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Image for Western Electric Company - General Catalogue of Electrical Supplies 1904 - 1905

Western Electric Company - General Catalogue of Electrical Supplies 1904 - 1905

By: N/A

Price: $487.50

Publisher: Western Electric Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008392

Condition: Very Good


xi, 593 pages. Blue cloth with orange titles to front and spine. Personal bookplate to front pastedown and signature of same owner dated May 1905 to second blank endpaper. A couple unobtrusive notes within but generally free of inscriptions. Light foxing to first few and final few leaves. Closed tear (no loss of paper) to page 302 as shown in photo. Binding and hinges sound. A considerable and comprehensive array of turn-of-the-century electrical supplies, including: An... View more info

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Eaton's of Canada Wall-Papers 1957 [Haddon Hall]

By: N/A

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Toronto, The T. Eaton Company: 1957

Seller ID: Books010134

Condition: Good


51 9x7 inch samples. Thin paper wraps creased, chipped at foot of spine and lower left corner rear panel. All samples bright and clean, save for thin tideline to right edge of last two leaves. View more info

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How To Make Paper By Hand : a classroom project for the study of paper making.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Erie, PA, Hammermill Paper Company: 1956

Seller ID: Books010475

Condition: Very Good


12 pages, with ledger paper and mesh screen, in original envelope. View more info

Image for New Key to Weaving: A Textbook of Hand Weaving for the Beginning Weaver [inscribed]

New Key to Weaving: A Textbook of Hand Weaving for the Beginning Weaver [inscribed]

By: Black, Mary

Price: $81.25

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1974

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books011433

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 573 pages. Fifteenth printing. Inscribed by the author on title page. Frontispiece photo of a wall hanging by Violet M. Black, with her signature in ballpoint beneath. Else unmarked, in sound binding. Light sunning to jacket spine. View more info

Image for Burton by Post 1970 Spring / Summer Catalogue

Burton by Post 1970 Spring / Summer Catalogue

By: Burton

Price: $292.50

Publisher: Manchester, Burton By Post: 1970

Seller ID: Books009128

Condition: Good


296 pages. Light soiling to covers, with peeling/curling to outer corners of front and shallow splitting at head and foot of spine. Nicks to fore-edge up to page 40. Binding is sound. A good example of this extensive catalogue at the end of its run. From its start in 1964 through this issue the mail-order business for Burton was not profitable and it was sold in the autumn of this year. See: Eric Sigsworth's Montague Burton: The Tailor of Taste, 146f, and a note in The G... View more info

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The House in Good Taste

By: de Wolfe, Elsie

Price: $357.50

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008391

Condition: Very Good


322 pages. Published October, 1913. Gilt faded on spine; extremities rubbed. Interior is clean save for brief inscriptions to second blank front endpaper and unobtrusive oxidation [light yellow spot(s)] to the leaf of text facing a plate. Profusely illustrated [54 plates]. Binding sound and hinges fully secure. Top edge gilded. A pleasing example of this landmark work. Overseas shipping will cost more than the default quote due to weight. View more info

Image for Textile World Yearbook And Catalog 1939 Seventeenth Year

Textile World Yearbook And Catalog 1939 Seventeenth Year

By: Douglas G. Woolf, ed.

Price: $78.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1939

Seller ID: Books008737

Condition: Good


379 pages. Circular stamp of Fabrica De Samaca on front cover and on a number of pages. Offsetting to first few and final few leaves. Some headings underlined in red. Board edges rubbed, loss to spine panel at head and foot. Profusely illustrated. Binding is sound and hinges secure. Table of Contents lists 11 sections: New Equipment and Chemicals / Mill Reference Data / Chemical Tests for Textile Men / List of Associations / Statistical Data / Textile Bibliography / List... View more info

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Industrial Design Volume 5

By: Dreyfuss, Henry

Price: $97.50

Publisher: New York & Pasadena, Henry Dreyfuss:

Seller ID: Books009973

Condition: Very Good


Unpaged, no date. Dark brown cloth with gilt to front and spine. Spine sunned. Binding sound. Profusely illustrated with photographs. No inscriptions. View more info

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The Country Dyer's Assistant

By: Ellis, Asa Jr.

Price: $531.25

Publisher: Brookfield, MA, E. Merriam & Co.: 1798

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011565

Condition: Fair


viii, [9]-139, [4]. Full leather. Front and rear free endpaper and errata present. Binding sound but: LACKING two leaves [pp. 65-8], repair to final 4 leaves of text, final leaf of Index with loss. Contemporary ownership inscriptions front and rear; leaves toned and spotted; occasional ink (or dye) splash - in one instance [p. 96] obscuring text. Please consult photos. The first book on dying printed in North America. View more info

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Speedball Text Book. Poster Design Lettering for Pen and Brush [14th Edition. A Hand Book of Modern Alphabets]

By: George, Ross F.

Price: $81.25

Publisher: Camden, NJ, C. Howard Hunt Pen Co.: 1941

Seller ID: Books010129

Condition: Very Good


88 pages. Binding sound; no inscriptions. A very good example. View more info

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Practical Stonemasonry Self Taught [Stone Masonry]

By: Hodgson, Fred T.

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Chicago, Frederick J. Drake & Company: 1907

Seller ID: Books011050

Condition: Very Good


181-486 pages and 8 pages of ads at rear. See photos for explanation of pagination. An excellent example in sound binding, unmarked. View more info

Image for Fabulous Dustpan: The Story of The Hoover [association copy]

Fabulous Dustpan: The Story of The Hoover [association copy]

By: Hoover, Frank G.

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Cleveland and New York, World Publishing: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author's wife

Seller ID: Books010404

Condition: Very Good


250 pages. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To - and - / Compliments of Edna S. Hoover". Frank Hoover died shortly before the publication of this book; Edna was his wife. faint cup ring to front board; offsetting to endpapers. Binding is sound. View more info

Image for Design of Roof Trusses and Mill Buildings [ITC number 273]

Design of Roof Trusses and Mill Buildings [ITC number 273]

By: I.C.S. Staff

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company: 1907

Seller ID: Books010397

Condition: Very Good


v, 87, 60 pages. Copyright 1907, this is a later issue of unspecified date. Pebbled blue cloth stamped in blind with gilt titles to spine. All edges with publisher's blue stain; marbled endpapers. Clean, unmarked, no visible signs of use. View more info

Image for Built-In Furniture. Complete plans and instructions covering almost every conceivable application of built-in furniture....

Built-In Furniture. Complete plans and instructions covering almost every conceivable application of built-in furniture....

By: Love, Edwin M.

Price: $181.25

Publisher: Chicago, Popular Mechanics Press: 1927

Seller ID: Books011386

Condition: Very Good


198 pages. Spine faded. Personal ownership signature stamp to front pastedown and free endpaper. Lower corner of free endpaper cut away. Foxing to endpapers and fore-edge. Binding is sound. A profusely illustrated guide. View more info

Image for Common Brickwork Architectural Terra Cotta [ITC number 246]

Common Brickwork Architectural Terra Cotta [ITC number 246]

By: Lowndes, William S.; D. Knickerbacker Boyd; Charles E. White Jr.

Price: $56.25

Publisher: Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company: 1920

Seller ID: Books010394

Condition: Very Good


iv, 60, 78 pages. Pebbled blue cloth stamped in blind with gilt titles to spine. All edges with publisher's blue stain; marbled endpapers. Clean, unmarked, no visible signs of use. View more info

Image for Harmony In Dress: Beautiful Clothes, Corsets and Dress Foundations, Silhouettes, Colors, Fabrics, Good Taste In Dress, Millinery, and Accessories, The Dressmaker and Tailor Shop, European Shops

Harmony In Dress: Beautiful Clothes, Corsets and Dress Foundations, Silhouettes, Colors, Fabrics, Good Taste In Dress, Millinery, and Accessories, The Dressmaker and Tailor Shop, European Shops

By: Picken, Mary Brooks

Price: $71.50

Publisher: Scranton, PA, Women's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1925

Seller ID: Books009638

Condition: Very Good


vi, 220, xiii pages, plus color plates. Shallow chipping to head of jacket rear panel; tanning from flaps to endpapers. A very well preserved example in scarce jacket, with no inscriptions. View more info

Image for Textiles and Sewing Materials: Woman's Institute Library of Dressmaking: Textiles, Laces, Embroideries and Findings, Shopping Hints, Mending, Household Sewing Trade and Sewing Terms

Textiles and Sewing Materials: Woman's Institute Library of Dressmaking: Textiles, Laces, Embroideries and Findings, Shopping Hints, Mending, Household Sewing Trade and Sewing Terms

By: Picken, Mary Brooks

Price: $45.50

Publisher: Scranton, PA, Women's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1924

Seller ID: Books009639

Condition: Very Good


vi, 267, xviii pages. Two short closed tears to jacket front panel.. A very well preserved example in sound binding, with no inscriptions. View more info

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My Dear Bomb (English Edition)

By: Yamamoto, Yohji, Ai Mitsuda; James Dorsey trs.

Price: $531.25

Publisher: Antwerp, Ludion: 2014

Seller ID: Books011282

ISBN: 9055449792

Condition: Very Good


191 pages. Light wear to covers; no inscriptions; no spine crease. Overseas shipping at cost: please inquire. View more info