The American Fireplace; Chimneys, Mantelpieces, Fireplaces & Accessories

New York: Galahad Books, 1972. First edition. Boards. Quarto, pp. 352. Indexed, with bibliography, illustrated with b/w photographs. Near Fine in Near Fine Mylar-Protected Dust Jacket. Item #21936

This comprehensive book, the first to be published on American fireplaces specifically, will be of interest and practical use to antiquarians, homeowners, interior decorators, collectors of hearth accessories, and anyone with a love for the fireplace, focal point of many homes. From the primitive hearths at Jamestown to the brightly enameled prefabrications available today, the development of the American fireplace is surveyed in relation to changing life styles, architectural periods, and technological advances.

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