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DRAMA ITS COSTUME & DECOR
Written by James Laver.
Stock no. 2121112
Published by The Studio Publications. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

With over 200 illustrations. Bumping to corners. A few grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with foxing; grubby marks; some repaired closed tears and chips.
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ENGLISH FASHIONS
Written by John Mortimer. Illustrated by Victor Ross.
Stock no. 2114883
Published by Penguin. 1st 1947. Slightly better than very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 76. Oblong format. Pictorial paperwraps. Lithographs. Numbers in ink to top corner of front cover. Couple of corners are creased. Contents are excellent.
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COSTUMES OF BRITISH LADIES FROM THE TIME OF WILLIAM THE 1ST TO THE REIGN OF QUEEN VICTORIA
No author listed.
Stock no. 1809112
Published by Dickinson & Son. Circa 1840. Almost very good condition.

Very large format (14.5" x 10.75"). Three quarters leather binding, marbled sides. Gilt title to spine. Elegant, colour floral title page. 49 mounted colour lithographs with tissue guards and accompanying text describing the era. Subscribers list to rear. Edges rubbed and scuffed, marbled sides scuffed. Joints starting to crack but binding still firm and tight. Subscribers list is MISSING from the rear. All plates present, some have a few small foxspots. Overall a nice copy of a scarce item.
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ENGLISH FASHIONS
Written by John Mortimer. Illustrated by Victor Ross.
Stock no. 1312879
Published by Penguin. 1st 1947. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 76. Oblong format. Pictorial paperwraps. Lithographs. A few small chips to cover edges but very minimal loss. Staples rusty. Contents clean.
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WORLD DOLLS SERIES IRELAND
Written by Irene Dark. Illustrated by J. Giplin.
Stock no. 1502477
Published by Pergamon Press Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Green cloth spine, white pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Light stain to lower corner affects both covers and all pages. A few other marks to covers. Rust marks to cloth spine from staples. Contents clean apart from lower corner stain.
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A HISTORY OF THE DRESS OF THE BRITISH SOLDIER
Written by John Luard.
Stock no. 2113264
Published by Frederick Muller Ltd.. 1971. Nearly fine condition.

A facsimile of the 1852 edition, published by William Clowes and Sons. Limited to 400 copies. Dark blue cloth, gilt titles & vignette. 50 b/w plates. ISBN: 0584109172. Spine is browned, else fine. This is copy No. 67.
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THE HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COSTUME
Written by Albert Racinet.
Stock no. 1808627
Published by Studio. 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reproduction of the 19th century original. Large format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1851701737. Edges rubbed. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge-creased.
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WORLD DOLLS SERIES SPAIN
Written by Irene Dark. Illustrated by J. Sirr.
Stock no. 1108896
Published by Pergamon Press Ltd.. Very good condition.

Learn about Spain. Blue cloth spine, white pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Spine is unevenly faded, with a little foxing. Wear to corners.
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ENGLISH COSTUME
Written by Dion Clayton Calthrop. Illustrated by Dion Clayton Calthrop.
Stock no. 1603972
Published by A. & C. Black. 1941. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A and C Black Colour Book. Colour plates. B/w illustrations. 463 pages. The history and development of Costume in England. Spine, corners and edges bumped. Spine and edges of boards faded. Name in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge torn and chipped with significant loss to spine.
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THE COSTUME OF GREAT BRITAIN
Written by W.H. Pyne. Illustrated by W.H. Pyne.
Stock no. 1206933
Published by William Miller. 1st 1808. Very good condition.

Large format. 15 x 10.5 inches. Full blue straight-grained morocco binding. All edges gilt. Gilt titles and decorations to spine. Gilt decorative borders to covers. Hand-coloured vignette to title page plus 60 hand-coloured engraved plates. A fascinating glimpse of England at the very beginning of the 19th century. All plates present and in very good condition. One text page is detached, browned and slightly chipped at edge. Armorial bookplate of Philip Davies Cooke, who was Sheriff of Flintshire, to front pastedown.
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PICTURESQUE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DRESS AND MANNERS OF THE ENGLISH
No author listed. Illustrated by Alexander William.
Stock no. 1805998
Published by John Murray. 1st 1814. Very good condition.

50 hand-coloured aquatint plates, each followed with a page of descriptive text. Modern calf binding, three quarters red leather with blue title block & gilt title and raised bands to spine. Red cloth boards. New, grey marbled endpapers. Leather binding nice and clean. Slight mottling to vertical edge of cloth boards. Scattered spotting throughout and a few grubby marks. All plates present. A delightful copy.
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CEUX DE L'ALPE TYPES ET COUTUMES
Written by Antoine Chollier. Illustrated by Th.-J. Delaye.
Stock no. 1803943
Published by Horizons De France. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition.

No.10 in the series 'La Collection Provinces De France Types et Coutumes'. Large format. Text in French. Cardwraps. 137 pages. Colour illustrations. Top & tail of spine worn with slight loss. Neat inscription in ink to front endpaper. The occasional foxspot but contents generally very nice and clean. Fairly strong odour present (disinfectant?). Original glassine wrapper present - edge worn and torn with some loss.
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