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A Pictorial History of the Carousel by A.S. Barnes and Company, NY, 1964. Hardcover with original dust jacket. First edition. 231 pages. Book is clean and tight. Interior without marks, stains or tears. Over 350 illustrations. Comprehensive history of the carousel including origins, design, makers, art of carving and more. Incredible detail written by Frederick Fried, art director and expert on the history of the carousel. Gorgeous photos. Scarce.
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For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."
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