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FROM THE HEART:  FOLK ART IN CANADA., Blanchette, Jean-Francois, et al.
1 Blanchette, Jean-Francois, et al. FROM THE HEART: FOLK ART IN CANADA.
McClelland and Stewart/National Museum of Man, (Toronto, 1983). 
256 pp, oblong 4to (9 3/4" H), soft cover. ISBN 0771090226 "...makes available the full scope of folk art from across Canada and, for the first time, introduces some of the artists who create it. The panorama of cultures and regional traditions t hat gives meaning to this vast nation is represented in the diverse objects brought together by the Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies, a branch of the National Museum of Man." Profusely illus. in b&w and colour with everything from w e a t h e r v a nes and decoys to kitchenware, quilts and oil paintings. Very light edge wear, very light rubbing on covers. Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
Reader's Digest, Pleasantville, New York, (1993). 
128 pp, 4to (10 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0895776913 Beautifully illustrated in color, showing finished projects and patterns. "...25 needlepoint projects of original designs including simple repeated patterns, beadwork projects an d a range of samplers...Simple step-by-step instructions...easy-to-follow stitching charts ensure each project's success...A final section on finishing and make-up techniques, an illustrated directory of stitches, a thread-conversion chart. . . a v a l u a ble reference source as well as an in spiring guide." Very light rubbing, small scuff on rear cover, several small shallow bumps to top edge of both boards, a few tiny dints on bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, af ew ar ea s of l ight edge wrinkling. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 17.50 USD
Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, (1966), Ist edition. 
108 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. Illus. with b&w photos and drawings of stitch sketches. "...traces the history of our country (U.S.) through the illustrated stories that were embroidered on samplers...To help encourage this fascinating hobby, easy-to-follow directions and a clearly illustrated dictionary of the best-known stitches can be found in the second part of this book." Minor edge wear to boards. Dust jacket is price clipped, hasa few tiny chips, two small closed tears at top of spine with creasing - archivally taped, light edge wear elsewhere, soft crease on back panel/flap. VG+/G+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
4 William Howard Taft; George W. Wickersham, Sir William S. Gilbert, Walt Whitman, Jeffery Franol, John Kendrick Bangs, E.V. Lucas, Carolyn Wells, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Charles Johnson Post, Eden Philpotts, John Muir, Sara Teasdale, et al. THE CENTURY ILLUSTRATED MONTHLY MAGAZINE. VOL. LXXXIII. NEW SERIES: VOL. LXI. NOVEMBER, 1911 TO APRIL, 1912.
New York Century 1912 Hard Cover Very Good F.E. Schoonover, Norman Price, R.B. Birch, Paul Branson, Joseph Pennell, Thomas Fogarty, Oliver Herford, Henry Bacon, Thornton Oakley, J.R. Shaver, et al. 
960 pp, 9 7/8" H. Embossed green cloth with gilt lettering on spine, decorated endpapers. B&w photographs, reproductions, color plates. Contents include: American Art and the Metropolitan Museum; The Enforcement of the Anti-Trust Laws; The Pendings Arbitration of Treaties: An Appeal for Their Ratification (William Howard Taft); In Brittany; Cartoons; The Training of Chinese Children; Christina of Denmark; The Eighteenth-Century Color Print and English Society; Dickens Characters in Real Life; The Famous Gardens of Kioto, Lafayette's Imprisonment at Olmutz; The Proposed Lincoln Memorial ; The New Manila; The Middle West (Edward Alsworth Ross); Mr. Pennell's Pictures of the Coronation; Multiplying the Pleasures of the Table; 'Rentin' Hens'; Russian 'Mouse-Traps'; Samplers, The Warning of Socialism; Across South America (Charles Johnson Post); New Records of Napoleon by British Officers at St. Helena; The Return From St. Helena: How Napoleon's Body was Received in France; Straight Golf (Anna Alice Chapin); The Injury of Tobacco (Charles B. Town); Tripoli, as an American Sees It (Richard Norton); The American Undergraduate (Clayton Sedgwick Cooper); Whistler as Decorator; The Ways of Women Ranchers; Three Adventures in the Yosemite (John Muir), etc., etc. Plus poetry by: Deems Taylor, Leroy Titus Weeks, Carolyn Wells, Alfred Noyes, Edith M. Thomas, Anna Glen Stoddard, et al. Browning to edges of text block, light edge wear, one tiny corner bump, light wrinkling at top of spine, small stain on front pastedown, a few tiny stains on free rear endpaper, tiny areas of surface paper loss on one preliminary page. 
Price: 65.00 USD

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