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Category: All Categories: Fashion and Beauty: Fashion Design
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1.
anon  
Gruppo Finanziario Tessile
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Gruppo Finanziario Tessile, '81, Turin, cloth, dust jacket, illustrated company annual report, 59 pages, color plates, foudned in 1856 company began to produce clothes by referring to theoretic measurements

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2.
Arnold, Janet  
Patterns of Fashion 2, Englishwomen's Dresses and Their Construction c. 1960-1940
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Publisher: Drama Book Specialists, New York, 1972.
VG paperback. Cover with mild edge wear, rubbed spine, a few scuffs. Front pasted hinge beginning to crack, not loose. End papers and pp are slightly toned, clean and unmarked. 10 1/4 x 14 1/2", 88 pp with b/w illustrations of fashions and facing pages with patterns. Because of the size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for priority mailing or for shipping outside the continental USA.

Appr.: | AUD 38.50 CAD 39.56 EUR 26.09 GBP 21.43 JPY 3,600.00 MXN 450.00 ZAR 360.00 

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3.
Blum and Haughland  
Best Dressed
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Best Dressed by Blum and Haughland, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1997, 88pp, paperback, traces the history and effects of haute couture through the use of stunning color plates and pictorials

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4.
Bosker-Mancini-Gramstad  
Fabulous Fabrics of the 50's
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Fabulous Fabrics of the 50's by Bosker-Mancini-Gramstad, Chronicle Books, paperback, 1992, 120pp, and other terrific textiles of the 20s, 30s and 40s, illustrated in color

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5.
Bulow, Else  
Erik Mortensen, Balmain, Alvar Aalto, Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum
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Erik Mortensen, Balmain, Alvar Aalto, Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum by Else Bulow, paperback, exhibition catalog of modern dress designers, in Danish and English, paperback, 1989, 95pp

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6.
Carter, Ernestine; Diana Vreeland, intro  
The Changing World of Fashion, 1900 to the Presnt

Publisher: G .P. Putnam's Sons New York 1977.
256 pages, color plates, many b/w illustrations, reference notes, bibliography, picture acknowledgments, index; small 4to, blue cloth. Includes the top designers of the 20th century in the arts and fashion. Fine in a very good dust jacket First American Edition Hard Cover

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7.
Cowles, Fleur, ed.  
Flair, May 1950. Vol.I, No.4

Publisher: Gardner Cowles New York 1950.
118 pages die-cut cover, theme of roses with insert The Flower of Flowers by Katherine Anne Porter, half pages, numerous b/w and color illustrations; 4to. Light spotting cover, toning, corner wear, musty odor, good; contents very good. Servimg the antiquarian and used book world since 1980 Paperback Magazine

Appr.: | AUD 29.95 CAD 30.77 EUR 20.29 GBP 16.67 JPY 2,800.00 MXN 350.00 ZAR 280.00 

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8.
Cunnington, Phillis  
Costume in Pictures
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Publisher: Dutton Vista, New York, 1964.
VG paperback. Decorative cover with a little edge and corner wear, rubbed spine. Binding tight. Owner's name in end paper. Otherwise end papers and pp are VG+, clean and unmarked. 12mo, 159 pp with b/w illustrations and index.

Appr.: | AUD 11.55 CAD 11.87 EUR 7.83 GBP 6.43 JPY 1,080.00 MXN 135.00 ZAR 108.00 

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9.
de Marly, Diana  
Christian Dior
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Christian Dior by Diana de Marly, Holmes & Meier, paperback, 1990, 96pp, over 50 illustrations, including 8 in color,

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10.
Diamondstein, Barbaralee  
Fashion: the Inside Story
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Fashion: the Inside Story by Barbaralee Diamondstein, Rizzoli, paperback, 1985, 201 pages, profusely illustrated with color plates, conversations with designers G. Beene, R. Lauren, Nipon, Parnis, Scaasi, Ellis, Blass, Adolf, et al,

Appr.: | AUD 32.03 CAD 32.91 EUR 21.70 GBP 17.83 JPY 2,995.00 MXN 374.38 ZAR 299.50 

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11.
Erte  
Erte's Fashion Designs

Erte's Fashion Designs, Dover, 1981, 88pp, ppr, original publication of a selection of illustrations from Harper's Bazaar; exquisite, delicate, theatrical miniatures

Appr.: | AUD 11.71 CAD 12.03 EUR 7.93 GBP 6.52 JPY 1,095.00 MXN 136.88 ZAR 109.50 

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12.
Fival, Sharon  
From Carriage Trade to Ready-Made: St. Louis Clothing Designers, 1880-1920

Publisher: Missouri Historical Society St. Louis 1992.
40 pages, color and b/w illustrations, appendix, selected bibliography, 4to, illustrated front cover. Near fine condition Paperback Stapled Booklet

Appr.: | AUD 32.09 CAD 32.97 EUR 21.74 GBP 17.86 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 300.00 

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13.
Fondazione and Antonio Ratti  
Gianni Versace
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Gianni Versace, by Fondazione and Antonio Ratti, Leonardo Arte, '97, 213pp, paperback, clothes and fashions by ianni Versace, 138 plates

Appr.: | AUD 17.09 CAD 17.56 EUR 11.58 GBP 9.51 JPY 1,598.00 MXN 199.75 ZAR 159.80 

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14.
Gaines, Steven, and Sharon Churcher  
Obsession: The Lives and Times of Calvin Klein

Publisher: Birch Lane New York 1994.
(xiii) 414 pages, b/w plates, bibliography, index; 8vo, black boards/yellow cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket Second Printing Hard Cover

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15.
Gaines, Steven, and Sharon Churcher  
Obsession: The Lives and Times of Calvin Klein

Publisher: Carol Publishing/Birch Lane Press New York 1994.
(xiii) 414 pages, b/w plates, index; 8vo, black boards/yellow cloth. Fine in a nine dust jacket. Serving the antiquarian and used book world since 1980 First Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 11.76 CAD 12.09 EUR 7.97 GBP 6.55 JPY 1,100.00 MXN 137.50 ZAR 110.00 

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16.
Giorgio Armani  
Storia d'Amore: Spring Summer Collection 1991
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Storia d'Amore: Spring Summer 1991 by Giorgia Armani, Electa, paperback, boxed, profusely illustrated with b/w photos, new condition

Appr.: | AUD 26.74 CAD 27.47 EUR 18.12 GBP 14.88 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 250.00 

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17.
Hagerty, Barbara G.S.; Anne Rivers Siddons, foreward, Illustrated by: Alterman, Jack  
Handbags: A Peek Inside a Woman's Most Trusted Accessory

Publisher: Running Press Philadelphia 2002.
128 pages, numerous color photos by Jack Alterman, photo credits, selected readings; sqaure 4to, pink boards. Near fine, remainder mark bottom edge; dust jacket near fine First Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 25.67 CAD 26.37 EUR 17.39 GBP 14.29 JPY 2,400.00 MXN 300.00 ZAR 240.00 

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18.
Harris, Alice  
White T
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White T by Alice Harris, HarperStyle, cloth, dj opens to a large color poster, '96, 144pp, first edition, intro by Giorgio Armani, a photographic tribute to the one piece of clothing worn by people of every age, gender and shape

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19.
Ireland, Patrick John:  
Drawing and Designing Menswear

Publisher: London, B.T.Batsford, 1976. (1st Edition) .
96pp with 98 line illus. "...The student designer will find here expert guidance on figure and design sketching, faces, hats, hairstyles, pockets, sleeves and all other design details he must know how to represent with, of course, vital information for the would-be professional on production drawing and the presentation and layout of designs. In addition there is a useful appendix on materials..." Very good cond. trade paperback. 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches.

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20.
Karan, Donna w/photography by Peter Lindbergh & foreword by Liz Tilberis  
The Spirit of a Woman (signed)

Publisher: New York: The Donna Karan Co., 1999 1st ed..
SIGNED boldly on ffep "XO" "DK" by Donna Karan. [59pp] illus. cloth folio: near Fine in a Very Good dj [strange old price in crayon on front pastedown; else nrF; dj = some rippling of vellum style paper; several circular outlines from objects having been placed on flat book; else VG; overall a very handsome volume] Beautiful art fashion photographs by Peter Lindbergh taken October 10-11, 1998, in Milan. The book was published as a benefit for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. Printed on high quality Strathmore Elements Ultra White Solids and Chartham Natural Translucent Vellum papers. Subject models are Bendetta Barzini, Esther Canadas, Ahn Duong, Annie Morton, Erin O'Connor, Kirsten Owen & Maggie Ryser.

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21.
Leather, Kate:  
Fashion with Leather

Publisher: London, B.T.Batsford Ltd., 1977. (1st Edition) .
120pp with 4 col. plates + 10 b/w illus + 100 line drawings. "..The author, an experienced designer and teacher addresses her book to the fashion conscious readers who have some basic knowledge of sewing or dressmaking and who like to bring to their clothes the impact and originality which leather and suede can give.." Very good cond : very good cond d/w. 10 x 7 1/2 inches

Appr.: | AUD 13.26 CAD 13.63 EUR 8.99 GBP 8.00 JPY 1,240.00 MXN 155.00 ZAR 124.00 

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22.
Lynam, Ruth  
Couture: an illustrated history of the Great Paris Designers
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Couture: an illustrated history of the Great Paris Designers by Ruth Lynam, Doubleday, first edition, cloth, dust jacket, 1972, 255pp

Appr.: | AUD 69.52 CAD 71.43 EUR 47.10 GBP 38.69 JPY 6,500.00 MXN 812.50 ZAR 650.00 

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23.
Martin & Koda  
Haute Couture
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Haute Couture by Richard Martin & Harold Koda, Abrams, Met Mus of Art, cloth, dj, '95, 120 pages, topics covered include embroidery, lace and tulle, featherwork, dressmaking, tailoring, 120 color illustrations, index

Appr.: | AUD 53.48 CAD 54.95 EUR 36.23 GBP 29.76 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 500.00 

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24.
Mazza, Samuele  
Alberta Ferretti
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Alberta Ferretti by Samuele Mazza and Giusi Ferre, Gingko Press, 1998, cloth hardcover, colorful and black & white photos, from "Made in Italy" series,

Appr.: | AUD 13.88 CAD 14.26 EUR 9.41 GBP 7.73 JPY 1,298.00 MXN 162.25 ZAR 129.80 

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25.
No Author Stated  
ACADEMY OF FASHION DESIGN

Publisher: San Francisco: Academy of Fashion Design, no date (about 1940s).
Paperbound, about 6.5 X 4.75, pale blue printed wraps. No page nos. (20), illustrated with B&W photos. The cover art in dark blue is a stylized image of a woman in an outfit that draws a lot on the uniforms of Revolutionary War Generals. Of course. This is a promotional booklet for the Academy of Fashion Design, with photos of classes, the building, fashions and design layouts. "Marion Howard" is pictured and described as a graduate. A little fading to cover extremities, o/w Very Good condition. EPHEM 524

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26.
Penn, Irving  
Issey Miyake
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Issey Miyake Photographs by Irving Penn, NYGS, cloth, dj, '88, first edition, 46 color illustrations,

Appr.: | AUD 160.43 CAD 164.84 EUR 108.70 GBP 89.29 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,500.00 

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27.
Riley, Robert; Walter Vecchio, photos  
The Fashion Makers

Publisher: Crown Publishers New York 1968.
277 pages, introduction followed by captioned b/w photos of mainly American designers, clients, numerous costumes from the Parisian shows of 1967 highlighting obscure facets along with top designers, ending with what they characterize as the "big guns of the market" Norman Norell and Galanos, index; 4to, black/ red cloth. Near fine; no dust jacket Hard Cover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 44.92 CAD 46.15 EUR 30.43 GBP 25.00 JPY 4,200.00 MXN 525.00 ZAR 420.00 

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28.
Roppate, Vincent  
Big City Look
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Big City Look by Vincent Roppatte and Sherry Suib Cohen, Cliff Street Books, 1998, 203pp, cloth, dustjacket, how to achieve that metropolitan chic - no matter where you live,

Appr.: | AUD 32.09 CAD 32.97 EUR 21.74 GBP 17.86 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 300.00 

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29.
Russell, Douglas A.  
Stage, Costume Design, Theory, Technique and Style.

Publisher: Prentice Hall New Jersey.
Dust jacket and book good+ condition. CR 1973, 593 pages with index. Black and white drawings, and photos, color photos. Effective costume design is an art. Russell, a costume designer for many years, examines every detail of the complex process. From script to production, it encompasses critical, aesthetic, practical, and historical viewpoints. Fourth Printing Hard Cover

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30.
Skinner, Tina  
Plaids: a visual survey of pattern variations
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Plaids: a visual survey of pattern variations by Tina Skinner, Schiffer, 1998, 112 pages, paperback, woven and imitation weaves, windowpane, gingham, squares, and checks, Harlequin, diamons, hound's tooth, novelty and florals, and Scottish tartans, 550 full color photos of printed and woven plaids, 150 Scottish tartans

Appr.: | AUD 26.68 CAD 27.42 EUR 18.08 GBP 14.85 JPY 2,495.00 MXN 311.88 ZAR 249.50 

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31.
Skinner, Tina  
Dots: a pictorial essay on pointed printed patterns
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Dots: a pictorial essay on pointed printed patterns by Tina Skinner, Schiffer, paperback, 1998, 112pp, depicted in 540 color photos of historic fabric swatches, a must have for the professional textile historian, texile designer, fashion designer

Appr.: | AUD 26.68 CAD 27.42 EUR 18.08 GBP 14.85 JPY 2,495.00 MXN 311.88 ZAR 249.50 

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32.
Smith, Matthew  
Polyester: the indestructible fashion
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Polyester: the indestructible fashion by Smith, Schiffer, paperback, 1998, 144pp, over 330 color photos, with price guide

Appr.: | AUD 32.03 CAD 32.91 EUR 21.70 GBP 17.83 JPY 2,995.00 MXN 374.38 ZAR 299.50 

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33.
Tolkien, Tracy  
Dressing Up Vintage
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Dressing Up Vintage by Tracy Tolkien, Rizzoli, cloth, dj, 2000, 165pp, illustrated in color throughout, from Coco Chanel to Calvin Klein and pill- box hats to powersuits, book covers the many styles and trends of post-war fashions and offers valuable advice on finding and caring for vintage clothes and accessories

Appr.: | AUD 37.43 CAD 38.46 EUR 25.36 GBP 20.83 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 350.00 

Purchase direct from: Hard-to-Find Needlework Books. Item number: 34877.
    
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34.
Turbett, Pam:  
The Techniques of Cut and Sew

Publisher: London, B.T.Batsford. 1988. (1st Edition) .
118pp with 11 full colour illus + 47 b/w illus + 140 line illustrations. Very good cond : good plus cond d/w - minor wear to lamination lower rear cover. 10 x 7 1/2 inches

Appr.: | AUD 9.95 CAD 10.22 EUR 6.74 GBP 6.00 JPY 930.00 MXN 116.25 ZAR 93.00 

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35.
Vincent-Ricard, Francoise  
Objets de la Mode
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Objets de la Mode by Francoise Vincent-Ricard, duMay, 1989, cloth, dust jacket, 93 pages, photographic essay on fashion, plenty of useful ideas

Appr.: | AUD 42.78 CAD 43.96 EUR 28.99 GBP 23.81 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 400.00 

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36.
Vreeland, text by  
Inventive Paris clothes 1909-1939
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Inventive Paris clothes 1909-1939 text by Vreeland, Viking, cloth, dj, '77, 94pp, a photographic essay by Irving Penn

Appr.: | AUD 160.43 CAD 164.84 EUR 108.70 GBP 89.29 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,500.00 

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