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The Beginner's Handbook of Woodcarving  -  with Project Patterns for Line Carving, Relief Carving, Carving in the Round, and Bird Carving, Beiderman, Charles and Johnston, William
1 Beiderman, Charles and Johnston, William The Beginner's Handbook of Woodcarving - with Project Patterns for Line Carving, Relief Carving, Carving in the Round, and Bird Carving
New York Dover Publications 1988 0486256871 / 9780486256870 Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy. A large format volume of 173 pages. 200 photographs. Especially written for the novice, the book shows how to produce realistic animals, flowers and humorous figures in a variety of forms. A wide spectrum of more than 60 project patterns offers practical plans and ideas for carvers at all levels of expertise. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Black and White and Pieced All Over  -   Stress-Free Foundation Quilts, Cross, Kay M. Capps
2 Cross, Kay M. Capps Black and White and Pieced All Over - Stress-Free Foundation Quilts
Cincinnati, Ohio Krause 2009 089689942X / 9780896899421 First Edition Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy including CD-ROM with 16 foundation-piecing patterns. 128 pagesIllustrated throughout. If you love the crisp, precise results of paper-piecing but stress over all the ripping and stitching, this book's for you. It shows you how to use the foundation piecing to stitch perfect quilts every time. Even if you've never tried this breakthrough technique, you'll pick it up right away following full-colour photos and numbered steps that detail every stitch. Everything you need to create an array of gorgeous quilts, including: 16 step-by-step quilting projects ranging from 'easiest' to 'not hard'; Clear patterns that take the guesswork out of colour combinations and matching fabrics; A full-colour 'getting started' section that covers everything from choosing materials and tracing designs to stitching and finishing blocks; A CD containing printable templates for every project. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Nature Crafts with a Microwave, Cusick, Dawn
3 Cusick, Dawn Nature Crafts with a Microwave
New York Sterling Publishing 1994 0806906669 / 9780806906669 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A near Fine unmarked copy with near Fine complete dustjacket. A marvellous book of crafting with over 80 projects, using the microwave oven to dry such materials as pine cones, herbs, flowers and fruit. Full colour portfolio and all the necessary instructions to provide you with enough information and motivation to create a variety of decorative and useful items. **** NOT EX LIB **** 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Tapestry Cats and Dogs, Davidson, Amanda
4 Davidson, Amanda Tapestry Cats and Dogs
Newton Abbot David & Charles 1995 0715301675 / 9780715301678 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with Fine complete dustjacket. Pictorial laminated boards as dustjacket. 25 projects are presented in a range of styles, including Victorian, Staffordshire and Art Deco, with discussions on the techniques, materials and equipment used. Easy to follow diagrams and detailed colour photographs. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Craft of Painting On Glass  -  Materials, Techniques and Ideas, Fry, Delian
5 Fry, Delian The Craft of Painting On Glass - Materials, Techniques and Ideas
London Little Brown 1996 0316875651 / 9780316875653 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Very Good+ unmarked copy in coloured laminated boards as dustjacket. Dustjacket is also VG+ and is not price clipped. The book explains how to bring the beauty of painted glass into the home and features over 30 hands-on projects and which leads the aspiring glass painter through the basic techniques, skills and materials available while a gallery of colour photographs provides a wealth of ideas. Glass painting has become very popular as a craft and whether making stunning gifts or simply painting for pleasure this is a rewarding hobby for beginners and experienced painters alike. **** NOT BOOK CLUB **** 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Noah's Ark in Paper and Card, Gerlings, Charlotte and Ives, Suzy
6 Gerlings, Charlotte and Ives, Suzy Noah's Ark in Paper and Card
London B. T. Batsford 1974 0713427876 / 9780713427875 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy apart from a very small mark to top edge with near Fine price clipped dustjacket. Internally very clean, complete and unmarked. A pattern book with instructions for making Noah, his family and 42 different pairs of animals. The basic material is card, cheap strong and easily worked with the finished product sufficiently robust to withstand constant handling and the animals small enough to be picked up and comfortably held by small hands. A wonderful and inexpensive craft project. 112 pages and 78 line drawings. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Brasses and Brass Rubbing, Gittings, Clare
7 Gittings, Clare Brasses and Brass Rubbing
London Blandford Press 1974 0713705205 / 9780713705201 Third Hard Fine 8vo - over 7 
A Fine unmarked copy apart from a small name to front endpaper. 77 illustrations. A comprehensive work,specially designed to help anyone who wishes to explore this fascinating craftsmanship of the past. Procedures and technical methods for obtaining rubbings are covered, and the immense knowledge to be gained from them is explained. A feature of the book is a list of all the figure brasses in churches throughout the British Isles. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Decorative Mosaics, Goodwin, Elaine M.
8 Goodwin, Elaine M. Decorative Mosaics
London Charles Letts 1992 1852381671 / 9781852381677 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A near Fine copy in pictorial laminated boards (Fine apart from some small red marks to front endpaper and the margins of two pages, not affecting the text. In the book Elaine Goodwin presents a series of beautiful projects that show how to make exciting and imaginative mosaics using this ancient but highly versatile artform. With clear step-by-step photographs throughout, it is ideal for the beginner as well as the more experienced, and also features the work of Eve Jennings and Glen Morgan. **** NOT EX LIB **** 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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The Complete Book of Woodwork, Hayward, Charles H.
9 Hayward, Charles H. The Complete Book of Woodwork
London Evans Brothers 1959 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Gold tile on black cloth boards which are unmarked with barely any wear. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket has wear to edges and foxing to inner flaps and reverse and is not price clipped. 344 pages. Illustrated throughout. It provides all of the basic techniques, care and use of tools and also small power tools. Nearly 100 pages of designs. A now standard work by the past editor of Woodworker Magazine. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Build Your Own Farm Buildings, Henderson, Frank
10 Henderson, Frank Build Your Own Farm Buildings
Ipswich Farming Press 1971 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Gold title on blue boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is light foxing to closed edges and to a few pages else very clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket has a few small closed tears and is not price clipped. 200 pages. 108 illustrations. Fourth edition revised. Foreword by Earl De La Warr. A practical work on constructing farm buildings on a budget, providing the essential advice, clearly explained, together with plenty of sketches and pictures. It provides know-how that can be applied to any building on any farm. *** NOT EX LIB **** 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Wood as Building and Hobby Material  -  How to Use Lumber, Wood-Base Panels and Roundwood Wisely in Construction for Furniture and as Fuel, Kubler, Hans
11 Kubler, Hans Wood as Building and Hobby Material - How to Use Lumber, Wood-Base Panels and Roundwood Wisely in Construction for Furniture and as Fuel
New York John Wiley & Sons 1980 0471053902 / 9780471053903 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Gold title on brown leatherette boards which are clean and unmarked. Internally very clean and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket is complete with some edgewear. Professor Kubler covers the diverse properties of wood and the many uses and applications including violin making. Illustrated with photographs drawings and diagrams. **** NOT EX LIB **** 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The International School of Sugarcraft  -  Book Two Advanced, Lodge, Nicholas and Baber, Ann and Bradshaw, Lindsay and Smith, Anne and Venn, Cynthia
12 Lodge, Nicholas and Baber, Ann and Bradshaw, Lindsay and Smith, Anne and Venn, Cynthia The International School of Sugarcraft - Book Two Advanced
London Merehurst 1992 0948075783 / 9780948075780 Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy in laminated photographic boards as dustjacket which has a name and address to front pastedown with dustjacket which has a small repaired closed tear. The advanced course in cake decorating and sugarcraft skills covering the techniques required for the most elaborate and sophisticated designs suitable for the decorator who has mastered the basic skills. Packed with imaginative ideas, all illustrated with colour photographs and accompanied by step by step instructions. Five specialist contributors have pooled their knowledge to write the book which covers working with chocolate, modelling and pastillage, delicate lace and brushwork, advanced figure piping, runouts and extension work, plus a wealth of other topics. **** A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.3 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH WILL REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COST **** 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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The International School of Sugarcraft  -  Book Two Advanced, Lodge, Nicholas and Baber, Ann and Bradshaw, Lindsay and Smith, Anne and Venn, Cynthia
13 Lodge, Nicholas and Baber, Ann and Bradshaw, Lindsay and Smith, Anne and Venn, Cynthia The International School of Sugarcraft - Book Two Advanced
London Merehurst 1992 0948075783 / 9780948075780 Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy in laminated photographic boards as dustjacket with Fine dustjacket. The advanced course in cake decorating and sugarcraft skills covering the techniques required for the most elaborate and sophisticated designs suitable for the decorator who has mastered the basic skills. Packed with imaginative ideas, all illustrated with colour photographs and accompanied by step by step instructions. Five specialist contributors have pooled their knowledge to write the book which covers working with chocolate, modelling and pastillage, delicate lace and brushwork, advanced figure piping, runouts and extension work, plus a wealth of other topics. **** A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.3 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH WILL REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COST **** 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Brass Rubbing, Norris, Malcolm
14 Norris, Malcolm Brass Rubbing
London Studio Vista 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Gold title on blue boards which are clean and unmarked wih no wear. Internally there is a small neat name to front pastedown and a reference to another book written on the rear endpaper else clean, tight and unmarked. This is a book for expert and beginner alike, and is a detailed guide to the various techniques of brass rubbing, and an introduction to the study of monumental brasses as a valuable source of information on costume, art and history. There are numerous illustrations both of brasses and brass rubbing, and a list of outstanding brasses, both in Great Britain and abroad. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Craft of Handmade Paper  -  A Practical Guide to Papermaking Techniques, Plowman, John
15 Plowman, John The Craft of Handmade Paper - A Practical Guide to Papermaking Techniques
London Apple Press 1997 1850767831 / 9781850767831 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
A near Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is price clipped (Would be Fine apart from bumping to lower corner tips). A large format volume lavishly colour illustrated. The ancient art of papermaking, begun in China in AD 105, is still thriving, and professional papermakers are creating objects of great beauty, complexity and uniqueness, and it is surprisingly simple to make your own paper using equipment that is for the most part ready to hand in the home. Producing your first sheet of paper is an unforgettable experience, and from there you can explore all the texture and variety that papermaking has to offer. Paper pulp is made from a astonishingly wide range of plants such as nettle, pampas grass and yucca, even fruit and vegetables such as onions, bananas and corn, and once the pulp has been made you can add other ingredients : embed it with feathers, petals, spices; emboss it with leaves or string - the possibilities are endless. **** NOT EX LIB **** **** A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.00 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST **** 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Holiday Memories in Cross Stitch and Needlepoint  -  Fifty Designs Inspired By Childhood, Timms, Chris
16 Timms, Chris Holiday Memories in Cross Stitch and Needlepoint - Fifty Designs Inspired By Childhood
London Collins and Brown 1993 1855851539 / 9781855851535 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a very small indentation to back top edge) with near Fine dustjacket. A large format volume of 128 pages fully colour illustrated. The projects draw on Chris Timms's own childhood memories of summer and Christmas holidays, featuring children at play on the beach and in the snow, farmyard animals and wild flowers. The book contains some larger projects, such as cushions, samplers and pictures, to appeal to more experienced needlewomen. Most of the designs can be worked in either needlepoint or cross stitch. **** A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.92 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST **** **** NOT EX LIB **** 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Romance of Shells in Nature and Art, Travers, Louise Allderdice
17 Travers, Louise Allderdice The Romance of Shells in Nature and Art
New York Avenel 1962 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Collins, Rebekah Howard 
A Very Good+ unmarked copy with blue title on grey cloth boards with complete dustjacket which has a little wear to top and lowe edge. 8 colour plates and illustrations in the text by Rebekah Howard Collins. The book tells the story of how one small and perfect seashell charmed the author into creating a new shell craft, and how when collecting shells she also discovered a new worlds of art and nature, of science and legend. She makes graceful flower arrangements with shells and tells in detail how you can make shell pictures yourself. She also explains historical facts about shells from Aristotle, their uses in art, architecture and much more. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Singing Windows, Young, Mary
18 Young, Mary Singing Windows
Surrey The World's Work (1913) Ltd 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Young, Mary 
Pictorial boards as dustjacket have bumping to corner tips but are clean and unmarked, internally very clean and unmarked. Dustjacket is complete with a little wear to top and bottom edges. In simple narrative and carefully detailed pictures, the author-illustrator tells what stained glass is and how it is made, describing various designs and tracing its development from its beginning to the present. Here are biblical stories and popular legends told in the windows of world famous cathedrals, Old and New Testament stories and the legends of St. Martin and the beggar, Roland and Ferragus, Radegund the patient German princess and many others from France, Germany, England and America. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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