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000816 10.00  / $15.00  / 11.50 PURCHASE REQUEST
Recovered Treasures THIMBLES of the Johann Moritz Rump Company Booklet
This A5 sized booklet by Manfred Wolber is entitled Recovered Treasures, Thimbles of the Johann Moritz Rump Company, Fingerhute von Johann Moritz Rump. This 70 page booklet has 10 pages of text in English, a 9 page description of features in the catalogue, 30 pages of illustrations and photographs, 20 pages of text and descriptions in German. The booklet was published in 1989 and is currently out of print. The condition is good though the booklet has come away from its cover and has a few loose pages, all-complete.
 
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000815 20.00  / $30.00  / 23.00 PURCHASE REQUEST
Old Time Tools and Toys of Needlework by G Whiting Book
Dover Publications published Old Time Tools and Toys of Needlework by Gertrude Whiting in 1971. An in-depth descriptive study on all things sewing related. Chapters include: Sweet scented beeswax - winders, reels, turns or swifts - scissors to grind! - workbaskets, workbags , workboxes and tables thimble, thimble who has the thimble Instruments of precision, Measures Knitting needles and crochet hooks- awls, bodkins, prickers, punches, stilettos sharps, blunts and betweens keen edged emery on needle books and needle cases the humble pin pincushions- the hidden ball and the sock hoops, tambours rings and frames pillows and horses, maids or ladies beautiful bobbins fast flitting shuttles pole boards, candle stools or candle blocks pinking blocks and other blocks here and there from beetles to hackles the song of the spinning wheel on weaving the romance of the sewing machine a few final suggestions and some stray sewing accessories. This 350 page book has well over 100 grey illustrations and is in good condition.
 
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000812 25.00  / $37.50  / 28.75 PURCHASE REQUEST
Antique NeedleWork Tools and Embroideries by N Taunton
Written by Nerylla Taunton, this hardback book offers over 300 pages of indepth research and history of sewing tools and embroideries. There are a great number of high quality photos and illsutrations. Reprinted in 2007.
 
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000397 0.00  / $0.00  / 0.00 PURCHASE REQUEST
TCI Museum Guide - FREE WITH ANY PURCHASE
Whether you are going on holiday or wonder whether you have any thimbles in your local area, this guide will tell you all. A complete and comprehensive guide to practically any thimble in any museum anywhere in the world, at your fingertips. A5 size booklet 14cm by 22cm.
 
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000264 60.00  / $90.00  / 69.00 PURCHASE REQUEST
Antique and Unusual Thimbles Jo Anne Rath
A descriptive and well illustrated book written by Jo Anne Rath. 24 chapters with 170 pages of photos and well researched information. The book is in good condition and is out of print.
 
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000263 21.00  / $31.50  / 24.15 PURCHASE REQUEST
Stanhopes A Closer View by J Scott.
Probably the new "Dont leave home without it" book for stanhope collectors. Descriptive and beautifully presented with numerous references and illustrations covering every aspect of Stanhopes. The book includes numerous examples of sewing items including thimbles with stanhopes. Printed in paperback, measures 21x30x1cm
 
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000262 15.00  / $22.50  / 17.25 PURCHASE REQUEST
The Collectors Guide To Thimbles by B Mc Connel
Hardback book written by Bridget MC Connel and published by Bracken Books in 1996. A 95 page book with numerous illustrations. Measures 30x23x2cm.
 
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000258 45.00  / $67.50  / 51.75 PURCHASE REQUEST
Thimbles E F Holmes
The first book writen by E Holmes, thought to be the authority of Thimble Collectors. A thorough description of all types of thimbles. The book is in very good condition.
 
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000257 45.00  / $67.50  / 51.75 PURCHASE REQUEST
A History of Thimble E F Holmes
The second book published by E Holmes, with an intricate detailed History of Thimbles from the very beginning up to the 20th century. Referenced and illustrated. The book is in very good condition. PLEASE NOTE, this book has no dust jacket.
 
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000039 60.00  / $90.00  / 69.00 PURCHASE REQUEST
An Illustrated History of Needlework Tools By Gay Ann Rogers
An informative and illustrative book on Needlework tools including sewing cases, thimbles and tape measures. The book has eleven descriptive chapters on tools with 193 photographs and a detailed bibliography. The book was published by Needlework Unlimited in 1983, is only available in hardback, it measures 21cm by 27cm and is now out of print.
 
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