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The Technique of Fashion Layout

By: Abrams, Barney

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1948

Edition: Presume First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed to P0 By Author

Seller ID: 027538

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards with lower corners bumped, edgewear to spine ends and corners, authorial gift inscription ffep. Each layout example is accompanied by analysis of how and why it works. D/W is tattered, held together with ugly tape, but worth preserving for the front panel art.. View more info

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Fashion's Double: Representations of Fashion in Painting, Photography and Film (Dress, Body, Culture)

By: Adam Geczy; Vicki Karaminas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London & New York, Bloomsbury Academic: 2016

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029473

ISBN: 0857857118

Condition: As New


"Examines how meanings are projected onto garments through their representation, whether in painting, photography, cinema or online fashion film, conveying identity and status, eliciting fascination and desire." Written for students and scholars alike, Fashion's Double will appeal to anyone studying fashion, cultural students, art theory and history, photography, sociology, and film." View more info

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The Art of Fashion Draping (3rd Edition)

By: Amaden-Crawford, Connie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Fairchild Pubns: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027079

ISBN: 1563672774

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

Hats on Heads : The Art of Creative Millinery

By: Anlezark, Mildred

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1992

Edition: Revised Edition - Reprint

Seller ID: 025033

ISBN: 0864173032

Condition: Very Good


Minimal edgewear to wraps, PO name otherwise unmarked and in excellent condition. View more info

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Pierre Bismuth

By: Bismuth, Pierre; Stange, Raimar; Davila, Thierry; Newman, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris, Flammarion: 2005

Edition: English Language Edition

Seller ID: 028824

ISBN: 208030514X

Condition: Nr. Fine


A near fine unmarked copy (issued without dust jacket) with a small pen mark to lower front board. This appears to be the only defect. "Pierre Bismuth's (sic) tackles the challenges of contemporary art by addressing the representation and the reception of a work of art by playing on the modalities and power of language and image; and by reappropriating art history and modern cultural references, from fashion to cinema." View more info

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Monika Brugger Heimat: 1992 2008

By: Broadhead, C.;Vigarello, Georges

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Germany, Arnoldsche: 2009

Seller ID: 025307

ISBN: 3897902958

Condition: Nr. Fine


"Jewellery, objcts for the body, installations." English/French text. A brand new, unmarked book with minimal edgewear to boards. View more info

Designing Women : The Art, Techniques, and Cost of Being Beautiful

By: Byers, Margaretta; Kamholz, Consuela

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1938

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 030071

Condition: Very Good


"Packed with concrete and practical information, this gay little handbook deals with the simple rules to follow when buying or making clothes in order to remake the figure with optical illusions....tells how to do a better job that nature did on feminine faces..." Tan boards are clear and unmarked, silver title bright, pale blue endpapers and fore-edges age tanned. D/W has not fared to well, tanned and edgeworn with tearing along flap folds (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

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Haute Couture in the Kitchen: Sins and Pleasures

By: Caovilla, Paola Buratto

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Italy, Skira: 2006

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 031325

ISBN: 8876244344

Condition: Very Good


"With a curious and creative eye, Paola Buratto Caovila explores the culinary art. Cooking is raised from common daily activity to the status of luxury pastime, where creativity and fantasy ignite to give expression to passions, pleasures, and transgressions." Beautifully produced book with some English text, but most text and recipes are written in Italian. D/W lightly rubbed. View more info

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Giorgio Armani

By: Celant, Germano; Koda, Harold; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Museo Guggenheim Bilbao

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Guggenheim Museum Pubns: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028039

ISBN: 0810969270

Condition: Fine


Published on the occasion of the Giorgio Armani exhibition held at Guggenheim Museum, New York. "He is the man who got rid of the grey flannel suit. The stiff, heavy, gray flannel suit. The designer who showed women they could dress for the office without looking like men. The imagination that shaped a wardrobe so supple and seductive for Richard Gere in American Gigolo that menswear in this country was never the same again." View more info

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Sonia Delaunay: Art into Fashion

By: Delaunay, Sonia; Morano, Elizabeth (introduction by); Vreeland, Diana (foreword by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1994

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 020763

ISBN: 0807611662

Condition: Nr. Fine


Like many champions of Modernism, Sonia Delauney believed that art should be used to redecorate modern life, and that design should be truly artistic. By applying the bright colors of the peasant costumes from her native Russia to the elegant silhouettes that were currently in vogue in Paris, she translated theory into practice and produced a stunning series of clothes for the Jazz Age. Like the contemporary Orphist paintings created by her husband Robert, Sonia Delauney's designs are characterized by their vibrant colors and sharply patterned geometric collages. They were worn by starlets Glo... View more info

Modern Millinery Made Easy : An encyclopedia of All Millinery and Flower Making

By: Douglas, Adrienne

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Brisbane, Aust., The New Art Publishers:

Edition: Presume First

Seller ID: 025618

Condition: Good


No date of publication, presume 1950s. Internally unmarked, front board sl. convex, boards land blue cloth spine lightly marked, sl. edgewear, corners bumped, pages lightly tanned. This is an in-depth millinery book, 182 pps, 176 "lessons" including equipment, cutting material on the bias, children's millinery, joining felt brim and crown, how to lower a high crown, making a small cocktail hat and much more. 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

ISBN: 081290575X

Condition: Very Good


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

Bags and Purses : The Costume Accessories Series

By: Foster, Vanda

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1982

Edition: First

Seller ID: 009120

ISBN: 0713437723

Condition: Nr. Fine


"Covering the period from 1600 to the present day, this is a concise history of the bags and purses used by men and women for carrying their money and personal belongings, a subject barely touched on in previous histories of costume." View more info

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Art Deco Fashion Masterpieces

By: Gordon Kerr

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Flame Tree Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 030910

ISBN: 0857753762

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked "gift quality" book. "Learn about one of the greatest artistic styles of all time and admire 100 of its most stunning works of fashion." View more info

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Authentic Victorian Fashion Patterns: A Complete Lady's Wardrobe

By: Harris, Kristina (edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mineola, New York, U.S.A., Dover Pubns: 2000

Seller ID: 026089

ISBN: 0486407217

Condition: Very Good


"...painstakingly reprints a rich selection of scaled dressmaker's patterns of the 1890s, taken from rare issues of that popular, late 19th century dressmaker's journal (The Voice of Fashion)...An introduction and brief instructions for using the patterns are also included..." Internally unmarked, sl. edgewear to wraps. View more info

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Grace Kelly: Icon of Style to Royal Bride (Philadelphia Museum of Art)

By: Haugland, H. Kristina

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Yale University Press: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028537

ISBN: 0300116446

Condition: Nr. Fine


Published on the occasion fo an exhibition Fit for a Princess : Grace Kelly's wedding dress, held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art April-May 2006. An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

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20th century Fashion : 100 Years of apparel Ads

By: Heimann, Jim; Nieder, Alixon

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Germany, Taschen: 2009

Seller ID: 025604

ISBN: 3836514613

Condition: As New


Text in English, French and German. Superbly produced large (460 pages) book with illustrated endpapers and wonderful examples of advertising art arranged chronologically. View more info

New York pro milovníky Módy

By: Hess, Megan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Czech Republic, Euromedia: 2018

Seller ID: 030352

ISBN: 8075496477

Condition: As New


An unmarked copy of this fabulous book enhanced by Megan's exceptional art work. Please note CZECH language throughout. View more info

Paris pro milovníky Módy

By: Hess, Megan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Czech Republic, Euromedia: 2018

Seller ID: 030353

ISBN: 8075496485

Condition: As New


An unmarked copy of this fabulous book enhanced by Megan's exceptional art work. Please note CZECH language throughout. View more info

Eiko By Eiko: Eiko Ishioka :apan's Ultimate Designer

By: Ishioka, Eiko

Price: $145.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1990

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 026840

ISBN: 0224030167

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked "gift quality" copy. "Presents a series of work she created over fifteen years in collaboration with the leading figures in Japanese art, filmmaking, photography, fashion, choreography, playwriting, advertising, music, publishing and industry. Her work has appeared in books, posters, newspapers, television commercials, film documentaries, stage and costume designs, packaging, fashion shows, In fact, this book is not just a portrait of Eiko Ishioka, but a showcase of the best in contemporary Japanese art. It also provides a glimpse at the possibility of a global visual c... View more info