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Frakturmalen Und Schonschreiben; The Fraktur Art and Penmanship of the Dutch-German Mennonites While in Europe 1700-1900

By: Abrahams, Ethel Ewert

Price: $32.95

Publisher: North Newton, KS, Mennonite Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17251

Condition: Very Good+


facsimile reproductions of fraktur, some in color; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 158 pages; HC in color pictorial paper over boards. Bright, snug and neat. Prior owner's name penned neatly and inconspicuously to front end page. Profusely illustrated with facsimile reproductions of fraktur examples, some in color. Just a hint of toning to cream paper background of binding material. Issued without dust jacket. VG++ View more info

Tulip Ware of the Pennsylvania-German Potters An Historical Sketch of the Art of Slip-Decoration in the United States

By: Barber, Edwin Atlee

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32319

Condition: Good+


Photographs; 2 chromolithographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 233 pages; 1st edition HC in original light brown cloth with title designs in darker brown to cover and spine. Cloth rubbed at edges and extremities with light stress at spine ends. Binding slightly shaken; superficial gapping between a couple of signatures/quires mid-book. Vertical stress crease to title page adjacent to spine has been archivally reinforce with japanese tissue paper tape. Prior owner has affix... View more info

Ballads and Songs

By: Belden, H. M. (editor)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Columbia, MO, University of Missouri Press: 1955

Edition: Second Edition; reprint

Seller ID: 28431

Condition: Fair


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 532 pages; Larger stout paperback in original textured, title lettered covers. Ex-library copy with shelf and handling rub to cover edges and some furring along the spine edges. Library linen tape reinforcement to the inside hinges of the covers. Ex-lib bookplate, catalog label at spine and card pocket etc. Contents clean, complete and soundly bound but overall worn in appearance. Sound reference copy is Good only at best. ... Oversize b... View more info

Joseph Lehn- Woodturner : Community Historians Annual Vol 6, No. 6

By: Bell, Gary P.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Lancaser, PA, Schaff Library, Lancaster Theological Seminary: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32387

Condition: Very Good+


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages; Community Historians Annual Vol 6, No. 6. Paged 26-50. Paperback in original title lettered, light green card stock wraps with saddle stapled binding. Bright fresh copy feels and appears unread. Just trace shelf evidence to covers at edges. Illustrated with some photographs. Uncommon. VG++ to NF View more info

Su,... Cantiamo : A Selection Of Italian Folksongs

By: Benelli, Sandro and Mina B. Caselli (Ed. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Haverford, Self-Published: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27190

Condition: Good+


Musical notation; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 275 pages; Oversize paperback in title lettered heavy card covers with spiral binding. Solid neat copy with light ex-library indcations; bookplate and card pocket. Mild toning to covers at edges; cotnents clean and neat. G++ to VG- . ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Henry Darger Disasters Of War

By: Biesenbach, Klaus & Kiyoko Lerner

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Berlin, KW Institute for Contemporary Art: 2000

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 35517

ISBN: 398042653x

Condition: Very Good+


Color Plates, many folding; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 213 pages; Published to coincide with the 1st showing of Darger's work at PS1 November 2000. Tightly bound and fresh in uniformly bright, color pictorial covers with wide, french-fold flaps. Trace shelf evidence to cover edges and a mild vertical reader crease to spine. Bright fresh and neat. Illustrated throughout with color reproductions, many of them on folding plates. VG+ .... Oversize book will require additio... View more info

O Noble Heart ; O Edel Herz: Fraktur and Spirituality in Pennsylvania German Folk Art

By: Bird, Michael S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Heritage Center Museum of Lancaster: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19224

ISBN: 1578641667

Condition: Near Fine


Color and b&w reproductions; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 159 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright tight and fresh; no marks. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w reproductons of some of the most elaborate pictorial frakturs held in museum and private collections. Printed on high quality glossy stock. Splendid and about as new. F View more info

Henry Darger; Art and Selected Writings

By: Bonesteel, Michael

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 35528

ISBN: 0847822842

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Reproductions, some folding; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pages; Oversize oblong format HC/DJ. 2nd printing. Snugly bound and very neat in original color illustrated dust jacket. Just very light shelf evidence to jacket edges; otherwise exceptionally neat. Illustrated throughout with color reproductions of Darger's work, some in fold-out format. NF/VG++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Ash Glaze; Traditions in Ancient China and the American South

By: Bridges, Daisy Wade

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Charlotte, NC, The Ceramic Circle of Charlotte: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17843

Condition: Near Fine


Journal of Studies, Ceramic Circle of Charlotte: Vol VI; Photographs and Illustrations; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 44 pages; Square format paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright clean copy; no marks. Profusely illustrated with photos of examples and techniques, many in color. Just mild shelf stress to the spine edge. NF View more info

American Folk Art; A Guide to Sources

By: Bronner, Simon J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York And London, Garland Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23619

ISBN: 0824090063

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 313 pages; HC in title lettered cloth. Tight, bright and fresh; text clean and unmarked Top spine end lightly crimped. Illustrated with B/W photographs. Volume 464 in the Garland Reference Library of the Humanities series. NF View more info

The White House in Miniature

By: Buckland, Gail & John Zweifel & Kathleen Culbert-Aguilar & Gerald Ford & Betty Ford

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 32976

ISBN: 0393036634

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 204 pages; Larger, square format HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing. Signed by model artist/creator, John Zweifel, on the front free endpage. Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged color pictorial dust jacket. Jacket with just mild shelf evudence to edges and a whisper of sunning to about an inch long, narrow area at the crown of the spine. Profusely illustrated with color photographs of the impressive miniatures. NF/VG++; Signed by Artist View more info

The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Scott, Jr. - Lancaster Pennsylvania Christie's Catalog: June 10 and 11, 1994: Sale 7932

By: Christie's,

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Christies Auctions: 1994

Seller ID: 25432

Condition: Very Good-


Color and b/w photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 234 pages; Sale 7932. Oversize paperback in glossy, color illustrated covers. Pictorial and descriptive catalog for the June 10 and 11, 1994 auction of the Scott collection. Glossy color illstd covers. 765 lots, most illustrated. House estimates given and auction goer's penned sales prices for perhaps a third of the lots offered. Covers worn wiht stress creasing and lightly dogeared corners. Solid copy with information ... View more info

Americana - Wood Carving & Needlework. From the De Turk and Greer Collections

By: Colio, Quintina

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ephrata, PA, Science Press: 1974

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14797

Condition: Very Good


Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 112 pages; Oversize, oblong HC in original blue cloth with cover design and spine title lettering brightly in gilt. The fifth book in the series of annual Christmas keepsakes published by Ephrata's Science Press. Published with a an unstated limitation (of probably 650 - 750 copies). Solid snug copy. First and last printed pages have mild foxing. Balance of text clean and neat. Many examples of carving and needlework from the respectiv... View more info

Covered Bridges of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

By: Collins, Kenneth W.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Ephrata, PA, A Sterling Book: Science Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17072

ISBN: 0971593205

Condition: Fine


Color Photographs; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 75 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, tight and fresh. No marks inside or out. Prior owner's small Christmas gift sticker to title page; just trace shelf evidence to cover edges. Otherwise as new. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. Includes extensive documentation of the bridge's builders, their repairs and restorations etc. Includes bibliography. A serious and aesthetically plea... View more info

Folk Art of Rural Pennsylvania from the Collection of Henry J. Kauffman, Lancaster, PA, 1977 Public Auction (Catalog) May 20-21, 1977

By: Conestoga Auction Co., Inc.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Conestoga Auction Co.: 1977

Seller ID: 32346

Condition: Very Good+


Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Catalog for the sale of the collection of the highly regarded historian's personal collection. Kauffman authored numerous standard references on Pennsylvania folk arts from the colonial and revolutionary eras. Snugly bound in original pictorial wraps with saddle stapled binding. 732 lots described, many shown in selenium type toned photographs. Uncommon catalog of an important collection. VG+ View more info

Pennsylvania German Fraktur And Printed Broadsides; A Guide to the Collections in the Library of Congress

By: Connor, Paul & Jill Roberts & Don Yoder

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Library of Congress: 1988

Seller ID: 27993

ISBN: 0844406007

Condition: Very Good+


B&W and Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages; Larger paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Tightly bound and neat with just light general shelf/handling wear to covers at edges and surfaces. Contents clean and crisp. Illustrated with b&w and color examples of fraktur in the collection. Solid clean copy. VG+ View more info

To the Latest Posterity; Pennsylvania-German Family Registers in the Fraktur Tradition (Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society (2001) , V. 37.)

By: Earnest, Corinne P. & Russell D. Earnest

Price: $47.95

Publisher: University Park, PA, Pennsylvania State Univ Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12161

ISBN: 0271023686

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Pennsylvania German History and Culture Series #4; Color Plates; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 153 pages; 2004 Penn State Press. HC/DJ. 1st printing. Larger format hardcover in glossy pictorial dust jacket. Bright tight and fresh. No marks. Immaculate dust jacket. Well illustrated with numerous color reproductions of fraktur registers. F/F As new View more info

Gammel Norsk Vaevkunst; Putetraek Og Taepper I Farvetrykte Gjengivelser, Mappe VII

By: Grosch, H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kristiania, Mittet & Co: 1920

Seller ID: 31094

Condition: Very Good-


Kristiania Kunstindustrimuseum; Color Plates; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; Oversize, oblong format paperback in pictorial and title lettered wraps bound with brown cloth ribbon. Illustrated with 10 color plates of textile/rug examples. Covers rubbed and a bit furred at edges with a few short closed edge tears. A section of the front cover sun faded but with title design undiminished. Spine edge furred with some chipping and loss to the cover stock. Prior owner boo... View more info

Drums A'beating, Trumpets Sounding: Artistically Carved Powder Horns in the Provincial Manner, 1746-1781

By: Guthman, William H

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT, Connecticut Historical Society: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 30600

ISBN: 188126405x

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Photographs, some in color; maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 232 pages; Oversized HC/DJ. 1st edition. Splendid copy is bright, tight and fresh in crisp edged pictorial dust jacket. Tightly bound copy feels and appears unread. Dust jacket has just a whisper of fading to the yellow parchment style paper along the spine edge. Illustrated with pictorial map endpages, hundreds of b&w pho... View more info

20th Century American Folk Art; the Hemphill Collection

By: Hall, Michael D.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Museum: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11544

Condition: Near Fine


Photographs; b/w & color; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 112 pages; 1981 Milwaukee Art Museum. Lrger format paperback in glossy color illustrated covers. Bright tight and fresh; no marks. Appears unread. Hint of shelf evidence at edges. NF or just short of as new. Includes several essays relating to the Hemphill collection, including a dialogue between Michael Hall and Herbert Hemphill Jr. Numerous examples illustrated with photographs in color and b/w. View more info