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FASHION FOR WEDDINGS
1 FASHION FOR WEDDINGS
Mulgrave, Victoria, Australia The Images Publishing Group 1997 187549863x / 9781875498635 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
213pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Illustrated boards negligibly bumped. Like-illustrated, removable-plastic protected dustjacket has some areas of ghosting (from plastic cover fold-ins) to gold rear panel. Contents include: Wedding Dresses, Headwear & Accessories, Jewellery, Index, Acknowledgements. Book weight approx. 1.47 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 25.50 AUD
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FABULOUS FASHION : 1907-67, Blum, Stella and Hamer, Louise (Edited by: Clark, Rowena)
2 Blum, Stella and Hamer, Louise (Edited by: Clark, Rowena) FABULOUS FASHION : 1907-67
(Printed in Australia) The Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum of Art 0959412212 / 9780959412215 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
No publication date (c. 1981). 112pp., colour and b/white, photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated (Evening Wrap by Paquin-French 1912) boards mildly scuffed only. Catalogue of a fashion exhibition (The Costume Institute, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) arranged by the International Corporation of Australia Limited, sponsored by the Australian Women's Weekly and the Sussan Corporation (Aust.) Limited. Exhibition Venues: National Gallery of Victoria and Art Gallery of New South Wales. The exhibition presented " . . . fashion and costume as an expressive art form which mirrors the social changes of the periods represented . . . " Contents (including short biographies of designers, and full-page illustrations) include works by Balenciaga, Cardin, Chanel, Chaumont, Courreges, Dior, Fortuny, Galanos, Givenchy, Jaeckel, Lanvin, Lepee, Paquin, Poiret, Quant, Saint Laurent, Schiaparelli, Vionnet, Worth and more. Book weight approx. 700g. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
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BALINESE TEXTILES, Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin, Marie-Louise Nabholz-Kartaschoff, and Urs Ramseyer
3 Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin, Marie-Louise Nabholz-Kartaschoff, and Urs Ramseyer BALINESE TEXTILES
London British Museum Press 1991 0714125059 / 9780714125053 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
143pp., beautiful colour illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bright gilt title thereon. Plain maroon boards minimally scuffed and edgeworn, very light bump to head. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated (princely 'Perada' cloth with birds, lotus blossoms and leaf tendrils. Gold leaf applied to cotton, early 20th century), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased and indented, with a negligibly sunned spine. " . . . three experts examine the history and production of Balinese cloth, its sacred and social function, and the significance of colour, pattern and weave to the people of Bali. " Contents include: Preface, The Universe Arrayed, Endek, Songket, Perada, Bebali, Keling, Poleng, Cepuk, Geringsing, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 1.21 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 45.09 AUD
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FASHION ASIA, Bullis, Douglas
4 Bullis, Douglas FASHION ASIA
United Kingdom Thames & Hudson 2000 0500282382 / 9780500282380 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
208pp., 242 colour photographic illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease to lower front panel, another soft crease to front and rear panels near head of spine, corresponding fine horizontal surface 'crack' to spine. "Country by country and designer by designer, 'Fashion Asia' provides a visually stunning portrait of the different ideals of Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, The Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong and China. It offers rare access to some of the most innovative designs from a fashion world in which private commissions are seldom seen by the public. And it presents Asian fashion in its purest form, through the eyes of those who are shaping the nascent industry; its designers . . . " Book weight approx. 815g. 
Price: 18.17 AUD
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CREATIVE FASHION DRAWING : A Complete Guide to Design and Illustration Styles, Chapman, Noel and Cheek, Judith
5 Chapman, Noel and Cheek, Judith CREATIVE FASHION DRAWING : A Complete Guide to Design and Illustration Styles
Heatherton, VIC, Australia Hinkler Books 2012 First Australian Edition Softcover Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
160pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper 'as new'. "Inspirational yet practical, this stylish introduction reveals what it takes to become a first-rate fashion illustrator. Including sections on templates and poses, fabrics, accessories and clothing design, it offers instruction in the full range of skills required to reach a professional standard." Book weight approx. 675g. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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CHANEL : Her Life, Her World, The Woman Behind the Legend, Charles-Roux, Edmonde
6 Charles-Roux, Edmonde CHANEL : Her Life, Her World, The Woman Behind the Legend
London MacLehose Press (Quercus) 2009 1906694249 / 9781906694241 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xviii, + 428pp., plus 1 x 8 page, b/white photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Faint tanning to page edges, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease to front panel. From the rear panel: "Born in a poorhouse, raised in an orphanage - not by the two aunts that she herself invented - she fought from a young age to escape obscurity. Developing a love of luxury and a sense of fashion as a wealthy man's mistress, she rose from back-street milliner to become the head of a vast business empire, where she socialised with Picasso, Stavinsky and Jean Cocteau. Charles-Roux also reveals one of Chanel's best kept secrets - her love affair with a wartime spy . . . " Translated from the French by Nancy Amphoux. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 510g. 
Price: 14.10 AUD
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LIZ : A Life of Colour. The Story of My Journey & How My Discoveries Can Change Your Life, Davenport, Liz
7 Davenport, Liz LIZ : A Life of Colour. The Story of My Journey & How My Discoveries Can Change Your Life
Australia Out of Bounds Australia 2012 0646587609 / 9780646587608 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
217pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly surface indented only. The inspirational autobiography of Australian award-winning fashion designer Liz Davenport. Includes Understanding Your Body Shape, Colour Palettes: The Art of Coordination, Masterpieces of Design, Holiday in a Handbag, and more. Book weight approx. 870g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 36.43 AUD
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CATWALK : The Designer Collections, Debbie Coffey (Editor)
8 Debbie Coffey (Editor) CATWALK : The Designer Collections
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia ACP Creative Books 1998 1863961089 / 9781863961080 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
176pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Sonny Vandevelde, Nick Scott, Robert Rosen, Annabelle Moeller, et al. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn and indented only. Mercedes Australian Fashion Week in the spotlight (1998). Book weight approx. 980g. 
Price: 33.09 AUD
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KILLER SLIPPERS and How to Make Them, Godlee, Nick
9 Godlee, Nick KILLER SLIPPERS and How to Make Them
Balmain, NSW, Australia The Watermark Press 1997 0949284343 / 9780949284341 First Edition, First Impression Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
111pp., colour photographic illustrations and b/white pattern diagrams, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease, minimal scuffing. "Here, in numerous ways, is a chance to show your individuality by making your own contribution to the history of footwear fashion . . . " Book weight approx. 510g. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
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MILLER'S COLLECTING FASHION & ACCESSORIES, Harris, Carol
10 Harris, Carol MILLER'S COLLECTING FASHION & ACCESSORIES
London Miller (Octopus Publishing) 2000 1840002123 / 9781840002126 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
160pp., illustrated endpapers, full-colour plates, and sepia halftones, throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Yellow boards undamaged. Leaves pristine. Illustrated dustjacket has forme-cut flaps, and is unmarked. Packed with essential collecting tips and with a price range for every item shown, it " . . . is a fascinating review for dedicated followers and collectors of fashion alike." Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Chronology, Early Fashion, Twenties, Thirties, Forties, Fifties, Sixties, Seventies, Eighties, Nineties, Caring for your Collection, Biblio., Glossary, Index, more. Book weight approx. 780g. 
Price: 16.45 AUD
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COSTUMES THROUGH THE AGES, Laver, James (Intro. by)
11 Laver, James (Intro. by) COSTUMES THROUGH THE AGES
London Thames & Hudson 1963 First Thus Softcover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
144pp., b/white sketch-drawings throughout, drawn and arranged by Erhard Klepper. Book clean. Spine firm, nipped and chipped on head and heel of same. Leaves clean. Illustrated stiff card wrapper has some laminate lifting on spine, nipped as noted, plus general edgewear. Erhard Klepper has produced 1,000 drawings of 'Costumes through the Ages', beginning with the first century; a continuous series of representative costumes, ending in 1930 . . . Book weight approx. 470g. 
Price: 14.05 AUD
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THE LITERARY COMPANION TO FASHION, McDowell, Colin
12 McDowell, Colin THE LITERARY COMPANION TO FASHION
London Sinclair-Stevenson 1995 1856193551 / 9781856193559 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, + 452pp., pattern-print endpapers. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over nominally bumped spine. Leaves mildly browned, remainder strip (black felt pen) on foot of textblock. Plain black boards undamaged. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. An anthology on the theme of fashion in literature. "Using letters, journals and memoirs, as well as novels, poetry and plays, covering over 400 years of writing, including British, Irish, American and European literature . . . " Contents include: Prelims., 13 chapters, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 730g. 
Price: 24.44 AUD
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100 UNFORGETTABLE DRESSES, Rubenstein, Hal
13 Rubenstein, Hal 100 UNFORGETTABLE DRESSES
New York Harper Design International 2011 0061151661 / 9780061151668 Fourth Printing Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
207pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, black title there-on. Plain grey boards very lightly bumped at foot. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. Foreword by Alber Elbaz. From the jacket flap: " . . . filled with the stories, secrets, intrigue, and insights behind the most indelible dresses in our collective memories. Featuring looks from the runway, film, television, the red carpet, and the worlds of royalty and politics, this book celebrates the staying power of these gorgeous, sleek, sultry, and outrageous creations as well as the lasting impact they've had in fashion, popular culture, and our own lives. More than 200 images, a witty, informative text, and exclusive interviews with the designers and the women who wore the dresses . . . " Book weight approx. 1.15 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 27.32 AUD
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RINGS : Symbols of Wealth, Power and Affection, Scarisbrick, Diana
14 Scarisbrick, Diana RINGS : Symbols of Wealth, Power and Affection
London Thames and Hudson 1993 0500015635 / 9780500015636 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
224pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Gilt publisher's logo to front panel of black boards. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (detail of a portrait of Queen Isabella of Spain by Rodrigo de Villandrando), loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, tiniest nick to lower edge. From the jacket flap: "To her history of rings from the Middle Ages to modern times Diana Scarisbrick brings an unequalled knowledge of remarkable treasures in museums, private collections and salerooms, and of the unpublished records of leading jewellers. She notes the choice of specific gems, the role of the goldsmith, and changes in taste, design, and cultural attitudes; and she unravels the iconography of rings - deciphering inscriptions, interpreting motifs, relating particular pieces to their patrons and possessors. Memoirs, inventories and imaginative literature, together with contemporary portraits, illuminate the social context . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 1.5 KG. *Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. 
Price: 72.86 AUD
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LAURA ASHLEY, Wood, Martin
15 Wood, Martin LAURA ASHLEY
London Frances Lincoln Publishers 2009 0711228973 / 9780711228979 Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
192pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain boards undamaged. Pink floral endpapers. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edge-creased at head, with a short closed tear adjacent to front flap fold. From the jacket flap: "Against the backdrop of Laura's life - from her birth in South Wales in 1925 to her sudden and untimely death in 1985 - Martin Wood chronicles the designs, products and intrinsic style which are the essence of this iconic print and fashion house . . . The story is richly illustrated with more than 200 photographs and drawings, many never previously published, from the company's archives and the Ashley family's private records." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 1.37 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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