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London: Jones and Co., 1822.

2 volumes set. Published 1823 (volume 1) and 1822 (volume 2), both later issues. 656 & 668 pp. Hardcover, 8vo., bound in full old calf, gilt spine and spine label, marbled endpapers. Leather worn at corners; outer hinges dry, but holding nicely; spines worn. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedowns;... more

Price: $640.00

New York: Nelson and Phillips, c. 1860.

c. 1860, fourteenth edition. 202 pp. Hardcover, 12mo. (3 x 4.75 inches), original tooled chocolate cloth with gilt design on the spine, peach endpapers. Near Fine copy: minor wear to covers and endpapers; bright and unmarked text. Contains some very useful information, including these Miscellaneous Maxims: Never walk in fashionable... more

Price: $40.00

New York: C.M Corp, ca. 1935.

ca. 1935. First edition. Wraps, 8vo. 40pp. with illustrations. Very good. Soil to wraps. Internally clean and unmarked. Knitted fashions for children and teenagers, with instructions and tips on their make, preferably with Minerva brand yarns. ... more

Price: $60.00

Bridgeport, PA: James Lees and Sons, 1935.

1935. Paperback, 8vo. in illustrated wraps. 47pp. with illustrations with additional fashions from a different issue laid in. Good+. Heavy rubbing and soil to wraps. Soil and finger smudging to page extremities. Internally still clean and readable. Paris inspired knit fashions, with instructions on how to crochet them using Minerva... more

Price: $65.00

Berlin: Franz Lipperheide, 1875.

Second Issue, containing 12 plates, numbers 13-24. Softcover, folio. With bright chromolithograph fashion plates. Good. Images bright and unmarked. Edgewear, including shallow chipping to the margins of the plates and wraps. Lacks rear wrap. ... more

Price: $55.00

New York: Bernhard Ulmann, 1960.

1960. Wraps, 8vo. measuring 8.5 by 11 inches. 7pp. with illustrations. Good+. Rubbing to wraps and bending to edges. Ownership mark on front wrap. Contents smudged but overall still clean. Knit hats and how to construct them. ... more

Price: $25.00

Bridgeport, PA: James Lees and Sons, 1935.

1935. First edition. Paperback, 8vo. 15pp. with illustrations. Good+. Soil and rubbing to wraps. Staining to bottom edge of contents, else clean and readable. Instructions for knitting several styles of smart blouses,preferably with Minerva brand yarns and crocheting hooks. ... more

Price: $45.00

New York: Russel Fraser Wire, 1938.

1938. First edition. Wraps, 8vo. 19pp. with illustrations. Good+. Soil and finger smudging to wraps. Some foxing and marginalia to contents. Remains overall clean and readable. Knitting instructions for fashionable bags, belts, and other accessories, preferably with Gimp brand yarns. ... more

Price: $50.00

New York: The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, 2003.

Third printing, 2003, hardcover with purple cloth boards in dust jacket, quarto, 336pp., illustrated in color and b&w. Book near fine with handsome boards and tight binding, text clean bright and unmarked, with only flaw being a small crack in paper on inner rear gutter. DJ near fine with mild... more

Price: $75.00

Lipanj: Zagreb City Museum, 2007.

Softcover. c.2007. 4to. 135pp. Illus. Fine. ... more

Price: $45.00

Austin, TX: University Of Texas Press, 1997.

1997, Signed First Edition. Softcover, in Very Good+ condition, with light shelf wear. Author dedication and signature to the half title page. ... more

Price: $18.00

London: Studio Vista, 1970.

Small 4to (quarto). Blue cloth over boards with silver lettering on spine; photo-pictorial dust jacket; pp. [144]. Boards slightly faded at edges; spine tips very lightly rubbed; faint soiling at top edge of text block; 2 small spots of soiling on p. 13, not interfering with legibility. Dust jacket with... more

Price: $38.40

Milan: Federico Motta Editore, 2005.

4to. Pale green decorated and coated wraps in matching slipcase. Collard wrote the 2-page intro; all else is photos. Book is fine, appearing unread; slipcase is rubbed at the bottom edge and corners. Follow Giorgio as he travels China in preparation for the opening of Armani stores across the country:... more

Price: $16.00

New York: Rizzoli, 2011.

First edition, 2011. Quarto, hardcover in dust jacket, 169 pp., heavily illustrated in color, clean unmarked text, Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket. ... more

Price: $30.00

Italy: DoDo, 2006.

2006. Hardcover. Illustrated throughout. Italian text. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, in the original slipcase. A large book that may require extra postage. ... more

Price: $50.00

Philadelphia: Wm. H. Horstman, 1934.

1934. Paperback, 8vo. in binder punched wraps. 36pp. with illustrations. Very good. Soil and rubbing to wraps. Finger smudging to page extremities, else internally clean and unmarked. Models display the season's fashionable knitwear. Includes instructions and patterns for constructing each of the fashions, presumably with Columbia brand Yarns. ... more

Price: $45.00

Chicago: Bishop & Co., 1903.

1903 Softcover 12mo, 62pp. Fully illustrated with fashionable ladies, priced. Near fine with light crease to front cover and one earmarked page. RARE. ... more

Price: $150.00

Chicago: Bishop & Co., ca. 1903.

ca. 1903 Softcover square 8vo, 32pp. Fully illustrated and with prices. Very good with pencil writing on most of the cover, slight curl to volume. Contents remain bright, clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $75.00

Bombay: D. B. Taraporevala Sons & Co., 1979.

First Edition. c.1979. Hardcover. Maroon cloth. 4to. 54pp. Text + 88 black & white plates. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket. Light general shelfwear. Light rubbing and soil to dustjacket. Contents unmarked. ... more

Price: $36.00

London: Methuen & Co., 1958.

First edition, 1958, hardcover, octavo, 161pp., illustrated in b&w. Book good with dampstain to bottoms of boards, spine, and endpapers, otherwise does not affect text, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. No DJ. ... more

Price: $10.00

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