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GOOD NEEDLEWORK GIFT BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1506118
Published by The Fleetway House. Very good condition.

All Kinds of Fascinating Stitchery Described in Detail. Directions for Making Duchess Runners, Cushion-Lingerie, Table Mats and Everything for the Home. Blue cloth spine, blue pictorial boards show two ladies, one sewing and one getting linen out of a drawer. Colour and b/w illustrations. Title page reads Good Needlework Second Gift-Book. circa 1930s. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A couple of bumps to lower edges of covers. Nicks to cloth at top of spine. Rust marks to front endpapers. Some foxing to cover edges. Contents very good.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE BOOK OF GOOD NEEDLEWORK NUMBER FIVE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1506117
Published by The Fleetway House. Good condition.

All Kinds of Fascinating Stitchery Described in Detail. Ideas for making Duchess-Sets, Tea-Cloths, Cushion-Covers, Bags, Table-Mats and Lingerie. With Easy Lessons in Upholstery and Clear Instructions for Embroidery Stitches. Large format. Blue cloth spine. Pictorial boards show embroidered lady in garden, colour & b/w illustrations. 159 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Heavy wear to rear cover with some loss of surface. Crease to front corners. Front joint cracked next to frontis. Ink inscription and name/address to front endpapers. Grubby mark to rear endpapers. One hinge starting to crack. Contents generally clean but edge browned.
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WOODLAND CRAFTS IN BRITAIN
Written by Herbert L. Edlin.
Stock no. 1608336
Published by David & Charles. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An Account of the Traditional Uses of Trees and Timbers in the British Countryside. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715358529. Wrapper spine faded.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE HISTORY OF WOODWORKING TOOLS
Written by W.L. Goodman.
Stock no. 1608334
Published by Bell & Hyman. 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. A standard work of reference.
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THE WHEELWRIGHT'S SHOP
Written by George Sturt.
Stock no. 2122032
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Beige cloth. B/w photos and illustrations. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine with some foxing; splash mark along one edge.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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OAK FURNITURE THE BRITISH TRADITION
Written by Victor Chinnery.
Stock no. 2121948
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos and diagrams. A History of Early Furniture in the British Isles and New England. ISBN: 0902028618. Some light wear to spine. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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THE ULTIMATE BOOK OF DECORATIVE KNOTS
Written by Lindsey Philpott.
Stock no. 1812507
Published by Adlard Coles Nautical. 1st UK 2012. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Step-by-step instructions for hundreds of decorative knots, accompanied by explanatory photographs to show exactly how to tie each knot and achieve the desired effect. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. 394 pages including index. ISBN: 9781408157268. Black dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. A fine copy.
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THE TOOL CHEST OF BENJAMIN 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.
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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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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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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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