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Art of the Embroiderer
de Saint-Aubin, Charles Germain,
ISBN: 0875871100
Los Angeles County Museum of Art in Association with David R. Godine, Boston & London, 1983. First Edition Thus
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition Thus. 1.430 kg.; V, 6-192 pages, Trustees and Supervisors, Director's Preface, acknowledgements introduction by Edward Maeder, and index. Dark red coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with black-and-white contemporary illustrations, graphs, and coloured and black-and-white photography. At the rear of the book is a facsimile of the original text, in original French language, and engravings. 1/4 dark red cloth backstrip with gilt titles. 3/4 beige coloured boards with ochre coloured titles to the front panel. A little rubbing to the book edges. Colour photographic slipcase with ochre coloured background and pale yellow titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the slip case corners and to the backstrip corners. Heavy rubbing to the slipcase panels. Translated and annotated by Nikki Scheuer . Charles-Germain de Saint-Aubin was designer to King Louis XV. The masterpieces of embroidery created in museum collections through out the world, but his treatise on the embroiderer's art, L'Art du Brodeur, is the written consummation of his life's work and craft. First published in 1770, this classic text has been a standard reference for centuries, but an English translation of good work has never been attempted previous to this edition." -- from the rear slipcase panel blurb. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; 18th Century; Social History ; History -- France; France; Hobbies -- Handcrafts . ISBN: 0875871100. ISBN/EAN: 9780875871103. Inventory No: 0107708. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $52.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0107708  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Australian Country Women's Crafts
The Country Women's Association,
ISBN: 0855505745
Lloyd O'Neill Pty. Ltd., South Yarra, Victoria, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 980 g.; XVI, 112 pages, Glossary, Foreword by Pamela Gedling, State President, Country Women's Association of Victoria, Inc, grading for patterns, contributors, metric conversion table, list of colour plates and index. Pink and white decorated endpapers. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs and the occasional colour photograph patterns and instructions for all projects within the book. This brown coloured boards with white titles to the backstrip. Rubbing and slight lumping to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. Very light marking to the text block edges and previous owner's name the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper. Colour photographic dustwrapper with white and green titles to the front panel and white and red titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and creasing to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and a few scores to the laminate. A book of numerous crafts and projects garnered from the women from the Country Women's Association throughout Australia. Embroidery, knitting, toy making, cross stitch and much more are included. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Hobbies -- Handcrafts ; Craft; Australia; ISBN: 0855505745. ISBN/EAN: 9780855505745. Inventory No: 0107795. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Good
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0107795  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Creative Embroidery and Quilting
Todman, Tonia -- Editor,
ISBN: 1863430857
AJ.B Fairfax Press Publication , Rushcutters Bay, New South Wales, 1993. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic And Illustrations. First Edition. 865 g.; III, 4-112 pages, 10 plates and designs. The text is illustrated with colour photography -- most step-by step, black-and-white illustrations and then 10 plates and designs. Photographic laminated boards with blue titles to the front panel and backstrip. A hint of rubbing and bumping to the book corners. Colour photographic dustwrapper, same illustration as the underlying board with blue titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little rubbing to the dustwrapper are edges and book panels. There is a 0.5 " tear to the top left-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel and a small nick to the top right-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel. A book on the art of embroidery and quilting. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic And Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Hobbies -- Handcrafts ; Craft; ISBN: 1863430857. ISBN/EAN: 9781863430852. Inventory No: 0108514. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Good
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0108514  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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