NY: Harper & Bros, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. 375 pp. Forwardby Dorothy Canfield Fisher. 128 pages of photographs, and four full-color plates. Discusses the work of hundreds of different crafts people. Index. KARPELE280. "....this book is a fascinating in-depth survey of New England crafts from needlework, metalwork, and pottery to puppets."
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NY: Thomas Yoseloff, 1962. 1st American edition. Hardcover. 296 pp. With 239 black and white illustrations and eight color plates. Notes on Dating. Bibliography. Index. This account, based on western and Japanese literature, summarizes the latest research on the entire field of Japanese decorative art. Translated by Katherine Watson.
Paris: Editions Self, 1948. First printing. Stiff Wraps. 122 pages. 24 1/2 x 17 1/2 cm. Limited edition, copy 844 of 1200., 96 full-page plates, many with multiple images. Bibliography. Index. A comprehensive review of small iron work -- utensils, keys, tools, chests. etc. Slight toning to text margins, otherwise clean. Text in French.
NY: Praeger, 1969. 1st American edition. Hardcover. 188 pp. 113 plates. Bibliography. Index. French culture and decorative arts fostered by Louis XIV became the standard of elegance in the grand manner throughout Europe. ARNTZEN/RAINWATER p43. "A brief introduction to the field of French furniture and decorative art for the English-speaking...
NY: Charles Scribner'sSons, 1928. First edition. 32 x 25 cm. Folio, 325 plates reproducing drawings by Sonn. Bibliography. General Index. Where feasible, measurements are given and the individual drawings are as a rule in proportion. An important, elegantly drawn reference work on early American wrought iron. ARNTZEN/RAINWATER P560. "A pictorial...