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Peterson’s Magazine, Vols. 34 and 35, January - December 1858

Philadelphia: Peterson's Magazine. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards worn, front boards and backstrip nearly . detached, though interior clean and unfoxed.. 1858. Hardcover. Three-quarter leather with marbled sides and gilt-stamped leather lettering piece on front boards (S. R. Hubbard). A bound volume of the twelve monthly issues of this 19th century women’s magazine, containing articles, book reviews, short stories, recipes, music, poems, decorating advice, parlour amusements, and other information. Many illustrations throughout, but each issue begins with some art engravings, fashion and craft plates. Fifteen art engravings. Four color fashion plates plus 74 others. Three additional color needlework plates. ; 920 pages .

$30.00

The Art of Whittling
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The Art of Whittling

By Faurot, Walter L.

Peoria, IL: The Manual Arts Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Page bottoms foxed, jacket soiled, . sunned at spine, chipped, closed tear to rear panel.. 1930. Hardcover. Red cloth. Black and white illustrations and plates, index. Carving and woodworking book full of stimulating suggestions and practical instruction from experienced author and educator. ; 91 pages .

$15.00

Learn to Spin Silk on a Top-Whorl Spindle
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Learn to Spin Silk on a Top-Whorl Spindle

By MacGregor, Ruth

Self Published. Very Good. 2002. Second Printing. Softcover. 0982221010 . Pictorial stapled wraps. Some black and white photos. ; 38 pages .

$10.00

Metal Work and Etching:  With Additional Designs by Other Writers
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Metal Work and Etching: With Additional Designs by Other Writers

By Adams, John D.

Chicago: Popular Mechanics Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name, ad section has been . excised from the rear, a few pages underlined.. 1911. Hardcover. Orange cloth boards with title stamped in black on spine and cover with additional cover illustration. Black and white illustrations. ; Popular Mechanics Handbooks; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 88 pages .

$10.00

Basketry: the Nantucket Tradition History, Techniques, Projects
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Basketry: the Nantucket Tradition History, Techniques, Projects

By McGuire, John E.

Asheville, NC: Lark Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1990. First Printing. Hardcover. 093727450x . Cream colored boards with gold lettering on the spine. Dust wrapper features pictures of several styles of basketry. Black and white and color photographs, glossary and index. History, techniques, and projects from a national recognized basketmaker and historian. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages .

$15.00

Variety: Book No. 4
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Variety: Book No. 4

By None noted

Boston: Carmela Testa Co. Inc.. Very Good; Covers worn at spine. Owner name stamped on preface page.. 1925. Softcover. Printed stapled wraps. Many photos and illustrations. Instructions for various kinds of Italian embroidery work, including Assisi Work and Italian hemstitch. ; 28 pages .

$35.00

The Boy Builder
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The Boy Builder

By Hamilton, Edwin T.

NY: Harcourt, Brace & Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped and tattered.. 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth binding. xiii, 290 pp. Many illustrations by G. Ruth Taylor and plans by the author. Index. A vintage woodworking book written for boys (girls were steered to the author's "Handicraft for Girls") with instructions for over 100 projects, from soda cannons to pinhole cameras to a squirrel feeding station. We like the "Go-Devil", a horse-drawn winter sledge for "when winter sets in and old dobbin starts eating her head off for lack of exercise." .

$40.00

An Introduction to the Art of Basket-Making
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An Introduction to the Art of Basket-Making

By Okey, Thomas

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, small brown stain on . frontispiece and title page.. [1912]. Hardcover. Blue decorative cloth. ix, 154 pp + [4] pp of publisher's ads. Many illustrations and photograph reproductions, including frontispiece photo of mustachioed basket-maker at work snappily attired in bow tie, collar, and vest. Glossary. An introductory text covering history of basketry, tools, and various techniques, including slewed work, fitched work, randed work, "a method of making round and oval work, adapted for women workers", handles and hasps. ; Pitman's Handwork Series .

$40.00

Indian Silver:  Navajo and Pueblo Jewelers
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Indian Silver: Navajo and Pueblo Jewelers

By Bedinger, Margery

Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0826302734 . Black cloth binding. xiv, 264 pp, index, bibliography, notes, maps, photos, including some in color. .

$15.00

Marionettes:  Easy to Make! Fun to Use!
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Marionettes: Easy to Make! Fun to Use!

By Ackley, Edith Flack

NY: Frederick A. Stokes. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1929. Hardcover. Introduction by L. Walker Erskine. Patterns in folder at rear pastedown endpaper. Orange cloth. History of marionettes, how to make marionettes and several scripts for puppet plays. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 115 pages .

$25.00

Jewels by JAR
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Jewels by JAR

By Sassoon, Adrian

NY: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Very Good; Slipcase scuffed.. 2013. Second Printing. Hardcover. 9780300198683 . Black cloth with inset color photo of bejeweled butterfly on front boards. In red cardboard slipcase. Essay by Adrian Sassoon. 69 color illustrations. A retrospective of the innovative and playful jewelry designs of Joel Arthur Rosenthal, or JAR. ; 144 pages .

$20.00

Traditional Crafts of Saudi Arabia:  Weaving, Jewelry, Costume,  Leatherwork, Basketry, Woodwork, Pottery, Metalwork
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Traditional Crafts of Saudi Arabia: Weaving, Jewelry, Costume, Leatherwork, Basketry, Woodwork, Pottery, Metalwork

By Topham, John; Landreau, Anthony; Mulligan, William E.

London: Stacey International. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1982. Hardcover. 090574330x . Foreword by Dr. Abdullah H. Masry. Green cloth. Many color illustrations and photos. A survey of traditional Saudi Arabian crafts with an extensive chapter on jewelry, including the role of jewelry as part of female dowries. Includes many belts, headpieces, pendants, rings, neckpieces, bracelets, etc. Subsequent chapter about costume also shows many jewelry examples. ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 192 pages .

$20.00

Jewelry USA:  From a National Competition Sponsored by the Society of  North American Goldsmiths and the American Craft Museum, May 25,  1984-September 1, 1984
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Jewelry USA: From a National Competition Sponsored by the Society of North American Goldsmiths and the American Craft Museum, May 25, 1984-September 1, 1984

Very Good; Covers rubbed.. 1984. Softcover. Pictorial wraps. Many black and white and color photos. 122 artists and 225 pieces selected for this competitive exhibition, which include brooches, earrings, pendants, necklaces, bracelets, rings, hats and other adornments in a wide range of materials. ; 63 pages .

$25.00

Man is a Weaver
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Man is a Weaver

By Baity, Elizabeth Chesley

NY: Viking. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn.. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Decorative terra cotta cloth. Illustrated endpapers. Many photos and illustrations. A history of weaving, spinning, and textiles. Review copy with publisher's press release laid in. ; 334 pages .

$17.00

The Priscilla Hedebo and Cutwork Book:  A Collection of Original Designs  with Stitches and Lessons for Working
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The Priscilla Hedebo and Cutwork Book: A Collection of Original Designs with Stitches and Lessons for Working

By Wilson, Lilian Barton

Boston: The Priscilla Publishing Company. Very Good; Light wear to wraps.. 1916. Softcover. Photo-illustrated stapled wraps. Many illustrations and photos. Some light soiling to rear wraps. Printed price list for perforated stamping patterns of articles shown in this book glued to title page. An introduction to Hedebo whitework embroidery and various kinds of fancy cutwork stitches and techniques, as well as a collection of vintage patterns for tea cloths, handkerchief cases, doilies, tea cosies, runners, work bags, pillow cases, collars, lamp shades and other decorative items. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pages .

$40.00

Harness Lace
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Harness Lace

By Nass, Ulla

Flourtown, PA: Self Published. Good; Covers foxed.. 1977. Softcover. Color photo illustrated stapled card covers. Many black and white photos and diagrams. Introduction to harness lace weaving, from simple to complex examples. Bibliography. ; 45 pages .

$50.00

Guatemala Visited: February-March, 1946
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Guatemala Visited: February-March, 1946

By Atwater, Mary M.

Santa Ana, CA: HTH Publishers. Very Good; Covers creased, pocket scar on rear inside cover.. 1965. Softcover. 0916658155 . Printed red card stapled covers. Reprint of 1946 booklet. Many illustrations. Shuttle Craft Guild Monograph Fifteen. Results of the author's extensive travels in Guatemala in 1946 and examination of Guatemalan handwoven textiles. .

$20.00

Basic Four Harness Weaves:  An Outline for Workshop or Class
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Basic Four Harness Weaves: An Outline for Workshop or Class

By Landis, Lucille

Old Greenwich, CT: Self Published. Good; Owner notes on front cover and some in text. Covers soiled and . stained.. 1979. Spiral bound. Printed card covers with brown plastic comb binding. Many illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 52 pages .

$20.00

Vogue's New Book for Better Sewing
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Vogue's New Book for Better Sewing

NY: Simon and Schuster. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Pages toned, jacket foxed and tattered.. 1952. First Printing. Hardcover. vii, 159 pp. Many illustrations. High fashion black and white photos by Clifford Coffin. Sewing instruction by Vogue Pattern Service. Includes directions for dresses, blouses, skirts, children's clothing, lace evening wear coats, suits, and boleros. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$100.00

First Lessons in Batik
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First Lessons in Batik

By Lewis, Gertrude C.

Chicago: The Prang Company. Very Good; Several dog-eared pages, covers rubbed and lightly soiled.. 1921. Softcover. Many black and white photographs. "A practical handbook, giving full information for "Batik" dyeing and "tie-dyeing" on various fabrics. Beautifully illustrated." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 88 pages .

$25.00

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