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1 Earle, Alice Morse Two Centuries of Costume in America [2 Volumes]
New York MacMillan Company 1903 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Two volumes (824 pages) , well illustrated, ex-library with usual library markings, rebound, otherwise very good. ; Ex-Library 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Gorsline, Douglas What People Wore. a Visual History of Dress from Ancient Times to Twentieth-Century America.
New York Bonanza Books 1952 B000NX3FT2 Reprint Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
269 pages, well illustrated, cloth, DJ, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. Reprint. From the introduction: "I have long felt that there was a need for a costume book that would include both clear, accurate drawings and chronologically dated pages. With these requirements in mind, I undertook to compile such a book to help artists, illustrators, designers, writers, and others interested in the appearance of people in earlier times - a book that would give them a workable, visual encyclopedia of historical dress, and which would also contain sufficiently detailed source information to simplify specialized research if that were needed." 8 by 11 inches. ; Ex-Library 
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 Heuzey, Leon [Alexandre] Histoire Du Costume Antique D'Apres Des Etudes Sur Le Modele Vivant
Paris Librairie Ancienne Honore Champion 1922 Hardcover Good 
"Avec une préface par Edmond Pottier; 142 figures et 8 planches hors texte dont 5 en couleurs. " Xvi, 308 pages, 8 plates (some in color) , ex-library with usual library markings, rebound in cloth, leather label on backstrip, original stiff wrappers bound in. Ex-library but a very nice copy otherwise. From the website of Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "Léon Heuzey (1831 - 1922) Noted French archaeologist and historian. In 1855 Heuzey came to Greece as a member of the École française d'Athènes, and for the next two years travelled extensively in Macedonia and Akarnania. The record he kept of his journey, "Le Mont Olympe et l'Acarnanie", was published in Paris in 1860. On this expedition he realised the importance of the site of present day Vergina. He began excavations there in 1861, later extending his archaeological ventures to Philippi, western Macedonia, Illyria and Thessaly. He discovered many sites of considerable importance, including Dion, at the foot of Mount Olympus. In 1893 he discovered the site of Delphi, which led to its excavation and appreciation of its significance. He was also an expert on historic costumes of the Ancient Greek, Byzantine, Egyptian and Roman eras and author of "Histoire du costume antique d'après des études sur le modèle vivant. "" ; Ex-Library; 308 pages 
Price: 200.00 USD
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4 Laver, James Costume and Fashion. a Concise History. New Edition.
London Thames and Hudson 1982 0500201900 / 9780500201909 Softcover Very Good 
288 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , pictorial wrappers, very good. Concluding chapter by Christina Probert. From the back cover: "James Laver, the unrivalled authority in the field, presents in this classic study the underlying motives of fashion as well as a survey of the hsitoryi of costume. . . . A new final chapter by Christina Probert brings the history up to the present day with a detailed discussion of the enormous varieity of postwar styles, including the New Look, the mini and punk-influenced clothes. " BW68C ; 288 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 See, Raymonde Le Costume De La Revolution a Nos Jours.
Paris Editions De La Gazette Des Beaux-Arts 1929 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
168 pages, 8 plates in text followed by 79 plates (mostly in color, a few are loose) , rebound, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. 8 by 11 inches. Preface de Gerard D'Houville. Text in French. From the preface: "L'autre jour, je suis allee voir Thais. Elle est ma voisine. Au Musee Guimet, elle demeure. Je ne lui avais pas rendu visite depuis fort longtemps. Tout en gravissant le large escalier, ou, deja, l'arrivant se sent penetre par le calme bonheur et la securite qui regnent dans les musees et que donne toute cette beaute definitivement classee, accomplie, abolie; de marche en marche, se deroulait en mon souvenir la blonde chevelure, si longue, de la momie courtisane." ; Ex-Library 
Price: 100.00 USD
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