Various Publishers. Approx. 550 octavo and quarto skillfully hand colored plates depicting the latest fashion trends primarily out of Paris for women and children. The plates date from 1819 through the 1890’s and are in fine condition housed in sleeves bound in four albums. The steel engravings, largely from the Victorian era, appeared in a variety of publications, including, but not limited to, La Mode Illustree, Journal des Demoiselles, Petit Courrier des Dames, Le Follet, Graham’s Paris Fashions, Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine, Harper’s Weekly, Le Moniteur de la Mode, Peterson’s Magazine, Frank Leslie’s Lady’s Magazine, Godey’s Fashions and Miroir des Modes.
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London: John Stockdale, 1811. Quarto; unpaginated; Fair; 1/4 bound brown cloth spine with gilt text to spine; ex-library with markings to spine, stamped numbers to title page; marbled boards have moderate wear to exterior; slightly sunned exterior; significant wear to edges, chipped rear spine head edge; text block has all edges gilt; slight scratches to exterior edges; cracked gutters; previous bookshop's label to front pastedown; slight writing to frontispiece; 70 richly colored mezzotint engravings, some offset to facing pages; foxing to some pages, impacting some plates; English and French text; RL Consignment.
Bloomington, IN: James A. Rock & Company, 1977. First Edition. 8vo., 163 pp., VG/VG; DJ, spine black with white lettering, black and white pictorial front cover with white lettering; mild shelfwear to DJ (e.g., bumping to head and tail of spine and corners); price uncut "$13.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, faded green lettering to spine (text barely legible), yellow and black pictorial endpapers; very mild bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; bumping to corners of boards, slight cocking to boards, fading to top edge of boards; age-toning to text-block; very mild age-toning/staining to top edge of endpapers; interior clean; frontispiece; "FIRST EDITION, May 1977" stated to copyright page; No. 213 out of 250 numbered copies stated to limitation page; shelved Case 6.
Paris: Firmin Didot, 1859. Octavo, 2 volumes; G; 1/4 bound in black leather and marbled boards, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling; top edge of text block gilt, marbled endpapers; some rubbing and wear to boards; volume 2 rebacked with spine preserved; Age-toning to fly leaves and faintly to margins of text; Text is in French and Italian; shelved case 7.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Mycroft & Moran, 1961. First Edition Thus [1 of 2000]. 8vo., purple and black pictorial DJ, small purple cursive lettering to spine; VG/VG; very mild wear to DJ, "$3.50" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, silver lettering/decorative motif to spine; slight cocking to spine, mild wear to boards, very slight superficial material loss to bottom-edge of front board and towards top margin of back board; age-toning/wear to text-block; INSCRIBED by Derleth to ffep; 1 of 2000 unnumbered copies stated to limitation page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
New York: The Macmillan Company, n. d. Third Edition. Small quarto; pp 403; G/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; sunned spine; moderate rubbing, discoloration to fore edge; text block has slight darkening to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrations to endpapers; cracking to front gutter at copyright page; interior shows slight browning toward edges.
Washington, DC: The Textile Museum, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 302 pages; VG; Spine is yellow with black lettering; binding has minimal wear at the top and bottom of the spine; pages clear; shelved front table.
Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1983. Second Edition. 4to., 318 pp., VG-/G+; dustjacket, orange and black pictorial spine and covers with white lettering; chipping and tearing to head and tail of spine, and to edges and corners of dust jacket; parts of dust jacket missing to head and tail of spine, and to middle of fore-edge of back cover; tear towards bottom corner of back cover; dust jacket protected by mylar; hardcover, golden brown cloth-covered spine and boards, with gold lettering to spine, brown and black pictorial endpapers; imprint of title to top half of front board; bumping to head of spine; cocking to spine; staining (likely water damage) to head of spine and to bottom edge of front board; slight rubbing to top corner of fore-edge of text-block; age-toning to margins; shelved Window or Front Table.
Paris: Societe Bibliophile, circa 1849. First Edition Thus. Octavo; modern full green buckram cloth with black cloth spine title gilt; collation: "Courtes Chroniques Pour Les Costumes Francais" Cost. Fr. Tom. IV. pp 1-320: [ending with the table of materials contained in the fourth volume]; "Histoire De France." T. II. pp 82, pp 646-692; following the text are 159 plates numbered consecutively 1-159, covering the XVII through XIX centuries and the reigns of Louis XVI through Louis Philippe. Text contents show moderate foxing; plates are generally very good; some with minor foxing; a few trimmed at top edge; a few with well-rendered hand color. A volume made to condense a portion of a greater set. Previous owner's annotation reads "Not in Colas or Hiler." [Spine; black title label gilt on green buckram cloth].
Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1875. first edition; rebound. tall, thick octavo rebound in brown marble hardcovers; six-band embossed spine with gold letters; VG; boards show some fraying around spine and moderate shelf wear; marble front flap detached; ex-libris label insde front board; previous owner's name on ffep; front gutter soiled and slightly loose; dusty edges and slight musty odor; paper with occasional foxing; pp. 680; from pre-historical findings to the French Revolution; beautiful engraved illustrations throughout; in FRENCH; shelved in Room 13; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: HarperCollins, 2001. First Edition, Second Printing. large 4to., 288pp.; VG/VG; in white cloth boards with white translucent dust jacket; lettered in black on spine, fuzzy through dust jacket; mild shelfwear; INSCRIBED on ffep by Vera Wang; interior clean; shelved front table.
Philadelphia: n. publ. 1878. Thick Octavo; pp 162; Fair/no-DJ; 3/4 bound leather spine with marbled boards; dark brown spine with gilt text; boards have noticeable rubbing to edges; some sunning to exterior; text block has age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece with tissue guard; bookbinder's tape to gutters; slight cracking between first few pages toward front; slight offset from some illustrations; small tear to pp 378 toward gutter.
New York: Rizzoli, 1986. First U.S. Edition. 4to., 248 pp., VG-/VG-; DJ, black spine, thin white lettering: mild wear to DJ, light age-toning to margins of covers, creasing to top of hinge, very mild water staining to bottom margin of back cover near ISBN, covers protected by mylar; tan cloth boards, gold lettering: very mild bumping to corners, mild water staining to tail and bottom right-hand corner of back board at hinge; interior clean, with numerous photographic plates; shelved Front Table.
Edições Inapa, 1994 . Limited Facsimile Edition [1 of 3,000 copies]. 4to., unpaginated, VG/VG; gray DJ, black lettering: very mild to DJ, blank flaps; dark gray cloth boards, gold lettering: minimal wear to boards, text-block clean; interior pristine, faux-pressed gloss leaves, contains numerous depictions of everyday fashion in Lisbon c. 1826; Limited Facsimile Edition, 1 of 3000 unnumbered copies stated to limitation page; text in Portuguese; shelved front Table.
New York: Benjamin Blom, 1969 [1904-1910]. Second Edition Reprint. large 8vo., VOL. 1 [HISTORIC DRESS IN AMERICA: 1607-1800, 401 pp., 3 pp. unpaginated], VOL. 2 [HISTORIC DRESS IN AMERICA: 1800-1870, 454 pp., 2 pp. unpaginated], VG; black cloth boards, decorative gold title blocks with black lettering; bumping to head and tail of spine; wear to boards, mild liquid stain to top edge of front board, cocking to boards, bumping to corners; mild age-toning/wear to text-block, small brown-black stain to bottom of fore-edge; bfep stuck to back paste-down, interior clean, contains many black-and-white illustrations of early American clothing and style; shelved Fashion.
New York: The Solomon Guggenheim Foundation, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 183 Pages; VG/VG; Spine is black with white lettering; dust jacket has minimal wear on the top and bottom edges; binding and pages clear; shelved textiles.
London: William Miller, 1812. Octavo; pp 52, 130 plates; VG-/no-DJ; vellum spine with gilt text to red and black bars; gilt design to spine; this volume only; boards show slight soiling to exterior, light wear to edges; text block has some foxing to first and last few pages, light foxing throughout text; marbled endpapers; previous owner's name to title page.
Athens: The Commercial Bank of Greece, 1986. Quarto; pp 324; VG/VG; brown spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; cloth shows clean exterior, intact boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges, clean interior.
1988. Large Quarto; VG/VG-; Black spine with pink text; Dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior edges & spine with moderate rubbing on rear but otherwise clean and undamaged; Cloth has very slight shelf wear with clean, strong and intact panels; Text block shows light wear on exterior edge with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 199. Russian text.
Greenwich, CT: The Conde Nast Publications, Inc., 1941. Large quarto; pp 108; G-/paperback; ivory spine with black text; ex-library with stamp text to rear, sticker to front; covers have moderate wear to exterior edges; tape mends to spine; some chipping and creasing to edges; smudges to rear cover; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; cracking to front gutter; interior clean.
Seattle, WA: Thames and Hudson in association withe Seattle Art Museum, 1993. first edition assumed. VG+/VG+. 4to inviolet cloth. DJ is orange and black, title on spine in orange and white on blue. Boards have light general shelf and edgewear; corners are bumped and a couple of small dents along bottom edge. DJ has light edgewear. Binding strong and edgges clean. 197 pp. Shelved in Fashion.
France: Vranken Pommery, Monopole, 2013. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG+/ (no-DJ); Spine black with embossed black text; Boards have general shelf wear, a few nicks and scratches, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, faint age-toning, content is clear; Pages not numbered; [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Wilmington, NC: Cameron Art Museum, 2007. Quarto; pp 345; VG-/paperback; black spine with yellow and white text; covers have only light wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; frontispiece; interior clean.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1856. Thick Octavo; pp 864; Poor/no-DJ; 3/4 bound dark brown leather spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; gilt scroll rule bordering leather; rare; cloth shows some staining to front; severely rubbed edges; noticeable wear to joints, mostly to front joint; text block shows age toned exterior edges; staining and foxing to endpapers; cracked front gutter, exposing binding; blue marbled endpapers; illustrated; light foxing to some pages, otherwise interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to ffep.
New York: Homes and Meier Publishers, Inc., 1985. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; spine green with pale yellow lettering; dust jacket clean, some edgewear, some foxing inside the jacket concentrated along the edges, no marks or writing; boards strong, clean, minimal edgewear; textblock clean, foxing on fore edge, musty odor, minor stains on back pasteboard, free of highlighting/underlining. pp 216.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1997. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 159; G/no-DJ; pinkish beige spine with black and gilt text; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; previous bookshop's sticker to front; text block shows mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1979. First edition. Thin octavo. VG- in VG- dust jacket. Light yellow spine with red and black lettering. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Covers and dust jacket panels clean. Binding strong. Text of pages clean. Small remainder mark to bottom edge of text block near the spine. 160pp, with 146 black and white illustrations.
Milan: Editoriale Tosca, 1991. First Edition. Folio; VG condition paperback with no jacket; Staple bound magazine; Very little wear to the edges; Binding is tight; Images are crisp; Some light bumping to the corners and minor shelf wear; Includes address wrap; Book kept on top shelf of bookshelf next to Netdesk workspace, in plastic protective bag. May require additional shipping for expedited/international orders. International customers please contact seller before placing order so that accurate postage can be calculated.
Istanbul: Middle East Video Corp. 1986. First Edition. Quarto; pp 175; G/G; tan spine with brown text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing cloth; small chips to corners; cloth has slight wear to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; interior clean.
London: L. Upcott Gill, 1900. Hardcover Small Super Octavo; VG; Yellow and Beige Textured Spine with Gilt Text; Boards are clean with light general shelf ware. Open tears in cloth on bottom fore edge corners of front and back boards. Rubbing at foot of spine. Otherwise fine. Ex-Libris plate and previous owner's signature on front paste down; Text block age toned but clean; pp 245.
Sydney: Powerhouse Publishing, 1997. First. Quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; yellow spine, red/black text; cover has minor shelfwear; textblock has faint age toning to exterior, otherwise clean; pp 111.
Mexico: Banca Serfin, 1989. Quarto; pp 255; G/Poor; gold spine with black text; dust jacket split at rear joint, moderate rubbing to exterior, as is; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; moderate rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows mild wear to exterior; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London, Great Britain: Quarter Books Limited, 1985. na. tall, oversize Qto. VG/VG. tall glossy black DJ spine with gold titles and smaller white author above and below mid-spine, tiny ivory publisher just above foot. enlarged gold metallic lettering in bold lowercase characters aside the illustrated half. edgewear and surfacewear moderate. clipped front inner flap. large black clothbound HB, neat with gilt-stamped titles. large boards a simple even black hue, extremities neat. fep/ffep are partly illustrated. text introduction followed by a large gallery of more than 150 color photos on dark black. generally read, neat interior with outer edges alike. 158 pp. ISBN# 0704325365.
Boston: Houghlin Mifflin Company, 1985. First U.S. Edition. Small Quarto; pp 240; G+/paperback; gray spine with black and pink text; covers have slight rubbing to exterior; moderate rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; inscribed by author; arts - Modern.
Paris: Editions Assouline, 1997. First English Edition. Quarto; unpaginated; G/Fair; black spine with gold text; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing to exterior; several chips to edges; cloth has light sunning to exterior; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Cambridge, MA: Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University Press, 1981. Octavo; pp 288; VG-; orange spine with gilt text; cloth has slight wear to exterior and edges, light sunning to boards; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edge, previous owner's name to front pastedown, light pencil check marks toward middle text;.
Leningrad: "Khudozhnik RSFSR" 1981. Quarto; pp 202; VG-/G-; white spine with black text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; some chips to corners; 2.5 inch chip to rear tail edge; cloth has slight wear to exterior; slightly bowed boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; red endpapers; profusely illustrated with may photographs; interior clean; Russian and English text.
Washington, D.C. The National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1987. Booklet [8x10]; pp 64; G/paperback; lavender spine with white text; covers show slight sunning to exterior; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; signed by the artist.
Beverly Hills, CA: Julien's Auctions, 2013. Small Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: Black and gold spine with gold and white text: Covers are clean with some mild scuffing, general shelfwear, binding solid: Textblock is clean: Book is an auction catalogue of items from the estate of William Travillla: 187 pp.
London, New York: B.T. Batsford Ltd, 1949. First Edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; pp 184; sun faded tan spine with gilt lettering; cloth has lightly sunned blue boards, slight sunning to boards, slight rubbing to edges; text block shows slight age toning to edges, foxing to first and last few pages; interior clean.
Guatemala City: Ixchel Textile Museum, 1976. First Edition. Quarto; pp 274; VG-/Fair; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has several tape mends to edges, chipping to corners, slight rubbing to exterior; cloth has light sunning to exterior, strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; English and Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013. Octavo; Second printing; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Slipcase in pink paper, no print, vendor label in lower corner, clean and strong; Boards in black cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; “This catalogue is published in conjunction with ‘Jewels by JAR,’ on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from November 20, 2013, through March 9, 2014”; 31 pages + 65 color plates.
New York: Thames and Hudson, Inc., 1998. First U.S. Edition. Quarto; pp 192; G/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; light stain spots inside dj; cloth has minor scratches to exterior; slightly splayed front board; text block shows light stains toward fore edges of pages; staining spots to exterior fore edge; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
Lyon: Chambre de Commerce et D'Industrie de Lyon, 1983. Octavo; VG/ Wraps; Black spine, yellow text; Light shelf wear to covers, slight creasing at corners and minor crease along rear cover edge; Binding solid, Text block clean, in French language, vivid color and grey scale illustrations; 99 pp.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1857. Octavo; pp 864; G+; dark brown leather spine and fore corners, gilt text and small beige to spine; ex-library; boards have heavily rubbed corners, slight sun faded spine, wear and scratches to exterior of panels; text block shows darkening to exterior, previous library's book plate to front pastedown, shadow toning to fore corners of first and last page, light pencil to title page, remnants of library label to last page, residue of pouch to rear pastedown;.
New York: Collins Design, 2006. First edition, first printing. Quarto; vg+/vg; dj, white spine with gold text; HB, pale yellow cloth spine with blind impressed titles; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 208 pp.; illus., sketches, photos, facsimile docs, and text figures; some color; dj, [BRO-DART]; else very good.
Chicago, IL: Hardy Marks Publications, 1993. Hong Kong Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. light yellowing to off white glossy wraps spine has black titling centered. graphic in color centered and framed by enlarged black titling. illustrated inner flaps. interior section filled with color images, text detail. fore-edge and tail have mild stain marks, no transference to the interior sheets.116 pp. ISBN# 0945367120.
Hong Kong: Urban Council, 1995. second edition;. quarto in green and purple soft covers with orange letters and vignette portrait; VG; in good condition; 112 pages of color illustrations with text in Chinese and English; shelved in Fashion section.
Germantown, MD: Sign of the Hook Books, 2002. Quarto; pp 372; VG/VG; dark blue spine with orange text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
n. p. n. publ. 2010. First Edition. Large Quarto; unpaginated; VG-/no-DJ; white spine multicolored text; cloth has slight wear to exterior, strong boards, small price sticker of previous bookshop to rear; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean.