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Crafts and Arts

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Crafts and Arts

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Knotting, Gilcraft,
1 Knotting
Gilcraft,. C. Arthur Pearson, London, 1939. second edition, Hardback, 19cm x 12cm green cloth boards, black titles, second edition, 2nd impression, , 108pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Spine and boards basically clean, save for barely-visible stain to top of front. Block also clean. Binding just a little exposed. Illustrated guide to knots Catalogue: Crafts. Keywords: Knots, hitch, bend, tenderfoot. 5714

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Victorian Taste - Some Social Aspects of Architecture & Industrial Design from 1820-1900, Gloag, John
2 Victorian Taste - Some Social Aspects of Architecture & Industrial Design from 1820-1900
Gloag, John. David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1979. first thus, Hardback, 25cm x 18cm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 2nd impression, , xvi prelims, 175pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Spine slightly bumped, top of block slightly dusted. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with little or no shelfwear. Price sticker on front flap. An extensively illustrated guide to the design principles underpinning the buildings and the artefacts of the Victorian age. Catalogue: Crafts. Keywords: Victorian, architecture, Pugin, Ruskin, Morris. 3128

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English Furniture - From The Middle Ages to Modern Times, Macdonald-Taylor, Margaret
3 English Furniture - From The Middle Ages to Modern Times
Macdonald-Taylor, Margaret. Evans Brothers, London, 1965. first edition, Hardback, 25cm x 17cm black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 299pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good. Base of spine and boards bumped. Block edges dusted. Dustwrapper (now protected) is chipped around all edges, with triangular loss of 2sq cm at top of front adjoining spine Illustrated guide to the finest examples of English furniture through the centuries. Catalogue: Crafts. Keywords: England, frniture, Chippendale, Adam. 3134

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Country Crafts in Pictures, Manners, J.E.
4 Country Crafts in Pictures
Manners, J.E.. David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1976. first edition, Hardback, 236mm x 170mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 107pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Top of block dusty, otherwise very good. Dustwrapper has some shelfwear and evidence of handling. Illustrated guide to traditional - and still flourishing - country crafts. Catalogue: Crafts. Keywords: Crafts, blacksmith, thatcher, tannery. 5662

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Country Classics, Nelson, John A.
5 Country Classics
Nelson, John A.. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA, 1989. first edition, Hardback, 286mm x 222mm blue cloth boards, white titles, first edition, 220pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with just a little foxing to block edges. Dustwrapper spine has colour faded, else clean with minimal wear.. Practical DIY guide for the woodworker, with many design diagrams for boxes, candle holders, and other wooden gifts with an unmistakably American feel. Catalogue: Crafts. Keywords: Wood, timber, craft, joinery. 1236

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Making Character Dolls' Houses in 1/12 scale, Nickolls, Brian
6 Making Character Dolls' Houses in 1/12 scale
Nickolls, Brian. David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1995. first edition, Hardback, 304mm x 225mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 192pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has been handled, some edgewear along top and a tear at top of spine. Follow-up volume to Nickolls' "Making Dolls' Houses" gives detailed instructions - with diagrams - for the construction of five more original doll house designs. Catalogue: Crafts. Keywords: Doll, woodwork, craft, toy This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 878

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Dictionary of Canvas Work Stitches, Rhodes, Mary
7 Dictionary of Canvas Work Stitches
Rhodes, Mary. B.T. Batsford, London, 1980. first edition, Hardback, 254mm x 190mm red-brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 240pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has a little creasing to top front edge, spine colour just a little faded, but still bright and clean. 250 different stitches, comprehensively explained, with pattern diagrams and photographs. Catalogue: Crafts. Keywords: stitch, cross-stitch, fishbone, rose. 1335

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8 Leatherwork
Roseaman, I.P.. Dryad Press, Leicester, 1943. third edition, Hardback, 22cm x 14cm green cloth boards, gilt titles, third edition, 72 + 20pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Less than good/Reading copy only. Owners inscription. Wartime publication is notably worn, with boards and spine grubby at edges, differential fading and foxing to endpapers/inner boards, block generally darkened with age. Dustwrapper is split in two aloing spine, with general loss and wear. Illustrated guide to craft leatherwork. Catalogue: Crafts. Keywords: Leather, craft, tools, thong. 5697

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Heraldry for the Craftsman, Sayer, F.G.
9 Heraldry for the Craftsman
Sayer, F.G.. Blandford Press, Aylesbury, Hardback, 223mm x 143mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, , 120pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Spine and boards a little bumped, block edges dusty. No date given - external sources suggest c.1950 but internal feel of book surely argues for c.1930 at the latest as publication date for this illustrated guide to heraldry in the service of the craftsman. Catalogue: Crafts. Keywords: Heraldry, shield, craftsman. 5675

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