Aussig, C.S.R. C. Wolfrum, 1938. First edition. Stiff Wraps. 16 page catalogue. 34.5 x 27 cm. Each page with a mounted color lithograph illustration printed recto only, of a woman attired in a dress, suit or coat, with an array of mounted fabric samples in various sizes and colors accompanying...
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Boston: Privately Printed, 1903. Hardcover. 48 pages. 12.5 x 16.5 cm. Limited edition, one of 175 copies printed by D.B. Updike at The Merrymount Press. Seven illustrations with tissue guards, most are maps from original engravings. Addenda. Index, covers slightly dusty.
NY: Doubleday Page, 1906. First edition. leather_bound. 467 pages. 29 x 19 cm. More than fifty black and white illustrations with lettered tissue guards. Limited edition, copy 34 of 100 printed on Van Gelder hand-made paper by the De Vinne Press. Clean, bright copy, covers slightly splayed.
Paris: Delarue, 1850. Original Wraps. 272 pages in text. 15 x 10 1/2 cm. 25 numbered full-page plates (some double-paged), plus 32 supplemental plates numbered A-Z, AA-FF, with additional plates and illustrations within the text - all in black and white. Text in French, interior clean, initial decorated letters, Glossary...
Paris: Edouard Rouveyre, 1880. Malval. First edition. leather_bound. 178 pages. 8vo, 22 x 13 cm. Etchings in sepia and black and white by Malval. Limited edition, copy 70 of 100 on Whatman paper. Lovely binding by R.W. Smith, raised bands, gilt spine panel florets and lettering.
London: Seeley, 1893. Hardcover. 314 pp. Index. Explores the history of the beautiful countess who inspired Waller to write his greatest poems.
Chicago: Home Needlework Co., ca 1900. Original Wraps. 41 pages, 21.5 x 28.5 cm. Catalog No.15 Stamped Linens, Cambric Patterns, Perforated Patterns, and Art Needlework Materials. Profusely illustrated in black and white. An as new copy.
Np: Np, ca 1950. First edition. Spiral Bound. 22 unnumbered leaves. Oblong folio, 25 x 36 cm. Numerous watercolor pen and ink illustrations, pencil and charcoal, and tipped-in designs [nine are tipped-in fabric samples]. Fashion manuscript by a young Coos Bay, Oregon student. She includes skirt, blouse, and sleeve designs...
London: William Blackwood And Sons, 1885. New Edition. Hardcover. 484, 449 (2), 470. 19.5 x 13 cm. Three frontispieces and three additional illustrations. Bound by C.E. Lauriat Co. Boston. Fresh, very bright set, raised bands, spine panels decorated in gilt florets and lettered in gilt.
NY: Basic Books, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. 214 pages. Bibliography. Index.
Paris: Chez Pavard, 1788. First edition. leather_bound. 5 pages in text. 22 x 17 cm. Seventy-four full-page hand-colored aquatint plates, all with tissue guards. Born in Canada, Grasset removed to France in 1764, serving there as writer, diplomat and publisher with a bent toward Republicanism and enlightenment ideals. Set complete...
London: Ackermann and Company, 1839. First edition. leather_bound. 42 pages in text. Folio, 37 x 27.5 cm. Twelve full-page chromolithographs, plus half-title chromolithograph (Coronation of Queen Elizabeth printed by C. Hullmandel) -- all printed recto only. Plates are clean save for the first three with light marginal toning only, plate...
Washington, DC: Marvin Breckinridge Patterson, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. 162 pages. Photographs by Marvin Breckinridge Patterson. Signed prestentation copy by Patterson. Bookplate.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. First edition. Hardcover. 313 pages. 19.5 x 13 cm. Frontispiece of Nell Gwyn from an engraving of the painting by Sir Peter Lely. Based on the life of Nell Gwyn, the Drury Lane favorite during the English Restoration. Printed by The Merrymount Press by D.B. Updike.
London: Sherwood, Jones and Co, 1823. First edition. leather_bound. 326 pages. 21. 5 x 14 cm. Three hand-colored plates and two plain (one folding). The author resided in the Crimea from 1816-1820. The "New Edinburgh Review," January, 1822 said "she really every where discloses what she knows, in the most...
East Aurora: Roycrofters, 1913. First edition. Hardcover. Unpaginated. 24 x 15.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 31 of 1003 signed by Alice Hubbard, all copies illumined by hand. Illustrated with photographs, latter with tissue guards. Unopened, as new copy in the original box lettered in green.
East Aurora: Roycrofters, 1913. First edition. Hardcover. Unpaginated. 24 x 15.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 189 of 1003 signed by Alice Hubbard, all copies illumined by hand. Illustrated with photographs, latter with tissue guards. Unopened, bright, very fresh copy.
East Aurora: Roycrofters, 1909. Hunter, Dard. First edition. Hardcover. 157 pages. 23 x 17.5.cm. Title page, initials and ornaments designed by Dard Hunter. Title page in three colors. Illustrated Elegant production, as new copy. Discussed are Susan B. Anthony, David Swing, Mary Wollstonecraft, Robert Louis Stevenson, Friedrich Froebel, Henry D....
East Aurora: Roycrofters, 1908. Hunter, Dard. First edition. Hardcover. 157 pages. 20 x 15 cm. Title page, initials and ornaments designed by Dard Hunter. "I believe that woman is the equal of man -- if she is. That woman is no better than man -- unless she is." Elegant production, as new copy.
London: Nonesuch Press, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. 289 pages. 19.5 x 12. cm. First bibliography of Jane Austen. With four illustrations from original engravings. Limited edition, copy 110 of 875. Printed by R.& R. Clark in Edinburgh, Collotype illustrations by Chiswick Press. Lovely, fresh and bright copy.
NY: Abrams, 1989. First edition. Cloth. 264 pages. 30 x 25 cm. More than 700 illustrations, including 12 maps. Bright, fresh copy.
London: Cassell, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. 135 pp. 4to, profusely illustrated in black and white and in color from contemporary sources, and reproduced from authentic documents. The author traces the history of fashion from primitive times to the present, and presents answers to the question: what is fashion?
Boston: Privately Printed, 1918. Hardcover. 119 pages. 17.5 x 11 cm. Frontispiece of Jane (after Rembrandt) with tissue guard. A trip across the Big Pond with wife Jane, and return. Printed by The Merrymount Press by D.B. Updike. Clean, bright copy.
NY: Limited Editions Club, 1952. Hardcover. Illustrated by Edy Legrand. Translated from the French by Marjorie Laurie; with an Introduction by Edmond Jaloux. NEWMAN & WICHE 226. Marbled boards and white, quarter calf with brown leather spine label. Backstrip darkened, spine label nicked at foot.
San Marino: Huntington Library, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. 99 pp. Edited by Robert Glass Cleland. Illustrated. The wifeof one of the first American physicians to open an office in San Francisco. Life of San Francisco society in the early days of the Gold Rush.