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Image for A Baker's Dozen:  Baby, Baby, Baby

A Baker's Dozen: Baby, Baby, Baby

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: West Hartford, CT, Handweaver's Guild of America: 1984

Seller ID: 140799

Condition: Very Good


A paper portfolio containing thirteen 8 1/2" x 11" single sheets (some, printed on both sides), each with a weaving pattern developed as baby gifts by thirteen weavers, and one introductory sheet. The gifts are a Carrier for Baby, Cover for Baby, Shawl, Ribbons, Blanket, Grow Chart, Christening Dress, Christening Costume, Wallhanging, Cuddly Lamb, Bibs, More Bibs, and a Quilt. The folder shows edge wear and some creases and closes with a button and thread style fastener. View more info

TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT: IMAGES OF BRITISH COLONIAL AFRICA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $16.95

Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH - BRITISH BROADC: 1979

Seller ID: 143312

ISBN: 0563177543

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. 165 pages with b&w photos throughout. Appears to be a compilation of the drama and accoutrements of the white man's burden as exercised by the English in Africa: includes appropriate dress of the colonizer, with pith hat and leather boots, advertizement prints for such things as a "Roorkhee chair" to be suspended between the heads of two carriers (with footrest) for carrying the officials from the north. The book is a compilation of transcribed BBC reco... View more info

Soapstone and Seed Beads: Arts and Crafts at the Charles Camsell Hospital, a Tuberculosis Sanatorium (and) The Charles Camsell Garment Collection

By: Annalisa, and Ruth L. McConnell (and) Jill E. Oakes Staples

Price: $45.95

Publisher: Jasper Printing for The Provincial Museum of Alberta: 1993

Seller ID: 144355

ISBN: 0773210768

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. B&W photos throughout. 58 pages in large format, chapters include: Tuberculosis: impact on native lives, The occupational therapy program, The creation of the arts and crafts collection, The fole of the museum: The Charles Camsell hospital collection project. With two catalogues for the crafts collection (55 exhibits each with a photo and description) and the garment collection (16 exhibits each with a photo and descrip... View more info

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Fruits

By: Aoki, Shoich

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Phaidon Press, Incorporated: 2001

Seller ID: 144034

ISBN: 0714840831

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. View more info

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Fashions from the Loom: Handwoven Clothing Made Easy

By: Beard, Betty J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Interweave Press: 1980

Seller ID: 140846

ISBN: 0934026033

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Metal comb binding. Many b&w illustrations. Previous owner's inscription inside. 96 pages. 8 7/8"w x 11"h. View more info

Image for The Snake-Dance of the Moquis of Arizona: Being a Narrative of a Journey from Santa Fe, New Mexido, to the Villages of the Moqui Indians of Arizona

The Snake-Dance of the Moquis of Arizona: Being a Narrative of a Journey from Santa Fe, New Mexido, to the Villages of the Moqui Indians of Arizona

By: Bourke, John G.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: University of Arizona Press: 1984

Seller ID: 143769

ISBN: 0816508720

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition showing very minor shelf wear only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 371 pages with a series of additional plates at the back. Reprint of the 1884 text notable for the author having been accorded rare privileges in observing dance-related activities. View more info

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Maximum Black: Iconic Images and Cinematic Illustrations

By: Bradstreet, Timothy

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Ontario, California, U.S.A., Alderac Entertainment Group: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 094116

ISBN: 1887953027

Condition: Fine


128 pages of Mr. Bradstreet's images, mostly b&w, about 15 pages in color. Features punks, leather clad heavily armed road warrior types, lots of tattoos, radical dress, spikes, shotguns, scarification, skulls, gas masks, etc. Book is in excellent condition in every respect with very very light shelf wear only; otherwise as new. View more info

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Medieval Theatre Costume: A Practical Guide to the Construction of Garments

By: Brooke, Iris

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Theatre Arts Books: 1969

Seller ID: 129881

Condition: Very Good


Institutional ex-library book with stamps and pocket at back. No library markings on cover or spine. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 112 pages. Full red cloth boards. Small tears on dust jacket. Iris Brooke presents diagrams for laying out material and cutting, and stresses the importance of costume as an aid to actors in their roles. Contents: Introduction; Diagrams of Measurement; Wardrobe; Religious Drama; Heraldry and Symbolism; Hoods; Head-dress and Crowns: Hose and Shoes; Properties, Armour, Masks and Wings; Royalty and Nobility. View more info

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Costume in Pictures

By: Cunnington, P. E.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Herbert Press Ltd: 1981

Seller ID: 139357

ISBN: 0906969050

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 144 pages. 6 3/4"w x 9 1/4"h. "Here is a descriptive and pictorial survey of American and British costume from the middle ages to the 20th century, which documents costume changes, not with the usual line drawings, but with over 150 reproductions of contemporary paintings, drawings, carvings, prints, and photographs, ranging from the 12th century illuminated manuscripts to fashion photographs of the 1930's." View more info

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The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947-1997

By: De La Haye, Amy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, V & A Publications: 1998

Seller ID: 141760

ISBN: 1851771999

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 208 pages. 8 1/2"w x 10 5/8"h. Many color photos. View more info

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Indians of Canada 2nd Ed.

By: Jenness, Diamond

Price: $8.16

Publisher: Department of Mines / National Museum of Canada: 1934

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 132295

Condition: Good


Book shows notable general wear with faded spine, worn corners, freying at top and bottom spine, but contens are on high quality glossy paper with no foxing and binding is solid, no marking of any kind to text/interior. 446 page very comprehensive study of the Indians of Canada, the migratory and agricultural tribes of the eastern woodlands, the plains tribes, and tribes of the pacific coast, the Cordillera, and of the Mackenzie and Yukon river basins as well as the Eskimo: their languages, economics, food, hunting and fishing, dress and adornment, dewllings, travel and transportation, tra... View more info

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Australian Aboriginal Culture

By: McCarthy, F. D.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Australian National Commission for Unesco: 1974

Seller ID: 144080

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light shelf wear only with some sticker residue on front cover. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 48 page booklet with map at back outlining the subject with a large number of b&w photos. Sections include: Tribnal lands, men's way of life, women's way of life, dwellings, fire making, religion and ceremonies, magic and medicine, games and music, dress and ornament, watercraft, hunting and fighting, the boomerang, material possessions, stone tools, bone artifacts, trade and exchange, etc. Nice intro to the subject. View more info

Sperm

By: Moen, Keith

Price: $45.75

Publisher: Hopeace Press: 2005

Seller ID: 130320

Condition: Fine


293 pages in a combination of two-page photos of journal entries and traditional print. Nice cover depicting frowning floating beast with an elaborate mechanical head dress reading a book on the capitalist crash that was the World Trade Organization. View more info

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Oltre La Posa, Immagini di Donne negle Archivi Alinari

By: No Author

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Alinari: 1984

Seller ID: 133377

ISBN: 8872920531

Condition: Fine


Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect. straight spine, tight, solid binding, page block has sharp corners, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind except for an inscription by previous owner on title page. Exhibition catalogue including illustrations of photographs made by the Alinari studio :portraits, especially of women in traditional dress, street photography, and views of the Alinari studio. In business for 20 years, we provide excellent customer service and ship in packing material appropriate to insuring that your purchase arrives undamaged. View more info

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Traditional Palestinian Embroidery and Jewelry

By: Omar, Abed al-Samih Abu

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, Al-Shark Arab Press: 1986

Seller ID: 144563

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. 144 pages packed with full color photos, some full page. Jewelry and garments from the areas of Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Ramallah, Hebron, al-Majdal, Ashdod, Sarafand, Beit Dajan, Yazur, Yabneh, Herbia, Gaza, and others. Text is in Arabic and English. View more info

Los Ambulantes: Itinerant Photographers of Guatemala

By: Parker, Ann; Neal, Avon

Price: $38.95

Publisher: U.S.A., MIT Press: 1982

Seller ID: 139669

ISBN: 0262160862

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with light sunning along top edge and a small portion of the bottom edge of covers as the only flaw. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 154 pages with full page color and b&w prints. Covers are brown cloth with white stamped spine lettering, Preface by photographer Ann Parker. Text titled "Los Ambulantes" (pages 1-22) by Avon Neal. Remaining pages feature numerous b/w and some color photographs by Ann Parker showing portraits of native Guat... View more info

History of Jewish Costume, A

By: Rubens, Alfred

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Co.: 1967

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 129859

Condition: Very Good


Ex-institutional library with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, previous owner's embossed stamp on front end paper. Book has sharp corners to boards, very clean covers, tight and sharp cornered text block. Dust jacket has signifigant edge wear with several less than 1" closed tears, two small open tears at top back, price sticker. By means of contemporary sources the author shows how Jewish costume remain distinctive in most parts of the world throughout the ages. He also adopts a new approach to the study of th... View more info

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The Unfashionable Human Body

By: Rudofsky, Bernard

Price: $68.95

Publisher: Van Nostrand: 1984

Seller ID: 144469

ISBN: 0442276362

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear only, with a curl to the front cover, light edge wear. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Heavily illustrated with b&w photos, drawings, images. Chapters include: The birth of clothes, Anatomy of modesty, A portfolio of monsters, The fashionable body, The decorative arts, Cut and dry goods, Dress reform and reform dress, Sartoriasis, Garments for two, Clothes and the artist. View more info

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Children of China

By: Rudy, Stella M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally & Co.: 1937

Seller ID: 139952

Condition: Good


Small format hardback with pictorial cover on paper-covered boards. 6 7/8"w x 5 7/8"h. Unpaginated; approx. 60 pages. Previous owner's name inside. Many b&w photos (two colored neatly by previous owner). Pages show darkening around the edges. 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