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St. Louis Exposition The World's Work

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Doubleday Page & Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 4-4-981

Condition: 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... View more info

Collecting Country and Western Americana

By: Beck, Doreen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1975-09-26

Seller ID: 4-4-952

ISBN: 0600370437

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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. View more info

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Handbook of Early American Decoration

By: Edith Cramer; Edith Cramer [Foreword]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1951-01-01

Seller ID: 4-3-904

Condition: Collectible: Good


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 ... View more info

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American Painted Furniture, 1660-1880

By: Fales, Dean A.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Dutton: 1972-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4-3-914

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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 16... View more info

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FURNITURE DECORATION MADE EASY A Practical Work Manual for Decorating Furniture

By: Hallett, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charles T. Branford Co: 1966-01-01

Seller ID: 4-3-903

Condition: Collectible: Good


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. View more info

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FOLK ART OF RURAL PENNSYLVANIA [ 1st ]

By: Lichten, Frances

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Charles Scibner's Sons: 1946-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-4-901

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


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. View more info

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The art of tray painting

By: Murray, Maria D

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Studio Publications: 1954-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-3-900

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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. View more info

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Small Folk: A Celebration of Childhood in America

By: Sandra Brant; Elissa Cullman

Price: $50.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co: 1980-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-4-902

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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. View more info