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1 1976 Michigan Crafts Exhibition Detroit Institute of Arts; Frederick Cummings, Director
Detroit Institute of Arts 1976 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Detroit Institute of Arts, 1976. Catalog of an exhibition on 1/14/76 thru 3/7/76. Unpaginated. 56 b/w illustrations. Spiral binding. Exterior front cover is textured hand-made paper with an apparently intentional small hole in it. Book is in Very Good condition - would be Near Fine except that upper right corner of cover has a small stamp "Hillyer Art Library" and related library markings; no other ex-library markings in this book. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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2 Christmas Irving, Washington
Privately Published 1971 Soft Cover Very Good+ Privately Printed 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Privately published, 1971. 13 numbered pages. From the rear end page: "This excerpt from 'The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.,' first published in 1819, is here reprinted in Bodoni types for the friends of Evelyn and Alexander Lawson at Christmas, 1971." (Note: Alexander S. Lawson was a preeminent expert in typography. He was a professor of typography at the Rochester Institute of Technology from 1947 to 1977, and was a leading author on typography, his most famous book being "Anatomy of a Typeface." He also authored "Printing Types; An Introduction," The Heritage of the Printer," and "Printing Types Pa." He died in 2002.) Geoffrey Crayon was a pseudonym of Washington Irving. The pamphlet is in Very Good+ condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Decoupage Nimocks, Patricia - SIGNED BY AUTHOR
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1968 Apparent First Edition Hard Copy Near Fine Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Author
176 pages. Apparent 1st edition. Some color illustrations; many b/w illustrations, including some "how to" illustrations. Book addresses the history and origins of decoupage; understanding the materials you work with; preparing furniture for decoupage, painting, etc. decoupage procedures; and projects to try (which include metal tray with modern prints as a beginner project; basket purse; shadowbox picture; ribbon decoupage; lamp; lamp shade; covering a box with paper; lining boxes; ideas for accessories; your first decoupage; project suggestions for a beginner; further projects; panels, screens, picture and plaques. Book is in Near Fine condition. Dust jacket is in Good condition - tears, chips, creases along the edges, taped on inside; covered in plastic. 
Price: 13.75 USD
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4 Handweaving Notes for Teachers Mairet, Ethel
London, U. K. Faber and Faber 1949 First Edition Hard Copy Very Good Fair-Poor 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Faber and Faber, London, 1949. First edition. Book is in Very Good condition: edge wear; light discoloration on boards; foxing on end pages; pages age-tanned; binding is tight and pages are clean. Dust jacket is in Fair-Poor condition: piece about 1" by 3" is missing from rear; other chips and tears; spine is sun faded. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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5 Indian Crafts of Guatemala and El Salvador Osborne, Lilly De Jongh
Norman, OK, U.S.A. University of Oklahoma Press 1975 1st Edition/2nd Printing Hard Copy Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1975. 1st edition/2nd printing with revisions, changes, additions. Book is in Very Good+ condition: top edge is a little dirty; bumped corners; prior owner's name & address sticker on front free end page. Dust jacket is in Very Good condition: edge has one 3/4" tear and one 1/2" tear; rubbing on edges and folds; not price-clipped. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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6 Tribal Arts Auction February 16, 1986 Willis Henry Auctions
Marshfield, MA, U.S.A. Willis Henry Auctions 1986 Soft Cover Very Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Willis Henry Auctions, Marshfield, 1986. unpaginated (32 pages). Book is in Very Good+ condition -price for some items written in ink next to the illustration of that item; title page has "1986" written after the date. "Featuring over 150 pieces of African sculpture and masks from a major New England collection, and American Indian textiles, pottery ollas, baskets, silver and turquoise jewelry, arrowheads and stone artifacts from many different collections as well as sculptured wood pieces from New Guinea, the Phillipines, Indonesia and Mexico". Catalog lists 262 lots of which about 160 lots are illustrated with b/w photographs. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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7 Tribal Arts Auction November 11, 1986 Willis Henry Auctions
Marshfield, MA, U.S.A. Willis Henry Auctions 1986 Soft Cover Very Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Willis Henry Auctions, Marshfield, 1986. 36 pages. Book is in Very Good+ condition - price written in ink next to each lot; binding is tight and, except for prices, cover and pages are clean and bright. Price list laid in. "Featuring American Indian, Oceanic Arts and over 150 pieces of Tribal African Arts. Indian includes Navajo textiles, silver and turquoise jewelry, polychrome basketry, pottery and beadwork". Catalog lists 280 lots. Most or all lots are illustrated with b/w photographs. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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