Fantastic 1905 Store Window Display Lingerie,fashions,hats,lace,women,men Illstd For Sale

FASCINATING...BEAUTIFUL.......ORIGINAL antique book...1905 large hard cover with over 400 glossy pages.....not a reprint or copy...EXTRA RARE scarce title and just about impossible to find....Like taking a trip back in time to go window shopping...and also to learn to make those same dazzling displays!....Loaded with stunning illustrations and photos, wonderful upscale fashions, laces and textiles, Corsets, petticoats and lingerie, mens and womens hats and millinery, menswear and mens furnishings, hankies, ladies and mens gloves, ties, wonderful hosiery and socks, suspenders, collars, shoes, drapes and lace curtains, home goods, dry goods, linens, decorative items for the home, lamps,....tools and hardware too!....more....eye popping retail window displays, breathtaking vignettes, dazzling window and interior displays, drapery, artistic and wildly inventive fashion displays, holiday displays,..show cases, and a truly huge amount of exceedingly rare technical information....


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Can you imagine...a Circus scene with a girl on horseback made entirely of lace handkerchiefs! The Taj Mahal made of laces and linens and hankies? A moving Pinwheel of men's summer hats....Ladies boudoir scenes...Oriental Geisha in silk kimonos....Turkish corners of tapestries and draped rugs.....Handsome men posing in their underclothes....A church choir made of laces and linens?.......How about Seahorses made of ties and accessories?....Fancy dining rooms set with china and silver?.....Ladies promenading in their latest finery?......Scenics made of suspenders and bow ties?...........many more amazing dioramas of fabrics and clothing!


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This extremely rare, stunningly illustrated antique book is like a trip back somewhere in time ..........Window Displays and Retail Displays ...

Want to go Window Shopping almost 100 years ago? ............See the actual fashions displayed so beautifully in the shops windows, on wax mannequins set in whimsical locations, and in store interior displays and cases..........Or perhaps you want to learn how you yourself can make those fabulous fashionable show window displays?.....Now you can!

WELL ILLUSTRATED with numerous full page wide and angle photographs and detailed drawings....In some ways this is better than a fashion catalog from that time, as these are the REAL fashions and fabrics in the photographs!...............Gaze into hundreds of actual photos of period shop windows and store interiors!


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I love the pages of corset displays, corset boxes, and frilly petticoats...and the ladies millinery and mens hats and haberdashery!


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TITLE on the gilt spine is MEN AND WOMEN'S FURNISHINGS AND HOUSE FURNISHINGS. International Library Of Technology. Title pages also reads: International Textbook Company, and the copyright date is 1903 and 1905. Title pages reads: Foot, Head and Hand Covering..

This extremely rare, stunningly illustrated antique book is like a trip back somewhere in time..........LADIES LINGERIE, CORSETS, HOSIERY and much more.....MENSWEAR and HOME FURNISHINGS. Want to go Window Shopping for lacey lingerie, corsets, fine hosiery, silk negligees, flounced petticoats, robes, how about fancy luxurious Tea Gowns and airy kimonos? As well as those sensible bloomers, and muslin nightgowns......all back in Great GrandMother's Day...???.............See the actual fashions displayed so beautifully in the shops windows, on wax mannequins set in milady's boudoir, and in interior display cases........Menswear and men's accessories are equally represented in handsome displays...

..Men and Women's Furnishings.....

Amazingly Artistic and incredibly inventive detailed store window and shop windows, as well as department store interiors too........Artful Fashion displays in Department Store windows and Edwardian and Victorian era shops...... LOADED with real period PHOTOGRAPHS...............

Beautiful Art Nouveau, Edwardian, hand painted and gesso backdrops and realistic settings..................with lovely life mannequins,...................... astounding Motion Displays....................... fixtures, Lighting, scenes set with period textiles, rugs, furnishings, artificial flowers, swags, plaster castings...wooden carvings.....hammocks......and more MORE MORE!!!!....


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DETAILS.......Antique, Original, ...Hard Cover in partial leather and attractive red and green .....Handsome marbled end papers front and back..........Book measures 9" by 6 1/4"...... OVER 375 PAGES plus a detailed Index ........nice quality semi glossy pages throughout.....Heavy weight due to the slick quality papers.

This is what people actually wore and bought......All shown in great detail........ The window dressers used wonderful imagination in their craft.......Artfully displayed and lavishly arranged by expert window display artists.........

PLUS those Fantastical backgrounds of hand painted scenics, yards of artfully draped fabrics,... wallpaper......furnishings, lighting, rugs, flowers...etc....very much like a museum display!......WOW!

Aside from the fashions, there are compete and detailed instructions on making the display.....Wax Figures......Units and Groupings.....Methods of Display.... Window Displays.......Display Units.....T-Stand Units....Metal Stands....T-Arm fixtures.....more.....Methods of Forming Displays........Dress Displays.....White Goods displayed.....Window Displays...Draping......Dress Forms....


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This rare book is STUNNING in its beauty........This really Is Like a trip Somewhere Back In Time....Not only the hundreds of photos, but the incredibly scarce information on the actual techniques used to create fantastical retail fashion displays...... .

Amazingly Artistic and incredibly inventive detailed store displays, clothing, drapery, fabrics, and shop windows, as well as department store interiors too........Artful Fashion displays in Department Store windows and Victorian shops...... LOADED with over 250 stunning Full page and half page, real period PHOTOGRAPHS.. ...Lavishly and outrageously inventive Decorated Windows of Edwardian fashions and luxury fabrics, Women's clothing, ladies Millinery, Accessories, Hats, Dressmaker's Fabrics, Textiles, Silks, Velvets, Linens, Mannequins, Dress Forms, Retail Display Items, Retail glass cases, etc..

Complete and detailed information on hundreds of the techniques used to create every possible variety of drapery and fashion display....These are the REAL fashions and fabrics in the photographs!............Gaze into actual period Victorian Edwardian shop windows and store displays, glass showcases, .

PLUS those Fantastical backgrounds of hand draped fabrics that are pleated, festooned, swirled, gathered, pleated, rosettes, etc...swags and draped textiles.....Breathtaking.....there are illustrations of actual fashions and hats shown, and also I cannot begin to describe the amazing creations and "faux clothing" made of fabrics, Like a museum display!...Revolving Pinwheels made of fabrics...lush draperies and dress forms swathed in fabrics and trimmings ......AMAZING....What an Art Form!......The Secrets of this are all revealed in this book! .............For a dressmaker or milliner, these techniques alone are an invaluable full course in the art of drapery, and could be used to create fantastical effects in your own sewing creations!


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