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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British Samplers

By: Mary Eirwen Jones

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Oxford, Pen-In-Hand: 1948

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 161143

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1948, with price-clipped jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed and slightly tanned to edges and spine with small chips to spine headn and corners; orange cloth boards lightly rubbed to edges but remain overall clean and bright. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations clear and crisp throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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Country And Western Dance Manual

By: Michael A. Femiano

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Colorado, National Association Of Swing Dancers: 1983

Seller ID: 140630

Condition: Very Good


"US paperback edition, 1983, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - slight creasing to front cover. 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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A Manual Of Plain Needlework

By: Mrs. E. Griffith

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1944

Seller ID: 121508

Condition: Good


"Hardback reprint, 1944, with no jacket. In overall good condition, original decorated boards are rubbed to edges and corners rounded, backstrip has loss at spine tail. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name very neat to ffep; text and illustrations clean and clear throughout." View more info

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The Great All-American Wooden Toy Book

By: Norman Marshall

Price: £24.95

Publisher: "Emmaus, Pennsylvania", Rodale Press: 1986

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 170086

ISBN: ISBN 0878576274

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1986, with laminated boards and no jacket as published. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - rubbing to edges. Internally clean. Binding overall tight with minor repair to gutter at contents page; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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Wireless Really Explained

By: P. J. Risdon

Price: £9.95

Publisher: W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd:

Seller ID: 181568

Condition: Good


Undated third edition hardback in the Foulsham Bound Book Library series, circa 1925, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - green cloth boards rubbed to edges with a couple of light marks. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions - owners initials to front endpaper dated 1925; toning to page-ends but text and diagrams bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Tri-ang Railways: The Story Of Rovex. Volume 1 1950-1965

By: Pat Hammond

Price: £54.95

Publisher: New Cavendish Books: 1993

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 180538

ISBN: ISBN 0904568571

Condition: Fine


First edition hardback, 1993, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with only very slight signs of previous ownership. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. This book is both large (290mm x 215mm, 432pp) and heavy (1.8kg). Not an old library book. View more info

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The Complete Book Of Magic

By: Peter Warlock

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Abbey Library:

Seller ID: 190362

Condition: Good


Undated hardback edition with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - black cloth boards generally clean and crisp, gilt titles to spine slightly faded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and diagrams bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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The Art Of Needlecraft

By: R. K. Polkinghorne and M. I. R. Polkinghorne

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Associated Newspapers Ltd:

Seller ID: 160462

Condition: Good


"Undated hardback edition, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - cream cloth boards slightly tanned to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; taning to page-ends and endpapers but text and illustratioons bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The Scoutmaster's Guide From A To Z

By: Rex Hazlewood

Price: £14.95

Publisher: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd: 1963

Seller ID: 161850

Condition: Very Good


"Third (revised) edition hardback, 1963, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj lightly rubbed to edges; blue cloth boards a touch faded to edges but remain overall clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations - four word gift inscription to front pastedown hidden by dj flap; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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"""The Scouter"" Digest: A Selection from the pages of ""The Scouter"" from September 1939 to September 1944"

By: Rex Hazlewood (editor)

Price: £9.95

Publisher: The Boy Scouts Association:

Seller ID: 161858

Condition: Very Good


"Hardback edition, with no jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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Woven Rugs

By: Ronald Grierson

Price: £9.95

Publisher: The Dryad Press: 1972

Seller ID: 150988

ISBN: ISBN 0852190484

Condition: Good


"Fourth edition paperback, 1972, in overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - covers slightly rubbed. 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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"Radio, Television and Electrical Repairs: A Comprehensive and Practical Guide to the Upkeep and Repair of Domestic Radio and Electrical Equipment"

By: Roy C. Norris

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Odhams Press: 1952

Seller ID: 130354

Condition: Good


"New, revised edition hardback, 1952, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - blue cloth boards faded to spine and rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and copious illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Model Soldiers In Colour

By: Roy Dilley

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Octopus Books Limited: 1981

Seller ID: 170694

ISBN: ISBN 0706414322

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1981, with glazed boards and no jacket as issued. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - old price label to rear board. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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The Universal Book of Hobbies and Handicrafts

By: Sid G. Hedges (editor)

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Odhams Press:

Seller ID: 120703

Condition: Very Good


"Undated hardback with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good condition, dj is rubbed to edges with several chips. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, slight tanning, text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Retains original Gifts You Can Make Yourself Toy Pattern Sheet." View more info

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Modern Ballroom Dancing

By: Victor Silvester

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins:

Seller ID: 131069

Condition: Very Good


"Undated forty-fourth edition revised and enlarged hardback, c.1950s, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj rubbed and slightly chipped to edges. 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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Built-In Furniture

By: W. A. G. Bradman

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Frederick Muller: 1953

Seller ID: 120286

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1953, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good condtion: dj is complete but chipped and creased to edges with signficant loss to lower front edge; maroon cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine, are marked to lower front corner. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; slight tanning to prelims and page-ends but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout." View more info

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Hand Puppets And String Puppets

By: Waldo S. Lanchester

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Leicester, The Dryad Press: 1948

Seller ID: 160465

Condition: Good


"Sixth edition revised and enlarged cloth softback, 1948, in overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - cloth covers are rubbed and tanned to edges and spine with several small marks. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - a couple of old school library stamps to endpapers; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Retains the original fold-out 18"" Marionette diagram to rear. Photograph available." View more info

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Building And Operating Model Ships

By: Walter A. Musciano

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Robert Hale & Company: 1976

Seller ID: 191125

ISBN: ISBN 0709148593

Condition: Very Good


First British edition hardback revised by R. G. Moulton, 1976, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dust jacket with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket rubbed to edges with chip to spine head (now protected). Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; text, diagrams and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Conjuring

By: Wilfrid Jonson

Price: £7.95

Publisher: W & G Foyle Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 121349

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1950, with no jacket. Ex-library book with usual markings. In overall good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations clean and clear throughout." View more info