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Nylon The Manmade Fashion Revolution Susannah Handley A celebration of Design from Art Silk to Nylon and thinking fibres. Very well Illust. £12.00 Add
Pants: Trousers, knickers, bellbottoms, hakama, jeans, jodhpur, sarouel, slacks. Laurence Benaim The stunning fashion photography in this volume are an anthology of pants on the fashion scene. New and unread, may have v. sl. marking from storage. £17.50 Add
Magic of the Sixties Gene Anthony Text and photographs by this celebrated photographer. 250 photos portray the time that rocked traditional values. Personal stories and images evoke this amazing era. 184pp. £22.00 Add
The Theatre Crafts Book of Costume C. Ray Smith A presentation of ideas methods and the approach to the history of clothes used by practising costume designers. Many black and white illustrations. DJ tatty. 224pp. £25.00 Add
Wedding Dresses 1860-1940 Manor House Museum A survey of the wedding dresses that were held at the Manor House Museum until the disbandment of the collection. 18 outfits drawn in detail offering a glimpse of the developing styles, materials and methods of construction of wedding dresses during the period. 20pp. £10.00 Add
Clothes for the Job J. E. Smart Catalogue of the Science Museum Collection. Illustrated in black and white. Very small tear on last index page. 67pp £14.00 Add
Harlequin Unmasked: The Commedia dell'Arte and Porcelain Sculpture Meredith Chilton Spendidly illustrated and engaging book features works from important collections, in particular the Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art. Nearly 150 porcelain sculptures. New and unread, may have minor shelf wear to DJ. 368pp. £20.00 Add
Costume and Fashion Volume Three The Tudors Book 1 1485-1547 and Book 2 1547-1603 Herbert Norris Two volumes. These are the scarcer volumes from this set of standard textbooks on Costume and Fashion. The two volumes stand in their own right as a complete survey of the costume and accessories of the period. Many line illustrations and some colour plates. Both volumes aged on prelims and all edges but all held and sound. 832pp in the two volumes. £45.00 Add
Baby Wore White: Robes for Special Occasions 1800-1910 Heather Toomer Drawings and patterns by Elspeth Reed. A unique study of the history of christening and other baby robes through the 19th Century. Over 250 colour and black and white illustrations of over 70 baby robes and numerous adult fashion plates. 168pp. £19.00 Add
Viking Clothing Thor Ewing A unique detailed survey of the costumes of men and women during the Viking Age including and overview of textiles and dyeing. Black and white illustrations. 192pp. Covers sl. grubby. £10.00 Add
The Last Filipino Head Hunters David Howard A unique pictorial documentation of these amazing peoples from research in 1980 to the present. Reveals their art and craft, body decoration and clothing. Superb colour photos. 175pp. £50.00 Add
The Four Seasons - The Costume Society Extra Series No 6 Wenceslas Hollar Eight 17th Century engravings depicting costume of the period with an introduction by John Nevinson and topographical notes by Ann Saunders.14pp text. £10.00 Add
The Restless Image: A Sociology of Fashion Rene Konig Introduction by Tom Wolfe. A pithy and readable analysis of the development and impact of fashion from the loincloth to hot pants. 235pp. Edges very aged. £18.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 14
Dedicated to Anne Buck. Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians on various subjects including Medieval Courtly Splendour, Charles I's Clothes, Embroidered Gloves, Maternity Dress 1845, The Second Hand Clothes Trade 1700-1978 etc. Many black and white illustrations. 192pp. £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 25
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Includes A Georgian Lady's Personal Accounts, Mens clothing in Szentistvand and Tard, The Samfu in Rural Hong Kong, Peruvian Peasant Dress etc. Many Black and white illustrations.134pp. £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 10
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Includes The Paisley Textile Industry 1695-1830, Edinburgh Shawls, Scottish National Dress, Liberty's 1875-1975, Zandra Rhodes etc. Many black and white illustrations. 124pp. £60.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 12
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians on English Judge's Robes, Female Masque Dress in 16th Century England, Lucien Vogel, Millinery techniques in the 1920s, Star Trek Costumes etc. Many black and white illustrations. 132pp. £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 11
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Includes Clogs, Buttons, Mans Coat 1735, Milliners Shop 1785, Corset Making etc. Many black and white illustrations. £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 13
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Includes The Monmouth Cap, Stays 1750-1850, Postmen, Buttons of Household Servants, Costume for Oarswomen. Many black and white illustrations.106pp. Tiny crease on corner of title page. £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 15
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Includes Tailor to Kings 1470-1504, Two 16th Century Tailors, the Printed Shawl in Scotland, Bermans and Nathans etc. Many black and white illustrations. 100pp. £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 16
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Includes The Icelandic Skildahufa, Haircombs 1780-1880, Mr. Worth, Working clothes of a Faroese Fisherman etc. Many black and white illsutrations. 136pp. £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 17
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Includes Queen Victoria's Wedding Dress, Englishwomens Dress in 18th Century India, 18th Century Waistcoat, Clothes in Fact and Fiction, The Snowshill Collection etc. Many black and white illustrations. 163pp. £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 18
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Includes Mary Tudor's Wardrobe, Pocket Guides to Fashion, The Cullercoats Fishwife, The Dress of the Cambridge Proctors etc. Many black and white illustrations. 138pp £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 20
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Includes The Edinburgh Milliners, Aprons in Albanian Popular Costume, The Fez in Turkey, Clothing style of Russian Doukhobors in British Columbia etc. Many black and white illustrations. 129pp. £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 22
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Includes Queen Victoria and Fashions for the Young, Ottoman Turkish Costume, Mens Fashion in the Netherlands, The Dandy in Thackeray novels, Marshall and Snelgrove etc. Many black and white illustrations. 140pp. £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 24
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Includes Designing for the 7th Century, James I Gloves, 18th Century Quilted Dress, George Bernhard Shaw's Underwear, etc. Many black and white illustrations. 154pp. £15.00 Add
18th Century Women's Costume at Blaise Castle House Helen Bennett Unique survey of Items once held at The Museum and Art Gallery in Bristol brought together in this catalogue. 18 pages of black and white photographs. 53pp overall. Plus pattern of a mantua 1738-41. £20.00 Add
The Aloha Shirt Dale Hope and Gregory Tozian Abundantly illustrated with over 700 images this tells the cololourful stories that lay behind the marvellous Hawaiian shirts. 211pp. £15.00 Add
Strata of Society - Costume Society Conference Norwish, 1973 Compiled Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Conference of the Costume Society. Includes papers on Rural Dress in Norfolk, Dress of Domestic Servants in the Eighteenth Century, Victorian - Etiquette of Dress, ...Stays, etc. Some black and white illustrations. 55pp. Title page clipped. £14.00 Add
On Human Finery Quentin Bell The classic study of Fashion through the ages. Witty and entertaining personal view first published in 1945. Some illustrations.199pp. £7.00 Add
A Frivolous Distinction Fashion and Needlework in the works of Jane Austen Penelope Byrde Unique survey. Some illustrations. 42pp. £10.00 Add
Costume - London Museum Catalogue No. 5 Compiled Unique catalogue of the collection held by the London Museum at the time of publication, with narrative offering a history of fashion from the 16th Century. Many photographs and some line drawings. All edges sl. foxed, top edge more heavily tanned. 212pp £20.00 Add
Roman Clothing and Fashion A.T. Croom Richly illustrated detailed survey of the range of style and clothing worn throughout the Western Empire revealing how fashions changed between the First and the Sixth Centuries. 160pp. £8.00 Add
The Art of Dress Clothes and Society 1500-1914 Jane Ashelford Superb authoritative and detailed survey using the rich resosurces of the National Trust - their costumes, textiles, portraits and documentation. Very well illustrated throughout. New and unread, but sl. crease to DJ from storage. 320pp. £26.00 Add
Bekleidungskunst Und Mode Max von Boehn An authoritative history of costume. Text in German. 135 Illustrations. 128pp. Ex-Library. All pages aged. Decorated card covers. Part of spine missing. £30.00 Add
Vom Kaiserreich zur Republik Max von Boehn 'From Empire to Republic' A Cultural History of France in 1921. One of the author's more unusual titles. Text in German. 10 colour and 8 black and white stipped in paltes. Plus many other illustrations in the text. 491pp. Blue material cloth cover grubby. Spine cracked and needs repair. All edges aged but held together. £30.00 Add
Kostumbibliothek Vol I & II Freiherrlich von Lipperheide The most important costume bibliography reprinted in a limited two volume edition of 150 copies. New & unread in 2 volumes. Text in German. £60.00 Add
China Chic East Meets West Valerie Steele and John S. Major An exploration of the evolution of Chinese Dress from the dragon robes and lotus shoes of the imperial era to the creation of modern fashions like the cheongsam and the Mao suit. New, may have sl. shelf wear. 197pp. £20.00 Add
From Nudity to Raiment An Introduction to the Study of Costume Hilaire Hiler A survey of costume of very ancient origin and its relation to music, dance and the part it played in the human psychological aspects. Many illustrations, some colour. Additional notes and bibliogrpahy. Standard authoritative text. 303pp. Covers prelims and edges sl. aged. Contents clean to good. £12.00 Add
Designs of Modern Costume 1812 - Costume Society Extra Series No 4 Henry Moses Reprint published for the Costume Society of Great Briatin. A unique collection of 20 detailed line illustrations depicting the costume of the time. Introductory text. £18.00 Add
Costume - A General Bibliography Costume Society Booklet Pegaret Anthony and Janet Arnold Revised and enlarged edition prepared by Janet Arnold. Important bibliography for costume historians and students. Covers grubby. 42pp £9.50 Add
Art Deco Fashion and Jewelry Compiled Authoritative concise survey with over 100 illustrations. 64pp. £5.00 Add
Fashion and Anti Fashion An Anthropology of Clothing and Adornment. Ted Polhemus & Lynn Proctor Unique survey exploring the absorbtion of anti fashion into mainstream fashion. 190 illustrations, 10 in colour. Crease on cover, edges grubby, private inscription on FEP, otherwise clean. 104pp. £45.00 Add
Sportswear in Vogue since 1910 Charlie Lee-Potter A reflection of the extraordinary transformation in sports clothes from the voluminous to the minimal. Superbly illustrated throughout. 96pp. £12.50 Add
Liturgical Vesture C. E. Pocknee 'Its origins and Development'. 12 mono Plates. Bib. 56pp. Scattered foxing on prelims and edges. Inscriptions on FEP. Main contents clean to good in worn D/J. £10.00 Add
Renaissance Dress in Italy 1400 to1500 Jacqueline Herald The History of Dress series. An authoritative survey tracing the development of fashionable dress in 15th Century Italy against the lively backdrop of the social political and cultural changes of the period. 272pp.16 pages of colour.160 black and white illustrations. £320.00 Add
Yesterday's Dress A. A. Telford A History of Costume in South Africa. Covers the period from the time of the early Portugese explorers up to the end of the 19th Century. Very well illustrated with detailed sepia line drawings. Unusual study. Bib. 177pp. £30.00 Add
Why Women Wear Clothes C. Willett Cunnington Fascinating survey by one of our most important costume historians. Cover, edges and prelims slightly aged but fair to good overall. £35.00 Add
Costume in Detail 1730-1930 Nancy Bradfield Standard reference work being a superb survey detailing the construction of garments with detailed line drawings and descriptions. New ad unread, but edges may be grubby from storage. 391pp. £30.00 Add
The Palestinian Village Home Suad Amiry and Vera Tamari Very well illustrated survey. New and unread, may have v. sl. shelf wear. 48pp £10.00 Add
John Spedan Lewis 1885-1963
Remembered by some of his contemporaries in the centenary year of his birth. Sl. fading to spine. 222pp £9.00 Add
Middle Eastern Costume from the Tribes and Cities of Iran and Turkey Jennifer M. Scarce Unique concise authoritative guide, Illustrated. 40pp. £35.00 Add
Folk Art of Montenegro David M Boston (Director) Unique survey. 26 colour plates. Some creasing to coversm contents clean. 36pp. £10.00 Add
Hollar to Heideloff Exhibition Catalogue
Catalogue of an Exhibition of Fashion Prints drawn from the Collections of Members of the Costume Society and held at the Victoria and Albert Museum 5th December 1979 to 18th February 1980. 44pp. £25.00 Add
Van Dyck in Check Trousers Sara Stevenson Fancy Dress in Art and Life 1700 - 1900. Paper covers very sl. worn. Overall good to very good. £20.00 Add
Costume Language - A Dictionary of Dress Terms Stephanie Davies Includes lists of couturiers and designers, costume collections and exhibitions. Illustrated by the author. 183pp. £30.00 Add
Swedish Peasant Costumes Anna Maja Nylen 91pp including 32 full page colour plates of men and women's costumes district by district. English translation by William Cameron. Illustrations by Ingemar Tunander. Softback. Covers sl. worn. main contents good. £20.00 Add
The Elton John Collection Four Volumes complete in Slipcase Elton John The four catalogues of this artists unique collections of costume, jewellery, art nouveau and art deco etc presented in four volumes. Paper covers near Mint in good slipcase, may be sl. grubby from storage. £40.00 Add
Everyday Dress 1650 - 1900 Elizabeth Ewing Authoritative guide with many black and white illustrations. 144pp. £6.00 Add
The Duchess of Devonshire's Ball Sophia Murphy Foreword by the Duchess of Devonshire. Signed by the author. 176pp. £28.00 Add
Bulgarian Folk Costumes M. Velev and EVG. Lepavtsova Text in Bulgarian. Volume One. Folk costumes of the Bulgarians in Northern Bulgaria in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Illust. DJ tatty but plates in excellent condition. 332pp £100.00 Add
The Look Adventures in Pop and Rock Fashion Paul Gorman Foreword by Malcolm Mclaren. Offers the definitive investigation into the links between popular music fashion and visual style over the last half century. Many photographs in colour and black and white. 191pp. £22.00 Add
Papiers a la Mode Isabelle de Borchgrave and Rita Brown An ephemeral never to be worn collection of dresses from the 17th to the 20th century made entirely of paper. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout. 56pp. Cardboard covers sl. aged. Main contents very good. £15.00 Add
Brides in Vogue Since 1910 Christina Probert Fascinating pictorial survey. Over 90pp. Minor shelf wear and crease on front cover. £9.00 Add
Nineteenth Century Costume and Fashion Herbert Norris and Oswald Curtis Reprint of the work first published in 1933. Detailed survey from 1800 to 1900 with 200 black and white illustrations and 27 colour illustrations. 288pp. £20.00 Add
A Century to be Celebrated Terry Rawlings Approaching 100 years of Lee Cooper 1908 to 2008. Hundreds of colourful vintage historical and up to date images celebrating this original and unique company. 232pp. £50.00 Add
Court Dress Collection Kensington Palace Nigel Arch and Joanna Marschner This book explores the world of court, Drawing Room and Levee, court dress and uniform as a companion to the unique display of costume on show at Kensington Palace (1984). High quality imagery of the exhibits. Cover has small marks from storage. Two small marks on inside of cover otherwise very good. 24pp £25.00 Add
The Windsor Style Suzy Menkes A unique insight into the luxurious post war life of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Over 120 photographs in colour and 74 in black and white. 224pp. £12.00 Add
Lace in Fashion Pat Earnshaw A detailed survey from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries. Many black and white plates. 168pp. Price clipped. £14.00 Add
Clothes and the Man A Guide to Correct Dress for all Occasions Sydney D. Barney The How, Why, Where and When of being a Well Dressed Man. Foreword by John Taylor. Some sketches. 144pp. Paper covers sl. knocked on all edges especially the spine. Main contents good. £35.00 Add
Fashion in the Poetry of 'Umar Bin Abi Rabi'ah Tahra Abdul Hafiz Al-Siba'i Text in English and French and Arabic. A superb collection of colour photographs of ladies in beautiful Arabic Costumes. DJ and edges show sl. wear, contents excellent. 116pp. £75.00 Add
Civil War Era Etiquette R. L. Shep (Editor) Martine's Handbook and Vulgarisms in conversation. Plus additional material and illustrations. Over 190pp. New. £50.00 Add
The Trench Book Nick Foulkes An exploration of the evolution of the Trench coat an outerwear icon. Richly illustrated throughout. 318pp. £30.00 Add
The Leather Book Anne Laure Quilleriet An anthology of Leather that chronicles the history and transformation of this product. 400 Illustrated pages. £35.00 Add
Regency Etiquette The Mirror of Graces 1811
Written by a Lady of Distinction in 1811. This enlarged edition has additional period illustrations. New and unread, but sl. shelf wear to covers and fading from storage. Over 240pp. £26.00 Add
Understanding Fashion History Valerie Cumming The evolution of fashion history intended to make the reader think about how the subject has and is being written about. 144pp. Covers sl. faded. Contents very good. £10.00 Add
Gallery of Fashion 1790-1822 Sacheverell Sitwell A selection of stunning costume plates from Heideloff's Gallery of Fashion and Ackermann's Repository of the Arts with accompanying text. Edges and prelims browned and aged. Main contents clean to good in aged D/J. £7.00 Add
Dress Optional The Revolution in Menswear Rodney Bennett-England An analysis of menswear through the ages and an examination of the influences at work behind each item of clothing. Illustrated. DJ is showing some wear but contents v. good. 240pp. £30.00 Add
The History of Haute Couture Diana de Marly Unique survey with 143 black and white photographs and 8 colour playes. 216pp. Top edge very grubby. Main contents very good in clipped D/J. £58.00 Add
Unterfrankische Trachtengrafik Angelika Mullner Text in German 'Costume Graphics of Lower Franconia' A study of traditional folk costume from the Frankish people. A general catalog and 24 aniframes. Cover has v. small marks. 80pp £20.00 Add
Academic Dress of the University of Oxford D.R.Venables Unique well illustrated survey. 39pp. Paper covers sl. aged. £4.00 Add
The Museum of Costume Picture Book The Museum of Costume Oblong stapled paperback with 16pp of coloured photographs of exhibitions at the museum. Covers grubby. Contents good to very good. £10.00 Add
Fashion 1500-1954
Superbly illustrated pictorial survey of the changes in fashion over the period concentrating on the 19th and early 20th Century periods. 237pp. Text in English French German and Russian. £7.50 Add
National Costumes of China Hu Hsien-Chin Short text followed by 12 coloured drawings of costumes. Stapled paperback. Inscription on front cover. Front and back covers grubby. Contents clean to good. Scarce item £20.00 Add
L'art Populaire En Russie Subcarpathique S. Makovski Text in French. 'Folk Art in the Russian (central) Carpathians' a selection of plates showing costume, jewellery and tapestry. Illust. Rough cut edges, sl. spine damage and generally grubby but contents clean and plates in v. good condition. 152pp £50.00 Add
Paris De Luxe Alexis Gregory A study of the Place Vendome as the 20th century Parisian centre for fashion and jewellery. High quality illustration throughout. DJ sl. tatty. 239pp. £20.00 Add
Art Deco Fashion Martin Battersby A study and history of French designers 1908 - 1925. Well Illustrated throughout. DJ may have sl. marks from storage. 112pp £30.00 Add
Dresses from the Collection of Diana, Princess of Wales Christie's Sale catalogue for Christie's charity sale of the collection of dresses from Princess Diana. High quality illustration throughout. Bookplate on front end paper and annotation on back page but contents v. clean. 212pp. £120.00 Add
Moda Wiener Werkstatte Angela Volker Text in Italian. A selection of high quality fashion prints and sketches. 117pp. £25.00 Add
Soviet Costume and Textiles 1917 - 1945 Tatiana Strizhenova A fascinating major study, the late art historian Strizhenova chronologically traces the development of designs for fashions intended for the working masses. 311pp £45.00 Add
Gothic Fashion in Women's Dress Olga Sronkova A study of Gothic fashions of the late Middle Ages and their influence in Women's dress. DJ missing and page edges aged but contents clean. 265pp. £75.00 Add
Fashion and Surrealism Richard Martin This text reveals the extravagent and ingenious creations resulting from the collaboration of Fashion and Surrealism. High quality illustration throughout. DJ sl. grubby. 239pp. £50.00 Add
Album of Fashions and Fabrics Barbara Johnson A unique window into 18th-century English life, into a privileged world of fashion, country houses, and travel as it was experienced by the author. Edges and DJ sl. grubby. 208pp. £60.00 Add
A History of Jewish Costume Alfred Rubens Enlarged edition, showing the variety and complexity of Jewish costume throughout history. DJ is tatty, price clipped and edges grubby but contents clean. 221pp. £35.00 Add
Denim: From Cowboys to Catwalks Graham Marsh and Paul Trynka A visual history of the world's most legendary fabric from high fashion to everyday workwear. High quality illustration throughout. Cover sl. grubby. 128pp. £14.00 Add
The Hugh Evelyn History of Costume Margaret Stavridi Third Series 1500 - 1660. High quality colour plates by Faith Jaques. Price clipped and DJ grubby but contents clean. Wide folio. Bookplate on FEP. £25.00 Add
The Hugh Evelyn History of Costume Margaret Stavridi Second Series 1660 - 1800. High quality colour plates by Faith Jaques. Price clipped and DJ tatty, end papers grubby but contents clean. Wide folio. £15.00 Add
The Fine Art of Fashion - An Illustrated History Julian Robinson A study of the changes in fashion and attitudes that have occurred throughout history. Well illustrated. Spine discoloured. 208pp. £15.00 Add
The Style Engine Giannino Malossi Spectacle, Indentity, Design and Business: How the Fashion Industry uses style to create wealth. High quality illustrations. New & unread, may have minor marks from storage. 216pp. £16.50 Add
Khaki: Cut From the Original Cloth Henri Cartier-Bresson & Peter Beard An homage to khaki and its use in fashion. High quality photography throughout. New & unread, but sl. scoring to cover after storage. 155pp. £40.00 Add
Ingres in Fashion Aileen Ribeiro A study of representations of Dress and Appearance in Ingres's images of Women. Fully illustrated. 259pp. £45.00 Add
Men and Women - Dressing the Part Claudia Brush Kidwell & Valerie Steele Looks at differences in men's and women's clothing, including infantware, and work, sports, and formal attire, and discusses the influence of social roles. V. sl. wear to corners of DJ. 188pp. £35.00 Add
Fashion in Art - The Second Empire and Impressionism Marie Simon The dialogue between fashion and art is illustrated here by some 120 paintings - works by Renoir, Manet, Monet and Degas among them. New but may have sl. marks from storage. 264pp. £40.00 Add
It's Behind You Peter Lathan An exploration of the history and development of Britain's unique love affair with pantomime. Fully illustrated. Price clipped and DJ sl. grubby. 144pp. £10.00 Add
The Book of Costume: or Annals of Fashion The Countess of Wilton Annotated and Enlarged edition of the work originally published in 1846. A study of costume and fashion through history. Illustrated. 502pp. £42.00 Add
The Who's Who of the Italian Fashion Adriana Mulassano & Alfa Castaldi Translated from the original Italian 'I mass-moda fatti e personaggi dell'Italian'. A study of important people in the Italian fashion world. High quality photographs. DJ is grubby from storage, but the book is otherwise as new and unread. 372pp. £20.00 Add
Beauty in Exile Alexandre Vassiliev Translated from the original Russian. The artists, models and nobility who fled the Russian Revolution and influenced the world of fashion. 640 b&w illustrations. 480pp. £65.00 Add
Costumes: French Female 1037 - 1870 Wolfgang Hageney A study of the period in time that France influenced and formed the fashion tastes of the elite throughout Europe. Edges sl. grubby. and price clipped but contents clean. £60.00 Add
The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947 - 1997 Amy De La Haye This volume explores the elements which formed the key strengths of British fashion over the last 50 years. Featuring designers such as Amies, Westwood and Galliano. Sl. wear to DJ edges. 208pp. £16.00 Add
Costume Coutume Jean Cuisenier A study of the history of French Costume and Fashion. High quality illustration throughout. Sl. grubby. 328pp. £80.00 Add
Elite Fashions Catalog, 1904 Elite Styles Company An excellent reproduction of the May 1904 edition of the Elite Styles Catalog, offering a delightful, firsthand glimpse of what aflluent ladies were wearing at the turn of the Century. 76pp. £15.00 Add
Fashion at the Edge Caroline Evans A fascinating study of the dark side of 90s experimental fashion and its preoccupation with representations of death, trauma and decay. Edges and DJ sl. grubby. 326pp. £25.00 Add
Loudon Sainthill Bryan Robertson A biography of one of the most imaginative theatre designers of his time. High quality illustration throughout. DJ tatty and page edges sl. discoloured but contents v. good. 64pp. £20.00 Add
Not Fade Away: The Rolling Stones Collection Geoffrey Giuliano A full colour record of the Stones' careers, with wit and in-depth research the author presents a selection of the bands musical and personal accomplishments. DJ sl. grubby but contents v. clean. 256pp. £22.00 Add
L'Impressionnisme et la Mode Gloria Groom and Collectif Text in French. A survey of how fashion and art of the period influenced each other. Coinciding with exhibitions in Paris, New York and Chicago. As new condition but for sl. marks on cover. 319pp. £40.00 Add
I Mestieri Della Moda A Venezia Doretta Davanzo & various Title: The arts and crafts of fashion in Venice. Bicentenary of the overthrow of the Serenissima edition. Showing Venetian fashion from 13th-18th Century. V. good condition with sl. marks to cover. 137pp. £35.00 Add
How the West was Worn Holly George-Warren and Michelle Freedman A history of western wear with very high quality photographs and detailed descriptions of each outfit. As new but for sl. marks on cover. 240pp. £26.00 Add
Le Maschere Veneziane Danilo Reato Text in Italian. High quality illustration and detailed descriptions of the history of Venetian masks. Fine condition but for sl. marks on cover. 130pp. £18.00 Add
L'Orient des Femmes Christian Lacroix Text in French. Title: The Eastern Women. An exhibition catalog, this is an invitation to discover the ancient art of women's dress in the Middle East. Fine condition but for sl. creases on cover. 159pp. £48.00 Add
Les Vetements De La Liberte Nicole Pellegrin Text in French. A to Z of French clothing 1780-1800. High quality illustration and description throughout. very good condition with only minor marking to edges. 207pp. £60.00 Add
Fellini: Costumes and Fashion Giulla Mafai Comprises a number of warm tributes to Frederico Fellini that recall his remarkable versatility, his artistic genius, and his love of life with focus on costume and make-up. Many photographs. Cover grubby. 197pp. £30.00 Add
Dress in Ireland - A History Mairead Dunlevy Details many aspects of the evolution of dress: the effect of styles worn at the English Court in Dublin; foreign trade and fashions; the birth of middle-class aspiration and the eclectic fashions that it spawned. Cover sl. marked. 192pp. £80.00 Add
Fashion in the French Revolution Aileen Ribeiro Exploring the changes in dress during the French Revolution and linking them with the rapidly shifting political climate. Illustrated throughout. Price clipped and DJ v. sl. grubby. 158pp. £30.00 Add
Costume and Civilization: Louis XIV & Versailles Diana de Marly Focussing on the court of the Sun King and the magnificence of the clothing in Versailles. Well illustrated throughout. DJ sl. grubby. 139pp. £40.00 Add
The Fashion of Architecture Bradley Quinn The most comprehensive study to date of the relationship between architecture and fashion.Well illustrated throughout. Edges and cover sl. grubby. 254pp. £40.00 Add
Appearance and Power K. P. Johnson and Sahrron J. Lennon Tackling the charged and frequently painful subject of how appearance affects social interaction and the role of the majority in perpetuating and institutionlising it as an evaluative criterion. Cover sl. marked. 201pp. £10.00 Add
Folk Art in Poland Ewa Frys & Anna Iracka & Marian Pokropek A study of folk art, costume and sculpture through history in Poland. High quality illustration throughout. Price clipped and edges and DJ sl. grubby. 349pp. £22.00 Add
Narbilete av ein draktskikk Aagot Noss Text in Norwegian. Closeup of traditional costume from Norway. High quality illustration throughout. DJ v. sl. tatty. 326pp £105.00 Add
Estampas castellano-leonesas del siglo XIX : Trajes Y Costumbres Concha Casado Lobato Text in Spanish. Castilian-Leonese Patterns nineteenth century: Costumes and Customs. High quality illustration throughout. DJ sl. grubby. 220pp £75.00 Add
Thuringer Volkstrachten zwischen Rhon und Altenburger Land Magdalena Bindmann Text in German. A study of German folk costume. High quality illustration throughout. DJ sl. grubby. 120pp £45.00 Add
Lidove Umeni z Cech, Moravy a Slezska Jitka Stankova Text in Slovak. Folk art from Bohemia Moravia and Silesia.Well illustrated throughout. DJ sl. grubby. 198pp £22.00 Add
L'Ud Oravy V Minulosti Pavol Caplovic Text in Slovak. A history of 'Oravy People' and their dress. High quality illustration throughout. DJ sl. grubby. 198pp £60.00 Add
The Influence of Ottoman Turkish Textiles and Costume in Eastern Europe Veronika Gervers History, Technology and Art: Monograph 4. A study of the influence the Ottoman Empire on Eastern European costume and arts. Sl. grubby and fading to spine. 168pp £38.00 Add
Eesti Rahvaroivad Melanie Kaarma Text in Estonian. Estonian Folk Costumes. High quality illustration throughout. DJ sl. tatty. 462pp £30.00 Add
Seebach: Coutumes et tradition d'un village de l'outre foret
Text in French. Customs and Traditions of a Village in the Forest (Seebach). High quality illustration throughout. DJ sl. grubby. 167pp £20.00 Add
Drakt Solv Jorunn Fossberg Text in Norwegian. Costume Silver. A study of how silver was worn. High quality illustration throughout. 206pp DJ slightly tatty. £130.00 Add
Adolph Tidemand og folk han motte Aagot Noss Text in Norwegian. Norwegian Folk Costumes - Adolph Tidemand and the people he met. High quality illustration throughout. Private inscription inside front cover. 249pp £130.00 Add
Ludovy Odev Na Spisi Maria Felberova Text in Slovak. Slovak Folk Costumes. High quality illustration throughout. DJ v. sl. tatty. 161pp £70.00 Add
Polskie Stroje Ludowe Jan Manugiewicz Text in Polish. Polish Folk Costumes. High quality illustration. Cloth cover has markings on one flap, pages are tanned. 71pp. £80.00 Add
Folketoj Pa Landet 1830-1880 Erna Lorenzen & Ulla Thyrring Text in Danish. Danish Folk Costumes. High quality illustration. Cover is sl. tatty. 108pp. £40.00 Add
The Greek Folk Costume Volume 1 Angeliki Hatzimichali Text in English. Volume 1 - Costumes with the Sigouni. A hugely detailed study of Greek national costume since 1900. High quality illustration. Cloth cover has some small markings and tiny damage to FEP. 399pp. £80.00 Add
The Greek Folk Costume Volume 2 Angeliki Hatzmichali Text in English. Volume 2 - Costumes with the Kavadi. A hugely detailed study of Greek national costume since 1900. High quality illustration. Fine condition with only tiny markings to DJ. 463pp. £80.00 Add
The Vanishing Tribes of Burma Richard K. Diran The result of the authors extraordinary obsession with recording the centuries old costumes and way of life of the Burmese tribes. High quality illustration. DJ sl. grubby and torn in corner. 240pp. £38.00 Add
Japanese Costume - History and Tradition Alan Kennedy A study of the 'Golden Age' of Japanese costume (1500-1900) presented in the light of the political and social changes that took place in this period. Well Illustrated. 151pp. £30.00 Add
Espana Tipos Y Trajes Jose Ortiz Echague Text in Spanish. Spanish types of Costume. High quality illustration. DJ is tatty, pages tanned. £75.00 Add
Alter bauerlicher Schmuck Gislind Ritz Text in German. 'Old Farm Jewellery'. A study of German folk costume and jewellery. High quality illustration. 221pp. DJ has tiny tear on spine. £40.00 Add
Trachten im Schaumburger Land Wolf Lucking Text in German. 'Costume in the Schaumburg District'. A study of German folk costume. High quality illustration. 143pp. £18.00 Add
The Folk Costumes of Croatia Jelka Radaus Ribaric Text in English. A one volume study of Croatian folk costumes with focus on their visual presentation. High quality illustration. DJ tatty. Ex Libris. £45.00 Add
Folk Art in Rumania Rumanian Institute Text in English. A study of Romanian folk costume, art, furniture and embroidery. High quality illustration. Pages tanned and cover sl. faded. 221pp. £25.00 Add
Resplendent Dress from Southeastern Europe Elizabeth Wayland Barber & Barbara Belle Sloan Lavishly illustrated, featuring stunning nineteenth- and twentieth-century ensembles from Macedonia, Croatia, Albania etc. tracing this twenty-thousand-year tradition of dress in fascinating detail. 275pp. £19.00 Add
Art Populaire Slovaque Rudolf Mrlian Text in French. A study of Slovak architecture, costumes and embroidery. High quality illustration. Pages tanned and DJ tatty. £40.00 Add
Ceremonial Costumes and Treasures of the Emperors of Japan Kirihata Ken Text in English. A study of Japanese costume, art and accessories. High quality illustration. Clean condition. 120pp. £28.00 Add
Trachten der Schweiz Lotti Schurch-Louise Witzig Text in German. 'Costume of Switzerland'. A study of Swiss folk costume. High quality illustration. Top edge sl. grubby aqnd FEP sl. grubby. 232pp. £65.00 Add
Norwegian Bunads Bent Vanberg Text in English. A study of Norwegian national folk costume. High quality illustration. Tiny tear in top corner of DJ and spine is grubby. 237pp. £90.00 Add
Lidove Kroje V Ceskoslovensku - Dil I Cechy Drahomira Stranska Text in Czech. 'Folk Costumes in Czechoslovakia - Part 1'. A study of Czech/Slovak folk costume. High quality illustration. Sl. damage to spine, sl. grubby. 232pp. £50.00 Add
National Minority Costume in China Ian Wong & Mary Seddon Text in Chinese/English. A fascinating study of folk costume from China's minority groups (Mongols, Tibetan, Hui etc.). High quality illustration. Small markings on end papers. Temporary clearn binding to protect cloth. 127pp. £90.00 Add
Bulgarian Folk Art Penko Puntev Text in English. A fascinating study of folk costume, art and embroidery from Bulgaria. High quality illustration. Top edge sl. grubby, DJ grubby, Ex libris. 248pp. £35.00 Add
Historic Hungarian Costume from Budapest Various Written in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, a detailed look at historical Hungarian folk costume with specific emphasis on Budapest. High quality illustration. Cover and end papers grubby but contents clean. 64pp. £75.00 Add
Lad og Krone - fra jente til brur Aagot Noss Text in Norwegian. 'headdress and crown from girl to bride' A study of Norwegian folk costume and jewellery. High quality illustration. Small markings on end papers and edges/corners of DJ. 272pp. £120.00 Add
Folk Costumes of Norway Gunvor Ingstad Traetteberg Text in English. A study of Norwegian peasant 'folk' costume. High quality illustration. DJ sl. faded, private book plate inside front cover. 42pp. £30.00 Add
Costumes of India Dorris Flynn A personal and critical approach studying the rich variety of Indian costume, the illustrations depict the distinct personalities that are inseperable from the costumes and eliven the text. DJ sl. grubby. 98pp. £80.00 Add
Goldhaube und Kopftuch Franz Carl Lipp Text in German. 'Gold Dome and Headscarves'. A study of traditional Austrian/German headwear. High quality illustration. Top edge v. sl. grubby. 196pp. £130.00 Add
Coiffes et Costumes en Bretagne autrefois G. M. Thomas Text in French. 'Headdresses and Costumes formerly of Briton' A study of French/Belgium folk costume and headwear in the Brittany region. Illustrated. Private book plate inside front cover. 131pp. £30.00 Add
Scandanavian Peasant Costume Kathleen Primmer A study of Scandinavian folk costume and adornment from first hand knowledge and extensive research. illustrated. DJ faded, pages sl. tanned and price clipped. 103pp. £18.00 Add
Rahwaan Puku Ildiko Lehtinen & Pirkko Sihvo Text in Finnish, some notes also in English. 'Folk Costume' A survey of the Finnish National Museum folk costume collection. High quality illustration. Cover has some small wear marks. 208pp. £100.00 Add
Folk Costumes in Denmark Ellen Andersen Text in English.Pictures and descriptions of local dresses in the National Museum. High quality illustration. Cover sl. tatty and pages sl. tanned. 42pp. £75.00 Add
Ceux D'Alsace Types et Coutumes Charles Spindler Text in French. 'The types and customs of Alsace' A study of folk life and dress in Alsace. High quality illustration by Elzingre. Cover tatty but contents clean. 138pp. £42.00 Add
Maroc costumes, broderies, brocarts J. P. Bernes Text in french. 'Morocco costumes, brocade, embroidery' A study of traditional Moroccan clothing and weaving. High quality illustration. DJ and end papers sl. tatty. 90pp. £35.00 Add
The Hungarian Szur - An Archaic Mantle of Eurasian Origin Veronika Gervers-Molnar Text in English. A study of the Hungarian 'Szur' mantle a characteristic outer garment of herdsmen and peasants. High quality illustration. Sl. tanned but v. good general condition, private book plate inside front cover. 142pp. £25.00 Add
Indian Costumes A Biswas Text in English. A brief survey of Indian apparel through the ages showing the differences in different regions but highlighting the common heritage of all Indian costume. Illustrated. DJ tatty. 141pp. £30.00 Add
The History of Rural & Urban Costume in Cephalonia Helen Cosmetatos Text in English. An study giving an outline of historical costume on the island of Cephalonia dating from the early 16th century. Cover sl. grubby. 85pp. £20.00 Add
Hungarian Peasant Art Tamas Hofer Text in English. A study of the Hungarian peasantry, their clothing ornaments and art. Illustrated throughout. DJ sl. tatty and edges sl. grubby. £16.00 Add
Deutsche Trachten Erich Retzlaff & Margarete Baur-Heinhold Text in German. 'German Costume' A pictoral look a traditional German costume, very high quality prints. Sl. foxing to some pages and DJ sl. grubby. 80pp. £8.00 Add
Women's Costume of the Near and Middle East Jennifer Scarce A brilliant account of the development of women's dress from the 14th C. to the early 20th C. in the near and middle east within the context of the Ottoman Empire. Some small makrs on cover. 192pp. £25.00 Add
Costumes of Upper Burma and the Shan States R. A. Innes A look at the national costumes of Burma and the Shan states in the collection of the Bankfield Museum, Halifax. Photographs illustrations and descriptions of traditional clothing and bags. Cover sl. faded and inscription on front end paper. 58pp. £14.00 Add
The Functions of Folk Costume in Moravian Slovakia Petr Bogatyrev Text in English (translated from the original 1937 Slovak). The classic monograph on the functions of the Slovak folk costume. Illustrated. DJ v. sl. grubby. 119pp. £85.00 Add
Japanese Costume and Textile Arts Seiroku Noma One of 31 highly detailed volumes translated from the famous Heibonsha series covering the entire range of Japanese art. This particular volume focuses on the superb clothing and textiles produced in Japan from ancient times to the modern day. Price clipped, DJ and top edge v. sl. grubby. 169pp. £20.00 Add
Folk Dress in Europe and Anatolia Linda Welters A study of folk dress in Europe with specific emphasis on the relationship between dress and the body and beliefs about protection and fertility. Cover v. sl. grubby. 243pp. £18.00 Add
Die Entwicklung der Trachtenhaube im Sudlichen Teil des Oberrhein-gebietes Dr. Maria Riffel Text in German. 'The development of costume hoods in the southern part of the Upper Rhine Basin'. A study of German folk headwear. Rough cut pages and cover sl. faded. £55.00 Add
Original Tyrolean Costumes Baron Georg Franckenstein Text in German/English/French. A study of Austrian folk costume from the Tyrol region. High quality colour plates throughout. Pages are tanned and spotted and cover sl. tatty, good overall. 60pp £40.00 Add
Moldavian National Costume V. C. Zelenchuk Text in Russian/English. 'Moldavian National Costume' A study of Moldovan folk costume from history until the Soviet Era. Illustrated throughout. Cover sl. grubby. 144pp £75.00 Add
Coiffes de Bretagne Pierre Helias Text in French. 'Caps of Briton' A study of headwear from the Brittany region. Illustrated throughout. Cover shows some wear. £15.00 Add
Costumes de Bretagne Pierre Helias Text in French. 'Costumes of Briton' A study of traditional folk costume from the Brittany region. Illustrated throughout. Cover shows some wear. 36pp. £15.00 Add
National Costumes in Holland Riet Hijlkema Text in English. A study of traditional folk costumes from different regions of the Netherlands. Illustrated throughout. DJ is v. tatty and long inscription on front end paper but contents clean. £18.00 Add
Costumes de Notre Terroir Charles Brun Text in French. 'Costumes of our Land' A study of French provincial costume, sections for each region. Stunning illustrations by Beuville, Clave and G. de Sainte-Croix. In original box with only v. minor wear to cover. £100.00 Add
Trajes Regionales Espanoles Manuel Comba Text in Spanish. 'Spanish Regional Costumes' A study of Spanish folk costume, sections for each region. High quality illustrations by Manuel Comba. Edges v. sl. grubby minor foxing to end papers but contents clean. 393pp. £75.00 Add
Handbuch der Deutschen Tracht Friedrich Hottenroth Text in German. 'Handbook of German Costume' A study of traditional German folk costume and its development over time. Sections for each period. High quality illustrations. Cover sl. grubby. 244pp. £24.00 Add
Das grosse Buch der Volkstrachten Albert Kretschmer Text in German. 'The Big Book of Folk Costume' A study of traditional German folk costume. A reprint of the original 19th C. text by Kretschmer. High quality illustrations. Fine condition. 167pp. £100.00 Add
Latviesu Tautas Terpi: I Vidzeme Latvijas Vestures Muzejs Text in Latvian. 1 of 2 Volumes 'Latvian National Costumes' A study of traditional Latvian folk costume. Produced by the Latvian Museum of History. High quality illustrations. With full appendix volume. DJs sl. tatty. 317pp. £70.00 Add
French Costumes Andre Varagnac & E. Lepage-Medvey English translation by Mary Chamot. A study of traditional French folk costume and its development over time. High quality illustrations throughout. Spine is split and book is in 2 parts and is generally tatty, however the full colour plates are in superb condition. £28.00 Add
Folk Costumes - Woven Textiles and Embroideries of Rumania Tancred Banateanu & Gheorghe Focsa & Emilia Ionesc Text in English. A comprehensive study of traditional Romanian folk costume, textiles and embroidery. High quality illustrations. DJ is tatty/grubby but contents clean. 423pp. £50.00 Add
Joza Uprka - K Patemu Vyroci Umelcovy Smrti Stepan Jez Text in Czech. 'Joza Uprka - The fifth anniversary of his death' A study of the works by famed Czech artist Uprka. His work focussed on the folklore of Southern Moravia. A reprint of the original 19th C. text by Kretschmer. High quality illustrations. Cover sl. tatty, page edges tanned and spine sl. damaged but contents clean. 293pp. £40.00 Add
Die Rumanische Volkstracht des Kreises Tulcea Elena Secosan & Steluta Parau Text in German. 'Romanian Folk Costume of the Tulcea Area' A study of traditional Romanian folk costume, textiles and embroidery. High quality illustrations. DJ sl. tatty and edges grubby. 170pp. £20.00 Add
Nederlandsche Kleederdragten en Zeden en Gebruiken Valentyn Bing & Braet von Uberfeldt Text in Dutch. 'Netherlands Costume and Manners and Customs' A pictoral study of traditional Dutch folk costume and customs. Reprint of the original 1857 edition. High quality illustrations. DJ grubby and private bookplate stuck inside front cover. 74pp. £28.00 Add
Armenian National Costumes Arakel Patrik Text in Russian/Armenian/English. A study of traditional Armenian folk costume 'from ancient times to our days'. High quality illustrations. DJ tatty. 200pp. £70.00 Add
Traditional Bulgarian Wedding Radost Ivanova Text in English. A study of traditional Bulgarian folk wedding costume and decoration. High quality illustrations. DJ tatty and book plate on title page/front end paper. 151pp. £30.00 Add
Klederdrachten - een reis langs de levende streekdrachten van Nederland Constance Nieuwhoff & Willem Diepraam Cas Oorthuys Text in Dutch. 'Costumes - A journey through the regional costumes of the Netherlands' A study of traditional Dutch folk costume. High quality illustrations. Edges of cover sl. tatty and private bookplate inside front cover. 127pp. £20.00 Add
Romania - from the thesaurus of the traditional popular costume Mircea Malita & Tancred Banateanu Text in English, Translated by Mary Lazarescu. A study of traditional Romanian folk costume. High quality illustrations. 112pp. £30.00 Add
Swiss Topography & Costume in Prints and Watercolours Phillips Text in English. Auction catalogue from the sale at the Hotel Beau-Rivage, Geneva on Monday 10th Novermber 1986. High quality illustrations of several lots focussing on Swiss landscapes and costumes. 97pp. £12.00 Add
Folkdrakter ur Nordiska museets samlingar Anna-Maja Nylen Text in Swedish. 'Costumes from Nordic museums' collections' A study of folk costumes from the Nordic Museums collections. High quality illustrations of several pieces. 184pp. £50.00 Add
Vetements et Costumes dans la Savoie Traditionnelle Gerard Collomb & Ivan Cadenne & Louise Alcan Text in French. 'Traditional Clothes and Costumes from Savoie' A study of folk costume from the Savoie region of France. High quality illustrations. Cover sl. discoloured. 168pp. £18.00 Add
Trachten in Unterfranken Karin Genth Text in German. 'Costumes in Unterfranken' A study of traditional folk costume in the Unterfranken area of Germany. High quality illustrations. DJ v. sl. grubby. 256pp. £18.00 Add
Folk Dancing in Norway Johan Krogsaeter Text in English. A study of traditional Norwegian folk dancing and music and the costume worn when performing. High quality illustrations. 54pp. £15.00 Add
The Art of the Hungarian Furriers Maria Kresz Text in English. Translated from the original 'Nepi Szucsmunka' A study of traditional Hungarian folk costume made from sheepskin. Focus on decoration and embroidery. High quality illustrations. £20.00 Add
Ungarische Volkstanze Gyorgy Martin Text in German. Translated from the original 'A Magyar Nep Tancai' A study of traditional Hungarian folk dance, music and the costumes worn to perform. Illustrated. £12.00 Add
Les Coiffes Bretonnes Maurice Bigot Text in French. 'Caps of Brittany' A study of traditional folk headwear from the Brittany region of France. High quality illustrations. Rough cut edges, cover sl. discoloured, inscription on front end paper. £38.00 Add
Johnston's Clan Histories: The Stewarts J. Stewart of Ardvorlich Part of Johnston's Clan Histories, A study of the lands, history and tartans of the Stewart clan. High quality illustrations. Cover is sl. tatty. 32pp £16.00 Add
Ethnic Costume from Guizhou Nationalities Affairs Commission Text in English. Clothing designs and decorations from minority ethnic groups in Southwest China. High quality illustrations. DJ v. sl. tatty and pages sl. tanned. 102pp. £20.00 Add
Trachten Aus Osterreich Rudolf Fochler Text in German/English/French. 'Costumes in Austria' A study of traditional folk costumes in Austria. High quality illustrations. DJ tatty, edges grubby and pages sl. tanned. £20.00 Add
Folk Costumes of Sweden - a living tradition Inga Arno Berg & Gunnel Hazelius Berg Text in English. Presented for the first time in English - A comprehensive survey of traditional costume from the across Sweden. High quality illustrations. Some small marks on cover. 239pp. £60.00 Add
Nase Lidove Kroje 1-8 Blazena Sotkova Text in Czech. 'Our Folk Costumes' A study of traditional folk costumes from Czechoslovakia. 8 volumes of patterns and instructions to create the garments. High quality illustrations. Generally clean condition, some tanning/rough edges to some volumes. £165.00 Add
Costumes et Coiffes de Bretagne Hippolyte Lalaisse Text in French. 'Costumes and Headwear of Brittany' A study of traditional folk costume and headwear from the Brittany region of France. 100 High quality compositions by the author. DJ and edges sl. grubby but contents v. clean. £300.00 Add
Ceske Lidove Kroje Jirina Langhammerova Text in Czech. 'Czech Folk Costumes' A study of traditional folk costumes from the Czech Republic. High quality photographs. DJ sl. grubby. 150pp. £25.00 Add
Il Costume Popolare in Italia Emma Calderini Text in Italian. 'Popular Costumes in Italy' One of 1000 copies (No. 308). A study of traditional folk costumes from Italy, sections for each region. High quality illustration throughout. Tanning/foxing to page edges and cover grubby but plates clean. 366pp. £260.00 Add
Haft I Zdobienie Stroju Ludowego Kazimierz Pietkiewicz Text in Polish (mainly) some text in Russian/French/German/ English/Czech. 'Embroidery and Embellishment in Folk Costume' A study of traditional folk costumes from Poland with specific focus on detailed embroidery and decoration. High quality illustration. Cover and page edges sl. grubby. £25.00 Add
Costumes Moeurs et Legendes de Savoie Estella Canziani Text in French. 'Costumes, Manner and Legends of Savoie' A comprehensive study of traditional folk costumes, stories and customs from the Savoie region of France. High quality Illustration. V. sl. wear on corners of DJ. £70.00 Add
Ethiopian Costumes Nancy Donovan & Jill Last Text in English. An overview of the fascinating kaleidoscope of people and clutures which make up the Ethiopian Nation, with particular emphasis on their traditional costumes. High quality Illustration. Some marks on cover. 34pp. £18.00 Add
Jizda Kralu - Lidovy Obrad Hra Slavnost Vacla Frolec Text mainly in Czech, some text in English/Geman/Russian. 'Ride of Kings - People's Ceremony Celebrations' A fascinating study of traditional folk costumes from Czechoslovakia, with particular emphasis on the Slovak folk festival called the 'Ride of Kings' High quality Illustration. 175pp £20.00 Add
Het Platteland Rond Oranje J. Duyvetter Text in Dutch. 'The Countryside Around Orange' A study of the costume collection in the Dutch Open Air Museum in 1973-74. High quality Illustration. Sl. wear on DJ and private bookplate inside front cover. 67pp £30.00 Add
Van Hoofdbrekens en Kopzorgen J. Duyvetter Text in Dutch. 'Of Headaches and Headaches' (literal translation) A study of the Nederlands Openlucht Museum collection of traditional hats and headwear. High quality Illustration. Sl. wear on DJ and private bookplate inside front cover. 70pp £22.00 Add
Costumes en Trois Actes Noelle Guibert & Claudette Joannis Text in French. 'Costumes in Three Acts' A tribute to an essential element stage, stage costumes. Published in association with the exhibition by the Bibliotheque in 1997. High quality Illustration. 30pp £16.00 Add
Les Enfants Alsaciens Marie-Claude Monchaux Text in French. 'The Children of Alsace' A study of the works by the author showing French children in traditional costume for the region. High quality Illustration. 32pp £12.00 Add
Les Enfants Bretons Marie-Claude Monchaux Text in French. 'The Children of Brittany' A study of the works by the author showing French children in traditional costume for the region. High quality Illustration. 32pp £12.00 Add
Les Enfants Savoyards Marie-Claude Monchaux Text in French. 'The Children of Savoie' A study of the works by the author showing French children in traditional costume for the region. High quality Illustration. 32pp £12.00 Add
Les Enfants Normands Marie-Claude Monchaux Text in French. 'The Children of Normandy' A study of the works by the author showing French children in traditional costume for the region. High quality Illustration. 32pp £17.00 Add
Les Enfants Provencaux Marie-Claude Monchaux Text in French. 'The Children of ' A study of the works by the author showing French children in traditional costume for the region. High quality Illustration. 32pp £12.00 Add
Les Enfants Vendeens, Poitevins, Charentais Marie-Claude Monchaux Text in French. 'The Children of Vendee, Poitou, Charente' A study of the works by the author showing French children in traditional costume for the region. High quality Illustration. 32pp £20.00 Add
Modes Romantiques Viennoises 1800-1860 Jacques Wilhelm Text in French. 'Viennese Romantic Fashion 1800-1860' Produced in conjunction with the exhibition of the collections of the museum of the history of Vienna in 1969. High quality Illustration of traditional 'romance' period costumes. Cover sl. discoloured and private bookplate inside front cover. £20.00 Add
Danish Folk Costumes Ellen Andersen Text in English. Translated by John R. B. Gosney. A study of Danish folk costume and traditional life. High quality Illustration. Cover sl. grubby and spine damaged so pages are loose (all pages are present and complete). 36pp £12.00 Add
Le Costume Populaire Provencal Yves Fattori Text in French. 'The Folk Costume of Provence' A comprehensive study of French folk costume and accessories with sections of the book devoted to mens/womens/regional dress. High quality Illustration. DJ sl. grubby. 223pp £50.00 Add
Tradycje Tworczosci Ludowej Alena Vondruskova & Vlastimil Vondruska Text in Polish. 'Folk Traditions' Comprehensive study of traditional culture, costume, art and lifestyle in the Czech Republic and Moravia. High quality Illustration. DJ sl. grubby. £20.00 Add
Schwarzwalder Trachten Waltraut Werner-Kunzig Text in German/French/English. 'Black Forest Costume' A showcase of traditional folk costumes in the Black Forest region of Germany. High quality Illustration. Tiny nick to spine. 96pp £14.00 Add
Cypriot Costumes Eleni Papadimitriou Text in Greek/English. A systematic and detailed study of traditional greek costumes from the Island of Cyprus. High quality Illustration with many photographs and line drawings. Cover sl. discoloured. 129pp £46.00 Add
Macedonian Costumes Ioanna Papantoniou Text in Greek/English/French. A systematic and detailed study of traditional greek costumes from Macedonia. High quality Illustration with many photographs and line drawings. Cover sl. grubby. 152pp £180.00 Add
Women's Traditional Costume in Attica Greece Linda Welters Text in English. A systematic and detailed study of traditional greek costumes from the Attica region. High quality Illustration with many photographs. Cover sl. worn. 94pp £35.00 Add
Russian Folk Clothing
Text in Russian/English. Comprehensive study of traditional Russian folk clothing from the collection of the State Ethnographical Museum of the People of the USSR. High quality Illustration and photographs. Wear to spine and cover is v. tatty. 221pp £85.00 Add
The Art of Hutsuls D. N. Goberman Text in Russian (Cyrillic). Fascinating volume with many high quality colour pictures of folk art from the Hustul people (Ethnic Ukraninans). High quality Illustration and photographs. Small bookplate inside front cover. £20.00 Add
Romanian Folk Textiles Joyce Winkel & Dr. Paul Petrescu Catalogue for the Romanian Folk Textile exhibition in 1978 at the Craft and Folk Art Museum, LA. Also contains a brief history of Romania and the development of costume and textiles. High quality Illustration and photographs. Small marks on cover. 48pp £22.00 Add
Horacky Kroj z Telecska, Dacicka a Trestska Jirina Matlova-Divoka Text in Czech. 'Highland Costume from Telecska, Dacicka and Trestska' Study of traditional costume and textile in the former Czechoslovakia, includes 12 large lace patterns. High quality Illustration and photographs. DJ sl. tatty. 47pp £25.00 Add
Search for the Golden Age Zdenek Mahler Text in Czech. Study of traditional life, costume and textiles in the former Czechoslovakia. High quality Illustration and photographs. DJ tatty and covers/edges grubby, contents good. £15.00 Add
Unterfranken - Trachten in Bayern Reinhard Worschech Text in German. 'Lower Frankonia - Costume in Bayern' Study of traditional costume in Germany. High quality Illustration and photographs. Private inscription on FEP. 176pp £15.00 Add
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation - Catalogue Ioanna Papantoniou Text in English, translation by Helen Zigada. Fascinating catalogue highlighting the development of greek folk clothing from 'early man' to modern regional costumes. High quality Illustration and photographs. Edges sl. grubby. 87pp £15.00 Add
The Culture and Life of the Czechoslovak People Helena Johnova Text in English. A fascinating guide through the collections of the Ethnographic department of The Historical Museum of The National Museum in Prague. Several high quality photographs of the exhibits. DJ sl. grubby. 47pp £40.00 Add
Allmogekulturen I Estland Karin Aasma Text in Swedish. 'Peasant Culture in Estonia' Study of traditional folk costume and lifestyle in Estonia. High quality Illustration and photographs. Cover sl. tatty. 82pp £24.00 Add
Le Costume Breton Marie-Claude Monchaux Text in French. 'The Costume of Brittany' Study of traditional folk costume and lifestyle in the Brittany area of France. High quality Illustration. Cover is tanned. 32pp £6.50 Add
Le Costume en Provence J Charles-Roux Text in French. 'The Costume of Provence' Study of traditional folk costume and lifestyle in the Provence area of France (Troisieme Edition). High quality Illustration and photographs. Cover sl. grubby and rough cut edges but contents clean. 250pp £50.00 Add
Portul Popular din Romania Hedvig-Maria Formagiu Text in Romanian. 'Costume from Romania' Study of traditional folk costume and lifestyle in Romania. High quality Illustration and photographs. Private bookplate inside front cover, DJ is tatty/faded but contents good. 340pp £40.00 Add
Medieval Clothing and Textiles - Volume 1 Robin Netherton and Gale R. Owen-Crocker Volume 1 of 10 - discussing known examples of Western European Embroidery before 1100, textile imagery in Old English poems and more. High quality Illustration. Cover has v. minor marks from storage. 185pp £28.00 Add
Medieval Clothing and Textiles - Volume 2 Robin Netherton and Gale R. Owen-Crocker Volume 2 of 10 - discussing clothing descriptions in an early Irish poem in relation to archaeological finds, the Latin inscription on the Bayeux Tapestry and more. High quality Illustration. Cover has v. minor marks from storage. 190pp £32.00 Add
Medieval Clothing and Textiles - Volume 3 Robin Netherton and Gale R. Owen-Crocker Volume 3 of 10 - discussing England, Flanders, France, Germany and Spain from the 7th to the 16th Centuries. High quality Illustration. Cover has v. minor marks from storage. 221pp £30.00 Add
Medieval Clothing and Textiles - Volume 4 Robin Netherton and Gale R. Owen-Crocker Volume 4 of 10 - a special focus on headdress, with papers analysing women's turbans in 15th C French paintings, the changing meaning of the term cuff and more. High quality Illustration. Cover has v. minor marks from storage. 227pp £34.00 Add
Medieval Clothing and Textiles - Volume 5 Robin Netherton and Gale R. Owen-Crocker Volume 5 of 10 - featuring several articles examining the interaction of medieval romance with textiles and clothing, French Gothic ivory carvings illustrating fashionable dress and more. High quality Illustration. Cover has v. minor marks from storage. 208pp £30.00 Add
Medieval Clothing and Textiles - Volume 6 Robin Netherton and Gale R. Owen-Crocker Volume 6 of 10 - presents groundbreaking articles in novel areas of textile and dress scholarship: an introduction to an unexamined class of embroidery, scholarly research on historical dress in Latvia and more. High quality Illustration. Cover has v. minor marks from storage. 225pp £35.00 Add
The Visual History of Costume Aileen Ribiro & Valerie Cumming Seven Centuries of costume history in one volume. Over 200 contemporary full-page illustrations arranged in chronolgical order, full commentaries with explanatory notes on the head, body and accessories for each illustration. Cover sl. discoloured. 240pp £20.00 Add
The Art of African Fashion Els van der Plas Text in English. Fascinating study of African fashion design, textile design, hair design and body decoration. Very High quality Illustration. 271pp £24.00 Add
Costume and Accessories in the 18th Century Marion Fletcher A study of 18th Century costume and accessories held at the National Gallery of Victoria. High quality Illustration. 32pp £18.00 Add
The Fashion Guide 1976 Kaori O'Connor The unique guide to shops and shopping in London for all the best buys of the year (1976). Cover sl. grubby and creased but contents clean. 270pp £10.00 Add
The London Fashion Guide Spring 1975 Kaori O'Connor A guide to the 100 top shops in London. Designed to lead the shopper through the maze of shops and stores to what they want.. Cover sl. grubby and creased but contents clean. 150pp £20.00 Add
The Golden Age of Couture Claire Wilcox Paris and London 1947-57. A celebration of a momentus decade in fashion history that began with the launch of Dior's famous New Look. Stunning photography from the exhibition at the the V&A. DJ v. sl. grubby from storage. 224pp £35.00 Add
Die Mode in der Menschlichen Gesellschaft Rene Konig and Peter W. Schuppisser Text in German. 'The Fashion in Human Society' An intriguing book designed to give a in depth overview of fashion and its development since the earlies recorded mentions. DJ tatty and edges sl. grubby, long private inscription over 2 pages. 527pp £30.00 Add
British Fashion Designers - Paper Dolls Tom Tierney A lavish display to delight paper doll fans, this panorama of contemporary British clothing styles will also thrill fashion buffs of all ages. High quality illustration throughout. Cover v. sl. tatty. 16 colour plates. £14.00 Add
Their Majesties' Courts holden at Buckingham Palace Frank Burlington Fawcett A study of the holding of 'Their Majesties' Court' a yearly event. This is a valuable annual record from the 1935 event and focuses on the particulars of the courts and toilettes worn . High quality illustration throughout. Rough cut edges and DJ grubby. 118pp £48.00 Add
Fashion in the Age of the Black Prince Stella Mary Newton A detailed study on the short period of history during Edward of Woodstock's life 1340-1363. This period was remarkable for dramatic developments in fashion and for extravagant spending on costume. High quality illustration. Cover and edges tanned. 151pp £30.00 Add
Swinging Sixties Christopher Breward, David Gilbert & Jenny Lister A fascinating study of fashion in London and beyond from 1955 to 1970. High quality photography throughout. Cover has sl. wear from storage. 128pp £35.00 Add
De La Mode & Des Jardins au Musee Galleria Frank Horvat & Catherine Join-Dieterle Text in French. 'The Fashion & The Garden at the Museum Galeria' A fascinating study of the influence of nature and the outside world on fashion. High quality photography throughout. As new, minor shelf wear in protective cover. 203pp £100.00 Add
The Clothing of the Renaissance World Margaret F. Rosenthal and Ann Rosalind Jones An English translation of Cesare Vecellios' 1590 - Habiti Antichi et Moderni and presented with its original illustrations. This is an invaluable guide to the dress and customs of the world. Brand New. 600pp. £35.00 Add
French Fashion Plates of the Romantic Era Judy M. Johnson Featuring 120 full colour plates from the 'Petit Courrier des Dames' 1830-34. Cover sl. grubby, some pages creased at bottom corner but contents clean and plates in v. good condition. 160pp £21.00 Add
At The Peak: Hong Kong Between the Wars Paul Gillingham An interesting and often amusing insight into the unique time during the 20s and 30s in Hong Kong before it became occupied by the Japanese during WW2. High quality imagery throughout. DJ is grubby but contents clean. 183pp £26.00 Add
Dress in France in the Eigtheenth Century Madeleine Delpierre This charming book examines European dress as it evolved in eighteenth-century France, the country which had already established itself as the arbiter of fashionable taste. Illustrated. Cover has v. minor marks from storage. 166pp £70.00 Add
WIG WAG - The Flags of Fashion Alessandra Vaccari Text in English. A sample of the dense flow of images and allusions in fashion prompted by the theme of flags. High quality imagery throughout. Cover has some marks from storage. 140pp £9.00 Add
2 Ways to Say Black Alexandra Marshall (Editor) Text in English. Paying homage to the legacy of Chanel's masterpiece 'little black dress', illustrating all 22 dresses in lavishly staged photographs. New & sealed. £25.00 Add
Utamaro Tadashi Kobayashi Text mainly English, some translated to Italian/French/German. A study of the work and life of Japanese Ukiyo-e (wood block print) artist known as the pseudonym 'Utamaro'. Very high quality images. Edges sl. grubby and cover has small wear but contents clean. 48pp £20.00 Add
Japanese Coiffure R. Saito & D. Litt Part of the 'Tourist Library' Series (No.28). A study of hairstyles and hairdressing throughout Japanese history. High quality imagery throughout. Cover is sl. tatty. 88pp £30.00 Add
High Style Jan Glier Reeder This lavishly illustrated volume is the first comprehensive publication on the Brooklyn Museum of Art's internationally renowned historic costume collection. High quality imagery throughout. DJ has sl. marks from storage. 256pp £45.00 Add
The Hawaiian Shirt Thomas Steele A fascinating study of the origins and designs of the Hawaiian shirt as well as a brief outline of social history. High quality imagery throughout. DJ and edges grubby but contents clean. 96pp £10.00 Add
The Jeans Encyclopedia Margit Michels The legend, past and present of jeans and denim - covering the brands, adverts and celebrity endorsements. High quality imagery throughout. Edges and cover sl. grubby. £50.00 Add
Moments de Mode Edmonde Charles-Roux Text in French. 'Moments in Fashion' through the collections of the Museum of Art Fashion, specifically the exhibition presented from 1 February 1986. High quality imagery throughout. DJ sl. grubby and worn on edges. 183pp £45.00 Add
Nineteenth Century Fashion Penelope Byrde This is the first book to trace in detail the complete course of 19th century fashion in Britain. High quality imagery throughout. Price clipped and DJ sl. grubby but contents clean. 192pp £28.00 Add
Russian Theater and Costume Designs John E. Bowlt Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Fine Arts Museum showcasing fascinating arrtwork and costume from Russian theatre productions. High quality imagery throughout. Cover sl. grubby. 64pp £20.00 Add
The Historic Dress of the English Schoolboy Wallace Clare First Series, descriptions and plates of traditional uniforms worn by English schoolboys from Tudor times to the early 19th century. High quality imagery throughout. Rough cut edges, cover and end papers grubby but contents clean. 42pp £7.00 Add
Weddings: Wedding Costume 1735-1970 Bernard Carter Picture book No.10 for the City of Manchester Cultural Committee 1977. A display of wedding attire from the 18th century until the present day. High quality imagery throughout. Cover sl. discoloured from storage. 28pp £6.00 Add
Splendour At Court Roy Strong In this finely illustrated book, verbal and visual descriptions of renaissance festivals are juxtaposed, thus reconstructing them for modern eyes. High quality imagery throughout. DJ tatty and edges grubby but contents clean. 287pp £14.00 Add
Victorian Children Graham Ovenden and Robert Melville An outstanding book giving an unparalelled review of the life of Victorian children. High quality imagery throughout. Price clipped and DJ sl. tatty. £26.00 Add
Medieval Manner of Dress Else Marie Gutarp Documents, images and surviving examples of northern Europe, emphasising Gotland in the Baltic Sea. Illust. Cover sl. grubby but contents clean. 109pp £45.00 Add
Costumes a la cour de Vienne 1815-1918 Gilles Beaujard Text in French. 'Costumes in the court of Vienna' a guide to the exhibiton held at the Palais Galliera '95-96. Illust. Sl. wear to corners but otherwise v. good copy. 160pp £20.00 Add
National Costumes of Serbia Mitar S. Vlahovic Text in English. A selection of full colour plates displaying the range of national costumes in Serbia. Illust. Sl. tatty from storage. £28.00 Add
Carnevale Veneziano Fulvio Roiter Text in Italian. 'Venetian Carneval' Full of high quality colour images showing the costumes and masks of the carnival. Illust. Spine is partly detached but all pages present, secure and clean. £15.00 Add
La Mode et L'Enfant 1780-2000 Musee Galliera Text in French. 'The Fashion and the Children' a study of the development of childrens clothing in France. Illust. Minor marks from storage on cover otherwise v. clean. 256pp £75.00 Add
Souvenirs Moscovites 1860-1930 Musee Gaaliera Text in French. 'Moscow Memories' a display of high fashion in Moscow 1860-1930. Illust. Sl. damage to cover but contents clean. 128pp £20.00 Add
Greek Women's Dress and Jewelry Past and Present Lucy Braggiotti Text in Greek and English. A study of greek folk costume and jewellery. Illust. Cover sl. faded and creased. £60.00 Add
Traditions and Folklore in Yugoslavia Spiro Kulisic Text in English. A study of traditional clothing and activity in rural Yugoslavia. Illust. Private bookplate inside front cover, sl. grubby but contents clean. £14.00 Add
Embroideries and Jewellery of Greek National Costumes Popi Zora Text in English. A study of traditional Greek folk costume with specific emphasis on embroidery and jewellery. Illust. Sl. damage to cover but contents clean. £40.00 Add
Zeszyty Panstwowego Muzeum Etnograficznego W Warszawe Tom XII-XIII Rok 1971-1972
Text in English/Polish/French. 'books of a state ethnographic museum in Warsaw volume xii-xiii 1971-1972' A selection of folk art from the state museum. Illust. Cover sl. tatty but contents clean. 230pp £250.00 Add
Bringing It All Back Home Emmanuel Cooper Text in English/Welsh. A study of art made in rural Welsh communities from 1790 to the present day (1992). Illust. Cover has sl. wear. 40pp £45.00 Add
Saerke - Danske Bondekvinders Sarke Og Oplod Fra Ca. 1770 til Ca. 1870 Gudrun Andresen Text in Danish. 'Undergarments - Danish Peasant Women's Undergarments From approx c.1770 to c.1870' . Illust. Private bookplate on front end paper. 64pp £65.00 Add
Ege Bolgesi Kadin Kiyafetleri Dr. Ayten Surur Text in Turkish. 'Aegean Region Women's Clothing' A study of folk culture in the Aegean region. Illust. DJ shows signs of wear but contents clean. 64pp £15.00 Add
La Mode et ses Metiers du XVIII Siecle a Nos Jours Madeleine Nicolas Text in French. 'Fashion and Crafts of the 18th C. to the Present Day' A guide to the exhibition held in the Paris Museum of Fashion and Costume in 1981. Illust. Cover sl. grubby but contents clean. 62pp £10.00 Add
Uniformes Civils Français Cérémonial Circonstances 1750-1980 Madeleine Nicolas Text in French. 'French Civil Uniforms for Ceremonial Circumstances' A guide to the exhibition held in the Paris Museum of Fashion and Costume in 1982-83. Illust. Cover and edges sl. grubby but contents clean. 101pp £20.00 Add
Modes Enfantines 1750-1950 Madeleine Nicolas Text in French. 'Children's Fashion' A guide to the exhibition held in the Paris Museum of Fashion and Costume in 1979. Illust. Cover has sl. wear but contents clean. 63pp £18.00 Add
Die Trachten in der Niedergrafchaft Bentheim Jan Jeurink Text in German. 'The costumes in the lower county of Bentheim, 1875-1950 ' Part of the Materials for Folk Culture in Northwestern Lower Saxony. Illust. 189pp £20.00 Add
Mode, Tracht, Regionale Indetitat Gitta Both Text in German. 'Fashion, Costume, Regional Identity' History of regional costume in Germany. Illust. Cover sl. grubby but contents clean. 202pp £20.00 Add
Zemi Milovane... Manesuv Odkaz Narodu Frantisek Kovarna Text in Czech. 'Manes' Beloved Country... Reference of Nations' A study of the life and work or Czech painter Josef Manes. Illust. Cover sl. grubby but contents v. clean. £40.00 Add
Lietuviu Liaudies Menas: Drabuziai J. Balicikonis Text in Lithuanian/Russian. 'Lithuanian Folk Art: Clothing' A study of folk costume, its patterns and detailing. Illust. Cover sl. grubby/tatty but contents clean. 348pp £35.00 Add
Folk Costumes from Finnish Karelia Pirkko Sihvo A study of the unique folk clothing worn by people on the historical Finnish province of Karelia. Illust. Cover sl. faded but contents clean. 24pp £12.00 Add
Coleccion General de los Trages Que en la Actualidad se Usan en Espana Julian Gallego Text in Spanish. 'General Collection of Costumes that Were Used in Spain' Specific focus on the year 1801 in Madrid. Illust. Rought cut edges, sl. grubby cover but contents clean. £150.00 Add
El Traje Regional de Galicia Nieves de Hoyos Sancho Text in Spanish. 'Regional Costume of Galicia' Cutting patterns, B&W prints and descriptions. Illust. Rought cut edges, sl. grubby cover but contents clean. £25.00 Add
Polskie Typy Ludowe Floryana Piekarskiego & Others Text in Polish. 'Types of Polish Folk' A selection of prints from famous Polish artists. Illust. Generally tatty/grubby but plates are clean and good quality. £30.00 Add
Svenska Allmogedrakter Gerda Cederblom Text in Swedish. 'Swedish Folk Costumes' A history of folk costumes along with cutting patterns and high quality colour plates. Illust. Rought cut edges, generally grubby/tatty cover but contents clean. £40.00 Add
Costumes Suisses F. Koenig, Lory & Anderen Text in French/German. 'Swiss Costume' A history of folk costumes from Switzerland with high quality colour plates. Illust. Gilt edges, near mint. 210pp  £20.00 Add
Costumi Sardi Jacques & Rosemarie Pouliot Text in Italian/French/English/German. 'Costumes of Sardinia' A collection of traditional costumes from the Sardinia region of Italy. Illust. Cover grubby and tatty and some foxing to pages. 62pp  £20.00 Add
Los Tejidos Prehispanicos del Area Central Andina en el Museu de America Luis J. Ramos Gomez Text in Spanish. 'Prehispanic Textiles in the Central Andean Area displayed in the Museum of America' A fully illustrated guide of textiles. Illust. Cover sl. grubby but contents clean. 208pp  £25.00 Add
Dress in Italian Painting 1460-1500 Elizabeth Birbari A study of the common interest of Italian painters and the clothes they painted 1460-1500. Illust. Price clipped. 114pp  £27.00 Add
Greek Costumes 2 Ionna Papantoniou Text in Greek/English/French. A selection of full colour plates, cutting patterns and descriptions showing traditional Greek Men's costume. Illust. £25.00 Add
Greek Costumes Ionna Papantoniou Text in Greek/English/French. A selection of full colour plates, cutting patterns and descriptions showing traditional Greek Women's costume. Illust. Private bookplate inside front cover, dj has some damage. £25.00 Add
Hardanger-Bunaden For Og No Gudrun Stuland Text in Norwegian. 'Hardanger National Costume Then and Now' showing the development traditional Norwegian costume from the Hardanger region. Illust. Cover edges sl. worn. 104pp £18.00 Add
Lidove Kroje z Ceske Republiky Jirina Langhammerova Text in Czech. 'Folk Costumes from the Czech Republic' Part of the History of Clothing Series. Illust. New and unread. 262pp £25.00 Add
Onze Kleder-Drachten Constance Nieuwhoff Text in Dutch. 'Our Costumes' A selection of plates, patterns and descriptions of traditional Dutch clothing. Illust. Private bookplate inside front cover, cover sl. grubby. 96pp £20.00 Add
National Costumes of the Soviet Peoples
Text in English. Exhibition catalogue from the USSR National Museum of Ethnography showcasing the different traditional clothing from throughout the Soviet Union. Illust. Some marks to cover but contents clean. 63pp £30.00 Add
au Paradis des Dames Florence Jakubowicz Text in French. 'The Paradise Ladies' A showcase of developments in fashion for French ladies 1810-1870. Illust. 152pp £30.00 Add
Sammlung zur Volkskunde in Hessen: 17 Gerd J. Grein Text in German. 'Costumes of the Odenwald Region' Part of the collection of folklore in Hessen series (No.17). Illust. Cover sl. worn from storage. 60pp £14.00 Add
Ranzen, Gurtel, Federkiel - alte volkstumliche Lederkunst Otfried Kastner Text in German. 'Satchel, Belt, Quill Pen - old leather folk art'. A selection of pictures and descriptions for traditional Austrian leatherwear. Illust. Private bookplate inside front cove, sl. curling to DJ and edges grubby but in very nice condition overall . 164pp £120.00 Add
Naisten Korut Keski-Venajalla ja Lansi-Siperiassa Ildiko Lehtinen Text in Finnish. 'Women's Jewellery in Central Russia and Western Siberia' a study of traditional jewellery. Illust. 209pp Private bookplate inside front cover. £80.00 Add
Vrouwenkostuum 1800-1820 J. C. Gallois Text in Dutch/English. 'Women's Dress 1800-1820' A guide to the collection held at the Netherlands Museum of Costume. Illust. Private bookplate inside front cover. 32pp £8.00 Add
The Costume of Yorkshire George Walker Based on the original 1814 text, a collection of 40 colour plates showing the effect of industrialisation at the start of the 19th C. Illust. Price clipped. 101pp £110.00 Add
200 Jahre Mode in Wien
Text in German. '200 Years of Fashion in Vienna' A study of the developing fashions in the Austrian capital, includes 8 handset plates. Illust. Cover sl. grubby from storage. £30.00 Add
Lebendige Tracht in Tirol Gertrud Pesendorfer Text in German. 'Vivid Costume in Tyrol' A study of the unique folk clothing worn in the Tyrol region of Austria. Illust. Private bookplate inside front cover and dj sl. tatty. 159pp £25.00 Add
Poetry and Folk Costume M. N. Mertsalova Text in Russian. A collection of high quality photos showing the range of Russian folk costume. Illust. Sl. wear to cover from storage. 224pp £40.00 Add
Zenska Narodna Nosnja U Istri Jelka Radaus Ribaric Text in Croatian. 'Female Folk Costume in Istria' A highly detailed tome exploring the origins and development of costume in the region. Very scarce book. Illust. V. good copy. 416pp £350.00 Add
Histoire du Costume Populaire en Normandie tome II Marguerite Bruneau Text in French. 'History of Popular Costume in Normandy' Vol 2. showing development of costume in the Normandy region of France. Illust. Small tear on cover and corners sl. creased but generally clean copy. 204pp £28.00 Add
The Crafts and Mode of Life in Armenian Miniatures Astghik Guevorkian Text in Armenian/Russian/English. A fascinating study of Armenian art showing traditional life and works. Illust. Dj shows signs of wear. 156pp £45.00 Add
Bulgarian Folk Costumes Vol. 2 M. G. Veleva & E. Il. Lepavtsova Text in Bulgarian/English. Volume 2: A selection of folk costumes of Central West Bulgaria and the Central and West Rhodopes in the 19th and 20thc. Illust. Dj missing and edges tanned. 252pp £70.00 Add
Albanien: Bauten - Trachten - Gerate Franz Baron Nopcsa Text in German. 'Albanien: Buildings, Costume, Equipment' A study of traditional Albanian architecture costume and tools. Illust. Cover and edges grubby and private bookplate inside front cover. 257pp £30.00 Add
Die Volkstrachten des Schlitzerlandes Hans Deibel Text in German. 'The Folk Clothing of the Chaser Country' A study of traditional clothing from the Schlitz region of Germany. Illust. Cover sl. grubby from storage, private inscription on front page. 63pp £25.00 Add
Folk Art in Rumania Boris Zderciuc Text in English. A study of traditional folk art and clothing in Romania. Illust. Cover sl. grubby but contents clean. £10.00 Add
W Kregu Chlopskiej Kultury Wanda Telakowska Text in Polish. 'The Circle of Peasant Culture' A highly detailed study of traditional folk art, clothing and crafts from Warsaw. Illust. Cover is grubby but contents clean. 204pp £40.00 Add
Gudbrandsdalens Folkedrakter Av Thale Gjessing Text in Norwegian. 'Gudbransdalens Folk Costume' A study of Norwegian costume history 1700-1800 in the Gudbransdalens region. Illust. Rough cut edges and cover grubby/tatty but contents clean. £44.00 Add
Bayrisch Land - Bayrisch Gwand
Text in German. 'Bavarian Country, Bavarian Clothing' historical contribution to the costumes and home care in Bavaria, on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the United Bavarian Costume Profit. Illust. Spine shows wear but contents clean. 290pp £15.00 Add
Le Tailleur: Un Vetement-Message Xavier Chaumette Text in French. 'The Tailor: Message of Clothing' A study of French women's tailoring and the story it tells. Illust. V good copy. 111pp £16.00 Add
Papa New Guinea: The Southern Highlands David Eastburn Text in English. A brief history and study of the Papa New Guinea people of the Southern Highlands. Illust. Sl. wear to cover. £12.00 Add
Carnaby Street Tom Salter In pictures and stories are the facts about the men and events that made Carnaby Street the youngest legend in history. Vibrant Illust. Price clipped, dj tatty but contents clean. 71pp £45.00 Add
Bulgarian Folk Costumes Vol. 3 M. G. Veleva & E. Il. Lepavtsova Text in Bulgarian/English. Volume 3: A selection of folk costumes of Central West Bulgaria and the Central and West Rhodopes in the 19th and 20thc. Illust. Dj tatty/grubby. 332pp £50.00 Add
Sophie Fedorovitch 1893-1953 Frederick Ashton & Marie Rambert & Richard Buckle A guide for the memorial exhibition of Sophie Fedorovitch's work in Designs for Ballet, Opera and Stage at the V & A. Illust. Cover has some wear and indentation at top edge. 16pp £20.00 Add
Ceremonial Costume: The Arts of the Maori Instructional Booklet Mihiata Fairlie A brief step-by-step guide to constructing Maori ceremonial costume through embroidery and weaving. Illust. Spine shows some wear. 20pp £9.50 Add
The Durham Collection of Garments and Embroideries from Albania and Yugoslavia Laura E. Start & M. Edith Durham Part of Calderdale Museum's Bankfield Museum Notes 3rd Series (No. 4). A study of the clothing and embroidery from Albania and Yugoslavia. Illust. Cover sl. grubby. 76pp £30.00 Add
A Feast of Colour - Corpus Christi Dance Costumes of Ecuador Ricardo Muratorio The collaboration of scholar and collector bring to life the famous Ecuadorian festival of Corpus Christi along with its vibrant costumes. Illust. Cover sl. worn. 32pp £35.00 Add
The Empire's New Clothes Christine Ruane This engrossing book explores the impact of Westernization on Russia in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and presents a wealth of photographs of ordinary Russians in all their finery. Illust. New and sealed. 276pp £25.00 Add
Modern Menswear Hywel Davies A showcase of modern menswear fashion leaders, profiling both leading names and emerging talents and providing an insight into their design processes. Illust. Clean copy. 208pp £15.00 Add
Mode en Miroir: La France et la Hollande au temps des Lumières Pascale Gorguet Ballesteros Text in French. 'Mirror Fashion: France and Holland During the Enlightenment' A display of developing tastes in the 17th and 18th C. Illust. Cover sl. worn. 248pp £62.00 Add
Costume Worldwide: A Historical Sourcebook Melissa Leventon (Editor) CostumeWorldwide combines the studies of two classic 19th-century illustrators, Auguste Racinet and Friedrich Hottenroth, alongside an illuminating modern text. Illust. New & unread, but DJ sl. grubby from storage. 352pp £20.00 Add
Bulgarian Folk Costumes and Embroideries Maria Veleva Text in Bulgarian. A selection of high quality plates showing traditional folk clothing and embroidery from Bulgaria. Illust. Ex libris and cover grubby. £25.00 Add
New Fashion Japan Leonard Koren Text in English. Discusses a variety of unusual clothing created by contemporary Japanese fashion designers and influenced by the culture of Japan. Illust. Cover sl. grubby. 176pp £65.00 Add
The Art of Fashion 1600-1939 Madeleine Ginsburg Book 19 of the V & A Museum's Small Colour Book Series, focus on fashion development 1600-1939. Illust. Cover sl. grubby. 15pp £6.00 Add
Decades of Fashion: 1900 to the present Harriet Worsley Text in English. Catching the pulse of fashion from 1900 to the present in a display of hundreds of photographs from the catwalk, street and silver screen. Illust. Brand new, cover may have sl. shelf wear. 608pp £9.00 Add
Lidove Kroje na Hodoninsku Vladimir Zidlicky & Jaroslav Orel Text in Czech. 'Folk Costume from Hodoninska' A study of traditional clothing from the Hodoninska region of the Czech Republic. Illust. DJ shows some wear. £35.00 Add
From the Ballroom to Hell Elizabeth Aldrich A study of grace and folly in 19th century dance. This work should be of interest to dancers and dance historians interested in accurately reproducing 19th-century dance scenes and the surrounding social mechanisms. Illust. DJ sl. creased. 225pp £20.00 Add
Amagerdragterne - deres historie og brug Birte Hjorth, Dirch Jansen and Lisbeth Moller Text in Danish. 'Amager Costume - its history and use' A study of traditional folk costume from the Amager region of Denmark. Signed by one of the authors. Clean copy with additional notes on the subject in English. 149pp £25.00 Add
Robes of Thespis - Costume Designs by Modern Artists Rupert Mason A collection of stunning illustrations from previously unknown artists displaying a fascinating range of traditional and futuristic costumes. Illust. Cover worn, edges and end papers tanned but plates v. clean. £35.00 Add
Secrets d'Elegance 1750-1950 Madeleine Nicolas Text in French. 'Secrets of Elegance' A study of French high fashion 1750-1950, produced for the exhibition held at Palais Galliera in 1978. Illust. Cover grubby. 61pp £40.00 Add
Blandford's Painting Book of National Costumes - No. 5, South-West Asia Molly Davis A study of traditional national clothing - Issue 5 focussing on South-West Asia. Illust. Cover sl. worn but contents clean. £6.50 Add
Blandford's Painting Book of National Costumes - No. 6, North-East Asia Molly Davis A study of traditional national clothing - Issue 6 focussing on North-East Asia. Illust. Cover sl. worn but contents clean. £6.50 Add
Blandford's Painting Book of National Costumes - No. 7, Africa Molly Davis A study of traditional national clothing - Issue 7 focussing on Africa. Illust. Cover sl. worn but contents clean. £6.50 Add
Blandford's Painting Book of National Costumes - No. 8, The Americas Molly Davis A study of traditional national clothing - Issue 8 focusing on The Americas. Illust. Cover sl. worn but contents clean. £6.50 Add
Latvju Raksti - Ornement Letton (1st Edtn)
Text in Latvian/Russian. 'Latvian Ornament' Stunning tome packed full of handset plates and illustrations showing Latvian costume, textile and art. Illust. Cloth cover grubby and page edges tanned, but plates in v. clean condition. £450.00 Add
Das Kostum in Russland 18. bis Anfang 20. Jahrhundert Tamara Korschunowa Text in German. 'The Costume in Russia 18th to the early 20th C.' A detailed study of German folk costume. Illust. Cover and edges sl. grubby but contents clean. 323pp £30.00 Add
Estonian Folk Clothing - 19th and the beginning of the 20th Century Estonian Academy of Sciences Text in Russian. A study of traditional Estonian clothing between the 19th and 20th centuries. Illust. DJ very tatty and edges grubby but contents clean, private bookplate inside front cover. £70.00 Add
Fra Tradisjonell Klesskikk til Bunad i Vest-Telemark Aagot Noss Text in Norwegian. 'Traditional Clothing and Costume in West Telemark' a study of folk clothing in rural Norway. Illust. Small tear in DJ but contents v. clean. 262pp £30.00 Add
Folk Art of the USSR V. A. Elkoba and L. F. Romanoba Text in Russian. Interesting book studying folk art from throughout the USSR, including textile, ceramic and embroidery. Illust. Cover and edges grubby, sl. damage to FEP, but contents clean. £40.00 Add
Nineteenth Century Women's Fashion Felicity J Warnes Follows high style couture trends over a 100 year period from 1800-1900, as illustrated in 372 superb colour photogrpahs of original hand coloured fashion plates. 400pp. Published 28th January, 2016. £29.50 Add
Fashion Design Drawing and Presentation Patrick John Ireland All aspects of fashion illustration are covered in this essential reference, it also deals with faces and hairstyles, and details such as collars, sleeves and pleats with a wide variety of materials. Illust. 120pp Price clipped, DJ slightly grubby, overall clean copy. £70.00 Add
The Book of The Well-Dressed Woman Georgie Henschel A handy book giving practical, sound, common-sense advice on picking the right clothes for one's figure and tastes. Illust. Price clipped, DJ tatty, edges grubby, copntents clean. 123pp £45.00 Add
Il Costume Russo Dalla Fine del '700 all'inizio del '900 Carlo Viano (Editor) Text in Italian. 'The Costume of Russia from the end of 1700s to the 1900s' A catalogue of the exhibition held at the Mole Antonelliana in Torino in 1984. llust. Cover has some wear but contents clean. 94pp £22.00 Add
Collection des Costumes des Provinces Septentrionales Royaume des Pays-Bas H. Greeven Text in French/Dutch. Facsimilie of the original 1828 edtn. 'Collection of Costumes of the Northern Provinces of the Kingdom of the Netherlands' 20 full colour plates. llust. Plates in excellent condition sl wear to boxed cover. £60.00 Add
Disruptive Pattern Material Hardy Blechman An encyclopedic resource that explores the proliferation of camouflage patterns in out society and their use in nature, one the battlefield and on the catwalk. llust. New and sealed. 720pp £160.00 Add
White-Embroidered costume accessories Heather Toomer The 1790s to 1840s. Authoritative detailed survey. Superbly illustrated with colour and black and white illustrations. 192pp. £19.00 Add
A New look at 1947: DIOR and the Edingburgh Festival
50 Years on - Catalogue from the Exhbition exploring the cultural differences of Dior's New Look and the First Edinburgh Festival. Fully illustrated throughout. 40pp. £45.00 Add
Beijing Opera Costumes Alexandra B. Bonds The Visual communication of character and culture. An in depth study of the costumes of Jingju, the highest form of stage arts in China. Meticulously researched and extensive survey illustrated with many colour photos. New and unread, however shelf wear to DJ and sl. fading to spine from storage. 339pp. £300.00 Add
History of Highland Dress J. Telfer Dunbar Authoritative detailed study. Colour and B/W Illustrations. 248pp. Edges foxed. DJ is very poor. Contents good. £30.00 Add
Dress in Eighteenth Century Europe 1715-1789 Aileen Ribeiro Authoritative detailed guide.121 mono Illustrations and 6 in colour. 220pp. Small remains of tiny bookplate on FEP O/W very good in D/J £40.00 Add
Late Gothic Europe 1400-1500 Margaret Scott The History of Dress Series. Detailed authoritative guide illustrated throughout. Spine of D/J sl.faded, price clipped. 256pp £80.00 Add
Fashion of the 70s Jim Heimann Colourful pocket guide to the decade profusely illustrated in colour. £12.00 Add
Black in Fashion Mourning to Night National Gallery of Victoria With its original concept, this delightful publication examines the manifold facets of black by reflecting on its symbolism, meaning and moods across history. Published to accompany the exhibition. Sl. wear to covers from storage. 69pp £20.00 Add
Hollywood Costume Design by Travilla Maureen Reilly Showcased here are many of Travilla's original sketches for the stars, along with fascinating "costume check" and publicity photos. 192pp New. £40.00 Add
Histoire du Costume Civil en France Alfred Carlier Ltd Edtn. 261/1000. Text in French. 'History of Peoples Costume in France'. Over 300 costumes presented in very colourful plates, ranging from 80 B.C. to 1930. Clean copy barring book stamp after title page. £85.00 Add
Decades: A Century of Fashion Cameron Silver Silver commits all his sartorial knowledge to paper in an over-sized, visually stunning book: ten chapters, each devoted to the iconic looks of a decade. New but with sl. shelf wear to covers. £24.00 Add
Old English Costumes Cecil Harcourt Smith & Philip Gibbs Selected from the collection formed by Mr Talbot Hughes. A Sequence of Fashions Through the Eigteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Covers marked, contents generally good. 80pp £35.00 Add
A Fashion Parade - The Seeberger Collection Celestine Dars An anthology of 20th century high fashion, showing haute couture as worn by the haute monde. Price clipped, very clean copy. 128pp £12.00 Add
Death, Heaven and the Victorians John Morley Lavishly illustrated study of Victorian attitudes to death and funerals. Overall fair to good, DJ tatty and price clipped. 208pp £25.00 Add
The Dress of the People John Styles A study of everyday fashion in 18th Century England. Unread, but sl. damage to corners from storage. 432pp £30.00 Add
The Male Image Penelope Byrde A study of men's fashion in England 1300-1970. V. clean copy with sl. grubby edges. 240pp £70.00 Add
Dress and Popular Culture Patricia A. Cunningham & Susan Voso Lab The subjects of the essays in this book range from looking at the ever changing means of specific garments and clothing practices. New and unread. 165pp £9.00 Add
The Three-Piece Suit and Modern Masculinity David Kuchta Kuchta shows not only how the ideology of modern English masculinity was a self-consciously political and public creation but also how such explicitly political decisions and values became internalized. New and unread, but DJ is v. sl. grubby. 299pp £30.00 Add
Children's Fashions 1860-1912 JoAnne Olian Finely detailed illustrations from rare issues depict youngsters in hundreds of fashionable outfits, containing 1065 Costume designs from "La Mode Illustree". Signs of sl. wear, but overall v. good. 120pp £18.00 Add
Everyday Fashions of the Sixties as Pictured in Sears Catalogs JoAnne Olian This compilation from a style-conscious decade features scores of illustrations with their original captions specifying colors, sizes, prices. Items include apparel for men, women, and children. Fantastic condition. 91pp £20.00 Add
Society in Vogue Josephine Ross Using information from "Vogue" magazine's archives, this book chronicles the lives of the rich and famous in the years between the wars and during World War II. V. good condition. 240pp £15.00 Add
The Book of Costume Millia Davenport A comprehensive detailed account of costume through the ages, covering dress, jewelry, ornament, coiffure and all other elements. Box cover tatty, but contents clean. £45.00 Add
Costume Revolution Tatyana Strizenova Textiles, Clothing and Costume of the Soviet Union in the 1920's. Spine on DJ faded, mark on FEP, otherwise v. clean. 193pp £30.00 Add
Parisian Costume Plates in full colour (1912-1914) George Barbier et al. This sumptuous volume reproduces in full colour, 60 of the 'Journal's' most outstanding plates from rare, original issues of the magazine. Some marks to covers but otherwse v. clean. 59pp £18.00 Add
The World of Harlequin Allardyce Nicoll In this study of the commedia dell'arte, the authors seeks to answer; What force kept this form of theatre alive for more than two centuries and made Harlequin such a potent image? Grubby edges and cover, private inscription on title page, otherwise clean. 243pp £12.00 Add
Savile Row: An Illustrated History Richard Walker A definitive history of Britain's "tailors' district" and of the social changes that it has effected over the years. New and unread, however DJ is showing shelf wear. 192pp £22.00 Add
Body and Clothes R. Broby-Johansen An illustrated history of costume. Price clipped and some aging overall but still a good copy. 236pp £25.00 Add
Le Costume Medieval: Dictionnaire Raisonne Du Mobilier Tome 3 Viollet-le-Duc Text in French. 'The Medieval Costume: Reasonable Furniture Dictionary Volume 3 '. Another in the stunning series of Viollet-le Duc facsimile reprints. Edges/covers v. sl. marked, otherwise excellent. 373pp £180.00 Add
Boucher David Wakefield The author's study of famed artist Boucher. New and unread, but price clipped and sl. shelf wear. 144pp £20.00 Add
Fashion and Fiction Aileen Ribeiro Dress in Art and Literature in Stuart England. New and unread, but may have sl. shelf wear. 387pp £60.00 Add
Les Costumes Historiques Russes du Musee de l'Ermitage de Leningrad Yves Saint Laurent Text in French. 'Russian Historical Costumes of the Leningrad Hermitage Museum'. Presented to accompany the exhibition at Musee Jacquemart-Andre in 1989. DJ is sl. tatty but contents v. clean. £35.00 Add
Medieval Dress & Fashion Margaret Scott Dress historian, Margaret Scott sets about meticulously unraveling the messages about rank, aspiration, belief and occupation encoded within the contained images. DJ sl. tatty. 208pp £65.00 Add
Fazendo Carnval Rosa Magalhaes Text in Portuguese/English. 'The Making of Carnaval' A fascinating study of the costumes and floats made for Carnival. £25.00 Add
Fabric of Vision Anne Hollander This beautifully illustrated and innovative book examines how artists have used clothing and drapery as elements in their paintings. New, unread, may have sl. shelf wear. 208pp £30.00 Add
Haute Couture at Spink Naomi Tarrant An illustrated catalogue of costume for sale from our collection of Haute Couture. Grubby covers but clean contents. £12.00 Add
The Supermodern Wardrobe Andrew Bolton The book focuses on the work of innovative designers whose approach to supermodern clothing fuses high style and 21st-century technology. As new, sl. shelf wear. 144pp £115.00 Add
The Funeral Effigies of Westminster Abbey Anthony Harvey and Richard Mortimer This is both a history of the collection and of the origins and development of the funeral effigy, and a full descriptive catalogue of the 21 effigies in the Abbey. V. clean copy. 201pp £38.00 Add
60s Fashion Various Get the swinging '60s look with this fantastic guide to fashion's most exciting decade. New. 64pp £10.00 Add
Marilyn Monroe Gone But Not Forgotten Jessica Bailey This beautifully designed book celebrates the life and career of Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe as we approach the 50th anniversary of her death. New. 64pp £10.00 Add
Style: Fashion Houses through the ages. Carol King Packed with information on what has inspired top designers to create their own aesthetic. New, sl. wear to box cover from storage. 64pp £10.00 Add
Bob Marley: Reggae Legend Michael Heatley & Mike Gent This beautifully packaged book tells the story of Reggae legend Bob Marley who was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. New. 64pp £10.00 Add
Fashion and Fancy Marieke de Winkel A study of Dress and Meaning in Rembrandt's Paintings. New and Sealed. £25.00 Add
Dressed Neat and Plain: The clothing of John Wesley and his teaching on dress Edwina Ehrman A study of John Wesley, the English cleric and his teaching on dress. V. clean copy. 20pp £65.00 Add
A Well-Fashioned Image Elizabeth Rodini and Elissa B. Weaver A study of clothing and costume in European art, 1500-1850. Some wear to covers, contents clean. 112pp £8.00 Add
18th Century Costume Pauline Rushton Highlighting some 35 garments and accessories from the extensive collection of European dress held by the museums. V. clean copy. 48pp £20.00 Add
Tessuti Costumi E Moda le raccolte storiche di palazzo mocenigo Doretta Davanzo Poli Text in Italian. 'Fabrics Costumes And Fashion the historical collections of Palazzo Mocenigo'. V. clean copy. 80pp £35.00 Add
Our New Clothes: Acquisitions of the 1990s Richard Martin Fantastic photographs display important costumes and accessories of the past three centuries, published in conjuction with the exhibition. Excellent condition with tiny pen marking on title page. £15.00 Add
Nineteenth-Century Fashion in Detail Ucy Johnston Showcasing the opulence and variety of nineteenth-century fashion through exquisite colour photography and line drawings of the complete garments. As new, but covers have wear from storage. 224pp £28.00 Add
Historical Fashion in Detail: The 17th and 18th Centuries Avril Hart & Susan North This volume offers the opportunity to see fragile historical clothes in detail. V. sl. wear to covers and edges. 223pp £25.00 Add
I Mestieri Della Moda a Venezia - The Arts and Crafts of Fashion in Venice, from the 13th to the 18th Century Doretta Davanzo Poli (Curator) Published in conjunction with the 1797-1997 Bicentenary of the overthrow of the Serenissima. V. clean copy, only sl. wear to covers. 137pp £40.00 Add
Pride and Joy: Children's Portraits in the Netherlands 1500-1700 Jan Baptist Bedaux & Rudi Ekkart (Editors) The charming pictures in this unique book demonstrate that 500 years ago children were, as they are now, their parents' pride and joy. New and unread, may have sl. wear from storage. 319pp £34.00 Add
Welcome to Big Biba Steven Thomas & Alwyn W. Turner The first book dedicated entirely to this dreamland, with over 150 colour photographs. New and unread, but shelf wear to DJ. £20.00 Add
Men in Skirts Andrew Bolton Looking at outfits inspired by togas, frock coats, dhotis, sarongs and caftans, all items traditionally worn by men. New and unread, however has some markings to DJ from storage. 144pp £20.00 Add
HELLO Fashion Special Mercedes Junco Calderon 'The most spectacular display of haute couture: The Spring/Summer 1991 collections'. Price clipped, otherwise v. clean copy. 179pp £15.00 Add
American Flight Jackets John A. Maguire & John P. Conway A history of U.S. flyers jackets from World War II to desert storm. 278pp New, may have minor shelf wear. £45.00 Add
The Art of Costume in Russia 18th to early 20th Century The Hermitage, Leningrad This book is based on the material of a splendid collection of costumes owned by the Department of the History of Russian Culture at the Hermitage. V. clean copy. 320pp £100.00 Add
Fashions Through the Centuries: Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo Olga Sronkova A study of historic fashions with focus on the Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo. DJ is v. tatty but contents are clean. 163pp £20.00 Add
Fashion at the Time of Fascism Mario Lupano & Alessandra Vaccari The first visual history of Modernist Italian fashion during Benito Mussolini's Fascist regime 1922-1943. New. 398pp £25.00 Add
Clothing Culture: Dress in Egypt in the First Millenium AD Frances Pritchard This is the first in-depth study of the Whitworth Art Gallery's acclaimed collection of clothing from post-Pharaonic Egypt, most of which was excavated between 1888 and 1923. Covers grubby but contents clean. 154pp £16.00 Add
Hollywood Costume Design David Chierichetti Taking each studio in turn, the author appraises its individual image and the way in which designers helped to give it a recognisably unique character. Edges tanned and some visible wear to DJ. 192pp £45.00 Add
Memorable Balls James Laver (Editor) A collection of 11 essays by distinguished authors, each of whom discusses a memorable ball that was also an historic occasion. Visible wear to DJ, but contents clean. 116pp £12.00 Add
A Dandy Guide to Dating Vintage Menswear Sue Nightingale This reference book is an easy-to-use compilation of information for dating menswear garments. New & unread, may have sl. shelf wear to DJ. 272pp £28.00 Add
In a Glamorous Fashion W. Robert Lavine Not only does thie fascinating look at film fashion portray the glamour and glitter of Hollywood's heyday, it is also an invaluable reference source. V. clean copy, sl. tatty DJ. 259pp £18.00 Add
Maharajas - Resonance from the Past Charles Allen It tells of the romance of desert kingdoms, the crushing blow of the Mughals and the British Raj; the phoenix-like rise of new States and their eventual decline. New and Sealed. £35.00 Add
Hollywood Musicals Ted Sennett Wonderful graphic presentation of the glamourous Hollywood musicals. Clean copy, some wear to DJ. 384pp £28.00 Add
Ruske Malirstvi XVIII a XIX Stoleti Various Text in Czech. 'Russian Painting in the XVIII and XIX Century'. Lovely full page plates showcasing various Russian costumes. DJ is tatty and private bookplate inside front cover, but otherwise clean. £30.00 Add
Costume Patterns and Designs Max Tilke A Survey of costume patterns and designs of all periods and nations from antiquity to modern times. No DJ so covers sl. grubby, very clean otherwise. 128pp £65.00 Add
Fashion 2001 Landed No.1 Walter van Beirendonck & Luc Derycke Ed. This equation stands for the cosmopolitan, idiosyncratic, fascinating and stimulating event that was Landed-Geland. As new, with sl. faded spine from storage. £50.00 Add
Fashion 2001 Landed No. 2 Walter van Beirendonck & Luc Derycke Ed. This equation stands for the cosmopolitan, idiosyncratic, fascinating and stimulating event that was Landed-Geland. As new, with sl. faded spine from storage. £50.00 Add
The Orient in Western Art Gerard-Georges Lemaire This volume with over 300 full-colour illustrations traces the development of the oriental motif in painting. New and unread, may have sl. wear from storage. 360pp £25.00 Add
Schiaparelli Fashion Review Tom Tierney A collection of wonderful paper dolls in full colour, showcasing Elsa Schiaparelli's designs. Clean copy. £12.00 Add
Ziegfeld Follies Tom Tierney A collection of wonderful paper dolls in full colour, showcasing Florenz Ziegfeld's designs. Clean copy. £12.00 Add
American Indians - First Families of the Southwest J. F. Huckel (Editor) High quality full page prints, showcasing traditional costume and crafts from American Indians. Sl. worn covers, clean contents. £50.00 Add
Man and the Horse Diana Vreeland A study of artworks showcasing the relationship between humans and horses. Many interesting costumes and uniforms featured. Price clipped, otherwise clean. 128pp £20.00 Add
Magnificence of the Tsars Svetlana A. Amelekhina and Alexey K. Levykin A stunning look at the ceremonial men's dress of the Russian Imperial Court 1721-1917. New, may have sl. shelf wear. 112pp £15.00 Add
Designer Fact File Caroline Coates A guide to setting up a designer fashion business. Scarce book, very good condition. 148pp £30.00 Add
Islamic Fashion Pepin van Roojen Containing historical images of dress from several Muslim regions, examples of modern interpretations, and many pictures of modern Islamic fashion. 320pp £29.00 Add
Geschichte des Kostums Erika Thiel Text in German. 'History of Costume'. A study of European fashion from the early ages to the present day. As new, minor shelf wear possible. 464pp £45.00 Add
Culture to Catwalk Kristin Knox A contemporary look at both traditional clothing and street styles from 38 countries around the world and the influence these two very different kinds of dress are having on fashion and designers today. DJ has sl. wear but otherwise as new. 256pp £60.00 Add
Fashion Design 1800-1940 Various The thousands of illustrations in this book provide a unique overview of Western fashion from 1800 to 1945. New & unread, may have sl. shelf wear. 408pp £20.00 Add
1920's Fashion Design Various This volume offers a selection of high-quality reproductions of fashion drawings from the 1920s. Price clipped, grubby top edge. 408pp £20.00 Add
A Pictorial History of Costume Various A wonderful display of various historical costumes from around the world. Covers showing sl. wear. 224pp £20.00 Add
Civil Costume in England from William I. to the Regency Lewis Wingfield 24 full size colour platesCovers and edges grubby, foxing to several pages and sl. damage to binding (but pages secure) £80.00 Add
Victorian Costume Anne Buck An interesting study of Victorian costume. Well illustrated. Covers sl. grubby, contents clean. 224pp £7.00 Add
Study Guide - Survey of Historic Costume, 2nd Edtn Linda A. Snyder An indiespensable aid to the study of Western European and American dress and the ancient cultures influencing design. V. clean copy. 350pp £25.00 Add
Costumes & Featherwork of the Lords of Chimor Ann Pollard Rowe Textile Museum exhibition catalog of Pre-Columbian textiles. Covers sl. grubby, contents v. clean. 190pp £40.00 Add
Suiting Everyone: The Democratization of Clothing in America Claudia B. Kidwell & Margaret C. Christman This book was written to accompany an exhibit at the National Museum of History and Technology of the Smithsonian Institute. Sl. wear to covers, tiny private inscription on FEP. 208pp £40.00 Add
Against Fashion Radu Stern This is the history of the modern relationship between artists and this "anti fashion". Ex libris, contents are unaffected and very clean. 205pp £25.00 Add
Dress and Identity Mary Ellen Roach-Higgins & others This valuable collection of readings discusses the relationship between dress and identity. Clean copy. 511pp £40.00 Add
Tartan: The Highland Habit Hugh Cheape Distinctively Scottish, this is the definitive history of tartan from the medieval love of display to the Victorian invention of exclusive clan identity. Clean copy. 96pp £8.00 Add
Jane Austen - Film and Fashion Rosemary Harden Souvenir guide for the special 2004 exhibition in Bath, showcasing the costumes in film and TV adaptions of Jane Austen novels. V. clean. 36pp £10.00 Add
Church Vestments Herbert Norris A study of the origins and development of Church clothing. DJ has some wear and nicks, edges and end papers foxed but rest of contents v. good. 190pp £24.00 Add
The Concise Dictionary of Dress Judith Clark & Adam Phillips In this deeply idiosyncratic collaboration between a psychoanalyst and a costume curator the history and meaning of costue and fashion is discovered. New, unread, may have minor shelf wear. 135pp £14.00 Add
A Visual History of Costume: The Sixteenth Century Jane Ashelford A brief historical and sociological background against which the sequence of changes in fashion can be better appreciated. Spine faded, sl. crease on corner of cover. 144pp £20.00 Add
Medieval Costume in England & France Mary G. Houston A study of costume in the 13th-15th centuries, with 8 colour plates and 350 b&w drawings. Sl. tanning to page edges, protective cover but no DJ. 228pp £12.00 Add
Drapery: Classicism and Barbarism in Visual Culture Gen Doy Gen Doy investigates the hitherto neglected meanings of drapery and the draped body in visual culture. New and unread, may have sl. shelf wear. 288pp £15.00 Add
The Gallery of English Costume Picture Book (Books 1-8 Set) Various A set of books 1-8 from the Picture Book series, covering; Women's, Children's and costume for Sport. Nice, clean condition, may have sl. fading to covers. £50.00 Add
Wenceslaus Hollar Prints and Drawings Antony Griffiths and Gabriela Kesnerova A study of the prints of "The Man Who Drew London", many interesting costumes. Covers and edges tanned, contents clean. 88pp £10.00 Add
Korean Costumes during the Chosun Dynasty Kwon Oh-Chang Text in Korean/English. A study of traditional Korean costumes with lovely illustration. Near mint copy. £80.00 Add
Cult Street Wear Josh Sims Showcasing over 30 of the most exciting and importantly pioneering of streetwear brands, this book focuses not on the endless me-too labels, but those that have shaped the market since the late 1980s. Near mint copy. 205pp £40.00 Add
New Raiments of Self Helen Bradley Foster A study of African American clothing in the Antebellum South. New and unread copy with sl. shelf wear. 359pp £20.00 Add
Ready-Made Democracy Michael Zakim A history of men's dress in the American Republic, 1760-1860. V. clean copy, sl. bowing to covers. 296pp £18.00 Add
Cross Dressing Between the Wars Peter Farrer (Editor) A work on patterns of cross dressing from 1923 to 1933. The book draws mainly upon letters, articles and stories published in "London Life" magazine. Signed by the editor. 367pp £25.00 Add
Fashion in the 60's Barbara Bernard This book traces the development of the 60s through its fashion in the work of designers such as Mary Quant et al. Covers sl. grubby, contents clean. 87pp £15.00 Add
Latviesu Tautas Terpi: 2 Kurzeme Latvijas Vestures Muzejs Text in Latvian. 2 of 2 Volumes 'Latvian National Costumes' A study of traditional Latvian folk costume. Produced by the Latvian Museum of History. High quality illustrations. With full appendix volume. DJs sl. tatty. 398pp. £70.00 Add
Costume d'Alsace - Matieres-Travaux d'aiguille Georges Klein (Curator) Text in French. 'Alsation Costume - Materials-Needlework'. Very clean copy. 87pp £20.00 Add
Folk Art in the Soviet Union Tatyana Razina Offers a regional survey of Russian folk art, including pottery, textiles, wood-carvings, lace, rugs, clothing, and jewellery. V. clean copy. 460pp £25.00 Add
Trachten aud Niederbayern Paul Ernst Rattelmuller (Editor) Text in German. 'Costumes from Lower Bvaria' A study of traditional folk costumes in Germany - 'according to the statistical information on the Duchy of Bavaria'. High quality illustrations. Clean copy with some wear to end papers. 55pp £14.00 Add
Russian Costume Vol. 1 1750-1830 unknown Text in Russian. 1 of 3 in the series looking at traditional Russian costume from 1750-1830. No DJ, grubby covers and edges but good contents. £35.00 Add
African Warriors Thomsin Magor With more than 200 color photographs and a direct, informative text, African Warriors is an eloquent tribute to a proud people, and an unprecedented insight into a unique way of life. New and unread, may have some shelf wear. 256pp £45.00 Add
Norges Bunader og Samiske Folkedrakter Heidi Fossnes Text in Norwegian. 'Norway's Clothing of Sami People'. 320pp Very clean copy with slightly grubby top edges and slight wear to DJ. £100.00 Add
African Elegance Ettagale Blauer Africa's rich traditions of crafts and decorative arts are explored in this book. DJ and edges are stained/grubby but contents themselves are excellent. 176pp £20.00 Add
Histoire du Costume Populaire en Normandie tome I Marguerite Bruneau Text in French. 'History of Popular Costume in Normandy' Vol 1. showing development of costume in the Normandy region of France. Illust. Small tear on cover and corners sl. creased but generally clean copy. 204pp £38.00 Add
Hornacko Ve Zpevu Hudbe A Tanci Oldrich Straka-Ladislav Rutte Text in Czech. 'Hornacko - The Music, Singing and Dancing'. A study of this traditional corner of the Czech Republic famed for its folk costume and dancing. Tanning to end papers and sl. grubby cloth covers, otherwise clean. 94pp £15.00 Add
100 Years of Dance Posters Walter Terry and Jack Rennert Fantastic elephant folio showcasing full page reprints of famous posters from around the world. Covers showing some wear and glued spine has started to come away, however all pages present and contents good. 112pp £30.00 Add
Latin American Costumes designed by Yolanda Bartas Dorothy Gladys Spicer Stunning full-page colour plates and numerous b&w illustrations showing traditional Latin costume. Covers sl. grubby/tatty on edges and some page edges tanned, overall though a v. clean copy with bright illustration. 88pp £40.00 Add
Customs of the World Vol. I & II Walter Hutchinson (Editor) 2 of 4 Volumes. A popular account of the Manners, Rights and Ceremonies of Men and Women in All Countries. Expected wear to covers, grubby edges and foxing to some pages but overall, good copies. £50.00 Add
The Young Englishwoman Unknown A volume of pure literature, new fashions and pretty needlework designs. Many illustrations. Edges grubby, some pages have sl. foxing, covers are showing wear and spine is seperating, but everything is complete and secure. 712pp £40.00 Add
L'ART POPULAIRE EN ROUMANIE Boris Zderciuc, Paul Petresco & Tancred Banateanu Text in French. 'Populart Art in Romania'. A lovely guide to traditional costume and artworks in Romania. Box cover is showing some wear, foxing to end papers, but contents v. clean. £40.00 Add
Duck & Cabbage Tree Cedric Flower A pictorial history of cothes in Australia 1788-1914. Edges grubby, DJ in v. poor condition, contents clean. 157pp £25.00 Add
Belarusian National Clothes Michael Romaniuk Text in Belarusian. Lovely high quality photgraphs (both colour and b&w) showcasing traditional Belarusian folk clothing. DJ sl. tatty at edges, but otherwise v. clean copy of this v. scarce book. £200.00 Add
Women of All Lands Rosita Forbes (Editor) A study of 'Their Charm, Culture and Characteristics'. Large b&w photographs throughout. Cover is sl. tatty on edges, as expected but contents clean. 676pp £55.00 Add
The Peoples of the World Vol I -VI (3 Books) Robert Brown Full set of 6 volumes in 3 books. 'Being a poplar description of the characteristics, condition and customs of the human family'. Illustrated throughout with many peoples and their costumes. Edges, end papers and title pages tanned, spine on leather covers faded, contents overall v. clean barring pen marks on FEPs. £150.00 Add
Ceramica Portuense - Traje a Vianea Pedro Vitorino Text in Portuguese. 'Portuguese Ceramics - Costume to Vianea'. Many hand-set colour plates. Cover sl. tatty, page edges tanned, sl. damage to spine, end papers foxed. Overall contents clean to good. 56pp £50.00 Add
A Brief History of Jewish Dress Ruth M Green A study of Jewish dress from the Bible to modern times (2001). New and unread, but may v. sl. shelf wear. 160pp £40.00 Add
Jewish Life in the Middle Ages Theresa and Mendel Metzger Study of the Jewish culture as seen by the Jews themselves and by Christians encompassing historic and geographic background. DJ grubby, contents v. clean. 316pp £12.00 Add
Russian Style 1700-1920 Krystyna Matyjaszkiewicz A study of Russian court and country dress from the Hermitage 1700-1920. Good condition, edges and DJ sl. grubby. 166pp £20.00 Add
Zdila: Satky A Satky (se Slovenska) Dr Alois Kolisek Text in Slovak. 'Showcase: Scarves and Shawls of Slovakia'. Text by Dr. Alois Kolisek. 17 Hand set colour plates. Covers grubby, heavy foxing throughout, but pages with plates are exceptionally clean. £50.00 Add
Turkish Fashion in Transition Jennifer M. Scarce Reprinted from Costume Number 14, 1980. An interesting illustrated study with some cutting patterns. 24pp £20.00 Add
Ruling from the Dragon Throne John E. Vollmer A study of Costume of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). 161pp New and unread, may have slight shelf wear. £20.00 Add
Vasterbotten 3: Samiskt Draktskick i Vasterbotten Katarina Agren Text in Swedish. 'Vasterbotten 3: Sami Costume of Vasterbotten'. A study of traditional Sami costume and traditions in Northern Sweden. Part of a Swedish magazine series. 202pp Clean copy, minor wear to cover. £30.00 Add
Schweizer Damenkostüme des 18. und 19. Jahrhunderts Dr. Jenny Schneider Text in German. 'Swiss Ladies Costume of the 18th and 19th Centuries'. Private bookplate on title page and covers slightly grubby. £8.00 Add
Kostume, Trachten Schmuck aus Aller Herren Lander
Text in German. 'Costume, Costume Jewellery from all over the World'. Covers slightly grubby, contents very clean. £12.00 Add
Het Costuum Onzer Voorouders JKVR Dr. C. H. De Jonge Text in Dutch. 'The Costume of Our Ancestors'. Covers grubby and showing some wear, curling to corners, but contents clean. £50.00 Add
Beautiful Holland: Dutch National Costumes R. W. P. De Vries Jun Text in English. Historical notes and numerous illustrations from photographs showing traditional Dutch costume. Heavy foxing to end papers and very tatty DJ, but contents are nice. £22.00 Add
An Introduction to the Traditional Costume of Sabah Rita Lasimbang and Stella Moo-Tan (Editor) Docuenting the costume heritage of the 7 main indigenous groups. 115pp New and unread, very slight shelf wear to covers. £60.00 Add
I Costumi Giampiero Tintori Text in Italian. 'The Costumes'. This edition illustrates the costume of the first Scala of Simon Boccanegra which took place on January 24, 1859. A wonderful showcase of costumes. 4 pages are loose from the spine, but the book is complete and in very good condition barring minimal staining to cloth covers. £35.00 Add
The Beauty of Imperial Court Costumes from Edo to Meiji Sannomaru Shozokan Text in English and Japanese. Exhibition catalogue from the Museum of Imperial Collections, high quality photography throughout. Very clean copy. £20.00 Add
Lost From Her Majesties Back Janet Arnold Fascinating book exploring items of clothing and jewels lost or given away by Queen Elizabeth I. 95pp Clean copy. £35.00 Add
Style in Costume James Laver Fascinating study of development of clothing and general style through the years. 63pp Covers grubby, private inscription on FEP and tanning to both end papers. £24.00 Add
Costumes and Ornaments in the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade Jerina Sobic A display of traditional costumes as held in the collection of the Ethnographic Museum, featuring 15 full colour, full page plates. Fair condition, with some visible wear and staining to covers. £30.00 Add
Das Buhnenkostum in Historischer, Asthetischer und Psychologischer Analyse Joseph Gregor Text in German. 'The Stage Costume in historical, aesthetic and psychological analysis'. With 25 colour and 234 b&w illustrations. DJ is tatty, but contents clean. £30.00 Add
Blacks in the History of Fashion Lois K. Alexander Personal inscription by the author. Book covers African American fashion designers ranging from 1865 -1980 and has numerous black & white photographs and illustrations. 152pp DJ has slight wear and slight staining but contents very clean. £260.00 Add
Tudor Life and Dress Edith Freeman Examining Tudor costume in relation to prevailing social and economic conditions and comparing them with present day examples. 48pp Covers grubby, contents clean. £20.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 21
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 21. Many black and white illustrations. 154pp. £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 23
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 23. Many black and white illustrations. 146pp. £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 26
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 26. Many black and white illustrations. 114pp. £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 27
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 27. Many black and white illustrations. £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 28
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 28. Many black and white illustrations. £15.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 29
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 29. Many black and white illustrations. £30.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 30
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 30. Many black and white illustrations. £75.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 31
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 31. Many black and white illustrations. Covers showing some wear, slight creasing. £25.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 32
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 32. Many black and white illustrations. Front cover marked, slight staining. £25.00 Add
The So-Called Age of Elegance
Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference of the Costume Society, Spring 1970. Covers grubby. £40.00 Add
Dress in Eighteenth-Century England Anne Buck Considers the variations in apparel that resulted from the dictates of fashion, social class, and ritual during the eighteenth century in England. 240pp DJ is grubby and price clipped, but contents clean. £18.00 Add
Working Dress: A History of Occupational Clothing Diana de Marly Fascinating social study of the variations in working class clothing. 191pp DJ is grubby and price clipped, but contents clean. Private inscription inside front cover. £30.00 Add
Dress in the Age of Elizabeth I Jane Ashelford Dress between 1558 and 1603 during the rule of Elizabeth I is the subject of this book. 159pp Clean copy, price clipped. £24.00 Add
A History of Ecclesiastical Dress Janet Mayo This book is an account of traditions important in Christian worship throughout the world. 192pp Price clipped, cover showing slight wear. £15.00 Add
A Visual History of Costume - The Seventeenth Century Valerie Cumming The series "A Visual History of Costume" is designed for those who need easy-to-use reference material of the history of dress. 17th Century. 144pp Price clipped, cover showing slight wear. £17.00 Add
A Visual History of Costume - The Eighteenth Century Aileen Ribeiro The series "A Visual History of Costume" is designed for those who need easy-to-use reference material of the history of dress. 18th Century. 144pp Price clipped, cover showing slight wear. £25.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 33
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 33. Many black and white illustrations. Clean copy. £25.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 34 (Janet Arnold)
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 34 - A Volume for Janet Arnold. Many black and white illustrations. Clean copy. £35.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 35
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 35. Many black and white illustrations. Covers grubby, contents clean. £25.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 36
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 36. Many black and white illustrations. Slight creasing, otherwise clean. £25.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 37
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 37. Many black and white illustrations. Clean copy. £25.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 38
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 38. Many black and white illustrations. Clean copy. £25.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 39
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 39. Many black and white illustrations. Clean copy. £25.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 40
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 40. Many black and white illustrations. Clean copy. £25.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 41
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 41. Many black and white illustrations. Visibly creased on back cover, contents clean. £25.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 42
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 42. Many black and white illustrations. Clean copy. £25.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 43
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 43. Many black and white illustrations. Sunned on spine, otherwise clean copy. £25.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 44
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 44. Many black and white illustrations. Clean copy. £25.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 45
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 45. Many black and white illustrations. Clean copy. £25.00 Add
A Visual History of Costume - The Fourteenth & Fifteenth Centuries Margaret Scott The series "A Visual History of Costume" is designed for those who need easy-to-use reference material of the history of dress. 14-15th Century. 143pp Price clipped, DJ slightly grubby and sticker on FEP, but contents very clean. £31.00 Add
Costumes and Settings for Staging Historical Plays: Vol 1 - The Classical Period Jack Cassin-Scott llustrations based on original paintings and historical documentation provide stage and costume designers with authentic models of ancient Georgian clothing, accessories, and scenes. 96pp Price clipped, DJ spine faded, contents clean. £10.00 Add
Womens Clothing in the 19th Century Anne Wilson 13 full page plates of the costume collection from the Ulster Museum from the 1800's. Covers slightly grubby, but contents clean. £30.00 Add
African Ark Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher African Ark is the photographic documentary of a perilous five-year journey recording the customs of many peoples whose lands and heritage have since been irretrievably lost to war and famine. Very clean copy, DJ slightly shelf worn. £30.00 Add
Cimelia Bohemica - Velislai Biblia Picta Karel Stejskal (Editor) Text in multiple languages, including English. 'Czech Precious Obects - Velislaus' Bible Pictures'. Covers tanned but contents clean. £25.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 19
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 19. Many black and white illustrations. 176pp Covers showing slight wear and slightly creased. £10.00 Add
Unterfrankische Kostume und Trachten Margarethe Geiger Text in German. 'Under-Frankish Costume and Clothing'. 12 high quality, full page prints of traditional German costume. Box cover slightly worn, prints very clean. £30.00 Add
Atlas Polskich Strojow Ludowych: Czesc II - Stroj Szamtulski Adam Glapa Text in Polish. 'Atlas of Polish Folk Costume: Part II - Stabotulski Costume'. Notebook 1. 52pp Slightly grubby with staining to covers and edges but would classify as good overall. £50.00 Add
Atlas Polskich Strojow Ludowych: Czesc III - Stroj Dolno-Slaski (Pogorze) Tadeusz Seweryn Text in Polish. 'Atlas of Polish Folk Costume: Part III - Dolno-Slaski Costume (foothills)'. Notebook 9. 36pp Slightly grubby with staining to covers and edges but would classify as good overall. £50.00 Add
An Illustrated Guide to the Care of Costume and Textile Collections Jane Robinson & Tuula Pardoe An illustrated guide to the care of costume and textile collections. 50pp Very clean, with only slight shelf wear. £20.00 Add
Freaks of Fashion: The Corset & The Crinoline (1868) William Berry Lord 54 full page illustrations showing historical costume and fashion and critiques of corsets and crinolines. Covers slightly faded and price clipped, otherwise very clean. £12.00 Add
Les Costumes de France: XIX Siecle - Provinces du Nord M. Jacques Boulenger Text in French. 'The Costumes of France: XIX Century - Northern Provinces'. 36 full page plates, 4 in colour. Tanning to some pages and DJ is tatty, but plates clean. £38.00 Add
Handwoven Hats Joleen Gordon A History of Straw, Wood and Rush Hats in Nova Scotia. 71pp. Private inscription on title page, slightly grubby covers and edges, contents very clean. £40.00 Add
Christie's Street Fashion: Costume and Textiles
Catalogue for the sale in South Kensington, Tuesday, 25 October 1994. Showcasing Costume and Textiles including 'Street Fashion'. Very clean copy. £15.00 Add
Mevhibe Inonu: The Story of a Republic Told by Clothes Oylum Oktem Isozen (Curator) Text in Turkish and English. High quality photography throughout focussing on the fashions worn by Mevhibe Inonu. 80pp £14.00 Add
Children of Other Days N. Hudson Moore Notable pictures of children of various countries and times after paintings by great masters. Full of high quality b&w illustration. 77pp Visible wear to covers, slight damage to spine. £25.00 Add
Modesty Died When Clothes Were Born Lynee Zacek Bassett (Curator) A study of costume in the life and literature of Mark Twain. 64pp Covers have visible wear, but overall very clean. £22.00 Add
Fashion, Art and Beauty James Laver Reprinted from The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin of November 1967. 35pp Clean copy with slightly grubby covers. £20.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 5
Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians. Journal Number 5. Many black and white illustrations. 44pp Covers slightly grubby/tatty. £15.00 Add
Titanic Style: Dress and Fashion on the Voyage Grace Evans A detailed look at the styles and fabrics of the Edwardian clothes worn by the passengers on Titanic, from the finery of first class to the functional costumes of the crew. 176pp New. £45.00 Add
Giovanni Battista Moroni 400th Anniversary Exhibition Allan Braham A showcase for one of the stars of the National Gallery which possesses a comprehensive collection of his paintings. 40pp Slight wear to covers, otherwise very clean. £25.00 Add
La Mode Au Temps Des Dimanches A La Grande Jatte Yvonne Deslandres Text in French. 'Fashion at the time of Sundays at the big bowl'. Exhibition held at Musee Roybet-Fould 22 March - 30 April 1973. 22pp Very clean copy. £50.00 Add
Fancy Dresses Descibed Ardern Holt 'Greatly improved 6th Edition'. featuring 60 illustrations by Lilian Young. Good overall condition for age, however, wear to covers, grubby edges and slight foxing throughout the volume. £80.00 Add
The Ornaments of the Ministers as Shown on English Monumental Brasses H. J. Clayton A study of ancient brasses showing ecclesiastics and their dress. Rough cut edges, slight foxing throughout and wear to covers, private inscription on FEP but overall still a good copy. £25.00 Add
Guide to the English Costumes Messrs Harrods Ltd Very scarce original copy. Containing several b&w pictures of costume between 14th and 19th Centuries. Covers grubby and torn on rear contents good with slight creasing to some pages. £50.00 Add
The Way to Wear 'em Christina Walkley 150 Years of PUNCH on fashion, a witty look at changing fashions from the Victorian era to the present day. 190pp New and unread, but unfortunately the DJ has suffered some foxing, and has been price clipped. £25.00 Add
Le Costume Chez Les Peuples Anciens et Modernes Fr. Hottenroth Text in French. 'The Costume Among Ancient and Modern People'. Illustrated throughout. 213pp Clean copy, slightly grubby edges and some visible wear to covers. £25.00 Add
Muffs and Morals Pearl Binder A frank and stimulating account of dress and fashion, particularly relating to the development of moral standards over time. 256pp Top edge grubby and DJ is tatty, otherwise clean. £14.00 Add
Camp Mark Booth This book looks at camp's roots and celebrates the gallery of camp personalities. 189pp DJ slightly worn and faded, edges grubby, otherwise very clean. £15.00 Add
Dictionary of Children's Clothes Noreen Marshall This accessible and well-illustrated dictionary features over 300 garments from the world's largest and most diverse collection at the V&A Museum of Childhood. 288pp New and unread, but DJ slightly grubby from storage. £20.00 Add
Kostumkunde Eva Nienholdt Text in German. A handbook for collectors and lovers of costume. 354pp DJ has a small tear and slight wear but contents virtually as new. £25.00 Add
Costume for Births, Marriages & Deaths Phillis Cunnington & Catherine Lucas Telling the history of English dress for special events from Medieval times to 1900. 331pp Edges tatty and price clipped, otherwise very clean copy NOT an ex library book. £40.00 Add
Charity Costumes Phillis Cunnington & Catherine Lucas Telling the history of English costume worn by charity workers. 331pp Edges tatty and price clipped, otherwise very clean copy. £14.00 Add
Fashioning the Bourgeoisie Philippe Perrot A history of clothing in the 19th Century. 273pp Very clean copy, slight wear to edges and DJ from storage. £18.00 Add
Dressing Up - Transvestism and Drag: The History of an Obsession Peter Ackroyd A refreshingly objective account of transvestism in life. Well illustrated throughout. 160pp Edges ages and DJ very slightly grubby but very clean copy overall. £34.00 Add
A Handbook of Costume Janet Arnold An authoritative guide to the primary sources for costume study. 336pp Edges slightly grubby and shelf wear evident on DJ, contents are very clean. £145.00 Add
Dress in American Culture Patricia A. Cunningham & Susan Voso Lab This book focuses on the relationship of dress to the struggle of indigenous and immigrant Americans. Ex libris, private bookplate inside front cover and missing DJ so covers slightly grubby. That aside, this is a clean copy of a scarce book. £30.00 Add
Dressing Renaissance Florence Carole Collier Frick Frick provides the first in-depth study of the Renaissance fashion industry, focusing on Florence, a city founded on cloth. 347pp Very slight wear to edges and DJ and pen mark on FEP. £49.00 Add
Johnston's Clan Histories: The Clan Donald I. F. Grant Part of Johnston's Clan Histories, A study of the lands, history and tartans of the Donald clan. Colour illustrations. 32pp Cover is slightly tatty and last page heavily tanned. £30.00 Add
Sammlung zur Volkskunde in Hessen: 8 Gerd J. Grein Text in German. 'The preferences in the Grand Duchy' Part of the collection of folklore in Hessen series (No.8). Illust. 28pp Very clean copy. £14.00 Add
From Russia With Love Various A study of costumes from the Ballets Russes 1909-1933. High quality illustration throughout. 96pp Like new, but slight shelf wear to covers/edges. £60.00 Add
Fashion Icon: The Power and Influence of Graphic Design Mike Toth & Jennie D'Amato This volume presents a diverse portfolio of innovative design work inspired by cutting-edge fashion trends. 176pp New. £28.00 Add
The Englishman's Suit Hardy Amies An account of the development of the suit, from the seventeenth century to the present day, from the mysteries of button placement to the influences of princes and kings as early trend setters. 116pp Price clipped, otherwise very clean copy. £30.00 Add
The Costume Institute Bulletin August/September 1971 Thomas Hoving (Director) Volume XXX, Number 1 of the Costume Institute in Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. Some foxing to end papers, otherwise very clean. £20.00 Add
Dowries from Kutch Vickie C. Elson A study of Women's folk art tradition in India. High quality illustration throughout. 128pp Cover and spine have visible wear, remains of bookplate on FEP and private inscription on title page, but contents are otherwise very clean. £34.00 Add
Chez Les Eskimo Paul-Emile Victor and Robert Gessain Text in French. 'At the Eskimo'. Published to coincide with the 50h anniversary of the French scientific expeditions on the East coast of Greenland. 96pp Slight fading to covers, contents clean. £45.00 Add
C'era una Volta il Corredo da Sposa Doretta Davanzo Poli Text in Italian, with a small portion in English. 'Once upon a time there was a Wedding Kit'. A study of traditional Italian Wedding items. 233pp Good overall condition, but several private inscriptions and sitckers inside front cover/FEP. £20.00 Add
La Femme Vue de dos Modes Anciennes Yvonne Deslandres Text in French. 'The Woman Seen from Old Fashioned Backs'. Full of b&w illustrations. £35.00 Add
English Men's Fashionable Dress 1600-1799 Avril D. Hart This leaflet outlines the development of fashionable dress over two centuries. Some visible wear to covers, but contents clean. 12pp £12.00 Add
The Highlanders of Scotland Delia Millar A collection of the complete watercolours commissioned by Queen Victoria from Kenneth Macleay of her Scottish retainers and clansmen. Cover sl. curled at edges and sl. crease to top corner of book, but overall v. clean. £40.00 Add
Hollywood Film Costume Michael Regan A catalogue of the exhibition held at Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester 2nd June - 23rd July 1977. Covers have some wear, edges tanned and a small crease running through the top corner of the book. 48pp £30.00 Add
Masquerade Celina Fox & Aileen Ribeiro An evocation in contemporary pictures, costume and words of the populat Eigteenth Century London entertainment. Covers showing sl. wear, remains of sticker on front cover. 12pp £34.00 Add
Trouwen in Het Wit L.J.F.W Text in Dutch. 'Marry in White'. Two centuries of bridal wear 1765 to 1976. Covers sl. grubby, contents clean. 22pp £30.00 Add
British Cotton Couture 1941-1961 Donald Tomlinson Published for the exhibition held at the Gallery of English Costume displaying British fashions from the 40's to the 60's. Covers worn, contents clean. 48pp £18.00 Add
Tudor Costume: The Spacious Days of Queen Elizabeth Arthur B. Allen Background book number 6 of 8. DJ is tatty, but contents clean. 32pp £10.00 Add
Maschere E Travestimenti Nella Tradizione Del Carnevale Di Venezia Margherita Obici & Danilo Reato Text in Italian. 'Masks and Disguises in the Tradition of the Venice Carnival'. Lots of high quality illustration. Sl. grubby edges, end papers and DJ, but otherwise clean. £30.00 Add
The Rap Attack: African Jive to New York Hip-Hop David Toop A study of African-American Hip-hop culture and its development from its African roots. Many high quality photographs showcasing fashions of many performers. Covers and edges sl. grubby. 168pp £35.00 Add
Heraldry, Pageantry and Social Display in Medieval England Peter Coss and Maurice Keen (Editors) In this illustrated volume a group of experts address a series of interrelated themes around the issue of display and do so in a way which avoids jargon and overly technical language. Private bookplate and sticker on FEP/title page, but otherwise excellent condition. 278pp £15.00 Add
The Japanese Revolution in Paris Fashion Yuniya Kawamura This insightful book provides the first in-depth study of the Japanese revolution in Paris fashion and raises provocative questions for the future of the industry. Covers have some shelf wear. 198pp £15.00 Add
Robes of Honor: The Medieval World of Investure Stewart Gordon (Editor) Robes and Honor is a fascinating exploration of the possible common origin and subsequent developments of investiture across medieval Christianity and medieval Islam. DJ has a small tear on corner and some shelf wear. Private bookplate on FEP. 394pp £55.00 Add
Languages of Dress in the Middle East Nancy Lindisfarne-Tapper and Bruce Ingham Considers how the languages of dress in the region connect with other social practices, and with political and religious conformity in particular. Minor wear to covers. 196pp £16.00 Add
Handbook of English Costume in the 18th Century C. Willett Cunnington and Phillis Cunnington A very detailed study of English costume in the 18th Century. DJ is sl. tatty and both end papers are tanned. Signed by both authors. 443pp £48.00 Add
Dandies James Laver An intriguing look at the social phenomenon of dandyism. DJ in poor condition, price clipped and torn, but the book itself is in v. good condition. 123pp £100.00 Add
Handbook of English Costume in the 19th Century C. Willett Cunnington and Phillis Cunnington A very detailed study of English costume in the 19th Century. Ex libris with usual stamps. DJ is sl. faded and are grubby. 617pp £45.00 Add
The Wearing of Costume Ruth M. Green The changing techniques of wearing clothes and how to move in them from Roman Britain to the Second World War. Price clipped and DJ is tatty, but contents clean. 171pp £20.00 Add
Byzantine Dress Jennifer L. Ball Representations of secular dress in eighth to twelfth Century painting. New and unread, may have minor shelf wear. 176pp £64.00 Add
Paris A La Mode: A Voyage of Discovery Celia Bertin A fascinating study of haute couture, translated by Marjorie Deans from the original French. DJ is tatty and edges grubby but contents clean. 255pp £18.00 Add
Handbook of English Costume in the 17th Century C. Willett Cunnington and Phillis Cunnington A very detailed study of English costume in the 17th Century. DJ is sl. tatty and pen marks on FEP. 229pp £18.00 Add
Fashion, Culture, and Identity Fred Davis Provocative look at what we do with our clothes and what they can do to us. New and unread, but with sl. shelf wear/grubbiness to covers. 226pp £12.00 Add
Dressing the Elite Susan Vincent A study of clothing in Early Modern England. Visible crease to back cover, but otherwise a v. clean copy. 219pp £20.00 Add
Fashion and Women's Attitudes in the Nineteenth Century C. Willett Cunnington In a light, amusing and highly readable account, the author describes what Englishwomen wore in the 19th C. and also explains why they wore what they did. V. sl. wear to covers/edges. 314pp £10.00 Add
Clothing and Style William H. Dooley For Dressmakers, Milliners, Buyers, Designers, Students of Clothing and Stylers. Illustrated. Grubby edges and visible wear to covers, private inscription on FEP and both end papers tanned. Contents are v. clean. 441pp £50.00 Add
When Men Wore Muffs: The Story of Men's Clothes H. P. Price A study of the development of mens clothing since ancient times. Some wear to covers, edges grubby and minor foxing throughout, but overall bright and clear copy. 184pp £30.00 Add
Costumes, Traditions and Songs of Savoy Estella Canziani A study of traditional Savoy culture. Illustrated with 50 reproductions of pictures by the author, and with many line drawings. 180pp Covers are worn, edges are grubby, end papers are tanned, prvate inscription on FEP and there is slight damage to the spine. However, overall the contents are clean and complete. £170.00 Add