Roma: Antonelli alle Convertite, 1826. Ferrari was a disciple and imitator of Bartolomeo Pinelli (1781-1835), a popular painter... Read More about Raccolta di Costumi dello Stato Romano
London: Printed for John Murray, Albemarle-Street, by W. Bulmer and Co. Cleveland-Row, 1814. First edition. Well executed and precisely colored series of plates illustrating the costumes of the constituent nationalities of the Austro-Hungarian empire, including representatives of Upper Austria, Tyrolia, Hungary, Bohemia, Moravia, Sclavonia, Dalmatia, Transylvania, Bukowina, etc., etc., as..... Read More about Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Austrians. Illustrated in 50 Coloured...
Basel: Johann Froben, 1541. Second edition (first printed 1537). De Re Navali. Lazare de Baïf (1496-1547) was a French humanist, classical scholar, translator of Sophocles' Electra, and ambassador to Venice, who flourished in the enlightened reign of François I, to whom his delightfully illustrated book on captivities and the naval..... Read More about Annotationes in legm II. De captivis & postliminio reversis, in quibus tractatur de re...
Parma: Franco Maria Ricci publisher, 1972. No. 1509 of 2000 copies. Read More about Erté (Romain de Tirtoff). With an extract from Erté’s memoirs, translation by William Weaver
Parma: Franco Maria Ricci publisher, 1970. First edition. Title Number 10 in " i segni dell'uomo" Read More about Erté (Romain de Tirtoff).testo di Roland Barthes seguito dai ricordi di Erté
Parma: Franco Maria Ricci publisher, 1976. First edition, #1942 of 3000 bcopies, signed by the publisher. Title Number 18 in series " i segni dell'uomo" Read More about Càndido Lòpez testo di Augusto Roa Bastos introduzione critica di Marta Dujovne, testi annessi...
Leipzig: In der Weygandschen Buchhandlung, 1797. First German edition. History of the Beard, with a Theory of Hair. Fangé's anonymously published work, Mémoires pour servir a l'histoire de la barbe de l'homme (Liège, 1774), here translated into German by Schelle. Read More about Geschichte des Männlichen Barts unter allen Völkern der Erde bis auf die neueste Zeit ... mit...
London: Macmillan, 1896. A wonderful item, with explicit instructions as promised in the title, and enhanced with a colored folding plate featuring a completed stocking of striking elegance. Read More about Cycling and Shooting Knickerbocker Stockings: how to knit them with plain and fancy turnover tops
N.p. [Hollywood]: n.d. [ca. 1952?]. Most probably inscribed when Booth was in the limelioght for her Academy Award winning performance in COME BACK LITTLE SHEBA. She writes for the famous LIFE photojournalist: "'Relax and the world in beautiful' and who can make you relax better than Mr. Eisenstaedt! Thank you..... Read More about Autograph Inscription Signed ("Shirley Booth") to LIFE photographer ALFRED EISENSTAEDT
London: George Routledge and Sons, Limited, 1914. First edition. Read More about The Foxhound in the Twentieth Century. The Breeding and Work of the Kennels of England
Munich: Braun & Schneider, nd. Coliierte Ausgabe. Read More about Zur Geschichte der Costüme
[London]: Printed by F. Reeve, 1852. First edition. Read More about The Lay of the Bustle
Hutchinson & Co. Number 72 of 100 copies of the Edition De Luxe, signed with her signed card laid in. Mrs Patrick Campbell (February 9, 1865 – April 9, 1940) was one of the most successful British stage actresses of her generation. Her first marriage, from which she took the..... Read More about My Life and Some Letters
Paris: H. Laurens, . Nouvelle édition augmentée d’un text de M.L. Tarsot. Read More about Le Soldat Français
n.p: n.d. Original John Clay Watercolor Greeting to Carrie Donovan. A delightful card, the front showing the watercolor of a rural-clad child gazing a group of mannikins; the verso showing a number of eyes which look down upon two young (Parsons?) art students, the drawings suggesting Donovan's progress in the..... Read More about Original watercolor greeting card to Carrie Donovan, signed and inscribed by fashion artist John...
Paris: Paul Ollendorff, 28 bis, rue de Richelieu, 28 bis, 1893. First edition. Extra-illustrated. Read More about Le Corset à Travers les Ages
New York: Beautician Publications, 1935. “Second Edition. Partially Revised by Members of the Staff of Inecto, Inc.” Seventh Printing. TheArt & Science of Dyeing Hair — Author’s Own Copy. Signed on the flyleaf: Florence Ernestine Wall Personal Copy”, and with her marginal notes thorughout. Inscribed on p. iv: “To Miss..... Read More about Canitics. The Treatment of Canities (The Art and Science of Hair Dyeing), Reduced to a Science...
London & Paris: n.d. Read More about A portfolio containing 25 miscellaneous hand-colored costume plates
London: Adam & Charles Black, 1907. First single-volume edition. Read More about English Costume Painted & Described by …
Paris: Editions Nilsson, 144 Avenue des Champs-Elyssés, . Read More about Histoire du Costume Masculin Français de l'an 420 à l'an 1870
New York: Foreign Publications, [1922-3]. Read More about The History of French Masculin Costume
Paris: Nilsson, [1922-3]. Read More about L'Histoire du Costume Feminin Français de l'an 1037 à 1870
Marburg: Elwert, 1901. Hessian Costumes. Read More about Hessisches Trachtenbuch. Zweite Lieferung [Part Two ONLY
London: printed by J. Barfield for Colnaghi and Co, 1810. First London edition. Rare English issue of an Important Costume Book. A rare English edition of this popular work on the costumes and customs of Holland, a fine copy. Originally published from 1803-05 with a total of 16 plates, the..... Read More about The Costume of the Kingdom of Holland, At the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century
London: Printed by B. Crosby and Co. Stationers' Court, Ludgate Street; and sold by All Booksellers, 1811. First edition. Scarce Regency-era woman's manual addressing proper female dress, deportment, and cosmetics. " ... Let me hasten to recommend to you, a publication at this time in much request, and which possesses..... Read More about The Mirror of the Graces; or, The English Lady's Costume: Combining and harmonizing taste and...