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Kovels Yellow Pages

Author : Ralph M. Kovel
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Lists a variety of services related to collectibles from autographs and porcelain to toys and wicker

Designer Fabrics of the Early 60s

Author : Tina Skinner
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Florals - Plaids, stripes and other "orderly" patterns - Abstracts - Black and white - Novelty - Upholstery and home-decorating fabrics - Couture fabric design from Paris during the 1960s - More than 250 designs of fabric swatches.

Plaids

Author : Tina Skinner
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More than five decades of twentieth century plaids, plus traditional tartans, make this is an invaluable visual reference guide for designers. With more than 550 full-color photographs of printed and woven textiles, this is a sweeping survey of plaids, from the standard checks and ginghams to the farthest reaches of designers' imaginations. The most comprehensive pictorial guide ever produced on the subject.

Paisley

Author : Tina Skinner
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Paisley textile designs are organized into a sweeping visual survey including orderly foulard patterns, elaborate borders, experimental media, and ornate florals of printed and woven fabrics alike. More than 550 full-color photographs provide an invaluable optical reference of variations that span more than five decades, including French and Italian couture fabrics.

Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs

Author : Desire Smith
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Taken from the pages of the Sears Catalog, here are the fashion statements of the early 1970s. It was the age of the mini-skirts, hip-huggers, and bell-bottoms, skimp-sleeved pullovers and slink knit shirts. Using 400 original Sears illustrations, most in color, captions provide accurate and detailed information about the many fashions illustrated as well as original prices and today's values as vintage clothing.

Garage Sale Flea Market Annual

Author : Sharon Huxford
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Lists prices for a wide variety of items that might be found at garage sales and flea markets, including toys, glassware, china, souvenirs, advertising and promotional pieces, and other collectibles

Garage Sale and Flea Market Annual

Author : Bob Huxford
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Packed with descriptions and current values for nearly 25,000 collectibles, representing virtually every collectible category on today's market -- books, sports cards, ornaments, toys, cookie jars, fifties glassware, and movie memorabilia, to name just a few. More than 750 photos. Related resources and a list of dealers included. 8.5 x 11. 512 pages. 2003 values.

Fashion Fabrics 1960s

Author : Leslie A. Piña
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Fabric colors, patterns, textures, and fibers reveal as much about a culture as do the furnishings and clothing that relied on the fabrics. In the 1960s, traditional plaids became popular at the same time as bold prints and geometrics, notably Op Art and "psychedelic" patterns. Nearly 600 close-up color photographs of 1960s fabrics with informative captions and index comprise this book for designers, historians, and students of fashion and textiles.

The Little Black Dress and Zoot Suits

Author : Alison Behnke
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Looks at the different modes of dress in America in the mid twentieth century, from every day clothes to high fashion.

Cool Hot Colors

Author : Joy Shih
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"Cool" colors were hot for fabrics in the late 1960s. Hundreds of splashy colors and designs from the offerings of 1960s European and American textile manufacturers are presented in full color photos. Full descriptions and fabric content information make this a useful resource for designers and historians.

Garage Sale Flea Market Annual

Author : Collector Books
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Lists thousands prices for a wide variety of items that might be found at garage sales and flea markets, including furniture, home accessories, toys, glassware, china, souvenirs, advertising and promotional pieces, and other collectibles.

Conversational Prints

Author : Joy Shih
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Conversational prints were a prominent feature in the homes of the 1950s. These large and sometimes splashy print designs were used for drapery, upholstery, slipcover, and tablecloth fabrics, establishing a decorative theme or bringing a splash of color and humor. 250 color photos of vintage conversational prints are accompanied by full descriptions, making this a rich resource for designers and historians.

Funky Fabrics of the 60s

Author : Joy Shih
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The fabrics of the 60s reflect the changes in the larger society.The wide range of sixties designs rmove from the comforting tranquility of the early years to the bolder, "hip" end of the decade. This is a nostalgic tour of pastel and splashy florals, patchwork calicos, denims and stripes, wild abstract geometrics, and neon paisleys.

Vintage Fashions

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New York Magazine

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New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.

Couture Fabrics of the 50s

Author : Joy Shih
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Full color photos document hundreds of beautiful textiles from the Parisian high fashion houses of the 1950s. Featuring exotic and exquisite designs in silk, rayon, and cotton, these fabrics were used to create elegant women's couture fashions. Of special interest are fabric swatches reflecting seasonal styles, "special effects" photo-engraving and lavish imitation weaves. A valuable resource for designers, historians, and collectors.

Tampa Bay Magazine

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Tampa Bay Magazine is the area's lifestyle magazine. For over 25 years it has been featuring the places, people and pleasures of Tampa Bay Florida, that includes Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg. You won't know Tampa Bay until you read Tampa Bay Magazine.

The Official Rinker Price Guide to Collectibles

Author : Harry L. Rinker
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Illustrated with nearly five hundred photographs, an updated, authoritative price guide covers more than 425 categories of collectible items made after 1920--ubckydubg action figures, Pez dispensers, and Depression glass--listing forty thousand prices, discussing the latest market trends, and offering collecting tips. Original. 10,000 first printing.

Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs

Author : Joy Shih
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Meet the book that defined fashion for generations of Americans in the twentieth century-the Sears Catalog. European couture designs were beautiful in fashion magazines but the average person with an average income shopped for clothing in department stores. The Sears Catalog brought household goods and fashionable clothing to everyone, whether they had access to a department store or not._x000D_Pictured here is clothing for men, women, and children taken from actual Sears Catalogs from the late 1950s, along with descriptions and original prices. Current values for some items are included as a reference guide for collectors of 1950s vintage clothing. Who can forget slim sheaths and whirly skirts, rolled-up dungarees and pedal pushers, bouffant slips and taffeta prom gowns, fraternity prep jackets and children's western wear? With more than 400 color photographs, this book offers a nostalgic look into fashionable clothing of an era which defined an entire generation. AUTHOR:

Collecting Vintage Fashion Fabrics

Author : Pamela Smith
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A guide for those on the prowl for second-hand fashions and fabrics.