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Image for The Restorer's Handbook of Ceramics and Glass

The Restorer's Handbook of Ceramics and Glass

By: Andre, Jean-Michel

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Van Nost.Reinhold,U.S.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020669


130pp, index, bibliography, technical notes, illustrations throughout, some in colour. Black boards, light ageing to contents, a VG copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Mediaeval (Medieval) Builder and His Methods

The Mediaeval (Medieval) Builder and His Methods

By: Andrews, Francis B

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Oxford, OUP: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015483


iv + 99pp, 2 appendices, 13 plates plus drawings in text. Gilt on dark green buckram, foxing to edges and on some pages but generally very light. Owners pencilled name to front endpaper otherwise a VG clean tight copy, rough cut fore-edge. A very nice copy of the scarce first edition. No dustwrapper. Includes a loose insert "With the Author's kind regards. 29th September 1925." View more info

Image for European Leather Guide 1977/8: International Directory of the Industry

European Leather Guide 1977/8: International Directory of the Industry

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Kent, Benn Publications Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017365


264pp, index, 5 language glossary, adverts and directory, leather page marker. Large softback, slight fading to spine edge, light ageing to contents, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for Felted Bags, Boots and Other Things

Felted Bags, Boots and Other Things

By: Armani, Cendrine

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Kent, Search Press: 2007

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 021044


64pp, illustrated throughout. Large format softback, a VG copy. View more info

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50 New Bobbin Lace Patterns

By: Burkhard, Claire

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, BT Batsford Ltd: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 018939


159pp, 50 stylish contemporary patterns, each accompanied by clear working diagrams and close-up photographs. Burgundy boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Text in English, French and German. View more info

Image for Ribbons and Flowers: 40 Easy-to-Make Projects That Combine Ribbons and Flowers Beautifully

Ribbons and Flowers: 40 Easy-to-Make Projects That Combine Ribbons and Flowers Beautifully

By: Caggiano, Carol / Bauer, Amy

Price: £12.00

Publisher: USA, Florists' Review: 2010

Seller ID: 021343


96pp, illustrated in colour throughout. Softback, a barely used copy. View more info

Image for The Potter's Art: A Complete History of Pottery in Britain

The Potter's Art: A Complete History of Pottery in Britain

By: Clark, Garth

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021759


240pp, index, glossary, chronology, bibliography, notes, illustrations throughout, many in colour. Black boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

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Engineering Measurement and Inspection

By: Collins, AT (Editor)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R24616


336pp, index, 302 illustrations. Red boards, light foxing only, VG clean tight copy in (edge rubbed, protected) dustwrapper. Contents covered includes general inspection methods, measurement of angular work, methods of testing hardness and strength of materials, measuring aids from standard equipment etc.. View more info

Image for Ikat Textiles of India

Ikat Textiles of India

By: Desai, Chelna

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1989

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 016760


155pp, bibliography, extensively illustrated, mainly in colour. Slight bumping/edge rubbing to spine, overall a VG clean tight copy. View more info

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Techniques of Glass Engraving. Second Edition

By: Dreiser, Peter / Matcham, Jonathan (Revisions By Peter Dreiser Assisted By Katharine Coleman)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black Publishers Ltd: 2006

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021894


viii + 168pp, index, bibliography, appendix, illustrations, some in colour. Grey boards, slight edge rubbing, a VG copy in a Good (creases to lower front corner) dustwrapper. This is the 2006 2nd (revised) edition. View more info

Image for International Dictionary of the Leather and Allied Trades: German; English; French; Spanish; Italian

International Dictionary of the Leather and Allied Trades: German; English; French; Spanish; Italian

By: Edited By Walter Freudenberg, on Behalf of the International Council of Tanners, London

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wien, Verlag Von Julius Springer: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017330


x + 170pp + 40pp adverts at rear. Cloth boards, light browning to edges, general light foxing to contents, previously in a bookcase in a company boardroom, so book has a slight industrial aroma, overall a VG copy in a Good+ (edge chipped with small edge loss, general browning, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Dr. Dropo's Balloon Sculpturing for Beginners. Easy-to-Follow Directions for Making Balloon Animals, Toys & Games

Dr. Dropo's Balloon Sculpturing for Beginners. Easy-to-Follow Directions for Making Balloon Animals, Toys & Games

By: Fife, Bruce

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Java Publishing Co: 1988

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 020187


72pp, illustrations. Card covers, short edge tear to front, general reading wear, a Good tight copy. View more info

Image for Creative Makers: Simple Printmaking: With More Than 30 Step-by-Step Hand-printing Projects to Make at Home

Creative Makers: Simple Printmaking: With More Than 30 Step-by-Step Hand-printing Projects to Make at Home

By: Harbour, Elizabeth

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021243


144pp, index, patterns, illustrations throughout. Laminated boards, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Crochet with Beads: 18 Stunning Projects for Jewellery and Accessories

Crochet with Beads: 18 Stunning Projects for Jewellery and Accessories

By: Herring, Ruth

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, New Holland Publishers Ltd: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021330


96pp, colour illustrations, index. Laminated pictorial boards, a VG copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Functional Pottery: Form and Aesthetic in Pots of Purpose

Functional Pottery: Form and Aesthetic in Pots of Purpose

By: Hopper, Robin

Price: £36.00

Publisher: USA, Krause Publications: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021760


256pp, index, bibliography, full colour illustrations, drawings. Large format softback, reading crease to front cover, overall a VG copy. Personalised gift dedication from the author to title page. View more info

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Aerogrammes

By: Jennings, Peter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Picton Publishing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020619


xiii + 93pp, illustrations throughout, some in colour. Red boards, owner's label to front board and front endpaper, address stamp to front endpaper and 1/2 title, signature and neat notes to front endpaper, 'supplied by' stamp to base of title page, (sellotape) glue marks to endpapers from a previously fitted dustwrapper sleeve, now replaced. Overall a Good+ copy with ownership marks as noted, in a (slightly edge chipped with small surface loss) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Schuco: Classic Tin Toys - The Collector's Guide

Schuco: Classic Tin Toys - The Collector's Guide

By: Knox, Chris

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Antique collectors' Club: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019826


128pp, index, colour photographs throughout. Maroon boards, rubs to corners, overall a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. A record of the history of the famous German toy-maker. View more info

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Standing Ovations

By: Lersch, Gregor

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Germany, Gregor Lersch Editions: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017125


128pp, colour illustrations, text in German, English and Japanese. Large format hardback, laminated pictorial boards, short split to laminate at spine head otherwise a VG clean tight copy. View more info

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Needlepoint Samplers

By: Lewis, Felicity

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021388


96pp, illustrations (some in colour) including sampler designs. Blue boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author to front endpaper. View more info

Image for Sixty Glorious Years: History of Ashton-under-Lyne C.H.A & H.F. Rambling Club

Sixty Glorious Years: History of Ashton-under-Lyne C.H.A & H.F. Rambling Club

By: Lloyd, Derek

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ashton-under-Lyne, D Lloyd & Ashton District Rambling Club: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017938


76pp, illustrated. Large format softback, yellow pictorial covers, a few marks to covers and final page, a Good tight copy. Contents have a photo-copied feel, so the reproduction of the illustrations in particular is relatively poor. View more info

Image for Plumbing and Gasfitting: A Complete Work By Practical Specialists Describing Modern Practice in the Work of the Plumber and Gasfitter. 7 (VII, Seven) Volume Complete Set

Plumbing and Gasfitting: A Complete Work By Practical Specialists Describing Modern Practice in the Work of the Plumber and Gasfitter. 7 (VII, Seven) Volume Complete Set

By: Manser, Percy (Editor)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, The New Era Publishing Co Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017531


7 volume set. Gilt on green boards, dulling to spine, occasional marks to contents, overall a lovely set. All volumes:- decorative endpapers, top edges green, extensively illustrated including some fold-out plans etc, technical detail. Main sections cover:- materials; industrial uses of gases; physics; gas distribution; chemistry; gas meters; gas lighting; domestic hot water supply; pipes and pipe bending; heating and cooking; drainage and drainage fittings; workshop ari... View more info

Image for The Woodworker: A Practical Journal of Woodworking in All Its Branches. Volume I (1, One): October 1901 - September 1902

The Woodworker: A Practical Journal of Woodworking in All Its Branches. Volume I (1, One): October 1901 - September 1902

By: Marshall, Percival

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hertfordshire, Argus Books: 1976

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 016821


276pp, illustrated, indexes. Brown boards, an excellent clean tight copy without dustwrapper, probably as issued. View more info

Image for An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewellery

An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewellery

By: Mason, Anita

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Osprey Publishing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020919


390pp, bibliography, 220 illustrations by Diane Packer. Black boards, small bump to one corner, foxing mainly to page edges, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. Useful reference for those in the jewellery trade. View more info

Image for Back to the Future: Contemporary West Midlands Artists Celebrate 400 Years of Stourbridge Glass

Back to the Future: Contemporary West Midlands Artists Celebrate 400 Years of Stourbridge Glass

By: Moodie, Kari A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dudley, Broadfield House Glass Museum: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019310


52pp, illustrations throughout, many in colour. Softback, an excellent clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Back to the Future: Contemporary West Midlands Artists Celebrate 400 Years of Stourbridge Glass

Back to the Future: Contemporary West Midlands Artists Celebrate 400 Years of Stourbridge Glass

By: Moodie, Kari A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dudley, Broadfield House Glass Museum: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019311


52pp, illustrations throughout, many in colour. Softback, an excellent clean tight copy. View more info

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A History of Chess

By: Murray, HJR

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021965


900pp, index, errata, illustrations, some full page. Black boards, blind-stamped knight to front board, gilt titling to spine, some bumping to corners and edges. Page edges rough cut, some uncut, general light foxing mainly to edges and endpapers, 'Chess, Sutton Coldfield' label to front pastedown, a few marks from it to front endpaper opposite, overall a VG copy without dustwrapper. Very heavy, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. Scarce. View more info

Image for A Beadworker's Toolbook

A Beadworker's Toolbook

By: Preslar, Pam

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, Helby Import Company: 1995

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 021405


111pp, fully illustrated with drawings and patterns. Spiral bound softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

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Innovations

By: Seppanen, Jouni

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Finland, HANA Group Ltd Oty: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017124


168pp, colour illustrations, pictorial endpapers, text in Finnish, English and Japanese. Large format hardback, laminated pictorial boards, small indent to front board otherwise a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Pitman's Craft for All Series: Pewter Work

Pitman's Craft for All Series: Pewter Work

By: Smith, FR

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021764


xiii + 113pp + 16pp adverts at rear, 32 plates. Thick card covers, green cloth spine fraying at ends, general browning/a few marks to boards, owner's details neatly to front endpaper, foxing mainly to endpapers and edges, overall a Good+ copy. View more info

Image for Friendly Plastic for Starters Book 1 in a Series on Techniques and Projects

Friendly Plastic for Starters Book 1 in a Series on Techniques and Projects

By: Welch, Liz

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Nottinghamshire, Rare Bird Ltd: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021339


45pp, colour photographs. Large format softback, probably unread. View more info

Image for Macrame: A Comprehensive Guide

Macrame: A Comprehensive Guide

By: Willsmore, Heidi

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Readers Union: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021326


191pp, 51black and white illustrations, 8 in colour, 377 drawings in text. Pale green boards, light wear and ageing only, owner's bookplate to front endpaper, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Electric Kiln Ceramics: A Guide to Clays and Glazes (Second Edition)

By: Zakin, Richard

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black Publishers Ltd: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021966


xvii + 284pp, indexes, 2 appendices, glossary, over 200 illustrations, some in colour. Grey boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in (slight creasing to each flyleaf) dustwrapper. View more info