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Staghorn Powder-Flasks

By: Borsos, Bela

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Budapest, Corvina Press: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 23099


In this first book to be published on this subject in any language, the author introduces the reader to a strange group of relics classed somewhere between applied art and folk art. The hunters' powder-flasks were made from the antlers of the red deer indigenous to an area covering the Carpathians and extending northwards to the Baltic and southwards to the Balkans. They were mostly used in the territory of the former kingdom of Hungary. The 40 color plates illustr... View more info

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American Engraved Powder Horns: A Study Based on the J. H. Grenville Gilbert Collection

By: Grancsay, Stephen V.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1945

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10149


small repaired tear at top edge of front cover near spine, bump at top edge of back cover near spine, yellowing along top edge of covers and on spine, foxing to pastedowns and opposing endpapers. 1152 horns are briefly described. Illustrated with 67 plates of horns (containing 45 photographs, 9 detailed photographs, and 53 drawings), 1 figure, and a map. View more info

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The Baur Collection, Geneva: Japanese Sword Fittings and Associated Metalwork

By: Robinson, B. W.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Genève, Collections Baur: 1980

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27508


#534 of 1600 copies. 2591 objects are described and illustrated, several on 16 color plates. Contains maps, chronological list of dated pieces, index of subjects represented, glossary, dictionary of artists and craftsmen, index of family names from signatures, index of additional art-names, and signatures. A monumental work! View more info

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Engraved Powder Horns of the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War Era

By: Swayze, Nathan L. (text) and Don Troiana (illustrations)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Yazoo City, MS, Gun Hill Publishing: 1978

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11202


not issued with a dust jacket. Illustrated with color and black and white photographs and line drawings. View more info