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Used Basketry Books

We recently purchased an individual's personal basketry book library. The books have been in storage since the early 90's. They are used, but in good condition unless noted. Most have been out of print for many years. We are listing them by title, author, price. Since there are many books, and only 1 of each, we are not going to "scan" the covers at this time. Please call or e-mail if you have any questions.

Limited quantities - most are only 1 copy.

$3.00

Small phamplet type books - approx. 5 1/2" x 8"

Let's Make an Egg Basket (j. Laughridge) - good basic rib style basket instructions - cover fair - rest good.

Carolina Snowflakes (Billie Ruth Suddith) - instructions for making the snowflakes out of reed - cover fair - rest good

$3.00 ea. 

$4.95

These are small Phamplets type books - approx. 5 1/2" x 8"

A Basket Sampler in Hexagonal Weaving (Sharon Wright) - instructions for hexagonal (cheese) weave & several patterns inclucing hearts, apple jars, and bread baskets all in hex weave. - good condition

American Baskets to Weave - (Grace Kabel) - Eight Lovely Baskets to Weave. This booklet has been taken apart & is in sleeves in a 3 ring binder. Bonus: Heart Basket pattern also in binder.

The Basket Man (Jim Bennett) - self published - stories & poems - 2 of these

Basket Stuff - Poems and Pieces and a little bit more (Jim Bennett) - 1988 - self published - 3 of these

Burma Ball - (ebie Kindsvatter) - instructions for making the woven balls - fair cover w/ good inside

Donna's Adventures in Basketmaking, Book One (Donna Meinert) - self published Basket Hints, Bits, & Tips. Includes Guide to making basic lattice bottom basket. Cover has sticker damage.

Donna's Adventures in Basketmaking, Book Two (Donna Meinert) - self published Basket Hints, Bits, & Tips. Includes Basket Making Glossary. Cover has sticker damage.

Donna's Adventures in Basketmaking, Book Three (Donna Meinert) - self published Basket Hints, Bits, & Tips. Includes How to Dye Basket Reed. Cover has sticker damage.

The Little Basket (Jim Bennett) - 1985 - self published - poems & pieces - 3 of these

$4.95 ea. 

$5.00

The Craftsmen's Village (Bill Hoin) - 1988 - spiral bound #48 of 1000 limited edition by Lancaster, Pa. artist. Includes prints, poems, & instructions of various crafts including bread dough baskets, spinning, pottery, leather stamping, more.

InterWeave News - winter '96 - issue #1
Short-lived basketry magazine from the '90's

$5.00 ea. 

$5.95

Small books - approx. 5 1/2' x 8"

Netting (The Dryad Press - leaflet #95) - cover fair - rest good.

The Basket Book - an Illustrated Price Guide (Don & Carol Raycraft) - 1981 - information & pricing.

$5.95 ea. 

$6.95

Small book - approx. 7 x 8"

Blessed Shall Be Thy Basket - (Mary Hammond) - Pattern book - 4 patterns - some sticker damage

$6.95 ea. 

$7.95
Nantucket Pocketbook Instructions (Maggie Silva) - cover fair - rest good.

The Grandmother Basket (Misti Washington) - instructions for 4 lobed rib basket - good condition

$7.95 ea. 

$8.95
Antler Baskets - Weaving Rocky Mountain Memories (Bobi Marshall Harris) - 1989 book devoted to weaving antler rib style baskets. - book is coming apart (glued originally), but the pages are in very good condition.

$8.95 ea. 

$9.95

Small books - approx. 5 1/2' x 8"

The Basket Collectors Book (Lew Larason) - 1980 - second printing. information & pricing.

Basketry (FJ Christopher) - 1952 - has been wet - back wrinkled & binding loose - musty

- copy with many stickers / former library book

The Baskets of Rural America (Gloria Roth Teleki) - info & photos

Collecting Traditional American Basketry (Gloria Toth Teleki) - 1979 - information

Collector's Guide to Country Baskets (Don & Carol Raycraft) - lots color photos w/ collector info

Country Baskets (Don & Carol Raycraft) - info & photos regarding collecting baskets

Creating Color - A Dyer's Handbook - (Judy Anne Walter) - full size book - Learn how to work with Procion MX dyes.

Earth Basketry (Osma Gallinger Tod) - 2nd edition

Handling White Oak - A Basketmaker's Guide to Rims and Handles - Jim Bennett - 1984 - poems & instruction (there are 2 of these)

Navajo Native Dyes - Their Preparaton and Use - (Nonabah G. Bryan) - covers native plants & how to use them for making dye. some sticker damage

You Can Design - An Adventure in Creating (Sharon La Pierre) - 1983 - design information

Wicker Basketry - (Flo Hoppe) - 1989 edition. Best book for Round Reed - wicker - weaving. gently used - cover scratched

$9.95 ea. 

$12.95

Small books - approx. 5 1/2' x 8"

Chair Seat Weaving for Antique Chairs (Marion Burr Sober) - 1964 book - very good condition

The Complete Nantucket Creel Purse Book: How to Make the Mold and the Purse (John E. McGuire) - spiral bound - autographed - very good condition.

Indian Baskets of Central California - Ralph Shanks - Art, Culture, and History. no dust jacket - pages 57 - 72 missing; 73- 88 in twice. regular price: $45.00.

Weaving with Reeds & Fibers (Osma Gallinger Tod & Oscar H. Benson) - 1975 reproduction of 1948 publication - patterns - 2 of these

$12.95 ea. 

$14.95
Gifts From the Earth - (Char TerBeest & Rhonda Nass) - A Basketmaker's Field Guide to Midwest Botanicals - very good condition - cover is black & is scuffed.

$14.95 ea. 

$15.00

Small books - approx. 5 1/2' x 8"

Books and Materials For Basket-making (JL Hammett Company, Cambridge Massachusetts) - catalog 1930 - water stained covers

Earth Basketry (Osma Gallinger Tod) - first edition - hard cover

$15.00 ea. 

$18.95

Small books - approx. 5 1/2' x 8"

The Techniques of Basketry (Virginia I Harvey) - 1978 - second edition - information & techniques

$18.95 ea. 

$19.95

Small books - approx. 5 1/2' x 8"

Basket Recipes (Laura Howe Raff) - 1987 - from classes and workshops - some sticker damage to cover

Basketry Round Up #3 (Shereen LaPlantz) - last of the basketry publication.

Canework (Charles Crampton) - hardcover - 1984 - techniques & pattenrs - round materials

Indian Basketry (George Wharton James) - 1972 reprint of 1909 book - information

Wisconsin Willow - Adventures of a Basketmaker (Char TerBeest) - instructions for weaving rib style willow baskets - includes the gathering of the willow. very good condition - autographed to Patricia.

$19.95 ea. 

$25.00

Small book - approx. 5 1/2' x 8"

The Art and Style of Western Indian Basketry (Joan Megan Jones) - 1982 - information - 2 of these

$25.00 ea.