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1 McGOWN, Pearl K. Lore and Lure of Hooked Rugs. First Edition in dustjacket.
The author, West Boylston, MA, 1966, 
McGOWN, Pearl K. The Lore and Lure of Hooked Rugs. (West Boylston, MA: The author, October 1966). First Printing. Lithographed by the Acton Press Inc,Acton, MA. Pp. (10),[1]-310. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, blue clo th with gilt lettering to spine. "In the old days, rig hookiung used to be a carefully guarded mysry of intricate methods and materials. So the cfraftof making hooked rugs will have a core of freely-shared knowledge, Mrs. Mc Gown prefers that teachers work together. As a result, beauty, and the skill to create it, is multiplied and re-multiplied in countless homes around the world." - from the dustjacket. Contents: A Witness of My Time; A Thorough Knowledge is the Power of Teaching; Give and Take; A Season and Time for Every Purpose; Strive Against the Stream; Necessity is the Mother of Invention; The Magnificence of Color; New Ideas Never Work Unless You Do; The Caprices of Crewel; Desire and Skill can Produce an Oriental Masterpiece; A Legacy From the Past; Reflections on Fruit and Leaves; Approach Geometric Angles with Try-Angles: Quaint and Crude, and The Old Yields to the New; A Picture is a Poem Without Words; That Which Grows Slowly Endures: A Marriage of Two Crafts, The Importance of Position; What's in a Name; Put FoundationsUnder Your Castles in the Air. Very good in lightly rubbed, nicked dustjac ket. 25.00

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2 McGOWN, Pearl K. KEYES, Harriett I. Rainbow in Rags : An analysis of the spectrum colors in 1. terms of dyes, 2. terms of colors, with directions for blending, 3. terms of flowers, leaves, scrolls, etc., with combinations to be used, 4. terms of materials, ...
Sturbridge Corporation, Sturbridge, MA, 1971, 
McGOWN, Pearl K. The Rainbow in Rags : An analysis of the spectrum colors in 1. terms of dyes, 2. terms of colors, with directions for blending, 3. terms of flowers, leaves, scrolls, etc., with combinations to be used, 4. terms of materials, and suggestions for changing them, and complete instructions for dyeing. By Pearl K. McGown, Inc., written in collaboration with Harriett I. Keyes, Colorist. Sturbridge, MA: Sturbridge Corporation, (1971). Pp. (2),3-36, including covers. Unillustrated. 8vo, printed stapled self wraps. Faint stain to front cover, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs will be cheaper than quoted. 20.00

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3 McGOWN, Pearl K. You ..... Can Hook Rugs.
Pearl K. McGown, West Boylston, Mass., 1953, 
McGOWN, Pearl K. You ..... Can Hook Rugs. (West Boylston, Mass,: Pearl K. McGown, April, 1953). Second Printing. Lithographed by Buck Printing Company, Boston. Pp [1]-316,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Rose Cottage; Which are you?; Benefits derived; The Tools; Preparing pattern and mounting on frame; Technique; Dyeing; A chair seat or a rug?; Chair Seats; Beginners' Rugs; Fundamentals on floral and leaf detail; Roses; Wild Roses; Tulips; Pansies; Morning Glories; Iris; Lines; Petunias; Dahlias; Fuchsias; Subtle accents in all flowers; Chrysanthemums; Foxglove; Padulas; Flowers of fantasy; Fruit; The little things that count; Leaves; Fundamentals of Scrolls; Borders; Geometries; Orientals; Modern; Planning your rug; A Tribute to my Teachers; Care of Rugs; List of back issuesof Letter Service; List of patterns treated by Dye Dabbler; List of other publications . Rubbed, light wear to spine ends and corners, lightly spotted, penned name, else very good. 20.00

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