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av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Konst
From its founding in 1837 Hathaway Shirts has been the bellweather for quality and style. Ironically for their 120 years or so they did little or no advertising to the general public, promoting their product mainly to the trade or through small newspaper ads or signage at the stores. Then on September 22, 1951, in the…
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Isbn: 9780764306280

Utgivningsår: 19980928

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Arkitektur Konst
Thoreau once described Cape Cod as “the bared and bended arm of Massachusetts …boxing with northeast storms.” It still stands vigilant, but today it is better known for its beauty than its pugilism! Some residents continue to wrest their livings from the sea, of course, but for millions of people the…
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Isbn: 9780764327667

Utgivningsår: 20070504

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Konst
The magic of the Hawaiian Islands has captivated the hearts and imaginations of visitors for over 200 years. The infectious Aloha Spirit is something they take home with them not only as memories, but in tangible reminders of their trips: a shirt, a carved perfume bottle, a figurine. At the least these mementos hold …
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Isbn: 9780764304897

Utgivningsår: 19980205

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Konst
The Arts & Crafts Movement had a profound effect on twentieth century design. It was a precursor to the minimalism of the day, yet imbued with a quiet eloquence based in careful, exquisite design. The natural materials, the subtlely organic forms began to shape living spaces across the country. In California,…
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Isbn: 9780764306297

Utgivningsår: 19981023

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Sport, idrott och friluftsliv
From its earliest days in the mid-1800s, baseball has had a warm place in the heart of American men and women. So it was natural for them to keep mementos of the game. Programs, team pictures, pennants, uniforms, and baseballs were commonly a part of the fan’s collection. Seeing the public’s fascination…
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Isbn: 9780887404924

Utgivningsår: 19970106

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB

av: Douglas Congdon-martin

Kategorier: Hantverk och handarbete Livsstil, hobby och fritid
This beautifully illustrated new edition contains over 600 color photographs and an instructional text that capture the romance and allure of the Hawaiian Islands when they were a Territory of the United States, from 1900 to 1959. The collectibles shown are all from collections in Hawaii, including Aloha clothing,…
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Isbn: 9780764312205

Utgivningsår: 20010314

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Konst
Collectors will cherish this full-color exploration of the tobacco tin. Over 1000 tobacco tins are illustrated in full color, revealing the designer’s and the lithographer’s art. The tobacco industry in America was at the forefront of modern advertising and among the first to try to instill brand…
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Isbn: 9780887404290

Utgivningsår: 19970106

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Hantverk och handarbete Livsstil, hobby och fritid
Year after year Coca-Cola and Camel Cigarettes are at the top of the annual list of the most internationally recognized commercial names. This fact is a testimony to the great care that R.J. Reynolds, the man and the company, has paid to advertising from the very beginning. From the introduction of Camel Cigarettes in…
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Isbn: 9780887409486

Utgivningsår: 19970106

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Hantverk och handarbete Livsstil, hobby och fritid
The country store played a central role in the lives of most Americans during the nineteenth and early twentieth century. Sometimes known as “The General Store” or a “Mom and Pop,” they were emporiums of civilization. In the small towns, the prairies, and frontiers of America, country stores…
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Isbn: 9780887402746

Utgivningsår: 19970103

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Arkitektur Konst
South Beach, at Miami, Florida, has it all: sand, sun, surf, beautiful people, stylish fashions, architecture from the height of American Art Deco to the most modern renderings of steel and glass. The visitor is drawn in a hundred directions at once, trying not to stare, but hoping to take it all in and to hold onto…
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Isbn: 9780764327964

Utgivningsår: 20071019

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-martin

Kategorier: Teknik, ingenjörsvetenskap etc.
Santa Claus, elves, gnomes, wizards. These fanciful characters delight and mesmerize us. All of them are magical creatures, possessing great and wondrous powers. Tom Wolfe has a bit of this magic himself. In his hands a piece of wood, carved with the simplest tools, is transformed and takes on a personality of its own.…
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Isbn: 9780887402777

Utgivningsår: 19970106

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-martin

Kategorier: Hantverk och handarbete Livsstil, hobby och fritid Sömnad och handarbete
Following on the acclaimed success of its inaugural SFP LookBook, Schiffer Fashion Press’s style guide extraordinaire kicks off its second season with Spring 2014 runway looks from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Ideal for identifying trends in color, fabric, embellishment, styling, and silhouette, here are images of more…
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Isbn: 9780764345708

Utgivningsår: 20130628

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Hantverk och handarbete Livsstil, hobby och fritid
Around the turn of the 20th century it became fashionable for homes to include decorative panels of stained glass in their windows and doors. They ranged from small eyelid windows or transoms over a doorway to massive walls of double-hung windows. In any size they introduced a warm glow of color to the interiors and an…
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Isbn: 9780764322761

Utgivningsår: 20051109

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Konst
From the bronze age to the present, molten metal has been poured into molds to create an infinite variety of forms and to serve a variety of functions. This marriage of form and function is what has made figurative cast iron so popular among collectors. This beautiful new book will give the reader insight into the…
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Isbn: 9780887406225

Utgivningsår: 19970103

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Hantverk och handarbete Livsstil, hobby och fritid
Despite the critical and popular success of the author’s first volume, Country Store Collectibles, it was clear there were many more country store antiques than could be covered in one book. In this completely new volume are hundreds of items, gathered from some of the best collections in the country, and…
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Isbn: 9780887403316

Utgivningsår: 19970106

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Hantverk och handarbete Livsstil, hobby och fritid
Royal Bayreuth porcelain’s whimsical shapes and elegant tableware have delighted collectors for decades. Produced in Tettau, Bavaria, for over 200 years, Royal Bayreuth found the global market early and today there are collectors worldwide. With over 500 beautiful and detailed color photographs, the book is visual…
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Isbn: 9780764311529

Utgivningsår: 20060110

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Konst
Although advertising has a history that goes back thousands of years, it is the Americans who have made it into an art form. Advertisements were put on everything from pocket mirrors to memo pads, the sides of barns to the sides of carriages and buses. A history of advertising printed in the 1880s even show and…
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Isbn: 9780887403330

Utgivningsår: 19970106

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Konst
Out of a long and rich tradition of pottery making among the Pueblo Indians of the American Southwest there has grown a new and exciting form. In 1964, Helen Cordero of Cochiti created a clay image of her grandfather, Santiago Quintana, with five children clinging to him. With this piece the storyteller was…
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Isbn: 9780764308055

Utgivningsår: 19990331

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Hantverk och handarbete Livsstil, hobby och fritid
From the earliest days of the Americans colonies the apothecary has been a central place in community life. It was there that people went for the herbs and medicines that could heal their illnesses and soothe their aches and pains. In some ways it still is. In the first comprehensive, full-color treatment of the…
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Isbn: 9780887403347

Utgivningsår: 19970106

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Konst
Sandpainting has it origin in the religious tradition and practice of the Navajo people. It forms a central part of their religious chants, being a place where Earth People and Holy People come into harmony, giving healing and protection. Sandpainting is understood as being very powerful, and for many years it was…
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Isbn: 9780764308109

Utgivningsår: 19990330

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Teknik, ingenjörsvetenskap etc.
For the nearly all of their first fifty years of existence, Camel Cigarettes sat at the top of the marketplace. But a shift in consumer tastes toward filter cigarettes, begining in the late 1950s, led to a slow erosion of Camel’s market share. To stem this loss, R.J. Reynolds began one of the most clever and…
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Isbn: 9780764301964

Utgivningsår: 19970513

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Hus och hem Livsstil, hobby och fritid
The Arts & Crafts Movement began as a response to the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century, first in England and then in the United States. It idealized the craftsman and embraced simple, strong designs executed by hand. The art, metalwork, pottery, textiles, and furniture of the Arts & Crafts Movement…
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Isbn: 9780764311789

Utgivningsår: 20010219

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Hantverk och handarbete Livsstil, hobby och fritid Sömnad och handarbete
During his production years, Gustav Stickley made photographs of much of his work. Some were used in his Craftsman magazine, and some were used in a series of catalogs. Many of Stickley’s glass negatives are now in the collection of the Winterthur Museum in Delaware, and are reprinted here for the first time.…
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Isbn: 9780764316616

Utgivningsår: 20021203

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BB

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Hantverk och handarbete Livsstil, hobby och fritid
Relive an era when the kitchen was kitsch — melamine bowls were pink and purple, cocktail shakers and party glasses sported fun themes, iced tea was served in sweaty spun aluminum of futuristic metallic shades, and wall clocks kept time in bright plastic frames shaped to evoke the jet age. This wonderful…
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Isbn: 9780764327582

Utgivningsår: 20070809

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC

av: Douglas Congdon-Martin

Kategorier: Hantverk och handarbete Livsstil, hobby och fritid
The charm of milk glass has captured the hearts of thousands of collectors around the world. Though its name implies a milky whiteness, milk glass is now a term that encompasses opaque glass in a whole range of colors, from white to an almost solid black. This new book explores the world of milk glass in over 575…
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Isbn: 9780764322075

Utgivningsår: 20050222

Utgivare: Schiffer Publishing

Mediatyp: BC