Near Fine. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Dark blue stiff wraps, lettered in gold foil, squarish format. Very slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Errata sheet taped inside front cover. 70 b&w plates + additional detail views, introductory essay by Kindig.
Very Good- B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9"-10" tall; Square fromat paperback in matte covers with title lettering brightly in silver to cover but a little dulled at spine. Snugly bound and neat. Just light shelf/handling wear to covers at edges and a touch of shelf rub to surfaces. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs of early American chairs. Neat unmarked copy. VG-to VG.
VG+ Blue cloth, gilt letters on spine & front cover, Unpaginated, 70+ bw plates. Issued in conjunction with a 1978 exhibition that "attempts to explore, define and, in some cases, suggest possible explanations for a number of perplexing problems surrounding one of America's greatest artistic creations, the Philadelphia chair, both in its earliest Wainscot and William and Mary periods, as well as in it highest stages of development." (foreword) The lengthy introductory essay is followed by the wonderfully illustrated and annotated catalogue of 70 chairs. A most important reference.
Good. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Inscribed by Author(s) Dark blue stiff wraps, lettered in gold foil, squarish format. Slight external wear. Dampstaining to bottom corners of text block, generally light, a bit more pronounced on early and late leaves with blue dye run on first and final leaves. Errata sheet taped to plate 24. 70 b&w plates + additional detail views, introductory essay by Kindig. Scarce copy inscribed by Kindig on upper main title, full signature, personalized six-line inscription, dated 18 Dec. 1977.
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