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ALEXANDER, BRUCE.( EDITOR.)
CRAFTS AND CRAFTSMEN.
London. Croom Helm, 1974., A buyer's guide to British craftsmanship". In this book Britain is divided into 10 regions, & the craftsmen are grouped into 11 crafts: metal, stone, clay, jewellery & precious metals, fabrics, wood, leather & book binding, musical instruments, toys & models, thatching & straw, and glass. Board covers, no d./w. 216 pages, with drawings & diagrams by Mike Gibson. 216 pages, with a list of museums who display crafts, & list of craftsmen's addresses. Slightly worn on top front corner & other places but contents very good. 8" tall x 9" (landscape) The scan shows the back cover as it has a very good description printed on it. No d./w. ISBN 0856641788. 1974
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Catalogue: Arts & Crafts
Keywords: crafts craftsmen thatching glass blowing book binding potters

 
ANDERSON BLACK, J. AND GARLAND, MADGE.
A HISTORY OF FASHION.
London. Orbis, 1980., Reprint. 2nd edition, revised and updated by Frances Kennett. This is a beautiful, large book, starting with fashion in the Ancient World leading up to the modern day. The outstanding collection of illustrations are taken from paintings and photographs in art galleries, museums and private collections. Many are full page, some double page. 304 pages, including glossary, bibliography, costume collections, index & acknowledgments. Over 300 colour photographs & 30 drawings. Slightly bumped top & bottom of spine, and on corners, but hardly noticable, o./w. clean, tight and near fine. D./w. slightly worn & bumped on ends of spine and corners, o./w. near fine. 30cm. x 32cm. ISBN 085613205 5. Note, this is Heavy. 1980
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Catalogue: Arts & Crafts
Keywords: fashion clothing garments hats fabric material dress designers

 
ANON. (F.C. AVIS)
ENGLISH PRINTERS' MARKS OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY.
London. Glenview Press, 1964., Ex Library. Printed for F. C. Avis. 24 pages. 7 marks illustrated in black on white or red on white. Contents clean but for library marks. 'SALE 1996' and 'Cancelled' stamped on front endpage. 2 or 3 library stamps. 23cm. x 15cm. D./w. is near fine but enclosed in library sleeve which is taped on, & a small library label on front. 1964
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ANON
THE SCHOLAR PRINTERS: "Two Exhibitions at the Newbury Library in Honor of the Association of American University Presses...
Chicago & London. University of Chicago Press, 1964....on the Occasion of Their Visit to Chicago on May 31, 1964." Ex Reference Library, so nice & clean. 59 pages.1) Printers, Publishers, and Scholars: Books Mainly from the John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing. II) The Learned Presses. 21 black & white illustrations. Contents clean & near fine apart from library marks on endpages, 'SALE 1996' and 'cancelled' are stamped on front endpage. Stiff paper cover faintly marked o./w. near fine. 22cm. x 14.25cm.. 1964
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ANON.
TYPE FOR BOOKS. A Designers Manual.
Chatham. Mackays of Chatham, 1959., Ex. Library Usual library stamps, signs of sellotape & Liverpool Reference Library bookplate, o./w. contents near fine. Cover marked by sellotape. Fine d./w. but bottom was folded over in order to fit inside library protective sleeve. Mackays of Chatham were founded in 1874 at Glasgow & moved to Chatham in 1880. 234 pages, including every type held by the printing house of Mackay, in every size down to the last asterisk, all their ornaments & printer's flowers. Printed on Basingwerk Parchment paper, made by Grosvenor Chater. 25.5cm. x 16cm. Distributed by Bodley Head. 1959
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Book number: 301
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Catalogue: Arts & Crafts
Keywords: McKenzie type book-design printing printer Mackay Chatham zxc bbbb

 
AUDEL, THEO & CO., 1949.
PAINTING AND DECORATING CRAFTSMAN'S MANUAL AND TEXT BOOK.
New York. Theo Audel & Co. Publishers, 1949., Black & white frontispiece of a coat of arms, and a colour chart, showing "complimentary hues"which is folded in 4. 430 pages plus 8 pages at end of advertisments for other Audel books. Illustrated with black & white photographs and diagrams. Near fine, appears unread! 17cm. x 12.5cm. Near fine black cover, red endpages. No d./w. 1949
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Book number: 7599
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Catalogue: Arts & Crafts
Keywords: painting decorating plaster wallpaper paintbrush

 
BAYER, PATRICIA.
ART DECO SOURCE BOOK. A Visual Reference To A Decorative Style 1920-40.
London. Guild / Phaidon, 1988., An international selection of Art Deco pieces & styles explained" Chapters on furniture, metalwork & silver, ceramics, glass, textiles, architecture, fashion & jewellery, painting & sculpture, industrial design & graphics. Inscription on f.f.e.p. o./w. near fine. Near fine d./w. 192 pages, with over 350 colour photographs.10¼" x 10¼". 1988
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Keywords: Art Deco Lalique Chiparus Clarice Cliff Susie Cooper antiques zxc bbb

 
BIRLEY, ROBERT.
PRINTING AND DEMOCRACY.
London. Monotype Corporation Ltd., 1964., Ex Reference Library. Privately printed for the Monotype Corporation. Preface by Frank Francis, Stanley Morison & John Carter. 29 pages including 8 black & white plates. 24.5cm. x 17cm. Rebound by library with card cover laminated. Contens clean and very good apart from 'SALE 1996' and 'Cancelled' stamped on front endpage. Cover is slightly marked. 1964
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Book number: 7697
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Keywords: printing print Parliament King Charles Ist

 
BOXALL, L. E. AND CLAYDEN, D.O.
MAGNETIC INK PRINTING. Patra Principles in Practice: 2.
Leatherhead, Surrey. The Printing and Allied Trades Research Association., 1962., Ex Reference library. In 4 parts, "Special printing requirements"; "Signal Measurement."; "Some practical aspects."; "Suppliers of test equipment." plus bibliography. 27 pages. 8 b./w. illustrations, including one folded. 21.5cm. x 14cm. Contents clean but reference library label on each end, 'SALE 1996' & 'Cancelled' stamped on front end page. Illustrated cover laminted by library. 1962
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BRADLEY, JOHN E.
A GUIDE TO DECORATIVE ART.
At. Ives, Huntingdon. Matsons Publications, 1947., 109 pages. 8 b./w. illustrations.19cm. x 12.5cm. Contents clean, no inscription or marks. No d./w. Green cloth cover is very good, but spine is very faded. 1947
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Keywords: art decoration design woodwork painting leatherwork

 
BRIDGEWATER, ALAN & GILL.
BEAUTIFUL WOODEN GIFTS YOU CAN MAKE IN A WEEKEND.
Cincinnati, Ohio. Popular Woodworking Books, 1998., Craft 20 heirloom projects and master new techniques - from marquetry to turning and more." 128 pages. Contents clean, no inscription or marks. Near fine stiff card cover, priced on back $22.99. 28cm. x 21.5cm. ISBN 1558704523. 1998
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Keywords: marquetry woodwork turning carving

 
CARDEW, MICHAEL.
PIONEER POTTERY.
London. Longman, 1979., Large size softback. Reprint, first published 1969. 327 pages including bibliography & index. 57 black & white photographs plus many drawings & diagrams. Contents clean, no inscription or marks. Stiff card cover near fine, price label on back £7.95. ISBN 058212624X. 1979
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Book number: 7976
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Keywords: pottery potters wheel bowl teapot plate cup kiln clay craft craftsmen

 
DODGE, VENUS & MARTIN.
MAKING MINIATURES IN ½ SCALE. Complete Projects For All Abilities.
Newton Abbot, Devon. David & Charles, 1989., 2nd impression, first pub. 1989. From shoebox rooms for children to make, up to large rooms, with fine furniture in miniature, for the adult to create. 183 pages including list of magazines, stockists, fairs, and index. Very well illustrated with 29 colour photographs, and 136 figures of clear drawings & diagrams. Near fine, no inscription or marks. D. /w. is near fine, but corners slightly bumped, and top ½" x ½" of spine is missing.12" x 8.75". ISBN 0715391062 1989
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Keywords: dolls miniature dollhouse woodwork

 
ELLIOT, MARION
THE TILE DECORATING BOOK. Designing and hand-painting tiles - a practical guide.
London. Lorenz Books, 1997., With a history of tiles, and ideas for stamping, stencilling, decoupage and gilding. 160 pages including 8 pages of templates, and over 300 colour photographs. 28.5cm. x 23.5cm. Cover & contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., priced £14.95. ISBN 1859675298. 1997
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FLICK, PAULINE.
THE DOLLS' HOUSE BOOK.
London. Collins, 1973., Hardback. 126 pages, with photographs, drawings & instructions to make dolls' houses. Very good except tiny dent on front cover. D./w. price clipped, worn on top & bottom edges, especially top ¼" top & bottom of spine. 2 small tears neatly repaired on inside, not visible from outside. 9" x 6". ISBN 0001921568. 1973
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