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Agnes B Styliste (SIGNED COPY)

Abrams, New York
1st printing. Thick, heavy landscape 4to in photo printed cloth, 287pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, etc. Text in English throughout. Inscribed and signed in gold ink with a large heart motif by Agnes B on the blank verso of the front fly-leaf
AS NEW ( rear cover faintly dusty)
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Hussein Chalayan (Groninger Museum, Gronigen April 17 - September 4 2005)

Nai Publishers, Rotterdam / Groniger Museum, Gronigen
Large heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 191pp, colour photos etc
A well preserved almost AS NEW copy (very small bump to front spine fold, slight crease to bottom edge of spine - both from poor handling of this otherwise as new book)
1st editionSoftcover
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A Golden Age - Rare and Historic Embroideries From the 16th 17th Centuries (Witney Antiques 2008)

Witney Antiques, Witney, Oxon
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 32pp on thick glossy art paper, 26 items finely illustrated and described.
NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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About Molas / Hablando de Molas

Florida State University Isthmian Anthropology Society Publication / Panama Canal Press, Cristobal
8vo in glossy paper wrappers, 22pp English version at front, 21pp Spanish at rear, 1 map, 16pp photos.
A well preserved VERY GOOD+ clean and tight copy (end-leaves tanned, short closed tear to top edge of front cover)
Softcover
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Drama - its Costume and Decor

Studio Publications, London
Large tall 8vo in red and black printed boards, 276pp, numerous plates, bibliog, index etc
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a slightly edge-nicked and slightly sun faded but otherwise VERY GOOD+ un-clipped Dust Jacket (looks fine in its protector). An excellent copy
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Dressed to Rule - Royal and Court Costume From Louis XIV to Elizabeth II (SIGNED COPY)

Yale University Press, New Haven and London
8vo in black boards, gilt lettering to spine, 237pp, illustrations in text, colour plates, bibliog, index etc. Inscribed 'Best wishes' and signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
NEW copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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Fortuny - the Life and Work of Mariano Fortuny

Arum Press, London
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 224pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, index etc
A well preserved very near FINE clean and tight copy (tiny spot of shelf rub to cover corner tips, slight flat crease to top corner of front cover)
Softcover
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Hussein Chalayan (Groninger Museum, Gronigen April 17 - September 4 2005)

Nai Publishers, Rotterdam / Groniger Museum, Gronigen
Large heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 191pp, colour photos etc
NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Clothing Matters - Dress and Identity in India

University of Chicago Press
Heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed glossy card covers. 360pp, plates, bibliography, index etc
NEW unread copy
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Marriage A La Mode - Three Centuries of Wedding Dress

National Trust, London
Landscape 4to in cream boards, silver lettering to spine, 127pp, plates in colour and b/w, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (tiny closed tear to top edge of spine panel, looks new in its protector)
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Manolo Blahnik - Drawings (Full size large paper edition)

Thames & Hudson, London
Thick, heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, colour plates, etc
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1940's Hairstyles and Face You Can do

Chickenpie-Records
8vo in spiral bound colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 113pp, numerous illustrations in text, etc. Detailed examples of 1940's women's hairstyles and make-up with instructions for recreating them
AS NEW
1st editionSoftcover
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Ballets Russes Style - Diaghilev S Dancers and Paris Fashion

Reaktion Books, London
8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 256pp, plates in colour and b/w, index etc
NEW unread copy
Softcover
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A History of Jewish Costume

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London
Folio in burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 221pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliog, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread or barely read copy (inscription on 2nd blank fly-leaf, page-block edges very faintly dusty) in a FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket (slightly rubbed at corner tips). An excellent copy
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Hats - Status, Style and Glamour

Thames & Hudson, London
Tall heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 224pp, colour plates, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (name on fly-leaf, few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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Beau Brummell - the Ultimate Dandy

Hodder & Stoughton., London
Thick, heavy 8vo. in black boards, gilt lettering to spine, 578pp, plates in colour and b/w, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (pages a little tanned) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The Tudor Child - Clothing and Culture 1485 to 1625 (SIGNED COPY)

Fat Goose Press, Lightwater
Large 4to. IN colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 160pp, illustrated in colour throughout, index etc. This copy has been signed by the authors Jane Huggett and Ninya Mikhaila, and the editor Jane Malcolm-Davis on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
NEW unread copy
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One Thousand Beards - A Cultural History of Facial Hair

Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver
Large 8vo in colour printed stiff card covers, 227pp
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges, faint flat crease to bottom edge of front cover)
1st editionSoftcover
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Sale Catalogue of Collections of Decor and Costume Designs from the Diaghilev Period, Decor and Costume Designs from the Collection of Boris Kniaseff, Theatre Designs from the Collection of the late Max Reinhardt (Sotheby's Auction Catalogue 15 - 16 December 1969 / 15th 16th Dec1969)

Sotheby and Co., London
Quarto size (4to) stiff paper covers. 303pp, over 250 halftone plates
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (spine slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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Henry VIII - Arms and the Man 1509 - 2009

Royal Armouries, Leeds
Large and very heavy Quarto size (4to) in black boards, gilt lettering to spine, 347pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, bibliog, index etc. Sumptuously produced and very substantial book published to coincide with the exhibition 'Henry VIII - Dressed to Kill' at the Tower of London April 2009 - January 2010
NEW copy in NEW unclipped Dust Jacket
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Tre Quarti - Trois Quarts - Three Quarters

Wallpaper Bespoke, London
Quarto size (4to) in black boards, 126pp, illustrated in colour throughout. A 'celebration' on the Instituto Marangoni's 75th birthday
NEW copy
1st editionHardcover
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Pepin - Fashion, Textiles & Patterns No. 4 - 50s Fashion

Pepin Press, Amsterdam
Large heavy Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 208pp mainly full page high quality colour photos of 50's women's clothes with opposing textile close up, plus CD at rear containing 150+ textile designs. Text in English, German, Italian, Spanish and French
AS NEW (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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The Costume Maker's Art - Cloaks of Fantasy - Masks of Revelation

Lark Books, Asheville
Quarto size (4to) in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 144pp, numerous colour photos in text, index of designers etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (slight bump to bottom cover corner tips) in an almost AS NEW unclipped Dust Jacket (very slightly creased along top edges)
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The Historical Encyclopedia of Costume

Studio Editions, London
Thick, large and heavy Folio size in light grey faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 320pp, high quality colour plates, index etc
FINE a well preserved and very clean and tight copy still close to new in an almost AS NEW unclipped Dust Jacket (slightly creased along top edges)
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The Art of Survival - Fabric Images of Women's Daily Lives

Tara Publishing, Madras / Women in One World, Nurnberg
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 181pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc. Papers and reports from the conference of women artists - Women in One World - held in Nuremberg 1995. Much on quilting and fabric arts. This copy from the collection of Roberta Bacic the Chilean expert on Arpilleras and Quilts, with her signature on the first leaf
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread or barely read copy (tiny bump to fore-edge rear cover)
1st editionSoftcover
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Hinagata - Kimono Pattern Books (Pentagram Papers 31)

Pentagram, London
Octavo size (8vo) in stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 36pp on folded stiff art paper, colour plates, etc
AS NEW
1st editionSoftcover
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The Fabric of Their Lives Hooked and Poked Mats of Newfoundland and Labrador / L'etoffe de Leur Vie, Tapis Crochetes et Poinconnes de Terre-Neuve et du Labrador (Art Gallery, Memorial University of Newfoundland April 9 - May 12 1980 and Touring)

Art Gallery Memorial University of Newfoundland
Square Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 65pp, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, etc. Dual text in French and English
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (slight sunning to spine, few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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Skin - Shows III / 3 - The Art of Tattoo

Virgin, London
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 132pp, illustrated in colour throughout
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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The Cutting Edge - 50 Years of British Fashion 1947 - 1997

Victoria & Albert Museum / V & A Publications, London
Heavy Quarto size (4to). in grey faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 208pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (small slight bump to bottom cover corner tips) in a very near FINE unclipped Dust Jacket (short closed tear to bottom edge of front panel, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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Skrebneski - Black White and Color - Photographs 1949-1989

Bulfinch Press / Little Brown, Boston
Large heavy Folio size in photo illustrated laminated boards, unpaginated, approx. 120pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (name on fly-leaf, tiny speck of shelf rub to bottom cover corner tips, tiny flat crease to bottom corner tip of one leaf at rear)
1st editionHardcover
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