Folk Art

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Pennsylvania German Bookplates

Pennsylvania German Bookplates

by Borneman, Henry S

Samplers Of the Pennsylvania Germans

Samplers Of the Pennsylvania Germans

by Hersh, Tandy Hersh and Charles

Americana

Americana

by Madigan, Mary Jean

Wos Up Man? Selections from the Joseph D. and Janet M. Shein Collection of Self-Taught Art

Wos Up Man? Selections from the Joseph D. and Janet M. Shein Collection of Self-Taught Art

by Robinson, Joyce Henri (curator); Janalee Emmer and Gabriella Szalay (contributions)

The Pennsylvania Stae University, University Park: Palmer Museum of Art, 2005 139 pages; 79 color reproductions. Self-taught art, outsider art, folk art: works by 56 artists. Clean and bright throughout.. First Edition. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. 4to. Exhibition Catalogue.
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$30.00
America's Folk Art: Treasures of American Folk Arts and Crafts in Distinguished Museums and Collections

America's Folk Art: Treasures of American Folk Arts and Crafts in Distinguished Museums and Collections

by Polley, Robert L. (Editor); James A.H. Conrad (Introduction)

New York / Waukesha, Wisconsin: G.P Putnam's Sons with Country Beautiful Foundation, 1968 192 pages; more than 250 photographs, including 63 in color. A broad range of pieces produced before 1900: woodcraft, scrimshaw, iron, other metals, lighting devices, weathervanes, toys, furniture, needlework and textiles, glassware, pottery and porcelain, decorative arts, painting, wagons, guns, weatern gear. Fine condition throughout; dustjacket with a 1-inch tear on the bottom edge and price clipped.. First... Read more
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$12.00
Artists In Tune With Their World: Masters of Popular Art in the Americas and Their Relation to the Folk Tradition

Artists In Tune With Their World: Masters of Popular Art in the Americas and Their Relation to the Folk Tradition

by Rodman, Selden

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1982 224 pages; 316 b&w illustrations, 69 color plates. Indian Arts of the Northwest Coast, Central Canada, and the Southwest; Popular Artists of the United States; Afro-America: Haiti and Brazil; Indians Once Under Spain. "... self-taught creators, who remain closely linked to the folk tradition and whose motivation is to document or explore the simple pleasures or dislocations of the working people around them." Clean and bright throughout. Inscribed by the... Read more
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$20.00
Chester County Clocks and Their Makers

Chester County Clocks and Their Makers

by James, Arthur E

West Chester, PA: Schiffer Publishing Company, 1976. First; No. 247 of 1000 copies printed. Hardcover. VG+ an unread copy in glassine jacket. Re cloth with glassine jacket. 222 pp. with 55 bw illustrations and a fold-out map in back. A reprinted and revised edition of the book originally published in 1947. Includes lyrics to the song, Grandfather's Clock, an introductory essay, and the parts of a grandfather clock. With a section for each individual clock maker and their clocks, 54 makers in all.... Read more
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$17.00
Pennsylvania Dutch American Folk Art

Pennsylvania Dutch American Folk Art

by Kauffman, Henry J

New York: Dover Publications, 1964. Soft cover. Fine. revised and enlarged edition. <p>With 279 halftone illustrations, 28 motifs and other line drawings.</p>
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$10.00
Popular Arts of Colonial New Mexico  (Signed)

Popular Arts of Colonial New Mexico (Signed)

by Boyd, E

Santa Fe, New Mexico: Museum of International Folk Art. Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued. 1959. Wraps. Stapled wraps (softcover) . 1959. Very Good Plus condition. SIGNED by E. Boyd on the dedication page. 52 pages. Museum of International Folk Art publishers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 52 pages .
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$50.00
Introduction to Folk Art

Introduction to Folk Art

by Davis, Lea

Kenthurst, Australia: Kangaroo. As New. 1993. First Edition. Paperback. 0864174551 . Unread, unmarked. Basic techniques and brush-strokes are clearly described and illustrated in painted examples and photographs. A brush-stroke worksheet gives invaluable opportunities for practicing correct strokes. The book covers painting on both wood and tin, surface preparation and finishing, and the techniques of pickling, crackling and antiquing. All designs are described in detail. ; 82 pages .
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$8.99
The Pennsylvania-German Decorated Chest

The Pennsylvania-German Decorated Chest

by Fabian, Monroe H

New York: Universe Books, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. The best work on this topic. Near fine in very good dj.
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$89.95
American Folk Painters

American Folk Painters

by Ebert, John and Katharine Ebert

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. 1st . Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. book is fine, dust jacket with large chip at top edge of front panel, three chips at top edge of back panel, wear at head and foot of spine. <p>With numerous black and white illustrations and 16 color plates.</p>
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$20.00
Kengtung Occasions

Kengtung Occasions

Burma (Kengtung, Shan State, presumed), 1908. Quarter Morocco, Cloth Boards. Very Good. Oblong 8vo. 18 by 25.5 cm. 30 original watercolors. With Shan captions, presumably translated into English which is presented on pastedown sheet on front inside cover. Depicted are struggles against Chinese invaders and the rise and fall of several leaders. About half of the scenes show violence, or armed engagement and/or threat, while the other scenes tend to be more placid, with men shown praying, in... Read more
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$10,000.00
Russian Folk Art (Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies)

Russian Folk Art (Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies)

by Alison Hilton

1995-07-07. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be re-issue. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$92.46
Nature Crafts The Step by Step Art

Nature Crafts The Step by Step Art

by Pamela Westland

Whitecap Books, Vancouver, 1994. First thus. Softcover (with flaps). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Nelson Hargreaves. This is the first Canadian edition. Size: Quarto. 107 pp. Text is free of previous owner's markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Previous owner's signature in ink. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing . Illustrator: Nelson Hargreaves. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Crafts &... Read more
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$14.25
Arts of the Pennsylvania Germans

Arts of the Pennsylvania Germans

by Swank, Scott T

Winterthur, Delaware: The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1983. stated first. Hardcover. Very nice and clean contents but with faint age toning to page edges; covers gave general shelf rubbing; bumped binding; museum ex-lib. copy with plate/pocket.. Brown cloth/boards; gilt lettering on spine; 310 pp. with 49 color images and 297 bw illustrations. No dust jacket. Errata Sheet attached. Furniture, earthenware, metalwork, glass, textiles, fraktur, printed matter, architectural landscape, all of... Read more
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$20.00
Living with Folk Art.  Ethnic Styles from Around the World

Living with Folk Art. Ethnic Styles from Around the World

by Barnard, Nicholas

London: Thames & Hudson. 1998. Square Small Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Black & white illustrations. 190 pages With 253 illustrations and 187 in colour. . Reprint. Softcover.
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AU$20.00
Canadian Folk Art   Old ways in a new world

Canadian Folk Art Old ways in a new world

by Michael Bird

Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. Size: Quarto. 121 pp. Text is free of previous owner's markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust jacket is intact and in very good condition, but has light general shelfwear. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Top edge very slightly spotted or marked others clean and free of foxing. Adhesive marks on inside front cover.... Read more
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$38.00
Smokers, Segars &amp; Stickers

Smokers, Segars & Stickers

by Faber, A.D

Watkins-Glen, New York: Century House, 1949 79 pages; numerous b&w illustrations of cigar brand names as they appeared on cigar boxes and cigar bands.. "... a story of old time smokers and their cigars with main attention on the whimsy of brand names used." A companion volume to the author's "Cigar Label Art".. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo.
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$25.00
The Jewish heritage in American folk art

The Jewish heritage in American folk art

by Norman E. Kleeblatt

1984-08-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be re-issue. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$48.61
Painted Songs, Continuity and Change in an Indian Folk Art

Painted Songs, Continuity and Change in an Indian Folk Art

by Kaiser, Thomas

Stuttgart: ARNOLDSCHE Art Publishers with Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zurich, 2012 192 pages; profusely illustrated in color. The Indian tradition of picture storytelling through scroll painting. A performer will narrate as she/he unrolls the scroll to reveal appropriate scenes. A beautifully produced book. Clean throughout; tight binding.. First Edition. Pictorial Paper-Covered Boards. Fine/No Jacket as Issued. 12 1/2" x 8 1/2".
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$30.00
American Folk Art in Ohio Collections

American Folk Art in Ohio Collections

by Doty, Robert M

New York: Dodd, Mead & Co, 1976. 1st . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. dust jacket price-clipped, worn at head of spine, two tears at top edge of front panel, large ragged tear with piece missing at bottom corner of back panel. <p>Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Akron Art Institute, September 18 - December 5, 1976. 150 objects are described, of which 69 are illustrated.</p>
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$10.00
The Flowering of American Folk Art, 1776-1876

The Flowering of American Folk Art, 1776-1876

by Lipman, Jean and Alkice Winchester

New York: Penguin Books with The Whitney Museum of American Art, 1977 288 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w. Clean throughout; tight binding.. Pictorial Wrappers (softcover). Very Good. 4to.
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$6.00
Three New England Watercolor Painters

Three New England Watercolor Painters

by Savage, Gail, Norbert H. Savage, and Esther Sparks

Chicago, IL: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1974. 1st . Soft cover. Near Fine. errata and addenda sheet laid-in; light foxing to covers. <p>The catalogue of an exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, November 16 - December 22, 1974, the St. Louis Museum of Art, January 17 - March 2, 1975, the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection, March 25 - May 11, 1975, and the Currier Gallery of Art, June 1 - September 1, 1975. 22 paintings by J. Evans are described and illustrated, 3 in color; 29... Read more
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$35.00
American Folk Painters of Three Centuries

American Folk Painters of Three Centuries

by Lipman, Jean; Tom Armstrong (editors)

New York: Hudson Hills Press / Whitney Museum of American Art, 1980 233 pages; numerous color reproductions arranged by artist. . First Edition. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. Square 4to. Exhibition Catalogue.
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$10.00
[Faux Books][Folk Art Mechanical Toy Book] Holy Bible

[Faux Books][Folk Art Mechanical Toy Book] Holy Bible

Wood boards. . Very Good. Highly unusual fun piece of folk art, with the "Bible" springing up with the touch of a lever. Most definitely one-of-a-kind! N.d., circa 1900, possibly earlier. In size, like a 4to. 33 by 25 cm, 14 cm thick. The bible resembles an early 19th century leather bible. Here, though, the boards and sides are of wood, with the spine a heavy cloth which is painted to look like leather, and with the paint looks not unlike a paper mache composition. The snap is on the... Read more
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$1,250.00
The Pennsylvania-German Decorated Chest (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

The Pennsylvania-German Decorated Chest (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

by Monroe H Fabian

2007-05-04. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May be re-issue. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$224.41