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Comment faire de la bonne photographie: Manuel a l'usage des photographes amateurs.
1 Comment faire de la bonne photographie: Manuel a l'usage des photographes amateurs.
Toronto, Ontario Canadian Kodak Co. Softcover Good 
8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 168 pp. Bound in brown wraps with black lettering. Text is in French. A manual written in simple terms to aid the amateur photographer in the pursuit of good results primarily using the Kodak system. Profusely illustrtaed with b/w photographs and b/w line drawings. Comprehensive glossary (in French) at back. The wraps are moderately worn and faded with wear on the edges and the spine. Interior is clean and the binding is solid. Date of publication is not stated but most probably from in 1930's. One rather nice short section deals with the taking of silhouette photographs, not a common technique. 12351 
Price: 16.00 CDN
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Hand in Glove with Beehive. Series #28.
2 Hand in Glove with Beehive. Series #28.
Toronto, Ontario. Patons & Baldwins. Softcover Very Good- 
8vo - 24.5 x 18.5 cm.; 28 pages including the covers. Black and white photographic front cover and illustrated on the inside with four full page black and white photographs, three smaller ones and several large knitting charts. Contains patterns for 22 mittens and gloves for children, women and men. Minor wear (scuffing) to the covers and mild wear to the edges while the interior is clean and the stapled binding is solid. 22869 
Price: 5.60 CDN
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Kodak Print-Exposure Computer
3 Kodak Print-Exposure Computer
Rochester, New York Eastman Kodak Company. 1946 Softcover Very Good 
This is a single piece of coated cardboard with two plastic dials, measuring 21.5 x 14.5 cm. - "a device used in the photographic printing processes for determining exposures according to density readings. It is especially helpful in color printing by the Kodak Dye Transfer Process." Punched for Kodak Photographic Notebook. The device is in very good condition; the envelop it comes in is missing two corner sections. 24939 
Price: 8.00 CDN
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The Puppetry Journal: assorted issues,1974 and 1975. (7 in all)., Avery, Don. (editor).
4 Avery, Don. (editor). The Puppetry Journal: assorted issues,1974 and 1975. (7 in all).
Fenton, Missouri. The Puppeteers of America 1974 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; Six issues of "The Puppetry Journal" and the "International Membership Directory - 1974". The six issues are January/Feb ruary 1974, March/April 1974, May/June 1974, July/ August 1974 (25th anniversary issue), September/ October 1974, January/February 1975. All have been neatly 'three-hole-punched' on the stapled fold edge, otherwise, clean and tight. 23599 
Price: 10.00 CDN
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Australian State Flowers, Barrett, Margaret (Justine Jones)
5 Barrett, Margaret (Justine Jones) Australian State Flowers
Auckland, New Zealand Margaret Barrett Designs. 1984 Softcover Very Good 
4to - 29 x 21 cm.; 9 pp., saddle-stapled booklet. Graphed for cross stitch and needlework, Cooktown Orchid, Sturt's Desert Pea, Royal Bluebell, Desert Rose, Kangaroo Paw, Blue Gum, Waratah, Pink Heath. Graphs and illustrations by Thelma Williamson. Margaret Barrett is the pseudonym of Justine Jones, a well-known Auckland embroider, designer of embroidery and teacher. Some light wear on card stock cover; interior pages clean. 28469 
Price: 9.60 CDN
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New Zealand Native Birds, Barrett, Margaret (Justine Jones)
6 Barrett, Margaret (Justine Jones) New Zealand Native Birds
Auckland, New Zealand Margaret Barrett Designs. 1985 Softcover Very Good- 
4to - 29 x 21 cm.; Unpaginated, (8pp.) booklet. Graphed for cross stitch and needlework, the pied stilt, pukeko, tui, wood pigeon, saddle back, bell bird, banded dotterel, kiwi, grey warbler, fantail. Graphs and illustrations by Thelma Williamson. Margaret Barrett is the pseudonym of Justine Jones, a well-known Auckland embroider, designer of embroidery and teacher. Some light wear on card stock cover; interior pages clean. 28467 
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New Zealand Native Flowers, Barrett, Margaret (Justine Jones)
7 Barrett, Margaret (Justine Jones) New Zealand Native Flowers
Auckland, New Zealand Margaret Barrett Designs. 1983 Softcover Very Good- 
4to - 29 x 21 cm.; 8 page booklet. Graphed for cross stitch and needlework, New Zealand wild clematis, mountain buttercup, tree fuschia (kotukutuku), kowhai, pohutukawa, karaka berries. Graphs and illustrations by Thelma Williamson. Margaret Barrett is the pseudonym of Justine Jones, a well-known Auckland embroider, designer of embroidery and teacher. Some light wear on card stock cover; interior pages clean. 28468 
Price: 9.60 CDN
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Wooden Clock Cases., Bryant, David.
8 Bryant, David. Wooden Clock Cases.
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Stackpole Books 1994 0811725979 / 9780811725972 Softcover Very Good+ 
4to - 29 x 21 cm; 159 pp. "Eighteen magnificent table, wall and longcase clocks are reproduced here in precise technical drawings following the exact measurements of the period originals. Each case is a simple half joint construction that can be as authentic in detail as you want: plans, photographs of embellishments and a full parts list accompany a suggested order of assembly, and alternative dimensions are given to fit available movements. The clocks include: Balloon clocks, Viennese regulators, Dial clocks, Longcase clocks, Bracket clocks, Mantel clocks, Tavern clocks, Cuckoo clocks." Minor wear on cover. 15193 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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Tai Textiles in the Mekong Region, Continuity and Change, Connors, Mary, et al.
9 Connors, Mary, et al. Tai Textiles in the Mekong Region, Continuity and Change
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. 2006 Softcover Very Good+ 
4to - 29.5 x 21 cm.; xi - 168 pp. Exhibition book about textiles by Tai women from Laos, Thailand, China and Vietnam. Contents: Preface by Nguyen Van Huy; The Tai/Thai and the Mekong River: Textiles, Water, Mountains, People by Leedom Lefferts; Textiles of the Tai Ethnicity in Yunnan Province, China by La Cong Y; Lanna and Isan Textiles by Susan Conway; Textiles of the Tai People in Vietnam by Vi Van An and Hoang Luong; Tai Daeng Textiles: Motifs and Types by Outala Vanyuveth; Research on the Silver Ornaments of the Dai Nationality in Yunnan by Yang Xiao; Motifs and Decorations on Textiles of the Tai in Yunnan Province by Huang Yingdan; Lao Textiles in a Time of Change by Mary Connors. Many full-colour photos, several of the articles list their references, a map of the region. French flaps, coated paper; a nicely produced book in very good condition. 27899 
Price: 36.00 CDN
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Annabelle's Caps., Dawson Family.
10 Dawson Family. Annabelle's Caps.
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Privately Published. Softcover Very Good+ 
4to - 28 x 21 cm.; 51 pp. Privately printed in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada by the Dawson family, this is a collection of knitting patterns for 26 caps, for women who have need of them from cancer treatments. It is lovingly dedicated to a lost family member, Annabelle. A new, unused copy. 27376 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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New Lighting Techniques in Photography, Deschin, Jacob
11 Deschin, Jacob New Lighting Techniques in Photography
New York Crown Publishers, Inc. 1953 Hardcover Very Good 
16mo - 17 x 12 cm.; 124 pp. Part of series, Little Technical Library. Plastic coating over boards of cover is lifting a bit along the spine with a bit of chipping, light rubbing on boards, otherwise, a clean and sturdy little volume. 24941 
Price: 9.60 CDN
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Teaching Basic Jumping., Diggle, Martin.
12 Diggle, Martin. Teaching Basic Jumping.
London, UK. J. A. Allen & Co. 1990 0851314813 / 9780851314815 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xii - 141 pp. From the back cover: ". . . discusses the qualities necessary in the instructor, the facilities, horses and equipment, the psychology of the pupil as well as preparatory work and a progressive lesson plan . . ." A companion book to "Teaching the Child Rider" and "Teaching Basic Riding". Slight wear to the cover edges, interior is clean and the binding is solid. 15385 
Price: 4.80 CDN
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Caribou 0-8-0 Canadian Switcher for 3 1/2 in. Gauge (and "Buffalo" a 2-8-0 - a Consolidation), Evans, Martin
13 Evans, Martin Caribou 0-8-0 Canadian Switcher for 3 1/2 in. Gauge (and "Buffalo" a 2-8-0 - a Consolidation)
Herts., UK Model & Allied Publication, Argus Books. 1977 0852425001 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 24 x 15 cm.; 79 pp. Light edgewear to card stock covers; a sturdy binding and clean pages. Part of the publisher's Live Steam Library series. "...takes the reader crisply through all stages of construction." 29578 
Price: 13.50 CDN
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Kaffe's California Patches, Fassett, Kaffe
14 Fassett, Kaffe Kaffe's California Patches
England Rowan Yarns. Softcover Very Good 
4to - 30 x 21 cm.; 32, (6) pp. Saddle-stapled binding. Contains ten designs of Fassett's sweaters with well-photographed examples. Minor edgewear; a sturdy, clean copy. 24979 
Price: 16.00 CDN
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Making Welsh Quilts., Jenkins, Mary and Clare Claridge.
15 Jenkins, Mary and Clare Claridge. Making Welsh Quilts.
Iola, Wisconsin. KP Books. 2005 0896892549 / 9780896892545 Softcover Very Good 
4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 121 pp. Subtitled: The Textile Tradition That Inspired the Amish? suggesting that the Amish of Pennsylvania took inspiration for their quilt designs from early Welsh settlers in the 19th century. After a history of quilting in Wales, there is information on fabrics, colours and techniques as well as specific projects to make. Minor edgewear on cover; a sturdy, clean copy. 27868 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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Ohos Handbook / A Beginner's Book of Ojo Crafting, Kersh, Lillian and Ira / Sallie Anderson
16 Kersh, Lillian and Ira / Sallie Anderson Ohos Handbook / A Beginner's Book of Ojo Crafting
Evanston, IL. / Danville, IL. Lira Company / Pat Depke. 1971 / 1978 Softcover Very Good 
Two saddle-stapled booklets, 24 x 19 cm. / 28 x 21.5 cm.; 33 pp. / 36 pp. Both booklets give instructions for making the Ojo de Dios, Eye of God, an ancient contemplative and spiritual practice by the Huichol Indians of Mexico and New Mexico, also a form found in the Middle East and ancient Egypt. Using twigs or sticks and yarn, these woven creations encourage prayer and thoughts of God and can become quite elaborate in form and quite beautiful. Both have minor wear on covers but are sturdy and clean and both are included. 28886 
Price: 16.00 CDN
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Znaki Porcelany Europejskiej i Polskiej Ceramiki / Marques de la porcelaine europeenne et de la ceramique polonaise., Marian Swinarski and Leon Chroscicki.
17 Marian Swinarski and Leon Chroscicki. Znaki Porcelany Europejskiej i Polskiej Ceramiki / Marques de la porcelaine europeenne et de la ceramique polonaise.
Poznan Poznanska Spolka Wydawnicza 1949 Softcover Good 
8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; 351 pp. Text is in Polish and French. "Marks of the European porcelain and of the Polish ceramics". Index and bibliography. Card stock covers with flaps. Cover is soiled with edgewear which includes a small piece missing along the top front edge, two closed tears 3 cm. long on lower edge of spine, text pages browned with a few finger smudges. 13078 
Price: 56.00 CDN
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18 Morris, Floyd 198 Easy Wood Projects
South Holland, Illinois Goodheart-Willcox Co 1970 Soft Cover Good+  
11" x 8.5"; 96 pp. Full size patterns most of which are designed for scroll saw work. Top of front cover is chipped. Previous owner's name stamped on 1st page. Everybody had a scroll saw or at least they all wanted one and it looked so easy. Let's not forget that some skill is essential, if not critical.  8111 
Price: 6.75 CDN
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The Roman Two Diamond Opening and Variations, Munger, Robert
19 Munger, Robert The Roman Two Diamond Opening and Variations
Louisville, KY Devyn Press. 1998 0939460734 / 9780939460731 Paperback Very Good 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 64 pp. The Blue Ribbon Series, Volume 6. The author is "a bridge bibliophile and self-taught bidding theoretician." A sample of the conventions discussed in this small book - Roman Two Clubs, Blue Team Two Diamonds, Funny Two Diamond Bid . . . Minor wear on cover; a clean, sturdy copy. 20384 
Price: 8.00 CDN
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The Art of Dyeing Gems and Gem Material, Neavin, John
20 Neavin, John The Art of Dyeing Gems and Gem Material
1968 Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Muriel Neavin 
8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 32 pp. Saddle-stapled booklet. Minor soiling. Contents include aniline dyes, dyeing porous and non-porous stones, tigereye, ovens. 23447 
Price: 4.80 CDN
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