The Dress Doctor

Head, Edith, and Jane Kesner Ardmore

Published by Boston: Little, Brown, 1959, 1959
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Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. Stated First Edition. Aqua boards with gray spine, stamped in pink. Light edgewear, especially to bottom of spine, but a good clean tight copy. Previous owner's name and address neatly stamped in black on inside front cover. This is a fascinating memoir by Head (1907-81), who was the Oscar-winning chief costumer for Paramount Pictures. It contains lots of vignettes about such stars as Marlene Dietrich, Ingrid Bergman, and Sophia Loren. The supplement, "Prescriptions for Dressing," covers the appropriate attire for everything from amusement parks to dog shows (separate sections for handlers and spectators) to double weddings. (Brides "may or may not dress alike.") Illustrated with photos and drawings. Size: 6x9. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Dress Doctor
Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown, 1959
Publication Date: 1959
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: Stated First Edition.

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Book Description Boston, Little, Brown & Company. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. Good: Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some minor highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable. Bookseller Inventory # 2627279589

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Book Description Little Brown & Co, Boston, 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Edith Head (illustrator). Third printing. No wear to the binding. Some light soiling to the top of the spine. Bump to the lower foredge corner of the front board. Pages are tight and clean with no marks. No name of previous owner. No odor. No dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # MP16-2881A

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Book Description Boston & Toronto: Little, Brown & Co., 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. 1st Edition. Small octavo. B&W photographs; drawings by Edith Head. Condition: DJ heavily chipped with tears & soiling; minor soiling & bumped corners to binding; else good in poor DJ. 249 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 303546

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Book Description Literary Licensing, LLC, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.A Star-Studded Autobiography By Paramount s Fashion Chief. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781258120092

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Book Description Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Fans of the golden age of Hollywood will love this autobiography of Head, who dressed the stars for their biggest parts. Includes a section of b&w photos. A solid copy with no marks within, white cover lightly hand soiled. Jacket has some tears at edges, fading at spine; is now protected in a removable mylar cover. Besides the Hollywood dish, there is a section on what the ordinary woman should wear to be fashionable. Bookseller Inventory # 013649

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Book Description Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1959. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. *HARDBACK, stated first edition, in good to very good condition. Clean and tight. Pencilled notations, pricing at the top corner of the front endpaper. Slight tanning to the endpapers. Lots of illustrations and 8 pages of photographs of such movie stars as Gloria Swanson, Clara Bow, Carole Lombard,Rosalind Russell, Dorothy Lamour, Mae West, Marlena Dietrich, Tyrone Power, Betty Davis, Loretta, Young, David Niven, Katharine Hepburn, Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Shirley Booth, Carey Grant, Sophia Loren, Anna Magnani, Ingrid Bergman, Kim Novak, Hedy Lamarr, Grace Kelly, Olivia de Havilland, Audrey Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Barbara Stanwyck and Elizabeth Taylor. Very light aqua boards (mannequin outlines on front)/light lilac quarter binding (pink lettering and sewing machine on spine), have minor shelf wear, light soiling. Dinged and wrinkled at the lower spine edge. Bookseller Inventory # 001515

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