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1 ART FIBRE (WEAVING)
Grand Rapids, MI Grand Rapids Fibre Cord Company 1920 Hardcover 
This is flexible hardcover book published in Grand Rapids in 1920. The book is a how-to of weaving. The first paragraph states that the purpose of the bookis to outline the scope of Arts Fibre weaving and how to weave. Finish, and decorate. The book contains many black and white half tone illustrations of photos and diagrams. Some weaving patterns are shown, followed by finished products with details. The last page contains inventory display. ; 8vo; 64 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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2 CATALOGUE OF RARE CHINESE RUGS OLD SPECIMENS AND REPRODUCTIONS From the Collection of Frederick Moore Formerly of Peking (Auction Catalog)
New York, NY Anderson Galleries 1918 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover Auction Catalog from Anderson Galleries of New York presenting the rugs of Frederick Moore - January 3, 1918. The cover is beige art paper with simple printing on the cover. There is one color plate (frontispiece) . 40 pages. 131 items. The book is tight, bright, crisp, and clean. Because the paper cover is soft art paper and designed with thin yap (overlap) edges, there are hints of soft corners. There is also a chip at the bottom of the spine and a closed tear at the top of the spine - now carefully restored. There are no marks or writing. The interior pages are bright and crisp and no mark-ups. ; 4to; 40 pages 
Price: 68.00 USD
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3 MONTGOMERY WARD Fall and Winter 1955 - 1956
Kansas City, MO Montgomery Ward 1955 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover catalog for the 1955-1956 Fall-Winter season. This catalog has a tight binding, the covers are quite clean, but there is a little wear at some of the corners and some rubbing.. The interior is crisp and very clean. The paper for some sections has started to tone - yellowing from acidic reaction to the paper content.. The paper used for the color samples is very bright and crisp. There are no dog eared corners, no writing. The catablog has been well cared for. This is a heavy book and may cost a little extra if shipped by air.. ; 4to; 1044 pages  
Price: 43.00 USD
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4 RUGS AND CARPETS FROM THE ORIENT
New York, NY The H. B. Claflin Company Softcover 
This is a softcover book of 111 pages, The book is about rugs and carpets, with photos of carpet and background information. Included with information about various carpets, there is a glossary for art symbols woven into the rug, a chart listing names of rugs and their warf, wept, and knots to inch, markets, workers. . There is a section with photos of the area and prints. All illustrations are in half tone black and white, The photos of places and prints at the back of the book are quite small. The binding is tight. The cover was a purple, but has faded to a lighter neutral purple, lighter on the spine and pronounced on the back. There is a water stain at the bottom spine corner. The first blank page has no writing or marks, but there is a touch of soil. The interior pages are quite bright and crisp. The title on the cover has also faded. No date, the latest date discovered withint the text is 1892. Lawrence Winters wrote the Introduction. ; 8vo; 111 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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5 RUGS AND CARPETS FROM THE ORIENT
Chicago, IL Alexander H. Revell & Co N.D. Softcover 
This is a softcover book without a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and clean. There is a former owner first name and initial neatly printed on the cover and the title page. There is a tear at the front edge of an interior page and a crease on another page. There are black and white photos throughout and a map of the near east. This book has been well cared for. ; 8vo; 65 pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Black, Penny THE BOOK OF POTPOURRI Fragrant Flower Mixes for Scenting & Decorating the Home
New York Simon & Schuster 1989 0671682105 / 9780671682101 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a tall hardcover book in a dust jacket that is in fine condition. Very clean, tight, bright, and crisp in an equally crisp and clean dust jacket. The jacket is in a see-through, removable mylar protector. Gift condition. Exquisitely illustrated in color photography. A nice how-to. ; 4to  
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Carney, Clive THE MASTER CAKE BAKER
Chicago, IL Calumet Baking Powder Company 1927 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a well cared for hardcover book with a copyright of 1927 and assumed to be the first edition. The cover is red cloth with a handsome gilt filled, blind-stamped border on the cover surrounding the title. The book is profusely illustrated with full page color photographs of cakes decorated in the style of the 1920's - for all occasions and themes. There is a cake decorated with daisy frosting flowers and the words "Daisies Won't Tell". The binding is tight, covers are clean with a hint of bottom front corner wear. The interior is fine except for a former owner inscription. There is a trace of a pencil price erasure. Delightful. Pages crisp and clean. Gift condition book, except for two little flaws - two tiny holes In the tissue guard covering over the portrait of the author-cook. The title in gilt on the spine is darkened, but readable. ; 8vo; 99 pages 
Price: 63.00 USD
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8 Coney, Norma THE COMPLETE SOAPMAKER Tips, Techniques & Recipes for Luxurious Handmade Soaps
New York Sterling Press 1996 080694868x / 9780806948683 Later Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is very clean in fine condition without marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean with a tiny single corner tear and a pencil point impression in the paper near the spine.; 8vo  
Price: 16.00 USD
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9 Dallas, Sandra GASLIGHTS AND GINGERBREAD Colorado's Historic Homes
Athens, OH Swallow Press 1984 0804008388 / 9780804008389 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is the 1984 Revised Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would have been considered as in near fine condition, but the inside dust jacket flaps were taped down. The jacket is in a mylar cover. Now considered good condition. There are no marks or writing other than the names of the people receiving the book and the author's signature. There are no other marks or writing. The book appears to be unread. The jacket is unclipped and there is a faint touch of soil. The revised edition contains additional information about owners and builders of these historic homes. ; 8vo; 164 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Duff, Gail NATURAL FRAGRANCES
Pownal, VT A Garden Way Publishing Book 1989 0882665545 / 9780882665542 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is very clean and bright and the dust jacket is equally clean and crisp. Beautifully illustratated in color and black and white photographs. A great how-to. Gift condition. ; 4to 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Gaaristo, Leslie FROM BAUHAUS TO BIRDHOUSE
New York Harper Collins Publishers 1992 0060167424 / 9780060167424 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is crisp and very clean with a strong binding and straight corners. There are no marks, however there is underlining on two pages with a number. The unclipped dust jacket is equally clean and crisp and is protected in a see-through, removable protector. About preserving the envoronment for backyard birds...70 full-color photographs, plus diagrams, blueprints, sources, bibliography, and an index. There are some clever ideas here. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.50 USD
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12 Gregorian, Arthur T. ORIENTAL RUGS AND THE STORIES THEY TELL
Boston The Taylor Press, Inc. 1964 Second Edition Hardcover; Third Printing Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding, is bright and very clean, and without any marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket has some edge wear and two tiny closed tears, but looks bright and protected in a see-through, removable jacket cover. Illustrated with black and white illustrations of rugs. The end papers contain a map marking areas where the rugs are made. There is an index. This edition and printing has been expanded and is larger than the first edition. ; 8vo  
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Hall, M Carrie A, and Rose G. Kretsinger THE ROMANCE OF THE PATCHWORK QUILT IN AMERICA In Three Parts
New York, NY Bonanza Books N.D. 051700013x / 9780517000137 Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover edition by Bonanza Books with a dust jacket. The book is very clean, bright, and tight with no marks or writing, however there are four spots on the bottom of the book. The unclipped dust jacket is equally bright and clean. The book is profusely illustrated with photographs by Mary Ellen Everhard. The three parts are History and Quilt Patches, Quilts - Antique and Modern, and Quilting and Quilting Designs. ; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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14 Herald, Jacqueline WORLD CRAFTS
London Oxfam 1992 1852383186 / 9781852383183 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a first edition hard cover book in a dust jacket. This large book would be fine, bright, tight, crisp and very clean except for aremainder dot on the bottom edge. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean and and without wear and now protected in a see-through, removable protector. Gift condition. Beautifully photographed in color, it scans the world showing crafts from theatre and music to floor coverings and the typical pottery, spinning, carving, paper, applique. There is a chapter on recycling . ; 4to  
Price: 22.00 USD
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15 Mauries, Patrick YOUR WORLD...AND WELCOME TO IT
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 1998 0684844206 / 9780684844206 First American Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  Illustrated by Christian Lacroix 
This is a First American Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The BOOK is tight, bright, and very clean without any marks or writing. The DUST JACKET is equally crisp and clean with a faint hint of a wrinkle at the bottom of the back panel. Illustrated by Christian Lacroix with drawings and designed with paper, illustration, and type in alternating red, black, and white. This is a home interior satire in cartoon style and text. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Picken, Mary Brooks HARMONY IN COLOR Series: Woman's Institute Libraryof Dressmaking
Scranton, PA Woman's Institute Of Domestic Arts And Sciences 1924 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a blue cloth cover with a stamped uninked title on the cover with a profile silouette of a female. There is a title on the spine in gilt. The binding is tight. There is a former owner name on the end paper. There are no other marks or writing. The pages are crisp and clean. There is a slight loss of color to the ink used in the cloth cover. There is a mottled look. The book comes with an archival acetate cover that makes the book look like new. The bottom front corner has a slight bump. The content is promoted as 'Beautiful Clothes, Corsets and Dress Foundations, Silhouettes Colors Fabrics, Good Taste in Dress Millinery Accessories, The Dressmaker and Tailor Shop, European Shops. The book is illustrated with small drawings and full page charts or examples. There is a section on color with colored plates.; Vol. 1; 8vo; 203 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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ART DECORATION APPLIED TO FURNITURE, Spofford, Harriet Prescott
17 Spofford, Harriet Prescott ART DECORATION APPLIED TO FURNITURE
New York, NY Harper & Brothers 1877 First Edition Hardcover 
Handsome hardbound book in very good to near fine condition. Covers in rich green cloth with bright gilt and black filled highly ornate blindstamped design on front cover and spine. Beveled edges. Coated end papers. All edges are bright gilt. The contents are clean and in good condition except for foxing on title page, frontispiece and tissue guard and wherever there are tissue guards. A slight hint of corner wear. Former owner name on title page in old ink. Book is solidly bound, however the rear end paper has split. . Profusely illustrated, most in-text. 237 pages, 2 pages of advertising. Any faults diminished in comparison to the beauty of the book cover and the quality condition of the paper. Protected in see-through, removable acetate jacket. The book has been well cared for. The only faults are a result of the foxing to the end papers with offsetting. This book has very bright gilt The fomer owner name is Scott Henry Perky. There is a Perky by that name who was the only surviving son of Henry Perky, inventor, lawyer, Nebraska Congressman, businessperson and who invented shredded wheat. ; 8vo; 237 pages 
Price: 590.00 USD
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18 Youssef, Wasfi BUILDING YOUR OWN HOME A Step-By-Step Guide
New York, NY John Wiley & Sons 1988 0471635626 / 9780471635628 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book appears to be unread - tight, bright, very clean in an equally crisp and very clean dust jacket. Gift condition. ; 4to  
Price: 18.00 USD
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