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Painting and Decorating Craftsman's Manual and Textbook

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Theo Audel & Co. Publishers: 1949

Seller ID: CS00425

Condition: Very Good


Flexi black leather with gilt titles on spine, 16mo, 430 pages plus advertisements; a well kept copy. Fold out color wheel is in great condition, a unique vintage gift for any crafty person. View more info

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McCall's Sewing Book

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Random House/McCall Corporation: 1958

Seller ID: CS00306

Condition: Very Good


Pink pictorial boards, 4to, 308 pages, black and white photos and pink, black and white illustrations throughout; a very well kept copy; dust jacket now in mylar. An incredibly informative and delightfully vintage copy that will advise on everything from dressmaking to mending to embroidery. View more info

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Complete Book of Knitting

By: Abbey, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Press: 1971

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: MH00106

ISBN: 0670233994

Condition: Very Good


BCE. 239 pages, black and white photographs and drawings throughout; red cloth boards with gilt titling, a bit of foxing on top page edge, dust jacket with a bit of wear at corners now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

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Games

By: Bancroft, Jessie H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1949

Seller ID: CS00417

Condition: Good


Orange cloth with black decorations, 8vo, 685 pages; boards edge worn, pages toned. View more info

The Good Housekeeping Needlecraft Encyclopedia

By: Carroll, Alice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company, Inc.: 1947

Seller ID: CS00242

Condition: Good


Mint green cloth with purple and green titles, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, 479 pages, profusely illustrated with pictures and instructional drawings; boards are edge worn with special attention to corners and head and tail of spine, pages are clean and unmarked, has old book smell. A charming informational book for any aspiring needleworker. View more info

The Hosue Owner's Book

By: Churchill, Allen L.; Wickenden, Leonard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1923

Seller ID: CS00427

Condition: Very Good


Eggshell blue cloth with white decoration and black titles, 12mo, 388 pages, illustrated with cuts and diagrams, spine sunned , pages slightly age toned. "A manual for the helpful guidance of those who are interested in the building or conduct of homes. View more info

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Gilbert Signal Engineering: Complete and thorough instructions in all forms of Signaling for boys

By: Conover, Lee; Gilbert, A. C. (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, A. C. Gilbert Company: 1920

Seller ID: MH00115

Condition: Very Good


116 pages, black and white diagrams and photographs throughout, 8 full color plates depicting flags and charts; brown cloth boards with blue and black cover illustration and titling, some staining and foxing on page edges not affecting text block, hinge at title page separating; author is listed as formerly with Signal Corps U. S. Navy, prepared under the direction of Alfred Carlton Gilbert, inventor, businessman, and toy-maker best known as the inventor of the Erector Set. View more info

On Making, Mending, and Dressing Dolls

By: Fawcett, Clara Hallard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, H. L. Lindquest Publications: 1949

Seller ID: CS00244

Condition: Good


Peach cloth boards with gilt illustration and lettering, 10 1/4 x 7 inches, 170 pages, illustrated throughout by author; boards are worn at extremities, top left corner near spine faded, pages lightly toned; dust jacket quite worn, chip to head of spine four inches wide and one and a half inches tall at it's deepest, creases worn, rear foxing and dust soiled. A collectible vintage book perfect for a doll or sewing enthusiast. View more info

On Making, Mending, and Dressing Dolls

By: Fawcett, Clara Hallard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, H. L. Lindquest Publications: 1949

Seller ID: 001131

Condition: Very Good


Peach cloth boards with gilt illustration and lettering, 10 1/4 x 7 inches, 170 pages, illustrated throughout by author; tiny spot of soiling on front board, toned pages, tattered dust jacket with tape repairs to inside edges, now in protective mylar cover. A collectible vintage book perfect for a doll or sewing enthusiast. View more info

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Doll Repair: From the Gay World of Dolls

By: Gaylin, Evelyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Clackamas, OR, Gay World of Dolls: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: MH00101

Condition: Good Plus


119 pages, illustrated throughout, signed by the author on the acknowledgments page; pink boards with blue titling, a bit of foxing around edges, unclipped dust jacket with mild foxing, especially to back panel, spine is mildly darkened with a bit of chipping at head and tail, now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

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Costumes for Plays and Playing

By: Haley, Gail E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Methuen: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00099

ISBN: 0458935204

Condition: Near Fine


134 pages, extensively illustrated throughout; black cloth boards with gilt titling; unclipped dust jacket with a small chip at head of spine and a bit of general wear at edges, now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

Concretes, Cements, Mortars, Plasters & Stucco: How to Use and How to Prepare Them

By: Hodgson, Fred T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Frederick J. Drake & Co., Publsihers: 1916

Seller ID: CS00426

Condition: Good


Green cloth decorated in black with white titles, 12mo, 525 pages plus questions and index, illustrated, incl. fold out diagrams; boards edge worn, head of spine is especially worn, ink titles dulled, pages toned, last two pages repaired with tape. View more info

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The Cabinet Cyclopaedia: A Treatise on the Progressive Improvement and Present State of the Manufacture of Porcelain and Glass

By: Lardner, Dionysius

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green: 1832

Seller ID: CS00720

Condition: Very Good


Full leather with gilt borders and Huddersfield College emblem on front and back, four raised bands with gilt titles on spine, 12mo, 334 pages; leather is edge worn and chipped in places, presentation plate adhered to front paste down which announces a student was awarded this book from Huddersfield College for achievements in Arithmetic, booksellers stamp on rear paste down with evidence of anther being removed. This is a handsome copy with a strong binding and beautiful marbled endpapers as well as marbled edges. View more info

Sewing Materials (Volume I of the Woman's Institute of Dressmaking)

By: Picken, Mary Brooks

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scranton, PA, Women's Institue of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1925

Seller ID: CS00241

Condition: Very Good


Blue leatherette blind stamped cover, gilt titles on spine, 9 x 6 inches, 257 pages plus index, black and white photos throughout; bottom corners bumped, pages are clean and unmarked, binding tight; dust jacket with chipping at extremities and closed tear to top front edge, now in protective mylar cover. An informative book on many aspects of sewing from mending to embroidery. View more info

Marks on German, Bohemian and Austrian Porcelain 1710 to Present: Updated & Revised Edition

By: Rontgen, Robert E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Puplishing, Ltd: 1997

Seller ID: 000005

ISBN: 0764303538

Condition: Very Good


Faint wear at extremities. Small pen scribble in front free end paper. Prev. owner's name and address in blank page at rear. Dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Marbled end papers. Illustrated. 645 pages. Heavy & oversize. View more info

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Contemporary Furniture Making for Everybody

By: Shea, John G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1965

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000929

Condition: Near Fine


178 pages, profusely illustrated with photographs and plans; blue cloth with silver titles, slightly yellowed dust jacket with mild rubbing and edge wear, slightly chipped at extremities with short closed tear at rear head of spine. Comprehensive plans and instructions to build fashionable mid-century furniture. View more info

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Space and Color in Japanese Flower Arrangement

By: Teshigawara, Kasumi

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kodansha International Ltd: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00151

Condition: Very Good


128 pages, beautiful full color photographs throughout; green cloth boards with gilt titling, gift inscription in front free end paper, dust jacket with price marked out and a bit of wear at corners, lightly rubbed, in cardboard slip case. View more info