A Checklist of American Coverley Weaers

Heisey, John W.

Published by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1978
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Title: A Checklist of American Coverley Weaers
Publisher: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Publication Date: 1978
Binding: Pictorial Cloth
Illustrator: Illustrated in Black & White
Book Condition: Almost Fine
Edition: First Edition

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Heisey, John W
Published by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation/ University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia (1980)
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Book Description Colonial Williamsburg Foundation/ University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Reprint. Very Good Hard Cover with pictorial covers. No dust jacket as issued. 149 pages.1986 Reprint. Black and white and a few color illustrations. Alphabetical listing of weavers, with biographical information as known, dates, area. Slight dampstain to top outside corner pages toward end. Bookseller Inventory # 07291320

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John W. Heisey
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Book Description Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1980. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Very nice hardback. No jacket, as issued. Light wear. Text is clean, unmarked. (Shelf location: BG) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. Bookseller Inventory # 056006

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Heisey, John W.; Gail C. Andrews and Donald R. Walters (editors)
Published by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA (1978)
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Book Description Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Not Issued. Second Printing. Color cloth-effect paper covered boards. Slight shelf wear. x,149 pp., illus. w/ color plates, additional b&w photographs. 2nd ptg.: 1980. Former owner's address label mounted inside front cover. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 031420

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Heisey, John W. - Compiler; Andrews, Gail C.; Walters, Donald R. - Editors
Published by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A. (1978)
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Book Description Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A., 1978. Hard Back. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 149 Pages Indexed. Top front board corner is very lightly bumped and previous owner's name inked with two short lines on front endpaper. Beyond this is an As New book with flawless interior text pages. Nineteenth-century coverlets are admired for their artistry. Between 1825 and 1875 professional weavers produced thousands of them, rapidly and economically, with the aid of a loom attachment known as the Jacquard mechanism. This device enabled weavers to experiment with intricate patterns that combined folk and popular motifs. This illustrated book will assist those interested in identifying the maker, provenance, or pattern of a 19th century coverlet and will be a useful biographical book for collectors and curators. The major portion of the book consists of an alphabetical checklist that cites graphical and technical information on over 900 weavers. The introduction synthesizes the information in the checklist and discusses the weavers' backgrounds and the ways in which they lived, as well as the changes the Jacquard mechanism made in their craft. Another section of the book details documented trademarks. A geographic index, a short glossary of terms, and a list of public coverlet collections are also included. Over one hundred photographs, both in black and white and in color, richly illustrate the coverlets and emphasize their inventive details. Contents: Foreword, Short-Title List, Introduction, Checklist Explanation, Checklist, Trademarks, Where To See Coverlets, Glossary, and Bibliography, Size: 8 1/2" X 10 1/2". Bookseller Inventory # 15531

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Heisey, John W; edited and expanded by Gail C. Andrews and Donald R. Walters
Published by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg VA (1980)
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Book Description Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg VA, 1980. Pictorial Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: None, as Issued. Quarto. x + 149 pp. An authoritative reference work. Indispensable for researching antique coverlets and their producers. Two copies in stock, one has previous owner's name on ffep. Both are FINE. Bookseller Inventory # TX01601

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