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Budownictwo Ludowe W Polsce - Folk Buildings in Poland Czar Zabawek Krakowskich - The Charm of Krakow Toys Dziela Rak. Umyslu I Serca - Traditional Skills and Crafts in Malopolska
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This is a highly detailed description of wooden buildings in various regions throughout Poland from the 19th century, many of which still exist today.  The books begins with and examination construction techniques and architectural designs Exceptional documentation of the early hand-carved and hand-made wooden toys from the royal capital city of Krakow.  Over one hundred examples of toys from late 19th century to the year 1939, showing the marvels solds at Krakow fairs. The Ethnographic Museum in Krakow published this album in 2005 based on their collections accumulated over a century and through active contacts with artists and craftsmen of the Malopolska (Little Poland) region.  The album is devoted to selected crafts,
By Tomasz Czerwinski by Malgorzata Oleszkiewicz, photos by Jacek Kubiena By Marian Dlugosz and Photos by Jacek Kubiena
Folk Painting in Poland (Obrazy ludowe) Ginace Zawody W Polsce - Dying Professions in Poland Historic Wooden Churches in the Silesian Province - Zabytkowe Koscioly Drewniane w Wojewodztwie Slaskim
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Folk Painting in Poland (Obrazy ludowe) Once Poland shrugged off the yolk of communism and embraced capitalism a profound change in the work place started to occur.  Government support for the folk arts began to dwindle. The crafts that flourished in the countryside have fallen on hard times. Historic Wooden Churches in the Silesian Province - Zabytkowe Koscioly Drewniane w Wojewodztwie Slaskim
by Aleksander Jackowski by Adam Skuza by Edward Wieczorek
Hives and Apiaries in Poland - Ule I Pasieki w Polsce In the Borderland of Cultures - Wooden Sacral Architecture of the Podkarpacie Region In the Borderland of Cultures - Wooden Sacral Architecture of the Podkarpacie Region (Souvenir book)
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A beautiful and informative photographic album about beekeeping in Poland. A monumental work covering the 1000 year old history of Polish apiculture. This album includes current and historical photographs mostly in full color. In the Borderland of Cultures - Wooden Sacral Architecture of the Podkarpacie Region In the Borderland of Cultures - Wooden Sacral Architecture of the Podkarpacie Region (Souvenir book)
text by Maciej Rysiewicz, photography by Jerzy Zak Color photographs by Tadeusz Budzinski Color photographs by Tadeusz Budzinski
Kolorowy Swiat Eweliny Peksowej - The Colorful World of Ewelina Peksowej Nasz Folklor Ocalony - Our Folklore Preserved Nikifor
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This album is dedicated to the first lady of Polish painting on glass, Evelina Peksowej.  A native of Zakopane, she is credited with the revival of this art form starting in 1968.  This is her story and the pictures of her most famous works. The next book in the "Saved From Oblivion" series highlights the folk heritage and tradition from 12 regions in Poland.
Each region includes its history, traditions, culture, construction, folk crafts and agriculture. This album presents the work of Nikifor Krynicki, the famous Lemko primitive painter. Nikifor is one of the most fascinating personalities in 20th Century European Art. Born and bred in extreme poverty, towards the end of his life he was accorded the hono
by Zbigniew Swiech and photographs by Jacek Kubiena by Marek Borucki
Commentary by Zbigniew Wolanin, and an introduction by Andrzej Oseka
Nikifor - Malarstwo/Painting Polish Folk Art Lowicz - Polska Sztuka Ludowa Lowicz Polish Folk Embroidery - English Version
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This mini album presents the work of Nikifor Krynicki, the famous Lemko primitive painter. Nikifor is one of the most fascinating personalities in 20th Century European Art. Born and bred in extreme poverty, towards the end of his life he was accorded A beautiful full color album presenting the folk art of the area known as the Duchy of Lowicz. It contains 230 illustrations with text in English and Polish. Includes pictures of wycinanki (paper cut-outs) regional costumes, religious customs, wood carvin 190 stunning full- color illustrations showcase the folk art of Poland's 31 regions from Krakow to Podhale, from Silesia to Lowicz, from Mazowia, Kaszubia, to Kujawia and Kurpie; a striking display of folk costumes, furnishings, headgear and decorations.
Text By Zbigniew Wolanin
by Lech Majewski and Janusz Pulnar by Jadwiga Turska
Polska Fatima - Polish Fatima Polska Stroje Ludowe - Poland Folk Costumes Polska Sztuka Ludowa - Polish Folk Art
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The fascinating story of the Church of Our Lady of Fatima in Krzeptowki (near Zakopane) and its connection with John Paul II.  A beautiful album filled with full color photographs. PolThe book is the first publication presenting as many as 63 folk costumes from the whole territory of Poland.  We can get to know one of the most spectacular elements of Polish peasant culture owing to the descriptions by the outstanding ethnographer El The book presents the work of village art including, sculpture, painting, painting on glass, graphics, papercutting, weaving and much more.  Religion is a major theme in much of the folk arts and the author presents the images of patron saints, as well as
Printed In Poland by Elzbieta Piskorz-Branekova By Alicja Mironiuk Nikolska
Polski Haft Ludowy - Polish Folk Embroidery Polskie Obrzedy i zwyczaje - Doroczne - Polish Customs and Rituals - Annual Cycle Polskie Stroje Ludowe Vol 1 - Polish Folk Costumes
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Polski Haft Ludowy - Polish Folk Embroidery This is the second album in a series of Polish language albums dedicated to the preservation of Polish customs, crafts and history.  The album follows the four seasons, Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall and details all Polish customs in detail. This book is a detailed examination of the folk costumes from 25 regions in Poland and the first in a series dedicated to the preservation of Polish customs, crafts and history. The book is highly detailed with color photos and drawings of all of the cost
by Jadwiga Turska
Polish Language Edition
By Barbara Ogrodowska by Elzbieta Piskorz-Branekova
Polskie Stroje Ludowe Volume 2 - Polish Folk Costumes Polskie Stroje Ludowe Volume 3 - Polish Folk Costumes Polskie Tradycje i Obyczaje Rodzinne- Polish Family Traditions And Customs
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Polskie Stroje Ludowe Volume 2 - Polish Folk Costumes This book is a detailed examination of 23 folk costumes from Southern Poland and the third in a series dedicated to the preservation of Polish customs, crafts and history. The book is highly detailed with color photos and drawings of all of the costume el From cradle to grave this highly illustrated work details the history of Polish family traditions and customs.  Polish language edition only.
by Elzbieta Piskorz-Branekova by Elzbieta Piskorz-Branekova by Dr. Barbara Ogrodowska
Stroje Krakowskie - Krakow Regional Costumes The Art of the Russian Matryoshka
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The Krakow festive costumes are considered to be the best-known of Polish folk costumes. Their fabrics, cut, colour, and adornments, changed repeatedly, reaching the greatest differentiation in the final stage of development at the beginning of the 20th c This is the most comprehensive book ever written on the dolls that have become the symbol of Russian folk culture, if not Russia itself.  
The first Russian matryoshka was made in 1899 in Sergiev Posad, a small monastery village.
by Barbara Kozuch and Elzbieta Pobiegly with photos by Jacek Kubiena By Rett Ertl And Rick Hibberd
   
 
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