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Art Deco Jewelry Ribbonwork 18th Century
Conservation Legwear Sewing Instruction 19th Century
Edwardian Make-up Shoes 20th Century
Fans Medieval Teens 1920's
Film Men Textiles 1930's
Greco/Roman Purses Undergarments 1940's
Hair Regency Victorian 1950's
Hats Renaissance 17th Century  
General History of Costume
  • 20,000 Years of Fashion, The History of Costume and Personal Adornment by Francois Boucher. Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • 900 Years of English Costume by Nancy Bradfield. Crescent Books, 1938.
  • The Art of Dress, Clothes and Society 1500-1914 by Jane Ashelford. Harry N. Abrams Inc., 1996.
  • Common Threads, A Parade of American Clothing by Lee Hall. Little, Brown and Company, 1992.
  • The Complete History of Costume and Fashion From Ancient Egypt to the Present Day by Bronwyn Cosgrave. Checkmark Books, 2000.
  • Costume, An Illustrated Survey from Ancient Times to the 20th Century by Margot Lister. Plays Inc., 1968.
  • Costume & Fashion, A Concise History by James Laver. Thames and Hudson, 1985.
  • Costume and Fashion in Colour,1550-1760 by Jack Cassin-Scott . Blandford Press, 1977.
  • Costume in Detail 1730-1930 by Nancy Bradfield. Plays Inc., 1968, Reprinted 1981, 1983, 1993.
  • Cut of Men's Clothes: 1600-1900 by Norah Waugh. Theatre Arts Books, 1994 .
  • The Cut of Women's Clothes, 1600-1930 by Norah Waugh. Theatre Arts Book,1994 .
  • Dress and Undress by Iris Brooke. Methuen & Co. LTD., 1958 .
  • English Costume From the Second Century B.C. to 1950 by Doreen Yarwood. Crown Pub., 1952.
  • The Evolution of Fashion: Pattern and Cut from 1066 to 1930 by Margot Hamilton Hill and Peter Bucknell. Batsford Press, 1969.
  • Extreme Beauty: The Body Transformed by Harold Koda and  Philippe de Montebello. Yale Univ Press, 2001.
  • Fashion, A History from the 18th to the 20th Century, The Collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute by Akiko Fukai, Tamami Suoh, Miki Iwagami, Reiko Koga and Rii Nie. Taschen, 2002.
  • Fashion For Men, An Illustrated History by Diana de Marly. Holmes & Meier, 1985.
  • Fashion, From Ancient Egypt to the Present Day by Mila Contini. Crescent Books, 1965.
  • Fashion in Costume 1200-1980 by Joan Nunn. New Amsterdam Books, 1984.
  • Fashion in History, Apparel in the Western Worlds by Marybelle S. Bigelow. Burgess Pub. Co., 1970.
  • Fashion in the Western World 1500-1990 by Doreen Yarwood. Drama Book Pub., 1992.
  • Fashion, The Mirror of History by Michael and Ariane Batterberry. Greenwich House, 1977.
  • Four Hundred Years of Fashion by Natalie Rothstein, Editor. Victoria and Albert Museum, 1992.
  • The Gallery of Fashion by Aileen Ribeiro. Princeton Univ. Press, 2000.
  • Goddess: The Classical Mode by Harold Koda. Yale Univ. Press, 2003.  
  • Haute Couture & Pret-A-Porter, Mode 1750-2000, A Choice from the Costume Collection, Municipal Museum The Hague (English Language Version). Waanders Uitgevers, 1998.
  • Historic Costume, A Chronicle of Fashion in Western Europe 1490-1790 by Francis M. Kelly & Randolph Schwabe. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.
  • History of American Costume by Elizabeth McClellan.Tudor Pub. Co., 1904, 1910, 1937, 1969.
  • History of Costume by Blanche Payne. Harper Collins, 1965.
  • A History of Fashion by J. Anderson Black and Madge Garland. Black Cat, 1975, 1980, 1990.
  • Mirror of Fashion, A History of European Costume 1789-1929 by Margarete Braun-Ronsdorf. McGraw-Hill Company, 1964.  
  • Orientalism: Visions of the East in Western Dress by Richard Martin. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994.
  • Patterns of Fashion: The Cut and Construction of Clothes for Men and Women C1560-1620 by Janet Arnold. Drama Publishers, 1985.
  • Patterns of Fashion: 1660-1860 by Janet Arnold. Drama Publishers, 1977.
  • Patterns of Fashion 2: Englishwomen's Dresses and Their Construction c1860-1940 by Janet Arnold. Drama Publishers, 1977.
  • Period Costume for Stage and Screen, Patterns for Women's Dress 1500-1800 by Jean Junnisett. Players Press, Inc., 1991.  
  • Picturing French Style, Three Hundred Years of Art and Fashion by Jill Berk Jimenez.  Mobile Museum of Art, 2002.
  • Racinet's Full-Color Pictorial History of Western Costumes from the Middle Ages to 1800 by Auguste Racinet. Dover Pubs., 1987.
  • What People Wore : 1,800 Illustrations from Ancient Times to the Early Twentieth Century by Douglas Gorsline . Dover Pubs., 1994.
Art Deco
  • Art Deco: 1910-1939 by Tim Benton, Charlotte Benton and Ghislaine Wood. Bulfinch, 2003. Dover Pubs., 1999.
  • Art Deco Fashion by Suzanne Lussier. Bulfinch, 2003.  
  • Art Deco Fashion, French Designers 1908-1925 by Martin Battersby. St. Martin 's Press, 1984.  
  • Art Deco Fashion and Jewelry. Grange Books, 1998.  
  • Divinely Elegant, The World of Ernst Dryden by Anthony Lipmann. Pavilion Books Ltd., 1989.
  • A Fashion for Extravagance: Art Deco Fabrics and Fashions by Sara Bowman and Michel Molinare. E P Dutton, 1985.  
  • The Golden Age of Style, Art Deco Fashion Illustration by Julian Robinson. Gallery Books, 1976.  
  • Paris Fashions: The Art Deco Style of the 1920s by Madeleine Ginsburg. Gallery Books, 1989.  
  • Poiret, Paul Poiret 1879-1944 by Yvonne Deslandres with Dorothee Lalanne. Rizzoli, 1986.
  • Taisho Chic: Japanese Modernity, Nostalgia, and Deco by Kendall H. Brown, Sharon A. Minichiello. Honolulu Academy of Arts, 2002.
  • Vintage Fashions for Women 1920s-1940s by Kristina Harris. Schiffer Pub. Ltd., 1996.
Conservation
  • The Care and Preservation of Textiles by Karen Finch and Greta Putnam. Lacis Pub., 1991.
  • Caring for Your Cherished Possessions : The Experts' Guide to Cleaning, Preserving, and Protecting Your China, Silver, Furniture, Clothing, Paintings by Mary K. Levenstein. Three Rivers Press, 1994.
  • The Mender's Manual: Repairing and Preserving Garments and Bedding by Estelle J. Foote. Harcourt, 1984.
  • Preserving Textiles: A Guide for the Nonspecialist by Harold F. Mailand and Dorothy Stites Alig. Indianapolis Museum of Art Press, 1999.
  • Textile Conservation Edited by Jentina E. Leene. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1972.
  • The Textile Conservator's Manual by Sheila Landi. Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd., 1992.
  • Your Vintage Keepsake: A CSA Guide to Costume Storage and Display Margaret T. Ordonez. Texas Tech Univ. Press, 2001.
Edwardian
  • 59 Authentic Turn-of-the-Century Fashion Patterns by Kristina Harris. Dover Pubs., 1994.
  • Children's Fashions, 1860-1912: 1,065 Costume Designs from La Mode Illustree by JoAnne Olian. Dover Pubs., 1994.
  • The Edwardian Modiste: 85 Authentic Patterns With Instructions, Fashion Plates, and Period Sewing Techniques edited by Frances Grimble. Lavolta Press, 1997.
  • An Edwardian Observer, The Photographs of Leslie Hamilton Wilson by Clark Worshwick. Pennwick Pub. Co., 1978.
  • Elite Fashions Catalog, 1904. Dover Pubs., 1996.
  • Everyday Fashions, 1909-1920, as Pictured in Sears Catalogs by JoAnne Olian. Dover Pubs., 1995.
  • Garment Patterns for the Edwardian Lady by Mrs. F.E. Thompson. Lacis Pubs.
  • The Golden Summer, The Edwardian Photographs of Horace W. Nicholls by Gail Buckland. Pavilion Books, 1989.
  • Turn-of-the-Century Fashion Patterns and Tailoring Techniques by S.S. Gordon. Dover Pubs., 2000.
  • The Voice of Fashion: 79 Turn-Of-The Century Patterns With Instructions and Fashion Plates edited by Frances Grimble. Lavolta Press, 1998.
  • Women's Fashions of the Early 1900s, An Unabridged Republican of New York Fashions, 1901 by the National Cloak & Suit Co. Dover Pubs., 1992.
Fans
  • Beauty in Hand: The Art of the Fan by Pamela A. Parmal. Rhode Island School of Design Museum, 1990.
  • Celluloid Hand Fans by Cynthia Fendel. Hand Fan Productions, 2001.
  • Collecting Fans by Susan Mayor. Studio Vista,1980.
  • A Collector's Guide to Fans by Susan Mayor.Wellfleet Press, 1990.
  • Eventails by Alexandre F. Tcherviakov. Parkstone, 1998.
  • The Fan: Fashion and Femininity Unfolded by Valerie Steele. Rizzoli, 2002.
  • The Fan Museum by Harley Preston, Michelle Morgan and Michael Dean. Pub. Fan Museum, 2002.
  • Fans. Christie's South Kensington, 1997.
  • Fans by Alexander F. Tcherviakov and Karl Lagerfield. Parkstone Press, 1999.
  • Fans by Avril Hart, Emma Taylor and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Quite Specific Media Group, 1998.
  • Fans by Carol E. Mayer. The Vancouver Museum, 1983.
  • Fans by Helene Alexander. Shire Publications, 2003.
  • Fans by S. Mayor. New Holland Publishers (UK) Ltd., 1991.
  • Fans by Kay Staniland and Valerie Cumming. Museum of London, 1985.
  • Fans in Fashion: Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Stable Court Galleries, Temple Newsam, Leeds LS15 OHE, 26 March-17 May 1975 and at the Gallery of English Costume, Platt Hall, Manchester M14 5LL, 24 May-27 August. Pub. Leeds City Art Gallery, 1975.
  • Fans in Fashion: Selections from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco by Anna G. Bennett. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1980.
  • Fan Tales by Philippe Mesmer. Parkstone Press, 2002.
  • Paper Fans by Claudio Salsi. Be-Ma Editrice, 1988.
Film
  • The Age of Innocence, A Portrait of the Film by Martin Scorese and Jay Cocks. Newmarket Press, 1993.
  • The Art of Gormenghast, The Making of a Television Fantasy by Estelle Daniel. Harper Collins, 2000.
  • The Art of Star Trek by Judith Reeves-Stevens and Garfield Reeves-Stevens. Star Trek, 1997.
  • Cecil Beaton Stage and Film Designs by Charles Spenser. Academy Editions, 1975.
  • Coppola and Eiko on Bram Stoker's Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola and Eiko Ishioka. Collins Pub., 1992.
  • Costume Design in the Movies by Elizabeth Leese. Dover Pubs., 1999.
  • Costume Design: Screen Craft by Deborah Nadoolman Landis. Rotovision, 2003.
  • Designing Women (Film and Culture Series) by Lucy Fischer. Columbia University Press, 2003.
  • Fashion in Film edited by Regine Engelmeier, Peter W. Engelmeier and Barbara Einzig. Prestel Pub., 1997.
  • Fashioning the Nation: Costume and Identity in British Cinema by Pam Cook. British Film Institute, 1996.
  • Fellini: Costumes and Fashion by Ida Panicelli, Samuele Mazza, Giulia Mafai, Laura Delli Colli and Salvatore Mazza. Distributed Art Publishers, 1996.
  • Forties Screen Style, A Celebration of High Pastiche in Hollywood by Howard Mandelbaum and Eric Myers. St. Martin's Press, 1989.
  • Hollywood and History: Costume Design in Film by Edward Maeder, Alicia Annas, Satch Lavalley and Elois Jenssen. Olympic Marketing Corp., 1987.
  • Hollywood Costume Design by David Chierichetti. Harmony Books, 1976.
  • In a Glamorous Fashion: The Fabulous Years of Hollywood Costume Design by W. Robert Lavine, Vine La and Paul La Vine, Allen Florio. Scribner, 1980.
  • Those Glorious Glamour Years: Classic Hollywood Costume Design of the 1930's by Margaret J. Bailey. Citadel Trade, 1988.
  • Undressing Cinema: Clothing and Identity in the Movies by Stella Bruzzi. Routledge, 1998.
  • Vanity Fair: Bringing Thackeray's Timeless Novel to the Screen by Mira Nair. Newmarket Press, 2004.
  • The Way We Wore, Styles of the 1930s and '40s and Our World Since Then by Marsha Hunt. Fallbrook Pub., Ltd., 1993.
  • A World of Movies, 70 Years of Film History by Richard Lawton. Bonaza Books, 1974.
Greco/Roman
  • Ancient Greek, Roman & Byzantine Costume by Mary G. Houston. Dover Pubs., 2003.
  • Costume in Greek Classic Drama by Iris Brooke. Dover Pubs., 1973.
  • Costume Reference 1: Roman Britain and the Middle Ages by Marion Sichel. Plays, 1977.
  • Costumes et textiles en Gaule Romaine by Geneviève Roche-Bernard. Editions Errance, 1993.
  • Costumes of the Greeks and Romans by Thomas Hope. Dover Pubs., 1962.
  • Greek Dress: From Ancient Times to the Early 20th Century by Ioanna Papantoniou. Pub. Commercial Bank of Greece, 2000.
  • Roman Military Clothing (1) 100Bc-Ad200 (Men-At-Arms 374) by Graham Sumner. Osprey Pub Co., 2002.
  • The Romans (People in Costume) by Jennifer Ruby. Batsford, 1995.
  • The World of Roman Costume. University of Wisconsin Press, 2001.
Hair
  • 1940s Hairstyles Daniela Turudich. Streamline Press, 2001.
  • 1950s Hair: Hairstyles from the Atomic Age of Cool by Daniela Turudich. Streamline Press, 2004.
  • Art Deco Hair: Hairstyles of the 1920s and 1930s by Daniela Turudich. Streamline Press, 2004.
  • Daring Do's: A History of Extraordinary Hair by Mary Trasko. Flammarion, 1994.
  • Fashions in Hair: The 1st 5,000 Years by Richard Corson. Peter Owen Ltd., 2001.
  • Hairstyles and Fashion: A Hairdresser's History of Paris, 1910-1920 edited by Steven Zdatny. Berg Press, 1999.
  • An Illustrated History of Hairstyles 1830-1930 by Marian I. Doyle. Schiffer Pub. Ltd., 2003.
  • The Long And Short Of It: Five Thousand Years Of Fun And Fury Over Hair by Bill Severn. Random House, 1871.
  • Plucked, Shaved & Braided: Medieval and Renaissance Beauty and Grooming Practices 1000-1600 by Daniela Turudich and Laurie J. Welch. Streamline Press, 2004.
  • The Strange Story of False Hair by John Woodforde. Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1971.
  • The Techniques of Ladies' Hairdressing of the 19th Century, A Complilation of Original 19th Century Sources by Mark Campbell and Mons. A. Mallemont. Lacis Pub., 1996.
  • Victorian & Edwardian Beauty: Hairstyles and Beauty Preparations by Daniela Turudich. Streamline Press, 2003.
Hats
  • The Century of Hats: Headturning Style of the 20th Century by Susie Hopkins. Aurum Press, 2003.
  • Edwardian Hats: The Art of Millinery (1909) by Anna Ben-Yusuf, R. L. Shep (Editor). R. L. Shep Pubs., 1992.
  • A Fashionable History of Hats & Hairstyles by Helen Reynolds. Raintree/Steck Vaughn, 2003.
  • The Hat Book by Juliet Bawden. New Holland Publishers (UK) Ltd., 1994.
  • Hats, A History of Fashion in Headwear by Hild Amphlett. Dover Pubs., 2003.
  • Hats: Status, Style and Glamour by Colin McDowell. Thames & Hudson, 1997.
  • The Hat: Trends and Traditions by Madeleine Ginsburg. Barrons Educational Series, 1990.
  • Hats by Elizabeth Cotton. Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1999.
  • Hat and Bonnet s by Althea MacKenzie and Richard Blakey. Natl. Trust Foundation, 2005.
  • Hats with Values by Desire Smith. Schiffer, 1996.
  • Men's Hats by Adele Campione. Be-Ma Editrice, 1988.
  • Men's Hats by Giuliano Folledore. Drama Publishers, 1997.
  • Panama: A Legendary Hat by Martine Buchet and Laziz Hamani. Assouline, 1996.
  • Vintage Hats and Bonnets 1770-1970, Identification and Values by Susan Langley. Collector Books, 1998.
  • Women's Hats by Adele Campione. Be-Ma Editrice, 1989.
  • Women's Hats of the 20th Century for Designers and Collectors by Maureen Reilly & Mary Beth Detrich. Schiffer, 1997.
Jewelry
  • Ancient Egyptian Jewelry by Carol Andrews. Harry N. Abrams, 1990.
  • Ancient Jewelry by Jack Ogden. University of California Press, 1992.
  • Art Deco Jewelry by Sylvie Raulet. Thames & Hudson, 2003.
  • Art Nouveau Jewelry by Vivienne Becker. Thames & Hudson, 1998.
  • Authentic Art Deco Jewelry Designs Edited by France Deboni. Dover Pubs., 1983.
  • Baubles, Buttons and Beads, The Heritage of Bohemia by Sibylle Jargstorf. Schiffer Pub., 1993.
  • Brilliant Rhinestone, Vintage and Contemporary Jewelry from the Ronna Lee Collection by Rona Lee Aikins. Collectors Books, 2003.
  • Cartier 1900-1939 by Judy Rudoe. Harry N. Abrams, 1997.
  • A Century of Style, Jewel Fashions of Our Era. Sotheby's, 1998.
  • Collecting Antique Jewelry by Mona Curran. Emerson Books, 1964.
  • The Complete Book of Collecting Art Nouveau by John Mebane. Weathervane Books.
  • Earrings: From Antiquity to the Present by Daniela Mascetti and Amanda Triossi. Thames & Hudson, 1999.
  • Glass Beads from Europe by Sibylle Jargstorf. Schiffer Pub., 1995.
  • Greek Gold: Jewelry of the Classical World by Dyfri Williams, Jack Ogden. The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York and the British Museum. Harry N Abrams, 1994.
  • A History of Jewelry 1100-1870 by Joan Evans. Dover Pubs., 1989.
  • Illustrated Jewelry Catalog 1892 by The New England Jewelery. Dover Pubs., 1998.
  • An Introductions to Courtly Jewelry by Anna SOmers Cocks. Victorian and Albert Museum, 1980.
  • The Jewels of Lalique, Edited by Yvonne Brunhammer. Flammarion, 1997.
  • Jewels of the Romanovs, Treasures of the Russian Imperial Court. The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1997.
  • Jewelry: From Antiquity to the Present by Clare Phillips. Thames & Hudson, 1996.
  • Modernist Jewelry 1930-1960: The Wearable Art Movement by Marbeth Schon. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2004.
  • Mourning Art & Jewelry by Maureen Delorme. Schiffer Pub., 2004.
  • Popular Jewelry 1840-1940 by Roseann Ettiger. Schiffer Pub., 1990.
  • Pre-Raphaelite to Arts and Crafts Jewelry by Charlotte Gere and Geoffrey C. Munn. Antique Collectors Club, 1996.
  • Regency to Art Nouveau: Taste and Fashion in European Jewelry from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries. Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museums, 1986.
  • Tiffany Jewels by John Loring. Harry N. Abrams, 2000.
  • The Triumph of Love, Jewelry 1530-1930 by Geoffrey C. Munn. Thames and Hudson, 1993.
  • Victorian Jewelry by Margaret Flower. Dover Pubs., 2002.
  • Warman's Jewelry: A Fully Illustrated Price Guide to 19th and 20th Century Jewelry, Including Victorian, Art Nouveau, and Costume by Christie Romero. Warman Pub Co., 1998.
Legwear
  • A Glimpse of Stocking or Something Shocking: A Short History of Stockings by Yvonne Deutch. Michael O'Mara Books, 2002.
  • Socks and Stockings by Jeremy Farrell. B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1992.
  • Stockings and Suspenders, A Quick Flash by Rosemary Hawthorne. Souvenir Press, 1993.
Make-up
  • Making Faces by Kevyn Aucoin. Little, Brown and Co., 1997.
  • Make-up: The Art of Beauty by Linda Mason. Watson-Guptill Publications, 2003.
  • Special Make-Up Effects by Vincent Kehoe. Focal Press, 1991.
  • The Technique of the Professional Make-Up Artist by Vincent Kehoe. Focal Press, 1995.
  • Techniques of Three-Dimensional Make-Up: A Step-By-Step Guide by Lee Baygan. Watson-Guptill Publications Inc.,1982.
Medieval
  • Clothes of the Medieval World by Christine Hatt and Danuta Mayer. Peter Bedrick Books, 2001.
  • Dress Accessories, c.1150-c.1450 by Geoff Egan and Frances Pritchard. Boydell & Brewer, 2004.
  • Dress in the Middle Ages by Francoise Piponnier and Perrine Mane. Yale Univ. Press, 2000.
  • English Costume of the Later Middle Ages, The Fourteenth & Fifteenth Centuries by Iris Brooke. MacMillan, 1956.
  • Fashion in the Age of the Black Prince: A Study of the Years 1340-1365 by Stella Mary Newton. Boydell & Brewer, 2002.
  • Handbook of English Medieval Costume by C. Willett Cunnington. Farber Pubs., 1969.
  • Medieval Costume and Armour and Weapons by Eduard Wagner, Zoroslav Drobna and Jan Durdik. Dover Pubs., 2001.
  • Medieval Costume and Fashion by Herbert Norris. Dover Pubs., 1999.
  • Medieval Costume and How to Recreate It by Dorothy Hartley. Dover. Pubs., 2003.
  • Medieval Costume in England and France:The 13th,14th and 15th Centuries by Mary G. Houston. Dover Pubs., 1996.
  • Medieval Military Costume by Gerry Embleton. Crowood Press Ltd., 2001.
  • Shoes and Pattens: Finds from Medieval Excavations in London by Francis Grew, Margrethe de Neergaard and Susan Mitford. Boydell & Brewer, 2004.
Men
  • The Compleat Gentleman, Five Centuries of Aristocratic Life by Geoffrey Beard. Rizzoli, 1993.
  • The Cut of Men's Clothes 1600-1900 by Norah Waugh. Routledge, 1964.
  • Elegance, A Guide to Quality Menswear by G. Bruce Boyer. Norton & Co., 1985.
  • The Elegant Man by Riccardo Villarosa & Giuliano Angeli. Random House, 1990.
  • Dressing the Man: Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion by Alan Flusser. HarperCollins, 2002.
  • Fashion for Men, An Illustrated History by Diana de Marly. Holmes & Meier, 1985.
  • History of Men's Costume by Marion Sichel. Chelsea House Pub., 1984.
  • A History of Men's Fashion by Farid Chenoune. Flammarion, 1993.
  • The J.C. Leyendecker Collection. Collectors Press, 1996.
  • Late Georgian Costume: The Tailor's Friendly Instructor (1922) by J. Wyatt and The Art of Tying the Cravat (1828) by H. Le Blanc. R.L. Shep Pub., 1991.
  • Men's 17th and 18th Century Costume, Cut and Fashion, Patterns for Men's Costumes by R.I. Davis. Players Press, 2000.
  • Men's Coats by Vittoria de Buzzaccarini. English edition translated by Anna Sbardellati. ZanfiEditori, 1994.
  • Men's Clothing and Fabrics in the 1890's.Schiffer Pub., 1998.
  • Men's Fashion, The Complete Sourcebook by John Peacock. Thames and Hudson, 1996. 
  • Men's Fashion Illustrations from the Turn of the Century By Jno. J. Mirchell Co., Introduction by Jean L. Druesedow. Dover Pub., 1990.
  • Men's Garments 1830-1900, A Guide to Pattern Cutting and Tailoring by R.I. Davis. Players Press, 1994.
  • Men in Style, The Golden Age of Fashion from Esquire by Woody Hochswender and Kim Johnson Gross. Rizzoli, 1993.
  • Shirts & Men's Haberdashery 1840s to 1920s by R.L. Shep and Gail Cariou. R.L. Shep Pub., 1999.
  • Standard Work of Cutting Men's Garments, 1886. Republished by Lacis, 1990.
  • The Three Piece Suit and Modern Masculinity: England 1550-1850 by David Kuchta. Univ. of CA Press, 2002.
  • The Tie, Trends and Traditions by Sarah Gibbings. Barron's, 1990.
Purses
  • Bags by Claire Wilcox. Victoria & Albert Museum, 1999.
  • Bags and Purses by Vanda Foster. B.T. Batsford, Ltd., 1982.
  • Bags and Suitcases by Letizia Bordignon Elestici. Be-Mad Editrice, 1989.
  • A Century of Bags, Icons of Style in the 20th Century by Claire Wilcox. Chartwell Books, 1997.
  • Handbags: A Lexicon of Style by Valerie Steele and Laird Borrelli. Rizzoli, 2000.
  • Handbags: A Peek Inside a Woman's Most Trusted Accessory by Barbara G. S. Hagerty and Anne Rivers Siddons. Running Press, 2002.
  • Handbags: The Power of the Purse by Anna Johnson. Workman Publishing Company, 2002.
  • Mad about Bags by Emma Bowd. Ryland, Peters & Small, 2002.
  • Vintage Purses at Their Best by Lynell K. Schwartz. Schiffer Pub., 1995.
Regency
  • The Age of Napoleon, Costume from Revolution to Empire: 1789-1815. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1989.
  • Designs of Modern Costume 1812, Costume Society Extra Series No. 4. Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973.
  • Federalist & Regency Costume: 1790-1819 by R.L. Shep. R.L. Shep Pubs., 1998.
  • A Gallery of English Costume, Picture Book Number Three, Women's Costume 1800-1835. Published for the Art Galleries Committee of the Corp. of Manchester, 1952.
  • A Gallery of Fashion by Lesley Gordon. Grange Books, 1993.
  • Jane Austen by Brian Wilks. Hamlyn Publ. Group, 1978.
  • Jane Austen Fashion, Fashion and Needlework in the Works of Jane Austen by Penelope Byrde. Excellent Press, 1999.
  • Jane Austen's Town and Country Style by Susan Watkins. Rizzoli, 1991.
  • Jane Austen's World by Maggie Lane. Adams Media Corp., 1996.
  • A Lady of Fashion, Barbara Johnson's Album of Styles and Fabrics edited by Natlaie Rothstein. Thames and Hudson, 1987.
Renaissance
  • Authentic Everyday Dress of the Renaissance : All 154 Plates from the Trachtenbuch by Christoph Weiditz. Dover Pubs., 1994.
  • The Dominance of Spain 1550-1660 by Brian Reade. George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd., 1951. 
  • Dressing Renaissance Florence: Families, Fortunes,and Fine Clothing by Carole Collier Frick. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2002.
  • Elizabethan Costuming (For The Years 1550 - 1580) by Janet Winter. Other Times Productions, 1991.
  • Elizabethan Pageantry, A Pictorial Survey of Costume 1560-1620 by H.K. Morse. The Studio Publications, 1934.
  • Handbook of English Costume in the Sixteenth Century by C. Willett Cunnington. Farber Pubs., 1970.
  • Hispanic Costume: 1480 - 1530 by Ruth M. Anderson. Hispanic Society of America, 1979.
  • Mary I by Rosalind K. Marshall. HMSO Publications, 1993.
  • Moda a Firenze 1540-1580. Lo stile di Eleonora di Toledo e la sua influenza by Roberta Orsi Landini and Bruna Niccoli. Firenze, 2005.
  • Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlock'd: The Inventories of the Wardrobe of Robes Prepared in July 1600, edited from Stowe MS 557 in the British Library, MS LR 2/121 in the Public Record Office, London, and MS V.b.72 in the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC by Janet Arnold. Quite Specific Media Group Ltd, 2001.
  • Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory by Ann Rosalind Jones and Peter Stallybrass. Cambridge University Press, 2001.
  • Tudor Costume and Fashion by Herbert Norris. Dover Pubs., 1997.
  • Vecellio’s Renaissance Costume Book by Cesare Vecellio. Dover Pubs., 1977.
Ribbonwork
  • The Artful Ribbon by Candace Kling. CST Pubs., 1996.
  • Easy Ribboncraft by Juanne Strauss. Delos, 1991.
  • Encyclopedia of Ribbon Embroidery Borders by Deanna Hall West. ASN Pub., 1999.
  • Esther's Silk Ribbon Embroidery Borders by Esther Randall. YLI Corp., 1992.
  • Heirloom Ribbonwork by Helen Gibb. Krause Pub., 2001.
  • Old-Fashioned Ribbon Art by the Ribbon Art Pub. Co. Dover Pub., 1986.
  • Ribbonwork The Complete Guide by Helen Gibb. Krause Pub., 2004.
Sewing Instruction
  • The Art of Manipulating Fabric by Colette Wolff. Iola Pub., 1996.
  • Authentic Victorian Dressmaking Techniques edited by Kristina Haris. Dover Pub., 1999.
  • Clothing for Moderns by Mabel D. Erwin and Lila A. Kinchen. Macmillan Co., 1949.
  • Cool Tricks by Kenneth D.Ding. Sewing Information Resources, 1996.
  • Couture Sewing Techniques by Claire B. Shaeffer. Taunton Press, 1993.
  • Easy Easier Easiest Tailoring by Pati Palmer and Susan Pletsch. Palmer/Pletsch Pub. 1996.
  • Embellishments A to Z by Stephanie Valley. Taunton Press, 1999.
  • High Fashion Sewing Secrets from the World's Best Designers by Claire B. Shaeffer. Rodale Press, 1997
  • Home Sewing and Modern Dressmaking Course by Institute for Modern Sewing. Institute of Modern Sewing Pub., 1926.
  • Linen and Cotton, Classic Sewing Techniques for Great Results by Susan Khalje. Taunton Press, 1999.
  • The Mary Francis Sewing Book by Jane Eayre Fryer. Hobby House Press, 2003.
  • The Perfect Fit by Singer Sewing Reference Library. Cy DeCosse Inc. Pub., 1987.
  • Sewing is a Family Affair, Lessons in Sewing by Lucille Rivers. McCall Corp. Pub. 1943.
  • Short-Cuts to Sewing Success. DuBarry Pattern Co., 1944.
  • Simplicity Sewing Book. Simplicity Pattern Co., 1940.
  • Singer Dressmaking Guide. Singer Sewing Machine Co. Pub., 1947.
  • The Vogue/Butterick Step-by Step Guide to Sewing Techniques. Fireside Pub., 1989.
  • The Vogue Sewing Book. Vogue Patterns Pub., 1973.
  • Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences.
Shoes
  • A Century of Shoes: Icons of Style in the 20th Century by Angela Pattison, Nigel Cawthorne. Book Sales, 1997.
  • Footwear by Eugenia Girotti. Chronicle Books, 1997.
  • Heavenly Soles: Extraordinary 20th Century Shoes by Mary Trasko. Abbeville Press, Inc., 1992.
  • Shoe: Best Foot Forward by Tamsin Blanchard. Carlton, 2002.
  • Shoepedia, An Encylopedia of Shoe Facts (Original printing 1946). Reprinted by Amazon Drygoods.
  • Shoes by Lucy Pratt and Linda Wolley. Victoria & Albert Museum, 1999.
  • Shoes: A Celebration of Pumps, Sandals, Slippers & More by Linda O'Keeffe. Workman Publishing Co., 1996.
  • Shoes and Slippers by Althea MacKenzie and Richard Blakey. Natl. Trust Foundation, 2005.
  • Shoes Fashion and Fantasy by Colin McDowell. Thames & Hudson, 1989.
  • Shoes: Their History in Words and Pictures by Charlotte Yue. Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997.
  • Where Will This Shoe Take You? A Walk Through the History of Footwear by Laurie Lawlor. Walker and Co., 1996.
  • Women's Shoes in America, 1795-1930 by Nancy E. Rexford. Kent State Univ. Press, 2000.
Teens
  • Everyday Fashions, 1909-1920, as Pictured in Sears Catalogs by JoAnne Olian. Dover Pubs., 1995.
  • Fortuny by Anne-Marie Deschodt and Doretta Davanzo Poli. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2001.
  • Fortuny, The Life and Work of Mario Fortuny by Guillermo De Osma. Rizzoli, 1980, 1985, 1994.
  • French Fashion Plates in Full Color from the Gazette du Bon Ton (1912-1925). Dover Pubs., 1979.
  • Gimbell's Illustrated 1915 Fashion Catalog, Gimbel Brothers. Dover Pubs., 1994.
  • The Great War: Styles and Patterns of the 1910s by R.L. Shep. R.L. Shep Pubs., 1998.
  • The Home Pattern Company of 1914 Fashions Catalog. Dover Pubs. 1995.
  • Parisian Costume Plates in Full Color (1912-1914). Dover Pubs., 1982.
  • Parisian Fashion from the Journal des Dames et des Modes Vol. 1 1912-1913. Rizzoli, 1979.
  • Poiret, Paul Poiret 1879-1944 by Yvonne Deslandres with Dorothee Lalanne. Rizzoli, 1986.
  • Russell's Standard Fashions 1915-1919, Edited by Phillip Livoni. Dover Pubs. 1996.
  • Women's and Children's Fashions of 1917, The Complete Perry, Dame & Co. Catalog. Dover Pubs., 1992.
Textiles
  • Art Deco Textiles by Charlotte Samuels. Victoria & Albert Museum Publs., 2003.
  • Elizabethan Treasures, The Hardwick Hall Textiles by Santina M. Levey. The National Trust, 1998.
  • Encountering Medieval Textiles and Dress: Objects, Texts, Images edited by Desiree G. Koslin and Janet Snyder. Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
  • Homespun to Factory Made Woolen Textiles in America 1776-1876. Museum of Modern Art, 1977.
  • Italian Renaissance Textile Designs by Dolores Andrew. Stemmer House Pubs., 1994.
  • The Shining Cloth, Dress and Adornment That Glitter by Victoria Z. Rivers. Thames & Hudson, 1999.
  • Silk Designs of the Eighteenth Century in the Collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum by Natalie Rothstein. Bulfinch Press, 1990.
  • Sonia Delaunay, Fashion and Fabrics by Jacques Damase. Harry N. Abrams Inc., 1991.
  • Textiles and Clothing: Medieval Finds from Excavations in London, c.1150-c.1450 by Elisabeth Crowfoot, Frances Pritchard and Kay Staniland. Boydell & Brewer, 2004.
  • Textiles for Colonial Clothing, A Workbook of Swatches and Information by Sally A. Queen. Q Graphics Production Co., 2000.
  • Textiles for Early Victorian Clothing 1850-1880, A Workbook of Swatches and Information by Susan W. Greene. Q Graphics Production Co., 2002.
  • Textiles for Regency Clothing 1800-1850, A Workbook of Swatches and Information by Lynne Zacek Basset. Q Graphics Production Co., 2001.
  • Textiles for Victorian and Edwardian Clothing 1880-1920, A Workbook of Swatches and Information by Diane L. Fagan Affleck and Karen J. Herbaugh. Q Graphics Production Co., 2004.
  • Textiles in America 1650-1870 by Florence M. Montgomery. W.W. Norton & Co., 1984.
Undergarments
  • 1000 Dessous: A History of Lingerie by Gilles Neret.
  • The Corset: A Cultural History by Valerie Steele. Yale Univ. Press, 2003.
  • Corsets and Crinolines by Norah Waugh. Theatre Arts Books, 1990.
  • The History of Men's Underwear: From Union Suits to Bikini Briefs by Gary M. Griffin. King Carr Worldwide, 1991.
  • Support and Seduction: The History of Corsets and Bras by Beatrice Fontanel. Harry N. Abrams, 2001.
  • Waisted Efforts by Robert Doyle. Satorial Press Pub., 1997.
Victorian
  • 80 Godey's Full-Color Fashion Plates (1838-1880) by JoAnne Olian. Dover Pubs., 1998.
  • American Dress Pattern Catalogs, 1873-1909: Four Complete Reprints by Nancy Villa Bryk. Dover Pubs., 1988.
  • American Victorian Costume in Early Photographs by Priscilla Harris Dalrymple. Dover Pubs., 1991.
  • Authentic Victorian Fashion Patterns: A Complete Lady’s Wardrobe edited by Kristina Harris. Dover Pubs., 1999.
  • Children's Fashions, 1860-1912: 1,065 Costume Designs from La Mode Illustree by JoAnne Olian. Dover Pubs., 1994.
  • Civil War Ladies: Fashions and Needle-Arts of the Early 1860's edited by R. L. Shep. R. L. Shep Pubs., 1989.
  • Dressed for the Photographer: Ordinary Americans and Fashion, 1840-1900 by Joan L. Severa, Nancy Rexford and Claudia Brush Kidwell. Kent State Univ. Press, 1997.
  • Elegant French Fashions of the Late Ninteenth Century: 103 Costumes from La Mode Illustree, 1886 by JoAnne Olian. Dover Pubs., 1997.
  • Fashions and Costumes from Godey’s Lady’s Book: Including 8 Plates in Full Color by Stella Blum. Dover Pubs., 1985.
  • An Introduction to Civil War Civilians by Juanita Leisch. Thomas Pubs., 1994.
  • Metropolitan Fashions of the 1880s: From the 1885 Butterick Catalog by Carol Belanger Grafton. Dover Pubs., 1997.
  • Paris Fashions of the 1890's: A Picture Sourcebook with 350 Designs by Stella Blum. Dover Pubs., 1984.
  • Regiments and Uniforms of the Civil War by Don Troiani, Earl J. Coates and Michael J. McAfee. Stackpole Books, 2002.
  • Victorian and Edwardian Fashion: A Photographic Survey by Alison Gernsheim. Dover Pubs., 1982.
  • Victorian and Edwardian Fashions from La Mode Illustree edited by JoAnne Olian. Dover Pubs., 1998.
  • Victorian Fashion in America: 264 Vintage Photographs Edited by Kristina Harris. Dover Pubs., 2002.
  • Victorian Fashions and Costumes from Harper’s Bazar, 1867-1898 edited by Stella Blum. Dover Pubs., 1974.
  • Who Wore What?: Women's Wear 1861-1865 by Juanita Leisch. Thomas Publications, 1995.
  • Women's Fashions of the Early 1900s: An Unabridged Republication of  New York Fashions, 1909 by National Cloak & Suit Co. Dover Pubs., 1992.
1950's
  • 50s Popular Fashions for Men, Women, Boys & Girls by Roseann Ettinger. Schiffer Pub., 1995.
  • The 1950's (Fashion Sourcebooks) by John Peacock. Thames & Hudson, 1997.
  • Blueprints of Fashion: Home Sewing Patterns of the 1950s by Wade Laboissonniere. Schiffer Pub., 1999.
  • Everyday Fashions of the Fifties as Pictured in Sears Catalogs edited by JoAnne Olian. Dover Pubs., 2002.
  • Fashionable Clothing form the Sears Catalogs by Tina Skinner. Schiffer Pub., 2002.
  • Fifties Forever! by Roseann Ettinger. Schiffer Pub., 1999.
1940's
  • Christian Dior, The Early Years 1947-1957 by Esmeralda de Rethy and Jean-Louis Perreau. The Vendrome Press, 1999.
  • Christian Dior: The Man Who Made the World Look New by Marie-France Pochna. Arcade Pub., 1996.
  • Everyday Fashions of the Forties as Pictured in Sears Catalogs edited by JoAnne Olian. Dover Pubs., 1992.
  • Fashion in the 40s by Julian Robinson. Academy Editions, 1980.
  • Fashion Sourcebooks the 1940s (Fashion Sourcebooks) by John Peacock. Thames & Hudson, 1998.
  • Forties Fashion and the New Look by Colin McDowell. Bloomsbury Pub., 1997.
  • Gardenias and Tin Hats by Colin McDowell, Sir Hardy Amies, Anna Friel. Bloomsbury Pub., 1997.
1930's
  • Claire McCardell, Redefining Modernism by Kohle Yohannan and Nancy Nolf. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1998.
  • Everyday Fashions of the Thirties as Pictures in the Sears Catalogs by edited by Stella Blum. Dover Pubs., 1986.
  • Fashion and Surrealism by Richard Martin. Rizzoli, 1987.
  • Fashion in the '30s by Julian Robinson. Oresko Books Ltd., 1978.
  • The 1930s (Fashion Sourcebooks) by John Peacock. Thames & Hudson, 1997.
  • Fashions of a Decade, The 1930s by Maria Costantino. Facts On File Inc., 1994.
  • Fashions of the Thirties: 476 Authentic Copyright Free Illustrations edited by Carol Belanger Grafton. Dover Pubs., 1993.
  • Gowns by Adrian, The MGM Years 1928-1941 edited by Howard Gutner. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2001.
  • Shanghai Girl Gets All Dressed Up: The Evolution of Fashion in 1930s Shanghai by Beverley Jackson. Ten Speed Press, 2005.
  • Style 1930: Elegance and Sophistication in Architecture, Design, Fashion, Graphics and Photography by Klaus-Jurgen Sembach. Universe Books.
  • Vionnet by Jacqueline Demornex. Editions du Regard, 1990.
  • Women's Wear of the 1930's with Complete Patterns by Ruth S. Countryman and Elizabeth Weiss Hopper. Players Press, 2001.
1920's
  • 1920's Fashions from B. Altman & Company. Dover Publs., 1999.
  • Authentic French Fashions of the Twenties, 413 Costume Designs from L'Art et la Mode edited by JoAnne Olian. Dover Pubs., 1990.
  • Everyday Fashions of the Twenties As Pictures in the Sears Catalogs edited by Stella Blum. Dover Publs., 1981.
  • Fashion in the Roaring '20s by Ellie Laubner. Schiffer Pub. Co., 1996.
  • Fashions of a Decade, The 1920s by Maria Costantino. Facts On File Inc., 1992, 1994.
  • Fashions of the Early Twenties, The 1921 Philipsborn's Catalog by Philipsborn's. Dover Publs., 1996.
  • From Flappers to Flivers, We Helped Make the '20s Roar! edited by Bettina Miller. Reminisce Books, 1995.
  • Fortuny by Anne-Marie Deschodt and Doretta Davanzo Poli. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2001.
  • Fortuny, The Life and Work of Mario Fortuny by Guillermo De Osma. Rizzoli, 1980, 1985, 1994.
  • Franklin Simon Fashion Catalog for 1923. Dover Pubs., 1994.
  • French Art Deco Fashions: In Pochoir Prints from the 1920s. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 1998.
  • French Fashions of Good Taste, Pochoir Illustrations: 1920-1922. Schiffer Pub. Ltrd., Atglen, PA, 1998.
  • Women's Wear in the 1920's: With Complete Patterns by Ruth S. Countryman and Elizabeth Weiss Hopper. Players Press, 1997.
20th Century
  • 20th Century Fashion by John Peacock. Thames and Hudson , 1993.
  • 20th Century Fashion: 100 Years of Style by Decade & Designer by Linda Watson. Chelsea House Pub., 2000.
  • A Separate Sphere, Dressmaker in the Cincinnati's Golden Age 1877-1922 by Cynthia Amneus. Texas Tech. Univ. Press, 2003.
  • Chanel by Harold Koda and Andrew Bolton. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005 .
  • Crosscurrents; Art, Fashion, Design 1890-1989 by Tony and Claes Lewenhaupt. Rizzoli, 1989.
  • Decades of Beauty: The Changing Image of Women 1890s - 1990s by Kate Mulvey and Melissa Richards. Checkmark Books, 1998.
  • Fashion by Christopher Breward. Oxford Press, 2003.
  • Fashion: The 20th Century by Francois Baudot. Universe Books, 1999.
  • Fashion: The Century of the Designer, 1900-1999 by Charlotte Seeling. Konemann, 2000.
  • Icons of Fashion: The 20th Century edited by Gerda Buxbaum and Andrea Affaticati. Prestel Pub., 1999.
  • Lisa Fonssagrives: Three Decades of Classic Fashion Photography by David Seidner and Martin Harrison Vendome Press, 1996.
  • New Look To Now, French Haute Couture 1947-1987 by Stephen de Pietri and Melissa Leventon. Rizzoli, New York, 1989.
  • New York Fashion, The Evolution of American Style by Caroline Rennolds Milbank. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1989.
  • Shocking! The Art and Fashion of Elsa Schiaparelli by Dilys E. Blum. Yale Univ. Press, 2003.
  • Style and Splendor, The Wardrobe of Queen Madue of Norway by Anne Kjellberg and Susan North. V&A Publications, 2005.
19th Century
  • A Separate Sphere, Dressmaker in the Cincinnati's Golden Age 1877-1922 by Cynthia Amneus. Texas Tech. Univ. Press, 2003.
  • English Women's Clothing in the Nineteenth Century by C. Willett Cunnington. Dover Pubs., 1990.
  • A Fashion Survey: 19th Century American Women. Cincinnati Art Museum.
  • Fashion and Women's Atittudes in the Nineteenth Century by C. Willett Cunnington. Dover Pubs., 2003.
  • Nineteenth Century Fashion by Penelope Byrde. B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1992.
  • Nineteenth Century Fashion in Detail by Lucy Johnston. V&A Publications, 2005.
  • Whistler, Women & Fashion by Margaret F. MacDonald, Susan Grace Galassi, Aileen Ribeiro and Patricia De Monfort. Yale Univ. Press, 2003.
18th Century
  • 18th Century Costume in the National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside by Pauline Rushton. National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside Pub., 1999.
  • The Art of Dress, Fashion in England and France 1750-1820 by Aileen Ribeiro. Yale Univ. Press, 1995.
  • Costume Close-up, Clothing Construction and Pattern 1750-1790 by Linda Baumgarten and John Warren with Florine Carr. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1999.
  • Costume in Context, The Eighteenth Century by Jennifer Ruby. B.T. Bashford Ltd., 1988.
  • The Culture of Clothing: Dress and Fashion in the Ancien Régime by Daniel Roche. Cambridge University Press, 1996.
  • Dangerous Liaisons : Fashion and Furniture in the Eighteenth Century by Harold Koda, Andrew Bolton and Mimi Hellman. Metropolitan Museum of Art Pub., 2006.
  • Dress in Eighteenth Century England by Anne Buck. Holmes & Meier Pub., 1979.
  • Dress in France in the Eighteenth Century by Madeleine Delpierre. Yale Univ. Press, 1998.
  • Eighteenth-Century Clothing at Williamsburg by Linda Baumgarten. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1986.
  • Eighteenth-Century French Fashion Plates in Full Color, 64 Engravings from the "Galerie des Modes," 1778-1787 edited by Stella Blum.Dover Pubs., 1982.
  • Everyday Dress of Rural America 1783-1899 With Instructions and Patterns by Meridith Wright, Illustrated by Nancy Rexford. Dover Pubs., 1990.
  • Fashion in Detail From the 17th and 18th Centuries by Avril Hart and Susan North. Rizzoli, 1998.
  • Fashion in the French Revolution by Aileen Ribeiro. Holmes & Meier Pub., Inc. 1988.
  • Handbook of English Costume in the 18th Century by C. Willett Cunnington and Phillis Cunnington. Plays, Inc., 1972.
  • What Clothes Reveal, The Language of Clothing in Colonial and Federal America by Linda Baumgarten. Yale Univ. Press, 2002.
17th Century
  • Costume and Fashion in Colour,1550-1760 by Jack Cassin-Scott. Blandford Press, 1977.
  • Costume of the 17th and 18th Century by Phillis Emily Cunnington. Plays Inc., 1970.
  • The Culture of Clothing: Dress and Fashion in the Ancien Râegime by Daniel Roche.
  • Dress and Undress, The Restoration and Eighteenth Century by Iris Brooke.Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1958.
  • Dutch Painting in the Seventeenth Century by Madlyn Millner Kahr. Harper Collins, 1994.
  • Early Bourbon 1590-1643 by Andre Blum. George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd., 1951.
  • English Costume of the 17th Century by Iris Brooke. Barnes & Noble, Inc., 1958.
  • English Costume from the 17th through the 19th Centuries by Iris Brooke and James Laver. Dover Pubs.
  • Fashion in Detail: From the 17th and 18th Centuries by Avril Hart, Susan North and Richard Davis. Rizzoli, 1998.
  • Fashion and Fancy: Dress and Meaning in Rembrandt's Paintings by Marieke de Winkel. Amsterdam Univ. Press, 2006.
  • Gallery of Late Seventeenth-Century Costume, 100 Engravings by Caspar Luyken. Dover Pubs., 2003.
  • Handbook of English Costume in the 17th Century by Cecil Willett Cunnington.
  • Louis XIV and Versailles (Costume and Civilization) by Diana De Marly. Holmes & Meier, 1987.
  • Men's Seventeenth & Eighteenth Century Costume: Cut and Fashion, Patterns for Men's Costumes by R.I. Davis. Players Press, 2000.
  • Painted Ladies: Portraits of Women at the Court of Charles II 1660-1685 by Catharine MacLeod and Julia Marciari Alexander.
  • Visual History of Costume: The Seventeenth Century by Valerie Cumming.
  • A Worldly Art: The Dutch Republic 1585-1718 by Mariet Westermann. Harry N. Abrams Inc., 1996.
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