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Fashion, Design, Costume

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1 BAUMGARTEN, Linda What Clothes Reveal: The Language of Clothing in Colonial and Federal America : The Colonial Williamsburg Collection (Williamsburg Decorative Arts Series)
USA Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 2002 0879352167 / 9780879352165 First Edition Cloth As New As New Hardcover 25cm by 31cm 
Paintings of upper-class men and women tell an important part of the history of costumes, but surviving garments themselves reveal even more. This book features 18th- and early-19th-century garments from the premiere collection of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. It is illustrated with more than 300 colour photographs. Well organized and illustrated - a great reference book for anyone interested not only in the clothing, but in the lives of men and women in 17th through 19th century America. xiiI, 265pp, profusely photo illustrated in color; 31 cm. An about 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 1.935kg. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or reduced postage may be required, particularly for Canadian and Overseas shipments, but not usually to the USA. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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2 DEUSS, Krystyna Indian Costumes from Guatemala
UK Author Published 1981 0950784702 / 9780950784700 First Edition Stiff Card Wrappers Near Fine Softcover 21cm by 29.5cm 
Catalogue of an Exhibion of Indigenous Native Costumes from Guatemala along with considerable textual explanation and background. 72pp, profusely illustrated with colour photographs, maps, diagrams etc. Brighjt, clean interior. Previous owner's signatures to the title page otherwise unmarked. Sound, tight binding, no spine creases. Bright, unmarked wrappers. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 412g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; USA rates by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination plus weight. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 GUIDE SERVICE Woman's Dress Pattern from 1927
New York Guide Service 1927 Good to Very Good Dress Pattern in Envelope 5" by 7.5" 
Woman's Dress Pattern, dated 1927, in its original mailing envelope. Style No. 2570. Includes pattern pieces, instructions and envelope. Size of envelope - 5" by 7.75". Only damage is to the flap of the opened envelope. This item weighs and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage both to Canada, the USA and other parts of the World. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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4 HANLE, Dorothea Zack - Editor HairDo: September 1965
New York Dell Publishing 1965 Vol. X, No. 9 Stapled Wrappers VG Monthly Magazine 8.5" by 11" 
Magazine detailing HairDo's & Hair Fashion of 1965. Size - 8.5" by 11", 72pp, photo illustrated in b&w with a little color. Generally clean, minor wear and soiling, but no major defects. Many items under 500g qualify for inexpensive Lettermail Rates within Canada. Items under 250g qualify for similar rates to the USA. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 HAUPT, Enid A. - Editor Seventeen: April 1971
New York Triangle Publications 1971 Printed Wrappers About Very Good Monthly Magazine 10.5" by 13" 
Single issue of a magazine for teens and young women, for April of 1971. Full of fashion and lifestyle content. 208pp, profusely illustrated, much in color, advertising. Bright, clean, sound copy. Sound, tight binding, no wear to spine. Bright, clean, unmarked front wrapper. Slight curl to fore-edge corners. No labels, marks etc to front cover. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 580g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 HAUPT, Enid A. - Editor Seventeen: December, 1958
New York Triangle Publications 1958 Printed Wrappers Very Good Monthly Magazine 10.5" by 13" 
Single issue of a magazine for teens and young women, for December of 1958. Christmas issue. Full of fashion and lifestyle content. 112pp, profusely illustrated, much in color, advertising. Body of text is complete and sound. Tight binding. Unmarked front wrapper is clean. Good average condition. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 340g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 HAUPT, Enid A. - Editor Seventeen: July 1971
New York Triangle Publications 1971 Printed Wrappers About Very Good Monthly Magazine 10.5" by 13" 
Single issue of a magazine for teens and young women, for July of 1971. Full of fashion and lifestyle content. 166pp, profusely illustrated, much in color, advertising. Bright, clean, sound copy. Sound, tight binding, minor wear to spine at foot. Bright, clean, unmarked front wrapper. Slight curl to top, fore-edge corner. No labels, marks etc to front cover. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 460g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 HAUPT, Enid A. - Editor Seventeen: July, 1959
New York Triangle Publications 1959 Printed Wrappers About VG Monthly Magazine 10.5" by 13" 
Single issue of a magazine for teens and young women, for July of 1959. Full of fashion and lifestyle content. Cover features Dick Clark and a young model. 110pp, profusely illustrated, much in color, advertising. Body of text is complete and sound. Tight binding. Unmarked front wrapper is clean with a very light vertical crease where once folded [?]. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 355g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9 HAUPT, Enid A. - Editor Seventeen: October, 1955
New York Triangle Publications 1955 Vol 14, No 10 Printed Wrappers Very Good Monthly Magazine 10.5" by 13" 
Single issue of a magazine for teens and young women, for October of 1955. Full of fashion and lifestyle content. Large issue! 152pp, profusely illustrated, much in color, advertising. Bright, sound copy. Sound, tight binding, minor wear. Bright, clean, front wrapper, only very minor soiling. Slight wear here and there, plus, some damage to the top margin of the rear wrapper and last couple of pages. Not a filed copy but complete and useful. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 470g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 HAUPT, Enid A. - Editor Seventeen: September, 1956
New York Triangle Publications 1956 Printed Wrappers Good Monthly Magazine 10.5" by 13" 
Single issue of a magazine for teens and young women, for September of 1956. Full of fashion and lifestyle content. 232pp, profusely illustrated, much in color, advertising. Body of text is complete and sound. Minor staining to last couple of pages. Rear Wrapper missing! Tight binding, soiled but sound. Unmarked front wrapper is a little soiled and creased. Mostly useful for its text. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 690g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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11 JACKSON, Anna Japanese Country Textiles (Victoria & Albert Museum. Far Eastern Series)
New York Weatherhill 1997 0834803968 / 9780834803961 First American Edition Cloth As New About 'As New' Hardcover 22cm by 25cm 
"First published by V&A Publications, 1997". 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 26 cm. Series Title: ''Victoria and Albert Museum - Far Eastern series'. A very nearly 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Weight, 713g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or reduced postage may be required, particularly for Canadian and Overseas shipments, but not usually to the USA. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 JERMAINE'S [Ladies Fashion Store] Jermaine's Credit Card; Fall & Winter, 1963-4
Vancouver, B. C. Jermaine's 1963 Card About Fine Credit Card 3.5" by 2.25" 
Store-issued Credit Card. For use at Jermaine's - a Vancouver Ladies Wear Shop located at 600 Granville Street at Dunsmuir. Four Floors of Fashion. Name and account number, verso. Mint condition. Pre-dates general use of Visa/MasterCard etc. Inexpensive Lettermail postal rates apply - Domestic & International 
Price: 3.50 USD
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13 LANE BRYANT; Tall Girls Tall Girls Fashions for Spring and Summer 1963
Indianapolis, IN Lane Bryant 1963 1963 Stapled Wrappers VG+ G Retail Catalogue 8.5" by 10.5" 
Retail Catalog of Fashions for Tall Women - over 5' 7". Contains outerwear, underwear, shoes, accessories etc. Size - 8.5" by 10.5", 68pp, color and b&w illustration. Bright, clean and unmarked. Folded vertically at centre for enclosure in an envelope. Original mailing envelope still present. Weight, 130g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 LIPMAN WOLFE & CO. Everybody Shops at Lipman's; Christmas 1957 Merchandise Catalog
Portland, OR Lipman Wolfe & Co. 1957 CHristmas, 1957 Stapled Wrappers VG+ Retail Catalog 8.25" by 10" 
Portland, Oregon Department Store Christmas Catalog ffor 1957. General Merchandise - Women's, Children's, Men's clothing, housewares, gifts etc - no Toys. [52pp], illustrated in color and in b&w. Brigbt, clean and unmarked. Sound, stapled binding. Very light vertical crease at center where once folded - for mailing? Weight, 153g.. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 PACIFIC NATIONAL EXHIBITION Fashions for Western Living; Home Arts Building, PNE
Vancouver Pacific National Exhibition 1957 Stapled Card Wrappers About Fine Booklet 5.5" by 8.5" 
Booklet promoting a Fashion Show at Vancouver`s 1957 Pacific National Exhibition comprising products locally designed and manufactured. 28pp, illustrated, advertising. Bright, clean and unmarked, about `as new`. We ship from both Canada and the United States with very competitive rates. Weight, 38g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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16 RAW SILK BUREAU Raw Silk
New York Raw Silk Bureau Good VG Brochure 4" by 9" 
Folding brochure detailing the manufacturing of raw silk in Japan. Includes two samples of silk, laid-in. Undated, but circa 1938/9. Produced by the Raw Silk Bureau of New York, the major importers of silk from Japan into the USA. Folded size - 4" by 9". Unfolds to 16" by 9" with 8 panels. 15 photographs plus considerable explanatory text. Sound, unmarked condition. Inexpensive Lettermail postgae applies. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 ROBINSON, Julian The Golden Aage of Style : Art Deco Fashion Illustration
Toronto Royce Publications 1976 First Canadian Edition Cloth Near Fine VG+ Hardcover Quarto 
The author 'evokes the fashionable atmosphere of the period and captures the visual excitement of these creative golden years'. 128 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm. Bright, clean interior except for a small gift inscription to the ffep. Binding is tight and square, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket ia very nearly similar. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked weight, 812g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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18 S. W. & Co. How to Adjust the Popular Batswing Tie
London, UK Fischer's in the Strand Good Leaflet 11cm by 14.5cm 
Small leaflet, 4pp, with illustrated instructions on how to fasten the Batswing Tie. Circa 1900. Old fold at centre. Overstamped by a London, England retailer's name & address. This item weighs 3g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage both to Canada, the USA and other parts of the World. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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19 STEELE, Valerie Fetish: Fashion, Sex & Power
New York Oxford University Press 1996 0195090446 / 9780195090444 First Edition, Second Printing Card Wrappers As New Paperback Quarto 
The book explores the link between fashion and the expression of sexuality not only sexual behavior, but also gender identity. viii, 243 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm. An 'as new' copy, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Weight, 597g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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20 TALL SHOP, The Tall Shop Woman's Wear Catalog: Spring, 1970
Calgary, AB The Tall Shop 1970 Stapled Wrappers Fine Retail Trade Catalog 6.5" by 9.5" 
Retail Trade Catalog from a Canadian supplier of Clothing for Tall Women - dresses, sportswear, hosiery, girdles, underwear. All illustration is artist drawn, not photographic. Size - 6" by 8.5", 28pp, illustrated, with original mailing envelope. Also, laid in, is an 8pp catalog for Spring and Summer 1969. The two items weigh 50g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 50g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within North America. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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