Treen; or, Small Woodware Throughout the Ages, 1949, 1st Ed., Very Good

Regular
$40.00
Sale
$40.00
Regular
Sold Out
Unit Price
per 

Treen; or, Small Woodware Throughout the Ages
Edward H. Pinto. B. T. Batsford Ltd. 1949 Very Good


Very Good, First Edition, 8vo, 10" x 7 1/2." Light maroon cloth-covered boards backed with gilt lettering to spine. Covers have bumped tips (most noticeable at top), rubbing, and slight splitting at the head and tail of spine, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages clean and intact but slightly age-toned. Replete with 137 black-and-white printed photographs of woodware. 120 pp. + 137 photographs. A comprehensive book on "treen," or any object made of wood. Also includes objects partially made of wood with added materials. The collection of woodcraft contained in this book features a stunning variety of object types such as dinnerware, drinking vessels, kitchen appliances and utensils, equipment used on the farm, snuff boxes, stationery, measuring tools, sewing tools, decorations and jewelry, cosmetic cases, toys and amusements, objects of interest to travelers, and lighting implements (candlesticks, etc.). The last two chapters discuss the treen of northwestern Europe and how to care for treen.