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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good-
Jacket: None


Price:
$95.00

Packer, Charles
PARIS FURNITURE by the Master Ebenistes. A Chronologically Arranged Pictorial Review of Furniture by the Master Menuisiers-Ebenistes
Newport: Ceramic Book Company, 1956

Limited edition of 1000 copies. Quarto. xxv, 104 pp plus 237 b/w plates; bibliography. Blue cloth with gilt lettering, top edge gilt. #556/1000. VG-, lighter areas along spine edge & bottom edge. Based mainly on pieces in American collections, this work gives a commentary on the styles and techniques of the 17th and 18th century furniture makers, a list of the masters from Boulle to Jacob, and a useful pictorial review of pieces arranged in chronological order. An appendix lists some architects, sculptors, painters etc. who influenced French furniture design from the latter part of the 17th C. to the beginning of the 19th C.
Inventory number #004267



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good-


Price:
$150.00

Montgomery, Charles
AMERICAN FURNITURE The Federal Period in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum
NY: Viking Press, 1966

First edition. Quarto. 497 pp; 491 b/w photographs; 127 illustrations of inlays in color; 21 room settings (11 in color; 46 cabinetmakers' labels and 39 furniture details for regional identification; cabinetmakers' biographies; bibliography; index. Cloth with dj. VG/VG, light chipping at top & bottom of dj spine & bottom corner, dj price clipped. The important reference book on American Federal furniture; and an essential work for the serious student of American decorative arts. Arntzen P218, Franklin 2300
Inventory number #004216



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$50.00

Tracy, Berry B
FEDERAL FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE ARTS AT BOSCOBEL
NY: Boscobel Restoration / Harry N. Abrams, 1981

Square quarto. 165 pp; nearly 200 color & b/w illustrations; selected bibliography; index. Paperback. A fine, unused copy. A remarkable collection of Federal furniture and decorative arts is displayed at Boscobel, a fully restored example of New York Federal domestic architecture at Garrison, NY. The collection includes furniture by such important NY cabinetmakers as Duncan Phyfe, Charles-Honore Lannuier, and Michael Allison, paintings by Benjamin West, Ralph Earl, Ammi Phillips, an a pair of portraits attributed to the 18th century limner John Watson.
Inventory number #004040



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Madigan, Mary Jean & Susan Colgan, ed.
EARLY AMERICAN FURNITURE from Settlement to City: Aspects of Form, Style, and Regional Design from 1620 to 1830
NY: Billboard Publications, 1983

Quarto. 160 pp; many color plates & b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, small chip at top edge of jacket front panel. Essays by Wendy Cooper, Marvin Schwartz, Richard Dana Reese, Henry Kauffman, and other experts, on various aspects of American furniture -- Chippendale, Phyfe, Lannuier, the Neoclassical influence, Kasten, New England joinery, Shaker chairs, etc.
Inventory number #003771



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Greenlaw, Barry A.
NEW ENGLAND FURNITURE AT WILLIAMSBURG
Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1974

First edition. Quarto. 195 pp; several color plates, 164 b/w illustrations; index. Paperback. VG.
Inventory number #003481



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$40.00

Hinckley, F. Lewis
Metropolitan Furniture of the Georgian Years
NY: Washington Mews, 1988

Quarto. 203 pp; 322 documentary examples; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has no visible wear. Hinckley identifies as Dublin furniture thousands of pieces that had been misrepresented as English.
Inventory number #003028



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Kirk, John T.
AMERICAN FURNITURE & THE BRITISH TRADITION TO 1830
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982

First edition. Quarto. xiv, 397 pp; 1508 b/w & color illustrations; notes; indexes. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #001978



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good-


Price:
$45.00

Wolsey, S. W. & R. W. P. Luff
FURNITURE IN ENGLAND The Age of the Joiner
NY: Frederick A. Praeger, 1969

Octavo. xiv, 104 pp; frontispiece + 123 b/w illustrations; glossary; index. Cloth with dj. VG/VG-. The period from the end of the reign of Henry VIII to the last days of the Commonwealth was the heyday of the joiner.
Inventory number #001603



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Victoria & Albert Museum
A SHORT HISTORY OF ENGLISH FURNITURE
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1966

Octavo. 32 pp text plus 100 b/w plates. Paperback. VG. All pieces identified by maker, with dimensions.
Inventory number #001601



Binding: Half-Leather
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$100.00

Cescinsky, Herbert
THE OLD-WORLD HOUSE Its Furniture and Decoration
London: A.& C. Black, 1924

Two volumes. First edition, quarto; v1: xi, 307 pp; v2: iii, 371 pp; numerous illustrations and photos; index. Publisher's half leather binding with red pebbled boards; red morocco spine with raised bands & gilt tooling; marbled endpapers. T.E.G.G+ Spines have a fair amount of rubbing, on vol 1 the spine is darkened. Inside, the books are quite nice, volume 1 is just a tad loose, nothing serious.
Inventory number #001476