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The Emperor's New Clothes

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Retold By Bell, Anthea

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, North-South Books: 1997

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller Id: 36684

ISBN: 155858689X

Condition: Very Good


1st paperback edition with light corner wear, 30 pp welll illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. No names, tears or soil. Just a bit of surface wear on rear cover. Wonderful large book (12.5" tall) with full page color plates by Dorothee Duntze. View more info

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The Swineherd

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Translated By Erik Blegvad

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1958

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 30427

Condition: Fair


Exlib with all pages and pocket present. Some finger soil, few small closed tears on some page edges, small split in rear hinge paper, page block sewing a tad wobbly but holding. Unclipped dj has a closed tear on frt flap, wear at tips, few small chips, displays well in new mylar. Rare volume illust and translated by Blegvad, an artist from Andersen's own Denmark. With delicate humor and gentle truth this tale tells of the foolish princess who valued material things more than Nature's gifts, who preferred a trinket to a perfect rose or a golden-voiced nightingale, and who did not recognize tru... View more info

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Andy Pandy and the Patchwork Cat

By: Bird, Maira

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Brockhampton Press: 1962

Seller Id: 20465

Condition: Good


Third printing paperback with edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Blue covering on spine over staples has a small chip at head of spine. Tape at bottom of spine, a bit of finger soil in a few page margins. Book number 21 in the series. 32 pp. ISBN on foot of rear cover is #340032650 but that ISBN is the same at Jane Pilgrim's Christmas At Blackberry Farm, so we've included it here instead of the proper ISBN field to avoid confusion. Andy and Teddy find a box of fabric scraps and decide to sew a fabric cat which came out well, much to their delight. Only the white kitten did not like the toy ca... View more info

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Boutique & Giftique Marjorie's Favorite Simple Sewing Projects

By: Burns, Marjorie Arch

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 18882

Condition: Very Good


Negligible surface wear at very tips, text as new. Pgs 45-54 un-attatched (as published) paper clipped to the rear cover. Includes 38 easy sewing projects such as: Great big hobo bag, child's towel bib, place mats, ironing board cover, oriental bag, make up case, square dancing skirt, draft stopper, plastic bag holder, shoe bag, wash mitt and much more. View more info

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The Nibelungen Lied

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 27786

Condition: Very Good


Red limp cloth covers with gilt embellishments on frt board and backstrip. Carlyle's essay on the classic German poem. A volume in the Ariel Booklets series. 150 pp. Name/date 1937 on fep. Inner hinge cracked at second blank endpaper, sewing exposed but page block tight and bright. Crisp, clean copy. View more info

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Amasa Walker's Splendid Garment SIGNED

By: Chetkowski, Emily

Price: $8.00

Publisher: ME, Heritage Publishing: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 43492

ISBN: 0929537025

Condition: Very Good


Negligible wear to tips of glossy white background covers. Two partial Fawcett stamps on inside cover, 48 pp text fine. In 1811 in Massachusetts, twelve-year-old Amasa Walker is amazed at how much work is involved when his mother decides to make him a new coat. View more info

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Birds and Animals in Cross-Stitch 42 Charted Designs of Lovebirds, Koalas, Angelfish, Butterflies and Other Colorful Creatures

By: Colby, Jennifer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Dover: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43939

ISBN: 048624573X

Condition: Fine


As new save for negligible wear at tips from storage, 1st edition paperback. 48 pp text as new, crisp and unmarked. Gift quality book filled with great designs from nature. View more info

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Mary Ann's Book of Helpful Needlecraft Hints

By: Cole, Susan D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: CA, Craftways Publications: 1982

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 41061

ISBN: 0960722408

Condition: Very Good +


96 pp 2nd printing yellow card cover with black plastic comb spine all in good order. Two small lines of white out on title page, else crisp and bright. Uncommon book of helpful needlework and sewing hints. Second printing. View more info

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Childcraft Volume Eight 8 Creative Play and Hobbies

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $7.00

Publisher: IL, Field Enterprises: 1949

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 45783

Condition: Very Good


Orange pebbled cloth shows three children playing marco polo or some hiding game in front of a tree. Tips and spine ends rubbed, 274 pp text fine with charming color illustrated endpps by Milo Winter. Includes: Games for Indoors and Outdoors, Quiet Play, Making the Most of your Home, Games for Travel, Planning a Party, Choosing a Hobby, Playmaking and Play Acting, Drawing and Painting, Writing Our Thoughts, Making Toys and Playthings, Cooking Up Fun, Adventures in Handwork, Puppets and Marionettes, Sewing for Fun, Making Musical Instruments. View more info

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Daddy Rabbit and the June-German Ball SIGNED

By: Gilbert, W. Nelson

Price: $45.00

Publisher: VA, Privately Published: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 37269

ISBN: 0974877905

Condition: Very Good +


Presentation copy, signed on blank fep: "To the Culpeper County Public Library. Best Wishes, W. Nelson Gilbert. 5/22/04" with small black library rubber stamp on endpapers and two red 'Withdrawn' rubber stamps on rear pastedown. Uncirculated library copy in glossy illustrated red boards with yellow titles. Tips and spine ends bumped but no major rubbing. No pocket or evidence of ever having had one. No stickers or call letters on backstrip or boards. 1" closed tear at foot of creased fep from page turning are the only defects we've noticed besides the rubber stamps on endpapers. No... View more info

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Shirts & Blouses Simple Dressmaking 1

By: Goldsworthy, Maureen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon Ltd: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30664

ISBN: 0263064255

Condition: Fine


Glossy cover paperback appears un-read. 64 crisp unmarked pages. Super illustrated book of dressmaking from British seamstress Maureen Goldsworthy. Complete illustrations and diagrams throughout. View more info

Boots And Bandages Threshold Picture Guide #3.

By: Holderness-Roddam, Jane

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Threshold Books Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46071

ISBN: 0901366331

Condition: Fine


First printing glossy uncreased paperback, 24 pp text as new. Over 100 color illustrations, all types of exercise boots, shipping boots, fastenings, four types of bandages, how to bandage legs, sewing/taping competition bandages, bandaging a tail, bandaging injuries, care and storage of equipment. View more info

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The Rag Doll's New Dress

By: Huilian, Chen; Lufeng, Tang

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Beijing, Foreign Languages Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30795

Condition: Good +


Brightly illustrated 1st edition paperback with former ink price on upper cover corner, small chip at lightly creased lower tip of front cover measuring 1/2" x 1". 14 pp text tight and bright. Cute story in english text about a little girl who finds a worn out doll in the school's toy box and tells the teacher that she'll take it home and ask her Mom to mend it. Her Mother does so and also creates a new dress for it. When the girl brings the doll back to school she humbly puts the newly dressed doll back into the toy cupboard without boasting over it. Another child in her class notices... View more info

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Tilly's Rescue

By: Jaques, Faith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 21034

ISBN: 0689501757

Condition: Very Good


1st American Edition. Usual marks left by ex library book with its pocket intact on rep. Two closed 1/2 inch tears at spine bottom of the page. Some light finger soil in the text, sewing of first signature wobbly, page block intact and going nowhere. DJ in new mylar has no call tag on spine and displays well, rear flap clipped at head taking some of the flap text, price intact on frt flap. When her friend does not return from a Christmas shopping trip, Tilli, a tiny wooden doll, sets out to find him. "The author's full-color illustrations, which capture all the dainty charm of the miniatu... View more info

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The ABC's of Pattern Design How to Draw Your Own Patterns

By: Killingsworth, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Taiwan, Mei Ya Publications: 1970

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 36691

Condition: Very Good


Second printing hardcover of the revised edition. Rare book is a lovely copy in blue hardcover boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped dj in mylar has a pen line through price. Faint pink spot on blank end front end paper, small bit of sticker residue on rear endpaper. DJ has been placed in a heavy plastic removable cover that is now slightly wrinkled. 188 well illustrated pages detailing clothing construction methods and shortcuts. View more info

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Kerstin Martensson's Kwik-Sew Method for Easy Sewing

By: Martensson, Kerstin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 32151

ISBN: 0913212091

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 2nd printing paperback with lightly sunned spine, name/address on title page, few small notes pertaining to sewing on head of contents page, slight abrasion at outer edge of author page, else as new. 148 pgs well illust in color showing completed garments, and step by step instructions for constructing a complete wardrobe for the beginner or intermediate sewer. View more info

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How We Get Our Clothing

By: McCall, Edith S.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: IL, Benefic Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37084

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant 1st edition hardcover with light sun fade along spine, else as new. Un-circulated w/unused library stamp on fep, no other markings. 48 pp. View more info

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Weekend Log Cabin Quilts for People Who Don't Have Time to Quilt Book Three (#4126)

By: Michell, Marti

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CA, American School of Needlework, Inc: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45168

ISBN: 0881953490

Condition: Good


Light color loss from storage, faded original price tag on cover, 44 pp text crisp and unmarked. Well illustrated in color and b/w. Easy to make quilts for people who don't have the time. All-In-One Piecing & Quilting. View more info

Quilts Among the Plain People. People's Place Booklet #4

By: Pellman, Rachel T.; Ranck, Joanne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Good Books: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46094

ISBN: 0934672032

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first printing paperback in illustrated card covers with sharp tips and spine ends. Light color loss and a small bookstore stamp on title page is all that keeps this from being as new. 96 pp profusely illustrated with b/w photos and drawings throughout. Amish and Mennonites have always quilted with their worn out or out grown clothing. Here is a veritable textbook on quilting published by People's Place a museum and heritage center located in Intercourse, PA. Chapters include: Beauty Among the Austere/ Amish Quilts from Long Ago: 1. Sunshine and Shadow, 2. Diamond in Square, ... View more info

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Country Rag Crafts

By: Reeves, Sue

Price: $20.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41395

ISBN: 0715302906

Condition: Fine


Brilliant 1st edition hardcover with matching dj in new mylar. No names, tears or soil, 120 pp of text. View more info