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7th International Biennial of Miniature Textiles / 7. Nemzetkozi Miniaturtextil Biennale

By: TORDAY, Aliz (ed.) GORDON, Joleen Catalogues of the Museums in County Vas 130 / Vas Megyei Muzeumol Katalogus

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Savaria Museum / Savaria Muzeum, Szombathely, Kisfaludy, 1988,:

Seller ID: 113065


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,... View more info

A Nova Scotia Work Basket : Some Needlework Patterns Traditionally Used in the Province. First Edition

By: DAVIS, Marlene, et al

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1976,:

Seller ID: 21042

ISBN: 091968002X


DAVIS, Marlene, Joanne CREELMAN, Joleen GORDON, Mary RODDIS, Mary SAUNDERS and Doris WENTZELL. A Nova Scotia Work Basket : Some Needlework Patterns Traditionally Used in the Province. Photographs by Ronald E. Merrick. Halifax, N.S. : Nova Scotia Museum, 1976. First Edition. Pp (5),4-113,(1). Partly double and triple column. Illustrated throughout with drawings, patterns and b&w photos in the text. Oblong large 8vo (11 x 8½ inches), black plastic comb-bound illustrated white cardcovers. Foreword by J. Lynton Martin, the museum director. Very good. 35.00 View more info

Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region. Vol. 30, No. 2,Spring 2001

By: FRANK, David, (ed.) BELL, D.G. HATVANY, Matthew. RYGIEL, Judith.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Department of History, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B., 2001,:

Seller ID: 103556


FRANK, David (ed.). Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region. Vol. XXX, No. 2, Spring 2001. Fredericton, N.B.: Department of History, University of New Brunswick, 2001. Pp [1]-201,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, blueand white card covers. Contents : D.G. Bell's "Allowed Irregularities: Wom en Preachers in the Early 19th-Century Maritimes"; Matthew Hatvany's "'Wedded to the Marshes': Salt Marshes and Socio-Economic Differentiation in Early Prince Edward Island"; Judith Rygiel's "'Threads in Her Hands -- Cash in Her Pockets': Women and Domestic Textile Production in ... View more info

Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region. Vol. 30, No. 2,Spring 2001

By: FRANK, David, (ed.) BELL, D.G. HATVANY, Matthew. RYGIEL, Judith.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Department of History, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B., 2001,:

Seller ID: 116050


FRANK, David (ed.). Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region. Vol. XXX, No. 2, Spring 2001. Fredericton, N.B.: Department of History, University of New Brunswick, 2001. Pp [1]-201,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, blueand white card covers. Contents : D.G. Bell's "Allowed Irregularities: Wom en Preachers in the Early 19th-Century Maritimes"; Matthew Hatvany's "'Wedded to the Marshes': Salt Marshes and Socio-Economic Differentiation in Early Prince Edward Island"; Judith Rygiel's "'Threads in Her Hands -- Cash in Her Pockets': Women and Domestic Textile Production in ... View more info

African Textiles : Looms, Weaving and Design. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PICTON, John, and John MACK MACK, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: British Museum Publications Limited, London, 1979, ISBN:0714115525:

Seller ID: 103126


PICTON, John, and John MACK. African Textiles : Looms, Weaving and Design. (London) : British Museum Publications Limited, (91981). First Edition. Pp (6),7-208. Illustrated. Map. Index. 4to, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "In recent years there has been a growing interest in the traditional textiles of non-western societies and in these societies themselves. There is, however, no general published survey of textile manufacture and design in Africa or any review of the many, sometimes unexpected ways in which traditional cloth is used. This book provides the first comprehensive accou... View more info

American Hooked and Sewn Rugs : Folk Art Underfoot. Second Edition

By: KOPP, Joel and Kate

Price: $25.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton, Inc., New York, 1985, ISBN:9525481109:

Seller ID: 103268


KOPP, Joel and Kate. American Hooked and Sewn Rugs : Folk Art Underfoot. New York : E.P. Dutton, Inc., (1985). Second Edition. Pp (6),7-141,(3). Illustrated. Index. 4to, illustrated orange card covers, lettered in red and blue. "This is a revised and enlarged edition of the landmark book by Joel anaKate Kopp, which was first published by E. P. Dutton in 1975. This new edi tion is even more lavishly illustrated than the original book, for it contains over 250 illustrations, with nearlv 200 of them reproduced in color. Inthe text and illustrations the authors succinctly trace the origins and... View more info

Architectural Colour in British Interiors 1615-1840. Paul Mellon Centre forStudies in British Art Series . First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRISTOW, Ian C. JONES, Inigo WREN, Christopher

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven & London, 1996, ISBN:0300038666:

Seller ID: 97125


BRISTOW, Ian C. Architectural Colour in British Interiors 1615-1840. New Haven & London: "Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press", 1996. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xxi,(1),1-265,(1). Illustrated in colour and black & white. 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "For many years, historical architectural colour has been anelusive topic, since paint fades and discolours, and most early schemes ha ve been obliterated by succeeding phases of redecoration. In parallel with this, the taste of later generations has also overlaid earlier ... View more info

Art Into Production : Soviet Textiles, Fashion and Ceramics 1917-1935

By: ELLIOTT, David, and James RYAN (eds.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1984,:

Seller ID: 108240


ELLIOTT, David, and James RYAN (eds.). Art Into Production : Soviet Textiles, Fashion and Ceramics 1917-1935. (Oxford : Museum of Modern Art Oxford inconjunction with the Crafts Council of Englanmd and Wales, 1984). Pp 1-96. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated white card covers, lettered in black and yel low. Catalogue of exhibition held Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, 9 December 1984 - 3 February 1985 and Crafts Council Gallery, London, 20 February - 28April 1985. Contents : Foreword; Art into Production (by David Elliott); S oviet Ceramics 1917-1935 (by Lvdia Andreeva); The Development of Art in Ind... View more info

Art of Arabian Costume : A Saudia Arabian Profile. First Edition, Signed

By: ROSS, Heather Colyer

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Arabesque, Fribourg, Switzerland, 1981, ISBN:090751300X:

Seller ID: 99220


ROSS, Heather Colyer. The Art of Arabian Costume : A Saudia Arabian Profile. (Fribourg, Switzerland) : Arabesque, (1981). First Edition. Pp (5),6-188.Largely double column. Illustrated throughout. Folio, green leatherette, g ilt lettering to spine. Heather Colyer Ross (b. March 7, 1936, Australia). "Few in the world are unacquainted with Arabian costume to some degree, butmisconceptions about its true nature are many. With the publication of The Art of Arahian Costume, this situation is now remedied. For the first time it is possible to see the brilliance of colour, variety of form and ing... View more info

Art of the Lesser Sunda Islands : A Cultural Resource at Risk

By: MOSS, Lawrence A.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, 1986,:

Seller ID: 102334


MOSS, Lawrence A.G. Art of the Lesser Sunda Islands : A Cultural Resource at Risk. San Francisco : San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, 1986. Pp (1),2-40. Illustrated in colour and black-and-white. Large 8vo, maroon stapled card covers, gilt lettering to front cover. A catalogue for an exhibition held at the San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum June 11 - August 2, 1986, and at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, August 12 - September 21, 1986. Contents : Preface; Introduction; Discovering an Art; The Bali Market; No Information, Just the Object; Art as a Cultural Resource; Growing Awareness, ... View more info

Artificial Silk and its Manufacture. 2nd

By: FOLTZER, Joseph WODEHOUSE, T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1924,:

Seller ID: 48169


FOLTZER, Joseph. Artificial Silk and its Manufacture. Translated from the French by T. Woodhouse. L: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1924. Second Edition. Pp. 255. Illustrated with 117 in text drawings and two folding charts. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. Central crack, slight bend to boards, spine ends nicked, speckling to front cloth along fore-edge, rubbed, light wear to corners and edges, endpapers foxed, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Arts of Bengal : The Heritage of Bangladesh and Eastern India : An exhibition organized by the Whitechapel Art Gallery in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum.

By: SKELTON, Robert, and Mark FRANCIS, (eds.). MURPHY, Veronica

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 1979,:

Seller ID: 100291


SKELTON, Robert, and Mark FRANCIS, (eds.). Arts of Bengal : The Heritage ofBangladesh and Eastern India : An exhibition organized by the Whitechapel Art Gallery in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum. (London :Published by the Trustees of the Whitechapel Art Gallery, November 1979). Pp [i]-xiii,14-80. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated card covers. Exhibition was held 9 November – 30 December 1979 at the Whitechapel Art Gallery abd 12 January – 17 February 1980 at the Manchester City Art Gallery. Contents : Bengal: The Historical Background (by Robert Skelton); Sculpture (by John ... View more info

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Basic Quilting. First Edition

By: GREENE, Polly Nova Scotia Museum Peeper series)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Museum, 1985, ISBN:0919680305:

Seller ID: 59613

ISBN: 0919680305


GREENE, Polly. Basic Quilting. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Nova Scotia Museum, 1985. First Edition. Pp (2),[1]-20, (2). Illustrated. 8vo (152 x 215 mm), blue illustrated stapled cardcovers. In the Nova Scotia Museum Peeper series. Polly Greene was living in Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia at the time of publication. "A basic book on patchwork, containing an introduction to quilt piecing and layout and instructions for preparing seven popular patchwork designs." - from the rear cover. Introduction. Making a Simple Template. Big Dipper of Broken Dishes Quilt. Old-Fashioned Patchwork. Square... View more info

Batik Art

By: NINGKONG, Chen and Fu MULAN.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Guizhou Educational Publishing House, 1986, ISBN:7805834105:

Seller ID: 81431


NINGKONG, Chen and Fu MULAN. Batik Art. Guizhou Educational Publishing House, n.d. [ca.1986]. Pp (2),1-101,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated grey card covers. Contents : The Conception of Batik. The History of Batik. Traditional Batik Technique. Modern Batik Technique. The Prospects. Parallel Chinese and English texts. Endapers peeling from inside covers, book a bit warped, else very good. 40.00 View more info

Bibliography of Dyeing and Textile Printing : Comprising a list of books from the sixteenth century to the present time. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: LAWRIE, L.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall Ltd., London, 1949,:

Seller ID: 101308


LAWRIE, L.G. A Bibliography of Dyeing and Textile Printing : Comprising a list of books from the sixteenth century to the present time. London: Chapman & Hall Ltd., 1949. First Printing. Pp. (6),7-143,(1). 8vo, grey cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. "While this book makes no pretence to be a detailed bibliography, in the bibliophile's sense of the term, it aims toprovide a useful list of references both for historical and practical use. Although it would not be true to say that there existed no bibliography re lating to the subject of dyeing, as an excellent list was produced by M... View more info

Bitter Thirties in Quebec. 1st English edition

By: DUMAS, Evelyn BENNETT, Arnold, trans.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Black Rose Books Ltd, Montréal, 1975, ISBN:0919618545:

Seller ID: 96958


DUMAS, Evelyn. Bitter Thirties in Quebec. Translated from the French by Arnold Bennett. Montréal : Black Rose Books, (1975). First English Edition. Pp(10),11-151,(1). 8vo, illustrated black card covers, lettered in yellow. C hapters: 1. The Basic Picture. 2. The Foreigners' Strike. 3. The Shmata Strikes. 4. The "Bleuets" Strikes. 5. The Tramway Strikes. 6. The Sky Will Be Red Hot. Epilogue. Appendix : The Choice of Conflicts and the Framework of the Study. "She has undertaken to prove incorrect the notion previously widely held that the labour movement militancy associated with mo... View more info

Blanket : An Illustrated History of the Hudson's Bay Point Blanket. First Edition.

By: TICHENOR, Harold

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Quantum Book / Hudson's Bay Company, Toronto, 0, ISBN:1895892201:

Seller ID: 108281


TICHENOR, Harold. The Blanket : An Illustrated History of the Hudson's Bay Point Blanket. (Toronto) : "A Quantum Book produced for Hudson's Bay Company", (2002). First Edition. Pp (2),3-80. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. 8vo, hardcovers. "With its proud stripes and distinctive black markings, the Hudson's Bay point blanket is a Canadian icon. In 1779, HBC commissioned the textile mill of Thomas Empson of Witney, Oxfordshire, to produce'pointed' blankets. During the 1800s, their warmth and durability made the m a favorite of the Native peoples, traders, and pioneers. Toda... View more info

Bolivian Tubular Edging and Crossed-Warp Techniques

By: CAHLANDER, Adele CASON, Marjorie HOUSTON, Ann Weaver's Journal Monograph 1

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Weaver's Journal, Boulder, CO, 1978,:

Seller ID: 103160


CAHLANDER, Adele, with Marjorie CASON and Ann HOUSTON. Bolivian Tubular Edging and Crossed-Warp Techniques. (Boulder, CO) ; The Weaver's Journal, (1978). Pp (2),3-22,(2), including covers. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated cream stapled wrappers. The Weaver's Journal Monograph One. Contents : A Tubular Edge-Binding from Bolivia (pp 3-5); Andean Crossed-Warp Techniques for Decorative Trims, Part I - Flat Bands (pp 6-15), Part II - Tubular Bands (pp 16-[23]). Lightly browned, else very good. With Corrections sheet laid in. 30.00 View more info

Britain's Colonies in World Trade

By: MEYER, F.V.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, London, 1948,:

Seller ID: 97579


MEYER, F.V. Britain's Colonies in World Trade. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege,Oxford University Press, 1948. Issued under the auspices of the Royal Inst itute for International Affairs. Pp. (6),[vii]-xvi,[1]-281,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The history and economic effects of Imperial preference as applied to the trade of the British Colonies, and otherprotectionist measures taken to foster intra-imperial trade, provide the c entral theme of Dr. Meyer's book. It also outlines the history and economicimportance of the trade relations of the British Colonies with the Unit... View more info

Britain's Colonies in World Trade. in dj.

By: MEYER, F.V

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Geoffrey Cumberledge, London, 1948,:

Seller ID: 40351


MEYER, F.V. Britain's Colonies in World Trade. Issued under the Auspices ofthe Royal Institute of International Affairs. L: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxfo rd University Press, 1948. Pp 281, 3 folding tables at rear. 8vo, blue cloth. "The history and economic effects of Imperial preference as applied to the trade of the British Colonies, and other protectionist measures taken tofoster intra-imperial trade, provide the central theme of Dr. Meyer's book . It also outlines the history and economic importance of the trade relations of the British Colonies with the United States and the principal com... View more info