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The Pickelhaube Volume 1 Line Infantry, Bowman, J.A.
1 Bowman, J.A. The Pickelhaube Volume 1 Line Infantry
Lancaster, England Imperial Publications 1989 1871498007 / 9781871498004 First Edition Stated Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Crisp and clean, purchased from a colelction. Only fault to book itself is flat crease to upper back corner. Boards are pictorial laminated with matching dustjacket showuign no tears or chips. Illustrated profusedly with black and white photographs. Covers Prussia and Germany and the helments, helmet covers and accoutrments of the line infantry. Book measures 7-3/4"x10" and has 354 pages. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Costume, Bradley, Barry Wayne
2 Bradley, Barry Wayne Costume
Cleveland, Ohio The Western Reserve Historical Society Chisholm Halle Costume Wing 1986 Soft Cover Very Good 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall 
Very nice, very clean museum catalog, one of the most beautiful of its kind. Designed in soft cover with a card cover dustjacket. Illustrating in gorgeous full color ladies period costume dating from 1810 to the 1960's, all of which are in the Western Reserve Historical Society of Cleveland's Chisholm Halle Costume Wing. Includes preface by Barry Wayne Bradley who at the time of writing was Associate Curator of Costume & Textiles. MULTIPLE COPIES AVAILABLE. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Brewer, Mary The Art of Mail Armor: How to Make Your Own
Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A. Paladin Press 2002 1581603061 / 9781581603064 Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Scarce in hard cover. Book is clean as a whistle inside and out with no names or writing, no bumps to boards and no tears or chips to jacket which has been protected by brand new mylar cover. Measures 9"x11-1/4" and is illustrated throughout with instructional drawings and black and white photographs. A practical, straightfoward guide unfettered by "arcane questions". Includes instructions for items of adornment as well such as necklaces, bags and hair enhancements. 159 pages. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Kimono: Fashioning Culture, Dalby, Liza Crihfield
4 Dalby, Liza Crihfield Kimono: Fashioning Culture
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. Univ of Washington Press 2001 0295981555 / 9780295981550 Soft Cover Fine Fine 
Crisp,clean book with no names or writing and no defects of note. Pages and page edges pristine. Book is handsomely fitted with a half dustjacket which shows no tears or chips. This is not a "fluff book" by any means, but a serious and engaging look at the traditional Japanese kimono from botha fashion history and social anthropological perspective. Book is illustrated profusely, predominately in black and white. Measures 8-1/4"" square and has 384 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Cloth and Costume; 1750 to 1800 Cumberland Cpunty, Pennsylvania, Hersh, Tandy and Charles
5 Hersh, Tandy and Charles Cloth and Costume; 1750 to 1800 Cumberland Cpunty, Pennsylvania
Carlisle, PA Cumberland County Historical Society 1995 0963892320 / 9780963892324 Limited Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Beautiful, quality made book with orange cloth binding and black printing to face and spine.Very clean with no bumps to boards. Pages likewise pristine with no names or writing. Dustjacket is protected in mylar and shows just a tiny tear to lower spine. Printed on coated paper with many black and white photographs. Research from primary sources, including all estate inventories filed with the county, plus wills, deeds, advertisements., manuscripts, tax lists, indictments and newspapers. A serious study of interest to textile collectors, historical reenactors and more. 212 pages. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Charm of Art Nouveau; Fashion Plates of the Late 19th Century, Ishiyama, Akira
6 Ishiyama, Akira The Charm of Art Nouveau; Fashion Plates of the Late 19th Century
Japan Graphic-Sha 1986 476610367X / 9784766103670 First Printing Soft Cover Fine Fine 
Beautiful book which appears unread. Though a soft cover, it is fitted beautifully with a card wrapper. Text is confined to one essay at front printed in both Japanese and English. The focus is on the fashions of the late Victorian period in America. Plate after color plate of gorgeous clothing for women and girls with each rendering set against a beautiful background. Explanations of each plate at back of book, again in both English and Japanese. Book measures 9x12" and has 126 pages. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Pickelhauben (Spiked Helmets) The Glittering Age: German Headdress from the Seventeenth  to the Twentieth Century 1650-1918, Johanssson, Eric
7 Johanssson, Eric Pickelhauben (Spiked Helmets) The Glittering Age: German Headdress from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century 1650-1918
Independence, Missouri H.S.M. Publications 1982 Limited Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall SIGNED by Author
Book itself is very clean and attractive, purchased from the estate of a collector who took excellent care of his books. The boards are not bumped and the pages are pristine with no names or writing except for the limitation box affixed to the front pastedown which is SIGNED by the author with no inscription. It's also numbered 1133. The dustjacket is quite clean and nice except for a bit of darkness to to the top of spine. I slipped it out of the mylar and it appears to be a stain. (see photo) Book measures 8-3/4" x 11-1/4" with 180 pages including index. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Historic Colonial French Dress; A Guide to Re-Creating North American French Clothing, Johnson. Moyars with Forbes, Judy and Delaney, Kate
8 Johnson. Moyars with Forbes, Judy and Delaney, Kate Historic Colonial French Dress; A Guide to Re-Creating North American French Clothing
West Lafayette, Indiana Ouabache Press 1982 0960902600 / 9780960902606 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice book, Tightly bound with no names or writing and no spine crease. Pages pristine Only fault is mild soil to small area of spine at back. Book is both a costume history of the period and how-to book for recreating French colonial fashions for both men and women. Includes patterns. Drawings show the ensembles worn by various people in the community. 138 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Headgear of Hitler's Germany Vol. 3, Saris, Willhelm P.B.R.; Smith, Jilol Halcomb
9 Saris, Willhelm P.B.R.; Smith, Jilol Halcomb Headgear of Hitler's Germany Vol. 3
U.S.A. Bender (R.James) Publishing,US 1998 0912138726 / 9780912138725 First Edition Stated Hard Cover Fine (as new) No DJ, as Issued 
Crisp, clean as new book, purchased fron a collector who took beautiiful care of his books. This one appears unread and there are no names or writing and no defect of note. Volume 3 covers,, Hitler NSDAP Political Leaders, NS-Frauenschaft, DAF and SA. Book is illustrated throughout wirth crisp, large black and white photographs, not only of the headgear itelf, but also worn with complete uniform and in historic photos. There is also a large section at back of color photographs. Includes much text. Book measures 6-1/4" x 9-/.4" and has 592 pages. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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10 Stewart, Charles William Holy Greed; the Forming of a Collection
Scotland The Royal Scottish Museum Shambellie House Museum of Costume 1980 0900733233 / 9780900733239 Soft Cover Very Good 
At first glance it may seem a trifle, but this magical little booklet is lovely and offers insight, warmth and entertainment in its lengthy narrative by antique clothing collector and illustrator, Charles W. Stewart who developed a lifelong passion for antique women's clothing after seeing a doll in the window of a shop at the age of five. Stewart was also a dancer for a time, as well as an art teacher. After the death of his parents he inherited their home, Shambellie House, and gave it to Royal Scottish Museum for the development of a museum of costume. Book is illustrated throughout with small paintings in color. 32 delightful pages in clean, tightly bound condition. Only fault is tiny spot to outer edge of front cover. Measures 6"x8-1/2" 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Chinese Dress (Far Eastern Series), Wilson, Verity; Thomas, Ian
11 Wilson, Verity; Thomas, Ian Chinese Dress (Far Eastern Series)
U.S.A. Victoria & Albert Museum 1987 0948107189 / 9780948107184 Presumed First Hard Cover Very Giood Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, clean book with no defect of note. Cloth boards are clean and unbumped, pages are devoid of writing and dustjacket shows no tears or chips and no price-clip. Jacket is protected with brand new mylar cover. Book measures 10" across and 10-1/2" tall with 135 pages. Text is divided into three main parts: Official and Court Dress; Other Dress Styles; and The Technology of Dress. The latter covers silk, imperial silk workshops, tailoring and garment production and embroidery. Clothing for children, men and women are discussed as well as accessories. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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