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Books dealing with corsetry, corset-oriented topics, and the fashion of the Corset Era.

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Waisted Efforts

WAISTED EFFORTS 
An Illustrated Guide to Corset Making

by Robert Doyle

B-SAR-101

Over 600 illustrations

Finally, all you ever wanted to know about corsets and their construction. The techniques of measuring, cutting and fitting corsets from the 16th to the 20th century, plus twenty corset patterns from 1882 - 1902, never before published. Corset information and actual photo details of corsets and their construction fill the pages. This is a corset and costume maker's complete reference. Especially informative for the theatrical costume designer: How to achieve the period look while minimizing the constriction.

8 1/2" x 11", 235 pages

    $49.95 + shipping       

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FIFTY YEARS OF FASHION

by Valerie Steele

B-YAL-101

Amply illustrated

A lively survey of fashion from the end of World War II, including Dior's "New look", with its bouffant skirts and cinched waist (laced corsets WERE used!).
Authored by the chief curator at the Fashion Institute of Technology's museum.

$45.00 + shipping



Support and Seduction: A History of Corsets and Bras

by Beatrice Fontanel

[B-ABR-102]

Compressed, uplifted, flattened, and pointed--women's breasts have been subjected to the endless whims of fashion. This lighthearted book, loaded with historical facts, anecdotes and images, recounts the often surprising history of the garments Western women have worn for support (and seduction)!

160 pages, 220 illustrations, 60 in full color

GREAT FOR THE COFFEE TABLE!

$39.95 + shipping



FOUR LONDON LIFE MAGAZINE COMPILATIONS BY VERSATILE PRODUCTIONS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE THROUGH LISA:
CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON CONTENTS OF EACH AND SPECIAL SHIPPING PRICE

($9.95 EACH)



CLICK HERE to see the cover and reviews for Valerie Steele's newest book...

Fetish, Fashion, Sex and Power

AVAILABLE HERE NOW

[B-OXF-101]

$35.00 + shipping

Illustrated, 243 pages, 10"x 7", hardcover

ISBN 0-91-509044-6, LC#95-17539

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Freaks of Fashion: The Corset and the Crinoline (1868)

by William Berry Lord

[B-SHE-101]

A look at the absurdities of fashion and dress reform from ancient times onwards. Includes corset discussions and many 1860s letters. A costume historian's delight!

$41.95 + shipping

54 engravings, 240 pages, 8"x 11", quality paperbound

ISBN 0-914046-18-7, LC#93-18739



Corsets: A Visual History (mid 1800s - 1930s)

by R.L. Shep

[B-SHE-102]

The line of fashion is determined by the foundation garment. Hundreds of illustrations from advertisements and catalogs from the 19th and 20th Centuries.

$26.95

272 pages, all illustrated, 8"x11", quality paperbound

ISBN 0-914046-20-9, LC#93-21419



THE CORSET - A CULTURAL HISTORY

by Valerie Steele

B-YAL-102

Amply illustrated

$45.00 + shipping



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