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American folk sculpture

Author: Robert Bishop
Publisher: New York : Bonanza Books : Distributed by Crown, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes material on "decoys, whirligigs, ships and figureheads, scrimshaw, weathervanes, toys, pottery, carousel figures, gravestones, tradesmen's signs, cigar-store Indians, and other collectibles."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bishop
ISBN: 0517476649 9780517476642
OCLC Number: 11840244
Notes: Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Dutton, 1974.
Description: 392 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Gravestones --
Signs of the Past --
Metal Weathervanes --
Ships and Figureheads --
Scrimshaw --
Famous Americans --
From the Waters --
Wooden Weathervanes --
How the House Works --
Birds of a Feather --
The Religious Object --
Pennsylvania Whittlers --
Pottery --
Carousel Sculpture --
Chalk --
Cigar Store Indians --
Firemen's Sculpture --
The Circus --
From Woods and Jungles --
Decoys --
Southwestern Religious Sculpture --
Family of Man --
Whirligigs.
Responsibility: by Robert Bishop.

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Includes material on "decoys, whirligigs, ships and figureheads, scrimshaw, weathervanes, toys, pottery, carousel figures, gravestones, tradesmen's signs, cigar-store Indians, and other collectibles."

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