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Weathervane Books


weathervane books, folk art, reference, book reviews, price guideThis is a partial list of a much larger compilation edited by David Ferro. It is a continuous project which reflects years of research. The compilation cites books, periodicals, pamphlets, diaries, newspapers, letters, government documents and interviews. The list spans over 200 years of print. David is always happy to assist anyone with research in the field utilizing the information contained in his bibliography. Much of the printed material listed in the compilation is in David's possession.

A small portion of the list is provided here. All of these publications are available for purchase for your library at home. Prices and additional details of the book are located within the link to "Review and Copy information", listed below each book.

We may not have a stock on all books. Prices on used books vary slightly depending on condition.

(If you're looking for a listing of Children's Books on the subject of weathervanes,  please consult the list in our Kids & Weathervanes section of our site.)

A Gallery of American Weather Vanes & Whirligigs 
Robert Bishop, New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1981.
(Review and copy information)

Weathervanes and Whirligigs 
Kenneth Fitzgerald, New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1967.
(Review and copy information)

Weather Vanes: The History, Manufacture, and Design of an American Folk Art 
Charles Klamkin, New York: Hawthorn Books, 1973.
(Review and copy information)

The Complete Book of Lightning Rod Balls by Rod Krupka and Mike Bruner.
Rod Krupka & Mike Bruner, 1995 (Self Published)
(Review and copy information)

Yankee Weathervanes 
Myrna Kaye, E.P. Dutton & Co., 1975
(Review and copy information)

Weathervane Secrets
Mabel E., Reaveley, New Hampshire: Bauhan, 1984
(Review and copy information)

Spiritually Moving: A collection of American Folk Sculpture
Tom Geisner, Harvey Kahn. Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1998
(Review and copy information)

The Art of the Weathervane
Steve Miller, Pennsylvania: Schiffer, 1984
(Review and copy information)

Heritage Above: A tribute to Maine's Tradition of Weathervanes
Patricia Burnell, Maine: Down East Books, 1991
(Review and copy information)


American Antique Weathervanes: The Complete Illustrated Westervelt Catalog of 1883
New York, Dover, 1982
(Review and copy information)

J. W. Fiske 1893 (Reprinted Weathervane Catalog)
American Historical Catalog Collection, Princeton, The Pyne Press, 1971
(Review and copy information)

Illustrated Catalog and Price List of Copper Weathervanes
Thomas W. Jones - Publishing Information is unknown.
(Review and copy information)

Browse our weather vane reference of old catalogs, reviews, rare and OOP - out of print publications, collectible and first editions, price guide, reprints, texts, analysis and commentary, education, and a reading list on this interesting folk art. Your search has ended for literature on blacksmithing, making weather vanes, the history of and art of how weathervanes work. This is your dealer and book finder source for windvane writings.

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