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The Best of Origami; new models by contemporary folders

The Best of Origami; new models by contemporary folders by Randlett Samuel. Drawings and photographs by Jean Randlett. Preface by Martin Gardner

OFFERING: An exceptional specimen of this classic of the literature with a full-page, signed presentation to the magician, Jay M...

$120.00
The Shove Ha

The Shove Ha'penny Board Displayed A Treatise wherein , Together with the History, the Whole Practice of That Diverting Art and Admirable Mystery are Described by Dayrell-Reed, Trelawney

London: Christophers, 1934. Very good, with sometoning to covers, and darkening to spine. Prev. owner bookplate. Scarce.. First...

CAD $500.00
THE PRINCIPLES OF HORSESHOEING II: An Illustrated Textbook of Farrier Science and Craftsmanship

THE PRINCIPLES OF HORSESHOEING II: An Illustrated Textbook of Farrier Science and Craftsmanship by Butler, Dr Doug

Maryville MO: Self Published, 1985. Yellow cloth-covered boards; black lettering and decorative design; a few small faint smudge...

$225.00
American Pocket Watch Encyclopedia and Price Guide, Volume 2, Illinois Watch Co.

American Pocket Watch Encyclopedia and Price Guide, Volume 2, Illinois Watch Co. by Meggers, Bill and Roy Ehrhardt

Kansas City: Heart of America Press, 1985. Book. Very Good. Wraps. First Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. S...

$345.00
Unai no tomo (A Child

Unai no tomo (A Child's Friends, Japanese folk toys) by Seifu Shimizu. Edited by Yamada Naozaburo

OFFERING: Volumes II-IV from the ten volumes set, the production of high quality. The 133 color woodblock prints in the three vo...

$800.00
Art of Origami

Art of Origami by Randlett Samuel. Drawings and photographs by Jean Randlett. Preface by Lillian Oppenheimer. Introduction on history of origami by Edward Kallop

OFFERING: An extraordinary first edition example from the library of renowned magician, Jay Marshall with his laid-in bookplate....

$350.00
History of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing

History of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing by Department of the Treasury

New York: Sanford J Durst, 1978. numbered limited edition of 1000. slight shelf rubs. [ref. ASt.009]. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No J...

$125.00
Lutherie Woods and Steel String Guitars:  Guild of American Luthiers Resource Book Two -A Guide to Tonewoods with a Compilation of Repair and Construction Techniques ( Luthiery )( Volume 2 )

Lutherie Woods and Steel String Guitars: Guild of American Luthiers Resource Book Two -A Guide to Tonewoods with a Compilation of Repair and Construction Techniques ( Luthiery )( Volume 2 ) by Burton, Cyndy; Tim Olsen / Guild of American Luthiers

Tacoma, Washington: Tacoma, WA: Guild of American Luthiers, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing, 1998. ------------hardcover, abo...

$144.95
Postmarks of the Cape of Good Hope: The postal history and markings of the Cape of Good Hope and Griqualand West, 1792-1910

Postmarks of the Cape of Good Hope: The postal history and markings of the Cape of Good Hope and Griqualand West, 1792-1910 by Goldblatt, Robert

U.S.A.: Cape Town, 1984. light dustjacket rubs. 1984 edition. signature to 2nd free endpaper. [ref. ASt.015]. Hard Cover. Near F...

$176.00
MODELLING THE BRIG-OF-WAR "IRENE"

MODELLING THE BRIG-OF-WAR "IRENE" by Petrejus , E. W

Hengelo , Holland: N.v. Uitgeversmaatschappij "de esch", 1970. Book. Illus. by Various Contributors. Very Fine. Hardco...

$150.00
LES FILIGRANES: DICTIONNAIRE HISTORIQUE DES MARQUES DU PAPIER DES LEUR  APPARITION VERS 1282 JUSQU'EN 1600 (4 VOLUMES)

LES FILIGRANES: DICTIONNAIRE HISTORIQUE DES MARQUES DU PAPIER DES LEUR APPARITION VERS 1282 JUSQU'EN 1600 (4 VOLUMES) by Briquet, C. M

Leipzig: Verlag Von Karl W. Heirsmann. Very Good+. 1923. Second Edition. Hardcover. Deuxieme Edition in four volumes. Over 16,00...

$1,200.00
Axe Makers of North America

Axe Makers of North America by Klenman, Allan

Victoria, B.C., Canada: Whistle Punk Books - Currie's Forestgraphics Ltd.. Very Good. 1990. First Edition: First Printing. S...

$170.00
Patchwork Folk Art (Using Applique' & Quilting Techniques)

Patchwork Folk Art (Using Applique' & Quilting Techniques) by Bolton, Janet

New York, New York: Sterling/Museum Quilts Book - Sterling Publishing. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket. 1995. Presumed First Edition. H...

$140.00
200 Patterns for Multiple Harness Looms

200 Patterns for Multiple Harness Looms by Groff, Russell E

McMinnville: Robin & Russ, 1979. black titles to white cloth covers, spine title weak. gift inscription and owner's blin...

$100.00
Principles and Practice of Interior Decorating, The

Principles and Practice of Interior Decorating, The by Pescheret, Leon R.; Pescheret, M. E

Self Published, Chicago, 1925. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 233pp; Leon Pescheret was born in England in...

$250.00



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