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Andante

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Andante: from London to Woodstock

Autobiography: One musician's progress from wartime London to the Woodstock of the 1960 and the Festival years.  Illustrated.

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Quality paperback: $19.99


 

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Woodworking Handtools

Completely revised and updated deluxe Third Edition, published by Blackburn Books 2000, as volume I of 'Blackburn on Woodworking' series.

A pictorial index of woodworking handtools.

 

Hardcover: $75.00 


 

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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Woodworking Handtools

Original handwritten hardcover Edition, published by Simon & Shuster 1974.
A pictorial index of woodworking handtools.

 

 

Out of stock, replaced by the revised Blackburn Books edition listed above


 

 

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Woodworking Handtools

Revised typeset edition, published by Springhouse Press 2015.
A pictorial index of woodworking handtools.

 

Paperback: $24.95


TWH

 

  Traditional Woodworking Handtools

The essential guide and user manual for traditional woodworking.
Published by Blackburn Books 1998, as volume II of 'Blackburn on Woodworking' series.

Hardcover: $75.00


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Traditional Woodworking Techniques

Traditional methods of furnituremaking using handtools.
Published by Blackburn Books 2004, as volume III of 'Blackburn on Woodworking' series.

 

 

 

Out of stock


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Illustrated Furniture Making

The original  Simon & Shuster  edition 1977.
Eight graduated furniture projects teaching the fundamentals of  furnituremaking.

 

 

Hardcover: $30.00 (o/p)


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Illustrated Furniture Making

First British edition by Robert Hale 1977.
Eight graduated furniture projects teaching the fundamentals of  furnituremaking.

 

 

Hardcover: $30.00 (o/p)


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Furniture by Design

A revised and expanded version of 'Illustrated Furniture Making' focusing on projects that illustrate important aspects of design.

 

Paperback: $20.00 (o/p, 10+ left)

   

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Furniture Design & Construction

A greatly revised and expanded version of 'Furniture by Design' now issued as volume IV of 'The Illustrated Workshop' series.

 

Large format quality paperback: $24.95


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Illustrated Interior Carpentry

The orignal handwritten edition of the guide to interior carpentry.

 

 

Hardcover: $30.00 (o/p, 10+ left)

Paperback: $20.00 (o/p, 6 left)


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Illustrated Interior Carpentry

A slightly smaller format (7.5 x 10) British edition published by EvansBros. in 1979 of the original companion to 'Illustrated Housebuilding', now included in 'The Illustrated Book of Housebuilding & Carpentry'.

Out of stock


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The Illustrated Book of Housebuilding & Carpentry

The hardcover Gramercy combined typeset edition of 'Illustrated Housebuilding' and 'Illustrated Interior Carpentry'.
A comprehensive handbook with detailed instructions for anyone building their own home.

 

 

Out of stock


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The Illustrated Book of Housebuilding & Carpentry

A typeset combined edition of 'Illustrated Housebuilding' and 'Illustrated Interior Carpentry'.
A comprehensive handbook with detailed instructions for anyone building their own home.

 

 

 

Now only available from Overlook Press


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The Parts of a House

The anatomy of a house illustrated and explained part by part, from Anchor Bolt to Yoke

 

 

 

Out of stock


 

 

Illustrated Basic Carpentry

A simple introduction to woodwork using traditional handtools. The original 1976 edition

 

 

Out of stock


 

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Illustrated Basic Carpentry

The small format (6 x 9) paperback edition of an original large format hardcover book. A simple introduction to woodwork using traditional handtools.

 

 

Out of stock


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Quick & Easy Home Repair

What to do when something goes wrong: structural, electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling.

 

 

Out of stock


 

 

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An Illustrated Calendar of Home Repair

The original hand-drawn, deluxe hardcover edition of 'Year-Round House Care'.
A monthly organized guide to making sure your house stays in good condition, complete with check lists.

 

 

Out of stock


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Year-Round House Care

The Consumer Reports edition of 'An Illustrated Calendar of Home Repair', reorganised by seasons instead of months and including product ratings by the editors of Consumer Reports.

 

Paperback: $20.00


 

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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Ships and Boats

The 1999 typeset paperback edition of a book entitled ' The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Ships, Boats, and other Water-borne Craft' originally published by The Overlook Press 1978.

 

Paperback: $24.95 ( 5 left)


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The Overlook Illustrated Dictionary of Nautical Terms

Over 2,500 entries and more than 1,000 illustrations of everything nautical from Anchor to Yawl.

Hardcover: $35.00 (6 left)

Out of stock


 

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The Postage Stamp Gazetteer

A geopolitical and philatelic tour of the world from Aden to Zanzibar . Every country described and illustrated by a stamp of that country, chosen to also illustrate an important and interesting philateic fact.

 

Hardcover: $50.00 ( 5 left)


 

 

 

Jigs & Fixtures

How to make and use traditional devices to make your woodworking quicker and more accurate.

Profusely illustrated showing how to make and use these indispensable devices for speed, efficiency, and accuracy

 

Out of stock