A comprehensive catalogue of American Antiques illustrated with text drawings. Invaluable to the amateur or professional antiquarian. Contents Include: Preface; Foreword by Charles Messer Stow; Seventeenth-Century Furniture; Seventeenth-Century Press and Court Cupboards; Seventeenth-Century Chests; William and Mary Furniture; Queen Anne Furniture; ...
A comprehensive catalogue of American Antiques illustrated with text drawings. Invaluable to the amateur or professional antiquarian. Contents Include: Preface; Foreword by Charles Messer Stow; Seventeenth-Century Furniture; Seventeenth-Century Press and Court Cupboards; Seventeenth-Century Chests; William and Mary Furniture; Queen Anne Furniture; Chippendale Furniture in America, 1725-90; Block-Front Furniture; Adam Furniture; Hepplewhite Furniture; Pioneer and Cottage Furniture; Introduction to American Federal Furniture; Federal Furniture of Sheraton Influence; Federal Furniture of Directoire Influence; Federal Furniture of Greed-Revival Influence; Federal Furniture by Phyfe and His Peers; Post-Federal and Pre-Victorian American Furniture; Victorian Furniture; Dual-Purpose Furniture; Spool Furniture of 1815-65; Philadelphia, Stick, or Windsor Chairs; Fancy Chairs for the People; Rocking Chairs; Buffet or Corner Chairs; Mirrors; Cast-Iron Furniture; Children's Furniture and Toys; Scientific Antiques; Early American Silver; Sheffield Plate; American Pewter Ware; Painted Tin, Japanned Ware, and Tole; Woodenware; Early Blown Glass; Glass Bottles and Flasks; Sandwich Glass; Pressed Glass; Old Glass Paperweights; Lighting Fixtures and Lamps; Candlesticks and Candle Fixtures; Historic Staffordshire China and Pottery; Lowestoft or Oriental Export Porcelain; Liverpool Ware; Gaudy Dutch and Pennsylvania Tulip Pottery; American Samplers; Floor Coverings; Hooked Rugs; Engraved Prints and Pictures; Currier & Ives Lithographs; Other American Lithographers; Miniature, Profile, and Silhouette Portraits; Primitive or Pioneer Paintings; Art-Instruction Books and Drawing Books; Firebacks; Ten-Plate, Six-Plate, Five-Plate, and Franklin Stoves; American Victorian Period Stoves; Ironwork; Ship and Other Models; Clocks; Scrimshaw Work; Paper Cutwork; Paper Dolls; Weather Vanes; Jackknife Sculpture and Carving; Daguerreotype Cases; Illustrated Merchandise Catalogues; Trade Cards and Craftsmen's Labels; American and European Pottery and Porcelain; Early American Packages; Cast-Iron Mechanical Banks; Buttons; Theatrical and Circus Posters; Local Provisional, and Carrier's Postage Stamps; and Glossary and Index. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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