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Fire: 32 Postcards
1 Fire: 32 Postcards
Seattle Portland Press paperback 

Very good plus, 32 postcards in excellent condition, cover has a bit of wear. This set out-of-print and hard to find. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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La Oreficeria Artistica Albo di Cento Tavole con Dugento e Piu Disegni Scelti Fra Quelli Eseguiti Nelle Principali Officine di Oreficeria Italiane e Forestiere
2 La Oreficeria Artistica Albo di Cento Tavole con Dugento e Piu Disegni Scelti Fra Quelli Eseguiti Nelle Principali Officine di Oreficeria Italiane e Forestiere
Milano Ulrico Hoepli Second Edition hardcover 

Binder with beautifully illustrated loose plates. Good, foxing (spotting) on front cover, wear / chips / small holes on edges; plates in excellent condition. The goldsmith art book of one hundred plates chosen from works created in the workshops of Italian & foreign goldsmiths. Undated but probably cerca late 1800's or 1900.

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Price: 54.65 USD
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LOT of 10 Modern Quilting Books: American Doll Quilts, Bargello Quilts ...
3 LOT of 10 Modern Quilting Books: American Doll Quilts, Bargello Quilts ...
Woodinvale Martingale paperback 

Includes: American Doll Quilts by Kathleen Tracy + Bargello Quilts by Marge Edie + Design, Create, and Quilt: How to Design a Quilt -- Lessons, Techniques, and Patterns by Rose Hughes + Dream Landscapes: Artful Quilts with Fast-Piece Applique by Rose Hughes + Loving Stiches by Jeana Kimball + Fun with Fat Quarters by Nancy Martin + Modern Baby: Easy, Fresh, and Fun Quilt Designs + One-Of-A-Kind Quilt Labels by Thea Nerud + A Quilter's Ark by Margaret Rolfe + Stained Glass Quilts Made Easy by Amy Whalen Helmkamp.. Very good to fine, Bargello Quilts is a little bumped at top corners & bottom of spine and has an owner label inside the cover, Loving Stitches has a date penned on the endpaper, Quilter's Ark is a little bumped at lower corners and has an owner sticker on the rear; other books are very sharp & clean. Design, Create and Quilt is INSCRIBED 'Artify your life, Quiltify your world! Rose Hughes', and Dream Landscapes is (personally) INSCRIBED by Hughes! Copyright dates 1995 - 2013 (mostly 2003 & up). From the popular That Patchwork Place series published by Martingale. List price of over $200, or buy here & save!

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Price: 36.85 USD
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4 Aftel, Mandy Essence and Alchemy : A Book of Perfume
London Bloomsbury 2001 0747554099 / 9780747554097 First Edition hardcover 

Nearly very good in a very good plus dust jacket, a nice, clean copy. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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A Foreshadowing of 21st Century Art: The Color and Geometry of Very Early Turkish Carpets, Alexander, Christopher
5 Alexander, Christopher A Foreshadowing of 21st Century Art: The Color and Geometry of Very Early Turkish Carpets
New York Oxford University Press 1993 0195208668 / 9780195208665 First Edition hardcover 

Very good plus in limp cloth covers; in the original very good acetate dust jacket with light rubbing and edgewear, including a few small tears at bottom; overall a tight, clean, collectible copy.

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Price: 361.10 USD
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Sewing for Twentieth Century Dolls, Anderton, Johana Gast
6 Anderton, Johana Gast Sewing for Twentieth Century Dolls
North Kansas City Trojan Press 1972 First Edition hardcover 

Very good, a couple of owner stamps, in a very good minus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with some wear, overall a clean copy of the desirable first edition.

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Price: 15.55 USD
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7 Bergh, Rene Make Your Own Patterns: An Easy Step-by-Step Guide to Making Over 60 Dressmaking Patterns
London New Holland Publishers 2006 1845374568 / 9781845374563 First Edition Thus paperback 

Near fine or better, a very sharp, clean copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Power Sewing: New Ways to Make Fine Clothes Fast, Betzina, Sandra
8 Betzina, Sandra Power Sewing: New Ways to Make Fine Clothes Fast
San Francisco self-published 1985 0961561408 / 9780961561406 paperback 

SIGNED by the author! Very good or better, owner name penned atop table-of-contents page, overall a nice, clean copy.

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Price: 14.00 USD
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The Potter's Craft: A Practical Guide for the Studio and Workshop, Binns, C. F.
9 Binns, C. F. The Potter's Craft: A Practical Guide for the Studio and Workshop
New York D. Van Nostrand 1910 First Edition hardcover 

Scarce original 1910 first edition. Good to very good, light edgewear, a little soiling on top page edges, a few bent page tip, page 103 has a very small tear at bottom; yet overall, a surprisingly nice copy given the book's 100+ year age. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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William Morris: Artifacts/Glass, Blonston, Gary
10 Blonston, Gary William Morris: Artifacts/Glass
New York Abbeville 1996 0789201674 / 9780789201676 First Edition hardcover 

Briefly INSCRIBED by William Morris! Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a very sharp, clean copy. First printing with full number line.

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Price: 32.10 USD
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Creative Facepainting: Instruction and Inspiration, Bloxsom, Carmel & Rene Reiche
11 Bloxsom, Carmel & Rene Reiche Creative Facepainting: Instruction and Inspiration
Freiburg Reiche & Wilberg 2001 3935341032 / 9783935341035 hardcover 

Fine but for a bit of wear on the front endpaper, a very sharp, clean copy. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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A Pottery Sketchbook, Bohrod, Aaron
12 Bohrod, Aaron A Pottery Sketchbook
Madison University of Wisconsin Press 1959 First Edition hardcover 

Good to very good, partly-removed owner bookplate on endpaper, light browning on endpapers, overall a clean copy; no dust jacket. 
Price: 26.55 USD
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The Book of Low-Fire Ceramics, Brody, Harvey
13 Brody, Harvey The Book of Low-Fire Ceramics
New York Holt, Rinehart, & Winston 1979 0030421160 / 9780030421167 First Edition hardcover 

SIGNED by the author! Near fine in a very good plus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a nice, clean copy.

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Price: 15.00 USD
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Chihuly: Form from Fire Note Cards/Postcards, Chihuly, Dale
14 Chihuly, Dale Chihuly: Form from Fire Note Cards/Postcards
Seattle Portland Press paperback 

Includes 12 notecards (about 7x5 inch), each with a different image, with envelopes; also 9 of the images have matching postcards (so presume 3 postcards are missing). In a black paper sleeve. Cards are in excellent, giftworthy condition; sleeve has some wear. This set out-of-print and hard to find. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs in the City Art Museum of St. Louis, Dimand, Maurice S.
15 Dimand, Maurice S. The Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs in the City Art Museum of St. Louis
St. Louis Bernice Ballard 1935 Limited Edition hardcover 

Very good, a little sunning on spine & covers, gift inscription on half-title page, but overall a nice, clean, collectible copy. Large-format book (over 12 inches tall), with 69 full-page plates, 13 of which are tipped-in color plates. No. 759 of 1000 copies.

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Price: 41.10 USD
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Trees in Magic and Heraldry, Everson, Karen
16 Everson, Karen Trees in Magic and Heraldry
Canton Moongate Designs 1990 paperback 

Very good plus, ghosts of removed stickers on rear cover, overall a sharp, clean copy, in a plastic-comb binding. 18 pages of tapestry-style patterns, total of 27 patterns. (Due to a typo error, the cover says 'Heraldy' instead of 'Heraldry'.) From 1990. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Clothes and the Man: The Principles of Fine Men's Dress, Flusser, Alan
17 Flusser, Alan Clothes and the Man: The Principles of Fine Men's Dress
New York Villard 1985 0394546237 / 9780394546230 7th printing hardcover 

SIGNED by the author on a pasted-in bookplate. Very good plus in a very good minus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with a dampstain on the rear and a little wrinkling; overall a tight, clean copy. Includes a gatefold (fold-out section) consisting of over 60 fine-quality shirt sample patterns, from luxurious pima and end-on-end cottons to the more casual tatttersalls.

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Price: 41.10 USD
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18 Ford, P. R. J. Oriental Carpet Design: A Guide to Traditional Motifs, Patterns and Symbols
New York Thames & Hudson 1992 0500276641 / 9780500276648 First Paperback Printing paperback 

Near fine, a very sharp, clean copy.

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Price: 15.65 USD
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19 Green, Nancy & Jessie Poesch Arthur Wesley Dow and American Arts & Crafts
New York The American Federation of Arts 1999 1885444095 / 9781885444097 hardcover 

Near fine, owner name on endpaper, trace of soiling on page edges, else a sharp, clean copy; no dust jacket. 
Price: 13.10 USD
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After a Fashion: How to Reproduce, Restore, and Wear Vintage Styles, Grimble, Frances
20 Grimble, Frances After a Fashion: How to Reproduce, Restore, and Wear Vintage Styles
0963651706 / 9780963651709 paperback 

Briefly INSCRIBED by the author! Very good plus, very light crease on rear cover, else a very sharp, clean copy.

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Price: 13.55 USD
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