Gustav Stickley, the Craftsman

Author: Mary Ann Smith

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486272108

Category: Architecture

Page: 186

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Superb study was first to survey totality of influential designer’s accomplishments, focusing on Craftsman houses. Stickley’s design philosophy, influential journal, The Craftsman, major events in the rise and fall of the Craftsman empire, plus illustrations, descriptions, floor plans for many choice examples of Craftsman houses. 86 black-and-white halftones. 31 line illus. Introduction.
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The 1912 and 1915 Gustav Stickley Craftsman Furniture Catalogs

Author: Gustav Stickley

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486138763

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 112

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With over 200 detailed illustrations and descriptions, these two catalogs are essential reading and reference materials and identification guides for Stickley furniture. Captions cite materials, dimensions, and prices.
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Craftsman Homes

Author: Gustav Stickley

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1312025409

Category: Architecture

Page: 226

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WE have selected for presentation here what we consider the best of the houses de signed in The Craftsman Workshops and published in THE CRAFTSMAN during the past five years. Brought together in this way into a closely related group, these designs serve to show the development of the Craftsman idea of home building, decoration and furnishing, and to make plain the fundamental principles which underlie the planning of every Craftsman house. These principles are simplicity, durability, fitness for the life that is to be lived in the house and harmony with its natural surroundings. Given these things, the beauty and comfort of the home environment develops as naturally as a flowering plant from the root.
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A complex fate

Gustav Stickley and the Craftsman Movement

Author: Barry Sanders

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: N.A

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 192

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The full-length biography of the outspoken leader of the Arts and Crafts Movement During an intense period of technological innovation early in this century, a movement dedicated to simple living began to take shape. An unknown cabinetmaker, Gustav Stickley, became the most vocal spokesperson in America for this quirky revolution in aesthetics known as the Arts and Crafts Movement. This book traces Stickley's wide-ranging artistic career that sought to integrate social theory, political commitment, and aesthetic design. Stickley believed utility, simplicity, and beauty—exemplified in high quality craftsmanship—were the keys to an ideal life, and thousands of Americans bought both the product and the notion. Stickley's is a story of a movement that exerted tremendous influence on furniture, pottery, metalwork, jewelry, bookbinding, leatherwork, and architecture. But his story is also one of classic collision, when the ideals of a simple life clash with those of a complex fate. Includes rare photographs of Stickley's works Features Stickley's own renderings for his early designs BARRY SANDERS (HOMETOWN?) is Professor of English and the History of Ideas at Pitzer College in Claremont, CA. He is the author of A is for Ox and co-author of ABC: The Alphabetization of the Popular Mind and The Sacred Paw: The Bear in Nature, Myth, and Literature.
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The forgotten rebel

Gustav Stickley and his craftsman mission furniture

Author: John Crosby Freeman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 112

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Craftsman Bungalows

59 Homes from "The Craftsman"

Author: Gustav Stickley

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486141985

Category: Architecture

Page: 160

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Best and most attractive designs from Arts and Crafts Movement publication — 1903–1916 — includes sketches, photographs of homes, floor plans, descriptive text.
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Stickley's Craftsman Homes

Plans, Drawings, Photographs

Author: Gustav Stickley

Publisher: Gibbs Smith Publishers

ISBN: 1586853791

Category: Architecture

Page: 528

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Stickley's Craftsman Homes presents valuable information that historic homeowners and buyers, architects and historians need in order to identify and preserve the surviving Stickley homes. For the first time, all 221 known Gustav Stickley house designs are collected together as originally published in The Craftsman magazine almost 100 years ago, along with exterior illustrations, floor plans and historical photos.
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Furniture of the American arts and crafts movement

furniture made by Gustav Stickley, L. & J.G. Stickley, and the Roycroft Shop

Author: David M. Cathers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 256

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FURNITURE OF THE AMERICAN ARTS & CRAFTS MOVEMENT by David M. Cathers. Here is the long awaited, updated & revised edition of David M. Cathers' groundbreaking book on American Arts & Crafts furniture. Originally published in 1981, it provided authoritative information on Gustav Stickley's Craftsman Workshops, the L. & J. G. Stickley Furniture Company & the Roycroft Shop. The book was the first to trace the style &, through a richly detailed text & over 200 illustrations, provide a means for identification, dating & subjectively evaluating many individual pieces. This extensively illustrated book is an invaluable reference for anyone interested in the history of American decorative arts. To order: Turn of the Century Editions, P. O. Box 908, Philmont, NY 12565. 518-672-4639.
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