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JAPAN CRAFTS SOURCEBOOK: A GUIDE TO TODAY'S TRADITIONAL HANDMADE OBJECTS
Written by Diane Durston.
Stock no. 2140813
Published by Kodansha International Ltd.. 1st JAPAN 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Glazed boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 4770020732. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing.
Card wraps. A practical man's description of metal working practice "straight from the bench". With original drawings by the author. Chipping and wear along cover edges. Page edge browning.
A guide for all who are interested in the ancient craft of harp making. It provides detailed information on how to make four types of harp: the Celtic or Irish harp, the Minstrel harp of Central Europe, the harp of Mexico and Paraguay and the smaller harp of Scotland and Ireland, the Bardic harp or 'Clarsach'. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0852423136. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased, with some browning.
THE CABINET AND CHAIR-MAKER'S REAL FRIEND & COMPANION
Written by Robert Manwaring. Illustrated by Robert Manwaring.
Stock no. 2138804
Published by John Tiranti Ltd.. 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
The whole system of chair-making made plain and easy. Reprint of the 1765 edition. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Page browning. Tape glue marks to endpapers. Wrapper is edge-worn with a few nicks at corners; browning to edges of top of spine.
For all clock lovers, collectors and repairers, a wealth of information on diagnosing and correcting faults in many different clocks, whether antique or fairly new. Orange boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0715386867. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has 2-3" tear to top of spine on front panel. Wrapper spine is faded.
COTSWOLD ARTS AND CRAFTS ARCHITECTURE
Written by Catherine Gordon.
Stock no. 2137567
Published by Phillimore & Co. Ltd.. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Black cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos, illustrations and diagrams. ISBN: 9781860775482. Wrapper has 1" close tear to bottom edge of front panel; also faded to spine.
Blue pictorial cloth. A and C Black 7s 6d Series. 12 tissue-guarded colour plates, plus 14 b/w plates. Adverts and booklist to rear. Possible first variant or early reprint, where booklist to rear was added (advertising books published before 1910). Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Some marks to covers; Scuff marks to rear cover. Joints are a little cracked. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and pages throughout. Creasing to front endpaper corner.
THE RURAL INDUSTRIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES III
Written by Helen E. Fitzrandolph; M. Doriel Hay.
Stock no. 1823394
Published by EP Publishing Limited. 1st thus 1978. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Vol 3: Decorative Crafts and Rural Potteries. Facsimile reprint, first published 1927 by Oxford University Press. Brown Cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715812556. Light browning to endpapers else contents clean. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.
THE GLOSTER & AW METEOR: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR THE MODELLER
Written by Richard J. Caruana; Richard A. Franks.
Stock no. 2136282
Published by Sam Publications. 1st 2004. Very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. B/w and colour photos and illustrations. Modellers Datafile No. 8. ISBN: 0953346587. Some creasing to cover corners. Browning to outer page edges.
ENGLISH CHURCH WOODWORK: A STUDY IN CRAFTSMANSHIP DURING THE MEDIAEVAL PERIOD A.D. 1250-1550
Written by F.E. Howard; F.H. Crossley.
Stock no. 2134792
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Blue boards, gilt titles; blind decoration to front cover. Numerous b/w photos throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Paper tape joint repairs to list of subscribers pages to front of book.
FLORA DOMESTICA: A HISTORY OF BRITISH FLOWER ARRANGING 1500-1930
Written by Mary Rose Blacker.
Stock no. 1822017
Published by The National Trust; Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st USA 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The history of floral decoration from the delicate bouquets of the sixteenth century to the extravagant displays of the Victorian and Edwardian periods. Includes a useful guide to historic plant and flower varieties available today. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0707803802. Top edge of spine lightly worn with tiny nibble. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and scuffed to rear panel.
A fully comprehensive guide to painting and constructing miniature models. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 1901543137. Lower corner of boards bumped else contents fine.