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The Book of the Triumph Herald, Spitfire and Vitesse

By: Abbey, Staton

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman: 1964

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 066812

Condition: Very Good


Aimed not only at the novice, but also the more technically-minded owner who would expect to carry out more ambitious work. Clean, glossy booklet in an unclipped d/w showing sunning to spine - 120 pages including index. Prompt 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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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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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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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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Urban Chic : Resourceful Styles for City Spaces

By: Kitchen-Smith, Marc

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030752

ISBN: 0600599345

Condition: Near Fine


Provides inspiration for interior schemes in many of the diverse living spaces found in towns and cities - terraced houses, apartments, studio flats and converted industrial buildings. Large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 127 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Complete Home Decorator

By: Klock, Catherine

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, Cadillac Publishing Co: 1947

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 038881

Condition: Very Good


1940's American style guide which explains how to show-off the home to its best advantage making the home a place of beauty and good cheer. Includes a color combination chart and furniture cut-out sheet to help eliminate the guesswork in planning room layouts and color ensembles (useful if you aren't sure where to place your grand piano!) A very good clean copy which is a little musty. 334 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w line drawings and photographs. View more info

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Working with Professionals to Create the Home You Want

By: Lawrence, Mike; Holloway, David

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, Marshall Publishing Ltd.: 2000

Seller ID: 029890

ISBN: 1840282215

Condition: Near Fine


How to get the best out of professionals by identifying what you want in the first place, explaining how to organise the job, get the necessary approvals, brief the appropriate tradesperson and keep the work on track as well as checking the quality of the completed job. 175 pages including index. Clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. View more info

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101 Ideas Colour

By: Lee, Vinny

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Quadrille Publishing Ltd: 2006

Seller ID: 022592

ISBN: 1844002756

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy which shows signs of minimal shelfwear. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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How to be a Handyman

By: Matthew, W. P.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039550

Condition: Very Good


Clean, square hardback with some odd spotting to page edges. Advice and tips for jobs around the house and garden. School prize plate to front pastedown. 134 pages including index. View more info

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Do-It-Yourself Repairs and Odd Jobs

By: Matthew, W. P. & Christopher, F. J.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Max Parrish: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042419

Condition: Very Good


Written over half a century ago by skilled handymen accustomed to giving clear and detailed instructions. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing light spotting and wear & tear - 104 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info