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

Fashion Academy by Hartman, Emil Alvin (editor)

NY: Thomsen-Ellis Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and spine.. 1938. Hardcover. Quite an elegant little Art Deco number with wood grain patterned paper, cloth spine, and debossed copper foil plaque on front boards. Gilt-acc...

From Old Saratoga Books


Harper's Bazaar 1935 March (Magazine) by Erte, Carmel Snow, Robert Buckner, Christa Winsloe, Catharine Brody, Virginia Cowles, Lionel Wiggam, et al

New York: Harper's Bazaar (Hearst Magazine Corporation). Very Good. 1935. First Edition. Magazine. Folio ; 138 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . ...

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


Salish Indian Sweaters by Gibson-Roberts, Priscilla

Saint Paul, MN: Dos Tejedores, 1989. Paperback. Very Good +. Large 8vo. iv, 116 pp. Bound in white wrappers printed in blue and gray. Black and white illustrations throughout. Includes charts for traditional designs; schematic patterns; traditional tech...

From Garnet Books


Chintz Anciens by Osumi, Tamezo

Fribourg: Office Du Livre & Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good +. Folio. 193 p. Bound in quarter white cloth over decorative boards, title label pasted to front cover, title stamped in blue on spine. Illustrated with 88 full-color plate...

From Garnet Books



Paris: Chez A. Barraud, 1873. Limited to 99 copies, this no. 8 (text volume numbered 54). Some of the text and about 10 of the plates are foxed, all else fine and bright. A lovely wide-margained copy. Limited to 99 copies, this no. 8 (text volume numbe...

From First Folio


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


Chales Cachemire by Martiniani-Reber, Marielle

Berne: Edition Benteli, N.d.. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. 8vo. 98, [2] pp. Bound in full black boards, title stamped in white on spine, in illustrated dust jacket. Illustrations throughout, some in full-color. Text in French. Includes glossary o...

From Garnet Books


Gone with the Wind Motion Picture Edition, PHOTOPLAY ,Complete and Unabridged, starring in Movie Clark Gable as Rhett Butler & Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O?hara, with Color pics by Margaret Mitchell, Blank Endpapers Foxed Former Owner name Date, PUBLISHERS PREFACE, Small chips to inner DJ Fold

MACMILLAN CO., New York grosset Dunlap, 1940. HBDJ, January, February 1940, 1st Edition , 2nd Printing, VG/GOOD,AS-IS, small chips along DJ FRONTFold, Red linen binding with title in blue on front board, Front Cvr & spine . , DJ Protected Clear M...



Tres Parisien Le Mode Le Chic L'Elegance May 1922 by Joumard, G. P. Editor

Paris: G. P. Joumard, 1922. Very good with some chipping and tears to the very fragile ( vellum ? ) cover papers. Fortunately, none of this extends into either the front or back illustrations. Internally very bright and clean. Vivid en pochoir Illustrati...

From Renaissance Books


Double RL (Ralph Lauren 2001 catalog) by Ralph Lauren

New York: Ralph Lauren, 2001. [72] pp., many photographs, lyrics by Johnny Cash and Townes Van Zandt, essay "Going Places" by Jim Harrison. 4to (26 x 21 cm), black cloth over printed boards, in matching board slipcase. A little light abrasion to lettering...

From Aves Rarae


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


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


Grace: Thirty Years Of Fashion At Vogue by Lindbergh, Peter; Weber, Bruce; Roberts, Michael

Paris: Edition 7L. Hardcover. 3882438185 408 pages. Signed and inscribed by fashion icon Grace Coddington upon title page, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with light external wear. Reviews the life and prolific fashion accomplishments of Ms. Codding...



Theatru Mulierum by Hollar, Wenceslaus

London: Laurie & Whittle, 1792. Circa 1792. 8vo, original plain blue wrappers in modern cloth folding slipcase lined in marbled paper. Extreme lower edge of front wrapper creased and fragile; mild wear at lower spine. Internally attractive with strong...

From marilyn braiterman rare books


Art Deco chromolithographic perfume & cosmetics catalogue for 1926. by [Avon] California Perfume Company

New York: California Perfume Company, [1926]. Oblong folio. Original limp black cloth with fold-over lower cover, bound with metal rivets, title and floral design to upper cover gilt. Chromolithographic title and 31 plates depicting beauty products, each...

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