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Practical Woodworking
Var.
ISBN: 0600370291
Hamlyn London 1973 First Edition
 Hard Cover 160pp, fully illus. , - over 500 drawings and photos. It is suitable for both the keen hobbyist and the handyman  Very Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15114  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Pleasures of Needlepoint: The Betty Crocker Home Library
Cook, Inman & Pierce, Daren
ISBN: 0307096521
Golden Press New York 1111 
 Card Covers A How-to book of beautiful designs that everyone can make.  Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13954  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Chinese Lattice Designs (with Over 1200 illustrations)
Dye, Daniel Sheets
ISBN: 0486230961
Dover Publications New York, USA 1974 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, 730g, 469pgs. This is a definitive work on the subject of Chinese lattices, and though no book can present a complete coverage, this book is a great classic study and an incredibly rich source of design for westerners. The book includes more than 1200 designs arranged in a clear system of classification that includes 22 areas of related designs: borders; brackets; tail pieces; and so on. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/soiling throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRA36  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Practical Home Woodworking Illustrated
Var.
Odhams London 1952 Reprint
 Hard Cover 384pp, over 500 ills. Index. A very good copy.  Very Good/Good
Price: 14.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 320753  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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An Early Country Morning
Woodruff, Terrece Beesley
Vannesa-Ann Collection Ogden 1982 1st Edition
 Soft Cover 24pp. Illustrated card covers. 8 colour plates of completed patterns. Collection of stitching patterns. Contact EldoradoBooksfor details postage reduction.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008434  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Villawool Patterns L187 (Carousel); L206 (Ban-Lon); L248 (Classics); L686 (Slalom)
no author
Villawood Textile Company Sydney  
  Four page pattern booklets. Gloss colour covers. A$4.00 per copy. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good+
Price: 4.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009638  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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The Book of Heirlooms. Needlework Treasures and How to create Them
Jones, Julia
ISBN: 1853912468
Merehurst London 1986 First Edition
 Hard Cover . 128pp, colour photos + diagrams.Treasures such as a beautiful teddy bear, christening robe, bride's beaded purse. Almost as new condition.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17736  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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WOOD AND WOOD GRAINS: A Photographic Album For Artists and Designers
Brodatz, Phil
ISBN: 0486224244
Dover New York 1971 First Edition
 Card Softcover xiv [text], 112 pages of b/white photographic plates. Book clean, square and tight. Binding is Dover's permanent binding standard. Illustrated gloss card wrapper has nominal corner bumps, else no damage. The author, an imaginative and skilled photographer, has used his camera to explore dozens of trees, their annual rings, barks and shapes; sawed logs, piled up, made into beams, fences, wharfs, cross-sectioned slices and under magnification to reveal superbly rich textures and hidden motifs. Numerous sections, each of interest, include: New Wood [Mahogany, Walnut, Oak, Pine, etc.], Old Wood [ Timbers used for Piers, Farms, Boardwalks, etc.], Cross-Sections of Various Timbers, Cordwood, Nature's Sculptures, Photomicrographs. Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 000438  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE CRAFT OF THE POTTER
Casson, Michael
ISBN: 0563161272
British Broadcasting Corporation London 1980 Reprint
 Softcover 128pp., 4 page, colour, photographically-illustrated section, plus b/white photographic and line drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Name written in pen to colophon page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn and indented only. This book was written as a result of the response received to the BBC television series, 'The Craft of the Potter', first transmitted in 1976. Contents include: Preface, What is Clay?, Handbuilding, Throwing, Decorating, Glaze, Fire, Further Work with Glaze, Pottery through the Ages, Chart of Historical Pottery, Glossary, Booklist and Useful Information. Book weight approx. 494g.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010073  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PORCELAIN PICTORIAL: 2nd Australasian Convention and Exhibition, Adelaide, South Australia-1981
International Porcelain Art Teachers Inc.
International Porcelain Art Teachers Inc. South Australia 1981 December 1981, Limited Edition
 Hard Cover 128pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book square, spine firm. Gilt titles. Minimal scuffing to boards. Leaves clean, unmarked. Introduction by Josephine Robinson, Chairman, I.P.A.T.Inc. 1980-1982. 'A pictorial representing the artistic skills of the porcelain artists of 1981, and a detailed visual record of contemporary porcelain painting in Australia, from the Exhibition held that year.' Book weight approx. 760g.   Very Good +
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001116  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SIMPLY SCANDINAVIAN: Painted Furniture Patterns to Pull Out and Trace
Innes, Jocasta and Walton, Stewart
ISBN: 1850293422
Conran Octopus London 1991 
 Large Format Softcover Unpaginated [32] pages, consisting of instructional colour illustrations, pull-out pattern sheet and carbon-paper marker sheet. Book clean, spine firm. Leaves clean, mild crinkling on several. Illustrated card wrapper has bumped foredge corners, else good. Instructional detail in bright, vivid colour art of Scandinavian folk-art painting. Book weight approx. 170gms. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good.
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 001455  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE RIGHT WAY TO TAPE RECORD
Mallory, Laurence
Elliot's Right Way Books Kingswood, Surrey, Great Britain 1960 
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 123pp., b/w, instructional line drawings throughout. Book clean, square, tiny bumps to lower foredge corners. Original seller's stamp on ffep., else leaves clean. Loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, slightly edgeworn and fingermarked. Instructional in getting the best use from your reel-to-reel tape recorder, contents include 15 chapters and glossary. Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good/Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001496  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EUROPEAN CABINET AND FURNITURE MAKING
Maguire, Byron W.
ISBN: 0132920611
Prentice Hall Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 1989 1st Edition, 1st Impression
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] xiii, + 273pp., intext, b/w halftone plate and line-drawn, exampled and demonstrative illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Gilt titles. Spine firm. Leaves unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn, otherwise very good. Instructive, in history and construction techniques, contents include: Prelims., Part 1. European cabinet & furniture making: Fundamentals, European styled cabinets & construction principles, English-French-German-Belgian-Danish-Spanish-Italian styled. Part 2. Technology, present and past: Cabinet woods, Basic drawing for furniture & cabinets, Cabinet joinery, Bonding materials, Sanding materials, Finishes & finishing techniques, Index. Book weight approx. 650g.  Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002449  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PICTORIAL DESIGN
Richmond, Leonard
Isaac Pitman London 1962 
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 96pp., intext, demonstrative, instructional b/w plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, nipped, closed tears and abrading. "This book has a definate purpose, namely, to stimulate a desire for pictorial invention . . . Every artist, before he paints a picture, thinks out some sort of arrangement or design . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Technique of pen-and-ink drawing, Compositional planning, Trees, Bridges, Boats, Rivers, Mountains, Buildings, Figures, Clouds, Coast subjects. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +/Fair +
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002499  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DRESS PATTERN DESIGNING: The Basic Principles of Cut and Fit
Braund, H.E.W.
Crosby Lockwood and Son London 1968 2nd [revised]
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 132pp., unpaginated plates in a variety of monochrome colours throughout, plus intext b/w line-drawn examples. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Tape ghosting on endpapers, a former owner's name on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn and markedly U.V. affected on spine. A revised, expanded, Second edition of what has become a standard work in dress pattern design...Contents include: Intro., 16 chapters, viz: Measurements and block patterns, Bodice block, Simple pattern design, Yoke styles, Dart manipulation, Sleeves, Collars, Necklines, Skirts, One-piece dress foundation, Designing skirt patterns, Fullness in skirts: Pleats, Folds, Gathers, Flares, Circular patterns, Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 800g.   Very Good/Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003347  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PUPPETRY FOR BEGINNERS
Allen, Arthur B.
Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Redhill, Surrey, Great Britain 1952 2nd Impression
 Original Red Cloth HB & DJ viii, + 175pp., plus publisher's promo section. Monochrome, sketch-art endpapers, and full-colour art frontispiece by [H.W.W.], plus intext, naive b/white indicative sketch illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Red cloth boards lightly bumped. Minor, random foxing splotches throughout, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated [Reginald Mott{e}], loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, nipped and edgeworn. "A graded and easily followed sequence of puppet-work...designed to be used in school or the home..." Contents, in three 'stages' or recurrent chapters, include: Why Puppetry, Simple Puppets, Brief History, Scenery and Design, How To Make A Puppet-Head, Arms, Hands, Feet, Legs, Body, Controls, Lighting, Simple Puppet Play, more. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good/Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003717  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A WEAVER’S GARDEN
Buchanan, Rita
ISBN: 0934026289
Interweave Press Loveland, Colorado, United States 1990 5th Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket x, + 230pp., plus unpaginated [16 page] full-colour plate section. Intext, b/white botanical sketch-art illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright silver title there-on. Nominal shelfwear and splayed boards. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. With lots of clear information, 'A Weaver's Garden' offers the gardener new plants to explore, and tempts the textile artist to discover a variety of natural resources...Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Plant Fibers For Spinning And Stuffing, Dyes From Plants, Soap Plants For Cleaning Textiles, Fragrant Plants, Plant Materials For Making Textile Tools, Creating A Garden, Glossary, Index, more. Book weight approx. 580g.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004039  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MASTER PIECES
Ball, Richard and Campbell, Peter
ISBN: 0713714247
Blandford Press Poole, Dorset, Great Britain 1984 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 144pp., intext, colour-plate examples, most with a small illustration of the inspiring artwork, plus b/white halftone plates, and most importantly, a detailed schematic order of work and material list for each of the twenty items described. Book clean. Spine firm, but slightly cocked. Bright silver title there-on. Leaves clean, nominally sunned on head. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn and soiled. Spawned from the question: "What would the pieces of furniture which painters have included in their pictures look like if they existed in three dimensions?", the authors assembled a talented group of furniture designers and sculptors, giving them a brief to make twenty pieces...Contents include: Intro., 20 pieces, including Vincent's Chair, Cicero's Stool, Cezanne's Cafe Table and Matisse's Red Studio Chair. Book weight approx. 800g.  Very Good/Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 004074  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MAKING MARVELOUS MUSIC BOXES
Ganske, Sharon
ISBN: 0806942819
Sterling Publishing Company New York 1996 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 128pp., colour photographic illustrations of finished items, plus colour or b/white diagramatic illustrations. Floral illustrated endpapers. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Boards very slightly bowed. Top edge lightly bumped, minor shelfwear to foot. Leaves clean, unmarked. Illustrated dustjacket nominally edgeworn. Instructions for making 39 exquisite music boxes, including Carousel Waltz; Let Me Call You Sweetheart; Try To Remember; Easter Parade; Peter Cottontail; Wind Beneath My Wings; Tea For Two; Wedding March; Around The World; Candy Man; Camelot; Chestnuts Roasting, etc. Includes sections covering Musical Movements, Movement Accessories, General Instructions, Helpful Hints, Metric Conversions and Index. Book weight approx. 700g.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004162  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TINWORK
Elliot, Marion
ISBN: 1859671438
Lorenz Books London 1996 1st U.K.
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 96pp., decorated endpapers. Montage-style full-colour frontispiece, plus intext instructional and display colour plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards dented on head, otherwise very good. Identically-illustrated dustjacket lightly edgeworn, with several short closed tears. A stand-alone volume in Lorenz Books 'New Crafts' series. Instructional, with a safety disclaimer, numerous contents include:History Of Tin, Gallery, Equipment, Basic Techniques, Embossed Greeting Cards, Candle Collars, Punched Panel Cabinet, Photograph Frame, Lantern, Christmas Decorations, Painted Mirror, Spice Rack, Bathroom Shelf, more. Templates and Index. Book weight approx. 800g.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004267  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PEBBLE POLISHING: A Guide to Collecting, Tumble Polishing and Making Baroque Jewellery
Fletcher, Edward
ISBN: 0713705663
Blandford Press London 1972 First Edition
 Hardcover 104pp., illustrated endpapers. Intext illustrations throughout; before and after example colour plates, b/white halftone plates, line-drawn maps and sketch drawings. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour illustrated gloss boards U.V. affected on backstrip, otherwise undamaged. Inserted loose is an errata slip for acknowledgement oversight, otherwise leaves clean. With some geographical data pertinent to the British Isles, much of the information, illustrations and instructional diagrams are universally applicable, explaining how to polish your finds, with step-by-step help. Contents include: 8 chapters, Maps, Index. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004580  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE TECHNIQUES OF HOBBY CERAMICS
Thompson, Bill
Scott Advertising and Publishing Livonia, Michigan, USA 1977 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 156pp., inspiring colour-plate [25] section. Intext, b/white line-drawn designs. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Bright gilt titles. Minor bump on foot and lower foredge corner of front board. Leaves clean. Fair condition, loose-plastic protected, illustrated dustjacket nipped and edgeworn, with closed tears and noticeable abrading. Instructional, with easy-to-follow step-by-step guidance, subjects covered include: Altering Greenware, Majolica, Slip Trailing, Dresden Designs, Glaze Inlay, Sponge Painting, Ceramic Embroidery, Transparent Glazes, Mocha Ware, Delfware, Indian Basket, Incising a Design, Slip Feathering, Airbrushing, plus numerous other techniques. Each colour plate is referenced to the relevant technique discussed. Book weight approx. 460g.   Very Good/Fair
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004693  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CHESS: The Records
Whyld, Ken
ISBN: 0851124550
Guiness Superlatives Middlesex, Great Britain 1986 First Edition
 Softcover 176pp., unpaginated [4 page] colour-plate section, plus intext b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn and bumped. "...gives details of every important championship and champion. Also major international competitions are documented and crosstables given for 120 tournaments..." Contents include: Glossary, Milestones, World Championships, International Tournaments, National and City Championships, Records, Players, Clash of Kings, Index. Book weight approx. 600g.   Very Good
Price: 13.09 (AUD)
Book Number: 004880  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TECHNICAL NOTES FOR THE CRAFT POTTER
Cowan [Staff Writers]
Russell Cowan Pty Ltd Waitara, new South Wales 1983 6th Edition
 Softcover Booklet Plastic comb binding softcover booklet. 57pp., intext formulae and several line-drawings. Leaves clean, albeit reproduced typewritten copy. Printed card front is lightly bumped on foredge corners, and has [publisher] deleted prices on inside front. Rear printed card cover bumped foredges. Informative advice for the craft potter, covering such topics as: Clay bodies, Raw materials, Colouring oxides, Making your own glazes, Frit analysis, Kiln furniture, Glaze recipe books, more. Booklet weight approx. 170g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004890  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WORLD WAR II LUFTWAFFE FIGHTER MODELLING
Coughlin, Geoff
ISBN: 1841760609
Osprey Publishing Botley, Oxford, U.K. 2000 First Edition
 Hardcover 128pp., intext colour-plate illustrations throughout: examples and demonstrative techniques. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Leaves clean. The author, Geoff Coughlin, has been building scale models for over 20 years, and so is well-placed to provide help, tips and hints to the scale modeller...Contents of this stand-alone volume, in the 'Osprey Masterclass' series, include: Intro., Getting Started, Refs., Basic Construction, Advanced Construction, Special Techniques, Gallery, Appendices, more. Book weight approx. 800g.   Near Fine
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005039  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MODERN TECHNIQUES IN BATIK ART
Kitley, Philip
ISBN: 0949414050
Darling Downs Institute Press Toowoomba, Queensland 1986 First Edition
 Softcover 122pp., intext illustrations throughout; colour and b/white halftone plates, plus instructional line-drawings. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, gloss-laminated card wrapper lightly edgeworn, and has been (in production) incorrectly positioned, being slightly off-centre. Instructional advice on the Indonesian art of 'Batik', a term for cloth patterned by a wax-resist dye technique. Contents, chaptered, include: The Traditional Art, The Cloth, Waxes and Waxing, Dyes and Dyeing, Making a Batik, Advanced Techniques, Modern Batik in South-East Asia, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 740g.   Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005182  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FANFARE FOR PUPPETS!: A Personal and Idiosyncratic View of the Puppet Theatre
Hogarth, Ann and Bussell, Jan
ISBN: 0715387235
David & Charles Devon, England 1985 First U.K.
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 152pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain grey boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. Technical sections by Jan Bussell. "From China, India, Greece, Russia and many other countries come the puppets in extraordinary variety -Shadows, Rods, Strings and Gloves. On this varied and fascinating journey into a world within a world, the authors introduce us to a colourful, motley crowd which in the hands of their masters can achieve such life and vitality and has for hundreds - perhaps thousands - of years entertained the human race by interpreting it to itself . . . " Book weight approx. 550g.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010086  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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GLASS: Hand-Blown-Sculptured-Colored. Philosophy and Method
Burton, John
Bonanza Books New York  1st Thus, 1st Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket No publication date (1967). 273pp., unpaginated, 8 page colour-plate section, plus numerous intext b/white halftone plates and sketch-art throughout. Book clean and square. Quarter-cloth spine firm. Blue boards lightly bumped on upper foredge corner. Acidic offset (brown line, from dustjacket flap) on front pastedown, otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, plus some (in-production) laminate striation on rear panel. With clarity and lucidity, John Burton, born Yorkshire, England, world-renowned for his unique and revolutionary workings with glass, shows how anyone can blow remarkable shapes by using simple, inexpensive equipment at home in the kitchen or workshop. He presents his method, step-by-step, demonstrating various techniques. Contents include: Prelims., Part 1/ A Beginning (7 chapters). 2/ My Methods (14 chapters). Epilogue, Thoughts, Biblio., Index, more. Book weight approx. 800g.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005717  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE FAIRYTALE DOLL BOOK : Introduced By The Three Bears
Janitch, Valerie
ISBN: 0715391836
David & Charles Devon, England 1990 Second Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 126pp., colour-art illustrations by Valerie Janitch, colour photographic illustrations, diagrams and actual-size patterns, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss-illustrated boards undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased at head only. "Make your own magical fairytale dolls. The Three Bears, Alice and the Mad Hatter, the Sugar Plum Fairy, Hansel and Gretel, Little Red Riding Hood, Peter Pan - and many more! Full-size patterns for toys, clothes and fairytale furniture for every scene . . . " Book weight approx. 544g.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009908  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DENIM & CHAMBRAY WITH STYLE : Sewing Easy Accents for "Comfort" Clothes
Mulari, Mary
ISBN: 0873418085
Krause Publications WI, United States 2000 First Edition
 Softcover 128pp., colour photographic illustrations, and b/white diagrams and patterns, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. " . . . the latest in a series of sewing books by popular author and teacher Mary Mulari. Trimming plain garments is one of her favourite subjects and here she focuses on denim-the 'comfort' clothes that everyone loves . . . " Contents include: About Denim & Chambray, Frequently used supplies and equipment, 8 'parts', Workshop techniques for adding style, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 460g.   Very Good +
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006599  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NATURE’S ART BOX
Martin, Laura C.
ISBN: 9781580174909
Storey Publishing MA, U.S.A. 2003 
 Softcover 215pp., colour and b/white illustrations/drawings throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn only. "Outside your front door is a whole world of art supplies . . . and they're all free! Guided by 'Nature's Art Box', you'll learn how to see exciting possibilities in dry, twisted vines, shells washed up on the beach, bark that has peeled off a tree, seedpods and nutshells that litter the gound, and even ferns growing in that damp, shady corner of your yard. Once you've collected your materials, open the book. There are 65 all-natural, one-of-a-kind art projects for you to choose from, each accompanied by illustrated, easy-to-follow directions . . . " Contents include: Seven 'parts', plus Appendix: Nature Skills (How to identify plants, collection times for nuts and berries, plants to avoid, etc.), Sugg. Reading, Gift Suggestions, and Index. Book weight approx. 710g.  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006679  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NEW STITCHES FOR NEEDLECRAFT
John, Edith
ISBN: 0486229718
Dover Publications New York 1973 First Thus
 Softcover 96pp., b/white halftone plate section, plus line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. Originally published in 1968, under the title 'Ideas For Needlecraft', B.T.Batsford Ltd., London. " . . . shows how old stitches can be transformed for a multitude of new uses. In the process you will begin to develop many new ideas of your own." Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Versatile Stitches, Squaring the Circle, Variations, Embroidered Boxes, Conclusion. Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006724  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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STORYBOOK FAVOURITES IN CROSS-STITCH
Souter, Gillian
ISBN: 1875973060
Ken Fin Books Collingwood, VIC, Australia 1996 Reprint
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 128pp., colour photographic and b/white line drawn illustrations, throughout, plus b/white cross-stitch charts with colour key. Book clean, square. Spine firm. White boards nominally bumped. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn and scuffed. " . . . offers designs for many book characters . . . For each design there is a project suggestion - birth sampler, picture frame, puppet, or some other gift item . . . detailed instructions are given for each project and all finished items are beautifully photographed." Includes; Blinky Bill, Peter Rabbit, Babar, Spot the Dog, Miffy, Paddington Bear, Duck, Peter Pan, Angelina, Apple Tree Farm, Rupert, Alphabets and Index. Book weight approx. 715g.  Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007250  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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KAYE PYKE’S ELEGANT EMBROIDERY
Pyke, Kaye, and Landy, Lynne
ISBN: 0044423578
Allen & Unwin Australia 1992 Fourth Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket x, + 118pp., colour photographic illustrations, plus b/white diagrams, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, edge-creased, and scuffed, negligible sunning to spine. "Kaye Pyke's well known style of combining rich and sumptuous texture with a dramatic use of stitches is now set out in this book with clear, step-by-step instructions . . . start with the simplest project and develop techniques and stitches to create beautiful handmade pieces to be proud of . . . " Book weight approx. 770g.  Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 15.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 007296  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EXPERT CARD TECHNIQUE : Close-Up Table Magic
Hugard, Jean and Braue, Frederick
ISBN: 0486217558
Dover Publictions New York 1974 Later Edition
 Softcover xxiv, + 448pp., plus (iv). Instructional, intext line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Firm Dover binding. Leaves pristine. Art-illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn, with noticeable colour change on spine. "In this definitive work on card technique, step-by-step instructions teach you the correct methods for the basic manipulations and the more advanced flourishes, and only then allow you to learn tricks . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Nomenclature, 6 chaptered 'parts', viz: Sleights, Flourishes, Technique, Tricks with Cards, One Hand Card Magic, Misdirection and Preservation. Book weight approx. 495g.   Very Good
Price: 19.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 007367  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ORIGINAL SCROLL SAW SHELF PATTERNS
Spielman, Patrick, and Raty, Loren
ISBN: 0806987146
Sterling Publishing New York, New York, U.S.A. 1993 First Impression
 Softcover 128pp., plus four-page colour illustrated section, b/white patterns and illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean and white. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and nominally scuffed. "These original shelf patterns - more than 50 of them - are attractive, colourful and useful, and all you need is a scroll saw to make them. The complete, original, full-size patterns can be copied and applied directly to the wood - or use grids to enlarge and reduce the sizes for a variety of uses . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 350g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007526  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ALPHABETS AND NUMBERS (Woodworker’s Pattern Library)
Spielman, Patrick, and Valitchka, Sherri Spielman
ISBN: 0806904879
Sterling Publishing New York, New York, U.S.A. 1994 First Impression
 Softcover 128pp., b/white alphabets and numbers throughout. Book clean, Spine firm. Leaves clean and white. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn. A stand-alone title in the 'Woodworker's Pattern Library' series. "With just basic workshop tools, you can create . . . an outstanding collection of 40 different alphabets and number patterns designed especially for woodworkers. From classic calligraphy and conventional lettering and numbering styles to more fun and modern faces, these easy-to-reproduce patterns allow you to add that personal touch to all your projects . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 330g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007527  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE NATURAL PAINT DECORATOR
Edwards, Lynn, and Lawless, Julia
ISBN: 9781856267069
Kyle Cathie Limited London 2006 First Thus
 Softcover 192pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Montage-illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. First published in 2002 as 'The Natural Paint Book'. "Avoid the toxic effects of conventional paints and live in a healthier environment by decorating your home with natural paints! . . . Throughout the book the authors explain clearly the ingredients and properties of different paints and their impact on your health and the environment. Practical chapters explain how to make and apply natural paints . . . over 50 recipes and techniques for natural paints and finishes . . . " Book weight approx. 740g.  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007823  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A DEEP SONOROUS THING : The Newman College Collection of Art
Marshall, Christopher
ISBN: 0646147285
Newman College/University of Melbourne Parkville, VIC, Australia 1993 First Edition
 Softcover 96pp., plus 8 page, colour plate illustrated section, b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Head of Christ', Eric Smith, 1954) card wrapper mildly scuffed. Contents include: Foreword, Introduction: Art and Sonority, The Newman College Collection of Art: The First Fifty Years, Catalogue of Works, Paintings, Pastels and Watercolours, Prints and Drawings, Sculpture, Furniture, Tapestries and Ceramics, Notes to the Catalogue, Handlist of the Collection, Select Bibliography. Book weight approx. 600g.  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007957  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WORKING IN PRECIOUS METALS (Facsimile Edition)
Smith, Ernest A.
N.A.G.Press London 1978 Reprint
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xii, + 400pp., illustrated throughout: b/white unpaginated halftone plates (five; all extant), plus intext tables and line-drawn diagrams throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Mildly bumped plain blue boards. Text-block clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn and abraded, together with some fairly inconspicuous oil stains on flaps. First published in 1933, this copy is a 1978 facsimile edition. " . . . an exhaustive metallurgical reference work . . . bridges the gap between techniques employed by the artist, and the science of metals developed by the metallurgist . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Preface, 20 chapters, viz: Scope, Science, Structure, Alloys, Cooling Curves, Annealing, Chemical Treatments, . . . and Industrial Alloys, Soldering, Polishing, Finishing, Enamels, Substitutes, Refs., Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 690g.  Good+/Good
Price: 30.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 007978  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PAINTING ON PORCELAIN: Composition and Technique
Alexiev, Dony
ISBN: 2844150012
Ango Editions Montreal, Quebec, Canada 1997 English Language Edition
 Softcover 80pp., colour art and photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. "Dragons, flowers, country scenes and much more: whether you are already a lover of porcelain painting or just starting out, this book puts all the traditional patterns within your reach. Taking the classics as a point of departure is an excellent way to technical mastery and the best means there is of opening up your personal creativity. Dony Alexiev takes you on a fascinating voyage through the masterpieces of Sevres, from vases through to those exquisite little 18th century pill boxes . . . " Book weight approx. 270g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007989  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ARABIC ORNAMENT
Budden, Sue (translated by)
ISBN: 9782877142809
Bookking International Paris, France 1995 First English Edition
 Softcover 93pp.,, brown and white pattern plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, gloss card wrapper negligibly scuffed. English translation by Sue Budden. " . . . more than a hundred Arabic ornament patterns which can be of inspiration to everyone and will allow the amateur in decorative arts a better knowledge of styles." Book weight approx. 435g.  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008057  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE TECHNIQUES OF GLASS ENGRAVING
Matcham, Jonathan and Dreiser, Peter
ISBN: 0713425369
Batsford London 1982 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 168pp., b/white halftone plate frontispiece. Several unpaginated plates, plus line-drawn diagrams and illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain green boards very good. Text-block unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket neatly price-clipped, nominally edgeworn, and has noticeable tanning to (text) folds. Well illustrated with examples of intermediate processes and finished work, this book stands as one of the very few on the practical aspects of this craft . . . " Contents include; Prelims., Intro., 17 chapters (covering many elements of, and surrounding, the craft), Biblio., British Suppliers, more, Index. Book weight approx. 680g.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 39.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 008105  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PAINTING MADE EASY
Couturier, Serge
ISBN: 0864364172
Greenhouse/Penguin Ringwood, VIC, Australia 1993 First Edition
 Softcover 104pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has corner crease to rear panel. "A practical guide to painting your house inside and out . . . invaluable hints on all aspects of painting from mixing your own wood filler to using masking tape properly. Get a professional result and save thousands of dollars . . . " Includes Intro., Glossary, and Index. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 008197  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EARLY CELTIC DESIGNS (British Museum Pattern Books)
Stead, Ian, and Hughes, Karen
ISBN: 0714180750
British Museum Press London 1997 First Edition
 Softcover 100pp., over 300 b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and indented, soft crease to head of front panel. A stand-alone volume in the 'British Museum Pattern Books' series. "British Museum Pattern Books reproduce in line drawings the rich variety of patterns and designs which decorate art and artefacts in the British Museum and elsewhere. Designers, craftspeople, artists and needleworkers, teachers and students will find them endlessly useful. The distinctive patterns of early Celtic art are featured in 100 pages of illustrations taken mainly from artefacts of metalwork and pottery . . . " Book weight approx. 580g.  Very Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008226  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE PUEBLO POTTER : A Study of Creative Imagination in Primitive Art
Bunzel, Ruth L.
Dover Publications New York 1972 First Thus
 Softcover 134pp., b/white, plus several red/black, plates throughout. Book square. Spine firm. Several tiny spots to endpapers, mild tanning to endpapers and textblock edges, otherwise leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn, some discoloration to rear white (text) panel, and mild tanning to inside covers. This Dover edition is an unabridged republication of the work originally published by Columbia University Press, New York, in 1929. "From gathering bluish clay in the mountains to painting, glazing and firing, every aspect of Pueblo ceramic art is covered thoroughly in this book . . . 20 full-page plates show water jars, bowls, drums and other ceramic artifacts (both modern and classical) of the Acoma, Zuni, San Ildefonso and Hopi, and 18 further plates, most of them in two colours, reproduce over 150 design motifs - dragonflies, cloud stripes, deer house, water birds, all sorts of cloud designs, feather designs, and many more . . . " Includes Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 390g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008373  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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JENNY BRADFORD EMBROIDERY COLLECTION
Bradford, Jenny
ISBN: 1863511679
Sally Milner Publishing Rozelle, N.S.W., Australia 1995 First Edition
 Hardcover vi, + 242pp., pus 4 x 8 page, colour illustrated sections, b/white line drawn diagrams throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss-illustrated boards negligibly scuffed only. A stand-alone volume in the Milner Craft Series. "In this special compilation, Jenny Bradford brings together a selection from her bestselling books on embroidery, along with some new and exciting designs . . . The designs range from complex and beautiful flower pictures to quick and effective flower sprays, and feature much-loved exotics and Australian natives . . . the collection is divided into sections on silk ribbon embroidery, textured embroidery, wool embroidery and canvas work." Includes Colour Cross-Reference Chart and Stitch Glossary. Book weight approx. 880g.   Very Good +
Price: 17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 008533  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FLY : The Art of the Club Flyer
Ackland-Snow, Nicola, Brett, Nathan and Williams, Steven
ISBN: 0500279098
Thames & Hudson London 1996 First Edition
 Softcover Unpaginated (96 pages), colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. Foreword by Ashley Beedle, Introduction by Nathan Brett. "In your face, sexy, rebellious, ironic, escapist, flirtatious, voyeuristic . . . These are the keynotes of the whole new genre of graphic design inspired by dance club flyers. 'Underground' has become mainstream, club culture is big business and a way of life for a generation, and the once-flimsy flyers are hailed as ART . . . " Book weight approx. 450g.  Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008942  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE ART OF LACEMAKING
Collier, Ann
ISBN: 1851702326
Bracken Books London 1989 
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 96pp., intext, contemporary, instructional b/w half-tone plate and line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket U.V. affected on spine, else nominal edgewear only. Previously published in 1986 by David & Charles Publishers, Newton Abbot, 'The Art Of Lacemaking' brings to life the exquisite craftsmanship of the lacemakers of the past, with modern designs abstracted from beautiful antique pieces. Contents include: Prelims., Lace from woven fabric, Lace from evenweave fabric, Needle lace, Bobbin lace, Embroidered lace, Crocheted lace, Index, more. Techniques include: Reticella, Teneriffe, Point de gaze, Venetian point, Tape lace, Needle-run lace, Irish laces, Cutwork and Broderie Anglaise. Book weight approx. 800g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 002384  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE CUTTING EDGE: Raynes Crystal Art
Mark Raynes-Roberts and Dafydd Llewellyn-young
ISBN: 0929116097
Proguide Publishing Mississauga, ON., Canada 1994 First Edition
 Oblong Hardcover & DJ 96pp., several candid illustrations, but mostly a representation of the stunning art of a brilliant craftsman. Landscape format. Spine firm. Nominally shelfworn. Leaves clean. Illustrated dustjacket mildly flared on head and foot, clear tape reinforcing applied on inside folds, otherwise very good. Mark Raynes Roberts trained as a silver and goldsmith in his native Britain, where he was born 17 March, 1961. He emigrated to Canada in 1982, finding his niche turning virgin crystal into pieces of art, with a depth and life of their own . . . Contents include: Cutting edge, Footprints in crystal, Classical beginnings, Natural life, Sporting life, Eclectic tastes, New dimensions, Biography, Major commissions. Book weight approx. 930g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002920  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HANDMADE IN MELBOURNE : Beautiful Things from 80 Creative People
Phyland, Jan and De Silva, Janet
ISBN: 9780975796498
Geoff Slattery Publishing Docklands, VIC, Australia 2007 Reprint
 Softcover with Fold-in Flaps 191pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Dean Cambray. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "This captivating book offers a window to the world of Melbourne's vibrant community of artisans and craftspeople who make things by hand . . . celebrates an extraordinary collection of talented people - milliners, fashion and textile designers, jewellers, toy makers, lamp-shade makers, furniture builders, musical instrument makers, ceramicists and glass artists . . . " Book weight approx. 520g.  Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009063  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DESIGNING YOUR OWN QUILTS
Soltow, Willow Ann
ISBN: 0801982448
Chilton Book Company West Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 1993 First Edition, Third Impressio
 Softcover xiv, + 175pp., plus 8 page colour illustrated section, b/white illustrations and patterns, throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft corner crease to several. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn, soft vertical crease to rear panel. " . . . delves into style and structure, visual elements, colour, fabric, composition, and two-, and three-dimensional design to give you the knowledge and confidence you need to transfer your ideas to cloth . . . " Contents include: Acks., Introduction, 13 chapters over two 'parts'. Book weight approx. 650g.  Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009189  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE ELEGANCE OF SILK RIBBON (Milner Craft Series)
Watters, Joan
ISBN: 1863512519
Sally Milner Publishing Bowral, NSW, Australia 2000 First Edition
 Softcover 133pp., & 24 page b/white pattern guide to rear. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. A stand-alone title in the 'Milner Craft Series'. " . . . each project will delight you, whether you embroider the enchanting Hollyhock framing, elegant doll ornaments, stunning floral cushions, charming Australian wildflower framing or her gorgeous wedding set . . . " Book weight approx. 572g.   Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009318  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PYROGRAPHY DESIGNS
Gregory, Norma
ISBN: 1861081162
Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Lewes, East Sussex, England 1999 First Edition
 Softcover 111pp., plus 3 page publisher's promotional section at rear. Colour photographic illustrations, and b/white line-drawn designs, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "Here is a collection of designs for pyrographers to use without fear of copyright infringement . . . clear text explains the best method for tracing the designs and transferring them on to wood, and gives tips on applying shading and colour, and how to finish the piece. Detailed step-by-step illustrations demonstrate how to create new designs from separate elements, with advice on scale and perspective. Subjects include: birds, mammals, flowers, herbs, water life, farms and cottages, Celtic knotwork." Book weight approx. 470g.  Very Good +
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009353  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MASTERFUL WOODTURNING : Projects & Inspiration for the Skilled Turner
Roberts, S. Gary
ISBN: 080698709x
Sterling Publishing New York, New York, U.S.A. 2000 First Edition, First Impressio
 Softcover with Fold-in Flaps 160pp., colour photographic illustrations, and b/white diagrams, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "Take your woodworking skills to a higher level and make great projects at the same time. If you can do spindle turning, and form open bowls and lidded boxes, you're ready to move on and become a master craftsman . . . " Contents include: Introduction, Lathe Safety Guidelines, Sanding Suggestions, Finishes, Lathe Indexing, 33 projects, Index, Metric Equivalents. Book weight approx. 600g.  Very Good +
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009355  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TEACH YOUR CHILD TO BE HANDY
Williams, Guy R.
Pearson Education London 1964 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 94pp., two unpaginated, b/white halftone plate sections, plus 44 intext line-drawings by the author. Book clean and square. Spine firm, minimally bumped on head and heel. Plain yellow boards undamaged. Text-block unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated (boy with a model aeroplane), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn. A first perusal of this book may indicate it is targeted more to boys' hobbies and handicrafts, however, as the author indicates, most, if not all, of these projects are also suitable for girls. All of the skills acquired and retained may be beneficial as the reader enters adulthood . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, 13 chapters (from 'When To Start', to 'Words of Warning'), more. Book weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this book will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009359  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CRAFTING IN GLASS : Molding, Fusing, Embellishing, Designing
Isenberg, Anita & Seymour
ISBN: 0801969476
Chilton Book Company Radnor, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 1981 First Edition
 Softcover xvi, + 211pp., plus 8 page colour illustrated section, b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, slightly faded. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper edgeworn, with a small corner crease to front panel, and a diagonal crease and previous bookseller's small sticker to rear panel. A stand-alone title in the Chilton's Craft and Hobby Books series. "Molding, fusing, embellishing, designing, firing, texturing, laminating, indenting, foiling, leading, glazing, stamping, sagging, casting, soldering, embossing, stencilling . . . The authors introduce, evaluate, and tell you precisely how to use every type of glassworking tool and device available . . . Then, building on the correct methods of using this equipment, the Isenbergs present a series of simple and complex projects to challenge and delight." Contents include: Introduction, 14 chapters, Appendix, Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 525g.  Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009499  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ART NOUVEAU : Spirit of the Belle Epoque
Sternau, Susan A.
ISBN: 159764076X
New Line Books New York, New York, U.S.A. 2006 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 128pp., full-colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards (Magnolia and Irises, Tiffany) undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly scuffed only. "An elegant style characterized by ornamental, sinuous lines, Art Nouveau created a unity between the fine arts, the applied arts, architecture, and decoration of all types . . . This book presents the elegant style's most important artists and their work - a world of beautiful and 'dangerous' women, lyrical interpretations of line and space, and brilliant, swirling colours." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 800g.  Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009671  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE QUILTERS’ KALEIDOSCOPE: How to Design and Create Individual Interpretations of Favorite Quilts
Finnegan, Dianne
ISBN: 0731802527
Simon & Schuster East Roseville, NSW, Australia 1992 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket x, + 182pp., numerous intext, stunning colour plates displaying superb craft skills from the 1800s to the 1990s. Supported by b/white patterns and diagrams. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on heel. Beverage splash stain on textblock foredge, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn and U.V. affected on spine. A comprehensive, inspirational guide containing helpful instructions, easily followed diagrams, with patterns and templates. Contents include: Elements of a Quilt, Combining the Elements, Thirty Quilts and How To Make Them, Biblio., Credits, Index of Quiltmakers, Index. Book weight approx. 940g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005324  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FRESHMAN FRAMER REVISITED: A Notebook of Basics for the Beginner Framer. Books 1, 2 & 3
(None Noted)
Commerce Publishing Company U.S.A. 1989 Reprint
 Softcover (Staplebound) Book 1: 97pp. Book 2: 104pp. Book 3: 98pp. All three books have b/white photographic illustrations and diagrams, throughout, plus 4 page colour sample section at rear (Books 1 & 3). Books clean, square. Staples firm, no rust. Leaves clean. Printed, textured light card wrappers mildly edgeworn head and foot of spine. Previous bookseller's sticker affixed to inside front cover (Books 1 & 3), and front cover (Book 2). Everything the aspiring picture framer needs to know . . . Book 1 contains installments 1-24 of the 'Freshman Framer' series as they appeared in 'Decor' magazine, with updates and revisions; Book 2-installments 25 through 48; Book 3 contains the final installments. This three-book series forms the major 'primer' for the picture framing industry. Combined book weight approx. 1.2 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +
Price: 37.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 006359  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A CREATIVE APPROACH TO BASIC WOODWORK
English, K.P.
Thomas Nelson Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1969 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 79pp., sepia halftone plate endpapers, four pages of colour plates, and numerous b/white halftone plates. Oblong (landscape) format. Book clean. Spine firm. Plain boards lightly bumped and splayed, with minor tape marks there-on. Former ownership stamp on half-title page, light speck on verso of ffep., else leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with tape ghosts on verso, laminate bubbling on hinge folds. The author is well-known in Victoria for his work on the integration of art and craft teaching, his methods tried out successfully by students of Eltham High School during the 1960s. This book analyses present-day teaching attitudes, suggesting a new and practical approach to woodwork . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Approaches to Woodwork Teaching, Art & Craft Integration, Sources of Design, Approaches to Design in Wood, Conclusion. Book weight approx. 940g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Good/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007104  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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COLLECTING : The Passionate Pastime
Johnston, Susanna, and Beddow, Tim
ISBN: 0060156791
Harper & Row New York 1986 First U.S. Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 136pp., colour-plate frontispiece, plus like plates throughout, several dedicated to each featured collector. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title on nominally bumped spine. Plain ochre boards trivially bumped only. Leaves unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. A collectomaniac's delight, this book features 29 collectors and collections, diverse and interesting all, from around Britain. Featured collections (after book preliminaries) include: Antique Woodworking, Tools, Steam Locomotives, Sewing Machines, Angling Equipment, Unicorns, Prams & Carts, Wemyss Ware, Milk Bottles, Plastics, Toy Soldiers, Vintage Cameras, Model Ships, and lots more, including the 'Insolt' collection (an acronym for 'I've never seen one like that'). Book weight approx. 920g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 007916  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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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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MODERN CHAIRS
Fiell, Charlotte and Peter
ISBN: 3822894516
Taschen Koln, Germany 1993 
 Softcover with Fold-in Flaps 160pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper has a light bump and soft crease to front panel, minor edgewear and indentation, and previous owner's birthday gift inscription to inside front cover. Triple-column text in English, German and French. "This book showcases over 100 of the most famous 20th century chairs. More than any other furniture, chairs reflect the spirit of the age. Plain or ornate, practical or ludic, they tell us how we live . . . " Contents include: Introduction, The Chairs, Biographies, Notes, Bibliography, Index of Designers, Credits, Acks. Book weight approx. 974g. * 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: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010129  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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SOME FAVOURITES OF MINE : Including Crafts, Cats, Countries, Collections, Cooking, Christmas and Christian Thoughts
Donnan, Alison M.
A.M.Donnan Australia 1990 First Edition
 Softcover (Staplebound) 64pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations. Saddle-stitch, staplebound format. Book clean, Staples firm, no rust. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. Book weight approx. 245g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010539  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 Complete Book of Papercraft. How to create more than 150 ingenious designs in paper and papier mache
Owen, Cheryl
ISBN: 1858331218
Colour Library Books Godalming 1993 First Edition
 Pictorial Boards 240pp, ills. in colour and diagrams througout. Lots of inspiration.  Near Fine
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29361  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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Flower Arrangements for all Occasions
Lankshear, Gladys M.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1954 Reprint
 Soft Cover Illustrated card covers. Book very firm, clean and unmarked. B&W photographs. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good+
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010569  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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Bronzes
Montagu, Jennifer
ISBN: 0706400984
Universal Books Sydney 1972 
 Hard Cover 96pp. 137 ills in colour & b&w. Bottom of boards rubbed else vg in dj.  Good/Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16887  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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Folk art Applique Quilts
Fitzpatrick, Dawn
ISBN: 0044422687
Allen & Unwin Sydney 1990 First Edition
 Hard Cover Step by step instructions for 14 original quilts. 120pp, photos, diagrams. Beautiful book.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18967  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Step-by-Step Dollmaking
Marsten, Barbara
ISBN: 0442251394
Van Nostrand Reinhold Company New York 1981 First Edition
 Hard Cover 144pp, photos., diagrams. Patterns. Near fine h/c in vg dj.  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20392  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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More Performing Toys
White, Alice
ISBN: 0263051536
Mills & Boon London 1972 First Edition
 Hard Cover 141pp, ills throughout in colour & b&w. Mainly for children to make.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20605  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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Decorative Painting.- Start-a-Craft
Richmond, Sally
New Burlington Books London 1995 First Edition
 Hard Cover Easy to follow projects for beginners. Templates. 48pp, all colour throughout.   Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22025  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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Manual of Model Steam Locomotive Construction
Evans, Martin
Model Aeronautical Press Ltd Hertfordshire, England 1967 Third Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint of third edition, 470g, 172pgs. This book has been written to provide practical help and information for engineers who build model steam locomotives of any guage between 1 1/4 inch and 10 1/4 inch. 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: 42.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRAMOD2  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Beeton’s Book of Needlework
Beeton, Isabella
Chancellor Press UK 1986 
 Hardcover 592pp, 1.3kg to post. Beeton's Book of Needlework, by Mrs. Isabella Mary Beeton (1836 - 1865), published in 1870, is a classic reference book for all crafters, beginners and experienced alike. It contains descriptions and instructions illustrated by hundreds of engravings of tatting patterns, crochet patterns, knitting patterns, netting patterns, embroidery patterns, point lace patterns, Guipure d'Art, Berlin work, monograms, initials and names, pillow work, and lace stitches.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 37.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011459  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Beeton’s Book of Needlework
Beeton, Isabella
Chancellor Press UK 1986 
 Hardcover 592pp, 1.3kg to post. Fault? binding web showing between half title & title page, otherwise all in great shape, maybe an enthused seamstress opened it too excitedly? Beeton's Book of Needlework, by Mrs. Isabella Mary Beeton (1836 - 1865), published in 1870, is a classic reference book for all crafters, beginners and experienced alike. It contains descriptions and instructions illustrated by hundreds of engravings of tatting patterns, crochet patterns, knitting patterns, netting patterns, embroidery patterns, point lace patterns, Guipure d'Art, Berlin work, monograms, initials and names, pillow work, and lace stitches.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011366  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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All About Goats
Hetherington, Lois
Farming Press Books UK 1987 
 Hardcover This work offers an introduction to goatkeeping, covering feeding, milking, kidding, housing, rearing, management, dairy produce, showing and commercial goat rearing - a vet section too at rear. 200pp & less than 500g for post.  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011018  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Manual of first- and second-fixing Carpentry
Goring, Les
Arnold-Elsevier  2004 
 Softcover Beginning with the fundamentals of carpentry work within a domestic construction setting, this book goes on to cover a wide range of first-fixing operations prior to plastering and second-fixing operations after plastering. Faults? cover has a corner crease lower right (some apprentice I guess) o/wise it's 219 crisp white pp with nary a sign of a nail-gun wound. Approx 700g for post. review >>> This could definetely become a carpenters bible! Highly recommended.   Very Good/None issued
Price: 52.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010792  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Traditional Crafts of Saudi Arabia
Topham, John
Stacey International UK 2005 
 Hardcover A great standard work for Arabian enthusiasts. Covering the costumes, equipment, and artefacts of the Bedouin of Saudi Arabia, it examines the work of jewellery makers, leather workers, basket weavers, carpenters and metal workers, with stunning colour photographs to illustrate each example. In the engaging text, written by experts in the field, we get a real sense of the traditional lifestyle and ethnology of this enigmatic people. 192 crisp white pp, 1.7kgs for post.  Excellent/Very Good/Good
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010788  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Guide to Basic Woodworking
Summers, James; Ramuz, Mark
Reader's Digest Association Ltd UK 1997 
 Hardcover 1 kilo & 160pp of timber-work advice, plans, diagrams, step-by-step guidance, finished & in progress phtos, "Tool Time" in a book.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010758  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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To Handmake a Saddle
Shields, JHL
Allen & Co UK 1993 
 Softcover Using only hand tools and traditional tools, the author demonstrates, step-by-step, how a saddle is made without machinery. Diagrams, scale drawings, and photos will guide you through the necessary to stop riding Indian style & get saddled up. (I worked with a cook who was making her own saddle complete with embossed leather patterning & it was a real work of art at the end, I hope yours is as successful & this books a great guide)  As New/None issued
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010621  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Encyclopedia of Pottery Techniques
Cosentino, Peter
Headline UK 1993 
 Card Cover 192pp of potter magic (sorry about the JKRowling pun), great illustrations throughout this comprehensive guide to pottery techniques with practical advice on application, step x step illustrated egs. Approx 800g packed for post to you. Faults? foxy first & last pp (why is it always thus??) & outer corners bumped/thumbed.  Good/None issued
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010600  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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PAPER CRAFT
no author
ISBN: 1855013886
Tiger Books International, London  1993 First Edition
 Hard Cover Name in front. This volume illustrates how to use paper and card to create many original and beautiful items to use in the home or to make delightful gifts.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002875  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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EXPLORING TEXTILES, PROJECTS FOR GCSE
Morgans Marleen
ISBN: 0340428260
Edward Arnold & Co. London  1988 First Edition
 Card Cover with Staple Clean pages, tight binding, no inscription. Instructions for batik and tye-dyeing, patchwork, soft sculpture, texture and knitting.  Good/No Jacket
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003126  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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TOUCH OF NOSTALGIA
Marsh Tracy
ISBN: 0959017402
Tracy Marsh Publications, Australia  1987 Reprint
 Paperback Clean, unmarked cover. Slight fading on spine. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription.   Good to Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003128  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Making Miniatures in 1/2 Scale
Dodge, Venus and Martin
Greenhouse Australia 1989 
 Hardback From kids shoebox rooms to making fine furniture.183pp with super clear design layout & colour photos throughout. Approx 1.2kg to post  Very Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009101  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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MAKING AND DECORATING POTTERY TILES
Southell B.C.
ISBN: 0571096034
Faber and Faber  1972 First Edition
 Hard Cover Very Good condition. Black and White photographs and illustrations. A detailed and precise manual on the making of tiles and their decoration, from painting techniques to moulding.  Very Good/Very Good/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006651  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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THE CARE OF ANTIQUITIES
Mills John Fitzmaurice
Arlington Books  1980 Reprint
 Paperback Very Good/Good condition.  Very Good/Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006580  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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DISCOVERING YOUR FAMILY TREE
Iredale David
ISBN: 0852634048
Shire Publications  1977 Reprint
 Card Cover Very Good condition.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006581  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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FURNNISHING OLD HOUSES: A GUIDE TO INTERIOR RESTORATION
Evans Ian
ISBN: 0725106069
Sun Books  1990 Third Edition
 Paperback Very Good/Good condition.   Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006310  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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FRECH STYLE DECORATIVE HOME SEWING
no author
ISBN: 1850291020
Conran Octopus  1987 
 Paperback Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmarked cover.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005006  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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COUNTRY DESIGNS FROM NATURE: CREATIVE DISPLAYS FROM FLOWERS, PLANTS AND LEAVES
Moore Terence
ISBN: 1859670970
Lorenz Books  1996 Reprint
 Hard Cover Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmarked boards. Clean compressed page edge. Many colour photographs. "Terence reveals his secrets for creating fantastic and beautiful decorations from nature...after chapters on Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter is a delightful chapter on weddings".   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004669  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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TOUCH OF BOUQUET
Marsh Tracy
ISBN: 0959017437
Tracy Marsh Publications, Australia  1987 
 Pictorial Card Cover A wide range of craft ideas with a floral theme.  Good
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002934  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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TWO REIGNS POSTAGE STAMP CATALOGUE: QUEEN ELIZABETH II, KING GEORGE VI
no author
Stanley Gibbons  1956 Third Edition
 Soft Cover Good condition. Clean pages. Binding a little loose but repaired. Clean cover.  Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003839  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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DECIRATIVE PAINT FINISHES
Hunt Belinda
ISBN: 0852235623
Ebury Press  1987 First Edition
 Laminated Pictorial Boards As New Condition. Clean and unmarked cover. No inscription.  As New/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003242  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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THE GOOD HOUSEKEEPING BOOK OF THE HOME
Various
ISBN: 0706421736
Octopus  1984 First Impression
 Hard Cover Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean, unmarked grey boards. Dustjacket has one tear on back.   Very Good/Good to Very G
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003041  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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THE DECORATIVE ARTS
Rees Yvonne
ISBN: 0731800435
Simon & Schuster  1988 First Edition
 Hard Cover Clean pages and tight binding. Inscription on fly. Unclipped dustjacket has faded spine. Clean, unmarked black boards.   Very Good/Good to Very G
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003047  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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DECORATING WITH FABRIC LIBERTY STYLE
Watkins Charmian
ISBN: 0868243213
Double Day  1987 First Edition
 Hard Cover Clean, unmarked grey boards with slight fading on edges. Unclipped dustjacket has fading on spine. "Decorating With Fabric Liberty Style is a visual feast of the most spectacular ways you can exploit the sumptuous Liberty fabrics in your own home". Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription.   Good to Very Good/Good to Very G
Price: 19.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003048  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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NEW HOUSE BOOK, THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO HOME DESIGN
Conran Terence
Guild Publishing  1985 
 Hard Cover Clean pages and tight binding. Horizonal creases in upper spine due to compression at one point in time. No inscription. Clean grey boards.  Good to Very Good/Good to Very G
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003049  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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BRIGHT IDEAS FOR THE HOME
Dalsgarad and Erichsen
ISBN: 0333244524
Macmillan  1978 First Edition
 Hard Cover Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean, unmarked red boards. Unclipped dustjacket.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003124  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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CREATING COUNTRY STYLE
Walton Steward and Sally
ISBN: 1859676146
Lorenz Books  1998 First Edition
 Laminated Pictorial Boards Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean, unmarked cover. Unclipped dustjacket. "Presents 40 decorating projects to bring the freshness of country style into your home, with simple but delightful ideas for ever part of the room".  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 38.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003125  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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FINISHING TOUCHES
Ridley Jessica
ISBN: 0207161372
Angus & Robertson  1988 First Edition
 Hard Cover Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean, unmarked black boards. Unclipped dustjacket. "over 200 close-up colour photographs of the author at work guide you through an exciting range of projects, from marbling a fireplace to bambooing a bicycle".  As New/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003032  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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GUIDE TO COUNTRY DECORATING
Ashley Laura
BCA  1992 Reprint
 Hard Cover Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean, unmarked boards. Unclipped dustjacket has small crease at top.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003033  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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SOFT FURNISHING
Campbell and More
ISBN: 1854220535
Magna Books  1989 Reprint
 Hard Cover Clean pages and tight binding. Inscription on fly. Clean, unmarked boards. Unclipped dustjacket has one small tear. "The most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to making curtains, loose and fixed covers, bed linen, blinds and many other home furnishing items".  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003034  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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CATS IN EMBROIDERY
Joyes Heather
ISBN: 0864178824
Kangaroo Press  1997 First Edition
 Paperback Clean, cream pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean, unmarked cover.  As New/No Jacket
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002929  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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DECOUPAGE: Techniques and Step-by-Step Projects
Churchus Mark
ISBN: 0850914841
Lothian Australia  1993 
 Pictorial Card Cover Includes bwelve projects to make, colour and black and white cut-outs of both traditional and Australian motifs, techniques fully described, illustrated list of tools and equipment and list of suppliers.  Good to Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002931  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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DECOUPAGE
Singleton Nerida
ISBN: 0646014854
Boolarong Publications, Australia  1994 
 Pictorial Card Cover A comprehensive guide for traditional decoupage. Well researched and presented.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002932  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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VOGUE SEWING FOR THE HOME
no author
ISBN: 0061811297
Harper & Row Publishers, New York  1986 First Edition
 Hard Cover Name in front. Includes a large selection of projects to make for the home.  Very Good/Good to Very G
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002937  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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CROSS STITCH; THE COUNTRY LIVING NEEDLEWORK COLLECTION
Tubbs Gabi, Editor
ISBN: 073180533x
Simon & Schuster, Australia  1995 First Australian Edition
 Pictorial Card Cover A detailed guide including colour plates and patterns.  Good / Very Good
Price: 9.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 002944  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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STENCILING
Riddle Pamela and Danley Mary Jane
Berkley Publishing, N.Y.  1978 First Edition
 Soft Cover Twenty complete projects, fully illustrated with 100 stencils created for the book.  Fair/Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002876  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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FARMHOUSE KITCHEN, THE STENCIL COLLECTION
Hall Katrina
ISBN: 1853917311
Merehurst, London  1998 First Edition
 Soft Cover Designed to make imaginative stencilling easy. The book includes six themed projects with ready to use stencils.  Good / Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002877  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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THE CROSS-STITCH STUDIO - The Complete Guide to Cross-Stitch
Colvin David
ISBN: 1851526501
Chancellor Press, London  1994 First Edition
 Laminated Pictorial Boards "Includes 4 silk embroidery threads, 2 tapestry needles, a colour card plus 1 piece of material. Illustrated step-by-step guide for beginners covering all the basic techniques. as well as professional hints and tips to help you to increase your skill level."  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002879  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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PAPERMAKING AT HOME
Hopkinson Anthony
ISBN: 0722504837
Thorsons Publishing, UK  1983 
 Pictorial Card Cover A guide to "How to Produce your own Stationery from Recycled Waste." Includes guide for equipment and gives instructions for making equipment yourself. Special effects, such as marbling, watermarking and laminating are also explained.  Good to Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002881  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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ULTIMATE STENCILS
Wilson Althea
ISBN: 0517580985
Harmony Books, New York  1990 First Edition
 Hard Cover "How to use bold, striking stencils to decorate your home."  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002873  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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30 WREATHS & GARLANDS: Enchanting Displays with Fresh and Dried Flowers
no author
ISBN: 1860351964
Anness Publishing Limited, London  1996 First Edition
 Hard Cover The designs have a lively and contemporary feel and will inspire both new and experienced flower arrangers.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002399  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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TASSELS; THE FANCIFUL EMBELLISHMENT
Welch Nancy
ISBN: 188737423X
Lark Books, U.S.A.  1992 First Edition
 Pictorial Card Cover Includes tassel history and superstition, designers, collectors and manufacturers as well as step-by-step instructions showing how to create tassels.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002101  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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PAINTED FURNITURE - Fresh and Fabulous
no author
ISBN: 0806977930
Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. New York  2000 First Edition
 Hard Cover Many decorative ideas including Stenciling, Stamping, Block Printing, Decorative Painting, Creating Finishes, Little Kids Furniture, Product Sources, Index, and Furniture Preparation.  As New/As New
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001739  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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MODELS
Blanchard Harriot
Wayland Publishing Ltd. England 1992 First Edition
 Pictorial Hard Cover The complete guide for making Model Scenes, Model Buildings, Fantasy Models and Model People. Includes notes for parents and teachers, a glossary, and where to find out more about model making.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001097  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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CRAFTY CATS
Eaton Jan, Green Caroline, Quinn Sue
Guild Publishing London  1989 First Thus
 Pictorial Hard Cover Craft ideas and patters with a cat theme including Cat Mobile, quilted rug, cushion, romper suit, and cards and gift wraps.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002945  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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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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Jewellery and Gem Craft
Pownall, Glen
ISBN: 0854670181
Seven Seas Welington 1974 First Edition
 Hard Cover 84pp, col. & b&w ills.  Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24109  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 Elegance of Silk Ribbon
Watters, Joan
ISBN: 1863512519
Milner Bowral 2000 First Edition
 Hard Cover 160pp, colour photos, diagrams. Almost as new. 19 different projects.  Fine/Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26173  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Best of the Australian Women’s Weekly Craft
Var
ISBN: 0864362463
Greenhouse Melbourne 1989 First Edition
 Hard Cover Hundreds of wonderful projects from all areas of craft from knitting to candle making and more from the pages of Australia's most popular magazine. Full collour photos on every page. 224 pp. Near fine in dj.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26214  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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Original Designs for Silk Ribbon Embroidery (Milner Craft Series)
Bradford, Jenny
ISBN: 1863510567
Sally Milner Publishing P/L Rozelle, Australia 1994 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, 248g, 80pgs. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 6.50 (AUD)
Book Number: CRASEW48  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: For Gifts and Garments (Milner Craft Series)
Bradford, Jenny
ISBN: 1863510095
Sally Milner Publishing P/L Rozelle, Australia 1994 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, 192g, 55pgs. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRASEW51  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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Piece by Piece the complete book of Australian quiltmaking
Finnegan, Dianne
ISBN: 0731800850
Simon & Schuster Sydney 1990 First Edition
 Hard Cover 172pp, index, photos, diagrams.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321188  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Fine Art of Machine Embroidery an introduction of techniques and creative uses
Dibbs, Kristen
ISBN: 0731802063
Simon & Schuster Sydney 1991 First Edition
 Paperback 192pp, ills in colour and b&w throughout., index.  Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321189  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Patchwork and Applique Patterns
Nel, Martini; & Laurie, Via
ISBN: 0864173512
Kangaroo Press Pty Ltd Sydney, Australia 1990 Reprint
 Soft Cover Softcover, reprint, 308g, 72pgs. Contains more than 50 patterns for patchwork, applique and quilting, with clear explanations and illustrations, and templates in actual size that can simply be traced, perfect for experienced or beginner quilters. Book is in good condition with little 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: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRASEW25  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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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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THE BOOK OF POT POURRI
Black Penny
ISBN: 020717010X
Angus & Robertson, Australia  1991 
 Hard Cover A very comprehensive guide to making Pot Pourri including both the dry and moist methods. Clear, illustrated step-by-step instructions. The book also includes a photographic catalogue of the flowers, leaves, roots, seeds, herbs, spices, fruits, fixatives, essential oils and preservatives that can be used in pot pourri.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003040  Bookseller: Little Lane 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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Master Woodworker: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 080949504X
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: Working Green Wood; Bending Wood; Carving; and Veneer, Inlay and Marquetry. 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: CRAWOO35  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Shaker Furniture: The Art of Woodworking
Home-Douglas, Pierre (ed)
ISBN: 0809495333
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: Shaker Design; Chairs; Tables; Pie Safe; and Shaker Classics. 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: CRAWOO42  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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McCall’s Needlework in Colour
no author
Paul Hamlyn Ltd London, UK 1967 Reprint
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hard cover, reprint, 1210g, 276pgs, illustrated endpapers. A handbook for reference and inspiration in a variety of needlework methods. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear, dust jacket is missing, 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/No Jacket
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: CRASEW37  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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