Antique Folk Art Weathervanes Weather Vanes Whirligigs - Types Dates Etc. / Book


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Lavishly illustrated in color and black-and-white, this early out-of-print book is a definitive guide to identifying and collecting antique weathervanes and whirligigs. 
A GALLERY OF AMERICAN WEATHERVANES AND WHIRLIGIGS , by Robert Bishop and Patricia Coblentz, E.P. Dutton, NY, 1981. 
This text is simply fascinating!  The various types of weathervanes and whirligigs are categorized in the following chapters: Arrows, banners, and Openwork Weathervanes; Weathercocks and feathered Friends; The Native American; Symbols of Freedom: Goddess of Liberty and Eagles; Forest and Jungle: Farmyard; Horse Crazy; Angels from on High; Fantastic Spirits; Winds from the Sea; Sails and Wheels; Whirligigs; Notes; Bibliography; and Index.  231 photographs illustrate these items with complete in-depth descriptions.  One of the most comprehensive pictorial references published on the subject, this book is an invaluable guide to the collector, dealer, or historian of this unique American type of folk art. 
8.9” x 11.3” hardback with dust cover in very good condition.  128 pages. Free media mail shipping and handling for deliveries within the 50 United States.  Rates vary for international mailings. 

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