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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: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$95.00

Horvat, Frank & Catherine Join-Dieterle
De La Mode & Des Jardins: Au Musee Galliera
Paris: Paris-musees / Imprimerie nationale Editions, 1997

First edition. Small folio. 203 pp; profusely illustrated with color photographs; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, crisp, unmarked copy; jacket glossy & bright with no wear. Presenting an historical review of botanical and floral motifs in French fashion while exploring parallels between general principles of textile and garden design, this catalogue features a multi-part text along with photographs of nearly 100 garments and fashion accessories from the museum's collection dating from the late 17th century to the 1990s, including pieces by Chanel, Lanvin, Balenciaga, Cardin, Dior and Saint Laurent.
Inventory number #013217



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


Price:
$65.00

LePape, Claude & Thierry Defert
FROM BALLETS RUSSES TO VOGUE: The Art of Georges Lepape
NY: Vendome Press, 1984

First American edition. Folio; 175 pp.; 296 illustrations from photographs & drawings, including 136 in color; bibliography. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has light wear to spine ends, short edge tear, faint dampstain at top corner of back cover. "A well-illustrated monograph on the enduring illustrator whose distinctive style helped define art deco. Lepape's work appeared in leading fashion magazines--most notably pochoir prints for "La Gazette du Bon Ton" and Vogue covers--as well as in advertisements for leading couture houses and costume designs for
Inventory number #012992



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


Price:
$40.00

Horst
SALUTE TO THE THIRTIES
NY: Studio/Viking, 1971

Quarto. 192 pp; 162 b/w illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, several edge tears. Foreword by Janet Flanner, photographs by Horst and by George Hoyningen-Heune, notes on the plates by Valentine Lawford.
Inventory number #012899



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$95.00

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

Early printing of first edition. Octavo. 397 pp; numerous pen and ink drawings by the author; index. Publisher's black cloth, lacks jacket. VG+, a tight, solid copy, old gift inscription dated Dec 25, 1956 on half title page.
Inventory number #012818



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


Price:
$12.00

Settle, Alison
ENGLISH FASHION
London: Collins, 1948

First edition. Octavo. 47 pp; 8 color & 23 b/w illustrations. Illustrated boards in dustjacket with identical image. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has light wear to toned spine with tiny nicks to backstrip.
Inventory number #012797



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

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



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Onassis, Jacqueline
IN THE RUSSIAN STYLE
NY: Viking Press, 1976

Quarto. 184 pp; 8 pp of color photographs & hundreds of b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light wear to covers.
Inventory number #012265



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00


M. Wile & Company's KAMPUS KLOTHES
Easton, PA: Quiri & Messinger, 1913

6.75" x 5". [16] pp, 15 b/w illustrations. Printed wrapper with color illustration on cover. VG, short tear to one page, slightly rubbed. The drawings show models at horse race, golf course, in automobile, fishing, playing tennis, at beach, baseball game, etc.
Inventory number #012110



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Fraser, Antonia, Angus Stewart, Bridget Riley et al
JEAN MUIR
Leeds: Leeds Art Galleries, 1980

Quarto. 32 pp; profusely illustrated in b/w & color. Stapled paperback. Near Fine, a clean, a unmarked copy. Announcement for 1981 exhibition at the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, laid in. Published to coincide with the opening of the exhibition 'Jean Muir' at Lotherton Hall, May 1980. Text by Antonia Fraser, Angus Stewart, Bridget Riley, Jean Muir, Claude Brouet, Marylou Luther, and Beatrix Miller. Jean Muir (1928-1995) was a British fashion designer.
Inventory number #011987



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Samaras, Lucas & Kim Levin
SAMARAS: RECONSTRUCTIONS AT THE PACE GALLERY. November 29, 1979 - January 5, 1980
NY: Pace Gallery, 1979

Oblong octavo. unpaginated; b/w and color photographs; list of one-man shows; bibliography. Paperback with French fold covers. Very Good to Near Fine. Slight rubbing to covers.
Inventory number #011843



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Ridley, Pauline
FASHION ILLUSTRATION
NY: Rizzoli International, 1979

First American edition. Octavo. 3 pp; 48 color plates. Paperback. Near Fine. Introductory text by art and design historian Pauline Ridley, followed by 48 color plates with fashion designer, date, and illustrator identified, and a brief description of clothing. Collection of French fashion illustrations from the early 20th century, culled from the pages of period journals such as Gazette du Bon Ton, La Guirlande, Le Gout du Jour, and Art, Gout, Beaute. Artists and designers represented include Brunelleschi, Barbier, Mourgue, Lepape, Poiret, Iribe, Lelong, Molyneux, Patou, Doucet and many others.
Inventory number #011831



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: As New


Price:
$12.00

Townsend, Chris
RAPTURE: Art's Seduction by Fashion Since 1970
London: Thames & Hudson, 2002

Quarto. 176 pp; illustrated throughout with color photographs. Paperback in as new unread condition.
Inventory number #011776



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


Price:
$65.00

Bussagli, Mario
La Seta in Italia
Rome: Editalia, 1986

Large quarto. 303 pp; 32 color plates; b/w photographs & illustrations in the text; index of text illustrations; index of plates. Text in Italian. Paper-covered boards in unclipped dustjacket, publisher slipcase. Near Fine in VG jacket, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has small closed tear at base of spine. The entire text of Trattato dell seta was re edited as an appendix.
Inventory number #011692



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Wolfe, Tom, Walter Kerr, Judith Crist et al
New York Herald Tribune Presents New York, New York
NY: Dial Press, 1964

First printing. Octavo. 190 pp. Blue cloth with silver lettering on cover & spine, no jacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, light wear to joints at top & bottom of spine. A collection of essays about New York City in the 1960's.
Inventory number #011507



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


Price:
$30.00

Natori, Josie Cruz [Signed]
THE ART OF NATORI
NY: Glitterati Inc, 2007

First printing. Quarto. unpaginated; full page color photographs and illustrations. Cloth in unclipped dustjacket. Near Fine in very good dust jacket. SIGNED and inscribed by the author on title page. Josie Natori is an American fashion designer.
Inventory number #011256



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$50.00

Baldt, Laura I.
DRESSMAKING MADE EASY
NY: McCall Company, 1928

Small octavo. 181 pp; profusely illustrated with line drawings, b/w photograph of the author; index. Patterned paper boards with cloth spine. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; corners rubbed, minor soil to green cloth spine. The author was assistant professor of household arts at Teachers College, Columbia University. A very attractive vintage sewing book.
Inventory number #011231



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$100.00

Wildenstein, Georges
Oeuvres Romaines de Francois-Andre Vincent, Peintre du Roi
Paris: Les Beaux-Arts, 1938

Two volumes. 16mo. 26 pp, 12 facsimile plates, 10 in color. Green paper-covered boards in marbled slipcase with paper label. VG, spines of volumes sunned, else clean, vg copies; slipcase spine has been reattached, edges lightly rubbed. This copy was specially printed for Capt. Edward Molyneux, Paris fashion designer (1891-1974).
Inventory number #010532



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00


SECRETS D'ELEGANCE (1750-1950)
Paris: Musee de La Mode et Du Costume, 1979

8vo. 61 pp; sq. sm. 8 . orig. stiff pict. col. wraps. 59pp. many ills. of which 8 full-page. An interesting exhib. catalogue as held at the Paris Museum of Fashion depict. & descr. mainly female fashions fr. the period, incl. corsets, lingerie & gloves.
Inventory number #010225



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Gernsheim, Alison
VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN FASHION: A Photographic Survey
NY: Dover, 1982

Octavo. 104 pp; b/w photographs throughout. Paperback. VG- tiny front cover tear at top edge near spine, & slight edge wear. This Dover edition, first published in 1981, is an unabridged and slightly corrected republication of the work originally published by Faber and Faber, London, in 1963 under the title Fashion and Reality (1840-1914)
Inventory number #009567