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The W I Creative Guide To Machine Embroidery

By: Enid Grattan-Guinness

Price: £14.95

Publisher: W I Books: 1988

Seller ID: 140762

Condition: Very Good


"First paperback edition, 1988, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name to title page; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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The Book Of Perfumes

By: Eugene Rimmel

Price: £74.95

Publisher: Chapman And Hall: 1865

Seller ID: 190296

Condition: Good


Second edition hardback, 1865, with no jacket as issued. In overall good used condition with some minor signs of age, handling and storage - blue cloth boards, with gilt decoration to front cover and spine, generally rubbed with a couple of small repairs and some fraying to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight - the second Contents page (chapters VII to XII) is missing; no annotation or inscriptions; gilt page-ends still retain lustre, text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Your Textile Printing

By: Evelyn Brooks

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Sylvan Press: 1950

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 191334

Condition: Good


First edition hardback in the Your Home Craft Series, 1950, with unclipped jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket rubbed to edges with a couple of nicks and chips (now protected); brown cloth boards faded to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. 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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Gear Design Simplified.

By: Franklin D. Jones and Henry H. Ryffel

Price: £74.95

Publisher: New York, Industrial Press Inc.: 1961

Seller ID: 130873

Condition: Very Good


"Third edition third printing hardback, 1961, with no jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - slight rubbing to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. A Series of Gear-designing Charts Illustrating by Simple Diagrams and Examples the Solutions of Practical Problems Relating to Spur Gears, Straight-tooth Bevel Gears, Spiral-bevel Gears, Helical Gears for Parallel Shaft Drives, Helical (Spiral) Gears for Angular Dri... View more info

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Country Craftsmen

By: Freda Derrick

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Chapman & Hall Ltd: 1945

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 161130

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1945, with unclipped jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - cream dj rubbed to edges and a little soiled, with chip to spine tail; green cloth boards overall clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears gently read; no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 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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The Complete Manual Of Wood Finishing

By: Frederick Oughton

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Stobart & Son Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 161647

ISBN: ISBN 0854420193

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1982, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly tanned and rubbed to spine and edges; brown cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; dust-spotting to upper edge of page-block but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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Principles and Methods of Taxation

By: G. Armitage-Smith

Price: £24.95

Publisher: John Murray: 1924

Seller ID: 130212

Condition: Good


"Ninth edition hardback, 1924, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original green cloth boards are slightly tanned to spine and lightly soiled, with wear to corners and spine head. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; page-ends toned but text clean 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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Careers In The Country

By: George H. Haines

Price: £14.95

Publisher: John Baker: 1968

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122622

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1968, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of handling and storage - dj a little soiled and rubbed to edges with small chip at lower front rh corner. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Ship's Business

By: George J. Bonwick and E. C. Steer

Price: £9.95

Publisher: The Maritime Press Ltd: 1959

Seller ID: 150097

Condition: Very Good


"Third edition hardback, 1959, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth boards slightly faded to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name and adress neat to ffep; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Retains all the fold-out documents. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Carpets (Pitman's Common Commodities And Industries)

By: George Robinson

Price: £10.95

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 161260

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback in the Pitman's Common Commodities And Industries series, 1966, with unclipped jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - white dj slightly soiled and rubbed to edges with a couple of small nicks; green cloth boards a touch faded to edges but remain overall clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read - ffep has been clipped to upper rh corner; no annotations or inscriptions; text, illustrations and period advertisements 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

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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

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Handbook Of Crafts

By: Griselda Lewis (editor)

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Edward Hulton: 1960

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 200268

Condition: Very Good


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

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Craftsmen All

By: H. H. Peach

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Leicester, Dryad Press: 1948

Seller ID: 171336

Condition: Very Good


Fourth impression hardback with a foreword by Frank Pick, 1948, with decorative boards and no jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - slight rubbing to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Decorative Maps (How To Do It series no. 61)

By: Heather Child

Price: £14.95

Publisher: The Studio Publications: 1956

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 190410

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback in How To Do It series (no. 61), 1956, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dust jacket with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with a couple of nicks and chips (now protected); black cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info