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Until recently the country craftsman was an essential member of every rural community. His livelihood was generated by carrying on traditions which started more than a thousand years ago. Traditional Country Craftsmen provides a valuable history for anyone interested in the skills and crafts of bygone years. Photographs and line drawings enhance the text, bringing many country skills and crafts to life and provide the reader with an engaging and charming history of this aspect of country life. Traditional Country Craftsmen covers everything from 'Woodland Craftsmen', 'Metal and Straw Crafts' through to 'Stone and Clay Crafts' and 'Textile Crafts' and provides the reader with a fascinating account of rural skills.
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Book Description Befriedigend/Good: Durchschnittlich erhaltenes Buch bzw. Schutzumschlag mit Gebrauchsspuren, aber vollständigen Seiten. / Describes the average WORN book or dust jacket that has all the pages present. Seller Inventory # M00710002394-G
Book Description Condition: Poor. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,550grams, ISBN:0710002394. Seller Inventory # 8081430
Book Description Condition: Fine unmarked. Revised edition. Essential tool for the rural dweller, describes materials, tools, techniques. Nice bright clean crisp copy. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 253 pp, index, bibliography, notes, b/w illus, glossy photos sections. Trade Paperback in color-photo wraps. Seller Inventory # 30354
Book Description Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. First Paperback Printing. 253 Pages Indexed. Tight square book with some stamped numbers on the bottom page edges and a penciled price on the front endpaper. No other defects noted. Interior text is faultless. Three black and white photo sections of about 20 pages each. The country craftsman was, until recently, an essential member of every rural community. He looked no further than the bounds of his own village or locality for his livelihood and was often carrying on a tradition which went back more than a thousand years. This valuable history of those various crafts and skills has now been thoroughly revised and extended to include much new material. The text is illustrated with photographs and line drawings which show the processes and tools used. This book will become an essential tool for the student of rural life if only for its illustrations (there are well over 200 of these. But its clear and interestingly written text is likely to win for it a place among the standard works on a subject that has great importance in the history of the British countryside. Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2". Seller Inventory # 13485
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. . 0710002394. 1978 bright clean copy. Seller Inventory # 133066
Book Description Routledge, London, 1978. Soft Covers. Book Condition: Good Plus. Light reading wear. Very clean copy. Seller Inventory # 015161
Book Description Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0710002394-2-4
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR002462946
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Good. Drawings by Winifred Mumford (illustrator). Revised Edition. PAPERBACK 1979. Revised Edition. SPINE HAS LIGHT CREASING. Clean & tight. No inscriptions. Flat pages. Dispatched ROYAL MAIL FIRST CLASS with TRACKING next working day or sooner securely boxed in cardboard. ref G120. Seller Inventory # 026431