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[TEXTILES] The Complete Guide To Crochet & Fancy Knitting

[TEXTILES] The Complete Guide To Crochet & Fancy Knitting

by Stephens, Mrs. Ann S. Stephens

New York: Garrett & Co. , 1854. Hardcover. Blue blind-stamped cloth, gilt-stamped title. Good. 117 pages. 12.5 x 19 cm. Containing a complete Dictionary of technical terms and characters used in descriptions of Crochet and Fancy Knitting Patterns. 5 fold-out illustrated plates (missing #2). Introductory chapter explores the history of needlework and the impact this craft has had on women. From the author: "In this work the terms are so clearly explained, that any person who can read, can in a few hours... Read more
Item Price
$100.00
Tettenhall

Tettenhall

by Raven, Jon

Broadside Books, 1989. Book. Very Good. Paperback. 1st Edition. Undated but believed 1989. VG clean condition & carefully read. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. A little light wear to the edges of the cover. Illustrated in b/w..
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£7.50
Zero Energy Growth for Canada

Zero Energy Growth for Canada

by Brooks, David B

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1981 Book. Illus. by Graphs. Very Good. Hardcover. First ( No Additional printings). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original white cloth on boards. Unclipped pictorial DJ. What is Zero Energy Growth ?, How Much Conservation ?, Feasibility of Zero Energy Growth, Getting from Here to There, The Politics of ZNG. Previous owner's name. 304 pp..
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$15.00
The Costs of Industrial Change

The Costs of Industrial Change

by Great Britain: Home Office

London: CDP Inter-Project Editorial Team, 1977. Name to front end paper. No other marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked slightly rubbedboards and no bumping to corners. 96pp. A study of the course and consequences of industrial development under capitalism in five areas - Benwell in West Newcastle, North Shields, Batley in West Yorkshire, Saltley in Birmingham and Canning Town in East London. The authors suggest that the decline that has... Read more
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£12.50
The Dalesman : December 1959

The Dalesman : December 1959

by Harry J. Scott (editor)

Clapham, North Yorkshire: Dalesman Publishing Co Ltd, 1959. No marks or inscriptions to contents. No creasing to covers. A very clean very tight copy with unmarked slightly dimpled front cover and no bumping to corners. 581-646pp. Vintage edition of the Yorkshire magazine 'The Dalesman'.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8.5 x 5.5 inches.
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£5.20
North Thanet Coast (Archive Photographs)

North Thanet Coast (Archive Photographs)

by Kay, Alan

Chalford Press, 1994. Book. Very Good. Paperback. 1st Edition. Excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. Illustrated with b/w photos. Covers Cliftonville, Margate, Birthington, Westbrook, Westgate..
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£7.00
LIVE AND LEARN A Life and Struggle for Progress , No 7 in Series

LIVE AND LEARN A Life and Struggle for Progress , No 7 in Series

by MOSS , Les , with QueenSpark Books

BRIGHTON , Sussex: QUEENSPARK Books, 1979 VG P/b.Les Moss's Grandfather was driven out of business , in Northampton, by mass production; his Father was driven out of business by mass entertainment; His own craft, as a lathe-turner, has largely been replaced during his lifetime.[ Autobiography / Social History ] clean cover, clean throughout, no inscsp.138pp.205x145mm. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.
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£4.00
Old Highland Folk Beliefs and Their Origins No 6

Old Highland Folk Beliefs and Their Origins No 6

by MacDonald, Mairi (compiler)

Oban, Scotland: West Highland Publications, 1983. Cup mark to one page. No other marks or inscriptions and no creasing to covers. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. 24pp. History, tradition and topography of the West Highland area.. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8.5 x 6 inches.
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£4.99
Tales of the Maori Coast

Tales of the Maori Coast

by James Cowan

A reprint of one of Jame's Cwans classic texts.
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NZ$35.00
Around Worthing (Britain in Old Photographs)

Around Worthing (Britain in Old Photographs)

by White, Dr. Sally

Budding Books, 1998. Book. Very Good. Paperback. VG clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings; No tears or loss..
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£7.00
In a Country Churchyard

In a Country Churchyard

by Ronald Fletcher

London: Paladin, 1986. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
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£4.00
Iran Under the Pahlavis

Iran Under the Pahlavis

by Lenczowski, George (Ed.)

Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 1978 Book. Illus. by Charts and Photos. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Maroon cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ has small tears head and foot as well as scars from tape and library label removal. The reign of the Pahlavis began with a coup d'etat by Reza Khan in February, 1921. His son, Mohammad Reza Shah Aryamehr succeeded him in 1941.Surviving the ouster of Prime Minister Mossadegh in 1953, he was exiled in 1979. In came... Read more
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$15.00
Bundling: Its Origin, Progress and Decline in America

Bundling: Its Origin, Progress and Decline in America

by Stiles, Henry Reed

New York: Book Collectors Association, Inc., 1934. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Book shows very light wear only with sharp corners, light edge wear, straight, solid spine, text block is flawless with no marking of any kind to text/interior. Dust jacket shows light edge chipping, as small closed tear at lower edge, otherwise clean. Book describes practice of unmarried couples sleeping together with their clothes on as a courtship practice.
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$18.48
Die Wirbelstürme, Tornados und Wettersäulen in der Erd-Atmosphäre dargestellt und wissenschaftlich erklärt.

Die Wirbelstürme, Tornados und Wettersäulen in der Erd-Atmosphäre dargestellt und wissenschaftlich erklärt.

by REYE, Theodor

Hannover, Carl Rümpler, 1872.Contemporary half calf, gilt. With 4 folding maps ('Sturmkarten zum Gebrauche für Seeleute') and 30 woodengravings and lithographed plates. XVI,248 pp.'Bei der Ausarbeitung dieses Buches habe ich nicht nur die Meteorologen von Fach und die gebildeten Seeleute unserer Kriegs- und Handelsmarine im Auge gehabt, sondern auch den weiteren Leserkreis, der für die Naturwissenschaften und insbesondere für Wind und Wetter Interesse hat' (Vorrede). - (Library stamp on title-page).
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€104.50
Suffolk's Lifeboats

Suffolk's Lifeboats

by Leach, Nicholas

pb, 80pp, many illus.
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£3.00
Between the Hills : A Normandy Pastoral

Between the Hills : A Normandy Pastoral

by Huddleston, Sisley

London: George G. Harrap & Co Ltd, 1931. Book plate inside front board of author Ethel Younghusband (not verified) dated 1936. No other marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, slightly dusty slightly foxed page edges and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket clipped but not marked with very faded/sunned spine and spine margin and tearing to top of spine. Now protected in fully-removable transparent sleeve. 316pp. The author describes the life of the village... Read more
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£17.50
The Haunts of Old Cockaigne

The Haunts of Old Cockaigne

by Thompson, Alex M. (Dangle)

London: Walter Scott Ltd, 1898. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers, minor creasing to spine. A very clean very tight copy with dusty unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. 240pp. A story of the author's affection for London with other excursions to Gorleston near Yarmouth and to Paris.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 6.25 x 3.75 Inches.
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£12.50
The Southern Districts of New Zealand

The Southern Districts of New Zealand

by Edward Shortland

'A Journal with Passing Notices on the Customs of the Aborigines' containing b&w illus + foldout maps.
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NZ$45.00
The Secret Alliance rescue of the Jews since World War II

The Secret Alliance rescue of the Jews since World War II

by Szulc, Tad

London: Macmillan, 1992. First UK edition. Hardcover. Good/very good. The dramatic and largely unknown story of the rescue of more than 2-million Jews from Eastern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East since World War II. Provides in-depth accounts of missions such as Operation Magic Carpet (Yemen), Operation Framework (Morocco), Operation Moses (Ethiopia) and the network that helped Jews - with Kurdish aid - escape from Iran after Khomeini's Islamic revolution in 1979. Here are the backroom... Read more
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£4.50
Lincoln As It Was: (Vol. 1)

Lincoln As It Was: (Vol. 1)

by Elvin, Laurence

Nelson, Lancashire: Hendon Publishing Co Ltd, 1983. Neat name/address/DOB inside front cover. No other marks or inscriptions. Slight creasing to front cover. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. 44pp. Well-captioned social history photographs of the City of Lincoln from the 1850s onwards.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8.5 x 11.25 inches.
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£5.25
What is Shinto?

What is Shinto?

by Kato, Genchi

Maruzen Co Ltd, Tokyo, 1935. First Edition. Softcover. Poor/No Dust Jacket. 73pp., editorial note, preface by author, bibliography. The text is illustrated with dual coloured photography and black and white illustrations. Illustrated front cover, showing a Shinto temple behind some trees. Illustration has been pasted on post production. The covers of the book are in atrocious condition -- stained, rubbed, faded and incredibly dirty. Crumpling and rubbing to the book edges.... Read more
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AU$10.92
Bundling; Its Origin, Progress and Decline in America

Bundling; Its Origin, Progress and Decline in America

by Stiles, Henry Reed

Albany: Knickerbocker Pub. Co, 1871. Hardcover. VG+ (corners lightly bumped, book label inside front cover for I.W. Drummond, pages have light age toning as expected with age). Dark plum/brown boards with gilt lettering, stamped design, 138 pp, no illustrations. First printing or early printing of this edition. Includes bibliographical references and index. New England social life and customs.
Item Price
$50.00
We'll Meet Again: Photographs of Daily Life in Britain During World War Two

We'll Meet Again: Photographs of Daily Life in Britain During World War Two

by Smith, Joanna (research & captions) and Kee, Robert (intro)

London: J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd, 1984. No marks or inscriptions. A lovely clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket price clipped but not marked or torn with very light creasing and traces of storage. 216pp. Detailed pictorial study of what life was like for the millions who remained at home during the Second World War.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good (+). 10 x 7.75 inches.
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£6.25
Encyclopedia of World War II

Encyclopedia of World War II

by Keegan, John (editor)

London: BCA, 1979. No marks or inscriptions. A lovely clean crisp very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked with small repair to upper rear corner and pin-prick to front. 256pp. A detailed study of the battles, weapons, personalities and political events which comprised the most complex war in modern history.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good (+). 12.25 x 9.25 inches.
Item Price
£6.25
The Frontenac

The Frontenac

by Grier, Margaret Graham; Clapp, Norton (Editor)

Dogwood Press, 1980. Limited Edition. Unknown. No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 28pp., handsewn in stiff yellow wraps, with green printed decorative devise and title on front cover. Light smudging to wraps. A Lumber Boat Outing on the Mississippi: The Recently Uncovered Record of the Trip.
Item Price
$25.00