Munich: MCM Moderne Creation München Reisegepäck GMBH, 1994. Paperback. A miniature catalog of MCM's products featuring mostly their travel bags, but also clothing, cars, perfumes, and more. Includes celebrity photos, a list of worldwide retail locations, and a working movable image featuring a nude model covered in books. Bound in glossy cream paper wrappers with gilt title to front wrapper. Minor rubbing to wrappers. Filled with full color photographic illustrations. Text is mostly in English, with some text in German, French, and Japanese. 160 pages. Size: 2.5 tall x 3.5 wide. MINI/070220. Fine.
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Munich; New York: Braun & Schneider; E. Weye Art Books in All Languages, circa 1900. Hardcover. Mit 125 Bogen, enthaltend 500 Koftümbilder aus verschiedenen Jahrhunderten. These pages were originally printed from 1861 to 1880 in Munich by the publisher Bruan and Schneider as individual plates in a German magazine. Later these plates were collected and bound into book form - 125 pages with four pictures per page for a total of 500 costume designs. The plates feature historical dress from antiquity to the end of the 19th century, but it should be noted that they have been influenced by Victorian fashion and are not totally accurate. The last 35 pages have contemporary folk dress. This book has been professionally rebacked with dark green buckram. The boards are original in dark green cloth with gilt title and illustration to front board. Black and gilt paper title label to spine. Wear to corners and edges of boards. Fading and rubbing to boards. Browning to many interior pages, else clean. Printed in full color - chromolithographs througout. An excellent resource. The entire book is plates and all captions are in German; however, understanding German is not necessary to utilize this book. Size: Folio. Unpaginated. FASH/080522. Very Good.
Paris: Ludovic Baschet, 1887. Hardcover. Folio, 3/4 black leather with green pebbled cloth boards. Gilt title and decoration as well as 5 raised bands to spine. Rubbing to hinges, spine ends and corners. 2 inch tear to leather at top of front hinge. Crack to interior front hinge. Binding still solid overall. Marbled end pages. Interior is clean and bright with wonderful illustrations throughout. French Literature. FRE1/03061. Very Good.
London: Pavilion Books Ltd., 1983. Hardcover. Inscribed by author, who also designed Princess Diana's wedding dress. Fine grey paper-covered boards with white title on spine and blindstamped title on front board; 4to. Slight wear to corners and minor yellowing around edges of interior. Very good minus price-clipped, pictorial color d.j. with edgewear, 1 closed tear to rear panel has been neatly repaired w/tape from the inside of the d.j., also a closed tear (1.0) along top of front fore edge. Illustrated w/over 150 full-color and b/w photographs. 160 pp. Fashion. FAS/01084. Fine.
CT: Forlags ab wiken / Menkler Books, 1987. Hardcover. In this book "we encounter 50 creative individuals, 26 women and 24 men, in a vigorous and highly colored true story of Creative Sweden ... It reflects in words and pictures, something of the manifold variety and stark contrasts to be met in today's Swedish folklore of art, craftsmanship, and design ... it ranges between deadly seriousness and unrestrained hilarity" (jacket). Glossy white illustrated paper covered boards with black title to spine and front cover. Light soiling / rubbing to covers. In white illustrated dust jacket with black title to spine and front panel. Minor wear and a few short tears to edges of jacket. Clean, bright interior with many color illustrations. 184 pages. FASH/121218. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Museum of Modern Art, (1972). Hardcover. Hardback. Near fine in very good dustjacket. Top board is slightly warped. Interior is clean and bright with wonderful illustrations throughout. Maroon and yellow illustrated dust jacket with black title to front panel and whitel title to black spine panel. Minor edge wear to dust jacket includes chipping and creasing. Africa. FASH01/020800. Near Fine / Very Good.
Leigh-On-Sea, England: F. Lewis, (1972). Hardcover. 4to. Orange cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Fading to spine as well as very slight fading to edges of boards. Slight bumping to spine ends. Slight yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright. Filled with black and white illustrations. Clear plastic dust jacket. Unpaginated. Fashion and Textiles. FASH/091212. Near Fine.
Leigh-On-Sea, England: F. Lewis, (1972). Hardcover. 4to. Orange cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Slight fading to spine and bumping to spine ends. Slight yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright. Filled with black and white illustrations. Clear plastic dust jacket. Unpaginated. Fashion and Textiles. FASH/091212. Near Fine.
Höchstadt: Mens-verlag, 1947. Hardcover. SCARCE. Very good in light-blue paper covered boards with beige title to front board and spine. Light stamp to rear board as well and a few small spots of light soiling. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations and directions to make hats, shoes, and bags. 80 pages. German language. GER1/2052. Very Good.