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English Quilting Old And New - With Notes On Its West Country Tradition

By: Elizabeth Hake

Price: £48.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 008177

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on English quilting, 23 pages of text in bright clean condition just very light browning to extreme edges of pages, previous owners name on front endpaper. 30 pages of b/w photographs at rear,, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards have a few small light marks.A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Continental Knitting

By: Esther Bondesen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Dublin, Maurice Fridberg:

Seller ID: 008207

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on Knitting not dated but from around 1950s Contains 143 pages in bright clean condition just very light browning to endpapers, many B/w photographs, patterns and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little rubbed and worn on edges and corners, few light marks. A presentable example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Richard Fyson Cabinet Maker Legacy of a Master Craftsman

By: Felicity French, Christopher Fyson

Price: £79.00

Publisher: UK, Fyson Publishing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007656

ISBN: 0957244304

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the liofe and works of this master craftsmen, maker and designer of ornate objects in wood both large and small from a chair to huge items in churches and colleges,285 pages in very bright clean condition, many colouir, B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean,very slight crease to rear, not price clipped.HEAVY BOOK 2.4Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVER... View more info

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Old English Embroidery Its Technique and Symbolism

By: Frances And Hugh Marshall

Price: £39.99

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1894

Seller ID: 007794

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on Old English embroidery its technique and symbolism published 1894 possible first edition. 138 pages in overall bright clean condition just some light foxing to first an last couple of pages and few occassional small spots elsewhere, decorated endpapers have all over tanning. Many B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards have a few light marks and slight darkening to spine. A nice example of... View more info

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Modern Practical Stairbuilding and Handrailing

By: George Ellis

Price: £135.00

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004878

Condition: Very Good


Very detailed book on the craft of stairbuilding and handrailing, book is in two parts, stair construction and design and Handrailing and Wreath making. 242 pages in total with many B/w illustrations, pull out plans and photographs of very ornate workmanship. Book is bright and clean, dustwrapper is a little dusty with some light marks small loss and tear on spine, now protected by clear non adhesive sleeve. HEAVY BOOK 2 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSE... View more info

Image for Stair-Building in in Its Various Forms; and the One Plane Methods of Hand-Railing as Applied to Drawing Face Moulds

Stair-Building in in Its Various Forms; and the One Plane Methods of Hand-Railing as Applied to Drawing Face Moulds

By: James H Monckton

Price: £125.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley and Sons: 1888

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 007500

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on the craft of stair building with numerous designs and plans of stairs, newels and balusters for the use of Architects, Stair Builders and Carpenters. Pages not numbered but 170 plus printed pages including 78 full page B/ plates of plans and designs, in bright clean condition iwith just a few light marks to rear blank pages, previous owners name with three changes of address on first blank page.Front and rear brown endpapers have vertical creasing where... View more info

A Practical Course in Bookcrafts and Bookbinding

By: John Mason

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Leicester, Edgar Backus: 1947

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001989

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the craft of bookbinding, 215 pp packed with information plus many line drawings and photographs. Book is very good just couple of light foxing spots on couple of front and back pages these are very minor. Wrapper is a little rubbed on edges and couple small tears these have been repaired inside with inert magic tape NOT SELOTAPE, yellow background is very slightly dusty overall a nice copy of a very good reference work. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON... View more info

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Lace of Russia Vologda Lace

By: Marina Sorokina

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Moscow, Interbook Business: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003877

ISBN: 5891640732

Condition: Very Good


A detailed history of lace making in the Vologda region of Northern Russia. 127 pages with informative text on the history with many photographs of the lace produced from the 1840s onwards. Book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean a really nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Manufacture and Measurement Counting, Measuring and Recording Craft Items in Early Aegean Societies

By: Michailidou, Anna, Ed.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Athens, Fnrs Athenes: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007488

ISBN: 9607905121

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the manufacture of craft items in early Aegean Society , textiles, bronze, stone, clay etc. 349 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text,neat inscription on front endpaper possibly from editor Anna Michailidou but cannot be sure. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean, some light wear to edges,not price clipped, HEAVY BOOK 1.7Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRE... View more info

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America's Indigo Blues: Resist-Printed and Dyed Textiles of the Eighteenth Century

By: Pettit, Florence Harvey

Price: £55.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002763

ISBN: 0803803761

Condition: Very Good


18th century patterned fabrics known as indigo blue resist prints are only found in America and are prized for their rarity as well as their designs. This book is the product of 4 years study into the history and techniques of Indigo Blues.251 pages of highly informative text accompanied by 106 photographs 8 colour plates, 44 woodcuts, engravings and drawings a very comprehensive book. Book has the lightest of foxing on half title page and last blank page also few light ... View more info

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Rugs and Carpets from the Caucasus

By: Tsitsishvili, David; Grigoliya, Tatyana; Kerimov, Lyatif; Stepanian, Nonna

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Middlesex UK, Allen Lane/ Penguin Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005103

ISBN: 0713915056

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on rugs and carpets from the Caucasus region, 21 pages of text with 124 individual colour and B/w photographs of the rugs and carpets with short description for each. Book in very bright clean condition, dustwrapper is also bright and clean few light marks and some creasing to inside flaps where book has been shut carelessly , A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info