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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO SCULPTURE, MODELLING AND CERAMICS : Techniques and Materials
Midgley, Barry (Consultant Editor) Contributors
ISBN: 1853480177
Quarto/New Burlington Books London 1987 Reprint
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 224pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations, and drawings/diagrams, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very mildly edge-creased only. "This book has been written by a team of young sculptors. Many of them have taught in art colleges and are in an ideal position to share their expertise with the aspiring sculptor of any standard . . . The main sections of the book deal with: Principles of Sculpture; Clay; Pottery and Ceramics; Wax; Mould-Making; Casting metal; Resins and glass fibre reinforced plastics; Wood, Stone; Plaster; Concrete; Plastics; Constructed metal; Kinetics; Light; Mixed media; Presentation and display. The text and pictures combine a wealth of fascinating facts and technical details . . ." Includes Foreword, Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 1.24 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009753  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NON TRADITIONAL DESIGN : Innovative Approaches to Graphics (Design 2000)
Quon, Mike
ISBN: 0866361790
PBC International New York, U.S.A. 1992 First Impression
 Softcover 173pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper (protected in removable clear plastic) has a soft crease to lower rear panel. "Not only does it defy definition, non traditional design defies the rules, conventions and customs of tradition. Non traditional design is a transitory condition, subject to continual change. It is about challenging the status quo and pushing the limits. It provides us with a reflection of the metamorphosis and aesthetics of our popular culture . . . The designers showcased here have changed the shape and look of design, often with unexpected results . . . " Book weight approx. 950g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008941  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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KILLER SLIPPERS and How to Make Them
Godlee, Nick
ISBN: 0949284343
The Watermark Press Balmain, NSW, Australia 1997 First Edition, First Impressio
 Softcover 111pp., colour photographic illustrations and b/white pattern diagrams, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease, minimal scuffing. "Here, in numerous ways, is a chance to show your individuality by making your own contribution to the history of footwear fashion . . . " Book weight approx. 510g.   Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008987  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE CANDLEMAKER’S PRIMER
Chisholm, K. Lomneth
Robert Hale London 1974 1st. British
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 134pp., b/w text and pics . A beginner's introduction to the craft of candlemaking. Covers formulas, fragrances, crafting, selling and more. Weight approx. 560g.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000048  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EXQUISITE EMBROIDERY (Milner Craft series)
Newman, Jennifer
ISBN: 1863510796
Sally Milner Publishing Rozelle, New South Wales, Australia 1993 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 144pp., plus 2 x 8 page, colour, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Plain orange boards very mildly rubbed. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a short, closed tear to top edge at spine fold, else very good. A stand-alone volume in the Milner Craft Series. " . . . detailed explanations and step-by-step diagrams of a range of stitches provide the basis for embroidering the many beautiful and finely worked projects featured in this book . . . " Book weight approx. 780g.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009025  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE DECORATIVE ART OF ARABIA
D’Avennes, Prisse. Text by Bourgoin, Jules
ISBN: 0517669110
Portland House New York 1989 First Thus
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 18pp. (text), plus 109 recto-page, colour and b/white plates. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. An in-production vertical line to one rear blank page, and one rear plate caption page, (does not affect plates), soft indentation to upper corner margin of a small section of rear leaves, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has two repaired, closed tears, soft crease, minimal surface scuffs and indentations. A stand-alone title in the 'Library of Design' series. " . . . provides a comprehensive view of applied design through the paintings, murals, tiles, stained glass, woodwork, book bindings, carpets, fabrics, and ceramics which are among the highest achievements of Muslim civilization." Contents include: Foreword (Charles Newton), Preface (E. Viollet-le-Duc), Introduction (Jules Bourgoin), The Plates. Book weight approx. 1.72 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. .  Very Good/Good+
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010347  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE GRAMMAR OF CHINESE ORNAMENT Selected from Objects in the South Kensington Museum and Other Collections
Jones, Owen
ISBN: 0517641542
Portland House New York 1987 First American Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 15pp.(text), plus one hundred unpaginated recto-page colour plates. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain blue boards have a light bump to upper foredge corners. Leaves clean. Illustrated, unclipped, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a 2.5 cm. closed tear to upper front panel (near spine), small area of surface striation and sticker ghost to front panel, negligible edgewear. " . . . contains 100 color plates showing decorations from painted vases, bowls, and other Chinese ornaments which were imported to the West in increasing numbers in the middle of the 19th century following the Ti-Ping Rebellion . . . " Contents include: Owen Jones, 1809-1874, Preface, Chinese Ornament, Description of The Plates, The Plates. Book weight approx. 1.64 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 42.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010346  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NURSERY RHYMES IN CROSS STITCH
Hall, Dorothea
ISBN: 1853911623
Merehurst London 1991 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 128pp., colour photographic illustrations and b/white diagrams throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain blue boards undamaged. Leaves clean, soft corner crease to ffep. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very mildly edge-creased only. "Many of the famous 19th century illustrators of children's books took up the nursery rhyme theme, and the pictures of artists such as Kate Greenaway, Walter Crane and L.Leslie Brooke are now classics. Using illustrations by these and other artists as their starting point, Dorothea Hall has created a bouquet of projects that will enchant and delight . . . Clear instructions are given for every stage, together with stitch charts for each project, and each finished embroidery is shown in a full-colour photograph." Projects include: nightdress case, lavender sachets, bookmarks, placemats, napkins, corded cushion, quilt, tea cloth,. greeting cards, miniature pictures, pincushions, guest towel, footstool, pillow cover, dressing table set, cushions, alphabet, etc. Book weight approx. 775g.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010499  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MOSAICS IN NEEDLEPOINT : From Stone to Stitchery
Parker, Xenia Ley
ISBN: 0684150352
Charles Scribner's Sons New York 1977 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket ix, + 144pp., plus 1 x 4 page, colour photographically-illustrated section, b/white photographic illustrations, drawings, and diagrams throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, green title there-on. Plain yellow boards very good. Previous bookseller's stamp to ffep., else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has tape remnants to reverse, corner crease and black felt pen rectangle (covering original price?) to front flap. "This book opens up a whole world of design sources for needlepoint patterns - the world of mosaics, ancient and modern. Mosaics, which are composed of tiny units just as needlepoint on canvas is composed, can be adapted for patterns more easily than any other pictorial medium . . . " Book weight approx. 760g.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010498  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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The Needlepoint and Cross Stitch Book
Saint George, Amelia
London: Conran Octopus, 1992   
  Boards. As New/As New. First Edition. 4to. ISBN:1850293821. 30 new charted patterns to create your own designs - from tablecloths, to chair cushions and samplers. 128 pp.  
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11963  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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THE FLORIST
Malouf, Lena
ISBN: 0855663375
Murray Sydney 1977 First Edition
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. First Edition. 4to. ISBN:. some edgewear else good to vg in good repaired dw. 264pp. Beautiful colour and b&w illus and diags.  Very Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9053  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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AN INTRODUCTION TO POTTERY : A Step-By-Step Project Book
Wallner, Linde
ISBN: 1861554508
New Burlington Books London 2004 Reprint
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 128pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Matt illustrated boards near fine. Like-illustrated, gloss, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased and indented only. Translated by C.J. McLeod. For beginner potters. Contents include: Introduction, Ceramics - Earth, Water, Fire, Air, Equipment, Moulding with Clay, Pottery Without a Wheel, The Coiling Technique, Slab Building, Throwing and the Wheel, Forming the Surface, Firing, Index. Book weight approx. 755g.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010578  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DESIGNER NEEDLEPOINT : 25 Exclusive Designs from the Royal School of Needlework to Kaffe Fassett and Susan Duckworth
Ehman, Hugh (edited by)
ISBN: 1855012642
Tiger Books International London 1992 Reprint
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 127pp., colour photographic illustrations and colour embroidery charts throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Gloss illustrated boards undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mininally edge-creased only. " . . . brings together 25 of the best designs specially commissioned by Hugh Ehrman . . . The designs reflect an approach to needlepoint that is both fresh and traditional using familiar motifs like birds, flowers, leaves and shells. From the formal garden scenes of Edwin Bellchamber and the 16th century harvesters of the Victoria and Albert Museum to the glorious flower arrangements of Kaffe Fassett anf the exotic birds of the Royal School of Needlework, there is a wealth of inviting colour and interest that will have novices and experienced embroiderers alike reaching for their needles." Book weight approx. 833g. * 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: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010591  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Applique Ideas
Probst-Reinhardt, Hedi
London: Hamlyn, 1988   
  Soft Cover. Very Good. First UK Edition. 4to. ISBN:0600558940. 80pp.  
Price: 4.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14663  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A Hundred and One Ideas for Flower Arrangement
Clements, Julia
C. Arthur Pearson London 1955 Reprint
 Hard Cover iv+128pp. Cream boards. Green lettering. Christmas inscription and card to front endpapers. Four colour plates + numerous b&w photos. Book firm and clean. D/W price clipped.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010567  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Kilns and Kiln Firing for the Craft Potter
Fraser, H, Ceram L. I.
ISBN: 0273436929
Pitman London 1969 First Edition
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Very Good/Good. First Edition. 8vo. xviii,134pp, ills. Vg in near vg dj. Study of the electric kiln and the different types of instrumentation that may be used with it.  Very Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15677  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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THE FLORIST
Malouf, Lena
ISBN: 0855663375
K. G. Murray Sydney 1977 First Edition
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 4to. 264pp. Beautiful colour and b&w illus and diags.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17449  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Crafts in Linson
Mason, John; Halestrap, Colin
R. & W. Watson Linwood 1951 First Edition
 Decorative Cloth 104pp, bound in Linson. decorated, and with decorative endpapers.Col. frontisp. & many b&w ills. 'Linson is a non-fraying, strong, pliant and hard wearing material'.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20691  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Beginner’s Guide to Fabrique Decore with Katy Buck
Buck, Katy
 New Zealand 1987 
 Soft Cover 12pp, all colour. Small booklet issued with Katy Buck paints, brushes etc for flower painting on fabric.  Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23412  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A Potter’s Work
Leach, Bernard
ISBN: 0904041905
Jupiter London 1977 Reprint
 Soft Cover 32+ many plates, inc. colour.A little insect damage to bottom, about 1 cm trimmed from top of cover else a sound reading copy.All internals fine.  Fair
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31084  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Model Locomotive Boilers: Their Design and Construction
Evans, Martin
Model & Allied Publications Ltd. Herts, England 1969 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 558g, 144pgs. This book covers the whole subject of model locomotive boilers. Chapters include: general comment; designing boilers; welding and cutting; silver soldering; brazing; workshop equipment; construction of boilers; waters; fuels; combustion; corrosion; oil and gas firing; and testing. Book is in good condition with 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, chipping and creasing to corners and edges. Dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Fair to Good
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAMOD3  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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THE POTTER’S MANUAL
Clark, Kenneth
ISBN: 0890096740
Chartwell Books New Jersey, U.S.A. 1987 Reprint
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 208pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain blue boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-tanned on reverse. " . . . an essential reference for all aspiring potters of whatever level of experience . . . As well as practical demonstrations of all the various pottery techniques, the book also offers invaluable advice on the aesthetics of pottery, showing how and what makes an effective design and what decorative techniques best suit it." Includes Glossary, Index and Bibliography. Book weight approx. 890g. * 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: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010704  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Scottie’s Bauernmalerei. Bavarian Folk Art Book 2
Foster, Scottie
 Springfield VA 1992 Reprint
 Soft Cover 80pp, ills. & diagrams.  Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24025  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Australian Country Women’s Crafts
The Country Women’s Association
ISBN: 0855505745
Lloyd O'Neil Melbourne 1986 First Edition
 Hard Cover 112pp. Ills, diagrams. Craft with an Australian theme. Gift condition.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24313  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Rug Weaving for Everyone
Tod, Osma Gallinger; Del Deo, Josephine Couch
Bramhall House New York 1957 
 Hard Cover 294pp, inc. index. Ills. A beautifully produced book which includes history of rug weaving.  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24366  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The step By Step Art Paint Techniques for the Home
Japp, David
ISBN: 1858334675
Colour Library Books London 1995 
 Hard Cover How to transform your home with decorative painting. 108pp, all colour, stencils  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24553  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Quilt Room Patchwork and Quilting Workshops
Lintott, Pam; Miller, Rosemary (compiled by)
ISBN: 1852381647
Letts London 1992 First Edition
 Hard Cover 160pp, index, lavishly illus.   Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26606  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Architectural Painting
Grow, Laurence
ISBN: 0847807428
Rizzoli New York 1986 First Edition
 Hard Cover 190pp, inc. index. Lavishly illus. inc. colour. The rediscovered art of the decorative painter.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26993  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Gluing & Clamping: A Woodworker’s Handbook
Spielman, Patrick
ISBN: 0806962747
Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. New York, USA 1986 First Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first edition, 622g, 256pgs. Every gluing and clamping technique used in the process of bonding two pieces of wood together unfolds in easy to follow instructions, backed by more than 500 superb illustrations. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO29  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Silk Ribbon Embroidery: Australian Wildflower Designs
Bradford, Jenny
ISBN: 0864361785
Greenhouse Publications Ringwood, Australia 1990 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, 142g, 48pgs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRASEW50  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Silk Ribbon Embroidery 2: Transform Your Clothes
Bradford, Jenny
ISBN: 0864362412
Greenhouse Publications Ringwood, Australia 1990 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, 140g, 48pgs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 6.50 (AUD)
Book Number: CRASEW49  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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THE AUSTRALIAN MACHINE KNITTERS MAGAZINE. Vol. 6, No. 4. December 1986.
Gaskin, Shirley (Produced and Edited by)
The Australian Machine Knitters Magazine Watsonia, Victoria, Australia 1986 
 Softcover, Staplebound 48pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations and graphs. Saddle-stitch, staple-bound format. Magazine clean. Staples firm, slightly rusted. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated soft card wrapper has a few small marks, very minor soft creasing. Magazine weight approx. 140g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010842  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE AUSTRALIAN MACHINE KNITTERS MAGAZINE. Vol. 6, No. 2. June 1986.
Gaskin, Shirley (Produced and Edited by)
The Australian Machine Knitters Magazine Watsonia, Victoria, Australia 1986 
 Softcover, Staplebound 48pp., b/white photographic and line-drawn illustrations and graphs. Saddle-stitch, staple-bound format. Magazine clean. Staples firm, no rust. Small, faint mark to lower margin of two leaves, else clean and unmarked. Illustrated soft card wrapper has a couple of trivial spots, light bump to head. Magazine weight approx. 140g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010841  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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The Great Western Remembered
Whiteley, J. S.;Morrison, G. W.
ISBN: 0860932044
Oxford Publishing Poole 1985 First Edition
 Hard Cover 326plates with captions. For the railway buff  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321207  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The How-To Book of International Dolls
Holz, Loretta
ISBN: 0517530546
Crown New York 1980 First Edition
 Soft Cover 344pp, index, photos throughout.900 photos, inc 24 colour plates. A guide to making, costuming and collecting.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321221  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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HOW TO PAINT ON CHINA
Carne, Irene
John Gifford London 1976 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xvii, + 63pp., colour photographic frontispiece, colour and b/white art illustrations intext. Book clean, negligibly canted. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain red boards have one small edge bump. Leaves clean, slightly edge-tanned. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edge-creased. Contents include: Foreword (Norman Hartnell), Preface, Dedication, Materials, Colours, Diagrams, Beginning Work, Do's and Don'ts, Composition, Leaf Work, White Flowers, Birds & Beasties, Grounding, Landscape, The Rose, Gilding, Firing, Suppliers and Firers. Book weight approx. 330g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010830  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Embroidered Treasures: 22 Projects to Stitch for Babies & Children
Garland, Claire
ISBN: 1845331265
Mitchell Beazley London, England 2005 First Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first edition, 512gms, 128 pages. This step by step embroidery book is packed with creative ideas and know-how to create stylish items for babies and children. In total it includes 22 projects to make. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRASEW55  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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May Gibbs Country Craft
Hartog, Neree
ISBN: 1863780521
Harpercollins Publishers (Harper Collins) Sydney, Australia 1995 Reprint
 Soft Cover Softcover, reprint, 378g, 79pgs. A collection of country-style crafts created around May Gibbs' iconic characters and bushland images, complete with stencils. 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: 49.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRA18  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Encyclopedia of Wood: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 0809499169
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1993 First Printing
 Spiral Bound Hardcover Spiral bound hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first printing, 690g, 144pgs. This book is part of The Art of Woodworking series by Time-Life. Contents includes: Understanding the Wood; Selecting Lumber; Veneers and Manufactured Boards; Drying and Storing Wood; and Wood Directory. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO43  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Wood Finishing: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 0809499126
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1992 First Printing
 Spiral Bound Hardcover Spiral bound hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first printing, 690g, 144pgs. This book is part of The Art of Woodworking series by Time-Life. Contents includes: Safety; Preparing the Surface; Changing the Color; Protective Finishes; Decorative Finishes; Finishing Touches; and Cleaning and Storage. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO32  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Tables and Desks: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 0809495120
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1994 First Printing
 Spiral Bound Hardcover Spiral bound hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first printing, 690g, 144pgs. This book is part of The Art of Woodworking series by Time-Life. Contents includes: Table and Desk Basics; Desk Casework; Legs and Rails; Tops; and Drawers. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO34  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Sharpening and Tool Care: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 0809499339
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1994 First Printing
 Spiral Bound Hardcover Spiral bound hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first printing, 690g, 144pgs. This book is part of The Art of Woodworking series by Time-Life. Contents includes: Sharpening Basics; SHarpening and Maintaining Hand Tools; Sharpening Power Tool Blades and Bits; Maintaining Portable Power Tools; and Maintaining Stationary Power Tools. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO38  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Wood Turning: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 0809495163
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1994 First Printing
 Spiral Bound Hardcover Spiral bound hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first printing, 690g, 144pgs. This book is part of The Art of Woodworking series by Time-Life. Contents includes: Setting Up; Sharpening; Spindle Turning; Faceplate Turning; and Turning Projects. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO50  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Kitchen Cabinets: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 0809495457
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1996 First Printing
 Spiral Bound Hardcover Spiral bound hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first printing, 690g, 144pgs. This book is part of The Art of Woodworking series by Time-Life. Contents includes: Layout and Design; Casework; Doors; Drawers; Installing Cabinets; and Countertops. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO46  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Home Workshop: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 0809499207
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1993 First Printing
 Spiral Bound Hardcover Spiral bound hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first printing, 690g, 144pgs. This book is part of The Art of Woodworking series by Time-Life. Contents includes: Safety; Shop Layout; Workbench; Shop Accessories; Storage; and Work Surfaces. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO54  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Finish Carpentry: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 0809495201
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1994 First Printing
 Spiral Bound Hardcover Spiral bound hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first printing, 690g, 144pgs. This book is part of The Art of Woodworking series by Time-Life. Contents includes: Finish Carpentry Basics; Molding; Paneling; Windows; Doors; and Stairs. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO39  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Portable Power Tools: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 0809499088
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1992 First Printing
 Spiral Bound Hardcover Spiral bound hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first printing, 690g, 144pgs. This book is part of The Art of Woodworking series by Time-Life. Contents includes: Circular Saw; Saber Saw; Electric Drill; Router; Plate Joiner; and Sander. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO51  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Routing and Shaping: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 0809499371
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1993 First Printing
 Spiral Bound Hardcover Spiral bound hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first printing, 690g, 144pgs. This book is part of The Art of Woodworking series by Time-Life. Contents includes: Router Basics; Edge FOrming; Grooving; Router Joinery; and Shaper. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO37  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Classic American Furniture: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 0809495422
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1995 First Printing
 Spiral Bound Hardcover Spiral bound hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first printing, 690g, 144pgs. This book is part of The Art of Woodworking series by Time-Life. Contents includes: Classic American Furniture Styles; Pembroke Table; Four-Poster Bed; Windsor Chair; and Queen Anne Secretary. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO52  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Woodworking Machines: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 0809499002
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1992 First Printing
 Spiral Bound Hardcover Spiral bound hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first printing, 690g, 144pgs. This book is part of The Art of Woodworking series by Time-Life. Contents includes: Table Saw; Radial Arm Saw; Band Saw; Drill Press; and Jointer. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO40  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Outdoor Furniture: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 0809495430
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1996 First Printing
 Spiral Bound Hardcover Spiral bound hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first printing, 690g, 144pgs. This book is part of The Art of Woodworking series by Time-Life. Contents includes: Facing the Elements; Chairs; Benches; Tables; Swings and Gliders; and Garden Projects. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO44  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Jane Greenoff’s Little Book of Stitching Secrets (Volume 3)
Greenoff, Jane
Future Publishing England 2002 Edition Not Stated
 Softcover Paperback, edition not stated, 42gms, 66 pages. This is Volume 3 in the series. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 4.50 (AUD)
Book Number: CRASEW56  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Jane Greenoff’s Little Book of Samplers (Volume 1)
Greenoff, Jane
Future Publishing England 2001 Edition Not Stated
 Softcover Paperback, edition not stated, 42gms, 66 pages. This is Volume 1 in the series. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 4.50 (AUD)
Book Number: CRASEW57  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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CREATIVE EMBROIDERY. (Signed Copy)
Todman, Tonia (Craft Editor)
ISBN: 093776986x
Mark Publishing  1992 Reprint
 Softcover 64pp., colour photographic, and b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout, plus attached pattern and transfer sheets. Book clean. Spine firm. Personal inscription signed by Tonia Todman, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a sunned strip to foredge and lower edge. "Over twenty simple needlework projects for the home and family . . . " Contents include; Stitch Guide, Perfect White Plus, Trousseau Treasures, A Collar Story, Fit for a Princess, Beautiful Blooms, Embroider a Stencil, Charming Cross-Stitch. Book weight approx. 290g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009895  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CHINA PAINTING PROJECTS With Sheila Southwell
Southwell, Sheila
ISBN: 0713720883
Blandford Press London 1988 Reprint
 Softcover 160pp., colour and b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased, mildly edgeworn and indented. " . . . presents more than forty projects for the china painter in a wide range of themes and styles. They are suitable for all degrees of talent . . . The basics of techniques, materials and equipment are included, together with a detailed glossary of china painting terms." Book weight approx. 530g.   Good+
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010964  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CHRISTMAS STITCHERY : Over 40 Projects to Put the Magic Back Into Christmas
Chippendale, Jenny, and Thorp, Kate
ISBN: 0850914213
Lothian Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1990 First Australian Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 144pp., colour photographic illustrations and b/white diagrams throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain red boards undamaged. Foxing spots to endpapers, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, foxed on reverse. "Here are vibrant wallhangings, enchanting tree decorations, exquisite bird trees, individual Christmas stockings and a delicate snowflake mobile. Clear instructions, drawings and templates (actual size wherever possible) for over 40 projects are given." Includes Introduction and Index. Book weight approx. 950g. * 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: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010732  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Practical Solutions for Potters: 100s of your top questions with 1000s of practical solutions
Bliss, Gill
ISBN: 1861555296
New Burlington Books London 1998 First Edition
 Hard Cover 192pp, glossary, index, credits. 100s of ills.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319203  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Model Roman Legionary
Rook, Tony
Rook Book Hertfordshire, UK  Edition Not Known
 Stapled Booklet Stapled softcover, edition not known, 32gms, no page numbers. This booklet provides a model roman legionary to be cut out with full instructions and notes. Booklet is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 6.50 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAMOD7  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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ARTS OF THE AMAZON
Braun, Barbara (Edited by)
ISBN: 0500278245
Thames & Hudson London 1995 First Edition
 Softcover 128pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, library sticker to lower portion. Cancelled public library stamp and pasted slip to first page, stamp to title page (ink offset to margin of frontis) and lower edge of several pages, an area of crinkling to a small section of leaves, else clean. Illustrated card wrapper (protected in permanent adhesive film) has a library bar code sticker lower edge of front panel, small amount of pink ink offset to rear panel. "An astonishing array of objects both ceremonial and utilitarian are illustrated in over 190 specially commissioned photographs - resplendent feather headdresses, exotic bark cloth dance costumes, wild animal effigy and spirit body masks, beautifully painted tunics, extraordinary fire ant ritual shields, striking body ornaments of all kinds, ceramic sculptures, fine basketry and weapons - while a highly informed text defines the fascinating anthropological significance of each artefact . . . here at last the cultural richness of the Amazon receives not only the sympathetic understanding it deserves, but also the aesthetic appreciation that is so long overdue." Book weight approx. 620g.  Ex-Public Library Copy Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010996  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A GUIDE TO MELBOURNE’S ALTERNATIVE EXHIBITION SPACES FOR VISUAL ARTS
Cifra, Manuela
ISBN: 0646289543
Kamra Productions Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia 1997 First Edition
 Softcover 92pp., small b/white photographic 'venue' illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very mildly edgeworn at foot. From the back cover: " . . . the first guide of its kind to source nontraditional gallery areas. Flower nurseries, hairdressers, cafes and shoe shops around Melbourne are all listed as exhibition spaces. The trend for exhibiting in alternative spaces is becoming increasingly attractive as a cheaper, more casual way of showing work and reaching further audiences." Book weight approx. 135g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011068  Bookseller: Diversity 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.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321334  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Knitting and Crochet for all Seasons
no author
Southdown Press Melbourne  
 Wrapper 32pp. Pictorial colour wrapper. Colour and b/w illustrated throughout. 27 designs. Cover price 50c (circa 1970s). Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good+
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010613  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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All You Can Knit and Crochet for Men (50 patterns)
Dawson, Pam (ed)
Marshall Cavendish London 1972 
 Soft Cover 64pp. Gloss colour covers. Fully colour illustrated throughout. Very firm, cean and unmarked. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good+
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010614  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Make it Crochet
no author
Christine Veasey Publications London 1970 
 Wrapper 30pp. Pictorial covers. Illustrated. Booklet of 17 crochet designs. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good+
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010615  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Beautiful Cushions
Holt, Carla & Platt, Tracey (eds)
Express Publications Sydney 2000 
 Magazine 82pp. Gloss colour covers. Full gloss colour throughout. Excellent unmarked condition. Contains 17 cushion patterns. Pattern sheet unused and remains attached. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010616  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Peacock Knitting Leaflet No. 4
no author
Peacock Knitting Wools   
 Booklet 4pp. Crewe or V-neck long-line jumpers. Colour photo of jumpers. Cover price 1/-. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Good
Price: 4.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010612  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Villawool: Dinkum Knits
no author
Villawood Textile Company Sydney  
 Booklet 14pp. Pictorial wrapper and colour photographs. Firm, clean and unmarked. Cover price 40c. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good
Price: 4.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010611  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Lincoln Trio Knits No. 717
no author
Lincoln Knitting Mills Coburg  
 Booklet 4pp. Gloss colour. 4 page pattern booket for ladies cardigan. Circa 1966. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good+
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010609  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Patchwork quilts in Australia
Rolfe, Margaret.
ISBN: 0864363222
Greenhouse Melbourne 1991 Reprint
 Soft Cover Soft Cover. Near Fine. Reprint. H/c, 4to, 150pp, col pls, b/w drawings, adhesive plastic on dj, p/o name, else vg in dj.  Near Fine
Price: 17.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 16542  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Manual of Graphology, A
Storey, Arthur
William Rider & Son London, England 1922 First Edition
 Cloth Green cloth hardcover, 124pp, weighs 275gms. This book is concerned with the analysis of handwriting. This is a good copy, cloth boards only show minor scuffing, pages show minor page discolouration and spotting, small pencil marks throughout, faded inscription from previous owner on inside back cover, first inside page has been removed (presumed blank), binding tight.   Good/No Jacket
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000025  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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THE ULTIMATE BOOK OF DOING UP OLD JUNK
Griffin, Jackie (Editor)
ISBN: 0864119232
Murdoch Books Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1999 First Australian Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 256pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards very lightly bumped at head of spine. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very mildly edge-creased and indented, several tiny spots to inner surface. Contains useful advice on refurbishing junk bargains; handy tips on mixing and applying colour; covers complete range of basic techniques; packed with inspiring ideas and designs; contains over 50 simple step-by-step projects; variety of eye-catching decorative finishes. Includes Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 1.52 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.  Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011250  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Cabinetmaking: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 0809499045
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1992 First Printing
 Spiral Bound Hardcover Spiral bound hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first printing, 690g, 144pgs. This book is part of The Art of Woodworking series by Time-Life. Contents includes: Cabinetmaking Techniques; Carcase Construction; Frame and Panel Construction; Drawers; Doors; and Legs. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAWOO36  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Festive Folding: Decorative Origami for Parties and Celebrations
Jackson, Paul
ISBN: 0785806288
Chartwell Books New York, New York, U.S.A. 1996 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 127 pp. Dustjacket has wear on the edges with creasing on the spine. Browning to page edges. Page 51/52 is missing from the book. Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10552  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Rattan Work With Complete Diagrams
Maki, Masako
ISBN: 0870407082
Japan Pubns New York, New York, U.S.A. 1986 
 Trade Paperback 98 pp. Covered in clear adhesive plastic. Title page missing. Unmarked text. Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 09113  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Woman’s Day Complete Book of Handicrafts
Blake, Jill; Fisher, Joan
ISBN: 0706401573
Octopus Books London 1973 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 304 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges with a small tear on the lower front edge. Browning to page edges. Unclipped Dustjacket Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 09095  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Illustrated Dictionary of Pottery Forms
FOURNIER Robert
Van Nostrand Reinhold  1981 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 257 pp. Light browning to page edges. This book shows pottery forms from all nations. Contains over 800 black and white photographs, line drawings and silhouettes. Unclipped Dustjacket Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14196  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Church Embroidery
DEAN Beryl
ISBN: 0-264-66841-3
Morehouse Barlow Wilton, U.S.A. 1982 
 Paperback 184 pp. Laminate lifting on lower corners. This book gives clear information with diagrams on a range of church embroiderey.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26566  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Puppets and Puppet Theatre
Currell, David
ISBN: 1861261357
Crowood Press United Kingdom 2003 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 176 pp.  Fine/Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35434  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Stitches on Canvas
HUGGINS Mabel and BLAKEY Clarice
B.T. Batsford Ltd Great Britain 1988 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 195 x 255 mms. 128 pp. Light wear on edges of dustjacket. Sunfading to spine of dustjacket. Shows how canvas can be used in modern and experimental designs. Twelve colour photographs, 98 black/white photographs, 41 line drawings. Price Clipped Dustjacket Very Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 02907  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Nederland in Kruissteek
BEUKERS Henriette
ISBN: 9021017865
Zomer & Keuning  1983 
 Pictorial Boards 128 pp. Owners name inside front cover. Text in Dutch.   Near Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32034  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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’Golden Hands’ Encyclopedia of Knitting and Crochet
GOLDEN HANDS
ISBN: 0004350367
  1973 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 285 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges. Browning to page edges. Front loose endpaper has been removed.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32043  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Upholstery Techniques Illustrated
GHEEN W. Lloyd
TAB Books 1986  
 Soft Cover 18 x 23 cms. 344 pp. Barcode cut from front cover. Adhesive tape marks on end papers. Easy to follow step-by-step guide to upholstery to obtain a professional result. Contains over 540 work-in-progress photographs. Ex-Library Fair
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 01667  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Miniature House
Eaton, Faith Photographs By Nick Nicholson
ISBN: 0297830473
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Limited  1990 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 167 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges. Light browning to page edges.  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25678  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Tittmouse Cottage Designs
Brooke, Christine
ISBN: 0864363435
Greenhouse Australia 1992 
 Soft Cover 45 pp.  As New
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19480  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Beautiful Embroidery
Better Homes and Gardens
ISBN: 0864118414
Murdoch Books Pty Limited Millers Point, NSW, Australia 1999 
 Stapled Card Cover 112 pp.  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19457  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Ceramics Manual - A Basic Guide to Pottery Making
FLIGHT Graham
Collins United Kingdom 1990 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 344 pp. Light wear to edges of dustjacket. Coloured endpapers rubbed with marks where tape has been removed inside rear cover. Light soiling to page edges. Clear step-by-step instructions with inspiritional work by potters from around the world. Ex-Library Good/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 04199  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Building Pottery Equipment
HARVEY Roger and KOLB Sylvia and John
Watson-Gulpill New York 1975 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 208 pp. Ex Library copy. Dustjacket worn with chipping on the edges and with the flaps trimmed top and bottom. Brown tape stains on endpapers. Biro initial on front loose endpaper. Browning to page edges. This book shows all the equipment necessary to set up a pottery workshop. Contains 400 illustrations Ex-Library Very Good/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 03880  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Colour Book of Crewel Embroidery
Anderson, Fay
ISBN: 0706406389
Octopus Books New York, New York, U.S.A. 1977 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 93 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges. Browning to page edges.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27139  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Modern Hardanger Embroidery - Coats Sewing Group Book No.896
COATS
   
 Stapled Paper Cover 34 pp.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27152  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Stained Glass: Projects & Patterns
Shannon, George; Torlen, Pat
ISBN: 1895569400
Sterling Pub Co Inc New York, New York, U.S.A. 1995 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 128 pp.  As New/As New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14441  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Complete Book of Candlewick Embroidery
Millard, Sue
ISBN: 1853681504
New Holland Pub Ltd United Kingdom 1992 
 Soft Cover 96 pp. Ligth browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35397  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Practical Crafts
Venn-Brown, Sheila
ISBN: 0864173296
Kangaroo Press Australia 1991 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 224 pp.   Fine/Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33322  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Floral Needlepoint
Reames, Nancy;Rivers, Beverly
ISBN: 0696018543
Meredith Corp  1990 
 Pictorial Boards 80 pp.  Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28039  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Colorful Glass Crafting
Eppens-Van Veen, J. H.
ISBN: 0-8069-5226-1
Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. New York, NY, U.S.A. 1973 
 Pictorial Boards No d/w 112 pp. Cover worn at the spine and corners. Browning to page edges. Brown tape stains on endpapers. Rear endpapers split at the spine. New and old trechniques for working kiln-fired glass scraps, bits, and bottles into practical and artistic creations.  Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 05474  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Country Wreaths and Baskets
Ketchum, William C., Jr.; Herbert, Linda
ISBN: 0-696-02355-5
Meredith Books Des Moines, IA, U.S.A. 1991 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 168 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges with sunfading and creasing at the spine and the flaps trimmed top and bottom. Light browning to page edges. Small stains on rear loose endpaper. Contains instructions for 14 basic wreaths and 25 traditional baskets. Ex-Library Very Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 05473  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Vogue Easy Sewing
MOORE Helen
ISBN: 0-06-337041-7
Harper & Row New York 1985 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 192 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges. Light soiling to front endpapers. Timesaving techniques, shortcuts, tips and tricks for today's busy sewers. Unclipped Dustjacket Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 05303  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Craft and Art of Clay : A Complete Potter’s Handbook 2nd Edition
PETERSON Susan
ISBN: 1-85669-069-5
Laurence King United Kingdom 1995 Second Edition
 Soft Cover 400 pp. Corners slightly bumped. Contains 1245 illustrations including 287 colour plates.  Near Fine
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 05169  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Fabrics and Dress
Rathbone, Lucy and Tarpley, Elizabeth
Houghton Mifflin  1931 
 Hard Cover No Dustjacket 430 pp. Blue covers have wear on the edges, fading on the spine and dark marks. Browning to page edges. Owners names on endpapers. Notes written opposite title page. Interior of book unmarked and in very good condition.  Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32522  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Exploring Textiles
Scott, Lorraine; Koutroulis, Helen
ISBN: 0582872405
Pearson Education Australia South Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1985 
 Soft Cover 157 pp. Owners name on first page.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29452  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Library of Ceramic Decorating : 30 Exciting Bisq-Stain Techniques
DUNCAN
Duncan Ceramic Products California  
 Soft Cover 41 pp. Light wear on book.  Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29618  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Space Age Sewing with KnIt and Stretch Fabrics - COURSE 1
BEVKNIT
   
 Stapled Card Cover 56 pp.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29619  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Woman’s Day Winter Knits ’87 The Family Album
WOMAN’S DAY
Fairfax Magazines Australia 1987 
 Stapled Card Cover 130 pp. Magazine has light wear.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29620  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Teddy Bear Kit : Everything You Need to Make the Perfect Teddy Bear
Merrett, Alicia
ISBN: 0747210861
Headline  1994 
 Stapled Card Cover 47 pp. Browning to page edges.  Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33984  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Soft Toy Book
DUFFEY Judith & FORD Phyllis
ISBN: 0-7134-6123-3
B. T. Batsford London 1990 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 96 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges. Light browning to page edges. An unique new approach combining quilting and patchwork with traditional toy techniques. Ex-Library Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 06592  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Decoupage & Painted Furniture for Beautiful Interiors
GRIGG Rubena
ISBN: 0864388705
RD Press Australia 1995 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 144 pp. Unclipped Dustjacket Fine/Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18744  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Best of the Australian Women’s Weekly Craft
Women’s Weekly
ISBN: 1863512772
 Australia 1997 
 Soft Cover 228 pp.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32775  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Flower Crafts
WOODS Emma with MERER Jane
ISBN: 0748100067
Black Cat  1987 
 Pictorial Boards 111 pp.   Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32772  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Dollmakers Workbook - Baby Dolls Volume I
SEELEY Mildred
Seeley's Ceramic Service New York 1987 
 Stapled Card Cover 65 pp. Small mark on front cover.  Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16113  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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