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Binding: Leaf
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Art Goute Beaute
Fashion ad for Paris bookmaker Thomas (May 1924/No. 45, Art Gout Beaute)
Paris: Art Goute Beaute, 1924

Advertisement for Paris bootmaker Thomas showing a woman in a pink coat trimmed with fur and a fancy shoe and color pochoir lithograph from the French luxury fashion magazine Art Goute Beaute, May 1924/No. 45
Inventory number #014231



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Quant, Mary
QUANT BY QUANT
NY: Ballantine Books, 1967

First printing. 222 pp; 16 pp of b/w photos. Mass market paperback. VG, pages evenly toned, spine a bit cocked; spine creased, edge of spine sl. rubbed, light soiling to covers.
Inventory number #014230



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

[Salesman's Sample Book]
KID GLOVE COLORS
New York: P. Centemeri & Co., n.d.

n.d. First Edition. 6.75" x 4.25" closed; four panels opening to 6.75" x 17.75.." Four panels of kid glove color swatches in accordion fold binding, with a total of 32 color swatches (8 per panel). VG, light edge wear, cover gilt a bit dull.
Inventory number #014190



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

John Wanamaker
How the English Man of To-day is Dressing
Philadelphia: John Wanamaker, n.d.

ca. 1900. 6.25" x 3.5". 18 plates in fold-out accordion panel, bound with green silk cord in printed card wrapper. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly toned, short tear at top edge of back cover. Not in OCLC.
Inventory number #014189



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00


The Fashion Book: Illustrating Pictorial Review Patterns. Fall 1915
NY: Pictorial Review Company, 1915

Folio (14.5" x 10.75"). 82 pp; profusely illustrated in b/w and 8 pp in color of models wearing dresses & coats. Color illustrated paperback. VG, an unmarked copy; light edgewear.
Inventory number #014177



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


Price:
$250.00

Green, John D.
BIRDS OF BRITAIN
NY: Macmillan, 1967

First American edition. Folio, unpaginated; full-page and double-page photographs. Cloth in unclipped dust jacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with several short edge tears, light edge wear. Very nice copy of this fab 60's book featuring the best of England's models from the height of the London Rock and Pop era. The actresses, singers, and personalities include Pattie Boyd, Jane Asher, Marianne Faithfull, Twiggy, Jean Shrimpton, Julie Christie, Dusty Springfield, and many more.
Inventory number #014112



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


Price:
$275.00

Grafe, Frieda, Joelle Chariau & Hubert de Givenchy
RENE GRUAU
NY: Rizzoli, 1984

First American edition. Quarto. 21 pp text plus 74 color plates. White paper-covered boards with black lettering on cover & spine; jacket has classic image of blindfolded woman with red lips. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, top corners bumped; edges of jacket lightly toned. Rene Gruau (1909-2004) was such a remarkable fashion illustrator that his work brought the art of fashion illustration to a new Belle Epoque.
Inventory number #013935



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


Price:
$15.00

Mitford, Nancy
MADAME DE POMPADOUR
NY: Harper & Row, 1968

Large octavo. 304 pp; profusely illustrated in color & b/w; sources; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, binding tight; unclipped jacket has light edgewear, both flaps toned.
Inventory number #013887



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Kyoto Kokuritsu Kindai Bijutsukan
Evolution of Fashion 1835-1895 : Roman Isho Ten : Clothing that captured the imagination of Japan, the Impact of Romantic Clothing
Kyoto: Kyoto Costume Institute, 1980

First edition. Octavo. Unpaginated, illustrated with 73 color & b/w photographs. Text in Japanese & English. Paperback with deep flaps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; short edge tear along spine on front cover, minor wear to extremities. Royal Costumes fold-out laid in. (4 illustrations plus text). Catalogue of an exhibition at the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, April 5 - June 1, 1980, in cooperation with Kyoto Costume Institute and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.
Inventory number #013842



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Schroeder, Joseph J., Jr.
1896 Illustrated Catalogue of Jewelry and European Fashions, Marshall Field & Co.
Northfield, IL: Gun Digest Publishing, 1970

Large quarto. 340, [38] pp; profuse b/w illustrations; index. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled, light edgewear. Reprint of Marshall & Field's 1896 trade catalogue of jewelry, which contains clocks, cut glass, tableware, eye glasses, and lamp shades in addition to many pp of rings, brooches, studs & other true jewelry items.
Inventory number #013679



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: 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