Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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h some one would take up this subject and write a book about it.The young collector is like a baby learning to walk. Hefalls down many times and his steps need guiding. Someadmirable books have been written dealing with blue Staf-fordshire from various points of view, and each one of theseworks presents to the collector a fund of information whichit has taken time and pains to get together, but none of themtell him how to collect. By far the best work I have readrelative to American views on blue Staffordshire is the well-known volume by Mr. R. T. H. Halsey, of New York.This book with its careful descriptions, its accurate historicalreferences, and its magnificent illustrations is a necessity to acollector. Mr. Barber in his admirable work gives classi-fied lists of the various pieces which he knows about, andthere are other books which might be mentioned, but afterall, I come back to my original statement which is that noth-ing has been written on this subject which tells a collector
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Group of New York Views in the Collection of Alex. M. HudnutPrinceton, New Jersey Some Boston Pieces and Miscellaneous Views in Collection ofAlex. M. Hudnut January, 1907 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS 23
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