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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Goossen, E.C.
ELLSWORTH KELLY
NY: Museum of Modern Art, 1973

Quarto. 127 pp; 18 color & 66 b/w illustrations; 51 reference illus. Paperback. VG, A clean, unmarked copy; covers toned at edges, front cover starting to delaminate at top edge, bottom corner bumped.
Inventory number #013673



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Van der Marck, Jan
ARMAN: Hard & Soft. Andrew Crispo Gallery, May 4-27, 1978
NY: Andrew Crispo Gallery, 1990

Quarto. Unpaginated, [48] pp, catalogue of 35 works illustrated in color & b/w; biographical outline, list of one-man installations; bibliography. Paperback, VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly toned, minor soil to covers. The works range from accumulations of musical instruments (hard) to work gloves, bow ties, and socks (soft).
Inventory number #013672



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good++


Price:
$15.00

Venice Jewish Community
Jewish Art Treasures in Venice / Tesori d'Arte Ebraica a Venezia
NY: International Funds for Monuments, 1973

Octavo. 94 pp; [24] b/w & color plates. Text in English & Italian. Illustrated paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy, top edge of pages a bit yellowed; covers fresh & bright, light edgewear to bottom edge.
Inventory number #013671



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Delaney, Edmund T. & Charles Lockwood
GREENWICH VILLAGE: A Photographic Guide
NY: Dover, 1976

Second revised edition. Octavo. xi, 100 pp; full of b/w photographs; map; index. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #013667



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Fashion Group International
NIGHT OF STARS. 11th Annual Fashion Show
NY: Fashion Group International, 1994

First edition. Quarto. 58 pp; profuse color & b/w illustrations. Tan paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; covers unmarked, numbered ticket laid in. The 11th annual Night of Stars held by Fashion Group International honored Bernadine Morris, the chief fashion reporter for the New York Times. The evening featured a live fashion show by nine Paris haute couturiers : Oscar de la Renta for Balmain, Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Gianfranco Ferre for Christian Dior, Maurizio Galante, Hubert de Givenchy, Christian Lacroix, Emanuel Ungaro, Philippe Venet, and Gianni Versace. It features a 4-pp tribute to Bernadine Morris by Bill Cunningham, tributes by the nine Paris haute couturiers, and others.
Inventory number #013663



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$100.00

Beaton, Cecil
THE GLASS OF FASHION
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1954

First edition (stated). Octavo. 397 pp; numerous pen and ink drawings by the author; index. Publisher's black cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, back cover lightly rubbed; unclipped jacket has minor edge wear, long closed (mostly) tear at top edge of front panel adjacent to spine.
Inventory number #013662



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$150.00


Hommage a Christian Dior 1947-1957
Paris: Musee des Arts de la Mode, 1986

Large quarto. 232 pp; b/w & color illustrations; exhibition catalogue; chronology; bibliography. Text in French. Illustrated wrappers with folds. VG, text pp clean & unmarked; spine browned, small stain on front cover.
Inventory number #013659



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Drira, Samuel & Sybille Walter
ENCENS No. 27 Back in Japan / 2012
Paris: Encens, 2011

Quarto. Not paginated. Profuse b/w photographs, some color. Text in French & English. Grey paper-covered boards. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; covers clean & unmarked. This issue features the work of many fashion designers and photographers, including Deborah Turbeville, Zoran, Gerard Pipart, Mary McFadden, Yvonne Sporre, Mako Yamzaki, Olivier Jacquet, Paolo Roversi, Peter Lindbergh, to name a few.
Inventory number #013657



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$35.00

Rink, Martina
ISABELLA BLOW
NY: Thames & Hudson, 2010

Large quarto. 192 pp; profuse color & b/w photographs. Hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy, small dent to fore edge; unclipped jacket with minor edge wear on back cover. A tribute to Isabella Blow, who inspired and discovered dozens of creative young designers. Personal letters and portraits by many of the fashion world's great photographers and writers.
Inventory number #013656



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$65.00

Clark, Judith
SPECTRES: When Fashion turns Back
London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 2005

First edition. Quarto. 167 pp; profusely illustrated in color & b/w. Black cloth-backed illustrated boards. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; covers clean with no wear. Published to coincide with the groundbreaking exhibition 'Malign Muses,' initiated by ModeMuseum, Antwerp, and later on view under the title 'Spectres' in the Victoria and Albert Museum's Contemporary Space. Details of historic dress and images of 19th-century fairground architecture lead into the work of contemporary designers such as Viktor & Rolf, Maison Martin Margiela, Veronique Branquinho, Hussein Chalayan, and others.
Inventory number #013653



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Riley, Robert
GIVENCHY: 30 Years
NY: The Galleries at FIT, 1982

Octavo. 52 pp; color & b/w illustrations throughout. White paperback. VG, text clean & unmarked, binding tight; covers show minor soil. Exhibition held at the Fashion Institute of Technology, May 10 - October 2, 1982.
Inventory number #013652



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$250.00

Cravath, Paul D.
Notes on the Cruise of Warrior in the Far East 1927
NY: Privately Printed, 1927

Octavo. ix, 179 pp; frontispiece; 17 b/w photo plates. Maps of the cruise on endpapers. Blue cloth-backed boards with paper labels on cover & spine, rough-cut edges. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, fore edge of illustrations page with some loss due to poor opening; light wear to spine ends and top corners, spine label a bit toned, top edge of text dusty. Overall, a solid copy of this uncommon book, a record of the honeymoon cruise of Mona Bismarck following her marriage to Harrison Williams, said to be the richest man in America at the time. Cravath, a guest on the trip, created this book as a public thank-you gift for his hosts. At the time, Williams' 'Warrior' was the largest, most expensive pleasure boat in the world.
Inventory number #013650



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Sotheby's
NOTHING TO WEAR
NY: Sotheby's, 1998

Quarto. 195 lots, all illustrated with color photographs; index of designers; bibliography. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy. Essays by Carrie Donovan and Miss Satin. An eclectic sale of apparel, accessories (hats, luggage, handbags), fashion drawings & photographs, beachwear, and 1960's fashions for the "It Girl." Results laid in.
Inventory number #013646



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Christie's
VINTAGE COUTURE. South Kensington, 29 November 2012
London: Christie's, 2012

Quarto. Not paginated. 91 lots, each lot illustrated with color photographs. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, minor soil on back cover. Results laid in.
Inventory number #013645



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$100.00


ENCENS No. 17. Maison Martin Margiela
Paris: , 2006

Quarto. 142 pp; b/w photographs throughout, some color. Text in French; printemps/ete 2006 section in French & English. Illustrated wraps. Near Fine, a clean unmarked copy, covers have minor edge wear. This issue features a 49-pp insert on Maison Martin Margiela from 2000-2006. Also articles on Rick Owens, Gisele Vienne, Pascal Rambert, Raf Simons & Bertrand Lavier. Published twice a year since 2002, Encens is focused on fashion as artform from the perspective of designers rather than trends. The magazine investigates new forms of dressing from past to present with probing interviews, extensive use of photography and vintage, and dynamic layout.
Inventory number #013644



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$125.00

Garnier, Guillaume & Bruno Villien
Pierre Balmain, 40 annees de Creation
Paris: Musee de La Mode et Du Costume, 1985

Quarto. 263 pp; profusely illustrated in color & b/w. Text in French. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; top corner gently bumped, spine & back cover lightly soiled, light edge wear. Catalogue for a retrospective exhibition of the work of Pierre Balmain (1914-1982).
Inventory number #013643



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$450.00

Schiaparelli, Elsa
SHOCKING LIFE
NY: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1954

First American edition. Octavo. 254 pp; 4 color plates; b/w illustrations, tailpieces by Christian Berard. Black cloth with pink lettering on cover & spine in dustjacket. VG+/VG+, binding has slight lean, previous owner name on front flyleaf, else a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has light wear to spine ends, spine lightly rubbed; overall a handsome copy. This edition includes illustrations and photographs by Berard, Drian, Picasso, Vertes, Cecil Beaton, and Man Ray.
Inventory number #013639



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$475.00

Picasso, Pablo. Translated by Roland Penrose
The Four Little Girls (Playscript 32)
London: Calder & Boyars Ltd., 1970

Octavo. 95 pp. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, binding tight, pages unmarked; unclipped jacket lightly rubbed, minor edgewear. A presentation copy, INSCRIBED to Peggy Guggenheim on front free paper 'For Peggy with love Roland', the inscription surrounded by a full-page abstract drawing in green and yellow pastels. Penrose had an affair with Peggy in 1938.
Inventory number #013635



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$75.00

Garache, Claude, Yves Bonnefoy, Jacques Thuiller
Derriere Le Miroir No. 213 : Garache
Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1975

Folio (15" x 11"). 20 pp; with ten original color lithographs, both single and double-page, including the cover, and 30 b/w drawings. Text in French. Loose in portfolio wraps. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy internally; cover shows minor soil, lower corner on back cover gently creased. This issue devoted to Claude Garache and his best-known subject matter, the female nude painted entirely in one color on a white background. Catalogue of an exhibition held at Galerie Maeght, Paris.
Inventory number #013633



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$125.00

Dietz, Ulysses Grant; Jenna Weissman Joselit; Kevin J. Smead; Janet Zapata; et al
THE GLITTER & THE GOLD: Fashioning America's Jewelry
Newark, NJ: The Newark Museum, 1997

First printing. Quarto. 191 pp; illustrated throughout in color and b/w; sources; index. Cloth in dust jacket. Very good in near fine jacket. Fine copy except for bold gift inscription on half title page from one of the exhibition contributors (page noted); paper clip impression affects a couple of pages.
Inventory number #013631