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1) Color and Design: Fashion in Men's and Women's Clothing and Home Furnishings
Chambers, Bernice G
 
New York: Prentice-Hall, 1951. First edition. Cloth binding, 603 pp., illustrated throughout in black and white. Designed as a retailing textbook, this book has some interesting chapters on consumer taste in the 1950's, the history of design, classifications of apparel, accessories, millinery, color, and men's clothing. Wear top of spine, spine sunned. Very good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$26.00
2) Costume of the Western World. Fashions of the Renaissance in England, France, Spain and Holland
Laver, James, editor
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1951. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1951. 4to. First American Edition, stated. Cloth binding, 390 pp. Illustrated with plates throughout. Early Tudor by James Laver; The Last Valois by Andre Blum; Elizabethan and Jacobean by Graham Reynolds; The Dominance of Spain, by Brian Reade; The Great Age of Holland, by Frithjof van Thienen; Early Bourbon by Andre Blum. Boards soiled, spine sunned. Solid copy in very good condition.. First American Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacke... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
3) Dressed for Thrills : 100 Years of Halloween Costume and Masquerade
Durant, Mark Alice; Galembo, Phyllis
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Harry N. Abrams , Incorporated, 2002. First Edition. Cloth binding, 128 pp. Maybe the term "Halloween costume" brings to mind rayon capes and molded plastic masks of Superman and Wonder Woman from the five and dime store, but as this lushly illustrated book demonstrates, the tradition of dressing up in fantasy costumes to celebrate Halloween predates the 20th century. A whimsical array of homemade and commercially produced ghosts and goblins, spooks and skeletons, vamps... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$34.00
4) The Man in the Bowler Hat: His History and Iconography
Robinson, Fred Miller
 
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1993. First Edition. Cloth binding, 198 pp. By following the fortunes of fashion - the bowler or derby hat - Fred Robinson unfolds a cultural history of modernism and modern life. In this innovative book, Robinston pursues the blowler's intriguing history through an illustrated tour of art, literature, fashion, politics, and filmp up to the present day. Fine in fine dustjacket.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
5) Nothing to Wear But Clothes
Jupo, Frank
 
New York: Alladin Books, 1957. Decorative hardcover book, decorated endpapers, 46 pp. Illustrated throughout in two colors. The history of clothes from bearskins to space suits. 5 years old and older. dustjacket is worn top and bottom of spine and has a couple of short closed tears. Clipped at bottom flap price intact. Near fine in very good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Jupo, Frank. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$26.00
6) "Purple Dyeing, Ancient and Modern"
Anonymous
 
1863. 19 pp. disbound from 1863 publication. Near fine.. Disbound. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
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