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Dollhouse Miniatures Magazine, November 1998 *Tropical Treats By Janet Uyetake*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Kalmbach: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 658C9058

Condition: Very Good


Features: Dona Sims' humidors are a study in art and function - small-scale houses with unusual furnishings; Cutting - technique and the right knife gives you a professional cut every time; Miniature Furniture Fit for a Princess, by Carol Aschenbrenner; Tropical Treats - miniature food the conjures up the romance of the Hawaiian Islands; Turn a contemporary compact disc holder into a 1/2" scale house; Chester - make a sweet little fully jointed bear; Tiffany style floor lamps - a special project; Carton Charm Pet Shop - turn empty milk cartons into a dream shop or house of your own; Decou... View more info

Scientific American June 1932 Volume 146 Number 6

By: Munn, Orson D.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, Scientific American Publishing Company: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35507800

Condition: Good


Features: Sanity, Prohibition, and the federal deficit; A gasser blows in - heroic measures necessary to combat flames in oil fields; Where diamonds earn their keep - interesting life of a diamond in an industrial plant - whence it comes, how it is used, and how it ends; Editorials - radium waters - Philippine Independence - Frightfulness in warfare; A Nerve center of communication - how your radio or cable message is speeded through; Eclipses and the Sund's atmosphere - solution of an outstanding solar problem; Flying as fast as sound - considerations of what the future may hold for aviation ... View more info

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Porcelain Painting

By: Sadler, Jean

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, Walter T. Foster: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 63402939A

Condition: Good


Undated. Circa 1980? "You can paint almost any subject or kind of decoration on porcelain. My personal interest has always been the study of flowers and fruit, so I have not attempted to cover other possibilities here. The tools and techniques which are described are those which I find most helpful." - the author. Jean Sadler is internationally recognized by porcelain artists for her paintings of flowers and fruit. She captures their beauty with an unusual combination of subtle shadows, strong contrast and graceful line arrangement. All colour. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarke... View more info

Facts and Incidents of an Unequal Struggle

By: The Ashford, Kent & Susses Tithe Payers' Association

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Ashford, Kent, UK, The Ashford, Kent & Susses Tithe Payers' Association: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74100495

Condition: Fair


67 pages with forty-four illustrations. Circa 1949. Abundantly illustrated with very interesting black and white photographs which document a multitude of protests. "The Tithe Act of 1936 has left an entirely unsatisfactory state of affairs. It leaves the tithe-paying farmers disgruntled and antagonistic, and puts the country in the position of placing a proportion of its most important citizens in this unsatisfactory state of mind for some sixty years. Agriculture is, in fact, made the scapegoat for the Church of England. The Government has satisfied its Church financially without th... View more info

The Little Slaves of the Harp: Italian Child Street Musicians in Nineteenth-Century Paris, London, and New York (McGill-Queen?s Studies in Ethnic History)

By: Zucchi, John E.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73600662

ISBN: 0773517553

Condition: Fine


0773517553 208 pages including index and bibliography. Virtual slaves, these children were uprooted from their villages in central and southern Italy to perform as barrel-organists, harpists, violinists, fifers, pipers, and animal exhibitors. "This extremely, unusual study, enlivened by photographs, throws a floodlight on ethnic prejudice, cultural constructs of childhood, Tammany Hall politics and 19th-century immigration and working conditions." - Publishers Weekly. Very light wear. Glossy laminated covers. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info