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EHRMAN Tapestry 1993 (Catalogue)

By: N/A

Price: $16.92

Publisher: London, Ehrman: 1993

Seller ID: 009354


64pp., beautiful colour photographic illustrations of completed tapestries, throughout. Catalogue clean. Small erasure mark to first page, amending pen notations and a supplier's stamp to Australian distributor's details on last page, else leaves clean and unmarked, with minor soft creasing to first and last pages. Staples firm, no rust. Illustrated soft covers mildly rubbed along spine fold, negligibly scuffed only. 1993 catalogue of tapestry kits produced by Ehrman, Lo... View more info

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FRESHMAN FRAMER REVISITED: A Notebook of Basics for the Beginner Framer. Books 1, 2 & 3

By: (None Noted)

Price: $29.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Commerce Publishing Company: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006359


Book 1: 97pp. Book 2: 104pp. Book 3: 98pp. All three books have b/white photographic illustrations and diagrams, throughout, plus 4 page colour sample section at rear (Books 1 & 3). Books clean, square. Staples firm, no rust. Leaves clean. Printed, textured light card wrappers mildly edgeworn head and foot of spine. Previous bookseller's sticker affixed to inside front cover (Books 1 & 3), and front cover (Book 2). Everything the aspiring picture framer needs to know . .... View more info

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PAINTING ON PORCELAIN: Composition and Technique

By: Alexiev, Dony

Price: $31.88

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Ango Editions: 1997

Edition: English Language Edition

Seller ID: 007989


80pp., colour art and photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. "Dragons, flowers, country scenes and much more: whether you are already a lover of porcelain painting or just starting out, this book puts all the traditional patterns within your reach. Taking the classics as a point of departure is an excellent way to technical mastery and the best means there is of opening up ... View more info

PUPPETRY FOR BEGINNERS

By: Allen, Arthur B.

Price: $15.48

Publisher: Redhill, Surrey, Great Britain, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.: 1952

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 003717


viii, + 175pp., plus publisher's promo section. Monochrome, sketch-art endpapers, and full-colour art frontispiece by [H.W.W.], plus intext, naive b/white indicative sketch illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Red cloth boards lightly bumped. Minor, random foxing splotches throughout, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated [Reginald Mott{e}], loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, nipped and edgeworn. "A graded... View more info

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MASTER PIECES

By: Ball, Richard and Campbell, Peter

Price: $17.03

Publisher: Poole, Dorset, Great Britain, Blandford Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004074


144pp., intext, colour-plate examples, most with a small illustration of the inspiring artwork, plus b/white halftone plates, and most importantly, a detailed schematic order of work and material list for each of the twenty items described. Book clean. Spine firm, but slightly cocked. Bright silver title there-on. Leaves clean, nominally sunned on head. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn and soiled. Spawned from the question: "What ... View more info

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RUSHWORK

By: Barratt, Olivia Elton

Price: $45.54

Publisher: London, Dryad Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012037


72pp., b/white illustrations throughout : halftone plates, and instructional line-drawings. Book clean and square. Colour, pictorially-illustrated gloss boards lightly bumped only. Textblock unmarked. No dustjacket (as issued?). Fully instructional in the handcraft of rushwork, featuring baskets, hats, mats, holders, chair seating . . . Contents include: Prelims., 15 projects, Bibliography, Index. More. Book weight approx. 330g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this it... View more info

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MODELLING TUDOR SHIPS

By: Battson, R. K.

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Watford, England, Model & Allied Publications/Argus Books: 1979

Edition: Fifth Impression (Rev.)

Seller ID: 012810


75pp., intext, line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn only. Textblock unmarked. The subject Tudor ship selected for this project is a typical three-masted ship of the last quarter of the sixteenth century . . . Contents include: Prelims., 11 chapters, viz: The Ship, Hull, Painting, Detail Fittings, Masts-Spars-Tops, Standing Rigging, Running Rigging, Sails, more. Book weight approx. 100g. *Posta... View more info

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HEIRLOOM EGGS. Heirloom Eggs 1, 2, 3, and 4, Combined and Revised

By: Becker, Aline

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Republic, MO, 65738 U.S.A., (Author) Aline Becker. Printed By Western Printing: 1986

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012401


138pp., illustrated throughout: colour plates, b/white halftone plates, and line-drawings. Saddle-stitched, staplebound format. Book clean. Staples clean and tight. Colour-illustrated gloss wrapper lightly edgeworn, else good. An original seller's stamp, plus a former owner's name on inside front wrap, else leaves unmarked. An interesting and detailed book on the craft of egg decorating. "In these pages, you will find both easy and difficult eggs, those for beginners... View more info

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BRADFORD'S CROSSWORD SOLVER'S DICTIONARY

By: Bradford, Anne R.

Price: $20.04

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, HarperCollins Publishers: 2007

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 011227


xv, + 845pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, mildly bumped at head. Illustrated boards negligibly surface scuffed only. Previous owner's name stamp to top corner of ffep., else leaves clean and white. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased, faint stain to reverse. Contents include: Author's Preface, Solving Crossword Clues, How to use the Dictionary, About the Author, The Crossword Club, Crossword Solver's Dictionary. Book weight approx. 1.2... View more info

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JENNY BRADFORD EMBROIDERY COLLECTION

By: Bradford, Jenny

Price: $16.03

Publisher: Rozelle, N.S.W., Australia, Sally Milner Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008533


vi, + 242pp., pus 4 x 8 page, colour illustrated sections, b/white line drawn diagrams throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss-illustrated boards negligibly scuffed only. A stand-alone volume in the Milner Craft Series. "In this special compilation, Jenny Bradford brings together a selection from her bestselling books on embroidery, along with some new and exciting designs . . . The designs range from complex and beautiful flower pictures to q... View more info

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ROYAL ICED CHRISTMAS CAKES

By: Bradshaw, Lindsay John

Price: $15.04

Publisher: London, Merehurst Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010210


80pp., colour photographic illustrations and b/white diagrams throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards lightly edge-bumped only. "A complete pattern book and step-by-step guide to decorating 23 original designs for holiday cakes using the traditional medium of royal icing." Book weight approx. 490g. View more info

DRESS PATTERN DESIGNING: The Basic Principles of Cut and Fit

By: Braund, H.E.W.

Price: $20.04

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood and Son: 1968

Edition: 2nd [revised]

Seller ID: 003347


132pp., unpaginated plates in a variety of monochrome colours throughout, plus intext b/w line-drawn examples. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Tape ghosting on endpapers, a former owner's name on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn and markedly U.V. affected on spine. A revised, expanded, Second edition of what has become a standard work in dress pattern design...Contents include: Intro., 16 chapters, viz: Meas... View more info

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QUILTS FROM THE GARDEN : Practical Instructions and Patterns for 16 Beautiful Designs

By: Brearley, Deborah

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Ringwood, VIC, Australia, Greenhouse (Penguin): 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012046


vii, + 88pp., unpaginated colour plates, b/white diagrams. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Previous owner's name and a date (30/10/94) to half-title page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has two very small, soft corner creases. From the rear panel: "Inspired by the living beauty of gardens, talented craftsperson Deborah Brearley has designed a collection of glorious quilts based on garden themes. Includes: 16 designs incorporating applique, p... View more info

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BALINESE TEXTILES

By: Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin, Marie-Louise Nabholz-Kartaschoff, and Urs Ramseyer

Price: $37.60

Publisher: London, British Museum Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007880


143pp., beautiful colour illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bright gilt title thereon. Plain maroon boards minimally scuffed and edgeworn, very light bump to head. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated (princely 'Perada' cloth with birds, lotus blossoms and leaf tendrils. Gold leaf applied to cotton, early 20th century), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased and indented, with a negligibly sunned spine. " . . . three experts ... View more info

A WEAVER'S GARDEN

By: Buchanan, Rita

Price: $15.48

Publisher: Loveland, Colorado, United States, Interweave Press: 1990

Edition: 5th Impression

Seller ID: 004039


x, + 230pp., plus unpaginated [16 page] full-colour plate section. Intext, b/white botanical sketch-art illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright silver title there-on. Nominal shelfwear and splayed boards. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. With lots of clear information, 'A Weaver's Garden' offers the gardener new plants to explore, and tempts the textile artist to discover a variety of natural... View more info

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ARABIC ORNAMENT

By: Budden, Sue (translated by)

Price: $20.04

Publisher: Paris, France, Bookking International: 1995

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 008057


93pp.,, brown and white pattern plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, gloss card wrapper negligibly scuffed. English translation by Sue Budden. " . . . more than a hundred Arabic ornament patterns which can be of inspiration to everyone and will allow the amateur in decorative arts a better knowledge of styles." Book weight approx. 435g. View more info

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GLASS: Hand-Blown-Sculptured-Colored. Philosophy and Method

By: Burton, John

Price: $20.95

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books:

Edition: 1st Thus, 1st Impression

Seller ID: 005717


No publication date (1967). 273pp., unpaginated, 8 page colour-plate section, plus numerous intext b/white halftone plates and sketch-art throughout. Book clean and square. Quarter-cloth spine firm. Blue boards lightly bumped on upper foredge corner. Acidic offset (brown line, from dustjacket flap) on front pastedown, otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, plus some (in-production) laminate striation on rear ... View more info

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HOW TO PAINT ON CHINA

By: Carne, Irene

Price: $10.93

Publisher: London, John Gifford: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010830


xvii, + 63pp., colour photographic frontispiece, colour and b/white art illustrations intext. Book clean, negligibly canted. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain red boards have one small edge bump. Leaves clean, slightly edge-tanned. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edge-creased. Contents include: Foreword (Norman Hartnell), Preface, Dedication, Materials, Colours, Diagrams, Beginning Work, Do's and Don'ts, Composition, Leaf Work, White Flow... View more info

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THE CRAFT OF THE POTTER

By: Casson, Michael

Price: $10.93

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010073


128pp., 4 page, colour, photographically-illustrated section, plus b/white photographic and line drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Name written in pen to colophon page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn and indented only. This book was written as a result of the response received to the BBC television series, 'The Craft of the Potter', first transmitted in 1976. Contents include: Preface, What is C... View more info

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CHRISTMAS STITCHERY : Over 40 Projects to Put the Magic Back Into Christmas

By: Chippendale, Jenny, and Thorp, Kate

Price: $16.39

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Lothian: 1990

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 010732


144pp., colour photographic illustrations and b/white diagrams throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain red boards undamaged. Foxing spots to endpapers, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, foxed on reverse. "Here are vibrant wallhangings, enchanting tree decorations, exquisite bird trees, individual Christmas stockings and a delicate snowflake mobile. Clear instructions, drawings an... View more info