cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. large, heavy book., only the slightest signs of handling to small places on exterior. clean, no writing, markings, labels, spots. no tears, clips or bumps. strong binding.; 303pp., 320 color illustrations, 60 in b/w., detailed history. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: More than 350 full-color and black-and-white photographs highlight this comprehensive guide to the art of Indian trade blankets, tracing the history of this beautiful Native American craft, offering helpful tips on caring for vintage blankets, and providing a helpful catalog of the various makers of trade blankets. 20,000 first printing.
About the Author: Barry Friedman is the pioneer collector/dealer of Indian trade blankets and has bought and sold a staggering 26,000 vintage blankets in his 40 year career. Stories about Mr. Friedman have appeared in hundreds of publications ranging from USA Today and the Los Angeles Times to the Antique Trader and he's been profiled on TV programs such as "Good Morning America". He has lectured at many institutions including the Baltimore Museum of Art and the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum and was the first non-Indian ever invited to give the keynote address at the Pendleton Woolen Mills national sales meeting. In a previous life he was a Hollywood television comedy writer and received six Emmy nominations and wrote stand-up material for scores of comedians ranging from Johnny Carson to Jerry Seinfeld. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
Title: Chasing Rainbows: Collecting American Indian...
Publisher: Bulfinch Press
Publication Date: 2002
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine Plus
Edition: First Edition /First Printing.
Book Description Bulfinch, 2003. Condition: Good. 1st. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP97047008
Book Description Little Brown & Company. Condition: Good. Ships SAME or NEXT business day. We Ship to APO/FPO addr. Choose EXPEDITED shipping and receive in 2-5 business days within the United States. See our member profile for customer support contact info. We have an easy return policy. Seller Inventory # 44613039
Book Description Bulfinch Press, AOL Time Warner Book Group, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. HB book in VG+ condition. First edition. Rust cloth boards printed in bronze metallic on spine. Sturdy boards are clean and undamaged other than a very faint nick in the cloth on the lower edge about 3" in from hinge. Binding is tight. Interior pages are clean, undamaged and unmarked. DJ in VG- condition has slightly rolled on upper and lower edges, but no holes or tears. DJ corners are slightly bumped, and rear DJ corner shows wear. Lower DJ edge has a .25" cut about 3" in from hinge, and entire jacket shows slight shelfwear. DJ wrapped in protective mylar. This heavy book may require additional shipping charges. Very nice collectible copy. Seller Inventory # 00677Fr-kk
Book Description Bulfinch, Boston, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: New Signed by the author. Dust Jacket Condition: New dust. 9.5 x 11.5 Hardback in dustjacket in New condition.; Illustrated by 320 color plates 60 black and white; The dazzling Indian trade blanket has become one of the hottest categories in collecting. Icons of Adirondack and Western décor, these stunning geometric-patterned blankets remain a staple of Native American life and are regularly featured in design and shelter magazines. CHASING RAINBOWS is the first book to trace the fascinating story of the commercially produced wool trade blankets from the 1892-1942 "golden age" as well as the equally collectible 1910-1942 cotton Indian camp blankets. Illustrated throughout with hundreds of rare blankets, historic photographs of Native Americans and original blanket manufacturers' catalog pages, this definitive work advises where and what to collect and how to care for vintage blankets. -Publisher; 5; 303 pp. Seller Inventory # BOOKS006362I
Book Description Bulfinch Press, Boston, MA, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st. Condition: VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. Some offsetting to title page from color frontis. opposite, otherwise Fine. Jacket has two small closed tears at heel. 203 pp., color plates. [deV] Size: 4to. Seller Inventory # 283516
Book Description Bulfinch, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0821227580
Book Description Bulfinch Press, Boston/New York/London, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Excellent. Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Very Fine. First Edition. 303 p, colour ill. Weight :1950 gr. Catalogue 27164 S. Size: 4°. Seller Inventory # 006620
Book Description Bulfinch 2003-01, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: good. 1st. 0821227580. Seller Inventory # 591144
Book Description Bulfinch, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # MB00ZM2K8E4
Book Description Bulfinch, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P020821227580