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Image for House of Versace : the untold story of genius, murder, and Survival

House of Versace : the untold story of genius, murder, and Survival

By: Ball, Deborah

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 2010

Edition: First edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 024208


Small remainder dot to lower fore-edges, otherwise an unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

Self Portrait with Friends: The Selected Diaries of Cecil Beaton, 1926-1974

By: Beaton, Cecil Walter Hardy;Buckle, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1979

Edition: First

Seller ID: 023437


Fore-edges tanned, internally unmarked and in very good condition. View more info

Beaton in the Sixties: The Cecil Beaton Diaries as They Were Written : More Unexpurgated Diaries

By: Beaton, Cecil; Vickers, Hugo (introduced by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 024649


An unmarked copy. "Savagely bitchy, brilliantly vivid and wonderfully gossip" (D/W blurb). View more info

Image for Love, Loss, and What I Wore: My Life in Fashion

Love, Loss, and What I Wore: My Life in Fashion

By: Beckerman, Ilene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A., Algonquin Books: 1995

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 020097


"Ilene Beckman has found a way to articulate something all women know: that our memories are often tied to our favorite clothes. In this original and eloquent book, Gingy, as Ilene is called, tells the story of her life through the clothes she wore." In a word: gorgeous. View more info

The Brideshead Generation : Evelyn Waugh and His Friends

By: Carpenter, Humphrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1990

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 029959


Internally unmarked. no creasing to spine, minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

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A guide to Elegance : For Every Woman Who Wants to be Well and Properly Dressed on All Occasions

By: Dariaux, Genevieve Antoine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 028989


First published 1964,.this is 2003 reprint. "The book that inspired The Sunday Times bestselling novel Elegance by Kathleen Tessaro." A gorgeous "gift quality" copy. View more info

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Doing Life : A Biography of Elizabeth Jolley

By: Dibble, Brian; Evans, Jim (edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nedlands, Australia, Univ of Western Australia Pr: 2008

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026673


An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps inc. tiny tear to right edge front panel. View more info

Erte: Things I Remember

By: Erte

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, The New York Times Book Co.: 1975

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 030229


Internally unmarked, includes superb plates, both coloured and black & white, patterned eps, gilt title to spine remains bright. D/W edgeworn with nicks and tears (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

Image for The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed

The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed

By: Forden, Sara Gay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co: 2000

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 023148


PO gift inscription ffep, remainder mark lower fore-edges, D/W with sl. edgewear, now protected. View more info

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Alligators, Old Mink and New Money : One Woman's Adventures in Vintage Clothing

By: Houtte, Alison; Houttes, Melissa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Orion: 2006

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 020440


Spine sl. slanted. "Whether talking about her grandmother's navy blue slip, a rhinestone bracelet or a creamy white forties alligator purse, Houtte knows that every article of vintage clothing has a story behind it." A great read for all vintage fashionistas. View more info

Vivienne Westwood (Fashion Memoir series)

By: Krell, Gene

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: 024187


Withdrawn stamp to ffep, small library stamp to half title page, no other markings and in very good condition. "The original, subversive and supremely creative designs of Vivienne Westwood - the couturier whose vision has changed the way we dress." View more info

Sailing With Mr Belloc

By: MacCarthy, Dermod

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Grafton Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029791


An unmarked copy with sl. edgewear to wraps. "An enchanting literary-nautical curiosity." (Jonathan Raban). View more info

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A Matter of Style : Intimate Portraits of 10 Women Who Changed Fashion

By: Manferto De Fabianis, Valeria (edited by)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Italy, White Star Publishers: 2010

Seller ID: 024260


The ten style icons are Coco Chanel, Katharine Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Jacqueline Kennedy, Brigitte Bardot, Mary Quant, Twiggy and Lady Diana. A superb tribute with loads of wonderful photographs. View more info

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The Power of Style: The Women Who Defined the Art of Living Well

By: Tapert, Annette; Edkins, Diana

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Crown Pub: 1994

Seller ID: 030102


Includes chapters on Coco Chanel, Diana Vreeland, Pauline de Rothschild, Babe Paley, Slim Keith, Jacqueline Onassis - and many more - the most stylish women of their time, who set the standards for the world of fashion, decorating and entertaining. PO name/details ffep obliterates with black texta but otherwise in excellent condition. A personal favourite and highly recommended. View more info

Fashion & Perversity: A Life of Vivienne Westwood and the Sixties Laid Bare

By: Vermorel, Fred; Vermorel, Judy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing: 1996

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 024886


An unmarked copy with age tanned pages View more info