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The Modern Priscilla Magazine February 1919

By: Bayha, Edwin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, The Modern Priscilla Co.: 1919

Seller ID: 25738AD


The cover graphic by Edwin F. Bayha is fabulous on this early issue of Modern Priscilla magazine, a leading needlework periodical. Note that the woman is standing out in the snow to read her letter -- the clue to whom it might be from is the blue star in the window. A touching reminder that WWI raged. The magazine shows a vertical light crease down the middle which likely incurred when inserted into the mailbox. Three short tears, one on each page at back, were repaired ... View more info

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William Glackens

By: Berman Avis (Editor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Skira/Rizzoli: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27527RD


Crisp, clean, as new book. Doubtful it's ever been read. No defect of note and pristine inside and out. Book was printed to accompany exhibits which spanned 2014 to 2015 at The Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale; Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York; and The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia. Glackens (1870-1938) was an early practitioner of American modern painting as well as one of the founders of the Ashcan school of painting, Numerous essays by various authors cover ... View more info

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Grace: A Memoir

By: Coddington, Grace

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2012

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 27947


Beautiful book charmingly designed in bright orange on both boards and dustjacket. It's crisp and clean with no names or writing, no bumps to boards, pristine pages and page edges and no tears or chips. Jacket is handsome in brand new mylar. Book is illsutrated with both cartoony art and photographs in both black and white and color. A fun read about models, fashions, make-up artists, hair stylists, photographers and celebrities. Measures 7-1/4" x 9-1/2" wirth 333 page... View more info

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Kimono: Fashioning Culture

By: Dalby, Liza Crihfield

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., Univ of Washington Press: 2001

Seller ID: 25906


Crisp,clean book with no names or writing and no defects of note. Pages and page edges pristine. Book is handsomely fitted with a half dustjacket which shows no tears or chips. This is not a "fluff book" by any means, but a serious and engaging look at the traditional Japanese kimono from botha fashion history and social anthropological perspective. Book is illustrated profusely, predominately in black and white. Measures 8-1/4"" square and has 384 pages. View more info

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Woman's Home Companion, October, 1939

By: Flanner, Janet

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Crowell Publishing Company: 1939

Edition: Vol. LXVI No. 10

Seller ID: 20409


This popular magazine, oversized at almost 14" tall, is still fun to read, not just for the great ads, fashions, decorating and recipes, but also for the fiction and articles. A spiffy young woman in a red and black suit with matching hat shops for just the right thread on the cover of this issue which contains great period ads for Armstrong linoleum floors, Sqibb's cod liver oil, Yardley's English Lavender, and Coty patterns, to name a few. There's also a wonderf... View more info

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Sheila Metzner Form and Fashion

By: Golstein, Peg (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, Arena Editions: 2001

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 23645


Book is crisp and clean with no bumps to boards, no tears or chips to dustjacket and no price-clip. Jacket is beautiful in brand new mylar cover. There is only one defect -- a tear to lower gutter of spine (see photo) which has clearly been repaired.. Price has been lowered. Book measures 9-3/4" x 12-1/2" and has 219 pristine pages. Sheila Metzner was a magazine photographer from the 1970's to the 21st century. Among her clients were Ralph Lauren, Chanel and V... View more info

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Woman's Home Companion, August, 1938

By: Goudge, Elizabeth

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Crowell Publishing Company: 1938

Edition: Vol. LXVI No. 10

Seller ID: 24209


This popular magazine, oversized at almost 14" tall, is still fun to read, not just for the great ads, fashions, decorating and recipes, but also for the fiction and articles. Bright, colorful floral design on the cover of this issue which contains great period ads for Bon Ami (with a man cleaning the tub!), tea and Ovaltine. There's also a wonderful fashion section in color and an article on vacations at sea and lots of fiction. But the big name in this issue is ... View more info

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Pictorial Review Magazine July, 1931 (Dolly Dingle, Herbert Hoover)

By: Hoover, Herbert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Pictorial Review Company: 1931

Edition: Volume XXXII, Number 10

Seller ID: 27280


The beautiful summer cover painted by McClelland Barclay Isets just the right tone for the pages of summer fashions inside. Barclay was best known as a pin-up artist, but he did a lot of commercial advertising work too. The best thing about this issue though is the intact page of Dolly Dingle paper dolls, totally pristine and uncut. Also, of interest is an article about Herbert Hoover in the role of grandfather. The magazine is clean and tightly bound measuring 10-1/2... View more info

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The Color Compendium

By: Hope, Augustine; Walch, Margaret

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1990

Seller ID: 24249


Book is clean as a whistle inside and out and measures 9"x11". Boards are snow white with bright gilt lettering and jacket shows no tears or chips in protective mylar cover. Onlt fault is small flat crease at one corner. In addition to 30 essays by experts in many fields, including one on architecture by Michael Graves, the book offers an A to Z encyclopedia of color with info on symbolism, historic palettes, color trends, and cycles and color in the fields of ar... View more info

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The Aloha Shirt: Spirit of the Islands

By: Hope, Dale;Tozian, Gregory

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, Oregon, U.S.A., Beyond Words Pub Co: 2000

Seller ID: 25589DH


Beautiful book -- lovely design and faultless condition. No names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips, and no price-clip. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. This is among the best of the books on this subject -- not a fluff book, There are over 700 images, most in color, but there is also an ample text which not only describes collectible shirts, but tells their stories and focuses on the Golden Age of the art from the 1930's through the 50's, t... View more info

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The Charm of Art Nouveau; Fashion Plates of the Late 19th Century

By: Ishiyama, Akira

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Japan, Graphic-Sha: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 25229


Beautiful book which appears unread. Though a soft cover, it is fitted beautifully with a card wrapper. Text is confined to one essay at front printed in both Japanese and English. The focus is on the fashions of the late Victorian period in America. Plate after color plate of gorgeous clothing for women and girls with each rendering set against a beautiful background. Explanations of each plate at back of book, again in both English and Japanese. Book measures 9x12"... View more info

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Coast to Coast Fashion Awards By the E.F. MacDonald Company

By: No Author

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, E.F. MacDonald Company: 1962

Seller ID: 25126


This oversized catalogue is a monument to 60's clothing for men, women and children. It's clean as a whistle inside and out and measures 12" square. The photography is much more interesting than usual, as in addition to the regular shots of models, there are many large full color plates of vignettes where people are modeling the clothes against colorful backgrounds. Initially I thought this was a retail outlet, but it is not. E.F. MacDonald was an incentive company a... View more info

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Parisian Fashion: "La Gazette Du Bon Ton", 1912-1925

By: Weill, Alain

Price: $50.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Bibliotheque de l'image: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27781


An exquisite book which is all about art -- from the art of fashion to the art of rendering of it in paintings.There are no names or wriitng, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips -- no defect of account save a bit of light toning to top edge of jacket which will arrive in brand new mylar. The preface is in English, French and German, as are the designer biogrpahies at the back of the book. h. Every page turns into another page showing a beautiful costume, each taken fr... View more info

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John Rawlings: 30 Years in Vogue

By: Yohannan, Kohle

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, Arena Editions: 2001

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 23644


A charming book with many color full page photographs taken by photographer, John Rawlings, who snapped the button on his camera countless times from 1940-1970. There are alsp many black and white photos and they are stunning. The text is minimal at 28 pages, but in this book it's all about the clothes, the beautiful people -- and of course the talent of Rawlings.The book measures 10" x 12-1/2" and has 267 pages. The book is almost like new -- crisp and clean... View more info