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The Practical Book Of Early American Arts And Crafts

Harold Donaldson Eberlein

The Practical Book of Early American Arts and Crafts is a comprehensive guide to the decorative arts and crafts of early America. Written by Harold Donaldson Eberlein, a prominent authority on American antiques and architecture, the book covers a wide range of topics, including furniture, ceramics, glassware, textiles, metalwork, and more. The book is divided into chapters that focus on specific crafts and techniques, such as wood carving, needlework, and pottery. Each chapter provides detailed information on the history and development of the craft, as well as practical advice on how to identify and evaluate authentic examples. The book is illustrated with over 400 photographs and drawings, many of which are rare or previously unpublished. The images provide a visual reference for readers to understand the various styles and techniques used in early American crafts. In addition to the practical information, the book also includes essays on the cultural and social context of the arts and crafts of early America. These essays explore the role of crafts in American society, as well as the influence of European traditions on American design. Overall, The Practical Book of Early American Arts and Crafts is an essential resource for anyone interested in the history and aesthetics of early American decorative arts. It provides a wealth of information and insights into the craftsmanship, design, and cultural significance of these objects.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 432
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.96in - 1.39lb
  • EAN: 9781428632226
  • Categories: ReferenceDecorative ArtsUnited States - Colonial Period (1600-1775)