The Myth and Magic of Nemadji “Indian” Pottery

Book by author Michelle Lee

Left Hand Publishing presents a limited edition of The Myth And Magic Of Nemadji “Indian” Pottery: History, Identification, And Value Guide by author Michelle Lee. A beautiful collectible…fascinating history. Myth often has a habit of becoming reality. This book reveals the true story of Nemadji Pottery. In a field where inaccurate information abounds, I am pleased to find a source that sets the record straight about Nemadji Pottery.”…Harry L. Rinker, national antiques and collectibles expert and host of HGTV’s Collector Inspector.

Born out of necessity during the Great Depression and hand-crafted in Moose Lake, Minnesota…the gateway to Arrowhead County, Nemadji “Indian” Pottery has come to the forefront as America’s premiere swirl-painted tourist pottery.

Still within the reach of many pocketbooks and beautiful to behold, Nemadji and its younger sister, “Garden of the Gods”…are difficult to resist.

With the aid of dozens of interviews with the people who mass-produced the tourist item in Moose Lake and Kettle River author, Michelle Lee traces the rich history of Nemadji during the Depression, the Thrifty Fifties and into the new millennium.

Published by Left Hand Publishing Company of Moose Lake, the book is 120 pages in length and contains over 80 photographs, 40 various stamp mark illustrations and an identification and value guide based on local and national sales.

The soft cover, perfect bound book is priced at $19.95 plus $1.30 MN sales tax.Copies may be purchased at Lakeside Traders in Moose Lake, Minnesota or on Amazon. You may also order your book through the mail by sending $19.95, Plus $4.00 for First Class shipping and handling.Please send us your address and if you’d like an autographed copy please let us know. (MN residents add $1.30 sales tax)

Dealers please call 1-218-485-8173 or email us to inquire about wholesale prices.

Send order and payment to:

Left Hand Publishing Company, P.O. Box 253, Moose Lake, MN 55767-0253

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