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1 Abrahams, Ethel Ewert Frakturmalen Und Schonschreiben; The Fraktur Art and Penmanship of the Dutch-German Mennonites While in Europe 1700-1900
North Newton, KS Mennonite Press 1980 First Edition Hardcover 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++ 
Price: 32.95 USD
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2 Anderson, Clarita S. American Coverlets and Their Weavers; Coverlets from the Collection of Foster and Muriel McCarl, including a dictionary of more than 700 coverlet weavers
Athens, OH Ohio University Press 2002 0821414445 / 9780821414446 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Color Photographs of quilt examples; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 261 pages; 1st printing. Oversize HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing. Bright, tight and exceptionally fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to jacet extremities. Handsome copy feels and appears unread. Illustrated with Color Photographs of quilt examples. F/NF ...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Barba, Preston A. Pennsylvania German Tombstones A Study in Folk Art
Allentown, PA Pennsylvania German Folklore Society 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Barba, Eleanor 
Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. XVIII (18) ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 232 pages; Solid, clean copy in publisher's beige linen covered boards; title lettering and pictorial tombstone design in red to front board. Issued without jacket. Solid and clean with just mild toning to spine. Profusely illustrated with Eleanor Barba's drawn reproductions of numerous headstone examples and designs. VG+ 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Barber, Edwin Atlee Tulip Ware of the Pennsylvania-German Potters An Historical Sketch of the Art of Slip-Decoration in the United States
Philadelphia Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art 1903 First Edition Hardcover 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 affixed clipping from a book dealer catalog from which this copy was apparently purchased. Illustrated with many photographs and 2 tissue guarded chromolithographs. G++ 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Belden, H. M. (editor) Ballads and Songs
Columbia, MO University of Missouri Press 1955 Second Edition; reprint Paperback 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 book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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6 Bell, Gary P. Joseph Lehn- Woodturner : Community Historians Annual Vol 6, No. 6
Lancaser, PA Schaff Library, Lancaster Theological Seminary 1967 First Edition Paperback 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 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Benelli, Sandro and Mina B. Caselli (Ed. ) Su,... Cantiamo : A Selection Of Italian Folksongs
Haverford Self-Published 1962 First Edition Paperback 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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Bihalji-Merin, Oto Modern Primitives; Masters of Naive Painting
New York Harry N. Abrams 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W and Color Illustrations; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 290 pages; Oversize oblong format HC in original cream colored cloth with title lettering in black to spine and color illustrated panel mounted to cover board. Soundly bound and neat. Light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges; mild rub to cloth at with trace fray at base of spine. Profusely illustrated with b&w and color illustrations; color illustrations are printed on glossy panels and mounted to text stock. Solid unmarked copy. VG or better...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Bird, Michael S. O Noble Heart ; O Edel Herz: Fraktur and Spirituality in Pennsylvania German Folk Art
Lancaster, PA Heritage Center Museum of Lancaster 2002 1578641667 / 9781578641666 First Edition Paperback 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 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10 Bridges, Daisy Wade Ash Glaze; Traditions in Ancient China and the American South
Charlotte, NC The Ceramic Circle of Charlotte 1997 First Edition Hardcover 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 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11 Bronner, Simon J. American Folk Art; A Guide to Sources
New York And London Garland Publishing 1984 0824090063 / 9780824090067 First Edition Hardcover 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 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Buckland, Gail & John Zweifel & Kathleen Culbert-Aguilar & Gerald Ford & Betty Ford The White House in Miniature
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1994 0393036634 / 9780393036633 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 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 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Christie's, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Scott, Jr. - Lancaster Pennsylvania Christie's Catalog: June 10 and 11, 1994: Sale 7932
New York Christies Auctions 1994 Paperback 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 added and worn externals. Solid reference copy. Errata shhets laind in at front. VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Colio, Quintina American Decoys Ducks, Eiders, Scoters, Geese, Brant, Swan, Shorebirds from Peeps to Curlew, Gulls, Terns, Owls, Crows, Blackbirds, Herons, Loon, Fish & Other Unusual Decoys: From 1865 to 1920
Ephrata, PA Science Press 1972 Limited Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 92 pages; Oversize oblong format HC in publisher's blue cloth. Limited edition of 550 numbered and signed copies; this copy # 248. This is the 3rd of the annual keepsake Christmas volumes produced for friends and customers of Science Press. Square sound copy has a tiny nick to the cloth at the crown and a thin short swath of adhesion evidence top edge of pastedown and free endpage. First and last printed pages with light/moderate foxing. A few instances of trace, superficial foxing to a smattering of pages. Solid decent copy. Illustrated with color & black and white photographs of decoys, most from the legendary collection of William Mackey. VG- . ,... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Contributor 
Price: 49.50 USD
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15 Colio, Quintina Americana - Wood Carving & Needlework. From the De Turk and Greer Collections
Ephrata, PA Science Press 1974 Limited Edition; First Printing Hardcover 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 respective collections are printed in color photography on glossy stock. Aside from the modest foxing at front and rear a nicely preserved copy; issued without dust jacket. VG+ . ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 Collins, Kenneth W. Covered Bridges of Lancaster County Pennsylvania
Ephrata, PA A Sterling Book: Science Press 2002 0971593205 / 9780971593206 First Edition Paperback Fine Illustrated by Author 
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 pleasing book. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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17 Conestoga Auction Co., Inc. Folk Art of Rural Pennsylvania from the Collection of Henry J. Kauffman, Lancaster, PA, 1977 Public Auction (Catalog) May 20-21, 1977
Lancaster PA Conestoga Auction Co. 1977 Paperback 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+ 
Price: 29.00 USD
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18 Connor, Paul & Jill Roberts & Don Yoder Pennsylvania German Fraktur And Printed Broadsides; A Guide to the Collections in the Library of Congress
Washington, DC Library of Congress 1988 0844406007 / 9780844406008 Paperback 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+ 
Price: 24.00 USD
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19 Earnest, Corinne P. & Russell D. Earnest To the Latest Posterity; Pennsylvania-German Family Registers in the Fraktur Tradition (Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society (2001) , V. 37.)
University Park, PA Pennsylvania State Univ Press 2004 0271023686 / 9780271023687 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 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 
Price: 47.95 USD
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20 Grosch, H. Gammel Norsk Vaevkunst; Putetraek Og Taepper I Farvetrykte Gjengivelser, Mappe VII
Kristiania Mittet & Co 1920 Paperback 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 bookplate inside front cover; mild toning to page stock and superficial handling evidence to pages. VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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