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347 Woodworking Patterns; 8 Pounds Net of Popular Woodworking Patterns
Not Stated,
ISBN: 0915099268
FC&A, Peachtree City, Georgia, 1993. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Illustrated. Reprint. acknowledgements, introduction and index. The text is illustrated with numerous patterns for woodworking projects. Colour photographic front cover, showing the old woman and her many children in the shoe, against a brown coloured background with red and blue coloured titles to the front panel and red coloured titles to the background. As the title suggests 347 woodworking patterns. A little creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges. Age toning of the internal text. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. II, 3-160 pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Handyman ; ISBN: 0915099268. ISBN/EAN: 9780915099269. Inventory No: 0109294. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $12.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0109294  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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A Crocheted Library of Bookmarks : 17 Crocheted Bookmarks Using #10 Cotton
Moodie, Ray & Moodie, Vicki,
ISBN: 1876373601
Craft Moods, Wamuran, Queensland, 2003. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Near Fine Condition/. Illustrator: photographs. First Edition. 2nd copy, no damage, no notations. Each of the patterns was a black-and-white photograph showing details, and there was a central double page colour photographic spread. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 24 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Crocheting; ISBN: 1876373601. ISBN/EAN: 9781876373603. Inventory No: 0279362. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Near Fine Condition
Price: $8.00 (AUD)
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A Foot in the Grave
Marshall, Bruce,
ISBN: 0709030215
Robert Hale, London, 1987. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Barbara Walton -- Dustwrapper. First Edition. 300 g; 176 pages, in original hardcover binding, with colour illustrated dust jacket. The only damage to the book, is actually to the dust jacket, a 1 inch square section central to the front panel appears to have had a sticker, which when removed, has left a slightly translucent patch. Otherwise no sign of damage to the book. "When John Smith's garrulous South American wife was found dead in Buenos Aires, he was accused by the Argentinian police not only of her murder, but also of tax evasion, links with the British Intelligence Service and of conspiring to overthrow the Argentinian dictatorship." -- front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Barbara Walton -- Dustwrapper. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; crime fiction; Crafts & Hobbies. ISBN: 0709030215. ISBN/EAN: 9780709030218. Inventory No: 0225420. 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: 0225420  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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A Question of Character
Hougron, Jean,
Hutchinson, London, 1957. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Dark red coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the backstrip. The story of a murder and a homicide, or is it 2 murders? Translated from the French by Mervyn Savill. Softening and some fading of being backstrip edges with rubbing of the top corners and lower book edges. Some marks and stains to the book panels with light tanning of the text block edges also shows scattered light foxing. Offset tanning to the end pages and there is light foxing scattered throughout the book. Chipping of the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. There is 1/2 inch tear to the top left-hand corner of the front panel and the panel show some fading and rubbing. The rear panel is sound and shows handling marks. This is the first edition in the English language. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], 7 - 191, [1] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; France; Inventory No: 0127926. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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A Silk Worker's Notebook – Revised edition
Kolander, Cheryl,
ISBN: 0934026181
Interweave Press, Loveland, Colorado, 1985. Revised Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Ann Sabin. Revised Edition. There is a 3 inch long crease top left of rear illustrated panel; previous owner's name marked out on the first page. No other damage to describe. Illustrated throughout with either grey line drawings, or black-and-white plates, or colour plates. There is a frontispiece map showing the Silk Road, a history of silk, and then chapters on different aspects of silk. The book includes a bibliography and a glossary of terms of the trade, and is indexed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Ann Sabin. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fashion, Fabrics & Style; Crafts & Hobbies. ISBN: 0934026181. ISBN/EAN: 9780934026185. Inventory No: 0244507. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0244507  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Adventures in Jade
Kraft, James Lewis,
Henry Holt & Co, New York, 1947. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Bibliography. Colour photographic frontispiece, showing different specimens of American Jade. Green coloured cloth covered boards with coloured titles to the back strip. In this book the author tells of his fascination with Jade, and, particularly, American Jade. Rubbing of the back strip edges and rubbing and bumping to the book corners and rubbing to the lower book edges. The spine is cocked with some flecking to the front book panel. Uniform like the ending of the text block edges and pages. Offset tanning and handling marks to the end pages and there is an erasure mark to the top right-hand corner of the free front end page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [10], 81, [3] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Jade; Inventory No: 0125493. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0125493  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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All About Beads; a Guide to beads and bead jewellery making.
Murray, Maureen,
ISBN: 0713478632
Batsford Books, London, 1995. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. book a secondhand. It is free of annotation, and has no damage. Illustrated with black-and-white line drawings, and colour photographs of models wearing the finished product. There are step-by-step instructions and illustrations for 15 inspirational bead jewellery projects. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Jewellery; Art & Design. ISBN: 0713478632. ISBN/EAN: 9780713478631. Inventory No: 0246734. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0246734  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Amateur Furniture Construction
Albers, Vernon M.,
A.S. Barnes and Co., South Brunswick and New York, 1970. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. preface and introduction by author and index. The text is illustrated in the black-and-white photographs and line drawings throughout . Dark pink coloured cloth covered boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Bumping to the backstrip and rubbing to the book edges. Foxing of the top text block edge, when light age toning of the other interns and of the internal text. Previous owners name to the the front end paper. There is an erasure mark to the top right-hand corner of tfree front end paper. Photographic dustwrapper with blue and white titles to the front panel with pink and black titles to the backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. Creasing to the top dustwrappe edge and there are small tears to the top right-hand corner of the backstrip and lower right-hand corner of the backstrip Heavy rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Fading to the backstrip. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-corner. "Amateur Furniture Construction is a book written for the layman. Its purpose is to acquaint the newcomer with the proper tools and procedures for use in fabricating furniture and other woodworking projects." -- from the front panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (6), 7-127, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Reference. Inventory No: 0111602. 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: 0111602  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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An Introduction to Puppets and Puppet-Making
Currell, David,
ISBN: 1853483893
New Burlington Books, London, 1992. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. introduction up by author, and acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with colour photographs and black-and-white and colour illustrations – some step-by-step. Bright blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Photographic dustwrapper with blue, white and yellow coloured titles to the front panel with blue and black coloured titles to the back strip. Title says it all. Rubbing off the back strip corners and corners. Very light age toning of text block edges with offset tanning to the end pages. A little creasing of the dustwrapper edges with rubbing off the panels. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). [5], 7 - 79, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Puppet Making; Theatre & Plays. ISBN: 1853483893. ISBN/EAN: 9781853483899. Inventory No: 0125388. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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anyone can paint
Zaidenberg, Arthur,
Crown Publishers, New York, 1945. reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. reprint. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 288 [16] pages, in the original blue cloth covered hardcover binding, slightly age darkened on the page edges, but showing minimal signs of handling and damage. Three of annotation. The book considers painting in oil, drawing, mural painting, watercolour, etching, woodblock cutting, linoleum cutting, lithography pen and ink etc et cetera. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Crafts & Hobbies. Inventory No: 0244126. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $12.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0244126  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Aran and Fair Isle Knitting
Dawson, Pam – Editor,
ISBN: 0856859095
Marshall Cavendish, London, 1982. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Reprint. index. The text is illustrated with both colour photographs and black-and-white illustrations. Colour photographic boards with orange coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the book corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper, same illustration as the underlying boards, with orange coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. A few marks to the rear dustwrapper panel. A book about the knitting styles of Aran (cables) and Fair Isle knitting. Included are variations upon both the styles of knitting. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. (2), 64, (2) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Knitting; ISBN: 0856859095. ISBN/EAN: 9780856859090. Inventory No: 0113304. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0113304  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Around the World in Cross Stitch
Eaton, Jan,
ISBN: 1853681768
New Holland, London, 1992. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. glossary, index; colour illustrated dustwrapper -- matching the laminated illustrated boards beneath. . "For Around the World in Cross Stitch the author has drawn her inspiration from a wide and rich tapestry of international sources. Scanning the globe from the scented gardens of imperial China and the high Altiplano markets of Latin America to the sparkling tropical seas off Tahiti, she has sought out a wealth of ethnic and traditional ideas and incorporated them into a fascinating array of pretty and practical items." Slight rubbing of the top edge of the dust jacket, now protected, no other damage to describe. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 176 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Cross Stitch; ISBN: 1853681768. ISBN/EAN: 9781853681769. Inventory No: 0237213. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0237213  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Art of Flower Arranging
Hall, Jan & Waterkeyn, Sarah,
ISBN: 1876142391
Universal International Pty, Limited, Gordon, NSW, Australia, 1997. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 192 pages, includes index. Text is illustrated with small step by step photographs, and larger photographs of finished designs. The book includes a scientific classification of the names of fresh flowers. It also lists methods and suitability for drying. There are also suggestions for framing and craft work involving flowers and plants and flowers. The colour illustrated dust jacket matches the laminated illustrated boards beneath. Very slight rubbing to the top edge of the jacket, and on the first page there is a Mother's Day note taking up the top third of the page.. there are 250 imaginative floral designs presented, using a wide range of beautiful fresh, dried and pressed flowers Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Art & Design. ISBN: 1876142391. ISBN/EAN: 9781876142391. Inventory No: 0242998. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0242998  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Arts and Crafts of Ancient Egypt
Petrie, Flinders,
ISBN: 1851705376
Senate, Middlesex, 1996. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographic. reprint. Traces the artistic practices of the great dynasties through the statuary, reliefs, paintings, pottery and jewellery. there is no damage to describe. The book is clean and free of annotation. Some of the photographs from the original publication did not translate so well in this modern reprinting. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 165 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Arts & Photography; Egypt; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 1851705376. ISBN/EAN: 9781851705375. Inventory No: 0247591. Very Good Condition
Price: $9.60 (AUD)
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Arts and Crafts of Indonesia
Richter, Anne,
ISBN: 0500277362
Thames & Hudson, London, 1993. First Paperback Edition
 Softcover (with Flaps) Softcover (with Flaps). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Paperback Edition. Signed by Author. introduction by author, map and glossary, bibliography, acknowledgements and index. The text is illustrated with 199 illustrations, of which 156 are in colour. Special photography has been taken by John Storey. Colour photographic paperback binding with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear flap. The arts and crafts of Indonesia – ranging from the village level up to Royal and aristocratic patronage. A little rubbing of the book edges and panels with minor of creasing of the book corners. Age toning of the text block edges. Size: Square Quarto. [6], 7 - 160 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Indonesia; Crafts & Hobbies. Signed by Author. ISBN: 0500277362. ISBN/EAN: 9780500277362. Inventory No: 0122407. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0122407  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Arts and Crafts of Thailand
Warren, William & Tettoni, Luca Invernizzi,
ISBN: 0500278016
Thames & Hudson, London, 1994. First Paperback Edition
 Softcover (with Flaps) Softcover (with Flaps). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Paperback Edition. introduction by authors, glossary, bibliography, map of Thailand and index. The text is illustrated with a 230 illustrations, of which 177 are in colour. Colour photographic paperback binding, with French flaps, with white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. A look at the arts and crafts of Thailand, not just the Royal and aristocratic trappings, but "... baskets,, earthenware, water dippers, shimmering silk fabrics, as well spine silverware, lack aware, jewellery, furniture, wood carvings and altar tables. From the most basic traditions of village life and objects of everyday use in food preparation and storage, weeding, hunting and fishing, to the aristocratic tradition ..." -- from front fold over panel flap. A little rubbing of the book edges and panels with a little creasing of the book corners. Age toning of the text block edges. Size: Square Quarto. [5], 6 - 160 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Thailand; Crafts & Hobbies. ISBN: 0500278016. ISBN/EAN: 9780500278017. Inventory No: 0122405. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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Australia and New Zealand Complete Book of Handcrafts
Summit Books,
ISBN: 0600070581
Paul Hamlyn, Dee Why West, New South Wales, 1973. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Reg Morrison -- photography, Wendy Bastok -- Line Drawings. First Edition. 1.9 kg; 512 pp., colour illustrated dustwrapper. Covers knitting, sewing, crochet, dyecraft, rugmaking, spinning and weaving, embroidery, macrame, tapestry and leathercraft. Includes patterns and projects for each craft. Illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs and line drawings. The dust jacket has a 5.0 inch tear at the top left, And right-hand corner of the front panel, And 2 short tears on the rear panel, with no loss Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Reg Morrison -- photography, Wendy Bastok -- Line Drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Fashion, Fabrics & Style. ISBN: 0600070581. ISBN/EAN: 9780600070580. Inventory No: 0265172. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0265172  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Australian Country Women's Crafts
Barca, Margaret -- Editor,
ISBN: 0855505745
Lloyd O'Neil, South Yarra, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 1.05 kg; XVIII, 112 pages, indexed, with a list of the colour plates, a metric conversion table, and a list of the contributors from the Country Women's Association of Victoria, and also South Australia. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white line drawings, and both black-and-white photographs and colour photographs, and with an errata sheet tipped in a page 42, and at page 22 and also page 80. Colour illustrated dust jacket. The book shows no signs of damage. There are more than 50 original patterns in this book graded to indicate the level of skill required. Also in the first part of the book is a full glossary of the stitches that would be encountered. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; ISBN: 0855505745. ISBN/EAN: 9780855505745. Inventory No: 0268782. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT WILL WEIGH OVER 1 Kg WITH PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0268782  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Australian decoupage
Garforth, Vivienne,
ISBN: 0864175809
Kangaroo Press, Kenthurst New South Wales, 1994. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographic and Pattern. First Edition. the author, has also written books on cross stitch of course with an Australian theme, and in this book of 64 pages, looks at the various techniques and offers projects for decoupage on an Australian theme. the only damage to the book is a slight fading of the colour on the spine. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic and Pattern. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; ISBN: 0864175809. ISBN/EAN: 9780864175809. Inventory No: 0273428. Very Good Condition
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0273428  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Australian embroidery Design, A Creative Approach
douglas, Meg & Saddler, Peg,
ISBN: 0670900915
Viking O'Neil, Ringwood, Victoria, 1988. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographic. First Edition. bibliography, index, 16 colour plates, numerous other black-and-white diagrams, and sepia photographs. The authors show how anyone can design and make original and colourful embroideries, drawing on their own environment and using readily available materials. each of the stitches necessary and the layouts are provided. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. 1.5 inch tear at the bottom left-hand corner of the front panel. Size: Quarto. X, 110. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Sewing; ISBN: 0670900915. ISBN/EAN: 9780670900916. Inventory No: 0237212. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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Australian Patchwork; a Step-By-Step Guide to Piecing, Quilting and Appliqué
Rolfe, Margaret,
ISBN: 0855506601
Lloyd O'Neil, Australia, 1986. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Diagrammatic. Reprint. XII, 150 pages, indexed, illustrated with full-page colour plates, some step-by-step colour photographs, and containing numerous diagrams and plans for 60 designs of appliqué, and quilting. The glossary at the front of the book is useful for the beginner. Photographic illustrated end pages and photographic illustrated dust jacket. Clean copy, no damage to describe no annotations. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Diagrammatic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fashion, Fabrics & Style; Sewing; Crafts & Hobbies. ISBN: 0855506601. ISBN/EAN: 9780855506605. Inventory No: 0270942. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
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Australian Picture Handyman -- a practical guide for home Craftsmen
The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd,
Colorgravure Publications, Melbourne, 1960. no Indication
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. no Indication. 550 g; 176 pages with over 600 instructional photographs and 16 pages in full colour. The colour illustrated dustjacket has a ragged tear of about 1.5 inches at the top right of the rear panel. Slight rubbing to the upper tips also. Owner rubberstamp on title page. Otherwise clean. Probably printed 1955 -- 1960, there is no use of Power Tools. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Inventory No: 0230732. Very Good Condition
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0230732  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Australian Picture Handyman -- a practical guide for home Craftsmen
The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd,
Colorgravure Publications, Melbourne, 1960. no Indication
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. no Indication. 550 g; 176 pages with over 600 instructional photographs and 16 pages in full colour. The colour illustrated dustjacket has a ragged tear of about 1.5 inches at the top left of the Front panel. Slight rubbing to the tips also. Otherwise clean. Probably printed 1955 -- 1960, there is no use of Power Tools. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Inventory No: 0263948. Very Good Condition
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
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Australian Themes in Cross-Stitch
Garforth, Vivienne,
ISBN: 0864174306
Kangaroo Press, Kenthurst New South Wales, 1993. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographic and Pattern. Reprint. 600 g; 112 pages with and index and list of Australian suppliers. Illustrated with colour photographs, as well as templates, and stitch charts for various projects. Includes samplers. The book shows no damage apart from a fading of the spine section of the binding. This is the author's 2nd book of cross stitch designs of Australian themes. The designs are this book, grouped under the headings of wild flowers, birds and butterflies, animals and fish, buildings and landscapes, and Australian folklore, go a long way towards capturing the essence of the real Australia in cross stitch. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: photographic and Pattern. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; ISBN: 0864174306. ISBN/EAN: 9780864174307. Inventory No: 0234396. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0234396  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Australian wildflowers for embroiderers : charted designs for counted thread embroidery
Woodman, Jan,
ISBN: 0909209154
peacock publications, Norwood, South Australia, 1987. reprint
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/. reprint. Flowers in art.; Embroidery - Australia - Patterns.; Decoration and ornament - Plant forms - Australia. second-hand copy, no and rotations, no damage. Colour photographs of the completed works & black-and-white templates. Fred guide using DMC colour key Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 56 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Embroidery.; Fashion, Fabrics & Style. ISBN: 0909209154. ISBN/EAN: 9780909209155. Inventory No: 0279296. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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Better Homes and Gardens – friendly dolls to make
Wallis, Diane – editor,
ISBN: 0864110286
Advertiser magazines, North Sydney, 1985. Reprint
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/. Reprint. 21 designs with full instructions and templates, full page and part page colour photography, detailed instructions on assembly. There are basic dolls, knitted dolls, miniature dolls, old-fashioned dolls, and wax dolls There is no damage to describe. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Sewing ; dolls; ISBN: 0864110286. ISBN/EAN: 9780864110282. Inventory No: 0268044. Very Good Condition
Price: $8.80 (AUD)
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Better Military Modelling (The Better Sport Books)
Featherstone, Donald,
ISBN: 0718214471
Kaye & Ward in Association with Hicks, Smith & Sons, London, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic . First Edition. appendix. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs. Maroon coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Colour photographic dustwrapper with blue and red coloured titles to the front panel and red and black coloured titles to the back strip. The book on Military Modelling from the basics through to the more advanced techniques to make your models more realistic and the hobby pleasurable. Softening of the back strip edges and rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Age toning of the text block edges. Creasing of the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels. Some marks to the dustwrapper panels with quite noticeable sunning of all surfaces. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], 7 - 96 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; military modelling; Crafts & Hobbies. ISBN: 0718214471. ISBN/EAN: 9780718214470. Inventory No: 0120297. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Blankets and Throws to Knit: Patterns and Piecing Instructions for 100 Knitted Squares
Abrahams, Debbie,
ISBN: 1855859661
Collins & Brown, London, 2002. Reprint
 Hardcover (Spiral Bound) Hardcover (Spiral Bound). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. Reprint. introduction by author and list of abbreviations. The text is illustrated with a colour photograph and then a graph for the knitting design nearby. Colour photographic laminated boards with white coloured titles to the front panel and pink and white coloured titles to the back strip. The book is held together with white metal spiral binding. 100 individual designs for knitted squares along with how to knit same and ideas on how to place them together. Some rubbing of the book corners and fading of the back strip. Size: Square Quarto. [6], 7 - 128 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Knitting; Modern; Home Decorating & Repair. ISBN: 1855859661. ISBN/EAN: 9781855859661. Inventory No: 0123440. Very Good Condition
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Bobbin lace in photographs
Voysey, Cynthia,
ISBN: 0713453311
B.T. Batsford Ltd, London, 1987. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Having had a life-long interest in photography and for the last eighteen years in lace, it was natural Cynthia Voysey should wish to record those exquisite pieces of needle and bobbin lace she had seen in private collections and at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter. Here she presents the best of bobbin laces from the seventeenth century to the present day. Each piece of lace featured is named and dated; they are in chronological order. The fine detailed photographs allow for a close study of each lace and its characteristic form. Lacemakers of all ages and skills will find this to be a stimulating and inspirational book -- front fold over blurb Fading of the top and left of the front panel with a small tear, and fading of the spine. No other damage. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 125 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Crafts; Embroidery; Home Decorating & Repair. ISBN: 0713453311. ISBN/EAN: 9780713453317. Inventory No: 0261506. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0261506  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Book of Needlepoint: designs developed in collaboration with Arne Besser
Da Costa, Morton,
ISBN: 0671218468
Simon and Schuster, New York, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Diagrammatic and Photographic. First Edition. 1.15 kg; 128 pages, + projects -- 1,3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20 in a pocket at the rear of the book. Evidently several of the graphs are missing. Nonetheless the book, with its instructions, and black-and-white photography, as well as eight pages of colour plates, provides a good entrance to this fascinating hobby. The boards are decorated with of the pattern from the backgammon design, using deer heads to represent the various columns. . Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Diagrammatic and Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; ISBN: 0671218468. ISBN/EAN: 9780671218461. Inventory No: 0223886. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0223886  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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