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Basketry, the Nantucket tradition

John E. McGuire

Basketry, the Nantucket tradition

history, techniques, projects

by John E. McGuire

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Lark Books in Asheville, N.C., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.),
  • Massachusetts,
  • Nantucket Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Basket making -- Massachusetts -- Nantucket Island.,
    • Nantucket Island (Mass.) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [2]) and index.

      StatementJohn McGuire ; photography by Henry Peach.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTT879.B3 M388 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination125, [3] p. :
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2230248M
      ISBN 10093727450X
      LC Control Number89083931

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