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Builder of Birch Bark Canoes
Grand Rapids, MN, Minn. Historical Society, 1970. Wraps. pp. 23.8vo,,Stapled card covers lightly worn, else in very good condition,This pamphlet was originally published in 1969 as one of a series of holiday greeting booklets from George, Allen and Bob Rossman of the Grand Rapids Herald-Review. It was written by Allen's son, William. It is about master craftsman Bill Hafeman who was, at that time, building a 36 1/2 foot replica of a Montreal canoe for the Minnesota Historical Society. This booklet is mainly bout th building of that canoe. Ill.: colour photos.
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Book number: 9900044662
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Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Canoe;;;;;;;; colour photos

 
Hobbies Canada Catalog a Book of Interest and Instruction for the Fellow Who Likes to Make Things
Toronto, Hobbies Ltd. ND (c. 1900). Wraps. pp. 212.,In original stapled card covers,The card covers are somewhat tattered and soiled. There is old moisture damage to the lower right corner of the first 20, or so, pages, which has particularly affected the first12 pages, which were printed on coated paper. The rest of the pages are in very good condition, although they are age-darkened. Included are two patterns, one of which is for a 'Canadian Mirror Bracket', and the other for a 'Swastika Table Book Stand'. Also included is a plan of instructions to build 'The A.1. Fret-Machine'. A very interesting, and scarce, catalog and magazine of articles. Ill.: b&w photos and illustrations.
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Book number: 9900033559
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Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Do-it-yourself;;;;;;;; b&w photos and illustrations

 
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
First Steps in Dress Making; Cutting and Fitting; Dressmaking, Trimming, Finishing; Decorative Stiches and Trimmings (Four Volumes)
Scranton, PA. International Educational Publishing Company, 1943. Hardcover. Four volumes, 1D, 3D, 4D and 8D, uniformly bound in dark blue textured leatherette with gilt to spines and embossed titles to front board. Edges stained blue. Black and white drawings and diagrams. All volumes showing edgewear, pencil underlining and notation throughout, discolouration to endpapers; good. From a Division of International Correspondence Schools. Home instruction in the art of dressmaking. Each book contains 2-4 separate sections. Diagrams and 'examination' questions.
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Book number: 062440
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Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Sewing; Education; Crafts and Hobbies; Dressmaking;

 
CAIN, H. THOMAS
Pima Indian Basketry
Phoenix, Arizona, The Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Arts, 1977. Fourth Printing. Stapled Wraps. pp. 39. 4to. Colour photos, black-and-white photos and illustrations. Very good. .
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Book number: 052387
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 | £UK 6 | JP¥ 790]
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[GEORGE & CO.]
Leathers, Skins and Tools for Artistic Leather Work
Soho, George & Co. Morocco & Fancy Leather Manufacturers, [N.D.] Circa 1930. 20th Edition. Stapled Wraps. pp. 96. 8vo. Stapled Wraps. Color and black and white photographs and illustrations. Light shelfwear, ink name to front cover; very good. .
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Book number: 053552
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COLEMAN, CATHERINE
Once a Patricia... . . Always a Patricia A Tribute to the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Sidney, BC, 1993. Ring Bound. pp. 61. 4to. Ring-bound with decorated navy covers. Light shelfwear; very good. A collection of embroidery patterns designed to celebrate the PPCLI.
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Book number: 025130
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Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Tapestry; Egg; PPCLI; Embroidery; Coleman Cottage; Fibre arts; Needlepoint

 
GUREVITCH, AMIKAM, COMPILED AND EDITED BY
Tapestries Mambush Ein Hod, Israel January 22 - April 27, 1975
New York, The Jewish Museum, 1975. Paperback. Oblong 4to. Stapled Wraps. Covers lightly rubbed with crease to rear; very good-. colour & b&w photographs.
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Book number: 012357
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Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Tapestry, Textiles, Weaving, Jewish art, Avram Kampf

 
DAY, K. M. & SMYTHIES, E. A
Canadian Fancy Cancellations of the Nineteenth Century
Toronto, Mission Press, 1962. Ed. not stated. Hardcover. ix, 122 pp.8vo,,Minor soiling & shelf wear; about vg+. Ill.: B&w illustrations. A handbook of the British North America Philatelic Society.
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Book number: 9900017455
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Keywords: Philately;Canadian Philately;Philatelics;Recreation;Stamp Collecting;Stamp Cancellations;;; B&w illustrations

 
EVANS, DAVID
Fishing for Angels: The Magic of Kites
Annick Press, 1991. Paperback. 4to. Near fine. .
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Book number: 027798
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FARROW, HAZEL
Painting Warps
Los Altos, CA, Handweavers, 1974. Paperback. Oblong 8vo. Stapled wraps. Lightest shelfwear; very good. Photography, Dick Jonhnstone; Illustrations, Cecine Bunn.
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Book number: 035178
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FEATHERSTONE, DONALD F.
War Games Through the Ages: Volume 4 1861-1945
London, Stanley Paul, 1976. Hardcover. 8vo. Bound in black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Black and white illustrations, and photographs. Corners very slightly bumped, light general shelfwear; very good- in lightly rubbed, good dustjacket with a couple of closed tears to front panel, and crease to inside front flap. .
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Book number: 061289
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1579]
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FEATHERSTONE, DONALD F.
Wargaming Ancient and Medieval
New York, David & Charles Limited, 1975. Hardcover. 8vo. Black and white illustrations. Light edgewear, minor foxing to fore-edge; very good+ in very good+ dustjacket. .
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Book number: 059669
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FRIED, HENRY B.
The Electric Watch Repair Manual A complete Manual on the Repair of Electric Watches and Battery Driven Clocks
New York, B. Jadow & Sons Inc. 1965. Paperback. 8vo. Light general wear to extremities. Profusely illustrated with photographic reproductions, drawings etc. Contents clean and unmarked with sound binding; very good. .
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Book number: 044444
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3159]
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GILLEY, WENDELL
The Art of Bird Carving a Guide to a Fascinating Hobby
Hillcrest Publications, Inc. 1972. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 150.4to,,Inscribed by author and dated 1/16/74 on half title page. Ill.: b&w photos & illustrations. Photographs by W. H. Ballard and drawings by the author. Near fine cond. in lightly chipped & scuffed, else g/vg dust jacket.
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Book number: 9900030638
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Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Carving;Decoys;Ducks;Birds;Ornithology;Crafts;;; b&w photos & illustrations

 
HADJIMICHALIS, ANGELICA
Patterns of Greek Decorative Art
Athens, Greece, 1969. 2nd edition. pp. 97. 4to. A scarce item, WorldCat only noting two institutional holdings (one in Toronto, the other in Germany). The text is in both English and Greek. The corners of our copy are 'thumbed' and some are turned, but it is a trifling defect. The decorated card covers show very slight soiling. The binding is strong and the contents are unmarked. A good plus, to very good, copy. Ill.: colour, b&w photos. Published by the National Association of Hellenic Handicrafts. Facsimile of author's signature on page facing title page.
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Book number: 9900044802
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 86.25 | £UK 78.5 | JP¥ 10528]
Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Greece; Clothing; Design; Textiles; Fabric; colour, b&w photos

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