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Prehistoric Southwestern Craft Arts
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Prehistoric Southwestern Craft Arts

By Tanner, Clara Lee

Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press. Very Good; Covers lightly worn, owner name on front free endpaper.. 1976. Softcover. 0816504164 . xiii, 226 pp, index, bibliography. Many illustrations and photos. Foreword by William A. Longacre. Examines Southwestern pottery, textiles, baskets, ornaments, and domestic and ritual items.; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$12.00

The Potters of Mata Ortiz
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The Potters of Mata Ortiz

By Gilbert, Bill; Walch, Peter

Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Art Museum. Very Good. 1995. Softcover. 0944282180 . Bilingual edition in English and Spanish. Catalogue to accompany an exhibition of pottery from artists living of Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua, Mexico. Exhibition held at the University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico March 26 - May 14, 1995. Many photos and illustrations in color and black and white. ; 64 pages .

$13.00

Catalogue of American Potteries and Porcelains
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Catalogue of American Potteries and Porcelains

By Barber, Edwin Atlee

Philadelphia: The Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art. Fair; Covers worn and detached from text block.. 1893. First Edition. Softcover. Printed brown stapled wraps. Color frontispiece of early slip-decorated dish. Black and white illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 43 pages .

$17.00

Early American Textiles
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Early American Textiles

By Little, Frances

NY: Century Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Bookseller's ticket on front free endpaper, . spine faded, boards faintly dampstained.. 1931. First Printing. Hardcover. xvi, 267 pp. Index, many black and white illustrations. Blue embossed cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. An extensive survey of early American textiles and needle arts, from clothing to embroidery to cotton-printed fabrics. ; Century Library of American Antiques .

$50.00

Stoneware and Porcelain:  The Art of High-Fired Pottery
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Stoneware and Porcelain: The Art of High-Fired Pottery

By Rhodes, Daniel

Radnor, PA: Chilton Book Company. Good in Good dust jacket; Corners rounded, damp stained area on front . board, previous owner inscription. Jacket scuffed and stained.. 1974. Eighth Printing. Hardcover. 0801900980 . Orange cloth. x, 217 pages. Black and white illustrations and photos, index. Historical methods, traditions, techniques, and materials which are specific to high-fired pottery are detailed with sections on the composition and special characteristics of stoneware and porcelain clays, composition, colorization, and application of high-fired and natural glazes. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$18.00

Woman\'s Day Knitting Annual, 1948
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Woman's Day Knitting Annual, 1948

NY: Woman's Day. Very Good; Pages toned.. 1948. Softcover. Color photographically-illustrated stapled card covers. The first Womans Day Knitting Annual, with 87 exclusive designs with directions. Many photos and illustrations. Includes basic knitting instructions and designs for various fashions for women, men, children, and babies, as well as household items. ; 64 pages .

$15.00

Home Needlework Magazine, Vol. XVII, No. 11, November 1915
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Home Needlework Magazine, Vol. XVII, No. 11, November 1915

Boston: Home Needlework Publishing Company. Fair; Covers detached, pages toned.. 1915. Softcover. Color photo-illustrated stapled wraps. Color front cover Illustration of cross-stitch drawstring purse. Special holiday gifts issue with instructions, illustrations, and photos of gifts for girls (lingerie clasps) , men (collar bag) , grandmothers (umbrella cover) , babies, little girls, boys, housewives, and the home. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 46 pages .

$20.00

Scrapbook of Circa 1900-10s Crochet Patterns
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Scrapbook of Circa 1900-10s Crochet Patterns

Self Published. Good with no dust jacket; Clippings yellowed, musty.. N.D.. Ephemera. Scrapbook of circa 1900-10s crochet patterns clipped from newspapers and magazines and pasted onto the leaves of: Official Souvenir of the Twenty-Sixth Triennial Conclave of the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar of the United States, Boston, Massachusetts, A. D. MDCCCXCV. Green cloth binding. Some of the clippings have photos of the designs. Some of the original leaves cut out. Crochet patterns cover 31 pages of the remaining leaves. Contains patterns for pineapple lace, crochet edgings, filet crochet, fan lace, various motifs of animals, fruits, alphabet letters, and other designs, Irish lace, crocheted insertion pieces, imitation drawn thread lace, crocheted clothing, curtains, baby items, socks, runners, bonnets, guest towels, shirt yokes, and even crocheted covers for ones asbestos mats. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$30.00

Egyptian Landscapes:  Weavings from the Ramses Wissa Wassef School
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Egyptian Landscapes: Weavings from the Ramses Wissa Wassef School

By Wassef, Yoanna Wissa; Weir, Hilary

The Ramses Wissa Wassef Exhibition Foundation. Very Good; Fore-edges foxed.. 1985. Softcover. 0951079409 . Color photo-illustrated softcover. Foreword by Sir Michael Weir. Many color photos. Catalogue for a traveling exhibition of wool and cotton tapestries woven by children at the late Ramses Wissa Wassefs school in Harrania, Egypt. The exhibition debuted at the Concourse Gallery, Barbican Centre from Sept. 24 - Nov. 3, 1985. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages .

$20.00

Crocheted Snowflakes
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Crocheted Snowflakes

By Thomas, Mary

San Marcos, CA: American School of Needlework. Very Good. 1983. Softcover. 0881950629 . Color photographically illustrated card covers. American School of Needlework Book 1025. Photos and instructions for making 16 different snowflakes from crochet cotton. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$10.00

Gifts from Your Workbasket
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Gifts from Your Workbasket

By Home Service Department Of Woman's Day

Woman's Day and Spool Cotton Company. Very Good. N.D.. Softcover. Circa 1940s. Printed stapled wraps. Many black and white photographs. Instructions for pot holders, evening sweaters, pin cushions, hot pads, neckties, shade pulls, glass jackets (for juice glasses, bridge chair backs, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages .

$15.00

Smart Knitting and Needlecraft,
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Smart Knitting and Needlecraft,

NY: Universal Publishing and Distribution Corporation. Very Good; Covers rubbed.. 1950. Seventh Edition. Softcover. Color stapled wraps. Many black and white photographs. 74 pp. Instructions for making various knitting, crocheted and garments, accessories, and crafts. Special section on the complete campus wardrobe (date suit, turtleneck sweater, evening bag and cummerbund, teenagers hat and bag) and some amazingly stylish and ambitious two-piece suits, dresses, and blouses and fun cowboy sweaters for the kids. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 74 pages .

$20.00

Edgings: Crocheted, Tatted, Hair Pin Lace, Star Book No. 81
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Edgings: Crocheted, Tatted, Hair Pin Lace, Star Book No. 81

NY: American Thread Company. Very Good. 1951. Softcover. Color photographically illustrated stapled wraps. Color and black and white photos throughout. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 15 pages .

$15.00

Tatting:  A Potpourri of Patterns
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Tatting: A Potpourri of Patterns

By Foster, Barbara

Barbara Foster. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.. 1993. Softcover. 1883432014 . Many black and white photos. Reprints portions of needle tatting works published in 1861 and 1916, plus additional patterns. ; 80 pages .

$10.00

Small Creations for Your Tools
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Small Creations for Your Tools

By Showalter, Hazel F.

Milwaukee, WI: The Bruce Publishing Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket toned with closed tears and . small stain at bottom of back panel.. 1942. First Printing. Hardcover. Decorative blue cloth binding. viii, 215 pages. Black and white illustrations. A vividly Illustrated craft instruction manual for building seventy-eight small creations utilizing salvaged materials such as tin cans, old chair rungs, spools, clothes pins, and scraps of wood. .

$25.00

You...can Hook Rugs
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You...can Hook Rugs

By McGown, Pearl K.

Boston: Buck Printing Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner label on front . free endpaper and rear endpaper. Jacket has a closed tear at spine.. 1951. First Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth. Black and white and color illustrations. Step-by-step instruction on the technique of hooking, selection of design and planning of color. ; 315 pages .

$17.00

Practical Leatherwork:  A Textbook for Students and Craft Workers
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Practical Leatherwork: A Textbook for Students and Craft Workers

By Smith, F. R.

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, page tops foxed, several . pages uncut. Jacket rubbed and tattered.. 1935. Later Printing. Hardcover. Stiff paper boards with cloth spine strip. xii, 103 pages + 16 pages ads. Publishers ads on endpapers, black and white illustrations, and glossary. Advice and encouragement in the art of leatherwork from the selection of skins through the modeling of designs, soft leather work, bags and handles. ; craft-for-all series; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$15.00

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

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

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