Very Good in Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. 336 pp., illus. (some col. ), biblio., index; 29 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Spine rolled at the crown. Faint stain on the front free endpaper, age toning. Dust jacket, with light edgewear, protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. Stylistic survey of American furniture: Jacobean-William and Mary: 1640-1720; Queen Anne: 1720-1755; Chippendale: 1755-1790; Classical Period: 1790-1830; and Early Victorian: 1830-1870. Well-illustrated. Authoritative. "700 illustrations."
Very Good in Good + jacket. Ex-Libris. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. A comprehensive, authoritative, well-illustrated reference and art book of American furniture. 700 illustrations of individual pieces of furniture and whole rooms from houses of noted collectors and from "house museums" showing authentic settings. 336 pages. DJ is lightly scuffed with minor edgewear. Brown cloth boards are fine. Pages are clean & free from markings. Binding is tight. This book will require extra charges for Priority or International shipping.
Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Second printing, 1966, hardcover, quarto, 336pp., illustrated in b&w and color. Book near fine with light off-setting to front flyleaf, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. DJ VG with rubbing, mild edge wear.
Very Good in Very Good-dust jacket. This is a large book and is not eligble for Priority, Air or International under standard fees. Tiny, shallow dent in front cover's top edge, tiny stain on front cover, else very minor wear on the clean, sound binding. Very minokr top edge soil/foxing. Contents are almost like new. Tiny stain on DJ's inner-side, else very minor wear on the clean, complete DJ.; 8-1/2 x 11-1/4", 336pp. Yellow-green boards, black cloth spine, bright gold lettering. ANTIQUES. "The book features over 700 illustrations (b/w photos) of individual pieces of furniture and whole rooms from houses of noted collectors and from 'house museums' showing authentic settings in which these pieces were used. Readers will also be delighted with the photographs which show details of carvings and turnings and with the paintings of the period which depict modes of dress, frequently an influencing factor on furniture design. " At least 7 full-page color photos. Notes. Selected Bibliography. Index.
American furniture: seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth century styles.
by Helen Comstock
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