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American Art Tiles: Region 3 Midwestern States by: Norman Karlson
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The Encyclopedia of American Art Tiles: Region 3 Midwestern States by: Norman Karlson
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Author: Norman Karlson
Binding: Hard Cover
Copyright: 2005
Pages: 272
Size: 8.5 x 11 in.

Product Code: SO-SCH-2005-0764322311-X3

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Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry.

OUR NOTES:

This is Volume 2 in what is an excellent 4 volume set of encyclopedias which deal exhaustively with American Art Pottery. The States this volume covers are shown below - please see our Table of Contents links for the specific companies covered in each state.

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STATES COVERED:

Region 3: Midwestern States

  • Ohio
  • Michigan
  • Indiana
  • Illinois
  • Wisconsin
  • Minnesota
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Iowa
  • Missouri

--- John Kincaid, Collector Bookstore

PUBLISHER'S DESCRIPTION:

This listing is for one book out of a four volume set. This book includes Region 3 (Midwestern States).

Region 3: Over 1300 images display art tiles produced in the Midwestern states of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North & South Dakota, Iowa, and Missouri by many companies, including: A. E. Hull, American Encaustic, Biloxi Art Pottery, Cowan, Flint Faience, National Tile, Pewabic, Rookwood, Rushmore, U.S. Encaustic, and Weller.

Over 4500 images appear in this beautiful and comprehensive, four-volume set. This massive compilation reveals the great diversity and intrinsic beauty of art tiles produced across the length and breadth of the United States from the late nineteenth through the twentieth centuries. Tile installations of great beauty include panels, individual tiles, and inserts adorning building facades, interiors, furniture, and garden ornaments. These volumes explore the wildly varying themes and distinctive art styles of six regions of the nation. Among the 161 companies represented are A. E. Hull, American Encaustic, Brayton Laguna, California Art Tile, Catalina Pottery, Flint Faience, Gladding McBean, Grueby, Marblehead, Newcomb, Niloak, Pacific Clay Products, Rookwood, Saturday Evening Girls, and Weller.

The text includes tile identification as well as valuable advice on collecting art tiles, a glossary, an index, and bibliography. This set is an essential reference for all who are fascinated with the ceramic arts.

This volume includes 1325 color and b/w photos

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