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B1216) Warner, Pamela. MINIATURE EMBROIDERY FOR THE VICTORIAN DOLLS' HOUSE. 1999. 10 7/8" x 8", 184 pages, extensively illustrated in colour and black and white. Over 40 projects. Stitch glossary. Soft covers, near fine. US$ 18.00 / 12.00 pounds sterling

B168) Davenport, John. MAKING MINIATURE FURNITURE. 1990 reprint. Small quarto, 143 pages. Mainly black and white illustrations with line drawings. The author is one of the top miniature furniture makers. Hb, fine in dw. US $ 25.00 / 15.00 pounds sterling.

B290) Dew, Anthony. THE ROCKING-HORSE MAKER. Quarto. 1993, 159 pages. Black and white and coloured illustrations. Comprehensive and practical manual, with nine easy-to-follow projects. Hb in dw, very good. US$ 28.00 / 16.00 pounds sterling


B1420) Outwater, Myra Yellin. OCEAN LINER COLLECTIBLES. 1998. 11" x 8 1/2", 160 pages, illustrated throughout in colour. Price guide. Bibliography. Soft covers, fine. US$ 27.00 / 18.00 pounds sterling

B1399) Spectre, Peter H., Series Editor. The WoodenBoat Series. 25 WOODWORKING PROJECTS for Small and Large Boats. 1997. 10 3/4" x 8 1/4", 198 pages, many black and white illustrations. The best woodworking projects shown in over twenty years of WoodenBoat magazine. Soft covers, near fine. 15.00 pounds sterling

B1402) McCarthy, "Mac". FEATHERWEIGHT BOATBUILDING. A WoodenBoat Book. 1997. 10 3/4" x 8 1/4", 94 pages, black and white illustrations. Step-by-step photographs, clear text, diagrams, plans - this book has everything you need to build a genuinely featherweight (just over 20lbs!) boat. Soft covers, near fine. US$ 14.50 / 9.50 pounds sterling

B1403) Spectre, Peter H., Series Editor. The WoodenBoat Series. 10 WOODEN BOATS YOU CAN BUILD for Sail, Motor, Paddle, and Oar. 1995. 10 3/4" x 8 1/4", 191 pages, many black and white illustrations. Plans, step-by-step building instructions, materials lists, clear photographs, and detailed diagrams are included. Many of these boats have been built by the hundreds, and have been used all over the world. Soft covers, near fine. US$ 18.75 / 12.50 pounds sterling

B1405) Hanna, Jay S. THE SHIPCARVER'S HANDBOOK How to Design and Execute Traditional Marine Carvings. 1988. 9 3/4" x7", 108 pages, black and white illustrations. The only treatise available on thre techiques of marine carving, useful to both amateur and professional carvers. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 18.75 / 12.50 pounds sterling

B914) The Mariners' Museum in collaboration with Anthony J. Peluso, Jr. THE BARD BROTHERS Painting America Under Steam and Sail. 1997. 8 3/8" x 10 1/2", 175 pages, 152 illustrations, including 121 full colour plates. John and James Bard, twin brothers, were the greatest chroniclers of the steamboat era, turning out thousands of stunning paintings. Hb in dw, near fine, except for remainder mark on lower and fore edge. US$ 27.00 / 18.00 pounds sterling

B505) D. L. Sattin (previously foreman shipwright at the Conyer barge building yard). BARGE BUILDING AND BARGE BUILDERS OF THE SWALE. 1990. 8 ½" x 6", 130 pages, black and white photographs and diagrams. Covers timbers and equipment, building a barge, barge builders of the Swale (Kent, UK) and other regions of the UK. Hb, very good. US$ 16.50 / 9.95 pounds sterling

B446) Viner, Alan J. THE RESTORATION OF THE KETCH-RIGGED TAMAR SAILING BARGE SHAMROCK. 1974-1979. 1983. 11 3/4" x 8 1/4", 92 pages, 63 black and white photographs, in text drawings and 3 folding plans. The Shamrock, now jointly owned by the National Trust and the National Maritime Museum, is one of the few cases in Europe where a merchant vessel has been restored to rigorously maintained full Museum standards. This book records the story of the resurrection of the Shamrock. Soft covers. 20.00 pounds sterling

B334) Birmingham, Richard. BOATBUILDING TECHNIQUES ILLUSTRATED. 1992 reprint, 312 pages, , black and white illustrations. Very detailed work on wooden boat building. Hb in dw, very good. US$ 26.00 / 15.00 pounds sterling SORRY, SOLD


B1487) Montagu, Jeremy. THE WORLD OF BAROQUE AND CLASSICAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS. 1979. 10" x 9 1/4", 136 pages, over 100 illustrations, many in colour - every important instrument mentioned in this book is illustrated. Survey of the musical instruments known to and used by the great composers of the baroque and classical eras. Bibliography. Scarce. Hb in dw, very good, small repair to dw. US$ 37.50 / 25.00 pounds sterling

B859) Baines, Anthony. Victoria and Albert Museum. CATALOGUE OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS Vol. 2. Non-Keyboard Instruments. 1968. 9 7/8" x 7 3/8", 121 pages of text, 131 black and white illustrations. Volume 2 of the complete catalogue of the collection of musical instruments at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, which is among the finest in the world. Bibliography.  Hb in dw, very good / dw complete though worn at edges and corners. US$ 30.00 / 20.00 pounds sterling.

B578) Boalch, Donald H. MAKERS OF THE HARPSICHORD AND CLAVICHORD 1440 TO 1840. 1956. 11 1/4" x 8 1/2", 169 pages + 32 black and white plates of instruments. Records about 850 makers, with a brief account of their lives and a note of their surviving instruments. List of some London apprentices, Glossary, Bibliography. Hb in original cloth binding, little soiled, bumped at one corner, inscription on front free end-paper, otherwise a very good copy. US$ 64.00 / 38.00 pounds sterling.

B493) Paul, John. MODERN HARPSICHORD MAKERS. Portraits of 19 British craftsmen and their work. 1981. 9 7/8" x 7 5/8", 280 pages, many black and white illustrations, glossary, bibliography. Includes a detailed description of the fundamentals of an early keyboard instrument, differentiating between harpsichords, clavichords, virginals and early pianos. Hb in dw, very good. 40.00 pounds sterling.