AntiquesCatalog_Spring2015 - page 20

2015 new books
About Time:
Celebrating Men’s Watches
Ivar Hauge Line
• An enthusiasts’ guide to the best men’s wristwatches, from vintage pieces to smart watches
• In-depth looks at collectibles by Audemars Piguet, Omega, Rolex, IWC, Patek Philippe, and others
• Short essays discuss cars and watches, watches in space, celebrities and their timepieces, and more
This celebration of high-endmen’s wristwatches is a collection of essays, timelines, andmore than 250 color
photographs. Aimed at collectors, watch enthusiasts, and anyone with an interest in fashion, the book ranges
from in-depth looks at specificmodels, including classics and contemporary timepieces, to overviews of pilot’s
watches, diver’s watches, and other watches developed for various purposes. Short essays and timelines take
a look at pop culture, including topics such as cars and watches, watches in space, watches in films, famous
advertising campaigns, and celebrities and their timepieces. Learn about today’s customized watches, smart
watches, and a watch that shows the time in words only. Featured watch brands include Audemars Piguet,
Omega, Rolex, IWC, Patek Philippe, Hublot, Tag Hauer, and more. The author also presents his top 10 list
for the ultimate watch collecor.
When he was 15 years old,
Ivar Hauge Line
discovered a great passion: watches. He is the happy owner
of more than 250 wristwatches.
Size: 8 1/4" x 8 1/4" • 255 color images • 240 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4905-8 • hard cover • $34.99
Weaving Shaker Rugs:
Traditional Techniques to Create Beautiful Reproduction Rugs and Tapes
Mary Elva Congleton Erf
• Offers detailed, step-by-step instructions for weaving rugs in the authentic Shaker method
• Covers the history of the Shakers and their place in America’s art traditions
• The author developed a method for rug reproduction after studying textiles at historic Shaker sites
Learn how to make colorful, gorgeously patterned rugs using the 200-year-old techniques of the Shakers.
The author researched and analyzed textiles at five historic Shaker village sites before developing a method
to create new versions of these classics. You’ll learn how 10 original rugs were woven and then get detailed
instructions on how to make 10 reproduction rugs, with full explanations of the dyeing, the warp material,
the weftmaterials, and how toweave, as well as instructions for weaving Shaker tapes. Learn about the history
of the Shakers in America and the impact of their craftsmanship on our arts tradition. Like all items used in
daily Shaker life, these rugs have three outstanding characteristics: they are unusual in their design, they are
perfect for the purpose they are meant to serve, and they are beautiful in quality.
Mary Elva Congleton Erf
is widely recognized as an authority on Shaker textiles. Her reproduction
textiles are in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art as well as the Shaker villages at Pleasant
Hill, Kentucky; Canterbury, New Hampshire; and Hancock, Massachusetts.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 89 color photos • 144 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4907-2 • hard cover • $34.99
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