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FASHION FOR WEDDINGS

By: N/A

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Mulgrave, Victoria, Australia, The Images Publishing Group: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010589


213pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Illustrated boards negligibly bumped. Like-illustrated, removable-plastic protected dustjacket has some areas of ghosting (from plastic cover fold-ins) to gold rear panel. Contents include: Wedding Dresses, Headwear & Accessories, Jewellery, Index, Acknowledgements. Book weight approx. 1.47 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it wei... View more info

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BALINESE TEXTILES

By: Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin, Marie-Louise Nabholz-Kartaschoff, and Urs Ramseyer

Price: $37.60

Publisher: London, British Museum Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007880


143pp., beautiful colour illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bright gilt title thereon. Plain maroon boards minimally scuffed and edgeworn, very light bump to head. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated (princely 'Perada' cloth with birds, lotus blossoms and leaf tendrils. Gold leaf applied to cotton, early 20th century), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased and indented, with a negligibly sunned spine. " . . . three experts ... View more info

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FASHION ASIA

By: Bullis, Douglas

Price: $18.17

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008616


208pp., 242 colour photographic illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease to lower front panel, another soft crease to front and rear panels near head of spine, corresponding fine horizontal surface 'crack' to spine. "Country by country and designer by designer, 'Fashion Asia' provides a visually stunning portrait of the different ideals of Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, The P... View more info

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CREATIVE FASHION DRAWING : A Complete Guide to Design and Illustration Styles

By: Chapman, Noel and Cheek, Judith

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Heatherton, VIC, Australia, Hinkler Books: 2012

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 010607


160pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper 'as new'. "Inspirational yet practical, this stylish introduction reveals what it takes to become a first-rate fashion illustrator. Including sections on templates and poses, fabrics, accessories and clothing design, it offers instruction in the full range of skills required to reach a professional standard." Book weight approx. 675g. View more info

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CHANEL : Her Life, Her World, The Woman Behind the Legend

By: Charles-Roux, Edmonde

Price: $14.10

Publisher: London, MacLehose Press (Quercus): 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012117


xviii, + 428pp., plus 1 x 8 page, b/white photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Faint tanning to page edges, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease to front panel. From the rear panel: "Born in a poorhouse, raised in an orphanage - not by the two aunts that she herself invented - she fought from a young age to escape obscurity. Developing a love of luxury and a sense of fashion as a wealthy ma... View more info

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LIZ : A Life of Colour. The Story of My Journey & How My Discoveries Can Change Your Life

By: Davenport, Liz

Price: $31.02

Publisher: Australia, Out of Bounds Australia: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011371


217pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly surface indented only. The inspirational autobiography of Australian award-winning fashion designer Liz Davenport. Includes Understanding Your Body Shape, Colour Palettes: The Art of Coordination, Masterpieces of Design, Holiday in a Handbag, and more. Book weight approx. 870g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage ... View more info

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CATWALK : The Designer Collections

By: Debbie Coffey (Editor)

Price: $33.09

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, ACP Creative Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008366


176pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Sonny Vandevelde, Nick Scott, Robert Rosen, Annabelle Moeller, et al. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn and indented only. Mercedes Australian Fashion Week in the spotlight (1998). Book weight approx. 980g. View more info

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KILLER SLIPPERS and How to Make Them

By: Godlee, Nick

Price: $18.22

Publisher: Balmain, NSW, Australia, The Watermark Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 008987


111pp., colour photographic illustrations and b/white pattern diagrams, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease, minimal scuffing. "Here, in numerous ways, is a chance to show your individuality by making your own contribution to the history of footwear fashion . . . " Book weight approx. 510g. View more info

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MILLER'S COLLECTING FASHION & ACCESSORIES

By: Harris, Carol

Price: $16.45

Publisher: London, Miller (Octopus Publishing): 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006813


160pp., illustrated endpapers, full-colour plates, and sepia halftones, throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Yellow boards undamaged. Leaves pristine. Illustrated dustjacket has forme-cut flaps, and is unmarked. Packed with essential collecting tips and with a price range for every item shown, it " . . . is a fascinating review for dedicated followers and collectors of fashion alike." Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Chronology... View more info

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COSTUMES THROUGH THE AGES

By: Laver, James (Intro. by)

Price: $14.05

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1963

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006000


144pp., b/white sketch-drawings throughout, drawn and arranged by Erhard Klepper. Book clean. Spine firm, nipped and chipped on head and heel of same. Leaves clean. Illustrated stiff card wrapper has some laminate lifting on spine, nipped as noted, plus general edgewear. Erhard Klepper has produced 1,000 drawings of 'Costumes through the Ages', beginning with the first century; a continuous series of representative costumes, ending in 1930 . . . Book weight approx. 470g. View more info

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THE LITERARY COMPANION TO FASHION

By: McDowell, Colin

Price: $24.44

Publisher: London, Sinclair-Stevenson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006946


xi, + 452pp., pattern-print endpapers. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over nominally bumped spine. Leaves mildly browned, remainder strip (black felt pen) on foot of textblock. Plain black boards undamaged. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. An anthology on the theme of fashion in literature. "Using letters, journals and memoirs, as well as novels, poetry and plays, covering over 400 years of writing, includi... View more info

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100 UNFORGETTABLE DRESSES

By: Rubenstein, Hal

Price: $27.32

Publisher: New York, Harper Design International: 2011

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 011934


207pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, black title there-on. Plain grey boards very lightly bumped at foot. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. Foreword by Alber Elbaz. From the jacket flap: " . . . filled with the stories, secrets, intrigue, and insights behind the most indelible dresses in our collective memories. Featuring looks from the... View more info

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RINGS : Symbols of Wealth, Power and Affection

By: Scarisbrick, Diana

Price: $72.86

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011539


224pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Gilt publisher's logo to front panel of black boards. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (detail of a portrait of Queen Isabella of Spain by Rodrigo de Villandrando), loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, tiniest nick to lower edge. From the jacket flap: "To her history of rings from the Middle Ages to modern times Diana Scarisbrick brings an une... View more info

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LAURA ASHLEY

By: Wood, Martin

Price: $23.50

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln Publishers: 2009

Seller ID: 012067


192pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain boards undamaged. Pink floral endpapers. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edge-creased at head, with a short closed tear adjacent to front flap fold. From the jacket flap: "Against the backdrop of Laura's life - from her birth in South Wales in 1925 to her sudden and untimely death in 1985 - Martin Wood chronicles the designs,... View more info