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A Sleepy Hollow Restorations Portfolio

By: Butler, Joseph T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Antiques Magazine: 1958

Seller ID: 2267984

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (circa mid-1900's), creased across middle, faint smudge to rear wrapper. 1958 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Reprinted from Antiques Magazine. CONTENTS: The Family Furniture at Van Cortlandt Manor; Chinese Porcelain Figures of Westerners; American Mid-Victorian Outdoor Furniture; A Case Study in Nineteenth-Century Color: Redecorating at Sunnyside; History in Houses: Sunnyside at Tarrytown, New York. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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American Windsor Chairs

By: Evans, Nancy Goyne

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Hudson Hills Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2303493

ISBN: 1555951120

Condition: Very Good


First edition. General light wear to jacket. Light smudges along page ridges and top edges of front endpapers. 1996 Large Hardcover. 744 pp. American Windsor chairs are among the most widely collected objects in the decorative-arts field, prized by private collectors, museums, and historic sites. First introduced from England in the 1730s, Windsors in America were characterized by much greater innovation and adaptation, reaching their high point during the 1790s, when sales surpassed those of all other chairs combined. Yet the interest continues two centuries later as the antique Windsor marke... View more info

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Objects of Desire: The Lives of Antiques and Those Who Pursue Them

By: Freund, Thatcher

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269928

ISBN: 0679421572

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1993 Hard Cover. 291 pp. Traces the evolution of the American antiques market by focusing on the fortunes of three valued eighteenth-century pieces as they pass through the hands of modern pickers, dealers, restorers, and collectors. View more info

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American Period Interiors in Miniature: A Style and Source Book

By: Klavan, Kate Doordan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Scribners: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2301783

ISBN: 0684180022

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faintly rubbed. 1984 Large Hardcover. Miniaturists and furniture lovers will enjoy browsing through this magnificient book and will return to it again and again as a standard reference in the field. View more info

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The History of Furniture: Twenty-Five Centuries of Style and Design in the Western Tradition

By: Morley, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bulfinch Press Book: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295138

ISBN: 082122624X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1999 Large Hardcover. 352 pp. Surveys the history, style, and design of furniture from ancient times to the present, presented with more than six hundred photographs and drawings. View more info

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Identifying American Furniture: A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms, Colonial to Contemporary

By: Naeve, Milo M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: American Association for State and Local History: 1981

Seller ID: 2301959

ISBN: 091005052X

Condition: Fine


NEW. 1981 Hard Cover. Identifying American Furniture offers answers to the questions most people ask about furniture: What style is that? How can you tell? and When was it popular? Curators, collectors, appraisers, connoisseurs of furniture, and students of history, architecture, and the arts ? as well as those just learning the fascination of stylistic trends in American furniture?will find this succinct handbook essential. Styles are arranged chronologically from 1607 to the present and represent all thirty-five major furniture styles from Arts and Crafts to Windsor. View more info

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Furniture of the Depression Era: Furniture & Accessories of the 1920's, 1930's, & 1940's

By: Swedberg, Robert W. and Harriett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Collector Books: 1987

Seller ID: 2265865

ISBN: 0891453326

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Pages faintly toned. 1987 Large Hardcover. 143 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Characteristics of Household Furnishings of the 1920's, 1930's, & 1940's; Occasional Tables and Stands; A Place to Eat; Please Sit Down; The Bedroom; The Student's Corner; Miscellaneous Furnishings and Accessories; Accent on Oak; Repairing and Replacing Veneer; Patent Serial Numbers and Dates Issued; Glossary; Bibliography; Index; Price Guide. View more info