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Category: All Categories: Art History: Folk Art
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Sven Scandinavian, a knitted friend, Anderson and Williams, '83, paperback, 28 pages, illustrations, instructions given with amusement, how to knit a Scandinavian friend,

Appr.: | AUD 5.56 CAD 5.19 EUR 3.54 GBP 2.62 JPY 400.00 MXN 66.67 ZAR 57.14 

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Zickerman, Lilli  
Sveriges Folkliga Textilkonst
Sveriges Folkliga Textilkonst by Lilli Zickerman, Aktiebolaget Svensk litteratur, 1937, 75 pages of text-in Swedish explaining the motifs found in the rugs and textiles, 91 full color plates of textiles, hard cover, no dj, Utdrag ur Foreningens for Svensk Hemslojd Samlingsverk over Svenska allmogetextilier, Del I Rolakan

Appr.: | AUD 347.22 CAD 324.68 EUR 221.24 GBP 163.93 JPY 25,000.00 MXN 4,166.67 ZAR 3,571.43 

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Nylen, Anna-Maja  
Swedish Handcraft
Swedish Handcraft by Anna-Maja Nylen, VNR, '77, cloth, dust jacket, 425 pages, history and development of handcraft offers a wealth of clear and accessible examples of an unbroken craft tradition

Appr.: | AUD 69.44 CAD 64.94 EUR 44.25 GBP 32.79 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 833.33 ZAR 714.29 

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Frys-Pietraszkowa, Ewa, with Anna Kunczynska-Iracka, and Marian Pokopek  
Sztuka Ludowa W Polsce : Folk Art in Poland

Publisher: Wydawnictwo Arkady; Warsaw, Poland: 1988.
Very Good in Good dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 8321333125 338 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; POLISH text throughout. Brownish-red cloth, 3 indexes, bibliography, endnotes, 16 b/w figures and diagrams in text, 452 photos on glossy plates, most in color. ; Authored by Ewa Frys-Pietraszkowa, Anna Kunczynska-Iracka, and Marian Pokopek. Edited by Aleksandra Czezunist-Cicha. Graphics editor Henryk Bialoskorski. Index by M. Liczbinska. ; large heavy book. Chapters include architecture, furniture, woodwork, weaving, costume, religious sculptures, icons, more. ; Gift note penned on front endpaper in French. Small code number stamped on rear page. No other marks. Front hinge starting otherwise book shows only minor shelfwear. Jacket quite heavily worn, many wrinkles and small edge chips, everything readable. Scarce.

Appr.: | AUD 13.89 CAD 12.99 EUR 8.85 GBP 6.56 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 166.67 ZAR 142.86 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 12366.
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Tapestries of Europe and of Colonial Peru in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Cavallo, '67, 2 volumes in a slip case,

Appr.: | AUD 48.61 CAD 45.45 EUR 30.97 GBP 22.95 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 583.33 ZAR 500.00 

Purchase direct from: Hard-to-Find Needlework Books. Item number: 2664.
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Little, Nina Fletcher. Colonial Williamsburg  
The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection
Publisher: Colonial Williamsburg & Little, Brown [1957].
xvi, 402 p., 165 color plates; 27 cm. "First edition." Includes the folded leaf of errata and addendum and "Supplementary bibliography." In slipcase. Book fine, slipcase dust soiled, spine faded. A second copy, very good with gift inscription on front fly. Stock#101454x (dr).

Appr.: | AUD 277.78 CAD 259.74 EUR 176.99 GBP 131.15 JPY 20,000.00 MXN 3,333.33 ZAR 2,857.14 

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The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection : gallery book

Publisher: Williamsburg, VA, {195-?].
. 16p., illus. Paperback Very good condition

Appr.: | AUD 19.44 CAD 18.18 EUR 12.39 GBP 9.18 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 233.33 ZAR 200.00 

Purchase direct from: J. Lawton Booksellers. Item number: 40831.
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Buehler, Alfred, Terry Barrow, Charles P. Mountford  
The Art of the South Sea Islands Including Australia and New Zealand

Publisher: New York, Crown, [1962].
250 p., index, black & white text figures and tipped-in color plates throughout; 23.5 cm. Art of the World series. 'The section on Oceania was translated by Ann E. Keep.' 'In order to understand the arts of these peoples, we must understand their religions, such as animism, totemism, polytheism; and we must understand the myths, magic and taboos by which they regulate their lives. The Art of the South Sea Islands explains these religions and superstitions and discusses important differences between the languages and cultures of the Papuans, Tasmanians, Melanesians, Micronesians, Polynesians, Maoris, etc.' Contents include Geographical Settings, Peoples, and Civilizations; Principles of Oceanic Art; Religious, Social and Technological Basis of Oceanic Art; The Art Styles of Oceania and Their Historical Significance; Art of the New Zealand Maori; The Aboriginal Art of Australia. Stock# 39,313. Vg/ color pictorial dj good, edges chipped.

Appr.: | AUD 20.83 CAD 19.48 EUR 13.27 GBP 9.84 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 214.29 

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Studnickova, M. and Kleissnerova, S.  
The Delight of Folk Tradition
Publisher: Czech Cottage, 0 Cedar Rapids, IA.
Book. Book condition: Fair to Good. Soft cover Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Undated; ca. 1970s (?). "A collection of some of the many traditions and folk arts of Czechoslovakia." The folk arts covered are fully described and instructions (some with patterns) are included. 32 pages. Book is in FAIR to GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

Appr.: | AUD 17.36 CAD 16.23 EUR 11.06 GBP 8.20 JPY 1,250.00 MXN 208.33 ZAR 178.57 

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Lipman, Jean and Alice Winchester, Illustrated by: B&W Illustrations And Color Plates  
The Flowering of American Folk Art (1776-1876)

Publisher: Viking/Whitney Museum New York 1974.
Brown cloth hardcover with gilt stamped spine titles in color pictorial dust jacket. 288 pages with appendix. A comprehensive look at American Folk Art including painting, carving, sculptures, furniture, toys, whirligigs, weathervanes, tavern signs, cigar store figures, samplers, penmanshjip, fraktur, qulits, and many other aspects. More than 100 of the illustrations are in color. A small amount of edgewear on the dust jacket, the book is in near fine condition. ART 3638 Third Printing Very Good Dust Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine Condition Large 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall (square format) Folk Art

Appr.: | AUD 34.72 CAD 32.47 EUR 22.12 GBP 16.39 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 416.67 ZAR 357.14 

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Grant, Madison.  
The Kentucky Rifle Hunting Pouch: Its Contents and Accoutrements as Used By the Frontiersman, Hunter and Indian.

Publisher: (York PA): Published by the author, 1977..
First edition Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in gilt stamped brown cloth. 207 pages with 134 photographic plates. The book pictures the hunting paraphernalia and powder horns of the early American frontier with detailed text. Clean, bright, sound and unworn. Previous owner name on the front endpapert, that of Hollis Williford, noted western artist and sculptor who depicted mountain men. The jacket is clean and complete, also unworn. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 152.78 CAD 142.86 EUR 97.35 GBP 72.13 JPY 11,000.00 MXN 1,833.33 ZAR 1,571.43 

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Schorsch, Anita & Martin Greif  
The Morning Stars Sang: The Bible in Popular and Folk Art

Publisher: NY, Universe/ Main Street Press [1978]..
128 p., b/w & color illus., 26 cm. "The outpouring of popular and folk art of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries retelling the major stories of the Bible." Stock# 36,381. Vg/ dj vg. Religious iconography, symbolism.

Appr.: | AUD 27.78 CAD 25.97 EUR 17.70 GBP 13.11 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 333.33 ZAR 285.71 

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Museum of Fine Arts Boston  
Through the Eyes of American Folk Artists: a looking guide for childre
Through the Eyes of American Folk Artists: a looking guide for children and Adults Together by Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 2001, paperback, 8 pages

Appr.: | AUD 2.78 CAD 2.60 EUR 1.77 GBP 1.31 JPY 200.00 MXN 33.33 ZAR 28.57 

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Kraska, Edie  
Toys and Tales from Grandmother's Attic
Toys and Tales from Grandmother's Attic by Edie Kraska, Houghton-Mifflin, cloth, dj, '79, 41 pages of text, 40 pages of worksheets, workbook and history of 15 folk-art toys, crafts, plays and stories from the collection of the Boston Children's Museum, cover stained

Appr.: | AUD 41.67 CAD 38.96 EUR 26.55 GBP 19.67 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 428.57 

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Hornung, Clarence P.  
Treasury of American Design (Complete in Two Volumes). A Pictorial Survey of Popular Folk Arts Based Upon Watercolor Renderings in the Index of American Design, at the National Gallery of Art

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, NY, N.D..
Fair with no dust jacket. First Edition (?). 1. Hard Cover Publisher's full blue cloth with gilt stars and lettering on the front cover, gilt eagle emblem on spine, pink panels with gilt lettering, eagle decorated endpapers. Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. This is a heavy set, sorry to have to ask for extra postage. Ex-library with usual markings, spines and small area of covers near the spine are sunned, Volume I has taped reinforcement on the inner hinges, fep clipped at the top in both volumes, spine decoration is nearly rubbed off of volume II. Reading copy. FAIR. . Ex-Library. B&W and color photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. xxvii, 470, 376 pp

Appr.: | AUD 34.72 CAD 32.47 EUR 22.12 GBP 16.39 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 416.67 ZAR 357.14 

Purchase direct from: Round Table Books, LLC. Item number: 16368.
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Tworczosc Ludowa w Nowym Wzornictwie, Telakowska, Wydawnictwo, '54, 110 pages, 106 black and white photos, contemporary Polish decorations and textiles,

Appr.: | AUD 55.56 CAD 51.95 EUR 35.40 GBP 26.23 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 666.67 ZAR 571.43 

Purchase direct from: Hard-to-Find Needlework Books. Item number: 569.
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The United Nations Peace Rug, Crrenshaw, Kingsport Press, '75, Members of the Am Ndpt Guild stitched this rug, 138 col plates,

Appr.: | AUD 69.44 CAD 64.94 EUR 44.25 GBP 32.79 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 833.33 ZAR 714.29 

Purchase direct from: Hard-to-Find Needlework Books. Item number: 978.
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Vejrychova-Solarova, Bozena  
Vyletela Holubicka (The Dove Flew-a Moravian child's book)
Vyletela Holubicka (The Dove Flew-a Moravian child's book) by Bozena Vejrychova-Solarova, Orbis, Vytvarne Nakladatelstvi Praha, 1952, 62 pages, an homage to the homeland, poetry, folk art, songs, hard cover, decorated cover, no dj, edges of book shows wear

Appr.: | AUD 62.50 CAD 58.44 EUR 39.82 GBP 29.51 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 642.86 

Purchase direct from: Hard-to-Find Needlework Books. Item number: 44343.
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Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Tillou, Peter H.  
Where Liberty Dwells: 19th-century Art by the American People; Works of Art from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Tillou...
Publisher: [Buffalo, NY, Albright-Knox Art Gallery] c1976.
114 p., illus. (some color); 26 cm. Title continues: Catalogue by Peter H. Tillou. Exhibition schedule: January 17-February 22, 1976, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; July 25-August 29, 1976, Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; January 14-February 20, 1977, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; April 3-May 29, 1977, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York." Paper; VG. stock#46490.

Appr.: | AUD 34.72 CAD 32.47 EUR 22.12 GBP 16.39 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 416.67 ZAR 357.14 

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