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Image for A Practical Manual of House-Painting, Graining, Marbling and Sign-Writing containing full information on the processes of house-painting in oil and distemper, the formation of letters and practice of sign-writing, the principles of decorative art, a course of elementary drawing for house-painters, writers, etc., and a collection of useful receipts

A Practical Manual of House-Painting, Graining, Marbling and Sign-Writing containing full information on the processes of house-painting in oil and distemper, the formation of letters and practice of sign-writing, the principles of decorative art, a course of elementary drawing for house-painters, writers, etc., and a collection of useful receipts

By: Davidson, Ellis A

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Crosby, Lockwood and Son, London, 1896

Edition: Seventh Edition


394 pages (complete). A benign, genial copy. The boards have wear, scuffing and some marks. They are sound, sure. The contents, despite their age, are assured and clean, amenable and clear, agreeably competent. fk View more info

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Build Your Own Carport : A South African Guide

By: Swift, Penny

Price: $3.80

Publisher: Struik Publishers, 1988

Edition: First Edition


24 pages (complete). A diligent copy. The covers are bright and tidy. They have some very light wear about the edges. The contents have very, very light storage condition marks. Otherwise, the pages are clean, clear, eager. fk View more info

Estimating for Painters' & Decorators' Work : A Practical and Comprehensive Handbook on Measuring & Pricing ("The Decorator" Series of Practical Books No 17)

By: Oliver, Charles E

Price: $61.75

Publisher: The Decorator, London, 1928

Edition: First Edition


447 pages (complete). A sound copy. The boards have wear to the edges and seams by shelving and handling. There are also some very shallow handling marks. The contents are most pleasing. They have very occasional storage blemishes (viz: blotches of foxing). Otherwise, the contents are smart, healthy, clean, clear, most diligent, most conscientious, confident. fk View more info

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Home Carpentry for Handy Men : A book of Practical Instruction in all kinds of constructive and decorative work in wood that can be done by the amateur in House, Garden and Farmstead

By: Chilton-Young, Francis

Price: $34.20

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, London, 1899


772 pages (complete). A sturdy, sound copy. Rebound. Newer front and end papers. Newer cloth spine with the title written by hand. The title page is reinforced with scotch tape. The covers are resolutely charming. They are much worn, scuffed, marked. They are secure. Within, the contents are marked from age, handling, storage. They are yet, benign, solemn, very competent, most diligent, clear, tight, practical and certain. fk View more info