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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: £7.00

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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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: £3.00

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

By: ELEY, VINCENT:

Price: £4.00

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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English Tinglazed Tiles.

By: HORNE, JONATHAN:

Price: £30.00

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 identification. The bulk of the book has illustrations, many in colour, with explanatory captions. 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 produced a series of magnificent tapestries. The object of this book is to identify the surviving examples in private and pu... 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 industry he established in Warwickshire produced a series of magnificent tapestries. The object of this book is to identify th... View more info

Image for The Carpenter and Joiner’s Assistant. Being a comprehensive treatise on the Selection, Preparation, and Strength of Materials, and the Mechanical Principles of Framing, with their Application in Carpentry, Joinery, and Hand-Railing; Also a Complete Treatise on Lines: and an illustrated Glossary of Terms used in Architecture and Building. Illustrated by an Extensive Series of Plates and many Hundred Engravings on Wood.

The Carpenter and Joiner’s Assistant. Being a comprehensive treatise on the Selection, Preparation, and Strength of Materials, and the Mechanical Principles of Framing, with their Application in Carpentry, Joinery, and Hand-Railing; Also a Complete Treatise on Lines: and an illustrated Glossary of Terms used in Architecture and Building. Illustrated by an Extensive Series of Plates and many Hundred Engravings on Wood.

By: NEWLANDS, JAMES:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Blackie and Son. ca1869:

Seller ID: 82126


Large hardback, 13.5 x 10 inches. Quarter bound brown morocco leather binding with black pebbled cloth boards, gilt lettering and black banding to spine. Plain endpapers and speckled page edges. In very good condition. Cover a little worn; spine rubbed, small chips to ends, corners bumped with small nicks to cloth, a couple of nicks to cloth at board edges, some rubbing and handling marks to boards. Some darkening to endpapers. Some minor light foxing spots to pages, Else a clean and tight copy. 254pp. With many wood engravings in text and 100 full-page plates. Comprehensive guide to carpentr... View more info

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Tools for the Trades and Crafts An Eighteenth Century Pattern Book, R. Timmins & Sons, Birmingham.

By: ROBERTS, Kenneth D.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Fitzwilliam, N.H. USA, Ken Roberts Publishing, 1976 1st:

Seller ID: 82122


Hardback, 11 x 8.5 inches. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. In illustrated blue paper dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW: spine and edges faded, small nicks to corners and ends of spine, edges rubbed. NOT clipped.) Cloth clean and smart. Previous owners address label to hidden corner of front endpaper. Pages clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. 222pp. Full-page B&W illustrations throughout. View more info