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.
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].
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.
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.
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: 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;.
1809-1811. First Edition. Octavo; 3/4 Morroco binding over green cloth boards; Spine has 5 raised bands and gilt lettering and design; Some slight wear and rubbing to the boards, especially along the edges; Spine slightly fading; Upper edge gilt; Pages toned; 73 "fashion" plates and 35 sample pages taken from Ackermann's Repository of Arts from the years 1809-1911 and bound together; All fashion plates are beautifully colored and preserved (see photos); Also Includes 35 "sample" pages from the same years. Each page has 4 different fabric samples from the era tipped-in. Ackermann's Repository of Arts was an illustrated British periodical published from 1809-1829 by Rudolph Ackermann that covered arts, literature, commerce, fashion, and politics, and had great influence on English taste in fashion, architecture, and literature. A one-of-a-kind item; DD Consignment. Shelved in Case # 10.
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.
New York: Atria Books, 2003. First Edition. Quarto: VG/VG-: Deep metallic red spine with platinum text: DJ has general shelfwear, soiling in upper corner, 1 inch closed tear along head edge of back: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing mainly to head and tail of spine and corners, binding tight: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: 230 pp.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1996. First Edition. Quarto; pp 192; VG/VG-; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows minor chipping to spine edges; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block shows slight minimal wear to exterior edges; illustrated with many color photographs; interior clean; signed by author.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers. Large Thick Octavo; G/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text on a blue bar; Cloth is slightly sunned on exterior and spine with minimally rubbed edges and light wear on exterior due to handling, panels are intact and strong; Text block shows slight age toning along exterior edges with slight foxing on first & last few pages, slight cracking at pp 17 along binding, previous owner's name on half title page; pp 441. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Tbilisi: Khelovneba Publishers, 1990. Small Quarto; VG/VG-; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and are slightly rubbed as well as showing light wear along edges; Boards have very slight shelf wear with strong, clean and intact panels; Text block has slight ivory toning with light shadow toning on first & last few pages, otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 265.
London: Adam & Charles Black, 1950. Octavo; VG/VG-; dust jacket has chipping on spine edges and corners, closed tearing on head edge, general shelfwear, spine sun toned, protected by mylar, price cut; boards strong, bumping on corners, browning on interior; text block age toned, penciled text on top of last page; xvi, 463pp.
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.
New York: The Viking Press, 1979. First Edition. Large oblong octavo; VG/VG; purple spine with white text; jacket has edgewear, small closed tears on front tail edge, sticker residue on back; price clipped on front flap; boards are strong and clean; textblock has faint age toning to exterior, otherwise clean; pp 159.
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.
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; Additional shipping may be necessary for expedited and international orders.
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: 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.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1988. First U.S. Edition. Large Quarto; pp 231; VG-/Fair; black spine with silver text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior; noticeable chipping to edges, as is; cloth has slight sunning to edges; exterior clean; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated with many photographs; frontispiece; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1991. Octavo; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, fading to top edge, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has peripheral tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; 175 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color).
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.
Honolulu: Bernice P. Bishop Museum, 1922. Octavo; Fair; Ex-Library; Paperback; Spine, narrow, brown without print; Cover attached to stiff library cardboard, has spotting, smudging, shelfwear, stray pencil mark, chipping to front right edge and to spine caps, library call number written on front; Textblock has library bookplate on inside of front cover, library stamp on title page, verso, and first page of text, library cloth tape at hinges, tear to bottom of spine at first page of text exposing binding, smudging to top and bottom edges, clean text and plates; 32 pages + xxxviii pages of b&w plates.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1941. 12mo; VG-/G+; Black & beige spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has small tear at edges with other minor edge wear, exterior is slightly sunned with light wear showing on rear due to age and lightly stamped writing on front flap, but otherwise clean and intact; Cloth shows lightly sunned edges and slight rubbing on exterior however panels are sturdy and intact; Text block has lightly age toned exterior edges with slightly bent head fore edges of first few pages, but text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 305.
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.
Great Britain: Milestone Publications Ltd., 1990. First UK. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. toned wraps spine with black titles, discoloration extends aside the spine only partly upon the partly pictorial ivory softcovers. b/w illustrations with text detail. no writing or interior marks, bound solidly with a smooth and wrinkle free exterior form. 120 pp. ISBN# 1852651008.
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;.
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: Harper & Row, 1962. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG-; Orange and green illustration spine with light tan text; DJ has Brodart cover jacket, shelfwear, edgewear, small open tears to edges of spine and small closed tear to rear and rear flap, age toned; Boards have age toning to spine, small stain on front, rubbing to edges and corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, otherwise clean, free of marks on pages; pp 597. Shelve in upstairs area, on shelf perpendicular to copier.
Italy: Svet, 1995. Reprint; square octavo; VG paperback. Spine is gold with black and red text; Covers have some color rubbed off on front and back, fraying to some of the corners, chipping along spine, joints are strong; Text block has general shelf wear along edges, pages are clean, no obvious highlighting or underlining, some bottom corners of the pages are bent, binding is strong, content is vibrant; Pages not numbered.
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.
Washington: Center of Military History, 1990. first printing. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Burgundy spine with gilt text; Cloth has slightly sunned spine and also on exterior edges but otherwise strong, intact and clean panels; Text block shows some slight smudges on exterior fore edge and other slight wear but otherwise binding is tight and pages are unmarked; sticker on ffep; pp 542.
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.
New York: The Viking Press, 1976. Quarto: VG-/VG: Black spine with white text: DJ has general shelfwear, some slight chipping in corners, light scuff marks: Boards are strong and lightly dust stained, some rubbing, front pastedown has bookplate from a previous owner: Textblock has foxing and dust staining, pages free of markings, folds or tears: Second Printing: 184 pp.