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American Folk Paintings: Paintings and Drawings Other Than Portraits from the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center

Rumford, Beatrix T.

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ISBN 10: 0821216201 / ISBN 13: 9780821216200
Published by Little, Brown & Company, 1988
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Stated First Edition. Black cloth boards with gilt titling on spine. Binding is tight and square. Pages are clean and unmarked. Dust Jacket is in a brodart cover; not price clipped. Ex-library with usual markings. Heavy book will require additional postage. Bookseller Inventory # 01079

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Title: American Folk Paintings: Paintings and ...

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Boston MA: New York Graphic Society, 1988. Stated first edition.. A gorgeous hardcover and jacket in fine, clean, unmarked condition. Not clipped, tight, square binding. Includes eighty-five color, 298 black and white illustrations. Black cloth with gilt rooster symbol upon front cover, gilt spine lettering, khaki tan endpapers, color frontispiece, 449 pages with index, color illustrated dustjacket..

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Like its companion, American Folk Portraits ( LJ 10/15/81), this volume is a handsome and scholarly product of exacting research. The subject ranges from landscapes and scenes of everyday life to decorated family records and paper cutwork. Each of the nearly 400 works of art, all drawn from this museum, is represented by a photograph, discussion of the object, and detailed notes concerning inscriptions, provenance, exhibition history, and the like. Carolyn J. Weekley's wide-ranging yet concise essay on a definition of American folk art serves ably as the introduction. Why can't more books on the topic be both as valuable a resource and as beautiful? Highly recommended for art and most public libraries.
- Kathleen Eagen Johnson, Historic Hudson Valley, Tarrytown,
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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