[JHRB News] Our New SUMMER Books on antiques catalog

Joslin Hall Rare Books, ABAA office at joslinhall.com
Tue Jun 12 08:33:37 EDT 2007


  -OUR NEW SUMMER CATALOG-

The Book Elves hate mowing the lawn, and will try just about anything to
make the job easier. As gas prices rose last summer they decided to
experiment with what they termed “natural mowers” which turned out to mean
livestock. Sheep were very good at clipping grass to a uniform height but
were also very timid and kept taking cover on the front porch whenever the
neighbors let their dogs out.

Goats were less timid, but after they chased the dogs back to the
neighbors’ yard, the goats proceeded to eat more than 300 tulips and
daffodils that they found there. This year the Book Elves have returned to
machinery for mowing, but before they duct-taped three old Sears Craftsman
riding mowers together and took out an entire row of azaleas, they
finished our new Summer catalog-

"Recent Acquisitions for Summer, 2007" features 131 old and new books on
antiques, arts, and related topics, including ceramics, furniture, glass,
silver, folk art, and much more! You can browse the catalog online-

<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_301.htm>


   Highlights include-

* The 1835 edition of one of the most outspoken cabinetmaking books of the
19th century

* The elegant 1883 catalog of the Joseph Mayer Museum of Medieval
manuscripts, ivory carvings and other arts.

* A very scarce, privately-printed 1928 catalog of the Woodward Collection
of early Maiolica.

* A nice 1907 trade catalog of ice harvesting tools and equipment.

* A very clean copy of Thompson's 1860 "Universal Decorator", filled with
colored plates and articles about Victorian arts.

* A very interesting 1883 study of practical electric lighting.

* An unusual Czech catalog of Art Deco furniture.

* A good set of Waagen's 5-volume 1854 study of art collections in England.

-and much more!

See the catalog here-
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_301.htm>


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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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Our Latest Catalogs-

SUMMER, 2007
 -Selections from our stock
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_301.htm>

BOOKS ON GLASS
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_299.htm>

BOOKS ON CERAMICS
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_295.htm>

BOOKS ON FURNITURE
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_293.htm>

FOLK ARTS, AMERICANA & CHINA TRADE
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_291.htm>

BOOKS ON AMERICAN SILVER
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_289.htm>

FIRE AND ICE
 -lighting, fireplaces & ice
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_282.htm>

A GRAVE AFFAIR
 -gravestones, epitaphs & mourning
<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog_288.htm>

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