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THE CORONATION CUT-OUT MODEL BOOK
Written by C.K. Shaw.
Stock no. 2124587
Published by Odhams Press Ltd.. Very good condition.

Story of the Coronation with complete instructions for assembling these attractive models of Buckingham Palace, Coronation Procession and Westminster Abbey. Large oblong format, 8.5 x 14.5", red cloth spine, cardwraps, pictorial front cover. 22 pages printed on one side only. Staples to spine have rusted. A few closed tears to edges of covers and a couple to page margins. Browning to some pages. Cut-out model has NOT been done - all pieces still present in book.

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KALAMKARI TEMPLE HANGINGS
Written by Anna L. Dallapiccola.
Stock no. 1815666
Published by Mapin Publishing. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has the world's most important collection of nineteenth-century temple hangings from South India. These hangings are a group of painted and dyed cloths in the form of hangings and canopies, commissioned by Hindu temples and maths (monasteries), and by individuals for religious use. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 192 pages. ISBN: 9789385360046.

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THE QUAKER TAPESTRY: A CELEBRATION OF INSIGHTS
Written by John Ormerod Greenwood.
Stock no. 1815659
Published by Impact Books. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Quaker Tapestry is a celebration of the three hundred years' experience and the spiritual insights of the Religious Society of Friends (known as Quakers). More than 2,000 people in eight countries have had a hand in the preparation of the tapestry... Brown boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ix and 246 pages including index. ISBN: 0245600175.

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JIM PARTRIDGE
Written by Alison Britton; Katherine Swift.
Stock no. 1815409
Published by Manchester City Galleries; Lund Humphries. 1st 2003. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Jim Partridge is a craftsman who specialises in our place in the landscape. This book celebrates his achievements as one of the UK's finest woodworkers. Large format. Light brown boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0853318905. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear plastic which has been taped to the verso. Small, faint patch of surface paper damage to front pastedown. Some slight crinkling to contents else clean. Lower corners of boards bumped.

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ANYONE CAN BUILD A WHIZBANG APPLE GRINDER & CIDER PRESS
Written by Herrick Kimball.
Stock no. 1609990
Published by Whizbang Books. 2nd 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Simple plans for a remarkably productive home-scale cidermaking system. 46 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0972656499. SIGNED by author on title page (without dedication).

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SPINNING WHEELS: SPINNERS AND SPINNING
Written by Patricia Baines.
Stock no. 1815237
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A complete and delightfully readable account of the spinning wheel and spinning techniques. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 252 pages. Top edge red. ISBN: 0684153076. Second printing. Browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE OAK KING, THE HOLLY KING, AND THE UNICORN
Written by John Williamson.
Stock no. 1815007
Published by Harper & Row. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Myths and Symbolism of the Unicorn Tapestries. Green pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0060960329. Text block a little grubby. Light top corner creasing.

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JAPANESE STUDIO CRAFTS: TRADITION AND THE AVANT-GARDE
Written by Rupert Faulkner.
Stock no. 1814504
Published by Laurence King Publishing. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An illuminating, thoroughly researched introduction to the activities pursued by these contemporary Japanes makers-in ceramics, lacquerwork, woodwork, basketry, textiles and fibrework, metalwork, jewellery and glass. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 1856690628. Price-cut black pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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WILTSHIRE VILLAGE
Written by Heather Tanner. Illustrated by Robin Tanner.
Stock no. 1814250
Published by Robin Garton. 3rd 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Third Edition. The structure of village life, is customs, crafts and characters all documented in prose of great beauty. Dark blue cloth, gilt. 60 superb b/w drawings. 179 pages. ISBN: 090603003X. A few minor marks to boards. Text block a little dusty. Contents clean. Cream pictorial dustwrapper is grubby with a few small tears (no loss).

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CABINETMAKING THE PROFESSIONAL APPROACH
Written by Alan Peters.
Stock no. 2123272
Published by Stobart & Son. 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 085442024X. Wrapper is browned to spine, with edge-creasing.

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A MODELER'S GUIDE TO ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL SHIPS TO 1650
Written by A. Richard Mansir.
Stock no. 2122905
Published by Airlife. Circa 1981. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. A Moonraker Publication. Colour and b/w photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0940620057. Some scuffing and wear to spine. Foxing to outer page edges.

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LEATHER
Written by H.A. Carnell.
Stock no. 1813234
Published by George Gill & Sons Limited. 1st 1950. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of the making and the use of leather. Beige cloth boards, green titles. B/w photos, 93 pages. A few faint marks to boards. Light browning else contents clean. Brown and white dustwrapper is faded at spine and lightly edge-worn.

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