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Currier and Ives: America Imagined CURRIER & IVES: AMERICA IMAGINED.
Bryan F. Le Beau. Washington, DC, 2001. Cloth.

A fascinating cultural history of the hugely prolific and influential print publishers whose images both reflected and influenced the country’s view of itself. $29.95



Imprint with Unconventional Currier article "EVEN MORE UNCONVENTIONAL CURRIER & IVES."
Christopher W. Lane. From Imprint. Volume 30, Number 2; Autumn 2005. Paper.

The complete issue of Imprint, featuring this seven page illustrated article on prints issued by the Currier & Ives firm that fall outside the conventional type of popular lithograph for which it is so well known. $15.00



Currier and Ives GuideA GUIDE TO COLLECTING CURRIER & IVES.
Christopher W. Lane with D.H. Cresswell & C. Cades. Philadelphia, 2001. Paper.

A basic guide which discusses the nature of Currier and Ives prints and the issues involved in collecting them. $8.00



Portraits of a NationCURRIER & IVES: PORTRAITS OF A NATION.
Alexandra Bonfante-Warren. New York, 1998. Cloth.

A very nice new general reference book on Currier & Ives. With a good general history of the firm and discussion of all the types of prints they issued, combined with over 100 color illustrations, this is a good book for anyone just getting interested in prints by "Americas Printmakers." $19.95



Currier and Ives.  The New Best 50 CURRIER & IVES-- THE NEW BEST 50
Marshall R. Berkoff. Milwaukee, 1991. Cloth.

Color illustrations of 100 prints--the large and small New Best 50 selections. With an essay "Comparison of the Original and New Best 50 Currier & Ives" by Christopher W. Lane. $30.00



MR. CURRIER AND MR. IVES. A NOTE ON THEIR LIVES AND TIMES.
Russell Crouse. New York, 1930. Cloth. Out of print.

With 16 color plates and 16 black & white ones, the playwright and New York Post and New Yorker columnist wove a glittering narrative of the modes and manners of nineteenth century America. $20.00



MR. CURRIER AND MR. IVES. A NOTE ON THEIR LIVES AND TIMES.
Russell Crouse. Garden City, 1941. Reprint of the 1930 edition. Cloth. Out of print.

With 16 color plates and 16 black & white ones, the playwright and New York Post and New Yorker columnist wove a glittering narrative of the modes and manners of nineteenth century America. $15.00



Currier and Ives Navy CURRIER & IVES NAVY.
U.S. Naval Academy Museum. Annapolis, 1983. Paper.

A copiously illustrated and informative catalog of Currier & Ives prints reflecting on the U.S. Navy and maritime themes. $18.00



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