Very scarce vintage songbook for children with color illustrations by Marion Frederick Smith. 80 famous children's classic songs with the music and the words. Very colorful illustrations with each song. Book boards and spine are clean and solid and the interior pages are very clean. Has the remains of a name on the front end page. Songs are listed in alphabetical order. A great music book for the children.
Complete Book Of Rug Braiding, Creative Rug Making Books
Two books on rug making. The Complete Book of Rug Braiding by Helen Howard Feeley, 1957, is hardcover, ex-library, 176 pages. Complete patterns, instruction, and techniques for making braided rugs, including working in patterns and text or words. Has dust jacket, in good condition with no tears. Creative Rug-Making by Ray Rogers, Copyright 1969 by Spinnerin Yarn Co. is softcover, 128 pages. Techniques include needlepoint, hooked, latch hook, and rag rugs. There are no tears or writing but the non-color pages have age darkening. Shipping will be via media mail - choose the lowest cost shipping method to your zip code.
Super Toys by Penny Warner is an art and craft book with 84 easy-to-make, inexpensive toys for kids of all ages. Fun projects for the entire family. Super Toys is perfect for both budget-conscious parents and kids who enjoy creating their own toys. Hardcover book. 149 pages. ISBN: 0-312-77657-8. Size: 9 1/2 inches by 8 1/2 inches. Condition: Book is in excellent, clean condition. Dust jacket with minor wear. Retail price: $16.95. Shipping Note: This item can be mailed via USPS Medial Mail, if desired. Media Mail fees will not show up on the shipping quote, so please contact me with your zip code for a quote.
VINTAGE~ 1978 ~THE DOLL MAKERS WORKBOOK ~BABY DOLLS~VOLUME I -1st PRINTING 1978~2ND PRINTING 1983 ~THE DOLL MAKERS WORKBOOK ~BABY DOLLS~VOLUME II ~1ST PRINTING 1978~ 3RD PRINTING`1984 ~BOTH BOOKS BY MILDRED SEELEY ~NEW BOOKS~ NEVER USED ~BOOK 1~ BOTH BOOKS ARE BY MILDRED SEELEY who is very well known in the doll world. Her works and knowledge is unsurpassed. ~Book includes the flange neck babies, cloth bodied, pouring instructions, setting sleep eyes, body patterns and color plates. ALSO INCLUDED ~General Instructions for both books. ~Equipment, Tools. supplies, pouring the molds, cutting greenware for eyes, beginner looks at China Paint, setting sleep eyes, making eye rockers and much more. ~THE DOLL MAKERS WORKBOOK Baby Dolls, Volume II, by Mildred Seeley THESE BOOKS ARE BEING SOLD AS A SET VOLUMES I AND II TO SEE MORE PICTURES OF VOLUME I ~ SEE LISTING FOR 35 ~DOLLS VOLUME I
VINTAGE 1984 OOP ~COSTUME CAMEOS ~BY HAZEL ULSETH and HELEN SHANNON ~16 PAGE ~HOBBY HOUSE PRESS ~ISBN-0875882323 ~BOOK INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING ~ COSTUME CAMEOS 4 ~ by Hazel Ulseth & Helen Shannon ~This is a Hobby House press book published in Matyland ~1984 ~The book that contains patterns for two different bonnets for dolls as well as information on ribbon trim techniques. ~There is a Victorian bonnet in two sizes (to fit a 22½ inch (57.2cm) doll with a 12 inch (30.5cm) head circumference and a 24 inch (61cm) doll with a 14½ inch (36.9cm) head circumference) ~Also a Normandy bonnet in two sizes (to fit a 22 inch (55.9cm) doll with a 13 inch (33cm) head circumference and a 24 inch (61cm) doll with a 14½ inch (36.9cm) head circumference). ~There are helpful hints for selecting and placing flowers as trim on the bonnets as well as ribbon trim techniques. ~There are also instructions for making a Melon Seed and Bead Bag (Reticule) dating from the 1850s. Book is in very good ~ unused condition
VINTAGE~ 1978 OOP ~MAKING DOLLS FOR PLEASURE & PROFIT ~ANITA HOLMES~ ~HARD COVER ~DUST JACKET ~96 PAGES ~CONTENTS INCLUDE 1-MAKING THE DOLL 2-ALL ABOUT FACES AND HAIR STYLES 3-MAKING THE CLOTHES 4-PEG DOLL 5-STICK DOLL 6-JOINTED DOLL 7-SALLY ANN 8- VICTORIAN DOLL 9-CARING FOR YOUR DOLL ~Making Dolls for Pleasure & Profit ~by Anita Holmes ~All pattern pieces for dolls and clothes are printed actual size in the book. ~Each stage is described in simple terms with numerous diagrams and photographs. ~Stitches and techniques are also fully explained.
VINTAGE 1972 OOP ~MAX VON BOEHN ~TRANSLATED BY JOSEPHINE NICOLL ~DOLLS ~277 ILLUSTRATIONS ~1972) BOOK BY MAX VON BOEHN ~Illustrations (B & W reproductions of original color plates). ~ One of the Dover reprint series, this impressive and indispensable history of dolls and doll-making was first published in Germany in 1929 by noted cultural historian Max von Boehm. ~ Dolls of all kinds (toys, fashion plates, ritual objects) from all around the world are included.~ ~A GOOD SECTION ON PREHISTORIC,ANCESTOR, FIGURES AND PRIMITIVE IDOLS. ~IT DEALS MAINLY WITH THE MORE ANTIQUE DOLLS AROUND THE WORLD.
VINTAGE 1979 OOP ~SIGNED ~AUTHOR:. Mildred Seeley ~COPYRIGHT:. 1979 PUBLISHER:. Seeley's Ceramic Service CONDITION: The 81 pages and soft cover are clean, bright, and unmarked ~ Binding is excellent. CONTENTS INCLUDE ~ Children Dolls, the dollmaker's workbook of German dolls. ~ Detailed instructions, color pictures and more. ~Chapters include dolls for study and painting details, Kammer & Reinhardt, Simon & Halbig, Cuno & Otto Dressel, Horseman, Bruno Schmidt, Jensen, doll heads, bodies, eyes, hair styles, costumes, shoes, ~The business of dollmaking, exhibiting and more.
VINTAGE Mar 1995 OOP ~Attic Dolls: The Creation and Design of Artist's Dolls ~ATTIC DOLLS ~LINDA CARROLL ~THE CREATION AND DESIGN OF ARTIST'S DOLLS ~MILNER CRAFT SERIES ~HARDCOVER ~DUST JACKET - DJ ~SLICK PAGES ~ALL COLOR PICTURES ARTICLES INCLUDE~ ~PREFACE ~INTRODUCTION ~DESIGNING AND MAKING A DOLL ~FIRING A KILN ~MAKING THE BODY ~DESIGNING THE CLOTHES ~DESIGNING AND MAKING HATS ~A BRIMMED HAT ~WINGS ~SHOES ~DOLL COLLECTING ALL THE ABOVE AND MUCH MORE ~A FANTASTIC BOOK ~Industry Reviews ~It is almost impossible not to exclaim over the color photographs of Carroll's dolls.... The directions give a wide overview of the process, beginning first with mold making and concluding with the fabrication of leather shoes as opposed to set-in-clay boots. Aspiring doll makers will benefit from her ideas, which include a golden angel with gold-fabric trapunto wings and Indian children adorned with lush, colorful fabrics and costume jewelry. Size ~Height: 11.5 in ~Width: 8.5 in ~Thickness: 0.5 in Weight: 17.6 oz
VINTAGE 1990 OOP ~MOTHER PLAYS WITH DOLLS ~ELINOR PEACE BAILEY ~MOTHER PLAYS WITH DOLLS ...AND FINDS AN IMPORTANT KEY TO UNLOCKING CREATIVITY ~COLOR FOLDOUT OF 18 SPECTAULAR DOLLS ~ALL TAKEOUTS FROM A SINGLE BASIC PATTERN ~BY AMERICAS MOST GIFTED DOLLMAKERS ~Size ~Height: 9.3 in ~Width: 6.5 in ~Thickness: 0.2 in ~Weight: 1 POUND
This 82 page Popeye and his TV Cartoon Pals coloring book, (#2927) published by Bonnie Child Craft Series Books/Samual Lowe Company in 1961 features captioned pictures of Popeye and his friends Olive Oyl, Swee' Pea, Brutus and Wimpy. 24 of the pages are colored (some not too neatly), whle the rest of the pages are uncolored. The cover is bright and appealing, although it does have some bends. S&H is an additional $4.50 within the continental U.S. International shipping is also available.
REPRINT OF A VINTAGE 1908 BOOK ~REPRINT VINTAGE 1973 ~HOW TO DRESS AN OLD-FASHIONED DOLL ~MARY H. MORGAN~ ~DOVER PUBLICATIONS ~57 ILLUSTRATIONS ~96 PAGES ~SOFT COVER ~A REPRINT OF THE 1908 CLASSIC- WITH COMPLETE PATTERNS AND SEWING INSTRUCTIONS FOR MORE THAN A DOZEN COSTUMES ~HOW TO DRESS AN OLD-FASHIONED DOLL book ~by Mary H. Morgan ~ Learn everything you need to know about dressing your old-fashioned doll. ~ There are 57 clear illustrations along with general sewing hints and tips. ~ It is in very good condition for a book that is 35 years old ~It has no rips, tears, or dog ears- ~About this Book ~Size Height: 8.5 in Width: 5.5 in Thickness:0.2 in Weight: 8 oz ISBN-0486229122
Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs Coloring Book Uncolored, 1960s?
This SNOW WHITE and the Seven Dwarfs large format coloring book (11 x 14 3/4 ) mostly likely from the 1960s was published by Playmore, Inc. and prepared under the supervision of Helen Rudin. Each page has a large picture and caption underneath. All pages are uncolored, and are in nice condition. There is some wear to the cover, some creasing, bending, and a few small tears along the top & bottom edge. S&H is an additional $6.00 within the continental U.S. International shipping is also available.
1969 Apollo Man On The Moon Coloring Book Spacecraft
This cool children's coloring book was published by Artcraft/Saalfield in 1969. All the pictures inside are related to the Apollo moon launch. It is in excellent condition, with only 3 pages neatly colored. The orginal price tag is still affixed to the front cover (see photo). The back cover is identical to the front, but without the price tag. S&H is an additional $4.50 within the continental U.S. International shipping is also available.
1941 Adventures Of A Brownie Paint Coloring Book Uncolored
This large format coloring book titled Adventures of a Brownie was copyright in 1941 by Lilja Books / Reuben H. Lilja x 13 . S&H is an additional $6.50 within the continental U.S. International shipping is also available.
The cover of this 1940s See Saw coloring book is in color & features a boy & girl on a see-saw with a puppy sitting in the middle. The book itself features many different pictures to color, varying in subject matter & artistic styles. It was published by Paulu Publishing Co., New York City, and is in excellent condition. S&H is an additional $4.00 within the continental U.S. International shipping is also available.
- An Annotated Bibliography with Classroom Activities Barbara Ivy Serves as an invaluable resource for elementary art specialists, classroom teachers, reading teachers, gifted and talented specialists, and librarians. Children's Books About Art will help you integrate art education into every area of your curriculum. Includes more than 150 children's books about art, artists, art history, and art appreciation, plus cross-curricular activities appropriate for students in the elementary grades. Dale Seymour Publications, 1992. ISBN 0-86651-553-4. Soft cover, 6 inches wide by 9 inches tall, 96 pages. Small corner bend. Otherwise like new. Under 1 lb.
Carmen Miranda paper dolls book complete book of dresses, clothes, etc. for doll for Carmen Miranda, the old and humerous actress. Entire book in great shape and ready for some young girl to play cut outs
Hardcover Book A Needlepoint Gallery Of Patterns From The Past, Phyllis Kluger
This 1975 hardcover book by Phyllis Kluger has a wonderful variety of 102 needlepoint designs adapted from historical artwork. Each pattern is photographed in both color and black and white, with a clear chart showing stitch type, placement, and color. The designs are grouped into 10 historical eras: Minoans, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Near East, Greece and Rome, Byzantine Empire, Middle Ages, Islam, Renaissance, 17th to 19th Century Europe, American Folk Art. 191 pages, 9-1/4 by 12-3/8 , First Edition, Copyright 1975 Phyllis Kluger, Published by Alfred A. Knopf Inc. Book is in very good to excellent condition, no writing, tears, or damage. Dust jacket has some wear and small tears at upper and lower edges but has done its job of protecting the book. Books are shipped Media Mail to USA even though it will say First Class or Priority when you check out. Email for shipping rates if you live outside the US.
1944 You Can Make It Things To Do With Scissors & Paste
Hardcover book measuring 8 x 10-3/4 containing 214 pages. Published by Silver Burdett Company Copyright 1944. Provides a wide selection of attractive projects that children can make from inexpensive materials with the common hand tools that usually are available. The projects are grouped according to use and child interest, with many opportunities for creative expression. Many appropriate gifts and decorations for holidays and special occasions! Most of these things are made of paper. Lots of illustrations! A fun book! Condition is good although the cover is worn and corners are bent. There is writing in ink on the front inside page reading To The Smith Children from Mrs. Teachout 1974 . Pages are somewhat yellowed but not ripped. Thanks for looking!
1973 DISNEY ON PARADE COLORING BOOK 1647-1 Disney on Parade coloring book # 1647-1 Walt Disney productions presents - Copyright MCMLXXIII and MCMLXX by Walt Disney productions At least 96 pages, a few colored.
I Know the Farm Coloring Book Susan Lurie ill. by Jeannie Friedman Caroline and David visit Uncle Bob at his farm in the country. Children develop many important skills through the art of coloring, and these skills - eye-hand coordination, color concepts and picture comprehension - form the foundation for early learning success. Playmore, Inc.,. 1986. ISBN 0-86611-064-X. Soft cover, 23 pages. Title page has a very little coloring on it. The rest of the book is uncolored. Slight bend, and a spot on the back cover. Under 1 lb. Shipping information will be found at the bottom of the home page. May be shipped Media (10 - 16 days) or Priority (3 - 4 days). For International shipping, please ask for cost quote.
Animation Book - Film Paper Collage Puppets Models
The Animation Book Peter Viska Animation techniques, using film, paper, collage, puppets, models, (and more) are explained in simple, precise language, and illustrated in easy-to-follow steps. Important animation terms are explained, and many tips on design and layout are included. Scholastic Book Services, 1993. ISBN 0-590-47573-8. Soft spiral bound cover, 9-3/4 inches wide by 8-1/4 inches tall, 64 pages. Very good, except for light scratches on back. Under 1 lb.
Discover Art 5 Laura H. Chapman Both appreciation and techniques of art for fifth grade. Davis Publications, Inc., 1992. ISBN 0-87192-157-X. Hard pictorial cover, 8-1/2 x 11-1/8 inches, 128 pages. Ex-School, with stamps and names in front checkout. Slight corner wear.
838 Ways to Amuse a Child June Johnson, drawings by Beryl Bennett Crafts, hobbies and creative ideas for the child from six to twelve. Gramercy Publishing Co., 1960. ISBN 0-517-061211. Hard cover, with dust jacket, 5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches, 216 pages. Name inside front cover. Slightly bumped corners. Dust jacket has some edge wear and a small tear at back fold. Under 2 lbs.
Ed Emberley's Little Drawing Book of Trains Ed Emberley A simple little book on how to draw trains. Little Brown & Co., 1973. Soft cover, 7-1/2 x 5 inches, 16 pages. Cover has a bit of edge wear, and creasing. Inside pages are clean and firmly staple bound. First Class shipping.
How-to Book for Cub Scout Leaders Filled with games, tricks, puzzles, crafts, stunts, skits, puppets, and outdoor fun, this book will show you how to make your den and pack activities sparkle. Boy Scouts of America, 1985. ISBN 0-8395-3831-6. Soft cover, 8-1/2 x 11 inches, 283 pages. Name on front. Front cover has a 1 inch tear. Corners a bit scuffed. Clean and well bound. Good. Under 3 lbs.
Small Plays for You and a Friend Sue Alexander The five plays in this book are fun to act out. You and your friend can take turns playing all the different characters. Scholastic Book Services, 1973, 6th printing. Soft cover, about 6 inches square, 48 pages. Very good condition. Owner's name in front. Under 1 lb.
String, Raffia and Material no author given The projects in this book are divided into five grades, from very simple to advanced. The very simple projects are designed for younger children. Each project is illustrated with step-by-step color pictures and photographs. There are nearly ninety models to make. Franklin Watts, New York, 1977. Hard pictorial cover, no dust jacket, 8-1/4 x 11-3/4 inches, 183 pages. Very slight wear at corners. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 3 lb.
1978 Hardy Boys & 1984 Garfield color books. Two coloring books including The Hardy Boys Adventure Activity Book with 63 pages (5 pages are worked on) and Garfield 4 Seasons with 10 pages colored. L314x2.
525 Copyright Free Transportation Pictures. Full title of the book is Book Of 525 Copyright Free Illustrations Of 19th and Pre 19th Century Transportation of all kinds, for artists and designers. L297x4.
Tell it - Make it Book Shari Lewis, illustrated by Bozé The Tell It - Make It Book, as the name implies, is both a story and craft book. The stories were created to be read aloud to the pre-school/kindegarten child, and for the early grades child to read to himself. In the course of these stories, the characters get involved in intriguing crafts, games and activities. After each story, specific do-as-I-do instructions tell the young reader how he too can participate in these activities, with or without adult supervision, depending upon his age. J. P. Tarcher, Inc., 1972. Hard cover, dust jacket, 9-1/2 x 6-1/2 inches, 113 pages. Dust jacket has some small tears along top and bottom. Book is in very good condition. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 2 lb.
132 Gift Crafts Kids Can Make Highlights for Children Gift ideas for Moms, Dads, Grandmas, Grandpas, Sisters, Brothers, Teachers, Friends, Pets. All made from inexpensive materials. Part of the Hiighlights Creative Craft Series. Highlights for Children, 1981. Soft cover, 11 x 8-1/2 inches, 48 pages including index. Spine stress marks, edge wear, slightly curled and worn corners. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.
Sunset Crafts for Children Ages 5 to 12 Marian May, Ed. The projects shown cover many kinds of handicrafts tht will appeal to children from about 5 to 12 years of age. They encourage a youngster to make things out of other things, either on his own or with a minimum of direction. Many of the projects are especially good for groups of children and adapt well to short sessions with Scouts, Camp Fire Girls, or day campers. Paper is one of the first materials children learn to use; it is inexpensive and readily available in a variety of forms. Also covered in this book are elementary wood-working, stitchery, ceramics, and mosaics. There are suggestions for projects that can be made while on vacation and with souvenirs brought home. There is a variety of projects which make use of discards such as plastic bottles, newspapers, or tin cans. Lane Books, Menlo Park CA, 1974, 12th printing. Soft cover, 8-1/4 x 10-3/4 inches, 96 pages. Slight wear to edges and corners, and a minor crease in front cover. Otherwise very good. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 2 lb.
On the cover there is a picture of a little girl watering flowers (with a dot to dot watering can) that needs to be joined together! The number 2957 and five cents are in the upper right hand corner. WHITMAN is in the lower left hand corner. Inside opening page has Mother Goose with a dot-to-dot hat that needs to be connected. Drawings by Irma Wilde. Also COPYRIGHT 1964 BY WHITMAN PUBLISHING COMPANY-RACINE-WISCONSIN-PRINTED IN THE U. S. A. BY WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY . Inside there are nursery rhymes with missing names and lots of dot-to-dot items that have to be completed. This little book has never been used-both front and back covers, as well as the inside are in excellent condition! Measures 5 x 7-1/2 . Thanks for looking!
1964. Looks like Bozo, The Clown on the cover, has #2957 and 5 cents in the upper right corner. Also, has the name Lynn Kaiser near Bozo's foot. Inside it reads DRAWINGS BY BONNIE BAUMAN and COPYRIGHT 1964 BY WHITMAN PUBLISHING COMPANY-RACINE- WISCONSIN-PRINTED IN THE U.S.A. BY WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY . Book measures 5 x 7-1/2 . Contains pages to color and different problems that involve numbers for a child to solve. Never used and the front and back covers as well as all the inside pages are in excellent condition! Thanks for looking!
Rainy Day Magic by Margaret Perry Things to do for the child stuck inside on a rainy day. Here are instructions for making a whole Cracker Box Village with houses, stores, a church, a railroad and a railroad station. Then there is a chapter full of all sorts of things to be made out of paper; a hanging mobile of nine floating fish, a swing mobile, Indian tepees, a canoe, and a totem pole. There is a chapter on Party Pieces, which includes favors, decorations, fancy hats and even presents. The section on Stone Craft gives you ideas for making stone animals and dolls using the stones you can find in your back yard or on the beach. There are chapters on decorationg with shells and Christmas cards. There are others on using felt to make things with and on building a puppet theater. Published by M. Evans and Co., Inc., 1970, book club edition. Hard cover with dust jacket, 6-1/4 x 9-1/4 inches, 160 pages. Very good condition, with good dust jacket. It's only problem is that it has a slight perfumey odor. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 2 lb.
Toy Book Steve Caney Toy book shows you how to make 51 good toys -- toys with the ability to be many different things to a child. It is this quality that makes a toy fun for more than a day. A store-bought, child-sized log cabin, for example, is only that to a child -- a prefinished log cabin. But a salvaged refrigerator carton can be a house, post office, fire station, rocket ship, train, grocery store -- anything a child's imagination will let it be. TOY BOOK toys follow the refrigerator carton in its open-ended spirit and simplicity of design. The toys are fun because they allow the childs full imaginative participation - - in making them and in playing with them. Softcover; Published by Workman Publishing Co., 1972. ISBN 0-911104-17-8. 8vo - over 7¾ inches - 9¾ inches Tall. The corners of the cover have creases. Otherwise in very good shape. Buyer to pay shipping and handling. Under 1 lb.