Please enjoy browsing through the 93 "how-to" art and craft books that we have on hand as of July 31, 2009. If there are any title(s) that you would like to add to your library, please make a note of the Order No(s), and place your order at any time with Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire. Thank you, yours, RAY

1. SKITS, PUPPETS AND CEREMONIES - POW WOW SERIES, BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, Boy Scouts of America, New Brunswick, NJ, 1963, B&W illustrations, 72pp, good, wraps (softcover), This book is designed to show you how to make puppets, develop skits, and learn a few simple stunts and to help you appreciate the importance of ceremonies in den and pack meetings., (Order No: 47723 ), $7.50

2. Alth, Max and Alth, Charlotte, RATTAN FURNITURE: A HOME CRAFTSMAN'S GUIDE, Hawthorne Books, Inc., New York, (1979), B&W illustrations, 214pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) closed tear on jacket, ISBN 0801547881 With detailed instructions for designing and building your own rattan furniture and also repair instructions., (Order No: 57257 ), $10.00

3. Atwater, Mary Meigs, THE SHUTTLE-CRAFT BOOK OF AMERICAN HAND-WEAVING, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1928 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 275pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) owner inscription, First published in 1928. "Being an Account of the Rise, Development, Eclipse, and Modern Revival of a National Popular Art. Together with Information of Interest and Value to Collectors, Technical Notes for the Use of Weavers, and a Large Collection of Historic Patterns.", (Order No: 36599 ), $12.50

4. Baker, Muriel L., A HANDBOOK OF AMERICAN CREWEL EMBROIDERY, Charles E. Tuttle Co., Pub., Rutland, VT, (1970) 4th ptg, B&W illustrations, 67pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0804802300 First published in 1966. Includes: Stitches Used in American Crewel, Design Elements, Modern Crewel., (Order No: 33034 ), $8.50

5. Beyer, Alice (South Park Commissioners, Chicago), QUILTING - LEISURE HOBBY SERIES, East Bay Heritage Quilters, Albany, CA, (1978), B&W illustrations, 76pp, very good, spiral bound wraps (softcover), Reprint of the 1934 publication. Chicago park's publication to teach people how to make quilts. Many of the designs involved the 1933 Chicago World's Fair., (Order No: 57482 ), $60.00

6. Blanchard, Roberta Ray, TRADITIONAL TOLE PAINTING, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, (1977), B&W illustrations, 95pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0486235319 "WITH AUTHENTIC ANTIQUE DESIGNS AND WORKING DIAGRAMS FOR STENCILING AND BRUSH-STROKE PAINTING Adaptable for Trays, Boxes, Chests, Chairs and Other Furniture.", (Order No: 45984 ), $5.00

7. Blizzard, Vicki (edited by), 401 PLASTIC CANVAS ITTY BITTIES, The Needlecraft Shop, Berne, IN, (2005), color illustrations, 175pp, very good+, pictorial boards spiral bound (hardcover), ISBN 1573671754 401 projects for plastic canvas stitching with none of them larger than 25 holes square., (Order No: 56936 ), $17.50

8. Booke, Ruth Voorhees (photographs by Louis Buhle; sketches by the author), PRESSED FLOWER PICTURES: AND CITRUS-SKIN DECORATIONS, Avenel Books, New York, (1962), 8 color & 66 B&W ill., 228pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517112302 How to make--petal-point pictures, tray decorations, paperweights, calendars, memory pictures, samplers, cirtus-skin decorations, seed mosaics. Covers framing, backgrounds, mounting, designing, and much, much more! , (Order No: 18541 ), $4.00

9. Borgman, Harry, DRAWING IN PENCIL - A COMPLETE GUIDE TO DRAWING TECHNIQUES IN A VARIETY OF PENCIL MEDIA, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, (1981) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 159pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0823013871, (Order No: 50848 ), $6.50

10. Boyer, Robert (written and illustrated by), THE AMAZING ART OF PYROGRAPHY WITH THE DETAILMASTER, Evanston Publishing, Inc., Evanston, IL, (1993) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 422pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1879260123 "For centuries, pyrographic art has been practiced using crud and rudimentary tools. With the present day, state of the art, variable controlled electronic burning system allows artists and craftpersons a more precise and versatile way of creating pyrographic art.", (Order No: 54833 ), $75.00

11. Boylan, Eleanor, PUPPET PLAYS FOR SPECIAL DAYS, New Plays, Inc., Rowayton, CT, (1976), ill. by Marian K. Harris, 94pp, very good, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the author, Contents include: Three Aesop's Fables; Having a Halloween Party; For a Birthday of any Festive Occasion; Plays from Scripture; Say "Merry Christmas;" A Pair of Popular Perennials; Plays with Human Actors; Punch and Judy., (Order No: 47724 ), $17.50

12. Brown, F. H., CLAY MODELLING FOR INFANTS - PITMAN'S HANDWORK SERIES, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd, London, n.d. c1920s, 79 B&W plates, 120pp, good+, decorated tan cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 36571 ), $17.50

13. Brown, William Norman, THE ART OF ENAMELLING ON METAL, Scott, Greenwood & Co., London, 1900, 28 B&W illustrations, 60pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) some light cover wear, Contents include: Definition of "Enamel"; Cloisonne Enamels; Painted Enamels; The Copper Base or Plate; Composition of Enamels; Designs for Cloisonne., (Order No: 40070 ), $65.00

14. Carmichael, Suzanne, THE TRAVELER'S GUIDE TO AMERICAN CRAFTS - WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI - A TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY SELECTION, Dutton, New York, (1990) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 225pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 052548566X "Visit Craftpersons' Studios, Craft Galleries, Museums, Shows.", (Order No: 19316 ), $5.00

15. Chambers, Donald L., HOW TO GOLD LEAF ANTIQUES AND OTHER ART OBJECTS, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1973), 145 B&W ill., 108pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 051754217X Techniques of an ancient art explained step by step in how-to-do-it text and pictures., (Order No: 22891 ), $8.50

16. Christensen, Erwin O., EARLY AMERICAN DESIGNS - CERAMICS, Pitman Publishing Corp., New York, (1952), B&W illustrations, 49pp, good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 36156 ), $15.00

17. Christensen, J. A., CUT-ART: AN INTRODUCTION TO CHUNG-HUA AND KIRI-E, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, (1989) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0823011445 Christensen traces the history of this fascinating age-old art from it beginnings as a popular folk tradition in China, where flowers cut from paper, called chung-hua, were used to decorate windows, to its flourishing in Japan, where kiri-e -cut-art- is today practiced both as a fine art and a popular hobby., (Order No: 43099 ), $12.50

18. Colvin, Maggie, MAGGIE COLVIN'S HOME STYLE - QUICK MAKE-OVERS TO TRANSFORM YOUR HOME, David & Charles, Newton Abbot, UK, (2001), color illustrations, 144pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0715310879 12 complete room make-overs with over 40 step-by-step decorating and furnishing projects., (Order No: 51728 ), $10.00

19. Colvin, Maggie, MAGGIE COLVIN'S FABULOUS FAKES - PAINTING DECORATIVE ILLUSIONS FOR THE HOME, David & Charles, Newton Abbot, Devon, UK, (1999), color illustrations, 144pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 071530920X Trompe l'oil, stencilling, faux finishes, paint effects on wood, stone, tiles, furniture, walls and floors., (Order No: 51729 ), $5.00

20. Cooper, Mario, PAINTING WITH WATERCOLOR, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York, (1971) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 143pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Covers all the essential techniques of an exacting medium., (Order No: 43692 ), $7.50

21. Corser, Jean, MANUSCRIPT WRITING: A HANDBOOK, The Harter Publishing Co., Cleveland, OH, (1931), B&W illustrations, 61pp, good, orange cloth (hardcover) light wear top/bottom of spine, (Order No: 27691 ), $20.00

22. Cramer, Edith, HANDBOOK OF EARLY AMERICAN DECORATION, Charles T. Branford Company, Boston, MA, (1951) 2nd ptg, 20 patterns, 15 photographs, 90pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Drawings by author. A practical workbook for home decorators, giving complete instructions, full-scale patterns (designed for easy tracing) and many illustrative photographs. The emphasis is on free hand painting-within the grasp of the average person., (Order No: 10434 ), $7.50

23. Daugherty, Charles M. (edited by), 6 ARTISTS PAINT A STILL LIFE, North Light Publishers, Westport, CT, (1977) 1st ptg, 234 B&W ill, 50 color ill., 128pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0891340084 Includes: Enid Munroe, Leonard Everett Fisher, Alphonse Radomski, Bert Dodson, Franklin Jones, and Ward Brackett., (Order No: 27099 ), $5.00

24. Davies, Natalie, BEADS AS JEWELRY, Chilton Book Company, Radnor, PA, (1975) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 158pp, good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0801961904 "Fashion magic is at your fingertips with these complete instructions for stringing, hand-weaving, and linking a potpourri of fabulous, functional, yet chic beaded jewelry.", (Order No: 55321 ), $6.00

25. Davison, Ralph C., CONCRETE POTTERY AND GARDEN FURNITURE, Munn & Co., Inc. Publishers, New York, 1910, B&W illustrations, 196pp, ads, good++, tan cloth (hardcover), The manufacture of ornamental concrete for the home craftsman., (Order No: 56683 ), $30.00

26. Dawson, Barbara, METAL THREAD EMBROIDERY, Taplinger Publishing Corp., New York, (1968), B&W illustrations, 175pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The standard work on metal thread embroidery., (Order No: 7318 ), $8.00

27. Dawson, Pam (edited by), THE ART OF PAINTING ON SILK: VOLUME 4 - POTPOURRI, Search Press, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, UK, (1990), B&W and color illustrations, 96pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0855326468, (Order No: 57548 ), $7.50

28. DeLange, Deon, TECHNIQUES OF BEADING EARRINGS, Eagle's View Publishing, Liberty, UT, (1983), B&W and color illustrations, 68pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0943604036, (Order No: 57234 ), $10.00

29. Derriey, Charles, BORDERS, FRAMES AND DECORATIVE MOTIFS FROM THE 1862 DERRIEY TYPOGRAPHIC CATALOG, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, (1987), B&W illustrations, 113pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0486253228 A selection of plates from SPECIMEN-ALBUM, a portfolio originally published by the Gravure et Fonderie de Charles Derriey, Paris, 1862., (Order No: 45921 ), $10.00

30. di Valentin, Maria M., GETTING STARTED IN LEATHERCRAFT, Collier Books, New York, (1973) 2nd ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 96pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 40612 ), $6.00

31. Docker, Amanda, AN ENGLISH COUNTRY LADY'S BOOK OF DRIED FLOWERS, Doubleday, New York, (1990), color illustrations, 144pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0385413599 Practical and inspired advice from one of England's foremost purveyors of dried flowers., (Order No: 37105 ), $14.50

32. Droge, Dennis and Glander-Bandyk, Janice, WOMAN'S DAY BOOK OF CALLIGRAPHY, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1980) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 96pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0671250183 "Learn to hand letter 5 different alphabets...", (Order No: 12747 ), $7.50

33. Fitzgerald, Edmond J., MARINE PAINTING IN WATERCOLOR, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, (1972) 1st ptg, B&W and color ill., 176pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) PENCIL UNDERLINING IN TEXT, MATERIALS, TECHNIQUES, PAINTING OUTDOORS, PAINTING IN THE STUDIO, STILL AND MOVING WATER, COLORS OF WATER. SKY, SHORELINE, WHITE WATER, MARINE STILL LIFES, BOATS, SHIPS., (Order No: 31584 ), $14.50

34. Fleming, Ronald Lee; von Tscharner, Renata; Melrod, George; Barnes, Beverlee Seronick, PLACEMAKERS: CREATING PUBLIC ART THAT TELLS YOU WHERE YOU ARE - WITH AN ESSAY ON PLANNING AND POLICY -- [PLACE MAKERS], Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Boston, MA, (1987), B&W illustrations, 258pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0156720132 "... a catalog of pieces of public art - murals, sculpture, street furniture, architectural elements - that have succeeded in telling people they are there, rather than anywhere.", (Order No: 56937 ), $25.00

35. Forrington, Sandy, PICOT LACE: A NEW LIGHT ON TATTING / A NEW TWIST ON BEADING - INNOVATIVE BEADWORK, Picot Press, Mendocino, CA, 1994 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 160pp, very good, spiral bound wraps (softcover), ISBN 0964239507 Presents: background; getting started; basic technique; technique and then followed by a section of designs., (Order No: 57004 ), $45.00

36. Fosnaugh, Lisa M. (edited by), PLASTIC CANVAS FOR ALL SEASONS, The Needlecraft Shops - DRG, Berne, IN, (2007), color illustrations, 176pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover) internal spiral bound, ISBN 9781573672641 Includes "darling designs from tissue toppers to ornaments!", (Order No: 57256 ), $35.00

37. Fraser, Bridget (editor), STENCILLING: A DESIGN AND SOURCE BOOK, Henry Holt and Company, New York, (1987) 1st ed, over 100 color photographs, 192pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0805001085 With original designs by eight top artists - presented in real room settings. Loads of projects with complete instructions., (Order No: 12240 ), $7.00

38. Guptill, Arthur L., OIL PAINTING: STEP-BY-STEP - 3RD EDITION, NEW, REVISED, ENLARGED, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, (1967) 2nd ptg, 150 B&W ill., 20 color plts, 260pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1953., (Order No: 12756 ), $6.00

39. Hall, Nancy and Riley, Jean, BARGELLO BORDERS, Needlemania, Inc., Franklin, MI, (1974), B&W and color ill., 160pp, very good, wraps (softcover), INTERTWINING BORDERS, ORNAMENTAL CORNERS, CLASSIC GEOMETRICS, MODERN PATCHWORKS, EASY KALEIDOSCOPICS., (Order No: 32614 ), $10.00

40. Handberg, Ejner (measured drawings by), SHOP DRAWINGS OF SHAKER IRON AND TINWARE, The Berkshire Traveller Pr., Stockbridge, MA, (1976), B&W illustrations, 87pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0912944366 The author presents a collection of measured drawings to scale of Shaker iron and tinware including hardware, tools and various household utensils., (Order No: 50830 ), $7.50

41. Hiney, Mary Jo, VICTORIAN RIBBON & LACECRAFT DESIGNS, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc, New York, (1993) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 144pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 080690402X Victorian nostalgia is captured in this wide range of lovely decorative projects., (Order No: 55156 ), $8.00

42. Hunt, W. Ben. (Hunt, Ben), LET'S WHITTLE, The Bruce Publishing Company, Milwaukee, WI, (1966) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 96pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), First published in 1962. This book is for anyone who wants to try his hand at whittling--boys and girls, young and old, inexperienced and veteran whittlers., (Order No: 24850 ), $15.00

43. Jones, Franklin, PAINTING NATURE: SOLVING LANDSCAPE PROBLEMS, North Light Publishers, Westport, CT, (1978) 1st ptg, 120 ill, 32 in full color, 176pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0891340130, (Order No: 12757 ), $5.00

44. Jones, Julia and Deer, Barbara, ROYAL PLEASURES AND PASTIMES - CRAFTS FROM THE ROYAL COURTS, David & Charles Craft Book, Newton Abbot, Devon, UK, (1990), color illustrations, 160pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0715394762 Nine centuries of crafts from the royal households, from the Normans and Plantagenets to the House of Windsor. A glimpse into the lives of the ladies of the court., (Order No: 52214 ), $7.50

45. Kautzky, Theodore, PENCIL PICTURES: A GUIDE TO THEIR PLEASING ARRANGEMENT, Reinhold Publishing Corp., New York, (1947), B&W illustrations, 87pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This book deals with making of pictures in pencil out of the great variety of subject matter to be found in nature., (Order No: 50789 ), $10.00

46. Kent, Norman (edited by Susan E. Meyer), 100 WATERCOLOR TECHNIQUES, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, (1970) 2nd ptg, 100 color plates, 215pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0823034003 This is an analytical survey of the materials and techniques of 100 outstanding comtemporary watercolorists., (Order No: 43066 ), $15.00

47. Kronquist, Emil F., ART METALWORK: A MANUAL FOR AMATEURS, Whittlesey House, New York, (1942), B&W illustrations, 204pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 55046 ), $9.00

48. le Grice, Lyn, THE STENCILED HOUSE: AN INSPIRATIONAL AND PRACTICAL GUIDE TO TRANSFORMING YOUR HOME, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1988) 1st ptg, over 350 color illustrations, 176pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0671666703 A wealth of ideas on stenciling, decorating, and furnishing ever room in the home with information on stenciling a wide range of surfaces - fabric, plaster, wood, paper, and concrete. Illustrated step-by-step techniques., (Order No: 37566 ), $7.50

49. Le Grice, Lyn (foreword by H.R.H. Princess Michael of Kent; photographed by David Cripps), ART OF STENCILLING, Viking, Middlesex, England, (1986), B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670801690 David Cripps's evocative photographs show Lyn's work in her former Cotswold house, as well as in the Cornish mill which is now her home and studio, and which is decorated with the exciting new range of stencils she has designed for the amateur stenciller., (Order No: 53434 ), $25.00

50. Leith-Ross, Harry, THE LANDSCAPE PAINTER'S MANUAL, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, (1961) 2nd ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 68pp, good, pictorial boards (hardcover) binding flaw, see note, First published in 1956. Contents include: Preparation; Painting the Sketch; The Painting; Painting the Canvas; Trees; Sky; Water and Reflections; Ground Plane; Working from Memory; Landscape in Art; and A Few Notes on Composition. An uncommon and important how-tp-art title. CONDITION NOTE: The book block of this copy was not brought close enough to the spine when bound, thus there is some separation along the gutter in the front and rear, but overall the flawed binding will be servicable with proper book handling for years to come., (Order No: 54758 ), $200.00

51. Leonard, Elizabeth, PAINTING FLOWERS: A WORKSHOP FULL OF IDEAS AND EXERCISES FOR CREATING COLORFUL COMPOSITIONS WITH FLOWERS, Watson- Guptill Publications, New York, (1986) 1st ptg, over 150 color plates, 144pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0823036294, (Order No: 27109 ), $10.00

52. Levin, Ezra (edited by), THE INTERNATIONAL GUIDE TO WOOD SELECTION, Drake Publishers, Inc., New York, (1972), B&W illustrations, 153pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0877492220, (Order No: 49140 ), $7.50

53. Lindner, Gert, WERKEN UND KUNSTLERISCHES GESTALTEN - TRANSLATES TO: WORKS AND ARTISTIC SHAPES, Mosaik Verlag, Munich, Germany, (1989), B&W and color illustrations, 320pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), The standard work for creative arrangements. Text in German., (Order No: 50860 ), $17.50

54. Linsley, Leslie, FABULOUS FURNITURE DECORATIONS: HOW TO CREATE DESIGNER PIECES FROM UNFINISHED FURNITURE, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, (1978) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 176pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0690016980 A multitude of ideas for decoratiang ready-to-finish furniture that go beyond mere painting or staining., (Order No: 15526 ), $5.00

55. MacLeod, HOW TO TEACH PAPER-FOLDING AND CUTTING: A PRACTICAL MANUAL-TRAINING AID, March Brothers, Publishers, Lebanon, OH, 1892, B&W illustrations, 94pp, good, blue cloth spine (hardcover) edgewear to boards, "Although originally intended as a guide for teachers, the subject is treated in such a simple manner, and there is such a total lack of technical terms, that the book may be placed in the hands of pupils of average intelligence, and its instructions be understood and applied by them without difficulty.", (Order No: 54058 ), $20.00

56. Maflin, Andrea, ANDREA MAFLIN'S DECORATING CRAFTS - 25 STEP-BY-STEP PROJECTS TO MAKE, Collins & Brown, London, (1998), color illustrations, 128pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1855856026 "Stylish yet simple-to-make projects using easy techniques." Projects for all rooms in the house., (Order No: 51726 ), $5.00

57. Mathews, Kate (edited by), FIBERARTS DESIGN BOOK THREE, Lark Books, Asheville, NC, 1991, B&W and color illustrations, 206pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0937274615, (Order No: 57327 ), $7.00

58. McCloud, Kevin (special photography by Michael Crockett), KEVIN MCCLOUD'S COMPLETE BOOK OF PAINT AND DECORATIVE TECHNIQUES, Simon & Schuster Editions, New York, (1996) 1st ptg, color illustrations, 272pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0684874342 Step-by-step instructions and photographs for a vast range of exciting paint techniques; and, much more., (Order No: 57114 ), $7.50

59. Meilach, Dona Z., A MODERN APPROACH TO BASKETRY WITH FIBERS AND GRASSES: USING COILING, TWINING, WEAVING, MACRAME, CROCHETING, Crown Publishers, New York, (1974), B&W and color illustrations, 246pp, good++, light brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 52151 ), $8.00

60. Merten, George and Merten, Elizabeth, EIGHT PLAYS FOR THE PUPPET THEATRE, Thomas Nelson and Sons, New York, (1958), 71pp, good, wraps (softcover), Plays include: The King's Dinner; All Change for Spring; Spider's Eye View; The King of Puppetania; Wiggie in the Jungle; Captain Blackpatch; The Magic Book; and, A Musical Pantomine., (Order No: 47725 ), $15.00

61. Meyer, Susan E. and Kent, Norman, WATERCOLORISTS AT WORK, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, (1972) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0823056902 Masters of watercolor demonstrated their techniques., (Order No: 43063 ), $12.50

62. Miles, Walter, DESIGNS FOR CRAFTSMEN: TEXTILES, GRAPHICS, CERAMICS, WOOD, GLASS, METAL, LEATHER AND MANY OTHER CRAFTS, Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York, 1962, B&W illustrations, 224pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 55950 ), $10.00

63. Miller, David and Effler, James M., DYNAMIC AIRBRUSH, North Light Books, Cincinnati, OH, (1987), B&W and color illustrations, 168pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0891346996 This volume was designed and written by two successful airbrush illustrators who understand your needs. Learn how to develop ingenious ideas and master basic and specialized techniques to create outstanding airbrush illustrations., (Order No: 50872 ), $6.00

64. Mirow, Gregory, A TREASURY OF DESIGN FOR ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN - DOVER PICTORIAL ARCHIVES SERIES, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, (1969), B&W and color illustrations, 100 plates, very good+, wraps (softcover) owner's name, ISBN 0486220028 725 paisleys, florals, geometrics, folk & primitive motifs., (Order No: 52219 ), $4.50

65. Misstear, Cecil (with Helen Scott-Harman), THE ADVANCED AIRBRUSH BOOK, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York, (1984), B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0442284241 Following the success of THE AIRBRUSH BOOK published in 1980, this advanced volume provides in-depth information on techniques and procedures by which airbrush artists, both professionals and students, may extend their range and virtuosity., (Order No: 50871 ), $7.50

66. Morgan, Mary and Mosteller, Dee (illustrations by Mary Morgan and photographs by Dee Mosteller), TRAPUNTO: AND OTHER FORMS OF RAISED QUILTING, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1977) 1st ptg, B&W ill., 218pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0684148218 This book explains the simple techniques, lists the necessary equipment, and gives directions for a number of projects utilizing the various applications of trapunto., (Order No: 34788 ), $12.50

67. Mullins, Cathy (edited by), PLASTIC CANVAS BAZAAR BESTSELLERS, The Needlecraft Shop - DRG, Berne, IN, (2008) 1st ptg, color illustrations, 176pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover) internal spiral bound, ISBN 9781573672924 Filled with lots of quick and easy projects perfect for your next church bazaar, or last minute gifts for family and friends., (Order No: 57255 ), $35.00

68. Newell, Adnah Clifton; Holtrop, William F. (revised by), COLORING FINISHING AND PAINTING WOOD, Chas. A. Bennett Co., Inc., Peoria, IL, (1972) rev ed, B&W illustrations, 478pp, good, black cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0870021249 First published in 1930., (Order No: 46151 ), $7.00

69. Nimocks, Patricia, DECOUPAGE, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1968), B&W illustrations, 176pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Decoupage is the art of decorating surfaces with applied paper cut-outs., (Order No: 44320 ), $4.00

70. O'Hara, Eliot, WATERCOLOR WITH O'HARA: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO MASTERING THE ART OF WATERCOLOR PAINTING, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1966), B&W illustrations, 163pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A comprehensive guide to technical aspects of watercolor painting., (Order No: 31582 ), $14.50

71. Percier, Charles and Fontaine, Pierre, EMPIRE STYLEBOOK OF INTERIOR DESIGN - ALL 72 PLATES FROM THE RECUEIL DE DECORATIONS INTERIEURES WITH NEW ENGLISH TEXT, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, (1991), B&W illustrations, 78pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0486267547 This pictorial treasury reveals in clear, precise detail the highly individual characterof French taste in interior decoration at the height of the first French Empire., (Order No: 49683 ), $12.50

72. Popular Mechanics, PAINTING, FURNITURE FINISHING AND REPAIRING, Popular Mechanics Company, Chicago, IL, 1943, B&W illustrations, 96pp, very good, light brown cloth (hardcover), "A Compilation of Helpful Articles for Craftsmen, Home Owners, Painters and Handymen.", (Order No: 44974 ), $5.00

73. Raynes, John, PAINTING SEASCAPES: A CREATIVE APPROACH, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, (1972) 1st ptg, B&W and Color illustrations, 120pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0823038556 An innovative guide that encourages the reader's creativity in painting the sea, sky, and shore., (Order No: 40536 ), $10.00

74. Rich, Jack C., SCULPTURE IN WOOD, Oxford University Press, New York, 1970, color frontis, B&W ill., 155pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), A full discussion of all aspects of wood sculpture written by one of the world's foremost authorities on the materials and methods, both traditional and modern, of this kind of art., (Order No: 33838 ), $10.00

75. Rieger, Shay, ANIMALS IN WOOD, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1971), B&W illustrations, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0684123223 This volume is sculptor Shay Rieger's invitation to follow her as she creates beautiful wood figures of animals and birds., (Order No: 26555 ), $5.00

76. Rogers, Dominique; and Marley, Graham (editors), POSTPRINTS OF THE DAVID HARRIS CONFERENCE, 2000, UKIC Furniture Section, London, 2001, B&W and color illustrations, 34pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1871656397 Papers from the conference held on 28 June 2000 at Sir John Cass Department of Design and Technology Restoration and Conservation Section, London Guildhall University. Contents include: A Marquetry Technique Away From Tradition; Journeys Round A Chinese Lacquer Tea Caddy From the Victoria and Albert Museum; From the Golden to the Gilded (Conservation Projects at the Preservation Society of Newport County); The Conservation of Two Picture Frames; and, The Restoration of the Banqueting Room Ceiling at the Royal Pavilion, Brighton, 1999., (Order No: 46025 ), $25.00

77. Rood, John, SCULPTURE IN WOOD, University of Minnesota Pr., Minneapolis, MN, (1973) 7th ptg, B&W illustrations, 179pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0816600627 First published in 1950. "How to Make - How to Understand - How to Use.", (Order No: 50892 ), $7.50

78. Sabine, Ellen S. (photographs by Hilda Borcherding), AMERICAN ANTIQUE DECORATION, Bonanza Books, New York, orig pub 1956, drawings by Ellen S. Sabine, 132pp, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Clear, simple instructions and a wealth of illustrations fill this guide to a delightful hobby for homeowners and antique lovers., (Order No: 31946 ), $5.00

79. Sabine, Ellen S. (drawings by the author; color photographs by Hilda Borcherding), AMERICAN FOLK ART, D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc, Princeton, NJ, (1958), B&W ill., 132pp, good, red cloth (small nick on rear) (hardcover) (no dustjacket), Patterns are provided for the reader's use., (Order No: 32143 ), $10.00

80. Sayer, Chloe, CRAFTS OF MEXICO - CRAFTS OF THE WORLD SERIES, Doubleday and Company, Inc., New York, 1977, color illustrations, 144pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) closed tear rear of jacket, ISBN 0385131186 A tour through back streets of remote Mexican villages to meet the native craftsmen working today, and their work. A few how-to projects are included., (Order No: 52156 ), $5.00

81. Scott, Louise Binder; May, Marion E.; and, Shaw, Mildred S., PUPPETS FOR ALL GRADES, Instructor Handbook Series, Dansville, NY, 1966, B&W illustrations, 48pp, good+, wraps (softcover), Contents include: What Are Puppets; Progress Through Puppetry; Kinds of Puppets; Scrapbasket Ideas; Staging; Points for Putting on a Shopw; Puppets Put to Use; Bibliography., (Order No: 47722 ), $6.00

82. Seng-gye Tombs Curtis and Christopher Hunt, THE AIRBRUSH BOOK: ART, HISTORY AND TECHNIQUE, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York, (1980), B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0442212135, (Order No: 55736 ), $4.50

83. Sibbett, Ed, ART NOUVEAU - STAINED GLASS PATTERN BOOK - 104 DESIGNS FOR WORKABLE PROJECTS, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, (1978), B&W illustrations, 60pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0486235777, (Order No: 50005 ), $15.00

84. Slayton, Mariette Paine, EARLY AMERICAN DECORATING TECHNIQUES: STEP-BY-STEP DIRECTIONS FOR MASTERING TRADITIONAL CRAFTS, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1972) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 244pp, very good, blue cloth spine, brown cloth boards (no dustjacket), (Order No: 32634 ), $6.00

85. Sloan, Annie and Gwynn, Kate, CLASSIC PAINTS AND FAUX FINISHES - HOW TO USE NATURAL MATERIALS AND AUTHENTIC TECNHIQUES IN TODAY'S DECORATING, Reader's Digest Assn., Inc., Pleasantville, NY, (1993), color illustrations, 160pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0895775239, (Order No: 51101 ), $7.50

86. Stori, Mary, THE STORI OF BEADED EMBELLISHMENT - BEDECK YOUR QUILTS WITH BEAUTIFUL BEADS, Martingale & Company, Bothell, WA, (2001) 1st ptg, color illustrations, 96pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1564773396, (Order No: 54819 ), $10.00

87. Szabo, Zoltan, ZOLTAN SZABO PAINTS LANDSCAPRES - ADVANCED TECHNIQUES IN WATERCOLOR, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, (1977), B&W and color illustrations, 176pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0773600574, (Order No: 57865 ), $10.00

88. Taubes, Frederic, THE PAINTER'S DICTIONARY OF MATERIALS AND METHODS, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, (1979) 4th ptg, 253pp, good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0823013367 First published in 1971., (Order No: 49532 ), $4.00

89. Tierney, Tom, GREAT FASHION DESIGNS OF THE SIXTIES - PAPER DOLLS IN FULL COLOR, Dover Publications, Inc., Mineola, NY, 1991, color illustrations, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0486268977 32 Haute Couture Costumes by Courreges, Balmain, Saint-Laurent and Others., (Order No: 53392 ), $5.00

90. Wagstaff, Liz; Patterson, Debbie (photography by), GILDING FOR THE HOME - DECORATING WITH GOLD, SILVER AND METAL LEAF, Lorenz Books, London, (2001), color illustrations, 160pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0754808351 "A practical course on gilding with gold, silver and metal - a fresh, contemporary approach to decorating walls, objects and soft furnishings.", (Order No: 47193 ), $15.00

91. Waldrep, Joel and Weller, Alan (selected and designed by), FLOWERS - DOVER PICTURA ELECTRONIC DESIGN SERIES WITH CD, Dover Publications, Inc., Mineola, NY, (2007), color illustrations, 128pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0486998878 Royalty free artwork, this book with CD is bursting with superior botanical illustrations with precise and expressive renderings that will enliven any graphic or design project. CD in unopened envelope., (Order No: 55388 ), $27.50

92. Weaver, Diane W., PAINTED FURNITURE: SIMPLE TECHNIQUES FOR FRESH, NEW LOOKS, Sterling Publishing Co., New York, (1995), B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0806908408, (Order No: 55206 ), $5.00

93. Whitney, Edgar A., WATERCOLOR: THE HOWS AND WHYS, Watson-Guptill Publication, New York, (1958), B&W and color illustrations, 142pp, good+ w/lightly edgeworn dustjacket (hardcover), "Includes all of the techniques and drills for beginners and imparts information and basic truths, vital to fine watercolors seldom found in any other textbook.", (Order No: 40905 ), $95.00

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