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  • White Women.

    NEWTON, Helmut.
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    Inscribed by Ringo Starr and his girlfriend to his manager. presentation copy of Helmut Newton's White Women, inscribed in the year of publication ...

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  • Le Goût du Jour.

    LABOUREUR, Jean-Emile; BONFILS, Robert; BRISSAUD, Pierre; et al.
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    Art Deco style personified. A fine and rare complete set of one of the most beautiful fashion magazines to appear in France after the Great War; wi...

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  • [Scottish Nobility].

    MACBETH-RAEBURN, Henry.
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    4 mezzotints printed in colours, signed in lower left in pencil. Dimensions: (65 x 38.5 cm); (66 x 40 cm); (66 x 91cm); (66 x 40.5 cm). Available ...

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  • King of Fashion;

    POIRET, Paul; GUEST, Stephen Haden (translator).
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    The first English-language edition of Paul Poiret's autobiography, with a striking black and gold binding. Poiret wrote his autobiography after hi...

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  • [Costume design for Clorinda, from Rossini's La Cenerentola.]

    MESSEL, Oliver.
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    Oliver Messel (1904-1978) was 'Great Britain's leading theatre designer from the early 1930s to the mid 1950s..., [winning] international acclaim ...

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  • Mail order catalogues

    BIBA
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    Biba only produced six mail order catalogues and they rarely appear on the market. The unusual shape was so that they would go through letter boxe...

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  • Almanach...

    BOUTET, Henri.
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    A great run of this neat French almanac published under the aegis of French engraver & illustrator Henri Boutet, nicknamed 'little master of c...

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  • A Group of Six Lithographs from Le Bonheur du Jour.

    BARBIER, George.
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    The plates for Le Bonheur du Jour wee amongst the largest and most carefully meditated of Barbier's designs. So ambitious was this album that it t...

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  • Journal des Dames et des Modes.

    BARBIER, George.
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    One of the most beautiful of the Art Deco fashion periodicals. A complete set of one of the most beautiful of the Art Deco fashion periodicals. Alt...

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  • Ballet Slippers.

    GREIG, T[homas] Watson.
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    Scarce first edition. 'The sixty-three ladies' shoes now illustrated have all belonged to and been worn by ladies of the 19th century. They have b...

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  • A Silk Mule

    GREIG, T[homas] Watson.
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    Scarce first edition. 'The sixty-three ladies' shoes now illustrated have all belonged to and been worn by ladies of the 19th century. They have b...

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  • A Group of Six Ladies' Dress Shoes of the Nineteenth Century.

    GREIG, T[homas] Watson.
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    'The sixty-three ladies' shoes now illustrated have all belonged to and been worn by ladies of the 19th century. They have been most carefully sel...

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  • A Group of Six Ladies' Dress Shoes of the Nineteenth Century.

    GREIG, T[homas] Watson.
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    Scarce first edition. 'The sixty-three ladies' shoes now illustrated have all belonged to and been worn by ladies of the 19th century. They have b...

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  • A Group of Four Ladies' Dress Shoes of the Nineteenth Century.

    GREIG, T[homas] Watson.
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    Scarce first edition. 'The sixty-three ladies' shoes now illustrated have all belonged to and been worn by ladies of the 19th century. They have b...

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  • Costumes de Rome et de Naples.

    RUSPI, Ercole.
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    A Fine album of watercolours of Rome and Naples each signed by Ruspi.Ruspi trained at the Accademia di San Luca in Rome where he was active in the...

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  • Gazette du Bon Ton.

    BARBIER, George; VOGEL, Lucien (editor).
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    The greatest and the rarest of all the Art Deco fashion periodicals. The early 20th century was a time of dramatic change in fashion. The heavy clo...

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  • Des alten Nürnbergs Sitten und Gebräuche in Freud und Leid.

    MAYER, Moritiz Maxmilian.
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    Rare German costume book of the Nuremberg carnival Hand-coloured illustrations of carnival scenes, the second volume also contains a facsimile of ...

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  • Gazette du Bon Ton

    BARBIER, George (and others), illustrator.
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    It may have been short-lived but the Gazette du Bon Ton was hugely influential reflecting all the latest developments in fashion and lifestyle at ...

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  • Le Vrai & Le Faux Chic.

    SEM [pseud. of Georges GOURSAT].
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    La Belle Epoque. In this lively album Sem illustrates pre war fashion with numerous illustrations of fashionable ladies in fashionable hats.Georges...

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  • Les Masques et les Personnages de la Comédie Italienne.

    BRUNELLESCHI, Umberto (artist); d'HOUVILLE, Gérard.
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    Number 22 of a limited edition. A fine example complete with a full set of 12 engraved plates by Reidel after Brunelleschi, depicting theatrical ch...

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  • [A Group of 6 Watercolours of Courtly Ladies at Leisure].

    [CHINA EXPORT WATERCOLOURS ON PITH PAPER].
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    An exquisite group of interior scenes, exclusively of noblewomen and ladies in waiting, engaging in various genteel activities, such as flower arr...

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  • La Mode en mil neuf cent douze.

    MARTIN, Charles (illustrator).
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    A beautiful and uncommon catalogue of hats created by the French milliner Marcelle Demay for her 1912 collection. She commissioned noted fashion i...

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  • Album of ink drawings.

    [CHINESE SCHOOL].
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    Fine collection of original drawings showing Chinese ceremonies, scenes from the Imperial court, portraits of Chinese nobility, musical instrument...

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