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Coping Saw Carpentry:  Handicraft Guide No. 1
1 Coping Saw Carpentry: Handicraft Guide No. 1
U. S. Army Service Forces, Special Services Division N.D. Softcover Very Good; Covers sunned. 
Circa 1940s. Green printed stapled wraps. Illustrated. Instructions for making sailor book ends and a pipe rack and other hints for woodcrafts. "For use of U. S. Armed Forces Personnel only". Prepared by Popular Mechanics Magazine. ; 16 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Craftsmen's Catalog:  Metalcraft Tools and Supplies
2 Craftsmen's Catalog: Metalcraft Tools and Supplies
NY Paul H. Gesswein & Co. 1949 Softcover Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed and soiled. 
Printed stapled wraps. Many black and white engravings, photos and other illustrations. Index, price guide. ; 36 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Enquete, Traite De Commerce Avec L'Angleterre, Industries Textiles: Chanvre, Jute Et Lin, Soies Et Soieries, Tissues De Crin Et De Caoutchouc, Vetements Confectionnes
3 Enquete, Traite De Commerce Avec L'Angleterre, Industries Textiles: Chanvre, Jute Et Lin, Soies Et Soieries, Tissues De Crin Et De Caoutchouc, Vetements Confectionnes
Paris Imprimerie Imperiale 1861 Hardcover Fair; Boards heavily worn, with cloth soiled and nearly detached from rear boards, pages toned at margins and sporadic waterstains and foxing. 
Quarterbound leather with six gilt-ruled compartments. Titles stamped in two compartments in gilt. Red cloth boards. Marbled endpapers. xx, 891 pp, glossary. Text in French. Volume V of a seven-volume set of documents pertaining to a Second French Empire commercial treaty with England. This volume covers those parts of the textile industry pertaining to hemp, linen, silk, hides, fleece and pre-made clothing. No other copies offered for sale in the trade at present. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Everlasting Flowers: the Beauty of Nature Preserved in Dried and Pressed Flower Arrangements
4 Everlasting Flowers: the Beauty of Nature Preserved in Dried and Pressed Flower Arrangements
NY MacMillan 1976 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered. 
Profusely illustrated with color photos. Library of Congress number 76-3361.; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall; 88 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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5 Jewelry USA: From a National Competition Sponsored by the Society of North American Goldsmiths and the American Craft Museum, May 25, 1984-September 1, 1984
1984 Softcover Very Good; Covers rubbed. 
Pictorial wraps. Many black and white and color photos. 122 artists and 225 pieces selected for this competitive exhibition, which include brooches, earrings, pendants, necklaces, bracelets, rings, hats and other adornments in a wide range of materials. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 63 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Knots and Nets
6 Knots and Nets
Ithaca, NY Cornell University 1988 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed. 
An exhibition catalog for show organized by the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, July 12 - September 25, 1988. Many color plates, bibliography, glossary, notes. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 56 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Lion Yarn Book:  A Manual of Worsted Work for Those Who Knit and Crochet
7 Lion Yarn Book: A Manual of Worsted Work for Those Who Knit and Crochet
The Lion Yarn Co. 1912 Softcover Fair; Covers and first and last free endpapers heavily chipped, creased, stained, and taped. 
Index. Many black and white photos. Printed softcover with color design of sheep snuggling in a field with tree border. A manual that covers introductory knitting and crocheting basics, description of fancier stitches, infant and children apparel, blankets, ladies' accessories and garments (including motor scarfs and aviation caps) , menswear, novelties (horse reins, dog sweaters) , and care of woolen garments. The photos are often humorous with their exaggerated posing and duplication of garments in wool (as in the ostrich-tipped hat and ladies' "kimono"). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 138 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Magic Crochet Magazine August 1983 Number 26
8 Magic Crochet Magazine August 1983 Number 26
Flynt Distributing 1988 Magazine Very Good; Covers lightly rubbed. 
Many photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 62 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Multiplicity in Clay, Metal, Fiber Skidmore College Craft Invitational 1984
9 Multiplicity in Clay, Metal, Fiber Skidmore College Craft Invitational 1984
Saratoga Springs, NY Skidmore College Art Center 1984 Softcover Very Good; Covers rubbed. 
An exhibition catalogue for show held July 7-September 23, 1984, Skidmore College Art Center, Saratoga Springs, NY, 1984. Essays by Dore Ashton, C. E. Licka, Michael McTwigan and Ellen Schwartz. Many black and white illustrations, short biographies of featured artists. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 106 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Art of Dressmaking
10 The Art of Dressmaking
NY Butterick Publishing Company 1927 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn. 
Green cloth binding. Many illustrations. A good vintage sewing book and full of practical advice for the seamstress, costumer, or fashionista. 1920s fashions. ; 255 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Good Housekeeping Manual of Home Handicraft
11 The Good Housekeeping Manual of Home Handicraft
Chicago Phelps Publishing Company 1908 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned and scuffed, spine cracked. 
Decorative green cloth binding. Many black and white photos. All kinds of handwork projects for household items, from stenciled aprons and tote bags, to homemade memory books, to paper lamp shades and leather goods. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Rustic Artistry of Clarence O. Nichols:  Furniture in the Collection of the New York State Museum
12 The Rustic Artistry of Clarence O. Nichols: Furniture in the Collection of the New York State Museum
Blue Mountain Lake, NY The Adirondack Museum 1987 0910020396 / 9780910020398 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wraps very lightly scuffed. 
Rustic furniture designs of Clarence O. Nichols as exhibited at the New York State Museum and Adirondack Museum in 1987-88. Printed stiff wraps. Many color plates. Essays by Craig Gilborn and John L. Scherer. ; 35 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Vogue's New Book for Better Sewing
13 Vogue's New Book for Better Sewing
NY Simon and Schuster 1952 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Pages toned, jacket foxed and tattered. 
vii, 159 pp. Many illustrations. High fashion black and white photos by Clifford Coffin. Sewing instruction by Vogue Pattern Service. Includes directions for dresses, blouses, skirts, children's clothing, lace evening wear coats, suits, and boleros. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14 Ackley, Edith Flack Marionettes: Easy to Make! Fun to Use!
NY Frederick A. Stokes 1929 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Marjorie Flack 
Introduction by L. Walker Erskine. Patterns in folder at rear pastedown endpaper. Orange cloth. History of marionettes, how to make marionettes and several scripts for puppet plays. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 115 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Art Unfolding:   New Works by New Hampshire Furniture Masters, Association, New Hampshire Furniture Masters
15 Association, New Hampshire Furniture Masters Art Unfolding: New Works by New Hampshire Furniture Masters
New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association 2007 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Softcover with wire spiral binding and tri-fold front cover. Color photos throughout. A handout from the twelfth annual NHFMA furniture auction and exhibition which features the works of furniture masters Ted Blachly, Jon Brooks, Timothy Coleman, Jeffrey Cooper, Henry Fox, Garrett Hack, Howard Hatch, David Lamb, Wayne Marcoux, Tom McLaughlin, Brian Sargent, William Thomas, David Upfill-Brown, Leonard Bellanca, Aurelio Bolognesi, Brian Reid, Martin Milkovits, and Allen Eason. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 34 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Guatemala Visited: February-March, 1946, Atwater, Mary M.
16 Atwater, Mary M. Guatemala Visited: February-March, 1946
Santa Ana, CA HTH Publishers 1965 0916658155 / 9780916658151 Softcover Very Good; Covers creased, pocket scar on rear inside cover. 
Printed red card stapled covers. Reprint of 1946 booklet. Many illustrations. Shuttle Craft Guild Monograph Fifteen. Results of the author's extensive travels in Guatemala in 1946 and examination of Guatemalan handwoven textiles. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Baity, Elizabeth Chesley Man is a Weaver
NY Viking 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn. Illustrated by C. B. Falls 
Decorative terra cotta cloth. Illustrated endpapers. Many photos and illustrations. A history of weaving, spinning, and textiles. Review copy with publisher's press release laid in. ; 334 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Embroiderer's Story:  Needlework from the Renaissance to the Present Day, Beck, Thomasina
18 Beck, Thomasina The Embroiderer's Story: Needlework from the Renaissance to the Present Day
Newton Abbot, Devon David & Charles 1995 0715302388 / 9780715302385 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Bibliography, index. Many photographs and illustratings, including many in color. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Schwalm Embroidery:   Techniques and Designs, Bishop, Christine
19 Bishop, Christine Schwalm Embroidery: Techniques and Designs
Bowral, Australia Sally Milner Publishing 2000 1863512209 / 9781863512206 Later Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Many illustrations and photos. Explains history, techniques and designs of this form of traditional whitework embroidery which incorporates stitching, pulled fabric, drawn thread, needlelace and needleweaving. ; Milner Craft Series; 112 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Make Your Own Elegant Jewelry, Boulay, Roger; Kallem, Anne E. (editor)
20 Boulay, Roger; Kallem, Anne E. (editor) Make Your Own Elegant Jewelry
NY Sterling Publishing 1972 0806952229 / 9780806952222 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers rubbed, gift inscription on front free endpaper. 
Pictorial hardcover. Many black and white photos. Elegant may not be the correct word here; more like, nostalgic Seventies look at spangly, Boho type adornents. ; Little Craft Book; 48 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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