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20th. Century Fashion
Dorothy. Every Step a Lotus : SHOES FOR
BOUND FEET. 2001. 8 1/4" x 9 1/4", 162 pages, 89 illustrations,
mainly in colour. Bibliography.
Folded card covers, a near fine copy.
B4655) Mitchell, Louise; Ward, Lindie.
Stepping Out : THREE CENTURIES OF SHOES. 1997. 11" x 8 1/2",
80 pages, superbly illustrated, almost wholly in colour.
Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Powerhouse
Museum, Australia. Soft covers, very minor bumps to corners, otherwise a near
B4490) Sulser, Wilhelm; Martin-Turner, Maureen, Translator. BALLY FELSGARTEN EXHIBITION SCHONENWERD. 1948.
9 1/8" x 6", 217 pages, many illustrations in black and white,
including shoes from all ages and all continents. Text in English. Card covers,
with colourful fold-in wrappers, attached to the card covers at the spine,
lamination detaching at the edges of the dw,
otherwise a very nice copy.
B3219) Vass, Laszlo; Molnar,
Magda. HANDMADE SHOES FOR MEN. 1999.
10 1/8" x 8 5/8", 216 pages, superbly and extensively illustrated,
almost wholly in colour. An
expert look into the workshops of internationally renowned shoemakers,
presenting the skills and techniques used in total detail. Probably the best
illustrated, and most detailed monograph ever produced on the crafts of the lastmaker, tanner, closer, and the shoemaker. Glossary,
Bibliography. Hb in dw, near fine.
B4951) Steele, Valerie. SHOES : A
Lexicon of Style. 1999. 10 7/8" x 9 1/2", 192 pages, superbly
illustrated, mainly in colour. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of
the same name at The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York
City. Hb in dw, near fine.
B5976) Miller, Judith. SHOES. 2009. 6 5/8" x 5 1/2", 304 pages, lavishly illustrated throughout in colour. Soft covers, a near fine copy. 7.50 pounds sterling
B6029) Unorthodox Styles Staff. SNEAKERS The Complete Collectors' Guide. 2005. 8" x 8 1/2", 256 pages, over 550 specially commissioned colour photographs. The definitive guide to the very best and most collectable sneaker designs. Hb, a near fine copy. 12.50 pounds sterling
B3435) Roberts, Michael. MANOLO BLAHNIK : Drawings. 2003. 11 5/8" x 9 1/8", [199
pages], 134 illustrations,
B4495) Doe, Tamasin. Patrick Cox : WIT, IRONY AND FOOTWEAR. 1998. 8 1/2" x 8 1/2", 63 pages, over 150 specially
commissioned colour photographs. Illustrates the full range of Cox’s shoe
collections, together with his work for Vivienne Westwood, John Galliano, Anna
Sui, and Alistair Blair. Chronology. Hb in dw, near fine.
FERRAGAMO : Autumn - Winter Collection 1984/85. 1984. 11 1/2" x 8
1/8", 66 pages, colour illustrations throughout
with black and white key to photographs. Text in Italian, key to photographs in
Italian and English. Catalogue of Ferragamo’s
1984/85 collection of shoes, handbags and garments. Timeless clothes and
accessories, beautifully modelled, from one of the great names of fashion.
Uncommon. Soft covers, just a fraction rubbed at edges, including a very small
area (approximately 1/8” x ½”) rubbed at lower back edge,
otherwise a near fine copy.
B5862) Bawden, Juliet. THE HAT BOOK : Creating Hats for Every Occasion. 1994. 9 1/2" x 9", 144 pages, over 150 colour photographs of gorgeous hats, step-by-step instructions. The ultimate hat book. Soft covers, a near fine copy. 9.50 pounds sterling
B5861) Cox, Caroline. BAGS : An Illustrated History. 2007. 12" x 8 3/4", 176 pages, lavishly illustrated throughout with rare and striking images of bags historical and modern. Bibliography. Hb in dw, a near fine copy. 20.00 pounds sterling
Claire. BAGS. 2000. 8 1/2" x 7
5/8", 127 pages, well illustrated, almost wholly
in colour. Explores the changing styles and uses of bags from the Middle Ages
right into the new millennium. List of major UK dress collections featuring
bags, bibliography. Hb in dw,
B5923) Steele, Valerie; Borrelli, Laird. BAGS : A Lexicon of Style. 1999. 10 7/8" x 9 3/8", 192 pages, well illustrated, mainly in colour. Sheds new light on the contemporary obsession with bags. Hb in dw, a near fine copy. 15.00 pounds sterling
B6113) Goldstein-Lynch, Ellen; Mullins, Sarah; Malone, Nicole. MAKING HANDBAGS : Retro, Chic and Luxurious Designs. 2002. 11" x 8 1/2", 120 pages, well illustrated almost wholly in colour, 4 fold-out master plans for making more than 36 stylish handbags. Soft cover, a near fine copy. 9.50 pounds sterling
Bennett, Anna Gray. UNFOLDING BEAUTY: THE ART OF THE FAN The Collection of Esther Oldham
and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 1988. 8 1/4" x 10 3/4", 270
pages, 158 illustrations,
B2496) Danzker, Jo-Anne Birnie
(editor). ART NOUVEAU BUCKLES 1896-1910
: The Kreuzer Collection. 2000. 11 1/2" x 9
1/4", 232 pages, 250 colour illustrations,
35 illustrations of marks.
Presents almost 200 Art Nouveau, Jugendstil, and
Liberty Style buckles with symbolistic, floral and
geometric designs. Includes more than 40 buckles from Liberty & Co. of
London. Biographies, Bibliography. English and German text. Hb in dw, near fine.
B3828) FASHION ACCESSORIES The Complete 20th. Century Sourcebook.
2000. 11 1/4" x 8 1/4", 192 pages, 2000 full colour
drawings. The definitive history and most comprehensive sourcebook of twentieth
century fashion accessories ever published. The unrivalled reference work in
its field, indispensable to any fashion enthusiast, historian or collector, and
to any designer or student working in the performing arts. Hb
in dw, near fine.
B5945) Kunzle, David. FASHION AND FETISHISM : Corsets, Tight-Lacing and Other Forms of Body-Sculpture. 2006. 9 1/2" x 6 3/4", 384 pages, black and white text illustrations, 31 colour illustrations. Detailed appendices, bibliography.'An often racy journey into the enigmas of all those who sculpt the shape of their desires on to their bodies...'. Soft covers, slight crease to upper cover else a near fine copy. 40.00 pounds sterling
B5947) Kunzle, David. FASHION AND FETISHISM : Corsets, Tight-Lacing and Other Forms of Body-Sculpture. 2006. 9 1/2" x 6 3/4", 384 pages, black and white text illustrations, 31 colour illustrations. Detailed appendices, bibliography.'An often racy journey into the enigmas of all those who sculpt the shape of their desires on to their bodies...'. Hb in dw, a near fine copy. 45.00 pounds sterling
Valerie. THE CORSET : A Cultural
History. 2004. 11" x 9 1/8", 199 pages, superbly illustrated in
colour and black and white. One of the world's most respected fashion
historians explores the cultural history of the corset, revealing new
information and perspectives on its changing significance over the centuries.
Bibliography. Folded card covers, a near fine copy.
Karoline; Bressler, Karen; Proctor,
Gillian. A CENTURY OF LINGERIE : Icons of Style in the 20th Century 1997. 11 3/4" x 9 5/8",
144 pages, copiously illustrated in colour and black
and white. A story of function, decoration, psychology, and, of course,
fashion. Hb in dw, near fine.
B5910) LINGERIE UNDERWEAR & HOUSECOATS. The Drapers’ Record, October 11 1958. 8 1/2" x 5 3/4", 28 pages, illustrated in black and white. Current (1958) styles, colours, sales techniques, and advertisements - the lingerie of 1958. Stapled paper covers, a very good copy, hard to find. 35.00 pounds sterling