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Cabinet Designs (Woodworker Series)
1 Cabinet Designs (Woodworker Series)
London Evans Brothers Limited Paperback, stapled Good Octavo 
46 pp. Considerable wear and tear to paper covers. Foxing throughout, but no markings, annotations, etc. Binding (stapled) is solid. Undated, but early 20th century: designs include china cabinets, display cabinets, music cabinets, gramophone cabinets, wireless receiving set cabinets, smoker's cabinet, afterneoon tea cabinet, nursery cabinet, and others. Detailed scale drawings, plans, cutting lists and specific directions provided for each project. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Gemhunting Atlas of Australia
2 Gemhunting Atlas of Australia
Sydney Paul Hamlin 1973 0600071464 / 9780600071464 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Quarto 
Chips and rubbing to edges of illustrated boards. Prev. owner's stamps to first three pages. Internally bright and clean; solidly bound. "30 full colour, large scale location maps showing geological structures, where to go, how to get there and what to find." Includes index of towns. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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3 Aspden, George One Piece of Card
London B T Batsford Limited 1974 071342866X / 9780713428667 Reprint Soft Cover Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Derek Abbott 
First published in 1973, reprinted 1974. 95pp. Numerous b&w and colour illustrations/photos, and templates for cut-outs. An interesting and unique form of papercraft, that involves folding a single flat cut out shape into complex 3D forms. Internally in excellent condition, wraps with some minor edgewear, mostly at corners. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Jinny Beyer's Color Confidence For Quilters, Beyer, Jinny
4 Beyer, Jinny Jinny Beyer's Color Confidence For Quilters
Chicago The Quilt Digest Press 1995 0844226394 / 9780844226392 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
133 pp + colour samples, palettes. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Previous owner's inked note to title page. All else as new. "Make and use a master color palette. Use shading, deep darks, and accents. Focus your fabric choices. Recognize and use visual texture. Select colors to coordinate with specific fabrics or color schemes. Create individual color palettes for all of your projects." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Scale Model Warships, Bowen, John, editor
5 Bowen, John, editor Scale Model Warships
Greenwich Conway Maritime Press 1978 085177070X First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Small Quarto 
191 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to lower board edges. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white line drawings, diagrams and photos throughout. "Moving from sources of information through the construction of hull, deck and superstructure, to gun mountings and deck fittings. A chapter by an expert warship modeller covers each of these general topics, followed by sections specifically concerning miniature models, powerplant and radio control, and plastic kits, concluding with a detailed bibliography. Over 120 plans and diagrams, and 150 photos carefully chosen for their reference value." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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6 Bradman, W.A.G Built-In Furniture
Somerset Wessex Press 1956 Second Edition Hard Cover Fair+ Fair 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
83 pp. Boards with paper wraps pasted on, flaps free. Laminate lifting from covers, some torn away. Edgewear. Front flap is price clipped. Inked notation and foxing to ffep. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Line drawings, diagrams throughout. Foyles Handbooks. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Learn to Make Postage Stamp Quilts the 21st Century Way, Causee, Linda. Introduction by Rita Weiss
7 Causee, Linda. Introduction by Rita Weiss Learn to Make Postage Stamp Quilts the 21st Century Way
San Marcos CA American School of Needlework 2001 0881959758 / 9780881959758 First Paperback Fine Quarto 
128 pp. Tiny crease to front upper corner. All else as new. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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8 Cirillo, Dexter Across Frontiers: Hispanic Crafts of New Mexico
California Chronicle Books 1998 0811817741 / 9780811817745 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
159 pp. "...traces the roots and revival of this Hispanic art movement and profiles contemporary artists and their crafts." Colour and b&w photos throughout. Wraps with small areas of light edgewear. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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9 Clements, Julia Flowers in Praise: Church Festivals and Decorations
London BT Batesford Limited 1977 0713432608 / 9780713432602 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
95 pp. Dust jacket, now protected in removable clear plastic sleeve, is not clipped. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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10 Clements, Julia My Life with Flowres
London Cassell 1993 0304342467 / 9780304342464 First Hard Cover Good + Good + Octavo 
192 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not price clipped but has light edgewear including wrinkling and a faint stain to upper edge of front panel. Blue cloth boards unbumped, but with a little abrasion to inside lower edge of rear cover. Faint discolouration to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with colour plates. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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11 Dunbar, Michael Antique Woodworking Tools: A Guide to the Purchase, Restoration and Use of Old Tools for Today's Shop
London Stobart & Son 1979 0854420142 / 9780854420148 First British Hard Cover Good+ Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
192 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is price clipped and has edgewear including discolouration and chipping. A little soil to rear panel. Grey cloth boards a little worn along edges. Edges of text block a little yellowed and lightly stained. Front free endpaper lightly stained and creased. Otherwise internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with detailed black-and-white photos of old tools, often in use. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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The Sampler Quilt Book: Twenty Hand and Quick Machine Patchwork Techniques, Edwards, Lynne
12 Edwards, Lynne The Sampler Quilt Book: Twenty Hand and Quick Machine Patchwork Techniques
Devon David & Charles 2008 0715313088 / 9780715313084 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
144 pp. Very Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. "19 beautiful patchwork blocks, including maple leaf, grandmother's fan, tumbling blocks, rail fence, log cabin and spider's web. Project ideas from a cushion and a cot quilt to a full-sized quilt, all with step-by-step instructions that offer clear guidance every step of the way." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Precious Stones and Gems, Their History and Distinguishing Characteristics, Edwin W. Streeter
13 Edwin W. Streeter Precious Stones and Gems, Their History and Distinguishing Characteristics
London George Bell & Sons 1882 Third Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
Numerous colour plates and b&w illustrations. Inked name to half-title. Pages greying at margins. Several plates are disbound (but present), with frayed edges. Occasional light foxing. Recased in original boards. Boards rather rubbed and worn, particularly at spine and corners. Gilt design to front cover partially worn away. Binding starting to feel a little loose overall. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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14 Ellen and Bert Denker The Rocking Chair Book
New York Mayflower Books Inc 1979 831774185 First Paperback Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
192 pp. General wear to wraps, including some staining, dents and wrinkles. Spine is sunned but uncreased. Dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally clean and solidly bound. B/w illustrations throughout. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Australian Plants for Art and Craft: A Gardener's Handbook, Elliot, Gwen
15 Elliot, Gwen Australian Plants for Art and Craft: A Gardener's Handbook
South Yarra, Vic Hyland House 1992 0947062947 / 9780947062941 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
148 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers; spine sunned; upper front corner a little bumped. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Decorated endpapers. Colour plates. Black-and-white line drawings throughout. Bark pictures, plants for woodworking, fragrant oils, dyes and dyemaking, pressing flowers, weaving and basketmaking, and much more. "Develop a complete cottage industry and grow the materials for your crafts in your own backyard." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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16 Faulkner, Trevor The Thames and Hudson Manual of Direct Metal Sculpture
London Thames & Hudson 1978 0500680159 / 9780500680155 Paperback Very Good Octavo 
168 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Spine uncreased. Light tanning and a few faint stains to edges of text block, some scuffing to lower edge. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. With 144 illustrations, 10 in colour. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Bewitching Jewelry, Giles, Carl H., and Barbara Ann Williams
17 Giles, Carl H., and Barbara Ann Williams Bewitching Jewelry
New Jersey Jonathan Ball 1976 0498016544 / 9780498016547 First Hard Cover Good Fair Square Octavo 
Numerous illustrations, colour and black and white plates. Book is internally in very nice condition, boards are a little shelfworn at edges, especially at top and bottom of spine. Mylar-protected dustjacket is price-clipped, rather scuffed and worn, especially at edges. Some faint but frenzied random ink scribblings over author photo on back of dustjacket - presumably some very young child's attempt to 'colour in' said photo. Colour plates and b/w photos in the text. "This book is dedicated to those who seek insight into psychic spectrums and to those who find fascination and beauty in exquisite, exotic jewelry." 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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The Art and Practice of Linocutting, Green, Frank N.
18 Green, Frank N. The Art and Practice of Linocutting
London University of London Press 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Small Octavo 
61 pp. Edgewear to unclipped dw. Wrinkling, probably from a water stain, to lower panel (no water damage to book). Bumps to corners of boards and ends of spine. Some offsetting to eps. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Illustrated with original linocuts. Three of the linocuts incorporate one or two colours. Foreword by Harry Whetton, editor of The British Printer 1900-1943. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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19 Hackney, Noel C. L. Mayflower: Classic Ships No 2, Their History and How to Model Them
London Patrick Stephens 1970 0850590582 / 9780850590586 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Quarto 
80 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated laminated boards. Light yellowing to page edges. Gift inscription inked to front pastedown. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Diagrams of ships to eps. Illustrated with b/w photos, drawings, diagrams. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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20 Harrison, Hazel Painting Great Pictures from Photographs: Gain New Visual References and Creative Possibilities
London New Burlington Books / Quarto 1999 186155558X / 9781861555588 First Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
128 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not price clipped. Laminate is lifting from the upper third of the front flap. There is a matching stain on the ffep. Otherwise, book and dustwrapper are in near fine condition. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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