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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.

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THE GARDENS OF VENICE AND THE VENETO
Written by Jenny Condie.
Stock no. 2139018
Published by Frances Lincoln Limited. Circa 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Grey boards with white title to spine. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780711234048. 2nd printing. Wrapper is edge-creased. Damp stain mark to top edge of some pages.

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THE HISTORY OF GARDEN DESIGN: THE WESTERN TRADITION FROM THE RENAISSANCE TO THE PRESENT DAY
Written by Monique Mosser; Georges Teyssot.
Stock no. 2138989
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st thus 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine; gilt vignette to front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0500015112. Some light page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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RENAISSANCE VELVETS
Written by Lisa Monnas.
Stock no. 2138870
Published by V&a Publishing. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red boards, white title to spine. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9781851776566. A few light marks to covers.

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FOLK HARPS
Written by Gildas Jaffrennou.
Stock no. 2138839
Published by Model & Allied Publications. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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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.

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ART DECO THE GOLDEN AGE OF GRAPHIC ART & ILLUSTRATION
Written by Michael Robinson; Rosalind Ormiston.
Stock no. 2137712
Published by Flame Tree Publishing. Circa 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781847862792. Corners and spine are bumped. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.

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WILLIAM MORRIS (1834-1896)
Written by Charlotte Fiell; Peter Fiell. Illustrated by William Morris.
Stock no. 1823341
Published by Taschen. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A richly illustrated overview focusing on all aspects of Morris's design work while detailing the events of his remarkable life. English, German & French text. Large format. Green paper boards with white titles. B/w and colour illustrations & photos. ISBN: 3822866172. Lower corners of boards rubbed. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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ARK 7TH JULY - 15TH OCTOBER 2017
Written by Gordon McPhate; Jane Brooke.
Stock no. 2135709
Published by Chester Cathedral. 1st 2017. Very good condition.

Square format. Card wraps. Exhibition of the same name held in Chester Cathedral of works by different artists. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780957041745. Some light cover corner creases. Contents are lovely and bright!

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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.

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BUILDING FOR AIR TRAVEL
Written by John Zukowsky; Koos Bosma; Mark J. Bouman; David Brodherson; Robert Bruegmann; Wood Lockhart; Leonard Rau; Wolfgang Voigt.
Stock no. 1320142
Published by The Art Institue Of Chicago. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Architecture and design for Commercial Aviation. Large format. Blue cloth, white title to spine. 256 pages with 103 colour, 53 duotone and 216 b/w photos and illustrations. Essays, edited by Zukowsky. ISBN: 3791316842. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and slightly faded to spine.

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FUROR HORTENSIS ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN IN MEMORY OF H.F. CLARK
Written by Peter Willis; Robert H. Matthew; Patrick Nuttgens; Geoffrey Jellicoe.
Stock no. 2129954
Published by Elysium Press Limited. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Limited first edition of 1000 copies. Large format. Brown cloth spine, gilt title. B/w photos and illustrations. Not numbered, but this is one of 1000 first edition copies. Bumping and wear to top and tail of spine with a little fading. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Original glassine wrapper is still present with some tears and chips and creasing; also some foxing; a bit of loss.

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