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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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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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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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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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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

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The New Bruce Burk Game Bird Carving

By: Burk, Bruce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Winchester Press: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2272200

ISBN: 0832904392

Condition: Very Good


Corners lightly bumped, page ridges lightly foxed, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1988 Large Hardcover. xv, 383 pp. Contains simple and advanced carving projects and includes descriptions of game bird species and dimensional data to help the carver create reproductions. View more info

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In Plastic WW2 Aircraft Kits

By: Burns, John W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kit Collector's Clearinghouse: 1993

Seller ID: 2265414

Condition: Very Good


1993 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 270 pp. Includes the WW2 Aircraft Company List, The WWW2 Aircraft Kit List, and WW2 Aircraft Box-Art: A to Z. Box-art photos and copies of WW2 aircraft kits are featured throughout the book. View more info

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The Yankee Scrimshanders

By: Burrows, Fredrika Alexander

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Sullwold: 1973

Seller ID: 2112429

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to wraps. 1973 Trade Paperback. 79 pp. A history of New England whaling and the related scrimshaw arts. View more info

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The Technique of Decorative Stained Glass

By: Casciani, Paul San

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dover: 1985

Seller ID: 2200411

Condition: Good


Pages lightly foxed and lightly toned. 1985 Soft Cover. 120 pp. Fully illustrated, easy-to-follow introduction — with over 100 diagrams and photographs — shows beginning and advanced workers how to create 36 different, attractive projects (decorative panels, mirrors, vases, lamps, terrarium), all in graded order of difficulty. Practical, informative.Keywords: PAUL SAN CASCIANI DECORATIVE STAINED GLASS ARTS CRAFTS View more info

Image for Decorating Gourds for Pleasure & Profit: A Useful and Instructive Booklet on Cultivation, Treatment and Decoration of Gourds with Many Illustrations and Designs of Articles which have been Produced in the Studios of John Ciesla's Sunkist Trading Post

Decorating Gourds for Pleasure & Profit: A Useful and Instructive Booklet on Cultivation, Treatment and Decoration of Gourds with Many Illustrations and Designs of Articles which have been Produced in the Studios of John Ciesla's Sunkist Trading Post

By: Ciesla, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sunkist Trading Post: 1937

Seller ID: 2001753

Condition: Very Good


A few light spots on rear wrapper, small light crease on front corner. 1937 Stapled Binding. 28 pp. Stapled binding, green printed wrappers. An appropriate title during Halloween festivities, showing numerous ways the reader can use a variety of gourds in decorative applications. The author maintained a studio in California with decorated gourds on display, and was known as one of the largest growers of gourds during his career. View more info

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The Book of Beads: A Practical and Inspirational Guide to Beads and Jewelry Making

By: Coles, Janet

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1990

Seller ID: 2274943

ISBN: 0671705253

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1990 Large Hardcover. Explores how beads are made, looks at the areas from which beads originate, and examines how they are used, not only in adornment but as forms of money and as a show of wealth and power. View more info

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A Text-Book of Paper-Making [Textbook of Papermaking]

By: Cross, C.F.; Bevan, E.J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: E. & F.N. Spon, Ltd.: 1920

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2197665

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed and somewhat soiled, shallow chip from spine head. Binding tight and square, interior clean with pages only lightly toned. 1920 Hard Cover. xi, 527, 12 pp. 8vo. An extensive guide to the manufacture of paper, originally published in 1888. This edition, according to the preface 'has been carefully revised with reference to technical and scientific progress. The disturbance of the Paper-making Industry under the stress of war conditions [referring to World Wa... View more info

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Songbird Carving (A Schiffer Book for Woodcarvers)

By: Daisey, Rosalyn Leach

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Schiffer: 1986

Seller ID: 2275629

ISBN: 0887400574

Condition: Very Good


One inch tear along bottom edge of jacket rear previously mended with tape, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Ink name and address and gift note on front endpaper. 1986 Large Hardcover. vi, 256 pp. Songbird Carving is a unique book that can be appreciated on two levels: first, as a step-by-step set of instructions, with exquisite photographs and hand-drawn illustrations covering techniques of carving, texturing, painting and mounting of five songbird projects; second, as a wo... View more info

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Songbird Carving, II

By: Daisey, Rosalyn Leach; Kurman, Sina Patricia

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Schiffer: 1987

Seller ID: 2199398

ISBN: 0887401198

Condition: Good


Sticker to front paste-down endpaper, bookplate on front endpaper, pages lightly toned.Small stain to jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1987 Large Hardcover. 272 pp. Following the success of the first book about songbird carving, the authors revisit the subject with five new projects. Again, the carving techniques are exhaustively covered, illustrated with beautiful photographs and drawings. The songbirds include male and female northern cardinal, house sparrow,... View more info