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Vogue Book of Fancy Dress 1930 Vintage Costume Catalog

Model: pc150


Rare, treasure of a find.
Vogue's Book of Fancy Dress.
A Complete Catalogue of Vogues' Fancy Dress Patterns.
The Conde Nast Publications, Inc., Copyright 1930.
Soft cover with staple binding. Measures 10-3/4" x 8-1/2".
The cover is worn/torn, as shown. Front cover is partially detached from spine. Soiling to upper right corner of cover extends to smaller area on the first page. All else is in very good condition.

Fifty pages of full color illustrations with black and white sketch back views and costume pattern descriptions. The book includes adult, misses, mens and children's patternĀ  illustrations. No actual patterns are included.
Wouldn't you just love to see the Vogue company do reissues of some of these gems?
I've included a few samples of the illustrations below.
The costume patterns illustrated in this book are as follows:
beginning with adults. Just about all of the patterns included hats.
Adult Costumes:
The Vogue-Girl, Colonial costume with pannier , Dutch Girl with apron, Dutch Boy, Gipsy (as spelled in catalog), Day, Valentine, Columbine, Pierrette, Harlequin, Light side/Dark side, Frivolity, The Clown, Pierrot, Frog, Bat, Minstrel, Indian, Uncle Sam, George Washington, Gipsy, Pirate, Oriental, Turkish Lady, Jockey, Spanish Renaissance, Beatrice d'Este and Lucrezia Borgia style gown, Court of Francis I of France style gown.
Children's Costumes: Pirate, George Washington or Father Knickerbocker colonial, The Flower Girl, Butterfly, Clown and another Clown, Frivolity, Jester, Colonial Dame, The Vogue Girl, Wasp, Old Fashioned Girl Reminiscent of Kate Greenaway, Pierrette, Day,
Night, Dutch Boy, Indian, Uncle Sam, Jockey, Bat, Frog and Pussy Cat.

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