Greenfield Books: Crafts
found: 14 books

 
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: 44662
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Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Canoe;;;;;;;;

 
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: 33559
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2782]
Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Do-it-yourself;;;;;;;;

 
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: 44751
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Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: ;;;;;;;;

 
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: 17455
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2782]
Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Philately;Canadian Philately;Philatelics;Recreation;Stamp Collecting;Stamp Cancellations;;;

 
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: 30638
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2782]
Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Carving;Decoys;Ducks;Birds;Ornithology;Crafts;;;

 
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: 44802
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.5 | £UK 78.75 | JP¥ 11127]
Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Greece;Clothing;Design;Textiles;Fabric;;;;

 
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: 2913
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2782]
Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Hobbies;Handcrafting;;;;;;;

 
[MODEL MAKING]
The Modelmaker for Those Interested in Making Working Models
New York City, Spon & Chamberlain, 1928 & 1929. Wraps.Four individual issues, each vg in stapled wraps,Plans and instructions on how to make: 'modern interurban electric car'; two-cylinder compressed air engine to be used in flying model airplanes; model semaphore signal; various scale model locomotives etc. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. Issues for April, September & October, 1928; and June, 1929. Sold as a lot of four, only.
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Book number: 416
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2782]
Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Models;Toys;Crafts;;;;;;

 
MENDRES, KONRAD M.
Drum Making a Primitive Art for Primitives by a Primitive
Winnipeg, MB, Published by the author, 1972. 1st edition. pp. 87.,Perfect bound in card covers, with price stamp to top right,A complete illustrated guide to making various kinds of drums (tom-toms, bongos, hourglass, bass drum, snare drum, tympani etc.). Unusual item, reproduced by photocopier on to 8 1/2' x 11' paper from typed manuscript. Ill.: Leon Pewarchuk sketches. One page coming loose; else contents clean & in very good condition.
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Book number: 32928
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.25 | £UK 39.5 | JP¥ 5563]
Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Drums;Percussion;Musical instruments;;;;;;

 
MORGAN, DAVID W.
Whips and Whipmaking with a Practical Introduction to Braiding
Cambridge, MD, Cornell Maritime Press, 1972. Hardcover. pp. xii, 132.8vo,,. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. Slight wear to boards. Former owner's name label to preliminary page. Dust jacket shows wear and chipping. ISBN 0870331701.
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Book number: 44752
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 10 | JP¥ 1391]
Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: ;;;;;;;;

 
PLECAN, PAUL
Model Car Handbook
New York City, Arco Publishing Company, 1965. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 111.8vo,,,From the Arco Hobby Library. Plecan shares the scientific principles that have made his slot cars the best and fastest. Ill.: b&w photos and illustrations. Light shelfwear; very good+ in price-clipped, lightly scuffed, good dust jacket with a few short, closed tears.
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Book number: 29618
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.5 | £UK 78.75 | JP¥ 11127]
Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Racing;Model cars;Building;Competition;Science;Slot car racing;Mechanics;;

 
SHAW, GEORGE RUSSELL
Knots / Useful and Ornamental
New York City, Collier Books, 1974. 3rd printing. Wraps. pp. 194.4to,,Spine crease, minor shelfwear; else g/vg condition. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. 'Charmingly hand-lettered and illustrated, with clear, concise, step-by-step instructions'.
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Book number: 29379
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 | £UK 6 | JP¥ 835]
Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Instructional;Braid;Fishing flies;Twine;Celtic design;Rope ladders;Hitch;Nautical Sailing;

 
SMEED, VIC (ED.)
Model Maker Annual a Miscellany of Drawings of Models and Prototypes, Together with Useful Data and Authoritative Articles
Watford, Herts, Model Aeronautical Press Ltd, 1963. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 159.8vo,,Edges scuffed, else vg in scuffed, gd dj w. 1 tear and 1 hole. Ill.: b&w photos, diagrams.
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Book number: 34204
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 10 | JP¥ 1391]
Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Models;Aeromodeller;Modelling;;;;;;

 
TANGERMAN, E. J.
The Modern Book of Whittling and Woodcarving
New York City, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1973. Spiral Bound. pp. 188.4to,,. A wealth of information about all aspects of whittling and carving, including patterns and designs.
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Book number: 29593
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1113]
Catalogue: Crafts & Hobbies
Keywords: Wood;Tools;Designs;Carving;Wood-carving;ISBN 0070626693;;;

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