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Vävboken. Handbok för hemmet och Skolan, Utarbetad. Moderna Textilier

By Montell, Aina & Glantzberg, Elisabeth M.

Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Forlag, 1925. 74, v pp. 24 plates, 11 in color. Wear to edges, previous owner's name on front. Text is in SWEDISH. Profusely illustrated with weaving drafts and b&w photos. Includes sewn-in 2-page card (Fargprover a garn) with samples of thread in 84 brilliant colors! . Soft Cover. GVG.

$75.00

The Dyer's Art: Ikat, Batik, Plangi

By Larsen, Jack Lenor; with Alfred Buhler, Bronwen and Garrett Solyom

New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1976. 272 pp. Includes bibliography, map, description of plates, and index. Presented by Larsen to Francis Merritt and his wife Pris. Merritt was the founder and first Director of Haystack Mountain School of Arts and Crafts. Signed paper pasted on verso of ffep, and a note laid in, " Fran, Pris with my love & best wishes Jack". May require extra postage if shipped internationally.. Presentation Copy. First Trade Edition, SIGNED. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Bob Hanson, Photographer. Folio.

$125.00

American Needlework: The History of Decorative Stitchery and Embroidery from the Late 16th Century to the 20th Century

By Harbeson, Georgiana Brown

New York: Coward-McCann, 1938. 232 pp. Illustrated with 6 color plates, and hundreds of black and white photographs and drawings by the author. Includes bibliography and index. Harbeson pioneered modern needlework in the United States during the late 1920's and the 1930's. Her commissions included the National Cathedral in Washington DC. Her work was collected by museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. This book ends with her prediction that the fiber arts would take their place as fine art, which has turned out to be true! Blue cloth with gilt titles. Spine faded, and boards gently bowed, textblock is clean and tightly attached in the case.. First Edition. Hard Cover. GVG.

$50.00

Rugs & Carpets From the Caucasus:  The Russian Collections
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Rugs & Carpets From the Caucasus: The Russian Collections

By Kerimov, Liatif; Stepanian, Nonna; Grigoliya, Tatyana; Tsitsishvili, David

Leningrad: Allen Lane/Penguin Books, 1984. Unpaginated. 124 carpets, rugs and wall hangings from Azerbaijan, Daghestan, and Armenia, as well as flat woven Georgian Pardaghi are described with photographs on colored or black and white plates. Includes bibliography. Red Cloth. Dustjacket yellowed along spine and top edges, with closed tear on front. Top of back panel is creased, with closed tears. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good+.

$45.00

The Art Fabric:  Mainstream
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The Art Fabric: Mainstream

By Mildred Constantine, Jack Lenor Larsen

New York, No Date: Van Nostrand Reinhold 272 pp. Published to coincide with a national traveling exhibit of fabric works selected by the authors. Includes notes, bibliography, biographies and index. Illustrated with black & white and color photographs. Presented by Larsen to Francis Merritt, and his wife Pris. Merritt was the founder and first Director of Haystack Mountain School of Arts and Crafts. Inscribed on ffep, " To the ones I love most, Jack Larsen". Lower edges foxed, else near fine, dust jacket creased and frayed along upper edge. May require extra postage if shipped internationally.. Presentation Copy. SIGNED. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. Folio.

$60.00

Interlacing, the Elemental Fabric.

By Larsen, Jack Lenor with Betty Freudenheim.

New York: Kodansha International, 1986. 278 pp. Numerous plates, both color and black a& white. With bibliography and index. Inscribed to Francis Merritt, the founder and first Director of Haystack Mountain School of Arts and Crafts. Inscription on ffep reads, " 15th copy Jan 30 1987 Jack Lenor Larsen." Includes page laid-in titled 'Interlace: On Plaiting and Related Structures (working title)'. As he was writing the book Larsen sent out this call for submissions looking for ideas for contributors; stapled to it is a note on Larsen's stationary. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . Presentation Copy. First Edition, Signed. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Folio.

$150.00