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            The Persian Carpet Tradition: Design Evolution from 1410 to Modern Times

            The Persian Carpet Tradition: Design Evolution from 1410 to Modern Times (Hardback)

            By Ford, P. R. J.

            • OUR PRICE $145.00

            Miniature paintings unlock the door to a thorough re-examination of the ubiquitous 'classical' medallion design in Persian carpets, revealing an artistic revolution comparable to that which occurred at the same time in Renaissance Italy.

            ISBN 9781898113621
            Published 1 February 2019 by Hali Publications Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Pre-order title with delayed release date of [to be advised]. Title ships on release.
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            Tales Of Endearment: Modern Vintage Lovers and Their Extraordinary Wardrobes

            Tales Of Endearment: Modern Vintage Lovers and Their Extraordinary Wardrobes (Hardback)

            By Joos, Natalie

            • RRP: $105.00
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            Tales of Endearment, a companion to the popular website, is a collection of photos and stories by Natalie Joos featuring today's Who's Who of vintage clothing. The men and women that buy, collect, wear and love vintage come from all walks of life but share this one impartial pass ...

            ISBN 9781576878408
            Published 15 December 2017 by Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age General Audience
            Usually ships 4-6 weeks – This is an indent title (internationally sourced to order from a local supplier).
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            Tapestry

            Tapestry (Paperback, New edition)

            By Phillips, Barty

            • RRP: $60.00
            • ONLY $48.00
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            A general history of tapestries, and a sourcebook for designers. This volume covers works of many different cultures, such as Peruvian, Asian, Native American and Indian. It also includes advice on how to buy and care for tapestry, and carries a listing of collectors.

            ISBN 9780714838625
            Published 30 March 2000 by Phaidon Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Instant Expert: Collecting Oriental Rugs

            Instant Expert: Collecting Oriental Rugs (Paperback, New title)

            By Ware, Joyce C.

            Learn to think, talk, and act like an expert! - What three qualities must a rug possess to be collectible? - What popular class of antique collectible rugs is being faked? - Can both silk rugs and wool rugs be cleaned by washing? This is a one-of-a-kind resource on the history of ...

            ISBN 9780375720444
            Published 1 July 2006 by Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Instant Expert (Random House)
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            Swedish Textile Art

            Swedish Textile Art (Hardback)

            By Hansen, Viveka

            • OUR PRICE $432.99

            Focusing on the 95 textiles in the Khalili Collection, this volume discusses social conditions in Scania, the lives of the weavers and the techniques, designs and materials they used.

            ISBN 9781874780076
            Published 1 August 1997 by Oxford University Press
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Swedish Art
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            Spectacles, Monocles and Lorgnettes
             

            Spectacles, Monocles and Lorgnettes (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Davidson, D. C.; MacGregor, Ronald J. S.

            • OUR PRICE $11.99

            Spectacles have been used since the thirteenth century, at first by the few people who needed to read, such as churchmen and clerks. This book traces the development and use of eyeglasses from the fourteenth century onwards. It is illustrated with many colour photographs.

            ISBN 9780747805458
            Published 20 May 2012 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Shire album
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            Embroidered Georgian Pictures
             

            Embroidered Georgian Pictures (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Swain, Margaret

            • OUR PRICE $11.99

            This book shows the variety of subjects and techniques of embroidered pictures in the Georgian period in Britain (1714-1830).

            ISBN 9780747802563
            Published 20 May 2012 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Shire album
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            Samplers
             

            Samplers (Paperback)

            By Jarrett, Joy; Scott, Rebecca

            • OUR PRICE $29.99

            Samplers have a long history in Britain, dating from the sixteenth century. This book traces the history of samplers in Britain from the late sixteenth century onwards, and includes examples of long, darning, map, school, stitch and plain sewing samplers, as well as those associa ...

            ISBN 9780747807063
            Published 20 May 2012 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Shire Collections
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            Sneakers: Complete Collectors'guide (

            Sneakers: Complete Collectors'guide ( (Hardback, Special edition)

            By Styles, Unorthodox

            • RRP: $65.00
            • ONLY $58.50
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            A guide to some of the very best of collectible sneaker designs. It features: over 550 specially taken color photographs; over 180 sneaker designs from eleven leading brands, chosen for the mark they have made on sneaker culture worldwide.

            ISBN 9780500600344
            Published 5 July 2009 by Thames and Hudson (Australia)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series 60th Anniversary Edition
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            Fancy Dresses Described: A Glossary of Victorian Costumes
             

            Fancy Dresses Described: A Glossary of Victorian Costumes (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 6th ed.)

            By Holt, Arden

            • Imp. $40.99
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            Hundreds of glorious party costumes in this 1896 guide range from Cleopatra and Lady Macbeth to Swiss and Polish peasants. Alphabetical entries are enhanced by 20 color and 40 black-and-white illustrations.

            ISBN 9780486814254
            Published 1 June 2017 by Dover Publications Inc.
            Interest Age General Audience
            This title is no longer available locally, but in stock internationally – usually ships 2-3 weeks.
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