[JHRB News] Our New Folk Art, Metalwares, Textiles, & Interiors Catalog
Joslin Hall Rare Books, ABAA
office at joslinhall.com
Tue Dec 11 11:59:16 EST 2007
The Book Elves love Christmas, but they get very, very competitive when
shopping for a Christmas tree. After being banned by the local tree farm
after a rather ugly incident involving the mayors mother and a chainsaw
last year, they decided to cut their own in our back woods.
Now heres the thing about home-grown trees- they tend to be home in
more ways than one. The first inkling we had that they might have brought
more into the house than just a balsam fir came when a sleepy chipmunk
landed on the mantle, and soon there were a variety of songbirds flying
around the living room. It was actually very cute and Christmassy and lent
a festive air to our Christmas party last Thursday evening -the bright
colors and cheerful songs of the chickadees, jays, cardinals and titmice
were quite charming.
And then the squirrel and the red-tailed hawk popped out...
But before they turned our living room from a scene from Dickens A
Christmas Carol to a scene from a Bruce Willis Die Hard movie, the Book
Elves finished our latest catalog-
Catalog #310: BOOKS ON THE DECORATIVE ARTS, including folk art, interiors,
metalware & iron, textiles, & other Americana & related subjects
features 271 fully described books and catalogs.
The catalog is posted online-
We also have printed copies available.
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JOSLIN HALL RARE BOOKS, ABAA
Fine books of the 16th-20th centuries
on the decorative and fine arts & design
Post Office Box 239
Northampton, Massachusetts 01061 USA
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