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EHRMAN Tapestry 1993 (Catalogue)

By: N/A

Price: $16.92

Publisher: London, Ehrman: 1993

Seller ID: 009354


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, Lo... View more info

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HIDEYOSHI AND THE CULTURE OF THE MOMOYAMA PERIOD : Excellent Articles of Osaka Castle Museum. Japanese Text. English Captions.

By: N/A

Price: $33.84

Publisher: Japan, Osaka Castle Museum:

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009383


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 colle... View more info

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FRESHMAN FRAMER REVISITED: A Notebook of Basics for the Beginner Framer. Books 1, 2 & 3

By: (None Noted)

Price: $29.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Commerce Publishing Company: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006359


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 . .... View more info

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FLY : The Art of the Club Flyer

By: Ackland-Snow, Nicola, Brett, Nathan and Williams, Steven

Price: $18.22

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008942


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... View more info

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PAINTING ON PORCELAIN: Composition and Technique

By: Alexiev, Dony

Price: $31.88

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Ango Editions: 1997

Edition: English Language Edition

Seller ID: 007989


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 ... View more info

PUPPETRY FOR BEGINNERS

By: Allen, Arthur B.

Price: $15.48

Publisher: Redhill, Surrey, Great Britain, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.: 1952

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 003717


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... View more info

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SCANDINAVIAN PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURE (Exhibition Catalogue)

By: Amells

Price: $22.56

Publisher: London And Stockholm, Amells: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010072


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,... View more info

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SILK (English Edition)

By: Anquetil, Jacques

Price: $51.70

Publisher: Paris, France and New York, Flammarion: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012621


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, costum... View more info

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MASTER PIECES

By: Ball, Richard and Campbell, Peter

Price: $17.03

Publisher: Poole, Dorset, Great Britain, Blandford Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004074


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 ... View more info

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RUSHWORK

By: Barratt, Olivia Elton

Price: $45.54

Publisher: London, Dryad Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012037


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 it... View more info

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HEIRLOOM EGGS. Heirloom Eggs 1, 2, 3, and 4, Combined and Revised

By: Becker, Aline

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Republic, MO, 65738 U.S.A., (Author) Aline Becker. Printed By Western Printing: 1986

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012401


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... View more info

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CARTOON ANIMATION

By: Blair, Preston

Price: $24.44

Publisher: Tustin, CA, United States, Walter Foster Publishing: 1994

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 006151


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 inc... View more info

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ARTS OF THE AMAZON

By: Braun, Barbara (Edited by)

Price: $12.75

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010996


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 amo... View more info

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QUILTS FROM THE GARDEN : Practical Instructions and Patterns for 16 Beautiful Designs

By: Brearley, Deborah

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Ringwood, VIC, Australia, Greenhouse (Penguin): 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012046


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, p... View more info

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BALINESE TEXTILES

By: Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin, Marie-Louise Nabholz-Kartaschoff, and Urs Ramseyer

Price: $37.60

Publisher: London, British Museum Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007880


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 ... View more info

WOOD AND WOOD GRAINS: A Photographic Album For Artists and Designers

By: Brodatz, Phil

Price: $17.03

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000438


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 textur... View more info

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AKIO MAKIGAWA

By: Bromfield, David

Price: $33.84

Publisher: Roseville East, New South Wales, Australia, Craftsman House: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013112


59pp., colour and b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Grey boards have a small, blind indentation on rear board, else undamaged. Textblock unmarked. No dustjacket (as issued). A stand-alone volume 2 in the series of Art & Australia Monographs features the sculptural work of Japanese-born (1948) long-time Australian resident Akio Makigawa. Renowned for his public sculpture, his works are represented in state collections throughout the co... View more info

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BARBARA HEPWORTH: Sculptress

By: Browse, Lillian (Edited by)

Price: $16.92

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber for the Shenval Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011806


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... View more info

A WEAVER'S GARDEN

By: Buchanan, Rita

Price: $15.48

Publisher: Loveland, Colorado, United States, Interweave Press: 1990

Edition: 5th Impression

Seller ID: 004039


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... View more info

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ARABIC ORNAMENT

By: Budden, Sue (translated by)

Price: $20.04

Publisher: Paris, France, Bookking International: 1995

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 008057


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. View more info