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Stranger Stop and Cast an Eye: How to Make Gravestone Rubbings and Castings and Interpret Their Imagery

Jacobs, G. Walker

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ISBN 10: 0828903441 / ISBN 13: 9780828903448
Published by Stephen Greene Press, Brattleboro, Vermont, 1973
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Soft cover book in very good condition, light scuffing. Bookseller Inventory # 032365

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Title: Stranger Stop and Cast an Eye: How to Make ...

Publisher: Stephen Greene Press, Brattleboro, Vermont

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

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This book on the gravestone rubber's art was welcomed by critics in its hardcover edition:
"Old gravestone cutters are credited with developing one of America's first truly native art forms. This is a charming and informative hot-to book," says Chicago Tribune.
"Discusses in detail the four basic rubbing techniques, also presents a well-rounded picture of this art by including a brief account of early grave symbols...their meaning and significance. Those looking for a new and what can be a compelling hobby will find Ms. Jacob's book of special interest." - Antiques Journal.
"Jacobs treats her subject seriously, but not lugubriously." - B-O-M Club News.

Samples of authors rubbings; bibliography.

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