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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


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


ILLUSTRATIONS OF ENGLISH AND FOREIGN COSTUME, from the Fifteenth Century to the Present Day. A Series of Ninety-Six Full Length Portraits, Engraved by the Pauquet Brothers, after the Designs of Albert Durer, Titian, [etc.] by Pauquet, [Hippolyte and Polydore]

London: Henry Sotheran and Co., 1875. Folio (leaves 30.9 cm tall). [4] text leaves, 96 full-page hand-colored plates, rectos only. Rebound in library cloth with ink stamps on first page of index, but no markings on the plates. All leaves mounted on s...

From Eilenberger Rare Books, LLC



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


The Delineator December 1911 by George Barr Baker, Editor

New York: The Butterick Publishing Company, 1911. Very Good, light edge wear, prior owner name in ink top edge rear cover. Cover art illustration by Remington Schuyler titled "The Rock-a-by Lady from Hushaby Street". Features a poem by Eugene Fi...

From Dale Steffey Books


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


Godey's Lady's Book [Jan.-June 1853 containing description of tableaux vivant] by Hentz, Caroline Lee; Pease, Mary Spenser; Neal, Alice B

Philadelphia: Godey's Lady's Book, 1853. Hardcover. Very Good. vi, 572 p., 22 leaves of plates (including partially handcolored fashion plates): many in-text illustrations, music; 25 cm. Dark green library cloth with gilt-stamped spine title. ...

From Classic Books and Ephemera


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...



Album d'Articles de Voyages d'après les Modèles de Messieurs Godillot Père et Fils, Brèvetès Malletiers du Roi by GODILLOT

Paris: Fabrique Générale d'Articles de Voyages, 1840. First Edition. A beautiful, rare and precious catalogue of the articles a traveller might require for voyaging elegantly and safely. The album features superb full page hand-coloured lithographs sho...

From Rare Illustrated Books


Nature and Ornament: Nature the Raw Material of Design [with] Ornament The Finished Product of Design. by Day, Lewis F

London: B. T. Batsford, 1908. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 2 volumes, octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spines and upper boards in white, patterned endpapers. Illustrations throughout. Contemporary ownership inscription to eac...

From Alembic Rare Books


Fundamentals of Dress Construction by Sibylla Manning and Anna M. Donaldson

New York: The Macmillan Co,, 1926. SCARCE classic book on dress construction. Near Fine, prior owner name neatly blacked out at bottom of front end page. 223 pp. including Appendix and Index, numerous diagrams throughout. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine...

From Dale Steffey Books


Harper's Bazar (Harper's Bazaar) Magazine, October, 1928, The Paris Openings Number by Hugh Walpole, Marjorie Howard, Kathleen Howard, J. Orde Kennedy, Kathleen Millay, William Noyes et al

New York: International Magazine Co., 1928. Very Good, old tape mend to spine, wrappers light soiling. with fabulous Erte (Romain de Tirtoff) cover illustration, and equally fabulous illustrations throughout, this being the Paris Opening Fashions Number. ...

From Dale Steffey Books


The English gentleman: containing sundry excellent rules, or exquisite observations, tending to direction of every gentleman, of selecter ranke and qualitie; how to demeane or accommodate hi mselfe in the manage of publike or private affaires by BRATHWAITE, Richard (1588?-1673)

London: Printed by Felix Kyngston [and R. Badger], and are to be sold by Robert Bostocke at his shop at the signe of the Kings head in Pauls Church-yard, 1633. Full Calf. Near Fine. Second Edition, revised, corrected and enlarged (though Church calls it...

From Fine Editions Ltd


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

New York: Conde Nast Publications. Very Good. 1930 02. First Edition. Magazine. Abrasion between "a" and "i" in Vanity Fair; some wear to spine, please see image.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 104 pages; Additional images and furthe...

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


Histoire Du Costume En France Depuis Les Temps Les Plus Recules Jusqu'a La Fin Du XVIII Siecle by Quicherat, J

Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie , 1877. In fine binding, signed at base of spine Ch. Magnier Rell, of red morocco, the back with five compartments intricately tooled in gilt, the covers with triple blind tooled rules, all edges gilt, silk moire end paper...

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