Category: Handicraft

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 27

Image for Harmony in Dress

Harmony in Dress

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pa., The Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1933

Seller ID: 002859

Condition: Good Plus


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. View more info

Image for The Blue Book of New Brunswick Craftsmen and Handicrafts Shops

The Blue Book of New Brunswick Craftsmen and Handicrafts Shops

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., New Brunswick Industry and Development: 1957

Seller ID: 006311

Condition: Very Good


Original illustrated soft cover brochure of 27 pp. Many b/w photos and drawings describe various types of handicrafts available across the province. View more info

Image for Dyeing, Remodeling, Budgets

Dyeing, Remodeling, Budgets

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scranton, PA, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1925

Seller ID: 010166

Condition: Good Plus


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. View more info

Image for Hommage Aux Donateurs; Modes Francaises Du XVIII Siecle a Nos Jours

Hommage Aux Donateurs; Modes Francaises Du XVIII Siecle a Nos Jours

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Musee De La Mode et Du Costume: 1980

Seller ID: 010590

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Russian Bobbin Lace

Russian Bobbin Lace

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Leningrad, Aurora Art Publishers: 1986

Seller ID: 011319

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

New Brunswick Pieced Quilt Patterns

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., New Brunswick Women's Institute: 1977

Seller ID: 012381

Condition: Very Good


Blue softcover on blue plastic coil. Pieced quilt patterns. Pieced patterns not included in this book, and where they may be found. Blocks and patterns received but not included since they were appliqued rather than pieced. Geometry for quilt makers. 94 pp. View more info

Image for Early Clothing in Southern Ontario

Early Clothing in Southern Ontario

By: Collard, Eileen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Burlington, Ontario, The Author: 1969

Seller ID: 010580

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Clothing in English Canada; Circa 1867 to 1907

Clothing in English Canada; Circa 1867 to 1907

By: Collard, Eileen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Burlington, Ontario, The Author: 1975

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 010581

ISBN: 0-9690552-C-X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Guide to Dressmaking and Fancy Work

Guide to Dressmaking and Fancy Work

By: Collard, Eileen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Whitby, Ontario, J. S. Robertson & Bros.: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 010582

ISBN: 0-9690552-1-8

Condition: Very Good


Beige softcover booklet of 41 pp. plus Bibliography. 57 illustrations. NOTE: See two additional listings by this author. View more info

Image for Power Dressing; Lanna Shan Siam 19th Century Court Dress

Power Dressing; Lanna Shan Siam 19th Century Court Dress

By: Conway, Susan

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Bangkok, Thailand, James H. W. Thompson Foundation: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 010594

ISBN: 9749190084

Condition: As New


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). View more info

Image for McCall's Complete Book of Dressmaking

McCall's Complete Book of Dressmaking

By: Corey, Marion

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Greystone Press: 1951

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006501

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Where Does It Come From ? Silk

Where Does It Come From ? Silk

By: Fawcett, Raymond (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, P.R. Gawthorn, Limited:

Seller ID: 010558

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. School library stamp. No writing or damage. 48 pp. with index. View more info

Image for Caring for Textiles

Caring for Textiles

By: Finch, Karen and Putnam, Greta

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Barrie and Jenkins: 1977

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 011668

ISBN: 0-214-20396-4

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. No writing or damage. 104 pp. with index. View more info

Image for How to Build a Model Yacht

How to Build a Model Yacht

By: Fisher, Herbert

Price: $175.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Rudder Publishing Co.: 1902

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005497

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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. View more info

Adventures in Wood Finishing

By: Frank, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Newtown, CT, The Taunton Press, Inc.: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 012211

ISBN: 0-918804-06-X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Acadian Root Baskets of Atlantic Canada

By: Gordon, Joleen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing/Nova Scotia Museum: 2005

Seller ID: 012339

ISBN: 1-55109-524-6

Condition: Very Good


This book offers both a background of Maritime basketmaking and step-by-step instructions for doing it. 86 pp. View more info

Image for Spinning Cotton and Synthetic Fibers; Ring Frames Parts 1-3, Long-Draft Spinning, Spinning Synthetic Fibers on the Cotton System (5C)

Spinning Cotton and Synthetic Fibers; Ring Frames Parts 1-3, Long-Draft Spinning, Spinning Synthetic Fibers on the Cotton System (5C)

By: Hill, Professor R.L./ Landau, A.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pa., International Textbook Company: 1949

Seller ID: 006754

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Over the Cobblestones; Notes on the History of the Sloven

By: Ingersoll, L.K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Museum: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012484

Condition: Very Good


First documented references appeared around 1870 for this low-slung utility wagon. How much easier my life would have been if we had had it available for loading loose hay in the 1940's in Ohio ! 35 pp. The secret's in the drop axles ! View more info

Image for Handbook of Gem Identification

Handbook of Gem Identification

By: Liddicoat, Richard T. (Jr.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Gemological Institute of America: 1966

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 010076

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Winding and Twisting; Winding and Spooling, Quilling - Twisters (6B)

Winding and Twisting; Winding and Spooling, Quilling - Twisters (6B)

By: Mason, Frederick R./ Landau, A.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pa., International Textbook Company: 1948

Seller ID: 006756

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Three parts paginated individually. 87, 66, and 56 pp., respectively. View more info