Milwaukee, WI: Chipstone Foundation, 1998. First edition. Paperback. Quarto, pp. 293, indexed, includes 14 essays and numerous b/w and color photos. This edition of the series focuses on seating furniture and 17th century furniture making. An important publication, both scholarly and readable. Beautifully illustrated. From the Old House Journal Reference Library.
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Milwaukee, WI: Chipstone Foundation, 1999. First edition. Paperback. Quarto, pp. 319, indexed, includes 10 essays, book reviews, and numerous b/w and color photos. This edition of the series focuses on Rhode Island furniture, specifically Newport furniture. An important publication, both scholarly and readable. Beautifully illustrated. A scarce volume in this...
Watkins Glen, NY: Amer Life Foundation, 1978. First edition. Oversized Paperback. Rectangular quarto, pp. ca 140, illustrated w/drawings. Uncommon reprint.
Watkins Glen, NY: Amer Life Foundation, 1978. First edition. Oversized Paperback. Oblong quarto, pp. ca 140, illustrated w/drawings. Uncommon reprint, with excellent b/w drawings of more than 260 different chair designs from 1887. An attractive book.
London: Council of Industrial Design), 1963. First edition. Spiral Bound. Octavo, pp. 124, illustrated in b/w photos.
Philadelphia: Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 1977. Limited edition of 1000. Original Cloth. Quarto, pp. nn ca 70, reprints Henry Carey Baird's "Gothic Album for Cabinet Makers" and "Cabinet Maker's Album of Furniture" both of 1868. An outstanding and scarce reprint of two Victorian furniture pattern books, one focusing on the Gothic...
Gardner, Massachusetts: Heywood-Wakefield, 1976. Original Wraps. Folio (11x14), pp. 140, illustrated in b/w & color photos, includes history of the company. Great for the collector or fan of Heywood-Wakefield's beautiful "early American-" style furniture.
Watkins Glen, NY: Century House, 1966. First edition. Original Wraps. 12 mo (5 3/4 X 8 1/2), pp. nn ca 80, richly illustrated w/drawings, bibliography.
Boston: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1987. First edition. Oversized Paperback. Octavo, pp. xvii, 354, includes 218 illustrations in b/w , essays in memory of Benno M. Forman.
Watkins Glen, NY: American Life Foundation, 1978. Reprint. Staplebound. Octavo, pp. ca 100, illustrated with drawings.
Kewaunee, WI: Kewaunee Manufacturing Co., 1923. First printing. Original Wraps, quarter sewn. Octavo, pp. 121, richly illustrated. Rare trade catalog, of quarter sawn oak furniture.
Erfurt: Ziegenhorn & Jucker, Hoflieferanten, (ca. 1910). First edition. Publisher's Original Cloth over Boards. 12mo (5 1/2 x 8). pp 130. illustrated with b/w photographs. rare. good copy.
Fitchburg, MA: Angel Novelty Co., n.d. (ca. 1952). Original edition. Metal comb binding in wraps. Small quarto, pp.75 plus insert pages, dealer discount sheet, and price list.
La Jolla, CA: La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, 1977. First edition. Original Wraps. Quarto (9 /2 x 8 1/2), pp. 62 profusely illustrated w/ b/w photographs.
New York: The Century Co., 1909. First edition. Decorated Boards. Octavo, pp. 304. Illustrated with b/w drawings and photos, tissue-guarded frontis. An interesting do-it-yourself guide to making useful and attractive furniture and home accessories from simple wooden boxes. Still useful despite its age. Scarce in the original edition.
Charleston, SC: The Charleston Museum, 1955/1971. Second edition, second printing. Original Cloth. Octavo, pp. 150, with 149 b/w photos. Extensive coverage of the museum's holdings; includes photographs by Benjamin R. Heyward and 3 others, plus bibliographical references and index. A very thorough and precise study, encompassing all aspects of the...
London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd., 1931. First edition. Boards. Quarto, pp. 168. Indexed, illustrated with numerous b/w photographs.
Augusta, ME: Maine State Museum, 1997. Reprint of the exhibition catalog. Hard Cover. Quarto, pp. 117, indexed, 63 ill. (51 color), including 32 full-page color plates with catalogue notes opposite each. Includes "An Overview on Methods of Nineteenth Century Graining" by Stephen Weston; "A Brief Treatise on the History and...
New York: Harry N Abrams, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. pp. 256, covers furniture, textiles, flooring, wallpaper, glass, ceramics, and household utensils. ambitious endeavor. visually quite impressive.
Waterbury, CT: Mattatuck Historical Society, 1982. First edition. Paperback. Quarto, pp. 120, notes & appendices. Illustrated with b/w photos.
New York: Rizzoli, 1991. First American edition. Cloth over Boards. Quarto, pp. 160, indexed. Richly illustrated with b/w and color photos. A readable look at the popular form of mass-market wicker furniture made by Marshall B. Lloyd from twisted paper. Lloyd Loom's attractive and innovative furniture designs made their way...
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980. First Original Harvest/HBJ book. Paperback. Octavo, pp. 168, glossary, illustrated in b/w photos.
Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, Inc, 1873/1995. Dover edition. Oversized Paperback. Octavo, pp. 167, indexed, with pub ads, w/184 illustrations, including 2 chromolithograph reproductions. Reprint of the 2nd edition. One of Dresser's most important works, covering color, furniture, architecture, carpets, curtains & hangings, pottery, glass & metalwork, hardware, and stained glass.
Boston: James R. Osgood, 1876. Fourth American, from the revised London, edition. Original Red Cloth w/gilt title. Octavo. pp xxxiv, 300, indexed, illustrated with chromolithographs, engravings, wallpaper samples, etc. with intro by Charles C. Perkins. Good copy of the original American edition w/beautiful chromolithographs. The "Bible" for the arts and...
New York: Eclipse Sleep Products, Inc., 1961. First edition. Cardboard Covers, burgundy, w/white plastic comb. Quarto, pp Color and b/w renderings on each page front. A charming trade piece reflecting the color palettes and interior design styles of the early 1960's - golds, olive greens, and aqua. Founded during the.....