Art & Antiques
Features: Victorian Secrets, by Terry Trucco (the skinny on skivvies- antique undergarments, corsets, etc). Transported by the Classics, by Barrymore Laurence Scherer (on Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema). A Cut Above, by Dana Micucci (on Dadaist Hannah Hoch). Articles on Giambattista Tiepolo. Jean Tinguely Museum. Art of the Persian Courts. Hilton Als on Antonin Artaud's self-portraiture.
Book Id: 68440$15.00
64 pp., including covers. Catalogue from a British firm manufacturing traditional English back lacing, boned corsets since 1880. Illustrated throughout with color and b/w photos of items being modeled, with a few choice items on mannequins. Also includes some vintage photos. A variety of corset styles in satin, leather, PVC, and rayon. Also includes corsets for men, plus womens camisoles, bloomers, knickers, slips, negligees, suspender belts, wigs, and shoes. Stylish photography by Guy Griffiths walks the line between high fashion and fetish, featuring intimate indoor and outdoor scenes, two women together, a fetching lass in boots with a cane, etc. Models include Carol, David, Debbie, Diane, Donna, Maddi, Melynda, Pagan and Rachel. Some text in English, French, and German.
Book Id: 60919$35.00
Magazine of 32 pp. including covers. Fakir Musafar. The Joy of Hair - Jill with ankle-length hair. The Joy of Hairlessnss - Noni with shaved head, labia tied in a knot. London Witchdoktor - Philip Sims does a Native American Sun Dance. Wasp: The Psychology of Tightlacing; includes The Psychology of Tightlacing, by the Ol'Corsettier, corset reality, corset myths, inveterate lacers. Bear - Body Piercing Shaman. Becky's Breast Cuttings.
Book Id: 62623$25.00
Magazine of 32 pp. including covers. Fakir Musafar. Fakir in Paris. Nelly's Waist... A Work of Art (waist reduced from 26" to 16" in one year). Pan's Sun Dance - Edward (Pan) Stovall; his vision and sun dance, with witnesses and comments. Maskon: A Unique Concept in Transformation, Identities & Bodies Changed with Latex - a unique convention featuring latex hoods, full body suits and human mannequins. Contorts of the Past - vintage contortionist photos.
Book Id: 62624$25.00
Caprice Corset Co.
4.25 x 6.5", 48pp. catalog advertising corsets, restraints, rubber garments, gags, posture collar, etc. Illustrated with photographs, line drawings, and with cover and two illustrations by John Willie.
Book Id: 52376$15.00
Caprice Corset Co.
4.25 x 6.5", 48pp. catalog advertising corsets, restraints, rubber garments, gags, pony girl outfit, posture collar, etc. Illustrated with photographs, line drawings, and with cover and three illustrations by John Willie.
Book Id: 52377$15.00
Caprice Corset Co.
5.25 x 7", 100pp. catalog advertising corsets, restraints, rubber garments, gags, pony girl outfit, posture collar, rubber suits, whips, etc. Includes index of items and order form. Illustrated with photographs, line drawings, and with cover and two illustrations by John Willie.
Book Id: 52378$25.00
24 pp., including covers. Illustrated throughout with b/w photos of items being modeled, plus color centerfold. A catalogue of corsets, one design per page, with stylish fetish photographs by Niki Haynes, John Carey, Emily Wilson, Peter Da Silva, egon, and Eric Kroll. Order forms stapled to inside of back cover.
Book Id: 60921$25.00
magazine-format catalogue of 84pp., including covers. A catalogue of fetish wear and kinky clothing, illustrated throughout with full-page color and b/w photos. Many of the designs will be familiar to readers of Skin Two, "O", Zeitgeist, Secret, etc. Rubber, leather, PVC, lace. Includes corsets, basques, knickers & caches sex, bras suspender belts, corselettes, collars ('neck corsets'), stockings & gloves, shoes, boots, and accessories. Includes size charts. Models: Angie, Claudia, Miriam, Deborah, Lea, Louise, Lizette. Order forms laid in.
Book Id: 67663$75.00
Ben's Books Ltd.
Unpaginated. Illustrated with b/w photos. A brief story of a country girl's move to the city, her introduction to corsetry, ending with her being bent over a chair and caned. The bulk of the book which follows is a photo-story featuring a maid, her undressing, corset play, and a lot of spanking and such with her master's bare hand, hair brush, birch, and carpet beater.
Book Id: 50081$35.00
68 pp. Edited by Abby Ehmann. Illustrated from sexually-explicit b/w and color photos. Corset Issue. Party Pages. Wicked Angel pictorial, photos by James Graham. Corset Lesbian, by Gigi. The Gilded Cage (Manhattan dungeon; action photos). Scarlet Fever (redhead cover model in wire corset; photos by Gregg Thorn). Pretty Peds Are Like Purrrfect Pussy, by A Sweet Feet Freak. Catfight in the Crapper. The Corset; photos by James Graham (gallery of models). Article and photo of a sterling silver corset. Enhancing the Scene with Tightlacing: Corsetry's Place in the B&D Scene, by Tess Staylace. Corseting at Madame Cole de Sade's School for Sluts.The Frotteur: Bustle Punching, by Ducky Doolittle. Aqua Velvet (poolside pictorial of man worshipping woman's feet). Forest Foot Nymphette (pictorial). The Making of a Mistress: Exploring the Senses in SM Sessions, by Mistress Victoria. reviews. Contacts.
Book Id: 71779$35.00
80 pp., including covers. Magazine of fashion, art, music, etc., with an emphasis on the cutting edge and fetish, illustrated throughout in b/w and duotone. A lot of corsets and corsetry in this issue. Includes: fetish fashion photos (rubber, leather, corsets) by Doris Kloster; article on the photography of Irina Ionesco; interview with Crystal - "burn victim becomes bionic" with stylized latex heads and fetish clothing; "Corset Club" photo gallery; article on corsetry, compiled by Justine Herbert; a look inside H.R. Giger's Gigerbar; more corset-themed photos with Space Girl X; interviews with NYC artists Kellie Obsoky, Darren Brown, Lyle Ashton Harris, and Rita; music interviews with Helmet, Mudhoney's Mark Arm, Dave Allen of Low Pop Suicide, and Tom Verlaine; club scene with Cristina Kuta, Jimmy James, House of Domination, and Ru Paul; interview with director and stripper Linda Serbu; London Lowdown, Paris Report; tattoo talk with Erno, pierce piece with Scott Grudge, reviews and club scene reports.
Book Id: 60913$45.00
1 regular 8mm 130ft color film in 6 x 7 in. photo-illustrated cardboard box. No leader.Starring Tom Byron."Diane and Dick only met a few hours ago, but look at them now! Diane feels if you like someone let them know! Luckily for Dick, she likes him!" - From box.
Book Id: 70895$15.00
1 super 8mm 130ft color film in 6 x 7 in. photo-illustrated cardboard box.Starring Rose Marie & Ron Jeremy."Shannon is a pefectly molded, big breasted beauty in perpetual search of the ultimate orgasm." - From box.
Book Id: 70898$15.00
20pp., with three sheets of price lists and ordering info laid-in. Color catalogue with sensuous, erotic photos of models (catalogue primarily features one model throughout) dressed in various corsets, waist-cinchers, deep waist-nippers, half-cup bra, suspender belt, etc. Printed labels on covers and order forms attribute this to High Places of Littleton, CO: proprietress Marsha J. McCarney. Corsets and catalogue design indicate that the corsets are from Vollers Corset Company (Portsmouth, UK).
Book Id: 67662$75.00
100pp. Magazine of Fashion, Culture, and Antiques. Features: French Designers and the Art Deco Movement, by Debra Regan Cleveland. Gallery of Deco Fashion Plates. Fashion of the Pharaohs: The Influence of Tutankhamen in the Early 1920s. The Bata Show Museum Collection. The Alsdorf Jewely Collection. The Corset of Society, by Kristina Harris (Victorian corsetry). Vintage Valentines. Bayou Bend - Miss Ima Hogg's historical home. Collector's galleries, museum reviews (including ukiyo-e prints at the Cleveland Museum of Art).
Book Id: 68451$25.00
Press Arts Inc.
Magazine of 52pp., including covers. Men's magazine illustrated throughout with b/w pictorials: glamour and nude photography, sexploitation film stills, etc. Features: A Tigress Shows He Skin; Invitation to a Swinging Party; Little Girls (film review with stills of Michelle Angelo in breast bondage); Baby Knows Her Beat (black model in boots); Love in For Adam and Eve (caveman-cavewoman fight, wrestling, etc.); Charlene's Chastity Belt (model in tight leather corset with crotch strap); The Psychedelic Fiat (far-out art car); A Nude in the Net (nude on the beach); The Cat Girl Kitty Lynne; Tiger in 704 (fiction by Peter Yates).
Book Id: 57918$45.00
52pp. Color catalogue of fetish fashion. Corsets, basques, latex, leather, shoes, etc. Style and layout looks more like a fetish magazine than catalogue, with models in sensuous and provocative poses, plus smoking, girls with girls, girl with gun, model in bath, transvestites, domination, etc. Text in German and English.
Book Id: 67466$125.00
48 pp., including covers. Illustrated throughout with b/w and color photos of items being modeled, contemporary and vintage fetish photos and artwork (ranging from Stanton and Eneg to contemporary illustrators; images include female domination of men and women & some male domination of women). As the cover states: "Figure training and deportment by means of the discipline of tight corsets, narrow high-heeled boots, clinging kid gloves, combinations, etc., etc." Also includes erotic fetish fiction. Includes leather and satin corsets in many different styles (Victorian to modern), waist cinchers, posture collars, training corsets, mittens, corselets, straitjackets, gloves and accessories.
Book Id: 60917$75.00
Lee's Pleasure House
68 pp., including covers. Illustrated throughout with b/w and color photos of items being modeled, b/w catalogue illustrations, plus contemporary and vintage fetish photos and artwork, ranging from Victorian catalogue illustrations to 1960s Stanton and Eneg artwork). Photos include models looking demure and submissive, forceful and agressive, plus some girl-girl scenes (corset tightening, domination). Items include a wide variety of corsets, plus gloves, stockings, shoes, camisoles, slips, frilly pants, knickers, girdles, waist cincers, etc. Items run the gamut from frilly Victorian undergarments to leather bondage gear. Includes some familiar fetish models, plus two photos of Michelle Bauer.
Book Id: 60918$75.00
Surface Publishing, LLC
112 pp., plus covers. Magazine of fashion, art, music, etc., illustrated throughout with color photos. The Science Friction Issue. Features: Chloe Sevigny interview (plus cover); The Divine Discipline - corsetry photos by Ruven Afandor, of models Cathy J. and Dean Sonnenberg; profiles of Norman Reedus, Denise Richards, Iaon Gruffudd; Michael Franti and Spearhead, the video art of Tony Oursler, etc.
Book Id: 60923$25.00
8vo. I48pp., incuding covers. Introduction. Illustrated with b/w photos and art. Features 'The Thrill of Corsets,' by H.T. Lowe. Four illustrations, three which appear to be by Gene Bilbrew, plus one that looks like Stanton. 31 vintage b/w photos of corset / fetish models, including a pic of Bettie Page. Several photos reprinted from Exotique.
Book Id: 68867$35.00
Van's Vintage Clothing
32pp., printed from photocopy, one side of the page only, in cardstock covers. A selection of correspondence on tight-lacing, figure training, and the wasp-waist, from 1925-1928. This appears to be reprinted from London Life.
Book Id: 67461$75.00
Van's Vintage Clothing
36pp., printed from photocopy, one side of the page only, in cardstock covers. A selection of correspondence on tight-lacing, figure training, and the wasp-waist, from c. 1930; appears to be reprinted from London Life. Includes Recollections of a Corsettiere (reprinted from London Life, March 30, 1929). Also, some later material, printed from typescript, including: The Story of Edna's Figure Training by Her Nephew. The Story of Mrs. Rhys Williams' Figure Training ('written in 1943'). The Recollections of a Parisian Corsettiere, etc.
Book Id: 67462$75.00
Van's Vintage Clothing
32pp., printed from photocopy, one side of the page only, in cardstock covers. A selection of correspondence on tight-lacing, figure training, and the wasp-waist, mostly reprinted from London Life. Includes: What Girls Suffered for Fashion: Tortures and Pleasures of Tight-Lacing, When Fainting Was Fashionable,Stays - A Thrill, etc. Also, some later material, printed from typescript, including: Two Letters from Mrs. Kayne, a Specialist Tight-Lacing corsetiere, to Mr. Grainger about Training Mrs. Grainger's Figure, and a poem, "To a tiny waisted, tightlacing lady...."
Book Id: 67463$75.00
6 x 9", 68pp. magazine, illustrated throughout with b/w photographs and artwork. An English fetish journal featuring articles, fiction and correspondence involving fetish fashion, dominance and submission, rubber, stockings, shoes and boots, equestrian, bondage and the like. Features: Accord Takes a Look at Knickers; Women Mud Wrestlers; Male Fashion Fads; Corsets - The Victorian Era; The Appeal of Squatting Amazons. Cover art, illos and design by Harry Fischer. From the publisher of SEARCH and RELATE.
Book Id: 53278$35.00
Fantasia / Centurians
8 pp., including covers. Illustrated from color photos. Catalog of knickers and bloomers, corsets, gloves, garters, panties, dresses, skirts, cinchers, lingerie, maid outfits and more. Satiny fetish clothing with a classic look. Sold through Fantasia / Centurian Publishing.
Book Id: 71872$15.00
44pp. Catalogue of corsets and lingerie, illustrated throughout with photographs by Guy Griffiths and some period illustrations. Printed in sepia for a sensuous, vintage look. Corsets, waist-cinchers, basques, garter belts, etc. Mostly satin and rayon, with ribbon or lace; some items in PVC. Includes corset instructions in English, and a short text in English, French, and German. Models: Carol, Debi, Diane, and Melynda. Order form and price list laid in.
Book Id: 67465$125.00
by Burgess, Janet (compiler)
24 pp. A selection of correspondence from “The Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine 1867-1872” on tight-lacing, figure training, and the wasp-waist utilizing the corset. Includes 4pp. black-and-white photos of a 1970s model with her waist reduced to 19", plus two photos of a modern recreation of an iron corset cover from the court of Catherine de Medici.
Book Id: 67460$45.00
by Burgess, Janet (editor)
86 pp., plus covers. Mail order catalogue of 'old-time' things, with a strong emphasis on fashion. Includes guides, books, designs, and clothing items. Corsets, shoes, stockings & garters, how-to books of clothing, sewing notions & findings, reproduction clothing, hoopskirts, fans, hats, men's hats, naughty books, lace making, needlework tools and guides, printing arts, etiquette books, glass, tinware, brass, books of photographs, music books, Civil War, fur trade, frontier clothing, cookbooks, nostalgia books, toys, dolls, doll clothes, pens and pencil sets, etc.
Book Id: 68370$15.00
by Carey, John and Jeff Spangenberg (photographs)
28 pp. 12x12" calendar, one high-quality b/w photo per month of female models in corsets, with other fetish elements and materials (leather, silk, tight lacing, fishnets, high heels, rear views, tattoos, breasts, gloves, rubber, ballet shoes, pierced nipples). Intriguing shot of model in white corset playing rope-bound violin with butcher knife.
Book Id: 60914$25.00
by Coates, Alwyn (photographer)
Vollers Corset Company
16pp., with 4pp. insert and laid-in order form c/o SKIN TWO. Color catalogue with sensuous, erotic photos by Alwyn Coates of an attractive auburn-haired model dressed in various corsets, waist-cinchers, deep waist-nippers, half-cup bra, suspender belt, etc. Fashion or fetish - you decide.
Book Id: 67464$75.00
by Conrad, Joss
Burmel Pub. Co.
64pp; 8.25 x 5.5 inches. Duotone covers, b/w contents. Illustrated with b/w photos and art by Gene Bilbrew; cover looks a bit more like Stanton than Bilbrew but is unsigned. THE INITIATION OF PAULINE is a story of transvestism featuring a newlywed couple, with the wife taking her husband in hand to dress him and feminize him into her wife. BOUND TO PLEASE is a photo-story involving two women; a "plain Jane" has her hair and make-up done and is outfitted in proper shoes, stockings, and a tightly-laced corset by her friend, who dresses up as well and they admire each other in their beautiful and form-fitting, constricting attire.
Book Id: 53148$65.00
by Fontanel, Béatrice
Editions de La Martinière
4to. 159pp., preface, profusely illustrated throughout with photographic reproductions in both b/w and color, bibliography. Chronicles the history of the corset and bra from ancient times to the present. The illustrations reveal the changing shapes of beauty through time - tightly laced Victorians, roman athletes, Rubenesque beauties, Mae West, Sophia Loren, Jayne Mansfield, Madonna and advertisements for every kind of garment imaginable, is featured. Please note: Oversized volume: this book will require additional shipping for destinations outside the US; we will ship at cost.
Book Id: 68302$125.00
by G. [Granger], William
52 pp., including cover. [34 pages numbered text, plus 6 pages, printed on one side of the sheet only, of b/w photos]. The biography of Ethel Granger, written by her husband. With a circumference of 13 inches, Granger holds the record for the world's smallest waist. The biography also describes the couple's interests in piercings (Ethel's septum piercing and enlarged earlobes), high heels, etc. The back cover has a circle with a 13" circumference (a little over 4 inches in diameter) so you can see how truly unusual this reduction was. This biography was apprently issued in two parts; this follows the Grangers' activities up through WWII.
Book Id: 67669$125.00
by Lacroix, Mme & M.F.
Librairie Medicale et Scientifique
Narrow 8vo. 64 pp. Illustrated with b/w photos and illustrations. A history of the corset, with sections on anatomy and physiology. Text in French. Contents: Le Corset de Toilette dans ses rapports avec l'Esthetique et la Physiologie. Historique. Le Corset au point de vue anatomo-physiologique. Le Corset anatomo-plastique au point de vue orthopedique. Corset-ceinture de M. le Dr. Ad. Ollivier.
Book Id: 67676$350.00
by Rainal Freres, Leon & Jules
Masson et Cie
Sm 4to. 97 pp. Illustrated with b/w text illustrations and color plates. ['Ouvrage orne de 98 gravures']. A text on corsets and surgical appliances. Of note: laid in is a price list of appliances, referenced by page number and figure. Text in French.
Book Id: 67677$350.00
32 pp., including covers. Illustrated throughout with b/w photos of items being modeled. A catalogue of corsets as well as an introductory primer on corsets and an appreciation of corsetry. Introduction by owner Ann Grogan. Designs by Romantasy, Paul C. Leather, B.R. Creations, True Grace, Seraglio, and C&S Constructions.
Book Id: 60920$25.00
by Shep, R.L. (compiler)
4to. Unpaginated [263 pp]. Black-and-white illustrations, notes, biblio. Hundreds and hundreds of corset illustrations. 19th and 20th Century corset ads. Corset catalogs. Department store corset ads. Corset prices. Unusual corsets. A lovely compendium for the fashion historian or fetishist.
Book Id: 67345$65.00
by Sinderbrand, Laura, Jun Kanai, Akiko Fukai (curators)
Fashion Institute of Technology / Harajuku Laforet Museum
Sm. square 4to. 120 pp. Introductory essay by Richard McComb, plus texts by Cora Ginsburg and Kay Haverfield. Illustrated throughout with b/w and color photograph and illustrations. Bibliography. Catalogue of an exhibition of underwear and intimate apparel: corsets, crinolines, robes, peignoirs, brassieres, et al. Text and captions in English, with Japanese translations of the catalog essays.
Book Id: 67726$35.00
by Versatile Fashions
4to. 44 pp. Illustrated throughout with b/w drawings and reproductions from corset ads, perfect wasp waists, and a Bill Ward. cover. Includes: Sound Advice to Mothers and Governesses Regarding Corset Discipline for the Beginner. The Corsettee's Creed. Notes and Comments on Figure-Training Fundamentals. Care of the Corset. Perseverance. Recollections of a Corsettiere (reprinted from London Life, March 30, 1929). Further Experiments with Corsets (reprinted from London Life, 1936). Errata slip laid in.
Book Id: 67459$125.00
by Yooll, Emily
71 pp. Illustrated with drawings and photos in b/w and duotone. 'Specially Written for the Corsettiere'. Introduction by Allison Settle. History of the Corset. Lessons in Corsetry Instruction: Studies in Anatomy and Physiology; The Muscular System; The Bone Structure; Corset Materials; Fabrics; Lace and Net; Boning the Corset; Corset Components and Fastenings; Suspender Fittings; Figure Types; Fitting Different Types of Garment; Fitting the Brassiere; Merchandising; Salesmanship. Presentation copy, with bookplate: 'Presented from Gossard Ltd. in token of proficiency in the art and science of corsetry as defined in the Gossard Correspondence Course, which deals with anatomy, materials, corset components, fitting and salesmanship'. Examiner /author Emily Yooll was editor of The Corsetry and Underwear Journal from 1935 to 1975.
Book Id: 67343$150.00