Jigsaw Puzzles: An Illustrated History and Price Guide (repost)

ISBN: 0870695371

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Anne D. Williams, "Jigsaw Puzzles: An Illustrated History and Price Guide"
English | 1990 | ISBN: 0870695371 | 376 pages | Djvu | 20 MB


Table of Contents
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
Part l. History and Collecting Guide
Chapter 1: Jigsaw Puzzles: A Brief History 3
European Origins, 4 Early Children's Puzzles in the U.S., 6 Children's
Puzzles Between the World Wars, 8 Children's Puzzles After World War II, 9 The
First Puzzles for Adults, 10 The Depression Puzzle Craze, 13 Moss
Production ivith Die-Cutting, 14 Revival of Hand-Crafted Wood Puzzles, 15 Luxury
Puzzles: Par, 16 Adult Puzzles since the Depression, 17 Advertising Puzzles,
18 Novelty Puzzles, 20
Chapter 2: Major Jigsaw Puzzle Manufacturers: 1850-1970 22
Marjorie Bouve, 23 Milton Bradley Co., 23 James Browning, 24 Consolidated
Paper Box Co., 25 Einson-Freenian Co., Inc., 26 E. E. Fairchild Corp., 2.6 AIHph
L. Fretts, 27 Hallmark Cards, Inc., 28 G. J. Hayter & Co.. Lid., 2f3 C. I. Hood
& Co., 29 Jaymar Specialty Co., Inc., 30 Leisure Hour Puzzle Co., 31 Madmar
Quality Co., 32 McLoughlin Brothers, 32 Par Co., Ltd.. 34 Parker Brothers,
Inc., 35 Picture Puzzle Exchange, 36 Margaret Richardson, 37 Saalfield
Publishing Co.. 38 Sclchovv&RighterCo., 38 Silent Teacher. 39 J.W. Spear
& Sons, Ltd.. 40 Springbok Editions, Inc., 41 Joseph K. Straus Products Corp.,
42 Carroll A. Towne, 43 Raphael Tuck & Sons, 43 Tuco Work Shops. Inc..
45 University Distributing Co., 46 Viking Manufacturing Co., 47 Warren
Paper Products Co., 47 Western Publishing Co., 47
Chapter 3: How To Develop a Jigsaw Puzzle Collection 49
Choosing a Focus, 49 Players, 49 Spectators, 50 Stivers. 50 Augmenlers,
50 Finding Puzzles, 51 Understanding the Importance of Condition,
52 Inspecting a Puzzle. 53 Making Repairs, 54 Displaying and Storing
Puzzles, 55 Cataloging Your Collection, 56 Identifying Unknown Puzzles,
57 Learning More about Your Puzzles, 59
Chapter 4: Jigsaw Puzzle Values 61
General Criteria for Puzzle Prices, 61 Visual Appeal and Subject Matter,
61 Craftsmanship, 62 Condition, 64 Rarity, 65 Manufacturer and
Historical Interest, 65 Size, 65 Type of Markel, 66 State of the Market Today.
66 Children's Puzzles Pre-World War J, 66 Children's Puzzles Post-World
War I, 67 Hand-Cut Wood Puzzles for Adults. 67 Die-Cut Cardboard Puzzles
for Adults, 67 Advertising and Novelty Puzzles, 67 An Assessment of the
Trends, 67 Selling Your Puzzles. 68
Part n. Detailed Descriptions of Puzzles by Type
Chapter 5: How To use Part ll 73
General Organization. 73 Using the Price Guide, 74 Explanation of the
Captions, 75
Chapter 6: Lessons From the Past: History and Geography 77
European History, 78 World's Fairs and Expositions, 83 U.S. History and
Politics, 86 U.S. Military History. 90 Dissected Maps. 97
Chapter 7: Familiar Tales 102
Biblical Stories, 103 Traditional Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales, 106 Other
Stories and Literature, 114
Chapter 8: All Creatures Great and Small 119
Cats. 119 Dogs, 124 Horses and Farm Animals, 126 Zoo and Circus
Animals, 131 Comic Animals, 135 Other Animals and Buds, 136
Chapter 9: Faces and Places 140
Children and Families, 141 Belles and Sweethearts, 149 Leisure Moments,
155 Comic Characters, 160 Scenes from the Old West, 162 Distant Vistas,
Chapter 10: Through the Artist's Eyes 174
Chapter 11: America on the Move 187
Ships, 187 Trains, 190 Road Vehicles, 193 Aviation, 197 Mixed Subjects,
Chapter 12: Special Days 202
Valentine's Day, 202 Christmas, 204 Birthdays and Anniversaries, 210 New
Year's, Easter, Thanksgiving, etc., 211
Chapter 13: There's No Business Like Show Business 214
Hollywood, 215 Radio Personalities, 223 Television, 226 Comic and
Cartoon Characters, 227 Wild West and Super Heroes, 238
Chapter 14: Pieces from Madison Avenue 245
Chapter 15-. What's in a Box? 276
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Chapter 16: More Than a Puzzle 294
Postcard and Correspondence Puzzles, 294 Puzzle Hooks, 297 Puzzle Games,
301 Other Dual-Purpose Puzzles, 305 Puzzle Making Supplies and
Ephemera, 308
Chapter 17: Puzzles for the Future 312
Wood Fuiwltft., 313 Die-cLi! Puzzles, 319 Unusual Puzzles, 322
Price Guide 326
Selected Bibliography 331
index of American Puzzle Manufacturers, 1850-1970 334
index of Puzzle Titles 350
Subject index 355

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