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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: £13.50

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020669

ISBN: 0442203632

Condition: Very Good


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: £18.00

Publisher: Oxford, OUP: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015483

Condition: Very Good


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: £18.00

Publisher: Kent, Benn Publications Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017365

ISBN: 0510498191

Condition: Very Good


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: £9.00

Publisher: Kent, Search Press: 2007

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 021044

ISBN: 1844482820

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for French Polishing

French Polishing

By: Barstow, Philippa / Waterhouse, Alan

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, BT Batsford Ltd: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030558

ISBN: 0713470771

Condition: Very Good


160pp, index, 145 illustrations, many in colour. Laminated pictorial boards, slight bumping to upper front corners, a VG copy. The definitive guide to French polishing, covering every aspect of polishing and repolishing all types of furniture. View more info

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French Polishing

By: Barstow, Philippa / Waterhouse, Alan

Price: £9.90

Publisher: London, BT Batsford Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030559

ISBN: 0713470771

Condition: Very Good


160pp, index, 145 illustrations, many in colour. Laminated pictorial boards, a VG copy. The definitive guide to French polishing, covering every aspect of polishing and repolishing all types of furniture. View more info

Image for The Alchemy of Sculpture: The Art of Bronze Casting

The Alchemy of Sculpture: The Art of Bronze Casting

By: Birks, Tony

Price: £11.25

Publisher: Yeovil, Alphabet and Image Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030372

ISBN: 1899296204

Condition: Very Good


160pp, index, bibliography, glossary, fully illustrated, mainly in colour. Large format softback, VG. View more info

Image for Fine English Furniture and Works of Art Including the Richmond Collection of Early English Needlework. Auction: Wednesday 2 March 2011

Fine English Furniture and Works of Art Including the Richmond Collection of Early English Needlework. Auction: Wednesday 2 March 2011

By: Bonham's Staff

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, Bonham's: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030128

Condition: Very Good


168pp, fully illustrated catalogue. A VG copy. View more info

Image for 50 New Bobbin Lace Patterns

50 New Bobbin Lace Patterns

By: Burkhard, Claire

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, BT Batsford Ltd: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 018939

ISBN: 0713469854

Condition: Very Good


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: £10.80

Publisher: USA, Florists' Review: 2010

Seller ID: 021343

ISBN: 0980181518

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for The Complete Potter: Glazes

The Complete Potter: Glazes

By: Cooper, Emmanuel

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, BT Batsford Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022119

ISBN: 0713467177

Condition: Very Good


96pp, index, further reading, appendix, 64 illustrations, some in colour. Laminated pictorial boards, landscape format, light wear only, a VG copy. 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: £18.00

Publisher: Wien, Verlag Von Julius Springer: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017330

Condition: Very Good


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 Kaffe Knits Again: 24 Updated Original Rowan Original Designs by Kaffe Fassett

Kaffe Knits Again: 24 Updated Original Rowan Original Designs by Kaffe Fassett

By: Fassett, Kaffe / Rock, Sheila

Price: £16.20

Publisher: West Yorkshire, Rowan Yarns: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022123

ISBN: 1906007152

Condition: Very Good


144pp, illustrated throughout, with patterns and detailed instructions. Pictorial boards, light wear only, a VG copy. 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: £9.00

Publisher: USA, Java Publishing Co: 1988

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 020187

ISBN: 0941599078

Condition: Good


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: £13.50

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021243

ISBN: 1784720208

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for Living with Flowers: Best of Klaus Wagener & Friends

Living with Flowers: Best of Klaus Wagener & Friends

By: Henckel, Hella (Editor)

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Germany, FMS Floristik Marketing Service GmbH: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030050

ISBN: 3980901033

Condition: Very Good


256pp, photographs throughout, mainly in colour. Laminated pictorial boards, a VG copy. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. 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: £9.90

Publisher: London, New Holland Publishers Ltd: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021330

ISBN: 1845376722

Condition: Very Good


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: £32.40

Publisher: USA, Krause Publications: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021760

ISBN: 0873418174

Condition: Very Good


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: £22.50

Publisher: Picton Publishing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020619

ISBN: 0902633171

Condition: Good+


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 Tor Gundersen: Works - Werke

Tor Gundersen: Works - Werke

By: Kratz, Monika

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Belgium, Stichting Kunstboek Bvba: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030049

ISBN: 905856066X

Condition: Very Good


144pp, photographs by Svein-Erik Toraasen. Black boards, large format hardback, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Text in German/English/Japanese. The work of the Norwegian florist, Tor Gundersen. View more info

Image for Standing Ovations

Standing Ovations

By: Lersch, Gregor

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Germany, Gregor Lersch Editions: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017125

ISBN: 3980528626

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for Needlepoint Samplers

Needlepoint Samplers

By: Lewis, Felicity

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021388

ISBN: 0304309125

Condition: Very Good


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: £9.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017938

Condition: Good


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 An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewellery

An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewellery

By: Mason, Anita

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Oxford, Osprey Publishing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020919

ISBN: 0850451094

Condition: Very Good


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: £9.00

Publisher: Dudley, Broadfield House Glass Museum: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019310

ISBN: 0900911638

Condition: Very Good


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: £9.00

Publisher: Dudley, Broadfield House Glass Museum: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019311

ISBN: 0900911638

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for A History of Chess

A History of Chess

By: Murray, HJR

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021965

Condition: Very Good


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: £22.50

Publisher: USA, Helby Import Company: 1995

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 021405

ISBN: 0965028201

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for Arts and Crafts Furniture: From Classic to Contemporary

Arts and Crafts Furniture: From Classic to Contemporary

By: Rodel, Kevin P / Binzen, Jonathan

Price: £27.00

Publisher: USA, Taunton Press Inc: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030062

ISBN: 1561583596

Condition: Very Good


234pp, index, bibliography, colour photographs throughout. Black boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Includes chapters on William Morris, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Gustav Stickley and his brothers. View more info

Image for Making Period Dolls' House Furniture

Making Period Dolls' House Furniture

By: Rowbottom, Derek / Rowbottom, Sheila

Price: £9.00

Publisher: East Sussex, Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030560

ISBN: 094681936X

Condition: Very Good


154pp, index, drawings, photographs, light wear only, a VG copy. 29 modelling projects for furniture of every description covering 5 centuries and a variety of styles. View more info

Image for Innovations

Innovations

By: Seppanen, Jouni

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Finland, HANA Group Ltd Oty: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017124

ISBN: 9519886508

Condition: Very Good


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: £9.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021764

Condition: Good+


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 The Tao of Kiteflying: The Dynamics of Tethered Flight

The Tao of Kiteflying: The Dynamics of Tethered Flight

By: Van Veen, Harm

Price: £13.50

Publisher: USA, Aeolus Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022620

ISBN: 093731501X

Condition: Very Good


56pp, index, bibliography, drawings. Softback, slight colour fading to spine and edges, light wear, a VG 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: £9.00

Publisher: Nottinghamshire, Rare Bird Ltd: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021339

ISBN: 0954464907

Condition: Very Good


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

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

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

By: Zakin, Richard

Price: £19.80

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

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021966

ISBN: 0713640111

Condition: Very Good


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