Folk Art

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Pennsylvania German Bookplates

Pennsylvania German Bookplates

by Borneman, Henry S

Folk Painters Of America

Folk Painters Of America

by Bishop, Robert

Samplers Of the Pennsylvania Germans

Samplers Of the Pennsylvania Germans

by Hersh, Tandy Hersh and Charles

Americana

Americana

by Madigan, Mary Jean

The Art and Spirit of a People: American Folk Art from the Eleanor and Mabel van Alstyne Collection

The Art and Spirit of a People: American Folk Art from the Eleanor and Mabel van Alstyne Collection

by Welsh, Peter C

Washington: Smithsonian, 1965. 1st . Soft cover. Very Good. light soiling to covers and margin of one page. <p>121 objects are described of which 65 are illustrated, 20 in color.</p>
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$8.00
Folk Art in America: Painting and Sculpture

Folk Art in America: Painting and Sculpture

by Ericson, Jack T. (editor)

New York: Main Street/Mayflower Books, 1979. 1st . Soft cover. Very Good. rubbing to spine edge and fore edge of front cover. <p>Reprints from The Magazine Antiques arranged into three areas: Folk Art in Perspective (7 articles); Painting (12 articles); Sculpture (8 articles). Each article is illustrated with black and white photos.</p>
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$20.00
American Folk Art from the Shelburne Museum in Vermont

American Folk Art from the Shelburne Museum in Vermont

by Smith, Gordon M. (introduction)

Buffalo, NY: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1965. 1st . Soft cover. Very Good. toning and light soiling to covers. <p>The catalogue of an exhibition at the Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York, December 17, 1965 - January 30, 1966. 155 works are described of which 12 are illustrated in color and 30 in black and white.</p>
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$10.00
American Folk Paintings From the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center

American Folk Paintings From the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center

by Rumford, Beatrix T., general ed

Boston, MA: New York Graphic Society, 1988. 1st . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. faint remainder on bottom edge of text block. <p>With 85 color and 298 black and white illustrations.</p>
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$20.00
MICHOACAN PATRIMONIOS DEL ALMA DE MEXICO

MICHOACAN PATRIMONIOS DEL ALMA DE MEXICO

by JOSE DE JESUS HERNANDEZ LOPEZ / ESTEBAN BARRAGAN LOPEZ (COORDINADORES)

NEW ~ Essays on a variety of topics about the cultural heritage of Michoacan, Mexico, ranging from gastronomy, oral tradition, endemic plants, ethnomedical practices, mezcal, maize, ceramics, and more. El patrimonio de Michoacan: gastronomia, tradicion oral, plantas endemicas, practicas etnomedicas, mezcal, maiz, ceramica, y mas. Illustrations. Color photographs. Bibliography. 307 pp. Edition of only 500 / 500 ejemplares.
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$75.00
American Folk Portraits From the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center

American Folk Portraits From the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center

by Rumford, Beatrix T., general ed

Boston, MA: New York Graphic Society, 1981. 1st . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. dust jacket with tear at top edge of front panel near spine. <p>With 97 color and 240 black and white illustrations.</p>
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$35.00
Folk Art&#39;s Many Faces: Portraits in the New York State Historical Association

Folk Art's Many Faces: Portraits in the New York State Historical Association

by D'Ambrosio, Paul S. and Charlotte M. Emans

Cooperstown, NY: New York State Historical Association, 1987. 1st . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. dust jacket sunned on spine. <p>The catalogue of the New York State Historical Association's collection of folk art portraits. All portraits are described and illustrated in color or in black and white.</p>
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$75.00
The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection

The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection

by Little, Nina Fletcher

Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1957. 1st . Hardcover. As New. in near fine slipcase, lightly faded at opening. <p>165 objects are described and illustrated in color. An additional 259 objects are described but not illustrated.</p>
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$75.00
EARLY AMERICAN DESIGN MOTIFS

EARLY AMERICAN DESIGN MOTIFS

by CHAPMAN,Suzanne E

1974. Early American Design Motifs, by Suzanne E. Chapman, Dover, 138 pages, 497 designs from painting on wood, ceramics, florals, landscapes, paperback, 1974.
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$3.60
DESIGN FROM PEASANT ART

DESIGN FROM PEASANT ART

by MANN,Kathleen

1939. Design from Peasant Art, Kathleen Mann, Black, 1939, cloth, ex-lib, 100p, 8 plates in color and 72 pages of drawings,
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$21.60
EL NINOPA : GLORIOSO NINO XOCHIMILCA

EL NINOPA : GLORIOSO NINO XOCHIMILCA

by RODOLFO CORDERO LOPEZ

NEW ~ Santo Nino de Xochimilco. Serie: Fiestas Populares de Mexico. Color photographs. Bibliography. Edition of 2000 / 2000 ejemplares. 205 pp. In Spanish / en espanol.
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$29.95
STRIP PATCHWORK

STRIP PATCHWORK

by DUDLEY,Taimi

1980. Strip Patchwork, by Taimi Dudley, VNR, 1980, hard cover, dust jacket, 128 pages color illustrations, quick and easy patchwork using the Seminole Technique, offers step by step guidance to make a fabric design technique originated by Seminole Indians,
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$16.00
A Legacy of Arctic Art

A Legacy of Arctic Art

by Ray, Dorothy Jean; Aldona Jonaitis (Foreword);

Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1996 196 pages; numerous illustrations. Published for the University of Alaska Museum; illustrations use objects in the museum's collection, which were formerly owned by the author. The author has spent many years with Alaskan artists and art.. Pictorial Wrappers (softcover). Fine. Illus. by Barry McWayne (Photographs). 11" x 8/2".
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$15.00
FOLK DESIGNS FROM THE CAUCASUS FOR WEAVING AND NEEDLEWORK

FOLK DESIGNS FROM THE CAUCASUS FOR WEAVING AND NEEDLEWORK

by KERIMOV,Lyatif

Folk Designs from the Caucasus for Weaving and Needlework, by Lyatif Kerimov, Dover, 120 pages, paperback, 451 illustrations, Turkish, Persian, Caucasian carpet motifs on grids, geometrics, florals, mythical,
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$3.60
American Folk Art in Wood, Metal and Stone

American Folk Art in Wood, Metal and Stone

by Lipman, Jean

New York: Pantheon, 1948. 1st . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. light shelf wear to bottom of boards, dust jacket spine darkened, tiny tear at bottom edge of front panel. <p>With 188 black and white illustrations and 4 color plates.</p>
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$25.00
BLUE AND WHITE

BLUE AND WHITE

by BAKER and Lunt

1977. Blue and White: the cotton embroideries of rural China, Muriel Baker & Peg Lunt, Scribner, 1977, 100 pages, cloth, dust jacket.
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$19.96
American Folk Decoration

American Folk Decoration

by Lipman, Jean

New York: Dover Publications, 1972. Soft cover. Near Fine. slight curl to covers. <p>With 181 photographs, 5 full color illustrations, and 47 line drawings.</p>
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$10.00
The Rustic Charm of Folk Art: Designs and Techniques for Painting on Wood

The Rustic Charm of Folk Art: Designs and Techniques for Painting on Wood

by Brandt, Diana

Melbourne: Text Publishing. 1992. Quarto Size. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Colour and black & white illustrations. viii, 176 pages For beginners and experienced craftspeople alike. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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AU$14.00
The Jewish Heritage in American Folk Art

The Jewish Heritage in American Folk Art

by Kleeblatt, Norman L. and Gerard C. Wertkin, with an essay by Mary Black

New York: Universe Books, 1984. 1st . Soft cover. Fine. <p>This copiously illustrated volume in the first to explore a unique chapter in folk art. Numerous photographs and authoritative text illuminate a striking collection of primitive folk portraiture and folk objects that combine distinctly Jewish themes with American and European folk traditions. 128 objects are described and illustrated, 17 in color.</p>
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$15.00
Country Sampler:  North American folk art vol 2

Country Sampler: North American folk art vol 2

by Janzen & Janzen

1980. Country Sampler: North American folk art vol 2 by JoSonja and Jerry Janzen, 1980, paperback, 80 pages, illustrated with line drawings, color illustrations, full size patterns.
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$3.20
Paintings by New England Provincial Artists, 1775-1800

Paintings by New England Provincial Artists, 1775-1800

by Little, Nina Fletcher

Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts, 1976. 1st . Soft cover. Near Fine. light foxing to edges of text block. <p>The catalogue of an exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, July 21 - October 17, 1976. 76 paintings are described and illustrated, 8 of which also appear in color.</p>
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$15.00
SHISHA MIRROR EMBROIDERY

SHISHA MIRROR EMBROIDERY

by SIMPSON

Shisha Mirror Embroidery, Simpson, VNR, '78, 103 pages, a contemporary approach, cloth,
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$28.00
Rekodzielo ludowe I artystyczne Cepelii : informator dla sprzedawcy

Rekodzielo ludowe I artystyczne Cepelii : informator dla sprzedawcy

by Centralny Zwiazek Spoldzielczosci Rekodziela Ludowego i Artystycznego

Warsaw: Osrodek Badawczo-Rozwojowy Cepelia, 1989. 1st . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. dust jacket lightly worn and soiled with dampstain to front panel. <p>in 1949 Cepelia was formed to present traditional Polish folkcrafts made by talented artisans. Some of those folkcrafts are illustrated here with 40 black and white figures and 118 vibrant color plates. Text in Polish.</p>
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$60.00
[NATIONAL COSTUMES OF KALUGA] Krestianskaya odezhda Kaluzhskoi Gamayunshchiny: Etnografichesky ocherk [i.e. Peasants Clothing of Gamayunshchina of Kaluga: Ethnographical Study]

[NATIONAL COSTUMES OF KALUGA] Krestianskaya odezhda Kaluzhskoi Gamayunshchiny: Etnografichesky ocherk [i.e. Peasants Clothing of Gamayunshchina of Kaluga: Ethnographical Study]

by Sheremeteva, M.E

29, [2] pp., 9 pl. 22x17 cm. In original illustrated wrappers. Tears and rubbings of the wrappers, Soviet bookshop's stamp and pen markings on the rear cover. Otherwise a very good clean copy. Extremely rare. One of 1150 copies. First and only edition. Published by History Society of Kaluga. With 9 photographs. Gamayunshchina was a territory on the right bank of Oka river near Kaluga. The name comes from 'gamayun' - the nickname of a person with any peculiarities in speech, other than... Read more
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$600.00