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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 Europe amongst the emerging gentry. The social elite continued to hang large tapestries on the walls of their homes, as they ... 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 leading advocates of modern culture, collected with the same zest he demonstrated in other aspects of his remarkable life. An a... 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 sample. The paper at the rear of the book is missing. "We feel that, at this time, it is hardly necessary to give an expl... View more info

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The Sett And Weaving Of Tartans

By: Black, Mary E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Shelby, NC, Lily Mills Company: 1959

Seller ID: A38300

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized booklet with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The booklet and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front inside cover. There is a small patch of wear where a price tag was removed. "Until the middle of the nineteenth century, the highland tartans were only associated with either regions or districts, rather than any specific Scottish clan. This was because ... 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 oil to retain their water resistance." 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 and means ‘animal skin’. Interestingly, it is the only Nenets word that has entered and remained in the English language. ... 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 design, including establishing the architecture and planning consultancy Conran Roche with Fred Roche in 1980. Projects include Mi... View more info

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Catalogue Des Publications Illustrree Pour Ouvrages De Dames

By: De Dillmont, Th. (editor) (Therese)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: France, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie: 1910

Seller ID: A38304

Condition: Very Good


Color and B&W illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback book. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have ground-in dirt and a couple of hand written notations. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's ink stamped name and address on the title page. "In 1884 Dillmont left the embroidery school that she had started with her sister Franziska and moved to France where she wrote her encyclopedia. Dillmont's book on needlework was published after Sophia Frances Anne Caulfeild and Blanche Catherine Saward's Dictionary... View more info

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Motifs Pour Broderies 4me Serie

By: De Dillmont, Th. (editor) (Therese)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: France, Bibliotheque D. M. C.: 1968

Seller ID: A38360

Condition: Very Good+


B&W and Color Illustrations; This is an oblong paperback book with illustrated covers and a stapled spine. 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 spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light edge wear and rubbing. There is one smallish ink scratch to the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. 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 chips missing. 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 has been signed in ink, with an inscription, on the title page, by the author. " The Ridge Needlepointers Chapter of the Am... 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 raised from the surface of the work to form a 3-dimensional effect. Stitches can be worked around pieces of wire to create i... 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, Bertha Cassidy Hall, moved to their home at 177 E. St. Charles Road in Elmhurst in 1916. Hall was an accomplished craftsman. He w... 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, designing and producing patterns in their home studio. The company grew until they built a store on the northeast corner of Nor... View more info

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Jane Haskell's Guide To American Miniaturists

By: Haskell, Jane

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Northford, CT, Jane Haskell: 1977

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: A38501

Condition: Very Good+


This is a trade sized paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers are mosly clean and bright. There is one small spot of rubbing to the front cover. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is one red in scratch to page 45. This is a directory of artisans who specialize in creating miniature items, paintings, furniture, etc. Especially for dollhouses, or miniature displays. This directory includes most miniaturists in the United States who were working in 1977. Scarce historical reference ... View more info

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Fabric Printing By The Bedafin 2001 Process (Dryad Leaflet No. 149)

By: Hobson, Anthony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Leicester, England, Dryad Handicrafts: 1954

Edition: Trade Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: A38468

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback booklet with self covers and a stapled spine. The covers have some wrinkling and tidemarking. The text pages are clean and bright. During the First World War, the Dryad Works provided a Leicester hospital with off-cuts of cane for basket-making by wounded soldiers. There was a growing demand for cane and other craft materials for use in occupational therapy and in schools. Peach set up another offshoot of his business, Dryad Handicrafts, to supply this demand. He was convinced of the importance of craftwork in education but only if standards were hi... View more info

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The Standard Book Of Quilt Making And Collecting

By: Ickis, Marguerite

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Greystone Press: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38315

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 generally 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 long rectangular patch of black marker marking to the front pastedown (probably covering an inked notation). The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks, smallish chips and wrinkling and wear. "Taught to quilt by her mother and Quaker grandmother, Marguerite helped provide batting for quilts with wool pro... 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 article and photo of Humboldt State College professor of industrial arts, and author of this book, R. Horace Jenkins. There is a s... 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 the 'Singer' badge, but in the US under the 'Juki' badge. They are no longer in production and becoming increasing scarce. ... View more info