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THE WOOLCRAFT BOOK :  Spinning, Dyeing and Weaving by Constance Jackson and Judith Plowman - Hardcover - Reprint - 1981 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

THE WOOLCRAFT BOOK : Spinning, Dyeing and Weaving

by Constance Jackson and Judith Plowman

Condition: Very Good +/Very Good +


Auckland, New Zealand: William Collins, 1981. 192pp., plus 1 x 16 page, colour photographically-illustrated section, b/white photographic and line-drawn illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain brown boards very mildly bumped. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased head and foot of spine. From the jacket flap: "This book is for beginners in the ancient handcrafts of spinning, dyeing and weaving, and has been compiled especially for those readers who cannot have the benefit of regular personal tuition but must rely on printed words and illustrations . . . " Contents include: Preface, 17 chapters, Appendices A to E, Index. Book weight approx. 760g. . Reprint. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
  • Bookseller: Diversity Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 011907
  • Title: THE WOOLCRAFT BOOK : Spinning, Dyeing and Weaving
  • Author: Constance Jackson and Judith Plowman
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Jacket condition: Very Good +
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0002169681
  • ISBN 13: 9780002169684
  • Publisher: William Collins
  • Place: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Date published: 1981
  • Keywords: Craft, Wool, Spinning, Dyeing, Weaving
  • Bookseller catalogs: Crafts & Hobbies; Arts and Crafts;
  • Subjects: CRAFTS & HOBBIES / General;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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