Series: Schiffer Book for Collectors
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.; 2 Rev Exp edition (August 30, 2000)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.5 x 11 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #1,028,787 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #113 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Crafts & Hobbies > Baskets #5922 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Antiques & Collectibles
I bought this book after taking classes in making lightship baskets locally, and must admit that without it I would not have been able to continue making them at home. The history of the baskets is excellent, and colored photographs of baskets as well as the island of Nantucket are numerous throughout the book. If you are at all interested in baskets, this book is a must!
This book is filled with information about the Lightship baskets and their history, along with many of the renown makers of the baskets. If you are a fan of the Nantucket Lightship Baskets and handbags, you will enjoy this publication.
I took a class by Martha Two yrs. ago that was great to. It was at the MBA in Grand Rapids MI. The book is just as good if not better. The history is something I always wanted to know about . Thank You Martha for such a wonderful book . C. M. Miller Bay City MI.
A companion book to the traditional lightship book, interesting history of the island & its people, pictures of current nantuckets, good details and pictures for those willing to make their own.
This is just another wonderful book on Nantucket baskets to add to your collection about baskets. Great pictures as well as historical information and much more.
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