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161 TORDAY, Aliz (ed.) GORDON, Joleen Catalogues of the Museums in County Vas 130 / Vas Megyei Muzeumol Katalogus 7th International Biennial of Miniature Textiles / 7. Nemzetkozi Miniaturtextil Biennale
Savaria Museum / Savaria Muzeum, Szombathely, Kisfaludy, 1988, 
TORDAY, Aliz (ed.). 7th International Biennial of Miniature Textiles / 7. Nemzetkozi Miniaturtextil Biennale. Szombathelyi Keptar 24th June - 28th August 1988 / Szombathelyi Keptar 1988. junius 24 - augusztus 28. Catalogues of the Museums in County Vas 130 / Vas Megyei Muzeumol Katalogusai 130. Series edited by Jozsef Denes / Soorozatszerkeszto: Denes Jozsef. Graphic work by Zsuzsa Kontra / Grafika: Kontra Zsuzsa. Catalogue edited and exhibition designed by Aliz Torday / A katalogust szerkesztette es a kiallitast rendezte: Torday Aliz. (Szombathely, Kisfaludy : Savaria Museum / Savaria Muzeum,1988). Pp (132). Illustrated. 8vo, white card covers, lettered in black. T he catalogue for this international exhibition held in Hungary in 1988. Includes three baskets by Joleen Gordon of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Text in Hungarian and English. Tears to spine, else very good. 25.00

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162 TSULTEM, N. BAYARSAIKHAN, D. (ed.) Mongolian Arts and Crafts. in dj
State Publishing House, 1987, 
TSULTEM, N. Mongolian Arts and Crafts. Edited by D. Bayarsaikhan. Ulan-Bator: State Publishing House, 1987. Pp. [16], unpaginated, followed by 136 pp.of full colour plates. With text in Russian, English, French and Spanish. 4to, navy cloth, gilt titles to front and spine. A beautifully photographedcollection of museum pieces, including metals, textiles and needlework, je wellery, snuff boxes, books and furniture. A nice copy in dj. 50.00

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163 TURNER, James NOURAIE, Iraj Persian Carpet : The Vision of a Whole People. First Edition in dustjacket,signed by both authors
Tabar, 2007, ISBN:9780978418700 
TURNER, James, and Iraj NOURAIE. The Persian Carpet : The Vision of a WholePeople. (Canada) : Tabar, (2007). First Edition. Pp (6),i-vi,(2),[1]-212,( 6). Illustrated in Colour. Index. 4to, illustrated white paper covered boards (hardcover), lettered in red. "In an interwoven way, this book explores the sources of Persian carpet designs in Greek metaphysical philosophy, Islamic mysticism or Sufism, Shi'a Islam and Iranian folk beliefs. The influence of the third- century philosopher Plotinus is given special attention. Symnbolic meanings of major design elements are derived from the practices of Sufism. The "vision of a whole people" summarized the aim of W.B.Yeats tocreate a coherent literary and visual culture which would unite religious, aesthetic and practical concerns. The authors present an imaginative argum ent that Persian carpets express this ideal of a universally shared culture. Imitating a spiritual pilgrimage, the journey begins with a relearning ofthe method of symbolic analogy that underlies Persian carpet design. For P lotinus, a comprehensive vision or theoria is the destination t the spiritual traveler. In Sufism, this is an earthly revelation of the divine pattern. In modern 1 seeks a unified perception of ordinary reality. Communicatingon emotional and intellectual levels, The Persian Carpet: The Vision of a Whole People encourages a personal response to central themes of Iranian culture. More than technical knowledge, the goal is an identification with the human mootivatons and social concerns embodied in the carpet." (from the dj). Contents : Foreword (by Dr. Fazlollah Reza). Preface. 1. Yeki Bud,YekiNabud. 2. The Persian Carpet. 3, The Wild Rue. 4. The King's Threshold. 5. The Golden Door. 6. The Vision of a Whole People. 7. After-image. Very goo d in slightly nicked dustjacket. Signed without inscription by both authors. 125.00

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164 TYNAN, Jean. Dyeing for Primitive Rug Hooking
The author, 1984, 
TYNAN, Jean. Dyeing for Primitive Rug Hooking. [], 1984. Pp. 1-24. Unillustrated 8vo, stapled printed pale blue card covers with black lettering to front cover. Contents: Simmering; Moving Color; Over-Dyeing for Flucuation [sic]; Making Primitive Swatches; Changing Colors: Antique Black; The Witch's Cauldron; Over-Dyeing for Special Effects; Spot Dyeing for Primitives; Nellie Shafer's Casual Casserole Method; Dyeing for Simplistic Shading; Dip Dyeing for Primitives; Removing Color to Make a Swatch; RemovingColor; Onion Skin Dyeing; Record Keeping; Dye Diary; Card File Method; Cus hing's "Perfection Dyes"; Color Chart for Over Dyeing; Glossary. Very good.Due to its small size, shipping costs will be cheaper than quoted. 20.00

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165 van der HOOGT, Madelyn Complete Book of Drafting for Handweavers. Second Printing
Shuttle Craft Books, Coupeville, WA, 1994, ISBN:0916658511 
van der HOOGT, Madelyn. The Complete Book of Drafting for Handweavers. (Coupeville, WA : Shuttle Craft Books, 1994). Second Printing. Pp (8),1-136. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. 4to, black coil bound, white card covers, illustrated and lettered in black. Contents : Introduction. Part I: The basic weaves : The family tree weaves. Chapter 1. Reading drafts. Lesson : Writing drafts. Chapter 2. Understanding the basic weaves. Lesson : Drafting twills and color-and-weave. Part II: Blocks : Key to block weaves. Chapter 3. Reading profile drafts. Lesson : Writing profile drafts. Chapter 4. Understanding overshot. Lesson : Drafting overshot. Chapter 5. From blocks to units. Part III: Unit weaves. Chapter 6. Understanding lace weaves. Lesson : Drafting lace. Chapter 7. Understanding Damask. Lesson : Drafting damask. Chapter 8. Understanding tied weaves. Lesson : Drafting tied weaves. Chapter9. Understanding patterned double weave. Chapter 10. Understanding Stitche d double cloth. Chapter 11. Understanding lampas. Lesson : Drafting double weave. Part IV: Extras. Chapter 12. Understanding turned drafts. Chapter 13. Understanding blended drafts. Chapter 14. Understanding network drafting.Chapter 15. Understanding fabric analysis. Answers. For further study. Gra ph paper and design sheets. Very good. 50.00

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Great Tapestries : The Web of History from the 12th to the 20th Century.  in dj. slipcase, VERLET, Pierre FLORISOONE, Michel. HOFFMEISTER, Adolf. TABARD, François.
166 VERLET, Pierre FLORISOONE, Michel. HOFFMEISTER, Adolf. TABARD, François. Great Tapestries : The Web of History from the 12th to the 20th Century. in dj. slipcase
Edita, 1965, 
VERLET, Pierre, Michel FLORISOONE, Adolf HOFFMEISTER, and François TABARD. Great Tapestries : The Web of History from the 12th to the 20th Century. Edited by Joseph Jobé; Translated by Peggy Rowell Oberson. Lausanne: Edita, (1965). Pp 278, incl. plates, many tipped-in. 4to, red cloth, gilt to front and spine. Vg in dj and lightly rubbed slipcase. 135.00

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Great Tapestries.  in dj. , VERLET, Pierre FLORISOONE, Michel. HOFFMEISTER, Adolf. TABARD, François.
167 VERLET, Pierre FLORISOONE, Michel. HOFFMEISTER, Adolf. TABARD, François. Great Tapestries. in dj.
Edita, 1965, 
VERLET, Pierre, Michel FLORISOONE, Adolf HOFFMEISTER, and François TABARD. Great Tapestries : The Web of History from the 12th to the 20th Century. Edited by Joseph Jobé; Translated by Peggy Rowell Oberson. Lausanne: Edita, (1965). Pp 278, incl. plates, many tipped-in. 4to, red cloth, gilt to front and spine. Vg in very slightly rubbed, nicked dj. 120.00

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168 WELTGE, Sigrid Wortmann Women's Work : Textile Art from the Bahaus. First Printing in dustjacket
Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1993, ISBN:0811804666 
WELTGE, Sigrid Wortmann. Women's Work : Textile Art from the Bahaus. San Francisco : CHronicle Books, (1993). First Printing. Pp (8),9-208. Illustrated. Index. 4to, black cloth, red lettering to spine. "Resurrecting the work of gifted craftswomen, too long denied their place as pioneers in their field, Women's Work: Textile Art from the Bauhaus unearths a missing chapter in the story of the most important institution in the history of modern design. The Bauhaus defined modern design in the twentieth century. As the preeminent design phenomenon of the era, almost every aspect of it has been minutely examined. Yet the Weaving Workshop, the longest standing and most successful of all Bauhaus workshops, has been neglected for one simple reason:when the first wave of brilliantly talented women arrived at the school, t hey soon discovered that Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius could not sustain his ringing declaration of equality between "the beautiful and the strong gender." Textiles, in the hierarchy of art and design, were to be "women's work." Their results, however, were remarkable, both in the early days of artistic expression in Weimar and in later developments in the textile industry. The craftswomen responded to the demands of advanced technology with fabrics that incorporated new or unusual materials such as Cellophane, leatherand early synthetics, which had acoustic and light-reflecting properties. They produced multi-layered fabrics, cloths with double and triple weaves, and later made extensive use of the jacquard loom. The result was a rebirthof hand-weaving and new professionalism in designing textiles for mass pro duction. In this model study, superlatively documented with rare or little-seen photographs of the textiles and their makers, Sigrid Wortmann Weltge captures the heady atmosphere of creative excitement at the Bauhaus. Original archival research and interviews, both with survivors and their students and with leading contemporary designers, detail the workshop's history and its enduring legacy. When the Nazis closed the institution in 1933, its members dispersed to Switzerland, Holland, England, France, Russia, Mexico, and throughout the United States; their ideals and influence live on in marvelous fabrics still being produced today." (from the dj). Contents : 1. Beginnings. Plates: The Weimar years. 2. The gender issue. 3. Gunta Stolzl. 4. The question of identity. 5. The Weaving Workshop and Johannes Itten. 6. Georg Muche and the 1923 Bauhaus Exhibition. Plates: The Dessau years. 7. Dessau - a new direction. 8. From craft to industry. 9. Bauhaus fabrics. 10. The purge. Plates : The legacy. 11. A new frontier. 12. The legacy. 13. Bauhaus style. Very good in dustjacket (a few tears to back panel). 40.00

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169 WHIFFEN, Marcus, and Carla BREEZE BREEZE, Carla, photos Pueblo Deco : The Art Deco Architecture of the Southwest. First Edition in dustjacket
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1984, ISBN:0826306764 
WHIFFEN, Marcus, and Carla BREEZE, Pueblo Deco : The Art Deco Architecture of the Southwest. Photographs by Carla Breeze. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, (1984). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xi,(5),3-125,(1). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The Southwest has both a history and an architectural history that sets it aft apart from the rest of the United States. Not only is the Pueblo architectural tradition unique to the area, but the first European settlers, the Spanish, broughtwith them their own adobe building tradition that has altered the Iook of the regional architecture at all levels for centuries. Although these traditions have never died out, they enjoyed an enthusiastic revival beginning in 1905. Pueblo Deco derives not only from this revival, designed to attracttourists and to remtorce their cultural experience of the area, but also f rom international style of modernist architecture. Pueblo Deco is a term coined to acknowledge the varied sources of this charming, period-piece architecture, which utilizes decoration derived trom Pueblo and Navajo cultures—motifs taken from pottery, jewelry, basket work, and textiles—as well as the angularity, repetitiveness, and abstraction of much Art Deco ornamentation. This book is a selective guide to the finest examples of Pueblo Deco in New Mexico, Arizona, and west Texas. Twenty-seven buildings are represented, each with color photographs, architectural drawings, and descriptions andhistory. The authors set American Art Deco in its historical context, and then distinguish the Southwestern version from its national and international counterparts." (from the dj). Very good in spine-sunned dustjacket. 40.00

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170 WHITE, Palmer LESAGE family Haute Couture Embroidery : The Art of Lesage. American Edition in dustjacket
Lacis Publications, Berkeley, California, 1994, ISBN:0916896366 
WHITE, Palmer. Haute Couture Embroidery : The Art of Lesage. (Berkeley, California : Lacis Publications, 1994). American Edition. Pp (5),6-171,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. Small folio [10 x 12.5 inches; 255 x 318 mm], black cloth, with pink lettering to spine. Palmer White (born in Chicago). François Lesage (b. March 31, 1929, Chaville - d. December 1, 2011, Versailles). "For Paris fashion the Lesage family -- Albert, his wife Marie-Louise and their son Francois — have raised embroidery from one of the loveliest of traditional French crafts to an incomparable international art. Until now, however, these heroes have remained unsung, like all the suppliers of adornment and accessories who help the designers to maintain haute couture as the supreme world arbiter of feminine elegance. Embroidery has always marked times of luxury and opulence and denoted social status. This book briefly reviews developments in dress as seen through embroidery from prehistory to the late nineteenth century, then traces its uses in haute couture from theadvent of Charles Frederick Worth to Paul Poiret. Albert and Marie-Louise Lesage took over in 1924 from an embroiderer who had started with Worth. Thereupon they supplied Madeleine Vionnet, Les Années Folles of the Bachelor Girl-Vamp-Flapper and the 'Arts Deco', and, in the thirties, Elsa Schiaparelli. The author does not neglect the human side of the story — Albert prisoner of the Germans during World War One, the years in Chicago working for Marshall Field, meeting Marie-Louise back in Paris, their tribulations and heartbreak during the Depression and the Nazi Occupation, young Francois in Hollywood, and how he took over the business after his father's untimely death. One by one the author discloses the workings of this unique embroideryhouse — the last family-like group of its kind — from the moment a design is conceived until the finished piece emerges on a gown in a parade on a greai designer's runway. He also describes the novel secondary activity Lesage recently inaugurated: embroidered jewellery and accessories. Finally the book concentrates on the post-World War Two years, inaugurated by ChristianDior and the New Look. Francois, guided by his mother, learned his trade w hile working in the fifties with Jacques Fath and Pierre Balmain and in thesixties with Cristobal Balenciaga and Hubert de Givenchy. By the seventies he was ready for young 'Monsieur' Yves Saint Laurent. Now the unchallenged Master Embroiderer of the world, he supplied all the other designers who w ere to illustrate the brilliant eighties — Marc Bohan (Dior), Karl Lagerfeld (Chanel), Christian Lacroix (Patou), Hanae Mori and romantic Jean-Louis Scherrer. Then the United States discovered him — Bill Blass, Oscar de la Renta, Calvin Klein, Carolyne Roehm and Carolina Herrera, while the New York Fashion Institute of Technology and museums worldwide began to organize Lesage exhibitions. The tributes offered by the designers and the curators in this book are songs composed to celebrate this hero, unknown no more." (from the dj). Very good in dustjacket. 75.00

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Influence of Godey's Lady's Book on the American Woman and Her Home : Contributions to a National Culture (1830-1877) , WINKLER, Gail Caskey GODEY
171 WINKLER, Gail Caskey GODEY Influence of Godey's Lady's Book on the American Woman and Her Home : Contributions to a National Culture (1830-1877)
UMI Dissertaion Services, 1994, 
WINKLER, Gail Caskey. Influence of Godey's Lady's Book on the American Woman and Her Home : Contributions to a National Culture (1830-1877). A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Textiles and Design) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Dissertaion Services, 1994). An authorized facsimile of the thesis submitted August 1988. Pp. 416 leaves, printed on one side only. 8vo, blue cloth, white titles to spine. Slightly splayed, else vg. 50.00

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Nutida Svensk Konstslojd I Bild. , WOLLIN, Nils G.
172 WOLLIN, Nils G. Nutida Svensk Konstslojd I Bild.
Bokforlaget Natur och Kultur, Stockholm, 1931, 
WOLLIN, Nils G. Nutida Svensk Konstslöjd I Bild. 353 bilder jämte 8 färgplanscher. Stockholm : Bokforlaget Natur och Kultur, (1931). Pp 34 + 207 pp. of Plates (8 in co,lour). 4to, half brown calf, patterned boards. 'A book on modern Swedish crafts, furniture, textiles, glassware, ceramics, objects d'art, etc. Text in Swedish. Bookplate, name, some wear to corners and bottom edge, else a very good copy. 250.00

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173 Wool Story of Wool.
Wool Bureau of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1975, 
(Wool). The Story of Wool. (Toronto : The Wool Bureau of Canada Limited), n.d. [1970s-80s?]. Pp (2),1-21,(1) including covers. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cream stapled card covers. Contents : Wool's History (From the StoneAge to Space Age; How the Sheep Has Changed Human History; The First Tailo red Suit; The Building of an Empire; North America's First Sheep Ranchers; Sheep in Canada). Wool Today (A Wonder of Nature, Perfected by Man; ScienceBegins to Reveal Wool's Secrets; How Wool Works for People; Wool Repels Ra in ... Yet Absorbs Moisture; Wool is Warm in Winter; Wool is Cool n Summer;To Summarize ... Wool Fabrics Are). From Fleece to Fabric (On the Farm; At the Mill). Wool Carpets. Superwash Wool. Very good. Due to its small size shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 10.00

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Nova Scotia at War, World War II)
174 World War II) Nova Scotia at War
1944, 1944 
[Nova Scotia ]. Nova Scotia at War : Nova Scotia Delivers the Goods. [Halifax: Government of Nova Scotia, ca. 1944]. First Edition. Pp. [1]-48. Illustrated with over 350 b&w photos in the text. With central double-page map of the province, "A Pictorial Presentation of Her Natural and Industrial Resources". Double column. 4to, stapled illustrated orange and grey card covers, with drawing of a muscular labourer in the foreground.

A volume outlining Nova Scotia's industrial contributions to the war effort. Includes a substantial section on shipbuilding, as well as smaller sections on marine engines, aircraft, cordage, fishing, and furniture production.

Foreword by Harold Connolly, Minister of Industry and Publicity.

Sections :
Marine Engines;
Petroleum Products;
Industrial Gases;
Iron and Steel;
Steel and Coal;
Fabricated Steel;
Steel Cars and Forgings;
Sawmill Supplies;
Boilers and Tanks;
Shipbuilding (pp.12-15);
Ship Repairs (pp.16-17);
Barrels, Baskets, Boxes;
Blocks and Oars (p.19);
Cordage (p.20);
Training Courses;
Beds and Mattresses;
Baths, Stoves, Furnaces;
Gypsum and Plaster;
Paper Making [on the Mersey Paper Company, p.32];
Pulp and Paper Products [on the Minas Pulp and Power Company, Ltd. and the Canadian Keyes Fibre Company Limited, both located in Hantsport, p.33];

Processed Fruits and Vegetables;
Salt and Pickled Fish (p.37);
Seafoods (pp.38-39);
Fish Byproducts (p.40-41);
Meat Packing;
Underwear [Stanfields of Truro and Nova Scotia Textiles of WIndsor, p.45];

Cotton Textiles [on Cosmos Imperial Mills Limited of Yarmouth, p.46];

Woollen Textiles [on Oxford Woollen Mills Limited (at Oxford Cumberland County) and Maritime Textiles Limited of Truro, p.47];


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175 WROTH, William PERKINS, Zoe Annis Sarape Textiles From Historic Mexico
Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, 1999, ISBN:0891780793 
WROTH, William. Sarape Textiles From Historic Mexico. (Saint Louis) : The Saint Louis Art Museum, 1999. Pp (1),2-88. Illustrated in colour. Map. Large8vo, illustrated white card covers, lettered in black, with a blank spine. Contents : Introduction; The Mexican Sarape: A History (by William Wroth); Checklist (by Zoe Annis Perkins); Bibliography; Glossary. Circular library stamp, else very good. 35.00

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176 YAMAGA, Seika Teorinishiki
YAMAGA, Seika. Teorinishiki., n.d. [1972]. Pp (8),1-35,(5),+ 75 color plates + 96 monochrome plates. 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, clear plastic dustjacket, in colour illustrated paper slipcase and cardboard shipping box. A book on "te-ori-nishiki" hand weaving. Text in Japanese. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Limited to 1,000 numbered copies, this being no. 594. Very good in slipcase and mailing box. 400.00

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Sveriges Folkliga Textilkonst , ZICKERMAN, Lilli
177 ZICKERMAN, Lilli Sveriges Folkliga Textilkonst
Aktiebolaget Svensk Litteratur, Stockholm, 1937, 
ZICKERMAN, Lilli. Sveriges Folkliga Textilkonst. Utdrag ur Föreningens för Svensk Hemslöjd Samlingsverk över Svenska Allmogetextilier. Del I. Rölakan. [All Published]. (Stockholm) : Aktiebolaget Svensk Litteratur, (1937). Pp 74 + 91 Plates (most in colour). 4to, half red calf, patterned boards. Text in Swedish. Light edgewear, else a very good copy. 350.00

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