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Violin-Making, as It Was and Is : Being a Historical, Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the Science & Art of Violin-Making for the Use of Violin Makers and Players, Amateur and Professional (Classic Reprint Ser.)
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Violin-Making, as It Was and Is : Being a Historical, Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the Science & Art of Violin-Making for the Use of Violin Makers and Players, Amateur and Professional (Classic Reprint Ser.)

By Heron-Allen, Ed.

Canada: Algrove Publishing / Lee Valley Tools. Hardcover. 1894572149 366 pages. Index. Almost 200 black and white illustrations. Three drawings of violin parts laid inside back board. Reprint of the 1885 second edition. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. Illustrated maroon boards. A quality copy of this classic guide. . Good. 2000. Facsimile Reprint.

$69.95

The Art of Rigging - Containing an Explanation of Terms and Phrases and the Progressive Method of Rigging Expressly Adapted For Sailing Ships
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The Art of Rigging - Containing an Explanation of Terms and Phrases and the Progressive Method of Rigging Expressly Adapted For Sailing Ships

By Biddlecombe, Capt. George

New York: Edward W. Sweetman Company. Hardcover. 155 pages. Many detailed black and white drawings. "Originally compiled for the use of the students in a Naval Academy and believed by modern experts to be the best manual ever produced on rigging the sailing ship." - Preface. An excellent guide for builders of ship models. Title handwritten upon backstrip of plain brown dust jacket. Prior owner's handwritten details atop front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Binding tight. Appears unread. A superb copy. . Fine. 1969. Revised Edition.

$69.95

The Canadian Log House - Number 1
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The Canadian Log House - Number 1

By Stated, Author Not

Prince George, BC: The Canadian Log House. Paperback. 54 pages. Contents include: The Kleenex culture; The hand made industry of Niilo J. Itkonen; Log house plans; The once-in-a-lifetime builder; Where are the oak trees now?; Know your builder; A demonstration training project; Training courses; The kid in the front row; The log builder's library; Studying Canadian history; The non-church (in solid timber construction); The hairy woodpecker explains. Prior owner's name on front cover, page one and title page. Average wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1974. First Edition.

$49.95

Axes Made, Found or Sold in Canada
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Axes Made, Found or Sold in Canada

By Klenman, Allan

Victoria, B.C.: Idealetter Services. Paperback. 0969075502 44 pages. Index. Bibliography. Profusely illustrated. "This handbook has been prepared as a text to assist the Canadian axe collector in finding, assessing and classifying his own axes." - foreword. Heavily-worn former library copy with usual markings. Spine taped. Not pretty but a worthy reference copy of this uncommon and esteemed reference. . Fair. 1981. First Edition.

$179.95

Barbour's Linen Thread For Art Needlework and Crocheting
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Barbour's Linen Thread For Art Needlework and Crocheting

By Company, The Linen Thread

New York: The Linen Thread Company. Paperback. 14 page stapled book. Provides illustrated instructions for Italian Hemstitching, Cross Stitch, Small Garments, New Filet Designs for Linen Thread, Armenian Edge, Swedish Weaving, and more. Some pages holding by one staple. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear. Small peeled spot on front cover. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1925. First Edition.

$49.95

Plans for Plywood Boats, Volume 24, Ideal Series
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Plans for Plywood Boats, Volume 24, Ideal Series

By Atkin, William; Crandall, Bruce; Crosby, Wm. F.; al, Et

New York: Motor Boating / Hearst. Hardcover. 141 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white diagrams and photos. "A collection of small boat designs especially prepared for construction with waterproof marine plywood together with additional designs which could be constructed with plywood." - subtitle. Maroon cloth-covered boards adorned with yellow lettering. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1947. First Edition.

$99.95

Nun's Crochet and Embroidery Instruction Book
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Nun's Crochet and Embroidery Instruction Book

By T. Buettner & Co., Inc.

Chicago: T. Buettner & Co., Inc.. Paperback. 32 page stapled booklet with 88 black and photos of different designs. Nice color back cover ad for Nun's Boilproof embroidery and crochet cottons. Prior owner's name atop front cover, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear and soiling. 5" opening to top of coverfold mended with clear archival tape. A nice vintage copy. . Good. 1926. First Edition.

$49.95

Lot of Eleven 4mm Scale Lineside Lorries Model Plans
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Lot of Eleven 4mm Scale Lineside Lorries Model Plans

By Hill, R.W.

London: Modelcraft Ltd.. Loose Leaf. Each plan includes detail drawings, list of parts required with sizes and full instructions for the building of an accurate model. Plans include: E. 112 A.E.C. Weymann 4-wheel double deck trolley bus, EA. 111 6-wheel double deck trolley bus, E 102 6 wheel sided lorry Leyland 'Hippo' sixpence, 'Sentinel' steam wagon, E 105 A.E.C. 'Matador' 4 wheel heavy van, E108 A.E.C. 'Monarch' Mark II 4 wheel tank lorry, E 101 4 wheel sided lorry Leyland 'Lynx', E 106 A.E.C. 'Matador' 4 wheel, cattle wagon, EA 113 Scammell 'Mechanical Horse' articulated platform lorry, E. 110 4-wheel double deck bus A.E.C. 'Regent' (Weymann Body), EA 109 4-wheel single deck bus A.E.C. 'Regal' (Weymann Body). Bit of writing on front cover of each plan. Each plan folds out to 38cm x 25.5 cm. Average wear. Undated but appear to be circa 1950. An excellent vintage lot. . Good. 1950. First Edition.

$169.95

How to Play the Piano By Ear The Quick, Easy, Simple Way - The Le Roy Method
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How to Play the Piano By Ear The Quick, Easy, Simple Way - The Le Roy Method

By Roy, Le

New York: The Sun Dial Press. Paperback. 71 pages. Le Roy is radio's famous piano teacher, the man who has taught thousands to play by ear. "Spend 30 minutes a day for five weeks with this amazing course, then play any popular or semi-classical tune that you can hum, whistle or sing." - from front cover. Unmarked with above-average but not excessive wear. Can't wait to hear you play! :-) . Fair. 1941. First Edition.

$99.95

The Price-Codes of the Book-Trade: A Preliminary Guide
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The Price-Codes of the Book-Trade: A Preliminary Guide

By Jackson, Ian; [Exhumation]

USA: Ian Jackson. Paperback. 31 pages. Index. A fascinating historical explanation of the cryptic characters often pencilled by booksellers inside their used books. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. Author was a highly-regarded bookseller. . Very Good. 2010. First Edition.

$79.95

Making Miniature Road Vehicles (4mm scale)
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Making Miniature Road Vehicles (4mm scale)

By Hill, J.T.

Great Britain: Modelcraft. Paperback. 45 pages. Index of motor marks. Chart of general dimensions. Undated but appears to be circa 1958. Chapters include: Chassis; Lorry Bodies; Vans and Cars; Buses; Special Purpose Vehicles; Details; Wheels; and more. Moderate quantity of markings to contents. Somewhat above-average external wear and soiling. Binding intact. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1958. First Edition.

$49.95

Foot treadle loom weaving
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Foot treadle loom weaving

By Worst, Edward F

Canada: Cloudburst Press. Paperback. 0889300119 252 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated in black and white. "This carefully researched and detailed manual of traditional weaving will be of great value to the beginning and experienced weaver." - from back cover. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. Small sticker on front cover. Bit of writing inside front cover. A sound copy. . Fair. 1976. First Edition.

$39.95

Peter's Clock Book: Illustrated Step-By-step Guide to Cleaning Spring or Weight-Driven Clocks
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Peter's Clock Book: Illustrated Step-By-step Guide to Cleaning Spring or Weight-Driven Clocks

By Unitt, Peter; Unitt, Doris

Canada: Clock House. Plastic Comb. B002TEI21O 48 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white photos. Includes special cleaning fluid formula. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative and practical guide. . Good. 1975. Reprint.

$49.95

Antique Trunks, Refinish, Repair, Restore
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Antique Trunks, Refinish, Repair, Restore

By Morse, Paul Pat; Edelstein, Linda

USA: Trunk Shop. Spiral Bound. 0970988311 [8], 124, 13 (ads) pages. "A complete how-to book for working on any type of antique trunk" - subtitle. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Chapters include: Anatomy of a Trunk; Styles and Construction of Trunks; Safety; Tools, Supplies and Sources; Using Tools and Parts; Step-by-Step Refinishing Work; Trays; Locks and Keys; plus a parts and supplies catalog. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy of this wonderful guide. . Very Good. 2001. First Edition.

$179.95

Dory Book
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Dory Book

By Gardner, John

USA: Intl Marine Pub Co. Hardcover. 0877420904 xi, [1], 275 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with diagrams and black and white reproductions of photos. "The author and the illustrator are two of the foremost living experts on the history, building and use of dories. The step-by-step illustrations of exceptional clarity make this book unique." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1982. Reprint.

$59.95

Wooden boat and ship building;: The fundamental principles and practical methods described in detail, especially written for carpenters and other ... building, and as a text-book for schools,
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Wooden boat and ship building;: The fundamental principles and practical methods described in detail, especially written for carpenters and other ... building, and as a text-book for schools,

By Van Gaasbeck, Richard Montgomery

Chicago: F.J. Drake & Co. Hardcover. B0007EIMCM 238 pages. Index. Extensively illustrated with black and white photos and diagrams. Charts and tables. A wartime text "especially written for carpenters and other woodworkers who desire to engage in boat or ship building, and as a textbook for schools." - subtitle. Amazingly, a prior owner has neatly handwritten over twenty pages of pertinent notes on and near front and back endpaper! Some additional markings to contents. Binding intact. Somewhat above-average external wear. A sound vintage copy. . Fair. 1941. First Edition.

$69.95

Solving Simple Substitution Ciphers
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Solving Simple Substitution Ciphers

By Harris, Frances A. "S-Tuck"

USA: The American Cryptogram Association. Paperback. B00QTXH2QM 44 pages. A highly-informative WWII-era guide which includes special tips regarding the French, German and Italian languages. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear and minor sunning to grey card covers. A sound vintage copy of this fascinating work. . Good. 1943. First Edition.

$99.95

The Book of Heat
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The Book of Heat

USA: Penguin (Non-Classics). Hardcover. 082890488X 181 pages. Index. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. Oblong 11" x 9". "With specific information that reflects the state of the art and knowledge of the pitfalls, this book is the one source you need for heating with wood and coal. Seasonal checklists give stove users assurance that they have taken the necessary steps each season to qualify as safe, dependable providers of heat for the household." - from dust jacket. Somewhat above-average wear. Front hinge taped. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1982. First Edition.

$59.95

Brewery Planner, Second Edition: A Guide to Opening and Running Your Own Small Brewery
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Brewery Planner, Second Edition: A Guide to Opening and Running Your Own Small Brewery

By Brewers Publications

U.S.A.: Brewers Publications. Paperback. 0937381519 172 pages. "An essential resource for anyone considering opening a small brewery." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1996. Second Edition.

$49.95

Natural Living
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Natural Living

By Wilson, John

Canada: World Peace Communications. Plastic Comb. 146 pages. Bibliography. Index. "Explains how John Wilson and his family made their dreams of a natural home come true. Find out how much it cost. Learn how to get a wind turbine, solar panels, the hydro meter running backwards, grass on the roof, and a furnace the size of a bread box that doesn't burn fossil fuels" - from promotional sheet laid-in. Also laid-in is a signed personal letter from the author to the prior owner of this book. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 2003. First Edition.

$99.95

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