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St. Louis Exposition The World's Work
1 St. Louis Exposition The World's Work
Doubleday Page & Co. 1904 Collectible: Good 
Softcover, 538 pages, 10 1/4" tall. Good. The cover is loose from the binding. It is rubbed, torn and missing pieces, especially at top and bottom of spine..Back cover is missing. Main part of book is held together with staples. Pages are chipped, dog earred and lightly yellowed. Some light stains. One of the ad pages has been removed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. A special double exposition catalog of the St. Louis Exposition from August 1904. Great ads including; The Gold Dust Twins, Scribner's, Packer's Tar Soap, The Angle Lamp,The Columbia Graphonphone, Columbia Disc Records, Laughlin Fountain Pens, Dentacura Tooth Paste, Underwood's Original Deviled Ham, Peter's Milk Chocolate, Ithaca Hall Clocks, Welch's Grape Juice and more. Some of the articles are: The Marvels of an electrical age, Improvement of education by Otto Heller, The Philippine peoples, a measure of German progress, Japan's extraordinary exhibit, Strange races of men, Double map of the grounds and more. Wonderful illustrations. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Handicrafts of New England Signed First Ed Illustrate [Hardcover], Allen H Eaton
2 Allen H Eaton Handicrafts of New England Signed First Ed Illustrate [Hardcover]
Harper and Brothers 1949-01-01 Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾ Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author Allen H. Eaton, 1949, stated first edition, 375 pages, 9 1/2" tall, Black cloth with gilt titles and decorated endpapers. Very Good. DJ is rubbed, chipped, and torn. Small stains on outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. 4 color plates and 128 black and white photographs of craftspeople at work, and of their products. Allen H. Eaton was a famous advocate for American crafts in mid century. This classic illustrated compendium includes chapters on the history of crafts in New England and of the handicraft and arts and crafts movements in America, as well as a large illustrated survey of "New England Handicrafts Today," which gives details of individual craftspeople's lives and art. 
Price: 99.00 USD
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3 Beck, Doreen Collecting Country and Western Americana
Littlehampton Book Services Ltd 1975-09-26 0600370437 / 9780600370437 Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Acceptable Hardcover 
Book has edgewear. Original price stamp on title page. DJ is rubbed, chipped and torn. Pieces missing from dust jacket. "Survey of art, guns, barbedwire, butter moulds, etc b/w & color repros, photos." 32 color plates. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Maine Forts., Dunnack, Henry E.
4 Dunnack, Henry E. Maine Forts.
Charles E. Nash 1924-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
Gift inscription on endpaper. Foxing mainly on endpapers but found on other pages. Fingerprints. Small spots on outside page edges. Overall clean and binding is tight. Profusely illustrated plus 17 maps and charts. Includes Fort Machias, Fort Knox, Fort St. George's, Fort Edgecomb, Forts Popham and Baldwin, North and South Sugar Loaf Islands, Fort McClary, Indians and their wars, Fortification in Maine, List of Old Forts. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Handbook of Early American Decoration, Edith Cramer; Edith Cramer [Foreword]
5 Edith Cramer; Edith Cramer [Foreword] Handbook of Early American Decoration
1951-01-01 Hardcover Collectible: Good Missing Hardcover 
2nd printing. Ex-library book. Cover is rubbed, corners worn to board, edge wear. Minimal library marks. Front hinge cracked. Split along outside spine on the back. Dust jacket flap is glued to inside back board. Pages yellowing but overall clean. A practical workbook for home decorators, giving complete instructions, full scale patterns and many illustrative photographs. The emphasis is on free hand painting---within the grasp of the average person. Patterns present in this volume are in the actual scale for decorating trays, chairs etc. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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American Painted Furniture, 1660-1880, Fales, Dean A.
6 Fales, Dean A. American Painted Furniture, 1660-1880
Dutton 1972-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Acceptable Hardcover Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page with general inscription, "With best Portland wishes, Dean A. Fales, Jr." Very Good/Fair. Dust jacket is rubbed, highly chipped with 1/2" tears in several places. Yellowing on edges of dust jacket. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Covering the periods from Early Colonial to Victorian in seven separate sections and 21 chapters. An in-depth, highly informative literary and visually stunning publication. "American Painted Furniture 1660-1880" contains 577 illustrations, including 148 color plates and 429 black-and-white photographs. The objects shown have been drawn from over 100 sources, with more than one third of the illustrations coming from private collections. The text by Dean A. Fales, Jr., is a triumph of authoritative scholarship and readability, and he has also provided an especially rich bibliography. Nina Fletcher Little and Jean Lipman, who provide the forewords, are prominent collectors and scholars. This volume is in every way an indispensable reference for all collectors, dealers, and students in the fields of American antiques and decorative arts." 
Price: 100.00 USD
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FURNITURE DECORATION MADE EASY A Practical Work Manual for Decorating Furniture, Hallett, Charles
7 Hallett, Charles FURNITURE DECORATION MADE EASY A Practical Work Manual for Decorating Furniture
Charles T. Branford Co 1966-01-01 Hardcover Collectible: Good Acceptable Hardcover 
Third printing, Small stains on endpapers. Yellowing on page edges. Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped, torn and missing pieces on edges. Restoring and decorating old and new furniture. Over 100 illustrations and full-scale patterns. Includes stenciling and gold leaf decoration, along with instruction in free-hand decoration with paint and brush for the amateur. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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FOLK ART OF RURAL PENNSYLVANIA [ 1st ], Lichten, Frances
8 Lichten, Frances FOLK ART OF RURAL PENNSYLVANIA [ 1st ]
Charles Scibner's Sons 1946-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Acceptable Acceptable Hardcover 
First edition. DJ is rubbed, chipped and clear protective covering is coming off. Front hinge cracked, Ex-library book with minimal markings. Back pocket has been removed leaving a scuffed endpaper. Inside clean and binding is tight. Heavily illustrated throughout in b&w with a section in color at the rear of the book. 276 pages. Covers items made from clay, flax, wool, wood, stone, iron, tin and grain plus chapters on quilts, rugs, fracturs and barns. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The art of tray painting, Murray, Maria D
9 Murray, Maria D The art of tray painting
Studio Publications 1954-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Acceptable Hardcover 
First edition. Dust jacket is fair with rubbing, chips, tears and pieces missing at top of spine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Describes the art of hand painting trays, boxes, cannisters, & other household accessories, offering step-by-step instructions on designs, tools, equipment, & techniques. Fully illustrated with black & white photographs. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Small Folk: A Celebration of Childhood in America, Sandra Brant; Elissa Cullman
10 Sandra Brant; Elissa Cullman Small Folk: A Celebration of Childhood in America
E.P. Dutton & Co 1980-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Good Hardcover 
First edition with full number line. With 169 color plates and 150 black and white illustrations. This book traces the status of American youth as it is revealed through the folk are of the late 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.The Puritan conception of the child was of a miniature adult afflicted by innate evil. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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