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Making Marionettes, C Edmund Rossbach
1 C Edmund Rossbach Making Marionettes
New York Harcourt Brace and Company 1938 Reprint Illustrated Cloth Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 23 x 17.5 Cms 
Second printing of this book on making Marionettes, 196 pages packed with information accompanied by line drawings. Covers a little rubbed and dusty but still a pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Lacis Practical Instructions in Filet Brode or Darning on Net, Carita
2 Carita Lacis Practical Instructions in Filet Brode or Darning on Net
London Sampson Low and Marston and Co Ltd 1909 First Edition Gold Embossed Cloth Good Plus Good Hardcover 10 x 7 Inches 
Excellent book on this subject , 143 pages in very bright clean condition just small mark on blank margin of one page, top edges of pages are gold which is a little dulled, many B/w photographs and illustrations with colour frontispiece plus very informative text, dustwrapper is worn on edges with small losses and a couple of small tears, some light marking, outer boards have some light discolouration and small bump to bottom front edge.Overall a pleasing sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Richard Fyson Cabinet Maker Legacy of a Master Craftsman, Felicity French, Christopher Fyson
3 Felicity French, Christopher Fyson Richard Fyson Cabinet Maker Legacy of a Master Craftsman
UK Fyson Publishing 2012 0957244304 / 9780957244306 First Edition Illustrated Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 13 x 9 Inches 
Excellent book on the liofe and works of this master craftsmen, maker and designer of ornate objects in wood both large and small from a chair to huge items in churches and colleges,285 pages in very bright clean condition, many colouir, B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean,very slight crease to rear, not price clipped.HEAVY BOOK 2.4Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 79.00 GBP
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Old English Embroidery Its Technique and Symbolism, Frances And Hugh Marshall
4 Frances And Hugh Marshall Old English Embroidery Its Technique and Symbolism
London Horace Cox 1894 Gold Decorated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 10 x 8 Inches 
Very informative book on Old English embroidery its technique and symbolism published 1894 possible first edition. 138 pages in overall bright clean condition just some light foxing to first an last couple of pages and few occassional small spots elsewhere, decorated endpapers have all over tanning. Many B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards have a few light marks and slight darkening to spine. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 39.99 GBP
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Modern Practical Stairbuilding and Handrailing, George Ellis
5 George Ellis Modern Practical Stairbuilding and Handrailing
London B T Batsford Ltd 1932 First Edition Illustrated Boards Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 10 x 7 Inches 
Very detailed book on the craft of stairbuilding and handrailing, book is in two parts, stair construction and design and Handrailing and Wreath making. 242 pages in total with many B/w illustrations, pull out plans and photographs of very ornate workmanship. Book is bright and clean, dustwrapper is a little dusty with some light marks small loss and tear on spine, now protected by clear non adhesive sleeve. HEAVY BOOK 2 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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Stair-Building in in Its Various Forms; and the One Plane Methods of Hand-Railing as Applied to Drawing Face Moulds, James H Monckton
6 James H Monckton Stair-Building in in Its Various Forms; and the One Plane Methods of Hand-Railing as Applied to Drawing Face Moulds
New York John Wiley and Sons 1888 Second Edition Illustrated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 12 x 9 Inches 
Excellent book on the craft of stair building with numerous designs and plans of stairs, newels and balusters for the use of Architects, Stair Builders and Carpenters. Pages not numbered but 170 plus printed pages including 78 full page B/ plates of plans and designs, in bright clean condition iwith just a few light marks to rear blank pages, previous owners name with three changes of address on first blank page.Front and rear brown endpapers have vertical creasing where they have been carelessly shut in book in the past, the paper of front endpaper has split at hinge revealing the webbing underneath and though very slight sideways movement the binding is still sound., NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little darkened from age on edges and worn top and bottom of spine and corners. HEAVY BOOK 1.6 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of a collectable book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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7 John Mason A Practical Course in Bookcrafts and Bookbinding
Leicester Edgar Backus 1947 First Gold Embossed Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 22 X 14 Cms 
Excellent book on the craft of bookbinding, 215 pp packed with information plus many line drawings and photographs. Book is very good just couple of light foxing spots on couple of front and back pages these are very minor. Wrapper is a little rubbed on edges and couple small tears these have been repaired inside with inert magic tape NOT SELOTAPE, yellow background is very slightly dusty overall a nice copy of a very good reference work. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Lace of Russia Vologda Lace, Marina Sorokina
8 Marina Sorokina Lace of Russia Vologda Lace
Moscow Interbook Business 2001 5891640732 / 9785891640733 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 10 x 9 Inches 
A detailed history of lace making in the Vologda region of Northern Russia. 127 pages with informative text on the history with many photographs of the lace produced from the 1840s onwards. Book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean a really nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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9 Michailidou, Anna, Ed. Manufacture and Measurement Counting, Measuring and Recording Craft Items in Early Aegean Societies
Athens Fnrs Athenes 2001 9607905121 / 9789607905123 First Edition Gold Embossed Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 11 x 8 Inches 
Very informative book on the manufacture of craft items in early Aegean Society , textiles, bronze, stone, clay etc. 349 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text,neat inscription on front endpaper possibly from editor Anna Michailidou but cannot be sure. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean, some light wear to edges,not price clipped, HEAVY BOOK 1.7Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.a nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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America's Indigo Blues: Resist-Printed and Dyed Textiles of the Eighteenth Century, Pettit, Florence Harvey
10 Pettit, Florence Harvey America's Indigo Blues: Resist-Printed and Dyed Textiles of the Eighteenth Century
New York Hastings House 1974 0803803761 / 9780803803763 First Edition Cloth Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 10 x 7.1/2 Inches 
18th century patterned fabrics known as indigo blue resist prints are only found in America and are prized for their rarity as well as their designs. This book is the product of 4 years study into the history and techniques of Indigo Blues.251 pages of highly informative text accompanied by 106 photographs 8 colour plates, 44 woodcuts, engravings and drawings a very comprehensive book. Book has the lightest of foxing on half title page and last blank page also few light spots on outer edges of pages. Neat former owner's name on front endpaper, wrapper little rubbed on edges and few small tears, price clipped. Overall a nice copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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Rugs and Carpets from the Caucasus, Tsitsishvili, David; Grigoliya, Tatyana; Kerimov, Lyatif; Stepanian, Nonna
11 Tsitsishvili, David; Grigoliya, Tatyana; Kerimov, Lyatif; Stepanian, Nonna Rugs and Carpets from the Caucasus
Middlesex UK Allen Lane/ Penguin Books 1984 0713915056 / 9780713915051 First Edition Boards Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 11 x 8 Inches 
Excellent book on rugs and carpets from the Caucasus region, 21 pages of text with 124 individual colour and B/w photographs of the rugs and carpets with short description for each. Book in very bright clean condition, dustwrapper is also bright and clean few light marks and some creasing to inside flaps where book has been shut carelessly , A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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