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Women of the North: An Exhibition of Art By Inuit Women of the Canadian Arctic: Sculptures, Drawings, Wall Hangings, Costumes Dolls

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Marion Scott Gallery: 1992

Seller ID: 103262

ISBN: 0912634188

Condition: Very Good


Catalog for the exhibition that took place June 6-July 11, 1992. 95 pages, color photographs. View more info

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Things to Make and Do from McCall's Giant Golden Make-it Book

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N Y, Golden Press: 1969

Seller ID: 146112

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's name on cover and tear from sticker removal. 4 1/8"w x 6 7/8"h. 80 pages. Color illustrations throughout. View more info

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Sleeping Princess: Camera Studies By Gordon Anthony, The

By: Anthony, Gordon; Benois, Nadia; Haskell, Arnold; Lambert, Constant

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd.: 1940

Seller ID: 140947

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards show wear at edges and some small spots. 10 1/4"w x 12 1/2"h. Black and white tipped-in photographs throughout. A photographic record of Sadler's Wells Ballet's 1939 production of Tchaikovsky's ''Sleeping Princess'' based on ''The Sleeping Beauty'', under the direction of Nicolas Segueeff and starring Margot Fonteyn and Robert Helpmann. "The book itself is really a collection of 'Action' pictures taken in mystudio of the chief characters from the story, in poses which are as near as possible characteristic ones, taken from the dances they illlustrate, and are placed in the ... View more info

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History of the Theatre

By: Brockett, Oscar T.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Allyn and Bacon, Inc.: 1971

Seller ID: 142707

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 741 pages with b&w illustraitons. Chapters include Origins of the theatre: Ritual drama in Egypt and the Near East; Theatre and drama in ancient Greece; Roman Theatre and drama; Theatre and drama in the middle ages,; The Italian renaissance.... continuing through English theatre, Spanish from 1500 to 1700, French, English, Italian through same period, of the Orient, Modern theatre 1875 - 1915 up to chapter 19: Theatre si... View more info

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Costumes and Settings for Historical Plays; Volume 3: The Elizabethan and Restoration Period

By: Cassin-Scott, Jack

Price: $18.95

Publisher: B. T. Batsford: 1979

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 130884

ISBN: 0713417064

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior has occasional check marks in pencil beside the illustrations, otherwise clean. 96 pages, line drawings, some in color, accompany the text. Covers Elizabethan (Spanish fashion 1558 - 1603, James I, 1603 - 1625, Charles I 1625 - 1649, The commonwealth 1649 - 1660. Stage properties: furnitue, kitchen utensils, musical instruments, costume jewellery, armour, weapons, architectural forms. View more info

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Costumes and Settings for Historical Plays: Volume 4, the Georgian Period

By: Cassin-Scott, Jack

Price: $18.50

Publisher: B. T. Batsford: 1979

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 130885

ISBN: 0713417080

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior has occasional check marks in pencil beside the illustrations, otherwise clean. 96 pages, line drawings, some in color, accompany the text. Covers Early & Late Georgian, French revolution, French directoire & First empire, Scottish costume. Stage settings: furniture, musical instruments, military weapons, kitchen utensils, architectural forms. View more info

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Costumes of the East

By: Fairservis, Walter A.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Chatham Press, 1971

Seller ID: 129861

Condition: Near Fine


Ex-institutional library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Text/interior is clean and unmarked in any way. Text block and boards both have sharp corners, no edge or corner wear, binding is very tight. Dust jacket is worn with multiple small tears and chipping at edges, heavy scuffing, no large or open tears. 160 pages on heavy paper with color plates on glossy paper. Profusely illustrated in b&w and color. Contents include costume of Balkans, Caucasus, Ukraine, Near East, Iran, (Persia) Afghanistan, Central Asia, India and Pakistan, High Borderlands, Kashmir, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhut... View more info

Costumes of the East

By: Fairservis, Walter A.

Price: $19.45

Publisher: American Museum of Natural History/ Catham Press: 1971

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 130276

ISBN: 0856990280

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book has been re-bound by the library into heavy, strong white hardback covers. Pages/contents are very clean, with no tears and sharp corners. Many full color plates. 160 pages on heavy paper. Contents include Balkans, Caucasus, Ukraine; Near east, Iran, Central Asia, India and Pakistan; Kishmir, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Tibet, China, Siberia, Manchuria, Hokkaido, Bonins. Book is from referance section & not allowed to be checked out. View more info

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Folk Theater of India

By: Gargi, Balwant

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Seattle, University of Washington: 1966

Seller ID: 141944

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full bright orange cloth boards. Edge wear to dust jacket. 218 pages. 6 7/8" w x 10 1/4"h. Illustrated with photographs by the author and line drawings by Indian artist Shiavax Chavda. Pictorial endpapers. View more info

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Sewing Victorian Doll Clothes: Authentic Costumes from Museum Collections

By: Hamilton, Michelle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, Lark Books: 1996

Seller ID: 139520

ISBN: 188737406X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 224 pages. 8 3/4"w x 10 1/4"h. Full color photos, detailed descriptions of clothes, and instructions for creating nine outfits. Many detailed b&w line drawings. View more info

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The Frontier Scout & Buffalo Hunter's Sketchbook

By: Hanson, James

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chadron, Nebraska, Fur Press: 1990

Seller ID: 144450

Condition: Very Good


Clean, unmarked books with tight bindings. Later printing. Oblong: 10 7/8"w x 8 3/8"h. 48 pages each. Detailed drawings of costumes and equipment of the frontier scout, "a man for all seasons, He was able to converse in a myriad of tongues, and possessed an intimate knowledge of Plainscraft as well as a unique understanding of nature, human and otherwise." View more info

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The Mountain Man's Sketch Book: Volume One and Volume Two (Two Volume Set)

By: Hanson, James Austin; Kathryn J. Wilson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chadron, Nebraska, Fur Press: 1988

Seller ID: 144449

Condition: Very Good


Clean, unmarked books with tight bindings. Later printings. Oblong: 10 7/8"w x 8 3/8"h. 48 pages each. Detailed drawings of costumes and equipment of the "mountain men" -- white hunters and trappers in the Rockies from 1810 to 1840. View more info

Costumes of Everyday Life: An Illustrated History of Working Clothes from 900-1910

By: Lister, Margot

Price: $8.21

Publisher: London, Barrie and Jenkins: 1972

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 116999

ISBN: 021465348X

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 177 pages. Many b&w illustrations. View more info

Costumes of Everyday Life: An Illustrated History of Working Clothes from 900-1910

By: Lister, Margot

Price: $8.21

Publisher: London, Barrie and Jenkins: 1972

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 125693

ISBN: 021465348X

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 177 pages. Many b&w illustrations. View more info

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A World of Costumes in Cutout

By: Lowndes, Rosemary; Claude Kailer

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Henry Holt & Company: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146103

ISBN: 0030209366

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 9"w x 11 1/2"h. Nine delightful costume models (8" high) from the Middle ages to 1905, with backgrounds and clear instructions. View more info

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Japanese Folk Textiles: An American Collection/Hanten-Atsushi-Kataginu

By: No Author Listed

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Japan, Shikosa: 1987

Seller ID: 121004

ISBN: 4879405043

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Sewn binding a bit loose, but intact. Many color illustrations. Text in Japanese and English. Contents: Introduction by Fifi White; Plates: Kyogen and other costumes; Fireman's garments; Paper garments; Ainu garments; Ikat and stripes; Tie dye; Quilting; Freehand paste resist dyeing; Stencil dyeing; Japanese Folk Textiles; List of Plates. View more info

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Cashmere: Three Weeks in a Houseboat

By: Petrocokino, A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1920

Seller ID: 133208

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 86 pages; index; fold-out map. Red cloth cover with gilt decoration and title. Previous owner's name in pencil. Black and white photographs with tissue guards. Thick, creamy deckle-edged paper. A very pretty book about the author's travels in Cashmere on a dunga View more info

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Danses et Costumes De Yougoslavie

By: Salopek, Vladimir

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Zagreb, Niro Privredni Vjesnik: 1987

Seller ID: 129892

Condition: Near Fine


96 page book with fold-out map at back, usually one large color photo per page depicting traditional dress and costume and dance from region throughout (the former) Yugoslavia. Regions include six ethnographic zones: the Alpine, Pannonian, Adriatic, Dinaric, Moravian and Vardarian and the book is divided into chapters on Slovenia, with the Kurenti from the Ptuj region) Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia and Macedonia. Text is in Croatian. Institutional library stamp and (unused) "due date" sheet on inside back cover. View more info

Mexican Textiles

By: Sayer, Chloe

Price: $31.95

Publisher: British Museum Publications: 1990

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 130272

ISBN: 0714125016

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 240 pages in large format with many color and b&w photos. Contents include Costume before the conquest; Post conquest heritage; Twenteith century Mexico; with three appendices: Backstrap loom; Weaving techniques, Embroidery stitches. From the book jacket: The textiles and clothing of Mexico have a richness and vigour that is unsurpassed elsewhere in the Americas. Although four and a half centuries have elapsed since the Spanish Conquest, there are more than fif... View more info

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Kokigami: The Intimate Art of the Little Paper Costume

By: Silver, Burton; Busch, Heather

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, U.S.A., Ten Speed Press: 1990

Seller ID: 131707

ISBN: 0898153972

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 64 pages. Slight edge wear to cover. Contains fourteen beautiful little paper costumes for the male member: The Dragon, The Cock, The Squid, The Moth, The Pig, The Fish, The Horse, The Dog, The Rose, The Car, The Steam Engine, The Space Shuttle, The Fire Engine, The Private Investigator. View more info