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Complete Guide to Creative Needlepoint

By: Bucher, Jo

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Des Moines, IO, Creative Home Library: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004858

ISBN: 0696343002

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


324 pp., 2 appendices (Appendix A: Suggested Uses of Needlepoint Stitches; Appendix B: List of Suppliers). Pictorial boards with no dust jacket, apparently as issued. Text is clean and unmarked. A very attractive copy. "How to create over 200 stitches on convas..how to assemble, finish and mount many needlepoint projects..detailed directions, numerous diagrams and beautiful, helpful photographs."; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Basic Woodworking Techniques

By: Burrows, Dick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, Chartwell books, Inc.: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 006809

ISBN: 1555219179

Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


128 pp, index, glossary, numerous color photos and diagrams. Spine slightly slanted and a bit sunned, minor edge wear with some chipping to corners, text is bright and clean. Jacket in new Brodart, a little edge wear and chipping at corners. An attractive copy. An indispensable guide for the beginning woodworker, addressing which tools to buy and how to use them, as well as educating the neophyte in basic techniques. The new craftsman is given 18 beautifully illustr... View more info

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Needlepoint Simplified (Little Craft Book series)

By: Christensen, Jo Ippolita & Ashner, Sonie Shapiro

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.: 1971

Edition: Apparent First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005801

ISBN: 0806951788

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Spine slanted, very minor shelfwear, a little tape residue on front board. Inscribed by both authors on front pastedown: "Hope this needles you to the point of creativity. Sonie Ashner and Jo Christensen." Address label for "Morningside Knit Shop" of Kansas City MO neatly at bottom of pastedown. A bright, attractive copy. "Does stitching with yarn over row after row of blank canvas sound tedious to you? It doesn't have to be - not the way aut... View more info

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Costumes for Plays and Playing

By: Haley, Gail E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Methuen: 1978

Seller ID: 004845

ISBN: 0458935204

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


134 pp., bibliography, index, extensive illustrations. Spine slightly slanted, remainder mark on bottom, PO name inside. DJ has some small tears at spine and flap ends. Text is bright and attractive. This book "shows readers of varying abilities and ages how to improvise believable costumes from materials at hand in the home or at school. Besides Gail Haley's own simple step-by-step instructions and illustrations, the book contains old line drawings of authentic... View more info

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New Methods in Needlepoint

By: Hanley, Hope

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1969

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 007020

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Blue quarter cloth over tan cloth boards, 96 pp, Humptey Dumptey doll design on front board. Bibliography, numerous illustrations, photos, and diagrams. Corners bumped, a little edge wear and a bit of soiling, interior bright and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart, minor edge wear with a little chipping at top and base of spine. A nice copy. "Instead of investing in expensive materials and spending many hours in work, anyone can make decorative and useful accessorie... View more info

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Making New Testament Toys

By: Hutchings, Margaret

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Taplinger Publishing Company: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 004843

ISBN: 0800850785

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Large glossy pictorial boards with two tiny chips at top of back edge, else fine. Text is clean and bright. A bright, attractive copy. A book of craft projects based on familiar themes from the NewTestament. Presented in a large-format edition with two-color line drawings throughout plus full-color photographs. Mrs. Hutchings' book is brimming full of varied craft projects and techniques: Craft projects cover events in the life of Jesus, well-known parables, etc... View more info

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Fun & Fancy Jackets & Vests: Folk Art Using No-Sew Applique

By: Lose, Patrick

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004863

ISBN: 0806912987

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Green cloth boards with gilt lettering, spine slightly slanted, minor edgewear, bottom corners bumped. DJ has small chip at bottom edge, else fine. A bright, attractive copy, extensively illustrated. "Welcome to the whimsical world of Patrick Lose. The noted designer and artist has brought his signature - bright, fun colors, simple shapes, and a touch of silliness - to fifteen of his unique jackets and vests using a simple no-sew applique technique or more trad... View more info

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Creative Activities

By: Rice, Rebecca

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, The Pilgrim Press: 1953

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 004846

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


148 pp., gray boards with embossed figure on front board. Pastedowns starting to yellow, PO name inside. DJ somewhat soiled with considerable chipping along edges plus two 2" tears. Text is clean and unmarked. From the inside flap: "This manual of handwork and things to do has won distinction in its field, because the ideas and patterns are 'workable' and because the principles and methods set forth in it are sound. Teahers and leaders of children from k... View more info

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Know Your West Highland White Terrier

By: Schneider, Earl, (Editor)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, The Pet Library Ltd.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005523

Condition: Very Good


64 pp. #531 in The Pet Library series. Covers lightly soiled, but ext is clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with color photographs. A handbook containing everything you always wanted to know about the West Highland White Terrier, from its historical origins in Scotland to the selection, care, feeding and training of your very own terrier.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Auction Methods Up-To-Date (Including the New Laws of 1920)

By: Work, Milton C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006117

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


332 pp., red cloth boards with gold lettering (lettering on spine is rubbed). Spine somewhat slanted, some edgewear, corners a bit bumped. A well-preserved copy. A thorough discussion of the rules and methods of auction bridge, the successor to whist and the precursor to contract bridge. This edition incorporates the 1920 Laws of Auction Code promulgated by The Whist Club. The book is divided into five parts: (1) The Bidding, (2) The Play, (3) Tournament Hands, ... View more info

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Many, Many Things That Go!

By: Zapp

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Montreal, Canada, Tormont Publications Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004587

ISBN: 2764111002

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Stencil board book in red spiral binding with attached pouch fordrawing pens and pencils (pens and pencils not included). No jacket as issued. Some edgewear, book has been lightly used; one stencil has small tear but otherwise all are completely intact. A fun story about tractors, airplanes, and other "things that go" told with 10 stencil pictures that the young artist can draw and make his own. Age Level: Preschool through Grade 2; 8vo - over 7¾"... View more info