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The Family Creative Workshop

By: N/A

Price: £3.50

Publisher: New York, Plenary Publications Ltd: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000115

ISBN: 0 7054 0334 3

Condition: Very Good


Fully illustrated throughout with colour and black and white photographs and diagrams. A collection of decorative arts projects, covering costumes, crewelwork, crochet, decoupage, dioramas, dolls' houses and furniture, dolls and dolls' clothes, dried flowers, dulcimers, egg decorating and embroidery. A very good copy with minor marking to page edges and no inscriptions. View more info

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Country Bazaar - A Handbook to Country Pleasures

By: Andy Pittaway & Bernard Scofield

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Fontana Collins: 1976

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004849

ISBN: 0-00-634001-6

Condition: Very Good


Guide to rural crafts and hobbies, including churning butter, rugmaking, collecting honey, brass-rubbing, keeping chickens and more. 248pp, illustrated profusely throughout in black and white. Minor creasing to corners, a couple of tiny nicks to the cover and former owner's name neatly inscribed to the title page, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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The Techniques of Indian Embroiidery

By: Anne Morrell

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Loveland, Colorado, Interweave Press Inc: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007772

ISBN: 188301008X

Condition: Near Fine


Working guide to many Indian embroidery techniques. 144pp with index, illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Slight curl to pages and original label attached to rear cover, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Big Book of Needlecraft

By: Annie S Paterson (Ed)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Ltd: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008324

Condition: Good


Comprehensive guide to household handicrafts, 576pp with index, illustrated with black and white diagrams and photographs and colour drawing to frontis. Green design and lettering to front board and spine. Patterned endpapers. Hinges open but holding, top edges dusty and some marking and fading to boards, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class/overseas shipping. View more info

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English Furniture

By: David Nickerson

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Octopus Books Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007614

ISBN: 0-7064-0053-4

Condition: Good


Guide to english cabinet making in the 18th century. 96pp illustrated with 135 drawings and photographs, 32 in colour. Fading to edges of boards and slight foxing to top edges, otherwise good clean copy. Unclipped DJ faded to spine and edges, otherwise good. View more info

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The Art & Craft of Stonework - Dry-Stacking, Mortaring, Paving, Carving, Gardenscaping

By: David Reed

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, Lark Books: 2003

Edition: First Paperback Edition, 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 008956

ISBN: 157990520X

Condition: Near Fine


Guide to building with stone. 176pp with index, illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Minor rippling to pages, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Marquetry and Veneers

By: Edward Kitson

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, W & G Foyle Ltd: 1952

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008135

Condition: Good


Foyles Handbooks series. 79pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Slight bumping to corners and minor marking to boards, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Handspinning

By: Eliza Leadbeater

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004674

ISBN: 0-289-70598-3

Condition: Very Good


Practical and creative introductory guide to the ancient craft of handspinning. 112pp, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and photographs. Black lettering to spine. Slight bumping to corners and base of spine, light sunning to top edges and tick mark to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. DJ has some creasing to edges and spotting to flyleaves, otherwise very good. View more info

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Aluminium Craft

By: G J Robinson

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Arco Publications: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000110

Condition: Very Good


An Arco Handybook. Introduction to the range of activities available using aluminium. 142pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs. Minimal wear to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

George Smith's Flower Decoration: English Classic Design

By: George Smith

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Mermaid Books: 1994

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 001299

ISBN: 0-7181-3702-7

Condition: Very Good


Wonderful collection of original flower arrangements by one of the world's foremost experts, illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Some creasing to cover, bumping to corners and marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Fans

By: Helene Alexander

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002081

ISBN: 0-7134-4276-X

Condition: Good


Chronologically arranged history of the origins, structure and development of the various types of fan, 94pp with index, illustrated with 8 colour photographs and 79 black and white illustrations. Part of the Costume Accessories Series. Library stamps to title page and front endpaper, and mark left by removal of date stamp label. Two other small notations in ink to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. Price clipped DJ has some edgewear and a library label, and is covered... View more info

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The Churchyards Handbook - Advice on Their Care and Maintenance

By: Henry Stapleton and Peter Burman

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, CIO Publishing: 1976

Edition: 2nd & Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003793

ISBN: 0-7151-7529-7

Condition: Very Good


Practical advice for volunteers involved in the conservation of churchyards, revised for the Council for Places of worship. 136pp illustrated with 22 black and white photographs and a diagram. Some edgewear and marking to cover and edges, spine and edges slightly darkened, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidered Stitches

By: Jan Eaton

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Sydney, Auckland & Toronto, Hodder & Stoughton: 1989

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 004783

ISBN: 0-340-52075-7

Condition: Near Fine


Classic embroidery dictionary, first published in 1934, revised and updated with 100 new stitches. 208pp with index, illustrated profusely in colour throughout. Gilt lettering to spine, decorated endpapers. Slight lean to spine and boards a little bowed, otherwise near fine copy with clean text block and no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor internal foxing, otherwise near fine. View more info

Stencilling: Techniques for Interiors, Furniture and Objects

By: Jill Visser and Michael Flinn

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald & Co (Publishers) Ltd: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001256

ISBN: 0-316-91244-1

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive guide to the popular and versatile paint technique of stencilling, with hundreds of examples, illustrated throughout with colour photographs and line drawings. 128pp. Minor bump to binding on spine, otherwise very good, clean copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear and markings, otherwise very good condition. View more info

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The Art and Craft of Dough

By: Joanna Jones

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Premier Editions: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001947

ISBN: 1-897730-26-8

Condition: Near Fine


Basic techniques, informative instructions and extensive illustrations for creating a wide variety of dough designs. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout. 144pp. Minor shelfwear and marking to top edges otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Modern Cabinetwork: Furniture and Fitments

By: John Hooper

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 1952

Edition: 6th Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 004080

Condition: Good


Rewritten and enlarged version. Comprehensive guide to the construction, design and manufacture of furniture, panelling, fireplaces and Church interiors plus technical and perspective drawing, illustrated with over 2000 photographs and drawings in colour and black and white, many fold-out. Some fading and rubbing to boards, spotting to page edges and slight creasing to a couple of the fold-out drawings. Binding slightly slack, otherwise good copy. HEAVY BOOK, extra posta... View more info

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Lee & Grant - Classic AFVs No2: Their History and How to Model Them

By: Ken Jones and Peter Chamberlain

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Patrick Stephens Ltd: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006709

ISBN: 0-85059-269-0

Condition: Very Good


Reference source for military enthusiasts. Second volume in series of books on classic armoured fighting vehicles, centred round kits by Airfix. 86pp, illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Slight lean to spine and minor rubbing to corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Picture Hanging and Framing (Tricks of the Trade)

By: Larry Blonstein

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books Ltd: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003746

ISBN: 0-7207-1242-4

Condition: Good


96pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and diagrams. Gilt lettering to spine. Boards slightly bowed, some spotting to edges and former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ has some creasing and marking to edges, otherwise good. View more info

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Making Ships in Bottles - Beginners to Advanced

By: Leon Labistour

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Whitby, North Yorkshire, Marine Arts Publications: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006660

ISBN: 0-9516184-0-7

Condition: Very Good


Excellent guide to making ships in bottles from a craftsman with 40 years experience. 90pp with index, clearly illustrated in black and white throughout with photographs, plans and drawings. Minor surface marking to cover and minimal creasing to corners, otherwise very good clean copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Hand-Loom Weaving, Plain and Ornamental

By: Luther Hooper

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008993

Condition: Good


The Artistic Crafts Series of Technical Handbooks. 338pp with index, illustrated with line drawings and several illustrations from ancient and modern textiles. Some bumping and rubbing to spine, edges and corners, foxing to page edges and margins and top edges dusty, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info