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

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ADVERTISING ART - HATS, Wegener Hats.
S.I., s.n., [circa], 1955 Original glazed coloured illustrated boards, representing a gentleman wearing a Borsalino and a Lady wearing a hat, with a row of buildings in the background, manufacturer's ornamented logo at lower right corner, sized 34.5x30cm. (verso blank with original folding standard of thin cardboard). SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
A piece of advertising material, a display to be used at a retailer of female and male hats for all occasions, promoting the [british?] manufacturer "Wegener". In very fine almost unblemished condition.

See also our other catalogues:
- GEMILANG 157: VARIA: A Potpourri of Books published between 1700-2015).
- GEMILANG 181: EPHEMERA & MEMORABILIA: Southeast Asia & the Western World (2014).
EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 47105

ADVERTISING ART & PROMOTION - Diabolo Boot Polish for patent leather and Box calf kid schoes.
S.I. [Boussu, Belgium], s.n.["Diabolo"], [circa], 1950 Large oval shaped thin cardboard with a string at top, 46x28cm. Text in bold red and black type, coloured illustration representing a lady with a Bell-hop polishing her shoe (with paste of the brand "Diabolo"), also with coloured circular trade-mark at left tail margin, the whole printed within a narrow decorative red coloured border. (verso blank). SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
An advertising piece representing shoe-paste of the brand "Diabolo", manufactured in Belgium, a wall-piece for a shoe-retailer. (calendar that should be present at tail of oval is NOT present however). An interesting well-preserved piece of advertising art and sales poromotion.

See also our other catalogues:
- GEMILANG 157: VARIA: A Potpourri of Books published between 1700-2015).
- GEMILANG 181: EPHEMERA & MEMORABILIA: Southeast Asia & the Western World (2014).
EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 47104

ADVERTISING HÄNSEL-ECHO FASHIONS - Hänsel-Echo. Herfst en Winter 1937/38. Mededeeling uit eigen kring van de Hänsel & Co. N.V. in Forst (Lausitz). [title on front wrapper].
S.L.[Forst], Hänsel & Co., 1937 small 4°. Orig. wrappers, stapled. Large coloured illustration of a jumping horse with a male on his back, in classical riding-clothes with black top-hat on front wrapper, two large illustrations of females in fashionable coats with hats on lower outer wrapper. 15pp. of dutch text with many illustrations, of which coloured, on plates and in text, mainly depicting male fashion, a number of black/white illustrations for tailoring with extensive explanatory text. ADDED: a promotional leaflet by the dutch representative L. van der Heijden-Amsterdam, a bespoke tailor, directed to his [dutch] colleagues, announcing the new collection. A-4 sized. Text printed on recte, with his logo, 4 ills. depict. gent's fashion for the season. AND: a carbon-copy of a typed letter, with letterhead of Hänsel & co., A-5 sized, typed on recte only, informing dealers on the new collection. Both loosely inserted. ["Blad" No. 22]. SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
A 'catalogue', presenting mainly Men's fashions for the season Autumn/Winter 1937'1938, issued for the dutch market, ditributed by the dutch representative of "Hänsel & Co.", Forst (Lausitz), Germany, L. van der Heijden-Amsterdam. Illustrations show evening-dress, business-wear, hats, sportswear as designed by Peter Paul Junke, raincoats, hats and caps, &c. all tailored after the "Hänsel" method. A very fine and lavisly illustrated piece of advertising art.

EUR 115.00

Book nr.: 45476

ADVERTISING HÄNSEL-ECHO FASHIONS - Hänsel-Echo. Voorjaar en Zomer1937. Mededeeling uit eigen kring van de Hänsel & Co. N.V. in Forst (Lausitz). [title on front wrapper].
S.L.[Forst], Hänsel & Co., 1937 small 4°. Orig. wrappers, stapled. Large coloured illustration of a male golf-player in sportswear with his clubs on front wrapper, two large uncoloured illustrations of a tailored shoulder-piece with extensive explanatory key on lower outer wrapper. 15pp. of dutch text with many illustrations, of which coloured, on plates and in text, mainly depicting male fashion, a number of black/white illustrations for tailoring with extensive explanatory text. ADDED: a promotional leaflet by the dutch representative L. van der Heijden-Amsterdam, a bespoke tailor, directed to his [dutch] colleagues, announcing the new collection. A-4 sized. Text printed on recte, with his logo, 4 ills. depict. gent's fashion for the season. AND: a carbon-copy of a typed letter, with letterhead of Hänsel & co., A-5 sized, typed on recte only, informing dealers on the new collection. Both loosely inserted. ["Blad" No. 21]. SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
A 'catalogue', presenting mainly male fashions for the season Sprin/Summer 1937, issued for the dutch market, ditributed by the dutch representative of "Hänsel & Co.", Forst (Lausitz), Germany, L. van der Heijden-Amsterdam. Illustrations show jackets, business-wear, hats, sportswear as designed by Peter Paul Junke, raincoats, hats and caps, &c. all tailored after the "Hänsel" method. A very fine and lavisly illustrated piece of advertising art.

EUR 115.00

Book nr.: 45477

ADVERTISING TALENS PAINT - Handleiding voor het schilderen op zijde en andere stoffen, met Talens lichteichte Silka-verf. Orig. edn.
S.I. [Apeldoorn], Koninklijke Talens & Zoon, s.d. [circa], 1950 small 8°. Orig. wrappers, stapled. Coloured decorated paper fron side with title and manufacturer's logo in black in centre. 10pp. of cyclostyled text. 4 text-figs. and a diagramme.
concise technical directions how to decorate silk and other fabrics, with paint products by a large dutch manufacturer "Talens", Apeldoorn municipality, of paints and inks on behalf of painters and other artists. A nice piece of advertising art. (dutch retailer's rubber name stamp at tail of title on front wrapper and at tail of blank lower outer wrapper, NOT disturbing however).

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- GEMILANG 157: VARIA: A Potpourri of Books published between 1700-2015).
- GEMILANG 160: Exotic Fabrics, Fibres, Dyes, Deying & Sample Albums,(Batik, Ikat, Kasuri, Tapa, design, looms). (2014)
EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 45240

ADVERTISING-VARITEX, Over Varices en Varitext elestieken kousen. Orig. edn.
Haarlem, "Varitex", s.d. [circa], 1960 Orig. cloth, title on front boards and spine. 113pp. Many ills. in text and on plates after original photographs, of which coloured, tables and graphs in text and full-p., incl. a sizing-table, full-p. coloured plate being company's advertism., index at very end.
A promotional "catalogue"of a dutch manufacturer of supportive elastic stockings at Haarlem, the Netherlands, which is preceded by a medical essay on the occurrance of poor blood-circulation, especially in the human leg, forthcoming ailments and the way to cure this with the supportive elastic stockings as manufactured by "Varitex", Haarlem. A rather unusal promotional/advertising treatise. Very good copy. Scarce.

EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 44601

AGKAHA (editorial board), Handleiding tot de arbeid in Veterbandwerk. Beknopte en bevattelijke aanwijzing voor dames, die zich dat handwerk eigen willen maken. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Haarlem, A.C. Kruseman, 1851 12°. (15.5x12 cm.). Original wrappers, covertitle printed within a lace-patterned decorative border. 40pp. 18 woodcut patterns in text, 2 monochrome lithographed plates, each with a large pattern, at rear end.
Concise dutch language texbook on behalf of [dutch] ladies in which the technique is explained how to implement a supple fabric border frame wherein needle point lace can be made. A rather early textbook on the topic. Very well preserved (spine skilfully restored).

EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 52006

AGLAJA [DUTCH LANGUAGE JOURNAL FOR LADIES' HOMECRAFTS]: AGLAJA Damneshandwerken. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Haarlem, A.C. Kruiseman, 1851 Small stout 8°. [160x125mm.]. Original qtr. calfbacked boards. Gilded spine in compartments. Original marbled coloured endpapers. [viii], iv], [1], 192pp. printed in double collumns. Ti.-p. with an engraved monochrome illustration. Handcoloured lithographed extending plate featuring a floral arrangement design, 12 french language captioned handcoloured lithographed fashion plates at rear end, lithographed by O.D. Binger, Haarlem, 44 captioned monochrome plates of which many large extemding featuring designs and patterns to be excecuted, extensive step.-by-step technical directions accompanying female home crafts, descriptive list of plates, table of contents.
Dutch language mid-nineteenth century monthly for 1851 with as objective informing ladies about a selection of homecrafts, including detailed designs and extending patterns, improving the sill of embroidery, crocheting and lace making, knitting and other forms of fine needlecraft. This journal has been published between 1848-1864 (discontinued). Still of great importance and interest as it shows the way of pattern design and techniques, now long forgotten. Good to very good copy. Rarely found. (covers shaved).

EUR 425.00

Book nr.: 55223

AGLAJA [DUTCH LANGUAGE JOURNAL FOR LADIES' HOMECRAFTS]: AGLAJA Damneshandwerken. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Haarlem, A.C. Kruiseman, 1853 Small stout 8°. [160x125mm.]. Original qtr. calfbacked boards. Gilded spine in compartments. Original marbled coloured endpapers. [xiii], 192, 7pp. printed in double collumns. Ti.-p. with an engraved monochrome illustration. 9 french language captioned handcoloured lithographed fashion plates, incl. one with children's fashions, lithographed by O.D. Binger, Haarlem, 44 captioned monochrome plates of which many large extemding featuring designs and patterns to be excecuted, extensive step.-by-step technical directions accompanying female home crafts, descriptive list of plates, table of contents.
Dutch language mid-nineteenth century monthly for 1851 with as objective informing ladies about a selection of homecrafts, including detailed designs and extending patterns, improving the sill of embroidery, crocheting and lace making, knitting and other forms of fine needlecraft. This journal has been published between 1848-1864 (discontinued). Still of great importance and interest as it shows the way of pattern design and techniques, now long forgotten. Good to very good copy. Rarely found. (covers shaved).

EUR 375.00

Book nr.: 55224

AGLAJA [DUTCH LANGUAGE JOURNAL FOR LADIES' HOMECRAFTS]: AGLAJA Damneshandwerken. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Haarlem, A.C. Kruiseman, 1854 Small stout 8°. [160x125mm.]. Original qtr. calfbacked boards. Gilded spine in compartments. Original marbled coloured endpapers. [xiii],192pp. printed in double collumns. Ti.-p. with an engraved monochrome illustration. 10 french language captioned handcoloured lithographed fashion plates lithographed by O.D. Binger, Haarlem, 44 captioned monochrome plates of which many large extemding featuring designs and patterns to be excecuted, extensive step.-by-step technical directions accompanying female home crafts, descriptive list of plates, table of contents.
Dutch language mid-nineteenth century monthly for 1851 with as objective informing ladies about a selection of homecrafts, including detailed designs and extending patterns, improving the sill of embroidery, crocheting and lace making, knitting and other forms of fine needlecraft. This journal has been published between 1848-1864 (discontinued). Still of great importance and interest as it shows the way of pattern design and techniques, now long forgotten. Good to very good copy. Rarely found. (covers shaved).

EUR 425.00

Book nr.: 55225

AGLAJA [DUTCH LANGUAGE JOURNAL FOR LADIES' HOMECRAFTS]: AGLAJA Damneshandwerken. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Haarlem, A.C. Kruiseman, 1855 Small stout 8°. [160x125mm.]. Original qtr. calfbacked boards. Gilded spine in compartments. Original marbled coloured endpapers. Hftitle (verso with publ. imprint). [xiii],192pp. printed in double collumns. Ti.-p. with an engraved monochrome illustration. 9 french language captioned handcoloured lithographed fashion plates lithographed by O.D. Binger, Haarlem, 40 captioned monochrome plates of which many large extemding featuring designs and patterns to be excecuted, extensive step.-by-step technical directions accompanying female home crafts, descriptive list of plates, table of contents.
Dutch language mid-nineteenth century monthly for 1851 with as objective informing ladies about a selection of homecrafts, including detailed designs and extending patterns, improving the sill of embroidery, crocheting and lace making, knitting and other forms of fine needlecraft. This journal has been published between 1848-1864 (discontinued). Still of great importance and interest as it shows the way of pattern design and techniques, now long forgotten. Good to very good copy. Rarely found. (covers shaved).

EUR 425.00

Book nr.: 55226

AGTMAAL, W. VAN - J. GERRITS, S. VAN NORDEN (et.al.), Naaisters in Amsterdam 1870-1914. Een Onderzoeksverslag. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Amsterdam, Historisch Seminarium, 1979 Small 4°. Original wrappers. Bold black type covertitle, monochrome illustration at tail. 290pp. of PHOTOCOPY (as published) after the original Typostript, pagination by hand. Some facsim. illustrations in text of which cartoons, other facsims in text after archivalia, appendices (comparative tables) at rear end (facsims.), list of archivalia consulted, table of conents.
Detailed dutch language scholarly inquiry about the socio-ecomomic postition of Amsterdam seamstresses and sweatshops 1870-1914, e.g.: formation and influence of various Labour organization, organized and non-organized seamstresses, working-hours, labour conditions, wages, sanity and sanitation, automatization and its effects, unemployment, etc. An interesting scholarly report about a long-forgotten topic. Good copy. (copy dog-eared, contents clean).

See also our other catalogue:
- GEMILANG 157: VARIA: A Potpourri of Books published between 1700-2015).
EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 54928

ALARD, Cl. (ed.), Le Costume dans l'Histoire [de France]. Exhib.Catalogue Chateau de Beauregard/Centre Régional des Métiers d'Art, 13 Aout - 30 Sept. 1989/10 Nov. - 31 Déc. 1989.
Loir et Cher, 1989 Large 8°, orig. pict. col. stiff wraps., [66]pp. With many text-ills., some illustr. adverts at end on the subject.
Exhib.Catalogue, listing & describing french period costume from Mediaeval times up till Paul Poiret(1879-1944). MINT copy.

EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 13461

ALDRICH, Winifred, Metric Pattern Cutting. [Reprinted after the revised edition 1982].
London, Bell & Hyman, 1985 large 8°. Original coloured glazed boards. Covertitle in bold white type with white coloured line drawings at tail. 160pp. Numerous monochrome cutter's patterns in text, num. other linedrawings of basic dress design with technical directions for sizing, including methods for up-, and downsizing fitting home made clothing, complarative tables in text accompanied by technical descriptions for general sizing, incl. body-mass, table of contents.
Ample detailed english language handbook presenting the art of metric pattern cutting at home, e.g.: design, aliquot parts, basic body blocks, drawing blocks for individual figures, from block to pattern, the skirt, trousers, basic adaptions of the bodice blocks, the sleeve, collarsdresses, coas, jackets, etc. Very useful textbook. Very fine copy.

EUR 60.00

Book nr.: 54942

ALEXANDER, H., Fans. [Second revised and expanded edition].
Risborough, Shire Publications, 2002 Small 8°. Original limp glossy wrappers, stapled. Coloured cover illustration explained on verso of ti.-p. 40pp. Coloured illustration on ti.-p., many coloured illustrations of fixed and folding fans, glossary of terms, further reading, places to visit, table of contents.. ["Shire Album", 243].
Scholarly historic survey of fixed and folding fans from biblical times to the present day, extensive explanatory text to colour illustrations. Very fine copy.

EUR 15.00

Book nr.: 52429

ALGEMENE KUNSTZIJDE UNIE [A.K.U.]: Kunstzijde Allerlei handelende over de vervaardiging en eigenschappen van kunstgarens zooals deze gesponnen worden door de Algemeene Kunstzijde Unie [enka] in de fabrieken te Arnhem en Ede en de N.V. Hollandsche Kunstzijde Induastrie te Breda, alsmede over de toepassin...[1e druk; First edition].
Arnhem, N.V. Internationaal Kunstzijde Verkoopkantoor, 1943 Small 8°. Original boards. Frontcover title in bi-coloured bold capital type. 64pp. Numerous captioned monochrome and coloured illustrations in text and on plates, illustrating basics of warping and printing of Rayon or Artificial Silk, printed marginalia, small printed publ. notice tipped-in on verso of ti.-p. in which publisher informs readers about a correction of the term "Kunstzijde" into "Rayon".
Dutch language concise but well documented information about the manufacture, warp and weft, dyes, principles, features and properties of Artificial Silk, also known as Rayon. Although published under the german nazi oppression during the Second Worldwar, no nazi impressum issued. Very fine copy.

EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 56355

ALGOUD, H., La Soie. Art et Histoire. Orig. edn.
Paris, Payot, 1928 clothbacked boards. Hftitle(verso blank). 255pp., with 16 fine plates depicting old French silks, also silk as applied in fashion, some text-figures. ["Collection l'Art et le Gout"].
Reviews history, manufactury & fashion of mainly European silks & silk-production, incl. notes on the influence of Islam & of the Near East on European silks. Very good copy. (light shaving to spine-ends, nice bookplate pasted on recte of first blank).

EUR 115.00

Book nr.: 38753

ALLAIN, Raymonde (Miss France 1928), Histoire vraie d'un Prix de Beauté. Preface by TTristan Bernard. [Première édition; First edition].
Paris, Gallimard, 1933 Small 8°., original wrappers, covertitle in bold type and a tinted portrait of author. 173oo, Publ. advert. on lower outer cover, impressum on recte of rear end blank.
French language autobiography by Raymonde Allain, elected Miss France 1928, who took the second place in th the Chicago Wolrd Beauty contest. Includes hints on beauty care, appropriate clothing and cosmetics. Good untrimmed copy.

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- GEMILANG 191: "Clean and Decent" . (Corsets, Cosmetics, Hygiene and Sexual behaviour). (2014).
EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 52548

ALLARD, D.(ed.), S.O.S. Wandtapijten. Redding van 24 belangrijke kunstwerken/S.O.S. Tapisseries. 24 oeuvres majeures sauvees de la Degradation. Exhib. catalogue Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis, 23/09 - 13/11 - 1994.
Brussel/Bruxelles, 1994 large 8°. orig.limp pict. col. glossy wraps. 95pp. many mainly col. ills. & plates, diagrammes in text, bibliogr., list of lenders. Bi-lingual text: french/flemish.
Catalogue describing the restauration of tog. 24 rare belgian Wall-hangings. MINT copy.

EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 36729
     

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