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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

$200.00


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


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


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


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

$150.00


Vanity Fair January 1930 Issue (Magazine) by Frank Crowninshield

New York: Conde Nast Publications. Very Good. 1930 01. First Edition. Magazine. 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . ...

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

$242.00


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


Godey's Lady's Book and Magazine, January - December, 1870 by Edited by Mrs. Sarah J. Hale and Louis a Godey

Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1870. Very Good, solidly bound in 20th century red cloth ( small George A. Simonds & Co. Bindery, Wash. D.C. label with pencil date of 1935 rear paste down). slight fading to cloth at spine, light foxing. The complete yea...

From Dale Steffey Books

$150.00


1940s Hairstyles by Daniela Turudich

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

From Sagebrush Valley Book Shoppe

$113.07


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


Mikuni Ehon Zenkoji by Unknown

1700 Japanese Illustrated Woodblock Zenkoji Temple Buddhism Lotus Sutra JAPAN A rare, 18th century set of woodblock prints by Tachiban Morikuni (1679-1748) of Zenkoji Temple bound in the "fukurotoji (variously translated as "bound-pocket," or "pouch" bind...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$399.00


Harris Tailors Trimmings Book No. 4, the Most Complete Trimming Line in America by Harris Co, William Harris

William Harris Company, St. Paul Minnesota, Harris Tailors Trimmings. This Book of Harris Tailors' Trimmings Represents The Most Complete Trimming Line in America. "We are Always at Your Service"Containing 369 fabric samples on 101 pagesWm. Harris Woolen ...

From SRG Antiquarian Books

$449.00


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


THE JOURNAL OF FASHION TAILORING. A MODERN MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATING FASHIONABLE GARMENTS FOR MEN AND WOMEN WITH INSTRUCTIONS HOW TO DESIGN AND FIT THEM (VOL. #1, NO. 1) by D'Alessio, Agostino

New York: By Prof. A. D'Alessio. Very Good. 1923. First Edition. Soft Covers. Rare magazine. Agostino D'Alessio Director of the Academy of Art Design was for many years a notable figure in the tailoring & designing trade. He established the ...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$100.00


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