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



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

$260.00


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

AU$15,000.00


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

$150.00


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

$950.00


GALERIE THEATRALE, COLLECTION DE 144 PORTRAITS EN PIED DES PRINCIPAUX ACTEURS ET ACTRICES QUI ONT ILLUSTRE LA SCENE FRANCAISE DEPUIS 1552 JUSQU'A NOS JOURS

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

$6,500.00


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...

From BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS

$199.00


Madeleine Vionnet by Kirke, Betty

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1998. ISBN:0811819973: Hardcover. First English language edition/First Printing. [Folio] 244p. ill.(400+photos and watercolor plates_some col. also line drawings and 38 original dress patterns) epilogue. bio. appendixes. in...

From Green Globe Books

$1,774.95


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

CA$625.00


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...

From RareNonFiction.com

$2,995.00


Sigh and Whispers… Bloom by Guy Bourdin (Photographer)

Sigh and Whispers… Bloomingdales's Photographed by Guy Bourdin. September 1976 Bloomingdale's lingerie catalog advertising supplement to the New York Times. 36 pages staple-bound 7"x10" soft-cover photo booklet. Horizontal-landscape format. English. B...

From MSArts

$303.00


Costumes of the Holy Land by Susan Southby

This is a large unbound folio 17 x 11" containing six full sized full color illustrations by the author. Her foreword says" The six costumes here reproduced were included among a collection of thirty or more such costumes worn by Palestinian Arab girls a...

From Anne's Books

$149.99


1940s Hairstyles by Daniela Turudich

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

From Sagebrush Valley Book Shoppe

$113.07


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...

From Alembic Rare Books

£750.00


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

$1,500.00


ICONOGRAPHIE GÉNERALE ET MÉTHODIQUE COSTUME DU IV:E AU XIX:E SIÉCLE by Jacquemin

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

€5,500.00


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