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The craftsman


The craftsman
Vol. XXIV, Number 2
Eastwood, N.Y.: United Crafts, May 1913

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[Frontispiece] Frank S. Black, philosopher, farmer, writer

[Title page] The craftsman, p. 3a

Contents, pp. 3a-4a

Inspiration, pp. 143-147

The furniture of our forefathers: how it embodies the history and romance of its period, pp. 148-157

Photography that is critical, constructive and creative shown in the work of Baron De Meyer, pp. 158-165

The man who staid at home: a story, Rabb, Laura S. pp. 166-172

The increasing beauty of modern domestic architecture as shown by picturesque details, pp. 173-179

The companionship of vines: annual and perennial varieties, and the different kinds of shade which they produce, pp. 180-186

The little comforters, Widdemer, Margaret p. 186

Home life of the birds, Pearson, T. Gilbert pp. 187-192

The elf describes his violin, Conkling, Grace Hazard p. 192

A picturesque old house in Philadelphia recalling the adventurous lives of John and William Bartram, early American botanists, pp. 193-197

Beside the fire, Hughes, Ella Howard p. 198

Staircases ancient, mediƦval and colonial, from which those of the present may reap suggestions, pp. 199-205

Lost wild flowers: plants that have been sought for as diligently and courageously as the North and South Poles, Lounsberry, Alice pp. 206-210

The carpenter, Mason, Edward Wilbur p. 210

Some old-time wall-papers that revive a forgotten idea in mural decoration, pp. 211-215

Science in art, as shown in the International Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Roberts, Mary Fanton pp. 216-218

[The new brick house at Craftsman Farms and a small cement bungalow], pp. [219]-223

A cottage conforming to the irregularities of its site, Ford, G. H.; Ford, E. D. pp. 224-226

"Twin oaks," a country cottage that has grown out of a Craftsman idea, pp. 227-229

The observance of Arbor Day: an open letter to boys and girls, Dean, Arthur D. pp. 229-233

How to rid the lawn and garden of moles, bugs and worms, Sperry, Joseph H. pp. 233-235

The apple orchard as an investment: how to begin to grow apples in the right way, Jenkins, W. H. pp. 236-239

Modern wall coverings that have fulfilled their promises of durability and decorative merit, pp. 239-240

Summertime furnishings that afford freshness and comfort for life in hot weather, pp. 241-242

The growth of children's gardens and their benefits, pp. 243-244

Modern furniture reproduced from the antique, showing practical types for American homes, pp. 245-248

More color in house furnishings as well as in the art galleries, pp. 249-250

Our important timber trees: a practical book for landowners and farmers, p. 251

Als ik kan: the Craftsman's birthday party, Stickley, Gustav pp. 252-254

The Craftsman Building, pp. 254-255

Book reviews, pp. 255-256 ff.

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