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HINTS ON DRESS Or, What to wear, when to wear it, and how to buy it

By: Gale, Ethel C

Price: $149.94

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam & Sons: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39117

Condition: Near Fine


Putnam's Handy-book Series; 107 pages; Clean and tight in original brown binding with decorative stamping and lettering in gilt and black. OCLC: 1289101 A fabulous look at fashion advice in the 19th century - history of costume, suggested budgets for ladies in various socio-economic circumstances (from the working woman employed in an editorial position at a major weekly publication to the young married lady keeping house in a large American city and not obliged to consider economy), advice on color and form, things indispensable, how and what to buy, etc. ; Experience the pleasure of read... View more info

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SECESSION - Osterreichische Kunst 1880-1945

By: Galeries Hassfurther

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Wien, Eigenverlag / Galeries Hassfurther: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40510

Condition: Very Good


Verkaufsausstellung und Versteigerung in der Secession. 24 plates Includes: Blauensteiner, Czeschka, Engelhart, Gutersloh, Jettmar, Kokoschka, Konig, Kubin, Loffler, Makart, Moll, Moser, Schiele, and many others. Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. OCLC: 6872699 ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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LA CULTURE MATERIELLE DE LA BOUCLE DU NIGER

By: Gallay, Alain ; & et al.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Geneve, Musee d'Ethnographie: 2003

Seller ID: 40494

Condition: Very Good+


Bulletin du Centre Genevois d'Anthropologie, No. 6; 153 pages; Clean and tight in original glossy pictorial stiff wrappers. Blind stamp of previous owner on titlepage, otherwise clean and tight. OCLC: 66395291; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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LES MAISONS FLEURIES

By: Gallotti-Thaureaux, Myriam

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Paris, Editions Charles Massin: 1970

Seller ID: 39798

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Illustrated with more than 100 photographs. Clean and tight in original binding in nice dustjacket with a short closed tear at top edge. OCLC: 41715635 ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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The Pratt Collection of Jades and Other Hard Stones at Vassar College

By: Getz, John

Price: $49.94

Publisher: No Place specified, Privately Printed: 1920

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39597

Condition: Very Good


62 pages; Publisher's tan cloth-backed boards, printed paper label on front cover. Minor wear to the covers, especially at the corners, and a small ink spot to the rear cover. Two ink signatures on preliminary leaves and and attractive pictorial bookplate of Dr. B. H. Bartfield -- Chicago dentist and collector. Following the last page of text, there is a printer's device of the Marion Press, Jamaica, Queensborough, New-York. Frontispiece and halftone plates. View more info

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REGI PERZSA SZONYEGEK / ALTE PERSISCHE TEPPICH

By: Gombos, Karoly

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Sarvar, Nadasdy Ferenc Museum: 1981

Seller ID: 39820

Condition: Very Good


Old Persian Rugs; 48 pages; Former owner's blindstamp at bottom of titlepage, otherwise clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers, small piece of tape at base of front wrapper. Illustrated with 11 full page plates. View more info

IZLOZBA u Cast Dvadesetgodisnjice Ustanka Naroda Jugoslavije

By: Gusic, Maijana

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Zagreb, Etnografski Muzej u Zagrebu: 1961

Seller ID: 41270

Condition: Very Good


60, 12 pages; Exhibition Commemorating Twenty Years since the Uprising of the Yugoslave People. Text in Serbo-croatian. 60 pages of text and 8 of illustrated plates. Former owner's blaindstamp on titlepage, also a pencil translation of title. OCLC: 600848789; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

FURNITURE OF WILLIAMSBURG AND EASTERN VIRGINIA, 1710 - 1790

By: Gusler, Wallace B

Price: $44.94

Publisher: Richmond, Virginia Museum: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40343

ISBN: 0917046056

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


xxi, (1), 194 pages; Wallace Gusler, who is both craftsman and historian, has traced the lives and accomplishments of the cabinet makers of eighteenth century Williamsburg in precise detail. In doing so he sheds new light on their unique contributions to the decorative arts of Early America. Clean and tight in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering in very good dustjacket with one tiny nick at top edge of rear panel. ; View more info

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ENGLISH AND OTHER SILVER IN THE UNTERMYER COLLECTION

By: Hackenbroch, Yvonne

Price: $34.94

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38559

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Dustjacket is price-clipped. Fabulous silver objects from the Tudor period to the nineteenth century, presented in chronological order, with enlargements of hallmarks. Wonderful photographic illustrations. An important collection of silver and useful reference. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

Der Sudostasiatische Archipel Volker und Kulturen

By: Hanns, Franz ; et al.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Wien, Museum für Völkerkunde: 1985

Seller ID: 41272

Condition: Near Fine


107 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Illustrated throughout. OCLC: 13900346; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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CHATS ON ENGLISH CHINA

By: Hayden, Arthur

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, T.Fisher Unwin: 1909

Seller ID: 39810

Condition: Very Good


287 pages; Clean and tight in original decorative green cloth binding with lettering in white and dark green and images of chinaware with a floral border on front cover and an urn at the spine, endpapers toned. Illustrated with photographs and drawings throughout. Original owner's inscription on ffep -- "To Elspeth / with much love/ from Bill / Oct 4th MCMIX" Elspeth Champcommunal was a noted fashion designer and the first editor of Vogue Magazine in Britain (1916-1922). Champcommunal became a house designer with the House of Worth in 1936 and was a member of the Incorporated Societ... View more info

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Gardiner Och Gardinuppsättningar [History of the Curtain in Sweden]

By: Hazelius-Berg, Gunnel

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Stockholm, Nordiska museet: 1962

Seller ID: 39617

Condition: Very Good


112 pages; Former owner's blind stamp on titlepage, otherwise clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Black & white illustrations throughout. View more info

Stredoveke Umelecke Remeslo - Ze Sbirek Umeleckoprümysloveho Nuzea V Praze - Prosinec 1986, Unor 1987

By: Hejdova, Dagmar

Price: $17.94

Publisher: Praha, Umeleckoprumyslové muzeum: 1986

Seller ID: 41245

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Originalkarton mit Originalumschlag. Erste Auflage. In slowakischer Sprache. Ebd. m. leichten Gebrauchsspuren, ansonsten sauber und in gutem Zustand. Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. 56 pages of text, 122 pages of illustrations. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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NEPRAJZI MUZEUM KINCSEI 1872-1972

By: Hoffmann, Tomas

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Nepmuvelesi Propogansa Iroda: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41943

Condition: Very Good-


Clean and secure in original pictorial stiff wrappers. Faint blindstamp of previous owner. Examines the Museum's collection of material related to ethnographic studies of the region of Hungary and the Danube area. Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers, faint blindstamp of previous owner. View more info

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Mestesuguri Artistice in Romania [Artistic Handicrafts in Romania]

By: Horsia, Olga ; Paul Petrescu

Price: $44.94

Publisher: Bucuresti, Uniunea Centrala a Cooperativelor Mestesugaresti: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39601

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


298 pages; Number in ink on copyright page, otherwise clean and tight in original rough woven cloth binding in good dustjacket with some edgewear and a couple closed tears (now in protective mylar cover). OCLC: 68247067 Photographs by Dan Er. Grigorescu; design by N. Nobilescu. Text in Romanian. This beautiful book examines the works and techniques of various artisans and craftsmen of Romania, generously illustrated with colour and black and white photographs of metalwork, pottery, embroidery, weavings, woodwork, leather work, etc. These artisans contribute to the preservation and devel... View more info

Image for Presenting A Complete Line of Hotpoint Electric Ranges Featuring Quality - Efficiency - Convenience

Presenting A Complete Line of Hotpoint Electric Ranges Featuring Quality - Efficiency - Convenience

By: Hotpoint

Price: $4.94

Publisher: General Electric: 1950

Seller ID: 39219

Condition: Very Good


2 pages; Clean and unmarked, this advertising brochure for Hotpoint Electric Ranges is printed in vivid color on both sides of a large single sheet (22" x 17") folded into 8 sections (8.5" x 5.25"). When fully opened one side comprises a poster displaying 7 different models of Hotpoint ranges "introduced" by a woman in a checkered dress and frilly green apron carrying a large baked ham on a platter. Some panels on the verso show the various "extra value features" and kitchen displays. View more info

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THE BLANKET PAST AND PRESENT An Exhibition of Contemporary and Historical Blankets

By: Houllahan, Roberta ; and Alice Marcoux ; (Co-Curators)

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Hera Educational Foundation: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40448

Condition: Fine


Clean and tight in original red printed wrappers ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

Image for Harom Evszazad Divatja [Három évszázad divatja]

Harom Evszazad Divatja [Három évszázad divatja]

By: Iparmüvészeti Múzeum

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Budapest, Iparmüvészeti Múzeum:

Seller ID: 41947

Condition: Very Good


46 pages; 46 pages illustrations, plates 19 cm Clean and secure in original printed wrappers. Former owner's faint blinstamp. View more info

Image for The Art of the Book - William Morris and After 1892-1977

The Art of the Book - William Morris and After 1892-1977

By: Jaffe, Michael

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37107

Condition: Near Fine


64 pages; Exhibition Catalogue 14 March - 23 April in the Adeane Gallery, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Clean and tight in original pink wrappers. OCLC: 20390736; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE BASKET - Journal of the Basket Fraternity Or Lovers of Indian Baskets and Other Good Things

By: James, George Wharton

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Pasadena, The Basket Fraternity: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38565

Condition: Near Fine


157-216, (4) pages; Issued quarterly, Volume II, No. 4, October 1904. Tan card covers printed in black with illustration of baskets on front and advertisement fo basket designs on rear wrapper. Substantial article by Thomas Wilson on The Swastika - The Earliest Known Symbol, and Its Migrations. Also Articles on Pine Needle Baskets, on Palm Leaf Baskets, and on Indian Splint Basket Weaving. An excellent copy of this scarce journal more than a century old. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a chara... View more info