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Image for A Display of the Beauty of Embroidery Costumes of the Ch'ing Dynasty, in Two Volumes (Mandarin and English Text)

A Display of the Beauty of Embroidery Costumes of the Ch'ing Dynasty, in Two Volumes (Mandarin and English Text)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: China Airlines: 1988

Seller ID: 2279002

Condition: Near Fine


A near fine copy in a near fine publisher slipcase. 1988 Large Hardcover. 96 pp. Publisher's slipcase included. Gilt page ridges. Dual text: Mandarin and English. The Chinese traditional costume is famous all over the world, for no matter in the design, color, or decorative pattern there are the designated symbols which reveal the cultural imprint of Chinese ethic, politic, and philosophy. The highly establishes symbol system which matched with the artistic design charac... View more info

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Wizardology Code-Writing Kit

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cadlewick Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272202

ISBN: 0763635413

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes stationary still encased in publisher shrink wrap. 2007 Large Softcover. Includes stationary still encased in publisher shrink wrap. Each beautifully designed slipcase contains simple instructions for mastering magic codes and ciphers, plus: 16 sheets of notepaper, 16 envelopes, 6 postcards, 2 sheets of stickers. Need to send a secret message to a fellow wizard? Here are all the tools for a magical correspondence. View more info

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Plans of the Lakeshores Region

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Lakeshores Division, Niagara Frontier Region / The National Model Railroad Association: 2003

Seller ID: 1890005

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 2003 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 35 pp., plus 2-page appendix with map showing routes of various railroad lines. Oblong - 8 1/2 x 14. Original wrappers, plastic comb binding. A collection of detailed plans showing the sides and cross-sections of various railroad buildings throughout the Lakeshores Region, with measurements and floor plans. An excellent resource for the model railroader or New York state railroad historian. View more info

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World War II Airplane Models: A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning; German ME. 109E; Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber [WWII Fighters]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1943

Seller ID: 2195181

Condition: Very Good


Envelopes and sheets of paper toned, corners rubbed, a few creases and small stains. 1943 Unbound. World War II airplane model set. Includes the A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning Fighter (in envelope with assembly instructions printed on envelope); the German ME. 109E Fighter (in envelope with assembly instructions printed on envelope); the Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber (in plastic insert); the Messerschmitt ME. 110 (two single sheets of loose paper--one with mode... View more info

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The Lady's Guide to Plain Sewing. Used in the Construction of Wearing Apparel, and Household Linens; Explained by the Clearest Directions and Numerous Engravings.

By: A Lady

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kannik's Korner: 1993

Seller ID: 2278502

ISBN: 0964016109

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1993 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 32 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Sewing Box or Basket; Comments on Tools and Thread; Fastening On and Off; Sewing Position; Running Stitch; Back-stitch; Combination Running and Back-stitch; Spaced Back-stitch; Overhanding and Overcasting; Plain Hem Stitch; Rolled Hem; Open-Work Hem; Felled Seam; French Seam; Plain or Running Gathers; Whipped Gathers; Attaching a Whip Gathered Piece; Worked Button-h... View more info

Image for The Lady's Guide to Plain Sewing, Book II. Including Variations of Previously Described Techniques Used in the Construction of Wearing Apparel, and Household Linens, with Additional Techniques, and Miscellaneous Related Arts: Explained by the Clearest Directions and Numerous Engravings.

The Lady's Guide to Plain Sewing, Book II. Including Variations of Previously Described Techniques Used in the Construction of Wearing Apparel, and Household Linens, with Additional Techniques, and Miscellaneous Related Arts: Explained by the Clearest Directions and Numerous Engravings.

By: A Lady

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kannik's Korner: 1997

Seller ID: 2278503

ISBN: 0964016125

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1997 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 32 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Work-bags; Cutting by the Thread; Creasing, Smoothing, Pressing, Ironing; Tapes, Fastening On; Hooks and Eyes, Fastening On; Slits, Re-Enforcing; Gussets; Eyelets, Variations; Buttons, Making Dorset Crosswheel; Buttons, Making Linen; Buttons, Making Covered Mold; Buttons, Fastening On; Attaching wristbands and collars; Gathers for Skirts (of Gowns, or Frocks, etc.) ... View more info

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25 Cushions to Knit: Fantastic Cushions for Every Room in Your Home

By: Abrahams, Debbie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Trafalgar Square Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 2198296

ISBN: 1570762651

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 2004 Spiral-Bound Hardcover. 127 pp. Explore and experiment with color, stitches, and embellishment in this stunning collection of hand-knit cushion projects.Keywords: ARTS CRAFTS HOBBIES HOBBY CUSHIONS View more info

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Coconut Craft (Play Crafts)

By: Albrecht, Christian

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Burns & Oats/Herder and Herder: 1969

Seller ID: 2200061

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear, pages lightly toned. 1969 Stapled Binding. 32 pp. Several ideas for making crafts with coconut shells. Black and white and color illustrations. View more info

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Hooks-Only Crochet from Start to Finish

By: Alexander, Carol

Price: $5.00

Publisher: House of White Birches: 2006

Seller ID: 2198295

ISBN: 1592171028

Condition: Fine


Fine.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 2006 Spiral-Bound Hardcover. 176 pp. Create colorful projects with no needles required. From stunning fashions and cute designs, hooks-only crochet from start to finish presents a colorful and creative collection of projects guaranteed to keep your crochet hooks flying... View more info

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The Open Canvas: An Instructional Encyclopedia of Open Work Techniques

By: Ambuter, Carolyn

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Workman Publishing: 1982

Seller ID: 2198294

ISBN: 0894801716

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1982 Large Softcover. xvi, 271 pp. Pulled Canvas, Needleweaving, Hemstitching, Filet, Hardanger, Reticello & Hedebo. Guide to more than 300 stitches for every openwork technique. 43 lesson plans. 16 pages of full-color samples. Every stitch photographed and diagrammed. Keywords: ARTS CRAFTS HOBBIES HOBBY OPEN CANVAS NEEDLECRAFT PULLED CANVAS NEEDLEWEAVING HEMSTITCHING FILET HARDANGER RETICELLO HEDEBO View more info

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Sewing for Twentieth Century Dolls

By: Anderton, Johana Gast

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Trojan Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262964

ISBN: 0891610073

Condition: Very Good


First edition. One inch tear along top edge of jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Pages lightly toned. 1972 Large Hardcover. 265 pp. CONTENTS: Frontpiece; What the Copyright Means; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Tips on Sewing for Dolls; Making Patters from This Book; Fitting Patterns to Your Doll; Hats and Other Accessories; Bodies; Stockings and Shoes; The 1900's; The 1910's; The 1920's; The 1930's; The 1940's; The 1950's; The 1960's; Entering the... View more info

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Ancient Egyptian Jewelry

By: Andrews, Carol

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1991

Seller ID: 1837021

ISBN: 0810919052

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original jacket. Near Fine. 1991 Large Hardcover. 208 pp. A pictorial study of Egyptian jewelry with numerous examples of each variety (e.g., collars, bracelets, anklets, rings, etc.), as well as funerary jewelry. Bibliography, chronological table, illustration source list, and indexes divided into various subject groups follow text. View more info

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Computer Geometric Art (Geometric Allover Patterns)

By: Angell, Ian O.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dover: 1985

Seller ID: 2204111

Condition: Good


Cover says Computer Geometric Art. Missing page 45/46. 1985 Stapled Binding. This intriguing volume offers a fascinating collection of 46 striking lattice designs drawn by a computer and based on mathematical analysis of age-old geometrical compositions. The designs are a byproduct of computer scientist Ian O. Angell's research of beautiful ancient patterns and development of a computer program to generate new decorative motifs. View more info

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European Porcelain

By: Bacci, Mina

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn: 1969

Seller ID: 2278848

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1969 Hard Cover. Traces the evolution of European porcelain from the 18th century through the present day. View more info

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The Girl on the Wall: One Life's Rich Tapestry

By: Baggott, Jean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Icon Books: 2009

Seller ID: 2265007

ISBN: 1848311265

Condition: Near Fine


2009 Hard Cover. xv, 350 pp. Jean Baggott is 'the girl on the wall' - a 1948 photograph taken of her when she was eleven - whose life was never going to be remarkable and the pinnacle of whose achievements would come from being a wife and a mother. Almost 60 years later, with her children gone, dealing with the loss of the love of her life, Jean began the education denied to her as a girl. Inspired by ceilings of Lincolnshire's Burghley House and by the History degree sh... View more info

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English Silver

By: Banister, Judith

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn: 1969

Seller ID: 2278850

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1969 Hard Cover. A history of English silver crafts from the renaissance through the present day. View more info

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Haida Carvers in Argillite (Bulletin No. 139, Anthropological Series No. 38)

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources, National Museum of Canada: 1957

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276386

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on title page. ALS with original envelope, signed pamphlet, and newspaper article laid in. 1957 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 214 pp. The second volume on Haida art published by the National Museum of Canada, after Haida Myths Illustrated in Argillite Carvings (1953). Black-and-white photographs of artifacts throughout. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scho... View more info

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Gilbert American Flyer S Gauge Repair and Operating Guide B&W (Fourth Edition)

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $26.95

Publisher: S/P: 2018

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2278012

ISBN: 1717236006

Condition: Fine


NEW. 2018 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. The new fourth edition combines both previous volumes into a single binding, and provides 200 extra pages of helpful information on S Gauge American Flyer trains. B&W photographs and illustrations. View more info

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Gilbert American Flyer S Gauge Repair and Operating Guide COLOR (Fourth Edition)

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $56.95

Publisher: S/P: 2018

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2278013

ISBN: 1718769806

Condition: Fine


NEW. 2018 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. The new fourth edition combines both previous volumes into a single binding, and provides 200 extra pages of helpful information on S Gauge American Flyer trains. Color photographs and illustrations. View more info

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European Enamels

By: Barsali, Isa Belli

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn: 1969

Seller ID: 2278851

Condition: Very Good


Jacket faintly rubbed. 1969 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A history of enamels from the middle ages through the present day. View more info

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Medieval Goldsmith's Work

By: Barsali, Isa Belli

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn: 1969

Seller ID: 2278869

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1969 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Photographs and historical information on the gold art pieces of the middle ages. View more info

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Brasses and Brass Rubbing

By: Beedell, Suzanne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Bartholemew: 1973

Seller ID: 2202141

ISBN: 0851529399

Condition: Very Good


Faint stain to bottom page ridge and jacket edge. 1973 Hard Cover. 96 pp. For those who wish to know more about Monumental Brasses; more about the people they represent, how they were made, and how the designs and techniques developed, this book is full of information. It also describes the armour, clothes, vestments and heraldry depicted on brasses, as they changed with the centuries. All the different types of bras are illustrated and described, knights and their ladie... View more info

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Family Traditions: Celebrations for Holidays and Everyday (Reader's Digest)

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271030

ISBN: 0895774569

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1992 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 287 pp. Author's first book. Presents a wide range of activities, traditions, ideas, and rituals that are designed to encourage families to share quality time together, including suggestions for the major holidays, seasonal celebrations, everyday customs, and more. View more info

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Battenberg Lace: Book II - Victorian Treasures

By: Best, Dianna

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Youngman Hughes: 1992

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2260352

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1992 Soft Cover. Patterns and exercises for period lacework from the 19th Century View more info

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The Art of Stained Glass Made Easy

By: Bier, Barry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Holland: 1994

Seller ID: 2203641

ISBN: 1853682268

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1994 Soft Cover. Will appeal to nonexperienced crafters. The secret is relying on liquid lead and transparent glass paints. ...Provides a worthy portfolio of more than 60 designs. ...The focus is on the panoply of stained glass objects to be made, from bells and mobiles to doors and windows...helpful book. View more info

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The Basketry Book: Twelve Lessons in Reed Weaving

By: Blanchard, Mary Miles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2208330

Condition: Good


No jacket, boards and spine rubbed, page ridges lightly foxed, light surface tear on front paste-down endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. xiii, 111 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Materials, Tools, Preparation; Fundamental Weaves; Base; Work-Baskets; Baskets with Simple Handles; Lily-Shape Flower Baskets with Handles; Flower Baskets; Candy Baskets with and without Lids; Indian Centres; Scrap Baskets; Oval Base; Oval Baskets; Culling-Flower Baskets; Large Gathering Basket; Table of We... View more info

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Encyclopedia Of Applique: An Illustrated, Numerical Index To Traditional and Modern Patterns

By: Brackman, Barbara

Price: $8.00

Publisher: EPM Publications: 1993

Seller ID: 2198291

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1993 Large Softcover. 200 pp. Brackman has sorted applique designs into classes based on their general geometry and presents 1,795 patterns, both published and unpublished, from 1800 to 1950. Even unnamed designs are easy to find. In its broadest sense, an applique or applique is a smaller ornament or device applied to another surface. In the context of ceramics, for example, an applique is a separate piece of clay added to the primary work, generally for the ... View more info

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Japanese Quilt Blocks to Mix and Match

By: Briscoe, Susan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kodansha: 2007

Seller ID: 2274951

ISBN: 1568363656

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2007 Hard Cover. Modern Japanese quilting blends Eastern and Western techniques to create quilts of extraordinary style and beauty. Using designs borrowed from a rich decorative arts heritage, and often incorporating traditional kimono fabrics, Japanese quilters have developed a distinctive style based on unusual motifs and striking color combinations. With Japanese Quilted Blocks to Mix and Match, any quilter can create exquisite and unique works of... View more info

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Battenberg and Point Lace Book

By: Brown, Nellie Clarke

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lacis Publications: 1987

Seller ID: 2260353

ISBN: 0916896269

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1987 Soft Cover. Contains a full description of over 100 stitches and a catalog of over 100 traditional lace designs from the 1900's View more info

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Melt & Pour Soapmaking

By: Browning, Marie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co.: 2001

Seller ID: 2199743

Condition: Very Good


Sticker to rear cover. 2001 Large Softcover. 128 pp. If you love handmade soaps, but hate the boutique price, then turn to this comprehensive volume which offers recipes for dozens of exotic soaps made from both easy-to-melt bases and hand-milled bases.”—Crafts. “Projects use commercially available soap bases that can be melted in a microwave or double boiler and scented and molded to suit the maker’s taste. View more info