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A Book Of Patterns For Hand-weaving (From Drawings in the Pennsylvania Museum)

By: Landes, John (with Threading Drafts and Notes by Mary Meigs Atwater) 1

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hollywood, CA, Southern California Handweaver's Guild, Inc.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32786

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. Page 25 has been inserted upside-down and with the wrong title - It should be listed as Part II (of IV) , but shows Part IV. - checking the pages, all the text pages are correct and there is no duplication of patterns. " One of the most interesting documents in the all too meagre archives of American hand weaving is a book of draw... View more info

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Guatemala Art Crafts

By: Lemos, Pedro J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Worcester, MA, Davis Press, Inc.: 1950

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A38750

Condition: Very Good-


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and has only a partial portion of the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing, along with some beginning fraying. There are spots of discoloration and toning to the covers, especially the spine joints, etc. The text pages are clean and bright. A portion of the dust jacket has been laid-in. This copy has been signed in ink on the title page by the author with a short inscription. "Pedro Joseph de Lemos (25 May 18... View more info

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Enamel Bibliography And Abstracts

By: McClelland, E. H. (compiled by)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, The American Ceramic Society, Inc.: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37028

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book is in generally clean condition. The covers have several large spots of discoloration to the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked gift inscription on the title page. "Enamel is a heat-fused glass paste colored by metal oxides and used to decorate metal surfaces. In medieval sources mina? Denoted glaze, glass, and, after the 11th century, enamel. Enamel was associated with lapidary, glassworking, and goldmithing crafts and was probably used primarily in place of preci... View more info

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Indian Silverwork of the Southwest, Illustrated - Volume One

By: Mera, Harry P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Globe, AZ, Dale Stuart King, Publisher: 1960

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 31143

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "The object of this publication is to demonstrate through the medium of pictorial representations, the progress of evolution and various developments in Southwestern Indian silverwork from the early simple forms up to some of the later and more complex styles." View more info

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Batiks And How To Make Them

By: Mijer, Pieter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1928

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: A34336

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light rubbing and wear. There are several spots of discoloration to the front cover and spine. The text pages are clean and bright. "Batik is a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth, or cloth made using this technique. Batik is made either by drawing dots and lines of the resist with a spouted tool called a canting, also spelled tjanting) , or by printing the resist with a copper stamp called a cap (also spelled tjap). ... View more info

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The History Of Tapestry (With Instructions) a Brief Outline of the History of the Art of Tapestry Embroidery...

By: Munn, Mildred (edited by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, C. R. Meissner CO, Inc.: 1927

Seller ID: A38374

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a booklet with illustrated cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There are a couple of spots of discoloration on the front inside cover. "Tapestry is a form of textile art, traditionally woven by hand on a loom. Tapestry is weft-faced weaving, in which all the warp threads are hidden in the completed work, unlike cloth weaving where both the warp and the weft threads may be visi... View more info

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Origami Holidays

By: Nguyen, Duy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.: 2202

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39641

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. View more info

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Japanese Handicrafts Tourist Library Vol. 21

By: Okada, Yuzuru

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Japan Travel Bureau: 1959

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 31272

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have some toning and the front endpaper has a couple of small marks as well. The dust jacket has rubbing and some light bumping and beginning edge wear. "His descriptions of the six most artistic kinds of handicrafts 0 ceramics, glassware and cloisonne, metalware, wood and bamboo ware, lacquer ware, and fabrics - are reliable and concise, and he places a great deal of empha... View more info

Image for 2500 Armature-intreccio (2500 Weaving Patterns)  Per Tessuti De Lana, Cotone, Rayon, Seta....

2500 Armature-intreccio (2500 Weaving Patterns) Per Tessuti De Lana, Cotone, Rayon, Seta....

By: Poma, Eugenio

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Editore Ulrico Hoepli: 1947

Seller ID: A38362

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is an oblong paperback book with cardstock covers and side staples The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket, but in a cardstock folder. The book covers have noticeable toning. The text pages are clean and bright. "In the simplest weaving arrangement, alternate warp yarns are over or under the shuttle as it moves in one direction and the warp yarn positions are reversed for the return stroke of the shuttle. This weave can be made on a loom with only two harnesses. In other arrangements, several warp yarns may be moved upward or downward... View more info

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Teacher's Manual On Dyeing And Tinting Bleaching And Dry-cleaning

By: Putnam Fadeless Dyes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Quincy, IL, Putnam Fadeless Dyes: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38721

Condition: Very Good


B&W and Color Illustrations; This is a pamphlet with cardstock coverrs and a stapled spine. The covers have some ground-in dirt and spotting. The text pages are clean and bright, though the text has faded somewhat. View more info

Image for How To Make Draperies Slip Covers, Cushions and Other Home Furnishings (Singer Sewing Library No. 4)

How To Make Draperies Slip Covers, Cushions and Other Home Furnishings (Singer Sewing Library No. 4)

By: Singer Sewing Machine Co. Inc.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Singer Sewing Machine Company: 1934

Seller ID: A39174

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized booklet with illustrated covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers haev some spots of ground-in dirt. The text pagesclean and bright. View more info

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The Tie-up A Group of Non-Sequential Issues, from Sept 1956 Thru June 1965

By: Southern California Handweavers' Guild, Inc.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Los Angeles Area, CA, Southern California Handweavers' Guild, Inc.: 0

Seller ID: A36446

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Seven Issues: Sept 1956, Nov. 1958, Dec. 1958, Jan. 1959, Sept. 1964, March 1965, and, June 1965/. The issues are all in Very Good+ condition and generally comprise of four leaves, making eight pages, all with three hole punches. All the pages are clean and bright, with some beginning toning to the edges of the pages. "Founded in 1946, the Southern California Handweavers’ Guild (SCHG) is an all-volunteer, 501(c) (3) non-profit organization in the Los Angeles area. We are dedicated to advancing the knowledge and practice of handweaving and textile-related crafts. We wel... View more info

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Marionettes Are People

By: Thane, Edith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35454

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and spots of fraying, including chipping to both spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. All patterns at the rear of the book are clean and unused. "A marionette is a puppet controlled from above using wires or strings depending on regional variations. A marionette's puppeteer is called a marionettist. [1] Marionettes are operated with the puppeteer hidden or revealed to an audience by using a vertical or horizontal control ... View more info

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A Handweaver's Workbook

By: Thorpe, Heather G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Publishing Co. , Inc.: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A36414

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping. There are a couple of spots of discoloration to the front covers of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

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Practical & Artistic Basketry

By: Tinsley, Laura Rollins

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes Company: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32842

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is one small ink mark to the bottom rear book cover. There is some beginning bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are mostly clean bright condition. There is a bit of spotting to the top edge the first several text pages that might be from a paperclip. "Ornamental learing is a thing of the past and industrial and practical development is taking its place. It is not the purpose of the aut... View more info

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Books For Weavers A Comprehensive Catalog on Hand Weaving, Spinning, Dying and Textile Design

By: Veren, Boris / Craft and Hobby Book Service

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Monterey, CA, Craft and Hobby Book Service`: 1959

Seller ID: A38303

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a Trade sized booklet with self covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There are a couple of small spots of ground-in dirt to the rear cover. View more info

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Flower Arrangement Art of Japan

By: Wood, Mary Cokely

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rutland, VT, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1954

Edition: Popular Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 31104

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some bumping and creasing to the corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "The increasing interest in Japanese flower arrangement is the excuse for the appearance of this book. It is meant to be just an introduction to the simplest rules of the line and design arrangement termed Japanese Floral Art as I was taught it in Japan in the late 90's before westernization had touch... View more info

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Foot-power Loom Weaving

By: Worst, Edward F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Bruce Publishing Company: 1924

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: A36444

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The covers have some ground-in dirt and spotting. The text pages clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front endpaper. Included are numerous weaving patterns for loom weaving. "A handloom is a simple machine used for weaving. In a wooden vertical-shaft looms, the heddles are fixed in place in the shaft... View more info

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Indian Slippers That You Can Make

By: Wren, Frances / McGill University Adult Education Service

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Montreal, Canada, MacDonald College: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34831

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a small trade sized booklet with cardstock coves and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The booklet and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "Until the 1930s, Macdonald College used Sir William's achievement as one quarter of the College arms. The two red martlets and the open book with its motto are from the arms of McGill University. The clover leaves (also gold) signify fertility and their three segments suggest the three purposes of the Campus, i. E. Agricu... View more info

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Woodstock Craftsman's Manual A Straight Ahead Guide to: Weaving, Pottery, Macrame, Beads, Leather, etc....

By: Young, Jean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers: 1972

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A35297

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright but does have some light edge wear, rubbing and nicking to the spine ends and corners. "A straight-ahead guide to eleven popular revival crafts, written and illustrated by young craftsmen from Woodstock, New York." View more info