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The Exeter rondels

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Exeter, Dean and Chapter of Exeter Cathedral: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31299


Clean and tightly bound landscape format paperback original, no inscriptions, appears little used. 16 pages, colour illustrations throughout View more info

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Skinner's hosiery and knit goods directory (including lace manufacturers)

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Manchester, Thomas Skinner & Co.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44698


Clean hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles, cloth is rubbed at the corners and spine ends, no inscriptions. 368 pages, illustrations in text, many advertisements, bookmark, index View more info

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The fashion guide 1976

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Farrol Kahn Ltd.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52230


Clean, tightly bound paperback, name on first page & has a short gift inscription inside the front cover, card covers rubbed at corners, pages slightly age-toned but generally appears little used. 270 pages, illustrations in the text, index View more info

Image for Wheat ear: designs in mercer-crochet. Coats Sewing Group book no 773

Wheat ear: designs in mercer-crochet. Coats Sewing Group book no 773

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Coats Sewing Group: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63656


Clean paperback original, stapled spine, pictorial covers rubbed and creased, worn at spine, partially detached below bottom staple, no inscriptions. 18 pages, photos & illustrations in the text View more info

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A manual of family sewing machines: and their attachments [& 2 related pamphlets]

By: Anon.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Singer Sewing Machine Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 46891


Clean paperback original, card covers, stapled spine, card covers rubbed at corners, name to front cover, but generally appears little used, text unmarked. 64 pages, 116 illustrations in the text. Included are a 6 page 'Singercraft' pamphlet & a 4 page 'Singer needle threader leaflet. One of the items has a print code for November 1929 & we assume they are all around this date View more info

Weddings: wedding costume, 1735 - 1970 , with, Wedding fashions 1860 - 1980 [2 volumes]

By: Anon.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Manchester, The Gallery for the City of Manchester Cultural Committee: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51540


'Weddings' is a clean paperback, stapled spine, card covers rubbed at corners, name on front cover & first page but generally appears little used. 28 pages, photos on 20 plates. 'Wedding fashions' is a paperback by Avril Lansdell, published by Shire in 1986, which has 112 pages, many illustrations View more info

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Kathleen Whyte: Embroiderer

By: Arthur, Liz

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Batsford: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8550


Book is clean and has no inscriptions, in a bright priceclipped (by the publisher, has their reprice sticker) dustjacket which is creased at the spine ends and corners. 158 pages + publishers ads, 120 b/w & 12 colour plates. View more info

Candace Bahouth's medieval needlepoint

By: Bahouth, Candace

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Conran Octopus Ltd: 1994

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 49690


Very clean, tightly bound larger square format paperback with no inscriptions, appears little used. 128 pages, colour photos throughout, index View more info

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Glorafilia: The Miniature Needlepoint Collection.

By: Berman, Jennifer & Lazarus, Carole

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Ebury Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10654


An unmarked hardback book in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a short closed tear at the head of the spine. 96 pages, illustrated by colour photographs in the text. View more info

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Art of the stitch: the Embroiderers' Guild international open exhibition

By: Berry, Chris (foreword)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Embroiderers' Guild: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31268


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, appears little used. 24 pages, colour illustrations in the text View more info

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Great knits for kids, with, Bright knits for kids

By: Bliss, Debbie

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Collins & Brown: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41296


Very clean, tightly bound larger format book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 80 pages, colour photos. 27 classic designs for infants. We will include a vg paperback copy of 'Bright knits for kids' by the same author, at no extra cost View more info

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How to make hats

By: Borrett, Eve

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44311


Very clean, tightly bound book with a name/address on the front pastedown (under the dustjacket foldover), otherwise no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the corners. Appears little used. 92 pages, 25 figures, index View more info

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Carpet manufacture

By: Bradbury, Fred

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Belfast, Fred Bradbury: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62381


Ex college library hardback bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth split at spine, rubbed at corners, front endpaper excised. 300 pages + xix pages of related adverts (looms, frames), illustrations on plates and in text View more info

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Worsted

By: Brearley, Alan & Iredale, John A.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62382


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with silver titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. xii + 148 pages, illustrations and photos in the text, bibliography, index View more info

The London look: fashion from street to catwalk

By: Breward, Christopher & Ehrman, Edwina & Evans, Caroline

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51325


Clean and tightly bound large format paperback, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. vi + 174 pages, 166 colour illustrations in the text, notes, bibliography, index. View more info

The gallery of English costume: picture book number one - a brief view, with, picture book number four - women's costume 1835 - 1870 (2 booklets)

By: Buck, Anne M.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Manchester, The Art Galleries Committee of the Corporation of Manchester: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48635


2 clean paperback originals, pictorial card covers, stapled spines, staples rusty, card covers rubbed at edges, but generally appear little used, no inscriptions. 28 pages, photos on plates. Women's costume was published in 1951 View more info

Passion for colour: designer knitting with natural dyes

By: Burnett, Sarah

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Conran Octopus: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52558


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the top edge. 158 pages, photos and illustrations in the text, glossary, stockists View more info

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Encyclopedia of Victorian needlework [dictionary of needlework]: in two volumes

By: Caulfield, S. F. A.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1972

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 45560


Pair of clean & tightly bound larger format paperbacks, old inked prices to front endpaper otherwise no inscriptions, spines slightly faded, appear little used. xviii + 698 pages, over 1200 illustrations in the text & on plates, index. Heavy set, 1.7kg unpacked View more info

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The craft of hand spinning

By: Chadwick, Eileen

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Batsford: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 46322


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a short closed tear at the head of the spine, and the spine is a bit faded. Appears little used. 168 pages, 130 b/w & 5 colour photos, glossary, index View more info

The Dryad book of bobbin lace

By: Clare, Raie

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Dryad Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60114


Clean & tightly bound hardback, no inscriptions, issued without a dustjacket. 158 pages, 176 illustrations, reading list, suppliers list, index. Included with this will be a 12 page booklet 'Bobbin lace for beginners' by the same author View more info