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Southeastern Crafts

By: Seckel, Al

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, San Antonio Museum Association: 1972

Seller ID: 136135

ISBN: 140275101X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 53 pages. Exhibition catalog. Previous owner's name. Brown paper cover. 8 7/8"w x 8 3/4"h. View more info

Oriental Rugs Care and Repair

By: Amini, Majid

Price: $7.09

Publisher: Orbis Publishing: 1981

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 111105

ISBN: 0856132934

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual marks, stamps etc. indicating such. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 128 pages, many color and b&w photos. View more info

Soapstone and Seed Beads: Arts and Crafts at the Charles Camsell Hospital, a Tuberculosis Sanatorium (and) The Charles Camsell Garment Collection

By: Annalisa, and Ruth L. McConnell (and) Jill E. Oakes Staples

Price: $45.95

Publisher: Jasper Printing for The Provincial Museum of Alberta: 1993

Seller ID: 144355

ISBN: 0773210768

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. B&W photos throughout. 58 pages in large format, chapters include: Tuberculosis: impact on native lives, The occupational therapy program, The creation of the arts and crafts collection, The fole of the museum: The Charles Camsell hospital collection project. With two catalogues for the crafts collection (55 exhibits each with a photo and description) and the garment collection (16 exhibits each with a photo and descrip... View more info

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Mask Makers and Their Craft: An Illustrated Worldwide Study

By: Bell, Deborah

Price: $44.95

Publisher: McFarland & Company: 2010

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 138190

ISBN: 0786443995

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book shows little to no wear and is in excellent condition. 236 pages with b&w and color illustrations. Profiling 30 mask makers from around the world, this book explores the motivations and challenges of contemporary artists working to bring the traditional methods and conventions of mask making to an evolving global theatre. There are 181 photographs--including two sections of color plates--of mask makers and their works illustrate how the mythic iconography ... View more info

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Plant Fibers for Papermaking

By: Bell, Lilian A.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: McMinnville, OR, Liliaceae Press: 1990

Seller ID: 123159

ISBN: 0962507628

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 132 pages. Contents: Foreword; Preface; Introduction; The Fiber Data Sheets; Searching for Plant Fibers to Use; Harvesting of Plant Fibers; Purchasing Plant Fibers for Papermaking; Fiber Storage, Yields; Fiber Separation; Fermentation; Pre-Cooking Preparation; Cooking; Beating; Sheet Formation; Drying Techniques; Pulp Preparation for Japanese Sheet Formation; Casting with Plant Fibers; Photos, Fiber Electron Micrographs; Photos, Process; Photos, Papermaking Equipment; Summary; A Catalog of Plant Fibers; The Bast Fibers; The Leaf Fibers; The Gras... View more info

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Amazing Maya Inventions You Can Build Yourself (Build It Yourself series)

By: Bell-Rehwoldt, Sheri

Price: $8.50

Publisher: White River Junction, VT, Nomad Press: 2006

Seller ID: 141876

ISBN: 0977129462

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 120 pages. View more info

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The Fine Art of California Indian Basketry

By: Bibby, Brian

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Heyday Books: 1996

Seller ID: 144358

ISBN: 0930588878

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light shelf wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 114 pages in large format with intro to page six and the remainder listing one basket with color print per page along with a full, often elaborate description of each. Types of baskets include: Early (baskets), Storage, Cooking soup and feasting, Burden, Seed beaters, Hoppers and Winnowers, Gift, etc. With weaving techniques at the back. View more info

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Medieval Theatre Costume: A Practical Guide to the Construction of Garments

By: Brooke, Iris

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Theatre Arts Books: 1969

Seller ID: 129881

Condition: Very Good


Institutional ex-library book with stamps and pocket at back. No library markings on cover or spine. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 112 pages. Full red cloth boards. Small tears on dust jacket. Iris Brooke presents diagrams for laying out material and cutting, and stresses the importance of costume as an aid to actors in their roles. Contents: Introduction; Diagrams of Measurement; Wardrobe; Religious Drama; Heraldry and Symbolism; Hoods; Head-dress and Crowns: Hose and Shoes; Properties, Armour, Masks and Wings; Royalty and Nobility. View more info

Mosaics on Delos

By: Bruneau, Philippe

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Diffusion De Boccard: 1974

Seller ID: 129409

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear to covers, no marking of any kind to text/interior. 40 pages with many b&w photos, a few in color, fold -out map at back View more info

Arts and Crafts of Hawaii: Clothing

By: Buck, Peter H.; Hiroa, Te Rangi

Price: $22.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Bishop Museum Press: 1957

Seller ID: 136482

ISBN: 0910240388

Condition: Fine


Book is still in shrinkwrap. New. Look to be about 80 pages. View more info

Kitefolio

By: Burkhart, Timothy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, U.S.A., Double Elephant: 1974

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 122988

ISBN: 091366829X

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stampls, stickers, etc. Book is clean and text is unmarked in any way, complete and solidly re-bound by the library into heavy, strong harback covers. Upper text corner shows some wear, Bottom edge has faded coffee stain pg 2-3. Has library jacket. Very large format. Lots of kites with instructions for construction, history. View more info

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Cane, Rush and Willow: Weaving with Natural Materials

By: Burns, Hilary

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Buffalo, New York, Firefly Books: 1998

Seller ID: 144303

ISBN: 1552092607

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 144 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Many color photos. View more info

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American Eagles

By: Butz, Richard;Butz, Ellen

Price: $43.95

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Stackpole Books: 1996

Seller ID: 112377

ISBN: 0811729958

Condition: Very Good


111 pages with many b&w photos showing the intricacies of making three historical American eagles. View more info

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Making and Metaphor: A Discussion of Meaning in Contemporary Craft (Mercury Series)

By: Canadian Museum of Civilization; Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies; Hickey, Gloria A. (ed.)

Price: $62.95

Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr: 1995

Seller ID: 144372

ISBN: 0660140284

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with a little edge wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 177 pages with articles or "responses" by Michel Paradis, Michele Hardy, Kathy M'Closkey , Diane Sullivan, Virginia Wright, Jacques Giard, Millie r. Creighton, Neil Forrest, Gerald L. Pocius, Sandra Flood, Carol E. Mayer, John e. Vollmer. Text is in French and English View more info

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Fans

By: Carol E. Mayer

Price: $42.95

Publisher: Canada, Vancouver B.C. Museum: 1983

Seller ID: 144395

ISBN: 0919253105

Condition: Very Good


Exhibition catalog shows a little wear to the covers only; from the show of the same name at the publisher's museum Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 27 pages with 2-3 large b&w photos from the show. Contents include Fans from Asia, European fans, Fan making, Language of the fan, Glossary of terms. View more info

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Artistic Leather Work: A Handbook on the Art of Decorating Leather

By: Carter, E. Ellin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London / NY, E. & F. N. Spon / Spon & Chamberlain: 1926

Seller ID: 144644

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full gray cloth boards with blind-stamped decorations. 67 pages, plus advertisements. 4 7/8"w x 7 3/8"h. 6 plates (b&w) from work executed by the author and 21 illustrations. View more info

Origami Architecture: American Houses Pre-Colonial to Present

By: Chatani, Masahiro

Price: $6.33

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Kodansha Amer Inc: 1988

Seller ID: 132418

ISBN: 0870118374

Condition: Fine


Covers show very light shelf wear, otherwise clean and neat with no wear or use of any kind. All pages are uncut, unused . Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, binding is solid. 84 pages b&w photos. View more info

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Great American Buildings : Origami Cutouts of Everybody's Favorite Landmarks

By: Chatani, Masahiro; Nakazawa, Keiko

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Kodansha America, Incorporated: 1991

Seller ID: 084169

ISBN: 4770015380

Condition: Very Good


Make charming replicas of your favorite American landmarks with this inspiring collection of 25 original origami models. Patterns, instructions, and historical commentary. Previous owner's name inside. 10 1/8"w x 14 1/2"h. You can make these buildings: Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, AT&T Building, Trump Tower, Flatiron Building, Statue of Liberty, Manhattan Skyline, Guggenheim Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Capitol Building, White House (front and back), National Air & Space Museum, Dulles International Airport, Carpenter Center, Gateway Arch, Republic Bank Center, Mari... View more info

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Witchcraft and Pre-Columbian Paper: Brujerias Y Papel Precolombino

By: Christensen, Bodil; Marti, Samuel

Price: $28.95

Publisher: Mexico, Ediciones Euroamericanas: 1998

Seller ID: 121647

ISBN: 9684140118

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 88 pages, plus index. In English and Spanish. View more info

Lace Dictionary: Including Historic and Commercial Terms, Technical Terms, Native and Foreign, The

By: Clifford, C. R.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Book Tower, Detroit, Gale Research Co: 1981

Edition: Ex Libris

Seller ID: 107473

ISBN: 0810343118

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. Green cloth boards. 156 pages. Many b & w illustrations. View more info