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Image for Album Historique des Costumes Religieux Depuis L'Etablissement du Christianisme Jusqu'a nos Jours

Album Historique des Costumes Religieux Depuis L'Etablissement du Christianisme Jusqu'a nos Jours

By: Thiron, M. L'Abbe

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Generale, 1869

Edition: 1st


paper covered boards with 3/4 cloth; boards are unevenly faded and soiled, bumping to corners, color plates have pencil number in upper corner, 2 plates have old tape repair at gutter, pages are generally clean but with toning at gutter.A history of religious, civil, and military costume in France from the establishment of Christianity to the middle of the 19th century, illustrated with 148 hand-colored plates. View more info

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Appearances: Fashion Photography Since 1945

By: Harrison, Martin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli, 1991

Edition: 1st


remainder mark on bottom edge near spine.The illustrations in this book include many previously unpublished works as well as the most renowned icons of fashion photography from Penn and Avedon to Bourdin and Weber. View more info

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Balenciaga

By: Jouve, Marie-Andree (text by Jacqueline Demornex)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli, 1989

Edition: 1st


With 600 illustrations, 200 In color and 190 in duotone. View more info

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Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century: The Official Major League Baseball Guide

By: Okkonen, Marc

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Sterling Publishing Co, 1993

Edition: 1st


This new paperback edition has been updated to include the 1992 and 1993 seasons, including the 1993 expansion teams. Over 3,500 uniforms--both home and away--are illustrated. View more info

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Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard Part XXIV: The Costume Book

By: Belkin, Kristin Lohse

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Harvey Miller - Heyden & Son, 1978

Edition: 1st


Bookseller's sticker at bottom of front pastedown.The Costume Book is a sketch-book by Rubens in the British Museum. It contains drawings of figures in late fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Flemish and Burgundian court fashion, in early sixteenth-century German costume and in late sixteenth-century Turkish, Persian and Arabic dress. All of the drawings are copies after earlier works of art, an important aspect of Ruben's oeuvre. Although well known, the Costume Bo... View more info

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Ecuador's Hidden Secret: The Panama Hat Legend

By: Buchet, Martine (text), Laziz Hamani (photographs), John Doherty and Bernard Hoepffner (translation)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Assouline, 2004

Edition: 1st


slight bump to bottom of spine, dust jacket with tiny tears at spine edges at head of spine and upper corner of back panel.Beautifully illustrated with contemporary photographs in color and vintage photographs in black and white. View more info

Image for Joan: Paris Haute Couture, Italia Alta Moda, 1952-1967

Joan: Paris Haute Couture, Italia Alta Moda, 1952-1967

By: Moncada, Valentina (editor)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Milano, SilvanaEditoriale, 2015

Edition: 1st


pictorial boards, not issued with a dust jacket; in shrinkwrap.This book covers the modelling career of Joan Whelan, born in New York, who arrived in Paris in 1952 and in Rome in 1954. Beginning with her chance meeting with Hubert de Givenchy, for whom she wore the "Sabrina" dress designed for Audrey Hepburn, Joan worked for top couturiers and photographers in the French capital. In Italy, she posed for Emilio Pucci, Simonetta, Fabiani, Capucci--her lifelong friends... View more info

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Legendary Parties 1922-1972

By: Faucigny-Lucinge, Prince Jean-Louis de (foreword by Brooke Astor)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, The Vendome Press, 1987

Edition: 1st


small remainder mark on bottom edge of text block near spine, dust jacket with rubbing to front and back panel with crinkling along bottom edge of back panel.Fifty years of famous costume balls, profusely illustrated in color and black and white. View more info

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Raiment for the Lord's Service: A Thousand Years of Western Vestments

By: Mayer-Thurman, Christa C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1975

Edition: 1st


slight spine crease.The catalogue of an exhibition at The Art Institute of Chicago in 1975. 186 objects are described and illustrated. View more info

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The Highlanders of Scotland: The Complete Watercolours Commissioned by Queen Victoria from Kenneth MacLeay of her Scottish Retainers and Clansmen

By: Millar, Delia (introduction & notes on the plates) and Amelia Murray MacGregor (preface & notices)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Haggerston Press, 1986

Edition: 1st


The illustrations in this edition are taken directly from the original watercolours which are preserved in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle. With extensive notes on the tartans and the subjects in the watercolors reproduced in 31 full page color plates. View more info

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Venice Carnival

By: Favale, Virginio (photographs) and Paolo Alei (essay)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Artmedia Press, 2003

Edition: 1st


With over 210 illustrations, mostly in color. View more info