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
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
Dolls' House Soft Furnishings in 1/12 Scale
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 2001. 1st Edition. Hardcover. /Dust Jacket Included. First Edition. Large 4to. Colour dj. Colour and b/w plates and diagrams. Near as-new condition. FINE / FINE (Book ref. 07048) £15.00
Creating Your Own Soft Furnishings: a practical guide to ideas and techniques
London: Black Cat, 1987. Hardcover. 4to. Glazed pictorial boards. 111 pp. Colour plates and illustrations. VG+ (Book ref. 02401) £6.00
Norfolk Churches: Their Foundations, Architecture and Furnishings
Lavenham: Terence Dalton, 1976. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0900963573 No previous owner marks, cream cloth, bright unclipped pictorial dustjacket by Rene Beckley, with clear protective sleeve, 207 pages, 65 illustrations, bibliography, index. Contents include (1) The Saxon Diocese of East Anglia (2) The pre-Gothic Church and Byzantine Influence (3) The Four Hundred Years of Architectural Adventure (4) The Great Divide 1538 to 1974 (5) Norwich Cathedral - A Great Benedictine Priory Church (6) Church Imagery (7) Furnishing of the Church (8) Norwich Churches. Also with alphabetical list of Norfolk Churches, glossary, and guide to periods and dates relative to the text. (Book ref. 5473) £22.00
Scottish Medieval Churches Architecture and Furnishings
Tempus Publishing, 2002. First Edition. 0 7524 2527 7 A very good copy. Paperback. Ownership inscription. 384pp. Illustrated. An analysis of the planning and detailing of Scottish churches from 1120 to 1560. (Book ref. 8141) £12.00
The English country house and its furnishings.
London: Book Club Associates, 1977. VG+ green cloth h/b with gilt lettering to spine; VG col illus d/w with black lettering, not pc or chipped. 19cms x 25.5cms, 216pp. 99 b/w illus. Green eps. 8 chaps, suggested houses to visit & books to read, index. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 780g. (Book ref. 2377) £7.00
The National Trust Book of furnishing textiles.
London: Penguin, 1989. 1st. VG+ col illus cover p/b. 15.5cms x 23.25cms, 272pp. 14 chaps, 122 b/w illus. History (pre-1600, 17th, 17th, & 19th centuries) & of upholsterer, wall hangings, beds, household linen, window furnishings, seat furniture, case covers, carpets and floor coverings & techniques. Weight 505g. 0140079084. (Book ref. 721) £5.00
The Doll's House Decorator, The complete guide to Do-it-yourself furnishings for Dolls and Doll's Houses.
London: Gordon Kindersley, 1993. Rep. Hardcover. 80 pr. pages.Sm. inscription. Cold. illustrations throughout. v/g+ In d/j not price clipped v/g+ (Book ref. 4454) £8.00
More Colour Schemes for the Modern Home
London: The Studio Limited, 1938. Cloth Cover. Good / Fair/No Dustwrapper. 4to 24 pages of text followed by 24 tipped in coloured illustrations of designed rooms, each facing a page of explanatory text. The endpapers are foxed & vary occationally a spot in the body of the book. An owner's name & label pasted to the front endpaper. Firmly bound in red cloth covers 10" tall with yellow titles on the front & spine. The cover is not attractive having wear at the spine ends, rubbed & small ink stain on the spine, front bottom corner worn & other corners starting to wear. (Book ref. 039525) £30.00
Interiors A Record Of Some Of The Changes In Interior Design And Furniture Of The English Home From Mediaeval Times To The Present Day.
London: John Murray, 1957. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 4to A book of 48 pages including the bibliography illustrated with many drawings. Front endpapers with drawings whist those at the back have a glossary. Apart from light foxing to the endpapers a claen unmarked book. Bound in red hard covers, 11" tall, with white titles on the front and faded spine. (Book ref. 028119) £5.00
Church Furnishings a NADFS Guide + Supplement
London and Henley: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978. Illustrated by Cook, Caroline, Curwen, Frances and Vincent, Paul. 1st. Hardback. Near Fine/Very Good -. 8vo 0 7100 8820 5 An endeavour to explain the terminology relating to all aspects of church furninshings. Illustrated throughout with an accompanying text, the guide covers brasses, memorials, wal paintings, textiles, stone, metal and woodworkand some architectural terms necessary for their description. A very neat hardback with a slight dent in the back cover. The price-clipped dustwrapper has 1 1/2" closed tear with a supportive repair, some dents and some scuffing showing on black background. (Book ref. 018366) £18.00
Soft Furnishings Made Easy a Guide and Pattern Book
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1966. 1st. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 8vo A clean an tight hardback with an owner's name and address on the inside of the front cover under the dustwrapper flap and an owner's name on the front endpaper. The dustwrapper has wear of the spine ends and turnover corners and has supportive repair. (Book ref. 017221) £4.00
The Complete Illustrated Home Book
London: Associated Newspapers Ltd. /southern Television Limited. Cloth. Good +/No Dustjacket. 4to An undated 4to book of 392 pages with an index & illustrated with numerous photographs & drawings. Previous owners inscrioption dated at 1942. Covers most areas of 'jobs to do about the house' for the active person. Red cloth cover has some edge wear & starting to split at the bottom of the back hinge. (Book ref. 011473) £6.00
The Batsford Book of Home Furnishings
London: Batsford, 1982. 1st. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to 0 7134 3466 x 4to 144 page book about making soft furnishings for the home, illustrated with 10b&w and 4 coloured photographs. There are also 300 line illustrations. Near fine copy in like dust wrapper. (Book ref. 010982) £6.00
Display; home furnishings display techniques.
Chicago: Seng Publications, 1954. First edition (hardback). 8vo, vii, 176pp. Illustrated throughout in b&w. Original red cloth, gilt titling to the front board and the spine. Binding lightly rubbed, endpapers browned; overall, the book is in good to very good condition. (Book ref. 14362) £25.00
The English Country House and its furnishings
London, Chancellor Press, 1977. Hardback, 255mm x 199mm light blue decorated boards, green titles, first thus, 216pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Very light foxing to top edge of block, also to rear endpaper. Dustwrapper is clean with little or no wear apart from damaged corner at top of front. Delightful, illustrated tour of great English country houses built between medieval and Victorian times, looking at architecture, decoration and furnishings. Chancellor Press edition. Catalogue: Topography. Keywords: England, house, estate, furniture (Book ref. 4779) £7.00
The English Country House and its furnishings
London, Book Club Associates, 1977. Hardback, 243mm x 190mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 216pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Previous owner's name. Block maybe just a little darkened, and dusty on top. Slight bumping of spine. Dustwrapper has been handled occasionally, spine just a little bumped. Delightful, illustrated tour of great English country houses built between medieval and Victorian times, looking at architecture, decoration and furnishings Catalogue: Topography. Keywords: England, Palladian, Rococo, furniture (Book ref. 4739) £9.50
FASHIONS IN CHURCH FURNISHINGS 1840 - 1940
Studio Vista, 1965. 2nd edn. Tall 8vo. Original gilt lettered purple cloth (Fine), dustwrapper (edges lightly chipped with some sellotape repairs - otherwise VG, in protective wrapper). Pp. 383 (no inscriptions), illus with b&w plates and in text. (Book ref. 54453) £30.00
Pipe Dreams About Leather and Saddles. (Riding, Cycling, Driving, and Pack) - Dry Facts Related in a Carefree Manner SIGNED
Walsall: Walsall Lithographic Co Ltd., 1950. First ( & Only) Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Very Good. Signed by Author Hardback, 125mm x 194mm tall (5" x 7.75" approx.). 49pp with 43 b/w photo illustrations and fully comprehensive lists of types of hides and leathers; the materials, machinery and tools needed for their working; types of saddles, and trade terms. Endpapers toned, otherwise fine, in the original gilt-decorated, grey cloth-covered boards/gilt titles, and with slightly dusty, but otherwise very good and unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper. Inscribed by the Author on the front free endpaper:- "M.D. Woodroffe from Leonard K. Mason" (Book ref. 003903) £28.00