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Lowell Davis is one of the premier craftsmen of our time. His unique farm-life figurines have graced shops and homes around the world and have been featured in The Saturday Evening Post, Country Living, and Collector’s Mart. This famed painter and sculptor now turns his craft to the page in his captivating work, The Book on Chickens, sure to be of interest to collectors and newcomers alike. Hardcover Edition
The Fourth of July celebration was once filled with patriotic festivities, where neighborhoods trimmed their tree tops with flags and bunting and drew together for united merrymaking. Although this day is still highly recognized, nothing re-creates the true spirit of this commemoration like taking a nostalgic look at Independence Days of yesteryear. Diane C. Arkins has compiled a colorful anthology of inspiring old-time poems, evocative prose, decorating and party ideas, games, and festive menus spanning the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. With such a vast assortment of material, this book gives a splendid remembrance of the revelry of the past.
The first complete source for collectors and researchers of Gruelle memorabilia. This illustrated biography of an American illustrator, children’s author, and doll and toy designer chronicles Gruelle’s life, exploring how Raggedy Ann and Andy evolved over the years. Includes rare and previously unpublished photographs. Hardcover.
The publications of Johnny Gruelle have been exhaustively researched and extensively cataloged in this bibliography. The foremost expert on Gruelle and his creations, Patricia Hall has compiled a beautiful volume bound to delight die-hard Raggedy collectors, Gruelle bibliophiles, and casual readers alike. With hundreds of illustrations from Gruelle’s publications, this book is more than just a bibliography, it is an annotated photographic history of one of this country’s greatest contributors to children’s literature. Hardcover.
Nowhere else is it possible to find a more complete or heartwarming guide to the yarn-headed, crescent, mouthed dolls loved by generations of Americans than in Raggedy Ann and More, the definitive book which marks the 80th anniversary of the start of it all. Patricia Hall, the foremost expert on Raggedy Ann and the other numerous characters that inhabited Johnny Gruelle’s imagination, has assembled in this book an unrivaled and accessible catalogue of the Gruelle merchandising phenomenon. Hardcover.
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