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Category: All Categories: Art History: Folk Art
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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.

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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.

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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 29.00 CAD 28.25 EUR 19.92 GBP 15.92 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 271.74 

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Fagg, William (ed. )  
The Living Arts of Nigeria

Publisher: MacMillan NY, 1971.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover In VG DJ; Blue cl. Unpaginated (apprx 110 pp) . Color illustrations; Square 4to

Appr.: | AUD 17.63 CAD 17.18 EUR 12.11 GBP 9.68 JPY 1,520.00 MXN 190.00 ZAR 165.22 

Purchase direct from: Wickham Books South. Item number: 15042.
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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 23.20 CAD 22.60 EUR 15.94 GBP 12.74 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 217.39 

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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 2.32 CAD 2.26 EUR 1.59 GBP 1.27 JPY 200.00 MXN 25.00 ZAR 21.74 

Purchase direct from: Hard-to-Find Needlework Books. Item number: 49533.
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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 34.80 CAD 33.90 EUR 23.90 GBP 19.11 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 326.09 

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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

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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 46.40 CAD 45.20 EUR 31.87 GBP 25.48 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 434.78 

Purchase direct from: Hard-to-Find Needlework Books. Item number: 569.
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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 52.20 CAD 50.85 EUR 35.86 GBP 28.66 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 489.13 

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.

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