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


Price:
$20.00

Kemper, Rachel H.
COSTUME
NY: Newsweek Books, 1977

Quarto. 191 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Red cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, minor wear at top of jacket spine. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper.
Inventory number #007437



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Good


Price:
$15.00

Langner, Lawrence
THE IMPORTANCE OF WEARING CLOTHES
London: Constable, 1959

Octavo. 349 pp; over 300 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Dark blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/Good, This is the classic history of clothing that inspired the bold, young designers of the 1960s to create the controversial styles of the period, including the mini-skirt, the topless bathing suit, & the unisex look. It is essential reading for social scientists, historians, students, artists, librarians & all those who cover & adorn their bodies.
Inventory number #007436



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


Price:
$50.00

O'Hagan, Helen, Kathleen Rowold & Michael Vollbracht
BILL BLASS: An American Designer
NY: Harry N. Abrams, 2002

First edition. Quarto. 272 pp; color & b/w illustrations throughout. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, small black dot on bottom edge. Published to accompany a major retrospective of the designer's 50-year career, this volume features over 100 new photographs by such notables as Richard Avedon, Irving Penn, Horst, and Guy Bourdin, in addition to Blass's own sketches.
Inventory number #007311



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Zakaria, Fatma R, Editor
THE TAJ MAGAZINE 1903-2003: The Centenary
Mumbai: Taj Mahal Hotel, 2003

Volume 32, No. 1. Quarto. 415 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Stiff card covers. Near Fine, light delamination at bottom edge of front cover. This richly written and illustrated magazine covers the 100-year history of the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai. The country's leading writers, thinkers, and journalists provide historical landmarks of the 20th century, and leading experts on fashion, food, and the arts discuss the social and cultural life of Bombay over the last 100 years.
Inventory number #007218



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$100.00

Fukai, Akiko & Jun Kanai
MARIANO FORTUNY 1871-1949
Kyoto: Kyoto Costume Institute, 1985

Square octavo. 48 pp; 21 full-page color photographs & a number of b/w illustrations. Text in Japanese. Paperback. Top corner gently creased, else in very good condition. Catalogue of an exhibition held November 9 - Dec 1, 1985.
Inventory number #007209



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$80.00

Zamperini, Alessandra
ORNAMENT AND THE GROTESQUE: Fantastical Decoration from Antiquity to Art Nouveau
NY: Thames & Hudson, 2008

First English edition. Small folio. 308 pp; 242 color illustrations; glossary; bilbiography; indices. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a new, unused copy. A lavish survey of the grotesque style in European painting and decoration, from Roman times to the late 19th century. Grotesques consist of loosely connected motifs, often incorporating human figures, birds, animals, and monsters, and arranged around medallions filled with painted scenes. They were a fashionable form of ornamentation in ancient Rome; in the 17th and 18th centuries grotesque decoration was transformed into arabesque, chinoiserie, and singeries, and how it continued in the nineteenth century, leading eventually to Art Nouveau.
Inventory number #007078



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Fine


Price:
$50.00

Ettesvold, Paul M.
THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMAN An Exhibition at the Costume Institute, December 12, 1981-September 5, 1982
NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1982

Quarto. 64 pp; color & b/w illustrations; checklist of exhibition. Paperback. A fine copy. Introduction by Diana Vreeland
Inventory number #005830



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


Price:
$10.00

Rybczynski, Witold
THE LOOK OF ARCHITECTURE
NY: Oxford University Press, 2001

Twelvemo. xiv, 130 pp; 34 b/w illustrations; notes; index. Hardcover with dustjacket. VG/VG. Based on three lectures given at the New York Public Library in October 1999. Rybczynski makes a compelling case for the connection between architecture, interior decoration, and fashion.
Inventory number #005559



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


Price:
$15.00

Ames, Winslow
PRINCE ALBERT AND VICTORIAN TASTE
NY: Viking, 1968

First edition. Quarto. 238 pp; several sections of b/w photograph pages; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG in VG jacket, some wear on spine extremities and jacket edges
Inventory number #005072



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


Price:
$8.50

Douglas-Home, Jessica
VIOLET: The Life and Loves of Violet Gordon Woodhouse
London: Harvill Press, 1996

Second printing. Octavo. 342 pp; 32 pages of b/w photographs; appendices; discography; bibliography; index. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering, in dustjacket. VG/VG-, light jacket wear & mild creasing at bottom edge on back cover. Violet Gordon-Woodhouse (1872 - 1948) was an acclaimed British harpsichordist and clavichordist, highly influential in bringing both instruments back into fashion. She was the first person to record the harpsichord, and the first to broadcast harpsichord music.
Inventory number #002888



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


Price:
$25.00

Worsley-Gough, Barbara
FASHIONS IN LONDON
London: Allan Wingate, 1952

First edition. Octavo; 118 pp; numerous b&w illustrations. Cloth in unclipped dj designed by Paul Hogarth. VG/VG- moderate sized chip to top of spine and closed tear to face of jacket, other minor dings and chips to top edge, still very nice.
Inventory number #002799



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


Price:
$35.00

Gere, Charlotte
AMERICAN & EUROPEAN JEWELRY 1830-1914
NY: Crown Publishers, 1975

Quarto. 240 pp; 227 illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. Edges of pages age toned, else very good in very good jacket.
Inventory number #001294