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  • Topic: Sports and Activities: Crafts, Hobbies

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Alexis Badmaieff and Don Davis:
How to build Speaker Enclosures.

Slough, UK: Foulsham-Sams, [c.1970]. First or early UK edition. 144pp, illustrated. Contents fresh and clean, although 6 pages have lightly-pencilled technical notes. Ownership name to front fly. In the original blue cloth-textured binding titled in gilt, clean, bright and firm, one corner slightly knocked. In the unclipped pictorial dust jacket: bright, top edge has slight scuffs and knocks. VG+ in VG dust-jacket.

Price: 25.00


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Ernest E. Noakes: with a preface by J.N. Maskelyne:
Magical Originalities: A chat on practical magic.

London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd, 1914. First edition. xii, 161, [2] adverts; including a portrait frontis and many text illustrations. Contents very good, with a few small stains at pp75-81. In the original binding of carmine cloth, top edge gilt: firm, upper board illustrated and titled in gilt, bright; spine dulled, and lower board has cup rings and a couple of small indentations, extremities slightly blunted. Good copy. VG.

Price: 110.00


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Robert Alton:
Violin Making and Repairing. Cassell's "Work" Handbooks.

London: Cassell, 1923. First edition. [iv], 152pp, illustrated. Contents clean, with some soiling to title page. 8vo, with thin red card covers, battered but made good, illustrated to the front, adverts to rear and inside. With new red spine and label. VG.

Price: 60.00


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Gladys M. Spratt:
Little Embroidery Book [cover title: Little Book of Embroidery].

London: Girl's Own Paper Offices, n.d. [1930s]. Presumed first and only edition. 48pp, illustrated. Contents very clean with new matching endpapers. 167x121mm, in the original paper-covered boards, with plain back and attractive pictorial front, and a new cloth spine. A few minor marks to upper board, and slight wear to corners. Very nice copy. Scarce. Very Good.

Price: 75.00


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The Rover World. [A monthly scouting paper: formerly 'The London Rover', and incorporating 'Quest'.] : incomplete run of 38 issues bound into two volumes.

London: [Boy Scouts Association (Great Britain)], April 1934 to October 1937. [The book titled 1934-36 comprises Vols I & II, from April 1934-March 1936, each Volume followed by an Alphabetical Index, but lacking issues #2, #4 and #7 from Vol I, and #12 is mis-bound into Vol II #1. The book titled 1936-37 comprises Vol III & part of Vol IV, from April 1936-October 1937: Vol III lacking #7, and Vol IV lacking #2.] ** Contents clean and unmarked, slightly tanned, but printed on better stock than the average magazine, in very good order. Endpapers have some foxing. The covers have not been bound in, but the issues included appear otherwise complete, with c.45pp each, many illustrations, good articles, fun, and advertisements. Quarto, edges sprinkled, in contemporary brown pebble cloth, spines ruled and titled gilt. Clean and firm, with small scuffs to spines, and ends puckered. Very nice collection. Scarce. [The large range of articles includes a series of 'Recipes for Living' - a series of interviews by Arthur Groom with, for example, Sir Malcolm Campbell, G.K. Chesterton, and Eric Gill.] Very Good.
[EXTRA Heavy Item]

Price: 150.00


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Yusai Fukuyama:
100 New Bobbin Lace Patterns.

London: Batsford, 1996. First edition. 143pp, packed with illustrations. Contents fresh and immaculate, unread. Quarto, in the original blue cloth-textured binding titled in silver, sharp and bright. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket, which has a faint crease, but is otherwise as new. Fine in near fine dust-jacket.

Price: 60.00


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