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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.

£20.00

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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.

£65.00

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REED, RONALD [Edited by A.S. Maney]: The Nature and Making of Parchment.

Item No. 17225

 

Leeds: The Elmete Press, 1975. Limited numbered edition of 450 (this copy out of series). Illustrations. 4to (11 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches), 96-pages. Original parchment-backed buckram boards blocked in gilt with leather gilt lettering piece. Trifle rubbing to corners, small chip out of lettering piece border else excellent.

With, loosely inserted, the prospectus for this work, Reed's obituary, a letter from A. S. Maney to Dr. Ryder declining to publish his book and a letter from the Record Office of the House of Lords thanking Dr. Ryder for sending his review of this book

£110.00

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ROYAL COMMISSION: Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue. Volume II. Section III. Manufactures, Classes 11 to 29. Section IV. Fine Arts, Class 30. Colonies.

Item No. 15193

Item No. 15193

London: Spicer Brothers, 1851. Plates and illustrations. Large 8vo (10 3/4 x 7 inches), pages: 479-1002, original blindstaped blue cloth blocked in gilt, all edges gilt. Some discolouration to binding, 4-inch split to cloth of upper joint but firm, headbands and extrenities rubbed, cracked at one gutter; overall sound and internally very good.

£140.00

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SERRY, VICTOR: British Sawmilling Practice.

London: Ernest Benn, 1963. First edition. Black & white illustrations. Tall 8vo, pp.248, original cloth, no dustwrapper; lower headband bumped and with a short tear to the cloth, binding a trifle dusty along edges, else good; internally excellent.

£20.00

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SPERISEN, FRANCIS J: The Art of Lapidary.

Milwaukee: The Bruce Publishing Company, 1961. Black & white illustrations. Large 8vo, pp.xii:390, original cloth in dustwrapper; binding corners and headbands bumped, else good; dustwrapper poor with a long tear to front cover, ends of spine and corners chipped with some loss and other small tears to edges; internally excellent.

£9.00

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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.

£30.00

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WHISTLER, LAURENCE: The Image on the Glass.

Item No. 15659

London: John Murray & The Cupid Press, 1975. First edition. Plates. 8vo (11 x 7 1/2 inches), 176-pages. Original black cloth gilt in good dust jacket which has remains of a sticker on front flap. Signed by Whistler on the half-title. Signature of previous owner on front free endpaper.

£15.00

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