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American Tables and Looking Glasses: In the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University

By: Barquist, David L.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Cumberland, Rhode Island, U.S.A., Yale Univ Pr: 1992

Seller ID: 001833

ISBN: 0300052405

Condition: Fine


This volume is one of the four volumes documenting the Garvan Collection at Yale. It's a large and imprtant collection and little of it is on display. This volume, on American table and looking glasses, has 425 pages and it has over 200 fine b/w illustrations. Includes 140 tables, 47 mirrors and more. Each is very welll described. Fine condition, minor wear to d/j. View more info

American Furniture 1993

By: Beckerdite, Luke

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A., Chipstone Foundation: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001857

ISBN: 087451648X

Condition: New


The 1993 Chipstone American Furniture is the first book in what has become the preeminent scholarly series on American and related furniture available to students of the subject. Luke Beckerdite, Linda Baumgarten, Nancy Goyne Evans, Ned Cooke, Graham Hood, Bob Trent, Gerry Ward and many more contributed articles to this initial volume. Subjects as diverse as the John Hancock company; Portsmouth, NH, furniture; protective covers for furniture; the influence of Philadelph... View more info

American Furniture, 2004 Chipstone

By: Beckerdite, Luke (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hanover, NH, U.S.A., University Press of New England: 2002

Seller ID: 001588

ISBN: 1584650575

Condition: Fine


Large, 289 page softcover book with dozens of color and b/w illustrations. Eight essays by respected experts reflect the latest scholarship in the field of American furniture. View more info

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American Furniture 2001

By: Beckerdite, Luke, Editior

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A., Chipstone Foundation: 2001

Seller ID: 001623

ISBN: 1584650559

Condition: Fine


This issue has 239 pages, 7 major articles, and dozens of color photographs. Fine condition. View more info

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American Furniture: 1999

By: Beckerdite, Luke, Editior

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A., Chipstone Foundation: 2000

Seller ID: 001624

ISBN: 1584650141

Condition: Fine


This issue has 318 pages and 9 major articles, most of which relate to the Townsends and Rhode Island and Newport furniture. Dozens of color and b/w illustrations. View more info

American Furniture 2003

By: Beckerdite, Luke, Editior

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hanover, NH, U.S.A., University Press of New England:

Seller ID: 001597

ISBN: 0972435328

Condition: As New


The 2003 edition of the Chipstone Foundation annual on American furniture. 6 excellent articles, heavily illustrated. View more info

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American Furniture 1998

By: Beckerdite, Luke, Editor

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A., Chipstone Foundation: 1998

Seller ID: 001620

ISBN: 087451892X

Condition: Fine


This issue of the anuual publication has 294 pages, 7 major articles and dozens of color and b/w photos. View more info

Mrs. Lansdell Christie,, Property From the Estate

By: Christie's

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y, Christie's: 1996

Seller ID: 001701

Condition: Fine


Sale #8360, 224 pages, 39 lots, nearly all illustrated many in color. extensive descriptions. American furntire, Fine condition, prices realized lisy View more info

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Classical Taste in America 1800-1840

By: Cooper, Wendy A.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Abbeville Pr: 1993

Seller ID: 001661

ISBN: 1558593853

Condition: Fine


This large hard cover book has 308 pages and 216 illustrations most of which are in color. It's a study of the Classical period influence and tastes and includes furniture, fine art, textiles, glass, etc. Very fine condition. View more info

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American Windsor Furniture: Specialized Forms

By: Evans, Nancy Goyne

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Manchester, Vermont, U.S.A., Hudson Hills Pr: 1998

Seller ID: 001629

ISBN: 1555950647

Condition: Fine


This book has 256 pages and hundreds of illustrations. It covers the specialized forms: writing arm windsors, windsor benchs, stools, rocking chairs, high chairs, etc. It's a companion to mrs. Evans other work on Windsors, which does not include the material covered in this book. Fine condition. Now out-of -print. Additional postage may be required-please inquire. View more info

American Windsor Chairs

By: Evans, Nancy Goyne

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Manchester, Vermont, U.S.A., Hudson Hills Pr: 1996

Seller ID: 001626

ISBN: 1555951120

Condition: Fine


This massive book has over 700 pages, hundreds of illustrations and a checklist of over 2,400 Windsor chair makers. Regional variations are described in detail and all chair patterns and types are covered. Traces the background of the forms and cover the time period of hand made production, up to about 1850. Now out of print. A few wayy pages, otherwise in fine condition. Additional postage may be required-please inquire. View more info

Furniture of Historic Deerfield

By: Fales, Dean

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y, Dutton: 1976

Seller ID: 001514

ISBN: 0525111018

Condition: Fine


294 pages, over 570 color and b/w illustrations. List of Hampshire county cabinetmakers, thorough coverage of the furniture, form by form; chairs, beds, tables, case furniture, etc. View more info

American Furniture from the Kaufman Collection

By: Flanigan, J. Michael, Heckscher, Morrison H.; Weidman, Gregory R.; Cooper, Wendy

Price: $125.00

Publisher: National Gallery of Art: 1986

Seller ID: 001663

ISBN: 0894680994

Condition: Fine


This oversized hardcover book has 262 pages and well over 100 color plats. Each piece is described in detail, and dnumerous photos show significant details. Fine condition View more info

American Seating Furniture, 1630-1730: An Interpretive Catalogue

By: Forman, Benno M.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., W W Norton & Co Inc: 1987

Seller ID: 001802

ISBN: 0393025160

Condition: Fine


This large, oversized book has 398 pages and almost 200 b/w plates, plus charts and tables. It's one of the more important books on American furniture with chapters on connoisseurship, woods used in American furniture, tools used by 17th century craftsmen, and much more. This copy is in very fine condition. View more info

Federal Philadelphia, 1785-1825: The Athens of the Western World Philadelphia Museum of Art, July 5-September 20, 1987

By: Garvan, Beatrice B.;Philadelphia Museum of Art

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1987

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001855

ISBN: 0876330693

Condition: As New


This catalogue was created to accompany an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art commemorating the 200th anniversary of the framing of the United States constitution. The goal was to provide a snapshot--through artifacts--of the culture and sophistication that surrounded those Americans who codified the ideals of a national vision. With more than 25 color plates and 50+ supporting illustrations, the catalogue illustrates a variety of objects. A checklist of the 25... View more info

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American Rococo, 1750-1775: Elegance in Ornament

By: Heckscher, Morrison H.; Bowman, Leslie Greene

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Harry N Abrams Inc: 1992

Seller ID: 001677

ISBN: 0810964120

Condition: Fine


A hard cover book with 288 pages and 173 photos, most of which are in color. Comprehensive work on rococo design. Includes furniture, glass, ceramics, textiles, silver, book plates, and more. Fine condition. View more info

New England Furniture: The Colonial Era

By: Jobe, Brock

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin: 1984

Seller ID: 001674

ISBN: 0395344069

Condition: Fine


This large hard cover book has nearly 500 pages and over 450 color and b/w photos. Includes an important essay on construction methods and materials. An essential book for those interested in New England furniture. Fine condition. View more info

Portsmouth Furniture: Masterworks from the New Hampshire Seacoast

By: Jobe, Brock W.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities: 1993

Seller ID: 001799

ISBN: 0874516080

Condition: Fine


454 pages and with 117 pieces of furntiture pictured and described in detail, this will remain the definitive work on the cabinetmakers of Portsmouth and the New Hampshire seacoast. Many pieces include photographs of details, there's a checklist of cabinemakers and theri marks, and much more. This softcover copy is in fine condition with with very minor creases to the corners. View more info

Fake, Fraud, or Genuine?: Identifying Authentic American Antique Furniture

By: Kaye, Myrna

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., New York Graphic Society: 1987

Seller ID: 001673

ISBN: 082121666X

Condition: Fine


A hard cover book with 214 pages and over 200 photographs, some of which are in color. An extremely useful book-as the title indicates. Fine condition. View more info

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American Furniture & the British Tradition to 1830

By: Kirk, John T.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1982

Seller ID: 001666

ISBN: 0394400380

Condition: Fine


John Kirk is an outstading authority on American furniture and has written several other books on the subject. This important book discusses the realtionships between early American furniture and the British forms. It has 398 pages and over 1,500 photographs. Fine condition. View more info