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Foundations of Fashion: The Symington Collection - Corsetry from 1856 to the Present Day

By: Christopher Page

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Leicestershire Museums: 1981

Seller ID: 236418

ISBN: 0850220890

Condition: Very Good Condition


History of corsets by R & H.Symington & Co., Ltd. from 1856 to present (1981) 82 pages. Foxing to endpapers . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fashion & Beauty; Fashion, Fabrics & Style; History. ISBN: 0850220890. ISBN/EAN: 9780850220896. Inventory No: 236418. Paperback View more info

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History of Children's Costume

By: Elizabeth Ewing

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1977

Seller ID: 236025

ISBN: 0713408138

Condition: Very Good Condition


The Author draws on memoirs, letters, poems, advertisements, catalogues, novels and paintings to detail children's clothes and the status that they signified. 191 pages. Fully Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fashion & Beauty; Fashion, Fabrics & Style; ISBN: 0713408138. ISBN/EAN: 9780713408133. Inventory No: 236025. Hardcover View more info

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Jordan, Marsh Illustrated Catalog of 1891 - An Unabridged Reprint

By: Jordan, Marsh & Co

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Dover Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 236482

ISBN: 0486267385

Condition: Very Good Condition


This edition of the Company's 1891 catalog, a fascinating window on the past, is meticulously reproduced from a rare original copy, contains authentic illustrations of more than 1000 late Victorian articles of wearing apparel and domestic goods. 118 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fashion & Beauty; Fashion, Fabrics & Style; History. ISBN: 0486267385. ISBN/EAN: 9780486267388. Inventory No: 236482. Paperback View more info

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Vested Interests: Cross-Dressing & Cultural Anxiety

By: Marjorie Garber

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 236339

ISBN: 0415900727

Condition: Near Fine Condition


"Vested Interests" focuses on the relationship between the aesthetic and the existential, from Shakespeare to Peter Pan and "M. Butterfly", from transsexual surgery and societies for transvestites and transsexuals, to Madonna, Michael Jackson, and even Elvis. Garber establishes that transvestism, far from being a marginal and socially deviant practice, in fact makes culture possible by marking the entrance to the symbolic. Citing the recurrence of transvestite theatre throughout different eras and cultures, Garber views the transvestite as a reiteration of the theatre's underly... View more info

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Whalebone to See Through:A History of Body Packaging

By: Michael Colmer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, Cassell: 1979

Seller ID: 236362

ISBN: 0726913944

Condition: Very Good Condition


Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fashion & Beauty; Fashion, Fabrics & Style; History. ISBN: 0726913944. ISBN/EAN: 9780726913945. Inventory No: 236362. Paperback View more info

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New Europe

By: Michael Palin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, BBC: 2007

Seller ID: 234118

ISBN: 0297844490

Condition: Very Good Condition


No. 1 bestseller and superstar doing what he does best, introducing millions of avid readers to little-known peoples and places.Until the early 1990s, when the Berlin Wall came tumbling down, travelling behind the iron curtain was never easy. In undertaking his new journey through Eastern Europe, breathing in its rich history, and exquisite sights and talking to its diverse peoples, Michael fills what has been a void in his own experience and that of very many others. NEW EUROPE is very much a voyage of discovery, from the snows of the Julian Alps to the beauty of the Baltic sea, he finds hims... View more info

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Muffs and Morals

By: Pearl Binder

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 236017

Condition: Good Condition


This is a frank and stimulating account of dress and fashion, male and female. The history of fashion as it relates to moral standards; chapters include the dress and the job, beards and moustaches, cosmetics and patches, hairdressing and wigs, foundations and underwear, jewellery and clothes, sumptuary laws, umberellas, walking sticks and fans, children and their clothes, the influence of the East. Interesting section on beards 1855 which are now back in fashion "the beard is a great protection to the teeth and throat under the rough exposures to which the sterner sex are liable". Wit... View more info

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Corsets: A Visual History

By: R. L. Shep [Compiled]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: USA, Self published: 1993

Seller ID: 236345

ISBN: 0914046209

Condition: Near Fine Condition


"The line of fashion is determined by the foundation garment". This book contains hundreds of illustrations from ads and catalogues published originally in the 19th and early 20th centuries. A fine historical record, indispensable for research into period clothing and the fashion silhouette, this is a scarce source for information on foundation garments of the mid-1800s to the 1930s. With historical notes. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fashion & Beauty; Fashion, Fabrics & Style; History. ISBN: 0914046209. ISBN/EAN: 9780914046202. Inventory No: 236345. Pape... View more info

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Bras: A Private View

By: Rosemary Hawthorne

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Souvenir Press: 1992

Seller ID: 236167

ISBN: 0285630865

Condition: Very Good Condition


Did you know that the first patented bra was designed from two hankerchiefs? 128 pages. Illustrator: Mary Want. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fashion & Beauty; Fashion, Fabrics & Style; History. ISBN: 0285630865. ISBN/EAN: 9780285630864. Inventory No: 236167. Hardcover View more info

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Stockings & Suspenders: A Quick Flash

By: Rosemary Hawthorne

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Souvenir Press: 1993

Seller ID: 236168

ISBN: 0285631438

Condition: Very Good Condition


ollowing on the success of her bestselling 'Knickers and Bras', Rosemary Hawthorne now turns her candid eye on the nether limbs. Illustrated with drawings and contemporary advertisements, this is a saucy look at one of the most tantalising areas of underwear. 128 pages. Illustrator: Lucy Pettifer and Claire Taylor. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fashion & Beauty; Fashion, Fabrics & Style; History. ISBN: 0285631438. ISBN/EAN: 9780285631434. Inventory No: 236168. Hardcover View more info

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Figure Training Fundamentals: For Women of Distinction and Discernment

By: Versatile Fashions

Price: $95.00

Publisher: California, Versatile Fashions: 1997

Seller ID: 236338

Condition: Very Good Condition


64 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fashion & Beauty; United States; Fashion, Fabrics & Style; History. Inventory No: 236338. Paperback View more info