London: Ackermann, 1818. 15 fine color plates. 3 separate issues bound together: Volume V. May 1, 1818 No. 29, pages 250 - 314: Volume V. June 1, 1818. No. 30. pages 315 - 384: Volume VI. November 1. 1818, No. 35. pages 245- 310. slim 8vo, 3/4 red leather, marbled boards (rubbed). London: Ackermann, 1818. Very good (+). With a presentation and letter laid in by John Carnegie.
Armani, 1998. Black and white photographs, loose as issued by Aldo Fallai and Carton Davis. Two frosted mylar folders (one with corners creased), one for women's collection and one for men's, housed in a folding black paper slipcase (a few scrapes on back). Plates clean and fine. 1998, Armani. Overall a very good(+) copy.
Bergamo: Bolis, 1992. The Italian Industry as Seen by Dorothea Balluff, Enrico Guagnini, Paola Pisa, and Maurizio Valentini. Introduction by Sergio Zavoli. Extensively illustrated, 221pp., 4to, grey cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper lightly rubbed. Bergamo: Edizioni Bolis, (1992). First edition. A very good (+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Paris: BALMAIN, Pierre. Ink, watercolor and gouache on xerograph. Fabric swatch attached with staples. Sheet measures 12.25" x 8.5". This original croquis from the designer Pierre Balmain was made from a xerograph of an original drawing, which was then hand-colored with ink, watercolor, and gouache. The design shows a skirt and jacket combination. The jacket has a fur collar, pocket details, and a belt. A swatch of the appropriate fabric, grey and black wool, is stapled to the sheet. These...
Paris: BALMAIN, Pierre. Ink on xerograph. Fabric swatches attached with staples. Sheet measures 12.25" x 8.5". This original croquis from the designer Pierre Balmain was made from a xerograph of an original drawing. The design shows three views of a jacket and dress combination. The dress has a tie detail at the collar as well as a belt. Swatches of the appropriate fabric, cream muslin and cream jersey, are stapled to the sheet. These sketches were produced in a limited...
Paris: BALMAIN, Pierre. Ink, watercolor and gouache on xerograph. Fabric swatches attached with staples. Sheet measures 12.25" x 8.5". This original croquis from the designer Pierre Balmain was made from a xerograph of an original drawing. The design shows a knee-length day dress with details on the cuffs, hem, and collar, as well as a belt. Swatches of the appropriate fabrics, navy lace and muslin, are stapled to the sheet.These sketches were produced in a limited quantity and presented to...
Paris: Meynial. 3 volumes, 1918, 1919 and 1921 of the five volumes almanac. Beautifully illustrated with 19 pochoir color plates and 3 color title page vignettes by George Barbier in his characteristic art deco style. The volume for 1918 is in pink silk with cracked hinges and no dust wrapper; 1919 is with pictorial silk covers, hinges strengthened, chipped spine and partial dust wrapper; 1919 has a white pictorial silk cover and good dust wrapper. The interiors are all fine. Paris: Meynial, 1918, 1919, 1921. Very good (-).
Parma: Franco Maria Ricci, 1972. Numerous exquisite tipped-in color plates, 181pp., printed on blue handmade Fabriano paper. Folio, gilt-stamped black silk cloth, mounted cover illustration, ornately gilt on front cover and spine, black clam shell box. Parma: Franco Maria Ricci, 1972. Fine. Limited Edition, one of 1500 (of 2000) numbered copies bound in silk. Text in English.
Warsaw: M. M. Art Books, 1994. Signed. Illustrated throughout in color. 142pp. Tall & slim 4to, stiff wrappers, scuffed d.w. Warsaw: M. M. Art Books, (1994). Edges slightly sunned, still a near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. A scarce book. Signed and dated by Ryszard Horowitz on the title page.