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Eaton's of Canada Wall-Papers 1957 [Haddon Hall]
1 Eaton's of Canada Wall-Papers 1957 [Haddon Hall]
Toronto The T. Eaton Company 1957 Softcover Good 8vo 
51 9x7 inch samples. Thin paper wraps creased, chipped at foot of spine and lower left corner rear panel. All samples bright and clean, save for thin tideline to right edge of last two leaves. 
Price: 52.00 CDN
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How To Make Paper By Hand : a classroom project for the study of paper making.
2 How To Make Paper By Hand : a classroom project for the study of paper making.
Erie, PA Hammermill Paper Company 1956 Saddle stapled card covers Very Good 12mo. 
12 pages, with ledger paper and mesh screen, in original envelope. 
Price: 50.00 CDN
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Western Electric Company - General Catalogue of Electrical Supplies 1904 - 1905
3 Western Electric Company - General Catalogue of Electrical Supplies 1904 - 1905
Western Electric Company 1904 First Edition Cloth Very Good 4to. 
xi, 593 pages. Blue cloth with orange titles to front and spine. Personal bookplate to front pastedown and signature of same owner dated May 1905 to second blank endpaper. A couple unobtrusive notes within but generally free of inscriptions. Light foxing to first few and final few leaves. Closed tear (no loss of paper) to page 302 as shown in photo. Binding and hinges sound. A considerable and comprehensive array of turn-of-the-century electrical supplies, including: Annunciators, bells, push buttons, batteries, electric gas lighting apparatus and supplies, speaking tube supplies, electro-medical apparatus, Porter standard motors, electric alarm clocks, "Ever Ready" electric miner's flash light, Burglar alarm apparatus & supplies, telegraph instruments, fire alarm apparatus, sockets and receptacles, switches, circuit breakers, cut-outs, D. & W. Specialties, C. & H. Theatre Dimmers, motor speed-regulators, rheostats, Weston instruments, electrical testing apparatus, marine supplies, incandescent supplies & lamps, electrical heating and cooking apparatus, insulating joints, arc supplies, Marten specialties, Fletcher specialties, Cutter Specialties, Kreuger Theatre Lamp, Conduits, Standard porcelain insulators, cleats, telephone booths, soldering apparatus, tools, &c. Due to weight, overseas shipping will cost more than the default quote. 
Price: 487.50 CDN
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Burton by Post 1970 Spring / Summer Catalogue, Burton
4 Burton Burton by Post 1970 Spring / Summer Catalogue
Manchester Burton By Post 1970 Softcover Good tall 4to. 
296 pages. Light soiling to covers, with peeling/curling to outer corners of front and shallow splitting at head and foot of spine. Nicks to fore-edge up to page 40. Binding is sound. A good example of this extensive catalogue at the end of its run. From its start in 1964 through this issue the mail-order business for Burton was not profitable and it was sold in the autumn of this year. See: Eric Sigsworth's Montague Burton: The Tailor of Taste, 146f, and a note in The Glasgow Herald: 29 July 1970, p.3. Due to size and weight shipping will be more expensive than the default in this listing: please inquire. 
Price: 292.50 CDN
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The House in Good Taste, de Wolfe, Elsie
5 de Wolfe, Elsie The House in Good Taste
New York The Century Company 1913 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
322 pages. Published October, 1913. Gilt faded on spine; extremities rubbed. Interior is clean save for brief inscriptions to second blank front endpaper and unobtrusive oxidation [light yellow spot(s)] to the leaf of text facing a plate. Profusely illustrated [54 plates]. Binding sound and hinges fully secure. Top edge gilded. A pleasing example of this landmark work. Overseas shipping will cost more than the default quote due to weight. 
Price: 357.50 CDN
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Textile World Yearbook And Catalog 1939 Seventeenth Year, Douglas G. Woolf, ed.
6 Douglas G. Woolf, ed. Textile World Yearbook And Catalog 1939 Seventeenth Year
New York McGraw-Hill 1939 Hardcover Good Folio 
379 pages. Circular stamp of Fabrica De Samaca on front cover and on a number of pages. Offsetting to first few and final few leaves. Some headings underlined in red. Board edges rubbed, loss to spine panel at head and foot. Profusely illustrated. Binding is sound and hinges secure. Table of Contents lists 11 sections: New Equipment and Chemicals / Mill Reference Data / Chemical Tests for Textile Men / List of Associations / Statistical Data / Textile Bibliography / List of Textile Schools / Index to "Textile World" for 1938 / Catalogs of Textile Machinery, Equipment and Supplies / Classified Directory of Manufacturers of Textile Machinery, Equipment and Supplies / Classified Directory of Manufacturers of Dyestuffs and Chemicals. 
Price: 78.00 CDN
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Industrial Design Volume 5, Dreyfuss, Henry
7 Dreyfuss, Henry Industrial Design Volume 5
New York & Pasadena Henry Dreyfuss Cloth Very Good tall 8vo. 
Unpaged, no date. Dark brown cloth with gilt to front and spine. Spine sunned. Binding sound. Profusely illustrated with photographs. No inscriptions. 
Price: 97.50 CDN
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Fabulous Dustpan: The Story of The Hoover [association copy], Hoover, Frank G.
8 Hoover, Frank G. Fabulous Dustpan: The Story of The Hoover [association copy]
Cleveland and New York World Publishing 1955 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo. Signed by author's wife
250 pages. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To - and - / Compliments of Edna S. Hoover". Frank Hoover died shortly before the publication of this book; Edna was his wife. faint cup ring to front board; offsetting to endpapers. Binding is sound. 
Price: 62.50 CDN
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Design of Roof Trusses and Mill Buildings [ITC number 273], I.C.S. Staff
9 I.C.S. Staff Design of Roof Trusses and Mill Buildings [ITC number 273]
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1907 Hardcover Very Good 12mo. 
v, 87, 60 pages. Copyright 1907, this is a later issue of unspecified date. Pebbled blue cloth stamped in blind with gilt titles to spine. All edges with publisher's blue stain; marbled endpapers. Clean, unmarked, no visible signs of use. 
Price: 93.75 CDN
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500 Baskets: A Celebration of the Basketmaker's Art (500 Series), Kieffer, Susan (ed.)
10 Kieffer, Susan (ed.) 500 Baskets: A Celebration of the Basketmaker's Art (500 Series)
New York Lark Books 2006 1579907318 / 9781579907310 First Edition Card covers Very Good 8vo. 
419pp. 
Price: 65.00 CDN
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Building Stone Foundations - Masonry,  [ITC number 245], Lowndes, William S.
11 Lowndes, William S. Building Stone Foundations - Masonry, [ITC number 245]
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1930 Hardcover Very Good 12mo. 
55, 58, 66 pages. Pebbled blue cloth stamped in blind with gilt titles to spine. All edges with publisher's blue stain; marbled endpapers. Clean, unmarked, no visible signs of use. 
Price: 56.25 CDN
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Carpentry : Books I, II, III [Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 - ITC numbers 250, 251, 252, Lowndes, William S.
12 Lowndes, William S. Carpentry : Books I, II, III [Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 - ITC numbers 250, 251, 252
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1930 Hardcover Very Good 12mo. 
62, 78; 53, 87; 66, 81 pages. Pebbled blue cloth stamped in blind with gilt titles to spine. All edges with publisher's blue stain; marbled endpapers. Clean, unmarked, no visible signs of use. 
Price: 75.00 CDN
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Roofing and Sheet-metal Work [ITC number 256], Lowndes, William S.
13 Lowndes, William S. Roofing and Sheet-metal Work [ITC number 256]
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1930 Hardcover Very Good 12mo. 
130, 61 pages. Pebbled blue cloth stamped in blind with gilt titles to spine. All edges with publisher's blue stain; marbled endpapers. Clean, unmarked, one dog-eared corner else no visible signs of use. 
Price: 37.50 CDN
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Hollow Tile and Fireproofing [ITC number 249], Lowndes, William S.; Charles E. White Jr., J.J. Cosgrove
14 Lowndes, William S.; Charles E. White Jr., J.J. Cosgrove Hollow Tile and Fireproofing [ITC number 249]
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1931 Hardcover Very Good 12mo. 
iv, 82, 96 pages. Pebbled blue cloth stamped in blind with gilt titles to spine. All edges with publisher's blue stain; marbled endpapers. Clean, unmarked, no visible signs of use. 
Price: 43.75 CDN
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Common Brickwork Architectural Terra Cotta [ITC number 246], Lowndes, William S.; D. Knickerbacker Boyd; Charles E. White Jr.
15 Lowndes, William S.; D. Knickerbacker Boyd; Charles E. White Jr. Common Brickwork Architectural Terra Cotta [ITC number 246]
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1920 Hardcover Very Good 12mo. 
iv, 60, 78 pages. Pebbled blue cloth stamped in blind with gilt titles to spine. All edges with publisher's blue stain; marbled endpapers. Clean, unmarked, no visible signs of use. 
Price: 56.25 CDN
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Harmony In Dress: Beautiful Clothes, Corsets and Dress Foundations, Silhouettes, Colors, Fabrics, Good Taste In Dress, Millinery, and Accessories, The Dressmaker and Tailor Shop, European Shops, Picken, Mary Brooks
16 Picken, Mary Brooks Harmony In Dress: Beautiful Clothes, Corsets and Dress Foundations, Silhouettes, Colors, Fabrics, Good Taste In Dress, Millinery, and Accessories, The Dressmaker and Tailor Shop, European Shops
Scranton, PA Women's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences 1925 Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo 
vi, 220, xiii pages, plus color plates. Shallow chipping to head of jacket rear panel; tanning from flaps to endpapers. A very well preserved example in scarce jacket, with no inscriptions. 
Price: 71.50 CDN
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Textiles and Sewing Materials: Woman's Institute Library of Dressmaking: Textiles, Laces, Embroideries and Findings, Shopping Hints, Mending, Household Sewing Trade and Sewing Terms, Picken, Mary Brooks
17 Picken, Mary Brooks Textiles and Sewing Materials: Woman's Institute Library of Dressmaking: Textiles, Laces, Embroideries and Findings, Shopping Hints, Mending, Household Sewing Trade and Sewing Terms
Scranton, PA Women's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences 1924 Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo. 
vi, 267, xviii pages. Two short closed tears to jacket front panel.. A very well preserved example in sound binding, with no inscriptions. 
Price: 45.50 CDN
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