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Textiles By Britain

By Fraser, Grace Lovat

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1948. Book has discolouring to page edges and feps commensurate with age, text it tight, bright and clean. Remains of wrapper are discoloured with splitting and loss to rear and front cover and along edges. A good, tight reading copy.. First Edition. Hard Back. Good/Poor. Hard Cover.


In the Footsteps of Carl Franz Bally

Schoenenward: Bally's Shoe Factories There is some bubbling to lamininate on spine and front hinge. Covers have a little rubbing to edges and corners, slight discolouring to page edges, otherwise in excellent condition. Presumed First Edition. Booklet. Good.


The Savile Row Story an Illustrated History

By Walker, Richard

London: multimedia Books Book has very slight marking to front board and light discolouring to page edges. wrapper has some shelf wear and slight fading to spine.. Presumed First Edition. Hard Back. Very Good/Very Good.


King's road - the Rise and Fall of the Hippest Street in the World
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King's road - the Rise and Fall of the Hippest Street in the World

By Decharne, Maz

London: Weidendeld & Nicholson, 2005. Wrapper has slight shelf wear, else fine.. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine.


The 1940s look - Recreating the Fashions, Hairstyles and Make-up of the Second World War
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The 1940s look - Recreating the Fashions, Hairstyles and Make-up of the Second World War

By Brown, Mike

Kent: Sabrestorm, 2009. Appears unread in fine condition.. Reprint. Paperback. Fine.


Boot Making and mending - Including Repairing, Lasting, and Finishing

By Hasluck, Paul (ed)

London: Cassell, 1896. Book has grey boards with heavy damp damage to bottom 1/4 of boards and pages. Fading and heavy wear to boards and spine, and some general aging to pages, but text is clear. Please contact for images.. First Edition. Hard Back. Poor/No Jacket.


Designing and Pattern Cutting for Children's Clothes

By Morgan, Peter

London: Batsford, 1977. Wrapper has very light shelf wear and slight daing to spine, o/w fine.. Reprint. Hard Back. Fine/Near Fine.


Needlework as Art

By Lady M. Alford

London: Sampson Low, Marston, Sarle & Rivington, 1886. Beige boards with red, black and gilt lettering to front board and spine and gilt page edges. Boards have rubbing to corners, edges and hinges, darkened spine, bumped corners and a little general discolouring to board faces. The protective tissue on the frontispiece is discoloured with a tear and light spotting to eps. With b&w illustrations. On the front board is written in gilt - 'Dedicated by Permission to the Queen' (Victoria). If you would like photographs of this book please email and we will email them back to you.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.


Vat Dyestuffs and Vat Dyeing

By Fox, M. R

London: Chapman & Hall, 1948. Red boards with very slight faidng to spine, shelf wear, little rubbing to corners, light spotting to page edges and eps... Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


Early Decorative Textiles

By Volbach, W. Fritz

London: Paul Hamlyn, 1969. Wrapper has some shelf wear and a little fading to spine. An area of tearing to top edge. Please contact for images.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Good.


Clothes for Children

By Goldsworthy, Maureen

London: B.T. Batsford Ltd, 1980. Wrapper is price clipped with a little shelf wear. With patterns.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.