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THE FURNITURE DOCTOR
Written by George Grotz; George Savage.
Stock no. 2128846
Published by Barrie & Jenkins. 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Practical information for everybody about the care, repair and re-finishing of furniture...with easy-to-follow directions and tricks of the trade which use commonly available materials. B/w illustrations. Foreword by Savage. ISBN: 025765027X. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine; large closed tear to rear panel, which is also foxed.

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101 THINGS FOR A BOY TO MAKE
Written by Arthur C. Horth.
Stock no. 1816478
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 6th 1945. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sixth Edition, Revised and Enlarged. A Book of Practical Directions for the Young Craftsman. Beige cloth boards, navy title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. viii and 183 pages including index. Nibbling to horizontal edges of cloth boards. Minor foxing to text block. Black dustwrapper is a little grubby.

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DETAILS OF SCOTTISH DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE
Written by James Gillespie.
Stock no. 2127430
Published by The Edinburgh Architectural Association; George Waterston & Sons Ltd.. 1922. Very good condition.

Large format. Gilt titles and borders. A series of selected examples from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, of stonework, woodwork furniture, plasterwork & metalwork. 124 plates of measured drawings, and 6 plates of collotype reproductions of photographs. Bumping to spine, with some foxing and a bit of fading. A few marks to covers. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges.

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BOATBUILDING METHODS
Written by Peter Cook.
Stock no. 2126849
Published by Adlard Coles. 1971. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Packed with the kind of information the amateur needs to know, this book covers many of the methods and techniques involved in boatbuilding in wood. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0229974988. Spotting to covers. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine and edges.

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BARN STYLE HOMES DESIGN IDEAS FOR TIMBER FRAME HOUSES
Written by Tina Skinner; Tony Hanslin.
Stock no. 2126448
Published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd.. 1st USA 2001. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. B/w diagrams. American edition. ISBN: 0764313193. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading to covers. Contents are still excellent.

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THE BOOK OF DECORATIVE FURNITURE ITS FORM, COLOUR, & HISTORY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Edwin Foley. Illustrated by Edwin Foley; et al..
Stock no. 2126391
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles to spines; blind titles and decorations to front covers. With One Hundred Reproductions in Full-Colour Facsimile of Drawings by the Author, and One Thousand Text Illustrations; Correlated Charts of British Woodwork Styles and Contemporaries; Decorative Furnishing Accessories; Principle Trees; &c. Bumping and wear to spines, corners and cover edges. Tear to top of spine on Volume II. Other smaller nicks and chips, with some fraying to cloth. What looks like damp marks to bottom of front cover of Volume II. Spotting to covers. All plates present. Foxing, mostly to endpapers and outer page edges.

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CABINETMAKING THE PROFESSIONAL APPROACH
Written by Alan Peters.
Stock no. 2125934
Published by Stobart & Son. 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 085442024X. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. Light fading to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is edge-creased with uneven browning.

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THE BOOK OF SHAKER FURNITURE
Written by John Kassay.
Stock no. 2124565
Published by University Of Massachusetts Press. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cream cloth. B/w photos and diagrams throughout. American edition. ISBN: 0870232754. 6th printing. Damp marks and spotting along cover edges. Contents are still very good; just some light page edge browning. Wrapper is unevenly faded to edges with edge-tears and chips; a little loss.

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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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A HISTORY OF ENGLISH FURNITURE (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Percy Macquoid. Illustrated by S. Slocombe.
Stock no. 1814367
Published by Lawrence And Bullen Ltd.. 1st 1904. Very good condition.

The Age of Oak, The Age of Walnut, The Age of Mahogany, and The Age of Satinwood. Very large, heavy volumes. Red cloth boards, gilt titles with publisher vignette to front. Top edges gilt. 15 colour plates, after Shirley Slocombe, per volume with titled tissue-guard. Numerous b/w illustrations by the author. First published 1904; 1905; 1906; and 1908 respectively. Uneven fading to cloth and spines are very faded with a few marks. Slight fraying to board corners. Some scattered foxing present, some foxing to plates - some badly foxed to margins, others just a little, others clean. All plates and tissue-guards present. Some plates detached mostly in The Age of Oak, some of these are worn at edges and creased but not affecting the subject of the plate. All volumes are first editions 1904-1908. A few margin marks. A very nice set for someone with an interest in furniture making.

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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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WOODEN SHIP THE ART, HISTORY, AND REVIVAL OF WOODEN BOATBUILDING
Written by Peter H. Spectre; David Larkin.
Stock no. 2122910
Published by Houghton Mifflin. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. ISBN: 0395566924. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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