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Since the 19th century, the women of Gee's Bend in southern Alabama have created stunning, vibrant quilts. Beautifully illustrated with 110 color ...Show synopsisSince the 19th century, the women of Gee's Bend in southern Alabama have created stunning, vibrant quilts. Beautifully illustrated with 110 color illustrations, The Quilts of Gee's Bend includes a historical overview of the two hundred years of extraordinary quilt-making in this African-American community, its people, and their art-making tradition. This book is being-released in conjunction with a national exhibition tour including The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.Hide synopsis
Description:Good. (PLEASE READ THE FULL DESCRIPTION BEFORE BUYING THE BOOK...Good. (PLEASE READ THE FULL DESCRIPTION BEFORE BUYING THE BOOK)Hardback 1st edition 2002 G/G Book & dust jacket has light edge wear. Top two corner tips are slightly bumped, & the bottom two corner tips are bumped. Top & bottom edges of spinwe are bumped. Spine is a little cocked. Book has a few long minor surface scratches. Back hinge of book is slightly loose. Dust jacket has numerous surface scratches, & much rubbing, with a small heavy wear spot at the top corner tip of the back cover of the dust jacket. Text looks clean. Not an EX-Library book.
Publisher: Tinwood Books in association with The Museum of Fine Arts,
Description:Fine in Fine jacket. First edition. Large quarto hardback. 190...Fine in Fine jacket. First edition. Large quarto hardback. 190 pp. Colour illustrations. Fine condition in Fine dust jacket.
Description:Near Fine oversized hardcover in a Very Good+ dust jacket....Near Fine oversized hardcover in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Stated First Edition. Some very light normal aging to exterior. Scattered scratches to rear jacket only. Slight lean to book. Small faint stain to lower page-ends. Pages, text and illustrations are clean and bright. With illustrations in color and b&w. Overall a very attractive copy. This is a large book; PLEASE CONTACT US for photos and/or shipping information. 190 pp.
Description:As New in As New dust jacket in Like New jacket. 13 1/2" x 11 1...As New in As New dust jacket in Like New jacket. 13 1/2" x 11 1/2", 192 pp, copy is crisp, unread and is in MINT condition, profusely illustrated in color throughout.
If you have any degree of interest in quilts, the making of them and their history, and even if you think you don't have such an interest, then do please read this book - it will blow your socks off!! It not only shows you wonderful examples of quilts made by women from a small community in the southern ...
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