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THOMSON, James. A Letter to the Vice-President of the Board of Trade, on protection to original designs and patterns printed upon woven fabrics.
Clitheroe: H. Whalley, 1840. Cloth. Good. Second edition. (6) + 27 + (i)pp., frontispiece and 14 (ex 15) plates (all printed in colour). Lacks plate 10. together with... A Letter to the Right Honourable Sir Robert Peel on copyright in original designs and patterns for printing. (2) + 54 + (6)pp. together with... Notes on the Present State of Calico Printing in Belgium, with prefatory observations on the competition and tariff of different countries. xvi + 61 + (i) + 14pp appendix. Three items bound together in original blind stamped cloth, rebacked, paper label. Covers very rubbed, some foxing and browning to the text. 8vo. Clitheroe, H. Whalley. [1840-41]. One of the earliest discussions on the problem of copyright for patterns and designs. The author, himself a calico printer, argues for the introduction of similar legislation against foreign competition, as that which already existed to protect London printers from piracy and undercutting by Lancashire mills. The first item is also an attractive pattern book, depicting the possible variants of one calico design in a series of precise colour printed plates. (Book ref. 105473) £60.00
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LOASBY Wren: STENCILLING ON FABRICS.
Shaftesbury. Broadcast Books. 1991. lst edn. Large format hardback. 63 pages. B.w. and colour illustrations. Fine in fine d.w. ISBN: 1854040073. (Book ref. 7999) £4.00
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PAINE Melanie: THE NEW FABRIC MAGIC.
London. Frances Lincoln. 1995. HEAVY large format hardback which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote as this saves time in processing orders. 216 pages. Colour illustrations. Fine in red boards with gilt lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. Ex shop stock -unread book. Melanie Paine runs Paine & Co, the successful London-based company specializing in interior design and decoration. Her particular love is fabric and the magical way it can transform windows, furniture and the whole look of a room. ISBN: 0-7112-0964-2. (Book ref. 4954) £14.95
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MANKIN Ian: NATURAL FABRICS - Simple and Stylish Soft Furnishings.
London. Ebury. 1997. lst edn. Large glossy hardback. 128 pages. Colour illustrations. Fine in black boards with gilt lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. Unread book from new stock. Organized around 7 key fabrics - Muslin, Linen, Ticking, Utility, Checks & Stripes, Jacquard and Masook - each chapter opens with the background to the textile. Includes over 25 practical projects. ISBN: 0-09-182020-0. (Book ref. 2757) £7.50
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Christopher Hawtree (intro); Graham Greene, et al "Night and Day": Selection (1985 1st ed hardback, preface by Graham Greene)
Chatto & Windus, 1985 First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. VG-/G+ 1985 1st edition very large, heavy Chatto hardback, lovely cover and illustrations reproduced throughout, along with Graham Green Preface and new Intro. Some creasing to edges of DJ, area of wear/rubbing to title page, minor corner bruising, internally near VG, Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fashion, Fabrics & Style; ISBN: 0701129964. ISBN/EAN: 9780701129965. Inventory No: 025717. (Book ref. 025717) £10.00
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Suzy Menkes The Windsor Style (2nd impression 1st ed hardback)
Grafton, 1987 First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. VG/VG- 1987 Grafton hardback, price-clipped DJ, 122 colour and 74 B/W photos, very large heavy hardback, a superb resource book for anyone interested in the Duke and Duchess of Windsor at home in Paris. Light shelf-rub to top of spine and sticker residue to front edge of DJ only, else VG bright copy, Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fashion, Fabrics & Style; ISBN: 0246132124. ISBN/EAN: 9780246132123. Inventory No: 025441. (Book ref. 025441) £56.00
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Suzy Menkes The Windsor Style (1st impression 1st ed hardback)
Grafton, 1987 First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. VG/VG- 1987 Grafton hardback, price-clipped DJ, 122 colour and 74 B/W photos, very large heavy hardback, a superb resource book for anyone interested in the Duke and Duchess of Windsor at home in Paris. Light shelf-rub to top of spine and sticker residue to front edge of DJ only, else VG bright copy, Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fashion, Fabrics & Style; ISBN: 0246132124. ISBN/EAN: 9780246132123. Inventory No: 025279. (Book ref. 025279) £52.00
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Storey, Joyce The Thames and Hudson Manual of Dyes and Fabrics
Thames & Hudson, 1978. Illustrated by Profusely Illustrated Black and White and colour Photographs. Blue Board Gilt Type. Very Good/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" 0500670161 Hard Cover Gilt round vignette on front board-2 fish and waves in double gilt border.1 library stamp on title page,evidence of removed label on ffep. 121 illustrations, 28 in colour.192 pp, including safety appendix, glossary and index.Jacket not priceclipped. Very clean, bright, tight copy, appears unread, unused. (Book ref. 003001) £10.00
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June Hobson Dyed and Printed Fabrics
Leicester: Dryad Press, 1961. Illustrated by bl/white and Colour Photographs, Line Drawings. 2nd Ed.. Coloured Pictorial Boards. Very Good/No D/jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardback Few faint blue drawing marks on ffep, also on half title page,which is foxed. Otherwise bright, tight copy of this interesting book. Techniques of dyeing including tiedyeing, batik, block printing and screen printing. 44pp. (Book ref. 000894) £12.00
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Roberts Beaumont.: Woollen and Worsted: The Theory and Technology of the Manufacture of Woollen, Worsted, and Union Yarns and Fabrics.
London: G. Bell and Sons, 1915. Hardback. 640pp. First printing of this revised edition of a title first published as "Wool Manufacture". Lots of illustrations, including folding colour diagrams of machinery. Good+ condition. No serious faults - just a bit dusty around the page edges, slightly marked purple boards and slightly worn at the corners. Inscribed by the author to "J.W. Haigh, Esq. [?] Chadwick Bros. Ltd., Leeds / With the Author's Compliments and best wishes / November 1st 1917. (Book ref. 8961) £20.00
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Love, Robert (ed); Ritz, David (intro) Rolling Stone TATTOO NATION Portraits of Celebrity Body Art
Bulfinch Press, 2002 First Edition. Book Condition: Good Condition. Size: 12" x 10" approx. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Fashion, Fabrics & Style. ISBN: 082122817X. ISBN/EAN: 9780821228173. Inventory No: 0037292. (Book ref. 0037292) £4.50
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GAY, BERNARD. MARGRIE, VICTOR. And HEATH, ADRIAN, MAKER DESIGNERS TODAY. AN EXHIBITION OF FURNITURE AND FURNISHING TEXTILES.
London.: Camden Arts Centre., 1984. Illustrated Card Covers. Good. Paperback 39pp. catalogue with a " Conversation " BetweenBernard Gay, and Victor Margrie, Director of Crafts Council, also " Furniture as a Cultural Factor " by Adrian Heath, Architect ? Designer. With Biographic Notes on the Designers, and illustrated with 45 Illustrations [ 1 Col ] The first text page has some pen underlining, otherwise a Very good copy. (Book ref. 000921) £7.50
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SMITH, CECIL LOAN EXHIBITION OF TAPESTRIES , CARPETS AND SILK FABRICS FROM THE MOBILIER NATIONAL, PARIS,
London: Victoria and Albert Museum., 1912. Paper Wrappers. Good. Paperback 9 pp. Catalogue of an Exhibition, with4 Plates. Pale blue paper covers with cotton stiched binding. (Book ref. 000215) £8.50
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Ladbury, Ann. FABRICS.
1979; Sidgewick and Jackson, UK. 0283985143. First. Book -VG, laminated covers, edges rubbed. 5x8"; 415g, 292pp + index. "In this very practical and straightforward book, the author lists over 1000 fabrics, describing their important specific qualities, the origin of each fibre and the various distinctions between fabric construction. An invaluable reference for all involved in making and buying clothes and furnishings." (Book ref. 211759) £10.00
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Irvine, Susan. LAURA ASHLEY BEDROOMS.
1987. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. First. VG/VG. Pattern on end papers. 9x10.5. 113pp. Colour photos on title and contents pages. Prolific colour photos. 0297790595. . (Book ref. 67713) £16.00
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-----. SOFT FURNISHINGS; IDEAS AND FRABICS BY DESIGNERS GUILD.
1982. Orbis. Reprint. 0856132772. Book-VG. DJ-VG, minor edgewear. 12x9. 159pp. Profuse colour illustrations and photos throughout. (Book ref. 66290) £15.00
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Kunciov, Robert (ed) Mr Godey's Ladies: Being a Mosaic of Fashions & Fancies
New York: Bonanza Books, 1971. Reprint. /d/w. 23.5 Cms x 15.5 Cms 051713568x Hardback, 183 pp, illustrated throughout with drawings, + reproductions of 15 hand-coloured plates. Black boards with red cloth spine, VG in like wrapper. (Book ref. 014480) £6.50
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Tucker, Maurice (ed) Techniques in Sedimentology
Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1989. Reprint. 25 Cms x 19 Cms 0632013729 Paperback, 394 pp, illustrated in black & white with photographs, diagrams, graphs & charts. 4-page introduction, 31-page bibliography. Internally VG+ with previous owner's name inked out inside front cover, covers have light edgewear. *NB: this item will incur a higher postal rate - please email for details.* (Book ref. 014376) £175.00
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Cargill, Katrin Cushions
London: Ryland Peters & Small, 1996. 1st. 30.5 Cms x 18 Cms 1900518058 Hardback, spiral bound within laminated boards, 112 pp, with instructions for making cushions from different fabrics in different shapes, & using a variety of trimmings, borders & embellishments. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs by James Merrell, step-by-step instructions on fold-out pages. VG+. (Book ref. 014250) £7.50
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Gostelow, Mary Embroidery - Traditional Designs, Techniques & Patterns From All Over the World
London: Marshall Cavendish, 1977. 1st. 29 Cms X 22 Cms 0856852368 Hardback, 288 pp, featuring designs from Latin America, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Eastern Europe & The Balkans, The Soviet Union, Eastern Mediterranean, Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa, Western Asia, India, China, & East & Sout-East Asia. Illustrated in colour throughout, it covers the factors which have influenced the developement of embroidery in each region, & includes charts & diagrams for the embroiderer to use. VG+ in VG wrapper. *NB: this item is very heavy; correct postage can be ascertained by email in advance of ordering.* (Book ref. 012989) £6.50
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