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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00


Russian Folk Clothing = Russkii narodynyi kostyum: from the collection of the State Ethnographical Museum of the People of the USSR
Leningrad: Khudoznik RSFSR, 1984

Quarto. 220 pp; 190 color & b/w illustrations; numerous illus in the text. Introduction & index in English, Russian text. Red cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Lacks slipcase. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers have one tiny black spot on back cover, else minor soil, spine lettering rubbed, light stain at head of spine. Well-illustrated survey of marvelous examples of Soviet peasant or folk clothing collected by the State Ethnographical Museum of the Peoples of the USSR.
Inventory number #013841



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Broholm, H.C. & Margrethe Hald
BRONZE AGE FASHION
Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1948

Twelvemo (7.5" x 5.5"). 74 pp; 49 b/w illustrations. Illustrated paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled, minor wear to spine ends. A short survey of several gravefinds in Denmark which produced early Bronze age costumes and textiles. At the time the costumes were the oldest known in the world.
Inventory number #013696



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

Decorative Arts Program of the American Federation of Arts.
Threads of History: the romance of fibers, natural and man-made, and the art of their use in decorative Textiles
NY: The American Federation of Arts, 1965

Square quarto. 53 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light wear to spine ends & corners.
Inventory number #013494



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


Price:
$50.00

Percival, MacIver
THE CHINTZ BOOK
London: William Heinemann, 1923

Quarto. xvi, 103 pp + 4 tipped-in color plates with tissue guards & 32 b/w plates; appendix; glossary. Two-tone cloth with paper labels on cover and spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, tight, unmarked copy, incl. covers & paper labels, page edges lightly foxed; jacket with 2 large edge chips & repaired jagged tear on front cover, approx 1-in. loss to spine ends. The book features many examples of English, French and Indian chintz.
Inventory number #013483



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Hillier, Bevis
ART DECO: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts July 8 - September 5, 1971
Minneapolis: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1971

First edition. Square octavo. 224 pp; 16 color plates, over 300 illustrations in b/w; bibliography. Paperback, patterned endpapers. A fine, unmarked copy, covers bright & glossy, light crease in center of spine. Comprehensive exhibition of the Art Deco period -- includes furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, paintings/drawings, books/bindings, posters, costumes, textiles, jewelry, architecture/interior design, plastics. Published by Minneapolis Institute of Arts, not E.P. Dutton.
Inventory number #013464



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Levi-Strauss, Monique, Frederique Delbecq & Madeleine Delpierre
La Mode du Chale Cachemire en France
Paris: Musee de La Mode et Du Costume, 1982

First edition. Octavo. 79 pp; 28 color & b/w illustrations; catalogue; bibliography. Text in French. Paperback.Near FIne, a clean, unmarked copy, tight binding, minor edgewear.
Inventory number #013422



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Tracy, Berry B. & William H. Gerdts
CLASSICAL AMERICA 1815-1845: An Exhibition at The Newark Museum
Newark, NJ: Newark Museum, 1963

First edition. Quarto. 212 pp; 295 objects described, many with b/w photographs; bibliography. Cloth in very good+ condition. A crisp, unmarked copy; ;white covers arte clean & bright, spine a biy darkened. Major exhibition catalogue of American decorative and fine arts of this period, with many high-quality examples. Includes furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, wallpaper & textiles, lamps, stoves & clocks, as well as the fine arts.
Inventory number #013418



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


Price:
$30.00

Montgomery, Pauline
Indiana Coverlet Weavers and Their Coverlets
Indianapolis: Hoosier Heritage Press, 1974

First edition. Quarto. vii, 138 pp; 16 color plates & numerous b/w photographs; index. Blue cloth with gilt lettered cover & spine with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket lightly rubbed and edgeworn. This is one of the first serious studies of jacquard coverlets; it is unique in its emphasis on the individual weavers,
Inventory number #013409



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Yefimova, Louisa & Rina Belogorskaya
RUSSIAN KERCHIEFS AND SHAWLS
Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1985

Octavo. 166 pp; 100 color plates & b/w illustrations; list of trademarks of the Russian factories. Laminated color-illustrated cover. Near Fine, a clean unmarked copy; Textile Museum label on front flyleaf. This book presents all types of Russian kerchiefs and shawls of the 18th to 20th century. Included are a number of paintings and portraits by Russian & Soviet artists as well as Palekh wooden ware to provide a better idea of the development of this industry.
Inventory number #013352



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


Price:
$15.00

Battersby, Martin
THE DECORATIVE TWENTIES
NY: Walker and Company, 1969

First edition. Quarto. 213 pp; 210 illustrations, some in color; notes on illustrations; list of source books; index. Green cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket shows minimal surface wear, slight toning at top edge. An illustrated survey of the interiors & furnishings, fashion & textiles, decorative & applied arts in France, England and America during the 1920s.
Inventory number #013330



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Irwin, John & P.R. Schwartz
Studies in Indo-European Textile History
Ahmedabad: Calico Museum of Textile, 1966

Quarto. 124 pp; 11 color plates. Paperback with printed glassine cover. VG
Inventory number #013187



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$250.00

Leon, M. Paul et al
Exposition internationale des arts decoratifs et industriels modernes : Paris 1925 : rapport general. 6, classes 13 et 14. Tissu et Papier
Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1928

Quarto. 102 pp; 96 plates including a few color; bibliography; index of designers & companies; list of plates. Text in French. Original printed wraps in original glassine, printed on velin d'arches with gold & black Art Deco designed endpapers. Near Fine, text pages uncut, light stain in margin of a few early pp, else a crisp; unmarked copy; glassine has closed tear on front cover, minor wear to spine ends.
Inventory number #013108



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Lange, Heinrich. Edited by Adolf Lehne
Farber-Zeitung: Zeitschrift fur Farberei, Zeugdruck und den Gesamten Farbenverbrauch
Berlin: Julius Springer, 1891

Volume 2, 1890/91. Quarto. 438 pp; b/w illustrations in the text, 26 plates with mounted samples of printed cloth, dyed yarn and dyed fiber, 8 samples per plate for a total of 208 samples. Text in German. Bound in brown buckram by the Chemist's Club for their private library, gilt titles on spine with gilt Chemist's Club indicia and call number. VG-, pages rather toned, two plates are unbound and several have chipped corners. Chemist's Club blindstamp on title page, bookplate on front paste-down.
Inventory number #013021



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$225.00

Tanaka, Toshio & Reiko
A Study of Okinawan Textile Fabrics with Explanatory Notes on Illustrations
Tokyo: Meiji-Shobo, 1952

Quarto. 95-pp text volume, 53 tipped-in color plates contained in folding envelope with title printed on front, all enclosed in a folding portfolio and printed box. Text in Japanese & English. G+/VG- Paper overwrap is torn at the spine, text volume has some tearing at crown, plate wrapper has tearing at the folds. Portfolio boards are a little dingy and have some staining at edges. Slipcase splitting with 1.5- inch loss at top of spine. One plate detached and remounted with clumsy tape repair, also one plate detached but present. Complete.
Inventory number #013020



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


Price:
$35.00

Adachi, Barbara. Foreword by Jo Okada, introduction by Bernard Leach
THE LIVING TREASURES OF JAPAN
Tokyo, NY: Kodansha International, 1973

First edition. Small square quarto. 67 pp text plus 96 color plates. Publisher's brown cloth with silver-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, front & rear pastedowns bubbled - llikely a binding error, not water damage; top & bottom of jacket spine lightly chipped, edges show light wear. Signed by author on title page.
Inventory number #012982



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Walton, Frank L.
TOMAHAWKS TO TEXTILES: The Fabulous Story of Worth Street
NY: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1953

First edition. Octavo. xii, 177 pp plus 19 maps & b/w illustrations. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt-lettered cover & spine, lacks dustjacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; minor rubbing to spine ends & corners.
Inventory number #012964



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Brown, Henry Collins & Clara Brown Lyman
Book of Home Building and Decoration: Prepared in cooperation with and under the direction of the leading manufacturers of the Country
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1912

Quarto. 200 pp; [28] pp of illustrated advertisements; color frontispiece & numerous color & b/w illustrations. Color pictorial cloth. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minor rubbing to corners & spine ends; rear hinge cracked but holding; stamped cover image clean & bright with mild rubbing to image but not lettering. Decorative designs by Franklin Edward Bittner.
Inventory number #012950



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Kevorkian, R.H. & Berdj Achdjian
TAPIS ET TEXTILES ARMENIENS
Marseille: Maison armenienne de la jeunesse et de la Culture, 1991

Octavo. 163 pp; 157 color & b/w illustrations; bibliography. Text in French. Paperback. VG, Exhibition catalog of Armenian rugs and textiles. Includes early Armenian Apostolic Orthodox/Gregorian Church religious and clerical textiles.
Inventory number #012580



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Segal, William C., publisher
GENTRY. Number Eighteen, Spring 1956
Philadelphia, PA: Reporter Publications, 1956

Quarto. 111 pp; illustrated throughout in color and b/w, some inserts and folding plates. Paperback. Very good, spine lightly rubbed. Complete.
Inventory number #012470