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Items By Category: All Categories: Crafts and Skills
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1.   Hutchins, Mabel Raegh
Creative Handicrafts
Publisher: Sentinel Books, 1944 New York
Book. Book condition: Good. No Dust Jacket. Soft cover Includes: Metal Craft, Wood Carving, Block Printing, Basketry, Leathercraft, Bookbinding, Weaving, Pottery, Dyeing, Rug Weaving, Quilting. Illustrated. 124 pages.

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Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 000001.
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2.   Mason, Bernard S., Illustrated by: Kock, Frederic H.
The Book of Indian Crafts and Costumes
Publisher: A. S. Barnes & Company, 1943
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall "This is a revealing study of the crafts, customs and ways of life of the Indians, the roamers of the northern wildwoods, the wigwam Indians, the masters of the woodcraft, the canoe Indians; and the riders of the prairies, the tepee Indians, the hunters of buffalo, the horse Indians - vigorous and virile peoples, physically dominant, picturesque in appearance, resplendent in clothing, and romantic in customs. Here is all the necessary instruction on preparing and assembling war bonnets, the making of various kinds of headdress, rosette designs, turbans and hair feathers, bustles, anklets, leg-bands, moccasins, arm-bands, plains leggings and aprons, plains dresses, necklaces, dancing bells, rattles, drums and fans. In clear and concise sentences and with graphic illustrations, the author tells how to make pipe-tomahawks, beaded trinkets, colorful bands, wigs and a hundred and one other products of Indian craft." Profusely illustrated. 118 pages with index. Book is in GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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3.   Prehn, Martin
The Commercial Artists' X-acto Handbook
Publisher: X-acto Crescent Productions Co., Inc., 1944 New York
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall "It will be obvious that only one small but important phase of arts and crafts as used by the commercial artist can be the subject of this little treatise - the use of the knife. The author, Mr. Martin Prehn is a recognized authority in this field. The following pages are the result of his own rich experience of voer thirty years with many types of knives and cutting tools. The approach is always practical and covers only those points that present problems calling for skill and adaptability with a knife. tIt deliberately avoids theoretical problems and concentrates on 'How-to-do-it' methods and techniques. The makes to X-ACTO Knives present this little manual in the sincere belief that it is of real help to the meticulous worker in the field of commercial arts." Illustrated. 16 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 005436.
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4.   Seeley's
The Catalog and Guide for Dollmakers
Publisher: Seeley's Ceramic Service, Inc., 1987 Oneonta, NY
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall This is a complete catalog of porcelain dollmaking supplies. "It is with great pride that we present our new, entirely revised Catalog and Guide for Dollmakers. The Catalog contains our complete assortment of dollmaking items, and is also filled with helpful information and advice. We hope you will try the sample china-painting chart, and use the color illustrations of antique dolls to paint from. For authentic reproduction of antique dolls, the new complete reference system in this Catalog will be of enormous help and save you a lot of time searching for good pictures. Almost every doll has a reference, either to one of our books and worksheets, or to other books about antique dolls, books that have illustrations of similar dolls to paint from. A reference list of projects in The Doll Artisan magazine has been added to the Mold Charts. Through this list, we are making available to you the five last years' information about dollmaking, special projects and ideas from this magazine.." Well illustrated. 92 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 006934.
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