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The Craftsman
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The Craftsman

By Richard Sennett

New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2008. Paperback--trade. Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, [viii] + 326 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper white.

$8.63

Encyclopedie desOuvrages de Dames (Bibliotheque D.M.C.) nouvelle edition revue et augmentee

By Therese de Dillmont

Alsac, France: Dollfus-Mieg & co, c. 1920. Decorative Cloth. Good/Without dust jacket. Text in French. 24mo, 5 1/2" tall, 826 pages + approx. 40 ads, decorative endpapers, decorative green cloth. This is a good reference copy only, well worn and rubbed at all corners with cloth fraying at back strip edges top and bottom and at exterior hinge edge, hinges cracked but still secure, internal binding solid, paper moderately yellowed with front endpaper out..

$12.50

Quilts of Provence: the art and craft of French Quiltmaking
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Quilts of Provence: the art and craft of French Quiltmaking

By Kathryn Berenson

Radnor, Pennsylvania: Henry Holt, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 191 pages, illustrated boards; color and b&w photographs, illustrated endpapers with a previous owner's bookplate. A near fine, clean, hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket, with the original price.

$16.50

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

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. 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

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

By John Seymour

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. First Edition. 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. 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. 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

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

Rug Hooking Made Easy

By Charlotte Kimball Stratton

New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1955. First 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. 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

The Art of Hooked-Rug Making

By Martha Batchelder

Peoria, Illinois: Manual Arts Press, 1947. First Edition. 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

The Art of Whittling

By Walter L. Faurot

Peoria, Illinois: Manual Arts Press, 1930. 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

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

Fine Furniture for the Amateur Cabinetmakers

By A. W. Marlow

New York, New York: Bonanza Books, 1955. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Quarto 11 1/4" tall, 200 pages with intertextual b&w photographs, drawings (14 projects, 435 illustrations; with instructions) brown quarter-cloth. A very good, clean hardcover with minor shelf wear and rubbing to the cloth at ends of backstrip; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white with light foxing to the fore-edges. In a good, lightly worn but color faded dust jacket. Originally published in Macmillan.

$7.50

The Quilting Primer: second edition covering advanced techniques
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The Quilting Primer: second edition covering advanced techniques

By Dorothy Frager

Radnor, Pennsylvania: Chilton Books, 1979. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Quarto, 10" tall, 314 pages, blue boards; color and b&w photographs, patterns. A near fine, clean, hard cover second edition with light shelf hear; hinges and binding tight, paper white with light foxing to the top fore-edge. In a very good, moderately edge worn dust jacket, with the original price.

$7.50

Fun With Felt
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Fun With Felt

By Annette Feldman

New York, New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 176 pages, blueboards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket.

$7.50

Early American Wall Stencils In Color

By Alice Bancroft Fjelstul, Patricia Brown Schad, Barbara Marhoefer

New York, New York: E. P. Dutton, 1982. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. Full-size patterns traced"; with directions. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 138 pages, yellow cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear, but a blush of foxing to the exterior fore-edges; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the price clipped.

$10.50

The Encyclopedia of Modelmaking Techniques

By Chrisopher Payne

Edison, New Jersey: Chartwell Books, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Quarto, 11 3/4" tall, 192 pages, blue cloth; illustrated in color throughout. A near fine clean neat hardcover with light shelf wear and rubbing at the fore-corners; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine dust jacket. "A comprehensive guide to preparation, construction, and finishing skills for all scale modelers.

$19.00

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