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STORYBOOK FAVOURITES IN CROSS-STITCH
Souter, Gillian
ISBN: 1875973060
Ken Fin Books Collingwood, VIC, Australia 1996 Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 128pp., colour photographic and b/white line drawn illustrations, throughout, plus b/white cross-stitch charts with colour key. Book clean, square. Spine firm. White boards nominally bumped. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn and scuffed. " . . . offers designs for many book characters . . . For each design there is a project suggestion - birth sampler, picture frame, puppet, or some other gift item . . . detailed instructions are given for each project and all finished items are beautifully photographed." Includes; Blinky Bill, Peter Rabbit, Babar, Spot the Dog, Miffy, Paddington Bear, Duck, Peter Pan, Angelina, Apple Tree Farm, Rupert, Alphabets and Index. Book weight approx. 715g.  Very Good +
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007250  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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KAYE PYKE’S ELEGANT EMBROIDERY
Pyke, Kaye, and Landy, Lynne
ISBN: 0044423578
Allen & Unwin Australia 1992 Fourth Impression
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket x, + 118pp., colour photographic illustrations, plus b/white diagrams, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, edge-creased, and scuffed, negligible sunning to spine. "Kaye Pyke's well known style of combining rich and sumptuous texture with a dramatic use of stitches is now set out in this book with clear, step-by-step instructions . . . start with the simplest project and develop techniques and stitches to create beautiful handmade pieces to be proud of . . . " Book weight approx. 770g.  Very Good +
Price: 15.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 007296  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EXPERT CARD TECHNIQUE : Close-Up Table Magic
Hugard, Jean and Braue, Frederick
ISBN: 0486217558
Dover Publictions New York 1974 Later Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover xxiv, + 448pp., plus (iv). Instructional, intext line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Firm Dover binding. Leaves pristine. Art-illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn, with noticeable colour change on spine. "In this definitive work on card technique, step-by-step instructions teach you the correct methods for the basic manipulations and the more advanced flourishes, and only then allow you to learn tricks . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Nomenclature, 6 chaptered 'parts', viz: Sleights, Flourishes, Technique, Tricks with Cards, One Hand Card Magic, Misdirection and Preservation. Book weight approx. 495g.   Very Good
Price: 19.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 007367  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ORIGINAL SCROLL SAW SHELF PATTERNS
Spielman, Patrick, and Raty, Loren
ISBN: 0806987146
Sterling Publishing New York, New York, U.S.A. 1993 First Impression
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover 128pp., plus four-page colour illustrated section, b/white patterns and illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean and white. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and nominally scuffed. "These original shelf patterns - more than 50 of them - are attractive, colourful and useful, and all you need is a scroll saw to make them. The complete, original, full-size patterns can be copied and applied directly to the wood - or use grids to enlarge and reduce the sizes for a variety of uses . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 350g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007526  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ALPHABETS AND NUMBERS (Woodworker’s Pattern Library)
Spielman, Patrick, and Valitchka, Sherri Spielman
ISBN: 0806904879
Sterling Publishing New York, New York, U.S.A. 1994 First Impression
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover 128pp., b/white alphabets and numbers throughout. Book clean, Spine firm. Leaves clean and white. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn. A stand-alone title in the 'Woodworker's Pattern Library' series. "With just basic workshop tools, you can create . . . an outstanding collection of 40 different alphabets and number patterns designed especially for woodworkers. From classic calligraphy and conventional lettering and numbering styles to more fun and modern faces, these easy-to-reproduce patterns allow you to add that personal touch to all your projects . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 330g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007527  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE NATURAL PAINT DECORATOR
Edwards, Lynn, and Lawless, Julia
ISBN: 9781856267069
Kyle Cathie Limited London 2006 First Thus
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover 192pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Montage-illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. First published in 2002 as 'The Natural Paint Book'. "Avoid the toxic effects of conventional paints and live in a healthier environment by decorating your home with natural paints! . . . Throughout the book the authors explain clearly the ingredients and properties of different paints and their impact on your health and the environment. Practical chapters explain how to make and apply natural paints . . . over 50 recipes and techniques for natural paints and finishes . . . " Book weight approx. 740g.  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007823  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A DEEP SONOROUS THING : The Newman College Collection of Art
Marshall, Christopher
ISBN: 0646147285
Newman College/University of Melbourne Parkville, VIC, Australia 1993 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover 96pp., plus 8 page, colour plate illustrated section, b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Head of Christ', Eric Smith, 1954) card wrapper mildly scuffed. Contents include: Foreword, Introduction: Art and Sonority, The Newman College Collection of Art: The First Fifty Years, Catalogue of Works, Paintings, Pastels and Watercolours, Prints and Drawings, Sculpture, Furniture, Tapestries and Ceramics, Notes to the Catalogue, Handlist of the Collection, Select Bibliography. Book weight approx. 600g.  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007957  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WORKING IN PRECIOUS METALS (Facsimile Edition)
Smith, Ernest A.
N.A.G.Press London 1978 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket xii, + 400pp., illustrated throughout: b/white unpaginated halftone plates (five; all extant), plus intext tables and line-drawn diagrams throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Mildly bumped plain blue boards. Text-block clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn and abraded, together with some fairly inconspicuous oil stains on flaps. First published in 1933, this copy is a 1978 facsimile edition. " . . . an exhaustive metallurgical reference work . . . bridges the gap between techniques employed by the artist, and the science of metals developed by the metallurgist . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Preface, 20 chapters, viz: Scope, Science, Structure, Alloys, Cooling Curves, Annealing, Chemical Treatments, . . . and Industrial Alloys, Soldering, Polishing, Finishing, Enamels, Substitutes, Refs., Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 690g.  Good+
Price: 30.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 007978  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PAINTING ON PORCELAIN: Composition and Technique
Alexiev, Dony
ISBN: 2844150012
Ango Editions Montreal, Quebec, Canada 1997 English Language Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover 80pp., colour art and photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. "Dragons, flowers, country scenes and much more: whether you are already a lover of porcelain painting or just starting out, this book puts all the traditional patterns within your reach. Taking the classics as a point of departure is an excellent way to technical mastery and the best means there is of opening up your personal creativity. Dony Alexiev takes you on a fascinating voyage through the masterpieces of Sevres, from vases through to those exquisite little 18th century pill boxes . . . " Book weight approx. 270g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007989  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ARABIC ORNAMENT
Budden, Sue (translated by)
ISBN: 9782877142809
Bookking International Paris, France 1995 First English Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover 93pp.,, brown and white pattern plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, gloss card wrapper negligibly scuffed. English translation by Sue Budden. " . . . more than a hundred Arabic ornament patterns which can be of inspiration to everyone and will allow the amateur in decorative arts a better knowledge of styles." Book weight approx. 435g.  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008057  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE TECHNIQUES OF GLASS ENGRAVING
Matcham, Jonathan and Dreiser, Peter
ISBN: 0713425369
Batsford London 1982 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 168pp., b/white halftone plate frontispiece. Several unpaginated plates, plus line-drawn diagrams and illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain green boards very good. Text-block unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket neatly price-clipped, nominally edgeworn, and has noticeable tanning to (text) folds. Well illustrated with examples of intermediate processes and finished work, this book stands as one of the very few on the practical aspects of this craft . . . " Contents include; Prelims., Intro., 17 chapters (covering many elements of, and surrounding, the craft), Biblio., British Suppliers, more, Index. Book weight approx. 680g.  Very Good +
Price: 39.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 008105  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PAINTING MADE EASY
Couturier, Serge
ISBN: 0864364172
Greenhouse/Penguin Ringwood, VIC, Australia 1993 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover 104pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has corner crease to rear panel. "A practical guide to painting your house inside and out . . . invaluable hints on all aspects of painting from mixing your own wood filler to using masking tape properly. Get a professional result and save thousands of dollars . . . " Includes Intro., Glossary, and Index. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 008197  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EARLY CELTIC DESIGNS (British Museum Pattern Books)
Stead, Ian, and Hughes, Karen
ISBN: 0714180750
British Museum Press London 1997 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover 100pp., over 300 b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and indented, soft crease to head of front panel. A stand-alone volume in the 'British Museum Pattern Books' series. "British Museum Pattern Books reproduce in line drawings the rich variety of patterns and designs which decorate art and artefacts in the British Museum and elsewhere. Designers, craftspeople, artists and needleworkers, teachers and students will find them endlessly useful. The distinctive patterns of early Celtic art are featured in 100 pages of illustrations taken mainly from artefacts of metalwork and pottery . . . " Book weight approx. 580g.  Very Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008226  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE PUEBLO POTTER : A Study of Creative Imagination in Primitive Art
Bunzel, Ruth L.
Dover Publications New York 1972 First Thus
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover 134pp., b/white, plus several red/black, plates throughout. Book square. Spine firm. Several tiny spots to endpapers, mild tanning to endpapers and textblock edges, otherwise leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn, some discoloration to rear white (text) panel, and mild tanning to inside covers. This Dover edition is an unabridged republication of the work originally published by Columbia University Press, New York, in 1929. "From gathering bluish clay in the mountains to painting, glazing and firing, every aspect of Pueblo ceramic art is covered thoroughly in this book . . . 20 full-page plates show water jars, bowls, drums and other ceramic artifacts (both modern and classical) of the Acoma, Zuni, San Ildefonso and Hopi, and 18 further plates, most of them in two colours, reproduce over 150 design motifs - dragonflies, cloud stripes, deer house, water birds, all sorts of cloud designs, feather designs, and many more . . . " Includes Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 390g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008373  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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JENNY BRADFORD EMBROIDERY COLLECTION
Bradford, Jenny
ISBN: 1863511679
Sally Milner Publishing Rozelle, N.S.W., Australia 1995 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover vi, + 242pp., pus 4 x 8 page, colour illustrated sections, b/white line drawn diagrams throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss-illustrated boards negligibly scuffed only. A stand-alone volume in the Milner Craft Series. "In this special compilation, Jenny Bradford brings together a selection from her bestselling books on embroidery, along with some new and exciting designs . . . The designs range from complex and beautiful flower pictures to quick and effective flower sprays, and feature much-loved exotics and Australian natives . . . the collection is divided into sections on silk ribbon embroidery, textured embroidery, wool embroidery and canvas work." Includes Colour Cross-Reference Chart and Stitch Glossary. Book weight approx. 880g.   Very Good +
Price: 17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 008533  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DRAWING DOGS
Willson, Belinda (Written and Illustrated by)
ISBN: 1864762950
Axiom Stepney, South Australia 2006 First Thus
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover Unpaginated (48 pp.). Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper has soft corner creases. "This book was specifically designed to encourage and develop accurate drawing and perception skills, whilst having fun drawing dogs. The studies begin initially, at an easy standard using a four-step process. As the book progresses, the steps gradually decrease, which allows for a more independent approach to visualising and rendering." Book weight approx. 190g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 15.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 008561  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FLY : The Art of the Club Flyer
Ackland-Snow, Nicola, Brett, Nathan and Williams, Steven
ISBN: 0500279098
Thames & Hudson London 1996 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Unpaginated (96 pages), colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. Foreword by Ashley Beedle, Introduction by Nathan Brett. "In your face, sexy, rebellious, ironic, escapist, flirtatious, voyeuristic . . . These are the keynotes of the whole new genre of graphic design inspired by dance club flyers. 'Underground' has become mainstream, club culture is big business and a way of life for a generation, and the once-flimsy flyers are hailed as ART . . . " Book weight approx. 450g.  Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008942  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE ART OF LACEMAKING
Collier, Ann
ISBN: 1851702326
Bracken Books London 1989 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 96pp., intext, contemporary, instructional b/w half-tone plate and line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket U.V. affected on spine, else nominal edgewear only. Previously published in 1986 by David & Charles Publishers, Newton Abbot, 'The Art Of Lacemaking' brings to life the exquisite craftsmanship of the lacemakers of the past, with modern designs abstracted from beautiful antique pieces. Contents include: Prelims., Lace from woven fabric, Lace from evenweave fabric, Needle lace, Bobbin lace, Embroidered lace, Crocheted lace, Index, more. Techniques include: Reticella, Teneriffe, Point de gaze, Venetian point, Tape lace, Needle-run lace, Irish laces, Cutwork and Broderie Anglaise. Book weight approx. 800g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Near Fine
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 002384  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE CUTTING EDGE: Raynes Crystal Art
Mark Raynes-Roberts and Dafydd Llewellyn-young
ISBN: 0929116097
Proguide Publishing Mississauga, ON., Canada 1994 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Oblong Hardcover & DJ 96pp., several candid illustrations, but mostly a representation of the stunning art of a brilliant craftsman. Landscape format. Spine firm. Nominally shelfworn. Leaves clean. Illustrated dustjacket mildly flared on head and foot, clear tape reinforcing applied on inside folds, otherwise very good. Mark Raynes Roberts trained as a silver and goldsmith in his native Britain, where he was born 17 March, 1961. He emigrated to Canada in 1982, finding his niche turning virgin crystal into pieces of art, with a depth and life of their own . . . Contents include: Cutting edge, Footprints in crystal, Classical beginnings, Natural life, Sporting life, Eclectic tastes, New dimensions, Biography, Major commissions. Book weight approx. 930g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002920  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HANDMADE IN MELBOURNE : Beautiful Things from 80 Creative People
Phyland, Jan and De Silva, Janet
ISBN: 9780975796498
Geoff Slattery Publishing Docklands, VIC, Australia 2007 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover with Fold-in Flaps 191pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Dean Cambray. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "This captivating book offers a window to the world of Melbourne's vibrant community of artisans and craftspeople who make things by hand . . . celebrates an extraordinary collection of talented people - milliners, fashion and textile designers, jewellers, toy makers, lamp-shade makers, furniture builders, musical instrument makers, ceramicists and glass artists . . . " Book weight approx. 520g.  Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009063  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DESIGNING YOUR OWN QUILTS
Soltow, Willow Ann
ISBN: 0801982448
Chilton Book Company West Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 1993 First Edition, Third Impressio
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover xiv, + 175pp., plus 8 page colour illustrated section, b/white illustrations and patterns, throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft corner crease to several. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn, soft vertical crease to rear panel. " . . . delves into style and structure, visual elements, colour, fabric, composition, and two-, and three-dimensional design to give you the knowledge and confidence you need to transfer your ideas to cloth . . . " Contents include: Acks., Introduction, 13 chapters over two 'parts'. Book weight approx. 650g.  Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009189  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING
Cherrett, Pauline
ISBN: 1861601506
Australian Book Centre Sumner Park, Queensland, Australia 1997 First Australian Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover 127pp., mostly colour, some b/white, art illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Previous owner's gift inscription, 'Merry Christmas 97', written neatly in pen to ffep., else leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated gloss boards negligibly scuffed only. "Contains directions for painting a wide range of subjects, including flowers, trees, animals and landscapes. Over 150 illustrations, including stunning examples of the author's own work. Includes an overview of the development of Chinese brush painting and the range of styles and techniques used." Include Index. Book weight approx. 780g.  Very Good +
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009192  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE ELEGANCE OF SILK RIBBON (Milner Craft Series)
Watters, Joan
ISBN: 1863512519
Sally Milner Publishing Bowral, NSW, Australia 2000 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover 133pp., & 24 page b/white pattern guide to rear. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. A stand-alone title in the 'Milner Craft Series'. " . . . each project will delight you, whether you embroider the enchanting Hollyhock framing, elegant doll ornaments, stunning floral cushions, charming Australian wildflower framing or her gorgeous wedding set . . . " Book weight approx. 572g.   Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009318  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PYROGRAPHY DESIGNS
Gregory, Norma
ISBN: 1861081162
Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Lewes, East Sussex, England 1999 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover 111pp., plus 3 page publisher's promotional section at rear. Colour photographic illustrations, and b/white line-drawn designs, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "Here is a collection of designs for pyrographers to use without fear of copyright infringement . . . clear text explains the best method for tracing the designs and transferring them on to wood, and gives tips on applying shading and colour, and how to finish the piece. Detailed step-by-step illustrations demonstrate how to create new designs from separate elements, with advice on scale and perspective. Subjects include: birds, mammals, flowers, herbs, water life, farms and cottages, Celtic knotwork." Book weight approx. 470g.  Very Good +
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009353  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MASTERFUL WOODTURNING : Projects & Inspiration for the Skilled Turner
Roberts, S. Gary
ISBN: 080698709x
Sterling Publishing New York, New York, U.S.A. 2000 First Edition, First Impressio
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover with Fold-in Flaps 160pp., colour photographic illustrations, and b/white diagrams, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "Take your woodworking skills to a higher level and make great projects at the same time. If you can do spindle turning, and form open bowls and lidded boxes, you're ready to move on and become a master craftsman . . . " Contents include: Introduction, Lathe Safety Guidelines, Sanding Suggestions, Finishes, Lathe Indexing, 33 projects, Index, Metric Equivalents. Book weight approx. 600g.  Very Good +
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009355  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TEACH YOUR CHILD TO BE HANDY
Williams, Guy R.
Pearson Education London 1964 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 94pp., two unpaginated, b/white halftone plate sections, plus 44 intext line-drawings by the author. Book clean and square. Spine firm, minimally bumped on head and heel. Plain yellow boards undamaged. Text-block unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated (boy with a model aeroplane), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn. A first perusal of this book may indicate it is targeted more to boys' hobbies and handicrafts, however, as the author indicates, most, if not all, of these projects are also suitable for girls. All of the skills acquired and retained may be beneficial as the reader enters adulthood . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, 13 chapters (from 'When To Start', to 'Words of Warning'), more. Book weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this book will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009359  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CRAFTING IN GLASS : Molding, Fusing, Embellishing, Designing
Isenberg, Anita & Seymour
ISBN: 0801969476
Chilton Book Company Radnor, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 1981 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover xvi, + 211pp., plus 8 page colour illustrated section, b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, slightly faded. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper edgeworn, with a small corner crease to front panel, and a diagonal crease and previous bookseller's small sticker to rear panel. A stand-alone title in the Chilton's Craft and Hobby Books series. "Molding, fusing, embellishing, designing, firing, texturing, laminating, indenting, foiling, leading, glazing, stamping, sagging, casting, soldering, embossing, stencilling . . . The authors introduce, evaluate, and tell you precisely how to use every type of glassworking tool and device available . . . Then, building on the correct methods of using this equipment, the Isenbergs present a series of simple and complex projects to challenge and delight." Contents include: Introduction, 14 chapters, Appendix, Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 525g.  Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009499  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ART NOUVEAU : Spirit of the Belle Epoque
Sternau, Susan A.
ISBN: 159764076X
New Line Books New York, New York, U.S.A. 2006 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 128pp., full-colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards (Magnolia and Irises, Tiffany) undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly scuffed only. "An elegant style characterized by ornamental, sinuous lines, Art Nouveau created a unity between the fine arts, the applied arts, architecture, and decoration of all types . . . This book presents the elegant style's most important artists and their work - a world of beautiful and 'dangerous' women, lyrical interpretations of line and space, and brilliant, swirling colours." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 800g.  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009671  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EASY ONGLAZE TECHNIQUES For China Painters and Potters
Tailor, Heather
ISBN: 0864174012
Kangaroo Press Kenthurst, N.S.W., Australia 1992 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover 96pp., colour and b/white photographic and art illustrations, and b/white line-drawn illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Two tiny spots to half-title page, else eaves clean. Printed gloss boards negligibly bumped and scuffed. "This book is a comprehensive exploration of the basic onglaze techniques and explains the types of surface that can be used for onglaze painting; how to select and prepare onglaze colour; and how to transfer a design to the surface and apply the paint easily. Chapters give detailed information on stencilling, mediums, pen work, sponge painting, grounding, brushwork, enamel, metallics, gold and platinum application, kiln operation and design, and the text offers technical refinements and new design directions for both beginners and experienced onglaze painters . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 640g. .  Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009789  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE AIRBRUSH BOOK: Art, History and Technique
Curtis, Seng-Gye Tombs, and Hunt, Christopher
ISBN: 0856132756
Orbis Publishing London 1980 1st U.K.
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 160pp., intext, halftone illustrations throughout; colour and b/white, examples and inspirational. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Tiny name written on tinted ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, and mildly edgeworn. Instructional in the art of airbrushing, contents include: Prelims., Development, Airbrushing in Art, Anatomy of the Airbrush, Basic Method, Simple Techniques, ditto Advanced Specialized Applications, Appendices, Biblio., Notes, Index, more. Book weight approx. 970g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004688  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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