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vintage fashions: eyewear, fashion accessories & hats
Bowling Shirts.
Joe Tonelli & Marc
Luers. With varied patterns and colors,
bowling shirts reflect a time when Amer-
icans loved big cars, drive-ins, bowling
alleys, and flashy clothing. 600+ color
photos of shirts are displayed alphabet-
ically by manufacturer. Embroidery and
design detail, manufacturers’ labels,
special features plus a complete de-
scription and value guide.
Price Guide • 160 pp. ISBN:0-7643-0117-9•softcover•$29.95
Silver Wings & Leather Jackets
Jon Maguire. A definitive series on the
uniforms and insignia of U.S. Army
aviation from World War I through
World War II. Items include: AVG, Eagle
Squadron, Aces, A-2 jackets, attribut-
ed general’s items, OSS material, First
Air Commandos, World War I wing
badges, CNAC, paper items, and many
other interesting and unique artifacts.
Size: 11 3/4" x 9" • 800+ images • 272 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3244-9 • hard
Motorcycle Jackets: A Century
of Leather Design.
Revised 2nd
. Rin Tanaka. The leather mo-
torcycle jacket is more than a coat; it’s a
mentality. This beautiful book traces the
evolution of the motorcycle jacket over
the past century. 100s of jackets from
dozensof leathercompaniesare featured
in over 1000 rich color photos—with
careful attention to details, original
catalog pages, full pricing information, and fascinating historical photos.
Motorcycle Jackets: Ultimate
Bikers Fashions.
Rin Tanaka. The
jackets are explored in detailed color
and historical photos. Included are the
earliest jackets, racinguniforms, fashions
of the Rockers in the United Kingdom,
Harley Davidson jackets, and motorcycle
jacket art. A guide for valuing jackets
is also included.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 1132 color and b/w
photos •ValueGuide•304pp.
Hathaway Shirts: Their History, Design,
& Advertising.
Douglas Congdon-Martin.
Rarely has a symbol become so identified with
a product than “The man in the Hathaway shirt.”
This history of the Hathaway shirt begins in 1837
but concentrates on the last half of the 20th
century. 450 color photos and detailed text in
this chronology of men’s shirt fashions.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
vintage eyewear
Eyeglass Retrospective: Where
Fashion Meets Science.
Nancy N.
Schiffer. Examples of eyewear from the
17th century to the present are shown
in 600+ color photos with an engaging
text. Bifocals, monocles, pince-nez,
fanciful and safety styles appear, along
with some price estimates.
Price Guide/Index • 192 pp.
Specs Appeal: Extravagant 1950s
& 1960s Eyewear.
Leslie Piña & Don-
ald-Brian Johnson. A colorful selection
of eyeglass stylings from the fabulous
1950s and hip 1960s presented in 450
color photos and vintage ads. The text
includes identifying information, histor-
ical notes, and current prices.
vintage fashion accessories
The Art of Fashion Accessories.
Dubbs Ball & Dorothy Hehl Torem. 100 years
of fashion accessories. Hundreds of hats, shoes,
gloves, scarves, jewelry, handbags, and more
in a decade-by-decade progression of fashion
styles. 478 color photos, original drawings, and
an extensive text.
Price Guide • 240 pp.
The Fashionable Fan.
Bella Veksler.
The history of fans and their relationship
to the major fashion trends. Over 255
dramatic original photos and historical
illustrations showcase fans made of pa-
per, silk, lace, wood, celluloid, feathers
and more. An outstanding resource for
fashion historians, students, designers,
and collectors.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 215 color photos 46
b/w photos • Price Guide • 208 pp.
Victorian Paisley Shawls.
Chet Gadsby. Over
300 elegantly designed paisley shawls from 1830
through the early 20th century including various
sizes and fabric types from India and Europe, an
overview of shawl types, tips for selecting, clean-
ing, and storing shawls, and price guide. A must
for vintage textile buyers, sellers, and collectors.
Price Guide • 208 pp.
Vera Textiles: Add Color to Everyday
areasfashionabletodayastheywere inthe1960s
and ’70s when she was at the height of her career.
With over 500 color photos, this book documents
kitchen textiles,bed linens,anddishes.
Size:81/2"x11"•506colorphotos •PriceGuide•
Collecting Handkerchiefs.
Revised 2nd
Roseanna Mihalick. 100s of hand-
kerchiefs are featured in over 300 color photos.
Examples from the 1940s to the 1960s include
handkerchiefs by designers Billie Kompa, Faith
Austin, Tammis Keefe, Frederique, and others.
Includes floral prints, holiday motifs, hand-rolled
or neatly machine-stitched scalloped edges,
fine lace trim, and original labels or tags. Up-
to-date pricing.
Children’s Handkerchiefs.
Murphy. With their colorful designs,
children’s handkerchiefs served social
and educational roles. Designs evolved
to depict childhood, sports and games,
nursery rhymes, and fairy tales. Later,
storybook and comic strip characters
appeared, such as Mickey Mouse, Rag-
gedy Ann, and Davy Crockett.
Price Guide/Index • 160 pp.
Printed & Lace Handkerchiefs: Interpret-
ing A Popular 20th Century Collectible.
Betty Wilson. Over 400 color photos and a lively
and factual text present hankies from both his-
torical and design points of view. The examples
are arranged by decades and by their geometric
shapes. A price guide and helpful information
about displaying your collection are provided.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
Aprons of the Mid-Twentieth Century:
To Serve & Protect.
Judy Florence. Over 200
aprons are featured, accompanied by detail
shots that highlight design elements, stitching,
and embellishments. Included are devoted
to gingham aprons, floral designs, rickrack,
handkerchief aprons, plaids and stripes, and
polka dots. Aprons with embroidery, crochet,
tatting, lace, and cross stitching are examined
in detail, and a collection of vintage apron
patterns is included.
Gingham Aprons of the ’40s & ’50s: A
Checkered Past.
Judy Florence. Over 300
full color photographs is devoted to gingham
aprons, beautiful, meticulously handcrafted
garments featuring a myriad of designs, styles,
and techniques. Informative captions with
values are included in this important book
for textile designers and collectors of vintage
household linens.
Price Guide • 144 pp.
vintage hats
High Fashion Hats, 1950-1980.
Rose Jamie-
son and Joanne Deardorff. Expert styling and
flattering designs characterize the high fashion
hats of the 1950s to 1980s. This comprehensive
book combines over 700 color photographs
with carefully researched facts about historical
events, hairstyles, and hat designers in each
decade. An extensive millinery glossary is very
useful. Hats are becoming again an important
fashion accessory.
Price guide • 176 pp.
Decades of Hats: 1900 to the 1970s.
Nightingale. An easy to use compilation of
catalog images spanning over seven decades
and featuring hat styles available to the general
female population. Chronologically presented
from nearly 100 sources, the hats are showcased
and presented without commentary to allow the
reader to enjoy looking at them and forming
their own conclusions as to style changes and
trends in any era.
Size:81/2"x11"•302 images•144pp.
Women’s Hats of the 20th Century: For
Designers and Collectors.
Maureen Reilly &
Mary Beth Detrich. 100s of beautiful American
& European hats illustrated in over 550 color
photos. Profiles of the creators and lists of the
most desirable labels. Special sections with tips
on dating, storing and decoration, as well as a
useful value guide.
Value Guide • 240 pp.
Desire Smith. Fashion hats from
the early 19th century to the present in
over 350 color photos. They are presented
chronologically by primary materials; straw,
felt, horsehair, feathers, silk, velvet and
flowers. Trends in hat designs, styles, and
tips on collecting, along with current prices.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • Over 350 color photos •
1,000 Hats.
Norma Shephard. Over 1,240
images of museum quality hats show millinery
history from the 1790s to the 1970s and include
ascots, bourrelets, bigonnets, chapeaux rouges,
nurses’ hats, Pamelas, pillboxes, toreodors,
turbans, and wedding hats. Materials including
felts, furs (real and imitation), and feathers
are adorned with beads, flowers, and sequins.
Price Guide/Index • 240 pp.
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