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The Decorative Arts and Crafts of Nantucket

Carpenter, Charles H. Jr. & Mary G. Carpenter

ISBN 10: 0396084885 / ISBN 13: 9780396084884
Published by Dodd Mead & Co./Nantucket Historical Society, 1987
Used Condition: fine/fine Hardcover
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Original blue spine/bright gilt spine lettering and light grey boards: fine, clean, tight. Internally fine, without markings or names, etc. 257 pages, index incl. d.j. price unclipped, flaps fine; Fraying of back dj panel, 2 short tears without loss; only a bit of rubbing at spine ends. (good+) Trade edition illus. with 75 color plates and 209 b&w photographs.1987 First edition, first printing. Bookseller Inventory # 0000004231

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Title: The Decorative Arts and Crafts of Nantucket

Publisher: Dodd Mead & Co./Nantucket Historical Society

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Col. & b&w Photos

Book Condition:fine/fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Good+

Edition: First Edition

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This book is organized with chapers on decorative arts: Furniture in the Home; Mariner's Things, Boxes, Toys, Woodenware; Textiles; Ceramics, Glass, and Lighting Devices; Silver; Iron, Pewter, Brass and Copper, Tin; Scrimshaw; Baskets; Carvings and Drawings; and Souvenirs from Far-Away Places. Contains a section of Occupations in Colonial Nantucket, Selected Bibliography, Glossary, and Index. Illustrated with 209 black and white figures and 74 color plates.

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