OLD PATCHWORK QUILTS RUTH FINLEY 1ST EDITION ILLUS 1929

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  • Sold Date: Feb 05,2008
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OLD PATCHWORK QUILTS RUTH FINLEY 1ST EDITION ILLUS 1929
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Hard bound book entitled:

OLD PATCHWORK QUILTS AND THE WOMEN WHO MADE THEM

By Ruth E. Finley, 1929 first edition, color frontis quilt, illustrations, Philadelphia, Pa. J B Lippincott Company. Ex Library copy.

For the collector or maker of quilts, the seamstress, sewer, lover of folk art fraktur Pennsylvania German or Pennsylvania Dutch works, this book will be a wonderful reference for your library.

Book is an ex library copy in fair+ condition with spine taped in brown to match the original spine which was gone, binding tight as it was re glued with a special bindery glue, old separation at the spine and endpapers, library stamps, markings and perforations, foxing to the text, nice quilt on the front cover and a beautiful full color quilt adjacent to the title page, rough cut fore edges, 202 pages with the index, 8.75 inches. Great illustrations and information all about quilts from Finley on of thee authorities on quilts and quilt making. Will still look good on the library shelf.

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