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BOBBIN LACE IN PHOTOGRAPHS

By: Voysey, Cynthia

Price: $20.90

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010387

ISBN: 0713453311

Condition: Very Good


127pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain grey boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated (detail of Honiton lace featuring musical instruments), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, mildly indented, negligibly edge-creased. "Having had a life-long interest in photography and for the last eighteen years in lace, it was natural Cynthia Voysey should wish to record those exquisite pieces of needle and bobbin lace she had seen in private collections and at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter. Here she p... View more info

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AN INTRODUCTION TO POTTERY : A Step-By-Step Project Book

By: Wallner, Linde

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, New Burlington Books: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010578

ISBN: 1861554508

Condition: Very Good +


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. View more info

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WOODCRAFT

By: Walton, Sally and Stewart

Price: $11.40

Publisher: London, Lorenz Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011439

ISBN: 075480190X

Condition: Very Good +


96pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Peter Williams. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Gloss illustrated boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very good. A stand-alone title in the 'New Crafts' series. From the jacket flap: " . . . introduces a variety of decorative wood techniques from carving and pyrography to marquetry and fretwork, as well as ideas for automata and simple furniture with basic construction methods . . . Although a number of these projects require a drill and a jigsaw, they do not demand an elaborate array of... View more info

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DRAWN FABRIC EMBROIDERY

By: Wark, Edna

Price: $14.57

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford Limited: 1987

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 011379

ISBN: 0713414774

Condition: Very Good +


136pp., four colour illustrations, plus b/white illustrations and diagrams. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. A stand-alone volume in the Batsford Embroidery Paperbacks series. From the rear panel: "Drawn fabric embroidery, sometimes called pulled work, involves pulling the threads of the background fabric to displace them and produce a pattern. Edna Wark's book looks first at the history of the techniques of drawn fabric before going on to assess its applications for modern work. The subjects covered include: design; stitches; technique and... View more info

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THE ELEGANCE OF SILK RIBBON (Milner Craft Series)

By: Watters, Joan

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Bowral, NSW, Australia, Sally Milner Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009318

ISBN: 1863512519

Condition: Very Good +


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. View more info

CHESS: The Records

By: Whyld, Ken

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Middlesex, Great Britain, Guiness Superlatives: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004880

ISBN: 0851124550

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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TEACH YOUR CHILD TO BE HANDY

By: Williams, Guy R.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Pearson Education: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009359

Condition: Very Good +


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 ente... View more info

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DRAWING DOGS

By: Willson, Belinda (Written and Illustrated by)

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Stepney, South Australia, Axiom: 2006

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008561

ISBN: 1864762950

Condition: Very Good +


Unpaginated (48 pp.). Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper has soft corner creases. "This book was specifically designed to encourage and develop accurate drawing and perception skills, whilst having fun drawing dogs. The studies begin initially, at an easy standard using a four-step process. As the book progresses, the steps gradually decrease, which allows for a more independent approach to visualising and rendering." Book weight approx. 190g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info