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Greenberg's Guide to American Flyer Wide Gauge
Greenberg's Guide to American Flyer Wide Gauge
by Alan R. Schuweiler
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(Sykesville, MD: Greenberg Publishing Company, 1989). Quarto, 22 x 28.5 cm, 142pp. Glossy pictorial paper over boards; no dust jacket. Boards lightly rubbed; some light wear to the front joint near the head of the spine. Very good condition. RLW... (read more)

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Sashiko: Japanese Traditional Hand Stitching
Sashiko: Japanese Traditional Hand Stitching
by Ai Takeda
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Chicago: Quilters' Resource, 2004. Softcover, 21 x 26 cm, 95pp. A slight crease to the front wrapper and a small tear to the spine. Very good condition. PRR... (read more)

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Negar-E-Zan: An Historical Pageant of Women's Dress in Iran
Negar-E-Zan: An Historical Pageant of Women's Dress in Iran
by The International Women's Club of Iran
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(Tehran): The International Women's Club of Iran, 1973. 23 x 29 cm, unpaginated. Bound in black cloth over boards, spine stamped in gilt. Signed by several members of the executive board of the International Women's Club of Iran on the front free... (read more)

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Riding the Tinplate Rails
Riding the Tinplate Rails
by Louis H Hertz
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Ramsey, NJ: Model Craftsman Publishing Corp., 1944. 15.5 x 23 cm, 279pp. First edition. Bound in blue cloth stamped in gilt. Binding rubbed and lightly worn at extremities; ink inscription to the front free endpaper; frontispiece creased at the upper... (read more)

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Gilbert American Flyer HO 1938-1963 Signed Edition
Gilbert American Flyer HO 1938-1963 Signed Edition
by Gary Klein
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(Eugene, OR: Gary Klein, 1995). Quarto, 22 x 28 cm, 112pp. plus index and section of color plates at rear. Dark blue leather-textured paper over boards stamped in gilt; no dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page; price list from 1999 laid in.... (read more)

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Fashion Designers A-Z, Akris Edition
Fashion Designers A-Z, Akris Edition
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Fashion masterpieces: Defining designers of the 20th and 21st centuries and their most remarkable works   From Azzedine Alaïa, Cristóbal Balenciaga, and Coco Chanel, to Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent, and Vivienne Westwood, a... (read more)

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Alaska Basketry
Alaska Basketry
by V. V. Cavana
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Portland, OR: The Beaver Club of Oregon, 1917. Pamphlet, 21.5 x 26 cm, 50pp. Limited edition; #14 of 102 copies, signed by the author on the last page of text. Bound in tan paper wrappers printed in brown, spine tied with brown string. Includes numerous... (read more)

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Russian Folk Clothing: From the Collection of the State Ethnographical Museum of the People of the USSR
Russian Folk Clothing: From the Collection of the State Ethnographical Museum of the People of the USSR
by Unknown
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Khudoznik RSFSR, 1984. 24.5 x 30.5 cm, unpaginated. Text in Russian and English. Bound in red cloth over boards, spine stamped in gilt; front board decorated in blind; housed in pictorial paper-covered slipcase. Color illustrations throughout. Spine gilt... (read more)

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Celebrated Dolls East & West
Celebrated Dolls East & West
by Tekiho Nishizawa
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Kyoto: Kyoto Press, [1951] 8 & 1/2 x 12" Quarter purple silk with green ties, decorated boards. Unpaginated. Catalog of collections exhibited at Kioto & Osaka, 1951. Text in Japanese & English; black & white photos. One color photo at rear, showing... (read more)

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The Art of the Silversmith in Mexico, 1519-1936, Volume II
The Art of the Silversmith in Mexico, 1519-1936, Volume II
by Lawrence Anderson
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1941 Volume 2. Oversized 8vo. Full blue cloth stamped in gilt & blind. Blue & buff dust jacket. Illustrated with black & white photos. Ex-library copy with stamps to text. Plates are stamped on the verso, with the... (read more)

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India Fantastique
India Fantastique
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For the past twenty-five years, Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla have made their mark in the fashion industry by bringing the best of traditional Indian crafts to the world of high fashion: traveling to remote regions, identifying age-old local arts, and... (read more)

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The Georgian Bracket Clock 1714-1830
The Georgian Bracket Clock 1714-1830
by Richard C. R. Barder
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(Woodbridge, Suffolk): The Antique Collectors' Club, (1993). Quarto, 22 x 28 cm, 233pp. First edition. Bound in blue cloth stamped in gilt. Spine slightly cocked; dust jacket lightly rubbed. Very good/Near fine. RLW... (read more)

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Elementa Artis Docimasticae: Duobus Tomis comprehensa, Quorum Prior Theoriam, Posterior Praxin...Pars Prima: Theoretica
Elementa Artis Docimasticae: Duobus Tomis comprehensa, Quorum Prior Theoriam, Posterior Praxin...Pars Prima: Theoretica
by Johann Andreas Cramer
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Leyden: Conrad & George Jac. Wishoff 1739. Volume 1 (Theoretica) only. Octavo 10 x 17 cm. x 311pp 15pp. First edition. Full 20th century black cloth. Text in Latin. 5 folding engraved plates at the rear of the book. An ex-library copy with a single ink... (read more)

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Fashion Designers A-Z, Missoni Edition
Fashion Designers A-Z, Missoni Edition
by Suzy Menkes
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Fashion masterpieces: Defining designers of the 20th and 21st centuries and their most remarkable works   From Azzedine Alaïa, Cristóbal Balenciaga, and Coco Chanel, to Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent, and Vivienne Westwood, a... (read more)

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Crafting Handmade Shoes: Great-Looking Shoes, Sandals, Slippers & Boots
Crafting Handmade Shoes: Great-Looking Shoes, Sandals, Slippers & Boots
by Sharon Raymond
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"...covers the fundamentals of shoemaking, including pictures, sidebars with flair..., and great instructions for techniques. One after another, the approximately 30 patterns proceed--each one more appealing than the last--from an apple pie-color sandal... (read more)

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Serge Lutens
Serge Lutens
by Serge Lutens
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New York: Assouline Publishing, 2000. Folio, 28 x 37 cm, unpaginated. First English language edition. Bound in black cloth stamped in blind, in pictorial dust jacket, and housed in black cloth slipcase with pictorial illustration plate affixed to the... (read more)

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Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum, Volume III: Nerva to Hadrian
Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum, Volume III: Nerva to Hadrian
by Harold Mattingly
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London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1966. Octavo, 17 x 24.5 cm, 640pp. plus 102 plates at rear. Reprinted with alterations from the original 1936 edition. Bound in full red cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Binding lightly worn at extremities; bookplate... (read more)

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Collection of World's Ceramics, Volume 1: Japan: Pre-historic and Proto-historic Ages
Collection of World's Ceramics, Volume 1: Japan: Pre-historic and Proto-historic Ages
by Seiichi Mizuno
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[Japan]: Zauho Press & the Kawade Shobo, [1961] Number 28 of 200 produced. 8vo., full cloth over boards, pictorial dust jacket. In slipcase. Text in Japanese, list of plates in English. Black & white plates bound in; 16 color plates tipped in. Good... (read more)

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Important Chinese Furniture: Formerly the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture Collection
Important Chinese Furniture: Formerly the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture Collection
by Christie's
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New York: Christie's, 1996 8vo., full blue cloth stamped in gilt, pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in color throughout. Very Good Condition in a very good dust jacket. SB/kb... (read more)

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Of Coverlets: The Legacies, the Weavers 1st Edition
Of Coverlets: The Legacies, the Weavers 1st Edition
by Sadye Tune Wilson and Doris Finch Kennedy
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Nashville: Tunstede, (1983) 13.5 x 10" 494pp. Full cream cloth over boards, color printed dust jacket. Front board stamped in blind. Illustrated throughout with diagrams, photos. Light soiling to boards. Dust jacket rubbed, creased & worn at extremities.... (read more)

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