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Wallpaper Its History Design and Use

By: Ackerman, Phyllis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Company: 1938

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: A35260

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and light fraying. There are several small tears to the top spine end. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper (Margaret Y. Donnell). The rear inner hinge is cracked. "Wallpaper, using the printmaking technique of woodcut, gained popularity in Renaissance ... View more info

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Cross-stitch

By: Alexander, Vera C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, SIR Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd.: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35288

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized book with cardboard covers and a linen spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

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A Rendezvous with the Book

By: Armitage, Merle

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, George McKibbin & Son: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35513

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. There is some ground-in dirt to the covers, especially the spine. The text pages are clean and bright. This is Monograph No. 3 of the McKibbin Monograph Series. "Merle Armitage, one of America's le... View more info

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Origami Japanese Paper Folding

By: Asahi Origami Club

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Japan Publications Trading Company: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31917

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback book. The book is in Very Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. There is a small circular spot of color loss where a price tag was removed. The text pages are clean and bright. Each page includes directions with illustrations and a pasted on s... View more info

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The Cloth Parka

By: Clark, Miss Vena

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alaska, University of Alaska / Cooperative Extension Service: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35596

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "A parka or anorak is a type of coat with a hood, often lined with fur or faux fur. The Caribou Inuit invented this kind of garment, originally made from caribou or seal skin, for hunting and kayaking in the frigid Arctic. Some Inuit anoraks require regular coating with fish oi... View more info

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The Fur Parka

By: Clark, Miss Vena / Cooperative Extension Service

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alaska, University of Alaska / Cooperative Extension Service: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35598

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a side stapled spine. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The front cover of the book has spots of toning / sunning. The text pages are clean and bright. "Invented by Caribou Inuits, parkas made of skins and sometimes fur were a necessary shield from the inclement weather in the Northwest Territories. The word ‘parka’ is derived from the Nenets language a... View more info

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Bookbinding, and the Care of Books The Artistic Crafts Series of Technical Handbooks

By: Cockerell, Douglass (series edited by W. R. Lethaby)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1903

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A35512

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The bottom corners have some light paper loss as well. There are several small spots of discoloration to the covers as well. The text pages are clean and bright. "Before the computer age, the bookbinding trade involved two divisi... View more info

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Build Your Own Furniture: Living Room

By: Conran, Terence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Mitchell Beazley Publishers Limited: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36361

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oblong oversized book with illustrated heavy card stock covers and a spiral binding. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "Sir Terence Orby Conran, CH, FCSD (born 4 October 1931) is an English designer, restaurateur, retailer and writer......He has also been involved in architecture and interior desig... View more info

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A Manual On Pottery Craft

By: Divine, J. A. F. and G. Blanchford

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Peoria, IL, Manual Arts Press: 1947

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A35367

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. Both front and rear endpapers have some light generalized toning. The bottom edge of the text block has a strip of ground-in dirt. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and a couple of smallish... View more info

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Ridge Needlepointers Chapter: The American Needlepoint Guild The Fiber Book

By: Dubenetzky, Virigina (edited by The Rev. Robert E. Blackburn, Jr. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, IN, Virginia Dubenetzky / Self Published: 1983

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A32877

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED EDITION. This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued spine - the book also has punch holes for putting in a three ring binder. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The cardstock covers have some toning / foxing to the edges. The text pages are clean and bright. Half of the pages (from page 55-96) have been bound upsidedown. This copy ha... View more info

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Sts (stumpwork Technique Suggestion)

By: Fishman, Sylvia C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bogota, N. J., Sylvia C. Fishman: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A34302

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized spiral bound paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The covers have several spots of discoloration (especially the rear cover). The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author, with an inscription, on the title page. "Stumpwork is a style of embroidery where the stitched figures are... View more info

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Craft Patterns (no. 1030) Hardware Cabinet

By: Hall, A. Neely

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Elmhurst, IL, A Neely Hall Productions: 1920

Seller ID: A35350

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is one sheet, folded four time to make a booklet. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The booklet is mostly clean and bright, with some beginning generalized toning. This booklet contains the pattern for a woodworking project to make a hardware cabinet. "Albert Neely Hall was born in Chicago in 1883, graduated from Lewis Institute in 1901 and Chicago School of Architecture in 1902. He and his wife, Bert... View more info

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Craft Patterns (Vol. 5 No. 10. 1944 Fall-Winter 1945)

By: Hall, A. Neely

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Elmhurst, IL, A. Neely Hall Productions: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35351

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format booklet with illustrated covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The text pages are clean and bright. This is a catalogue of a group of arts and crafts projects that could be ordered for woodworking, crafts, sports equipment, and more. "Eventually Hall's writings expanded into a business. He and his brother, illustrator Norman P. Hall, founded Craft Patterns, de... View more info

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Practical Pottery For Craftsmen and Students

By: Jenkins, R. Horace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, The Bruce Publising Company: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A32752

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's bookplate (Myra Hughes) adhered to the front pastedown. This copy has been signed, with a short inscription, by the author, on the front endpaper. Laid-in is a newspaper artic... View more info

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Juki Knitting Text Book

By: Juki Sewing Machines

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Japan, Juki Sewing Machines: 0

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33950

Condition: Near Fine


B&W and Color Illustrations; C1960's. This book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book is written entirely in JAPANESE. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The book contains patterns and tips for making knit garments using the Juki Sewing / Knitting machine. "uki was a Japanese brand of knitting machines available in the 1960s. They were at one time marketed in the UK under t... View more info

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Kellogg's Junior Craftsman Blue Print for 28 Inch Model Racing Yacht

By: Kelloggs Company (with Popular Mechanics Magazine)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Battle Creek, MI, Kellogg's Company: 1933

Seller ID: A36905

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is one sheet, folded three times to form a small booklet. The booklet is in Very Good condition. The outer covers have some ground-in dirt, several spots of discoloration and a previous owner's inked name. The inner covers and the blueprint itself are in clean, bright condition. There is one small edge nick / tear to the bottom edge of the booklet. "Kellogg, like other cereal manufacturers, realized that he was producing a basically generic pr... View more info

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A Book Of Patterns For Hand-weaving (From Drawings in the Pennsylvania Museum)

By: Landes, John (with Threading Drafts and Notes by Mary Meigs Atwater) 1

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hollywood, CA, Southern California Handweaver's Guild, Inc.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32786

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. Page 25 has been inserted upside-down and with the wrong title - It should be listed as Part II (of IV) , but shows Part IV. - checking the pages, all the text pages are correct and there is no duplication of pa... View more info

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Enamel Bibliography And Abstracts

By: McClelland, E. H. (compiled by)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, The American Ceramic Society, Inc.: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37028

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book is in generally clean condition. The covers have several large spots of discoloration to the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked gift inscription on the title page. "Enamel is a heat-fused glass paste colored by metal oxides and used to decorate metal surfaces. In medieval sources mina? Denoted glaze, glass, and, after the 11th century, enamel... View more info

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Indian Silverwork of the Southwest, Illustrated - Volume One

By: Mera, Harry P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Globe, AZ, Dale Stuart King, Publisher: 1960

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 31143

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "The object of this publication is to demonstrate through the medium of pictorial representations, the progress of evolution and various developments in Southwestern Indian silverwork from the early simple forms up to some of the late... View more info

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Batiks And How To Make Them

By: Mijer, Pieter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1928

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: A34336

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light rubbing and wear. There are several spots of discoloration to the front cover and spine. The text pages are clean and bright. "Batik is a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth, or cloth made using this technique. Batik is made either by drawing dots and lines of the resist with a spouted too... View more info