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Patios, Porches and Pools

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Marshall Cavebdish: 1985

Seller ID: 017097

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy - 56 pages including index. Shows how to turn a dream into a practical reality - from the luxury of a permanent swimming pool, to the functional attractions of a carport. View more info

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Concrete in Garden-Making

By: Anon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, The Cement and Concrete Association: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025890

Condition: Very Good


Gives a brief account of some of the uses of concrete in the garden. 49 page, stapled booklet with bookshop stamp to introduction page. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Fabricating Simple Structures in Agricultural Engineering: A Manual of Instruction for Rural Craftsmen

By: Anon

Price: £20.50

Publisher: London, Rural Industries Bureau: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025939

Condition: Good +


Clean, bright copy in cream boards which show slight bowing. Some light spotting to blank endpapers. 68 pages. View more info

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The Practical Woodworker

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Black Cat: 1991

Seller ID: 032664

Condition: Very Good


First published as two volumes Practical Carpentry and Practical Home Maintenance, this book provides an essential guide to all aspects of woodworking including materials, tools, techniques, repairs, improvements etc. A very good clean copy containing 446 pages including index. Illustrated with diagrams and drawings. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Practical Homecraft

By: Barrie, Heather

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Thorsons Publishers: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041590

Condition: Good


Offers a great deal of sensible and practical advice covering almost every aspect of efficient and enjoyable household management. Good, square hardback with some light spotting to page edges. Unclipped d/w shows wear & tear and some loss - 167 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Household Decoration

By: Brooks, Leonard

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Harold Wood, Essex, Leonard Brooks Ltd:

Seller ID: 061964

Condition: Good


24-page, stapled information guide produced by the Romford paint works company circa 1960s. Good, clean copy with some light sunning to the paper wraps. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Traditional Toys : Over 20 Classic Toy Designs for Making in Wood

By: Buchanan, George

Price: £15.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062361

ISBN: 0004126564

Condition: Very Good


Full step-by-step instructions, detailed artwork, and a large colour photograph of every project. Covers a range of skills - from beginner to more advanced. 144 pages including index. View more info

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Cushions and Covers

By: Churchill, Jane (consultant)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1996

Seller ID: 020716

ISBN: 0004129660

Condition: Near Fine


Practical step-by-step guide to creating stylish cushions and covers. Unread, large format paperback showing slightest signs of storage with some tanning to page edges else as new. 80 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Right Way to do House Repairs and Decorations

By: Coulter, Valentine and Gray, Winston

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Kingswood, Surrey, Andrew George Elliot: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062547

Condition: Good


Part of the post-war Right Way Books Series. Good clean copy - 109 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Living Farmhouse : Restoration and Responsibility in the Dordogne

By: Crawford, Raymond

Price: £12.50

Publisher: France, Private: 1973

Seller ID: 030842

Condition: Good


Good, clean, 27 page stapled booklet charting the pros and cons of owning and renovating a property in France. Supplementary letter enclosed dated January 1974. View more info

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Pure Style Outside

By: Cumberbatch, Jane

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Ryland, Peters & Small: 1998

Seller ID: 026551

ISBN: 190051849X

Condition: Near Fine


Unique approach to interior decoration - based on the timeless appeal of natural materials and objects that are functional as well as aesthetically pleasing. Clean, bright, unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 160 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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To Make a House a Home : Four Generations of American Women and the Houses They Lived In

By: Davison, Jane; Davison, Lesley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Random House 1994: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000136

ISBN: 0679422455

Condition: Very Good


In 1980 Jane Davison published "The Fall of a Doll's House", a book that brilliantly illuminated the relation of the American woman to her home and how, in this century, it had changed. The book immediately became a classic. That superb, timeless work is presented here in a new edition containing more than 75 photos & a chapter by daughter Lesley. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Motor Catechism

By: Enright, J. S.

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, Nisbet & Co Ltd: 1916

Seller ID: 014079

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy save minor bleeding to top of back board/ last page. Separate blemish to rear board. Opening at guttering between pages 14 and 15. Scarce copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Art of Stencilling

By: Grice, Lyn Le

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010883

ISBN: 0670801690

Condition: Very Good


160pp. A very good clean copy in jacket which shows signs of shelf wear. Small tear to top corner near spine and a little surface scratching. A complete guide to the art of stencilling. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Plastics for the Home Craftsman

By: Hooper, Rodney

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044091

Condition: Good


Characteristics of the chief plastics, working them by hand and light machines, improvising equipment, original designs to make, etc. Good, clean copy in a price-clipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear and minor repair - 166 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Practical Upholstery

By: Howes, C..

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers: 1955

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 063837

Condition: Very Good


Provides a complete account of the techniques needed and the methods that enable one to renovate faithfully chairs of all kinds, suites, settees, divan beds etc also materials, tools, frames, covers, springs etc. Very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 197 pages. Illustrated with b/w diagrams and drawings. View more info

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Repairs and Improvements : (Collins DIY Guides)

By: Jackson, Albert & Day, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1995

Seller ID: 020731

ISBN: 0004127692

Condition: Very Good


Unread, large format paperback covering a wide range of indoor DIY projects with practical step-by-step instructions. 80 pages including index. View more info

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Basic Woodworking: What Every First-time Woodworker Needs to Know

By: Jackson, Albert & Day, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2001

Seller ID: 025239

ISBN: 0007129491

Condition: Very Good


First published as Woodworking for Beginners in 1998. Clean, bright large format paperback which is a beginner's guide to woodworking tools, materials and techniques. Some light wear/curl to covers. 128 pages including index. Next post dispatch from GB. View more info

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Weatherproofing and Insulation

By: Jackson, Day J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1995

Seller ID: 020872

ISBN: 0004127641

Condition: Near Fine


A Collins DIY Guide to weatherproofing your home and combatting rot, damp and the ravages of weather. A clean, unread copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Complete Book of Furniture Repair and Refinishing

By: Kinney, Ralph Parsons

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Peter Owen Ltd: 1980

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 038923

ISBN: 0720603722

Condition: Good +


Easy-to-follow explanations, with the aid of many useful diagrams and other illustrations, on how to restore all kinds of furniture - from valuable antiques to white-wood pieces. Good, clean copy with some odd light waviness. Price-clipped d/w shows some shelfwear and sunning - 276 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info