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Hammer & Tongs: Blacksmithery down the Ages

By: Hogg, Garry

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Hutchinson & Company: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31279


Good in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Ex-Library; Ex-Library with typical stamps, markings. Clean cover, solid binding. Endpapers with library plates, glue remnants. Interior pages clean, unmarked. Bright jacket, no tears; back panel rather smudged. View more info

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The Principles and Practice of Ornamental and Complex Turning

By: Holtzapffel, John Jacob

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1973

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 29202


Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 656 pages, bound in blue cloth. 600 illustrations. Very Good book, solid binding, spine slightly concave near head; one corner tip bumped. Interior clean, bright, lightly toned. Edges of text block show a hint of tanning also. Free of names or markings. In Near Fine jacket, crisp, clean, bright with modest wear at ends of front flap fold. View more info

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Die Design and Diemaking Practice

By: Jones, Franklin D.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: The Industrial Press: 1951

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 27966


Very Good+; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1014 pages, bound in burgundy imitation leather. Tightly bound book, clean and bright, with only modest wear at corner tips. Light age-toning to edges of text block, pages. Interior clean, unmarked. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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Instructions for Installation and Operation of the Hydrohoner; Equipped with Timing and Sizing Devices and Hydraulically Expanded Hones

By: Micromatic Hone Corp.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Micromatic Hone Corporation:

Seller ID: 28251


Very Good+; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 25 page operation manual, illustrated. Bright and clean with only modest wear; light corner crease on front cover. Interior pristine. No date of publication provided, but estimated circa 1950. Micromatic Hone Corp. operated plants in Evanston, Il, Guilford, CT, Indiana, Detroit, and more, with clients such as Caterpillar, Harvester and many automobile manufacturers. View more info

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Boat Modeling with Dynamite Payson A Step-By-Step Guide to Building Models of Small Craft

By: Payson, Harold H.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: International Marine Publishing: 1989

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 28488

ISBN: 0071573712


Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; About Fine, crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. Showing just a hint of shelf wear. View more info

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Sailmaking Made Easy

By: Schmit, Bill

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Water, Wind and Sail Publications: 1974

Seller ID: 31247


Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Puyallup, WA; 136 pp. Abundantly illustrated. Light edge wear; date written on endpaper. Glue from old label. Interior pages clean, unmarked. View more info

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The Art of Grain Weaving

By: Stearns, Marilyn Tarpy

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Red House Press: 1981

Seller ID: 30388


Very Good; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 37 pp. in plastic comb binding. Illustrated. short corner creases. Clean, bright, unmarked. Dozens of grain weaving designs from various cultures. Includes clove hitch, flat braids, flat tied weave, twisted braids, round braids, tied work, marquetry, and more. View more info

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New Sideband Handbook (No. 103)

By: Stoner, Don

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Cowan Publishing Corp: 1959

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 31179


Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 232 pp. Binding firm. Cover faded, a bit dingy and wavy, creasing on spine and back corner. Pages bright, clean and unmarked. View more info

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A Dyke's Bike Repair Handbook

By: Taylor, Jill; Honey Lee Cottrell (photos); Clothespin Fever staff (illustrations)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Clothespin Fever Press: 1990

Seller ID: 31119

ISBN: 0961657243


Good+; Softcover; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 136 pp paperback, plastic comb binding; illustrated with black & white photos. Solid binding. Moderate rubbing to edges; minor creasing to cover. Pages clean, unmarked. Women's empowerment and self-help from the 90's--introductory motorcycle maintenance manual. View more info

Image for Bullard Mult-Au-Matic Operator's Hand Book - Type A. More Than a Machine - A Manufacturing Method

Bullard Mult-Au-Matic Operator's Hand Book - Type A. More Than a Machine - A Manufacturing Method

By: The Bullard Company

Price: $22.50

Publisher: The Bullard Company: 1930

Seller ID: 28231


Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Bridgeport, CT; 102 pages, bound in blue printed wraps. Fully illustrated with drawings of machinery (boring, turning and facing machine all-in-one). Enclosed is a 1942 type-written letter from R.C. Bullard on company letterhead with image of Bullard plant on header. Cover soiled on edges, mild musty odor. Binding firm. Interior clean, unmarked. View more info

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Tasha Tudor's Heirloom Crafts [with 3 additional Tasha Tudor books]

By: Tudor, Tasha (illustrator); Richard W. Brown (photographs); Tovah Martin (text)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 31548

ISBN: 0395735270


Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Tasha Tudor's Heirloom Crafts with three addtional Tasha Tudor handicraft books:Tasha Tudor's Dollhouse; Tasha Tudor's Garden; and The Tasha Tudor Cookbook. All four books are first edition/first printing hardcovers in dust jackets. All books Near Fine to Fine and jackets Near Fine to Fine. Clean, firmly bound, only a hit of shelf wear; crisp clean pages; no writing. In clean crisp dust jackets. View more info

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Machinist Apprentice Training Course (U.S. Navy)

By: U.S. Naval Torpedo Station Newport R.I.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Naval Torpedo Station: 1942

Edition: -

Seller ID: 21436


Very Good; Softcover; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Newport, RI; Oblong notebook, 22 lessons, 286 pages. Flxible card covers. Cover scuffed, spotted, and lightly worn. Interior clean, unmarked. Illustrations bright and intact. ; View more info

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The Village Blacksmith

By: Watson, Aldren A.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30760


Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; First printing indicated by presence of "1" in full print number line. 125 pp. bound in brown cloth; illustrated with black & white drawings. Bright, crisp, tight book. Fine but for modest wear to head of spine. Pristine pages, no names or markings. In Very Good similarly bright clean jacket with light wear and tiny tears on top edge. View more info

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How to Make Cornhusk Dolls

By: Wendorff, Ruth

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Arco: 1975

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 30363

ISBN: 0668028831


Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 77 pp. bound in olive green cloth; illustrated with black & white photos, line drawings. Bright, clean, tight book; sharp corners. Crisp pages, no names or markings. In bright jacket with tiny nick; minor shelf rubbing. View more info

Image for Rogers' Drawing and Design; A Practical Treatise Relating to Linear Drawing; Machine Design; Working Drawings; Power Transmission; Metal Working Machines; Lathes; Drawing Instruments; Free Hand Drawing; Tables, Etc.

Rogers' Drawing and Design; A Practical Treatise Relating to Linear Drawing; Machine Design; Working Drawings; Power Transmission; Metal Working Machines; Lathes; Drawing Instruments; Free Hand Drawing; Tables, Etc.

By: [Rogers, William; pseud. of Nehemiah Hawkins ]

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Theo. Audel & Company: 1963

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 273


Very Good+; Hardcover; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 388 pp, bound in black grained cloth; text edges red; illustrated with line drawings. Modest wear to edges of cover; clean, solid binding. Light age-toning to pages; clean, unmarked. No jacket, though unknown if published with one. View more info