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Image for The A-B-C of Needlework. Containing 200 original diagrams, including two inset plates. With a preface by Miss S.Loch.

The A-B-C of Needlework. Containing 200 original diagrams, including two inset plates. With a preface by Miss S.Loch.

By: BLACKMORE, BETSY L.:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London. Ralph Holland & Co. 1912:

Seller ID: 68626


Size 4.75 x 7.25 inches. In blue/grey cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. 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. 136pp. With b/w diagrams in text and fold out diagrams at back. Basic guide to needlework. View more info

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The Building Encyclopedia. A Handbook of Modern Building Practice for the Working Builder.

By: BLAXLAND STUBBS, S. G.: CRESWELL, W. T.: GREIG, N. P.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, The Waverley Book Company, THIRD EDITION, No Date:

Seller ID: 79139


4 vols.; Hardbacks, Tall 8vo. 10 x 7 inches. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering and design to spines, with blind embossed monograms to fronts. Top page edges blued. In dustwrappers with matching cover designs in black. In very good conditions with very good dustwraps (DW’s some darkening, minor rubbing to edges, some small nicks to corners, patched cut-windows at bottom of spines. In protective sleeves.) Corners slightly bumped with some minor rubbing to edges ... View more info

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Scale Model Warships.

By: BOWEN, JOHN (ed):

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press. Greenwich. 1978 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73469


Size 7.5 x 9.5 inches. In grey cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 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. 191pp. With b/w photographs and diagrams. Making model warships for beginners and the more experienced modeller. View more info

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The Craft of Wood Carving.

By: BRIDGEWATER, ALAN / BRIDGEWATER, GILL:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: David and Charles. 1981:

Seller ID: 69614


Size 6.75 x 10.0 inches. In dark brown cloth covers with gilr to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Covers part faded. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 159pp. With b/w photographs, line drawings and diagrams. A step-by-step guide to wood carving and an exploration of carving traditions and styles. View more info

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Model Car Manual

By: DEASON, G. H.:

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Stalbridge, The Drysdale Press, 1949 1st:

Seller ID: 79755


Hardback, approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Half bound blue cloth to spine and darker pebbled blue cloth to boards, lettered in gilt on front and spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW some minor rubbing to edges, ends of spine and rear side. In protective sleeve.) Some minor rubbing to edges of boards. Else a very clean and tight copy. 124pp + adverts. Illustrated with B&W photographs and diagrams. View more info

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A Monk at the Potter’s Wheel. The Story of Charnwood-Cistercian Ware. With a preface by BERNARD RACKHAM

By: ELEY, VINCENT:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edmund Ward (n.d.).:

Seller ID: 54477


Tall 8vo. Black cloth gt. Very good. Tinted frontis. & 56 b/w plates. 120 pp. View more info

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A Manual of Plain Needlework and Cutting-Out

By: Emily G Jones

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Joseph Hughes. 1885:

Seller ID: 69199


4th Edition Size 8vo,Volume II, Bound in original cloth boards, 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. Folding plates, pp 112 plus 32 pp grid paper. View more info

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English Tinglazed Tiles.

By: HORNE, JONATHAN:

Price: £41.00

Publisher: Jonathan Horne. 1989 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70252


Size 9.25 x 12.25 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pink endpapers. 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. 136pp. With colour and b/w photo illustrations. The author gives brief histories of the places which produced tiles mainly in the 18th century. This is followed by a short guide to identifi... View more info

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Elizabethan Sheldon Tapestries.

By: HUMPHREYS, JOHN:

Price: £59.00

Publisher: OUP. 1929 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74159


Size 9.25 x 11.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. 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. 27pp. With b/w plates. William Sheldon introduced tapestry making to England in the mid 16th century. The industry he established in Warwickshire... View more info

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Elizabethan Sheldon Tapestries.

By: HUMPHREYS, JOHN:

Price: £59.00

Publisher: OUP. 1929 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74160


Size 9.25 x 11.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. 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. 27pp. With b/w plates. William Sheldon introduced tapestry making to England in the mid 16th century. The i... View more info

Image for A Golden Dolly. The Art, Mystery and History of Corn Dollies. Illustrations by R.C.Lambeth.

A Golden Dolly. The Art, Mystery and History of Corn Dollies. Illustrations by R.C.Lambeth.

By: LAMBETH, M.:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: John Baker. London. 1969 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70335


Size 7.0 x 9.75 inches. In pale yellow cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 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. 143pp. With b/w photographs, line drawings and photographs. Full history of Corn Dollies with instructions for making traditional designs. View more info

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Dorset Feather Stitchery.

By: PASS, OLIVIA:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Friary Press. Dorchester. 1970 5th revised edition.:

Seller ID: 71107


Size 7.25 x 9.75 inches. In maroon limp cloth covers with red decor and black lettering to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Small address label inside front cover. Else a clean and tight copy. 96pp. With b/w line drawings, diagrams and colour & bw photo plates. A detailed guide to the technique. View more info