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Glove Making the Art and the Craft

By Emlyn-Jones, Gwen

Berkeley: Lacis. [2003]. reprint edition. paperback. 112 pp Fine. A reprint of the 1974 volumes, Make Your Own Gloves by GwenEmlyn-Jones. The volumes contains a short history of gloves, a discussion ofleathers and tools to be used in glovemaking, detailed descriptions formaking various types of gloves, and some patterns.

$75.00

Cutting and Draping Special Occasion Clothes Designs for Evening Wearand Partywear
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Cutting and Draping Special Occasion Clothes Designs for Evening Wearand Partywear

By Cloake, Dawn

London: BT Batsford Ltd. [1998]. paperback. 96 pp Fine.

$80.00

Fashion Design on the Stand
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Fashion Design on the Stand

By Cloake, Dawn

London: B. T. Batsford. [2001]. paperback. 96 pp Very Good one corner bumped, publishers sticker on rear. "Modelling on the stand is an essential technique for today's fashiondesigners and dressmakers. With step-by-step instructions and clearillustrations Dawn Cloake removes the mystique and shows that once the basicskills of modelling classic blocks are acquired, even beginners can progressquickly to interesting and challenging garment designs."

$50.00

Special Catalogue of Latest Fall and Winter Fashions in Women's Wear1906 - 1907

By Chas. A. Stevens & Bros

Chicago: Chas. A. Stevens & Bros.. 1906. paperback. 48 pp Very Good- 1/4" spine splits at head & tail with some creasing,. , wraps lightly soiled, rear corner creased with small tear. An attractive Edwardian fashion catalog, with illsutrations ofwomen'sand children'a coats, suits, ladies' fur coats and collars, neck pieces,muffs, waists, skirts, sweaters, petticoats, tights, vests, corset covers,hoisery, union suits, saques, kimonos, gowns, robescorsets, bustles, garters,bust forms, suspenders and sanitary napkins.

$100.00

Historic Costume A Resume of the Characteristic Types of Costume fromthe Most Remote Times to the Present Day

By Lester, Katherine Morris

Peoria: Manual Arts Press. [1942]. third edition edition. hardcover. 256 pp Very Good/- boards lightly soiled & worn, one page torn. creases, wraps lightly worn & soiled. A basic test on costume history with many photographs and black &white illustrations, intended as a textbook.

$10.00

Dress Creation

By Richards, Philip H

London: Richard Arling Ltd.. [1996]. hardcover. 210+v pp Very Good/Very Good boards slightly curved, dust jacket. soiled & worn along edges, light staining to end pages. This book was created by the British Institute of Dress Designers asa standard work of reference and a record of the systems taught at theBritish Institute of Dress Designers Academy. It includes information onmaking and using patterns, creating various types of garments, fittingnormal and abnormal figures, and managing a career as a dress deesigner.

$40.00

Vivienne Westwood
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Vivienne Westwood

By Wilcox, Claire

[London]: V&A Publications. [2004]. paperback. 224 pp Fine. exhibition catalog - "Published to accompany the first ever VivienneWestwood restospective ... this book is also the first full-length study ofher work as a ground-breaking fashion designer."

$25.00

The Passion for Fashion

By Bailey, Adrian

[Limpfield]: [Dragon's World Inc.]. [1988]. hardcover. 192 pp Near Fine/Near Fine soiled. A study of the influence of fashion on society and society on fashionfrom 1700-1950, heavily illustrated with b&w and color illustrations andphotographs.

$30.00

The Gallery of English Costume Picture Book Number One A Brief View

Art Galleries Committee. 1949. paperback. 28 pp VG+ corner creased.

$10.00

The Gallery of English Costume Picture Book Number Three Women'sCostume 1800-1835

Art Galleries Committee. 1952. paperback. 28 pp VG+ corner creased.

$10.00

Poiret (Fashion Memoir)
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Poiret (Fashion Memoir)

By Baudot, Francois

London: Thames and Hudson. [1997]. hardcover. 79 pp F/F.

$25.00

The Gallery of English Costume Picture Book Number Five Women'sCostume 1870-1900

Art Galleries Committee. 1953. paperback. 28 pp VG+ corner creased.

$10.00

A Journey Through Embroidery Inca Embroideries (DMC Library)

France: Editions Th. De Dillmont. 1978. paperback. 48 pp Near Fine wraps lightly worn, pencilled gift inscription inside. front wraps. A brief history of the embroidery of the Incan empire, withtwenty-four pages of color pictures and instructions on how to replicatesome of the patterns.

$15.00

Handbags Page-a-Day Gallery Calendar 2009

New York: Workman Publishing. 2008. Near Fine in original shrinkwrap, light wear to cover.

$25.00