found: 15 books

 [TEXTILE CATALOGUE - SIMPLEX].,  1923-1924 Simplex Buyer's Guide of Standard Merchandise. Compiled and Distributed by Simplex Sampling Association Inc. Eleventh Ave. & 25th Street, New York (1923).
[TEXTILE CATALOGUE - SIMPLEX].
1923-1924 Simplex Buyer's Guide of Standard Merchandise. Compiled and Distributed by Simplex Sampling Association Inc. Eleventh Ave. & 25th Street, New York (1923).
4to. (Size: 23 x 31 cm). Pp. (96). With about 1155 tipped-in original colour textile samples. (One small cloth sample pasted on opposite page).Publisher's light green printed wrappers with cotton tie, embossed colour illustration on front cover. Minor restoration to wrappers. A very attractive and impressive catalogue lavishly illustrated including samples of cloth in various qualities and colours. According to the preface this sample book represents "the very backbone of the American Textile Industry and behind them are the unqualified guarantees of responsible manufacturers and merchants". A handsome copy of a rare survival.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 120252
€  1000.00 [Appr.: US$ 1179.94 | £UK 916 | JP• 128910]
Catalogue: North America
Keywords: North America, textile, sample, trade, cloth, american, design, material,
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 [ART NOUVEAU]., [ART NOUVEAU]. Documents d'art décoratif. Trente planches en couleuers et en noire. Paris, Librairie Renourd, H. Laurens (ca 1910).
[ART NOUVEAU].
[ART NOUVEAU]. Documents d'art décoratif. Trente planches en couleuers et en noire. Paris, Librairie Renourd, H. Laurens (ca 1910).
Folio. Thirty mounted plates, of which sixteen in colour, on thick card board. As issued loose in original cloth-backed illustrated portfolio with cotton ties. Title page slightly browned but otherwise in excelllent condition. First edition. A collection of various Art Nouveau designs for ceramics, decorative panels, jewellery, furniture, silver and ironworks, jewellery, etc made by renowned artists at the time including Roubille, Brandt, Bacard, Daurat, Bacard and Ségaud. Moreover, there are many textile patterns from this period which dates back to previous centuries. Some of the plates were also published in "Documents de décoration moderne" issued about 1900.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 100760
€  750.00 [Appr.: US$ 884.96 | £UK 687 | JP• 96682]
Catalogue: Hungary
Keywords: Hungary, art nouveau, jugend, design, exploration, france, french, decoratif, decoration, konst, art, textiles, textile,
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 [CRINOLINES - CARICATURES]., Crinoline, its Difficulties and Dangers. A Series of Twenty Illustrations from Nature, by "Quiz". Dedicated to the Ladies, by the Publishers. London, Read & Co., Johnson's Court, Fleet Street, no date (about 1850-60).
[CRINOLINES - CARICATURES].
Crinoline, its Difficulties and Dangers. A Series of Twenty Illustrations from Nature, by "Quiz". Dedicated to the Ladies, by the Publishers. London, Read & Co., Johnson's Court, Fleet Street, no date (about 1850-60).
A striking folded panorama with twenty comic hand coloured lithograph illustrations. Tear to first fold (no loss). As issued in original cloth with blue pictorial label to front cover, very lightly rubbed. Size: 15,5 x 13,3 cm. This is a satirical work about the problems of wearing crinolines. At the time much was written and drawn to criticize the bell shaped crinoline which because of its wide diameter caused some practical problems. Published under the psedunoym "Quiz" which might be Edward Caswall (1814-78). Scarce especially with hand coloured illustrations.
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Book number: 120029
€  1400.00 [Appr.: US$ 1651.92 | £UK 1282.25 | JP• 180474]
Catalogue: Fashion
Keywords: Fashion, crinoline, fashion, textiles, design, illustrated, humour, clothing, dress, pictorial, English, Great Britain, costumes, caricature, cartoon,
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FALKE, OTTO VON:
Kunstgeschichte der Seidenweberei. Berlin 1921.
4to. Pp. viii, 50 and 116 heliogravure plates with 484 photographs and 10 coloured plates, and 37 photos and reproductions in the text. Publisher's printed linen cloth, lightly worn, front inner hinge weak. Second edition of this classic history of silk weaving from around the world. It covers medieval silks from the Mediterranean region, Asia (Mesopotamia, Persian, Coptic, Byzantium, etc) and Europe, and it's development up to the 18th century. Yuan 2200.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 100702
€  380.00 [Appr.: US$ 448.38 | £UK 348 | JP• 48986]
Catalogue: Germany
Keywords: Germany, china, chinese, coptic, islam, arabic, ottoman, textile, textiles, silk

 FUKUOKA GYOKUSEN:, Hõõka. (Designs of traditional winter coats). Two volumes. Kyoto, Unsodo, Taisho (1921).
FUKUOKA GYOKUSEN:
Hõõka. (Designs of traditional winter coats). Two volumes. Kyoto, Unsodo, Taisho (1921).
Lvs. 26 + 25. Leaves double-folded in the Japanese manner. The second volume with some tiny wormholes in margins but otherwise a very good copy. Original decorated wrappers, silk ties, back covers with some light wear. First edition. The two volumes comprise one hundred coloured woodcuts depicting different patterns of traditional Japanese short winter coats (Hanten) used by fire-fighters and warriors, also named Jin-Haori (Jinbaori). This kind of coat was introduced in the 18th century during the Edo period. The beautiful woodcuts are printed in bright, rich colours with designs of various geometric forms including animals, flowers, crests, etc.
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Book number: 120471
€  1600.00 [Appr.: US$ 1887.91 | £UK 1465.25 | JP• 206256]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japon, japanese, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, warrior, costumes, design, textiles,
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HENRI, ERNST (ED.):
Broderies et décoration populaires Tchéco-Slovaques. Paris, about 1920.
Folio. Pp. (6) including title, table and introduction. With 32 plates (with multiple images) pasted on grey stiff paper. As issued with loose leaves in original portfolio of cloth backed boards, decorated paper label on upper cover, cloth ties. The album contains many different kinds of embroidery found in Slovakia and the Czeck Republic (Bohemian and Moravian). According to the introduction the samples are taken from murals, clothes and other textilies, from the 12th century up to modern times.
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Book number: 100541
€  400.00 [Appr.: US$ 471.98 | £UK 366.5 | JP• 51564]
Catalogue: Textile
Keywords: Textile, slovenia, slovenien, textiles, illustration, bohemian, moravian, slovakia, czeck,

 
HOLME, CHARLES:
Peasant Art in Austria and Hungary. London, etc, "the Studio", 1911.
Pp. (x), 54. With more than 800 illustrations, of which some coloured. Contemporary half calf, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, lightly rubbed, beautiful marbled end papers, bookplate. First edition of this comprehensive work. It's illustrated with pictures of houses, furnitures, pottery, metal work, embroidery, lace, jewellery, dresses etc from the different regions within the countries. For example from Tyrol, Salzburg, Bohemia, Styria, Silesia, Moravia, Galicia, Dalmatia and Bosnia in Austria and Transylvania, Croatia and Slavonia in Hungary.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 100669
€  200.00 [Appr.: US$ 235.99 | £UK 183.25 | JP• 25782]
Catalogue: Hungary
Keywords: Hungary, hungary, hungarian, austria, austrian, österrrike, ungern, europe, peasant, art, textiles,

 
[SAMURAI ROBES]. KOSUGI, ONSON (ED.):
Shozoku Chakuyo-zu (Illustrations of Samurai ceremonial dress. About 14th century). Two volumes. Second impression. Tokyo, Yoshikawa Kobunkan, Meiji 37 (1904).
Large 8vo. Two titles, one preface (two pages) and a Japanese colophon. With 35 wood block colour prints of various Samurai costumes, each with Japanese printed descriptions. The beautiful plates illustrate various robes in different shapes and designs including special attributes such as hats and other headgears, etc. As issued with double page leaves folded in the Japanese style in original paper wrappers with title labels on upper covers. These volumes were included in a series which illustrated different kinds of Japanese costumes by Honma Hyakuri and others, first published in the early 19th century.
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Book number: 100642
€  500.00 [Appr.: US$ 589.97 | £UK 458 | JP• 64455]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japanese, japon, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, costumes, designs, samurai, travel, exploration, textiles, design

 
PALOTAY, GERTRUDE:
Les elements turcs-ottomans des broderies hongroises / Oszmán-Török elemek a Magyar himszésben. Budapest, Magyar Történeti Múzeum, 1940.
Folio. Pp. 145. Parallel text in French and Hungarian. With fifty full-page plates (of which four in colour) depicting 184 photographic samples of different embroidery patterns on fabrics, clothes, arms, carpets, etc. Publisher's printed wrappers. With dedication by the author. First edition, limited to 400 copies. A comprehensive study devoted to various Turkish-Ottoman textile patterns in comparison with traditional Hungarian embroidery. (Bibl. Humanitatis Historica. VI.)
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Book number: 120375
€  550.00 [Appr.: US$ 648.97 | £UK 503.75 | JP• 70900]
Catalogue: Hungary
Keywords: Hungary, textile, textiles, design, embroidery, hungary, ungern, hungarian, illustrated,

 PFISTER, RODOPLHE:, Tissus Coptes du Musée du Louvre. Paris, Ernst Henri, 1932.
PFISTER, RODOPLHE:
Tissus Coptes du Musée du Louvre. Paris, Ernst Henri, 1932.
Large folio. Pp. (16). With 48 pochoir coloured plates (with multiple images) pasted on brown cardboard, protected by tissue guards with description in French. As issued with loose leaves in original decorated half cloth portfolio, cloth ties. First edition. An impressive collection of more than 300 Coptic textile fragments dating from the 4th - 7th century. Most of the fragments were found during excavations by the French archeologist Albert Gayet at the Coptic necropolis in Antinoplis between 1896 and 1911. In lovely condition.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 120282
€  480.00 [Appr.: US$ 566.37 | £UK 439.75 | JP• 61877]
Catalogue: Egypt
Keywords: Egypt, egypt, coptic, textiles, design, designs, travel, exploration, afirca, afrika, african, afrique, middle east,
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SCHÃOETZENBERGER, PAUL:
Die Farbstoffe mit besonderer Berücksichtigung ihrer Anwendung in der Färberei und Druckerei. Two volumes. Berlin, Robert Oppenheim, 1868-70.
Pp. (vi), 544 + one folding engraved plate, 12 woodcuts and 10 plates with 40 mounted textile samples; pp. (ii), 624 + 26 woodcuts, 10 plates with 38 mounted textile samples and one additional plate with one sample (no. 41 belonging to volume one). Complete but both titles misbound (at pp. 448-9 in volume one and pp. 496-7 in volume two). Contemporary half calf on marbled paper covered boards, spines with four raised bands lettered and decorated in gilt. Marbled edges. Old ownership signature and library stamps on front end papers. A handsome copy. First German edition of "Trait√© des matieres colorantes" (Paris 1866). It's a comprehensive study of dyes with particular regard to their application in dyeing and printing, as well as with textile fibers and their treatment. The text is accompanied with 79 (usually 78) small coloured fabric samples. Paul Sch√ľtzenberger (1829-97), a renowned French chemist, primarly known for his research work on textile dyeing and his proposed technological innovations. Besides studies of the natural dyes he was also interested in new synthetic dye molecules for industrial use. "This remarkable work, ... was the most complete collection of information then available on dyes and their application to textiles." See Centenaire Paul Schutzenberger, Paris 1931, p. 74. Cf Poggendorff iii, 1217.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 100689
€  650.00 [Appr.: US$ 766.96 | £UK 595.5 | JP• 83791]
Catalogue: Germany
Keywords: Germany, textile, textiles, dyeing, dye, dyes, printing, fabric samples, material, cloth

 HAYAMIZU MOTOAKI & KATO SUMIHIK:, [JAPAN / TEXTILE PATTERNS]. o: Katubi (Design of textiles). Kyoto, Hayamizu Design, Taisho 6 (1917).
HAYAMIZU MOTOAKI & KATO SUMIHIK:
[JAPAN / TEXTILE PATTERNS]. o: Katubi (Design of textiles). Kyoto, Hayamizu Design, Taisho 6 (1917).
Large 8vo. Size: 19 x 26 cm. Pp. (ii) + 40 double folded leaves with woodblock printed colour illustrations depicting various motifs and designs for textiles. As issued folded and stiched in the Japanese fashion in original pictorial wrappers. Housed in a special made cloth folder. Asian red stamps on front cover, title and colophon. Partly with one small stain at upper margin. Otherwise a good copy of an attractive work.
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Book number: 100641
€  680.00 [Appr.: US$ 802.36 | £UK 622.75 | JP• 87659]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japanese, japon, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, textiles, designs, travel, exploration, design
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SYLWAN, VIVI:
Investigation of Silk from Edsen-gol and Lop-nor. Stockholm 1949.
4to. Pp. x, 180. With 27 plates, of which three in colour, and many textual illustrations. Sewn as issued, entirely uncut, in printed wrappers. The report treats textiles which were collected during Folke Bergman's excavations at Edsen-gol in Inner Mongolia in 1930-1 and by Sven Hedin and Bergman's excavations in the Lop Desert in Eastern Turkestan in 1934. ("Reports from the scientific expedition to the north-western provinces of China under the leadership of Dr. Sven Hedin, 32"). Sericulture, the practice of breeding silkworms for the production of raw silk, has been underway for at least 5,000 years in China,[1] from where it spread to Korea and Japan, and later to India and the West. The silkworm was domesticated from the wild silkmoth Bombyx mandarina which has a range from northern India to northern China, Korea, Japan and the far eastern regions of Russia.
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Book number: 100664
€  200.00 [Appr.: US$ 235.99 | £UK 183.25 | JP• 25782]
Catalogue: China
Keywords: China, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, silk, soie, textiles, china, chine, chinese, kina, mongolia, mongolian

 
WALLACE, ALEXANDER:
Report on the Culture of the Japanese Silkworm, Bombyx Yama-Mai, in 1867-68, in England. Colchester, Benham and Harrison, 1869.
Pp. 64. Original printed wrappers. A report about some experiments to rear the Japanese oak-feeeding silk-moth "Bombyx Yama-Mai" in Europe. The silk of the Yama-Mai is a little less fine and strong than that of the mulberry silkworm "Bombyx mori".
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Book number: 100659
€  280.00 [Appr.: US$ 330.38 | £UK 256.5 | JP• 36095]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, silk, siden, soie, japan, japon, japanese, england, english, silk production, silk worms, bombay yama mai, textiles, textile

 
YAMAGA, SEIKA:
Mukashi watari sarasa (Ancient calicos imported to Japan). Three volumes. Kyoto, Unsodo hatsubai, Taisho 6 (1917).
Folio. Lvs. (26); (23); (25). With 4 leaves with Japanese text and 70 lvs with numerous pieces of woodblock printed designs of Sarasa. The lvs are folded in the Japanese style. Original decorated paper covers, silk threads, paper title slips on upper covers. Seika Yamaga (1885-1981) was a weaving master active in Kyoto. Sarasa or calico is a plain woven textile, often not fully processed cotton, coloured and treated with various techniques. Originally it came from the city of Kolikkodu (Calicut) in south western India. It was imported to Japan in the 16th century by the Portugese. The Japanese refined and developed the technique further.
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Book number: 100704
€  1500.00 [Appr.: US$ 1769.92 | £UK 1373.75 | JP• 193365]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japon, japanese, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, textile, textiles, illustrated, designs, design

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