Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
Browse By Category
Agriculture/Farming/Livestock
Australian Military History
Botany/Horticulture
Cookery/Food and Wine
Economics/Finance/Investment
History - General
Plays/Sketches/Screenplays

View Other Categories
 
 
 

Arts and Crafts

 - 103 items found in your search
Arts and Crafts

Click on Title to view full description

 
EHRMAN Tapestry 1993 (Catalogue)
1 EHRMAN Tapestry 1993 (Catalogue)
London Ehrman 1993 Softcover (Staplebound) Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
64pp., beautiful colour photographic illustrations of completed tapestries, throughout. Catalogue clean. Small erasure mark to first page, amending pen notations and a supplier's stamp to Australian distributor's details on last page, else leaves clean and unmarked, with minor soft creasing to first and last pages. Staples firm, no rust. Illustrated soft covers mildly rubbed along spine fold, negligibly scuffed only. 1993 catalogue of tapestry kits produced by Ehrman, London. "Candice Bahouth leads us into this year's catalogue with her spectacular new rug . . . the next section is a mixture of Jill Gordon and Elian McCready . . . the central section of the catalogue is devoted to Kaffe Fassett . . . also Annabel Nellist, Margaret Murton, and more." Catalogue weight approx. 230g. Postage charge will be reduced as this book will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
HIDEYOSHI AND THE CULTURE OF THE MOMOYAMA PERIOD : Excellent Articles of Osaka Castle Museum. Japanese Text. English Captions.
2 HIDEYOSHI AND THE CULTURE OF THE MOMOYAMA PERIOD : Excellent Articles of Osaka Castle Museum. Japanese Text. English Captions.
Japan Osaka Castle Museum First Edition. Softcover Near Fine 
No publication date (c. late 1990s). 227pp., substantial colour plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Pictorially-illustrated gloss card wrapper lightly bumped only. Text-block very good. Dual English and Japanese captions accompanying most illustrations, else all text in Japanese. Following a major renovation of the Osaka Castle in Japan, the castle museum produced this stunning colour catalogue of art and artifacts held by the castle. The Osaka Castle collection has a particular focus on the Momoyama Period in Japanese history (1573-1615). This catalogue features items including painted screens, written documents, armour and weapons, artwork, wooden images and more. Featured entry references at rear of book. Book weight approx. 985g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 33.84 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
FRESHMAN FRAMER REVISITED: A Notebook of Basics for the Beginner Framer. Books 1, 2 & 3, (None Noted)
3 (None Noted) FRESHMAN FRAMER REVISITED: A Notebook of Basics for the Beginner Framer. Books 1, 2 & 3
U.S.A. Commerce Publishing Company 1989 Reprint Softcover (Staplebound) Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
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. 
Price: 29.95 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
FLY : The Art of the Club Flyer, Ackland-Snow, Nicola, Brett, Nathan and Williams, Steven
4 Ackland-Snow, Nicola, Brett, Nathan and Williams, Steven FLY : The Art of the Club Flyer
London Thames & Hudson 1996 0500279098 / 9780500279090 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
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. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
PAINTING ON PORCELAIN: Composition and Technique, Alexiev, Dony
5 Alexiev, Dony PAINTING ON PORCELAIN: Composition and Technique
Montreal, Quebec, Canada Ango Editions 1997 2844150012 / 9782844150011 English Language Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
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. 
Price: 31.88 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
6 Allen, Arthur B. PUPPETRY FOR BEGINNERS
Redhill, Surrey, Great Britain Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. 1952 2nd Impression Original Red Cloth HB & DJ Very Good Good + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
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. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
SCANDINAVIAN PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURE (Exhibition Catalogue), Amells
7 Amells SCANDINAVIAN PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURE (Exhibition Catalogue)
London And Stockholm Amells 2000 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good 
Unpaginated (approx. 112pp.). Recto-page colour plates. A concise biog. of the artist/sculptor to adjacent verso page. Catalogue clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Flower Still Life With Grapes', Hanne Hellesen. 'Improviserat bad, interior' Anders Zorn) matt boards lightly bumped and scuffed, small area of in-production surface laminate bubbling to foot of backstrip. Included loose: Printed Price List (UK Pounds) for London exhibition, items 1-24, plus additions, including one handwritten entry and several 'sold' items (no price indicated). Two catalogues in one: Catalogue No. 55, June 9-July 1, 2000, Amells, London (English text). Katalog nr. 55, 19 Maj-17 Juni, 2000, Amells, Stockholm (Swedish text). Item weight approx. 960g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 22.56 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
SILK (English Edition), Anquetil, Jacques
8 Anquetil, Jacques SILK (English Edition)
Paris, France and New York Flammarion 1996 208013616X / 9782080136169 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good + Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
200pp., stunning colour-plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Plain black boards undamaged. A tiny (2mm.) mark on coloured front endpaper, else textblock pristine. Photographic, colour-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Translated from the French by Louise Guiney. Illustrations of fine paintings, antique pattern books, with Marc Walter's stunning photographs of historical and contemporary textiles, costume and furnishings in this volume are supported by a detailed chronology of the history of silk in the Orient and its voyage west along the fabled Silk Routes . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 10 chapters, Bibliography, Glossary, Index. Acks. Book weight approx. 1.6 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 51.70 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
MASTER PIECES, Ball, Richard and Campbell, Peter
9 Ball, Richard and Campbell, Peter MASTER PIECES
Poole, Dorset, Great Britain Blandford Press 1984 0713714247 / 9780713714241 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
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. 
Price: 17.03 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
RUSHWORK, Barratt, Olivia Elton
10 Barratt, Olivia Elton RUSHWORK
London Dryad Press 1986 0852196075 / 9780852196076 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
72pp., b/white illustrations throughout : halftone plates, and instructional line-drawings. Book clean and square. Colour, pictorially-illustrated gloss boards lightly bumped only. Textblock unmarked. No dustjacket (as issued?). Fully instructional in the handcraft of rushwork, featuring baskets, hats, mats, holders, chair seating . . . Contents include: Prelims., 15 projects, Bibliography, Index. More. Book weight approx. 330g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 45.54 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
HEIRLOOM EGGS. Heirloom Eggs 1, 2, 3, and 4, Combined and Revised, Becker, Aline
11 Becker, Aline HEIRLOOM EGGS. Heirloom Eggs 1, 2, 3, and 4, Combined and Revised
Republic, MO, 65738 U.S.A. (Author) Aline Becker. Printed By Western Printing 1986 First Thus Softcover (Staplebound) Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
138pp., illustrated throughout: colour plates, b/white halftone plates, and line-drawings. Saddle-stitched, staplebound format. Book clean. Staples clean and tight. Colour-illustrated gloss wrapper lightly edgeworn, else good. An original seller's stamp, plus a former owner's name on inside front wrap, else leaves unmarked. An interesting and detailed book on the craft of egg decorating. "In these pages, you will find both easy and difficult eggs, those for beginners, and eggs to challenge the experienced egg artist." Book weight approx. 470g. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
CARTOON ANIMATION, Blair, Preston
12 Blair, Preston CARTOON ANIMATION
Tustin, CA, United States Walter Foster Publishing 1994 1560100842 / 9781560100843 2nd Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo [Oblong] 
224pp., instructional colour and b/white cartoon illustrations throughout, most are sequential animation. Book clean. Oblong format. Spine firm and square. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn and bumped. "In this comprehensive, definitive book, acclaimed cartoon animator Preston Blair shares his vast practical knowledge to explain and demonstrate the magic of cartoon animation, as well as many of his extraordinary techniques . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Character Development, ditto Movement, Animation, Dialogue, Technical. 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. 
Price: 24.44 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
ARTS OF THE AMAZON, Braun, Barbara (Edited by)
13 Braun, Barbara (Edited by) ARTS OF THE AMAZON
London Thames & Hudson 1995 0500278245 / 9780500278246 First Edition Softcover Good Ex-Public Library Copy 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
128pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, library sticker to lower portion. Cancelled public library stamp and pasted slip to first page, stamp to title page (ink offset to margin of frontis) and lower edge of several pages, an area of crinkling to a small section of leaves, else clean. Illustrated card wrapper (protected in permanent adhesive film) has a library bar code sticker lower edge of front panel, small amount of pink ink offset to rear panel. "An astonishing array of objects both ceremonial and utilitarian are illustrated in over 190 specially commissioned photographs - resplendent feather headdresses, exotic bark cloth dance costumes, wild animal effigy and spirit body masks, beautifully painted tunics, extraordinary fire ant ritual shields, striking body ornaments of all kinds, ceramic sculptures, fine basketry and weapons - while a highly informed text defines the fascinating anthropological significance of each artefact . . . here at last the cultural richness of the Amazon receives not only the sympathetic understanding it deserves, but also the aesthetic appreciation that is so long overdue." Book weight approx. 620g. 
Price: 12.75 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
QUILTS FROM THE GARDEN : Practical Instructions and Patterns for 16 Beautiful Designs, Brearley, Deborah
14 Brearley, Deborah QUILTS FROM THE GARDEN : Practical Instructions and Patterns for 16 Beautiful Designs
Ringwood, VIC, Australia Greenhouse (Penguin) 1994 0864364121 / 9780864364128 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
vii, + 88pp., unpaginated colour plates, b/white diagrams. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Previous owner's name and a date (30/10/94) to half-title page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has two very small, soft corner creases. From the rear panel: "Inspired by the living beauty of gardens, talented craftsperson Deborah Brearley has designed a collection of glorious quilts based on garden themes. Includes: 16 designs incorporating applique, patchwork, quilting, embroidery, stencilling and fabric painting; detailed instructions and patterns, innovative ideas for adapting each design; captivating full-colour photographs of the quilts." Book weight approx. 395g. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
BALINESE TEXTILES, Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin, Marie-Louise Nabholz-Kartaschoff, and Urs Ramseyer
15 Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin, Marie-Louise Nabholz-Kartaschoff, and Urs Ramseyer BALINESE TEXTILES
London British Museum Press 1991 0714125059 / 9780714125053 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
143pp., beautiful colour illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bright gilt title thereon. Plain maroon boards minimally scuffed and edgeworn, very light bump to head. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated (princely 'Perada' cloth with birds, lotus blossoms and leaf tendrils. Gold leaf applied to cotton, early 20th century), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased and indented, with a negligibly sunned spine. " . . . three experts examine the history and production of Balinese cloth, its sacred and social function, and the significance of colour, pattern and weave to the people of Bali. " Contents include: Preface, The Universe Arrayed, Endek, Songket, Perada, Bebali, Keling, Poleng, Cepuk, Geringsing, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 1.21 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 37.60 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
16 Brodatz, Phil WOOD AND WOOD GRAINS: A Photographic Album For Artists and Designers
New York Dover 1971 0486224244 / 9780486224244 First Edition Card Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
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. PLEASE NOTE: LISTED BOOKS ARE NOT STORED AT SHOP PREMISES. DIGITAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 17.03 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
BARBARA HEPWORTH: Sculptress, Browse, Lillian (Edited by)
17 Browse, Lillian (Edited by) BARBARA HEPWORTH: Sculptress
London Faber & Faber for the Shenval Press 1946 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good 
12pp., plus (50) + 3, b/white halftone plate frontispiece, plus a 50 plate captioned, unpaginated like section (all works by the internationally acclaimed sculptress). Book clean and square. Khaki-coloured original cloth boards minimally bumped and soiled. No dustjacket. An original seller's sticker on front pastedown, trivial flecks on endpapers, else textblock clean. With an Introduction by William Gibson, this stand-alone volume in the 'Ariel Books On The Arts' series is a relatively early retrospective of the modernist sculptural work of internationally prominent sculptress (Dame) Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975). Book weight approx. 145g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 16.92 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
18 Buchanan, Rita A WEAVER'S GARDEN
Loveland, Colorado, United States Interweave Press 1990 0934026289 / 9780934026284 5th Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
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. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
ARABIC ORNAMENT, Budden, Sue (translated by)
19 Budden, Sue (translated by) ARABIC ORNAMENT
Paris, France Bookking International 1995 2877142809 / 9782877142809 First English Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
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. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
THE PUEBLO POTTER :  A Study of Creative Imagination in Primitive Art, Bunzel, Ruth L.
20 Bunzel, Ruth L. THE PUEBLO POTTER : A Study of Creative Imagination in Primitive Art
New York Dover Publications 1972 First Thus Softcover Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
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. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2 3 4 5 6  NEXT >  
 
Recent Additions
GLORAFILIA: The Impressionist Collection, Lazarus, Carole and Berman, Jennifer
GLORAFILIA: The Impressionist Collection
Lazarus, Carole and Berman, Jennifer
18.80 AUD

HEIRLOOM EGGS. Heirloom Eggs 1, 2, 3, and 4, Combined and Revised, Becker, Aline
HEIRLOOM EGGS. Heirloom Eggs 1, 2, 3, and 4, Combined and Revised
Becker, Aline
23.50 AUD

THE ART OF WORCESTER PORCELAIN 1751-1788. Masterpieces from the British Museum Collection, Dawson, Aileen
THE ART OF WORCESTER PORCELAIN 1751-1788. Masterpieces from the British Museum Collection
Dawson, Aileen
43.72 AUD

QUILTS FROM THE GARDEN : Practical Instructions and Patterns for 16 Beautiful Designs, Brearley, Deborah
QUILTS FROM THE GARDEN : Practical Instructions and Patterns for 16 Beautiful Designs
Brearley, Deborah
20.68 AUD

RUSHWORK, Barratt, Olivia Elton
RUSHWORK
Barratt, Olivia Elton
45.54 AUD

THE WOOLCRAFT BOOK :  Spinning, Dyeing and Weaving, Constance Jackson and Judith Plowman
THE WOOLCRAFT BOOK : Spinning, Dyeing and Weaving
Constance Jackson and Judith Plowman
16.39 AUD

BARBARA HEPWORTH: Sculptress, Browse, Lillian (Edited by)
BARBARA HEPWORTH: Sculptress
Browse, Lillian (Edited by)
16.92 AUD

TATTOO : The Exotic Art of Skin Decoration, Delio, Michelle (Editor)
TATTOO : The Exotic Art of Skin Decoration
Delio, Michelle (Editor)
16.39 AUD

 
 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to diversitybooks@bigpond.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie