The Spirit of Folk Art: the Girard Collection At the Museum of International Folk Art. Henry Glassie.

The Spirit of Folk Art: the Girard Collection At the Museum of International Folk Art

Hardcover, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1989. First Edition. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 345 Illustration, including 285 full color plates. Color photographs by Michel Monteaux, Black-and-white photographs by Henry Glassie. "Folk art is, indeed, the oldest of the aristocracies of thought, and because it refuses what is passing and trivial, the merely clever and pretty, as certainly as the vulgar and insincere, and because it has gathered into itself the simplest and most unforgetable thoughts of the generations, it is the soil where all great art is rooted. - William Butler Yeats, 1901". Ships same or next business day. Previous owner's blind stamp; otherwise free of major defects. Dust jacket has a half inch of yellow discoloration at the front top corner; otherwise in fine condition. ; Museum International Folk Art; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 276 pages. [Item #62664]

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