Bookshelf

This Bookshelf contains a list of books related to costume. The original list, which now contains quite a few out-of-print books, was suggested from the Whole Costumer’s Catalogue, 10th Edition.

These books range from basic books for beginning costumers to highly detailed photographic archives and instruction manuals.

 


Dress in France in the Eighteenth Century
by Madeleine Delpierre
Hardcover – 208 pages English ed edition (February 1998)
Yale Univ Pr; ISBN: 0300071280
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Paris Fashion:
A Cultural History

by Valerie Steele
Paperback – 320 pages 2nd Rev edition (December 1998)
Berg Pub Ltd; ISBN: 1859739733
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

20Th-Century Fashion: The Complete Sourcebook
by John Peacock, Christian LaCroix (Preface)
Hardcover (September 1993)
Thames & Hudson; ISBN: 0500015643
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Unmistakably MacKie:
The Fashion and Fantasy of Bob MacKie

by Frank Decaro, Gideon Lewin (Photographer)
Hardcover – 144 pages (November 1999)
Universe Pub; ISBN: 0789303736
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Vivienne Westwood (Universe of Fashion)
by Gene Krell, Maud Molyneux
Hardcover – 80 pages (October 1997)
Universe Pub; ISBN: 0789301156
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk


Listing (In Alpha Order)

Ackermann’s Costume Plates:
Women’s Fashions in England, 1818-1828

by Stella Blum (Editor), Rudolph Ackermann
Paperback – 90 pages (January 1979)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486236900
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Adaptable Stage Costume for Women
by Elizabeth Russell
Paperback 2nd edition (November 1974)
Players Press; ISBN: 0853435588
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

American Costume, 1915-1970:
A Source Book for the Stage Costumer

by Shirley Miles O’Donnol, Lucy Barton (Designer)
Hardcover – 270 pages (December 1982)
Indiana Univ Pr; ISBN: 0253305896
Out of Print – Used Editions Only
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Antique Fashion Paper Dolls of the 1890’s:
From the Collection of the Boston Children’s Museum

by Boston Children’s Museum
Paperback 81 edition (July 1984)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486246221
amazon.com

Art of Cutting and History of English Costume
by Edward B. Giles
Paperback New Ed. edition (November 1987)
R. L. Shep Publications; ISBN: 0914046055
Out of Print – Used Editions Only
amazon.com

The Art of Fashion Draping
by Connie Amaden-Crawford
Paperback 2nd edition (October 1995)
Fairchild Pubns; ISBN: 1563670178
amazon.com

Art to Wear
by Julie Schafler Dale, Otto Stupakoff
Hardcover – 319 pages 1 Ed edition (April 1992)
Abbeville Press, Inc.; ISBN: 0896596648
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Basic Pattern Skills for Fashion Design
by Bernard Zamkoff, Jeanne Price
Paperback Reprint edition (February 1987)
Fairchild Pubns; ISBN: 0870055704
amazon.com

Beaded Clothing Techniques
by Michael Spears (Photographer)
Paperback (November 1984)
Promenade Pub; ISBN: 0932255019
amazon.com

Bead Embroidery
by Joan Edwards
Paperback (August 1992)
Lacis; ISBN: 0916896447
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Beaded Earrings
by Therese Spears
Paperback (March 1984)
Promenade Pub; ISBN: 0932255000
amazon.com

The Book of Costume, Or, Annals of Fashion (1846)
by Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton, Countess of Wilton
Hardcover (January 1987)
R. L. Shep Publications; ISBN: 0914046047
Out of Print – Used Editions Only
amazon.com

Childrenswear Design
by Hilda Jaffe, Rosa Rosa
Hardcover 2nd edition (March 1990)
Fairchild Pubns; ISBN: 0870057065
amazon.com

Civil War Era Etiquette:
Martine’s Handbook & Vulgarisms in Conversation

by Arthur Martine, R. L. Shep
Paperback New Ed. edition (October 1988)
R. L. Shep Publications; ISBN: 0914046071
amazon.com

Civil War Ladies:
Fashions and Needle-Arts of the Early 1860’s

by R. L. Shep (Editor), Mark Self-i Campbell
Paperback – 348 pages (October 1989)
R. L. Shep Publications; ISBN: 0914046098
amazon.com

Classic Tailoring Techniques:
A Construction Guide for Men’s Wear

by Roberto Cabrera, Patricia Flaherty Meyers
Paperback (March 1983)
Fairchild Pubns; ISBN: 0870054317
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Classic Tailoring Techniques:
A Construction Guide for Women’s Wear

by Roberto Cabrera, Patricia Flaherty Meyers
Paperback (June 1984)
Fairchild Pubns; ISBN: 087005435X
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Color for Men
by Carole Jackson, Kalia Lulow (Contributor)
Paperback Reprint edition (June 1987)
Ballantine Books (Trd Pap); ISBN: 0345345460
amazon.com

Color Me Beautiful
by Carole Jackson
Paperback Rev Rei edition (May 1987)
Ballantine Books (Trd Pap); ISBN: 0345345886
amazon.com

The Complete Book of Fabric Painting
by Linda S. Kanzinger
Paperback Rev&exp edition (September 1993)
Alcott Press; ISBN: 0961618019
amazon.com

The Complete Book of Fashion Illustration
by Sharon Lee Tate, Mona Shafer Edwards (Contributor)
Textbook Binding – 386 pages 3 edition (July 26, 1995)
Prentice Hall; ISBN: 0130592226
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

The Complete Guide to Practical Cutting (1853/2 Volumes in 1)
by Edward Minister
Paperback 2Nd/rev edition (January 1993)
R. L. Shep Publications; ISBN: 0914046179
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Corsets and Crinolines
by Norah Waugh
Paperback (July 1981)
Theatre Arts Books; ISBN: 0878305262
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Costume
by Barry Wayne Bradley
Paperback (May 1999)
Ohio State Univ Pr (Txt); ISBN: 0911704353
amazon.com

Costume: 1066-1990s
by John Peacock
Paperback – 135 pages Rev edition (October 1994)
Thames & Hudson; ISBN: 0500277915
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Costume Construction
by Katherine Strand-Evans
Spiral-bound – 218 pages (August 6, 1999)
Waveland Press; ISBN: 1577660757
amazon.com

Costume Design in the Movies:
An Illustrated Guide to the Work of 157 Great Designers

by Elizabeth Leese
Paperback – 171 pages reprint edition (April 1991)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 048626548X
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

The Costume Designer’s Handbook:
A Complete Guide for Amateur and Professional Costume Designers

by Rosemary Ingham, Elizabeth Covey (Contributor)
Paperback – 286 pages 2nd edition (December 1992)
Heinemann; ISBN: 0435086073
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Costume in Detail:
Women’s Dress 1730-1930

by Nancy Bradfield
Paperback – 400 pages 1st edition (November 1997)
Quite Specific Media Group Ltd; ISBN: 0896762173
amazon.com

Costume History and Style
by Douglas A. Russell
Textbook Binding – 576 pages 1 edition (November 18, 1982)
Prentice Hall; ISBN: 0131812149
Out of Print (UK Only) – Used Editions Only
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Costume: An Illustrated Survey from Ancient Times to the Twentieth Century.
by Margot Lister
Hardcover (June 1972)
Plays; ISBN: 0823800962
amazon.com

The Costume Technician’s Handbook:
A Complete Guide for Amateur and Professional Costume Technicians

by Rosemary Ingham, Elizabeth Covey (Contributor)
Paperback – 458 pages Upd/Rev edition (December 1992)
Heinemann; ISBN: 0435086103
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Costumes for the Stage:
A Complete Handbook for Every Kind of Play

by Sheila Jackson
Paperback – 144 pages (April 1998)
New Amsterdam Books; ISBN: 0941533360
Out of Print – Used Editions Only
amazon.com

Creative Pattern Skills for Fashion Design
by Bernard Zamkoff, Jeanne Price
Hardcover (June 1990)
Fairchild Pubns; ISBN: 0870056824
amazon.com

Cut of Men’s Clothes:
1600-1900

by Norah Waugh
Hardcover (June 1994)
Theatre Arts Books; ISBN: 0878300252
amazon.com

The Cut of Women’s Clothes, 1600-1930
by Norah Waugh
Hardcover (June 1994)
Theatre Arts Books; ISBN: 0878300260
amazon.com

Cut My Cote
by Dorothy Burnham
Paperback
Royal Ontario Museum; ISBN: 0888540469
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Designer Source Listing, 1997-98
by Maryanne Burgess
Paperback (March 1997)
Carikean Pub; ISBN: 0961674172
amazon.com

Designing Apparel Through the Flat Pattern.
by Ernestine Kopp, Lee Gross (Contributor), Beatrice Zelin (Contributor)
Hardcover – 517 pages 6th edition (December 1991)
Fairchild Pubns; ISBN: 0870057375
amazon.com

Distaff Sketch Book
by R. L. Klinger
Paperback (June 2004)
Pioneer Press; ISBN: 0913150258
amazon.com

DV.
by Diana Vreeland, George Plimpton (Editor)
Paperback – 212 pages Reprint edition (October 1997)
Da Capo Pr; ISBN: 0306807769
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Edwardian Ladies’ Tailoring:
The Twentieth Century System of Ladies’ Garment Cutting

by J.C. Hopkins, R.L. Shep (Editor)
Paperback 4th edition (December 1990)
R. L. Shep Publications; ISBN: 0914046101
Out of Print – Used Editions Only
amazon.com

Elizabethan Costuming
by Janet Winter
Paperback 2nd edition (January 1991)
Other Times Productions; ISBN: 0963022008
amazon.com

Erté Fashion Paper Dolls of the Twenties
by Susan Johnston, Susan Johnson
Paperback 81 edition (April 1979)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486236277
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Erté’s Fashion Designs:
218 Illustrations from Harper’s Bazar, 1918-1932

by Paul Erté
Paperback – 71 pages (October 1981)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 048624203X
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Erté Graphics:
Five Complete Suites Reproduced in Full Color

by Erté
Paperback – 46 pages (June 1978)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486235807
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Erté’s Theatrical Costumes in Full Color
by Erté
Paperback – 46 pages (August 1979)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 048623813X
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Everyday Fashions of the Twenties As Pictured in Sears and Other Catalogs
by Stella Blum (Editor)
Paperback – 152 pages (January 1982)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486241343
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Fabric Painting and Dyeing for the Theatre
by Deborah M. Dryden, Deborah Drydan
Paperback – 256 pages (October 1993)
Heinemann; ISBN: 0435086243
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Fabulous Fit
by Judith A. Rasband
Paperback – 160 pages (December 1993)
Fairchild Pubns; ISBN: 0870057391
amazon.com

Fashion Design for the Plus-Size
by Frances Leto Zangrillo
Hardcover (February 1990)
Fairchild Pubns; ISBN: 0870056778
amazon.com

Fashion for Men:
An Illustrated History

by Diana De Marly
Paperback (December 1989)
Holmes & Meier Publishing, Inc.; ISBN: 0841912408
amazon.com

Fashion in Costume 1200-1980
by Joan Nunn
Paperback Reprint edition (April 1998)
New Amsterdam Books; ISBN: 0941533794
amazon.com

Fashions and Costumes from Godey’s Lady’s Book
by Stella Blum (Editor)
Paperback – 91 pages (July 1985)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486248410
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Feather Lei As an Art
by Mary L. Kekuewa
Paperback Rev edition (May 1990)
Na Lima Mili Hulu No Eau; ISBN: 0962579602
amazon.com

Folk Costumes of the World
by Robert Harrold, Phyllida Legg
Hardcover – 224 pages Rev. and expanded edition (June 1999)
Cassell Academic; ISBN: 030435029X
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Freaks of Fashion:
The Corset & the Crinoline

by William Berry Lord
Paperback (May 1993)
R. L. Shep Publications; ISBN: 0914046187
Out of Print – Used Editions Only
amazon.com

From the Neck Up:
An Illustrated Guide to Hatmaking

by Denise Dreher
Paperback (December 1981)
Madhatter Pr; ISBN: 0941082008
amazon.com

From Top Hats to Baseball Caps, from Bustles to Blue Jeans
Hardcover (October 1990)
Clarion Books; ISBN: 0899199720
Out of Print – Used Editions Only
amazon.com

Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times:
Together With Some Closely Related Subjects

by George Cameron Stone
Paperback – 704 pages (January 2000)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486407268
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Grading Techniques for Fashion Design
by Jeanne Price, Bernard Zamkoff
Hardcover – 223 pages 2nd edition (February 1996)
Fairchild Pubns; ISBN: 1563670461
amazon.com

Great Fashion Designs of the Belle Epoque Paper Dolls in Full Color
by Tom Tierney
Paperback (January 1983)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486244253
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Great Fashion Designs of the Twenties Paper Dolls in Full Color
by Tom Tierney
Paperback (August 1983)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486244822
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Handbook of Practical Cutting on the Centre Point System 1866
by Louis Devere

Paperback revised edition (October 1986)
R. L. Shep Publications; ISBN: 0914046039
amazon.com

Handbook of Weaves
by G. H. Oelsner, Samuel S. Dale (Editor)
Paperback – 402 pages (June 1976)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486231690
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Hats Design and Construction
by Stella Remiasz
Spiral-bound 2nd rev edition (November 1986)
Hat Tree Studio; ISBN: 0961741406
amazon.com

Henry VIII and His Wives (Coloring Book)
Paperback (June 1989)
Bellerophon Books; ISBN: 0883880091
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Historic Costume for the Stage
by Lucy Barton
Hardcover (June 1961)
Walter H Baker Co; ISBN: 0874400023
amazon.com

Historic Costume in Pictures.
by Braun and Schneider, BErtél Braun
Paperback – 255 pages Second edition (August 1975)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 048623150X
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Historic Dress in America 1607-1870
by Elisabeth McClellan
Hardcover (August 1989)
Ayer Co Pub; ISBN: 0881430773
amazon.com

A History of Costume
by Carl Kohler, Emma Von Schardt (Editor)
Paperback (January 1983)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486210308
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

History of Twentieth Century Fashion
by Elizabeth Ewing, Alice MacKrell
Hardcover Revised edition (September 1992)
National Book Network; ISBN: 0713468181
amazon.com

The History of Underclothes
by C. Willett Cunnington, Phillis Cunnington
Paperback – 266 pages reprint edition (June 1992)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486271242
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

How to Do Beadwork.
by Mary White
Paperback – 142 pages (June 1972)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486206971
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

How to Draft Basic Patterns
by Ernestine Kopp
Paperback 4th edition (September 1991)
Fairchild Pubns; ISBN: 0870057472
amazon.com

The Ladies’ Handbook of Fancy and Ornamental Work:
Civil War Era

by Florence Hartley, R. L. Shep (Editor)
Paperback – 256 pages reprint edition (December 1991)
R. L. Shep Publications; ISBN: 0914046136
amazon.com

The Ladies’ Self Instructor in Millinery & Mantua Making, Embroidery & Applique
(1853:
Illustrated With the Original Engravings and Additional Illustrations)
Paperback Rev. ed edition (November 1988)
R. L. Shep Publications; ISBN: 091404608X
amazon.com

The Language of Clothes
by Alison Lurie
Paperback – 288 pages (March 2000)
Owl Books; ISBN: 0805062440
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Late Georgian Costume:
The Tailor’s Friendly Instructor (1822 and the Art of Tying the Cravat)

by James Wyatt, R.L. Shep (Editor)
Paperback New edition (August 1991)
R. L. Shep Publications; ISBN: 0914046128
amazon.com

Make Your Own Shoes
by Mary Wales Loomis
Paperback (June 1992)
Unicorn Books & Crafts; ISBN: 9993983128
amazon.com

Medieval Costume and Fashion
by Herbert Norris
Paperback – 528 pages (June 1999)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486404862
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Medieval Costume in England and France:
The 13th, 14th and 15th Centuries

by Mary G. Houston
Paperback – 228 pages (June 1996)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486290603
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Millinery for Every Woman
by Georgina K. Kaye
Paperback – 384 pages (June 1992)
Lacis; ISBN: 0916896439
amazon.com

More Erté Fashion Paper Dolls in Full Color
by Erté
Paperback (May 1984)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486246302
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

The New Beadwork
by Kathlyn Moss, Alice Scherer (Contributor), Tommy Olof Elder (Photographer)
Hardcover – 112 pages (October 1992)
Harry N Abrams; ISBN: 0810936704
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

The New Fiberworks Sourcebook:
Being an Essential Mail-Order Guide to Supplies & Services for the Fiber Arts

by Bobbi A. McRae
Paperback (May 1993)
Unicorn Books and Crafts; ISBN: 0944577067
amazon.com

Nineteenth-Century Costume and Fashion
by Herbert Norris, Oswald Curtis
Paperback – 284 pages (January 1999)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486402924
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Old-Fashioned Ribbon Art:
Ideas and Designs for Accessories and Decorations

Paperback – 32 pages (April 1989)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486251748
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

1000 Dessous:
A History of Lingerie/Eine Geschichte Der Reizwasche/Histoire De LA Lingerie

Paperback – 767 pages (July 1998)
TASCHEN America Llc; ISBN: 3822876291
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Paris Fashions of the 1890s:
A Picture Source Book With 350 Designs, Including 24 in Full Color

by Stella Blum (Photographer)
Paperback – 88 pages (June 1984)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486245349
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Patternmaking for Fashion Design
by Helen Joseph Armstrong
Hardcover 2nd edition (January 1995)
Addison-Wesley Pub Co; ISBN: 067398026X
amazon.com

Patterns for Theatrical Costumes:
Garments, Trims, and Accessories from Ancient Egypt to 1915

by Katherine Strand Holkeboer
Paperback – 350 pages Reprint edition (December 1993)
Drama Publishers; ISBN: 0896761258
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Patterns of Fashion:
C.1660-1860

by Janet Arnold
Paperback – 76 pages Revised edition Vol 1 (December 1977)
Drama Publishers; ISBN: 089676026X
amazon.com

Patterns of Fashion 2:
Englishwomen’s Dresses and Their Construction C.1860-1940

by Janet Arnold
Paperback – 88 pages 3rd edition Vol 2 (December 1977)
Drama Publishers; ISBN: 0896760278
amazon.com

Patterns of Fashion:
The Cut and Construction of Clothes for Men and Women C.1560-1620

by Janet Arnold
Paperback – 128 pages (August 1985)
Drama Publishers; ISBN: 0896760839
amazon.com

Period Costume for Stage & Screen:
Patterns for Women’s Dress 1500-1800

by Jean Hunnisett, Janette Haslam (Illustrator)
Hardcover – 176 pages (March 1991)
Players Press; ISBN: 0887346103
amazon.com

Period Costume for Stage & Screen:
Patterns for Women’s Dress, 1800-1909

by Jean Hunnisett, Janette Haslam (Illustrator)
Hardcover (June 1991)
Players Press; ISBN: 088734609X
amazon.com

Period Costume for Stage & Screen:
Patterns for Women’s Dress, Medieval-1500

by Jean Hunnisett, Kathryn Turner (Illustrator)
Hardcover – 186 pages (June 1996)
Players Press; ISBN: 0887346537
amazon.com

Period Patterns
by Lucy Barton
Paperback (June 1942)
Walter H Baker Co; ISBN: 0874400031
amazon.com

Queen Elizabeth I-Coloring Book
Paperback (September 1985)
Bellerophon Books; ISBN: 088388013X
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Renaissance Patterns for Lace and Embroidery; An Unabridged Facsimile of the ‘Singuliers Et Nouveaux Pourtraicts’ of 1587
by Federico. Vinciolo
Paperback (June 1971)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486224384
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

The Sew/Fit Manual:
Making Patterns Fit:
A Guide to Pivoting and Sliding

by Ruth Oblander, Joan Anderson
Paperback (July 1992)
Sew Fit Co; ISBN: 0686144317
amazon.com

Sketchbook Seventy-Six
by R. L. Klinger, R. A. Wilder
Hardcover (June 1967)
Pioneer Press; ISBN: 0913150223
amazon.com

Surface Design for Fabric
by Richard M. Proctor, Jennifer F. Lew
Paperback Revised edition (August 1995)
University of Washington Press; ISBN: 029597446X
Out of Print – Used Editions Only
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Tailoring of the Belle Epoque:
Vincent’s Systems of Cutting All Kinds of Tailor-Made Garments (1903)

by W.D.F. Vincent, R.L. Shep (Editor)
Paperback revised edition (July 1991)
R. L. Shep Publications; ISBN: 091404611X
amazon.com

Things I Remember:
An Autobiography

by Erté
Hardcover (June 1975)
Times Books; ISBN: 081290575X
amazon.com

Tudor Costume and Fashion
by Herbert Norris
Paperback – 904 pages (November 1997)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486298450
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

20,000 Years of Fashion:
The History of Costume and Personal Adornment

by Francois Leon Louis Boucher
Hardcover – 459 pages Exp edition (September 1987)
Harry N Abrams; ISBN: 0810916932
amazon.com

Vecellio’s Renaissance Costume Book:
All 500 Woodcut Illustrations from the Famous Sixteenth-Century Compendium of World Costume (Dover Pictorial archive)

by Cesare, Vecellio
Paperback – 156 pages (January 1978)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 048623441X
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Versace:
Signatures

by Gianni Versace, Omar Calabrese
Hardcover – 256 pages 1 edition (February 1993)
Abbeville Press, Inc.; ISBN: 1558595961
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Victorian Costume & Costume Accessories
by Anne Buck
Paperback – 224 pages Revised edition (October 1997)
Quite Specific Media Group Ltd; ISBN: 0896762203
amazon.com

Victorian and Edwardian Fashion:
A Photographic Survey

by Alison Gernsheim
Paperback – 104 pages (February 1982)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486242056
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Victorian Fashions and Costumes from Harper’s Bazar, 1867-1898
by Stella Blum (Compiler)
Paperback – 294 pages (April 1975)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486229904
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Victorian Lace
by Patricia Wardle
Hardcover Rev 2nd edition (June 1982)
Charles t Branford; ISBN: 0903585138
amazon.com

Vintage Clothing 1880-1980:
Identification and Value Guide

by Maryanne Dolan
Paperback – 304 pages 3rd edition (April 1995)
Books Americana; ISBN: 0896891097
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

What People Wore:
1,800 Illustrations from Ancient Times to the Early Twentieth Century

by Douglas W. Gorsline
Paperback – 269 pages reprint edition (August 1994)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486281620
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk

Ziegfeld Follies Paper Dolls in Full Color
by Tom Tierney
Paperback (March 1985)
Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486248119
amazon.com or amazon.co.uk


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