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Textile Designs of Japan - Vol I

By: Abe, Kojiro (foreword)

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Osaka, Japan, Japanese Textile Color Design Center: 1959

Seller ID: 004840


NB: Vol I only. Dark brown buckram with title in gilt on spine and front cover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn with a 5 inch vertical repaired tear to front cover of jacket, and light sunning to spine. 84pp. text plus 160 b/w and 24 colour plates. This book is the first volume of a three volume survey of rich and varied Japanese textile designs classified into three groups: ... View more info

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The Art of the Felt Maker

By: Burkett, M.E.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Kendal, Cumbria, Abbott Hall Art Gallery: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005354


Softcover. 1999 reprint of the 1979 first edition. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Signed by the author on title page. Binding sound. 111pp. 65 b/w plates. This book was originally produced to accompany the eponymous exhibition which was held at the Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal from 31 May to 22 July 1979 and then toured to various other venues in the UK, including Leicester Museum and Art Gallery and the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. The exhibition w... View more info

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Pillow Lace in the East Midlands

By: Freeman, Charles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Wardown Park, Luton, Luton Museum & Art Gallery: 1958

Seller ID: 004948


Card covers. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners address label on reverse of front cover. 51pp. 17 b/w plates and several b/w diagrams within text. This handbook deals with the cottage industry of pillow lacemaking in the East Midlands. It is divided into two sections, the first describes the history of the industry and the second, the methods of manufacture. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info