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Crafts & Hobbies
   -Boat Building
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   -Jet Aircraft Modelling
   -Model Railways
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   -wood carving

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Briggs Patent
1 Briggs Patent
First Edition Hardcover Poor No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 
This book is full of patterns flowers and scrolls etc, but the cover has detached from the pages and frontispeice and end papers are missing though the detail is still all there. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
Light Perpetual: Aviators' Memorial Windows., Beaty, David
2 Beaty, David Light Perpetual: Aviators' Memorial Windows.
UK Airlife Publishing Ltd 1995 1853105880 / 9781853105883 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Through the touching beauty of stained glass memorial windows in churches, cathedrals and RAF stations throughout Britain from North Scotland to the tip of Cornwall, in Wales and Northern Ireland. "Light Perpetual" briefly traces the history of aviation, in whose service so many men and women gave their lives. The D/W shows signs of light shelf wear. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping is by sea and may take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Brasses and Brass Rubbing in England, bertram jerome
3 bertram jerome Brasses and Brass Rubbing in England
newton abbot David and charles 1972 0715351087 / 9780715351086 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Book is in good condition the d/w is slightly rubbed and chipped and worn on top and bottom of d/w there is a name and date on the top of end papers. full of detail and pictures 
Price: 12.50 GBP
4 Bridgewater, Alan; Bridgewater, Gill Craft of Woodcarving.
UK. David & Charles 1981 0715380354 / 9780715380352 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This book is both a step-by-step guide to creating your own authentic period style wood carvings and a lively exploration of carving traditions and styles. Illustrated with 140 drawings and 40 photographs, this is a book to browse through. The DW shows light use to the edges and corners. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Mike's Jet Book: A Hands-on Guide to Jet Modelling, Cerry, Mike
5 Cerry, Mike Mike's Jet Book: A Hands-on Guide to Jet Modelling
UK Traplet Publications Ltd 1997 1900371502 / 9781900371506 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This is a comprehensive guide to current products, their installation and operation, and proven equipment combinations and techniques used by many of the world's most successful jet modellers. It includes practical information for both beginners and experts alike. The covers show light shelf wear. A good , clean and tight copy. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
6 Dodge, Venus & Dodge Making Minatures
Newton Abbot David & Charles . 1997 0715399632 / 9780715399637 Reprint Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 
This book shows you how to make all sorts of minatures for your doll's house. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
The Fields in Winter: Sporting Memories of a Bygone Age., Downing, Graham
7 Downing, Graham The Fields in Winter: Sporting Memories of a Bygone Age.
Uk David & Charles 1990 0715394320 / 9780715394328 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This beautiful book is a true celebration of times past - of the lives of the wildfowler on the flooded fens, the warrener of the Breckland heaths, the footslogging fox - hunter of the Cumbrian fells. These evocative tales are supported by superb illustrations on every page. in colour and black- and - white. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive 
Price: 16.50 GBP
8 Flenley, Debbie Painting with Watercolour: A Foundation Course
UK Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd 2005 1861083696 / 9781861083692 1st Edition Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Painting with Watercolour: A Foundation Course showcases the instant appeal of this wonderful medium. Stunning illustrastions will in spire you, simple exercises clearly explain the techniques. Supported by the guidance contained within this book , you'll discover your inner artist. This is a New Remainder Book. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
The Essential Guide to Upholstery, Gates, Dorothy L.
9 Gates, Dorothy L. The Essential Guide to Upholstery
Canada Whitecap Books 2000 1552850811 / 9781552850817 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9� - 12 
The Essential Guide to Upholstery provides practical, easy-to-follow information and removes all the mystery. Discover how to assess the work involved, estimate the materials needed, and follow a logical method of working to get professional results. There is the ghost of an old price label on the front cover. A clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
Tri-ang Hornb- The Story of Rovex 1965-1971, Hammond, Pat
10 Hammond, Pat Tri-ang Hornb- The Story of Rovex 1965-1971
UK New Cavendish Books Dist 2003 1872727581 / 9781872727585 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The story of Rovex is a trilogy which tells the history of Britain's most successful model railway system over a period of 50 years. From a cheap train set produced by Rovex Plastics Ltd, exclusively for Marks and Spencer, the system was quickly developed by Tri-ang into the largest range of locomotives, rolling stock, buildings and track available in Britain and became the market leader for nearly 40 years. In Volume 2, Tri-ang picks up the story in May 1965 after Tri-ang Railways changed its name to Tri-ang Hornby in order to placate the public following the Lines Bros decision that the rival Hornby-Dublo system would not be reintroduced. The corners of the D/W shows some light wear, otherwise it is a clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
The Last Sane Man: Michael Cardew: Modern Pots, Colonialism, and the Counterculture (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art), Harrod, Tanya
11 Harrod, Tanya The Last Sane Man: Michael Cardew: Modern Pots, Colonialism, and the Counterculture (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art)
USA Yale University Press 2013 0300100167 / 9780300100167 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This is the first biography of a man whose political and personal passions and prejudices have never seemed more relevant. It will interest historians of Empire and of civil rights, art and design historians and readers with a general interest in British culture. There is a Birthday gift dedication on the fep. There is a small tear to the top corner of the d/j and a small tear on the lower edge of the back panel. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
Military Modelling Masterclass, Horan bill
12 Horan bill Military Modelling Masterclass
London Windrow & Green Publishing 1995 1872004091 / 9781872004099 Reprint Pictorial Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 
Ilustrated by more than 260 colour photographs of models by the author and other leading miniaturists including easy to follow step-by step sequences, his text descibes in detail the preparing and painting of stock cast figures,converting and '' scratch - building '' figures, planning small vignetts,and multi-figure dioramas; and the special challenges of mounted cavalry figures.This book has some bumping to the spine ends small damage to the center of the spine on the back and is also lightly shelf worn 
Price: 25.00 GBP
Fly Dressing Materials, John Veniard
13 John Veniard Fly Dressing Materials
UK A & C Black Publishers Ltd 1977 0713616903 / 9780713616903 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 Donald Downs 
This book brings together all the descriptions of materials from his previous books, with some new sections, many new drawings by Donald Downs and fourteen colour plates. The blue boards have bumps to its corner, and the D/W shows wear to the top edge with small chippings on the front and rear covers, and light wear to its corners and it is also priced-clipped.It does not have its slipcase. It is still a good tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy second class shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
Vintage Boats: Preservation and Restoration, Lewis, John
14 Lewis, John Vintage Boats: Preservation and Restoration
UK David & Charles 1975 0715368869 / 9780715368862 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This is an entirely unique book with out-standing illustrations which will have an appeal to all who have any interest in old craft, be they sailing or power. It also has enough practical information to be considerable value to anyone contemplating the restoration of an old craft. There is a small mark on the back cover. The D/J has a small hole in the back panel and on the spine, it is also price clipped. it also has light shelf-wear. A good tight clean copy. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
15 Moloney, Joan Making puppets and puppet theatres
London ward lock 1973 0706314999 / 9780706314991 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Book and d/w are sound but does suffer from foxing and is price clipped. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
Build Your Own Boat: Building and Fitting Out for Sail and Power, Nicolson, Ian
16 Nicolson, Ian Build Your Own Boat: Building and Fitting Out for Sail and Power
UK Allen & Unwin 1982 0046230149 / 9780046230142 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
By following the authors instructions, and backed up by many sketches and diagrams, the enthusiast will find that he too can singlehandedly, or with help, build, fit-out and launch a boat as sound and seaworthy, and far bigger, than any vessel he could afford to buy from a boat builder. The hard covers are lightly faded down the spine. A good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Brass rubbing., Norris , Malcolm.
17 Norris , Malcolm. Brass rubbing.
UK Pan Books Ltd 1977 0330250957 / 9780330250955 Reprint. Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
An introduction to Brasses and Brass rubbing ,fully illustrated in black and white. There is some delamination to the plastic covering on the cover. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
The Encyclopedia of Modelmaking Techniques : A Comprehensive Guide to Preparation, Construction and Finishing Skills For All Scale Models, Payne, Christopher
18 Payne, Christopher The Encyclopedia of Modelmaking Techniques : A Comprehensive Guide to Preparation, Construction and Finishing Skills For All Scale Models
UK New Burlington 1996 1861555407 / 9781861555403 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Each of the four major themes in this book is illustrated by a series of step-by-step projects, demonstrating the various techniques and materials used in professional and hobby modelmaking. Comprehensive tools and materials lists identify both essential and supplementary items and ensure that you have the correct tools for your modelling projects. The base of the blue boards has areas of shelf-wear. A good tight copy. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
New Designs in Honiton Lace, Perryman Pat Cynthia Voysea
19 Perryman Pat Cynthia Voysea New Designs in Honiton Lace
London Batsford . 1984 0713437421 / 9780713437423 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 
With over 40 Honiton Lace designs,each one original,this book is ideal for the lacemaker who wishes to progress from the traditional range of Honiton patterns. the authors ,who are two of the best known names in lacemaking,and containing photographs of the finished pieces,dotted patterns,work flow diagrams and line drawings of the fillings used,this ia a complete presentation of up-to-date work methods.This is a first ed hardback book in very good condition but does have some bumping to the spine and slight staining to the board edges, it also as some foxing to the pastedown and fep it is signed by both authors, the D/W as some scuffing to front and back and slight bumping to spine a small water stain to top of inside front flap plus wrinting on the inside front flap but otherwise V/G 
Price: 18.00 GBP
Painting and lining Models, Rogers R.C.
20 Rogers R.C. Painting and lining Models
London percival marshall 1959 Reprints Pictorial Soft Cover Good No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5 
This little book reviews at the time of publication the various methods that were available in 1959 to the modeller for painting and lining models.This book shows light wear to the corners and spine. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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