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1. Adams, Jeanie; Campbell, David (1995). Made with Meaning: Crafts of Aboriginal Far North Queensland: The Yalga - Binbi Collection (1st ed). Queensland: Yalga-Binbi Institute for Community Development, Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Corporation. 48 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, card covers, stapled, black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear, top corner front cover & some pages little worn, spine ends lightly scuffed, faint foxing title page. This book was published in conjunction with an exhibition "Made With Meaning: Crafts of Far North Queensland", curated by Jeanie Adams, and presented as an opening exhibition of the Cairns Regional Gallery in 1995, and thereafter travelled to galleries in other states. Photos by David Campbell. ISBN: 1863340041. Our Book No: 26726. $35 AUD.

2. Bach, Jean (1983). Collecting German Dolls (1st ed). Secaucus, NJ: Lyle Stuart, Inc. 192 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white frontispiece, black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear jacket (light crease rear flap, minor edgewear, top spine jacket creased, light scuff & thinned mark title page (label removed). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. . Jean Bach has drawn upon her own extensive collection and on the resources of Sotheby and Christies, two of the world's most renowned auction houses, to compile this visual and documentary record of the treasures, both common and rare, available today to collectors of German-made dolls. The book has 250 illustrations and over 500 dolls are discussed. First edition stated. ISBN: 0818403330. Our Book No: 25924. $30 AUD.

3. Baren, Maurice (1998). Victorian Shopping: On the Start of our Favourite Pastime. London: Michael O'Mara. 144 pp. Paperback small quarto, good plus condition, black & white & colour & sepia (brown-coloured) text-photos & drawings, small bump bottom edge front cover, faint foxing edges, faint toning fore-edge, minor edgewear. A fascinating look at our favourite pastime and offers a glimpse behind the lace curtains of a bygone age. There are over 300 illustrations to bring the text to life. ISBN: 1854793020. Our Book No: 25774. $12 AUD.

4. Bonser, Phil; City Properties Limited, Australian; Woldendorp, Richard (photographer) (1988). Broome and the Pearl Coast (1 ed). Broome, WA: Phil Bonser Research and Presentation Pty Ltd. 40 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos (some full-page), few small scratches covers, minor edgewear. Phil Bonser (Australian City Properties Limited) provides a guide to the town of Broome, Western Australia, on the shores of Roebuck Bay, about 2200km north of Perth, and famous for its pearling industry, a major source for pearls worldwide as a fashion accessory. Photographs by Richard Woldendorp. ISBN: 0731635388. Our Book No: 28760. $20 AUD.

5. Brand, Laura; Cotton, Fearne (foreword) (2020). The Joy Journal for Magical Everyday Play: Easy Activities and Creative Craft for Kids and their Grown-ups (Reprint ed) [Bluebird Books for Life]. London: Bluebird / Pan Macmillan. 198 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. This book shows you how to use simple materials like basic art supplies, household objects, and materials found in nature to encourage your children to use their imagination to create their own crafts, play, and projects together with family fun. There are plenty of fun activities for children and adults to do together. There are blank pages to use when you want to make notes about the project or jot your ideas down. ISBN: 9781529025590. Our Book No: 40614. $20 AUD.

6. Brearley, Deborah (1994). Pansy Designs for Traditional Crafts: Patchwork, Embroidery, Decoupage, Quilting, Cross Stitch, Smocking (1st ed) [Greenhouse Australian Crafts]. Melbourne, Ringwood: Penguin Books Australia. 106 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, full-page colour text-photos, black & white patterns & drawings, frontispiece, spine little faded, minor edgewear corners. This inspiring book has a stunning collection of original designs featuring the much-loved pansy. The patterns are adaptable for more than a dozen crafts, including applique, embroidery and stencilling. This beautiful book includes sayings, beliefs and romantic verses gathered from the literature and lore of the pansy. ISBN: 0864364199. Our Book No: 29754. $30 AUD.

7. Brearley, Deborah; Thomas, Bill (photographer) (1995). Bear Crafts (1st ed) [Lothian Australian Craft Series]. Melbourne: Lothian Publishing. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, faint foxing inside covers, minor edgewear corner tips. This beautiful inspiring book has an extended range of appealing craft projects where the teddy bear is the theme using: stencilling, patchwork, quilting, decoupage, and fabric painting. All the projects are easy to make, and have clear step-by-step instructions and patterns. ISBN: 0850917107. Our Book No: 29774. $20 AUD.

8. Breward, Christopher (editor); Conekin, Becky (editor); Cox, Caroline (editor) (2002). The Englishness of English Dress (1st ed). Oxford: Berg Publishers. 219 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, tiny bump bottom edge rear cover & last few pages, minor edgewear. Examines costume history, social history and cultural history. This is the first book to look at ways in which fashion and dress might be considered in the context of national identities as they apply in England. There is an overview of how particular designers and consumer groups have striven to present or contest versions of Englishness through clothing from the 18th through to the 21st centuries. ISBN: 1859735282. Our Book No: 25653. $20 AUD.

9. Broun, Jeremy (1994). The Encyclopedia of Woodworking Techniques (Australian, reprint ed). Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 176 pp. Paperback square quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, spine minimally faded, crease front cover, minor edgewear. Alternate title: The Encyclopeadia of Wood Working Techniques. A unique A-Z of practical woodworking techniques, plus guidance on how best to use them. ISBN: 0731803965. Our Book No: 22587. $20 AUD.

10. Bryan, Nonabah; Young, Stella (1940). Navajo Native Dyes: Their Preparation and Use (1st ed) [Indian Handcrafts]. Chilocco, OK: U.S. Office of Indian Affairs. 76 pp. Paperback large octavo, good condition, light brown card cover (lightly toned), stapled (staples rusted), sepia (brown-tinted) drawings, endpapers lightly foxed, pages lightly toned as usual, some edgewear, owner's written name & date. First edition. Recipes for Navajo native dyes formulated by by Nonabah Bryan, and compiled by Stella Young. When sheep were introduced into the Southwest USA by the Spaniards in the 16th century, wool became accessible to the Navajo. Navajo genius discovered that the plants and minerals of their desert home could be used to change his native white and black wool to a multitude of soft and lustrous colors, producing the antique Navajo rugs so much prized for their simplicity in design. Our Book No: 12796. $20 AUD.

11. Butterfield, Ron (1996). Woodcarving: A Complete Course (Reprint ed). East Sussex: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications. 128 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, few light creases covers, minor wear bottom edge, minor edgewear. This book is about the art of woodcarving. The author describes the techniques of carving, timbers suitable for carving and design. The many projects will keep anyone with the desire to work with wood very busy. ISBN: 0946819041. Our Book No: 26084. $15 AUD.

12. Caira, Alma (2000). Ceramic and Glassware Style: Paint Your Own Tableware, Glassware, and Decorative Objects (1st ed). New York: Watson-Guptill Publications. 136 pp. Paperback small square quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour text-photos & drawings, minimal edgewear. This very useful book presents over 30 original projects featuring easy-to-use paints, ranging from simple freehand designs to more complex patterns created by masking and stenciling. There are more than a dozen templates in this idea-packed book. Practical and inspirational, this beautiful book is comprehensive and sure to become an important part of your life. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0823005887. Our Book No: 21744. $15 AUD.

13. Carlin, Scot; Martin, Megan; Watts, Peter (foreword) (2001). Augusto Lorenzini: Italian Artist Decorator in Victorian Sydney (1st ed). Sydney, Glebe: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 71 pp. Hardback large octavo, pictorial cover, no jacket as issued, illustrated endpapers, very good condition, colour illustrations, few black & white text-photos, slight bump top spine. This book is published in association with the exhibition "Augusto Lorenzini, Italian Artist Decorator" at Elizabeth Bay House June-November 2001. Megan Martin's research into the life of Augusto Lorenzini is published here for the first time with an analysis of high Victorian decorative taste in New South Wales (NSW) by the curator of Elizabeth Bay House, Scott Carlin. ISBN: 094975398X. Our Book No: 27603. $15 AUD.

14. Case, Cassandra (editor); Crane, Anita Louise; Franklin, Arden; Hiney, Mary Jo; McCann, Sally; Mickey, Susan; Morris, Mary; O'Sullivan, Joanne (2004). The Pattern Companion: Sewing (1st ed). New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. 192 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, cover corners little creased. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. . This very special book is complete with a handy, instructional section. The sewing patterns can be used to create custom-designed clothes, accessories, children's gifts, toys, and garments. The book is an invaluable reference and a great project sourcebook. The patterns were adapted from various craft books. ISBN: 1402712723. Our Book No: 26932. $30 AUD.

15. Clark, Ricky (1994). Quilted Gardens: Floral Quilts of the Nineteenth Century (1st ed). Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press. 115 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, minimal edgewear corner tips. This is the story of the classic floral quilt which was one of the most popular styles used in the 19th century. From the 1840s through the 1870s, these attractive, eye-catching designs were very popular. The designs gradually declined after that. A fascinating look at these quilts, their makers, and the many influences that affected the development of the classic floral quilt style. ISBN: 1558532722. Our Book No: 30504. $18 AUD.

16. Clough, Peter (1996). Clay in the Classroom (Australian ed). Sydney / London: Craftsman House / G+B Arts International. 112 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. In this book, the author discusses the basics necessary for successfully working with clay in school. He covers the types of clays, storage, building techniques and firing - with and without a kiln. The illustrations are examples of the work of primary school children. ISBN: 9057030810. Our Book No: 22528. $12 AUD.

17. Cooke, Anne; Birkl, Joanne (with) (1996). Going to the Show? Images and Memories of Sydney's Royal Easter Show. Sydney: Historic Houses Trust of NSW / Royal Agricultural Society of NSW. 80 pp. Paperback wide octavo (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos. Anne Cooke describes The Royal Easter Show in Sydney that has attracted millions of visitors since its inception in 1823, and held at Sydney Showgrounds Moore Park (until the recent move to Homebush). Covers posters & advertising, historical development, entertainment in the arena, the sideshows, the country comes to town, the woodchop, the district exhibits, arts and crafts exhibitions, industrial & commercial exhibitions, and the past and the future. ISBN: 0949753602. Our Book No: 3688. $28 AUD.

18. Cuffley, Peter (1995). Chandeliers and Billy Tea: A Catalogue of Australian Life 1880 - 1940 (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Five Mile Press. 120 pp. Paperback small folio, very good condition, dark brown cover design (differs from stock photo), many black & white drawings, corner tip front cover creased, edges & rear endpapers minimally foxed, minor edgewear. Peter Cuffley provides a detailed catalogue of Australian home furnishings and other household items from the years spanning 1880 to 1940 (from the goldrushes to WW2), which brought many great and lasting changes to the Australian way of life. Mostly consists of items from early catalogues, including fashion, hardware, tools, furniture, jewellery and toys. The catalogues in this book reflect the tastes, aspirations and dreams of a nation coming of age. (Cover has dark brown design, which differs from the first printing.). ISBN: 0867880597. Our Book No: 5045. $30 AUD.

19. De Simone, Daniel (editor) (2004). A Heavenly Craft: The Woodcut in Early Printed Books: Illustrated Books Purchased By Lessing J. Rosenwald at the Sale of the Library of C. W. Dyson Perrins. New York: George Braziller. 222 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour illustrations, illustrated endpapers, minor edgewear jacket (tiny tear bottom edge), minor edgewear corners few pages, top corner rear cover bumped. Heavy (1.6 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book explores both books and art. Paul Needham chronicles the history of the C. W. Dyson Perrins book auction, noting highlights in the collection. Lilian Armstrong, an art historian, looks at woodcut designs printed in early Italian books. Daniela Laube looks at the 15th and early 16th-century work of printers and woodcut designers in Germany. Daniel De Simone begins to build on 19th and 20th century scholarship in early woodcut illustration. This book has been published for an exhibition in New York, Washington and Dallas in 2004 - 2005. ISBN: 0807615366. Our Book No: 25781. $80 AUD.

20. DeCosse, Cy (1988). Singer Sewing for the Home (Reprint ed) [Singer Sewing Reference Library]. Minnetonka, MN: Cy DeCosse Incorporated. 128 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour photos (some full-page), small mark top edge free flyleaf, faint toning endpapers & top edge few pages. This Singer Sowing book has a wide selection of decorator home fashions that are simple to construct, easy to care for, cost effective, colours and patterns are coordinated, and many can be made in one day. There are designer customizing hints which can be incorporated into home decorating projects. ISBN: 0865732035. Our Book No: 28667. $18 AUD.

21. Delamotte, F. (1996). Historic Ornamental Alphabets (Reprint ed). Stepney, SA: Axiom Publishing. 62 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. A selection of unique alphabets from the 8th to the 17th Century. Drawn from Vatican, German and British historic texts. Originally published as the "Book of Ornamental Alphabets Ancient and Medieval" by F. Delamotte. A good source of style and inspiration for the calligrapher, scholar, crafts person and anyone interested in historical art. ISBN: 0947338462. Our Book No: 23997. $18 AUD.

22. Dobson, Margaret; Chandler, John (foreword) (1997). Bradford Voices: A Study of Bradford on Avon Through the Twentieth Century (1st ed). Bradford on Avon, Wilts: Ex Libris. 256 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, light creasing rear cover, minor edgewear. This book focuses on the small town of Bradford on Avon, famous since the Middle Ages for the manufacture of wool and cloth, and since the mid-19th century for rubber products. This is an absorbing, enlightening, and sometimes amusing and occasionally moving story of the people of Bradford on Avon throughout the 20th century. ISBN: 0948578890. Our Book No: 25689. $20 AUD.

23. Drury, Elizabeth; Lewis, Philippa (1995). The Victorian Household Album: From the Amoret Tanner Ephemera Collection (1st ed). London: Collins & Brown. 128 pp. Paperback oblong, very good condition, black & white & colour & sepia (brown-coloured) text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear, bottom corner & edge front cover little creased, bottom corner little creased few pages, title page faintly marked (from frontispiece). Compiled by Drury and Lewis, this book is a delightful, room-by-room journey through the minutiae of a Victorian-era home, from drawing room to servants hall, morning room to nursery. There are over 300 illustrations, 150 in colour. ISBN: 1855852322. Our Book No: 25698. $15 AUD.

24. Duncan, Alastair; De Bartha, Georges; Juvelis, Priscilla (preface) (1989). Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding: French Masterpieces 1880 - 1940. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 200 pp. Hardback large wide quarto, dustjacket (with side flaps), very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour illustrations, minor edgewear jacket (top edge & top spine lightly creased). Heavy (1.7 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The first major study of the sudden flowering of the art of bookbinding in France at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century. The 60 years between 1880 and 1940 produced bookbinding's greatest modern masters and many of its most original and gifted craftsmen and craftswomen. Follows the development of bookbinding from its beginnings and then look at the influence on bookbinding of the period's finest binders. This very special book has a detailed biography and bibliography on every binder of note. There are 252 illustrations, including 202 plates in full colour. The custom-made bindings are reproduced in full-colour - these were made as precious art works for the private libraries of wealthy bibliophiles. This book would be a wonderful addition to any booklovers library. ISBN: 0810918811. Our Book No: 29227. $80 AUD.

25. Dye, Molly; Dasey, Patricia (editor) (1993). Molly Dye's Treasury of Craft. Canberra: Nationwide News. 72 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled, very good condition, black & white drawings & patterns, full-page colour text-photos, foldout paper patterns lightly toned, small mark cover, minor edgewear. Molly Dye's column appeared weekly in the Sunday Telegraph in Sydney. This wonderful booklet is packed with crafts for everyone. There are needlework, quilting, stencilling, decorative painting, gifts to make, easy craft for kids, toys plus pages of helpful hints. (No date, but 1993, Trove.). Our Book No: 22770. $20 AUD.

26. Earnshaw, John (1971). Early Sydney Cabinetmakers 1804 - 1870: A Directory with an Introductory Survey [Cabinet-makers]. Sydney, Surry Hills: Wentworth Books. 55 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page black & white photos centre spread, some foxing & toning front & reverse side jacket (minor edgewear). John Earnshaw was a Sydney engineer and researcher and collector of early Australiana. Here he documents, for the first time, the craftsmen in the furnishing trades in early Australia. A wealth of detail and illustrations are provided about aspects of cabinet making and furnishing of homes in Australia's early days, particularly Sydney Town. Of significant interest to the antique collector. At the rear is a valuable detailed 20-page directory of cabinetmakers. Each entry consists of name, years in operation, and address. (Limited edition of 1000 copies, as stated on jacket front flap.) ISBN: 0855870028. Our Book No: 14275. $130 AUD.

27. Ellis, Elizabeth (2013). The Sydney Punchbowl. Sydney, Potts Point: Hordern House Rare Books. 135 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket (with side flaps), very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour text-photos, maps, frontispiece. Elizabeth Ellis investigates the milieu and the mysteries of the "Sydney Punchbowl", one of the treasures of the Mitchell Library collection of the State Library of New South Wales - a fine and large porcelain bowl manufactured in China as export ware about 1820. The Punchbowl is decorated with a hand-painted panoramic scene of Sydney Cove around the outside and a group of Aboriginal figures as the inner centre-piece, and finished with Chinese-style floral and gilded bandings. Hordern House is issuing a deluxe limited edition replica handcrafted by Chinese craftsmen in Jingdezhen, China. Includes a brief essay on the making of the replica. ISBN: 9781875567720. Our Book No: 29627. $35 AUD.

28. Evans, Ian (1985). Furnishing Old Houses: A Guide to Interior Decoration (1st p/b ed). Melbourne: Sun Papermac / Sun Books. 135 pp. Paperback large square quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, minor edgewear. Ian Evans provides a companion book to "Restoring Old Houses". The information will help everyone understand how old Australian houses were furnished and how an atmosphere that suits their period can be created. More than 230 illustrations have been carefully selected from archives, libraries and private collections or taken to complement the text. ISBN: 0725104600. Our Book No: 13904. $20 AUD.

29. Evans, Ian (1985). The Australian Home (Revised ed). Sydney, Glebe: Flannel Flower Press. 144 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, colour photos, spine faintly faded as common, minor edgewear. Revised edition. Ian Evans describes the fascinating and detailed story of the Australian home from 1788 to 1938 - how built, decorated, furnished and lived in. By a recognised expert in understanding Australian heritage houses (Victorian, Edwardian, etc). Examines bricks and mortar, timber and iron, furniture, furnishings, hardware, wallpaper, paint, lights, bric-a-brac - even the kitchen stove and the garden gate. ISBN: 0959492364. Our Book No: 18990. $25 AUD.

30. Evans, Ian (1990). Furnishing Old Houses: A Guide to Interior Decoration (3rd ed). Melbourne: Sun Papermac / Sun Books. 135 pp. Paperback large square quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, bottom corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear corner tips covers, shop sticker inside cover, bookplate (owner's rubber stamp), copy 2. Third edition. This book is a companion volume to "Restoring Old Houses". The information will help everyone understand how old Australian houses were furnished and how an atmosphere that suits their period can be created. More than 230 illustrations have been carefully selected from archives, libraries and private collections or taken to complement the text. ISBN: 0725106069. Our Book No: 13904A. $20 AUD.

31. Farben (1926). Pocket Manual for the Dyeing of Cotton and Other Vegetable Fibres (5th ed). Hoechst am Main: I. G. Farbenindustrie. 400 pp. Paperback small, thick khaki green cover (lightly soiled), good plus condition, black endpapers, red-tinted edges, pages lightly toned, lightly foxed. Fifth edition. Procedures and formulas for industrial dyeing, promoted by the German dye manufacturer Farben. Our Book No: 13824. $25 AUD.

32. Fillion Ritchie, Kathy (1995). Stencilling (1st ed) [Contemporary Crafts Series]. London: New Holland. 96 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text illustrations, minor edgewear, top corner front flyleaf little creased. This book is an inspirational guide to one of the most popular crafts, showing how to create original and stylish paint effects on wood, ceramics, paper and fabric. The design ideas include muslin curtains, a hard-wearing canvas floorcloth, a practical garden rug, a traditionally painted wooden cupboard and chest, and fun stationery. ISBN: 1853686638. Our Book No: 25827. $13 AUD.

33. Finnegan, Dianne (1990). Piece by Piece: The Complete Book of Australian Quiltmaking (Australian ed). Sydney, Brookvale: Simon & Schuster. 172 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos (many full-page), black & white sketches, minor edgewear jacket (light foxing reverse side), light foxing top edge. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. . A beautiful and practical introduction to quiltmaking by Dianne Finnegan. Covers the techniques of piecing, applique and fabric manipulation, and the drafting, assembling, quilting and finishing of the quilt. The illustrations are in full colour with over 200 detailed step diagrams and instructions. Australian edition. ISBN: 0731800850. Our Book No: 26080. $40 AUD.

34. Fisher, Frank; Tarling, Lowell (with) (2002). Guilty to Driza-Bone (1st ed). Melbourne: Crown Content. 298 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, crease front cover near spine, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). This is the autobiography of the owner of the Driza-Bone rainwear company from the early 1970s. This is a book with a special "taste" of Australia, the outback, the sun, the droughts, the cities and bigger businesses prepared to give a little business a go. The author writes his story and gives a full history of the company. ISBN: 1740950038. Our Book No: 26027. $20 AUD.

35. Ganderton, Lucinda (2013). Embellishments: How to Add Unique Details to Your Clothes and Accessories (1st ed). London: New Holland. 111 pp. Hardback small wide quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), pictorial cover, colour photos (mostly full-page), black & white drawings, minor edgewear jacket. Lucinda Ganderton provides a book full of inspiring ideas to show you how to add unique eye-catching detail to your clothes and accessories. A fabulous collection of step-by-step designs for personalizing ready-made clothes with colourful, individual embellishments using simple embroidery, beading, etc. The designs are easy to follow and the full-colour illustrations make this an ideal book for creative spirits. ISBN: 9781780095127. Our Book No: 29796. $20 AUD.

36. Garforth, Vivienne (1993). Decoupage with Scrapbook Pictures (1st ed). Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 55 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos (some full-page), black & white drawings, front cover corner creased, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. Shows how to create 23 different decoupaged items - including decorated soaps, pot-pourri fans, notepaper, jars for preserves, herb pots, bookmarks and birthday cards. Clear step-by-step diagrams are included. The scrap sheets are not included with this book. ISBN: 0864175248. Our Book No: 21686. $12 AUD.

37. Garner, Lynne (2006). The Complete Book of Papercraft: Over 50 Designs for Handmade Paper, Cards, Gift-wrapping, Decoupage, and Manipulating Paper (1st Australian ed) [Milner Craft Series]. Binda, NSW: Sally Milner Publishing. 158 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (many full-page), black & white templates, glossy paper, few faint scratches rear cover. With a wide range of papermaking techniques and over 50 designs, this book provides all the ideas and inspiration necessary to get started making paper or craft with paper. ISBN: 1863513612. Our Book No: 21619. $18 AUD.

38. Gault, Rosette (1998). Paper Clay (1st ed) [Ceramics Handbooks]. London: G+B Arts International. 128 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos, frontispiece, few scratches rear cover. (Distributed in Australia by Craftsman House.) In this book, the author clearly explains how to make, use and fire paper clay and paper slips to the best advantage The work of an international group of artists is used to illustrate the versatility of this fascinating material. ISBN: 9057038714. Our Book No: 26134. $15 AUD.

39. Gemmell, Liz (1986). Liz Gemmell's Creative Collection: 25 Original Australian Handknits (1st ed). Melbourne: Lloyd O'Neil. 112 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, stiffened card covers, coloured endpapers, colour text-photos (mostly full-page), black & white drawings, front pastedown creased (during manufacture). Presents a new range of ideas and techniques. Yarns are sometimes bright and vibrant, sometimes soft and subtle, reflecting the contrasts of Australia. The 25 designs are a great starting point for the keen knitter. There are hints and advice on how to adapt any of the designs in colour, texture and size to create a unique piece each time. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0855507802. Our Book No: 22073. $12 AUD.

40. Gertner, Zoe (2000). Woodcarving: A Foundation Course (Reprint ed). Lewes, East Sussex: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications. 183 pp. Paperback quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, cover design differs from stock photo. A comprehensive foundation course in the craft of woodcarving. Part 1 describes the best types of wood to use, the necessary tools and how to buy, use and care for them, sharpening tools, and health and safety in the workshop. Part 2 describes a series of projects such as simple carving in the round, hollowing and deep relief carving, and detailed figure carving. ISBN: 186108059X. Our Book No: 6414. $20 AUD.

41. Gregory, Ian (2006). Kiln Building (New, reprint ed) [Ceramics Handbook Series]. London: A. & C. Black. 95 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, black & white figures, frontispiece, top corner creased front cover, minor edgewear, base spine lightly rubbed. Discusses the different types of kilns, fuels, the materials to use, and the principles to be kept in mind for successful firing. There are working drawings of the many types of kilns are included and some new, experimental kilns are illustrated. ISBN: 0713679263. Our Book No: 30152. $30 AUD.

42. Guild, Quilter's; Poulos, Judy (editor); Payne, Andrew (photographer) (1995). Australia Dreaming: Quilts to Nagoya (1st ed). Sydney, Rushcutters Bay: J. B. Fairfax Press. 104 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour photos (mostly full-page), illustrated inside covers, minor edgewear corner tips. Australian quiltmaking takes another step forward with this collection of contemporary quilts bound for Nagoya in Japan. Forty-five quilts illustrate and define the theme with colour and imagination. From all over Australia, quiltmakers have embraced the vision of the exhibition. This book is a record of their quilts in full colour. This is a book to treasure for anyone interested in Australian history and crafts. ISBN: 1863432477. Our Book No: 40416. $20 AUD.

43. Harmsworth, Thomas; Day, Graham (1979). Wool and Mohair: Producing Better Natural Fibres (1st ed) [Australian Land Series]. Melbourne: Inkata Press. 248 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, figures, tables, edges lightly foxed, reverse side jacket lightly foxed (minor edgewear), spine ends & bottom edge rubbed. Thomas Harmsworth and Graham provide practical information on all aspects of wool and mohair production. (From the Australian Land Series, Inkata Press.). ISBN: 0909605122. Our Book No: 25234. $20 AUD.

44. Hartog, Neree; McIntyre, Lorell (project designs); Klepatzki, Janet (project designs); Elton, Andrew (photos); Owens, Louise (styling) (1995). May Gibbs Country Craft: Folk Art, Stencilling, Decoupage (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bay Books. 80 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour text-photos, foldout patterns inside rear cover, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear. This is the first book, coordinated by Hartog, to feature favourite country-style crafts created around May Gibbs' characters and bushland images. The book includes 18 folk art, stencilling and decoupage projects with full-size designs, including a pull-out pattern sheet. ISBN: 1863780521. Our Book No: 27849. $16 AUD.

45. Haskins, Jenny (1998). Machine Embroidery: Inspirational Quilting Techniques. Melbourne, Prahran: Aussie Publishers. 86 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, few black & white drawings, colour photos, minimal edgewear. This clear and concise book shows how easy it is to use the technology at your fingertips to create beautiful furnishings. The inspiration for this book came from a new colour range of Madeira rayon threads. Jenny Haskins 'paints' with thread - her fabric is her canvas and her sewing machine is her brush ISBN: 187636405X. Our Book No: 40412. $25 AUD.

46. Hasler, Julie; Lewis, Di (1989). Kate Greenaway Cross Stitch Designs. Sydney: Greenhouse Publications. 120 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white & colour drawings & photos, faint foxing first & last page, bottom corners lightly rubbed. The designs illustrated in this book, based on Kate Greenaway's classic children's tales, show many ways in which cross-stitch can be used to decorate the home, or to make children's clothes or unusual gifts. ISBN: 0864362927. Our Book No: 24987. $15 AUD.

47. Hill, Edwin S. (1918). INVOICE: Edwin S. Hill & Co., Court Hair Dressers & Perfumerers, Cutlers & Silversmiths, London. London: Edwin S. Hill. 1 pp. Ephemera, invoice, small quarto, good condition, page lightly toned, front & rear marked along edge, some edgewear, rubber stamp. Single-page invoice for this London business, 23 Old Bond Street (and at the Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall). Customer is Richard Buesley(?), being account rendered. Text in ink. Payment received rubber stamp. Our Book No: 4224. $20 AUD.

48. Hosiery, Lustre (1930). The Inside Story of My Lady's Attire. Sydney: Lustre Hosiery and Lingerie Company, 379 Kent Street. 16 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white & single-colour drawings, staples rusted, bottom corner pages creased, base spine repaired, edgewear. A scarce but lovely little pamphlet, being a catalogue with prices for products from this Sydney fashion business. No date, but probably 1930s, because of the art deco-style illustrations. Not listed in Trove catalogue. Our Book No: 13924. $80 AUD.

49. Housekeeping, Good (1945). Good Housekeeping's Household Hints. Sydney: National Magazine Company Pty Ltd. 51 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, good condition, hints, adverts, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, staples little aged, light wear along spine, pages lightly browned, faint foxing edges, covers lightly rubbed, crease in cover. (Estimated date: 1940s, Trove catalogue.) The hints and adverts make this a charming little pamphlet to add to a homes collection. The hints have been compiled and tested by Good Housekeeping Institute, London. Our Book No: 26571. $15 AUD.

50. Ingram, Elizabeth (editor) (1987). Thread of Gold: The Embroideries and Textiles in York Minster (1st ed). Hants: Pitkin Pictorials. 63 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, bottom corner covers faintly creased, minor edgewear, bookplate (owner's written name). A golden thread runs through the history of ecclesiastical embroideries and textiles right down to the work that continues so lovingly today. Centuries of craftsmanship and fine handiwork are woven into the collection described and illustrated in this book. The author's love and understanding of these inherited treasures, together with her involvement in the creation of new works of art, will through these pages, inspire and delight all who are interested in the history and day-to-day life of one of Britain's great cathedrals: York Minster. ISBN: 085372427X. Our Book No: 22175. $10 AUD.

51. Jamieson, Margaret; Procter, Phyl (1980). The Art of Copper Embossing: A Step by Step Guide to Copper Shim Work (Reprint ed). Sydney: Parramatta Lapidary Club. 44 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, stapled, very good condition, black & white drawings, few tiny scratches front cover, minor edgewear. The author explains the simple craft of copper embossing using copper shim, a few common tools and materials, and a lively imagination. ISBN: 0959876618. Our Book No: 25101. $20 AUD.

52. Jarratt, Maisie (1992). Embroidery Beading Designs and Techniques (1st ed). Kenthurst, NSW: Kangaroo Press. 72 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, black & white drawings (some full-page), black & white plate (frontispiece), colour plates, tiny dent front cover, minimal edgewear. This book is a followup to her successful How to Bead: French Embroidery Beading. This book has new designs based on combinations of the basic techniques, which take on a new look in a different context. Some of the designs use the more advanced technique of French frame beading, but most use the simpler techniques. A very expensive-looking garment can be created for only a small outlay. ISBN: 0864174799. Our Book No: 30057. $30 AUD.

53. Jents, Beril; Grasswill, Helen (with) (1993). Little Ol' Beryl from Bondi: A Fashionable Life. Melbourne: Macmillan Australia. 224 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, faint foxing top edge reverse side jacket, minimal edgewear. Autobiography of one of Australia's best known and most talented fashion designers. She was acknowledged for 40 years as Australia's "Queen of Haute Couture". Married to Australian writer Peter Carey. ISBN: 0732907667. Our Book No: 3531. $20 AUD.

54. Joner, Tone Bergli (1991). The Dough Book. Sydney, Birchgrove: Sally Milner. 71 pp. Hardback small wide quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour illustrations, white & grey drawings, spine ends & cover corner tips very slightly rubbed, bottom corner front cover little bumped. This interesting book has lots of craft projects using dough which can be enjoyed year-round by all the family. The book has dough recipes, techniques and tips, full-colour step-by-step instructions, over 100 ideas in full colour, over 80 drawings. ISBN: 1863510427. Our Book No: 29862. $30 AUD.

55. Kanarek, Lisa (2001). Home Office Life: Making a Space to Work at Home (1st ed). Gloucester, MA: Rockport Publishers. 144 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in as new dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour photos (some full-page). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This information-packed guidebook offers solutions and layouts for carving out home offices that work with your space and boost your success. There are over 100 colour photos, checklists, floor plans, and sound advice on billing, and storage. ISBN: 1564967751. Our Book No: 23504. $28 AUD.

56. Kelly, Mary; Ouless, C. (illustrator) (1943). On English Costume (Enlarged ed). London: H. F. W. Deane & Sons / Year Book Press. 54 pp. Paperback small, good plus condition, card cover (little marked), drawings, hinge little split (pages firm), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. A British survey of fashion from Saxon dress (460 - 1100) to Victorian dress (1840 - 1900). Our Book No: 4140. $10 AUD.

57. Klimsch, Karl (1977). Florid Victorian Ornament: Over 700 Motifs (Facsimile ed) [Dover Pictorial Archive Series]. New York: Dover Publications. 102 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few tiny impressions covers, base spine little rubbed, cover corner & some pages tip lightly creased, fore-edges last few pages rough-cut, minor edgewear. This very special book has over 700 metal-engraved designs on 102 plates: borders, frames, corners, leaves, scrollwork, strapwork, rosettes, escutcheons, cartouches in various sizes and styles. The designs include: floral motifs, leaves, flowers, vines, wreaths, geometric patterns, Greek frets, interlocking circles, squares, triangles, rectangles, lions, swans, serpents, hats, helmets, vegetables, heads. This book will appeal to artists, craftspeople and designers or to anyone with a love of anything Victorian. First published by Asher & Co, London (an unabridged republication of "Ornaments Invented & Designed", by Charles Klimsch, about 1877). ISBN: 0486234908. Our Book No: 29196. $18 AUD.

58. Kneen, Deborah (1992). The Australian Folk Art Collection (Revised ed). Sydney, Chippendale: Tracy Marsh Publications. 68 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, full-page colour photos, black & white drawings, black & white full-size patterns, minor edgewear corners, owner's written name. The first book to present an Australian approach to decorative painting. Over twenty five charming wood projects are arranged in appropriate levels for beginners, intermediate and advanced. Every project has clear step-by-step instructions, full-size patterns and colour photos to use as a guide. ISBN: 0959017461. Our Book No: 22994. $10 AUD.

59. Knight, Frederick (1978). Scroll Ornaments of the Early Victorian Period: 71 Engravings (Reprint revised ed) [Dover Pictorial Archive Series]. New York: Dover Publications. 47 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white plates, spine ends little rubbed, cover corner tips lightly creased, top corners some pages creased, minor edgewear. This very special book has over 71 metal-engraved designs on 47 plates: borders, frames, scrolls, creches, corners, crests in varied sizes & styles. There are floral motifs, leaves, flowers, vines, wreaths-all in ever-spreading and overflowing swirls. There are interlocking patterns of circles, rococo extravaganzas, lions, serpents, cherubs, fruit, vultures, mythical beasts. This book will appeal to artists, craftspeople and designers or to anyone with a love of anything Victorian. First published by J. Williams, London (revised reprint of the work "Knight's Scroll Ornaments, designed for the use of Silversmiths, Chasers, Die-Sinkers, Modellers, &c, 1825 - 1830). ISBN: 0486235963. Our Book No: 29197. $17 AUD.

60. Kreinik, Jacqueline Friedman (2003). Metallic Thread Embroidery: A Practical Guide to Stitching Creatively with Metallic Threads (1st p/b ed). Devon: David & Charles. 128 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos and sketches, colour photos, minor edgewear. Create shimmering embroidery and breathtaking projects with the magic of metallic threads. This book includes a comprehensive stitch library. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0715314378. Our Book No: 21631A. $12 AUD.

61. Kropper, Jean G. (1992). Papermaking from Recycling to Art: Step by Step Instructions, Embossing, Watermarks Embedding, Plant Fibres, Sizing, Casting (1st ed) [Lothian Australian Craft Series]. Melbourne: Lothian Books. 64 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, full-page colour photos, small creases covers, minor edgewear corners, small mark fore-edge & inside front cover, light foxing front flyleaf, few impressions front cover. This book is a comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about papermaking. There are step-by-step instructions throughout, clear illustrations and beautiful colour photographs which make this book ideal for the beginner as well as inspiring for the expert. ISBN: 0850915058. Our Book No: 25828. $15 AUD.

62. Labour and National Service Industrial Training Division, Department of (1950). Painting and Decorating (Reprint ed) [Technical Publication]. Melbourne: McCarron Bird Pty Ltd / Department of Labour and National Service. 155 pp. Paperback wide octavo, flexible orange cover, very good condition, typewritten-style text, drawings, edges & pages lightly toned, owner's written name. Published by arrangement with the Department of Labour and National Service of the Commonwealth of Australia, presumably for TAFE courses. Contains 21 chapters including the painter's tool kit, power tools, scaffolding, miscellaneous basic materials, surface finishes, preparing the surface for painting, colour, painting with the brush, prevention and treatment of defects, glazing, decorative wall finishes, paperhanging. Our Book No: 26674. $25 AUD.

63. Lantz, Annie (1995). Annie Lantz: Frequent Buyer Cookbook. [Sydney]: Annie Lantz. 26 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, card cover, very good plus condition, brown-tinted paper. Cookbook pamphlet by an Australian (Sydney) businesswoman who mainly sells women's fashion products. Estimated date: 1990s. Our Book No: 18291. $10 AUD.

64. Lewis, Kim (1997). My Friend Harry (Reprint ed). London: Walker Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, top corner front cover creased, minor edgewear, presentation label inside front cover. A delightful book about a toy elephant named Harry. James takes him everywhere, on the farm, on holiday, to bed. Harry always listens and never complains. When James starts school, Harry stays at home on the first day, then goes with James the next day until Harry gets used to being at home by himself. The illustrations will appeal to any age. The author wrote "Floss", a story about a sheep dog (who also appears briefly in this book). ISBN: 0744552958. Our Book No: 28499. $15 AUD.

65. Lindahl, Carl; Ware, Carolyn (1997). Cajun Mardi Gras Masks (1st ed) [Folk Art and Artists]. Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi. 96 pp. Hardback small square quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour text-photos, covers little rubbed, two tiny dents rear cover. A study of Cajun Mardi Gras and its traditional maskmaking. Every winter, Cajun Louisiana folk artists assemble unlikely mixtures of material to shape masks for their Mardi Gras celebrations. This fascinating book introduces the artists, the performances, and processes of creating the fantastical masks. ISBN: 0878059687. Our Book No: 28318. $20 AUD.

66. Linn, Rob; Williams, R. M. (2006). One Piece of Leather: R. M. Williams: The Man and His Company (1st ed). Sydney, Milsons Point: R. M. Williams Publishing / Matthew Cowley (Publisher). 160 pp. Hardback wide quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos (most full-page), black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, top corners covers little bumped, minor dent & scratch front cover jacket. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The story of Australian company R. M. Williams (the name of the founder), best known for making boots and saddles. The many photos bring this amazing story to life and will bring many memories to anyone who owns a piece of R. M. Williams clothing or the famous boots. The book will also interest anyone wanting to learn some Australian history. First edition stated. ISBN: 0957970943. Our Book No: 28170. $60 AUD.

67. Longfield, Ada (1978). Irish Lace [Irish Heritage Series]. Dublin: Eason & Son. Unnum 26 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, stapled, foldout front cover, colour & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. This pamphlet is a pictorial introduction to the different types of Irish lace. Its history can be traced back to the 16th century in Ireland. ISBN: 0900346264. Our Book No: 11586. $10 AUD.

68. Madin, Jon; Munday, Caroline (illustrator) (1999). Make Your Own Wacky Instruments: Illustrated Instructions for Making Musical Instruments for School, Parades and Just for Fun (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Herne Hill: Jon Madin / Catalyst Press. 80 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, very good condition, stapled, black & white text-photos & drawings, top corner title page faintly creased, minor edgewear. This book offers ideas and instructions for making simple musical instruments and sound making devices. Includes a little sheet music. ISBN: 064630724X. Our Book No: 26057. $15 AUD.

69. Malcolm, Lisa; Dewar, Sally (1997). About Art (Reprint ed). Sydney, Marrickville: Science Press. 153 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos (some full-page), corners few pages & rear cover faintly creased, minor edgewear. A pictorial Australian school textbook about art by Lisa Malcolm and Sally Dewar. The artworks illustrated include painting, drawing, sculpture, fibre design, art clothing, jewellery, ceramics and graphics created by both professional artists and students. ISBN: 0855831618. Our Book No: 11187. $30 AUD.

70. Mason, Kate; Fuller, Debra (2007). The Heart of Design: An Emotional Journey into Scrapbook Creation (1st ed). Sydney, Rozelle: Pride Publishing. 98 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, many colour photos, minor edgewear, top corner tip front cover little creased, spine lightly faded, front cover lightly scratched. The authors are two of Australia's finest scrapbook artists. In this book, they are joined by fourteen invited artists as they share the stunning results of their quest for the perfect balance between emotion, art and design. ISBN: 9781921078095. Our Book No: 26799. $20 AUD.

71. McCann, Marilyn (1996). Country Brushstrokes (Reprint ed) [Milner Craft Series]. Burra Creek, NSW: Sally Milner Publishing. 90 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. How to create country Australiana and bush scenes in the folk art (naive) style. One of the first books in Australia about the popular American style as applied to Australian projects. ISBN: 1863511482. Our Book No: 1322. $10 AUD.

72. McKinnon, Gloria (1995). Creative Doll Craft (1st ed). Sydney, Rushcutters Bay: Fairfax Press. 80 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour text-photos (some full-page) & drawings, tiny mark fore-edge last few pages, minor edgewear. Eighty pages of exciting projects to make, from cloth dolls to heirloom-sewn finery, for all lovers of dolls. ISBN: 1863432361. Our Book No: 23053. $15 AUD.

73. McKinnon, Gloria (1999). Silk Ribbon Embroidery [Heirloom crafts series]. Sydney: Fairfax Press / Liberty One Media Group. 48 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, full-page colour photos, black & white drawings, large foldout pattern at rear, minor edgewear. Exquisite flowers can bloom on pillows, pincushions, picture frames and even clothing - all created with the magic of silk ribbon embroidery. Simple stitches worked in the rich jewel colours or the delicate pastels of elegant silk ribbon, are all it takes to achieve these lovely effects. Scarce edition. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 1863433651. Our Book No: 21600. $10 AUD.

74. Mega, Ann; Gillies, Catriona (photos) (1985). Sewing Australian Style (1st ed). Sydney: Ellsyd Press. 87 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, small mark flyleaf, paperclip impression front cover, spine little creased, minor edgewear. This book is about how to use your sewing machine creatively. Ann Mega has developed 20 original designs incorporating uniquely Australian images, including the koala, wattle, sulphur crested cockatoo, Ayer's Rock, kookaburra and many more. ISBN: 0949290130. Our Book No: 25344. $15 AUD.

75. Memmott, Harry (1980). The Australian Pottery Book: The Way of Clay: A Comprehensive Guide to Pottery (2nd, reprint ed). Sydney: Summit Books. 253 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, many black & white & colour text-photos (some full-page), some edgewear corners. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. . Step-by-step instructions to traditional pottery techniques - for both beginners and advanced potters. ISBN: 0727103296. Our Book No: 11102. $30 AUD.

76. Mercer, M.; Mercer, D.; Smit, Bram (illustrator); Grogan, John (technical adviser) (1956). New Ways with Plastic [Series 1]. Sydney: Central Press. 16 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), card cover, good plus condition, black & white drawings, front cover creased, rear cover little toned, old price marks, sticker mark. (Estimated date, 1956, Trove catalogue.) This pamphlet celebrates the new wonderful world of the use of plastic in craft designs. A companion manual to the book "Plastic: The Wonder Handcraft", by the same authors. Our Book No: 11750. $10 AUD.

77. Miles, Malcolm (2000). The Uses of Decoration: Essays in the Architectural Everyday (1st p/b ed). Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. 256 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, frontispiece, tiny dent fore-edge, minor edgewear. Malcolm Miles draws together material from several countries and areas of practice. Running through the book is a concern for the everyday, for the small and insignificant ways in which people occupy the built environment (their "representational spaces"). It raises awareness of this dimension and discusses sustainability. It concludes that the expertise of dwellers on dwelling is as important in shaping the futures of cities as designers on design. ISBN: 0471489638. Our Book No: 23578. $20 AUD.

78. Miller, Cameron; Falla, Dominique (1995). Woodlore (Reprint ed). Adelaide, Norwood: Omnibus Books / Scholastic Australia. 32 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour drawings (paintings), minor edgewear corners & base spine, advert stickers front cover. Cameron Miller and Dominique Falla superbly convey the ancient magic of the woodworker's craft in this unusual and exquisite children's picture book. The book incorporates both illustrations and wood carving pictures to show the traditional uses of different kinds of timber. The colour paintings are on plywood primed with gesso, using water-soluble pencils and framed with the actual wood described in the text. Frames & text by Miller, illustrations & text by Falla (both wood craftspersons live in Melbourne, Australia). A Children's Book Council of Australia Short-listed Book. ISBN: 1862911681. Our Book No: 20847. $20 AUD.

79. Newman, Judy (1996). Cottage Garden Embroidery [Milner Craft Series]. Burra Creek, NSW: Sally Milner. 52 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour drawings, edges little bumped, minor edgewear. Judy Newman provides very simple, clear instructions for each of several embroidery projects. The book includes all the things you need to know before you start a project, as well as presenting a guide to all the stitches used in the embroidery designs. The author is an Australian craft designer and craft writer (Australian Woman's Weekly). ISBN: 1863511938. Our Book No: 21674. $20 AUD.

80. Nice, Rosie (editor) (2000). State of the Waratah: The Floral Emblem of New South Wales in Legend, Art and Industry. Sydney: Royal Botanic Gardens / Nice Exhibitions. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good plus condition, colour & black & white paintings, inside covers decorated, red endpapers, minimal edgewear. This art exhibition catalogue was published by the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, on the occasion of the exhibition, "State of the Waratah", an official Olympic arts festival event, Sydney 2000. ISBN: 0734720246. Our Book No: 25908. $15 AUD.

81. Nicholas, Jane (2000). Stumpwork Embroidery Designs and Projects (Reprint ed) [Milner Craft Series]. Sydney: Sally Milner Publishing. 192 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, colour plates, few tiny bumps cover corners & fore-edge, minor edgewear. In this very special book, the author details 19 embroidery projects containing 28 new motifs that depict field flowers, pansies in many hues, roundels with scrolling floral designs, wildlife including a deer, owl and parrot, and needlework accessories which give a practical application for this embroidery. There are detailed instructions, hundreds of step-by-step illustrations, and the photos show the individual motifs and the projects very clearly. ISBN: 186351208X. Our Book No: 30524. $35 AUD.

82. Nicol, W. D. (1944). Handwork Suggestions for Primary Schools (1st ed). Melbourne: Education Department of Victoria. 88 pp. Paperback wide thin octavo, thin card covers, stapled pamphlet (staples lightly rusted), good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, covers little faded, tiny piece missing top edge front cover, tiny tear top edge first few pages, lightly scuffed front cover, edges lightly toned. This book has many craft ideas that can be used by the teacher to plan projects that the children can do themselves with a little help if needed. Our Book No: 25643. $15 AUD.

83. Norris, Malcolm (1977). Brass Rubbing: An Introduction to Brasses and Brass Rubbing [Pan Craft Series]. London: Pan Books. 112 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, black & white illustrations, crease front cover, faint toning pages & edges, top edge rear cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. A complete guide for beginner and expert alike. There are full instructions on techniques and materials followed by a history of types of brass, chapters on the people and costumes they depict, and on the old engravers and their workshops. ISBN: 0330250957. Our Book No: 27879. $15 AUD.

84. Nugent, Mary-Lou; Williamson, Inawinytji (foreword); Djerrkura, Gatjil (foreword) (1998). Desert Art: The Desart Directory of Central Australian Aboriginal Art and Craft Centres (2nd ed). Alice Springs: Jukurrpa Books. 81 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos including paintings (many full-page), minimal edgewear. This book, compiled by Mary-Lou Nugent (on behalf of the Association of Central Australian Aboriginal Art and Craft Centres), tells the story of Desart, the coordinating body for Aboriginal art and craft centres in Central Australia. This directory brings together 19 communities of artists, ordinarily remote from one another in both place and style. This beautiful book reveals in words and pictures of the artists themselves, the wide range and beauty of the Aboriginal art of Central Australia, including hand-painted pottery, hand-painted silks and canvases. Second edition (1998, reprinted 2000. Originally published 1993.). ISBN: 1864650044. Our Book No: 25955. $30 AUD.

85. Ondori (1984). Smocking (6th ed) [Ondori Handicraft Collection]. Tokyo: Ondorisha Publishers Japan. 88 pp. Paperback small quarto, good plus condition, stapled, colour photos, black & white & single-colour photos & drawings, bottom corner tips covers & pages slightly creased, spine title little faded, minor edgewear, rubber stamp inside front cover, owner's written name title page. The beautiful designs in this English-translated Ondari (Japanese) craft book will keep anyone who likes to do smocking busy for a long time. The book features blouses, toppers, aprons, nightgown case, pillow case, scatter cushions, dressers, bonnet & cape for toddlers, little girl fashions, and a chapter about smocking. Sixth edition, 1984. ISBN: 0870403672. Our Book No: 30814. $30 AUD.

86. Park, Alison (1994). Textured Canvas Work (1st ed) [Milner Craft Series]. Sydney: Sally Milner. 114 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white illustrations, full-page colour photos, few pages edge creases, minor edgewear corners. This book covers the basics for a beginner, and also the experienced embroiderer. The Australian author shows the ease of adding texture and a third dimension using beautiful colours and a wide variety of threads. There are detailed instructions for selecting the appropriate canvas and threads for any project, easy-to-follow diagrams, traditional stitches, and other unusual techniques. A really inspiring book for lovers of craft. ISBN: 1863511326. Our Book No: 28915. $15 AUD.

87. Penalver, David; Penalver, Daphne (notes) (2002). Australia's Historic Stained Glass: The Artisans, the Themes, the Buildings. Goulburn, NSW: Southern Tablelands Regional Committee, National Trust. 18 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, thin card covers, few light creases covers & spine, minor edgewear. This pamphlet details the tour of churches and houses in Goulburn, NSW, after a talk by Dr Beverley Sherry. Includes are the Cathedral Church of St Saviour, St Peter & St Pauls' Cathedral, Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, houses in Church Street, and the Coolavin Hotel. The stained glass windows in the Goulburn buildings which are included in the tour are the products of English, French, Belgian and Australian companies. Our Book No: 28351. $15 AUD.

88. Porteners, Marianne (1991). Australian Family Circle: Australian Crafts (1st ed) [Family Circle Treasury Series]. Sydney: Murdoch Books. 80 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour text-photos & drawings, flyleaves lightly foxed, top spine lightly bumped. (No inserted craft cloth.) Australian flora, fauna, and other unique craft designs are in this book, which will help you to create something Australian. ISBN: 0864112165. Our Book No: 1288. $10 AUD.

89. Publishing, Thames (1960). Pathfinder Annual for All Scouts (1st ed). London: Thames Publishing. 125 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial cover (green cloth spine), good condition, black & white drawings (including endpapers), few black & white photos, page edges slightly toned, owner's written name & year, small scuff mark top corner first page, spine ends lightly rubbed, corners worn, minor edgewear, faint pencil annotation. Fascinating annual covering all aspects of scouting. Sample contents: scout adventure stories, out of doors, scouting through the years, rummy rhymes, fun and games, strange but true stories, raising funds, handy hints, quizzes and puzzles, and craft projects. This annual is designed and printed in England, but would be of interest to any scouting group or annual collectors. Our Book No: 23171. $15 AUD.

90. Randall, Joyce (1992). Floral Designs for Ribbon Embroidery (1st ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 47 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour & black & white drawings, little faint foxing endpapers & title page, minor edgewear. This book features 28 charming, simple and dainty designs suitable for framing or embroidering on clothes. It opens with a short illustrated section on the techniques required for working successfully with ribbon, and follows with detailed instructions for the flower designs, including basic outlines for tracing. Each piece is illustrated in colour. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0864174314. Our Book No: 22222. $12 AUD.

91. Robins, Caroline; Buttner, Christine (1994). Contemporary Needlepoint. London: Mitchell Beazley. 144 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour photos, colour drawings, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Inspirational sourcebook for comparatively experienced needlecraft enthusiasts, containing 22 projects with colour charts and clear step-by-step diagrams and instructions for making clothes, accessories and gifts. This classic embroidery art is given a modern twist in this generously illustrated book. ISBN: 1857322584. Our Book No: 11745. $35 AUD.

92. Rolfe, Margaret (1986). Australian Patchwork: A Step-by-step Guide to Piecing, Quilting and Applique (1st p/b ed). Melbourne: Lloyd O'Neil. 150 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings (patterns), full-page colour photos, minimal edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. ISBN: 0855505826. Our Book No: 15280. $28 AUD.

93. Russell, Ronald (1992). Discovering Antique Prints (Reprint ed) [Discovering Series]. Bucks: Shire Publications. 96 pp. Paperback very small, card cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, bottom corner rear cover creased. This book shows the various types of prints, talks about their history and development, and shows the range and variety available. The book is an introduction to a fascinating pictorial world in which art, craftsmanship and technology all combine. Most of the prints in this volume come from the author's own collection. ISBN: 0852635877. Our Book No: 23740. $10 AUD.

94. Scott, O. R. (1956). Fun with Foam: Handcraft with Plastic Foam. Sydney: Central Press. 16 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled pamphlet, card cover (slightly creased), very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, sticker mark. (Estimated date, 1956, Trove catalogue.) This pamphlet celebrates the new wonderful use of plastic foam in craft designs. Cover subtitle: "Do It Yourself ... Patterns." A companion manual to his books "Basketry the Easy Way" and "Cane Furniture the Easy Way". Our Book No: 17450. $13 AUD.

95. Shaw, Claudia Chan (2012). Collectomania: From Objects of Desire to Magnificent Obsession. Sydney: HarperCollins. 293 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, colour text-photos (few black & white), corner tips little scuffed, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Claudia Chan Shaw is a passionate collector of many interesting collectables. In this fascinating book she visits the world of collectors and their collections with anything from tin robots, classic cars, letters from celebrities, snow domes, books, vintage fashion, modern art, bakelite radios and wine. The author shares secrets about her own love of Humphrey Bogart memorabilia to Astro Boy. She was a presenter and co-host of the ABC-TV program "Collectors”. ISBN: 9780733325977. Our Book No: 30060. $35 AUD.

96. Sheard, Beth; Fassett, Kaffe (foreword); Wooster, Steven (photos) (2014). Stitch It Simple: 25 Hand Sewn Projects to Make and Share (1st ed) [Milner Craft Series]. Binda, NSW: Sally Milner. 135 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour text-photos, black & white & single-colour drawings. This book has 25 hand sewn projects with clear step-by-step instructions. The author is a talented young designer who has created the projects in this book, using the colourful fabrics in the Kaffe Fassett Collection. The projects range from greeting cards to shopper "tote" bags to a "starter" quilt, cushions, a doorstop, slippers, an apron, a wall tidy, something for every room and every occasion. The author, based in London, hopes that this book will be an inspiration and create lots of fun ideas. ISBN: 9781863514774. Our Book No: 29720. $20 AUD.

97. Spencer, Joyce; Kneen, Deborah (1993). The Art of Teaching Craft: A Complete Handbook (1st ed) [Milner Craft Series]. Sydney: Sally Milner. 74 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, few black & white drawings, minimal edgewear, owner's written name. This book is a practical and comprehensive guide to all you will need to know to run your own classes. The authors provide detailed information on teaching style and class setting, objectives, professionalism, classroom atmosphere, teaching aids and techniques, and how to motivate students. ISBN: 1863511067. Our Book No: 24135. $12 AUD.

98. Stratton, Deborah; Bond, Michael (introduction) (1993). Bearland: A Collection of over 500 Teddy Bears (1st p/b ed) [Bear Land]. London: Michael O'Mara. 96 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, many colour text-photos & full-page colour photos, minimal edgewear. A delightful book for teddy bear lovers everywhere. This book is filled with many bear photos and stories to gladden the heart of all bear collectors, and convert others who are not yet ardent collectors. ISBN: 1854799266. Our Book No: 21336. $10 AUD.

99. Svendsen, Lars; Irons, John (translation) (2006). Fashion: A Philosophy (1st English ed). London: Reaktion Books. 188 pp. Paperback tall trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Drawing on a range of commentators, from Adam Smith in the 18th century to Roland Barthes in more recent times, Lars Svendsen analyses fashion as a historical phenomenon and as a philosophy of aesthetics, and considers fashion's relationships to art, politics and philosophy. ISBN: 1861892918. Our Book No: 24999. $16 AUD.

100. Thomson, Judy; Heriot, Mark (photographer) (1998). Heirloom Timepiece (1st ed). Melbourne, Prahran: Aussie Publishers. 64 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & beige drawings, colour full-page photos, patterns, covers lightly scratched, minor edgewear. Explains how the term Heirloom Sewing came about. There are examples of her own work with patterns to follow. In her introduction, she explains how she became involved in this beautiful craft, and hopes that her first book will inspire others to take up Heirlooom Sewing. ISBN: 1876364009. Our Book No: 26802. $25 AUD.

101. Upton, Elizabeth (1982). The Birthday-day Gift or the Joy of a New Doll from Papers cut by Elizabeth Upton (Facsimile ed) [Facsimile Editions, Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, Toronto Public Library]. London / Tokyo: Bodley Head / Holp Shuppan. 7 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, very good condition, seven tipped-in black on green plates, bound unlettered marbled paper covers, thin card spine. In cardboard slipcase, reprint of printer and stationery label inside front cover, small bump fore-edge. Facsimile edition. A classic children's picture book which is one of the earliest examples held by The Osborne Collection, and originally published in 1796. The pictures were engraved from free-hand paper cuttings made without preliminary sketches by Elizabeth (Boughton) Upton (Lady Templetown). The edition reproduced here bears mounted engravings on tinted paper. Peltro William Tompkins published the original editions. He was an artist whose print selling business is advertised on the label inside the front cover. The beautiful drawings would appeal to most ages. (One of a set of 35 handsome facsimiles in 28 slipcases.). Our Book No: 30579. $25 AUD.

102. Wachman, Diane (1994). The Joy of Needlepoint [Milner Craft Series]. Sydney: Sally Milner. 114 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, a few colour photos, minor edgewear. A great reference book that clearly explains all the basic needlepoint stitches, plus a variety of not-too-complicated stitches which will enhance any design. By an Australian crafts teacher who learned needlecraft initially at the Women's Institute in England. ISBN: 1863511245. Our Book No: 21562. $10 AUD.

103. Wattyl (1965). Wattyl Guide to Easy Wood Finishing: Furniture & Woodwork, Floors, Watercraft, Exterior Timber, Surf and Snow Skis. Sydney, Five Dock: Wattyl Ltd / Adept Printing. 17 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, card cover, good only condition, few black & white drawings, cover corners creased, red biro annotation one page, page corners bent, staples slightly rusted, spine creased, crease in front & rear cover, light foxing covers, pages lightly toned. This booklet is for enthusiasts prepared by experts in the wood finishing field. It is a step-by-step guide to wood finishing, rejuvenation and care. The detailed instructions have been set out by the people who develop and manufacture the range of Wattyl Wood Finishes products. Our Book No: 26813. $15 AUD.

104. Wek, Alex (2007). Alek: Sudanese Refugee to International Supermodel. London: Virago. 214 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, covers little creased, minor edgewear. Born in Wau, southern Sudan, as part of the Dinka tribe, she knew only a few years of peace with her family before being caught in a civil war that killed nearly two million people. Alek and her family fled the fighting by walking for miles to take refuge in safe villages. Eventually she escaped to London, and there she was 'discovered' aged 19. Now she is one of the most sought-after supermodels in the world (London, Paris, New York, Milan). ISBN: 9781844084425. Our Book No: 23678. $12 AUD.