Turner, the founder of Monkeysuits, designs some of the most vibrant and brilliantly colored baby knitwear available today." FINE SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

MAGIC QUILTED MANDALASA. Circle Medallions Made Easy.
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MAGIC QUILTED MANDALASA. Circle Medallions Made Easy.

By Finkelstien, Sheila.

Krause:, 1999. 128 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. "More than 14 enchanting designs like the Sawtooth, Petal, Awirl, Pinwheel and Sunburst, among others. Now for the first time, quilters of all skill levels have an all-in-one resource for creating these hypontic works of art." FINE SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$16.00

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

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.

$20.00

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.

$25.00

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.

$25.00

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