Hardcover. Milwaukee WI, Bruce Publishing, reprint, 1945, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, oblong brown cloth with black lettering and design, 62 pages illustrated with b&w illustrations and photos. Detailed instructions on building birdhouses. Foxing to endpapers otherwise a clean copy.
Hardcover. Rutland, VT, Charles E. Tuttle Company, reprint, 1984, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 160 pages. Oversized orange cloth cover, gilt lettering, very little wear. Dust jacket has minor wear to edges and tiny dents. Inside is bright and clean with many b&w and color illustrations throughout.
Softcover. NY, W. W. Norton & Company, reprint, 2006, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 274 pages. With his informative commentary and over one hundred meticulous illustrations, Aldren A. Watson offers an introduction to the tradition of country woodworking in Country Furniture. Sample workshop designs, practical advice on tools and equipment, and an overview of reliable woodworking methods all lend to our understanding of a fascinating, timetested craft. From the sawmill to the workbench, Watson carefully illustrates the step-by-step process of furniture design, carefully delineating the fine details and instructing us on how best to accommodate our desired designs. Clean, like new.
Hardcover. New York , Thomas Y. Crowell Company, reprint, 1974, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover, 274 pages. Blue cloth cover, minor wear to corners and edges of spine. Inside is bright and clean, with many b&w illustrations throughout. A nice copy in a lightly worn dust jacket.
Hardcover. Exton PA, Schiffer, 1st, 1983, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 199 pages. Black and white and color photos throughout. A detailed history and survey of decoy making and the decoy makers of the Canadian Maritime region, including Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick, documenting styles found in the various regions of those areas, as well as notable makers, etc. Bright, unclipped dust jacket.
Hardcover. Exton PA, Schiffer Publishing, 1st, 1981, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a lightly worn dust jacket, 271 pages. Black and white and color photos throughout. A history and study of the making and use of duck decoys along the Mississippi flyway, looking at makers in regions such as Canada, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Mississippi and Louisiana.
Hardcover. Leicester UK, Dryad Press, NA, NA, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, bound collection of 'Dryad Leaflets' related to crafts, hobby, and art. Stamp residue on front endpaper. Light foxing to top edge. Some soiling to yellow cloth covers.
Hardcover. Fresno, CA, Linden Publishing, 1st, 1990, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 192 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very clean, unmarked copy with some wear to dust jacket. Minor soiling to dust jacket front. Color photographs throughout. A collection of twentieth-century handmade woodwork including furniture, sculpture, toys, and musical instruments.
Hardcover. NY, Macmillan , 1st, 1986, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 160 pages, illustrated throughout in b&w. Previous owner's signature on front end paper. Light edgewear to dust jacket, else a clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. US, Schiffer Pub Ltd, 1st, 1986, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 256 pages. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. Extensive color photography throughout. Marbled end papers and fly leaves. Edge wear to top edge. Faint foxing to top edge, otherwise a clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Tulsa OK, Winchester Press, 1st, 1981, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright dust jacket. 147 pages including an index, bibliography, text and illustrated wtih hundreds of black and white and full color photographs. As stated on the jacket flap this "is the first book ever published on an important new art form...with brief biographical and critical accounts of more than sixty of America's very finest carvers, together with an unprecedented pictorial collection of their sculptures - more than 150 photos and sixteen pages in color." Also laid in are two hand-written letters and two postcards signed by one of the artists featured, Arnold Melbe. Clean, sharp copy.
Hardcover. Intercourse, Pennsylvania, Good Books, 1st, 1991, Book: Near Fine, Dust Jacket: Very Good, The furniture tradition of the Mennonites, Russian immigrants in North America. 231 pages illustrated with several maps and 241 (mostly color, some black/white) photographic illustrations. Book is in near fine condition, dust jacket is in very good condition with some signs of edge wear.
Hardcover. Exton PA, Schiffer Publishing, 1st, 1983, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 270 pages. Describes decoys made for some of the seven hundred varieties of ducks, geese, and shorebirds found in New Jersey and offers profiles of major decoy makers
Softcover. Chicago, Popular Mechanics Co, 1st, 1932, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 220 pages, profusely illustrated in b&w. Pages reprinted from the magazine, vintage machinery, tools from back in the day. Small note above title on cover, otherwise clean.
Softcover. US, Kodansha USA, 1st PB, 1989-01-15, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 223 pages, illustrated throughout in color and b&w. Light shelf-wear to wrappers. else a clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Spanish Fork UT, Hillcrest Publications, 1st, 1984, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 199 pages including an index of illustrations, appendices, text and extensive black and white photographs by Richard M. Grave as well as a section of 15 pages of color photographs. With an introduction by Raymond E. Baldwin. Edited by Ruth Wolfe. SIGNED BY MERKT on front fly leaf. "The first biography to document the life and work of the remarkable Charles E. "Shang" Wheeler (1872-1949), whose prize winning decoys set a standard of excellence equaled by few and surpassed by none." In a dust jacket that has light sun fading to spine.
Hardcover. Simcoe, Ontario, The Norfolk Historical Society/Fanshawe College, 2nd revised, 1977, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, tan cloth stamped in black. Unpaginated. 16 full color reproductions of family members in Colonial costumes. Intact and very clean. No dust jacket.
Hardcover. London, G. Bell and Sons, reprint, 1972, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover in an edgeworn dust jacket, 208 pages, b&w illustrations. Previous owner's name on front fly leaf otherwise clean.
Hardcover. Racine, WI, S. C. Johnson & Son, unknown, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 25 real wood samples. Brown boards w/ red cloth spine and corner tips. Light rubbing to corners; small scratch to rear cover. Staining to pages from wood samples. Else a nice, tight copy.
Softcover. Guild of Master Craftsman, 1st, 1995, Softcover, 362 pages. Nearly 700 photographs and line drawings accompany informative text, exploring types, purchase, and care of woodcarving tools. Details sharpening methods and equipment; accessory tools; abrading; carpentry; electric tools, and much more. Modify tools to suit individual needs, and what holding devices to use. "...the Cadillac of books on woodcarving....It is more than just a craft-tool, project-oriented whittler's guide....Pye is a man who knows woodcarving...."--Arts & Activities. 8 color illus., 690 b/w illus., 8 1/4 x 10 7/8".