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There are 83 books in this catalogue.
ROBINSON, GEORGE:  Carpets.
Book Number: 1362
London: Pitman, 1966. Textiles, colour, design, influence all within the techincal context of production.
Keywords: textiles weavings rugs carpets fabrics
Price: $20.00


Jorg Zimmermann:  Schmuck + Gerat 1990
Book Number: 2208
Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim 1990 Illustrated wraps, b&w Illustrations, Exhibitors' Biographies, very good copy, pen mark on fep.
Keywords: Silver Jewellery works from the Baden Wurttenberg handworkers.
Price: $35.00


CHAMBERS,Anne:  A Guide to Making Decorated Papers
Book Number: 4581
Andre Deutsch 1989 London ISBN: 0233983309. Excellent copy in same d/w. 1st Edition hardback 79pp. col. & b/w illustrations
Keywords: Basic pricipals, Paste-Grain Papers, Vinegar-Paste Papers, Block Printed, Orizomegami, Craquelure, Resist Batik, Stencil Papers, Oil Marbling, Suminagashi,
Price: $10.00


Michael James:  The Second Quiltmaker's Handbook
Book Number: 4623
spectrum books paperback in good condition. Illustrated with photographs, line drawings and designs.
Keywords: quilts, aplique, design
Price: $12.00


Kauffman, Sandra:  The Cowboy Catalog
Book Number: 4880
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1980 Oblong 8vo. Softcover. 190pp. Index. Colour & b/w illus. Very good condition.
Keywords: cowboy western clothing catalogue fasion hats boots pants bridle horse suits saddles badannas silver boot tips spurs trucks pickup belts shirts
Price: $15.00


Player, John & Sons:  UNIFORMS. (The Coronation of TM King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Ceremonial Dress; Uniforms of the Territorial Army; Military Uniforms of the British Empire Overseas
Book Number: 4988
John Player. No date. (1939?) Comprises of three 24 page booklets all with the complete sets of cigarette card pasted in. 150 cards. Bound together in original limpboards. Brown carboard, red lettering on front. Very good, cover has some marks & wear to edges, light foxing throughout. Last booklet has small tick marks next to several of the cards. Scarce.
Keywords: uniforms john player cigarette cards clothing fasion The Coronation of TM King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Ceremonial Dress; Uniforms of the Territorial Army; Military Uniforms of the British Empire Overseas
Price: $75.00


Rabanne, Paco:  Journey From One Life to Another
Book Number: 5815
Rockport, MA Element Books 1997 8vo. hardcover. 165pp. index. fine. / near fine d/w.
Keywords: fasion style paco rabanne fragrances perfume clothing
Price: $12.00


Amies, Hardy:  Still Here - An Autobiography
Book Number: 5923
London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1984 8vo. hardcover. 195pp. index. + b/w plates. near fine. / very good+ clipped d/w.
Keywords: fashion couturiers society queen dressmaker designer clothing
Price: $15.00


Russ, Stephen:  Fabric Printing By Hand
Book Number: 7323
London Studio Vista 1964 4to. Hardcover. 112pp. B/w illus. Near fine/good d/w.
Keywords: Fabric Printing By Hand dyeing screen printing block batik tie-dyeing starch resists painting drawing
Price: $18.00


Frances Kennett, Illustrated by Lynne Robinson, Terry Evans:  Secrets of the Couturiers
Book Number: 20876
London: Orbis Publishing, 1984 4to. hardcover. 160pp. index. colour & b/w illus. very good. d/w has minimal shelf wear along top edge.
Keywords: fasion clothing design clothes
Price: $15.00


Shrimpton, Jean.:  The Truth About Modelling
Book Number: 22677
London, Allen, 1964. First Edition. 8vo. hardcover. 160pp. b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w. Scarce.
Keywords: modelling models 1960s culture pop fasion industry jean shrimpton
Price: $55.00


Benetton, Luciano:  The Benetton Color Style File
Book Number: 24599
November 1987 Viking Penguin 4to. hardcover. spiral binder. 144pp. colour illus. very good.
Keywords: Art Architecture and Photography The Benetton Color Style File Benetton Luciano
Price: $10.00


Carroll, Amy (ed.):  The sweater book; 50 original handknits by top designers.
Book Number: 26125
London, Book Club Associates, 1983. 4to. hardcover. 144pp. colour illus. very good, small name on fep. / very good d/w.
Keywords: handknits by top designers sweater jumpers knitting patterns Jane Ball, Betty Barnden, Sue Black, Joan Chatterley, Jose Franks, Pip Hues, Zoe Hunt, Nurit Kaye, Sara Kotch, Clare Rowland, John Allen, Felicity Rudd, Maggie White, Belinda Williamson
Price: $12.00


Carter, D.:  Company Uniforms
Book Number: 27595
Watson-Guptill Pubns February 1998 4to hardcover 176pp index, colour illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w. This book presents an illustrated look at company uniforms used by businesses around the world. Included are the uniform systems of global companies, such as Federal Express and Singapore Airlines, as well as a number of other firms of various sizes.
Keywords: Books Company Uniforms Carter fashion companions
Price: $18.00


Kennett, Frances:  World Dress: An Illustrative Guide to the Folk Costume of the World
Book Number: 28206
London Mitchell Beazley, 1994 4to hardcover 192pp index, b/w illus. near fine / near fine d/w.
Keywords: Society Politics Philosophy History World Dress An Illustrative Guide to the Folk Costume of the World Kennett Frances
Price: $20.00


Dyrenforth, Noel:  The Technique of Batik
Book Number: 28266
London B.T. Batsford, 1988 4to hardcover 160pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Home Garden Crafts Hobbies General The Technique of Batik Dyrenforth Noel
Price: $12.00


Various:  Singer Children's Clothes Toys & Gifts
Book Number: 29788
Reader's Digest (Australia) 1996 4to hardcover laminated boards 320pp index, colour illus. near fine
Keywords: Crafts Hobbies General Singer Children's Clothes Toys Gifts Various
Price: $18.00


Robinson, Julian:  Fashion in the Forties
Book Number: 30653
London, Academy Editions 1976 4to. softcover. 103pp. colour & b/w illus. very good, top corner slightly bumped.
Keywords: fashion clothes clothing style 40s forties
Price: $18.00


Kusunoki, Shizuyo (Editor):  The Tokyo Collection
Book Number: 35916
Books Nippan 1987 4to softcover 150pp colour illus. very good. Text in Japanese & English
Keywords: Art Asian The Tokyo Collection Kusunoki Shizuyo (Editor)
Price: $22.00


Loesey, Nenia:  Punto Tagliato Lace
Book Number: 36892
Dryad Press 1986 4to laminated boards, hardcover 70pp index, b/w illus. good, water stain on bottom corner of first few pages.
Keywords: Design Textile Costume Punto Tagliato Lace Loesey Nenia
Price: $11.00


Benner, Cheryl:  The Country Paradise Quilt
Book Number: 37615
Intercourse, PA. Good Books 1991 4to softcover 224pp, b/w illus, templates. very good.
Keywords: Arts Photography Graphic Design Design Textile Costume The Country Paradise Quilt Benner Cheryl
Price: $10.00


Freeman, Val:  Guide to Quilted Applique
Book Number: 37617
Argus Books 1986 4to softcover 113pp index, colour & b/w illus, templates, fold-out template in pouch inside rear cover. very good.
Keywords: Home Garden Guide to Quilted Applique Freeman Val
Price: $15.00


Maerke, Marion L.:  Fan Quilts : An Easy New Technique
Book Number: 37626
American School of Needlework 1990 4to softcover 44pp colour & b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Fan Quilts An Easy New Technique Maerke Marion L
Price: $11.00


Eline Canter Cremers-van der Does:  The Agony of Fashion
Book Number: 39613
Blandford Press 1980 sm. 4to. 128pp. Very good copy in very good, clipped d/w. Contents includes, Egypt, The Pre-Christian East, Greece, Rome, Roman empire - The East after AD 395, The Early Middle Ages, Up to 1200, The Late Middle Ages 1200-1500, The Renaissance 1500-1615, Baroque 1615-1715, Rococo 1715-1790, Empire 1790-1815, Post Empire 1815-1840, Crinolines and Hoopskirts, 1840-1867, Bustles and Emancipation 1867-1890, Reform 1890-1914, The Slender Line 1914-1930, Cosmetic Surgery, The German Influence 1930-1945, After 1945, Up-to-date.
Keywords: costume, everyday clothing through the ages, re-shaping of the figure
Price: $25.00


Shrader, Valerie Van Arsdale:  Fun & Fabulous Curtains to Sew: 15 Easy Designs for the Complete Beginner
Book Number: 39922
Lark Books 2007 L4Large 8vo hardcover 112pp icolour illus. fine. Window treatments can play a vital role in a room's personality-and these 15 projects are simple to make, marvelous to look at, and thoroughly up-to-date.
Keywords: Fun Fabulous Curtains to Sew 15 Easy Designs for the Complete Beginner Shrader Valerie Van Arsdale
Price: $10.00


Brown, Cheryl (editor):  Crafting Cross Stitch Cards
Book Number: 39925
David & Charles 2007 4to laminated boards, hardcover 105pp index, colour illus. fine.
Keywords: Cross Stittch sewing stich
Price: $25.00


Guerer, Annick Le:  Scent. The Mysterious and Essential Powers of Smell
Book Number: 40590
Chatto & Windus 1993 8vo hardcover 260pp index. very good, owner's signature on fep. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Scent Guerer Annick Le
Price: $18.00


Goodlee, Nick:  Killer slippers and how to make them
Book Number: 41150
Watermark Press 1997 4to softcover 111pp colour illus. very good.
Keywords: Killer slippers and how to make them Goodlee Nick
Price: $12.00


Dyke, Zoe Lady Hart:  So Spins the Silkworm
Book Number: 41146
London, Theodore Brun 1949 8vo. red cloth hardcover. 165pp. index, b/w illus. very good. Deluxe edition limited to 500 copies. #27.
Keywords: silk production silkworms fabrics
Price: $30.00


Delio, Michelle.:  Tattoo : the exotic art of skin decoration
Book Number: 41770
Chippendale, N.S.W. Pan Macmillan 1993 4to softcover 79pp colour illus. very good.
Keywords: Tattoo exotic art of skin decoration Delio Michelle
Price: $15.00



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