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London: Sidgwick & Jackson [0-283-99171-2] 1985, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 234pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Tables. The spine is lightly worn at the top and bottom and the endpapers are toned. " 'I enjoy reading railroad timetables, recipes, or any kind of list' wrote W.H. Auden. This is a compilation… Read more
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The Life and Works of Alfred Bestall

by Bott, Caroline G.

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9780747561941
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London: Bloomsbury [0-7475-6194-X] 2003. (Hardcover) 338pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, appendices, index. "Caroline Bott, after several years of careful and painstaking research, has pieced together the life of her godfather, Alfred Edmeades Bestall MBE, who wrote and illustrated the Rupert stories in the Daily Express… Read more
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The Uses of Libraries

by Baker, Ernest A. (editor)

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London: University of London Press 1930. (Hardcover) 338pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Bibliography, index. The spine is lightly worn and faded at the edges and the dust jacket has a few chips on the spine and corners. "This work is based on a course of public lectures given at University… Read more
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Magic of the Masters

by Delvin, Jack

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9780600362388
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London: Hamlyn [0-600-36238-8] 1977. (Hardcover) 240pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Black and white and orange illustrations, diagrams, photographs, appendices. Tiny corner bumps. "This book is basic. It's straightforward; it's practical. It's about the kind of magic you can work in your own home using things like cards and coins and handkerchiefs and… Read more
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Stamp Collector's Guide to Europe

by Allen, Jon L. (With Paul H. Silverstone.)

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9780668033442
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New York: ARCO [0-668-03344-4] 1974. (Small 4to) 309pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs, diagrams, glossary. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, lightly edgeworn and has some minor closed tears on the back panel. "A definitive, illustrated handbook for the traveling philatelist providing historical and contemporary background on… Read more
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Strange Material; Storytelling Through Textiles

by Prain, Leanne (Photography by Jeanie Ow.)

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9781551525501
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Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press 978-1-55152-550-1 [978-1-55152-550-1] 2014. (Oblong paperback) 257pp. Near fine. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, projects, diagrams, index. "Strange Material explores the intriguing relationship between handmade textiles and storytelling. Through text, the act of weaving a tale or dropping a thread takes on new meaning for those who previously… Read more
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Amherst: Westminster Trading [0-938953-02-8] 1987. (4to) 160pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Color photographs, illustrations, patterns, abbreviations, index. "The patterns are accompanied by short biographies of the designers and by superb photographs of the garments in full colour. The instructions are simple and straightforward with clear measurement diagrams and, where appropriate, large,… Read more
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North Pomfret: Trafalgar Square Publishing [0-943955-07-6] 1988. (4to) 172pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Patterned endpapers, color photographs and illustrations, appendices, index. "For centuries, gameshooting and wildfowling have been traditional countryside and coastal pursuits. Every year more and more people from all walks of life discover the excitement of covert, moor, and marsh. This… Read more
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The Furniture of Old Ontario

by Shackleton, Philip

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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada 0-77105-1046-9 [0-77105-1046-9] 1973, 1st edition. (4to) 399pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn. "This superb, fully illustrated volume provides an authoritative guide to some of the most interesting furniture made in Ontario from the beginnings of settlement to 1860.… Read more
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An Age of Cameras

by Holmes, Edward

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9780852423462
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Kings Langley: Fountain Press [0-85242-346-2] 1974. (4to) 159pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, black and white and color photographs and illustrations. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. "Cameras were once made for, and owned by, the few. In this historic period, more than a century ago, cameras were entirely unsophisticated,… Read more
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London: Board of Education 1930. (Small 4to paperback) 56pp. Very good. Frontispiece, bibliography, index, photographs. Lightly worn. "In the present volume a few examples made towards the end of the 17th century have been introduced to illustrate the persistence of tradition, particularly in country districts" - from the Preface. Published for Victoria and… Read more
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London: Board of Education 1929. (Small 4to paperback) 92pp. Very good. Frontispiece, notes, bibliography, index, photographs. Lightly worn. "Some difficulty has been found in arriving at a suitable title for the present volume, covering the period up to about the year 1550, and including such examples as the Museum possesses of the work of… Read more
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image of Historic Decorations at the Pan-Presbyterian Council; A Photographic Souvenir of the Ecclesiastical Seals, Symbols, Coats-Of-Arms, Flags, Banners, Devices, Mottoes, and Historic Illustrations (Identified on cover as: Souvenir; Historical Decorations; Presbyterian Council Philadelphia 1880.)

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Philadelphia: Presbyterian Publishing Company 1982, reprint. (4to paper covers) 38pp. Very good. Illustrated inside front cover, black and white and color illustrations, notes. There is edgewear to the covers and spine. "The Ter-centenary Celebration held in Philadelphia, A.D., 1872, demonstrated the value of historic decorations for awakening interest in and increasing the profit of… Read more
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux [0-374-12979-7] 1975. (Oblong 4to hardcover) 115pp. Very good plus in good to very good dust jacket. Color photographs, illustrations. The dust jacket is chipped and edgeworn, there is a spot of sticker residue to the front panel and a 3-1 / 2 inch closed tear to the rear panel… Read more
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Good Shot! A Book of Rod, Gun, and Camera

by Holland, Bob (With Dan Holland & Ray Holland.)

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1946, 1st edition. (Small 4to) np. Very good, no dust jacket. Burgundy cloth with embossed cover device. Top edge stained burgundy, frontispiece, photographs. There is a previous owner's book plate on the front endpaper and a snag at the top of the spine. "Most men who take their hunting… Read more
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Portland: Collectors Press [1-888054-28-X] 1999. (Trade paperback) 109pp. Near fine. Black and white and color illustrations and photographs, bibliography. "They primped. They preened. They pranced. Then they posed before the appreciative camera's eye. These young Parisian lovelies provide a pictorial record of a turn-of-the-century passion: postcard collecting. Printed in France for export to England… Read more
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Show Me a Story!; Why Picture Books Matter; Conversations with 21 of the World's Most Celebrated Illustrators

by Marcus, Leonard S. (editor) (Contributor Mitsumasa Amo; Quentin Blake; Ashley Bryan; John Burningham; Eric Carle; Lois Ehlert; Kevin Henkes; Yumi Heo; Tana Hoban; Jerry Pinkney; William Steig; Rosemary Wells; Mo Willems; Vera B. Williams.)

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9780763664640
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Somerville: Candlewick Press 978-0-7636-6464-0 [978-0-7636-6464-0] 2012. (Trade paperback) 309pp. Very good plus. Photographs, black and white and color illustrations, bibliography, index. "Why did the creators of Miss Nelson, the Pigeon, and a very hungry caterpillar choose the picture book, of all art forms, to be their life's work and passion? And why do children… Read more
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Florence: Books Americana [0-89689-072-4] 1989. (Trade paperback) 156pp. Very good. Illustrations, photographs. "Author of many articles and stories for various publications on a wide variety of subjects including the very successful Identification and Value Guide to Collecting Rhinestone Jewelry and the Identification and Value Guide to Vintage Clothing". Book about Linens. (Antiques,… Read more
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London: Studio Editions [1-85170-421-3] 1990. (4to) np. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs, appendices, bibliography. There are two tiny closed tears to the front panel of the dust jacket near the spine. "This is the first reference book to deal comprehensively with the decorative arts of the… Read more
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The Big Book of Needlecraft

by Paterson, Annie S. (editor) (Edited by Helen M. Paton; Sarah G. Service.)

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London: Odhams Press [no date]. (Hardcover) 576pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Illustrated cloth cover. Decorated endpapers, color frontispiece, photographs, illustrations, diagrams, index. The spine is faded and the rear hinge is cracked. "Many books have been written on the subject of Needlework and kindred crafts, and yet they differ from one another, because… Read more
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