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BLACKTHORN LORE AND THE ART OF MAKING WALKING STICKS
Written by John Murchie Douglas. Illustrated by Ron Davison.
Stock no. 1822038
Published by Alloway. 1988. Very good condition.

The lore of Blackthorn and while not a botanical treatise, this book is intended for a wide readership including the naturalist and the country craftsman. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0907526160. Reprint. A nice copy with a musty odour present.

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ENGLISH CHURCH WOODWORK: A STUDY IN CRAFTSMANSHIP DURING THE MEDIAEVAL PERIOD A.D. 1250-1550
Written by F.E. Howard; F.H. Crossley.
Stock no. 2134792
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt titles; blind decoration to front cover. Numerous b/w photos throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Paper tape joint repairs to list of subscribers pages to front of book.

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HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR WOOD?
Written by Yves Touchard; Alphonse Meyer.
Stock no. 1821933
Published by Kitty Publishing. 1st 1980. Very good condition.

A Practical Guide to Wood. Beige cloth boards with brown titles and small pictorial onlay to front. Colour illustrations throughout. Lower edge of rear board has a few indentations. Contents clean. Musty odour present.

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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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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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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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THE NEW WOOD ARCHITECTURE
Written by Naomi Stungo.
Stock no. 1812811
Published by Laurence King Publishing. 1st thus 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

Documenting the increased awareness amongst architects internationally of the benefits of building in wood. Large format. Cardwraps. B/w diagrams and colour photos. 240 pages including index. ISBN: 1856692590. Tail of spine bumped leading to minor creasing to lower horizontal gutter edge of contents.

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WOOD ASSESS PROJECT: RESEARCH REPORT No. 12
Written by Svein Haagenrud; Jurgen Veit; Bengt Eriksson; Jan F. Henriksen; Guri Krigsvoll.
Stock no. 2113523
Published by Office For Official Publications Of The European Communities. 2001. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Systems and methods for assessing conservation state and environmental risks for outer wooden parts of cultural buildings. ISBN: 9289407964. Creasing to corners.

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