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Glorious Knitting
Fassett, Kaffe; Photography by Steve Lovi
ISBN: 0712614338
Century London 1988 Reprint
 Soft Cover 160pp, index, colour photographs, diagrams. The master.  Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319261  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Kaye Pyke’s Elegant Embroidery
Pyke, Kaye; and Landy, Lynne
ISBN: 0044423578
Allen & Unwin North Sydney, NSW, Australia 1991 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with purple boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 800g, 118pgs. This book shows you how to start with the simplest project and develop techniques and stitches to create beautiful handmade pieces to be proud of. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!.  Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRASEW39  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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The South African Book of Candlewick Embroidery
Millard, Sue
ISBN: 0869774689
Struik Cape Town 1990 Third Impression
 Hard Cover 96pp, index, colour photos. diagrams, patterns.Small gift inscription else a fine copy  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319313  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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In Splendid Detail: Needlepoint Art
Reurs, Catherine
ISBN: 1556701853
Stewart, Tabori & Chang, Inc New York, USA 1991 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover, first edition, over 1kg, 133pgs. Catalogue of the needlepoint art of Catherine Reurs, with photographs by Richard Desmarais. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and pen inscription inside front and rear covers, dust jacket is in good condition and has a sheer plastic cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!.  Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRA22  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Complete Paint Effects; Inspirational projects for decorating your home with flair and style
Cohen, Sacha; Philo, Maggie
ISBN: 1859679730
Lorenz London 1999 First Edition
 Hard Cover 256pp, index, Fully illus. Many inspirational ideas.  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319578  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Model Military
no author
ISBN: 0517294613
Beekman House New York, NY 1979 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover, first edition, 518g, 72pgs. A lavishly illustrated view of miniature war machines and military figures, including historical facts, products for the hobbyist, assembly and finishing tips from the experts, and sources. Book is in fair condition with pen inscription inside frot cover and moderate general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!.  Fair/Fair
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAMOD1  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Australian Manual of Calligraphy, The
Taylor, Peter E.
ISBN: 0049280619
Allen & Unwin Sydney, Australia 1987 Reprint
 Soft Cover Soft cover, reprint, 666g, 208pgs, coloured endpapers. Covers the history and development of writing and gives clear and detailed instruction on how to acquire and expand the skills. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRA31  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Garrett Wade Book of Woodworking Tools, The
Chinn, Gary; Sainsbury, John
ISBN: 0831737581
Gallery Books New York, NY 1979 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hard cover, first edition, 1020g, 191pgs, illustrated endpapers. The ultimate book for the wood craftsma who is fascinated by the nature and significance of fine tools. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with tear on spine (approx 3"), otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!.  Good/Fair
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO23  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Illustrated Guide to Furniture Repair & Restoration, The
Grime, Kitty (ed)
ISBN: 0856858404
Marshall Cavendish Books Limited London, UK 1981 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hard cover, first edition, 876g, 152pgs, patterned endpapers. Choosing your bargains, restoring old furniture upholstery, veneering, all with step-by-step instructions. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair to good condition with small tear on front (approx 2cm), otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!.  Good/Fair to Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO24  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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The Embroidery Book
Var. - intro by Una Stubbs
ISBN: 1850294763
Conran Octopus London 1993 Reprint
 Soft Cover 192pp, beautifully illus. Translated from the French. Fabulous designs. Gift condition.  Near Fine
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319748  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Encyclopedia of Needlecrafts; a complete practical and inspirational guide to traditional and contemporary handiwork techniques
Var.
ISBN: 184038087X
Hermes House London 1998 First Edition
 Hard Cover 512pp, index, 100s of photos. A bit of everything and beautifully produced and illustrated.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319762  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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New Designs in Lace Making
Malmberg, Kristina; and Thorlin, Naime
ISBN: 0442300514
Van Nostrand Reinhold Company New York, USA 1974 Reprint
 Soft Cover Soft cover, reprint, 198g, 96pgs. The aim of this book is to demonstrate different practical ways to use lace. Each chapter offers both familiar techniques and new materials, methods and functions. This book is intended for lace makers who already know the basics. Designs and patterns are given for lampshades, christening robes, wall hangings, mirror backs, belts and pendants. Book is in good condition with mild page discolouration throughout and light general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRASEW42  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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A Gift of Flowers
Berrill, Frances & Helen Exley
ISBN: 0207148821
Angus & Robertson London 1984 First Edition
 Hard Cover Here is a gift of flowers, a sparkling draught of pattern, illustrations, poetry and prose to bring springtime joys throughout the year. A lovely little gift for the flower lover or gardener. 62 pp.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14063  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Leatherwork
Pountney, Kate
ISBN: 0853406227
Wayland Publishers Ltd East Sussex, UK 1978 Edition Not Stated
 Hardcover Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, not issued with dust jacket, edition not stated, 240g, 64pgs. This book has been written for classroom as well as home use and covers the subject from easy applique to saddlestitching. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRALEA6  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Origami Handbook, The: The Classic Art of Paperfolding in Step-by-Step Contemporary Projects
Beech, Rick
ISBN: 184309875X
Hermes House London, England 2005 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint edition, 660g, 256pgs. This book provides over 80 origami projects to fold, including traditional designs, animals and flowers, toys, games, action models, party tricks, decorative pieces and modular origami. Book is in very good, near new condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRA34  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Designer China: Hand-painting ceramics to decorate your home
Harle, Lesley; Conder, Susan - photographs by Debbie Patterson
ISBN: 0091825652
Random House Sydney 1991 First Edition
 Hard Cover 160pp, index, colour photos throughout.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319978  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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By Hand: 25 Beautiful Objects to Make in the American Folk Art Tradition
Kilby, Janice Eaton
ISBN: 1579902421
Lark Books New York, USA 2001 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 764g, 144pgs. Learn about America's rich folk art tradition by handcrafting beautiful objects for your home, for the most part using authentic techniques and materials. Book is in very good, near new condition with only mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRA35  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Stained Glass.. Get started in a New craft .
Wrigley, Lynette; Gerstein, Marc
ISBN: 1853486809
New Burlington Books London 1994 First Edition
 Hard Cover 48pp, all colour ills. Easy to follow projects for beginners. Vg in chipped dj.  Very Good/Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22556  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Creating Pictures with Calligraphy
Vince, John
ISBN: 1856480461
PRC London 1992 New Edition
 Hard Cover 160pp.  Fine/Fine
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320089  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Book of Sampler Quilts, The: Step-by-Step Instructions and Patterns for Over 50 Traditional Designs
Frager, Dorothy
ISBN: 080197268X
Chilton Book Company Radnor, Pennsylvania, USA 1983 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint edition, 632g, 252pgs. This is one of the most comprehensive books available on the timeless art of sampler quilting and features over 50 traditional designs. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Some mild discolouration to the cover and curling to corner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/No Jacket
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRASEW44  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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American Civil War Uniforms: A Colouring in Book
Peter f Copeland
ISBN: 0486235351
Dover New York 1977 First Edition
 Soft Cover A colouring in book of US civil war uniforms. Contains colour plates as a guide. Never used.  Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10909  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Australian Patchwork. A step-by-step guide to Piecing, Quilting & Applique
Rolfe, Margaret.
ISBN: 0855505826
Lloyd O'Neil Melbourne 1986 Reprint
 Card Covers 150pp, index. Lavishly illus. with colour photos, b&w diagrams, etc. 60 designs, most distinctively Australian.   Near Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320368  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Driftwood Book, The
Thompson, Mary E.
D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc. Princeton, New Jersey, USA 1967 Second Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, second edition, 544gms, 248 pages. Designing flower arrangements working with materials sculpted by nature. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and chipping to edges and corners. Dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Dust jacket has been covered in a protective Brodart sleeve.  Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAFLO1  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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ABC of Driftwood and Dried-Flower Designs
Schaffer, Florence M.
Hearthside Press Great Neck, NY, USA 1971 Edition Not Stated
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, edition not stated, 480gms, 160 pages. Contents includes: practical techniques; driftwood trays; baskets and bowls; planters and wall pockets; lines and patterns; in an oriental manner; foregrounds and backgrounds; for coffee and end tables; animals and other forms; and candlelight and driftwood. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket is in fair to good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping to edges and corners, plus a few small tears and holes. Dust jacket also displays light soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Dust jacket has been covered in clear Brodart protective sleeve.  Good/Fair to Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAFLO2  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Art of Driftwood and Dried Arrangements, The
Ishimoto, Tatsuo
Crown Publishers Inc. New York, USA 1960 Seventh Printing
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue/green boards and pictorial dust jacket, seventh printing, 428gms, 143 pages. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with light shelf wear. Dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, creasing and chipping to edges and corners, plus a few small tears and holes. Significant tears include a 2-inch tear to top front. Dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Dust jacket has been covered in clear protective Brodart sleeve.  Good/Fair
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAFLO3  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Driftwood Flower Arrangement Book, The
Soutar, Merelle
Arlington Books London, England 1967 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 708gms, 1693 pages. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with light shelf wear. Dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, creasing and chipping to edges and corners, plus a few small tears and holes. Dust jacket shows moderate soiling. Dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Dust jacket has been covered in clear protective Brodart sleeve.  Good/Fair
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAFLO4  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Porcelain Dollmaker & Collector: The Australian Doll Magazine (1985, Edition 9)
Trihey, Lucas (ed)
Ellen Massey Porcelain Granville, NSW, Australia 1985 Ninth Edition
 Softcover Softcover, ninth edition, 116g, 56pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover shows minor creasing to the rear. There is a small pen mark on the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRADOL22  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Porcelain Dollmaker & Collector: The Australian Doll Magazine (February 1985, Edition 8)
Trihey, Lucas (ed)
Ellen Massey Porcelain Granville, NSW, Australia 1985 Eighth Edition
 Softcover Softcover, eighth edition, 128g, 60pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover shows minor scuffing. There is a small pen mark on the front cover and on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRADOL21  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Porcelain Dollmaker & Collector: The Australian Doll Magazine (October 1984, Edition 7)
Trihey, Lucas (ed)
Ellen Massey Porcelain Granville, NSW, Australia 1984 Seventh Edition
 Softcover Softcover, seventh edition, 108g, 48pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover shows minor scuffing and a small tape mark to the rear. There is a small pen mark on the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRADOL20  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Porcelain Dollmaker: The Australian Dollmakers Magazine (May 1983, Volume 2, No 1)
Trihey, Lucas (ed)
Ellen Massey Porcelain Granville, NSW, Australia 1983 Fifth Edition
 Softcover Softcover, fifth edition, 116g, 55pgs. Book is in fair condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Pages shows some moderate water damage. Cover shows minor scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Fair/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRADOL19  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Porcelain Dollmaker: The Australian Dollmakers Magazine (May 1983, Volume 2, No 1)
Trihey, Lucas (ed)
Ellen Massey Porcelain Granville, NSW, Australia 1983 Fifth Edition
 Softcover Softcover, fifth edition, 116g, 55pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover shows minor scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRADOL18  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Porcelain Dollmaker: The Australian Dollmakers Magazine (May 1983, Volume 1, No 3)
Trihey, Lucas (ed)
Ellen Massey Porcelain Granville, NSW, Australia 1983 Third Edition
 Softcover Softcover, third edition, 114g, 58pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen marking on the front cover and the cover shows minor scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRADOL17  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Dolls in Color
Eaton, Faith
ISBN: 0025347101
Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc New York, USA 1976 First American Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with tan boards and pictorial dust jacket, first American edition, 344g, 188pgs.This book spans the history of dollmaking since the 15th century, describing the famous dollmakers, their different techniques, and the diversity of dolls they produced. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRADOL16  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Art of Barbie, The: Artists Celebrate the World’s Favorite Doll
Yoe, Craig (ed.)
ISBN: 1563057514
Workman Publishing Company Inc. New York, USA 1994 First Edition
 Soft Cover Softcover, first edition, 724gms, 119 pages. Artists featured include: Andy Warhol; Yves Saint Laurent; William Wegman; Calvin Klein; Vidal Sassoon; Alison Seiffer; and Milo Manara. Book is fair condition with general wear and tear and moderate water damage. Ownership sticker on inside front title page. Front cover shows creasing and scuffing to edges and corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Fair/Not Applicable
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000448  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Dressing Classic Dolls in Australia and New Zealand
Trihey, Helen
ISBN: 0858594242
William Heinemann Australia Richmond, VIC, Australia 1988 Reprint
 Hard Cover Hardcover with glossy pictorial boards, reprint edition, 470gms, 79 pages. This book is a straightforward guide to making appropriate and authentic clothes for antique and reproduction dolls. Patterns, tips, instructions, and photographs in colour and black and white show you how to create the beautiful old-fashioned petticoats, dresses, trims, bonnets and hats that five so much of the flavour of yesteryear to classic dolls. Book is in good condition with some general wear and tear and some mild page discolouration throughout. Hardcover shows moderate scuffing to front and back. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000563  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Porcelain Dollmaking in Australia and New Zealand
Trihey, Helen
ISBN: 0858593106
William Heinemann Australia Richmond, VIC, Australia 1984 First Edition
 Hard Cover Hardcover with glossy pictorial boards, first edition, 498gms. This book is a straightforward step by step guide to making reproduction porcelain dolls of the pre-plastic era. Contents includes: chossing a work area; the kiln; selecting a mould; the casting technique; greenware; firing the greenware; painting your dolls; setting eyes; making a mohair wig; making cloth bodies; putting the doll together; doll shows and competitions; selling and pricing dolls; tools; and much much more. Book is in good condition with some general wear and tear and some mild page discolouration throughout. Hardcover shows moderate scuffing to front and back. There are a few small pen marks on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000564  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Thames and Hudson Manual of Pottery and Ceramics, The
Hamilton, David
ISBN: 0500680078
Thames & Hudson Ltd London, England 1977 Reprint
 Soft Cover Softcover, reprint edition, 394gms, 188 pages. This volume introduces the first-year student and the beginner to ceramic processes and techniques without too much of the physics and chemistry which are needed for more advance work. After a short history of the art, the text follows the same course as the ceramic process itself, starting with the basic materials and how they are formed, proceeding to the firing in the kiln, and ending with final surface treatements. Profusely illustrated with over 170 illustrations in black and white and 14 in colour. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. There are a few small pencil markings on the inside front page. Front cover shows some creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000576  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Tools and Materials of Boat Building, The
Lucas, Alan
ISBN: 0725505222
Horwitz Publications Inc. Hong Kong 1978 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 694gms, 262 pages. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and one or two small tears. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000636  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Making a Victorian Dolls House
Greenhowe, Jean
ISBN: 0713408715
B T Batsford Limited London, England 1985 First Paperback Edition
 Soft Cover Softcover, first paperback edition, 258gms, 96 pages. This book shows you how to construct your own Victorian dolls house. Instructions and diagrams are given for making each floor and for adding suitable decor for the kitchen, parlour, master bedroom and nursery. There are also instructions for creating a complete doll family. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen and pencil inscription on the inside front page and some fading to the cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000648  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Laundering and Dry Cleaning: Home Laundering, Dry Cleaning
Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences Ltd
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences Ltd Kingsway, London, England  Edition Not Stated
 Hard Cover Hardcover leatherette with black boards and gilt lettering to spine, edition not stated, assumed early or first edition circa late 1920s, 242gms, 54 pages. Contents of this book includes: equipment for laundering; the laundering process; laundering as a business; fabrics suitable for dry cleaning; dry cleaning mediums; stain removing; equipment for dry cleaning; dry cleaning processes; pressing; steaming; cleaning special articles; and restoring fabrics. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear. There is moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards show mild scuffing and shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000848  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Vogue Dolls and Toys
Moore, Helen (ed.)
ISBN: 006337045X
Harper & Row Publishers New York, USA 1986 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with white boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 712gms, 208 pages. A special collection of endearing stuffed dolls and toys for children of all ages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and chipping. There is a small texta mark on the inside title page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001049  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Art of Sewing, The - The Classic Techniques
Editors of Time-Life Books
Time-Life Books Netherlands 1974 UK Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover with decorative boards, not issued with dustjacket, UK edition, 1040gms, 207 pages. Part of The Art of Sewing series by Time-Life Books. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Spine shows moderate fading. Boards show moderate shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001079  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Art of Sewing, The - The Personal Touch
Editors of Time-Life Books
Time-Life Books Netherlands 1975 UK Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover with decorative boards, not issued with dustjacket, UK edition, 928gms, 200 pages. Part of The Art of Sewing series by Time-Life Books. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Rear outside board has small tear mark. Boards show mild shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001080  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Art of Sewing, The - Separates That Travel
Editors of Time-Life Books
Time-Life Books Netherlands 1976 British Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover with decorative boards, not issued with dustjacket, British edition, 806gms, 176 pages. Part of The Art of Sewing series by Time-Life Books. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Boards show mild shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001081  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Art of Sewing, The - The Professional Look
Editors of Time-Life Books
Time-Life Books Netherlands 1973 UK Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover with decorative boards, not issued with dustjacket, UK edition, 950gms, 208 pages. Part of The Art of Sewing series by Time-Life Books. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Spine shows moderate fading and there is a tiny tear on the front board. Boards show moderate shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001082  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Art of Sewing, The - Creative Design
Editors of Time-Life Books
Time-Life Books Netherlands 1975 British Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover with decorative boards, not issued with dustjacket, British edition, 854gms, 184 pages. Part of The Art of Sewing series by Time-Life Books. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. The title page has been torn and repaired with sticky tape. Boards show moderate shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001084  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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The Tapestry Book: Twenty Inspiring Needlepoint Designs
Gordon, Jill: photographs by Michelle Garrett
Merehurst London 1995 
 Hard Cover 160pp, wonderful photos. Foreword by Kaffe Fassett  Very Good/Near Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320439  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Tapestry Collection; 15 New Charted Designs
Gordon, Jill: photographs by Michelle Garrett
ISBN: 1853916366
Merehurst London 1997 First Edition
 Hard Cover 144pp, wonderful photos.   Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320440  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Carving Techniques
Beecroft, Glynis
ISBN: 0713431008
B T Batsford Limited London, England 1976 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 592gms, 142 pages. In this book the author deals with a wide range of media: from the very soft, such as soap and salt, to the opposite extreme, where the understanding of hammer and chisel is essential. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear. Dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001280  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Art of the Router, The: Award-Winning Designs
Spielman, Patrick
Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. New York, USA 1998 Edition Not Stated
 Soft Cover Softcover, edition not stated, 498gms, 144 pages. This book shows you how much easier your woodworking can be when you take full advantage of the high-speed router. Understand all the routers intracacies with the help of artisans who reveal their secret techniques and favorite ways of using the tool. Projects featured include: a circular mahogany mirror; an old-fashioned hourglass; an oriental chest of drawers; a small puzzle box; a simple walnut stool; and many more. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001361  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Jewellery
Marsh, David
ISBN: 0333236769
The Macmillan Press London, England 1979 First Edition
 Soft Cover Softcover, first edition, 234gms, 138 pages. This book is intended as a guide to the student and hobbyist, and provides a vast amount of practical information, to help the reader to make simple, pleasing jewellery in precious metals, stones, and other materials. Book is in good condition with minor age-related general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001910  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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How to Draw Celtic Knotwork: A Practical Handbook
Sloss, Andy
ISBN: 0713724927
Blandford a Cassell Imprint London, England 1997 Thrid Reprint
 Paperback Paperback, Third Reprint, 475gms, 191 pages. This is a book that enables the novice to draw intricate Celtic-Style knotwork without months of practice or any artistic training. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild water damage to some pages, very mild page discolouration, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 17.50 (AUD)
Book Number: ART73  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Clay and Glazes for the Potter
Rhodes, Daniel
Pitman London 1967 Reprint
 Hard Cover . 220pp, b&w ills.Vg in def. but still useful dj  Very Good/Fair
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320473  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Costume Doll Making
McLaughlin, Eve
ISBN: 0720706742
Pelham Books Ltd London, England 1975 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with red boards, first edition, 590g, 120pgs. This book has everything necessary for embarking on a fascinating and rewarding hobby with costume dolls. Contents includes: starting point; making the body; heads and faces; materials and accessories; fabrics and stitches; dressing your doll; historical personages; mounts; and much more. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping. Dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRADOL23  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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The Teddy Bear Lover’s Companion: Being a Book of Their Life and Times
Menten, Ted
ISBN: 1873762402
Acropolis London 1992 First UK Edition
 Hard Cover A celebration of the magic of the child's best friend. Essential information needed to pamper your bear. Full of wonderful stories about bears of all descriptions - from bears of little brains to the 'teddy man' who gives bears to children in hospitals. All aspects of bear care - from adopting, cleaning, documenting and more. Full colour photos of hand crafted bears throughout. 160 pp.   Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19588  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Teddy Bear Lover’s Companion: Being a Book of Their Life and Times
Menten, Ted
ISBN: 1873762402
Acropolis London 1992 First UK Edition
 Hard Cover A celebration of the magic of the child's best friend. Essential information needed to pamper your bear. Full of wonderful stories about bears of all descriptions - from bears of little brains to the 'teddy man' who gives bears to children in hospitals. All aspects of bear care - from adopting, cleaning, documenting and more. Full colour photos of hand crafted bears throughout. 160 pp. Beautiful photos  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320500  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Embroiderer’s Garden
Beck, Thomasina; with line decorations by Sarah Siddall
ISBN: 1863510257
Sally Milner Sydney 1990 First Thus
 Hard Cover 192pp, index, beautiful ills. Gently used cancelled library book Ex-Library Very Good/Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 8465  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Furnishing Dolls’ Houses
Johnson, Audrey
ISBN: 0713516917
Bell & Hyman London 1978 Reprint
 Hard Cover 284pp, detailed ills. Ex-library book withffep and half title cut out, but still a good sound book. Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9693  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Villawool: Book No. 78, 80, 116, 117, 137
no author
Villawood Textile Company Sydney  
 Wrapper 14pp. Colour pictorial wraps. Not dated but circa early 1960s - cover price of No. 78 & 80 is 2/3; Nos. 116, 117 & 137 is 2/9. Stapled booklets in firm unmarked condition. A$5 per copy. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008426  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Art Masters in Needlepoint; 20 Projects from the World’s Great Museums
Coss, Melinda
ISBN: 0091782147
Ebury London 1994 First Edition
 Hard Cover 120pp, index, photos, diagrams.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319763  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Practical Woodworking
Var.
ISBN: 0600370291
Hamlyn London 1973 First Edition
 Hard Cover 160pp, fully illus. , - over 500 drawings and photos. It is suitable for both the keen hobbyist and the handyman  Very Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15114  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Pleasures of Needlepoint: The Betty Crocker Home Library
Cook, Inman & Pierce, Daren
ISBN: 0307096521
Golden Press New York 1111 
 Card Covers A How-to book of beautiful designs that everyone can make.  Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13954  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Chinese Lattice Designs (with Over 1200 illustrations)
Dye, Daniel Sheets
ISBN: 0486230961
Dover Publications New York, USA 1974 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, 730g, 469pgs. This is a definitive work on the subject of Chinese lattices, and though no book can present a complete coverage, this book is a great classic study and an incredibly rich source of design for westerners. The book includes more than 1200 designs arranged in a clear system of classification that includes 22 areas of related designs: borders; brackets; tail pieces; and so on. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/soiling throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRA36  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Practical Home Woodworking Illustrated
Var.
Odhams London 1952 Reprint
 Hard Cover 384pp, over 500 ills. Index. A very good copy.  Very Good/Good
Price: 14.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 320753  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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An Early Country Morning
Woodruff, Terrece Beesley
Vannesa-Ann Collection Ogden 1982 1st Edition
 Soft Cover 24pp. Illustrated card covers. 8 colour plates of completed patterns. Collection of stitching patterns. Contact EldoradoBooksfor details postage reduction.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008434  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Villawool Patterns L187 (Carousel); L206 (Ban-Lon); L248 (Classics); L686 (Slalom)
no author
Villawood Textile Company Sydney  
  Four page pattern booklets. Gloss colour covers. A$4.00 per copy. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good+
Price: 4.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009638  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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The Book of Heirlooms. Needlework Treasures and How to create Them
Jones, Julia
ISBN: 1853912468
Merehurst London 1986 First Edition
 Hard Cover . 128pp, colour photos + diagrams.Treasures such as a beautiful teddy bear, christening robe, bride's beaded purse. Almost as new condition.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17736  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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WOOD AND WOOD GRAINS: A Photographic Album For Artists and Designers
Brodatz, Phil
ISBN: 0486224244
Dover New York 1971 First Edition
 Card Softcover xiv [text], 112 pages of b/white photographic plates. Book clean, square and tight. Binding is Dover's permanent binding standard. Illustrated gloss card wrapper has nominal corner bumps, else no damage. The author, an imaginative and skilled photographer, has used his camera to explore dozens of trees, their annual rings, barks and shapes; sawed logs, piled up, made into beams, fences, wharfs, cross-sectioned slices and under magnification to reveal superbly rich textures and hidden motifs. Numerous sections, each of interest, include: New Wood [Mahogany, Walnut, Oak, Pine, etc.], Old Wood [ Timbers used for Piers, Farms, Boardwalks, etc.], Cross-Sections of Various Timbers, Cordwood, Nature's Sculptures, Photomicrographs. Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 000438  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE CRAFT OF THE POTTER
Casson, Michael
ISBN: 0563161272
British Broadcasting Corporation London 1980 Reprint
 Softcover 128pp., 4 page, colour, photographically-illustrated section, plus b/white photographic and line drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Name written in pen to colophon page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn and indented only. This book was written as a result of the response received to the BBC television series, 'The Craft of the Potter', first transmitted in 1976. Contents include: Preface, What is Clay?, Handbuilding, Throwing, Decorating, Glaze, Fire, Further Work with Glaze, Pottery through the Ages, Chart of Historical Pottery, Glossary, Booklist and Useful Information. Book weight approx. 494g.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010073  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PORCELAIN PICTORIAL: 2nd Australasian Convention and Exhibition, Adelaide, South Australia-1981
International Porcelain Art Teachers Inc.
International Porcelain Art Teachers Inc. South Australia 1981 December 1981, Limited Edition
 Hard Cover 128pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book square, spine firm. Gilt titles. Minimal scuffing to boards. Leaves clean, unmarked. Introduction by Josephine Robinson, Chairman, I.P.A.T.Inc. 1980-1982. 'A pictorial representing the artistic skills of the porcelain artists of 1981, and a detailed visual record of contemporary porcelain painting in Australia, from the Exhibition held that year.' Book weight approx. 760g.   Very Good +
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001116  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SIMPLY SCANDINAVIAN: Painted Furniture Patterns to Pull Out and Trace
Innes, Jocasta and Walton, Stewart
ISBN: 1850293422
Conran Octopus London 1991 
 Large Format Softcover Unpaginated [32] pages, consisting of instructional colour illustrations, pull-out pattern sheet and carbon-paper marker sheet. Book clean, spine firm. Leaves clean, mild crinkling on several. Illustrated card wrapper has bumped foredge corners, else good. Instructional detail in bright, vivid colour art of Scandinavian folk-art painting. Book weight approx. 170gms. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good.
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 001455  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE RIGHT WAY TO TAPE RECORD
Mallory, Laurence
Elliot's Right Way Books Kingswood, Surrey, Great Britain 1960 
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 123pp., b/w, instructional line drawings throughout. Book clean, square, tiny bumps to lower foredge corners. Original seller's stamp on ffep., else leaves clean. Loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, slightly edgeworn and fingermarked. Instructional in getting the best use from your reel-to-reel tape recorder, contents include 15 chapters and glossary. Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good/Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001496  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EUROPEAN CABINET AND FURNITURE MAKING
Maguire, Byron W.
ISBN: 0132920611
Prentice Hall Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 1989 1st Edition, 1st Impression
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] xiii, + 273pp., intext, b/w halftone plate and line-drawn, exampled and demonstrative illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Gilt titles. Spine firm. Leaves unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn, otherwise very good. Instructive, in history and construction techniques, contents include: Prelims., Part 1. European cabinet & furniture making: Fundamentals, European styled cabinets & construction principles, English-French-German-Belgian-Danish-Spanish-Italian styled. Part 2. Technology, present and past: Cabinet woods, Basic drawing for furniture & cabinets, Cabinet joinery, Bonding materials, Sanding materials, Finishes & finishing techniques, Index. Book weight approx. 650g.  Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002449  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PICTORIAL DESIGN
Richmond, Leonard
Isaac Pitman London 1962 
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 96pp., intext, demonstrative, instructional b/w plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, nipped, closed tears and abrading. "This book has a definate purpose, namely, to stimulate a desire for pictorial invention . . . Every artist, before he paints a picture, thinks out some sort of arrangement or design . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Technique of pen-and-ink drawing, Compositional planning, Trees, Bridges, Boats, Rivers, Mountains, Buildings, Figures, Clouds, Coast subjects. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +/Fair +
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002499  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DRESS PATTERN DESIGNING: The Basic Principles of Cut and Fit
Braund, H.E.W.
Crosby Lockwood and Son London 1968 2nd [revised]
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 132pp., unpaginated plates in a variety of monochrome colours throughout, plus intext b/w line-drawn examples. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Tape ghosting on endpapers, a former owner's name on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn and markedly U.V. affected on spine. A revised, expanded, Second edition of what has become a standard work in dress pattern design...Contents include: Intro., 16 chapters, viz: Measurements and block patterns, Bodice block, Simple pattern design, Yoke styles, Dart manipulation, Sleeves, Collars, Necklines, Skirts, One-piece dress foundation, Designing skirt patterns, Fullness in skirts: Pleats, Folds, Gathers, Flares, Circular patterns, Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 800g.   Very Good/Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003347  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PUPPETRY FOR BEGINNERS
Allen, Arthur B.
Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Redhill, Surrey, Great Britain 1952 2nd Impression
 Original Red Cloth HB & DJ viii, + 175pp., plus publisher's promo section. Monochrome, sketch-art endpapers, and full-colour art frontispiece by [H.W.W.], plus intext, naive b/white indicative sketch illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Red cloth boards lightly bumped. Minor, random foxing splotches throughout, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated [Reginald Mott{e}], loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, nipped and edgeworn. "A graded and easily followed sequence of puppet-work...designed to be used in school or the home..." Contents, in three 'stages' or recurrent chapters, include: Why Puppetry, Simple Puppets, Brief History, Scenery and Design, How To Make A Puppet-Head, Arms, Hands, Feet, Legs, Body, Controls, Lighting, Simple Puppet Play, more. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good/Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003717  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A WEAVER’S GARDEN
Buchanan, Rita
ISBN: 0934026289
Interweave Press Loveland, Colorado, United States 1990 5th Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket x, + 230pp., plus unpaginated [16 page] full-colour plate section. Intext, b/white botanical sketch-art illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright silver title there-on. Nominal shelfwear and splayed boards. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. With lots of clear information, 'A Weaver's Garden' offers the gardener new plants to explore, and tempts the textile artist to discover a variety of natural resources...Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Plant Fibers For Spinning And Stuffing, Dyes From Plants, Soap Plants For Cleaning Textiles, Fragrant Plants, Plant Materials For Making Textile Tools, Creating A Garden, Glossary, Index, more. Book weight approx. 580g.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004039  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MASTER PIECES
Ball, Richard and Campbell, Peter
ISBN: 0713714247
Blandford Press Poole, Dorset, Great Britain 1984 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 144pp., intext, colour-plate examples, most with a small illustration of the inspiring artwork, plus b/white halftone plates, and most importantly, a detailed schematic order of work and material list for each of the twenty items described. Book clean. Spine firm, but slightly cocked. Bright silver title there-on. Leaves clean, nominally sunned on head. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn and soiled. Spawned from the question: "What would the pieces of furniture which painters have included in their pictures look like if they existed in three dimensions?", the authors assembled a talented group of furniture designers and sculptors, giving them a brief to make twenty pieces...Contents include: Intro., 20 pieces, including Vincent's Chair, Cicero's Stool, Cezanne's Cafe Table and Matisse's Red Studio Chair. Book weight approx. 800g.  Very Good/Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 004074  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MAKING MARVELOUS MUSIC BOXES
Ganske, Sharon
ISBN: 0806942819
Sterling Publishing Company New York 1996 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 128pp., colour photographic illustrations of finished items, plus colour or b/white diagramatic illustrations. Floral illustrated endpapers. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Boards very slightly bowed. Top edge lightly bumped, minor shelfwear to foot. Leaves clean, unmarked. Illustrated dustjacket nominally edgeworn. Instructions for making 39 exquisite music boxes, including Carousel Waltz; Let Me Call You Sweetheart; Try To Remember; Easter Parade; Peter Cottontail; Wind Beneath My Wings; Tea For Two; Wedding March; Around The World; Candy Man; Camelot; Chestnuts Roasting, etc. Includes sections covering Musical Movements, Movement Accessories, General Instructions, Helpful Hints, Metric Conversions and Index. Book weight approx. 700g.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004162  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TINWORK
Elliot, Marion
ISBN: 1859671438
Lorenz Books London 1996 1st U.K.
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 96pp., decorated endpapers. Montage-style full-colour frontispiece, plus intext instructional and display colour plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards dented on head, otherwise very good. Identically-illustrated dustjacket lightly edgeworn, with several short closed tears. A stand-alone volume in Lorenz Books 'New Crafts' series. Instructional, with a safety disclaimer, numerous contents include:History Of Tin, Gallery, Equipment, Basic Techniques, Embossed Greeting Cards, Candle Collars, Punched Panel Cabinet, Photograph Frame, Lantern, Christmas Decorations, Painted Mirror, Spice Rack, Bathroom Shelf, more. Templates and Index. Book weight approx. 800g.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004267  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PEBBLE POLISHING: A Guide to Collecting, Tumble Polishing and Making Baroque Jewellery
Fletcher, Edward
ISBN: 0713705663
Blandford Press London 1972 First Edition
 Hardcover 104pp., illustrated endpapers. Intext illustrations throughout; before and after example colour plates, b/white halftone plates, line-drawn maps and sketch drawings. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour illustrated gloss boards U.V. affected on backstrip, otherwise undamaged. Inserted loose is an errata slip for acknowledgement oversight, otherwise leaves clean. With some geographical data pertinent to the British Isles, much of the information, illustrations and instructional diagrams are universally applicable, explaining how to polish your finds, with step-by-step help. Contents include: 8 chapters, Maps, Index. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004580  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE TECHNIQUES OF HOBBY CERAMICS
Thompson, Bill
Scott Advertising and Publishing Livonia, Michigan, USA 1977 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 156pp., inspiring colour-plate [25] section. Intext, b/white line-drawn designs. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Bright gilt titles. Minor bump on foot and lower foredge corner of front board. Leaves clean. Fair condition, loose-plastic protected, illustrated dustjacket nipped and edgeworn, with closed tears and noticeable abrading. Instructional, with easy-to-follow step-by-step guidance, subjects covered include: Altering Greenware, Majolica, Slip Trailing, Dresden Designs, Glaze Inlay, Sponge Painting, Ceramic Embroidery, Transparent Glazes, Mocha Ware, Delfware, Indian Basket, Incising a Design, Slip Feathering, Airbrushing, plus numerous other techniques. Each colour plate is referenced to the relevant technique discussed. Book weight approx. 460g.   Very Good/Fair
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004693  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CHESS: The Records
Whyld, Ken
ISBN: 0851124550
Guiness Superlatives Middlesex, Great Britain 1986 First Edition
 Softcover 176pp., unpaginated [4 page] colour-plate section, plus intext b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn and bumped. "...gives details of every important championship and champion. Also major international competitions are documented and crosstables given for 120 tournaments..." Contents include: Glossary, Milestones, World Championships, International Tournaments, National and City Championships, Records, Players, Clash of Kings, Index. Book weight approx. 600g.   Very Good
Price: 13.09 (AUD)
Book Number: 004880  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TECHNICAL NOTES FOR THE CRAFT POTTER
Cowan [Staff Writers]
Russell Cowan Pty Ltd Waitara, new South Wales 1983 6th Edition
 Softcover Booklet Plastic comb binding softcover booklet. 57pp., intext formulae and several line-drawings. Leaves clean, albeit reproduced typewritten copy. Printed card front is lightly bumped on foredge corners, and has [publisher] deleted prices on inside front. Rear printed card cover bumped foredges. Informative advice for the craft potter, covering such topics as: Clay bodies, Raw materials, Colouring oxides, Making your own glazes, Frit analysis, Kiln furniture, Glaze recipe books, more. Booklet weight approx. 170g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004890  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WORLD WAR II LUFTWAFFE FIGHTER MODELLING
Coughlin, Geoff
ISBN: 1841760609
Osprey Publishing Botley, Oxford, U.K. 2000 First Edition
 Hardcover 128pp., intext colour-plate illustrations throughout: examples and demonstrative techniques. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Leaves clean. The author, Geoff Coughlin, has been building scale models for over 20 years, and so is well-placed to provide help, tips and hints to the scale modeller...Contents of this stand-alone volume, in the 'Osprey Masterclass' series, include: Intro., Getting Started, Refs., Basic Construction, Advanced Construction, Special Techniques, Gallery, Appendices, more. Book weight approx. 800g.   Near Fine
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005039  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MODERN TECHNIQUES IN BATIK ART
Kitley, Philip
ISBN: 0949414050
Darling Downs Institute Press Toowoomba, Queensland 1986 First Edition
 Softcover 122pp., intext illustrations throughout; colour and b/white halftone plates, plus instructional line-drawings. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, gloss-laminated card wrapper lightly edgeworn, and has been (in production) incorrectly positioned, being slightly off-centre. Instructional advice on the Indonesian art of 'Batik', a term for cloth patterned by a wax-resist dye technique. Contents, chaptered, include: The Traditional Art, The Cloth, Waxes and Waxing, Dyes and Dyeing, Making a Batik, Advanced Techniques, Modern Batik in South-East Asia, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 740g.   Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005182  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FANFARE FOR PUPPETS!: A Personal and Idiosyncratic View of the Puppet Theatre
Hogarth, Ann and Bussell, Jan
ISBN: 0715387235
David & Charles Devon, England 1985 First U.K.
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 152pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain grey boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. Technical sections by Jan Bussell. "From China, India, Greece, Russia and many other countries come the puppets in extraordinary variety -Shadows, Rods, Strings and Gloves. On this varied and fascinating journey into a world within a world, the authors introduce us to a colourful, motley crowd which in the hands of their masters can achieve such life and vitality and has for hundreds - perhaps thousands - of years entertained the human race by interpreting it to itself . . . " Book weight approx. 550g.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010086  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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GLASS: Hand-Blown-Sculptured-Colored. Philosophy and Method
Burton, John
Bonanza Books New York  1st Thus, 1st Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket No publication date (1967). 273pp., unpaginated, 8 page colour-plate section, plus numerous intext b/white halftone plates and sketch-art throughout. Book clean and square. Quarter-cloth spine firm. Blue boards lightly bumped on upper foredge corner. Acidic offset (brown line, from dustjacket flap) on front pastedown, otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, plus some (in-production) laminate striation on rear panel. With clarity and lucidity, John Burton, born Yorkshire, England, world-renowned for his unique and revolutionary workings with glass, shows how anyone can blow remarkable shapes by using simple, inexpensive equipment at home in the kitchen or workshop. He presents his method, step-by-step, demonstrating various techniques. Contents include: Prelims., Part 1/ A Beginning (7 chapters). 2/ My Methods (14 chapters). Epilogue, Thoughts, Biblio., Index, more. Book weight approx. 800g.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005717  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE FAIRYTALE DOLL BOOK : Introduced By The Three Bears
Janitch, Valerie
ISBN: 0715391836
David & Charles Devon, England 1990 Second Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 126pp., colour-art illustrations by Valerie Janitch, colour photographic illustrations, diagrams and actual-size patterns, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss-illustrated boards undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased at head only. "Make your own magical fairytale dolls. The Three Bears, Alice and the Mad Hatter, the Sugar Plum Fairy, Hansel and Gretel, Little Red Riding Hood, Peter Pan - and many more! Full-size patterns for toys, clothes and fairytale furniture for every scene . . . " Book weight approx. 544g.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009908  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DENIM & CHAMBRAY WITH STYLE : Sewing Easy Accents for "Comfort" Clothes
Mulari, Mary
ISBN: 0873418085
Krause Publications WI, United States 2000 First Edition
 Softcover 128pp., colour photographic illustrations, and b/white diagrams and patterns, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. " . . . the latest in a series of sewing books by popular author and teacher Mary Mulari. Trimming plain garments is one of her favourite subjects and here she focuses on denim-the 'comfort' clothes that everyone loves . . . " Contents include: About Denim & Chambray, Frequently used supplies and equipment, 8 'parts', Workshop techniques for adding style, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 460g.   Very Good +
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006599  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NATURE’S ART BOX
Martin, Laura C.
ISBN: 9781580174909
Storey Publishing MA, U.S.A. 2003 
 Softcover 215pp., colour and b/white illustrations/drawings throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn only. "Outside your front door is a whole world of art supplies . . . and they're all free! Guided by 'Nature's Art Box', you'll learn how to see exciting possibilities in dry, twisted vines, shells washed up on the beach, bark that has peeled off a tree, seedpods and nutshells that litter the gound, and even ferns growing in that damp, shady corner of your yard. Once you've collected your materials, open the book. There are 65 all-natural, one-of-a-kind art projects for you to choose from, each accompanied by illustrated, easy-to-follow directions . . . " Contents include: Seven 'parts', plus Appendix: Nature Skills (How to identify plants, collection times for nuts and berries, plants to avoid, etc.), Sugg. Reading, Gift Suggestions, and Index. Book weight approx. 710g.  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006679  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NEW STITCHES FOR NEEDLECRAFT
John, Edith
ISBN: 0486229718
Dover Publications New York 1973 First Thus
 Softcover 96pp., b/white halftone plate section, plus line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. Originally published in 1968, under the title 'Ideas For Needlecraft', B.T.Batsford Ltd., London. " . . . shows how old stitches can be transformed for a multitude of new uses. In the process you will begin to develop many new ideas of your own." Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Versatile Stitches, Squaring the Circle, Variations, Embroidered Boxes, Conclusion. Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006724  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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STORYBOOK FAVOURITES IN CROSS-STITCH
Souter, Gillian
ISBN: 1875973060
Ken Fin Books Collingwood, VIC, Australia 1996 Reprint
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 128pp., colour photographic and b/white line drawn illustrations, throughout, plus b/white cross-stitch charts with colour key. Book clean, square. Spine firm. White boards nominally bumped. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn and scuffed. " . . . offers designs for many book characters . . . For each design there is a project suggestion - birth sampler, picture frame, puppet, or some other gift item . . . detailed instructions are given for each project and all finished items are beautifully photographed." Includes; Blinky Bill, Peter Rabbit, Babar, Spot the Dog, Miffy, Paddington Bear, Duck, Peter Pan, Angelina, Apple Tree Farm, Rupert, Alphabets and Index. Book weight approx. 715g.  Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007250  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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KAYE PYKE’S ELEGANT EMBROIDERY
Pyke, Kaye, and Landy, Lynne
ISBN: 0044423578
Allen & Unwin Australia 1992 Fourth Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket x, + 118pp., colour photographic illustrations, plus b/white diagrams, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, edge-creased, and scuffed, negligible sunning to spine. "Kaye Pyke's well known style of combining rich and sumptuous texture with a dramatic use of stitches is now set out in this book with clear, step-by-step instructions . . . start with the simplest project and develop techniques and stitches to create beautiful handmade pieces to be proud of . . . " Book weight approx. 770g.  Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 15.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 007296  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EXPERT CARD TECHNIQUE : Close-Up Table Magic
Hugard, Jean and Braue, Frederick
ISBN: 0486217558
Dover Publictions New York 1974 Later Edition
 Softcover xxiv, + 448pp., plus (iv). Instructional, intext line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Firm Dover binding. Leaves pristine. Art-illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn, with noticeable colour change on spine. "In this definitive work on card technique, step-by-step instructions teach you the correct methods for the basic manipulations and the more advanced flourishes, and only then allow you to learn tricks . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Nomenclature, 6 chaptered 'parts', viz: Sleights, Flourishes, Technique, Tricks with Cards, One Hand Card Magic, Misdirection and Preservation. Book weight approx. 495g.   Very Good
Price: 19.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 007367  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ORIGINAL SCROLL SAW SHELF PATTERNS
Spielman, Patrick, and Raty, Loren
ISBN: 0806987146
Sterling Publishing New York, New York, U.S.A. 1993 First Impression
 Softcover 128pp., plus four-page colour illustrated section, b/white patterns and illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean and white. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and nominally scuffed. "These original shelf patterns - more than 50 of them - are attractive, colourful and useful, and all you need is a scroll saw to make them. The complete, original, full-size patterns can be copied and applied directly to the wood - or use grids to enlarge and reduce the sizes for a variety of uses . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 350g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007526  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ALPHABETS AND NUMBERS (Woodworker’s Pattern Library)
Spielman, Patrick, and Valitchka, Sherri Spielman
ISBN: 0806904879
Sterling Publishing New York, New York, U.S.A. 1994 First Impression
 Softcover 128pp., b/white alphabets and numbers throughout. Book clean, Spine firm. Leaves clean and white. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn. A stand-alone title in the 'Woodworker's Pattern Library' series. "With just basic workshop tools, you can create . . . an outstanding collection of 40 different alphabets and number patterns designed especially for woodworkers. From classic calligraphy and conventional lettering and numbering styles to more fun and modern faces, these easy-to-reproduce patterns allow you to add that personal touch to all your projects . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 330g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007527  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE NATURAL PAINT DECORATOR
Edwards, Lynn, and Lawless, Julia
ISBN: 9781856267069
Kyle Cathie Limited London 2006 First Thus
 Softcover 192pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Montage-illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. First published in 2002 as 'The Natural Paint Book'. "Avoid the toxic effects of conventional paints and live in a healthier environment by decorating your home with natural paints! . . . Throughout the book the authors explain clearly the ingredients and properties of different paints and their impact on your health and the environment. Practical chapters explain how to make and apply natural paints . . . over 50 recipes and techniques for natural paints and finishes . . . " Book weight approx. 740g.  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007823  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A DEEP SONOROUS THING : The Newman College Collection of Art
Marshall, Christopher
ISBN: 0646147285
Newman College/University of Melbourne Parkville, VIC, Australia 1993 First Edition
 Softcover 96pp., plus 8 page, colour plate illustrated section, b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Head of Christ', Eric Smith, 1954) card wrapper mildly scuffed. Contents include: Foreword, Introduction: Art and Sonority, The Newman College Collection of Art: The First Fifty Years, Catalogue of Works, Paintings, Pastels and Watercolours, Prints and Drawings, Sculpture, Furniture, Tapestries and Ceramics, Notes to the Catalogue, Handlist of the Collection, Select Bibliography. Book weight approx. 600g.  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007957  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PAINTING ON PORCELAIN: Composition and Technique
Alexiev, Dony
ISBN: 2844150012
Ango Editions Montreal, Quebec, Canada 1997 English Language Edition
 Softcover 80pp., colour art and photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. "Dragons, flowers, country scenes and much more: whether you are already a lover of porcelain painting or just starting out, this book puts all the traditional patterns within your reach. Taking the classics as a point of departure is an excellent way to technical mastery and the best means there is of opening up your personal creativity. Dony Alexiev takes you on a fascinating voyage through the masterpieces of Sevres, from vases through to those exquisite little 18th century pill boxes . . . " Book weight approx. 270g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007989  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ARABIC ORNAMENT
Budden, Sue (translated by)
ISBN: 9782877142809
Bookking International Paris, France 1995 First English Edition
 Softcover 93pp.,, brown and white pattern plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, gloss card wrapper negligibly scuffed. English translation by Sue Budden. " . . . more than a hundred Arabic ornament patterns which can be of inspiration to everyone and will allow the amateur in decorative arts a better knowledge of styles." Book weight approx. 435g.  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008057  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE TECHNIQUES OF GLASS ENGRAVING
Matcham, Jonathan and Dreiser, Peter
ISBN: 0713425369
Batsford London 1982 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 168pp., b/white halftone plate frontispiece. Several unpaginated plates, plus line-drawn diagrams and illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain green boards very good. Text-block unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket neatly price-clipped, nominally edgeworn, and has noticeable tanning to (text) folds. Well illustrated with examples of intermediate processes and finished work, this book stands as one of the very few on the practical aspects of this craft . . . " Contents include; Prelims., Intro., 17 chapters (covering many elements of, and surrounding, the craft), Biblio., British Suppliers, more, Index. Book weight approx. 680g.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 39.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 008105  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PAINTING MADE EASY
Couturier, Serge
ISBN: 0864364172
Greenhouse/Penguin Ringwood, VIC, Australia 1993 First Edition
 Softcover 104pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has corner crease to rear panel. "A practical guide to painting your house inside and out . . . invaluable hints on all aspects of painting from mixing your own wood filler to using masking tape properly. Get a professional result and save thousands of dollars . . . " Includes Intro., Glossary, and Index. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 008197  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EARLY CELTIC DESIGNS (British Museum Pattern Books)
Stead, Ian, and Hughes, Karen
ISBN: 0714180750
British Museum Press London 1997 First Edition
 Softcover 100pp., over 300 b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and indented, soft crease to head of front panel. A stand-alone volume in the 'British Museum Pattern Books' series. "British Museum Pattern Books reproduce in line drawings the rich variety of patterns and designs which decorate art and artefacts in the British Museum and elsewhere. Designers, craftspeople, artists and needleworkers, teachers and students will find them endlessly useful. The distinctive patterns of early Celtic art are featured in 100 pages of illustrations taken mainly from artefacts of metalwork and pottery . . . " Book weight approx. 580g.  Very Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008226  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE PUEBLO POTTER : A Study of Creative Imagination in Primitive Art
Bunzel, Ruth L.
Dover Publications New York 1972 First Thus
 Softcover 134pp., b/white, plus several red/black, plates throughout. Book square. Spine firm. Several tiny spots to endpapers, mild tanning to endpapers and textblock edges, otherwise leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn, some discoloration to rear white (text) panel, and mild tanning to inside covers. This Dover edition is an unabridged republication of the work originally published by Columbia University Press, New York, in 1929. "From gathering bluish clay in the mountains to painting, glazing and firing, every aspect of Pueblo ceramic art is covered thoroughly in this book . . . 20 full-page plates show water jars, bowls, drums and other ceramic artifacts (both modern and classical) of the Acoma, Zuni, San Ildefonso and Hopi, and 18 further plates, most of them in two colours, reproduce over 150 design motifs - dragonflies, cloud stripes, deer house, water birds, all sorts of cloud designs, feather designs, and many more . . . " Includes Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 390g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008373  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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JENNY BRADFORD EMBROIDERY COLLECTION
Bradford, Jenny
ISBN: 1863511679
Sally Milner Publishing Rozelle, N.S.W., Australia 1995 First Edition
 Hardcover vi, + 242pp., pus 4 x 8 page, colour illustrated sections, b/white line drawn diagrams throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss-illustrated boards negligibly scuffed only. A stand-alone volume in the Milner Craft Series. "In this special compilation, Jenny Bradford brings together a selection from her bestselling books on embroidery, along with some new and exciting designs . . . The designs range from complex and beautiful flower pictures to quick and effective flower sprays, and feature much-loved exotics and Australian natives . . . the collection is divided into sections on silk ribbon embroidery, textured embroidery, wool embroidery and canvas work." Includes Colour Cross-Reference Chart and Stitch Glossary. Book weight approx. 880g.   Very Good +
Price: 17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 008533  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FLY : The Art of the Club Flyer
Ackland-Snow, Nicola, Brett, Nathan and Williams, Steven
ISBN: 0500279098
Thames & Hudson London 1996 First Edition
 Softcover Unpaginated (96 pages), colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. Foreword by Ashley Beedle, Introduction by Nathan Brett. "In your face, sexy, rebellious, ironic, escapist, flirtatious, voyeuristic . . . These are the keynotes of the whole new genre of graphic design inspired by dance club flyers. 'Underground' has become mainstream, club culture is big business and a way of life for a generation, and the once-flimsy flyers are hailed as ART . . . " Book weight approx. 450g.  Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008942  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE ART OF LACEMAKING
Collier, Ann
ISBN: 1851702326
Bracken Books London 1989 
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 96pp., intext, contemporary, instructional b/w half-tone plate and line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket U.V. affected on spine, else nominal edgewear only. Previously published in 1986 by David & Charles Publishers, Newton Abbot, 'The Art Of Lacemaking' brings to life the exquisite craftsmanship of the lacemakers of the past, with modern designs abstracted from beautiful antique pieces. Contents include: Prelims., Lace from woven fabric, Lace from evenweave fabric, Needle lace, Bobbin lace, Embroidered lace, Crocheted lace, Index, more. Techniques include: Reticella, Teneriffe, Point de gaze, Venetian point, Tape lace, Needle-run lace, Irish laces, Cutwork and Broderie Anglaise. Book weight approx. 800g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 002384  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE CUTTING EDGE: Raynes Crystal Art
Mark Raynes-Roberts and Dafydd Llewellyn-young
ISBN: 0929116097
Proguide Publishing Mississauga, ON., Canada 1994 First Edition
 Oblong Hardcover & DJ 96pp., several candid illustrations, but mostly a representation of the stunning art of a brilliant craftsman. Landscape format. Spine firm. Nominally shelfworn. Leaves clean. Illustrated dustjacket mildly flared on head and foot, clear tape reinforcing applied on inside folds, otherwise very good. Mark Raynes Roberts trained as a silver and goldsmith in his native Britain, where he was born 17 March, 1961. He emigrated to Canada in 1982, finding his niche turning virgin crystal into pieces of art, with a depth and life of their own . . . Contents include: Cutting edge, Footprints in crystal, Classical beginnings, Natural life, Sporting life, Eclectic tastes, New dimensions, Biography, Major commissions. Book weight approx. 930g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002920  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HANDMADE IN MELBOURNE : Beautiful Things from 80 Creative People
Phyland, Jan and De Silva, Janet
ISBN: 9780975796498
Geoff Slattery Publishing Docklands, VIC, Australia 2007 Reprint
 Softcover with Fold-in Flaps 191pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Dean Cambray. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "This captivating book offers a window to the world of Melbourne's vibrant community of artisans and craftspeople who make things by hand . . . celebrates an extraordinary collection of talented people - milliners, fashion and textile designers, jewellers, toy makers, lamp-shade makers, furniture builders, musical instrument makers, ceramicists and glass artists . . . " Book weight approx. 520g.  Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009063  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DESIGNING YOUR OWN QUILTS
Soltow, Willow Ann
ISBN: 0801982448
Chilton Book Company West Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 1993 First Edition, Third Impressio
 Softcover xiv, + 175pp., plus 8 page colour illustrated section, b/white illustrations and patterns, throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft corner crease to several. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn, soft vertical crease to rear panel. " . . . delves into style and structure, visual elements, colour, fabric, composition, and two-, and three-dimensional design to give you the knowledge and confidence you need to transfer your ideas to cloth . . . " Contents include: Acks., Introduction, 13 chapters over two 'parts'. Book weight approx. 650g.  Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009189  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE ELEGANCE OF SILK RIBBON (Milner Craft Series)
Watters, Joan
ISBN: 1863512519
Sally Milner Publishing Bowral, NSW, Australia 2000 First Edition
 Softcover 133pp., & 24 page b/white pattern guide to rear. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. A stand-alone title in the 'Milner Craft Series'. " . . . each project will delight you, whether you embroider the enchanting Hollyhock framing, elegant doll ornaments, stunning floral cushions, charming Australian wildflower framing or her gorgeous wedding set . . . " Book weight approx. 572g.   Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009318  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PYROGRAPHY DESIGNS
Gregory, Norma
ISBN: 1861081162
Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Lewes, East Sussex, England 1999 First Edition
 Softcover 111pp., plus 3 page publisher's promotional section at rear. Colour photographic illustrations, and b/white line-drawn designs, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "Here is a collection of designs for pyrographers to use without fear of copyright infringement . . . clear text explains the best method for tracing the designs and transferring them on to wood, and gives tips on applying shading and colour, and how to finish the piece. Detailed step-by-step illustrations demonstrate how to create new designs from separate elements, with advice on scale and perspective. Subjects include: birds, mammals, flowers, herbs, water life, farms and cottages, Celtic knotwork." Book weight approx. 470g.  Very Good +
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009353  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TEACH YOUR CHILD TO BE HANDY
Williams, Guy R.
Pearson Education London 1964 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 94pp., two unpaginated, b/white halftone plate sections, plus 44 intext line-drawings by the author. Book clean and square. Spine firm, minimally bumped on head and heel. Plain yellow boards undamaged. Text-block unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated (boy with a model aeroplane), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn. A first perusal of this book may indicate it is targeted more to boys' hobbies and handicrafts, however, as the author indicates, most, if not all, of these projects are also suitable for girls. All of the skills acquired and retained may be beneficial as the reader enters adulthood . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, 13 chapters (from 'When To Start', to 'Words of Warning'), more. Book weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this book will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009359  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CRAFTING IN GLASS : Molding, Fusing, Embellishing, Designing
Isenberg, Anita & Seymour
ISBN: 0801969476
Chilton Book Company Radnor, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 1981 First Edition
 Softcover xvi, + 211pp., plus 8 page colour illustrated section, b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, slightly faded. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper edgeworn, with a small corner crease to front panel, and a diagonal crease and previous bookseller's small sticker to rear panel. A stand-alone title in the Chilton's Craft and Hobby Books series. "Molding, fusing, embellishing, designing, firing, texturing, laminating, indenting, foiling, leading, glazing, stamping, sagging, casting, soldering, embossing, stencilling . . . The authors introduce, evaluate, and tell you precisely how to use every type of glassworking tool and device available . . . Then, building on the correct methods of using this equipment, the Isenbergs present a series of simple and complex projects to challenge and delight." Contents include: Introduction, 14 chapters, Appendix, Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 525g.  Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009499  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ART NOUVEAU : Spirit of the Belle Epoque
Sternau, Susan A.
ISBN: 159764076X
New Line Books New York, New York, U.S.A. 2006 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 128pp., full-colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards (Magnolia and Irises, Tiffany) undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly scuffed only. "An elegant style characterized by ornamental, sinuous lines, Art Nouveau created a unity between the fine arts, the applied arts, architecture, and decoration of all types . . . This book presents the elegant style's most important artists and their work - a world of beautiful and 'dangerous' women, lyrical interpretations of line and space, and brilliant, swirling colours." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 800g.  Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009671  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE QUILTERS’ KALEIDOSCOPE: How to Design and Create Individual Interpretations of Favorite Quilts
Finnegan, Dianne
ISBN: 0731802527
Simon & Schuster East Roseville, NSW, Australia 1992 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket x, + 182pp., numerous intext, stunning colour plates displaying superb craft skills from the 1800s to the 1990s. Supported by b/white patterns and diagrams. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on heel. Beverage splash stain on textblock foredge, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn and U.V. affected on spine. A comprehensive, inspirational guide containing helpful instructions, easily followed diagrams, with patterns and templates. Contents include: Elements of a Quilt, Combining the Elements, Thirty Quilts and How To Make Them, Biblio., Credits, Index of Quiltmakers, Index. Book weight approx. 940g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005324  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FRESHMAN FRAMER REVISITED: A Notebook of Basics for the Beginner Framer. Books 1, 2 & 3
(None Noted)
Commerce Publishing Company U.S.A. 1989 Reprint
 Softcover (Staplebound) Book 1: 97pp. Book 2: 104pp. Book 3: 98pp. All three books have b/white photographic illustrations and diagrams, throughout, plus 4 page colour sample section at rear (Books 1 & 3). Books clean, square. Staples firm, no rust. Leaves clean. Printed, textured light card wrappers mildly edgeworn head and foot of spine. Previous bookseller's sticker affixed to inside front cover (Books 1 & 3), and front cover (Book 2). Everything the aspiring picture framer needs to know . . . Book 1 contains installments 1-24 of the 'Freshman Framer' series as they appeared in 'Decor' magazine, with updates and revisions; Book 2-installments 25 through 48; Book 3 contains the final installments. This three-book series forms the major 'primer' for the picture framing industry. Combined book weight approx. 1.2 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +
Price: 37.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 006359  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A CREATIVE APPROACH TO BASIC WOODWORK
English, K.P.
Thomas Nelson Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1969 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 79pp., sepia halftone plate endpapers, four pages of colour plates, and numerous b/white halftone plates. Oblong (landscape) format. Book clean. Spine firm. Plain boards lightly bumped and splayed, with minor tape marks there-on. Former ownership stamp on half-title page, light speck on verso of ffep., else leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with tape ghosts on verso, laminate bubbling on hinge folds. The author is well-known in Victoria for his work on the integration of art and craft teaching, his methods tried out successfully by students of Eltham High School during the 1960s. This book analyses present-day teaching attitudes, suggesting a new and practical approach to woodwork . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Approaches to Woodwork Teaching, Art & Craft Integration, Sources of Design, Approaches to Design in Wood, Conclusion. Book weight approx. 940g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Good/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007104  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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COLLECTING : The Passionate Pastime
Johnston, Susanna, and Beddow, Tim
ISBN: 0060156791
Harper & Row New York 1986 First U.S. Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 136pp., colour-plate frontispiece, plus like plates throughout, several dedicated to each featured collector. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title on nominally bumped spine. Plain ochre boards trivially bumped only. Leaves unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. A collectomaniac's delight, this book features 29 collectors and collections, diverse and interesting all, from around Britain. Featured collections (after book preliminaries) include: Antique Woodworking, Tools, Steam Locomotives, Sewing Machines, Angling Equipment, Unicorns, Prams & Carts, Wemyss Ware, Milk Bottles, Plastics, Toy Soldiers, Vintage Cameras, Model Ships, and lots more, including the 'Insolt' collection (an acronym for 'I've never seen one like that'). Book weight approx. 920g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 007916  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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