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  1. ALDRED CYRIL Jewels Of The Pharaohs. Egyptian Jewelry  of the  Dynastic Period. illus. with 100 col. plates, 56  b/w. and  37 text dgms. pub. N.Y. Praeger Pub. 1971 or.cl.  d/w. 4to. pp.256. d/w. sl. chipped, little worn. f/free  e/paper cut otherwise v/good copy.      Price: $75.00     Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  2. ANDERSON HARRIETTE    Kiln-Fired Glass profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. pub. Philadelphia, Chilton Book Co., 1975 or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.188. A comprehensive study in the techniques of decorating and designing on glass. Chapters include: Working with Glass; Equipment; Materials and How to Use Them; Molds; Cutting Glass; Techniques for Laminating and Decorating Glass; Silk Screen Printing on Glass; Firing Schedules; Annealing of Glass; Stained Glass; Glass from Other Lands. Slightly chipped d/w. else fine copy.     Price: $50.00
     
  3. ARMITAGE E. LIDDALL Stained Glass History, Technology, and Practice. frontis. & profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. drawings in the text, index, bibliography and glossary; pub. London Leonards Hill 1959 or. black cl. 4to. pp.216. Covers History of Stained Glass from the Twelfth to the 20th Century. The technology of Glass Making, Designing, Grisaille, Heraldry, Cartooning, Cutline, Aciding, Firing, Leading up, cementing, banding, slab glass and concrete, Art Schools as well as Collation of Contemporary work: Series of statements of general principles by leading artists of England, Holland, Belgium, West Germany, France, Sweden and USA. Cloth sl. flecked, Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, else v/good.    Price: $60.00
     
  4. BALL CARLTON F and JANICE LOVOOS Making Pottery Without  A Wheel.  Texture and form in clay. illus. with  b/w.  plates t/out  some full page pub. N.Y. Reinhold 1965  or.cl.  d/w. 4to. pp.160. v/good in the chipped d/w.     Price: $40.00
     
  5. BLACK J. ANDERSON intro. by E. Lucie-Smith.   A History Of Jewels profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page and mostly col. pub. London Orbis 1981 revised ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.336 index. Small closed tear to d/w. else fine.     Price: $60.00
     
  6. BOARDMAN JOHN Archaic Greek Gems. Schools and Artists in the Sixth and Early Fifth Centuries BC. illus. with 15 col. &372 b/w. plates t/out. pub. Lond. Thames & Hudson 1968 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.236. Fine.     Price: $90.00
     
  7. BOGLE   MICHAEL  and PETA  LANDMAN  Modern Australian Furniture.  Profiles  of  Contemporary  Designer Makers. profusely  illus. with col. plates t/out. many  full  page. pub.  N.S.W. The Craftsman Press 1989 or.cl. d/w.  roy.4to. pp.144.     Price: $85.00
     
  8. BOWIE HAMISH Jewellery Making illus. with 12 col. 183 black and white photographic plates and text illustrations; 3 appendices, index; pub. Wellington, NZ A. W. Reed 1976 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.162. Clear step-by-step diagrams illustrate various processes such as enamelling, engraving, casting, electroplating & chemical treatment of various metals, use of plastics, as well as practical hints. Near fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  9. BRADFORD TRICIA  (Edited by).   Australian Porcelain. A Fine Art. profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full pge & col. pub. Sydney Kangaroo Press, 1986. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.104. fine. Porcelain Art in Australia Today, Book 3.     Price: $30.00
     
  10. BRAND MONA Australiana. Over 150 years of decorative crafts, furniture, jewellery, pottery, coins, and bottles. profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. reference sources, index; pub. Sydney Ure Smith 1979 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.144. Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, otherwise fine.    Price: $30.00
     
  11. BREARLEY DEBORAH Patches Of Australia. A Selection of Patchwork, Applique & Quilting Patterns. illus. with plates, drawings, diagrams t/out. some full page pub. Melb. Edward Arnold 1985 or. col. illus. bds. 4to. pp.224.     Price: $65.00
     
  12. BRIDGEWATER ALAN & Gill   The Craft Of Wood Carving illus. with120 drawings, 40 photos pub. Reed Sydney 1981 or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.160 fine copy     Price: $45.00
     
  13. BRUSH DANIEL   Gold Without Boundaries. 300 illus. with 175 full-colour photographs made especially for this volume by noted photographer John Bigelow Taylor. pub. N.Y. Abrams 1998 1st. ed. or. black cloth covered boards, stamped in blind on spine and upper, d/w. demy 4to. oblong pp. 276 This lavish monograph reveals the extraordinary world of Daniel Brush, a modern master whose work is unparalleled in the history of contemporary art. Brush's thirty-year career includes early painting exhibitions at the Philips Collection and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, followed by a period of virtual seclusion, study, and intense productivity. The resulting works, all handwrought by the artist, are presented here. The book also includes an afterword by Elizabeth Broun, director of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution and Jeremy Adamson, senior curator at the Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, where Daniel Brush was the subject of a retrospective exhibition in 1998. Near fine copy.    Price: $110.00
     
  14. BULLARD HELEN   Faith Wick.  Doll Maker Extraordinaire pub. Cumberland, Maryland: Hobby Hose Press, Inc. 1986 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.96 Very fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  15. CAIGER-SMITH ALAN Lustre Pottery. Technique, tradition and innovation in Islam and the Western World. illus. with 102 b/w. illustrations and 30 colour, 12 line drawings and 2 maps. pub. Lond. Faber 1985 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.246 Includes chapters on Lustre of Iraq, Egypt of the Fatimid period, Syria, Persia, Moorish lustre of Andalucia, Hispano-Moresque, Italy etc. Fine copy     Price: $100.00
     
  16. CALLISTER R.C.  Australian Clays in the manufacture of White Pottery Wares. illus. with tables, graphs; pub. Melbourne 1924 (Institute of Science and Industry Bulletin No. 27.) original stiff stapled wrappers roy.8vo. pp.88. Fine.   Price: $30.00
     
  17. CATTELLE W. R.  Precious Stones. A Book of Reference for Jewellers. illus. with line drawings at rear, pub. USA & London Lippincott Co. 1903 1st. ed. or. calf with gilt lettering to spine & gilt diamond to front board 8vo. t.e.g. fore-edge uncut, marbled e/papers pp.224,20 plates. very good condition.   Price: $125.00
     
  18. CHALLENGING Projects In Stained Glass  - The Mt.Tom Stained Glass Artisans. illus. with diagrams, patterns, plates; Published New York by Arco Publishing 1983 or. stiff, large format softcover, 4to. pp.162 Step-by-step instructions for the advanced craftsperson; features patterns for complex and three-dimensional projects. Includes illustrated section, 26 pages, on restoration and repair. Fine copy.     Price: $35.00
     
  19. CHAPPELL  JAMES  The Potter's Complete Book  Of  Clay  And Glazes.  A  Comprehensive  guide  to  Formulating,  Mixing, Applying,  and Firing clay bodies and glazes.  pub.  U.S.A. Billboard  Pub. 1977 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  roy.4to.  pp.444. sl. chipped d/w.     Price: $65.00
     
  20. CLAPHAM WANDA Pass Me Another Plate. Or a "How To" book of china painting. profusely illus. with plates t/out. many full page & col. pub. np. by author 1975 or. white illus. bds. ring binding, 4to. pp.200. Fine.     Price: $85.00
     
  21. CLARK G & WAGNER L   Potters Of Southern Africa illus. with more than three hundred photographs both in black and white and colour. pub. Cape Town: Struik, 1974, or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.200 The work and backgrounds of fifteen practising South African artists and craftsmen, including three art and craft centres, are covered in this book, and their pots, murals and sculptural pieces. Fine copy in chipped d/w.    Price: $75.00
     
  22. COLE  E.W. Cole's Complete Etiquette And Letter-Writer.  A guide  to the rules and observances of good  society,  with full  information  on the subject  of  correspondence,  and specimen  letters  that may be adapted to  meet  any  case. illus.  with  frontis.  pub. Melb. & Lond.  for  E.W.  Cole nd.190-?  or. glt. lettered cl. 8vo. pp.220.  Hinges  little weak otherwise v/good.   Price: $50.00
     
  23. COLLINGWOOD  PETER The Techniques Of Tablet  Weaving with 232 black and white halftone illustrations, 242 line illustrations. pub.  Lond.  Faber 1982 1st. ed. or.cl.  d/w.  4to.  pp.430. A traditional form of weaving whose basic equipment has not changed for at least 2,300 years. Tablet weaving dos not require a loom. Fine copy.   Price: $95.00
     
  24. COLLINGWOOD  PETER The Techniques Of Rug  Weaving.  illus. with  frontis.  & one col. plate, 48 full  page  b/w.  text illus.  pub.  Lond.  Faber 1983 or.cl.  d/w.  4to.  pp. 576. v/fine.     Price: $65.00      Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  25. CONRAD JOHN W. Ceramic Formulas. The Compleate Compendium. A  Guide to Clay, Glaze, Enamel, glass, and their  Colours. illus.  with  4 pages of col. charts. pub.  N.Y.  Macmillan 1976 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.310. Fine.      Price: $50.00
     
  26. CONSTANTINE MILDRED & Jack Lenor Larsen    Beyond Craft: The Art Fabric illus. with col. frontis., colour & b/w. plates, glossary, bibliog., pub. NY Academic Press 1972 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. folio pp.294 fine copy.      Price: $80.00
     
  27. COOK BRIDGET M. and Geraldine Scott.  The Book Of Bobbin Lace Stitches With b/w. illus & photos throughout. pub. Sydney A.H. and A.W. Reed 1980 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.XVI.268. An exhaustive collection of stitches which have been developed in the traditional art of bobbin lacemaking since the seventeenth century, with a wealth of illustrations depicting over 260 stitches and variations. Fine.    Price: $45.00
     
  28. CRUTCHLEY ANNA Illustrated by John Hutchinson The Tassels Book illus. with 350 specially commissioned photos pub. Lond. Lorenz Books, 1997 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.160. An inspirational guide to tassels and tassel - making, with over 40 practical projects. create your own wonderful, opulent tassels at a fraction of the cost of commercially bought trimmings.     Price: $55.00
     
  29. CUMMINGS KEITH  - The Technique of Glass Forming illus. with 192 plates, inc. 8 colour photos and 32 diagrams, pub. Sydney A.H. & A.W. Reed 1980 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.168. Fine copy.     Price: $65.00
     
  30. DANAHER  & DEXTER JACKSON Australian Leadlighting.  Covers technique  &  numerous  designs as  example.  with  e/paper illus. & numerous text dwgs. t/out. many full page, 12 full page col. plates pub. Melb. Viking O'Neil 1988 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.154. Three sections, first being a catalogue detailing equipment required, second section deals with techniques & skills. Final section consists of a large variety of designs, which can be enlarged and used for their own projects. Almost fine copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  31. DE BRUNHOFF JEAN    Souls In Stone. European Graveyard Sculpture. profusely illus. with b/w. plates t/out. frontis., pub. New York Alfred A. Knopf, , 1978 . Softcover, small oblong 4to, pp.X,100. Name to free e/paper el;se very good copy.     Price: $30.00
     
  32. DUNCAN ALASTAIR - The Technique Of Leaded Glass. profusely illus. with plates t/out. Some full page and col. pub. London Batsford 1975 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.216. fine copy.      Price: $45.00
     
  33. EDWARDS KEITH   Lost Wax Casting Of Jewellery illus. with photographs, drawings, some full page pub. London Mills And Boon, London; 1974 pub. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.182; The creation of jewellery by the lost wax method is not new. In fact this form of casting can be traced back to over 3000 years BC. However, it is only within the last few decades that it has become more widely used. Provides a comprehensive and detailed account of all the stages involved, together with valuable information on precious metals, gems, assay and hallmarking. Fine copy.     Price: $40.00
     
  34. EDWARDS RON Bushcraft. 1   Australian Traditional Bush Crafts  Furniture, Simple Buildings, Domestic Crafts, Dams & Fencing,  Leather Work, Saddlery.  profusely illus. with dwgs.  t/out.  pub. Syd. Summit Books 1978 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.144. Fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  35. EDWARDS RON Australian Traditional Bush Crafts. Furniture, Simple Buildings, Domestic Crafts, Dams & Fencing,  Leather Work, Saddlery.  profusely illus. with dwgs.  t/out.  pub. Syd. Summit Books 1978 or. card wrappers, (paperback), 4to. pp.144. Fine.   Price: $25.00
     
  36. EVERY BOY'S HOBBY ANNUAL for 1931.   profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page, 2 folding plates- "Motor-Cycling Extraordinary" & "R.A.F. Champions". pub. London Fleetway 1931; original cloth-backed coloured pictorial boards; cr.4to. pp.208 sl watermarks to edges of some pages otherwise very good copy.     Price: $45-00
     
  37. FISHBURN ANGELA   Curtains And Window Treatments illus. with 270 line illus 4 pages in col. plus 6 b/w. photo plates; pub. London Batsford 1982 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.120 "This book will be of assistance not only with the technique of making curtains and blinds, but will also suggest fresh and interesting ways of treating all shapes and sizes of windows. " Fine copy.    Price: $45.00
     
  38. FORBES C. (ed). -    Robert Welch: Design in a Cotswold Workshop. illus. with 8 colour and 59 b/w plates throughout pub. London Lund Humphries: 1973 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.62 fine in closed tear d/w. Fine showcase of the craftsman-designer's work.     Price: $45.00
     
  39. FURNITURE REPAIRING and Re-Upholstery  - (The Woodworker Series). No Author. illus. with 29 full page plates, drawings throughout the text; pub. London Evans Brothers. nd. c. 1920’s or, brown dec. cl. cr.8vo. pp.200, one index page torn (repaired) lacks f/free e/paper else very good.     Price: $40.00
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  40. GILBERT LIONEL -  A Grave Look At History. Glimpses of a Vanishing Form of Folk Art. . Gravestones in Australia. illus. with col. & b/w photographs & illust. e/papers pub. Sydney John Ferguson. 1980 1st.ed. cr.4to. or.cl. d/w. pp.144     Price: $50.00
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  41. GRANT BRUCE Leather Braiding. illus. with frontis. &  full page  drawings  of  examples  t/out.  pub.  U.S.A.  Cornell Maritime Press 1950 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVIII.174. fine  in the sl. silverfished d/w.     Price: $45.00
     
  42. GREEN  DAVID Pottery. Materials And Techniques. with  col. frontis. & text illus. t/out. pub. Lond. Faber 1967 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.148. Fine. Price: $40.00
     
  43. GREBANIER JOSEPH Chinese Stoneware Glazes. Ancient  Glazes Re-created for Today's Potter. illus. with 16 full page col. "plates  pub.  Lond. Pitman 1975 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w.  4to. pp.144.     Price: $85.00
     
  44. HAMMESFAHR  JAMES  E. & CLAIR L.  STRONG  Creative  Glass Blowing. illus. with 8 full page plates t/out. & many  text dgms.  pub.  U.S.A.  W.H. Freeman  &  Co.  1968  or.blu.cl. 4to.obl. pp.196. Fine.     Price: $75.00
     
  45. HAMER JANET Editor Handicrafts of the Country Women's Association of Victoria. illus. with coloured photographic plates, b/w. photographic and line illustrations, diagrams pub. Country Women's Association of Vic., 1968 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.528. From basketry and dressmaking to pottery, tatting and puppets. Fine copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  46. HASSRICK ROYAL B.  - Western Painting Today  illus. with 48 colour and 80 b/w. plates pub. NY Watson-Guptill. 1975 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.176 A survey of 77 leading painters of the Modern American West. Overview and a short biography of each artist: Tom Lovell, James Bama, Nick Eggenhofer, Peter Hurd, Frank McCarthy, Donald Teague, Harold von Schmidt, Henrietta Wyeth, etc. Fine in d/w. with one short chip to rear.     Price: $45.00
     
  47. HOOD KENNETH Australian Pottery profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. pub. Sydney Macmillan 1972 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.174 The work of 20 of Australia's most distinguished potters analysed. Les Blakeborough, Joan Campbell, Mollie Douglas, Phyl Dunn, Ivan England, Patricia Englund, Wanda Garnsey, Marea Gazzard, John Gilbert, H R Hughan, Col Levy, Judy Lorraine, Milton Moon, Carl McConnell, Reg Preston, Peter Rushforth, Bernard Sahm, Stephen Skillitzi, Derek Smith, Peter Travis. Light edgewear, else fine.   Price: $50.00
     
  48. IOANNOU NORIS   Masters Of Their Craft  Tradition and innovation in the Australian contemporary decorative arts. profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. pub. Sydney Craftsman House 1997. or.cl. d/w. roy.4to.square pp.264 Includes biographical details of over 150 professionals specialising in the five traditional craft media of wood, glass, clay, fibre and metal. Incl. biogs of artists. Fine copy.   Price: $55.00
     
  49. ISAACS JENNIFER Desert Crafts. Anangu Maruku Punu. The traditional craft and carvings of the Pitjntjatjara, Yankunytjstjara and Ngaanyatjara people. profusely illus. with plates t/out. many full page & col. pub. Syd. Doubleday Books 1992 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.150.     Price: $75.00
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  50. ISENBERG  ANITA  & SEYMOUR How To Work In  Stained  Glass. profusely illus. with plates t/out. 4 full page & col. pub. U.S.A. Chilton Book Co. p/b. cr.4to. pp.XVIII.250. fine.    Price: $35.00
     
  51. ISENBERG ANITA and Seymour Isenberg   Stained Glass Lamps: Construction and Design profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. pub. Radnor, Pennsylvania: Chilton Books, 1972 or. stiff card wrappers, cr.4to. pp.224. slight silverfishing to rear e/paper else very good copy.     Price: $35.00
     
  52. JACKSON PAUL   The Pop-up Book. Step-by-step Instructions for Creating Over 100 Original Projects. profusely illus. with photo plates t/out. some full page all in col. by P. Forrester. pub. London Lorenz Books 1994 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.160. Making paper three dimensional and moving books. Fine.   Price: $50.00
     
  53. JOBE JOSEPH The Art Of Tapestry. Beautifully illus. with plates t/out. many full page tipped-in on heavy grey paper & col. pub. Lond. Thames & Hudson 1965 1st ed. or. red cl. glt. to spine and front bd. roy.4to. pp.278. History of this craft till the present day, fine copy.     Price: $200.00
     
  54. JUSTEMA  WILLIAM Pattern. A Historical  Panorama.  illus. with  frontis. & many plates of pattern design through  the ages  t/out. pub. U.S.A. N.Y. Graphic Society 1976  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.202.  Price:  $55.00
     
  55. KENNEDY GORDON S.   The Fundamentals Of Gemstone Carving illus. with colour & b/w photographs, drawings & diagrams; pub. San Diego, CA Lapidary Journal 1967 or. card wrappers, (paperback), 8vo. pp.128. Minor wear to edges and corners, reading creases near spine, Very good copy.    Price: $25.00
     
  56. KENNY  JOHN  B.  Ceramic Design.  profusely  illus.  with plates, diagrams, t/out. some full page pub. Lond.  Pittman 1965 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.XIV.322. Chapters on form, sketching, coiling, rolling, slabbing, draping, turning, presser, pouring, throwing, and combining are supplemented by others on carved design etc. Light edgewear, very good copy.   Price: $30.00
     
  57. KETCHUM W.M. C. Jr  Simple Beauty. The Shakers in America. with 130 full-colour illus; pub. NY Todtri Productions, Ltd 1998 or.cl. d/w. roy. 4to. pp.128 pages with index. The simple Shaker lifestyle as depicted in their housing, arts, crafts, tools and clothing. Includes many photographs of their beautiful creations, from the buildings to the baskets and quilts. Fine copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  58. KIDDER  J.  EDWARD  with  contributions  by  Teruya  Esaka. Prehistoric Japanese Arts. Jomon Pottery. profusely  illus. with  plates t/out. many full page & col. frontis.  tipped-in,  folding  chronological chart at rear.  pub.  U.S.A.  & Japan  Kodansha International Ltd. 1971  or.blk.  illus.cl. glt.ltg. to spine, folio pp.308. fine.    Price: $400.00      Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  59. LAWSON-BLACK PAT Making Magic Melbourne. Forty years of Fun. The Myer Christmas Windows. profusely illus. with plates t/out. mostly full page & col. pub. Melbourne, Myer Stores Limited, 1996 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.4to.obl. pp.128. Light edgewear, else fine.    Price: $60.00
     
  60. LEACH  BERNARD  A  Potter's Book.  Treatise  on  workshop traditions which have been handed down by Koreans, Japanese and  from  the greatest period of Chinese ceramics  in  the Sung dynasty. It deals with four types of pottery, Japanese raku,  English slipware, stoneware, and Oriental  porcelain. illus.  with frontis. & 50 full-page plates t/out.  3  col. text   dgms.  pub.  Lond.  Faber  1973  or.cl.  d/w.   8vo. pp.XXVIII.294.     Price: $55.00
     
  61. LEACH BERNARD   Drawings, Verse & Belief  Illustrated throughout with approximately 80 full-page b/w. reproductions; pub. New Jersey Noyes Press 1973 or. beige cl. roy.8vo. pp.168. Collects 50 of his drawings & sketches spanning and poems the years 1907-71 each faced by a poem. Inspired by his close relationship with Japan and its creative traditions which influenced his pottery, so have they affected his personal philosophy. As an advocate of closer exchange between East and West, with an introduction that illuminates his Baha'i faith.    Price: $45.00
     
  62. LEWES KLARES & HELEN HUTTON   Rug Weaving illus. with b/w. plates. & frontis., notes, appendix, glossary, index, pub. London Batsford 1962 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.160. slightly chipped and marked else very good copy     Price: $25.00
     
  63. LIPMAN  JEAN & ALICE WINCHESTERThe Flowering Of  American Folk  Art  1776-1876. illus. with 405 plates, 102  in  col. many  full  page pub. Lond. Thames &  Hudson  1974  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.4to.obl. pp.288.     Price: $95.00
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  64. LITTLE RUTH Painting China For Pleasure And Profit. illus. with many photos and illustrations pub. Texas Lubbock, Brack Publications, 1963 fifth edition,. or.cl. Pink China rose pictorial d/w. with grey lettering, cr.8vo. pp. signed by the author     Price: $45.00
     
  65. LITTLEMORE ALISON and KRAIG CARLSTON Nine Artist  Potters. profusely  illus.  with full page col. plates  t/out.  pub. Syd. Murray Book Dist. 1978 or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.40.     Price: $30.00
     
  66. MANSFIELD  JANET Ed. by. The Potter's Art.  An  Australian collection.  profusely illus. with plates t/out. many  full page & col. pub. Syd. Cassell 1981 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.94. Collection Of Works By 27 Australia's Best Potters, Describe Their Styles And Techniques. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  67. MANSFIALD  JANET A Collector's Guide To Modern  Australian Ceramics.  profusely  illus. with plates t/out.  some  full page & col. pub. N.S.W. Craftsman House 1988 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.128.     Price: $90.00
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  68. MANSFIELD JANET  Salt-Glaze Ceramics: An International Perspective profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. pub. N.S.W. Craftsman House 1991 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. Square, pp.134 Examines the contemporary use of the centuries-old technique of salt-glaze. Surveys and explores the work of 60 artists from the US, Australia, & Europe, using their own words as well as comments from art critics. The author has combined both their technique and their intention in her examination of those artists, discussing the influences on their work and their motivation for it. It also provides informative tips on creating sculptural, slab built, wheel-thrown, and tile pieces. Fine copy.     Price: $75.00
     
  69. MARTIN CHARLES J.   How To Make Modern Jewelry illus. with with photographs, diagrams, drawings t/out. index pub. New York: The Museum of Medern Art, 1960 or. stiff wrappers 4to. pp.96 Designed as a means of self-instruction for the beginner in learning the fundamentals of this handicraft. It aims to help the beginner learn to make jewellery in sterling silver and other metals and contains 18 graded projects, all of which are based on hand construction and a minimum of hand tools. Very good copy.    Price: $25.00
     
  70. MARTIN  VALDA Ed. (The Hand Weavers and Spinners  Guild  of Vic.) Dyemaking With Australian Flora. illus. with  numerous col.  plates t/out. some full page. pub. Adel.  Rigby  1979 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.62.     Price: $30.00
     
  71. MASON ANITA     An Illustrated Dictionary Of Jewellery . illus. with 220 line drawings t/out. by Diane Packer, pub. Reading; Osprey Publishing; 1973 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.390.  A reference book dealing with all aspects of jewellery, including tools and techniques, types of jewellery, precious and non-precious metals and gemstones, the history of jewellery and jewellers of the past. Dustwrapper price clipped, slightly chipped, else very good.     Price: $45.00
     
  72. MASON JOHN Paper Making as an Artistic Craft with a Note on Nylon Paper. Foreword by Dard Hunter. with text illustrations by Rigby Graham, a glossary, two samples of paper made by the author, and an index. pub. London Faber and Faber 1959 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. square pp.96. Fine copy.   Price: $50.00
     
  73. MAXWELL R. - Textiles Of Southeast Asia. Tradition, Trade and Transformation. Southeast Asia's textile manufacturing history, illustrated throughout w/maps, 580 color and b/w photographs, pub. Melbourne Oxford Uni. Press and National Gallery 1990 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.432 2 pages of maps. Very fine copy.     Price: $150.00
     
  74. MEIN-ANNEMIEKE  The Art Of. Wildlife Artist  in  Textiles. profusely  illus. with plates t/out. many full page &  col. pub.  Melb. Viking Books 1992 1st.ed. or.cl.  grey-blu.  & blue. pict. d/w. roy.4to. pp.160. signed by artist.     Price: $100.00
     
  75. MEMMOTT HARRY The Australian Pottery Book. A comprehensive guide  to  pottery. profusely illus. with e/paper,  col.  & b/w.  plates t/out. pub. Syd. Paul Hamlyn 1970 or.cl.  d/w. 4to. pp.252. Fine copy.   Price: $25.00
     
  76. MILNES C. Compiler. The ABC Of Showcard And Ticket Writing. profusely  illus.  with examples on technique  t/out.  many full  page pub. Melb. nd.193-? or.col. illus.bds.  8vo.obl. pp.42.     Price: $35.00       Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  77. MILNES C. Compiler.  Announcing The New ABC Of Showcard And Ticket Writing. Layouts, Alphabets, Ideas, etc. profusely  illus.  with examples on technique  t/out.  many full  page and col. pub. Melb. Lone Pine nd.193-? 3rd ed. or. red/beige illus.bds. purple/yellow/red d/w.  8vo.obl. pp.78. Fine.    Price: $50.00
     
  78. MINGEI Masterpieces of Japanese Folkcraft.  text by Soetsu Yanagi. profusely illus. with  plates  t/out.  many  full page  &  col.  pub.  Tokyo Kondansha  International  Japan Folk  Crafts  Museum  1991 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.200. Published to coincide with the Mingei, the living tradition in Japanese arts travelling exhibition of a collection from the Japanese Folk Arts Museum of kimonos, wooden chests, lacquer bowls, ceramic vases and other finely wrought objects produced by anonymous craftsmen. Near fine copy.   Price: $75.00
     
  79. MORGAN DAVID - Whips and Whipmaking: With a Practical Introduction to Braiding. illus. with frontis. & profusely illus. with plates throughout, some full page; pub. Cornell Maritime Press Cambridge, Maryland 1976 or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.132. fine copy.     Price: $35.00
     
  80. MOON  MILTON Focus On Milton Moon. Text by  Dennis  Pryor. illus. with plates t/out. some col. two full page pub. Qld. Uni.  of  Qld. Press 1967 (Artists  in  Queensland  Series) or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.64.     Price: $45.00
     
  81. MORTON PHILIP   Contemporary Jewelry: MORTON PHILIP Contemporary Jewelry. A Craftsman's Handbook. profusely illus. with photographs and drawings t/out. some full page & col. appendices, bibliography, pub. NY Holt, Rinehart And Winston, Inc 1970 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.308 Essentials to jewelry making from design to finished product. A good section on the making of gems settings, casting, lost wax casting elements and principles of design.   Price: $50.00
     
  82. MOULT  ALLAN  Craft In Australia. profusely  illus.  with plates  t/out. by author many full page & col.  pub.  Syd. Reed  1984 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.192 sl.  sunned  to spine of d/w.     Price: $40.00
     
  83. MURRAY MARIA D. The Art Of Tray Painting. Decorating Trays and Accessories, with photo illustrations, and some line drawings in text; pub. London Thames & Hudson nd. 1954 or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.176 Step-by-step directions for all the techniques and materials used in tray painting. Hand-painting of trays, boxes, canisters and other household accessories. With chapters on different techniques such as metal-leaf decoration, reverse decoration on glass panels; decorative modes of heirloom pieces. dustwrapper complete but little worn around the edges; very good.  Price: $40.00
     
  84. NICHOLS   BEVERLEY  The  Art   Of   Flower  Arrangement. Development  from  ancient  Egypt and  Rome,  Middle  Ages, through  to Victorian and Modern arrangements. illus.  with 76  full page col. plates t/out. dwgs. by  William  McLaren pub.  Lond. Collins 1967 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo.  pp.240. fine.     Price: $45.00
     
  85. NIMOCKS  PATRICIA Decoupage. full instructions &  step-by-step guide, illus. with col. frontis. & many plates  t/out. some  full  page 4 col. pub. N.Y. Charles  Scribner's  Sons 1968 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.176. sl. torn d/w.     Price: $55.00
     
  86. NISH DALE L. Creative Woodturning illus. with index. b/w photographs; diagrams. pub. Melbourne Penguin 1991 or. card wrappers, (paperback), 4to. pp.248. A comprehensive book on contemporary wood lathe turning, giving step-by-step instructions for a variety of projects.    Price: $35.00
     
  87. NORBURY IAN    Techniques Of Creative Woodcarving profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & drawings (221). pub. London Stobart Davies Limited 1984 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp. 160. Takes the form of a progressively structured course of 12 projects, starting with simplified and familiar forms, progressing to complex and technically sophisticated pieces.    Price: $50.00
     
  88. NORMAN BARBARA Glass Engraving illus. with 59 b/w plates (most full-page). pub. London: David & Charles & Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1987 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.190. A history of engraving followed by a description of methods of working. Includes designs to trace; suppliers of tools and equipment; books for further reading. Fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  89. OUGHTON FREDERICK The Finishing And Re-Finishing Of  Wood. An instruction in the beautification of wood by the use of  a series of professional finishes. pub. Lond. Constable  1969 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.156.     Price: $35.00
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  90. PACK GRETA Jewellery and Enamelling. illus. with numerous line drawings. plates; pub. U.S.A. , New Jersey Van Nostrand 1947 6th reprint, or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.396, prior owner's name to f/free e/paper else fine.     Price: $50.00
     
  91. PARKS DENNIS A Potter's Guide To Raw Glazing And Oil Firing. profusely illus. with plates throughout, some full page and col. pub. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1980. 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.112 A fine copy     Price: $50.00     Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  92. PEARSON  F. ARTHUR Ticket And Show Card Designing.  illus. with  dwgs.  and  samples of lettering  t/out.  pub.  Lond. Pitman 1932 or. pict. beige & brn.cl. cr.4to. pp.74. fine.    Price: $30.00
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  93. RAIT LILA Through The Nursery Window: A History of Antique and Collectible Dolls in Australia, 1788-1950. With numerous illus., & photographic plates, many of which are col. glossary, bibliography, index, decorated endpapers. pub. Melbourne Oxford University Press 1989 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.X.246 'From the exquisite works of art produced by nineteenth century European factories to humble peg and rag dolls, and the eminently collectable celluloid and composition dolls of the first half of the twentieth century.’ Very fine.    Price: $75.00
     
  94. RHODES DANIEL Kilns. Design, Construction, and  Operation. illus. with plates, dgms, t/out. some full page pub.  Lond. Pitman 1968 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.242.     Price: $50.00     Convert Currency  Parcel Costs  
     
  95. RHODES  DANIEL Stoneware And Porcelain. The Art  of  High-Fired Pottery. illus. with 50 full page plates t/out.  pub. U.S.A.  Chilton  Book Co. 1974 or.cl. d/w.  4to.  pp.X.218. v/fine.     Price: $45.00
     
  96. RHODES DANIEL Clay And Glazes For The Potter. illus.  with many  plates  t/out.  some full page  &  col. Over 100 illustrations of outstanding ceramic pieces of the past and present.  pub.  U.S.A. Chilton 1974 revised edition or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.XX.330. An indispensable reference & text for potters & pottery students. Very good copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  97. SCHATTENSCHNEIDER D. & W.WALKER    M.C. Escher Kaleidozyklen   illus. with text, 15 modelplates book with ready-to-make carton models of graphics by the Dutch artist M.C. Escher, b/w. plates, diagrams; pub. Berlin, Taco Pub 1987 or. stiff stapled card wrappers, oblong cr.4to. pp.40 Instructions and text are in German in explaining how to assemble the multi dimensional forms using M. C. Escher designs. Fine.    Price: $40.00 
     
  98. SCHNEIDER RICHARD C.  Crafts Of The North American Indians illus. with numerous  b/w. sketches/diagrams t/out.   pub. USA Van Nost. Reinhold 1972 or. card wrappers, (paperback), roy.4to. pp.326. Contents include: Tools; Skin and Leatherwork; Beadwork; Bark; Basketry; Ceramics; Fibre, with detailed description and illustrations of how to create these crafts, including making the tools traditionally used in their manufacture. Fine copy. Price: $45.00
     
  99. SCHOESER MARY & Rufey Celia. - English and American Textiles. From 1790 to the present. profusely illus. with plates throughout, some full page and col. (405, 333 in colour) pub. London: Thames & Hudson, 1989 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp. 256. Fine.     Price: $85.00
     
  100. SCHOLES PAUL A. Bendigo Pottery. profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. pub. Melb. Lowden Pub. 1979 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.282. fine.    Price: $135.00
     
  101. SHARP  EDITH M. China Painting. The Soft  Look  Technique. illus. with 8 full page plates t/out. several text, & dwgs. pub.  Lond.  Dryad Press 1987 or.cl. d/w.  4to.  pp.96. fine.     Price: $40.00
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  102. SINKANKAS J.   Gem Cutting. A Lapidary's Manual. illus. with col. frontis. num. text-illus., diagrams., and end-paper maps. pub. N.J. Princeton, Van Nostrand Co. 1962 or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.XIX.298. Very good copy.      Price: $50.00
     
  103. SMITH JOHN Colin Dinsdale   A Guide To Church Woodcarvings: Misericords and Bench-ends illus. with over 100 b/w photographs pub. London Newton Abbot. David & Charles. 1974 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.112 Fine copy.    Price: $45.00
     
  104. SOUTHWELL B.C.   Making And Decorating Pottery Tiles illus. with black & white illustrations & four color plates. pub. London Faber & Faber 1972 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.128, sl. water stain to some pages else fine.     Price: $40.00
     
  105. SOYER NICOLAS  Soyer's Standard Cookery A Complete Guide to the Art of Cooking Dainty, Varied, and Economical Dishes for the Household; illus. with frontis., tissue facing; 3 other colour and 8 b/w. illustrations, pub. London: Andrew Melrose, 1912 or. maroon cloth with embossed gilt design, bands and title on spine. 8v. pp.XI.434 including index, 1 page of advertisement, Fine copy.     Price: $65.00
     
  106. SPENCER STUART The Art Of Marbling. Techniques for Creating Painted Marble Effects on Interiors, Furniture & Objects. profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page all col. pub. London/Melbourne Macdonald/Greenhouse Pub. 1988 or. card wrappers, (paperback), 4to. pp.128. Practical guide combines interior design ideas and advice on basic techniques with a unique series of full colour step-by-step photographs showing how to create twelve marble effects. Fine.   Price: $30.00
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  107. STAINING  AND  POLISHING  Introducing Varnishing  &  Other Methods of finishing Wood, with a Complete Index of Fifteen Hundred  References. Includes section on  French-Polishing. illus.  with b/w. dwgs. t/out. text pub.  Lond.  Evans Bros. Ltd. `The Woodworker Series' 1921 or. lt.brn. dec.cl. 12mo. pp.218,6 advts.      Price: $40.00
     
  108. SUTHERLAND W,G. (editor)     The Modern Signwriter. illus. with 24 pages b/w print fonts, many b/w illus. in text. pub. England 1954 third ed. Sutherland Publishing. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.134. Fine in the torn d/w. lacks rear of d/w.     Price: $35.00
     
  109. TAYLOR CAROL   Marbling Paper And Fabric. illus. full-colour photographs of 15 classical marbled patterns - like 'French curl', 'zebra', and 'bouquet' with index. pub. New York Lark Books, Sterling Publishing Company 1991 or. card wrappers, (paperback), 4too. pp.128. " ..learn how to prepare paper or fabric, mix paints, and choose colours to create fascinating, colourful designs." with step-by-step instructions. Fine.    Price: $30.00
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  110. THOMSON FRANCIS PAUL   Tapestry. Mirror of History. profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. pub. Brisbane, Jacaranda Press, 1980 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.224 A near fine copy.     Price: $35.00
     
  111. THOMPSON  PATRICIA Twelve Australian Craftsmen.  profusely illus.  with plates t/out. some full page & col. pub.  Syd. Angus & Robertson 1973 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to.obl. pp.108. fine.    Price: $40.00
     
  112. TEYNAC FRANCOISE with Pierre Nolot, Jean-Denis Vivien  Wallpaper A History. (Translated from the French Le monde du papier peint by Conway Lloyd) Foreword by David Hicks. Morgan. illus. with 173 full-color illustrations, 292 b/w illustrations, bibliography; index. pub. Lond. Thames & Hudson 1982 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.255.1 "Well-illustrated survey of wallpaper from earliest times to the present. Excellent descriptions and illustrations of techniques." Short tear to d/w else fine copy.    Price: $150.00
     
  113. TRIHEY HELEN Porcelain Dollmaking In Australia and New Zealand. profusely illus. with plates t/out. some 16 full page & col. pub. Syd. Hamlyn 1985 Step-by-step guide to making reproduction porcelain dolls of the pre-plastic era with advice about equipment, pouring, moulds, firing, painting, dressing, exhiting etc. or. col. pict. bds. 4to. pp.74. Fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  114. TRYTELL SUE   The Glory Of Gold. A Contemporary Approach to Gilding.  profusely illus. with plates t/out. mostly full page & col. pub. Sydney Sally Milner 1995 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.80. Presentation copy signed by author. Fine copy.     Price: $35.00
     
  115. UNTRACHT OPPI    Metal Techniques For Craftsmen. A basic manual on the methods of forming and decorating metals. profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page pub. London Robert Hale 1969 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.XIV.510. short tear to d/w else fine.     Price: $90.00
     
  116. VADER  JOHN   The Pottery And Ceramics Of David  &  Hermia Boyd. profusely illus. with plates t/out. many full page  & col. pub. Syd. Hutchinson 1977 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  cr.4to. pp.144.  fine.    Price: $60.00    Convert Currency
     
  117. VERLET PIERRE Michel Florisoone, Adolph Hoffmeister, and Francois Tabard    The Book of Tapestry: History and Technique illus. with 82 color 185 b/w plates; pub. NY The Vendome Press (Viking) 1978 or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.230, fine copy.     Price: $65.00
     
  118. VICTORIAN TAPESTRY WORKSHOP -  Australian Tapestries. catalogues all tapestries which have been completed from 1976 to 1988. profusely illus. with plates t/out. many full page & col. pub. Vic. 1988 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.102.     Price: $40.00
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  119. WADA YOSHIKO- MARY KELLOGG RICE- JANE BARTON Shibori. The Inventive  Art of Japanese Shaped Resist  Dying.  profusely illus. with plates t/out. 44 full page & col. pub. Tokyo  & N.Y.  Kodansha  International  1989  or.cl.  d/w.  roy.4to. pp.304.     Price: $125.00
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  120. WALKER LOUISA Varied Occupations In String Work Comprising Knotting, netting, looping, plaiting and macramé. illus. with 4 pages of ads, 160 illustrations Published by Macmillan London, Macmillan, 1896, or, beige cl. string dec. in red and green on front cover, cr.8vo. pp.254, an in-depth guide to string craft including hairpin crochet and netting. Very good clean copy.     Price: $125.00.
     
  121. WALKER MURRAY Pioneer Crafts Of Early Australia. profusely illus.  with  plates  t/out.  many  full  page  pub.  Melb. Macmillan  &  Crafts  Council Of  Aust.  1978  or.cl.  d/w. 4to.obl. pp.172. fine.    Price: $50.00
     
  122. WARAN H.P.   Elements Of Glass-Blowing illus. with many line drawings t/out. index G.Bell London G. Bell 1923 or. red cl. 12mo. pp.VIII. 116. Cutting, blowing, and bending tubes, blowing bulbs, spinning etc. previous owner's name to f/free e/paper, else very good copy.    Price: $70.00
     
  123. WARRING RON  Modelling With Balsa illus. with b/w line drawings & instructions to make 18 balsa models; pub. Great Britain Stanley Paul 1967 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.50. Plans and instructions on how to make a number of different models in balsa wood, that very light and soft wood, which can be cut easily with a knife. It takes the subject from the point of view of the techniques and skills needed. Then it applies those elementary skills to the construction of simple, interesting projects and models such as boomerangs, kites, puppet, models, ships that sail and aircraft that fly. Also build your own buildings, bridges etc.   Price: $25.00
     
  124. WATERER  J.W. Leather Craftsmanship. illus. with  48  full page plates t/out. text dgms. pub. Lond. G.Bell & Sons 1968 1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.122. John W. Waterer was  Hon. Sec. of the Museum of Leathercraft Lond.    Price: $50.00
     
  125. WEINSTEIN MICHAEL  Precious and Semi-Precious Stones illus. with colour frontis + 16 b/w plates pub. London Sir Isaac Pitman And Sons Ltd 1930. 2nd ed or. maroon cl. gilt lettering to spine, 8vo. pp.X.148.24 including Publisher's list at rear. With chapters on pearls, opals, amber, coral, jet. Lacks front free e/paper else fine copy.    Price: $40.00
     
  126. WELLS PERCY A.     Furniture For Small Houses illus. with 57 plates, one in colour, some in half-tone and some plans; pub. London: HMSO/Batsford nd. c 1945 or. blue cl. roy. 8vo. (pp. unpaginated approx. 100) A Book of designs for inexpensive furniture with new methods of construction and decoration. printed for the use of HM Forces. Very good copy.    Price: $40.00
     
  127. WHEELER  WILLIAMand CHARLES H. HAYWARD Practical  Wood Carving  and Guilding. profusely illus. with plates,  dgms. t/out.  some full page pub. Lond. Evans Bros. 1969  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.202. fine.    Price: $45.00

     

   
   
 
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