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A Basketmaker in Rural Japan

By: Cort, Louise Allison; Kenji, Nakamura

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Weatherhill: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 07205

ISBN: 0834803364

Condition: Fine


Published in association with the Arthur M. Slacker Gallery on the occasion of an exhibit, November 20, 1994 to July 9, 1995. This catalogue focuses on the work of master bamboo craftsman, Hiroshima Kazuo, of the Hinokage Region of Japan. Kazuo, at the time of publication, was the last professional basketmaker in the Hinokage Region on the Japanese Island of Kyushu. Contents include a Foreword by Milo Cleveland Beach (Director, Arthur M. Slacker Gallery), map of the Hin... View more info

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Bookworks: Books, Memory and Photo Albums, Journals and Diaries Made by Hand

By: Doggett, Sue

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Watson-Guptill: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09618

ISBN: 0823004910

Condition: Fine


144 pages with Selected Bibliography and Index. 200 illustrations in full color. Provides essential guideance with clear step-by-step instructions for creating a variety of books, pamphlets, albums, journals, and diaries. View more info

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Hand or Simple Turning: Principles and Practice

By: Holtzapffel, John Jacob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09608

ISBN: 0486233650

Condition: Near Fine


Lightly bumped corners. A nice, clean copy. Unabridged republication of the 1881 original edition. 592 pages, with Index. 771 figures and 22 plates illustrate almost every concept, method or object discussed. View more info

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The Art of Stencilling

By: Le Grice, Lyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc.: 1986

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 09385

ISBN: 0517564300

Condition: Near Fine


160 pages, with the following Appendices: Stenciling materials, Suppliers, Suggested Further Reading, Some Stencils to Cut Out, Photographic Acknowledgements. Contents include, but are not limited to, a brief history of stenciling in Britain and America, decorating a converted Cotswold barn, step-by-step guide, and ideas to try for furniture, floors, fabrics, etc. Numerous illustrations throughout the book. View more info

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Leonard Tharp: An American Style of Flower Arrangement

By: Lisa Ruffin

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Dallas, Taylor Publishing Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09790

ISBN: 0878335374

Condition: Fine


231 pages lavishly illustrated. Signed to the book's previous owner (Mary Jane). View more info

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Knitting in America: Patterns, Profiles, & Stories of America's Leading Artisans

By: Melanie Falick

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Artisan: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08588

ISBN: 1885183275

Condition: Near Fine


Dust jacket has a bit of edge wear. Clean copy throughout. 221 pages, illustrated with more than 200 full-color photographs and 30 original patterns. From the dust jacket: "The author "traveled thousands of miles to create this ... portrait of knitters, spinners, dyers, and breeders of fiber-producing animals. The book includes profiles of 38 people, plus more than 30 patterns for adult and child-sized garments." Oversized, heavy book, which will require extr... View more info

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Indian Crafts of Guatemala and El Salvador

By: Osborne, Lilly De Jongh

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1975

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 03750

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear, minor soiling to rear cover. Binding tight and square. This printing includes revisions, changes, and additions to the original edition (1965). 385 pages with Appendixes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with black & white photos and color plates. View more info

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Bamboo Baskets: Japanese Art & Culture Interwoven With the Beauty of Ikebana

By: Oster, Maggie; Seelen, Mark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Studio Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07206

ISBN: 0140243410

Condition: Fine


Photography by Mark Seelen. Ikebana arrangements by Yi-an Chou. Introduction by Marilyn Marinaccio. 144 pages with Sources, Bibliography, Credits, and Index. Numerous photographs form Seelen illustrate the book. View more info

High Relief Wood Carving

By: Schnute, William J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.: 1985

Seller ID: 03007

ISBN: 0806979704

Condition: Very Good


No additional printings listed, assumed 1st. 159 pages, illustrated with photos and drawings. Moderate wear, mostly on the rear cover--rubbed and soiled. Waviness to rear cover indicates possible exposure to humid conditions. No stains, marks, or writing. Binding tight and solid. View more info

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Decorative Wall Hangings: Art with Fabric

By: Van Dommelen, David B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08704

Condition: Very Good


Shelf wear and bumped corners. Dust jacket is chipped at the spine ends and upper corners and has a stain on the rear panel in the upper corner. Looks better now in a clear Mylar protective cover. 178 pages with Bibliography. Intended primarily for the beginner, but also for more advanced artists. Illustrated with more than a hundred fine exhibition pieces by many artists, including the author. View more info