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WHAT SHALL WE MAKE?
Written by Margaret La Trobe Foster.
Stock no. 1505928
Published by Church Missionary Society. 2nd 1921. Good condition.

Some suggestions on Handwork. Sections include Things to Make for a Sale of Work, Gifts for Mission Hospitals and Gifts for Mission Schools. Orange card wraps with black titles and vignette of children by table. B/w diagrams. 46 pages. Spine split along front edge, top inch of backstrip missing. Bottom 3" of front cover detached. Light browning to cover edges. One hinge cracked. Foxing, mainly to insides of covers and first and last few pages.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE TOOL CHEST OF BENHAMIN SEATON 1797
Written by Jane Rees.
Stock no. 2121254
Published by The Tools And Trades History Society. 2012. Very good condition.

2nd edition, revised and expanded. Large format. Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos. Some b/w diagrams. ISBN: 9780947673215. Some creasing to covers.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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CREATIVE ROPECRAFT
Written by Stuart E. Grainger.
Stock no. 2121156
Published by W.W. Norton & Company Inc.. Circa 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

From all the standard knots and splices to the infinite variations of ropecraft techniques, with designs and projects. This is a unique reference and guide for the sailor and the home craftsman. ISBN: 0393087468. Light foxing. Wrapper is unevenly faded to spine and edges; corner cut from top of front flap.
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DISSECTIONS: PLANE & FANCY
Written by Greg N. Frederickson.
Stock no. 2121149
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Can you cut an octagon into five pieces and rearrange them into a square? This beautifully illustrated book will provide hours of enjoyment for any mathematical puzzle enthusiast. ISBN: 0521571979. This copy would make a wonderful gift. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased with a little fading to spine.
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ORIGAMI DESIGN SECRETS
Written by Robert J. Lang.
Stock no. 2121145
Published by CRC Press. 2nd 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.

Second Edition. Large format. Card wraps. Mathematical Methods for an Ancient Art. ISBN: 9781568814360. Some light corner creasing.
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MAKEPEACE: A SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE IN CRAFT AND DESIGN
Written by Jeremy Myerson.
Stock no. 1811920
Published by Conran Octopus Limited. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A portrayal of the multi-faceted talent of designer, craftsman and educator, John Makepeace. Exploring the philosophy, forms and techniques of Makepeace, who has achieved world renown for the unique way in which he has seamlessly combined design, craft, architecture, the environment and conservation within a single holistic vision. Large format. Burgundy boards, silver title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1850297126. SIGNED by John Makepeace to half-title page. A fine copy in a dustwrapper which is just lightly creased at edges.
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THE MARY FRANCES KNITTING AND CROCHETING BOOK
Written by Jane Eayre Fryer. Illustrated by Jane Allen Boyer.
Stock no. 1505524
Published by George G. Harrap & Company. Fair condition.

Or Adventures Among The Knitting People. Blue cloth covers with large pictorial onlay to front, gilt titles to spine. 8 colour photos of dolls wearing makes from book plus b/w illustrations. 270 pages. Covers are very marked, possibly damp staining. Spine bumped with wear and fraying to base. Front joint is almost broken behind frontis, holding by approx. 4" of webbing. All colour photos are present but most are partially detached, one is detached. Text pages are very good.
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THE MARY FRANCES KNITTING AND CROCHETING BOOK
Written by Jane Eayre Fryer. Illustrated by Jane Allen Boyer.
Stock no. 1505524
Published by George G. Harrap & Company. Fair condition.

Or Adventures Among The Knitting People. Blue cloth covers with large pictorial onlay to front, gilt titles to spine. 8 colour photos of dolls wearing makes from book plus b/w illustrations. 270 pages. Covers are very marked, possibly damp staining. Spine bumped with wear and fraying to base. Front joint is almost broken behind frontis, holding by approx. 4" of webbing. All colour photos are present but most are partially detached, one is detached. Text pages are very good.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE MARY FRANCES KNITTING AND CROCHETING BOOK
Written by Jane Eayre Fryer. Illustrated by Jane Allen Boyer.
Stock no. 1505524
Published by George G. Harrap & Company. Fair condition.

Or Adventures Among The Knitting People. Blue cloth covers with large pictorial onlay to front, gilt titles to spine. 8 colour photos of dolls wearing makes from book plus b/w illustrations. 270 pages. Covers are very marked, possibly damp staining. Spine bumped with wear and fraying to base. Front joint is almost broken behind frontis, holding by approx. 4" of webbing. All colour photos are present but most are partially detached, one is detached. Text pages are very good.
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WARM GLASS A COMPLETE GUIDE TO KILN-FORMING TECHNIQUES
Written by Philippa Beveridge; Ignasi Domenech; Eva Pascual.
Stock no. 2119767
Published by Lark Books. 1st USA 2003. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Fusing, Slumping, Casting. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour photographs throughout. ISBN: 9781579906559. Wrapper is edge-creased with couple of nicks to corners.
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SCALE MODEL ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS AND HOW TO MODEL THEM
Written by E. Jackson-Stevens.
Stock no. 2118825
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0715354809. Damp marking along top edges of covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing.
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THE BOOK OF SCHOOL HANDWORK VOLUME VI
Written by H. Holman.
Stock no. 1403821
Published by Caxton Publishing Company Limited. 1914. Almost very good condition.

An encyclopaedia of educational handwork subjects, methods, materials, tools, organisation etc. written by the leading authorities on and leading teachers of Handwork in the British Isles. Brown embossed cloth with gold vignette to front board and gold title to spine. 5 colour plates, 11 b/w plates and numerous b/w drawings. 240 pages including index. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A little bumping to front board edges. Spine is faded. White mark and scratches to rear board. Frontis is partially detached at bottom. Endpapers are browned. Foxing to prelims and page edges. Contents generally clean.
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