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From coifed hair to cufflinks to corsets, we explore the history of fashion and costumery through books and prints

Babar And Father Christmas by De Brunhoff, Jean

RARE FIRST EDITION! De Brunhoff, Jean: Babar and Father Christmas (Babar et le Pare Noel). Childrens Book. Random House 1st Edition, 1940. In RARE original, unclipped dust jacket that shows price 1.00/1.00. Used. Very Good/Good. A nice clean copy. Please …

From Mary Riversong Books


L'Art du Travestissement by Leon Sault

Rare set of 20 parts from the first four series of Leon Sault's fancy-dress or cos-play magazine. Each part (or livraison) with 3 hand-coloured lithographs and 3 lithographs on a particular theme for a total of 118 plates, 58 hand-coloured (missing two pl…

From Florilegius


[Art Nouveau chromolithographic pharmaceutical catalogue] Katalog No. 4. by Michael Birk, Tuttlingen Deutschland

Tuttlingen, Germany: Michael Birk, [c. 1890s]. Quarto. Original limp cloth wrappers blocked in gilt, grey, black, and white, blue endpapers, blue top-stain. 15 double-sided leaves of chromolithographic, metallic-printed, and embossed designs, of which 6 …

From Alembic Rare Books


Memoirs Of H.R.H. Prince Christopher Of Greece by Prince Christopher of Greece, H.R.H

Memoirs Of H.R.H. Prince Christopher Of Greece (1938, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd.) 1st Edition, 2nd Printing Thus Hurst & Blackett, ltd., 1938. AUTOBIOGRAPHY, PRINCE CHRISTOPHER OF GREECE AND DENMARK. 187 pages, indexed. Used. Good condition/ No DJ Included.…

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Soviet Textiles of the 1920s and 1930s by Yasinskaya, I. M

Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Small 4to. 278, [2] pp. Bound in full red cloth, stamped in gilt and black on front cover and spine. Full-color plates of textiles from the collection of the Russian Museum in Leningrad.…

From Garnet Books



Magnificent and rare!RAPHAEL JACQUEMIN Iconographie génerale et Méthodique Costume du IVe au XIXe siècle. Collection gravée. Avec introduction et table methodique. Paris L'auther Rue Royer-Collard 1869. First edition. Folio. 200 hand colored plates, …

From Skarstedt Rare Books


1940s Hairstyles by Daniela Turudich

Streamline Press, 2001-04-01. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. excellent condition …

From Sagebrush Valley Book Shoppe


The Little Mother Goose by Smith, Jessie Willcox

Smith, Jessie Willcox The Little Mother Goose (1918 Dodd, Mead & Company Stated 2nd Edition) Children's book. Nursery Tales. ILLUSTRATED BY JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH. Used. VG/ No DJ if issued. Black cloth. Gold Titling on spine is somewhat dimmed. Front P…

From Mary Riversong Books


Falbalas and Franfreluches by Barbier, George

Paris: Meynial, 1925. First Edition. George Barbier. A complete and excellent set of the five annual issues illustrated with a total of sixty beautiful pochoir plates, complete with decorated pochoir title pages. 'Falbalas and Franfreluches' (Fr…

From Rare Illustrated Books


Tatar milli kieme / Tatar costume   by Zavyalova, M(argarita) K(onstantinovna)

Kazan: Zaman, 1996. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Small 4to. 252, [4] pp. Bound in glossy illustrated boards, brown ribbon bookmark, in matching dust jacket. Text in Tatar with translations in Russian and English. Profusely illustrated, chiefly in color. Includ…

From Garnet Books


Costumes Historiques de la France by Bibliophile Jacob (Paul Lacroix)

Complete set of 8 volumes with 640 handcolored engravings of French costumes from the 5th to 19th century, from the reign of Clovis I to Louis-Philippe.Illustrated with all 640 handcolored plates by Leopold Massard (1812-1889), grandson of the famous engr…

From Florilegius


A Complete View of the Dress and Habits of the People of England by Joseph Strutt, J. R. Planche

Very good + copy of the second edition (first with hand-coloured lithographic plates) of Strutt's monumental work on the costume of England, first published with 143 copperplate engravings in 1796.The classic study of English costume illustrated with nume…

From Florilegius


The costume of the Russian Empire by ALEXANDER, William

1803 1ed RARE Costumes of Russian Empire Illustrated Scandinavia Russia Finland William Alexander's 'Costume of the Russian Empire' is one of the best illustrated portrayals of Russian culture from peasants to royalty. Alexander took information availabl…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Grace: Thirty (30) Years of Fashion at Vogue - Signed By Grace Coddington by Coddington, Grace (Signed); Roberts, Michael; Fielden, Jay; Labosky, Russell

Paris: Edition 7L (Edition7L), 2002. Book. Illus. by Bruce Weber, Steven Klein, Irving Penn, Alex Chatelain, Helmut Newton, Sarah Moon, Peter Knapp, Annie Leibowitz - a Total of 30 Contributing Photographers. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Fir…



Bracebridge Hall by Irving, Washington

BRACEBRIDGE HALL 1887 Macmillan & Co. By Washington Irving. Ralph Caldecott Illustrated Edition. First Edition Thus. Sequel to "Old Christmas". Used. Good condition/ No DJ is included if issued. Bright gold gilt top-stain, titling and ornamentation. 1" Lo…

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