The Beautiful Crafts Book, copyright 1976 Search Press Limited London -- however, this is the US printing by Sterling Publishing Company (Third Impression 1978).
From the Foreword:
"What used to be called folk art is now, for the most part, known as crafts or craft-work. The constant impulse it satisfies, whatever the century, appears to be the wish, need or urge to produce something visually satisfying or beautiful through one's own efforts to keep, or to use as an attractive gift. It can also aspire to the nature or true art, in the sense of something whose purpose cannot be satisfactorily expressed in words. Craft-work has a long and rich tradition behind it. Its international popularity today can be seen from the enormous number of hobby and craft departments, shops and stores springing up everywhere."
Painting on glass, wood, stones, glass bottles, china, wooden boxes, old furniture Easy enameling (spelled "enamelling") Making games Wooden toys Fabric printing Batik on wood & paper Easter eggs Lino-cutting (from simple engraving on linoleum blocks to four-color work) Match-box games Wall decorations
Hardcover book in dust jacket. Measures 10 by 10 inches; 128 pages.
Lush with color photos & illustrations!
Virtually like new; just some fading along the dust jacket (the part that was longer than the other books on the shelf was exposed to more sunlight). Tight binding. No writings or rips. Please view photos and ask any questions prior to making your purchase.
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