Old Quilts With Dust Jacket

Denton, William (Also Dunton, William) ; Denton, William (Also Dunton, William)

Published by Privately Issued, 1946
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Limited First Edition. The picture shown on Amazon is not the picture of this copy. Dust jacket often completely missing, is on this copy. Consistent with its age, toned, and tired, with one inch pieces missing at spine and smallish tears, Minimally clipped corners. Not a reprint. Unnumbered copy of 2,000 printed. Book near fine, 1/2 inch age toning near spine to interior of covers. A scarce book. 125 photographic plates in black and white, 1 in color. Includes: appliqued chintz, album, patchwork quilts, tree of life, framed medallions, etc. Dr. Dunton, a physician, was interested in quilting as 'therapy'. "As physician to nervous ladies and an exponent of occupational therapy, I have gradually acquired an interest in .' home craft'.which may be used for therapeutic purposes.A nervous lady who is concentrating on making a quilt block has no time to worry over her fancied physical ill health or even over wrongs or slights which may be real, so that she is cultivating a more healthy mental attitude and habit." This is the most sought after of all the quilt books, and any serious quilt collector will have a copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Old Quilts With Dust Jacket
Publisher: Privately Issued
Publication Date: 1946
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: Limited First Edition.

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Denton, William (Also Dunton, William) ; Denton, William (Also Dunton, William)
Published by Privately Issued, Maryland (1946)
Used Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
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Book Description Privately Issued, Maryland, 1946. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. Limited First Edition. Limited First Edition. The picture shown on Amazon is not the picture of this copy. Dust jacket (often completely missing) , is consistent with its age, toned, and tired, with one inch piece missing at spine and smallish tears. Not a reprint. Unnumbered copy of 2,000 printed. Book near fine, 1/2 inch age toning near spine to interior of covers. A scarce book. 125 photographic plates in black and white, 1 in color. Includes: appliqued chintz, album, patchwork quilts, tree of life, framed medallions, etc. Dr. Dunton, a physician, was interested in quilting as 'therapy'. "As physician to nervous ladies and an exponent of occupational therapy, I have gradually acquired an interest in .' home craft'.which may be used for therapeutic purposes.A nervous lady who is concentrating on making a quilt block has no time to worry over her fancied physical ill health or even over wrongs or slights which may be real, so that she is cultivating a more healthy mental attitude and habit." This is the most sought after of all the quilt books, and any serious quilt collector will have a copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 12049

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