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Written by Hand

By Aubrey West

London, England: George Allen and Unwin, 1951. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 71 pages, maroon cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, slight exterior soiling; hinges and binding solid, paper just lightly yellowed, with a portion of the original dust jacket and anespaper article laid in at the back endpaper. without dust jacket. A very useful copy.

$9.50

The Script Letter; its form, construction and application (The How To Do It Series Number 21)

By Tommy Thompson

London, England: The Studio Publications, 1949. Third printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Quarto, 9 7/8" tall, 127 pages with black and white illustration, red cloth. A very good clean hard cover copy over all with moderate exterior shelf wear overall, rubbing at the extremities, one corner bumped, binding sturdy, paper just lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

All Manner of Workmanship

By G. Baden Bradle, Francis Stephens, T.D. Randall, and John Haywood

St. Albans, Hertfordshire: Faith House, c. 1960. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. "The illustrations in this booklet show the work of a group of Architects, Artists and Craftsmen co-operating in a mutual endeaavor to raise the standard of church furnishing." Octavo, 8 1/2"tall, 48 pages with intertextual illustration, stiff yellow wraps. A very good orginal soft cover over all, cover lightly soiled, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$19.00

Your Handspinning

By Elsie G. Davenport

Tarzania, California: Select Books, 1971. Early Printing. Original Wraps. Very good. First published in 1953. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 190 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, stiff blue wraps. A very good generally clean and sturdy soft cover with minor shelf wear.

$9.50

Practical Casting: a studio reference (revised edition)
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Practical Casting: a studio reference (revised edition)

By Tim McCreight

Cape Elizabeth ME: Brynmorgen Press, 1994. Revised Edition. Wire spiral-bound. Near fine. Octavo, 9" tall, 152 pages, spiral bound, stiff pictorial wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover over all with light shelf wear; binding solid, paper white.

$16.50

Forgotten Household Crafts: A Portrait of the Way We Once Lived

By John Seymour

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. First printing. Hardcover. Fine / Near Fine. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 192 pages, brown boards; illustrations throughout. A fine, clean, hard cover first edition with minot shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine dust jacket with light edge wear, with original price.

$14.50

The Craftsman Woodturner

By Peter Child

London, England: G. Bell & Sons, 1973. Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Quarto 9 3/4" tall, 238 pages with intertextual b&w photographs, d; with instructions) brown boards. A very good, clean hardcover with minor shelf wear and rubbing to the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper white with light foxing to the fore-edges. In a good, lightly worn but color faded dust jacket.

$9.50

The Ultimate Papercraft and Origami Book

By Paul Jackson and Angela A' Court; with Marion Elliot

New York, New York: Hermes House, 1997. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Quarto, 12" tall, 256 pages, color illustration throughout, illustrated boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white, but a previous owner's inscription penned on the front endpaper. In a very good moderatey worn dust jacket.

$12.50

Mountain People, Mountain Crafts

By Elinor Lander Horwitz; with Photographs by Joshua Horwitz and Anthony Horwitz

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : J. B. Lippincott Company, 1974. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 10" tall, 143 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good, clean, neat large format paperback with minor shelf wear, light soiling to one fore-corner, binding tight, paper cream white.

$7.50

Gold Wire Craft

By Jim Tow

West Asheville, North Carolina: Self published, 1968. First edition. Chapbook-Saddle stitch. Very Good. Small quarto, 8 1/3" tall, 40 pages, black and white text, wire saddle stitched. A very good clean, neat soft cover over all with light shelf wear, light exterior soiling; binding tight, slight rusting to the wire stitches.

$9.50

Chinese Rugs Designed for Needlepoint

By Maggie Lane

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Good. Quarto, 12 1/4", 114 pages, white cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with moderate shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white, with the previous owner's name on the front endpaper. In a good, moderately edge worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$9.50

Goodwin's Home Course in Sewing: practical instruction in Needlework for use in the home (complete in one volume)

By Emma E. Goodwin

New York, New York: Frank D. Beattys & Co., 1912. First edition thus. Decorative Boards. Good. Small quarto, 8 1/2" tall, 54 pages, illustrated brown boards. A good hard cover copy over all, moderately shelf worn, but bakc strip missing; hinges cracked but secure, internal binding solid, paper moderately yellowed with some light occasional finger soiling.

$16.50

Rug Hooking Made Easy

By Charlotte Kimball Stratton

New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1955. First American edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Small quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 214 pages, intertextual black & white illustrations throughout. A very good, clean hardcover first edition with moderate shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a good, edge worn dust jacket, with original price present.

$7.50

Fine Woodworking: Techniques 2; practical information about cabinet making, the workshop, tool and finishing wood--taken from issues nos. 8 through 13 of fine woodworking magazine

By Editors of Fine Woodworking [magazine]

Newtowne Conn.: Taunton Press, 1981. Second printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Quarto, 12" tall, 200 pages, illustrated throughout, graycloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear and rubbing; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, light soiling, chipping at the fold edges, with the original price.

$9.50

Rugs as an Investment

By Parviz Nemati

New York, New York: Charles E. Tuttle / Agate Press, 1980. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Quarto, 12" tall, 209 pages, gilt titles on blue cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white, with light foxing to the fore-edge. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket.

$19.00

The Art of Hooked-Rug Making

By Martha Batchelder

Peoria, Illinois: Manual Arts Press, 1947. First printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Good. Octavo, 9" tall, 160 pages, blue cloth; b&w illustrations throughout. A very good, clean hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, spine cloth and cover edges slightly faded; hinges and binding solid, paper just lightly yellowed with minor foxing at the endpapers. In a good, edge worn dust jacket with chipping and splitting at the folds.

$8.50

Mastercraftsmen of Ancient Peru

By Alan R. Sawyer

New York, New York: Guggenheim Museum, 1968. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Exhibition 68/6. 5000 copies printed. Quarto, 11" tall, 110 pages with four-color and B&W plates throughout, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat, softy cover first edition with minor shelf wear, but light yellowing to the paper throughout.

$9.50

The Art of Whittling

By Walter L. Faurot

Peoria, Illinois: Manual Arts Press, 1930. Later printing. Decorative Cloth. Good +. Duodecimo, 8" tall, 91 pages, gray cloth; b&w illustrations. Previous owner's stamp embossed on title page. A good plus, clean hardcover with moderate shelf wear, fraying started at ends of spine cloth, and light exterior soiling; internal condition very good with hinges and binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed, with light foxing to endpapers and fore-edges.

$16.50

American Barns and Covered Bridges / American Yesterday (two original Eric Sloane titles sold together)

By Eric Sloane

New York, New York: Wilfred Funk, 1954 / 1956. Early Printing (s). Hardcover--cloth. both Very Good / Very Good. 2 individual vols. 1: Number "4" under copyright. Quarto, 11" tall, 112 pages, brown cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear over all, but some significant rubbing at the bottom fore-corners; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, edge worn dust jacket, some chipping started at the fold edges, andwith the price clipped. / 2: Number "6" under copyright. Quarto, 11" tall, 123 pages, blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear over all, but a light exterior dampstain to the exterior cloth at the bottom margin of the front cover edge (nothing to the interior; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, but for some light foxing to the top exterior fore-edge. In a very good, edge worn dust jacket, with the original price.

$16.50

Jewelers' Workshop Practices: processes, shop-kinks, short-cuts and trade-secrets of jewelery manufacture and precious metal finishing in non-technical language

By Leslie L. Linick

Chicago, Illinois: Henry Paulson & Company, 1948. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4"tall, vi + 516 + 5 pg index, gilt titles on blue cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover first editon over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, back strip cloth faded, but spine canted, hinges and binding solid, paper of mixed qualities used in printing, some yellowed, some not. Lacking dust jacket

$19.00

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