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Peterson's Magazine

Peterson's Magazine for 1864, January to December, inclusive. A complete year of Peterson's heavily illustrated fashion and literary magazine. Remarkably silent on the Civil War considering the dates! Ladies fashion, Paris fashion, poems, short and serial…

From G&A Historical Books


L'Ombrelle - Le Gant - Le Manchon. by Uzanne, Octave; Avril, Paul (Illustrations.)

Paris: A. Quantin, 1883. Finely bound by Bradstreet's( signed) in full dark blue crushed morocco, five raised bands with gilt lettering and tail date, wide inner gilt dentelles, intricate leaf patterned end papers, top edge gilt. Near Fine, light scat…

From Dale Steffey Books


Man And Wife by Collins, Wilkie

RARE/SCARCE. Used. Good Condition. HARPER & BROTHERS. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, 1870. MAN AND WIFE, a novel by WILKIE COLLINS, author of "The Moonstone" and "The Woman in White. Brown boards with ornate gold gilt titles on spine. TITLING REMAINS BRIGHT. …

From Mary Riversong Books


Brethren Dress: A Testimony to Faith (Monograph Series) by Rupel, Esther Fern

Philadelphia: Brethren Encyclopedia, Inc., 1994. SCARCE. Fine. No Jacket, As Issued (?).. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. …

From Dale Steffey Books


Udmurt Folk Embroidery by Lebedeva S.H

Udmurt Folk Embroidery. Izhevsk Publishing House (2009). English, Russian, and Udmurt languages. Fine, large hardcover with substantial text and full color and black and white illustrative plates. A history of the tradition with beautiful examples from th…

From Widdershin's Books


Enquete, Traite De Commerce Avec L'Angleterre, Industries Textiles: Chanvre, Jute Et Lin, Soies Et Soieries, Tissues De Crin Et De Caoutchouc, Vetements Confectionnes

Paris: Imprimerie Imperiale. Fair; Boards heavily worn, with cloth soiled and nearly detached from rear . boards, pages toned at margins and sporadic waterstains and foxing.. 1861. Hardcover. Quarterbound leather with six gilt-ruled compartments. Titles s…

From Old Saratoga Books


Vanity Fair February1930 Issue (Magazine) by Chesterton, G.K., Frank Crowninshield, Conde Nast, Aldous Huxley, Andre Malrois, Walter Lippmann, Louis Golding, Corey Ford, Thomas Burke, Paul Morand, John V.A. Weaver,Harold Nicolson

Abrasion between "a" and "i" in Vanity Fair; some wear to spine, please see image.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 104 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .…

From William Chrisant & Sons' Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA


Le Miroir du Monde. Notes et Sensations de la Vie Pittoresque. Illustrations en couleurs d'apres Paul Avril. by Uzanne, Octave

Paris: Maison Quantin, 1888. # 708/2000 on Holland wove paper. In contemporary fine binding of quarter morocco over marbled boards, five gilt ruled raised bands and gilt lettering, top edge gilt, the bookplate of Frank Cyril Tiarks of Foxbury both paste …

From Dale Steffey Books



FASHION POSTCARDSSet 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". …

From Marilyn Braiterman Rare Books


Designs of Modern Costume by Henry Moses

A collection of finely engraved plates illustrating the Regency vogue for neo-Classical dress29 delicate line engravings showing Empire-style costumes and furnishings, as well as scenes from literature (Alexander Pope's Belinda) and antiquity (Pericles, P…

From Florilegius


SOCIAL EVENING ENTERTAINMENTS, VOL. #1, NO.3 by Butterick Publishing

Paris, London, New York: Butterick Publishing Co.. Very Good. 1895. First Edition. Soft Cover. "Each number is handsomely bound in fancy colored (light green) , embossed paper, making it dainty in appearance and harmonious with the finest surroundi…

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller



London, John Macrone, Saint James's Square, 1836.. FIRST EDITION 1836, 4to, approximately 310 x 245 mm, 12 x 9½ inches, 12 splendid hand coloured lithographs: plate of Matador as frontispiece, plus 11 hand coloured plates of Andalusian subjects, all wi…

From Roger Middleton


This is Fashion by Burris-Meyer, Elizabeth

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1943. Stated First Edition 4to size tan clothbound hardcover; 409 toned pages with black and white illustrations by Eleanor Beckham, including some full page illustrations. The artist's style is reminiscent of a colo…

From Charity Bookstall


Collection des Costumes de la Suisse et de Ses Pays Limitrophes

Zurich: Keller et Fussli. Loose leaf Folio. Good+/No Dust Jacket. No date, though circa 1830. A charming complete collection of 24 hand colored lithographs, each measuring approx. 3 1/2 x 4 inches, and depicting the traditional costume and dress of var…

From Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps


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