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Collection des Costumes de la Suisse et de Ses Pays Limitrophes

By: N/A

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Zurich, Keller et Fussli:

Seller ID: 034690

Condition: Good+


No date, though circa 1830. A charming complete collection of 24 hand colored lithographs, each measuring approx. 3 1/2 x 4 inches, and depicting the traditional costume and dress of various regions and occupations within Switzerland. All sheets, along with a colored decorative title sheet are laid into their original paper folder which then slides into a stiff paper slip-sleeve. The images are generally very good or better in condition, though there are a couple with small spots and foxing. The title sheet remains bright and clear, though is darkened and smudged around the edges, and has ... View more info

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Göttingischer Taschen-Kalender Fur Das Jahr 1806 [with] Göttingischer Taschenbuch zum Nutzen und Vergnügen Fur Das Jahr 1806

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Gottingen, Bei Heinrich Dieterich:

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 034691

Condition: Good


No date of publication, though circa 1805. Two titles separately paginated and bound together in one volume. 60 pages, plus engraved frontispiece and four plates; 272 pages, plus index, and nine plates. Red cloth covers. All edges of text block are gilded. Marbled end leaves. Volume remains tight, though much of spine covers are missing. Institutional book plate on front paste down and inked number on recto of frontispiece. No other library markings. Scattered light smudges and just a little foxing. There is some offsetting opposite most of the engraved plates in the second title. View more info

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Frank Leslie's Lady's Magazine, Volume XXII and Volume XXIII (1870)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Frank Leslie's Publishing House: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037321

Condition: Poor


452 & 452 pages, plus plates. Covers are very worn and text block is detached. Both Volume title pages are present. Lacking the first 14 pages of January. Ten folding color plates and six folding black and white plates present. Of these, seven of the color plates are in reasonably good condition and four of the black and white plates are the same. Remaining plates are significantly damaged. Numerous tears and other wear throughout, though text is generally intact. Due to weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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Omnium Poene Gentium Imagines, ubi oris Totiusque Corporis & Vestium Habitus in Ordinis Cuiuscunque ac loci Hominibus Diligentissime Exprimuntur

By: Bruyner, Abrah. & H. Daman [Abraham de Bruyn & Hadrian Damman]

Price: $4,000.00

Publisher: Koln, Rutus: 1577

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035819

Condition: Poor+


Complete text followed by 44 of 50 gatefold plates. An additional plate believed from another source is tipped between text and plates. Original or contemporary hand tooled full leather binding. Covers are very worn, with portions missing from three of the six spine compartments. Front end leaf with book plate of the Waldesovo Waldes Museum, Prague, is detached. Title page with inked notations along upper edge. Late text leaf with small open tear from lower edge affecting a few words. Several of the plate leaves near rear of volume with older repairs, and the last plate with paper loss e... View more info

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The Missouri Guerrilla: Clothing and Accoutrements

By: Crowson, Noel and Mary Ann Crowson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N/P, Self Published: 2002

Seller ID: 036083

Condition: Very Good


General very light wear. Overall tight, and contents are very clean. View more info

Image for Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples.  (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)

Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples. (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)

By: Grasset-Saint-Sauveur, M. J.[Jacques]

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: [Bordeaux], Printed for the Author:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034697

Condition: Good


No stated date of publication, though circa 1795-1796. This is a single bound volume containing a "Programme et Plan de L'Ouvrage" which is four pages, along with 36 sections and including 109 tissue guarded, hand colored engraved plates. About midway through this volume, just followig the section on Guyane, is one title page for the "Encyclopedie..." There is no publisher's imprint, rather, the program, title page, and beginning of each section title page state "Se trouve chez les principaux Libraires de la Republique." The included sections are as follows: Moeurs... View more info

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Bibliography of Costume: A Dictionary Catalog of About Eight Thousand Books and Periodicals

By: Hiler, Hilaire and Meyer Hiler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mansfield, CT, Maurizio Martino:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035094

Condition: Fine


911 pages. Later reprint limited to 250 copies. View more info

Image for L'Antiquite Expliquee et Representee En Figures., Tome Troisieme, Les Usages De La Vie.  (Volume Three, Parts I and Parts II, in Two Volumes)

L'Antiquite Expliquee et Representee En Figures., Tome Troisieme, Les Usages De La Vie. (Volume Three, Parts I and Parts II, in Two Volumes)

By: Montfaucon, Bernard De

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Paris, Florentin Delaulne, Hilaire Foucault, Michel Clousier, Jean-Geoffroy Nyon, Etienne Ganeau, Nicolas Gosselin, & Pierre-Francois Giffart: 1722

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 034704

Condition: Fair


Volume Three (ONLY), complete in two parts. Part one: "Les Habits, les Meubles, les Vases, les Monoyes, les Poids, les Mesures, des Grecs, des Romains, & des autres Nations (The clothes, the furniture, the vases, the monies, the weights, the measurements, the Greeks, the Romans, and the other Nations)" and Part two: "Les Bains, les Mariages, les grands & les petits Jeux, les Pompes, la Chaffe, la Peche, les Arts, &c. (The Baths, the Weddings, the Great and the Small Games, the Pumps, the Hunting, the Fishing, the Arts, &c.)" Part I: 198 pages, plus 121 plates; Part II: pp 202-390, plus plat... View more info

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Scaasi: A Cut Above

By: Morris, Bernadine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036069

ISBN: 0847819876

Condition: Fine


Dust jacket is now in a clear protective sleeve. Due to weight, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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Vestments and How to Make Them

By: Weston, Lilla B. N.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, The Young Churchman Co.: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037594

Condition: Good


89 pages. Cloth covers show wear at corners and spine ends, as well as a little light rubbing along edges. Top hinge is cracked, though text block remains tight and well attached to covers. Some smudges on edges of leaves. 1940 letter head of Kansas City Vestment Co., is laid in. View more info

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B. Balduinus De Calceo Antiquo et Jul. Nigronus De Caliga Veterum

By: [Baudouin, Benoit and Giulio Negrone]

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Andreae Frisii: 1667

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034544

Condition: Very Good


Pp: [12] 1-345 [31] 1-213 [14], including 20 full page illustrations, and 7 folding plates. First title page is fully illustrated, and each of the two secondary title pages show a smaller illustration. Vellum covers are a little darkened and show remains of inked writing on spine. There is a small whiter space where a sticker was removed. Small book plate emblem on front paste down and institutional book plate on first blank page. Penciled number in lower margin of the first title page. Inked number on the verso of the second title page has bled through and affects a few letters in title... View more info

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A Collection of the Dresses of Different Nations, Antient and Modern. Particularly Old English Dresses. After the Designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar, and Others (Two Volumes)

By: [Jefferys, Thomas]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Jefferys: 1757

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034703

Condition: Fair


47 pages, plus 119 plates; [8] 56-83 [1], plus 120 (of 121) plates. Lacking plate CCXXXI (Aletes, in the Tragedy of Creusa). Complete at the time of publication, though two additional volumes were published in 772. French and English title pages and text with red and black letters. Adam and Eve motif engraving below title, with Milton quote. Full leather covers are significantly worn and pitted. All covers, except for bottom of Volume II, are detached. Blank end leaves are detached. Light to sometimes moderate foxing throughout. Due to size and weight, additional fees will apply for P... View more info