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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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Textiles from Egypt: 4th-13th Centuries C.E.

By: Baginski, Alisa; Amalia Tidhar

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tel Aviv, L.A. Mayer Memorial Institute for Islamic Art: 1980

Seller ID: 145051

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. 9 3/4"w x 9 3/4"h. Slight edge wear to cover and creases to spine. View more info

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Hand Spinning and Natural Dyeing

By: Boley, Claire

Price: $9.71

Publisher: United Kingdom, Good Life Press Ltd.: 2011

Seller ID: 140052

ISBN: 1904871968

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 128 pages. Many color photos. View more info

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Wool Away: The Art and Technique of Shearing

By: Bowen, Godfrey

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N Y, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co.: 1974

Seller ID: 129686

ISBN: 0442209649

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 192 pages. Many b&w photos and illustrations. The main topics are quality of work, style, blades v. machines, the sheepowner's responsibilities, the shearer's diet and clothing (ladies can make adaptions), runs (working periods), shearing the sheep, dealing with difficult sheep, crutching, the shearer's gear, grinders, sharpening cutters and combs, hand-pieces, work in the shed, care and repair of shearing machines, shearing competitions, safety in the woolshed, and the design of woolshed... View more info

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Handbook of Textile Fibres Vol. 2 : Man-Made Fibres

By: Cook, J. G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: England, Merrow: 1984

Edition: 5

Seller ID: 131986

ISBN: 0904095401

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 723 pages. Fifth edition. Photos of Table of Contents available. Slightly bumped corner. View more info

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Designing on the Loom

By: Kirby, Mary

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Pacific Grove, CA, Select Books: 1955

Seller ID: 140843

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 42 pages. Staple-bound. Many b&w photos and illustrations. View more info

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Handspinning

By: Leadbeater, Eliza

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Studio Vista: 1976

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 118329

ISBN: 0289705983

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 112 pages. Many b&w photos and illustrations. View more info

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Handspinning

By: Leadbeater, Eliza

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Mountain View, MO, Select Books: 1983

Seller ID: 142978

ISBN: 0910458162

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 109 pages. 8"w x 9 1/2"h. Many b&w photos and illustrations. View more info

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Linen Wool Cotton: 25 Simple Projects to Sew with Natural Fabrics

By: Mano, Akiko

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Trumpeter: 2009

Seller ID: 144642

ISBN: 1590306481

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 112 pages. Many color photos and b&w diagrams. View more info

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Power of Raven, Wisdom of Serpent: Celtic Women's Spirituality

By: Noragh Jones

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Lindisfarne Books: 1994

Seller ID: 140645

ISBN: 0940262665

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with light sunning of edges and spine of 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. View more info

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Barbara Chase-Riboud: Sculptor

By: Peter Selz; Anthony F. Janson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N Y, Harry N. Abrams: 1999

Seller ID: 142829

ISBN: 0810941074

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full dark blue cloth boards. 144 pages. 9 1/4"w x 12"h. Essays by Peter Selz and Anthony F. Janson. 100 illustrations including 55 plates in full color. Chronology, selected bibliography and index. View more info

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Hands on Spinning

By: Raven, Lee

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Interweave Press: 1987

Seller ID: 132715

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear to covers only, text/interior is free of marking of any kind, solid, square binding 120 pages, many color and b&w photos, instructive, step-by-step illustrations and drawings. Chapters include Spinning on the hooked stick, Using the hand spindle, Processing your first yarn, Spinning wheels, Fiber preparations, Drafting and spinning techniques, Plying, Yarn finishing, Storing wool and yarn, etc. With 7 specific projects: sweater, shawl, mittens, socks etc. View more info

Mexican Textiles

By: Sayer, Chloe

Price: $31.95

Publisher: British Museum Publications: 1990

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 130272

ISBN: 0714125016

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. 240 pages in large format with many color and b&w photos. Contents include Costume before the conquest; Post conquest heritage; Twenteith century Mexico; with three appendices: Backstrap loom; Weaving techniques, Embroidery stitches. From the book jacket: The textiles and clothing of Mexico have a richness and vigour that is unsurpassed elsewhere in the Americas. Although four and a half centuries have elapsed since the Spanish Conquest, there are more than fif... View more info

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Beginning Shepherd's Manual (Second Edition)

By: Smith, Barbara, Gerald Kennedy and Mark S. Aseltine

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Ames, IA,, Iowa State Press: 1997

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 140074

ISBN: 081382799X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 207 pages. Black and white illustrations. View more info

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Beginning Shepherd's Manual

By: Smith, Barbara;Miller, Keith;Wichersham, Tom

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Ames, Iowa, U.S.A., Iowa State Pr: 1990

Seller ID: 140076

ISBN: 081381636X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Plastic comb binding. Oblong format: 9"w x 6"h. Contents: The Beginning Shepherd; Buying Sheep; Shelter and Equipment; Breeds and Breeding; Health Care; A Good Lamb Crop; Wool Production; Management; Cooking with Lamb; On Location with Sheep Producers; Appendix; For Further Reading; Index. 128 pages. View more info

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Beginning Shepherd's Manual

By: Smith, Barbara;Miller, Keith;Wichersham, Tom

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Ames, Iowa, U.S.A., Iowa State Pr: 1983

Seller ID: 140128

ISBN: 081381636X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Plastic comb binding. Oblong format: 9"w x 6"h. Contents: The Beginning Shepherd; Buying Sheep; Shelter and Equipment; Breeds and Breeding; Health Care; A Good Lamb Crop; Wool Production; Management; Cooking with Lamb; On Location with Sheep Producers; Appendix; For Further Reading; Index. 128 pages. View more info

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Felting by Hand

By: Vickrey, Anne Einset

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Menlo Park, CA, Craft Works Pub: 1987

Seller ID: 109695

ISBN: 0961905352

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 91 pages. Many illustrations. Fold-out patterns. View more info