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Biblio features a wide variety of rare hobby and crafts books in the Biblio Rare Book Room. If your passion is origami, squash, or magic, Biblio has the rare and antique book for you. Many of these niche books are signed or first editions, and they would be sure to add diversity to your rare and antique book collection. Many of the rare hobby and crafts books featured in the Biblio Rare Book Room have bold illustrations and unique bindings.

Second World War photo album compiled by American Red Cross worker Elizabeth Ridley. by Ridley, Elizabeth

1941. Hardcover. Good. Oblong Quarto. Second World War photo album compiled by American Red Cross worker Elizabeth Ridley, with three wartime Naval yearbooks & souvenir books owned by her sister Christine, a naval air mechanic in the WAVES programme. O…

From Alembic Rare Books


Walt Disney Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Chad Valley Bagatelle Game 1937 by Walt Disney

England: Chad Valley, 1937. First Issue. N/A. Very Good/N/A. Walt Disney. Walt Disney Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Chad Valley Bagatelle Game, a vintage Disney tinplate toy from 1937, is for sale. The Walt Disney Chad Valley Snow White Bagatelle Game…

From The First Edition


American Pocket Watch Encyclopedia and Price Guide, Volume 2, Illinois Watch Co. by Meggers, Bill and Roy Ehrhardt

Kansas City: Heart of America Press, 1985. Book. Very Good. Wraps. First Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. SIGNED by author Meggers to front endpaper. numbered copy #1616. Light edgewear, light cover rubs. large corner crease to front …

From Milliway's Books


200 Patterns for Multiple Harness Looms by Groff, Russell E

McMinnville: Robin & Russ, 1979. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Printing. small 8vo.. black titles to white cloth covers, spine title weak. gift inscription and owner's blindstamp to ffep, owner's bookplate inside cover. light soil to edges…

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Letters Upon the Art of Miniature Painting. by Mansion, [Andre Leon Larue]

London & Paris: R. Ackerman; L. Janet, 1822. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 12mo. Original pink boards, printed paper label to spine. Frontispiece and hand-coloured folding plate. Near-contemporary ownership inscription dated 1842. B…

From Alembic Rare Books


Dressmaking Self-Taught in Twenty Complete Lessons by Carens, Madam Edith Marie

Harris Press, 1911. Book. Good. Hardcover. All pages are tight and in acceptable condition as are the hardcovers. Some soil and some staining on the exterior. A rare hard to find book.. …

From Aaron's International Booksearch


Salish Indian Sweaters by Gibson-Roberts, Priscilla

Saint Paul, MN: Dos Tejedores, 1989. Paperback. Very Good +. Large 8vo. iv, 116 pp. Bound in white wrappers printed in blue and gray. Black and white illustrations throughout. Includes charts for traditional designs; schematic patterns; traditional tech…

From Garnet Books


An Easy Introduction to the Game of Chess: containing one hundered Examples of Games, and a Great Variety of Critical Situations and Conclusions; including the whole of Philidor's Analysis, with copious selections from Stamma, the Calabrois, &c. Arranged by Anonymous

[26 ad]+282+[2 ad] pages. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 4 3/4") bound in original stiff boards with spine label in black lettering. (Hagedorn: 3. 1817) First American edition.This is the third chess book published in the United States and was not noted by Fiske …

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB



Hengelo , Holland: N.v. Uitgeversmaatschappij "de esch", 1970. Book. Illus. by Various Contributors. Very Fine. Hardcover. 1st. Edition , 1st. Printing 1970 , Tan cloth hardcover in the dust jacket , 287 page book with many black & white ill…

From GibbsBooks


Handicrafts of the Southern Highlands: With an Account of the Rural Handicraft Movement in the United States and Suggestions for the Wider Use of Handicrafts in Adult Education and in Recreation by Eaton, Allen H

NY: Russell Sage Foundation. Very Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned, corners bumped, boards rubbed, owner name on front free endpaper.. 1937. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Navy cloth with titles in gilt on front boards and spine. Illustra…

From Old Saratoga Books


Art of Needle-Work, The by Countess of Wilton

London: William Clowes & Sons. 1st edition. Hardback. fair. Inscribed "Anne Sharp, With the love & best wishes of her Uncle Edmund. Sept 2, 1842." Book has been rebound with original cloth over new boards and flyleaves. Some foxing her…

From Mayflower Needlework Books


The Honolulu Advertiser Collection, The Stamps and Postal History of Hawaii, 3 Volumes by Robert A. Siegel

New York: Robert A. Siegel Galleries, 1995. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. dustjackets with light rubs. no writing or marks noted. 279+127+207pp. Catalogs for auctions held in November 1995. With separate listings …

From Milliway's Books


Modern magic; a practical treatise on the art of conjuring by LEWIS, Angelo (Pseud. Professor Hoffmann)

1901 Modern Magic Professor Hoffmann Magician Conjuring Tricks Cards Dominoes Modern Magic by Professor Hoffmann is a treatise in book form, first published in 1876, detailing the apparatus, methods and tricks used by the magicians and conjurers of that…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


ARCHERY. The Badmington Library of sports and pastimes by LONGMAN. C. J. & WALROND. Col. H

Longmans, Green and Co. London. 1894. FIRST EDITION.8vo. Fully illustrated throughout. Fine copy in half dark green morocco binding. Spine letttered and decorated in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. …

From Paul Foster Books


The postage stamps of Switzerland, 1843-1862 by Paul Mirabaud; Alex de Reuterskiold

Quarterman Publications, 1975. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Facsimile of 1899 edition. Firmly bound and very carefully read. The book is in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No torn, loose or missing pages. The jacket has som…

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