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VENINI ART GLASS 2003 (spine title)
Venice: Venini, 2003.
Oblong format, 22 x 24 cm, black cloth spine and dark grey boards. pp (199). Colour photos throughout. Bit of rubbing to silver spine lettering, else fine. Short history and catalogue of this Venetian maker of fine art glass. Text is in English and Italian. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$40.00 Book Number: 41968 Order / Enquire
ATWATER, Mary Meigs
THE SHUTTLE-CRAFT BOOK OF AMERICAN HAND-WEAVING. Being an Account of the Rise, Development, Eclipse, and Modern Revival of a National Popular Art.
New York: Macmillan, 1940.
Seventh printing (first was in 1928). Tall squarish octavo, maroon cloth gilt lettered, mauve decorated endpapers. xviii, 281 pp. Numerous black & white photos and patterns in text. Fine copy, tight in the binding, no previous owner marks. The title page continues: "Together with Information of Interest and Value to Collectors, Technical Notes for the Use of Weavers, and a Large Collection of Historic Patterns." Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$30.00 Book Number: 17773 Order / Enquire
"All Hands Aboard Scrimshawing"
Salem, MA: Peabody Museum, 1966.
Tall octavo, pp 26, stapled, in yellow card covers. Numerous photos in text. Soft creases, VG clean copy otherwise. An article previously published in "The American Neptune" for April, 1952. As the title suggests, a pamphlet about scrimshaw.
$10.00 Book Number: 42089 Order / Enquire
CHINA PAINTING. With Sixteen Original Coloured Plates. Second Edition
London: Cassell, 1884.
Second edition (first was in 1883). Oblong format, 19 x 25 cm, original olive cloth stamped in red. 52 pp + 16 tipped in chromolithographed plates; a few b&w illustrations in the General Introduction. Lacking the front free endpaper; private owner rubber stamp on half-title and rear free endpaper; slight foxing to margins of plate leaves and adjacent leaves, but no foxing nor creasing to the plates; old small paper label in corner of rear cover; else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy. An instructional book for hand-painting on china ceramics, including various stages in the process.
$65.00 Book Number: 40735 Order / Enquire
THE WOODCARVERS OF NOVA SCOTIA
Halifax: Nova Scotia Museum, 1971.
Quarto, card cover with cloth tape backstrip. pp , 6), 27 pp of text plus a section of photos, printed on rectos only. Fine copy.
$25.00 Book Number: 40400 Order / Enquire
THE ROMANCE OF FRENCH WEAVING. With two illustrations in colour and ninety-nine in black-and-white
New York: Tudor Publishing Co., 1936.
"New edition". Green pictorial cloth stamped in red, yellow, and gilt. pp (xviii), 356 + plates. Index. Spine la bit darkened, with light spots. page edges yellowed; mild fraying to spine ends; else a VG clean, tight & unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
$18.00 Book Number: 44793 Order / Enquire
SAWYER, (George A.)
FRET- SAWING AND WOOD-CARVING FOR AMATEURS. Illustrated from Original Drawings by the Author
Boston: Lee and Sheapard, 1875.
Squarish octavo. Original red decorated cloth stamped in gilt on front cover. brown endpapers. , 63, [1, blank], [7, illustrated ads], [3, blank] pp + 7 plates; 15 figures in text, title page printed in red & black. Partially cracked inner hinges neatly repaired; lightly sunned spine has slight rubbing at tips and joints; else a VG clean and tight copy, no owner names. A scarce book, aimed at younger readers.
$50.00 Book Number: 25300 Order / Enquire