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The Quilt Digest 4

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Quilt Digest Press: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 002494


88 pages; numerous color illustrations. Beautiful production. View more info

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Journal of Glass Studies, Volume XVI

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Corning, New York, The Corning Museum of Glass: 1974

Seller ID: 003259


164 pages; illustrated throughout. A variety of topics: "A Phoenician Glass Bowl from Nimrud"; "Lattimo- A Group of Venetian Glass Enameled on an Opaque-White Ground"; "The Glazing of the Crystal Palace"; more. Contents nearly fine; spine worn. View more info

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Southern Heirlooms from Martha M. House

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Montgomery, Alabama, Martha M. House: 1972

Seller ID: 003326


44 pages. Numerous illustrations of furniture and lamps manufactured by Martha M. House. Price list (1972) enclosed. Front cover chipped at the corner; lightly soiled. View more info

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The Craftsman in America

By: Anderson, Clay; [et al.]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washiington, D.C., National Geographic Society: 1975

Seller ID: 002369


200 pages; thoroughly illustrated in color. An appreciation for the artists commonly called craftsmen. They work with wood, metal, glass, fiber, clay, etc. View more info

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Franka Lechner: Bildteppiche + Gouache-Collagen

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wien, Osterreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst: 1978

Seller ID: 003690


not paginated. 14 tapestries, 8 collages in the checklist; 11 images, color and b&w. Photo of Lechner at the loom; Q&A with Lechner transcribed. Clean throughout. View more info

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Early American Designs: Toleware

By: Christensen, Erwin O.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Pitman Publishing Corporation: 1952

Seller ID: 003329


Unpaginated but 40 pages. Pages are filled with renderings of objects, such as coffee pots, tea pots, trays, boxes, etc. Many objects have attributions; colors are listed for each. The renderings are in b&w. Short bibliography. View more info

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Early American Designs: Ceramics

By: Christensen, Erwin O.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Pitman Publishing Corporation: 1952

Seller ID: 003330


Unpaginated but 48 pages. Pages are filled with renderings of the various pots carrying the decorations. Objects are shown full-size. Otherwise, the actual size is noted. Some have attribution. Renderings are b&w. View more info

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The History of Beads: from 30,000 B.C. to the Present

By: Dubin, Lois Sherr

Price: $48.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 2004

Seller ID: 002773


364 pages; 356 illustrations, most in color; 15 maps showing bead sources and distribution patterns; 8-page color foldout of over 2000 beads. A beautiful production that covers the history and the uses of beads throughout the world's cultures and religions. Should be a classic for its photography and its scope. View more info

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Beadazzled: The Story of Beads

By: Filstrup, Chris & Janie; Loren Bloom (Line drawings)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick Warne: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003759


146 pages; color and b&w illustrations. The back of the book describes several bead craft projects, which are illustrated with detailed line drawings. Gift inscription on a front endpaper, otherwise clean throughout, tight binding. View more info

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Ceramics in America, 2007

By: Hunter, Robert (Edited by)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Milwaukee Public Museum, The Chipstone Foundation: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003403


314 pages; numerous color illustrations. Nine essays with emphasis on the Bonnin and Morris of Philadelphia porcelain factory. As usual, a beautiful book. View more info

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Ceramics in America, 2001

By: Hunter, Robert (Edited by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, The Chipstone Foundation: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004894


292 pages; numerous color illustrations illuminating a large number of essays engaged in history and archaeology of ceramics in America. A fascinating article - illustrated in detail - on early slipware technology. As usual, a beautiful book. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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The Treasury of Basel Cathedral

By: Husband, Timothy; Julien Chapuis (with contributions by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Yale University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 003769


182 pages; 150 illustrations, including 105 color. The fascinating story of 14th-century Basel; its cathedral; the gold, silver, bejewelled, enameled treasury of altar furnishings and liturgical hardware; earthquake; iconoclastic threat of the Reformation; then dispersal from a nineteenth-century auction. Now, some of the 75 examples in the catalogue are now in the Historisches Museum Basel, others are in various European collections; most have never before been seen i... View more info

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Gold of the Americas / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

By: Jones, Julie; Heidi King

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 2002

Seller ID: 003635


56 pages, generously illustrated in color. MMA Bulletin Spring 2002. Edges lightly rippled, no stains or other discoloring. View more info

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Russian Jewellery: mid-19th Century - 20th Century

By: Karpun, Alexei

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Moscow, Beresta: 1994

Seller ID: 002786


196 pages; 148 full-page illustrations, color photographs, most shot against a black background. Part of a series of albums on Russian decorative metalwork. Bibliography; List of Contemporary Russian Jewellers; List of Plates. Text in Russian and English. View more info

Image for Appalaichian White Oak Basketmaking: Handing Down the Basket

Appalaichian White Oak Basketmaking: Handing Down the Basket

By: Law, Rachel Nash and Cynthia W. Taylor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Knoxville, The University of Tennessee Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003947


296 pages; 24 color plates, more than 200 b&w illustrations. The traditions; timber and tools; rib baskets; split baskets; rod baskets. Glossary. Extensive Bibliography. Some of the illustrations are photos of makers; others are detailed drawings of the making. Clean throughout, essentially as new. View more info

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Ceramic Sculpture: Six Artists

By: Marshall, Richard and Suzanne Foley

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York/Seattle, Whitney Museum of American Art with University of Washington Press: 1981

Seller ID: 003121


144 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w. Peter Voulkos, John Mason, Kenneth Price, Robert Arneson, David Gilhooly, Richard Shaw. Bottom outside corner bumped, some corners bent, not affecting text or illustrations. View more info

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Style Trends of Pueblo Pottery, 1500-1840

By: Mera, H.P.; Jonathan Batkin (Introduction)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, Avanyu Publishing: 1991

Seller ID: 002912


67 plates: pottery and decoration illustrated on the recto (right); text on the opposing verso (left). Wrappers are rubbed and worn along the spine; innards are fresh and bright, though the last dozen leaves are wrinkled at the top corner. View more info

Image for Form and Fire: Natzler Ceramics, 1939-1972

Form and Fire: Natzler Ceramics, 1939-1972

By: Natzler, Otto; Joshua C. Taylor (Foreword); Lloyd E. Herman (Introduction); Daniel Rhodes (essay)

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Washiington, Smithsonian Institution Press: 1973

Seller ID: 003644


120 pages; an exhibition at the Renwick Gallery of 175 pieces described, about half are illustrated, most in full-page color. Many pieces include in their desciptions annotations by Otto Natzler who comments on Gertrud's throwing and on his glaze. Gertrud died in 1971 but left many bisque-fired pots to be glazed. Includes list of lenders, biographical notes, bibliography, two photos of the Natzlers, including frontispiece. Previous owner's name, otherwise clean throu... View more info

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American Craft Today: Poetry of the Physical

By: Smith, Paul J.; Edward Lucie-Smith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1986

Seller ID: 002953


328 pages; 279 works illustrated in color; Exhibition Checklist; Chronology of American Craft 1851-1986; Major Craft Exhibitions 1851-1986; Biographies of the Artists; Bibliography. Previous owner's name on the half-title page. Ex-Lib. only mark is the small rubber stamp on the title page with a line drawn through. View more info

Image for he Enduring Crafts of Japan: 33 Living Treasures

he Enduring Crafts of Japan: 33 Living Treasures

By: Sugimura, Tsune (photographs by); Masataka Ogawa (text); Tsuneari Fukuda (introduction); Gordon B. Washburn (foreword)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Tokyo, Walker/Weatherhill - A Weathermark Edition: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004814


230 pages; numerous full-page illustrations, some color, most b&w. Potters, weavers, dyers, Sendai weaver, Lacquer Maki-e, Choshitsu, Swordmakers, metal casters, Bamboo craftsman, Japanese doll craftsmen. Clean throughout, pages and illustrations bright; boards faded at edges and with light wear at the bottom of the spine. Dustjacket worn at edges; 1-inch paper loss at bottom. View more info