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Irving Penn Regards the Work of Issey Miyake: Photographs, 1975-1998

By Penn, Irving; Issey Miyake; Mark Holborn

Bulfinch / Little, Brown and Co., 1999. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine buckram-bound hardcover in a Fine dust jacket with one light smudge; appears to be new. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "For more than ten years there was an extraordinary collaboration between Irving Penn and the designer Issey Miyake, one of the few figures to have taken clothes design into the realm of art. Miyake's astonishing forms and textures offered Penn subjects that echo both a primitive tribal beauty and the most futuristic fashion." Photographs by Irving Penn; essay by Mark Holborn. SIGNED BY PENN on the half-title and inscribed. 160 pages; 136 color plates + 20 b&w and color text illustrations; 11 x 12.5 inches.

$300.00

The Complete Book of Fashion Illustration
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The Complete Book of Fashion Illustration

By Tate, Sharon Lee; Mona Shafer Edwards

New York: HarperCollins, 1987. Hardcover. Near Fine hardcover in dust jacket with only a touch of shelf wear. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "Designed to help novice sketchers learn the basics--and sketchers with intermediate skills learn to improve and refine their drawings. Offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of fashion illustration and drawing--using step-by-step drawing and teaching methods for each type of illustration and technique. Emphasizes drawing specific garments and style details. Covers rendering fabrics in detail. Also considers new computer graphics tools." Second edition, third printing. 386 pages; b&w illustrations throughout; 8.4 x 11 inches.

$24.95

Nakagawa - Sochi, 20471120
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Nakagawa - Sochi, 20471120

By Nakagawa, Masahiro; Midori Matsui; Ai Iwane; Lica

Tokyo: Little More, 2004. Hardcover. First edition. Good+/VG- hardcover with rubbing to the covers and a bump to the lower tips; interior clean and bright; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A survey of the work of Masahiro Nakagawa, his fashion label 20471120 founded in 1992 with Lica, and Nakagawa-Sochi, the four-man team of "recycouture" fashion artist-designers he established in 1999. Includes: descriptions and photographs of his Tokyo Recycle Projects, #1 through #14; descriptions and illustrations of the characters from his anti-overconsumerism manga, "Hyoma, Recycle Story;" an illustrated diagram of the three stages of spiritual cleansing--Viny, Dappi, and Nukegara; brief illustrated descriptions of various other projects; a biography of Lica; chronology of Nakagawa's life; and photographs of the members of Nakagawa-Sochi. Essay by Midori Matsui; photographs by Ai Iwane. 80 pages; color and b&w plates and illustrations throughout; 10.5 x 14.5 inches. Text in English and Japanese.

$29.95

Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine, Collector's Edition, The Magic of Color, 2007
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Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine, Collector's Edition, The Magic of Color, 2007

By Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine

New York: Martha Stewart Magazine, 2007. Paperback. First edition. Fine paperback, appears to be new and unread, with a hint of rubbing to the corners. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A special issue of Martha Stewart Weddings magazine, 2007, on choosing the perfect palette for your wedding. Perfect-bound, card covers; 96 pages; color photos throughout; 7.75 x 10.5 inches.

$19.95

English Dress in the Age of Shakespeare
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English Dress in the Age of Shakespeare

By LaMar, Virginia A.

Washington DC: Folger Shakespeare Library, 1958. Paperback. Near Fine paperback with light soiling to the covers otherwise appears to be new and unread. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. A survey of fashion and dress in England at the time of Shakespeare. From the Folger Booklets on Tudor and Stuart Civilization series. Text by Virginia A. LaMar. First edition, second printing, 1961. Staple-bound light card wraps; 42 pages; 22 b&w illustrations; 5.5 x 8.5 inches.

$14.95

The New Yorker Magazine, September 27, 2004: Style Special
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The New Yorker Magazine, September 27, 2004: Style Special

By Penn, Irving; Richard Avedon; Mert and Marcus; Zadie Smith; John Updike; Elizabeth Spires; Katha Pollit

New York: Conde Nast, 2004. Magazine. First edition. Very Good magazine, newsstand copy with the promotional flap to the front with light signs of handling, an office routing sticker to the back cover, and a one-inch closed tear to the last four pages and back cover; all inserts present including the tipped-in Grey Goose cocktail booklet. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The September 27, 2004, issue of The New Yorker magazine, their annual fashion and style issue, with: a portfolio of photographs by Irving Penn; a portrait by Richard Avedon; a profile of the fashion photographers Mert and Marcus; the White House tailor; fiction by Zadie Smith; a review by John Updike; poetry by Elizabeth Spires and Katha Pollit; and much more. Perfect-bound; 96 pages; color and b&w illustrations throughout; 8 x 10.75 inches.

$14.95

Barbie Millicent Roberts: An Original
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Barbie Millicent Roberts: An Original

By Levinthal, David; Valerie Steele; Laura Meisner; Constance Sullivan

New York: Pantheon, 1998. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Very Good+ hardcover with a tap to the crown, a light bump to one tip, a couple of small indents to the front, and a tiny spot of rubbing to one tip in a Very Good+ dust jacket with light rubbing to the extremities and a touch of shelf wear. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Drawing on the most complete collections of Barbies and her apparel, David Levinthal presents the doll in rare ensembles inspired by the original designs of the great couturiers--Chanel, Givenchy, Dior, Balenciaga. Photographs by David Levinthal; preface by Valerie Steele; styling by Laura Meisner; produced by Constance Sullivan. SIGNED BY LEVINTHAL on the title page and inscribed. 93 pages; 75 full-page color plates; 9.75 x 12.25 inches.

$39.95

Juergen Teller, Cindy Sherman, Marc Jacobs
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Juergen Teller, Cindy Sherman, Marc Jacobs

By Sherman, Cindy; Juergen Teller; Marc Jacobs

New York: Rizzoli, 2006. Hardcover. First American edition, first printing. NEW clothbound hardcover in dust jacket in the publisher's shrink wrap. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Jurgen Teller of Cindy Sherman and Sherman and Teller together, in various guises, wearing Marc Jacobs clothing; shot for Jacobs' 2005 advertising campaign. The first time Sherman collaborated with another photographer. 48 pages; 29 full-page color plates; 10 x 13 inches.

$84.95

Ellen Von Unwerth: Couples
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Ellen Von Unwerth: Couples

By Von Unwerth, Ellen; Ingrid Sischy

New York: te Neues, 1998. Hardcover. First edition, 1998, first printing. Fine almost as new hardcover; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A collection of the former model's fashion and nude photographs: intended to be a "fast" book--racy and loud with a handy format and as thick as a Bible, a book that is real fun. "Von Unwerth's unpretentious, intimate photographs reveal a sensibility that lies somewhere between the sexiness of Helmut Newton and the playfulness of Jacques Henri Lartigue." Photographs by Ellen Von Unwerth; essay by Ingrid Sischy. Unpaginated [348 pages]; 195 full-page and full-spread color and duo-toned b&w photos + 191 thumbnails with captions; 6 x 8.25 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$84.95

Cheap Date Magazine No. 5, Fall 2002
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Cheap Date Magazine No. 5, Fall 2002

By Clark, Larry; Bay Garnett; Kira Joliffe; Craig McDean; Sophie Dahl; Paris and Nicky Hilton; Jackie Collins; Jayne County; Mary Quant; Anita Pallenberg; Jane Holzer; Karen Elson; Erin O'Connor

New York: Cheap Date Media, 2002. Magazine. First edition. Fine magazine with a price sticker/bar code to the front. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The fall 2002 issue of Cheap Date (No. 5,) the thrift store shopping fanzine-style magazine founded by Bay Garnett and Kira Joliffe in London in 1997. This issue includes the Thrift Store Campaign mock ads by Craig McDean; a nude pin-up of Tiffany by Larry Clark; cover photographs of Sophie Dahl by Garnett; a photo-novella starring Paris and Nicky Hilton; interviews with Jackie Collins, Jayne County, Dave Davies, Mary Quant, Liz Farrelly, and Amarillo Slim; Anita Pallenberg (listed as "Editor-at-Large") interviews Jane Holzer; Karen Elson & Erin O'Connor fashion portfolio; a photo-essay on cigarette butts discarded by famous people; and much more. Edited by Garnett and Joliffe; art directed by Marlon Richards. Staple-bound; 68 pages; color throughout; 8.25 x 10.75 inches.

$100.00

The New York Times Magazine, Spring 2004, Part 2: Men's Fashions of the Times
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The New York Times Magazine, Spring 2004, Part 2: Men's Fashions of the Times

By Rankin; Lisa Eisner; Thierry Desfontaines; Laura Wilson; Roxanne Lowit; Berthold Steinhilber; Sailor Jerry; Yves Behar; Trent Ford

New York: New York Times, 2004. Magazine. First edition. Fine magazine. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The Spring 2004, Part 2, issue of the New York Times Sunday Magazine, the Men's Fashions of the Times section, with: fashion portfolios by Rankin, Lisa Eisner, Thierry Desfontaines, Laura Wilson, Roxanne Lowit, and Berthold Steinhilber; articles on Sailor Jerry, Yves Behar, Prince William, etc.; and much more. Cover photo of actor Trent Ford. Staple-bound; 100 pages; color and b&w reproductions throughout; 9.5 x 11.5 inches.

$15.95

The New York Times Magazine, April 11, 2004: Peace Keeping
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The New York Times Magazine, April 11, 2004: Peace Keeping

By Max, Peter; Justine Kurland; Miuccia Prada; Todd Eberle

New York: New York Times, 2004. Magazine. First edition. Fine magazine. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The April 11, 2004, issue of The New York Times Sunday Magazine with articles on: once the shooting stops, the biggest challenge is keeping the peace with an original cover and inside illustrations and typography by Peter Max; gay Republicans and the constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, photographed by Justine Kurland; a feature on Miuccia Prada, photographed by Todd Eberle; What is a bad childhood?; the need for DDT in the age of malaria; and much more. Staple-bound; 66 pages; color and b&w illustrations throughout; 9.5 x 11.5 inches.

$24.95

The Face Magazine #99, December 1996: Ellen von Unwerth
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The Face Magazine #99, December 1996: Ellen von Unwerth

By von Unwerth, Ellen; David Cronenberg; Patsy Kensit; Mario Testino; Liam Gallagher; Jackie Chan; Iggy Pop; Jennifer Jason Leigh

London: The Face, 1996. Magazine. First edition. Very Good with light rubbing to the corners and edges and a touch of soiling. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The December 1996 issue of The Face, Vol. 2, No. 96, the British fashion, style, music, and arts magazine. In this issue: Ellen von Unwerth lingerie fashion portfolio; David Cronenberg; Patsy Kensit photographed by Mario Testino, & Liam Gallagher; Jackie Chan; Iggy Pop; Antonio Berardi; Jennifer Jason Leigh photographed by von Unwerth; Natalie Portman; and much more. Perfect-bound; 202 pages; 9.25 x 12 inches.

$19.95

Bikini Magazine Issue #2, February/March 1994: Adam Sandler
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Bikini Magazine Issue #2, February/March 1994: Adam Sandler

By Jarrett, Marvin Scott; Adam Sandler; Traci Lords; John K.; John Kricfalusi; Ren & Stimpy; Nicole Eggert

Santa Monica: Raygun, 1994. Magazine. First edition. Very Good+ with light signs of handling, a touch of rubbing, and a very light crease to the cover. A nice copy. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The second issue of Bikini Magazine, February/March 1994, published by Raygun, with: Adam Sandler interview; Traci Lords interview; John K./John Kricfalusi--creator of Ren & Stimpy; Nicole Eggert; Muscle Cars of the Stars; hot electronics; base jumping; fashion; music, tv, movies, pop culture, and more. Edited by Marvin Scott Jarrett. Perfect-bound, stiff wraps; 96 pages; color and b&w throughout; 10 x 10 inches.

$44.95

Avedon: Photographs, 1947-1977, September 13 - November 5, 1978
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Avedon: Photographs, 1947-1977, September 13 - November 5, 1978

By Avedon, Richard; Rosamond Bernier

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1978. Paperback. First edition. Fine oversized paperback/booklet. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The gallery catalogue/brochure for a retrospective exhibition of Avedon's fashion work and portraiture, held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC. Photographs by Richard Avedon; essay by Rosamond Bernier. Staple-bound, card covers; unpaginated [12 pages]; 6 full-page duo-toned b&w plates; 10.5 x 14 inches. 184-works exhibition checklist.

$44.95

Spoon Magazine #4 March 1999: Summer of Love Issue
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Spoon Magazine #4 March 1999: Summer of Love Issue

By Yin, Karine Chane; Patrice Fuma Courtis

London: Spoon, 1999. Magazine. First edition. Very Good with rubbing to the edges, light signs of handling, a light bump to one tip, and a price sticker. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The fourth issue of the celebrated British fashion magazine Spoon (March 1999) that began as a web-only magazine and expanded to print. The editors were always more interested in the body than the clothes and so you get a lot of naked bodies. The theme of this issue in particular was "images of the body and sex." The magazine lasted only 10 issues, though it appears to have been recently resurrected. Photography and art portfolios by Jean-Francois Lepage, Lars Botten, Julie Verhoeven, Jerome Esch, Steve Hiett, Thomas Brun, Fabian Barbazan, Robert Wyatt, Takay, Mark Aleski, and others. Edited and art directed by Karine Chane Yin and Patrice Fuma Courtis. Perfect-bound; unpaginated [ca. 160 pages] with one gatefold; 10.25 x 10.25 inches. What little text there is, is in French and English.

$29.95

The New York Times Magazine, August 28, 2005: John Roberts and the New Issues Before the Supreme Court
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The New York Times Magazine, August 28, 2005: John Roberts and the New Issues Before the Supreme Court

By Gearon, Tierney; John Roberts; Richard Barnes; James Blake; Andres Serrano

New York: New York Times, 2005. Magazine. First edition. Fine magazine. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The August 28, 2005, issue of The New York Times Sunday Magazine with articles on: in advance of John Roberts Supreme Court nomination hearings, the new issues that the Court will be hearing with photographs by Richard Barnes; the tennis player James Blake; the obsession with and smuggling of cycads with photographs by Andres Serrano; a fashion portfolio photographed by Tierney Gearon; tomatoes; why women are attracted to men behind bars; denim; the new Saudi ambassador; and much more. 54 pages; color and b&w reproductions throughout; 9.5 x 11.5 inches.

$16.95

Vogue Magazine, July 2007: Irving Penn, Celebrating America's Greatest Living Photographer
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Vogue Magazine, July 2007: Irving Penn, Celebrating America's Greatest Living Photographer

By Penn, Irving; Natalia Vodianova; Mario Testino; Elizabeth Edwards; Annie Leibovitz; David Sims; Miles Aldridge; Craig McDean

New York: Conde Nast, 2007. Magazine. First edition. Near Fine magazine with light signs of handling. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The July 2007 issue of Vogue magazine, with: a portfolio of images by Irving Penn with celebratory texts; the model Natalia Vodianova photographed by Mario Testino; Elizabeth Edwards on motherhood, fighting cancer and the race for the White House, photographed by Annie Leibovitz; fashion portfolios by David Sims, Miles Aldridge, Craig McDean, and others; tanning abstinence; 20 surefire ways to tone your body; male babysitters; and much more. Edited by Anna Wintour. 194 pages; color throughout; 8 x 10.75 inches.

$14.95

New York Look, Fall 2008
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New York Look, Fall 2008

By Anderson, Christopher

New York: New York Magazine, 2008. Magazine. First edition. Fine/As New magazine with some printer's stains to the spine. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The second issue of New York Magazine's Look, "A Fashion Magazine Fresh Off the Runway," Fall 2008. "In one sense, this is a fashion magazine. In another, it’s a chronicle of an event—or rather, a sequence of events—known as the collections, a biannual happening fascinating enough to merit obsessive coverage of its own." "Beginning in February in New York and ending in Paris four weeks later, the fall 2008 collections were filled with ideas both promising and worrying, unifying and contradictory, inspired and exhausting." Almost the entire issue was photographed by Magnum-member Christopher Anderson, with a large portfolio of images on Fashion Week as well as photos sprinkled throughout. Includes articles on: Ali Stephens; Karl Lagerfeld; Katie Grand; Eugene Souleiman; Cathy Horyn; James Scully; Chanel Iman; Maria Cornejo; London’s Fashion Week; L’Wren Scott; Harold Koda; Nicolas Ghesquiere; A Very Furry Season; A Casting Agent's Notes on 40 Models; Designers' Postshow Farewells; What Happens When the Catwalk Closes?; and much more. Perfect-bound; 156 pages; color throughout; 9 x 11 inches.

$17.95

New York Look, Spring 2008, Premier Issue
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New York Look, Spring 2008, Premier Issue

By Pellegrin, Paolo

New York: New York Magazine, 2007. Magazine. First edition. Fine, almost as new, magazine with a tiny crease at one corner. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The first issue of New York Magazine's Look, "A New Magazine Fresh Off the Runway," labeled Spring 2008, but published on November 21, 2007. "In one sense, this is a fashion magazine. In another, it’s a chronicle of an event—or rather, a sequence of events—known as the collections, a biannual happening fascinating enough to merit obsessive coverage of its own. For nearly 35 days, from the beginning of September to the middle of October, across three major cities (four, if you count London), designers promenade their spring collections in a total of 397 meticulously planned theatrical shows." Almost the entire issue was photographed by Magnum-member Paolo Pellegrin, with a large portfolio of images on Fashion Week as well as photos sprinkled throughout. Includes articles on: Proenza Schouler; a seating chart for the Dior show; Marc Jacobs; Roberto Cavalli; Alber Elbaz; Five Models Stirring Up the Runways; Fashion Week by the Numbers; Pat McGrath's spring makeup; What to Know About London; the New York parties; floral prints; very short shorts; crayola colored cocktail dresses; Narciso Rodriguez; Donatella Versace; the Mulleavy sisters; Olivier Theyskens at Nina Ricci; Ralph Lauren's dinner party in Central Park; Roberto Cavalli; Michael Kors; Calvin Klein; Anna Wintour and Roger Federer; and much more. Perfect-bound; 176 pages; color throughout; 9 x 11 inches.

$34.95

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