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The Gold of Troy: Searching for Homer's Fabled City

By Tolstikov, Vladimir ; Michail Treister

NY: The Ministry of Culture of the Russsian Federation / A.S. Puskin State Museum of Fine Arts, 1996. (USA) Preseumed 1st American edition published in association with Abrams. Remainder mark to bottom edge of pages, no other makrings, a series of tiny nicks to bottom edge of black covers Good used copy; lackign the dust jacket. Boards, 240pp, biblio, lots of detailed photos of jewelry and artifacts from Troy in colour and in B&W. The gold rings and other jewelry pieces are lovely. The text is in English. A great resource for modern jewelry designers as well as those interested in the archeological artifacts . A heavy book. (4.3 JM FO 53/5. 1st. Hardcover. Good/Lacking the Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$20.00

VOGUE KNITTING INTERNATIONAL Fall / Winter 1988

By WINTER, Margery, Editor

NY: Vogue Knitting , 1988. (USA) No markings, Very Good used copy. Wraps,124pp, colour photos, patterns. This issue features designs by Calvin Klein, Missomi, Adrienne Vittadini. (1.3 JM FO 28/1 . Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Periodical.

$5.50

VOGUE KNITTING INTERNATIONAL Winter Special 1989-1990

By WINTER, Margery, Editor

NY: Vogue Knitting , 1989. (USA) No markings, Very Good used copy. Wraps,114pp, colour photos, patterns. This issue features designs by DKNY, Perry Ellis. Missoni, Adrienne Vittadini. (1.3 JM FO 28/1 . Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Periodical.

$5.50

The Sartorialist
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The Sartorialist

By Schuman, Scott

NY: Penguin Books, 2009. (USA) First printing. No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with tiny tear to the head of spine at back panel. Wraps, pp, index, colour photos throughout of people on the streets wearing items of satorial interest. A heavy book. (2.5 JM FO 1/0. 1st. Paperback. Fine/Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$13.59

GQ STYLE: What to Wear Now Spring & Summer 2014

By Nelson, Jim, Editor

USA: GQ Magazine, 2014. USA) No markings, Fine. Wraps, 160pp, colour photos. This issue features the style icons David Hockney, Elvis Presley, Serge Gainsbourg. (1.9 JM FO 52/3. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Periodical.

$11.19

GQ STYLE: What to Wear Now Fall & Winter 2014

By Nelson, Jim, Editor

USA: GQ Magazine, 2014. USA) No markings, crease to corner of back cocver, Very Good. Wraps, 180pp, colour photos. This issue features the style influencers Wes Anderson, Early Def Jam, Dennis Hopper, David Lynch's 'Twin Peaks". (1.9 JM FO 52/3. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Periodical.

$11.19

Nautical Chic
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Nautical Chic

By BuchartAmber Jane

NY: Harry N. Abrams, 2015. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, New in New dust jacket. Boards, 224pp, index, colour and B&W photos and illus. The Officer; the Sailor; the Fisherman; the Sportsman; the Pirate: a definitive history of the nautical influence in clothign and fashion. A heavy book. (4.0 JM FO 52/3. 1st. Hardcover. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$31.55

Knitwear Design Workshop: A Comprehensive Guide to Handknits
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Knitwear Design Workshop: A Comprehensive Guide to Handknits

By Paden, Shirley

Loveland CO: Interweave Press, Inc., 2009. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine; no dust jacket as published. Glossy boards, with wrap around spine over metal coil binding, 344pp, index, full page colour photos of women's clothing; stitch patterns. This is a great book for designing your own knitwear for a perfect individual fit: how to select the right kinds of yarns; designing double-tapered, single-tapered, and reverse-tapered garments; understanding commercial patterns to get the best fit; test swatches; proper body measurements, etc. A heavy book. (3.8 JM FO 52/3. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$21.98

Knitcraft, 1946 Annual of Knitted Fashions

By Bourne, Anne, Editor

Australia: Deaton & Spencer, 1946. (USA) . No markings, a bit of rubbing to the spine, covers quite soiled, , dogears to corners of cover, some pages printed on pulp paper quite toned , a bit of moisture intrusion to upper corners of some pages , thus Acceptable copy. Card covers with Colour photo of model in knitted suit dress, 70pp, B&W photos, colour photos of models. ads. Patterns for sweaters, knited utfits, dresses, for women, girls and men. (1.33 JM FO 52/2. Staple Bound. Acceptable. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$10.39

Modern Needlecraft Knitting Spring-Summer Ninth (9th) Issue

By Meehan, Maggie, Editor

NY: Needlecraft Publishing Company, 1950. (USA) 9th edition. . No markings, a bit of rubbing to the spine, creases to corners of cover, tear to base of spine, Good (-) only copy. Card covers with colour photo of sweaters on beach, 72pp, B&W photos. Patterns for knitwear and crochet goods for women, kids and men. (1.33 JM FO 52/2. Staple Bound. Acceptable. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$11.99

Beehive Hand Knits for Men with Speical Gift Supplement (Series No. 39)

By Beehive Yarns

Toronto: Patons & Baldwins, 1949. (CAD) No date possibly late 1940s. No markings, a bit of rubbing to the spine, chip to base of spine, Good used copy. Card covers with B&W photo of man in V-neck sweater, 52pp, B&W photos of models in sweaters, Sweater patterns for men using Beehive knitting yarns. Some classic styles: Sleeveless pullovers; cardigan; socks, mitts, toque; ski sweaters; curling sets; fair isle patterns. (1.33 JM FO 52/2. Staple Bound. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$11.99

Minerva Style Book Volume 35

By James Lee and Sons Company

Bridgeport PA: James Lee and Sons Company, 1934. (USA) Copyright 1934. No markings, a bit of rubbing to the spine, and to both cover, creases to corners of cover, otherwise Good copy. Card covers with B&W photo of model in long sweater, 54pp, B&W photos, 23 Patterns for sweaters, Ascot crepe dress and coat; three piece vicuna suit; two piece dusteen dress for Minerva yarns. (1.33 JM FO 52/2. Staple Bound. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$11.99

Harding Yarns: Handknits for Ladies No. 105

By Harding Yarns; Traphagen, Julia Brownell, Editor

Guelph ON: Harding Yarns, 1957. (CAD) NO date about 1957. No markings, a bit of rubbing to the spine, Good copy. Card covers with colour photos of two elegant women in white sweaters, 28pp, B&W photos of models in sweaters, Sweater patterns using Harding Kroy yarns. (1.2 JM FO 52/2. Staple Bound. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$9.19

Styles in Darvan By Beehive No. 83

By Beehive Yarns

Toronto: Patons & Baldwins, 1955. (CAD) No date about 1955. No markings, a bit of rubbing to the spine, Good copy. Card covers with B&W photos of man and woman in sweaters, 24pp counting both covers, B&W photos os models in sweaters, Sweater patterns for men and women using Darvan knitting yarns. Some classic styles: V line cardigan; Raglan cardigan; Blouson cardigan; classic pullovers for men. (1.2 JM FO 52/2. Staple Bound. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$9.19

WOMEN & BEAUTY

By LOREN, Sophia

London: Aurum Press, 1984. (UK) 1st British edition. No markings, slight waviness to top edge of pages from atmospheric (?) moisture intrusion, thus Good used copy in unclipped Very Good dust jacket with a bit of rubbing to the head of the spine panel and 1/4' tear to upper ear flap fold. Dj is in mylar sleeve. Textured white bds, 233pp, index. Profusely illus with 55 B&W and 65 colour photos mostly of the author/ actress. Clothing, diet and make-up tips from Sophia Loren with advice on men and love as well.. A heavy book. (2.8 JM FO 52/3. 1st. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$19.99

THE CLASSIC WATCH: the Greatest watches and Their Makers from the First Wristwatch to the Present Day

By Balfour, Michael

UK: Eagle Editions , 2001. (UK) 1st of this edition, No markings, tiny nick to edge of spine otherwise Fine. Wraps, 191pp, index, colour photos, many in full-page. This is a history of the wrist watch by makers such as Audemars Piguet; Baue & Mercier; Cartier; Gerald Genta, Omega, Patek Philippe; Rolex, Tissot, vacheron Constantin and others. A heavy book, (3.3 JM FO . 1st. Paperback. Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$14.38

Nautical Chic
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Nautical Chic

By BuchartAmber Jane

NY: Harry N. Abrams, 2015. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, New in New dust jacket. Boards, 224pp, index, colour and B&W photos and illus. The Officer; the Sailor; the Fisherman; the Sportsman; the Pirate: a definitive history of the nautical influence in clothign and fashion. A heavy book. (4.0 JM HOQ 103/6. 1st. Hardcover. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$31.99

Makeup Your Mind: Express Yourself (Ex-library copy)
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Makeup Your Mind: Express Yourself (Ex-library copy)

By Nars, Francois

NY: Rizzoli, 2010. (USA) 1st printing.Library markings and labels, pages clean, Good ex-library copy; no dust jacket as published. Photo hardcover over metal coil binding, [273]pp with full-page colour photos of model's faces and clear overlay sheets indicating make-up application areas. François Nars is one of the most respected and imitated cosmetics designers working in fashion today, Here Nars combines his expertise in makeup and photography to create a makeover manual that transforms the application of makeup into the ultimate form of self-expression. The book celebrates Nars’s unrivaled vision as a makeup artist, providing visual and textual narratives of his cosmetic process. A heavy book. (4.4 JM FO 21/7. 1st. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Ex-Library.

$19.59

THE KINDEST CUT, The Essential Hair Book

By MR. LAWRENCE (Lawrence Iwasaki) with Eve ROCKETT

Vancouver: Fforbez Enterprises. Ltd., 1978. (CAD) First Edition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR: "Lawrence" on the end paper, no othe rmarkings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with small chip to upper corner of rear flap fold. Glossy black material over boards, 159pp. B&W photos of hair styling techniques, diagrams. A top hairdresser writes about his techniques in hair styling and business practices to run a succesful shop. (1.8 JM FO 18/7. Signed by Author. 1st. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.99

Key Moments in Fashion: The Evolution of Style
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Key Moments in Fashion: The Evolution of Style

By Various Contributors

London: Hamlyn, 2001. (UK)> 1st paperback edition, No markings, errant pen mark to back over, otherwsie Fine. Wraps, 176pp, mostly colour photos. This book presents key concepts, personalities and items of clothing that influenced the course of fashion in the West. A heavy book. (2.5 JM FO 2/3. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$12.00

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