New York: E. Weyhe, 1926. Hard Cover. First Edition. 46 pp. Folio. Text in German plus 132 pp mostly full color, full-page plates. Cover embossed and lettered in gilt, gilt lettering on spine. Few white marks on cover, spine creased top & bottom. Examples of the finest handwork and skilled arts from all over Europe. Beautiful ceramics, textiles, metal arts, embroidery, woodwork, and other ornamental skills. Very Good.
Czechoslovakia: Artia Prague, 1955. Hardcover. First Edition. 60 pp. text; 154 pp. ills., many in full color. Handsome cloth covers are light tan with a gilt design center front and gilt lettering on spine. Tan dj has color illus. on front of a detail of the plastic ornament with the Gild Emblem on the Gild Coffer of the Prague Cloth-Cutters from the Year 1609, black lettering on spine. Dj slightly chipped at spine ends, a bit soiled. Contents crisp and clean, with full-page ills. in the second section. Divided into four periods :from the end of the 10th Century to the middle of the twelfth; from the middle of the 12th Century to the Hussite Revolution in 1420; 1420 to 1620; and 1620 to 1839...
New York: M.B. Willcox, 1908. Wraps. First Edition. Cover Title: M.B. Willcox: His Leather Book. 32 pp. Brown paper covers are aged, torn and chipped along all edges. Text is aged and, occasionally, lightly soiled. Lovely little pamphlet illus. w/sepia reproductions of period leather work projects. Accompanying text describes leather working tools and processes. Frontispiece says, "Leather Work by Winifred Wilson". It is unclear whether she was the author, but pg. 32 states, "all patterns mentioned in this book. . .may be obtained at reasonable prices from Winifred Wilson". Eight pages of period advertising at rear. Very Good.