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Paintbox on the Frontier: The Life and Times of George Caleb Bingham by  ALBERTA WILSON CONSTANT - First - 1974 - from The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ) (SKU: A3390)

Paintbox on the Frontier: The Life and Times of George Caleb Bingham

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Paintbox on the Frontier: The Life and Times of George Caleb Bingham

by CONSTANT, ALBERTA WILSON

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Fine/fine
ISBN 10
0690608446
ISBN 13
9780690608441
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NY: Thos. Y. Crowell, 1974. First. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Fine, fresh example in fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to the rear panel. First edition. Cloth, 193 pages including index, illustrated with 34 reproductions. George Caleb Bingham (1811-1879) who painted his world as it really was--everyday people in their everyday lives. His family was one of the early pioneer settlers, moving to the frontier in 1819. George began is art career painting tavern signs, later graduating to portraits, views of everyday life and "river paintings". He also was a Missouri politician, holding several important offices.

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Bookseller
The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ) US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
A3390
Title
Paintbox on the Frontier: The Life and Times of George Caleb Bingham
Author
CONSTANT, ALBERTA WILSON
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0690608446
ISBN 13
9780690608441
Publisher
Thos. Y. Crowell
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
1974
Keywords
ART, ARTISTS, WEST, MISSOURI, FRONTIER, PIONEER, LANDSCAPES, 0690608446
Bookseller catalogs
Art;

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The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)

TRACKING AND INSURANCE AT OPTION OF BUYER. ON UNINSURED ITEMS, OUR RESPONSIBILITY ENDS WITH PROOF OF SHIPPING---NO EXCEPTIONS! Books are returnable if misdescribed; we must be notified within 48 hours of receipt if making a return. We conform to accepted ABAA grading. "First edition" means "first printing" unless noted; if it doesn't say it has a jacket then it doesn't; faults such as ownership signatures, price clipping, etc. will be noted in the listing. Member ABAA, ILAB, ABNJ.

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About The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)

The Old Book Shop of Bordentown is a general used/rare bookshop open to the public Tues.-Sunday 11AM to 5PM (8 PM on Fridays). 10,000 books on premises with another 25,000 in stock. Areas of speciality include baseball, New Jersey, American literature, mysteries. Member, ABAA, ILAB,Antiquarian Booksellers of New Jersey. Located in historic Bordentown City, New Jeresy (est. 1682).

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