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Garretts and The Bluenose Rugs of Nova Scotia

by Ryan, Nanette/Wright, Doreen

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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$50.00

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Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia: Spruce Top Rug Hooking Studio, 1995 Light blue softcover with illustration of the Bluenose on the cover. This book chronicles the story of the Garrett family of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia and their production of hooked rugs and patterns. Hundreds of illustrations from their catalogs included. Scarce. 23 pp. of text, followed by… Read more
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Les Soieries Anciennes D'Asie

by Schrader, Walter

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Published
1962
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Very Good
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$15.00

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Paris: Presses Universitaires De France, 1962 La Chine Sous La Dynastie Des Han. L'Iran Sous Les Sassanides. Zandane. Les Pays Islamiques. L'Iran Et L'Irak. La Chine Au Moyen Age. L'Asie Orientale, L'Asie Centrale Et L'Asie Mineure Sous Les Mongols. L'Egypte, L'Asie, L'Asie Mineure. La Chine, Le Japon, L'Inde. La Perse Et La Turquie. 48 pp. with colour illustrations. Text… Read more
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Over the Cobblestones; Notes on the History of the Sloven

by Ingersoll, L.K.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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Saint John, N.B.: New Brunswick Museum, 1975 First documented references appeared around 1870 for this low-slung utility wagon. How much easier my life would have been if we had had it available for loading loose hay in the 1940's in Ohio ! 35 pp. The secret's in the drop axles !. First Edition. Soft Cover, Stapled. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus.… Read more
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New Brunswick Pieced Quilt Patterns

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
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$35.00

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Fredericton, N.B.: New Brunswick Women's Institute, 1977 Blue softcover on blue plastic coil. Pieced quilt patterns. Pieced patterns not included in this book, and where they may be found. Blocks and patterns received but not included since they were appliqued rather than pieced. Geometry for quilt makers. 94 pp.. Soft Cover, Plastic Coil. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾"… Read more
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Acadian Root Baskets of Atlantic Canada

by Gordon, Joleen

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Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781551095240
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$30.00

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Halifax: Nimbus Publishing/Nova Scotia Museum, 2005 This book offers both a background of Maritime basketmaking and step-by-step instructions for doing it. 86 pp.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 7 1/2 x 9 Oblong.
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Adventures in Wood Finishing

by Frank, George

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780918804068
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$20.00

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Newtown, CT: The Taunton Press, Inc., 1981 Brown cloth lettered in gilt on boards. No writing. DJ has two small edge nicks. A quick reading left me with the impression that this author knows what he's talking about. 120 pp. with index.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good to Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Rustic Furniture

by Stephenson, Sue Honaker

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition (No Additional printings)
ISBN
9780442279745
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$30.00

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New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1979 Black cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped. No writing or underlining. Photos of examples from the 18th to 20th Centuries. Miscellaneous designs from simple chairs and tables to octagonal summer houses. 128 pp. with bibliography and index.. First Edition (No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Photos By Wiley; Drawings By… Read more
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Caring for Textiles

by Finch, Karen and Putnam, Greta

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Stated
ISBN
9780214203961
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$15.00

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London: Barrie and Jenkins, 1977 Black cloth on boards. No writing or damage. 104 pp. with index.. First Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Danielle Bosworth. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Russian Bobbin Lace

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Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
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$40.00

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Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1986 Black machined paper on boards. No writing or damage. 103 colour photos and 14 additional illustrations. Remarkable specimens of gold and silver lace from the late 17th and early 18th Centuries as well as silk, linen, and cotton laces from the 18th to the 20th Centuries. 108 pp.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by… Read more
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Power Dressing; Lanna Shan Siam 19th Century Court Dress

by Conway, Susan

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
2003
Condition
As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9789749190081
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$200.00

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Bangkok, Thailand: James H. W. Thompson Foundation, 2003 Unopened copy of Exhibition Catalog/Book wrapped in original yellow ribbon. Approx. 100 pp.(Never opened). The James H.W. Thompson Foundation is the outgrowth of the silk manufacturing business of the late Jim Thompson, an American who disappeared in 1967. Thompson was best known, perhaps, for building a large house from parts of… Read more
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Hommage Aux Donateurs; Modes Francaises Du XVIII Siecle a Nos Jours

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
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Paris: Musee De La Mode et Du Costume, 1980 Softcover booklet of 45 pp. in excellent condition. Text in French. Colour cover. B/W illustrations inside. Garments representing 1735-1977. Previous owner's name.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Guide to Dressmaking and Fancy Work

by Collard, Eileen

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780969055211
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$40.00

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Whitby, Ontario: J. S. Robertson & Bros., 1977 Beige softcover booklet of 41 pp. plus Bibliography. 57 illustrations. NOTE: See two additional listings by this author.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos and Drawings.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Clothing in English Canada; Circa 1867 to 1907

by Collard, Eileen

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Published
1975
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Very Good
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Burlington, Ontario: The Author, 1975 Grey softcover book, inscribed and signed by author. Women's and men's clothing and underclothing of the period. No writing or damage. 71 pp. plus Bibliography and About the Author.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos and Drawings. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Early Clothing in Southern Ontario

by Collard, Eileen

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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Burlington, Ontario: The Author, 1969 Orange stapled softcover booklet of 27 pp., illustrated by the author. 18 pp. text and the balance in very clear drawings. Previous owner's name.. Soft Cover, Stapled. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by The Author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Where Does It Come From ? Silk

by Fawcett, Raymond (Ed.)

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Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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London: P.R. Gawthorn, Limited Blue cloth on boards. School library stamp. No writing or damage. 48 pp. with index.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Colour Frontispiece And b/w Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Dyeing, Remodeling, Budgets

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Published
1925
Condition
Good Plus
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$15.00

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Scranton, PA: Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences, 1925 Black composition boards. How to dye and remodel clothing, together with budget planning. Small edge tear and corner fold on title page. No writing. Lots of drawings and photos. Approx. 125 pp.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Drawings and Photos. 8vo - over… Read more
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Handbook of Gem Identification

by Liddicoat, Richard T. (Jr.)

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1966
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
Seventh Edition
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$15.00

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Los Angeles, CA: Gemological Institute of America, 1966 Maroon cloth on boards. Library stamps. This seventh edition has added a chapter on detecting fraudulent means of improving the appearance of gemstones artificially. 426 pp. Book is sound and clean.. Seventh Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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Wee Voyagers; Sea Creatures and Their Empty Shells

by Sollows, A.S.

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Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
Second Edition Stated
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Sackville, N.B.: Busy East Press Green stapled softcover. Brown spot on back. An intriguing little book on seashells ! Lots of good information on many varieties and where they are found. Ideas for creating decorative figures from them, especially as therapy for shut-ins. 84 pp.. Second Edition Stated. Soft Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No… Read more
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Better Homes and Gardens Floral Needlepoint

by Reames, Nancy, and Rivers, Beverly (Eds.)

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Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing Stated
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Des Moines, IA: Meredith Corporation, 1990 Original laminated paper boards. Five projects: Old Fashioned Roses in Elegant Bloom, A Keepsake Heart Box with a Potpourri of Stitches, Perennial Enjoyment in an English Garden, Home Sweet Home Sampler for Year-Round Splendor, and A Profusion of Bloom for a Country Cottage. Tips and Techniques. 80 pp.. First Printing Stated.… Read more
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Textiles and Clothing

by McGowan, Ellen Beers and Waite, Charlotte A.

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Published
1937
Condition
Good to Very Good
Edition
Revised Edition
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$25.00

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N.Y.: Macmillan, 1937 Original black composition boards. Minor light underlining, but soundly bound. This revision was deemed necessary due to the changes in production and consumption of textiles. Intended as a high school textbook. Glossary of terms. A serious study of identification, use, and preservation of many natural and man-made fibers. 344 pp. with… Read more
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