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THE "WOODWORKER" BOOK OF TURNING

By: N/A

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Hemel Hempstead, Argus Books: 1990

Seller ID: 006760


Well illustrated with black and white photographs, quarto, pp 126, slight blemish to page 95/96 otherwise only very slight signs of use internally, paperback, covers very slightly marked and worn. [Reprints of many articles from Woodworker magazine. Multiple articles wthin the general headings of : between centres, chucks, coopering, faceplates, finishing, furniture, lathes, ornamental turning, profiles, seasoning, tool tests, woodturning seminar.] View more info

Image for AMATEUR WORK ILLUSTRATED - a practical magazine of constructive and decorative art and manual labour, with supplements containing designs and working drawings to scale for varoious pieces of work, useful and ornamental, & several hundreds of illustrations

AMATEUR WORK ILLUSTRATED - a practical magazine of constructive and decorative art and manual labour, with supplements containing designs and working drawings to scale for varoious pieces of work, useful and ornamental, & several hundreds of illustrations

By: N/A

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock, Bowden & Co:

Seller ID: 007306


Volumes 1 - 7, popular re-issue. Not dated, but probably c. 1892 -5 (though the British Library lists seven volumes of this edition, and dates it 1881-88). One of the most elusive of all late Victorian journals for the keen handyman. This set is bound in a simple brown cloth which is a little marked worn and frayed, but generally still very sound, though the spine head of volume two is rather torn, and a hinge cracked in volume five. The contents are generally clean, tho... View more info

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Studio Pottery, February 1993, Number 1

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Exeter, Paul Vincent: 1993

Seller ID: 009822


Illustrated in black and white, small slim 8vo, pp 66, paperback, a very good copy. [Includes profiles of Richard Slee and Jason Wason, and Katherine Pleydell-Bouverie writing on "An Earlier Generation"). Postage will be reduced. View more info

Image for SHIPS AND SHIP MODELS - A magazine for all lovers of ships and the sea.  Volumes 1 - 6 (1931 - 1937).

SHIPS AND SHIP MODELS - A magazine for all lovers of ships and the sea. Volumes 1 - 6 (1931 - 1937).

By: N/A

Price: £40.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010008


Volumes 1 - 6 (1931 - 1937). A good run of the 70 early issues, in various bindings, some with typed paper labels on the spine: Volume 1 - bound in standard blue cloth. Volume 2 - alternative blue cloth, uneven signatures, one hinge cracked, becoming loose. Volume 3 - all parts in original covers, loosely tied in to a loose-leaf binder. Volume 4 - similar. Volume 5 & 6 - in one volume, alternative cloth, loosely bound, uneven signatures, becoming weak (ends with Volume 6... View more info

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Batiks (Victoria & Albert Museum).

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Victoria and Albert Museum: 1975

Seller ID: 010249


Illustrated, tall slim 8vo, pp 50, paperback, upper cover slightly creased, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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Polytechniques for Handicrafts

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Polycell:

Seller ID: 011219


(Not dated - possibly 1980's ?). Comprises ten folding charts comprising simple instructions for various crafts using Polycell and Polyfilla products - Piped Polyfilla, Sawdust Modelling with Polycell, Paper Strip and Rod Techniques with Polycell, Bas Reliefs in Polyfilla, Fabric Applique and Collage with Polycell, Stiffening Technique with Polycell, Papier Mache and Paper Clay with Polycell, Inlay with Polyfilla, Scraper Boards and Sculpture with Polyfilla, Texturing. ... View more info

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Simple Methods of Candle Manufacture

By: N/A

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Intermediate Technology Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 009800


Illustrated with a few line drawings, small slim 8vo, pp 19, paperback, a very good copy. (A semi-professional approach.) Very light, postage will be reduced. View more info

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Wych Elm

By: Beith, Mary; Coleman, Max; Coppins, Brian; Edwards, Ian; Helfer, Stephan; Toaig, Peter; Watling, Roy. [edited By Max Coleman)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004992


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 148, paperback, a very good copy. [Wych Elm is a celebration of a quintessentially British tree. This book describes in detail for the first time the ecological and cultural history of a tree species ravaged by Dutch elm disease but still thriving in its last European stronghold in the Highlands and West coast of Scotland. In a fascinating story of life, death and rebirth this book shows how every part of the wych elm can be recycled, both... View more info

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Towards a New Iron Age - Victoria & Albert Museum, May 12th - July 10th 1982

By: Bennetton, Antonio; Pearce-Higgins, Caroline; Bosomworth, Dorothy & Blair, Claude. Strong, Roy (preface)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, V&A: 1982

Seller ID: 008827


Well illustrated, large slim horizonral 8vo, pp 100, paperback, very clean internally, paperback, the very slightest signs of wear, but really a very good copy. [ Essays on Ironwork; Forged Ironwork Today; Blacksmithing in the Twentieth Century; Iron - the metal and the smiths.] View more info

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Baskets in Europe

By: Bichard, Maurice

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Abingdon, Fyfield Wick Editions: 2008

Seller ID: 004695


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp viii, 272, paperback, a very good copy. [A highly researched and well documented work.] New copy. View more info

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Built-In Furniture (Foyles Handbooks)

By: Bradman, W.A.G.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, W & G Foyles: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007931


Very clean internally, dustwrapper slightly worn (and sealed to boards, but flaps loose - as issued ??). Very scarce, Postage will be much reduced. View more info

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Scroll Saw Projects

By: Brann, Donald R.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York, Directions Simplified Inc: 1975

Seller ID: 007881


Illustrated with line drawings, pp 130, paperback, covers slightly worn faded & marked. [Very simplistic projects]. View more info

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The Tradition of Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century : Catalogue of an Exhibition, 1979-1980

By: Callery, Bernadette G. & Mosimann, Elizabeth A. (eds)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009995


Well illustrated, tall slim quarto, pp 129, very clean internally, cloth-backed boards very slightly bumped, spine very slightly marked, otherwise a very good copy. [The preface states "The Tradition of Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century" explores the tension that results from modern craftsmen working in a traditional craft. The twentieth century binder must always contend with traditions of binding structure, material and cover design, and this conflict i... View more info

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The Craft and Creation of Wood Sculpture

By: Carstenson, Cecil C.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Dent & Sons: 1973

Seller ID: 006808


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xii, 178, very slightly worn internally, red cloth showing the faintest signs of wear, in a slightly worn and creased dustwrapper. [The very scarce first UK edition - it is normally the Dover paperback which turns up. A work of aesthetics, and much attention to the fine details of sculpting.]. [Tools, materials, the mask, creating in wood: pros & cons, the head, communication, the figure, the rolse of a sculptor, extending the art.] View more info

Image for Encyclopedia of Victorian Needlework (Dictionary of Needlework, 1887) facsimile reprint in two volumes

Encyclopedia of Victorian Needlework (Dictionary of Needlework, 1887) facsimile reprint in two volumes

By: Caulfeild, S.F.A.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc.: 1972

Seller ID: 012719


Facsimile reprint of the 1887 second edition. Well illustrated in black and white, two volumes quarto, pp xviii, 697, owner's bookplate on both front endpapers, slightly used internally, slight wrinkling to bottom margins of first few pages in volume one and a slight stain to the front endpaper, paperback, covers slightly worn and creased, spines faded, slight adhesion marks from original price stickers. [A heavy set - extra postage may be needed] View more info

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Outdoor Paint Effects - 17 step-by-step projects for the garden

By: Cohen, Susan

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, New Holland: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013214


Very well illustrated, slim quarto, pp 96, pictorial boards, a very good copy in dustwrapper, virtually as new. [The book reveals the secrets of the clever paint effects that can transform a plain pot, bench or shed. Effects included are patinated and ageing finishes, as well as lead, wood, rust and Swedish-style effects on wood, metal, stone and plastic surfaces.] View more info

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Bristol and West-Country Pewterers, with illustrations of their marks

By: Cotterell, Howard H.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Bristol Museum and Art Gallery: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009840


Illustrated with 4 photographic plates, and many small text figures of marks, large slim quarto, pp (4), 36, paperback, yapp edges, very slightly worn, but a much better than average copy of this scarce work. View more info

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Polishes

By: Davidsohn, A. & Milwidsky, B.M.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Leonard Hill (Books) Limited: 1968

Edition: Fourth edition

Seller ID: 007289


pp xiv, 205, black and orange cloth very slightly worn, otherwise a good copy in a price-clipped and slightly wrinkled dustwrapper. View more info

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Moulding and Casting (Foyles Handbooks)

By: F.J. Christopher

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007927


Very clean internally, boards a little rubbed and worn, in a poor dustwrapper which is lacking several bits. SCARCE. Postage will be much reduced. View more info

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Modelling (Foyles Handbooks)

By: F.J. Christopher

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007928


Front endpaper marked, otherwise very clean internally, boards slightly worn, in a torn and frayed dustwrapper. (Very scarce). Postage will be much reduced. View more info