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Green Woodworking: Handcrafting Wood from Log to Finished Product
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Green Woodworking: Handcrafting Wood from Log to Finished Product

By LANGSNER, Drew

Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press, 1987. Near fine. xiii, 304 p. 23 cm. B&w illustrations. Softcover. Bibliography and index.

$40.00

Swedish Carving Techniques
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Swedish Carving Techniques

By SUNDQVIST, Wille; RUDSTROM, James (trans.)

Stockholm: The Taunton Press, 1990. Softcover. Very good. A Fine Woodworking Book. 133 p. 26 cm. B&w photos and line drawings. Softcover. Label residue on lower rear. Discussion of tool basics, sharpening, ax work, knife grips, small projects, carving spoons, finishing touches, using wood, sources of supply.

$50.00

Cotton Spinning Machinery and Its Uses
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Cotton Spinning Machinery and Its Uses

By TAGGART, Wm. Scott

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1922. Hardcover. Very good. xiv, 110, [18] p. 17 cm. 91 b&w figures. Brown cloth hardcover. Light wear. Title continues: "Describing the Characteristics of Various Kinds of Cotton and the Processes and Machinery Used in its Preparation and Spinning, with Practical Notes on the Manipulation of Material and Machinery. For Textile Engineers, Mill Workers, and Students." Bibliography and index.

$45.00

The Rainbow Makers: The Origins of the Synthetic Dyestuffs Industry in Western Europe
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The Rainbow Makers: The Origins of the Synthetic Dyestuffs Industry in Western Europe

By TRAVIS, Anthony S.

Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University Press, 1993. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. 335 p. 25 cm. Black cloth hardcover in dustjacket. Tiny tear at top of front flap in jacket and slight wear to upper spine.

$300.00

A Practical Treatise of Dying Woollen, Cotton, and Silk
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A Practical Treatise of Dying Woollen, Cotton, and Silk

By PARTRIDGE, William

New York: Wm. Partidge's Son & Co, 1847. Cloth. Good +. viii, 180 p. 19 cm. Brown cloth hardcover with gold print reads "Partridge on Dyeing". Corners worn, spine ends a bit worn, worn spot top of front board. Ink stamp on front free endpaper. Pages darkened. "Including Recipes for Lac Reds and Scarlets - Chrome Yellows and Oranges - and Prussian Blues - on Silks, Cottons and Woollens. With Every Improvement in the Art, Made Since the Year 1823. Also, A Correct Description of Sulphuring Woollens."

$75.00

Goodwin's Course in Sewing: Practical Instruction in Needlework for Use in Schools and at Home. Books I to III
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Goodwin's Course in Sewing: Practical Instruction in Needlework for Use in Schools and at Home. Books I to III

By GOODWIN, Emma E.

New York: Frank D. Beattys & Company, nd. Cloth. Very good +. 3 vols.: 47, [1]; 54, [1]; 54, [1] p. 22 cm. 43, 39, & 46 b&w diagrams respectively. Vols. II & III have rear pockets which are empty. Green cloth hardcovers with black and orange print. Light wear to spine ends. Corners bumped. Slight foxing to front endpapers. A little soiling or dampness to cloth. Overall very clean. Publisher's ads at rear.

$75.00

Color-and-Weave Design: A Practical Reference Book
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Color-and-Weave Design: A Practical Reference Book

By SUTTON, Ann; CRIPPS, David (illus.)

Asheville, NC: Lark Communications, 1984. Hardcover. Very good/Good. 111 p. 25 cm. Numerous colour and b&w photos. Light brown hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Worn edges to jacket, some scratching to rear, and a bit of label residue on front. Top corner of front free endpaper cut off. Topics: Colour-and-weave; plotting the pattern on paper; designing original patterns; changing colour position; traditional cloths; other weaves; "log cabin" effect; twill cloths; double cloth.

$65.00

Bleaching, Dyeing, Printing and Finishing for the Manchester Trade: A Book Intended For Warehousemen Textile Students and Others Interested in this Important Section of the Textile Industry
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Bleaching, Dyeing, Printing and Finishing for the Manchester Trade: A Book Intended For Warehousemen Textile Students and Others Interested in this Important Section of the Textile Industry

By MCMYN, J. W.; BARDSLEY, J. W.

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1932. Second Edition. Cloth. Very good. xiv, 224, [2], 23, [1] p. 19 cm. 41 b&w illustrations. Burgundy cloth hardcover with gold lettering. Spot on front cover. A little discolouration to cloth. Faint soiling to endpapers. Pages clean and neat. Topics include the fibres, bleaching, dyeing, calico printing, and finishing. Appendix and index. At rear is a list of technical books published by Pitman & Sons on art and craft work, draughtsmanship, science, foundrywork and metallurgy, mineralogy and mining, civil engineering and building, aviation, motor engineering, optics and photography, telegraphy, telephony, wireless, and much more.

$75.00

Pocket Manual of Textile Printing
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Pocket Manual of Textile Printing

Hochst am Main: Meister Lucius & Brüing, 1923. IV. Edition. Cloth. Good +. XII, 448, [2] p. 17 cm. 2 b&w plates. Green cloth hardcover with red text block edges. Some small dents or wear to edges and some rubbing to cloth. Small mark on top edge of text block. Front hinge tender, title page browned with signature, child's scribble to p. XI in Contents. Topics: calico printing, cotton yarn printing, artificial silk printing, wool printing on piece goods, slubbing printing, half-wool printing, shoddy printing, printing wool containing viscose silk, silk printing, half-silk printing. Index.

$60.00

Kokusai Ikebana: Poesy in life through flowers
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Kokusai Ikebana: Poesy in life through flowers

By OHNO, Mme. Noriko

Tokyo: Kamakura Shobo Publishing, 1985. Hardcover. As new/As new. 104 p. 21 x 22 cm. 70 colour and some b&w illustrations. Cream hardcover in pictorial dustjacket.

$40.00

The Complete Book of Micromounting
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The Complete Book of Micromounting

By WIGHT, Quintin

Tucson: Mineralogical Record, 1993. Hardcover. Very good +/Good +. 283 p. 28 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations throughout with a colour photo album section at rear. Tan hardcover in white dustjacket. A few spots to jacket and some small tears in its edges. Book corners bumped slightly. Topics include: collecting; preparation; identification; mounting; conservation; optics; photography; the micromounters' hall of fame. Appendices, index.

$100.00

Linthorpe Pottery: An Interim Report
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Linthorpe Pottery: An Interim Report

By LE VINE, Jonathan R. A.

Teesside Museums & Art Galleries Service , ca. 1970. Staplebound. Near fine. 59 p. 21 cm. B&w illustrations. Staplebound booklet. Light wear and soiling to exterior. Survey of late 19th century art pottery including its manufacture, marks, mould numbers, notes on known staff.

$50.00

Ikebana Sogetsu
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Ikebana Sogetsu

By TESHIGAHARA, Hiroshi

Tokyo: Shufunotomo Co, 1986. First printing. Softcover. Fine. 20 colour illustration cards with instructions on rear in English and Japanese. Softcover. 15 x 21 cm.

$75.00

Monarch Book No. 87: Hand Knits For Men and Women in Service
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Monarch Book No. 87: Hand Knits For Men and Women in Service

Dunnville, ON: The Monarch Knitting Company, 1941. Staplebound. Very good. 46 p. 28 cm. 12 b&w illustrations. Staplebound magazine. Light wear to spine, small tears upper rear. Desings approved by National War Service Committee, The Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire. Hand Knits For Men and Women in Service. Also Practical Styles For War Victims. Published by the Makers of Monarch Yarns. Includes pullovers, jerkins, toques, socks, etc. Centre pages have "A Tribute to the Women of Canada" with "A Glorious Roll of Honor" with names of women's organizations involved in the war effort, including IODE, Canadian Red Cross Society, Federated Women's Institutes, Salvation Army, W.Y.C.A., Order of the Easter Star, and many more, taking 4 pages.

$35.00

The Ribbon Art Book
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The Ribbon Art Book

By CROFT, Vahrah (ed.)

New York: Ribbon Art Publishing Company, nd. ca. 1920s. Vol. 1 No. III . Staplebound. Fair. 34 p. 25 cm. 9 p. of colour or partial colour. Illustrated paper covers have separated from text block and have chips and tears to edges. Text block has ink signature and mark on Contents page. Front cover title: "Ribbon Art: How to make Hundreds of Dainty and Practical things of Ribbons. Illustrated in Colors with detailed Instructions." Ideas for hair bandeaus, cocardes, corsages, hat trimmings, rosettes, girdles, boudoir items, passport cases, etc.

$40.00

The Cabin in the Pines: A Potter's Dream Come True: The History of Pinecroft
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The Cabin in the Pines: A Potter's Dream Come True: The History of Pinecroft

By SMITH, Brenda Caverly

Aylmer, ON: Pinecroft Ceramic Art Studio, 2012. Paperback. As new. ix, 174 p. 26 cm. 376 illustrations, 34 in colour. Paperback. Topics include: pottery; tearoom; family; moving Uncle Charles' cabin; 60 years of Canadian achievement 1948-2008.

$40.00

The Modeller's Guide To The Bell P-39 Airacobra In RAAF Service
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The Modeller's Guide To The Bell P-39 Airacobra In RAAF Service

By BYK, Gary

Melbourne, Australia: Red Roo Models , 1997. Paperback. Good. Number 4 in a profile series on famous Australian aircraft. 500 copies of which this is 448. 29 cm. About 60 b&w illustrations with four colour samples at rear. Card covers with plastic front. Title written on spine. Stain on spine at lower front. Bend in text block. Some soiling to plastic. Signed by author on title page. Contains: American nomenclature and national markings; Airacobra structure; RAAF squadron operations; camouflage and markings in RAAF service; Airacobra photos and drawings; modelling hints. Bibliography and appendices.

$60.00

HMS Euryalus (36) 1803: A  Plank on Frame Model. Volumes I & II
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HMS Euryalus (36) 1803: A Plank on Frame Model. Volumes I & II

By YEDLINKSY, Allan; KEMPSON, Wayne

Florence, OR: SeaWatchBooks, 2011-2013. Hardcover. Fine/fine. vii, 152; vii, 128 p. + plans. Over 400 b&w and 14 colour illustrations. Fold-out plans tucked in rear of both volumes. Plans in vol. 1 still in plastic wrap. Brown cloth hardcovers with gold print. In dustjackets. Covers the ship's history as well as the model: birthplace (Bucklers Hard), letters from Henry Sibthorp, Henry Blackwood, log of Euryalus during the Battle of Trafalgar, letters from Collingwood to the Admiralty, 1806 through the War of 1812, Captain Huskisson, prison ship.

$250.00

Album de Broderies Anciennes; Album de Broderies au Point de Croix
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Album de Broderies Anciennes; Album de Broderies au Point de Croix

By LESSING, Jules

Mulhouse: Dollfus-Miege & Cie, nd. Disbound. Poor. 12, 17 p. + 48 one-sided plates. 31 cm. Over 100 small b&w illustrations in text sections. Also a colour chart just before plates. From our As Is shelf. Disbound. Brown card covers are detached, chipped, dampstained, and torn. Some pages have rough edges. 23 plates belong to "Album de brodieries anciennes" but the others belong to a different book, "Album de broderies au point de croix." Exquisite French embroidery patterns with French text.

$50.00

Keramic Studio October 1912
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Keramic Studio October 1912

By ALSOP-ROBINEAU, Mrs. Adelaide (ed.)

Syracuse: Keramic Studio Publishing Company, 1912. Vol. XIV No. 8, December 1912. Card covers. Good. X, 115-134, XI-XX p. 35 cm. About 30 b&w illustrations + ads. Green card covers. One staple rusting. Hole in p. 115 affecting text. Leaf 159-160 removed. Page 161 detached. Small brown stain on rear. A Monthly Magazine for the Potter and Decorator. Designs for various pots, bowls, etc. + lots of grapes. Editor and various artists in photo on p. 116.

$30.00

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