GEMILANG 117: "From Top to Toe"...: COSTUME & FASHION-LACE-TAPESTRY-TEXTILES (2015).

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BELL, Q., On Human Finery. New [2nd.] edition, revised and enlarged.
London, Hogarth Press, 1976 Orig. cloth, dustjacket. 239pp. frontisp., ills. on 23 plates of which 4 coloured, text-ills. and figs., bibliogr., extensive footnotes.
An interesting treatise on the relation between fashion and human behaviour. Author's first publication. Very good copy. Scarce.

EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 41474

BELTZER, FRANCIS J.-G., Industries des Poils et Fourrurtes cheveux et plumes. [Troisième Edition; Third edition].
Paris, Dunod, 1928 Large 8°. Original publ. cloth. Gilded covertitle and publ. name, gilded title on spine. (xv), 261pp. 84 very detailed monochrome figures in text accoumpanied by detailed and extensive erpert information, illustrating structure of furs, monochrome captioned illustrations in text illustrating machinery and tools un use with professional furriers, including detailed diagrams illustrating machinery, fullpage comparative date with extensive explanatory text printed at tails, extensive references, alphabetic topical register, list of figures in text, table of contents.
Detailed export french language textbook about furs, furriers and fashionable featherworks on behalf of professinals in the trade, in which detailed data about furs, structure of furs, skins, tanning, preparation of skins, up till the finished product, furcoats, muffs, shawls and feathered fashionable ladies' hats. Very good copy.

EUR 185.00

Book nr.: 56406

BENAÏM, L. & S.CH.CAPDEVIELLE, L'Année de la Mode, 87-88.
Lyon, 1988 sq.8°. orig. gilt lettered black cloth, pict. dj. 244pp. Many plates & ills, of which many in colour, photo-credits at end.
An excellent review of fashion and her development: the birth of the House of Lacroix, 40 years of New Look, fashions in Paris, lingerie, hats & headdress, evening-dress,&c...&c...MINT copy. French text edn.

EUR 70.00

Book nr.: 36168

BENNETT, A. GRAY, Five Centuries of Tapestry from The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Revised edn.
San Francisco, 1992 4°. orig.pict.col. limp wraps. (xii), 329pp. 101 fine col. plates, of which double-p. with ext. descr. on facing pp., bibliogr., index and concise C.V. of authors.
From Medieval times up till the 20th century, incl. some examples of non-western tapestries (Asia), incl. some recent acquisitions as an appendix. History of the collection, weaving techniques, color: structural aspects, &c... MINT copy.

EUR 80.00

Book nr.: 36597

BERDEN, J.W.H., Ornamentstijlen. Door afbeeldingen met verklarende tekst voorgesteld in historische volgorde. Dutch translation after the german by A. Speltz.
Leiden, s.d.[circa], 1930 thick 8°. cloth, gilt lettered upper boards, with a rectangular col. vignette in centre. (viii),708pp. With c.4500 text-ills & ills on plates, large initials, register.
Dutch transl. of a classic on Ornament & ornamental design fr. ancient to modern times, incl. so-called 'primitive', e.g. non-western ornamentation. Fine copy. Rare.

EUR 205.00

Book nr.: 6457

BERGHAUS, (Dr. Heinrich), Die Völker des Erdballs nach ihrer Abstammung und Verwandtschaff, und ihren Eigenthumlichkeiten in Regierungsform Religion Sitte und Tracht. Geschildert von Dr. Heinrich Berghaus...FIRST EDN.
Brüssel und Leipzig, Muquardt, 1845-1847. 2 vols. large 8°. Orig. printed boards, 462, 336pp. With tog. 150 beautiful handcoloured wood-cut plates (plates gommés), list of contents and plates. COLAS, 302.
The beautiful handcoloured plates depict. national costumes from all over the World: Asia (Japan, China, India, Indonesia...), Australia & the Pacific, The Americas, Asia Minor, &c...&c...Plates in excellent condition.Generally the costume-plate of a Lapp(Noeway/Sweden) is not present, our copy is complete however. The author, a professor at Berlin and Potsdam, ethnologically classified all the peoples of the world into groups such as Mongolians, Americans, South-Americans, Indians, Malayans, Australians, Negroes, Ethiopians, Caucasians and Indo-Europeans and examined and analysed them according to administrative system, religion, customs and modes of dress. The work actually serves as a dictionary of types and costumes of the world. Rare complete set in very good condition.(vol. II with some skilful restorations to spine).

EUR 3,855.00

Book nr.: 13227

BERGHAUS, (Dr. Heinrich), De Volken van den Aardbodem volgens hunne afstamming, verwantschap en eigendommelijkheden in regeringsvorm, godsdienst, zeden, gewoonten en kleederdragt. Transl. after the orig. german edn.(1845-1847) by M.J. van Oven.FIRSTdutch EDN.
Gorinchem, J. Noorduyn, 1852-1854. 2 vols. 8°. Orig. cloth. 360pp. With tog. 120 beautiful handcoloured wood-cut plates (plates gommés), list of contents and plates. COLAS, 302.
The beautiful handcoloured plates depict. national costumes from all over the World: Asia (Japan, China, India, Indonesia...), Australia & the Pacific, The Americas, Asia Minor, &c...&c...Plates in excellent condition.The author, a professor at Berlin and Potsdam, ethnologically classified all the peoples of the world into groups such as Mongolians, Americans, South-Americans, Indians, Malayans, Australians, Negroes, Ethiopians, Caucasians and Indo-Europeans and examined and analysed them according to administrative system, religion, customs and modes of dress. The work actually serves as a dictionary of types and costumes of the world. Rare complete set in very good condition.(vol. II with some skilful restorations to spine).

EUR 2,950.00

Book nr.: 39010

BERGHUIJS, G (Introduction), K. HUIZENGA, A. VAN WESTREENEN, J.W. VAN SWIGCHEM (et.al.; Jubilee committee), Gedenkboek Christelijke Kweekschool uitgaande van de vereeniging tot stichting en instandhouding eener Christelijke Kweekschoolvoor Zeeland gevestigd te Middelburg 1910-1935. [Originele uitgave; Original edition],.
Middelburg, Littooij & Olthoff [TYP], 1935 Large 8°., original limp wrappers, cover title and geometric design. 62pp. Captioned monochrome frontispiece, captioned monochrome illustrations and portraits on 8 plates, incloding biogr. data to school directors, name lists of board of directors, teachers and allumni, some footnotes, table of contents.
Dutch language commemmorative volume of the silver jubilee of Christian [dutch reformed protestant] Teacher's Training College at Middelburg Municipality, Zeeland Province. Good copy. (unobtrusive rubber stamped name in corner of french title).

See also our other catalogue:
- GEMILANG 157: VARIA: A Potpourri of Books published between 1700-2015).
EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 52512

BERNSTEIN, R. - MARY D. KIERSTEAD, M. MALONE (et.al., contributors), The Hat Book. First edition.
New York-London-Toronto-Sydney-Auckland, Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 1993 Small square 8°., original cloth, illustration mounted to front- and lower outer cover. 127pp. of text and numerous full-page plates after photographs by Rodney Smith, featuring mainly female and some male occupationalfashionable [extravagant] Hats, including some hard hats, showed by models set in nice sceneries, biographies, global photography index, coloured decorative endpapers.
Collection of lavishly illustrated essays covering the Hat in its widest sense of the word. Very fine copy.

EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 50181

BEUKELAER, H. DE & J.G. TER HORST, Geweven Goed. De textielgeschiedenis van Aalten en Bredevoort. [Eerste druk/First edition].
Aalten, Fagus, 1992 Square 8°., original partly coloured illustrated limp wrappers after a painting by H. Dercksen). 227pp. Many black/white illustrations in text and on plates, incl. portraits of local textile manufacturer, some illustrations in text after drawings by H. Dercksen, archivalia, bibliogr.
Well-documented monograph of the flax-industry of Aalten and Bredevoort municipalities, Achterhoek region, Gelderland Province, Holland. History and development, flax-production, processing of raw material, flax-weaving, manufacturers and entrepreneurs, economy, labour conditions and wages, demise of this industry. Very good copy. Out-of-Print.

EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 48190

BEUKELAER, Hans de, Van Huid tot Koninklijk Leder. 125 jaar Koninklijke Hulshof's Leerfabrieken Lichtenvoorde 1876-2001. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Aalten, Uitgeverij Fagus, [circa], 2001 Large square 8°. Original coloured and illustrated boards. Covertitle in bold white type with company's logo at tail. (xiii), 213pp. Coloured frontispiece, many captioned coloured and monochrome plates and illustrations, of which facsims. after orld engravings, facsims. after archivalia, portraits of company founders, directors and emplyees, topographical views of company's offices and factories, both in-and exteriors, namelist of emplyees celebrating a jubilee, archivalia and bibliography, table of contents.
Detailed and ample illustrated dutch language commemmorative volume celebrating the 125th anniversary of a Lichtenvoorde (Achterhoek district, Gelderland Province)Tanner and manufacturer of leather. Very fine copy.

See also our other catalogue:
- GEMILANG 157: VARIA: A Potpourri of Books published between 1700-2015).
EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 55917

BEURDELEY, M. & K. SCHIPPER, CHANG FU-JUI & J. PIMPANEAU, Chinese Erotic art. Transl. fr. the orig. french by D. Imber. Reprint.
New York, [circa], 1980 Large 4°, cloth, pictorial coloured dj., 215pp. With 28 very fine coloured plates, 103 plain ills. of which full-p., incl. a chapter on fetichism (the binding of women's feet), ills. of silk boots & shoes (women's), short bibliography.
Very fine copy of this still important monograph on Chinese erotic art.

See also our other catalogues:
- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
- GEMILANG 177: African, Asian and Oceanic Arts and Crafts. (2014).
- GEMILANG 187: CHINA (Arts, Crafts, History). (2015).
EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 1039

BEVERIDGE, J.H., Warp/Weft/Sett. A Reference Manual. First edn.
New York - Cincinnati-Toronto-London-Melbourne, 1980 large 8°. orig.pict.col. glossy wraps. 191pp. Over 900 figs. & diagrammes, Appendices I-III, indexes I-II(Cotton Warps/Linen Warps).
An excellent practical manual with num. indications. Appendices deal with Cotton & Linen Warp yarns, Wool Weft Yarns. Fine copy.

See also our other catalogue:
- GEMILANG 160: Exotic Fabrics, Fibres, Dyes, Deying & Sample Albums,(Batik, Ikat, Kasuri, Tapa, design, looms). (2014)
EUR 65.00

Book nr.: 37451

BEYER, Siersteken. (title on front wrapper). [translated into dutch after the original german].
Zeist & Amsterdam, Van Wees & Weiss, [circa], 1935 Small oblong 8°. (17.5x12.5cm.). Original wrappers, stapled. Title on front wrapper, printed within a broad black coloured decorative border. [11]pp., with numerous small but very detailed illustrations of decorative stitches and crochet-work, accompanied by dutch language instructions. [2]pp. of illustrated publ. advert., large oval illustration on lower outer wrapper, being an advertism. for australian wool. ["Beyer's Handwerks voorbeelden voor Huis en School", 3].
A simple but very detailed instructive booklet, describing decorative stitches and crochet work, to be executed at home and at school. (part of lower outer wrapper at upper right corner torn-away, touching an illustration, ow. very well preserved).

EUR 10.00

Book nr.: 47471
     

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