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450 Years of Lace. An exhibition of fine antique lace from the collections of The Allhallows Museum, Dr.Spriggs and Jane Page. August 12th -September 14th 2002.
1 450 Years of Lace. An exhibition of fine antique lace from the collections of The Allhallows Museum, Dr.Spriggs and Jane Page. August 12th -September 14th 2002.
J.Page Publications. 2002. 
Size 8.25 x 11.75 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. Unpaginated. With 143 b/w photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Catalogue of an exhibition of antique lace held in Honiton, Devon in 2002. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The A-B-C of Needlework. Containing 200 original diagrams, including two inset plates. With a preface by Miss S.Loch., BLACKMORE, BETSY L.:
2 BLACKMORE, BETSY L.: The A-B-C of Needlework. Containing 200 original diagrams, including two inset plates. With a preface by Miss S.Loch.
London. Ralph Holland & Co. 1912 
Size 4.75 x 7.25 inches. In blue/grey cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. 136pp. With b/w diagrams in text and fold out diagrams at back. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and chipped at ends. Corners slightly rubbed. Neat inscription to front endopaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Basic guide to needlework. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Scale Model Warships., BOWEN, JOHN (ed):
3 BOWEN, JOHN (ed): Scale Model Warships.
Conway Maritime Press. Greenwich. 1978 1st edition. 
Size 7.5 x 9.5 inches. In grey cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 191pp. With b/w photographs and diagrams. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Making model warships for beginners and the more experienced modeller. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Craft of Wood Carving., BRIDGEWATER, ALAN / BRIDGEWATER, GILL:
4 BRIDGEWATER, ALAN / BRIDGEWATER, GILL: The Craft of Wood Carving.
David and Charles. 1981 
Size 6.75 x 10.0 inches. In dark brown cloth covers with gilr to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 159pp. With b/w photographs, line drawings and diagrams. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Covers part faded. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. A step-by-step guide to wood carving and an exploration of carving traditions and styles. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Creative Design in Bobbin Lace., COLLIER, ANN:
5 COLLIER, ANN: Creative Design in Bobbin Lace.
London. B.T.Batsford. 1982 1st edition. 
Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In cream cloth covers with black lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 144pp. With b/w photographs line drawings and diagrams and 7 colour plates. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Guidance for those interested in taking up lace making, with explorations of new designs and techniques. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Watchmaker's Lathe and How To Use It. Illustrations by E. A. Ayres., DE CARLE, DONALD:
6 DE CARLE, DONALD: The Watchmaker's Lathe and How To Use It. Illustrations by E. A. Ayres.
London, N.A.G. Press, Ltd. 1952 1st edition, 
Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Blue pebbled cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW in protective sleeve, small chip to bottom front corner, other corners torn, rubbing to edges. Not clipped.) Corners slightly bumped. Some minor darkening to outer page edges else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 154pp. 16pp adverts to front. Illustrated with over 200 b&w diagrams and figures within text. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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A Monk at the Potter’s Wheel. The Story of Charnwood-Cistercian Ware. With a preface by BERNARD RACKHAM, ELEY, VINCENT:
7 ELEY, VINCENT: A Monk at the Potter’s Wheel. The Story of Charnwood-Cistercian Ware. With a preface by BERNARD RACKHAM
Edmund Ward (n.d.). 
Tall 8vo. Black cloth gt. Very good. Tinted frontis. & 56 b/w plates. 120 pp. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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A Manual of Plain Needlework and Cutting-Out, Emily G Jones
8 Emily G Jones A Manual of Plain Needlework and Cutting-Out
London: Joseph Hughes. 1885 
4th Edition Size 8vo,Volume II, Bound in original cloth boards, Folding plates, pp 112 plus 32 pp grid paper. Rubbing to edges, with corners bumped, plus a few marks to covers, Most of frontis folding plate missing. Inside some foxing, a few of grid pages at rear have work drawn on. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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English Tinglazed Tiles., HORNE, JONATHAN:
9 HORNE, JONATHAN: English Tinglazed Tiles.
Jonathan Horne. 1989 1st edition. 
Size 9.25 x 12.25 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pink endpapers. 136pp. With colour and b/w photo illustrations. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; very slightly creased at edges. slightly bumped at top end of spine. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The author gives brief histories of the places which produced tiles mainly in the 18th century. This is followed by a short guide to identification. The bulk of the book has illustrations, many in colour, with explanatory captions. 
Price: 41.00 GBP
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Elizabethan Sheldon Tapestries., HUMPHREYS, JOHN:
10 HUMPHREYS, JOHN: Elizabethan Sheldon Tapestries.
OUP. 1929 1st edition. 
Size 9.25 x 11.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. 27pp. With b/w plates. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine darkened and rubbed with small holes and tears. Rubbed along edges with small marks, stains and tears. Not price clipped). Relevant letter to front. Else a clean and tight copy. William Sheldon introduced tapestry making to England in the mid 16th century. The industry he established in Warwickshire produced a series of magnificent tapestries. The object of this book is to identify the surviving examples in private and public collections in England. 
Price: 59.00 GBP
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Elizabethan Sheldon Tapestries., HUMPHREYS, JOHN:
11 HUMPHREYS, JOHN: Elizabethan Sheldon Tapestries.
OUP. 1929 1st edition. 
Size 9.25 x 11.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. 27pp. With b/w plates. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded and rubbed with small chips at top end. Slightly rubbed along edges with small marks, stains and tears. Not price clipped). Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1930. Else a clean and tight copy. William Sheldon introduced tapestry making to England in the mid 16th century. The industry he established in Warwickshire produced a series of magnificent tapestries. The object of this book is to identify the surviving examples in private and public collections in England. 
Price: 59.00 GBP
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12 JACKSON, SIR CHARLES JAMES: English Goldsmiths and their Marks. A History of The Goldsmiths and Plate Workers of England, Scotland, and Ireland. With over Thirteen Thousand Marks reproduced in facsimile from authentic examples of plate and Tables of date-letters and other Hall-marks used in the assay offices of the United Kingdom. Second Edition, revised and enlarged.
Macmillan & Co. 1921 (2nd.ed.,revised & enlg.). 
Size 8.25 x 12.0 inches. In bevelled green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and rubbed at edges. Small mark to front. Light scratches to back. Mild foxing to edges. Some browning to endpapers. Addendum tables to 1979 loose in front. Else a clean and tight copy. 747pp. With b/w frontis with tissue guard. Over 13,000 marks, reproduced in facsimile and Tables of Date-Letters and Other Hall-Marks. Standard work on hall marks. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A Golden Dolly. The Art, Mystery and History of Corn Dollies. Illustrations by R.C.Lambeth., LAMBETH, M.:
13 LAMBETH, M.: A Golden Dolly. The Art, Mystery and History of Corn Dollies. Illustrations by R.C.Lambeth.
John Baker. London. 1969 1st edition. 
Size 7.0 x 9.75 inches. In pale yellow cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 143pp. With b/w photographs, line drawings and photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed and creased along top edge. Price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. Full history of Corn Dollies with instructions for making traditional designs. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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14 METCALF, ROBERT / METCALF, GERTRUDE: Making Stained Glass A handbook for the amateur and the professional.
David and Charles. 1972 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Price clipped). Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 158pp. With b/w and colour photographs, line drawings and diagrams. Guide to creating stained glass in four sections; origin and history, materials and tools, safety, creative process. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Victorian Embroidery., PARKER, FREDA:
15 PARKER, FREDA: Victorian Embroidery.
Anaya Publishers Ltd. London 1990 1st edition. 
4to. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Decorated endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; edges slightly creased. Not price clipped). Else a clean and tight copy. 128pp. With colour photographs and examples throughout. Victorian Embroidery is a magnificent book that evokes a by-gone, gracious age when gentlewomen plied their needles in the pursuit of excellence in needlework and the creation of beauty. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Dorset Feather Stitchery., PASS, OLIVIA:
16 PASS, OLIVIA: Dorset Feather Stitchery.
Friary Press. Dorchester. 1970 5th revised edition. 
Size 7.25 x 9.75 inches. In maroon limp cloth covers with red decor and black lettering to front. 96pp. With b/w line drawings, diagrams and colour & bw photo plates. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Small address label inside front cover. Else a clean and tight copy. A detailed guide to the technique. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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17 RUST, GRAHAM: The Painted House. Over 100 Original Designs for Mural and Trompe L’Oeil Decoration.
Macmillan. London.. 1988. 
Tall 8vo Oblong. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; creased and rubbed around edges with small tears. Marks. Not price clipped). Covers slightly faded at edges.Owner’s neat inscription on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 184pp. With colour plates and diagrams. A beautifully illustrated book demonstrating the delights of mural decoration. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Setts of the Scottish Tartans with descriptive and historical notes., STEWART, DONALD CALDER:
18 STEWART, DONALD CALDER: The Setts of the Scottish Tartans with descriptive and historical notes.
Oliver and Boyd. Edinburgh. 1950 1st edition. 
4to. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Slight damage to front top edge. Else a very clean and tight copy. 125pp. With colour plates. Detailed description of the history and design of Scottish tartans. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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A Short History of Ancient Decorative Textiles., THURSTAN, VIOLETTA:
19 THURSTAN, VIOLETTA: A Short History of Ancient Decorative Textiles.
The Favil Press. 1954 2nd edition. 
Tall 8vo. In blue hard card covers with gilt to black cloth spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small chips to corners. Not price clipped). Slight damage to front hinge. A very clean and tight copy. 96pp. With b/w photographs. The author was the Dirctor of Beduin Industries for the Egyptian Government. This history of decorative textiles gives examples from around the world from earliest times. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Mechanic’s Friend A Collection of Receipts and Practical Suggestions... and Miscellaneous Tools, Instruments, Machines, and Processes Connected with the Chemical and Mechanical Arts., William E.A. Axon
20 William E.A. Axon The Mechanic’s Friend A Collection of Receipts and Practical Suggestions... and Miscellaneous Tools, Instruments, Machines, and Processes Connected with the Chemical and Mechanical Arts.
Kegan PAul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd. 1906 
Third Edition. In dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and gilt illustration and two-tone decoration to front and spine. Size approx 5 x 7.5 inches. 339pp. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped with slight rubbing to edges. Some rubbing top of spine. Small mark top front edge. Owner’s prize bookplate to front endpaper. Slight foxing to endpapers else inside pages clean and tight. With numerous Diagrams and Woodcuts. The Chapter Headings are - Metal-Working, Woodworking, Machinery, Hydraulics, Electrical, Calculations and Measurements, and Various. As you will have gathered, this book is full of very useful hints and tips, and would be a boon to any Home mechanic. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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