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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. £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £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. £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. £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. £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. 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. 320pp. £26.00 Add
Bekleidungskunst Und Mode Max von Boehn An authoritative history of costume. Text in German. 135 Illustrations. 128pp. £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. £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. Text in German. £75.00 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. £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. £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. 391pp. £30.00 Add
The Palestinian Village Home Suad Amiry and Vera Tamari Very well illustrated survey. 48pp £10.00 Add
John Spedan Lewis 1885-1963
Remembered by some of his contemporaries in the centenary year of his birth. 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. £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. £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. £40.00 Add
Everyday Dress 1650 - 1900 Elizabeth Ewing Authoritative guide with many black and white illustrations. 144pp. £6.00 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. 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. £15.00 Add
Brides in Vogue Since 1910 Christina Probert Fascinating pictorial survey. Over 90pp. £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. 24pp £25.00 Add
Lace in Fashion Pat Earnshaw A detailed survey from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries. Many black and white plates. 168pp. £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. £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. 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. £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. 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. £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. £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. 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. £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. 80pp £20.00 Add
Academic Dress of the University of Oxford D.R.Venables Unique well illustrated survey. 39pp. £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. £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. £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. 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. 239pp. £20.00 Add
Art Deco Fashion Martin Battersby A study and history of French designers 1908 - 1925. Well Illustrated throughout. 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. 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. 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. 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. 208pp. £60.00 Add
A History of Jewish Costume Alfred Rubens Enlarged edition, showing the variety and complexity of Jewish costume throughout history. 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. 128pp. £14.00 Add
The Hugh Evelyn History of Costume Margaret Stavridi Third Series 1500 - 1660. High quality colour plates by Faith Jaques. £25.00 Add
The Hugh Evelyn History of Costume Margaret Stavridi Second Series 1660 - 1800. High quality colour plates by Faith Jaques. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £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. 208pp. £16.00 Add
Costume Coutume Jean Cuisenier A study of the history of French Costume and Fashion. High quality illustration throughout. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 240pp. £26.00 Add
Le Maschere Veneziane Danilo Reato Text in Italian. High quality illustration and detailed descriptions of the history of Venetian masks. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 349pp. £22.00 Add
Narbilete av ein draktskikk Aagot Noss Text in Norwegian. Closeup of traditional costume from Norway. High quality illustration throughout. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 168pp £38.00 Add
Eesti Rahvaroivad Melanie Kaarma Text in Estonian. Estonian Folk Costumes. High quality illustration throughout. 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. 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 £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. 249pp £130.00 Add
Ludovy Odev Na Spisi Maria Felberova Text in Slovak. Slovak Folk Costumes. High quality illustration throughout. 161pp £70.00 Add
Polskie Stroje Ludowe Jan Manugiewicz Text in Polish. Polish Folk Costumes. High quality illustration. 71pp. £80.00 Add
Folketoj Pa Landet 1830-1880 Erna Lorenzen & Ulla Thyrring Text in Danish. Danish Folk Costumes. High quality illustration. 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. 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. 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. 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. £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. £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. £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. 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. £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. 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. 232pp. £65.00 Add
Norwegian Bunads Bent Vanberg Text in English. A study of Norwegian national folk costume. High quality illustration. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 272pp. £120.00 Add
Folk Costumes of Norway Gunvor Ingstad Traetteberg Text in English. A study of Norwegian peasant 'folk' costume. High quality illustration. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. £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. 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. £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. £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. £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. 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. £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. £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. 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. 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. £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. £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. 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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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). 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. £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. £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. 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. 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. £60.00 Add
Traditions and Folklore in Yugoslavia Spiro Kulisic Text in English. A study of traditional clothing and activity in rural Yugoslavia. Illust. £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. £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. £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. £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. £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. £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 £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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 63pp £25.00 Add
Folk Art in Rumania Boris Zderciuc Text in English. A study of traditional folk art and clothing in Romania. Illust. £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. 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. £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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 276pp £25.00 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. 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. 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. £25.00 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. 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. 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. £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. 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. 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. £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. 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. £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. £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. £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. £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. £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. 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. £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. 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. £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 £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. 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. 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. £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. 720pp £160.00 Add
White-Embroidered Costume Accessories The 1790s to 1840s Heather Toomer 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. 339pp. £300.00 Add
History of Highland Dress J. Telfer Dunbar Authoritative detailed study. Colour and B/W Illustrations. 248pp. £30.00 Add
Dress in Eighteenth Century Europe 1715-1789 Aileen Ribeiro Authoritative detailed guide.121 mono Illustrations and 6 in colour. 220pp. £40.00 Add
Late Gothic Europe 1400-1500 Margaret Scott The History of Dress Series. Detailed authoritative guide illustrated throughout. 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. 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 £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. £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. £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. 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. 128pp £12.00 Add
The Dress of the People John Styles A study of everyday fashion in 18th Century England. 432pp £30.00 Add
The Male Image Penelope Byrde A study of men's fashion in England 1300-1970. 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. 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. 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". 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. 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. 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. £45.00 Add
Costume Revolution Tatyana Strizenova Textiles, Clothing and Costume of the Soviet Union in the 1920's. 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. 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? 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. 192pp £22.00 Add
Body and Clothes R. Broby-Johansen An illustrated history of costume. 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. 373pp £180.00 Add
Boucher David Wakefield The author's study of famed artist Boucher. 144pp £20.00 Add
Fashion and Fiction Aileen Ribeiro Dress in Art and Literature in Stuart England. 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. £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. 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. 208pp £30.00 Add
Haute Couture at Spink Naomi Tarrant An illustrated catalogue of costume for sale from our collection of Haute Couture. £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. 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. 201pp £38.00 Add
60s Fashion Various Get the swinging '60s look with this fantastic guide to fashion's most exciting decade. 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. 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. 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. 64pp £10.00 Add
Fashion and Fancy Marieke de Winkel A study of Dress and Meaning in Rembrandt's Paintings. £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. 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. 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. 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'. 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. £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £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. 144pp £20.00 Add
HELLO Fashion Special Mercedes Junco Calderon 'The most spectacular display of haute couture: The Spring/Summer 1991 collections'. 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 £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £35.00 Add
Hollywood Musicals Ted Sennett Wonderful graphic presentation of the glamourous Hollywood musicals. 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. £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. 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. £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. £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. 360pp £25.00 Add
Schiaparelli Fashion Review Tom Tierney A collection of wonderful paper dolls in full colour, showcasing Elsa Schiaparelli's designs. £12.00 Add
Ziegfeld Follies Tom Tierney A collection of wonderful paper dolls in full colour, showcasing Florenz Ziegfeld's designs. £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. £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. 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. 112pp £15.00 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. 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. 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. 408pp £20.00 Add
1920's Fashion Design Various This volume offers a selection of high-quality reproductions of fashion drawings from the 1920s. 408pp £20.00 Add
A Pictorial History of Costume Various A wonderful display of various historical costumes from around the world. 224pp £20.00 Add
Civil Costume in England from William I. to the Regency Lewis Wingfield 24 full size colour plates. £80.00 Add
Victorian Costume Anne Buck An interesting study of Victorian costume. Well illustrated. 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. 350pp £25.00 Add
Costumes & Featherwork of the Lords of Chimor Ann Pollard Rowe Textile Museum exhibition catalog of Pre-Columbian textiles. 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. 208pp £40.00 Add
Against Fashion Radu Stern This is the history of the modern relationship between artists and this "anti fashion". 205pp £25.00 Add
Dress and Identity Mary Ellen Roach-Higgins & others This valuable collection of readings discusses the relationship between dress and identity. 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. 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. 36pp £10.00 Add
Church Vestments Herbert Norris A study of the origins and development of Church clothing. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £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. 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. £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. 205pp £40.00 Add
New Raiments of Self Helen Bradley Foster A study of African American clothing in the Antebellum South. 359pp £20.00 Add
Ready-Made Democracy Michael Zakim A history of men's dress in the American Republic, 1760-1860. 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. 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. 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. 398pp. £70.00 Add
Costume d'Alsace - Matieres-Travaux d'aiguille Georges Klein (Curator) Text in French. 'Alsation Costume - Materials-Needlework'. 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. 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. 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. £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. 256pp £45.00 Add
Norges Bunader og Samiske Folkedrakter Heidi Fossnes Text in Norwegian. 'Norway's Clothing of Sami People'. 320pp £100.00 Add
African Elegance Ettagale Blauer Africa's rich traditions of crafts and decorative arts are explored in this book. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. £50.00 Add
The Young Englishwoman Unknown A volume of pure literature, new fashions and pretty needlework designs. Many illustrations. 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. £40.00 Add
Duck & Cabbage Tree Cedric Flower A pictorial history of cothes in Australia 1788-1914. 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. £200.00 Add
Women of All Lands Rosita Forbes (Editor) A study of 'Their Charm, Culture and Characteristics'. Large b&w photographs throughout. 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. £150.00 Add
Ceramica Portuense - Traje a Vianea Pedro Vitorino Text in Portuguese. 'Portuguese Ceramics - Costume to Vianea'. Many hand-set colour plates. 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). 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. 316pp £12.00 Add
Russian Style 1700-1920 Krystyna Matyjaszkiewicz A study of Russian court and country dress from the Hermitage 1700-1920. 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. £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 £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 £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'. £8.00 Add
Kostume, Trachten Schmuck aus Aller Herren Lander
Text in German. 'Costume, Costume Jewellery from all over the World'. £12.00 Add
Het Costuum Onzer Voorouders JKVR Dr. C. H. De Jonge Text in Dutch. 'The Costume of Our Ancestors'. £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. £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 £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. £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. £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 £35.00 Add
Style in Costume James Laver Fascinating study of development of clothing and general style through the years. 63pp £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. £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. £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 £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 £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. £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. £25.00 Add
The So-Called Age of Elegance
Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference of the Costume Society, Spring 1970. £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 £18.00 Add
Working Dress: A History of Occupational Clothing Diana de Marly Fascinating social study of the variations in working class clothing. 191pp £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 £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 £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 £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 £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. £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. £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. £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. £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. £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. £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. £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. £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. £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. £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. £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. £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. £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 £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 £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. £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. £30.00 Add
Cimelia Bohemica - Velislai Biblia Picta Karel Stejskal (Editor) Text in multiple languages, including English. 'Czech Precious Obects - Velislaus' Bible Pictures'. £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 £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. £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 £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 £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 £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. £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. £38.00 Add
Handwoven Hats Joleen Gordon A History of Straw, Wood and Rush Hats in Nova Scotia. 71pp. £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'. £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 £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 £22.00 Add
Fashion, Art and Beauty James Laver Reprinted from The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin of November 1967. 35pp £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 £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 £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 £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 £50.00 Add
Fancy Dresses Descibed Ardern Holt 'Greatly improved 6th Edition'. featuring 60 illustrations by Lilian Young. £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. £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. £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 £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 £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 £14.00 Add
Camp Mark Booth This book looks at camp's roots and celebrates the gallery of camp personalities. 189pp £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 £20.00 Add
Kostumkunde Eva Nienholdt Text in German. A handbook for collectors and lovers of costume. 354pp £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 £40.00 Add
Charity Costumes Phillis Cunnington & Catherine Lucas Telling the history of English costume worn by charity workers. 331pp £14.00 Add
Fashioning the Bourgeoisie Philippe Perrot A history of clothing in the 19th Century. 273pp £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 £34.00 Add
A Handbook of Costume Janet Arnold An authoritative guide to the primary sources for costume study. 336pp £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. £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 £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 £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 £14.00 Add
From Russia With Love Various A study of costumes from the Ballets Russes 1909-1933. High quality illustration throughout. 96pp £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 £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 £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. £20.00 Add
Dowries from Kutch Vickie C. Elson A study of Women's folk art tradition in India. High quality illustration throughout. 128pp £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 £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 £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. 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. £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. 48pp £30.00 Add
Masquerade Celina Fox & Aileen Ribeiro An evocation in contemporary pictures, costume and words of the populat Eigteenth Century London entertainment. 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. 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. 48pp £18.00 Add
Tudor Costume: The Spacious Days of Queen Elizabeth Arthur B. Allen Background book number 6 of 8. 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. £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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 443pp £48.00 Add
Dandies James Laver An intriguing look at the social phenomenon of dandyism. 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. 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. 171pp £20.00 Add
Byzantine Dress Jennifer L. Ball Representations of secular dress in eighth to twelfth Century painting. 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. 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. 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. 226pp £12.00 Add
Dressing the Elite Susan Vincent A study of clothing in Early Modern England. 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. 314pp £10.00 Add
Clothing and Style William H. Dooley For Dressmakers, Milliners, Buyers, Designers, Students of Clothing and Stylers. Illustrated. 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. 184pp £30.00 Add
ViewFashionable White-Embroidered Costume Accessories c.1840 to 1900 Heather Toomer Authoritative detailed survey. Superbly illustrated with colour and black and white illustrations. 192pp. £19.00 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 £170.00 Add