This section of the Hall of Books website is dedicated to everything that didn't seem to fit in Games or Crafts, Sports or Trades - DIY to stamp-collecting, handicrafts to model-making, and a lot more in between.

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Image for Hvidsomsgrunde: Samlede Og Udgivet Af Clara Waever

Hvidsomsgrunde: Samlede Og Udgivet Af Clara Waever

By: Clara Waever

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Kobenhavn, N. C. Dyrlund:

Seller ID: 190131

Condition: Good


Undated Danish paperback edition with an introduction by Elna Mygdal, circa mid 20th century, in overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - covers slightly tanned to edges with crease to front lower rh corner. Internally clean. Binding tight - staples a touch rusty; no annotation or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Junior Needlecraft

By: D. M. Hart

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Evans Brothers:

Seller ID: 121507

Condition: Good


"Undated softback, circa 1950s, in overall good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - card covers a little rubbed to edges and corners, spine tanned. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name neat to ffep; text and illustrations clean and clear throughout." View more info

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The Roughshooter's Handbook

By: David Hudson

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Swan Hill Press: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 131098

ISBN: ISBN 1853104566

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1995, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Baskets and Basketry

By: Dorothy Wright

Price: £12.95

Publisher: David & Charles: 1972

Seller ID: 120285

ISBN: ISBN 0715354728

Condition: Very Good


"Reprinted hardback, 1972, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good to near fine condition - dj spine lightly faded. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions - small Museum Service stamp to ffep; text, plates and illustrations clean and clear throughout." View more info

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Fly-Tying With Harold Howorth

By: Douglas C. Townsend

Price: £17.95

Publisher: Adam And Charles Black: 1980

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 180947

ISBN: ISBN 0713620528

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1980, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed and slightly faded to spine and edges (now protected); black cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text, illustrations and plates bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Boy Scout Jubilee

By: E. E. Reynolds

Price: £11.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1957

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 161853

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1957, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - Boots Booklover's Library label to front cover (no other library markings). Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. " View more info

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27 Years With Baden-Powell

By: E. K. Wade

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Blandford Press: 1957

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 161863

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1957, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a fair dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed, nicked and chipped to edges (now protected). Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations - hand-written Guide Group presentation inscription to ffep; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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Cut Woolly Toys

By: E. Mochrie and I. P. Roseaman

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Leicester, The Dryad Press: 1937

Seller ID: 181250

Condition: Good


Fourth edition hardback, revised and enlarged 1937, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - yellow cloth boards rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text, illustrations and plates bright and clear throughout. Retains the large cutting patterns to rear pocket. Not an old library book. View more info

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Practical Radio For Beginners (Book One)

By: Edwin N. Bradley

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Bernards (Publishers) Ltd: 1953

Seller ID: 181571

Condition: Good


Second edition paperback in the Bernards Radio Manuals series (no. 97), 1953, in overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - covers rubbed and soiled. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotation or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and diagrams (two folding) bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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The History And Art Of Change Ringing

By: Ernest Morris

Price: £64.95

Publisher: Wakefield, EP Publishing Limited: 1974

Seller ID: 171386

ISBN: ISBN 0854099956

Condition: Very Good


Hardback reprint with a foreword by The Rev. Canon G. F. Coleridge and a new introduction by Cyril A. Wrattan, 1974, in an unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly faded to spine; red boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; page-ends slightly dust-marked but text, diagrams and illustrations bright and clear throughout. This book weighs 1.5kg. Not an old library book. View more info

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Leatherwork (Foyles Handbooks)

By: F. J. Christopher

Price: £12.95

Publisher: W. & G. Foyle Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 160361

Condition: Very Good


"First Foyles Handbook paperback, 1950, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with a couple of small nicks and chip at spine head. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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From A Bare Hull

By: Ferenc Mate

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Albatross Publishing: 1977

Seller ID: 180071

ISBN: ISBN 0920256007

Condition: Very Good


Third printing hardback, 1977, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good, slightly edge-worn dust jacket Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text, plates, diagrams and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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The Home Art Book of Fancy Stitchery

By: Flora Klickmann (editor)

Price: £15.95

Publisher: The Office of The Girl's Own Paper & Woman's Magazine:

Seller ID: 131015

Condition: Good


"Undated fifth impression hardback, c. 1900s, with no jacket as published. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original cloth-covered boards are worn to corners with label scuff to front board and loss to backstrip at spine head. Internally clean. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; text , period advertisments and illustrations bright and clear throughout. New ideas for applying crochet to lingerie and napery, bead-work and fancy stitches for dress trimmings, feather-stitching, smocking, hardanger work, darned filet crochet, knitting, m... View more info

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The History And Practice Of Woodcarving

By: Frederick Oughton

Price: £15.95

Publisher: Stobart & Sons Ltd: 1976

Seller ID: 140033

ISBN: ISBN 0854420053

Condition: Very Good


"Hardback reprint, 1976, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Camera In The Tropics: Cancer To Capricorn

By: G. C. Dodwell

Price: £19.95

Publisher: The Focal Press: 1960

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 190356

Condition: Good


First edition hardback, 1960, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - yellow cloth boards slightly marked. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; toning to page-ends and slight spotting to endpapers but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Make Your Own Photo Equipment

By: Geoffrey I. Lilley

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Fountain Press: 1959

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 150124

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1959, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - black cloth boards faded to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Understanding Amateur Radio

By: George Grammer

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Newington, Connecticut, The American Radio Relay League: 1971

Seller ID: 180781

Condition: Good


Second edition paperback, 1971, in overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - covers rubbed to edges with light vertical crease to front cover. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read - title page has been clipped to upper rh corner; no annotations or inscriptions; text diagrams and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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New Life For Old Clothes

By: Gertrude Mason

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black: 1945

Seller ID: 130956

Condition: Very Good


"Hardback reprint, 1945, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - light shelfwear. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; front pastedown and title page slightly marked and pages lightly toned (wartime economy paper) but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Retains its original grey promotional band: ""Do Not Misss This Book Bargain - offered at 2/-.' Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Embroidery And Needlework: Being A Textbook Of Design And Technique With Numerous Reproductions Of Original Drawings And Works By The Author

Embroidery And Needlework: Being A Textbook Of Design And Technique With Numerous Reproductions Of Original Drawings And Works By The Author

By: Gladys Windsor Fry

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 161848

Condition: Good


"Fourth edition hardback, 1950, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - covers slightly tanned and rubbed to spine and edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name very neat to front pastedown dated 1952; toning to page-ends but text, illustrations and tipped-in colour plates bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

Image for Model Locomotive Construction In 4mm Scale

Model Locomotive Construction In 4mm Scale

By: Guy Williams

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Ian Allan Ltd: 1983

Seller ID: 150763

ISBN: ISBN 0711008434

Condition: Very Good


"Hardback reprint, 1983, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage - dj a touch faded to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info