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Cassell Illustrated Dictionary of Lacemaking, Alexandra Stillwell
1 Alexandra Stillwell Cassell Illustrated Dictionary of Lacemaking
Cassell 1997 0304341452 / 9780304341450 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, light soiling upper edge of pages. Jacket has some scuffing, a little edge crinkling and a couple areas where laminate is slightly loose at edges. 1997 reprint. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 253 pages; "Stillwell includes more than 2,000 entries in a comprehensive guide that explains the phraseology and details the technical aspects of this ancient craft. An abundance of black-and-white line drawings are featured to illustrate those stitches, designs, implements, and materials traditionally associated with lace making. Where confusion exists regarding contemporary terminology versus older usage, Stillwell clarifies and provides cross-references. Her dictionary should be as valuable to the beginning student of lace making as it will be to one who is already immersed in any aspect of this fine handwork. " (655, 0211) 
Price: 18.95 USD
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2 Appelbaum, Judith HOW TO GET HAPPILY PUBLISHED Third Edition
Harper & Row 1988 Third Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Very light edgewear, a little corner curling. Internal pages tight and unmarked. 304 pages. Revised & updated. "The best book I've seen on how publishing really works. I recommend it constantly. " --William Novak; "An invaluable tool for professsional and aspiring authors and for anyone interested in publishing today"--BOMC. (*Shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 5.50 USD
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THE BARBIE DOLL BOOM Identification & Values, Augustyniak, Michael
3 Augustyniak, Michael THE BARBIE DOLL BOOM Identification & Values
KY Collector Books 1996 0891456864 / 9780891456865 First Edition Softcover Good 
Retired library book with sturdy laminated cover & usual lib markings. . Light edge & corner wear, a little wear to laminate around edges, light soiling outer edge of pages and small stain to upper edge (coffee? ) which also affects very top edge of pages. Internal pages very good. Again, a small. Coffee stain to upper corners affects first few pages, and a little soiling inside back cover. Pages otherwise clean, one page has a taped edge tear. Description: . Just looking at all these gorgeous Barbie dolls is a joy. You don't have to own them all (even if you'd like to) : this book is made for looking and admiring. Augustyniak does all the identification and values information and thius book included 1986-1995 Barbie & Friends Store Exclusives, Collector Series, Porcelains, Festival Dolls, Foreign and Bob Mackie dolls. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Metal Thread Embroidery, Barbara Dawson
4 Barbara Dawson Metal Thread Embroidery
New York Watson-Guptill Publications 1976 082303044x / 9780823030446 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
HC/DJ - near fine/VG. Hardcover is in excellent condition - pages are clean and intact, only markings are previous owner's name in pen on first endpage and a small red ink dot bottom edge of pages, light age tanning to page edges. Minor corner bumping. B/w illustrations. Dustjacket has light edgewear, a few tiny edge tears, moderate scuffing and age tanning to edges. A comprehensive guide to one of the most challenging embroidery techniques used for ecclesiastical embroidery and vestments. It covers tools, materials, techniques and places where metal thread embroidery can be seen. (785-4-14) ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 216 pages 
Price: 21.50 USD
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Langley, B. C. Stagecoach Publishing 1976 0889830037 / 9780889830035 Fourth Printing Softcover Good+ 
Stagecoach Publishing 1976. Very good interior with good cover. Interior pages clean, age tanning to edges. B/w photos. Cover has moderate edgewear, scuffing and creasing. Light soiling inside covers. 111 pages. Contents: - Gold through the Ages- Some facts about gold- How to locate placer gold- The ABCs of gold panning- How to recover gold panning- Methods of placer mining- Equipment. ; 8vo; (*lower shipping avail to most locations) [300-osl] 
Price: 8.05 USD
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THE COMPLETE SHORTWAVE LISTENER'S HANDBOOK Fourth Edition, Bennett, Hank; Hardy, David T. ; Yoder, Andrew
6 Bennett, Hank; Hardy, David T. ; Yoder, Andrew THE COMPLETE SHORTWAVE LISTENER'S HANDBOOK Fourth Edition
Tab Books 1994 0830643478 / 9780830643479 Fourth Edition Softcover Good+ 
Ex-library book, but still in quite good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib. Cover has light edge and corner wear, small stain upper corner, light soiling outer edges. Pages clean and intact, light wrinkling to a few pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; "Shortwave radio may be the most fun you can have sitting down, and this A-to-Z guide for everyone from absolute beginners to advanced hobbyists is your all-in-one partner in listening, with up-to-date information on equipment, listings of stations around the inhabited glove, clubs, satellites, and computers, and much more. Written by a man who has "impressive talent as a writer, making him today one of the hobby's brightest stars, " according to Monitoring Times, this guide will alert you to pirate and illegal broadcasts, web sites full of helpful programs, and hard-to-find information to enhance every aspect of this exciting hobby. " 
Price: 8.50 USD
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BILLIARD GAMES, POCKET AND CAROM Official Rules and Record Book, Billiard Congress Of America
7 Billiard Congress Of America BILLIARD GAMES, POCKET AND CAROM Official Rules and Record Book
Billiard Congress of America 1971 Softcover Very Good 
Reprint edition. Cover has moderate edgewear and scuffing/rubbing, couple tiny tears across spine. Internal pages are tight, clean and unmarked. B/w illustrations. 128 pages. Covers the official rules of Billiards as well as various championship records. (*shipping will be reduced on this lighter book) ; 8vo 
Price: 10.50 USD
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Billiard Congress of America 1968 Softcover Good 
Cover has moderate edge & corner wear, some corner curling and tiny corner creases, light soiling, small chip out of one front cover. Internal pages are clean and unmarked other than the small corner creases. B/w illus. 112 pages. Covers official billiard rules, various championships and records, illustrations and photos of past champions. (*shipping will be reduced on this lighter book) ; 8vo 
Price: 11.00 USD
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PAINTED WOOD PROJECTS:  In the Pennsylvania Folk Art Style, Bridgewater, Alan & Gill
9 Bridgewater, Alan & Gill PAINTED WOOD PROJECTS: In the Pennsylvania Folk Art Style
1995 0806905085 / 9780806905082 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library with mylar cover, usual lib stickers, only light wear overall. First section has slight wrinkling to upper corner. Interior pages are otherwise clean & tight. Colour & b/w illus."When the Amish - Mennonite and other German-speaking groups settled in Pennsylvania from the seventeenth century onwards, they brought with them a heritage of decorative painting techniques. Whether decorating a small wooden box, a chest of drawers, or a two-storey barn, the Pennsylvania Dutch used exuberant, colorful designs. Now anyone can learn to create their characteristic motifs, including hearts, tulips, hex signs, birds and others, and use them on a variety of projects large and small. " Full Color. Decorative painting manual, a pattern sourcebook, a technical guide, and a historical celebration all in one. Provides instructions to complete 20 projects. ; ; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 10.05 USD
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10 Buckingham, Sandra STENCILLING A Harrowsmith Guide (Includes 3 New Stencils)
Camden House 1989 0920656099 / 9780920656099 Softcover Very Good 
Only light wear overall to book. The stencils are new and unused - the packaging may have a little scuffing/soiling. Book is complete with clear illustrations and photographs, and presents foolproof instructions. The author, an experienced stencilling instructor, explains all aspects of her ornamental art, including materials, pattern design, cutting techniques, painting - and correcting mistakes. The book is suited to all levels of experience from the novice to the expert.The stencils included are the Classic Fleur-de-lis Molding, and two different styles of Ivy Border. ; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 12.50 USD
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U. K. The Crowood Press 2004 1861266480 / 9781861266484 First Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
Book is new, with no markings. Profusely illustrated in colour and b/w. 176 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Synopsis: The author's detailed and accurate artwork depicts the full range of waterside plants and insects likely to be of interest to the fly fisherman. The book aims to help the angler identify the insects that are active on the bankside, to enable him to choose the correct pattern of artificial fly to lure the fish. Follow-up to The Fly Fisherman's Entomological Pattern Book. An invaluable reference for all fly-fishermen. [750] 
Price: 17.95 USD
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FOLK ART AND TOLE PAINTING  New Designs For Decorative Paintwork, Coombe, Kate
12 Coombe, Kate FOLK ART AND TOLE PAINTING New Designs For Decorative Paintwork
Sterling 1992 1863510575 / 9781863510578 First Edition Softcover Good 
Ex-library book with usual ex-lib type markings. Does have a moderate amount of wear and tear, light stains on a few pages, few small tears and pencil markings, but still good for a reference copy. No pages are loose. Illustrated. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 84 pages; "...folk art and tole painting as it should be. Each project is painted with rich, loose, brilliantly colored strokes that look like the work of our country's original decorative painters. The added beauty of these pieces, however, is that they're painted with the acrylic paints of today...." --Decorative Artist's Workbook. 84 pages. [317-osl] 
Price: 4.50 USD
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FLYING MODEL HELICOPTERS From Basics to Competition, Dave Day
13 Dave Day FLYING MODEL HELICOPTERS From Basics to Competition
London Argus Books 1986 0852428839 / 9780852428832 First Edition Softcover Good 
1986 Argus Books (cover is different than stock photo). Ex-library book with some wear and tear, but still in good useable condition - sturdy laminated cover & usual ex-lib type markings. Moderate wear & soiling to outer edge of pages and cover. Internal pages good other than endpage which is taped over split at spine, no pages are loose. Some rough edges to laminate on cover. Reference/study copy. "Helicopters are not easy machines to learn to fly, and if anything, the models are more difficult....this book sets out a step-by-step programme from the first exercises through advanced aerobatics, with comments on the requirements of the model itself..." (335os) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 
Price: 8.95 USD
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Watson- Guptill Publishing 2000 0823077144 / 9780823077144 First Edition Softcover New 
New book, no markings, light scuffing to covers. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; Description: The practical, step-by-step guidance packed into this book shows aspiring theatrical producers just how to set up and run a successful stage company. Starting with forming a company, the author explains how to establish and fund a budget; book a stage venue; obtain necessary licenses and insurance; see that health/safety regulations are in compliance with local laws; then cast, rehearse, and put the show on view for the public and critics. Details on the duties of the house manager, stage manager, technical crew, and box office help are all included, along with tips on publicizing and promoting shows. About the Author: Gill Davies is the author of Create Your Own Stage Effects and the forthcoming Create Your Own Stage Makeup. A theater-production expert, she lives in Pembrokeshire, England. [500+] 
Price: 10.95 USD
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PRACTICAL WATCH ADJUSTING and Springing, De Carle, Donald
15 De Carle, Donald PRACTICAL WATCH ADJUSTING and Springing
London N. A. G. Press 1977 0719800501 / 9780719800504 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
N. A. G. Press 1977 edition, same ISBN. HC/DJ - near fine/VG. Very nice clean and tight condition. Hardcover is unmarked, bumping to spine ends. B/w illustrations. Jacket has light scuffing, light edgewear, edge crinkling, no tears. The author's careful and detailed approach to the technical side of the craft has done a great deal to improve the standard of knowledge of a host of craftsmen, and has gained him readers around the world. Contents: Condition of the Movement; Cleaning and oiling; Balance pivots; Fitting a balance spring; Fitting a Breguet balance spring; Positional timing; Observing the point of attachement and several others. [325-noto]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 18.95 USD
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The Beginner's Guide to Flying Electric-Powered Airplanes - Doug Pratt Modeling Guides, Douglas R. Pratt
16 Douglas R. Pratt The Beginner's Guide to Flying Electric-Powered Airplanes - Doug Pratt Modeling Guides
Tab Books 1990 0830684514 / 9780830684519 First Edition Softcover Good 
Ex-library book with sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings, some wear and tear. Moderate edge and corner wear, edgewear to laminate, light soiling to cover, a little moreso to outer edge of pages. Interior is clean and intact. B/w photos. "Electric airplanes are quieter, safer, easier to start and can be operated in areas where gas-powered models would be out of the question. This guide tells you everything you need to know to get start in radio-controlled flight" (305-osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 8.95 USD
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THE ULTIMATE KOI, Fletcher, Nick
17 Fletcher, Nick THE ULTIMATE KOI
Howell Book House 1999 158245129x / 9781582451299 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Hc/DJ - fine/VG. Hardcover is excellent, clean and unmarked. Jacket is scuffed with light wear at edges and price sticker on rear. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pages; Contents: * Anatomy and Physiology of Koi* Historical Background* Koi Varieties* Koi Ponds* What a Koi Must Accomplish* Pond Building* Buying Koi* Diet and Feeding* Disease and Parasites in Koi* Handling Koi* Showing Koi. (*Note - due to heavy weight, extra shipping will apply to some locations) [1017] 
Price: 27.50 USD
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FLORALCRAFTS 50 Extraordinary Gifts & Projects, Gillian Souter & Lawrence, Catherine
18 Gillian Souter & Lawrence, Catherine FLORALCRAFTS 50 Extraordinary Gifts & Projects
Three Rivers 1995 051788481X / 9780517884812 Softcover Fine 
Excellent condition, only light wear overall. Beautifully illustrated. Ingram: "Reveals creative techniques that can be applied to floral projects, and offers three sections--personal gifts, decorative home ideas, and special events--that can be referred to for any occasion. " [650]; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 11.95 USD
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BIG FISH AND BLUE WATER Gamefishing in the Pacific, Goadby, Peter
19 Goadby, Peter BIG FISH AND BLUE WATER Gamefishing in the Pacific
London Angus & Robertson Publishers 1983 0207141320 / 9780207141324 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, still in very good condition, usual ex-lib type markings, sturdy library binding with illustrated boards (no jacket). Pages all intact and clean other than minor light spotting outer edge of pages. Cover has some scuffing and minor wear to edges/corners. "The author, a well known Australian and international angler tells where the big fish are - covers Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, Tahiti, Fiji, Samoa, New Caledonia, Tonga, the Cook Islands, the Marshalls and Marianas, Papua and New Guinea. (1010) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 334 pages; He describes 41 species of gamefish and outlines the various fishing methods, tackle, bait and traveling tips. (*Note - due to heavy weight, there will be extra shipping to most locations) 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Taylor Publishing 1986 0878335382 / 9780878335381 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Very good - Only light wear overall, light soiling outer edge of pages. The only book to tell you what the retailers won't. Secrets from inside-industry experts on such topics as: - when is a bargain truly a good deal? - how to avoid common rip-offs? - how to find the best values in apparel, home furninshings, cars, insurance, jewellery etc. What you don't know will cost you! (380noto) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 4.95 USD
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