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"All Hands Aboard Scrimshawing"
Salem, MA: Peabody Museum, 1966. Tall octavo, pp 26, stapled, in yellow card covers. Numerous photos in text. Soft creases, VG clean copy otherwise. An article previously published in "The American Neptune" for April, 1952. As the title suggests, a pamphlet about scrimshaw.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 42089More details Price: USD $10.00 USD $9.00
CHINA PAINTING. With Sixteen Original Coloured Plates. Second Edition
London: Cassell, 1884. Second edition (first was in 1883). Oblong format, 19 x 25 cm, original olive cloth stamped in red. 52 pp + 16 tipped in chromolithographed plates; a few b&w illustrations in the General Introduction. Lacking the front free endpaper; private owner rubber stamp on half-title and rear free endpaper; slight foxing to margins of plate leaves and adjacent leaves, but no foxing nor creasing to the plates; old small paper label in corner of rear cover; else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy. An instructional book for hand-painting on china ceramics, including various stages in the process.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 40735More details Price: USD $65.00 USD $58.50
FRET- SAWING AND WOOD-CARVING FOR AMATEURS. Illustrated from Original Drawings by the Author
Boston: Lee and Sheapard, 1875. Squarish octavo. Original red decorated cloth stamped in gilt on front cover. brown endpapers. , 63, [1, blank], [7, illustrated ads], [3, blank] pp + 7 plates; 15 figures in text, title page printed in red & black. Partially cracked inner hinges neatly repaired; lightly sunned spine has slight rubbing at tips and joints; else a VG clean and tight copy, no owner names. A scarce book, aimed at younger readers.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 25300More details Price: USD $50.00 USD $45.00
THE ROMANCE OF FRENCH WEAVING. With two illustrations in colour and ninety-nine in black-and-white
New York: Tudor Publishing Co, 1936. "New edition". Green pictorial cloth stamped in red, yellow, and gilt. pp (xviii), 356 + plates. Index. Spine la bit darkened, with light spots. page edges yellowed; mild fraying to spine ends; else a VG clean, tight & unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 44793More details Price: USD $18.00 USD $16.20
THE SHUTTLE-CRAFT BOOK OF AMERICAN HAND-WEAVING. Being an Account of the Rise, Development, Eclipse, and Modern Revival of a National Popular Art.
New York: Macmillan, 1940. Seventh printing (first was in 1928). Tall squarish octavo, maroon cloth gilt lettered, mauve decorated endpapers. xviii, 281 pp. Numerous black & white photos and patterns in text. Fine copy, tight in the binding, no previous owner marks. The title page continues: "Together with Information of Interest and Value to Collectors, Technical Notes for the Use of Weavers, and a Large Collection of Historic Patterns." Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 17773More details Price: USD $30.00 USD $27.00