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Category: All Categories: Fashion and Beauty: Historic Dress
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1.
anon  
Arti e Costume
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Arti e Costume, Revista del Centro Internazionale Delle Arti e Del Costume, in Venezia a Palazzo Grassi, '52, 105 pages, cloth, no dust jacket, decorated cover, over 50 color plates

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anon  
Piecework '95 Jan/Feb
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Piecework '95 Jan/Feb, trapunto tea cozy, history of costume in minature, silk braids of Japan, colorful sleeves to knit, Indian's button blankets

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anon  
Dress and Costume of the Minority Nationalities in the Western China
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Dress and Costume of the Minority Nationalities in the Western China, cloth, boxed, '92, in Chinese, 230 pages of color plates, headdresses and topknots, ear ornaments, sautoirs, plastrons and back ornaments, upper outer garments, waist decorations, buttock decorations, adornments, decorations for limbs and trunk, remove theatrical makeups and costumes, process of arrays and costumes,

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4.
Barnes, Ruth & Joanne B. Eichler, editors  
Dress and Gender, Making and Meaning

Publisher: NY & Oxford, Berg, 1992.
viii, 293 p., illus., 22 cm. 16 essays on a variety of subjects: policewomen's dress, material wear, class in Hindu women's dress, Kalabari dress in Nigeria, lacemaking in Venetian culture, Guatemalan textiles… Stock#31825x. Vg/ no dj as issued.

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Brett, K. B.  
Women's Costume in Early Ontario
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Women's Costume in Early Ontario by Brett, ROM, 16pp, booklet answers what, why, when, how, where, and who, illustrated

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Briggs, Rose T.  
Displaying Your Costumes: some effective techniques
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Displaying Your Costumes: some effective techniques by Rose T. Briggs, '72, 8 page leaflet, b/w photographs

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7.
Brooke, Iris  
English Costume of the Early Middle Ages: the tenth to the thirteenth
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English Costume of the Early Middle Ages: the tenth to the thirteenth centuries by Iris Brooke, AC Black, cloth, dust jacket has a few tears, foredge has some ink spots, 87pp, 40 pages of illustrations and drawings

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8.
Brooke, Iris & James Laver.  
English Costume from the Fourteenth through the Nineteenth Century. Drawn by Iris Brooke. Described by Iris Brooke and James Laver.

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan, 1937.
426, [1] p. The even pages are the texts of Brooke and Laver; the odd pages are Brooke's drawings and watercolors, many in color, so this is a rich visual resource for how the English clothed themselves. Salmon cloth; no dj; VG. Stock#23513.

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9.
Christie's New York, 18 March 1999.  
Unforgettable: Fashion of the Oscars.

Publisher: NY, Christie's, 1999.
165 p., illus. (mostly color); 29.5 cm. Catalog of a charity auction of 54 gowns worn at Academy Awards nights by the likes of Elizabeth Taylor (cover, #53, 44), Raquel Welch (#49), Glenn Close (#6). Stock#37627. Vg/ paper.

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10.
Clarke, Joan  
English Costume Through the Ages
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English Costume through the Ages by Joan Clarke, Eng Univ Pr, cloth, dj, '66, 178pp, compact summary of the development of English costume from the Anglo-Saxon period to the end of the 19th century, illustrated with line drawings

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11.
Crocker Art Museum  
Century of Women's Costume 1814-1914
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Century of Women's Costume 1814-1914 by Crocker Art Museum, 1980, paperback, 12 page exhibit catalog, 8 black and white plates

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12.
Denver Art Museum  
Costume Collection
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Costume Collection by Denver Art Museum, paperback, 1962, 1800-1950, costumes modeled by Denver citizens, illustrated in b/w photos, 96pp

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13.
Diez et al  
Zur Geschiechte der Costume
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Zur Geschiechte der Costume Diez-Frohlich-Haberlin-Heil-Muller-Rothbart- Watter, Verlag von Braun & Schneider in Munchen, cloth, shows shelf wear, Uncoloterte Ausgabe, 125 Bogen, enthaltend 500 Kostumbilder aus perschiedenen Jahrhunderten, 1217 line drawings ofcostumed figures from the middle ages-indexed by country

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14.
Doten & Boulard  
Costume Drawing
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Costume Drawing by Doten & Boulard, Pitman, paperback, 1956, 50 pages, drawings of historic costumes,

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15.
Finley, Ruth E. [Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879]  
The Lady of Godey's. Sarah Josepha Hale.

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Co. MCMXXXI [1931]. 'First Edition'.
318 p., index, 9 color (incl. endpapers) & 24 b/w plates; 23 cm. "Godey's was the first to have departments on cooking, interior decoration and plans for model houses. And through the carefully planned editorials, Mrs. Hale wielded a tremendous power in favor of the emancipation of women." Color pictorial dj chipped, lightly soiled; spine cocked; slight musty odor from seaside home; VG. stock#873.

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16.
Hansen, Henny Harald.  
Costume Cavalcade: 685 Examples of Historic Costume in Colour.

Publisher: London, Methuen, 1956.
Translated from the Danish. First published in Copenhagen, 1954. ”Based on original paintings, sculptures, manuscripts, and fashion plates, presenting a record of the evolution of European dress unrivalled in richness and accuracy.” 100,172. 160 p., Vg, bottom of early pages wavey from near water, but no stain/dj good, some tears.

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17.
Harter, Jim, Editor  
Women: A Pictorial Archive from Nineteenth Century Sources
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Publisher: Dover Publications, New York, 2nd Edition, 1978.
Near Fine paperback. Pictorial cover with a little edge and corner wear, a few scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused, outside edges with a few spots. States: "391 copyright-free illustrations." 4to, 190 pp with b/w illustrations.

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18.
Herald, Jacqueline.  
RENAISSANCE DRESS IN ITALY 1400-1500.

Publisher: Bell & Hyman [London]. 1981. (1981)..
1st edition. 256pp. smFolio. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine. 16 color plates. B/w frontispiece & 162 b/w photo illustrations. History of Dress Series. Dr. Aileen Ribeiro, General Editor. Glossary, Bibliography & Index. Ex-library [Scars on front pastedown endpaper & back free endpaper from removal of a label (?) and an envelop, 'Withdrawn' stamped in red ink on half title page, library numbers & 'Essex County Library' stamped in ink on verso of title page], front free endpaper missing o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects/ DJ (1' open tear at the base of the spine o/w Very Good). ISBN 0713512946. Note: Due to this book's weight, extra postage will be required for Priority Mail shipping.

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19.
Kemper, Rachel H.  
Costume.

Publisher: N.Y., Newsweek, 1977.
DJ title: A History of Costume. ”Fashion is identity. It tells us at a glance the nationality, occupation and social station of the wearer-- and often something about his or her religion, education and sexual proclivities as well.” 191 p., 160 illus. (1/3 in color); exposed to dampness which has stained the inner top two inches of dj & facing cover, but it is all slight enough that your eagle-eye bookseller didn't notice it when buying. 26609. Vg, except as noted/dj vg, ditto.

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20.
Laver  
Concise History of Costume and Fashion
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Concise History of Costume and Fashion by Laver, Abrams, cloth, dust jacket, ex-lib, 287 pages, over 300 black and white and color illustrations (includes 58 in color),

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21.
Laver, James  
17th and 18th Century Costume
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17th and 18th Century Costume intro by James Laver, paperback, V & A Museum, '58, 98 black and white plates

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22.
Laver, James  
Concise History of Costume and Fashion

Concise History of Costume and Fashion by Laver, Scribner, paperback, 287 pages, over 300 black and white and color illustrations (includes 58 in color), very good condition

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23.
Laver, James  
Concise History of Costume and Fashion
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Concise History of Costume and Fashion by Laver, James Abrams, paperback, 287 pages, over 300 black and white and color illustrations (includes 58 in color),

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24.
Leeming, Joseph  
Costume Book for Parties and Plays
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Costume Book for Parties and Plays by Joseph Leeming, Lippincott, ex-lib, cloth, dust jacket, 1938, 123 pages, costumes of 27 nations, 9 historical periods, and also the fanciful ones

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25.
Lester, Katherine Morris  
Historic Costume A Résumé of the Characteristic Types of Costume from the Most Remote Times

Publisher: Peoria, Ill. Manual Arts Press [1925] .
244p., 33 plates, 61 drawings, 23.5 cm. First Edition of a book that became a classic and has been reprinted in a number of editions. Hiler and Hiler p.541. Stock# 33,949. Good+ bookplate/ no dj.

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26.
Lewis & Lewis  
Costume: the performing partner
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Costume: the performing partner by Jac Lewis & Miriam Striezheff Lewis, Meriwether Publishing, paperback, 178 pages, 1990, a book for actors and lvoers of theatrical illustion

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27.
Maeder, Edward  
Hollywood and History: costume design in film
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Hollywood and History: costume design in film by Edward Maeder, LACMA, paperback, 1987, 252 pages, hundreds of black and white and color photos

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28.
McClellan, Elisabeth, 1851-1920  
History Of American Costume 1607-1870 With an Introductory Chapter on Dress In the Spanish and French Settlements

Publisher: N.Y., Tudor Publishing, 1942.
661 p., illus., 27.5 cm.Illustrations in colour, pen and ink, and half tone by Sophie B. Steel and Cecil W.Trout. Stock# 34,008. Good, rear spine split/ no dj.

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29.
Olson, Nancy  
Patterngrams, how to copy designs at home..
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Patterngrams, how to copy designs at home by Nancy Olson. Fairchild, 1976, 198 pages, paperback, spiral bound

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30.
Payne, Blanche  
History of Costume: from the ancient Egyptians to the twentieth c
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History of Costume: from the ancient Egyptians to the twentieth century by Blanche Payne, Harper & Row, 1965, 607 pages, cloth, no dust jacket, black and white illustrations throughout, bibliography, visual extravaganza, this sweeping survey traces the evolution of costume throughout Western history

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31.
Racinet, Albert (Auguste Albert), 1825-1895  
Illustrated History of European Dress: Period Styles and Accessories [Le Costume Historique]...

Publisher: London, Collins & Brown, 2000.
160 p., color illus.; 29 cm. Translated and edited by Peggy Vance from Le Costume Historique, Paris, 1876-1888. Introduction by Mary Alexander. In five sections: antiquity; middle ages; 16th & 17th centuries; 18th & 19th centuries; patterns. Stock#31839. Fine/ dj fine.

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32.
Rivers, Victoria Z.  
The Shining Cloth: Dress and Adornment That Glitters.

Publisher: New York: Thames & Hudson, 1999..
ISBN: 9780500019511 1st edition, 1st printing. 192 pp. 287 color illustrations. Glossary, index. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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33.
SCHMIDT, Minna M.  
400 OUTSTANDING WOMEN OF THE WORLD AND COSTUMOLOGY OF THEIR
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400 Outstanding Women of the World and Costumology of Their Time, by Minna M. Schmidt, 1933, 583 pages, illustrated black and white photos, hard cover

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34.
Schnurnberger, Lynn  
Let There Be Clothes: a fashion timeline
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Let There Be Clothes: a fashion timeline by Schnurnberger, Workman Pub, 1990, paperback, 512 pages, photos and illus throughout. 40, 000 years of tips on being well-dressed, a historical timeline linking clothing with culture, facts, fads, whimsies, illustrated by the thousands in two color illustrations

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35.
Schwarzkopf, Kurt.  
Sammlung Schwarzkopf zur Kulturgeschichte der Haar- und Schoenheitspflegel.

Publisher: [Hamburg, 1969].
[72] p., illus., facsims., 21 cm. Cover title. Handlist of an exhibit of 282 objects on barbering and hairstyles in art that toured in six German and Austrian cities in 1969 & 1970. From the Hans Schwarzkopf GmbH Art collections, Hamburg. Stock#40356. Vg/ paper.

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36.
Shaw, Henry, 1800-1873  
Dress And Decoration Of the Middle Ages Edited By William Yenne

Publisher: Cobb, CA., First Glance Books, 1998.
192 p. 31 cm. Shaw was the dean of English medievalists and helped promote the Gothic Revival during the Victorian era. Originally published in 1843 as Dresses and Decorations of theMiddle Ages, in this form it is a singular book. This would be useful for costume designers for plays, reinactors, as well as for students of early history, literature and art.Stock# 32,204x. Fine, new/fine. Decorative arts. Art England France Italy Germany

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37.
Sotheby's Belgravia  
Costumes and Textiles 1600-1980
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Costumes and Textiles 1600-1980 by Sotheby's Belgravia, paperback, catalog, illustrated, 48 pages,

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