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[984] Better Homes and Gardens Country Bazaar Crafts ,(696015609), Crafts, Meredith Corporation, Hard Cover, Very Good - Minor shelf wear to cover. 80 pp. ''In 'Country Bazaar Crafts' you'll find wonderful projects - all designed with country flair.'' $3



[985] Better Homes and Gardens Embroidery ,(696004259), Crafts, Meredith Corporation, Hard Cover, Very Good - First edition, eighth printing. Pages are slightly yellowed. ''Master of only a few basic stitches is all that is required to make the projects in this splendid collection of embroidery from around the world.'' $2



[995] Care of Clothing Crafts, Women's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences, Hard Cover, Very Good - Dark gray boards with embossed cover. Volume 3. Tight spine. Pages are yellowed and age spotted. Dj is chipped and torn, missing section from spine covering.. Includes: home laundering; dry cleaning; dyeing; remodeling; the upkeep of clothing; the budget. Pictures available upon request. $20



[950] Creative Machine Stitchery ,(696014351), Crafts, Meredith Corporation, Hard Cover, Very Good - Third printing; pictorial cover. ''Welcome to the world of machine stitchery, where your imagination will fly and your hands can decofrate fabrics spontaneously, precisely, and rapidly.'' Pictures available upon request. $5.5



[1199] Crimes and Punishment: a Pictorial Encyclopedia of Aberrant Behavior (Volyne 1) Non-Fiction, The Symphonette Press, Hard Cover, Very Good - Picture of an electric chair on cover; edges show some bumping and shelf wear; pages are clean and spine is tight. Chapters include: Are you a dominant person?; The Crime Busters - How it all Started; Jealousy; The Crime Busters; Kidnappers; Lady Killers; The Crime Busters; Gangsters; A-Z of Crime. $3



[990] Embroidery Embellishments By Machine ,(1886884099), Crafts, Sewing Information Resources, Soft Cover, Very Good - Tight, clean pages and spine. Great projects from world-wide designers. ''No matter the brand of machine you own, the ideas for embroidery embellishment projects are endless. More than 30 interesting, unique projects have been collected here from talented designers around the world for your enjoyment.'' -- from the endflap. $5



[952] Embroidery: Step-By-Step Crafts, Collier Books, Hard Cover, Very Good - No author given. ''Starting with the fundamentals -- basic embroidery stitches, the use of an embroidery hoop, the main needlepoint stitches, smocking and other techniques -- 'Embroidery' provides many handsome and useful projects for the beginner as well as for the more ambitious and experienced needlewoman.'' -- from the back cover. Pictures available upon request. $5



[956] Embroidery; a Golden Hands Pattern Book Crafts, Random House, Hard Cover, Very Good - First American edition; pink pictorial boards; dj in like new condition; illustrated; 128 pp. $5



[1530] Movie Icons: Monroe ,(9.78382E+12), Non-Fiction, Taschen, Paperback, Very Good - Pictorial cover and end papers; small crease on bottomr of front cover; Paul Duncan, Editor; F.X. Feeney, text; The Kobal Collection, photos. $5



[1212] Nursery Stores: a Collection of Famous Stories for Children Fiction, Charles E. Graham & Co., Hard Cover, Good - Pictorial cover with spotting; red spine; yellowing pages; previous owner's name in pencil on ffep dated December 20, 1927; previous owner's name on ffep; board edges are rubbed. Pictures available upon request. $10



[994] Tailored Garments Crafts, Women's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences, Hard Cover, Very Good - Dark gray, embossed cover. Volume 4. Dj is chipped and torn, missing a section from the spine covering. Pages are yellowed and age spotted. Tight spine. From the Women's Institute Library of Dessmaking. 369 pages plus index. Includes: Essential of tailoring; tailored buttonholes, buttons, and trimmings; tailored pockets; tailored seams and plackets; tailored skirts; tailored blouses and frocks; tailored suits, coats, and capes; garments for men and boys.. Pictures available upon request. $30



[1346] Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell, Little Eve Edgarton Fiction, The Century Co., Hard Cover, Good - Blue boards with green flowers on front; spine and edges show shelf wear; previous owner's name on front and back end papers; some pages have spots on them; pictures available upon request. $10



[1561] Abbott, John, Scimitar ,(051758705x), Thriller, Crown Publishers, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Cream boards with blue three-quarter cover; green foil lettering on spine; previous owner's stamp on ffep; dj shows some shelf wear; not price clipped; protected with Brodart cover. ''Meet Sonny: a recent graduate of medical school, a man of tremedous sexual prowress, a good sport, fine raconteur, stalwart friend -- and cold-blooded, expert killer. His assignment: to murder one of the most closely guarded of all world leaders. His employer: another head of state, driven by a thirst for vengeance.'' -- from the dj $20



[2] Ablow, Keith, Denial ,(312965966), Thriller, St. Martin's Paperbacks, First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Very Good - Sticker residue on back cover; otherwise very nice paperback edition with no spine creases and very minor edgewear. ''He's in deep. A series of grisly murders has forensic psychiatrist Frank Clevenger on the case of a lifetime and the fight of his life against a brutal killer with a horrific trademark and his own howling demons of sexual compulsion, self-destruction, and...DENIAL'' - from the back cover $3



[3] Ablow, Keith, Psychopath ,(312996055), Thriller, St. Martin's Paperbacks, First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Very Good - First edition paperback; very minor edgewear and no discernable spine creases. ''Twelve bodies, twelve states. What no one knows is that the 'Highway Killer' is also a gifted psychiatrist who lures his victims into a false sense of security with his miraculous ability to understand their darkest emotional secrets. He is their confessor, but he is also their executioner. When the killer writes to 'The New York Times,' challenging famed forensic psychiatrist Frank Clevenger to heal him through an exchange of open letters on the front page, he opens his diabolical mind to the one man with the courage to cure him -- or die trying...'' from the back cover $3



[706] Ablow, Keith, The Architect ,(031293971X), Thriller, St. Martin's Press, First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Very Good - First edition paperback; no spine creases; minor edge wear. ''West Crosse is a genius at creating spaces uniquely fitting the people who will inhabit them. The catch: he works under a shroud of secrecy, charges his clients a fortune, and then sometimes, in the most skillful and horrifying ways, he kills them...'' -- from the back cover. $3



[1681] Abraham, Daniel, The Dragon's Path ,(9.78032E+12), Fantasy, Orbit, First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Good - Stated first edition with full number line; some bumps on lower edge. ''Falling pebbles can start a landslide. A spat between the Free Cities and the Severed Throne is spiraling out of control. A new player rises from the depths of history, fanning the flames that will sweep the entire region onto the Dragon's Path -- the path to war.'' from the back cover $10



[1665] Adams, Richard, Maia ,(394528573), Fabtast, Alfred A. Knopf, First American Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - White cloth binding with some soiling in places and silver foil lettering; pages are yellowed with age; dj has minor dings and is protected with a Brodart cover; not price-clipped. ''...an epic tale of heroism and passion, of adversity and triumph, all surrounding the adventures of one wonderfully appealing and extraordinatry young woman. Maia - a simple bu instinctively brave and generous girl whose deeds will become legend...who will be celebrated as well for her revishing beauty, which she alone understands is both a blessing and a curse.'' -- from the dj. $55



[156] Adams, Richard George, The Girl in a Swing ,(0-394-51049-6), Fiction, Knopf, First Edition, Hardcover, Good - 1st Edition; DJ Acceptable With Minor Tears $5



[157] Adcock, Thomas, Sea of Green ,(0-89296-384-0), Fiction, Mysterious Press, First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - 1st Edition $5



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