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1 Boucher, Francois 20,000 Years of Fashion: The History of Costume and Personal Adornment (First Edition)
New York Harry N Abrams 1967 0810900564 / 9780810900561 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good + Hardcover Illustrated 
The story of how people have dressed themselves from the earliest times to the present (1967). A fascinating study of human history related to clothing and fashion. Red cloth with royal blue spine label and gold lettering. Previous owner's name written on decorated end-paper and title page. No writing in the book. Price written on dust jacket flap. 441pp., index. 1,150 illustrations (346 in full color). Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Delamore, Philip The Perfect Wedding Dress
Buffalo, NY Firefly Books 2005 1554071313 / 9781554071319 First Printing Hardcover Fine Hardcover Illustrated 
This is the ideal guidebook for the bride as she begins her search for the perfect wedding dress. Filled with inspiring ideas and visual references, it will help her develop a vision of her dress while making sense of the overwhelming choices available. She can use it to show storekeepers what she wants or to work with a dressmaker on a custom design.Easy to use, The Perfect Wedding Dress is organized by dress style -- ball gown, princess line, mermaid, and so on -- and by dress part -- necklines, backs, veils, trains, and more. A helpful glossary in each section defines the terms used to describe the dresses. Pictorial cloth. Illustrated. 224pp. First Printing. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 E. B. Weiss and Maurice Mermey The Shopping Guide (First Edition)
New York and London Whittlesey House 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + Hardcover 
Extremely rare First Edition with Foreword by Grover Whalen, President of New York World's Fair 1939. Contains advice for getting your money's worth when shopping by experts from most of the big department store chains of that day (Macys, Bloomingdales, Abraham & Strauss, etc). Blue fabric cloth with black spine lettering and design. xi, 301pp., index. End papers age toned. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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4 Gantzhorn, Volkmar Oriental Carpets (Jumbo)
Koln Lisboa London New York Paris Toronto Taschen 1998-06-01 3822805459 / 9783822805459 Hardcover Like New Like New Hardcover Illustrated 
Red boards with white lettering and design. Mylar cover. Illustrated end-papers. 532pp. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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5 Godey Godey's Lady's Book and Magazine (Volume LXXX - from January to June 1870) First Edition
Philadelphia Louis A. Godey 1870 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover Illustrated 
3/4 leather with marbled boards. Many folding illustrations protruding from text-block. Multiple pagination. Spine leather very heavily worn and extremely dry. Labels gone. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Harrison, Martin Appearances: Fashion Photography Since 1945 (First Edition)
New York Rizzoli 1991 0847813711 / 9780847813711 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good + Hardcover Illustrated 
A study of fashion photography since 1945. It places fashion photography in the main stream of popular culture and it links the imagery to the art of photography itself by drawing on such influential figures as Robert Frank and Walker Evans. It also charts the rise of the magazines and the influence of the great art directors and editors of the time. The book and accompanying exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum have been prepared with the full participation of the leading figures in the field, from Richard Avedon and Irving Penn to Bruce Weber. Its conclusion at the start of the Nineties is that there is no longer a distinctive form of fashion photography; there is simply photography. Charcoal blind-stamped cloth with gold lettering on spine. Textured end papers. Illustrated. 312pp. Full refund if not satisfied. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 Laura I. Baldt Clothing for Women: Selection, Design, Construction: A Practical Manual for School and Home
Philadelphia & London J. B. Lippincott Company 1920 Reprint Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Illustrated 
Publisher's illustrated cloth. Seven colored plates. 262 illustrations. Frontispiece. xiv, 454pp., index. Personal library bookplate inside front cover. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Pepin Press Visual Encyclopedia of Costume
Amsterdam Pepin Press 2002 9054960795 / 9789054960799 Paperback Like New Paperback Illustrated 
From Introduction: The Pepin Press visual Encyclopedias are massive visual resources, containing thousands of high-quality line drawings per volume and featuring practically every country in the world. Besides classical themes such as Greek vases, Italian churches, and 18th-century fashion from Paris, in these books, one cal also find, for example, constructions and designs from the Solomon Islands, costume from Friesland, Cabo Verde and Uzbekistan, Eskimo carvings and ornaments from Benin. Paperback. Illustrated. 544pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Phyllis Galembo; Mark Alice Durant; Valerie Steele Dressed for Thrills: 100 Years of Halloween Costumes and Masquerade
New York Harry N. Abrams 2002 0810932911 / 9780810932913 First Edition Hardcover New New Hardcover Illustrated 
A whimsical array of ghosts and goblins, spooks and skeletons, vamps and vampires parade through this unparalleled collection of more than 100 years of American Halloween attire. From Little Bo Peep with lamb in hand to beatniks and pirates, from monsters and witches to clowns and animals, this veritable "carnival" of costumes visually captures All Hallows' Eve like no other book before. In her celebration of Halloween revelry, photographer Phyllis Galembo never settles for the ordinary; here instead are evocative scenes of dressed-to-scare young trick-or-treaters "modeling" their disguises, of undead spirits haunting their surroundings, and of costumes spanning over a century that take on an eerie new creepiness thanks to special lighting effects. Accompanying the costume shots is a history of this always-popular holiday and an essay placing the work in the wider context of fashion and costume. Of interest to enthusiasts, designers, and students alike, this devilishly diverting book is the perfect gift for all Halloween aficionados. New copy. Illustrated. Solid copy. 127pp. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Teleorder Givenchy: 40 Years of Creation (First Edition)
Paris Paris-Musees 1991 2879000521 / 9782879000527 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Hardcover Illustrated 
This book was published to coincide with the exhibition marking Hubert de Givenchy's forty years in fashion. Divided into three sections, it presents a portrait of Givenchy the couturier and art lover and, at times, interior decorator, an analysis of the development of his fashion house and label, and a study of his career and style. Magnificently illustrated, it ends with a chronological account of Hubert de Givenchy's forty years of creation.' First Edition. Folio. 206 pages. Illustrated throughout with color and black & white photos. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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