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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
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FRESHMAN FRAMER REVISITED: A Notebook of Basics for the Beginner Framer. Books 1, 2 & 3, (None Noted)
2 (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
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PAINTING ON PORCELAIN: Composition and Technique, Alexiev, Dony
3 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
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4 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
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MASTER PIECES, Ball, Richard and Campbell, Peter
5 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
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RUSHWORK, Barratt, Olivia Elton
6 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
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MODELLING TUDOR SHIPS, Battson, R. K.
7 Battson, R. K. MODELLING TUDOR SHIPS
Watford, England Model & Allied Publications/Argus Books 1979 0852426925 / 9780852426920 Fifth Impression (Rev.) Softcover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
75pp., intext, line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn only. Textblock unmarked. The subject Tudor ship selected for this project is a typical three-masted ship of the last quarter of the sixteenth century . . . Contents include: Prelims., 11 chapters, viz: The Ship, Hull, Painting, Detail Fittings, Masts-Spars-Tops, Standing Rigging, Running Rigging, Sails, more. Book weight approx. 100g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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HEIRLOOM EGGS. Heirloom Eggs 1, 2, 3, and 4, Combined and Revised, Becker, Aline
8 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
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BRADFORD'S CROSSWORD SOLVER'S DICTIONARY, Bradford, Anne R.
9 Bradford, Anne R. BRADFORD'S CROSSWORD SOLVER'S DICTIONARY
Glasgow, Scotland HarperCollins Publishers 2007 0007253591 / 9780007253593 Seventh Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xv, + 845pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, mildly bumped at head. Illustrated boards negligibly surface scuffed only. Previous owner's name stamp to top corner of ffep., else leaves clean and white. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased, faint stain to reverse. Contents include: Author's Preface, Solving Crossword Clues, How to use the Dictionary, About the Author, The Crossword Club, Crossword Solver's Dictionary. Book weight approx. 1.27 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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JENNY BRADFORD EMBROIDERY COLLECTION, Bradford, Jenny
10 Bradford, Jenny JENNY BRADFORD EMBROIDERY COLLECTION
Rozelle, N.S.W., Australia Sally Milner Publishing 1995 1863511679 / 9781863511674 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
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. 
Price: 16.03 AUD
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ROYAL ICED CHRISTMAS CAKES, Bradshaw, Lindsay John
11 Bradshaw, Lindsay John ROYAL ICED CHRISTMAS CAKES
London Merehurst Press 1989 0948075724 / 9780948075728 Reprint Hardcover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
80pp., colour photographic illustrations and b/white diagrams throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards lightly edge-bumped only. "A complete pattern book and step-by-step guide to decorating 23 original designs for holiday cakes using the traditional medium of royal icing." Book weight approx. 490g. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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12 Braund, H.E.W. DRESS PATTERN DESIGNING: The Basic Principles of Cut and Fit
London Crosby Lockwood and Son 1968 2nd [revised] Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
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. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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QUILTS FROM THE GARDEN : Practical Instructions and Patterns for 16 Beautiful Designs, Brearley, Deborah
13 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
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BALINESE TEXTILES, Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin, Marie-Louise Nabholz-Kartaschoff, and Urs Ramseyer
14 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
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15 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
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ARABIC ORNAMENT, Budden, Sue (translated by)
16 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
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GLASS: Hand-Blown-Sculptured-Colored. Philosophy and Method, Burton, John
17 Burton, John GLASS: Hand-Blown-Sculptured-Colored. Philosophy and Method
New York Bonanza Books 1st Thus, 1st Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
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. 
Price: 20.95 AUD
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HOW TO PAINT ON CHINA, Carne, Irene
18 Carne, Irene HOW TO PAINT ON CHINA
London John Gifford 1976 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
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. 
Price: 10.93 AUD
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THE CRAFT OF THE POTTER, Casson, Michael
19 Casson, Michael THE CRAFT OF THE POTTER
London British Broadcasting Corporation 1980 0563161272 / 9780563161271 Reprint Softcover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
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. DIGITAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 10.93 AUD
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CHRISTMAS STITCHERY : Over 40 Projects to Put the Magic Back Into Christmas, Chippendale, Jenny, and Thorp, Kate
20 Chippendale, Jenny, and Thorp, Kate CHRISTMAS STITCHERY : Over 40 Projects to Put the Magic Back Into Christmas
Melbourne, VIC, Australia Lothian 1990 0850914213 / 9780850914214 First Australian Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
144pp., colour photographic illustrations and b/white diagrams throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain red boards undamaged. Foxing spots to endpapers, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, foxed on reverse. "Here are vibrant wallhangings, enchanting tree decorations, exquisite bird trees, individual Christmas stockings and a delicate snowflake mobile. Clear instructions, drawings and templates (actual size wherever possible) for over 40 projects are given." Includes Introduction and Index. Book weight approx. 950g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 16.39 AUD
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