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A Year In Fashion
Morche, Pascal
ISBN: 9783791343730
Prestel USA 2008  2008 
  Oblong 8vo. laminated boards, hardcover. 734pp. colour illus. Near Fine. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 61536  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Stumpwork, Embroidery, A Collection of Fruits, Flowers and Insects for Contemporary Raised Embroidery (Milner Craft Series)
Nicholas, Jane
ISBN: 1863511830
Sally Milner, Australia, 21998.  0 
  4to. illustrated boards, hardcover. 192pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 61495  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Raised Embroidery: A Practical Guide to Decorative Stumpwork
Hirst, Barbara & Roy
ISBN: 1853912034
Merehurst, London 1994.  1994 
  Square 4to. hardcover. 80pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 61496  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Stumpwork, Embroidery, Designs And Projects. (Milner Craft Series)
Nicholas, Jane
Sally Milner, Australia, 2000.  2000 
  4to. illustrated boards, hardcover. 192pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good, some light foxing. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 61493  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Racinet’s Full-Color Pictorial History of Western Costume
Racinet, Auguste
Dover 1987.  1987 
  4to. softcover. 92 full page colour plates. Very good, small owner's inscription on fep. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 61492  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Lessons in Becoming Myself
Burstyn, Ellen
ISBN: 1594489297
Riverhead Books, 2006.  2006 
  8vo. hardcover. 451pp. b/w illus. Fine. Fine d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 61385  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Charles-Roux, Edmonde
ISBN: 9781906694241
Maclehouse Press, London 2009  2009 
  8vo softcover 428pp index, b/w illus. very good. Coco Chanel revolutionized the way women looked, created the women's bathing suit, designed frankly fake jewellery, introduced the little black dress and perfumed the world with her No 5. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 61372  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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How to Look Pretty Not Plastered - A Step-by-Step make-up guide to looking great !
Rose, Emily
ISBN: 9781845284756
How To Books 2011  2011 
  8vo. Softcover. 176pp. Very good. Index. This book will show you how to Look after your skin so that it looks healthy and beautiful. Apply your foundation perfectly to contour your face. Emphasise your eyes for a natural or a smokey evening look. Choose your lip colour and apply your lipstick. Match your make-u to your prom dress or party clothes. Includes make up tips and must haves for your handbag. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 61331  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Idealizing Vision: The Art of Fashion Photography
Ewing, William; Hoyningen-Huene, George
ISBN: 0893814628
Aperture, New York, 1991.  1991 
  4to. hardcover. 128pp. colour illus. Very good, bookplate inside front cover. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 61137  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Pictorial History of Costume: A Survey Of All Periods & Peoples From Antiquity To Modern Times Including National CostumesBruhn, Wolfgang & Max Tilke In Europe & Non European Countries
Bruhn, Wolfgang & Max Tilke
Zwemmer & Co London 1955.  1955 
  4to. brown cloth hardcover. 200pp.colour & b/w illus. Good, small split at top of spine, small stain on cover. / no d/w. 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 61080  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Better Dress-Maker For Beginners And Professionals
Moncrieffe, Mono
Bebarfalds Ltd. George Street Sydney. 1931 revised edition.  0 
  8vo. papered boards. loss from spine. 292pp. Solid copy. Showing the latest Method of Dress-Making Step by Step, for Beginners and Professionals with complete and Fully Illustrated Instructions on Every Point connected with Sewing, Dressmaking, Tailoring, from the actual stiches to the Cutting, Making, Altering, Mending of Clothes for Ladies, Misses, Girls, Children, Infants, Men and Boys. 299 lessons inlcuded. 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 61008  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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THE FASHION FILE. Advice, Tips, and Inspiration from the Costume Designer of MAD MEN
Bryant, Janie with Monica Corcoran Harel
ISBN: 9780446572712
Life and Style, Grand Central Publishing 2010  2010 
  4to. Hardcover. 175pp. Very good. Illustrated with photographs, fashion drawings, charts, Chatter and Checklist points. Bryant's book will peek into the dressing room of Mad Men and reveal the design process behind the various characters' looks. But it will also help women learn how fashion can help convey their personality. She will help them cultivate their style, including all the details that make a big difference. Bryant offers advice to ensure that a woman's clothes convey her personality. She covers everything from where to find incredible vintage clothing and accessories to how to pair those authentic pieces with modern shoes and jeans. Readers will learn how to find their perfect bra size, use color to convey a mood, and invest in the ten essentials every woman should own. And just so the ladies don't leave their men behind, there's even a section on making them look a little more Don Draper-dashing. 
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60664  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Fashion Resource Book - Research for Design
Leach, Robert
ISBN: 9780500290354
Thames and Hudson 2012  2012 
  sm. 4to. Softcover. 208pp. Very good. Illustrated with colour photo's throughout. Interviews with leading contemporary designers, including Paul Smith, Stephen Jones, and Maria Cornejo and education professionals, including Willie Walters, Course Director at Central St Martins, Andrew Groves from the University of Westminster and a Foreword by Shelley Fox, the Donna Karan Professor of Fashion, Director of the MFA Fashion Design and Society Program at Parsons, New York, will enable all readers both to understand the vital role of research and to discover the techniques the designers have adapted for themselves, while a richly illustrated profile of the major themes of fashion is both a highly original resource and a mine of information about each theme for readers to draw on in their own research. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60663  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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101 Things I Learned in Fashion School
Cabrera, Alfredo with Matthew Frederick with additional Illustrations by Taylor Forrest
ISBN: 9780446550291
Grand Central Publishing 2010  2010 
  sm. oblong 8vo. Cloth spine on boards, no d/w. 101 Concise lessons on Every Aspect of the Fashion Industry - Trends, Design, Materials and Costs, Production, Marketing, Licensing, Outsourcing, Pricing and more. This indispensable resource provides essential advice to undergraduates, designers and anyone interested in the fashion world. Each two page layout is illustrated and illuminates an important industry topic - using humour, statistics, or real-life examples to drive the point home. You will find yourself dwelling on each page, as the lessons behind the lessons take root. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60662  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Rio, Dale
ISBN: 0762420111
Courage Books 2004.  2004 
  Square 4to. hardcover. 128pp. index, colour illus. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60390  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Japanese Tattooing Now: Memory and Transition: Classic Horimono to the New One Point Style
McCabe, Michael
ISBN: 0764321420
Schiffer Publishing, USA 2005  2005 
  4to. softcover. 176pp. colour illlus. Very good, light crease on cover. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60372  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Opulence: The Kimonos and Robes of Itchiku Kubota
Kubota, Itchiku
ISBN: 4770011369
Kodansha International, Tokyo, 1984.  1984 
  Folio. softcover. 148pp. colour illus. Including two large 5 page fold-outs. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 46956  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Givenchy 40 Years of Creation
Join-Dieterle, Catherine; Givenchy, Hubert De
ISBN: 2879000521
Paris-Musees 1991  1991 
  4to. hardcover. 206pp. colour & b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w with edges just slightly curled & a small tear to top rear edge. 
Price: 180.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 46882  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Fine Art of Fashion - An Illustrated History
Julian Robinson
ISBN: 0864115415
Sydney: Murdoch Books, 1997. Revised Edition  0 
  4to. Excellent copy in same d/w. Illustrated in colour and black and white. The d/w is illustrated with a Georges Barbier litho from 1922. Studies of changes in attitudes and fashion as portrayed in popular and exclusive magazines from the eighteenth-century onwards. Contents include Our Fashion Inheritance, Dress through the Ages, Twentieth Century Styles, Creating the Illustrations, Desiging the fashions, the reasons for change, Index. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53447  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Fundamentals of Fashion Apparel Design
Pepin, Harriet
Funk and Wagnalls 1949  1949 
  4to. Hardcover with shelf worn d/w. 250pp. Very good copy in worn d/w. Index. Illustrated with line drawn examples. Contents includes, Equipment, Design, Form, Cloth Structural Compositions, Harmony, Balance, Proportion, Rhythm, Emphasis, Middle Twentieth Century Exhibit. 
Price: 120.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60807  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Fragrances of the World - Parfums du Monde 2004
Ewards, Michael - Images Stuart Own Fox
ISBN: 0958741999
Michael Edwards 2003 - 20th Anniversary Edition  0 
  tall 4to. Pictorial hardcover. no d/w. ribbon marker. Fragrances of the World has everything one may wish to make fragrance recommendations and equally important, it is the only guide to remain consistent from year to year. 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60760  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Dictionary of Textile Terms
Textile Mercury and Argus. (compiled by)
Textile Mercury and Argus 1937-1939  0 
  4to. black cloth hardcover. b/w illus. Good, first few pages creased, unprofessionally bound, cover slightly bent. 
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58383  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Book of Perfumes
Oakes, John
ISBN: 0732257050
Harper Collins 1996  1996 
  12mo. Softcover. 320pp. Very good. An A-Z of what to wear, what it is made of, how to buy, and what clothes and days match each perfume. Includes and brief perfume Zodiac 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58019  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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So Spins the Silkworm
Dyke, Zoe Lady Hart
London, Theodore Brun 1949  1949 
  8vo. red cloth hardcover. 165pp. index, b/w illus. very good. Deluxe edition limited to 500 copies. #27. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41146  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Costume in Australia 1788 - 1901
Fletcher, Marion
ISBN: 0195544102
Oxford University Press Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1984 
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. 208 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Traces, with the aid of paintings, drawings, photographs and sketches of existing costumes, what was worn from the time of the early settlers to the turn of the 20th century.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018004  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Parade : The Story of Fashion in Australia
Joel, Alexandra
ISBN: 0732259207
HarperCollins Publishers Pymble, NSW, Australia 1998 REVISED EDITION
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Soft Cover Inscription to minor title page. 306 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Two centuries of Australian fashion and style. Heavy book (1.8Kg)   Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007717  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Patterns of Fashion 1 : Englishwomen’s Dresses & Their Construction C.1660 - 1860
Janet Arnold
ISBN: 0333136063
MacMillan / QSM London, United Kingdom 1980 Reprint
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Soft Cover Large format book. Usual library marks and wear. 76 pages with line drawings and patterns.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014319  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Indian Head Massage: A Practical Guide (Hairdressing & Beauty Industry Authority)
Burnham-Airey, Murial; O’Keefe, Adele
ISBN: 1861526644
Thomson Learning  2001 
4to Soft Cover 112 pp. Light wear to edges. Browning to page edges.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41864  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Den ny sy korssting. Mønsterbog med Anvisninger
Saust, Elisabeth
Berlingske Forlag  1967 
 Paperback Cross stich patterns, Danish text.  Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015896  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Crosscurrents: Art, Fashion, Design, 1890-1989
Lewenhaupt, Tony; Lewenhaupt, Claes
ISBN: 0847811379
Rizzoli Intl Pubns New York 1989 First
 Hardcover with dust Jacket Unfortunate faint tape imprints on eps - no other apparent defects.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011328  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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