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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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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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Keywords: Do-it-yourself;;;;;;;; b&w photos and illustrations

 
ALPHIN, TOM
The Lego Architect
San Francisco, No Starch Press, 2015. First printing. Hardcover. Square 4to. Colour photographs, black and white illustrations. Negligible shelfwear, appears unread; near fine. .
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Book number: 059131
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GRANT, BRUCE AND ILLUSTRATED BY LARRY SPINELLI
Leather Braiding
Cambridge, MD, Cornell Maritime Press, 1961. Hardcover. pp. xviii,173.8vo,,. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. Slight wear to boards. Former owner's name label to preliminary page. Dust jacket present but quite tattered. ISBN 087033039X.
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Book number: 9900044751
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Keywords: ;;;;;;;; black-&-white illustrations

 
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
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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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COGGSHALL, WILLIAM L.; ROGER A. MORSE
Beeswax Production, Harvesting, Processing and Products
Cheshire Connecticut, Wicwas Press, 1995. Second printing. Paperback. pp. 192. 8vo. Black and white photographs, illustrations. Very good+. .
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Book number: 054700
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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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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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FAIOLA, ANNE-MARIE
Pure Soapmaking: How to Create Nourishing, Natural Skin Care Soaps
North Adams, MA, Storey Publishing, 2016. Hardcover. pp. 239. Square 8vo. Profusely illustrated with full-colour photographs. Very good+. .
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Book number: 051355
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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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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
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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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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
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Keywords: Greece; Clothing; Design; Textiles; Fabric; colour, b&w photos

 
HENNELL, THOMAS
British Craftsmen
London, Collins, 1943. 1st. Hardcover. 48,8vo,Some shelf wear, bookplates, G to vg in g/vg dj. Ill.: Color plates. One of the Britain in Pictures Series.
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Book number: 9900002913
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Keywords: Hobbies;Handcrafting;;;;;;; Color plates

 
HENSLER, CHRISTY ANN
Indian Quillworking
Hancock House Publishing, 1989. Paperback. Slim 8vo. Near fine. .
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Book number: 034331
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Keywords: native canadian; aboriginal art; canadian art;

 
HUBERT, ANNE
The Left Bank Look Easy Parisian-Chic Projects for Your Home and Clothes
New York, Watson-Guptill Publications, 2008. Paperback. 4to. Light shelfwear; very good. Photography by Coco Amardeil.
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Book number: 046004
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HUNTER, NORAH T.
The Art of Floral Design
Albany, NY, Delmar, 2000. Hardcover. pp. xi, 450, A-I. 4to. Illustrated boards. Black and white and color phtographs and illustrations. Contents clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding; very good+. .
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Book number: 052661
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JOHNSON, PAULINE
Creative Bookbinding
New York, Dover Publications, 1990. Paperback. 4to. Black and white illustrations and photographs. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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Book number: 051369
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JOHNSTON, EDWARD; W. R. LETHABY (ED.)
Writing & Illuminating, & Lettering
London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd, 1932. Seventeenth Impression. Hardcover. pp. xxxi, 499. 8vo. With Diagrams & Illustrations by the Author & Noel Rooke. Shaken, light general wear, mull exposed at half-title page and pages before rfep; good. No dust jacket. The Artistic Crafts Series of Technical Handbooks.
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Book number: 059114
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Keywords: Books about books; Script; Cursive writing; Illuminations; Written book; Letters

 
KHIN, YVONNE M.
Collectors Dictionary of Quilt Names and Patterns
New York, Portland House, 1980. Hardcover. pp.489 4to. Black and white illustrations. Bound in 1/4 burgundy cloth over green boards with gilt lettering to spine. Contents clean and unmarked with sound binding. Very good+ in very good, lightly rubbed dustjacket. .
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Book number: 045263
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KMIT, ANNE; LORETTA L. LUCIOW, JOHANNA LUCIOW, AND LUBA PERCHYSHYN
Ukrainian Easter Eggs: And How We Make Them
Minneapolis, Minnesota, Ukrainian Gift Shop, 1994. Fifth printing. Paperback. pp. 104. 4to. Profusely illustrated with black and white and colour photographs, illustrations and diagrams. Very good+. .
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Book number: 050168
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ANGUS-BUTTERWORTH L.M.
Pottery and Prcelain
London, William Colin Sons & Co. Ltd. 1970. Hardcover. 12 mo. Pictorial front board with black and white photographs and illustrations. Very good+. .
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Book number: 024810
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