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The Flora of the Unicorn Tapestries

By: Alexander, E. J. and Woodward, Carol H.

Price: $13.56

Publisher: New York, NY, The New York Botanical Garden: 1974

Seller ID: 038272


28 pp, wht-black SC wraps w/illustrated front panel. The booklet describes the seven mediaeval tapestries at the Cloisters in Fort Tryon Park, New York City. The woven panels portray the legendary and symbolic tale of the Hunt of the Unicorn. There are approximately 101 different plants represented in the tapestries with approximately 85% identifiable. The artisans of the tapestries placed the moisture-loving plants at the water's edge, the correct forest trees together,... View more info

Watkins Household Hints

By: Allen, Elaine

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Winona, MN, The J. R. Watkins Company: 1941

Seller ID: 050338


246 pp, soft green clothcovered boards w/wire spiral w/black lettering, green dj w/wht-black lettering w/black-white-yellow illustration of J.R. Watkins plant on the inside of the dj. The book contains basement, laundry, kitchen, cooking, canning, house cleaning, garden, first aid, and miscellaneous hints. It has chapter on how to remove stains, and another on household and garden insects. dj some wrinkling to top of rear panel and small tear on bottom edge of rear ... View more info

Animal Art

By: Ames, Lee J.

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1974

Seller ID: 002486


unpaginated, red papercovered boards. Author compiled group of fifty assorted animals to draw, w/step- by-step instructions. dj small tear on front, dj in mylar protector. View more info

Draw 50 Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals

By: Ames, Lee J.

Price: $13.39

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1977: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018988


unpaginated, blu boards w/silver lettering. Step-by-step insturctions for drawing different dinosaurs & other prehistoric animals. prev owner's name on FPD, slight wear on the corners. View more info

Storytelling With the Flannel Board: Book One

By: Anderson, Paul S.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, T S Denison & Company, Inc.: 1974

Edition: 21st Printing

Seller ID: 040376


270 pp, green-white stripped papercovered boards w/red-black lettering and illustrated front panel, white spine w/black lettering. The author describes how to tell a story to the children using a flannelgraph to provide visual effects to the story. The best stories for the flannel boards are thsoe that follow a repetitive refrain, those that have one major plot with no subplots, those that contain the kidn of action that can be illustrated by figures on the board. ... View more info

All About Me!

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh and Anglund-Nellen, Emily

Price: $7.86

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Scholastic Inc.: 1986

Seller ID: 050158


unpaginated, glossy light blu-yellow boards w/color illustrated front & rear panels, w/blue endpapers w/yellow stars. The author has written a book where the reader can fill in the blank lines to provide information about themselves. some of the blanks had been filled in by the previous owner but erased by them. View more info

Wrought Iron : It's Manufacture, Characteristics and Applications

By: Aston, James and Story, Edward B.

Price: $19.55

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, A. M. Byers Company: 1950

Edition: 2nd edition, 7th Printing

Seller ID: 040123


vi, 97 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/yel lettering, dj yel-blu w/black illustrations on the front panel. The book is a source of up-to-date information on wrought iron for those interested in material selection. It contains information on wrought iron manufacture prior to 1850, present day method of manufacturing, specifications and testing, characteristics, forging & bending, welding View more info

A Arte Oleira Dos Tapajo

By: Barata, Frederico

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Sao Paulo, Brasil, Sao Paulo Museum: 1951

Seller ID: 028650


pages 183 through 197, 16 plates w/66 items. Article about "The art potter of Tapajo", new series volume V. Dr. Frederico Barata had a private collection of Tapajo pottery. It contained caryatid dishes & winged bottles, also beautifully decorated bowls, fine figurines, & other anthropomorphic & zoomorphic representations. Prev owner wrote on the first page. View more info

The Art of Blacksmithing

By: Bealer, Alex W.

Price: $11.69

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Book Sales: 1995

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 038608


(10), 438 pp, quarterbound w/light tan boards w/dark blu spine w/gilt lettering, dj glossy wht w/green borders w/red-black lettering w/illustrations in black on front & rear panels. The book describes and illustrates the equipment and techniques developed in more than six thousand years of working iron by hand. prev owner's name on ffep. View more info

The American Boy's Handy Book

By: Beard, D. C. w/foreword by Perrin, Noel

Price: $9.35

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R. Godine - Publisher: 2004

Edition: 34th Printing

Seller ID: 038477


xxvi, 441 pp, blu-wht SC wraps w/wht-orange lettering w/illustrated front & spine. The book was a survival manual. It contained plans for 16 kinds of kites and hot-air balloons. An 1890 manual of pastimes which includes instructions for making kites, fishing poles, a blow gun, boats, and theatrical costumes, and for raising dogs, stuffing animals, stocking an aquarium, and camping. light crease on front cover. View more info

The American Girls Handy Book - How to Amuse Yourself and Others

By: Beard, Lina and Adelia B. w/foreword By Boylan, Anne M.

Price: $9.35

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R. Godine - Publisher: 2006

Edition: 19th Printing

Seller ID: 040345


xxiv, 474 pp, red-green-wht SC wraps w/wht-red lettering w/illustrated front & spine. The book is a reprint of an end-of-century publication for young ladies instructing them in such hobbies as fancy needlework, handmade dolls, china painting, painting in oils, heraldic painting, preservation of wild flowers and many others. Reprint of 1887 edition. Vintage Americana by the beard sisters, two of the founders of Girl Scouting in the Unted States. View more info

Let's Start! Foam Art

By: Beaton, Clare

Price: $8.29

Publisher: Hertfordshire, England, Design Eye Holdings Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018941


32 pp, purple-blu-yel-wht boards w/color pictorial front w/diecut opening in front cover to see parts, color illustrated back. Volume for children older than 36 months w/step-by-step instructions for all the projects & special pages in the pad to help with each project. They can use pre-cut shapes or cut the shapes out of the foam pad and glue to the paper. The volume is complete w/plastic shell unopened. View more info

American Woman's Home or Principles of Domestic Science

By: Beecher, Catherine E. and Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $53.98

Publisher: New York, NY, J. B. Ford & Company: 1869

Seller ID: 026147


xii, 500 pp, 12 pp advertisments, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering w/ornate gilt decorative on the spine, beveled edges, coated endpapers. A guide to the formation and maintenance of economical, healthful, beautiful, and christian homes. Book contains working plans for buildings, scientific illustrations of the principles of physiology, ventilation, heating and other info. Front corners worn, some wear at top & bottom of spine, top edge light spattering. View more info

The Junior Instructor in two Books : a Treasure House of Adventure for Boys and Girls - 2 Volume Set

By: Beecher, Faxon, Blumenstiel, Brubaker, Hamilton, Hassenstein, and Scott

Price: $38.21

Publisher: Lake Bluff, IL, The United Educators, Inc.: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050282


448 pp, green embossed clothcovered boards - Book 1, yellow embossed clothcovered boards -Book 2, brown endpapers w/color illustrations. The books are a treasure house of beneficial experiences for the young child & limitless source of ideas in directing his interests. The books are designed to serve the child in his early years to help him in his experiences and environment. It has sections on Animals, arithmetic, art, attitudes toward family, learing, work, characte... View more info

Original Shirley Temple Paper Dolls in Full Color

By: Boston Children's Museum

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Mineola, NY, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037783


14 plates, light orange-green-red-blu SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel. The full-color figures and costumes reproduced in this collection appeared in the very first Shirley Temple paper-doll book published in 1934 by Saalfield Publishing Company. This volume contains foru dolls and 30 csotumes. View more info

Introduction to Southwest Pueblo Pottery and Navajo Rugs

By: Branch, Margaret Moses

Price: $12.33

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, Moses Branch Ltd.: 1984

Seller ID: 034196


36 pp, light maroon SC wraps w/grey lettering. The booklet introduces the beginning collector to Pueblo Pottery. There were three periods in the production of Pueblo pottery: the Prehistoric Period, Historic Period, and Modern Period. The booklet has list of artists from Santa Clara, San Idefonso, Hopi, Acoma, Zia, Jemez, Cochiti, and other Pueblos. View more info

Briggs & Co's Patent Transferring Papers

By: Briggs & Co., Illustrated

Price: $46.33

Publisher: New York, NY, Briggs & Co.:

Seller ID: 027060


156 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/stamped gilt lettering w/blind embossing on front & back covers. Collection of tracing designs for use with all kinds of embroidery. Village scenes were drawn by Kate Greenaway (2 pages & 6 pages). Has designs for braiding, designs for cushions, footstools, banner screens, coseys, chair seats, tidies, antimacassars, chair backs, table cloth centres & corners, brackets, aprons, pinafores, bed pockets, toilet sets, handkerchief wreaths & ... View more info

The Story of Locks

By: Buehr, Walter

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018403


45 pp, light green cloth boards w/green-yel-blk dj w/illustrated front. Author tells & illustrates the development of the lock from an early Egyptian one to the Yale lock. small chips at corners of the dj. View more info

Peter Puzzlemaker : a John Martin Puzzle Book for Little Puzzlers

By: Carlson, George L.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Platt & Munk Co. Inc.: 1929

Seller ID: 049639


unpaginated, quarterbound w/wht-blu papercovered boards w/black-wht-grey color illustrations, w/blu clothcovered spine, white endpapers w/black-orange illustrations. A book containing riddles and puzzles for the young reader. some markering in text along w/some coloring on several of the pages, prev owner wrote name on ffep. View more info

Crafting Tradition: The Making and Marketing of Oaxacan Wood Carvings

By: Chibnik, Michael

Price: $46.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051613


xix, 266 pp, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy black dj w/wht-green lettering w/color illustrations front, spine and back panels. The author looks at the international trade in Oaxacan wood carvings, including their history, production, marketing, and cultural representations. The follows the entire prodcution cycle from the harvesting of copal wood to the final sale of the carving. View more info