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All Colour Book of Oriental Carpets and Rugs
Reed, Stanley,
ISBN: 0706401719
Octopus Books -- Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1972. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 700 g; 72 pages, 102 colour photographs, some showing detail. Illustrated end pages, both front and rear boards there a decoration of a carpet in blue, black, and white and red. The colour illustrated dust jacket has a 1.0 inch tear at the lower left-hand corner of the front panel, and appears slightly faded on the left-hand margin of the same panel. Now protected. From before the Christian era right down to the present day men have prized oriental carpets and rugs as works of art. Examples of many of the most beautiful these articles from then until now I described in illustrated in more than 100 glowing colour plates, with a brief introduction to the history of Oriental hand-made knotted carpets and rugs. Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Craft -- Weaving; ISBN: 0706401719. ISBN/EAN: 9780706401714. Inventory No: 0216969. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0216969  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Furnishing Old Houses; A Guide to Interior Restoration
Evans, Ian,
ISBN: 0725104600
Sun Papermac, South Melbourne, 1985. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic and Facsimile. First Edition. VIII, 136 pages, last page blank, indexed, includes glossary, notes and references, bibliography, and list of sources. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs, and drawings taken from catalogues and advertisements of the period. The colour illustrated softcover binding has suffered fading to the spine section from exposure to light, There is no other damage to describe. In this book the author discusses every aspect of interior restoration, from surface finishes and floor coverings to fabrics, pictures, ornaments, lighting and furniture. More than 230 illustrations have been carefully selected from archives, libraries and private collections or specifically taken to complement the text. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Facsimile. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Craft -- Weaving; Craft -- Woodworking; Craft -- Painting; Craft -- Printing. ISBN: 0725104600. ISBN/EAN: 9780725104603. Inventory No: 0247147. Good
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0247147  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Furnishing Old Houses; A Guide to Interior Restoration
Evans, Ian,
ISBN: 0725104600
Sun Papermac, South Melbourne, 1985. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic and Facsimile. First Edition. VIII, 136 pages, last page blank, indexed, includes glossary, notes and references, bibliography, and list of sources. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs, and drawings taken from catalogues and advertisements of the period. The colour illustrated softcover binding has suffered minor fading to the spine section from exposure to light, and is lightly rubbed (no pun intended) on both the top and bottom edges, with a small split at the top right of the spine, previous owner's sticker at the top of the 1st page. In this book the author discusses every aspect of interior restoration, from surface finishes and floor coverings to fabrics, pictures, ornaments, lighting and furniture. More than 230 illustrations have been carefully selected from archives, libraries and private collections or specifically taken to complement the text. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Facsimile. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Craft -- Weaving; Craft -- Woodworking; Craft -- Painting; Craft -- Printing. ISBN: 0725104600. ISBN/EAN: 9780725104603. Inventory No: 0236187. Good
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0236187  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Art of Needlecraft
Goldman, Sylvia,
ISBN: 0890090254
Derbibooks, Secaucus, N.J., 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Diagrammatic. First Edition. 700 g; 128 pages, indexed, and illustrated with colour photography, and black-and-white graphs. Colour illustrated dust jacket. The book contains 45 worked pieces Douglas gives T2 information on how to select and prepare materials, in order to do more advanced work. The book shows minimal signs of handling, with only slight dustiness to the top edge of the text block. The dust jacket is rubbed, across both top and bottom edges, the rear panel top edge having about five short (half inch) tears, and the top edge of the front panel three short tears. The bottom edge of the front panel has to tears, the longest being about 2 inches, with associated creasing between. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Diagrammatic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Craft -- Weaving; ISBN: 0890090254. ISBN/EAN: 9780890090251. Inventory No: 0226233. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0226233  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Mystery of the Bayeux Tapestry
Bernstein, David J.,
ISBN: 0297789287
Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, London, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 1.2 kg; 272pp., colour illustrated dustwrapper. Very slight rubbing to the top edge of the dustjacket, with a short tear either side of the top edge of the front panel. No other faults. Lavishly illustrated with 43 color and 142 b/w photos of the famed tapestry. History of Bayeux Tapestry commissioned in 1066 and filled with vivid, detailed depictions of the Norman Conquest, which paradoxically was most certainly the work of Anglo-Saxons not Normans. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Craft -- Weaving; ISBN: 0297789287. ISBN/EAN: 9780297789284. Inventory No: 0271820. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0271820  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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