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The Art and Practice of Marquetry

By William Alexander Lincoln

UK: Thames and Hudson, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. h/b 303 pages, condition is very good, some edge wear to the DJ. Marquetry - the assembly of many rare and exotic wood veneers to form a picture or decorative pattern - is a craft as old as civilized man. Its current revival is largely due to the indefatigable efforts of one man - William Lincoln. He 're-discovered' marquetry by accident when in business producing expendables from veneer, and from that he went on to build up a world-wide trade in marquetry materials. Past President of the Marquetry Society, he is himself a skilled marquetarian. Technical manuals in this field are few, for the craft was once veiled in secrecy by the trade guilds. Many of the methods of the masters died with them and have been re-developed by trial and error. This book describes the various techniques used in different parts of the world, and discusses every aspect of the design, creation. cutting, laying and polishing, shading and mounting of marquetry pictures. Forty-eight pages of illustrations show a selection of the worlds finest traditional marquetry furniture, as well as many of the masterpieces of modern craftsmen from all over the world; these include recent winners of marquetry's top prizes, the Lincoln Awards and the Marquetry Society's Rose Bowl.

$19.80

The Game of Go : the national game of Japan
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The Game of Go : the national game of Japan

By Smith, Arthur

USA & Japan: Charles E Tuttle Company, 1965. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 13th printing 1965. P/B 220 pages, condition is very good, the DJ has been price clipped.

$13.20

Modelling
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Modelling

By Maria Petrie

UK: Dryad Press, 1971. Soft cover. Very Good. Paperback, 10th edition. condition is very good. 45 pages.

$13.20

Papier Mache
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Papier Mache

By Manson, Liz

Hamyn, 1995. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 9.25" x 11.25. H/B 112 pages, illustrated. Condition is Very good. Step by step photographs and user friendly instructions guide you through 40 original projects. materials and techniques are fully explained.

$9.90

Quilts among the Plain People
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Quilts among the Plain People

By Pellman, Rachel Thomas; Ranck, Joanne; Pellman, Rachel T.

Intercourse, PA, U.S.A.: Good Books, 1981. Soft cover. Very Good. 5.5" X 8.5. p/b 96 pages, condition is very good, minor edge wear. People's Place Booklet No. 4 "Why do many Amish and Mennonites who are devoutly committed to a simple, austere life make beautiful quilts?" Why this splash of beauty? What are the favourite designs? How has quilting become a part of the very fabric of Amish and Mennonite life? What are basic how-to's of quiltmaking? "Quilting survived among these frugal, simple people because a quilt is not only a piece of art. It is also functional.

$7.92

Pressed Flower Pictures: A Victorian Art Revived
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Pressed Flower Pictures: A Victorian Art Revived

By McDowall, Pamela

Lutterworth Press, 1969. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8" x 10. P/B 78 pages plus plates, condition is very good. The standard work on this fascinating subject. You do not have to be able to draw,"or paint; and you can create something beautiful, which will please you and decorate your home, using materials which are free-flowers, stalks, ferns, grasses, garden weeds and wild flowers. Clear how-to-do it photographs show the author at work and her sketches explain how to set about designing and putting together a first picture. The plates illustrating Miss McDowall's work in full colour will inspire all readers to start making their own pictures at once. Illustrated with 57 photographs, including 25 colour plates and 11 diagrams.

$8.58

The Craft of Crochet
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The Craft of Crochet

By Pam Dawson

London, UK: Stanley Paul, 1979. 1st . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 5.75 X 8.75. H/B 127 pages, condition is very good, this is an ex library book with the usual stamps.

$7.92

The Main Street Pocket Guide to Quilts
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The Main Street Pocket Guide to Quilts

By Haders, Phyllis

Main Street Press, 1983. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 4.25" x 7. p/b 255 pages, condition is very good. A systematic classification of American quilts by pattern and type; Use of colour photographs for identification of each type and pattern; Text organized by pattern type and keyed to colour photographs; Over 500 pieced, appliqued and whole cloth quilts classified and described by pattern, maker, age, place of origin, decoration, dimensions, materials; price guide.

$6.60

Crochet Style
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Crochet Style

By Harding, Sally

UK: Windward, 1987. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8.75" x 11.5. h/b 120 pages, condition is very good, minor edge wear to the DJ. 35 exclusive designs and patterns from casual tops and sweaters to sophisticated evening wear.

$9.90

The Making of a Cathedral Glass and Glaziers
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The Making of a Cathedral Glass and Glaziers

By Ribka, Gerhard

UK: Cascade, 1994. Soft cover. Very Good. 5.75 X 8.25. p/b 20 pages, condition is very good

$6.60

Hornby Railways: 1825-1975 Stephenson Edition. 150 Years Of Railway
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Hornby Railways: 1825-1975 Stephenson Edition. 150 Years Of Railway

By editor

UK: Hornby, 1975. Soft cover. Good. 8.5" X 11.75. Slightly soiled. With price list.

$9.90

Hornby 00 Scale Model Railways 50th Anniversary Edition 2004
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Hornby 00 Scale Model Railways 50th Anniversary Edition 2004

By Hammond, Pat

UK: Hornby, 2004. Soft cover. Very Good. 8.25" X 11.75. p/b 136 pages, condition is very good.

$19.80

Starting in Scale 00
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Starting in Scale 00

By editor

UK: Peco Publication, 1968. 3rd Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. 5.5" X 8.25. p/b 32 pages, condition is very good. Third Revised Edition.

$9.90

Leitz Westlar General Catalogue of Photographic Equipment

By anon

Leitz, 1972. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. p/b 132 pages, condition is very good, an owners name and address to the rear cover.

$13.20

The Ribbing Attachment for the Passap M 201 Handknitting Machine
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The Ribbing Attachment for the Passap M 201 Handknitting Machine

By editors

Passap, 1000. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket. p/b 25 pages, condition is good, the cover is loose but included.

$26.41

Model Railroad Scratchbuilding
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Model Railroad Scratchbuilding

By Wesolowski, Wayne E.& Mary Cay

Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: TaB Books, 1981. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 5" X 8. H/B 230 pages. This is an Ex Library copy of this scarce book. Overall condition is very good with light bumping to the corners. The flyleaf has been removed and the top rh corner of the small title page has been clipped. Usual stamps. Any way you look at it, there's a lot more to model railroading than setting up a track and switching on a train! Once you're in that engineer's seat, you won't be satisfied until your layout is the best one around. From tracks, cars, locomotives, and prototype operations to scenery, electronics, and sound effects, there's always something new and exciting to add to your pike! What's the best way to make your setup really special? Build your own model bridges, buildings, and backgrounds. from scratch! This is the book to show you how to create all kinds of unique, original models from wood, paperboard, plaster, and other inexpensive, easy-to-find materials. Easy step-by-step instructions, plus lots of detailed illustrations, including eight pages in full color, help you make professional-looking models, right from the start! Build a simple drainage bridge, the "Schulz Brothers' Icehouse", a storage shed, section house, or a highway bridge . even learn how to design your own outbuildings! Leads off with a look at what scratchbuilding is really all about. This book covers photography as a design aid, suggests sources for model ideas, and covers plans, drawings, and modeling scales - N to HO, O to S. There's a whole section on the tools you'll need from rules and calipers to razor saws, X-acto knives, choppers, drills, and more. Lots of detailed info on modeling woods - balsa, basswood, and pine, plus how-to's for selecting, storing and finishing. Glues, joints, cutting techniques, layout and construction are all explained, with project plans to let you test your new skills. You'll find out how to work with paper. cutting, gluing, making window areas, and even how to simulate wood and metal. Plaster casting may sound complicated, but you'll quickly learn how simple and inexpensive plaster modeling can be as you build bridges, "brick" chimneys, and more.

$46.21

Canoe Building in Glass Re-inforced Plastic

By Byde, Alan W.

A & C Black Publishers Ltd, 1974. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. h/b 188 pages, condition is very good, this is an ex library book with the usual stamps. More and more clubs, schools, scout groups, youth centres and other canoeing organizations are starting up their own grp workshops. The members are given a chance to discover there that creating their own canoes is not only economical and comparatively easy, but also gives an intense feeling of achievement which adds greatly to the enjoyment of actually using the finished product. No-one is better qualified than Alan Byde, professional canoeing instructor and author of Living Canoeing, to write about the materials and techniques, the possibilities and the pitfalls. After introducing the terms used and the basic materials and tools, he gives a step-by-step guide to the building of a canoe from mould to water. For the more advanced builder there is advice on constructing a plug and making your own moulds from it, as well as a chapter on accessories and an invaluable section on repairs. The text is illustrated by fifty of the author's own drawings.

$25.75

Stubai Alps and South Tyrol: Walking, Touring and Mountain Climbing Guide
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Stubai Alps and South Tyrol: Walking, Touring and Mountain Climbing Guide

By Williams, A.J.

UK: West Col Productions, 1991. 1st Edition . Paperback. Very Good. p/b 159 pages, condition is very good.

$33.01

Hornby Magazine Issue 43 January 2011

By Wild, Mike

Ian Allan Publishing, 2011. Magazine. Very Good. Magazine condition is very good. Includes Hornby Magazine Calendar & Hattons Catalogue

$9.90

Model Rail Summer 1998

By Leigh, Chris

Model Rail, 1998. Magazine. Very Good. magazine, condition is very good.

$9.90

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