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"Furniture Care"

Repairing and Restoring Tables

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"Furniture Care" series; An essential guide to basic and advanced restoration techniques for antique tables. PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED IN MAY 2004 BUYERS' GUIDE. With over 350 colour photographs. Paperback, 96 pages. Size: 297 x 228 mm. Weight: 517g.
Author:  Cook, William
ISBN:  1844760073
Publisher:  Anness Publishing
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Care & Restoration of Antiques

"Repairing and Restoring Chests and Cabinets"

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"Furniture Care" series; Straightforward step-by-step instructions for everyday restoration techniques from replacing drawer runners to refitting a door. With 200 colour illustrations. Paperback, 64 pages. Size: 297 x 228 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Cook, William
ISBN:  1844760944
Publisher:  Anness Publishing
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Care & Restoration of Antiques

"A Practical Guide to Costume Mounting"

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The preparation of garments for display is necessary for exhibitions of contemporary and historical dress. This book provides a guide to mounting costumes including methods for adapting and shaping figures to create historical silhouettes, constructing underpinnings and making replicas and toiles using inexpensive and simple techniques. With illustrations. Hardback, 272 pages. Size: 246 x 189 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Flecker, Lara
ISBN:  075066830X
Publisher:  Elsevier Science & Technology
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Care & Restoration of Antiques

"Care and Repair of Antiques and Collectables"

A Step-By-Step Guide

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A guide to caring for and repairing a range of antiques and collectables. With 1000. Hardback, 288 pages. Size: 254 x 219 mm. Weight: 1350g.
Author:  Miller, Judith
ISBN:  1845334183
Publisher:  Mitchell Beazley
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Care & Restoration of Antiques

"Period Finishes and Effects"

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This guide to surface finishes and effects is designed to complement period homes and furniture. This book focuses on achieving period finishes by traditional and modern methods with techniques included that are suitable for every period from the 17th to the 20th century. With 300 colour photographs. Hardback, 180 pages. Size: 292 x 244 mm. Weight: 1307g.
Author:  Miller, Judith H. Miller, Martin
ISBN:  0855339462
Publisher:  Mitchell Beazley
Date:  1992  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Care & Restoration of Antiques

"Restoring Teddy Bears and Stuffed Animals"

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With illustrations. Hardback, 176 pages. Size: 255 x 205 mm. Weight: 775g.
Author:  Pistorius, Rolf Pistorius, Christel
ISBN:  0942620348
Publisher:  Portfolio Press,U.S.
Date:  2001  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Care & Restoration of Antiques

"Cleaning, Repairing and Caring for Books"

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Presents a manual that describes how to clean dull, shabby books, remove spots and marks, carry out minor repairs, and maintain in good condition a book collection or small library. This book, which presumes no previous knowledge of the essential techniques, is a guide to what should be done for conservation of the books and how to do it. With illus. 4 rev ed. Paperback, 147 pages. Size: 205 x 140 mm. Weight: 272g.
Author:  Shep, Robert L.
ISBN:  1872699022
Publisher:  Richard Joseph Publishers Ltd
Date:  1998  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Care & Restoration of Antiques

"Clocks"

A Guide for Owners

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Addressing itself primarily to the general reader, this book explains the workings of mechanical clocks as well as the processes needed to care for, maintain, and overhaul them. There are chapters on types of mechanism, styles of case and appearance, time-keeping and regulation. With bibliography, glossary, index. Paperback, 107 pages. Size: 216 x 135 mm. Weight: 178g.
Author:  Smith, Eric
ISBN:  0718828801
Publisher:  James Clarke & Co Ltd
Date:  1993  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Care & Restoration of Antiques

"The Box of Whistles"

Organ Case Design - Its History and Recent Development

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A work on organ case design. Hardback, 128 pages. Size: 246 x 189 mm. Weight: 652g.
Author:  Yaconelli, Mark
ISBN:  1902694317
Publisher:  Spck Publishing
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Care & Restoration of Antiques

"The Pictish Symbol Stones of Scotland"

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A guide to the arcane history of Scotland's Pictish stones. It includes over 100 drawings, plus photographs and archive sketches. It is suitable for those interested in the history of one of our nation's most mysterious and captivating ancestors. With 310 black & white illustrations. Hardback, 200 pages. Size: 216 x 279 mm. Weight: 1037g.
Author:  (Fraser, Iain, ed.)
ISBN:  1902419537
Publisher:  Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Scotland
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Carvings: Artworks

"Spirits Speak"

African Masks

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"Prestel Minis" series; Provides information on African masks. With 45 colour illustrations. Hardback, 64 pages. Size: 120 x 80 mm. Weight: 81g.
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ISBN:  3791335855
Publisher:  Prestel
Date:  2006  (Germany)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Carvings: Artworks

"Swiss Carvings"

The Art of the 'Black Forest'

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For many years 'Black Forest' carvings were thought to have been produced in the Bavarian Black Forest, but it has been established beyond all doubt that they were the province of the Swiss. From humble beginnings as a cottage industry in the 1800s it grew, by the turn of the 20th century, to become the industrial driving force of a community. With 224 colour, 146 b/w. Hardback, 184 pages. Size: 285 x 225 mm. Weight: 1233g.
Author:  Arenski, Jay Daniels, Simon Daniels, Michael
ISBN:  1851494936
Publisher:  Antique Collectors' Club Ltd
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Carvings: Artworks

"Carving and Painting a Black-Capped Chickadee With Ernest Muehlmatt"

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step-by-step instructions from world-class carvers take you from raw block to finished bird. Lay-out, carving, detailing, mounting, and painting all illustrated with color photos. With illustrations (some colour). Paperback, 96 pages. Size: 241 x 184 mm. Weight: 335g.
Author:  Badger, Curtis J. Muehlmatt, Ernest
ISBN:  0811724239
Publisher:  Stackpole Books,U.S.
Date:  1998  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Carvings: Artworks

"Chip Carving"

Design and Pattern Sourcebook

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Chip carving offers so many choices. This work features a range of patterns that provides carvers with experience in many styles, including lettering, signs, geometrics designs, positive-image and free-form work. The projects feature more than 125 different ornamental plates, wall plaques, cabinets, chair backs, house numbers, and other creations. With photographs throughout. Paperback, 144 pages. Size: 254 x 216 mm. Weight: 541g.
Author:  Barton, Wayne
ISBN:  1402745265
Publisher:  Sterling Publishing Co Inc
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Carvings: Artworks

"The Complete Guide to Chip Carving"

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With photos / illustrations throughout. Paperback, 144 pages. Size: 254 x 216 mm. Weight: 536g.
Author:  Barton, Wayne
ISBN:  1402741286
Publisher:  Sterling Publishing Co Inc
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Carvings: Artworks

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