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Category: All Categories: Antiques and Collectibles: Collectibles: Folk Art, Collectible
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Chibnik, Michael, Illustrated by: Photos  
Crafting Tradition: The Making and Marketing of Oaxacan Wood Carvings

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 2003.
xix, 266 pp, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy black dj w/wht-green lettering w/color illustrations front, spine and back panels. The author looks at the international trade in Oaxacan wood carvings, including their history, production, marketing, and cultural representations. The follows the entire prodcution cycle from the harvesting of copal wood to the final sale of the carving. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 49.58 CAD 50.27 EUR 34.63 GBP 27.50 JPY 4,675.00 MXN 584.38 ZAR 492.11 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 034968.
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Flayderman, E. Norman; edited by R.L. Wilson.  
Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders: Whales and Whalemen.

Publisher: New Milford CT: N Flayderman Co., 1972..
First Edition ISBN: 0910598096 Quarto, about 10.25 inches (26.5 cm) tall, in gray cloth. [293] pages plus bibliography, notes and index. Illustrated by photographs. The earliest, and by some accounts still the best, book exclusively devoted to scrimshaw and related arts. The book is clean, bright and sound inside. The covers are clean but there is light extremity wear and the tips are slightly bumped. The jacket is price clipped and there is minor loss at the spine ends, modest general rubbing and edgewear, Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 212.09 CAD 215.05 EUR 148.15 GBP 117.65 JPY 20,000.00 MXN 2,500.00 ZAR 2,105.26 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 16024.
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Guthman, William H.  
Drums A'beating, Trumpets Sounding: Artistically Carved Powder Horns in the Provincial Manner, 1746-1781.

Publisher: Hartford CT: Connecticut Historical Society, 1993..
First Edition ISBN: 188126405X Quarto, about 12.25 inches (31 cm) tall, in greenish blue cloth decorated in gilt. 232 pages illustrated by 114 photographic plates (not including detail pictures), the first 16 in color, map endpapers. A well illustrated exhibition catalog with a significant text to each one explaining its context and what is known about its maker. Very nicely produced scholarly work. Just a touch of wear to the extremities, but otherwise clean, bright and sound. Lacking dustjacket. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 79.53 CAD 80.65 EUR 55.56 GBP 44.12 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 789.47 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18211.
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karklins, Karlis [editor], Illustrated by: B&W and Color Illlustrations  
BEADS: Journal of the Society of Bead Researchers Vol. 20
Publisher: Society of Bead Researchers Canada 2009.
Beads Journal, Vol. 20 2008. Clean, tight, near-fine copy. Subjects include Heirloom Beads of the Kachin and Naga; Beds from the Great White Arabia; A Mid-19th-Century American Steamboat;, Glass Beads from the Belbek IV Cemetery; Red-on-White Drawn or Cornelian Beads; a Ventian Bead Story. Various authors. 88 pages with a color section of plates, color plates on rear and inside rear cover. EPHEMERA 5687 First Periodical Edition Paperbound About Ffne Condition 4to - over 9" - 12" Ephemera

Appr.: | AUD 26.51 CAD 26.88 EUR 18.52 GBP 14.71 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 263.16 

Purchase direct from: The Prints & The Paper. Item number: 5687.
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Meyer, Charles R., Illustrated by: B&W Illlustrations  
Whaling and the Art of Scrimshaw
Publisher: Henry Z. Walck, Inc. (David McKay Co.) New York 1976.
Mottled brown paper over boards with gilt stamped spine titles, brown endpapers; in color illustrated dust jacket. 271 pages with index, quite liberally illustrated in B&W. Contains information on the early days of whaling, origins of scrimshaw, lots of anecdote, the women of whaling, etc. plus collecting, etching your own, tools of the trade for modern scrimshanders. Book is in very good condition with a small round dot on bottom text block edge. Dust jacket is good with some edgewear, a little surface scuffing on rear pane, short closed tear at bottom edge. Front flap is clipped diagonally, but original price is intact. ANTIQUES 5176 First Edition Good Dust Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Condition 4to - over 9" - 12" Folk Art

Appr.: | AUD 21.21 CAD 21.51 EUR 14.81 GBP 11.76 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 210.53 

Purchase direct from: The Prints & The Paper. Item number: 5176.
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Schiffer, Margaret, B.  
Historical Needlework of Pennsylvania

Publisher: Charles Scribner's New York 1968.
First Edition Very good+ due to modest mildew stains at the lower edges of the boards; otherwise near fine in decorated cloth covered boards. In a very good dust jacket with a price clipped flap and several short closed tears and with the plastic laminate coming away. 160 pages including index, text, and photographic illustrations throughout. Our code number = TB10119

Appr.: | AUD 10.60 CAD 10.75 EUR 7.41 GBP 5.88 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 105.26 

Purchase direct from: Town's End Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: TB10119.
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