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JEWELRY MAKING For Schools, Tradesmen, Craftsmen.
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JEWELRY MAKING For Schools, Tradesmen, Craftsmen.

By Bovin, Murray.

Forest Hills, NY: Murray Bovin, (1959)., (1959).. Good. - Quarto [10-1/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in gilt & black wrappers. The binding is rubbed & soiled with the corners of the front wrap lightly creased. The head & tail of the spine are chipped. Profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations & diagrams. There are areas of light damp staining to the bottom edges of several pages. Good. Enlarged edition.With the ownership signature of Joan Pond of the Woodstock Guild of Craftsmen on the front endpaper.


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By Jaggard, William; editor.

Stratford-upon-Avon, U.K.: The Tapestry Studio, circa [1913]., [1913].. Good. - Octavo, gray boards backed with tan cloth. The binding is soiled & bumped and the spine is darkened. [i], [18], pages 1-356 & [3] pages. There is a bookstore's stamp on the front endpaper. The gutters & endpapers are darkened. The first few leaves are foxed and there is scattered light foxing & soiling throughout. Good. <p>Reprints of English translations of two treatises on dyeing, one originally written in German and one in French, first published in London by William Pearson in 1705. This issue was edited by William Jaggard.


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By Rhodes, Daniel.

Radnor, PA: Chilton Book Company, (1974).. (1974).. Very good. - Small quarto [10-3/8 inches high by 7-/4 inches wide], golden yellow cloth in a dust wrapper. There is some minor soiling to the dust jacket & the head & tail of its spine are lightly creased. xix, 330 & [1] pages. Black-and-white photographic illustrations and charts. Very good. <p>Revised edition.


CRAFT IN THE MACHINE AGE 1920-1945: The History of Twentieth- Century American Craft.

By Kardon, Janet; editor.

(New York): Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (1995).. (1995).. Very good. - Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 9 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The rear panel of the dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a few scratches & with a price-sticker on its bottom corner. 304 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. <p>First edition.<p>Edited by Janet Kardon with essays by Kardon, Rosemarie Haag Bletter, Kate Carmel, Harvey Green and others.<p>Published in association with the American Craft Museum on the occasion of the museum's exhibition of the same title presented from October 18, 1995 to February 25, 1996.


ART PAPERS: THE CRAFT ISSUE. November/December 1992. Volume 16 Number 6. (Cover title)

By Kessler, Jane; Douglas, Mary; Alexander, Bill; Carlson, Robert; Doubet, Ward; Igwe, Kod; White, Clarence D.; et al. Harper, Glenn, editor

(Atlanta, GA: Atlanta Art Papers, Inc.), 1992.. 1992.. Very good. - Small folio [13-3/8 inches high by 10 inches wide], softcover bound in decorative black & grayish blue wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped. There are 2 tiny brown marks to the titling & a small area of the surface of the front wrap is rubbed away. 83 & [1] pages. Black-and-white illustrations & pictorial ads. Very good. <p>Among the contents of this issue of Art Papers are an article on Dale Chihuly by Mary Douglas; "The Idea of Clothing: A Nigerian Cloth" by Kod Igwe; "The Furniture/Sculpture Nexus" by Clarence D. Wright; and a conversation between Bill Alexander, Robert Carlson and Ward Doubet. The second half of the magazine is devoted to reviews of exhibitions, books and installations from around the country.


ARTS AND CRAFTS: A Bibliography for Craftsmen

By National Gallery of Art and Federal Security Agency

Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1949.. 1949.. Very good. - Octavo, printed gray wrappers. The spine & extremities are slightly darkened. 80 pages. Very good. <p>Prepared by the National Gallery of Art, Index of American Design in collaboration with the Federal Security Agency, Office of Education, Division of Vocational Education.



By Pontifex, Bryan

London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., (1939).. (1939).. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with the extremities slightly rubbed. The dust jacket is lightly soiled & chipped with its spine & extremities darkened & with a light crease to its front panel. viii & 93 pages plus colophon with an errata slip bound in. The contents are very good. Good. <p>First edition.<p>A History of the City of London guilds or livery companies. Included is a list of livery companies with precedence numbers, addresses of halls, and dates of principal charters.



By (Brainard & Armstrong Co.)

New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, London: Brainard & Armstrong Co., (1892).. (1892).. Very good. - Octavo, 8-1/4 inches high by 5-3/4 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed self wraps with vignette illustrations on the covers. 15 & [1] pages printed on pink stock with black & white illustrations. The edges are slightly bumped & soiled with a crease to the bottom corner of the rear cover. Very good. <p>Includes directions for crocheting scarves, lamp shades, silk slippers, suspenders, neck ties, a shipping bag, and more. With illustrations of each.


APPROACHES TO COLLECTING: Profiles of Recent Private and Corporate Collections

By (Anne and Ronald D. Abramson; Asher, Betty; Carter, Christine; et al). Lonier, Terri

New York: (American Craft Council), (1982).. (1982).. Very good. - Small quarto [8-1/2 inches square], softcover bound in decorative black- and-white wrappers. The binding is slightly rubbed with some very light staining to the wraps. 24 pages. Profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations. Very good. <p>Catalog for an exhibition shown at the American Craft Museum, New York City from October 31 to December 31, 1982.


TRADES AND CRAFTS OF OLD JAPAN: Leaves from a Contemporary Album

By Kaemmerer, Eric A

Rutland, VT and Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company, (1961).. (1961).. Very good. - Small quarto [7-3/8 inches high by 7-1/8 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The extremities & the head & tail of the spine are slightly faded & there are 2 small, light stains to the front edge of the front cover. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & soiled with a tear to the top edge of the rear panel & a piece out of its bottom edge. 112 & [1] pages. 49 full- page illustrations, 6 of them in color. Very good in a good dust wrapper. <p>First edition.<p>Among the forty-nine trades and crafts described and illustrated are a dyeing shop, an embroidery shop, a fishmonger's, a pharmacist, a dealer in bamboo bird cages, a bookbinder, a sword dealer and a maker of paper umbrellas.


THE ELOQUENT OBJECT: The Evolution of American Art in Craft Media since 1945

By Manhart, Marcia; and Manhart, Tom; editors

Tulsa, OK: The Philbrook Museum of Art, (1987).. (1987).. Fine. - Quarto [12-1/4 inches high by 11-1/2 inches wide], green cloth in a dust wrapper. The bottom corner of the front cover is slightly frayed. 289 & [2] pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine. <p>First edition.<p>Coordinating Editor, Carol Haralson.


THE UP-TO-DATE HARDWOOD FINISHER. In Two Parts. Part One: Giving Rules and Methods for Hardwoods, with Description of Tools Required.... Part Two: Treats on the Filling, Staining, Varnishing, Polishing, Gilding, Enameling and Finishing All Kinds of Woodwork... By Fred T. Hodgson, Architect

By Hodgson, Fred T

Chicago, IL: Frederick J. Drake & Co., Publishers, (1915).. (1915).. Good. - Octavo, red cloth. The binding is rubbed, bumped & lightly soiled with light staining to the rear cover. 213 & [5] pages. Black-and-white textual illustrations & diagrams. The rear hinge is lightly cracked & the front hinge is starting. There is occasional soiling & foxing. Good.



By Honore, York

New York: The Viking Prfess, 1941.. 1941.. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial paper covered boards backed with orange cloth in a dust wrapper. The boards are lightly rubbed & bumped with light spotting to the joints. The dust jacket is darkened, rubbed & chipped with small pieces out. 72 pages. Black-and-white photographic illustrations by Larry Morris, Jr. There is staining to the pastedowns with some light staining to the endpapers, else very good in a good dust wrapper. <p>First edition.


THOS. MOSER: CABINETMAKERS. Catalog. (Cover title)

By Moser, Thomas

(Portland, ME: Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers, 1990).. 1990).. Fine. - Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wraps. There is some minor soiling to the rear wrap. [81] pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine. <p>Laid in are a one-page statement about the company, a folded price list with an order form, and three folded sheets describing and illustrating with diagrams the construction of the Moser Trestle Table, Washington Square Chair and Shaker Roundstand.