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Tulip Ware of the Pennsylvania-German Potters: An Historical Sketch of the Art of Slip-Decoration in the United States

By Barber, Edwin Atlee

Philadelphia: The Pennsylvania Museum and School of the Industrial Arts. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards soiled, hinges cracked, shaken, first . signature loose, finger-soiling.. 1903. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Limited large paper edition of 300 copies, signed and numbered by the author on the copyright page. Tan decorated cloth. Decorative endpapers. Top edges gilt. Index, photos, illustrations. Detailed history of early 18th century tulip ware and slip-decorated pottery by Pennsylvania-German potters. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 233 pages; Signed by Author .

$30.00

A Complex Fate:  Gustav Stickley and the Craftsman Movement
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A Complex Fate: Gustav Stickley and the Craftsman Movement

By Sanders, Barry

NY: John Wiley & Sons. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1996. First Printing. Hardcover. 0471143928 . Black cloth. xvi, 192 pages. Black and white photos and illustrations, color photo section, notes, bibliography, and index. A biography of the artist and businessman, his influence on design, and philosophy of simplicity. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$15.00

Folk-Toys/ Les Jouets Populaires
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Folk-Toys/ Les Jouets Populaires

By Hercik, Emanuel

Prague: Artia. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket toned and lightly chipped at . edges, owner name and address penciled on ffep.. 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Tan decorated cloth. 66pp of illustrated text in English and French, followed by 176 color plates. Bibliography. Beautiful color examples of handmade folk toys from prehistoric times through the early 20th century and from cultures around the world. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$60.00

Gustav Stickley:  The Craftsman
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Gustav Stickley: The Craftsman

By Smith, Mary Ann

Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1983. First Printing. Hardcover. 0815622937 . Black cloth. xvi, 186 pages. Black and white illustrations and photos, notes, and index. A study of Gustav Stickleys contributions to the Arts and Crafts Movement in the fields of furniture design, publishing, and architecture. ; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$16.00

Bottles on the Western Frontier
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Bottles on the Western Frontier

By Wilson, Rex L.

Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges and jacket rubbed, lower front . corner bumped.. 1981. First Printing. Hardcover. 0816504148 . Green cloth. xvi, 144 pages. Black and white and color photos, appendixes. A study guide to the various types of old bottles found in excavations at Fort Union, New Mexico and Fort Laramie, Wyoming. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$45.00

Painted Fans of Japan
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Painted Fans of Japan

By Chiba, Reiko (editor)

Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle. Good with no dust jacket; Printed paper label on front boards . half-perished.. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Fan-shaped boards covered with fan-patterned cloth. Gilt endpapers. A delightful book about the painted fans used in traditional Japanese Noh drama. Many color illustrations of fans accompanied with excerpts from Noh plays. Bibliography. ; 41 pages .

$10.00

50 Years on 57th Street:  A Exhibition of English, Irish and American  Silver Purchased and Sold by Our Firm over the Last Fifty Years
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50 Years on 57th Street: A Exhibition of English, Irish and American Silver Purchased and Sold by Our Firm over the Last Fifty Years

By Langstaff, Bard (editor) ; McConnaughy, James (editor)

NY: S. J. Shrubsole Corp.. Very Good; Covers rubbed.. 1986. First Printing. Softcover. 0961664614 . Unpaginated. Black and white photos. Exhibition catalogue of photographs of items handled by the Shrubsole company. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$12.00

Early American Furniture and Folk Art:  The Major Portion of the Stock of  Helena Penrose
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Early American Furniture and Folk Art: The Major Portion of the Stock of Helena Penrose

NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries. Very Good; Covers foxed.. 1960. Softcover. Blue softcover. Parke-Bernet Galleries auction catalogue for Feb. 5-6, 1960 sale of the stock of antique dealer Helena Penrose. Sale number 1948. Listings include cigar store figures, figureheads, carnival figures, weather vanes, shop signs, and other folk art items. Many black and white photos. 424 items described. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 91 pages .

$20.00

Shaker Furniture:  The Craftsmanship of an American Communal Sect
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Shaker Furniture: The Craftsmanship of an American Communal Sect

By Andrews, Edward Deming; Andrews, Faith

NY: Dover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed. Jacket toned . with small corner chips and a closed tear.. 1950. Reprint. Hardcover. Blue cloth. xi, 133 pages. Black and white photos, appendices, bibliography, and index. An examination of the Shakers' arts and crafts accompanied by an historical look at their religious and socio-economic thinking. Originally printed by Yale University Press in 1937. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$20.00

Shaker Furniture Makers
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Shaker Furniture Makers

By Grant, Jerry V. ; Allen, Douglas R.

Hanover, NH: University Press of New England. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket sunned at spine.. 1989. First Printing. Hardcover. 0874514886 . Brown cloth. xii, 180 pages. Black and white photos, map, notes, selected bibliography, photo credits, and index. A portrait of twenty-seven Shaker furniture makers with an analysis of their unique styles and methods. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$12.00

The Seats of the Colonists and Other Furnishings:  First Part
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The Seats of the Colonists and Other Furnishings: First Part

[Boston]: American Architect Company. Good with no dust jacket; Chemise worn, owner name stamped on inside front . cover and on margins of many pages of text and plates, pages toned and . tattered at edges.. [1904]. Hardcover. A loose collection of illustrated essays by various authors about colonial American chairs and other furniture, plus 28 loose plates of photographs and measured drawings of furniture by Horace C. Dunham. Plates and text measure 14 x 10 inches. Housed in a cloth-backed illustrated paper-covered boards chemise with string ties (string ties perished). Essays include: A Short Glossary of Terms by William B. Bigelow, Introductory by Horace C. Dunham, and Chippendale, by R. Davis Benn. A good early American furniture reference for the collector, historian, or furniture maker. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

$60.00

Cigar Store Figures in American Folk Art
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Cigar Store Figures in American Folk Art

By Pendergast, A. W. ; Ware, W. Porter

Chicago: The Lightner Publishing Corporation. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned.. 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. Tan tweed boards with titles stamped in brown on front boards and spine. xv, 76pp. Many black and white photos. A lively, well-illustrated account of the use of carved and cast figures that used to adorn cigar storefronts in 19th and 20th century America. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

American Redware
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American Redware

By Ketchum, William C. , Jr.

NY: Henry Holt and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1991. First Printing. Hardcover. 0805012621 . x, 147pp, index, bibliography, glossary, marks of American redware potters, many color photos. Cloth-backed boards. "This comprehensive book provides a full survey of the country's redware production and limns the regional characteristics that distinguish it." (from front flap) .

$15.00

Fans from the East
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Fans from the East

By Dorrington-Ward, Carol

NY: The Viking Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. Several pages of color plates and many other black and white illustrations. Bibliography. ; 88 pages .

$13.00

Clockwork Music:  An Illustrated History of Mechanical Musical Instruments  from the Musical Box to the Pianola from Automaton Lady Virginal Players  to Orchestrion
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Clockwork Music: An Illustrated History of Mechanical Musical Instruments from the Musical Box to the Pianola from Automaton Lady Virginal Players to Orchestrion

By Ord-Hume, Arthur W. J.

NY: Crown Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Bottom edge rubbed, jacket . price-clipped.. 1973. First US Edition. Hardcover. 0517500000 . Green cloth. Black and white illustrations, appendix, and index. The history and evolution of instruments of mechanical music told with the help of facsimile reproductions of early advertisements, announcements, catalogs and newspaper articles. ; 334 pages .

$10.00

American Miniature Case Art
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American Miniature Case Art

By Rinhart, Floyd; Rinhart, Marion

NY: A. S. Barnes and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered with loss at foot of spine.. 1969. Hardcover. Black cloth with green titles on spine. Index, bibliography, biographies of case manufacturers and die engravers. Many black and white photos. A good reference work looking at mid-nineteenth century miniature case art, which was developed to hold the first daguerreotypes and other early photographs. Includes detailed information about manufacture and art case designs of leather, thermoplastic, wood, and other types of miniature cases. ; 205 pages .

$25.00

Antique Islamic Rugs:  Collected by the Late Andrew R. Doyle of Oak Park,  Illinois Part III Unreserved Public Auction by Order of Elizabeth F.  Cheney, Legatee
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Antique Islamic Rugs: Collected by the Late Andrew R. Doyle of Oak Park, Illinois Part III Unreserved Public Auction by Order of Elizabeth F. Cheney, Legatee

Dennis, MA: Robert C. Eldred Co. , Inc.. Good with no dust jacket; Missing front cover paste on illustration, title . page foxed, owner name, previous owner price marginalia.. 1976. First Printing. Softcover. Color and black-and-white photographs. Catalog from the estate auction which took place in June of 1976 and featured over 35 silk rugs and over 50 wool carpets, from the world-renowned collector Andrew R. Dole. Prices realized sheet laid in. ; 88 pages .

$30.00

An Introduction to European Swords
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An Introduction to European Swords

By North, Anthony

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office. Very Good with no dust jacket; Lower corners bumped.. 1982. First Printing. Hardcover. 0112903789 . Pictorial hardcover. Black and white and color photos, further reading section. A presentation of the sword in the age of chivalry via rapiers, small swords and hunting swords up to the armourers of the 19th century detailing fashion and practice and the influence of the goldsmith on the cutler. ; 48 pages .

$10.00

In a Canadian Attic
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In a Canadian Attic

By Stevens, Gerald

Toronto: The Ryerson Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Head and foot of spine bumped, jacket . rubbed along the edges.. 1963. First Printing. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding. Black and white illustrations. Full discussion of almost every possible form of Canadian antiques complete with tips for the collector. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper with an interesting note from the previous owner laid in describing his meeting and discussion with the author. ; 260 pages; Signed by Author .

$40.00

Illustrated History of Furniture:  From the Earliest to the Present Time  Containing over Three Hundred and Fifty Illustrations of Representative  Examples of the Different Periods
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Illustrated History of Furniture: From the Earliest to the Present Time Containing over Three Hundred and Fifty Illustrations of Representative Examples of the Different Periods

By Litchfield, Frederick

London: Truslove and Hanson Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine lightly faded, edges rubbed, ¼ in. . Split at head of spine, endpaper foxing.. 1907. Sixth Edition. Hardcover. Decorative beveled maroon cloth binding, top edges gilt. xxii, 358 pages. Color frontispiece illustration, black and white illustrations, appendix, and index. 6th edition fully revised, containing nearly 100 additional illustrations, more than 60 of them full page plates. A weighty reference. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$30.00

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