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A History of Fashion

By: Black, J. Anderson;Kennett, Frances;Garland, Madge

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Orbis Books: 1982

Seller ID: 019826


Some spotting to prelims, otherwise internally unmarked, sl. edgewear inc. "dog ears" to lower right corner first few pages. Sections include from the Ancient World through to 1870, then Fashion's Past 100 years, each section with numerous chapters inc. The Age of Elegance, The Romantic Period, Victorian Virtue, The Jazz Age, Edwardian Opulence - and more. View more info

The Fairchild Dictionary of Fashion : Third Edition

By: Calasibetta, Charlotte Mankey; Tortora, Phyllis G.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Laurence King Pub: 2003

Seller ID: 020812


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Fairchild's Dictionary of Fashion : Second Edition, Revised

By: Calasibetta, Charlotte Mankey; Tortora, Phyllis G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Fairchild Books: 1988

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 025178


An unmarked, apparently unused copy with no creasing to spine, minimal edgewear to wraps. "With over 13,000 definitions, it is the most comprehensive fashion resource available." View more info

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Fashion Design Course : principles, practice and Techniques : The Ultimate Guide for Aspiring Fashion Designers

By: Faerm, Steven

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: 020655


"This foundation course is an ideal introduction for students, dressmakers and anyone interested in the creative side of the fashion industry." View more info

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Fashion A to Z : An Illustrated Dictionary

By: Newman, Alex; Shariff, Zakee

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Laurence King Pub: 2009

Seller ID: 021162


A brand new, unread book with faint crease to upper left corner back panel "This is an up-to-date gude to fashion terminology, bringing together all the key words commonly used in colleges and in industry. Contains over 2,000 entries, providng clear and concise definitions of all the terms a fashion and textile student needs to know." View more info

The Encyclopaedia of Fashion : From 1840 to the 1980s

By: O'Hara, Georgina

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 024437


An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps, diagonal crease to upper left corner back panel. View more info

Fashion Sourcebooks : The 1940s; The 1960s; The 1980s

By: Peacock, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 1998

Seller ID: 021147


Presented as a three volume set of The Fashion Sourcebooks series all in very good order. 1960s has PO name to half title page, 1980s with remainder mark to lower fore-edges. View more info

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The 1980s

By: Peacock, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 1998

Seller ID: 022037


Fashion in the 1980s tended toward the functional and the formal. The typical "power dressed" woman of the period wore her shoulders wide, her skirts short, and her heels high, while sometimes colorful and relaxed men's fashions of the 1970s gave way to more conventional dressing. The year-by-year format of this book allows these developments to be shown in fascinating detail. Day and evening wear, sportswear, and accessories are included, and complete descriptions of ea... View more info

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A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion: Historic and Modern With over 950 Illustrations

By: Picken, Mary Brooks

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Mineola, New York, U.S.A., Dover Pubns: 1999

Seller ID: 025302


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

Styles of Fashion: A Pictorial Handbook

By: Tranquillo, Mary D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Florence, Kentucky, U.S.A., Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1984

Edition: First

Seller ID: 008836


"Describes and illustrates over 900 terms associated with the fashion industry." D/W lightly rubbed. We carry a wide selection of fashion books so search our online catalogues or email for further information View more info

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Changing Trends in Fashion: Patterns of the 20th Century 1900-1970

By: Tyrrell, Anne V.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1986

Edition: First

Seller ID: 019612


Internally unmarked, D/W with small closed tear to upper edge front panel (now protected). "Working from surviving garments and contemporary tailoring books and patterns, Anne V. Tyrrell has put together not only a complete pattern book of twentieth-century costume, but also a fascinating social document." View more info