GILBORN, CRAIG: Adirondack Furniture and the Rustic Tradition.

Item No. 16701

New York: Harry M. Abrams, 1987 First Edition. Profusely illustrated partly in colour. Folio (12 x 9 inches), 349.pages, original pale cloth; narrow band of browning on lower edge of binding else very good in slightly dusty dust jacket with a little edge wear. Large bold presentation inscription from the author across the title. Heavy, extra postage will be requested.


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JACKSON, MRS. F. NEVILL (With supplementary information by Ernesto Jesurum): A History of Hand-made Lace. Dealing with the Origin of Lace, the Growth of the Great Lace Centres, the Mode of Manufacture, the methods of Distinguishing and the care of various Kinds of Lace. Illustrated with 19 plates and over 200 engravings ....

Item No. 17356

London: Upcott Gill, 1900. lFirst edition. 4to (10 x 7 1/5 inches), 245-pages. Original tan cloth embossed in cream in imitation of lace & lettered and blocked in gilt; a very nice copy. Some light foxing to prelims. Contemporary inscription on half-title.


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PEACHEY, MRS [ EMMA ]; Artiste to Her Majesty: The Royal Guide to Wax Flower Modelling.

Item No. 18003

Item No. 18003

London: Published & Sold by Mrs Peachey, 1851. Hand-coloured frontispiece and 3 plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: xvi:72, original blindstamped brown cloth lettered in gilt; corners bumped, some foxing within. Front free endpaper removed, paper cracked at gutter but very firm. Overall very good.


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SILHOUETTE: A charming cut paper silhouette portrait of a young girl. watercolour and heightened with gold. Laid-down on card within a printed decorative frame.

Item No. 18578

ca. 1833. Height and width of the frame 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. The mount indistinctly inscribed in pencil: "? beloved ? aged 6 years" . With to the reverse manuscript verse by Benj. Coomb dated Chepstow, Sept. 13th 1832. Margins a little dusty, overall very good.


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THE BASKETMAKERS' ASSOCIATION: The Basketmakers' Association Newsletters Number 35 to 55 [missing Number 41].

Autumn 1985 onwards. Issued quarterly (Autumn 1985-Autumn 1990). Twenty newsletters. Illustrated in black & white. Small 8vo, original paper wrappers. Each newsletter contains interesting information on the history of basketmaking and techniques.


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