Fashion & Textiles Books
There are 77 books in this catalogue.
Style in Costume
Book Number: 65821
Geoffrey Cumberlege /Oxford University Press, London 1949. Small 8v0. illustrated boards, hardcover. 63pp. b/w illus. Very good, small chip on front board, foxing to endpapers.
The Art of Being A Well dressed Wife
Book Number: 64898
The World's Work LTD, Great Britain, 1960. First edition. 8vo. hardcover. 190pp. b/w illus. Good, foxing, mainly to page edges, owner's name on front pastedown. / Good d/w with chipped top edge & laminate lifting along top edge.
The Magic of Colour Harmony in Dress
Book Number: 64774
Bebarfalds Ltd - Department Store Place, Sydney, 1927 Large 8vo. illustrated cloth hardcover. 105pp. b/w illus., seven large & two small tipped-in colour plates of women in dresses. Very good, two of the plates have small creases on bottom corner, foxing to edge of text block, light foxing throughout, a litle spot of cloth lifting on front board. Book originally sold only in-store. Author was Bebarfalds employee. Scarce.
A Dictionary of English Costume, 900-1900
Cunnington, C. Willett & Phillis, Beard, Charles
Book Number: 63104
Adam & Charles Black London 1976. 8vo. hardcover. 284pp. Good+ ex-lib. / Very good, clipped d/w.
So Spins the Silkworm
Dyke, Zoe Lady Hart
Book Number: 41146
London, Theodore Brun 1949 8vo. red cloth hardcover. 165pp. index, b/w illus. very good. Deluxe edition limited to 500 copies. #27.
The Book of Perfumes
Book Number: 58019
Harper Collins 1996 12mo. Softcover. 320pp. Very good. An A-Z of what to wear, what it is made of, how to buy, and what clothes and days match each perfume. Includes and brief perfume Zodiac
Givenchy 40 Years of Creation
Join-Dieterle, Catherine; Givenchy, Hubert De
Book Number: 46882
Paris-Musees 1991 4to. hardcover. 206pp. colour & b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w with edges just slightly curled & a small tear to top rear edge.
Opulence: The Kimonos and Robes of Itchiku Kubota
Book Number: 46956
Kodansha International, Tokyo, 1984. Folio. softcover. 148pp. colour illus. Including two large 5 page fold-outs. Very good. / Very good d/w.
The Fine Art of Fashion - An Illustrated History
Book Number: 53447
Sydney: Murdoch Books, 1997. Revised Edition 4to. Excellent copy in same d/w. Illustrated in colour and black and white. The d/w is illustrated with a Georges Barbier litho from 1922. Studies of changes in attitudes and fashion as portrayed in popular and exclusive magazines from the eighteenth-century onwards. Contents include Our Fashion Inheritance, Dress through the Ages, Twentieth Century Styles, Creating the Illustrations, Desiging the fashions, the reasons for change, Index.
A Dictionary of Textile Terms
Textile Mercury and Argus. (compiled by)
Book Number: 58383
Textile Mercury and Argus 1937-1939 4to. black cloth hardcover. b/w illus. Good, first few pages creased, unprofessionally bound, cover slightly bent.
Fragrances of the World - Parfums du Monde 2004
Ewards, Michael - Images Stuart Own Fox
Book Number: 60760
Michael Edwards 2003 - 20th Anniversary Edition tall 4to. Pictorial hardcover. no d/w. ribbon marker. Fragrances of the World has everything one may wish to make fragrance recommendations and equally important, it is the only guide to remain consistent from year to year.
Fundamentals of Fashion Apparel Design
Book Number: 60807
Funk and Wagnalls 1949 4to. Hardcover with shelf worn d/w. 250pp. Very good copy in worn d/w. Index. Illustrated with line drawn examples. Contents includes, Equipment, Design, Form, Cloth Structural Compositions, Harmony, Balance, Proportion, Rhythm, Emphasis, Middle Twentieth Century Exhibit.
Book Number: 61537
Thames and Hudson, London, 2010. 8vo. laminated boards, hardcover. 320pp. colour illus. Near Fine.
Book Number: 1362
London: Pitman, 1966. Textiles, colour, design, influence all within the techincal context of production.
Schmuck + Gerat 1990
Book Number: 2208
Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim 1990 Illustrated wraps, b&w Illustrations, Exhibitors' Biographies, very good copy, pen mark on fep.
Secrets of the Couturiers
Frances Kennett, Illustrated by Lynne Robinson, Terry Evans
Book Number: 20876
London: Orbis Publishing, 1984 4to. hardcover. 160pp. index. colour & b/w illus. very good. d/w has minimal shelf wear along top edge.
Fashion in the Forties
Book Number: 30653
London, Academy Editions 1976 4to. softcover. 103pp. colour & b/w illus. very good, top corner slightly bumped.
The Tokyo Collection
Kusunoki, Shizuyo (Editor)
Book Number: 35916
Books Nippan 1987 4to softcover 150pp colour illus. very good. Text in Japanese & English
T-Shirts - with price guide
Book Number: 54872
Schiffer Publishing 2007 4to. Softcover, very good. 176pp. Over 1200 colour photo's of tee-shirts.
Shoes - A Love Story
Introduction by Tim Blanks
Book Number: 56566
Hodder 2006 4to. Hardcover in d/w. Near fine. Illustrated throughout with photographs of shoes and with sayings and quotes to match.
Perfume - Creation and Allure of Classic Fragrances
Book Number: 57046
Aurum 1996 4to. Hardcover in d/w. Very good. An illustrated exploration of the world of perfume, which examines the use of perfume since early times, and follows the development, creation, makers and materials that go into a new perfume, with information on the perfume industry and the search for new fragrances.
The Art and Craft of Gianni Versace
Wilcox, Claire; Mendes, Valerie; Buss, Chiara
Book Number: 57587
V & A Publications, London, 2002. 4to. softcover. 160pp. colour illus. Very good+.