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Children's and Maternity Garments; Maternity and Infants' Garments, and Children and Misses' Garments
1 Children's and Maternity Garments; Maternity and Infants' Garments, and Children and Misses' Garments
Scranton, Pa. The Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences 1935 Leatherette on Boards Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Many Drawings 
Original black embossed leatherette on light boards. Marbled blue endpapers. No writing or damage. 62 pp. in first section, and 60 pp. in the second. Tiny spots on just a few page edges. We have several volumes of the series. All have Examination Questons on each part. If you type "Woman's Institute" into the box marked "Publisher" and hit "Search" it will bring up all copies. Save on postage by buying more than one at a time. We charge actual postage for shipping.  
Price: 30.00 USD
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Dressmaking, Trimming, Finishing; Perfection in Details, and Finishes and Trimmings
2 Dressmaking, Trimming, Finishing; Perfection in Details, and Finishes and Trimmings
Scranton, Pa. Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences 1936 Leatherette on Boards Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Diagrams 
Original black leatherette, heavily embossed. Marbled blue endpapers. 65 pp. and 60 pp., respectively. At time of listing we have 11 titles of the series. Buy more than one to save on postage, which we charge at actual cost. Search by publisher to find them all.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Dyeing, Remodeling, Budgets
3 Dyeing, Remodeling, Budgets
Scranton, PA Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences 1925 Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawings and Photos 
Black composition boards. How to dye and remodel clothing, together with budget planning. Small edge tear and corner fold on title page. No writing. Lots of drawings and photos. Approx. 125 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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First Steps in Dressmaking; Essential Stitches and Seams, Easy Garment Making, and Individualizing Tissue-Paper Patterns
4 First Steps in Dressmaking; Essential Stitches and Seams, Easy Garment Making, and Individualizing Tissue-Paper Patterns
Scranton, Pa. The Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences 1935 Leatherette on Boards Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Many Drawings 
Original embossed black leatherette on light boards. One strained gutter glued. No other damage or writing. 40, 31, and 50 pp. respectively (Three parts are individually paginated). Bright gilt spine title. We have several of this series. Buy more than one and save on postage.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Harmony in Dress
5 Harmony in Dress
Scranton, Pa. The Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences 1933 Leatherette on Boards Good Plus  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawings 
Original embossed black leatherette on boards. Charm, Taste, Line, Color, Fabrics and Planning. The theoretical bases of dress. Individually paginated sections, approx. 125 pp. total. Blue marbled endpapers. We have several more volumes of the series.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Hommage Aux Donateurs; Modes Francaises Du XVIII Siecle a Nos Jours
6 Hommage Aux Donateurs; Modes Francaises Du XVIII Siecle a Nos Jours
Paris Musee De La Mode et Du Costume 1980 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover booklet of 45 pp. in excellent condition. Text in French. Colour cover. B/W illustrations inside. Garments representing 1735-1977. Previous owner's name. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Russian Bobbin Lace
7 Russian Bobbin Lace
Leningrad Aurora Art Publishers 1986 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Vladimir Terebenin and Roman Kirillov 
Black machined paper on boards. No writing or damage. 103 colour photos and 14 additional illustrations. Remarkable specimens of gold and silver lace from the late 17th and early 18th Centuries as well as silk, linen, and cotton laces from the 18th to the 20th Centuries. 108 pp. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Sewing Materials; Developmet of Textiles (Cottons, Linens, Wools, Silks, Laces)
8 Sewing Materials; Developmet of Textiles (Cottons, Linens, Wools, Silks, Laces)
Scranton, Pa. Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences 1936 Leatherette on Boards Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Diagrams 
Original embossed black leatherette on boards. Gilt spine titles on all volumes of this series, of which we have several titles. Save by buying more than one at once. Approx. 125 pp.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Blue Book of New Brunswick Craftsmen and Handicrafts Shops
9 The Blue Book of New Brunswick Craftsmen and Handicrafts Shops
Fredericton, N.B. New Brunswick Industry and Development 1957 Soft Cover, Stapled Very Good No Jacket ) 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original illustrated soft cover brochure of 27 pp. Many b/w photos and drawings describe various types of handicrafts available across the province. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Clothing in English Canada; Circa 1867 to 1907, Collard, Eileen
10 Collard, Eileen Clothing in English Canada; Circa 1867 to 1907
Burlington, Ontario The Author 1975 0-9690552-C-X Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Photos and Drawings Inscribed and Signed By Author
Grey softcover book, inscribed and signed by author. Women's and men's clothing and underclothing of the period. No writing or damage. 71 pp. plus Bibliography and About the Author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Early Clothing in Southern Ontario, Collard, Eileen
11 Collard, Eileen Early Clothing in Southern Ontario
Burlington, Ontario The Author 1969 Soft Cover, Stapled Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall The Author 
Orange stapled softcover booklet of 27 pp., illustrated by the author. 18 pp. text and the balance in very clear drawings. Previous owner's name. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Guide to Dressmaking and Fancy Work, Collard, Eileen
12 Collard, Eileen Guide to Dressmaking and Fancy Work
Whitby, Ontario J. S. Robertson & Bros. 1977 0-9690552-1-8 / 9780969055211 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Photos and Drawings. Inscribed and Signed By Author
Beige softcover booklet of 41 pp. plus Bibliography. 57 illustrations. NOTE: See two additional listings by this author. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Power Dressing; Lanna Shan Siam 19th Century Court Dress, Conway, Susan
13 Conway, Susan Power Dressing; Lanna Shan Siam 19th Century Court Dress
Bangkok, Thailand James H. W. Thompson Foundation 2003 9749190084 / 9789749190081 First Soft Cover As New No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Unopened copy of Exhibition Catalog/Book wrapped in original yellow ribbon. Approx. 100 pp.(Never opened). The James H.W. Thompson Foundation is the outgrowth of the silk manufacturing business of the late Jim Thompson, an American who disappeared in 1967. Thompson was best known, perhaps, for building a large house from parts of six buildings, located on the river Klong. (Featured in another of our listings, Living Museums). 
Price: 200.00 USD
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McCall's Complete Book of Dressmaking, Corey, Marion
14 Corey, Marion McCall's Complete Book of Dressmaking
N.Y. Greystone Press 1951 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original green cloth on boards, lightly faded around edges of cover. No names or other writing. Includes Encyclopedia of Practical Dresmaking (Pp. 153-256). 256 pp. in all. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Where Does It Come From ? Silk, Fawcett, Raymond (Ed.)
15 Fawcett, Raymond (Ed.) Where Does It Come From ? Silk
London P.R. Gawthorn, Limited Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Colour Frontispiece And b/w Photos 
Blue cloth on boards. School library stamp. No writing or damage. 48 pp. with index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Caring for Textiles, Finch, Karen and Putnam, Greta
16 Finch, Karen and Putnam, Greta Caring for Textiles
London Barrie and Jenkins 1977 0-214-20396-4 / 9780214203961 First Edition Stated Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Danielle Bosworth 
Black cloth on boards. No writing or damage. 104 pp. with index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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How to Build a Model Yacht, Fisher, Herbert
17 Fisher, Herbert How to Build a Model Yacht
N.Y. The Rudder Publishing Co. 1902 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Drawings 
Original dark blue cloth lettered and stamped in gold on boards. This book originated with the publication of several articles in Rudder Magazine on building model yachts, augmented by an article on sailing them. Several plans for models ranging from 40 to 60 inches in length round out this unique book. One leaf re-inserted. Unpaginated. Approx. 40 pp. No writing or other damage. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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18 Frank, George Adventures in Wood Finishing
Newtown, CT The Taunton Press, Inc. 1981 0-918804-06-X / 9780918804068 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good Good to Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Brown cloth lettered in gilt on boards. No writing. DJ has two small edge nicks. A quick reading left me with the impression that this author knows what he's talking about. 120 pp. with index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Spinning Cotton and Synthetic Fibers; Ring Frames Parts 1-3, Long-Draft Spinning, Spinning Synthetic Fibers on the Cotton System (5C), Hill, Professor R.L./ Landau, A.L.
19 Hill, Professor R.L./ Landau, A.L. Spinning Cotton and Synthetic Fibers; Ring Frames Parts 1-3, Long-Draft Spinning, Spinning Synthetic Fibers on the Cotton System (5C)
Scranton, Pa. International Textbook Company 1949 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawings and Photos 
Original black cloth on boards. Self-explanatory title. Short gutter tears head and foot of second free endpaper only. Parts individually paginated. 41, 32, 82, 54, and 60 pp., respectively. No names or other writing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Handbook of Gem Identification, Liddicoat, Richard T. (Jr.)
20 Liddicoat, Richard T. (Jr.) Handbook of Gem Identification
Los Angeles, CA Gemological Institute of America 1966 Seventh Edition Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Maroon cloth on boards. Library stamps. This seventh edition has added a chapter on detecting fraudulent means of improving the appearance of gemstones artificially. 426 pp. Book is sound and clean. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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