Newark: The Newark Museum, 1947. Softcover. Blue patterned wraps. 83 pp. 31 bw plates. Introductory essay and many illustrations of 17th, 18th and 19th century coverlets with descriptive annotations.
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New York: Fireside / Simon & Schuster, 1975. Softcover. White wraps with color illus. and black/red lettering. 160 pp. with color and bw illus. throughout. Complete step-by-step instructions, diagrams and patterns for 77 full-color quilting projects.
Newark: Newark Museum, 1948. Softcover. White and red patterned wraps. 90 pp. Profuse bw plates. Features a collection spanning over two hundred years, from 1680 to the turn of the 20th century.
New York: Sotheby's, 1981. Softbound. Color wraps.  pp. 172 mostly bw plates. Illustrated and annotated catalogue of 172 needlework samplers, with exhibitions and literature. Includes a one-page essay by Davida T. Deutsch, "Ted Kapnek: A Remembrance". Catalogue from the sale held January 24 to 31, 1981.
Redondo Beach, CA: Donagil Publications, 1981. Softcover. Green stapled wraps with color illus. and white lettering. 64 pp. with bw line drawings throughout. Construction of a Swedish Dowel Tree, Patchwork Supplies and Equipment, General Instructions for Patchwork and Quilting, Ornament Instructions, and more. With patterns, Swedish ginger cookie recipe, etc.
1971. Softcover. Brown wraps. 48 pp. 34 bw plates. Exhibition catalogue. The introduction, an essay by Dena S. Katzenberg on colonial and early American textiles, most especially woven blankets and quilting styles, precedes an extensively annotated catalogue of 84 quilts, coverlets, blankets and the like, accompanied as it is by some helpful bw plates.
Nashville, Tennessee: Rutledge Hill Press, 1998. Softcover. Blue & color illus. wraps, 118 pp., color illus. "A celebration of the artistry of early New England quilters. Drawing upon the collection of Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts, the book examines the textures, colors, and designs of dozens of remarkable pieces and...
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1975. Softcover. Yellow ill. wraps. 127 pp. 60 color plates and 180 bw ills. Supplement to "America's Quilts and Coverlets", published in 1972. Many new quilts introduced to Bishop after that publication, and this book highlights 16 types, most of which are Amish.
Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1989. Softcover. Color-illus., stapled wraps with black lettering. 45 pp. with 16 color plates and several bw figures. Published to coincide with the exhibition, "As Pieces Here to Pieces Join: American Applique Quilts," held Oct. to Dec. 1989. Includes the exhibition checklist. Includes an introductory...
Boston, MA: Massachusetts Society of the Colonial Dames of America, 1921. Hardcover. Tan cloth with decoration and illus. laid on front cover. 416 pp. 12 color, 114 BW plates. A rare early edition of this classic work on needlepoint samplers dating before 1830. In original book form and not an...
NY: Weathervane Books, 1973. reprint. Hardcover. Green boards. viii, 416 pp. 76 bw plates of 126 pictures. A quality reprint of the original edition. Loaded with information, with a chronological arrangement of samplers included in the text.
McLean, Virginia: EPM Publications, Inc, 1989. Softcover. Black & color illus. wraps, 200 pp., BW & color illus. "Barbara Brackman unveils a much-needed system for dating America's heirloom quilts. ... How does detective Brackman arrive at a time bracket for such a quilt? Primarily by a discriminating study of its...
Paducah, KY: American Quilter's Society, 1993. Softcover. Green & color illus. wraps, 160 pp., BW line drawings. "Provides full patterns and instruction for making 'Exotica,' a Jacobean applique quilt with botanical shapes somewhat simplified for easy appliquing." (back cover).
Marion, Massachusetts: The Channings, 1975. First. Softcover. Lavender illustrated wraps; 58 pp.; Profusely illustrated in bw. Samplers from the Plimoth Colony area from the 1600s, 1700s, and 1800s; Includes pieces by Henrietta Bradford, Elizabeth Brewster, Nancy Holmes, Sally Larabee, Tabitha Plasket, Mary Spooner, Sarah Spooner, and many others.
Grand Junction, Colorado: Kathy Spoering, 1996. Softcover. Off-white stapled wraps with blue lettering; 21 pp.; 35 color reproductions. Includes works by Liev Beuten-Schellekens, Pat Dozier, Joan Griffin, Martha Matthews, Jennifer Sargent, Sonni Wendt, and others; Many works accompanied by an annotation by its artist.
[Tokyo]: Seibu Museum of Art, 1983. Softcover. Blue & color illus. wraps, unpaginated, 36 color plates, 35 BW plates. Text is in Japanese and English. Issued in conjunction with a 1983-1984 exhibition of 19th-century American patchwork quilts, from the Pilgrim / Roy collection. Begins with color illustrations of 36 quilts;...
Lopez Island: R.L. Shep, 1986. Reprint of 1877 Edition. Softcover. Glossy, Irish green wraps with white lettering and decoration. 158 pp. with 122 bw figures. A reprint of the 1877 classic for women. All/most women, at that time, were taught how to do all sorts of needle work. Includes historical...
San Francisco: American Quilt Study Group, 1981. Softcover. White/teal wraps with black/brown lettering. 76 pp. with 4 bw illu.s. Contains ten papers by various authors, including Midwestern Pattern Sources, Quilts in Pomo Culture, Afro-American Women and Quilts, and more.
San Francisco: American Quilt Study Group, 1982. Softcover. Color-illus. wraps with black lettering. 112 pp. with occasional bw illus. Contains ten papers by various authors, including Women and Their Quilts as Portrayed by Some American Authors; California's First Quilting Party; Quilts at Chicago's World's Fairs; and more.
San Francisco: American Quilt Study Group, 1983. Softcover. Color-illus. wraps with black lettering on lilac spine. 136 pp. with occasional bw illus. Contains ten papers by various authors, including Red Cross Quilts for the Great War; String Quilts; Fifteen Dearborn Quilts; and more.
Mill Valley, California: American Quilt Study Group, 1987. Softcover. Blue wraps. 143 pp. Numerous bw illus. Contains ten papers by various authors, including "Quilts and Quilters of Floyd County, Virginia" by Susan L. Davis, "Scrap Quilts of New Mexico" by Nora Pickens, and more.
Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College, Hood Museum of Art, 1990. Softcover. Yellow ill. stapled wraps. 20 pp. Numerous bw ills., 5 color plates. Contributions by Elisabeth Donaghy Garrett, Theodore Mitchell and Heather Caldwell. Published to accompany an exhibition held from March 10 to May 13, 1990.
West Chester, Pennsylvania: The Chester County Historical Society, 1976. Softcover. Patterned stapled wraps. 28 pp. 21 bw plates. Brief introduction. Comprised mostly of annotated plates. Catalogue from the exhibition of June to October 1976,
NY: Bonanza Books, 1938 after. Hardcover. Beiege and blue cloth.1 232 pp. 6 color, nearly 400 bw plates. Still one of the best publications, even after all these years. This Bonanza edition is a reprint of the original 1938 printing. A very worthwhile reference.
New York: The Cooper Union Museum For The Arts of Decoration, 1947. Original. Pamphlet. Cream paper wraps, stapled, with black lettering. 15 pp. with no illus. Catalogue from the exhibition of 1947. With a lengthy title essay by Elizabeth Haynes and a list of selected references (from the museum library)...