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The craftsman
Volume XXXI, Number 3 (December 1916)

Why not artistic post boxes?,   pp. 293-295 PDF (2.0 MB)


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CRAFTSMAN ADVERTISING DEPARTMENT
         Practical Books
                         of
Home Life Enrichment
Practical Book of Early American Arts and Crafts
By HAROLD DONALDSON EBERLEIN AND ABBOT
    McCLURE. Profusely illustrated.      Colored frontispiece.
    Net, $6.00. Postage extra. A thoroughly practical book
    for collectors, artists, craftsmen, archieologists, libraries,
    museums and the general reader. The volume is the result
    of great research and a wide knowledge of the subject.
Practical Book of Architecture
By C. MATLACK PRICE. Profusely illustrated. Net, $6.00.
    Postage extra. Not only a book for the man or woman
    who wishes to build a home (and for whom it is more help-
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    tells the general reader what he needs to know about archi-
    tecture-about the buildings he sees in America or Europe,
    public as well as private.
The Practical Book of Period Furniture
By HAROLD DONALDSON EBERLEIN AND ABBOT
    McCLURE. With 250 illustrations. A special feature is
    an illustrative chronological key for the identification of
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    a box, $6.00 net. Postage extra.
TOWN AND COUNTRY, New York:
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The Practical Book of Oriental Rugs
By G. GRIFFIN LEWIS. New Edition, Revised and En-
    larged. With 20 illustrations in full color. 93 illustrations
    in double-tone. 70 designs in line. Folding chart of rug
    characteristics and a map of the Orient. Octavo, hand-
    somely bound, in a box, $6.00 net. Postage extra.
LITERARY DIGEST, New York:
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    Persia, Turkestan, and China."
The Practical Book of Outdoor Rose Growing
By GEORGE C. THOMAS, JR. Third Edition. Elaborately
    illustrated with 96 perfect reproductions in full color of all
    varieties of roses, and 8 halftone plates. Octavo, handsome
    cloth binding, in a box, $5.00 net. Postage extra.
BULLETIN OF THE GARDEN CLUB OF AMERICA:
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The Practical Book of Garden Architecture
By PHEBE WESTCOTT HUMPHREYS. With frontispiece
    in color and 125 illustrations from actual examples of
    Garden Architecture and House Surroundings.       Octavo.
    Handsomely decorated cloth binding, in a box, $6.00 net.
    Postage extra.
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LIPPINCOTT
BOOKS
1792
1916
FOR SALE AT ALL
BOOKSTORES
J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY
MOtREAL P"JILADIMLPHIA LONnON
Joseph Pennell's
Pictures of. the
Wonder of Work
52 Plates, $2.00 net. Postage
           Extra.
  This is unquestionably one of
  the finest collections of pictures
  done by the "master draughts-
man" of the age, and in this
case he has chosen a most in-
teresting subject, "The Wonder
of Work," the building of giant
ships, sky scrapers, railway sta-
tions, etc., etc. The artist tells
about each picture in a short
introduction.
Rings
By GEORGE FREDERICK
  KUNZ, Ph.D., M.A., D.Sc.
  Profusely illustrated in color
  and doubletone. Net, $6.00.
  Postage extra. A wonderful
  book on finger rings in all
  ages and in all climes by
  America's most famous gem
  expert.  Everything  about
  rings in one volume.
Parks
Their Design, Equipment and Use
By GEORGE BURNAP, Offi-
  cial  Landscape  Architect,
  Public Buildings and Grounds,
  Washington, D. C. Profuse-
  ly illustrated. Frontispiece
  in coloi. Net, $6.00. Post-
  age extra. The only exhaus-
  tive book on the subject and
  by the foremost authority on
  the subject. Contains many
  new  hints from the finest
  European examples of Park
  work, as well as American.
Kindly mention The Craftsman
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