On this page you can browse the 208 books on furniture that are in stock at Ray Boas, Bookseller,  in  Walpole, New Hampshire as of March 7, 2016.  Make a note of the (Order No.)  just before the price, and follow this link for Ordering information. Thank you for visiting, yours, RAY

1. FREDERICK K. AND MARGARET R. BARBOUR'S FURNITURE COLLECTION, Connecticut Historical Soc., n.p., (1963), B&W photographs, 72pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), Catalogue No. 4, THE CONNECTICUT HISTORICAL SOCIETY, (1963), 72pp, B&W photos. The Barbour's collected Connecticut items of distinction to furnish their home in northwestern Connecticut. In time, their collection was donated to the society so that others could gain insight relating to the competenece of Connecticut craftsmanship., (Order No: 9935 ), $14.50

2. FREDERICK K. AND MARGARET R. BARBOUR'S FURNITURE COLLECTION - A SUPPLEMENT - CATALOGUE 4A THE CONNECTICUT HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Connecticut Historical Soc., (1970), B&W illustrations, 31pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), (Order No: 61596 ), $12.50

3. CONNECTICUT CHAIRS IN THE COLLECTION OF THE CONNECTICUT HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Connecticut Historical Soc., Hartford, CT, 1956, 31 B&W photographs, 67pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Catalogue No. 1 of The Connecticut Historical Society. The chairs shown in this catalog are unusual since all the chairs have a Connecticut heritage. They were probably made in the State, At least they were purchased by Connecticut families, and they are not a collection purchased in the market but every one has come to The Connecticut Historical Society by gift. This catalogue does not include any specimens from the George Dudley Seymour collection which is the subject of a separate catalogue., (Order No: 11977 ), $15.00

4. THREE CENTURIES OF CONNECTICUT FURNITURE: 1635-1935, The Tercentenary Commission, n.p., (1935), B&W plates, 30pp, plates, very good, wraps (softcover), AN EXHIBITION AT THE MORGAN MEMORIAL, HARTFORD, AS A PART OF THE CELEBRATION OF THE TERCENTENARY OF CONNECTICUT, JUNE 15-OCTOBER 15, 1935., (Order No: 19203 ), $22.50

5. IL MOBILE NEI SECOLI FRANCIA VOL. 1 -- [FRENCH FURNITURE, Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano, (1969), color illustrations, 96pp, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover), Beautifully illustrated French furniture of the 17th and 18th centuries. Text in Italian., (Order No: 60557 ), $25.00

6. LOAN EXHIBITION OF EIGHTEENTH AND EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY FURNITURE & GLASS - GIRL SCOUTS LOAN EXHIBITION CATALOGUE 1929, Hillman Printers (Frome Ltd), England, (1977) reprint, B&W illustrations, good+, light blue cloth (hardcover), ISBN 093008800X Reprint of the scarce "Girl Scouts Exhibition Catalog". This exhibit in 1929 included: "Examples of Lustre Ware, Lowestoft, and Toile de Jouy used in America during these periods. Portraits by Stuart, Peale and Others". This was a benefit exhibition at the American Art Galleries in New York City from September 25th to October 9th 1929. It is this exhibit that preciptated a collecting awareness for these periods., (Order No: 6355 ), $85.00

7. M. HARRIS & SONS, JUNE EXHIBITION 1975, M. Harris & Sons, London, 1975, B&W and color ill., 24pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), A Selection of items from those on View., (Order No: 31872 ), $12.50

8. LES MEUBLES ET LA DECORATION EN ANGLETERRE 1680-1800, Librairie Hachette, Paris, early 1900s, B&W illustrations, 205pp, good, olive green cloth (hardcover), Text and photograph captions in French. Wonderful black and white photographs of English furniture and room settings., (Order No: 29746 ), $50.00

9. EARLY FURNITURE MADE IN NEW JERSEY: 1690-1870, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ, 1958, B&W illustrations, 89pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), An exhibition from October 10, 1958 to January 11, 1959. Includes a biographical checklist of NJ cabinet-makers. Best general reference work on New Jersey furniture., (Order No: 2421 ), $7.50

10. A PICTURE BOOK OF PHILADELPHIA CHIPPENDALE FURNITURE 1750 - 1780, Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, (1931), 19 B&W illustrations, 24pp, very good, wraps (softcover) light fade to front cover, (Order No: 41147 ), $20.00

11. Ackerman, Phyllis, WALLPAPER: ITS HISTORY, DESIGN AND USE, Tudor Publishing Co., New York, (1938), B&W illustrations, 268pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, First published in 1923. Only work on the subject to the time. Includes manufacture of modern papers, early American wallpapers, problems of design etc., (Order No: 915 ), $10.00

12. Allsopp, Bruce, DECORATION AND FURNITURE: VOLUME I, THE ENGLISH TRADITION, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd, London, (1952), color frontis, B&W ill., 235pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The development of the English tradition of design in decoration and furniture from Saxon times to the present day., (Order No: 31342 ), $15.00

13. Alth, Max and Alth, Charlotte, RATTAN FURNITURE: A HOME CRAFTSMAN'S GUIDE, Hawthorne Books, Inc., New York, (1979), B&W illustrations, 214pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) closed tear on jacket, ISBN 0801547881 With detailed instructions for designing and building your own rattan furniture and also repair instructions., (Order No: 57257 ), $10.00

14. Ames, Kenneth L. (editor), VICTORIAN FURNITURE: ESSAYS FROM A VICTORIAN SOCIETY AUTUMN SYMPOSIUM, Victorian Society in America, Philadelphia, PA, (1983), B&W illustrations, 254pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Published as "Nineteenth Centure: Vol. 8, Nos. 3-4, 1982". Five essays including: Continuitry and Change in Furniture Style; Business, Commerce and Labor; Studies of Specific Firms and Forms; High Culture Architects and Designers; and, On the Geographic and Social Periphery - Respectability at Fifty Dollars Down, 20 Months to Pay., (Order No: 4412 ), $7.00

15. Andrews, Edward Deming and Andrews, Faith (letter to original owner and envelope from Faith Andrews laid in), SHAKER FURNITURE: THE CRAFTSMANSHIP OF AN AMERICAN COMMUNAL SECT, Dover Publications, New York, 1950, B&W illustrations, 133pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's bookplate, (Order No: 724 ), $15.00

16. Andrews, John, BRITISH ANTIQUE FURNITURE: PRICE GUIDE & REASONS FOR VALUES, Antique Collectors' Club, Suffolk, (1992), 106 color ill, 1,150 B&W ill, 392pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket, ISBN 1851490906 For the last twenty years this book has in its various editions outsold all other books on British antique furniture simply because it is unique in explaining what to look for when assessing the value of antique pieces. This classic guide consists of some 1, 200 photographs specially selected by the experienced author to show just how and why values vary., (Order No: 21174 ), $25.00

17. Arend, Liana Paredes, FRENCH FURNITURE FROM THE COLLECTION OF HILLWOOD MUSEUM & GARDENS, Hillwood Museum and Gardens, Washington, DC, (2002), B&W and color illustrations, 120pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1931485038, (Order No: 63527 ), $150.00

18. Arranged by a Committee of Graduates, HARVARD TERCENTENARY EXHIBITION CATALOGUE OF FURNITURE, SILVER, PEWTER, GLASS, CERAMICS, PAINTINGS, PRINTS ..., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1936, B&W plates follow text, 114pp, good, paper covered boards (hardcover) LACKS BACKSTRIP, "... TOGETHER WITH ALLIED ARTS AND CRAFTS OF THE PERIOD 1636-1836." Impressive catalogue of the exhibition. Interior clean and tight., (Order No: 43633 ), $12.50

19. Baffi, Giusy, IL MOBILE NAPOLETANO NELLA STORIA E NELL'ARREDAMENTO DAL 1700 AL 1830 - [FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS IN THE HISTORY OF NAPOLI], Edizioni Fioranna, Napoli, 2011, color illustrations, 195pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 9788890349195, (Order No: 63535 ), $100.00

20. Barbour, Frederick K., THE STATURE OF FINE CONNECTICUT FURNITURE, published by the author, n.p., (1959), B&W illustrations, fine, gray cloth (hardcover) in good slipcase, owner inscription, One of 200 copies., (Order No: 4049 ), $60.00

21. Beckerdite, Luke (edited by), AMERICAN FURNITURE 1998, Chipstone Foundation, 1998, B&W and color illustrations, 293pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 087451892X, (Order No: 61567 ), $40.00

22. Beckerdite, Luke (edited by), AMERICAN FURNITURE 1999, Chipstone Foundation, 1999, B&W and color illustrations, 319pp, very good, wraps (softcover) faint dampstain rear couple pages, ISBN 1584650141, (Order No: 61568 ), $50.00

23. Beckerdite, Luke (edited by), AMERICAN FURNITURE 2000, Chipstone Foundation, 2000, B&W and color illustrations, 239pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1584650559, (Order No: 61569 ), $60.00

24. Beckerdite, Luke (edited by), AMERICAN FURNITURE 2001, Chipstone Foundation, 2001, B&W and color illustrations, 279pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1584650567, (Order No: 61570 ), $45.00

25. Beckerdite, Luke (edited by), AMERICAN FURNITURE 2002, Chipstone Foundation, 2002, B&W and color illustrations, 289pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1584650575, (Order No: 61571 ), $60.00

26. Beckerdite, Luke (edited by), AMERICAN FURNITURE 2003, Chipstone Foundation, 2003, B&W and color illustrations, 311pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0972435328, (Order No: 61572 ), $60.00

27. Beckerdite, Luke (edited by), AMERICAN FURNITURE 2007, Chipstone Foundation, 2007, B&W and color illustrations, 292pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0976734419, (Order No: 61574 ), $55.00

28. Benes, Peter, TWO TOWNS: CONCORD & WETHERSFIELD, A COMPARATIVE EXHIBITION OF REGIONAL CULTURE 1635-1850, VOLUME I/CATALOGUE OF THE EXHIBITION, Concord Antiquarian Museum, Concord, MA, (1982), B&W and color ill., 176pp, very good, wraps (softcover), This exhibition attempts to look at a larger time period stretching from before the battle at the Old North Bridge to just before the days of the Emersons, Thoreaus, Alcotts, and Frenches. It also attempts to examine a wider spectrum of the human experience by studying everyday objects which have been preserved because of their historical value for clues which they may offer to the social, domestic, and cultural practices of this first inland settlement in New England., (Order No: 15793 ), $12.50

29. Berliner, Nancy and Handler, Sarah, FRIENDS OF THE HOUSE: FURNITURE FROM CHINA'S TOWNS AND VILLAGES, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, (1995), B&W and color ill., 133pp, very good, wraps (softcover), An exhibition catalogue of Chinese vernacular furniture. Peabody Essex Museum Collections Volume 131 1995 Number 2. No ISBN for the softcover edition., (Order No: 32499 ), $12.50

30. Bienenstock, N. I.; Shearer, William L. (editor), A HISTORY OF AMERICAN FURNITURE, published by the author, n.p., (1970), B&W and color illustrations, 281pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Published on the 100th anniversary of America's First Furniture Trade Publication. Text is followed by ads from the major furniture manufacturers of the time., (Order No: 55750 ), $7.50

31. Bishop, Robert, CENTURIES AND STYLES OF THE AMERICAN CHAIR 1640-1970, E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1972 1st ed, over 950 B&W ill., 516pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0525078266 Progression of stylistic change that altered the American chair from 1640 when its form was basically architectural., (Order No: 1669 ), $15.00

32. Bissell, Charles S., ANTIQUE FURNITURE IN SUFFIELD, CONNECTICUT 1670-1835, Connecticut Historical Soc., 1956, 60 B&W plates, 128pp, very good, black cloth spine (hardcover) light edgewear, Limited to 750 copies., (Order No: 5286 ), $120.00

33. Bivins, John, THE FURNITURE OF COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA 1700-1820, Univ. of North Carolina Pr., Chapel Hill, NC, (1988), B&W illustrations, 562pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0945578008, (Order No: 61542 ), $395.00

34. Blake, J. P.; and Reveirs-Hopkins, A. E., OLD ENGLISH FURNITURE FOR THE SMALL COLLECTOR, B. T. Batsford Ltd., London, (1930), B&W illustrations, 155pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) EX-LIB w/minimal markings, "Its Types, History and Surroundings from Mediaeval to Victorian Times.", (Order No: 53426 ), $7.50

35. Bordes, Marilynn Johnson, BALTIMORE FEDERAL FURNITURE IN THE AMERICAN WING - THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, NEW YORK, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1972, B&W illustrations, 16pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Exhibition held May 17 - September 5, 1972., (Order No: 63245 ), $25.00

36. Brackett, Oliver, THOMAS CHIPPENDALE - A STUDY OF HIS LIFE, WORK AND INFLUENCE, Hoddeer and Stoughton, Ltd., London, [1924], B&W illustrations, 281pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) wear top/bottom of spine, "With Numerous Illustrations Selected to Show the Development of His Style." Franklin 2413 = Best on the Subject., (Order No: 51791 ), $40.00

37. Brady, Linda Hubbard, ROYCROFT HAND MADE FURNITURE, The House of Hubbard, East Aurora, NY, (1973), B&W ill., 61pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), A facsimile of a 1912 catalog with other related material added--for the sake of interest., (Order No: 34302 ), $20.00

38. Broome, Patrick, THE HYDE PARK COLLECTION, 1965-1990: TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY ALBUM, Far Eastern Press, Hong Kong, (1989), color illustrations, 381pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 9627260061 This anniversary album, published to celebrate Hyde Park's first quarter century, brings together a cross-section of the pieces which have established Hyde Park's reputation., (Order No: 44456 ), $25.00

39. Bulkeley, Houghton, CONTRIBUTIONS TO CONNECTICUT CABINET MAKING - [CABINETMAKING], Connecticut Historical Soc., (1967), B&W illustrations, 97pp, very good+, light green boards (hardcover) EXCEPTIONALLY NICE, "This memorial volume contains all the articles on Connecticut cabinetmaking written by Houghton Bulkeley for The Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin from 1957 to 1966.", (Order No: 60934 ), $60.00

40. Burks, Jean M., BIRMINGHAM BRASS CANDLESTICKS, University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, (1986), B&W illustrations, 128pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0813911222 Jean M. Burk's manuscript does an excellent job in discussing the fabrication of brass candlesticks and, more importantly, in discussing the fabrication of the various ejection devices developed with the two-part stem. The identification and working dates of sixty eighteenth-century Birmingham candlestick makers is especially helpful and, even more so, is the detailed information about the seven firms which marked their candlesticks, and the very thorough analysis of their marked examples., (Order No: 30512 ), $45.00

41. Byne, Arthur and Stapley, Mildred, SPANISH INTERIORS AND FURNITURE - IN THREE VOLUMES BOUND AS ONE, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, (1969), B&W illustrations, good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 63883 ), $12.00

42. Carlier, Yves and Personne, Nicolas, LA GALERIE DE MEUBLES DU CHATEAU DE FONTAINEBLEAU, Somogy editions d'art, Paris, (2009), color illustrations, 112pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 9782757203101, (Order No: 64545 ), $15.00

43. Carpenter, Ralph E., THE ARTS AND CRAFTS OF NEWPORT RHODE ISLAND 1640-1820, Preservation Soc. of Newport, Newport, RI, 1954, 150 B&W illustrations, 218pp, good, wraps (softcover), Limited to two thousand copies. One of the "bibles" of Newport, Rhode Island furniture, and related decorative arts., (Order No: 5431 ), $60.00

44. Cathers, David M., FURNITURE OF THE AMERICAN ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT - STICKLEY AND ROYCROFT MISSION OAK, New American Library, New York, (1981) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 275pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0453003974 Traces fully the development of this style, and through a knowledgeable text and over 200 photo illustrations provides a means for identifying, dating, authenticating and evaluating individual pieces., (Order No: 56765 ), $14.50

45. Cescinsky, Herbert, ENGLISH FURNITURE FROM GOTHIC TO SHERATON, Garden City Publishing Co., New York, (1937), more than 900 B&W ill., 406pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover), "A concise account of the development of English furniture and woodwork from the Gothic of the fifteenth century to the classic revival of the early nineteenth with the minimum of descriptive text and the maximum of illustration." Franklin 2429 - best on subject., (Order No: 5961 ), $14.50

46. Chinnery, Victor, OAK FURNITURE - THE BRITISH TRADITION: A HISTORY OF EARLY FURNITURE IN THE BRITISH ISLES AND NEW ENGLAND, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK, (1984), B&W and color illustrations, 580pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0902028618 First published in 1979. Covers the history and development of furniture and oak and kindred timbers in the British Isles and New England, from the Middle Ages through to 1800. The subject is broken down into a logical sequence of structural, functional and decorative aspects, and each section is generously illustrated. The furniture shown ranges from the finest examples of the period, to the sort of study and workmanlike pieces which modern collectors will be able to own themselves., (Order No: 46975 ), $75.00

47. Christie's, REFLECTED GLORY: A PRIVATE COLLECTION OF MAGNIFICENT MIRRORS, Christie's, London, 2006, B&W and color illustrations, 74pp, fine, wraps (softcover), An exceptional collection of mirrors, wonderfully illustrated, and auctioned on 6 July 2006., (Order No: 51090 ), $12.50

48. Christie's, THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. JAMES L. BRITTON - AUCTION SATURDAY 16 JANUARY 1999, Christie's, New York, 1999, color illustrations, 200pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 62877 ), $10.00

49. Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc., HIGHLY IMPORTANT AMERICAN FURNITURE FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. C. RAY FRANKLIN - OCTOBER 13, 1984, Christie's, New York, 1984, B&W and color illustrations, 120pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Prices realized list laid in., (Order No: 62866 ), $8.50

50. Clouston, K. Warren, THE CHIPPENDALE PERIOD IN ENGLISH FURNITURE, Weathervane Books, New York, (1987), 200 B&W ill., 224pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1897 by Debenham & Freebody and Edward Arnold. This book is a study of the highly skilled and ingenious cabinet-makers and their period., (Order No: 21180 ), $6.00

51. Cooke, Edward S., FIDDLEBACKS AND CROOKED-BACKS - ELIJAH BOOTH AND OTHER JOINERS IN NEWTOWN AND WOODBURY 1750-1820 [CONNECTICUT], Mattatuck Historical Society, Waterbury, CT, 1982, B&W illustrations, 120pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 63499 ), $40.00

52. Cummings, James (catalogue by); Mahony, Conor and Rizk, Khalil (foreword by), MASTER CHAIR MAKERS OF CONTINENTAL EUROPE, 1725-1825 - AN EXHIBITION AND SALE 6-28 OCTOBER 1999, The Chinese Porcelain Co., New York, 1999, color illustrations, 72pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 63913 ), $15.00

53. Cunningham, Anna K., SCHUYLER MANSION: A CRITICAL CATALOGUE OF THE FURNISHINGS & DECORATIONS, NY State Education Dept., Albany, NY, 1955, B&W illustrations, 141pp, good, pictorial boards (hardcover), (Order No: 63633 ), $12.50

54. Darlow, Mike, THE FUNDAMENTALS OF WOODTURNING, Fox Chapel Publishing Co., East Petersburg, PA, (2004), color illustrations, 198pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1565231783, (Order No: 61585 ), $14.50

55. Darmstadt, Jo (catalogue compiled by), CRAFTSMEN & ARTISTS OF NORWICH: FURNITURE, PAINTINGS, CLOCKS, SILVER, PEWTER, POTTERY, The Pequot Press, Inc., Stonington, CT, (1965), B&W illustrations, 67pp, very good+, decorated brown boards (hardcover) owner's name, Norwich Historical Exhibition, September 12 through October 3, 1965. This exhibition pays tribute to the illustrious historical heritage of Norwich., (Order No: 41421 ), $20.00

56. De Falco, Robert; Hibel, Carole Goldman; and, Hibel, John, HANDEL LAMPS PAINTED SHADES & GLASSWARE, H & D Press, Inc., Staten Island, NY, (1986), color illustrations, 254pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0961422300, (Order No: 61547 ), $150.00

57. de Jonge, Eric (editor and introduction by), COUNTRY THINGS FROM THE PAGES OF THE MAGAZINE ANTIQUES, The Pyne Press, Princeton, (1973), B&W illustrations, 341pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0878610391 Collection of articles from the MAGAZINE ANTIQUES, on country furnishings, etc., (Order No: 6310 ), $5.00

58. de Ricci, Seymour, LOUIS XVI FURNITURE, Julius Hoffmann, Stuttgart, Germany, [1913], 480 B&W illustrations, 272pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) wear top/bottom of spine, This is the first time that a whole volume has been devoted to French furniture of the style known as Louis XVI. TEXT IN ENGLISH - reprinting of London edition., (Order No: 44591 ), $25.00

59. de Sandao, Arthur, O MOVEL PINTADO EM PORTUGAL - [PAINTED FURNITURE IN PORTUGAL], Espiga Pinto, Barcelona, (1999), color illustrations, 321pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover) faint corner bumps, ISBN 9722615947, (Order No: 63884 ), $75.00

60. Domenech, Rafael & Bueno, Luis Perez, ANTIQUE SPANISH FURNITURE - MUEBLES ANTIQUOS ESPANOLES, Bonanza Books, New York, orig pub 1965, B&W illustrations, 142pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Bilingual Edition. Fame of Spanish furniture rests of the work of three centuries: the XV, XVI, and XVII - lusty, dazzling years that brought vengeance on the Moors, fires of the Inquisition, and the Conquest of New Spain., (Order No: 5021 ), $12.50

61. Downs, Joseph, AMERICAN FURNITURE: QUEEN ANNE AND CHIPPENDALE PERIODS, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1952 1st ed, 401 ill. w/descriptions, 36p intro/note, good+, salmon cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Definitive, standard reference for this period. Illustrations are from the Winterthur Collection. Franklin 2210., (Order No: 544 ), $10.00

62. Dunbar, Michael, FEDERAL FURNITURE, The Taunton Press, Newtown, CT, (1986) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 183pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0918804485 UNCOMMON HARDCOVER EDITION - This book is a complete workshop in the design and construction of selected Federal-period pieces, written by a craftsman who knows the subject as few others do., (Order No: 21199 ), $20.00

63. Ellsworth, Robert Hatfield (selected and catalogued by) (preface and essays by Robert Hatfield Ellsworth), CHINESE HARDWOOD FURNITURE IN HAWAIIAN COLLECTIONS, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI, (1996), B&W ill., 100pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1878529617, (Order No: 33026 ), $30.00

64. Ellwood, G. M. (introduction by), ENGLISH FURNITURE AND DECORATION 1680 TO 1800, Julius Hoffmann, Stuttgart, [1909], 201 pages of B&W plates, ten page intro, good++, green cloth (hardcover), From the introduction. "It is the aim of this book to give some idea of the beautiful furniture produced in England between 1680 and 1800 including only what is good in design, and entirely ignoring the debased motives (Chinese and Gothic Chippendale and the work produced by Chippendale and Sheraton under direct French influence) that are of interest only to those who profess an admiration for anything that is old or of high value, however ugly it may be.", (Order No: 43464 ), $40.00

65. Erving, Henry W., RANDOM NOTES ON COLONIAL FURNITURE, 1922, B&W illustrations, 39pp, very good, wraps (softcover), "A Paper read at a meeting of the Colonel Jeremiah Wadsworth Branch, Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Hartford Club, October 19, 1922." Publication No. 4., (Order No: 61600 ), $85.00

66. Erving, Henry Wood, RANDOM NOTES ON COLONIAL FURNITURE: A PAPER READ BEFORE THE CONNECTICUT HISTORICAL SOCIETY IN 1922 AND NOW REVISED, The Wayside Press, Topsfield, MA, 1931, B&W illustrations, 60pp, very good+, brown cloth spine (hardcover), Limited to 200 copies, and UNCOMMON. This copy inscribed by the author in 1932. Note tipped in, "At the suggestion of Mr. George Francis Dowd." Extensive annotations on the various furniture pieces mentioned. This copy was owned by noted collector, Dr. Arthur M. Greenwood of Time Stone Farm in Marlborough, Massachusetts, and the annotations are most likely his., (Order No: 61601 ), $250.00

67. Evans, Nancy Goyne, AMERICAN WINDSOR FURNITURE: SPECIALIZED FORMS, Hudson Hills Press, New York, (1997) 1st ed, B&W and color ill., 255pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1555950647 This is the indispensable companion volume to Nancy Goyne Evan's phenomenal AMERICAN WINDSOR CHAIRS, published in 1996 to universal acclaim and a sellout in its first season. This volume continues the author's magisterial study of American Windsor furniture, which was part of the fabric of American life from well before the birth of the nation until the mid nineteenth century and is now among the most widely collected categories in the decorative arts field., (Order No: 26508 ), $30.00

68. Evans, Nancy Goyne, AMERICAN WINDSOR CHAIRS, Hudson Hills Press, New York, (1996), B&W and color illustrations, 744pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1555951120, (Order No: 63586 ), $80.00

69. Fales, Dean A., AMERICAN PAINTED FURNITURE 1660-1880, E. P. Dutton, New York, (1979) 1st ptg, 148 color, 429 B&W ill., 299pp, very good, wraps (softcover) owner's name, ISBN 0525475494 First published by Dutton in 1979. "An Illustrated Survey of the Most Beautiful and Fascinating American Antiques." The objects shown have been drawn from over 100 sources, with more than one-third of the illustrations coming from private collections., (Order No: 10314 ), $12.50

70. Ferrari, Elisabetta; Cesari, Paolo; Forti, Tullio; Foschini, Stefano; Iotti, Roberta; Santoro, Pierdario; Zannoni, Simonetta, ARREDI DEL SETTECENTO: ORIGINALITA ED ELEGANZA NELL'EBANISTERIA ITALIANA - [FURNITURE OF 18TH CENTRY ITALY: ORIGINALITY/ELEGANCE, Artioli Editore, Italy, (2003), color illustrations, 319pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 8877920904, (Order No: 63693 ), $85.00

71. Fioratti, Helen Costantino; Fossi, Gloria, IL MOBILE ITALIANO - DALL'ANTICHITA ALLO STILE IMPERO -- FURNITURE FROM ITALY: ANTIQUES IN THE IMPERIUM STYLE, Giunti Editore, Milano, Italy, (2004), B&W and color illustrations, 336pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 8809034260 Text in Italian., (Order No: 53624 ), $35.00

72. Fitz-Gerald, Desmond (revised and edited by), VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM - GEORGIAN FURNITURE, Her Majesty's Stat. Office, London, 1969, 144 B&W color plates, 30pp of text, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The Victoria and Albert Museum's collection of furniture, one of the most famous in the world, is particularly strong in examples from the Georgian Period. Many notable pieces have been bought over the last twenty years and this new, enlarged edition of a picture book first published in 1947 (second edition 1958) provides a lavish survey of this collection., (Order No: 45843 ), $35.00

73. Focarino, Joseph (edited by); Dubon, David; Dell, Theodore, THE FRICK COLLECTION: AN ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE - VOL V. FURNITURE ITALIAN & FRENCH; VOL. VI. FRENCH FURN & GILT BRONZES, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1992, B&W and color illustrations, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0691038678 Volume V: 384pp; RENAISSANCE FURNITURE - SIXTEENTH-CENTURY ITALIAN AND FRENCH and FRENCH FURNITURE (Pt. 1) AND GILT BRONZES EIGHTEENTH AND NINETEENTH CENTURIES - Volume VI: 336pp; FRENCH 18th & 19th CENTURY FURNITURE (Pt. 2) & GILT BRONZES, (Order No: 63514 ), $200.00

74. Forray-Carlier, Anne; Dubois, Nicolas; de Broglie, de Gabriel (preface by), LE MOBILIER DU CHATEAU DE CHANTILLY - [THE FURNITURE OF CHATEAU DE CHANTILLY], Editions Faton, Digon, (2010), color illustrations, 309pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) in fine slipcase, ISBN 9782878441314, (Order No: 63692 ), $160.00

75. French, Jameson S., THREE CENTURIES OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FURNITURE MAKING - THIRD ANNUAL EXHIBITION AND AUCTION, NH Furniture Makers Assn., Concord, NH, 1998, B&W and color illustrations, 40pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 64771 ), $17.50

76. Furniture History Society; Hird, Barbara (compiled by), FURNITURE HISTORY - VOLUMES XXVI-XXXV 1990-1999 INDEX, Furniture History Society, Cheltenham, Glouc. UK, 2002, 80pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 41481 ), $10.00

77. Gamon, Albert T., PENNSYLVANIA COUNTRY ANTIQUES, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, (1968), B&W illustrations, 189pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by author, Contents include: tables and stands, chests and boxes, desks and chests of drawers, cupboards, chairs, beds, treenware, signs of age, hardware, etc., (Order No: 3263 ), $7.50

78. Garvin, James L. (introduction by), PLAIN & ELEGANT - RICH & COMMON: DOCUMENTED NEW HAMPSHIRE FURNITURE, 1750-1850, New Hampshire Historical Soc, Concord, NH, (1979), B&W illustrations, 153pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0915916096 Catalogue of "A Loan Exhibition 29 September through 3 November 1978.", (Order No: 46773 ), $8.50

79. Giarrizzo, Mario; Rotolo, Aldo; Di Natale, Maria Concetta, IL MOBILE SICILIANO DAL BAROCCO AL LIBERTY - [SICILIAN FURNITURE: BAROQUE TO LIBERTY], Flaccovio Editore, Palermo, Italy, (2004), B&W and color illustrations, 222pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 8878042633, (Order No: 63536 ), $125.00

80. Gloag, John, A SHORT DICTIONARY OF FURNITURE, Bonanza Books, New York, orig pub 1965, 630 ill. (linedrawings), 565pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Contains 1767 terms used in Britain and America., (Order No: 5675 ), $6.00

81. Gloag, John, BRITISH FURNITURE MAKERS, Collins, London, 1946 2nd ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 48pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Britain in Pictures series number 89., (Order No: 43539 ), $7.50

82. Gonzalez-Palacios, Alvar, IL MOBILE IN LIGURIA, Sagep Editrice, Genova, (1996), B&W and color illustrations, 351pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 8870586413, (Order No: 63618 ), $90.00

83. Graham, Clare, CEREMONIAL AND COMMEMORATIVE CHAIRS IN GREAT BRITAIN, Victoria & Albert Museum, England, (1994), B&W ill., 134pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1851771360 This volume examines the origins of the seat as a symbol of authority and traces the development of ceremonial and commemorative chairs in Great Britain up to the present day., (Order No: 33444 ), $75.00

84. Grandjean, Serge, EMPIRE FURNITURE 1800 TO 1825, Faber and Faber, London, (1966), 96 B&W plates, color frontis, 120pp of text, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Author was conservateur of the Louvre., (Order No: 522 ), $35.00

85. Gray, Stephen (edited by); Trapp, Kenneth R. (introduction by), ARTS AND CRAFTS FURNITURE: SHOP OF THE CRAFTERS AT CINCINNATI, Turn of the Century Editons, New York, 1983, B&W illustrations, 71pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0940326078, (Order No: 62768 ), $20.00

86. Hall, Dorothea (editor) (introduced by Tony Curtis), DISCOVERING FURNITURE: COLLECTING FOR PLEASURE, AN ABSORBING GUIDE TO THE HISTORY AND VALUES OF AFFORDABLE ANTIQUES, Bracken Books, London, (1992), color ill., 144pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1851709118 From the highly popular COLLECTING FOR PLEASURE series, this book presents 34 different items such as 'The Chaise Longue', 'The Pine Chest of Drawers' and 'The Longcase Clock', and shows them in their historical settings so that the reader can learn when, where and how certain types of furniture were first introduced, how they were made and used--and at the same time, it gives complete coverage of the style and social history of the time., (Order No: 21244 ), $14.50

87. Hallett, Charles, FURNITURE DECORATION MADE EASY, Charles T. Branford Co., Boston, MA, (1956) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 146pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "A practical work manual for decorating furniture by stenciling, gold-leaf application and freehand painting.", (Order No: 43421 ), $10.00

88. Harlow, Thompson R. (director), CONNECTICUT CABINETMAKERS: PART I AND PART II, Connecticut Historical Soc., Hartford, CT, fine, wraps (softcover), Two issues of The Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin: Part I, Volume 32, Number 4, October 1967, p97-p144; and, Part II, Volume 33, Number 1, January 1968, p1-p40., (Order No: 61598 ), $30.00

89. Harris, Nathaniel, CHIPPENDALE, Chartwell Books, Inc., Secaucus, NJ, (1989), color illustrations, 128pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1555213901 "This book is the first popular study of England's most famous furniture maker and craftsman.", (Order No: 14086 ), $6.00

90. Hartigan, Anthony E. (introduction by), THREE CENTURIES OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FURNITURE MAKING - FIFTH ANNUAL EXHIBITION AND AUCTION, NH Furniture Masters Assn., Concord, NH, 2000, B&W and color illustrations, 40pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 64772 ), $17.50

91. Hayden, Arthur (edited and revised by Cyril G. E. Bunt), CHATS ON COTTAGE AND FARMHOUSE FURNITURE, Ernest Benn Limited, London, (1950) 2nd rev, B&W illustrations, 238pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB no external marks, In this second edition, the text has been left in its original form, though certain slight alterations have been found necessary including replacing some plates with new illustrations., (Order No: 47534 ), $7.50

92. Heckscher, Morrison H. (with the assistance of Lori Zabar), JOHN TOWNSEND: NEWPORT CABINETMAKER, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, (2005), B&W and color illustrations, 225pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 030010717X Published in conjunction with the exhibition held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from May 6 to September 25, 2005., (Order No: 61541 ), $265.00

93. Heckscher, Morrison H., IN QUEST OF COMFORT: THE EASY CHAIR IN AMERICA, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, (1971), B&W illustrations, 15pp, good, wraps (softcover), Catalogue of the exhibition which opened November 24, 1971., (Order No: 63997 ), $7.50

94. Hennage, Joseph H. (publisher), AMERICAN ANTIQUES FROM ISRAEL SACK COLLECTION: VOLUMES: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, AND X - TEN VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Highland House Publishers, Alexandria, VA, B&W and color illustrations, 2721pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0918712017 A handsome, complete, ten volume set., (Order No: 61562 ), $650.00

95. Hinckley, F. Lewis, A DIRECTORY OF ANTIQUE FURNITURE: THE AUTHENTIC CLASSIFICATION OF EUROPEAN & AMERICAN DESIGNS FOR PROFESSIONALS & CONNOISSEURS, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1953) 1st ed, 1103 halftones, 355pp, good+, tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 4155 ), $65.00

96. Hopkins, Thomas Smith, COLONIAL FURNITURE OF WEST NEW JERSEY, orig pub 1936, B&W illustrations, 113pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), Limited reprint of the 1936 edition published by This Historical Society of Haddonfield, New Jersey, which was also limited to 300 copies. An important cornerstone work to New Jersey furniture., (Order No: 1055 ), $45.00

97. Hough, Walter, ANCIENT SEATING FURNITURE IN THE COLLECTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1931, B&W plates follow text, p511-p518, very good, wraps (softcover), From the Smithsonian Report for 1930, Pages 511-518 (with 24 plates)., (Order No: 63602 ), $7.50

98. Howe, Katherine S. and Warren, David B. (with an introduction by Jane B. Davies), THE GOTHIC REVIVAL STYLE IN AMERICA, 1830-1870, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, (1976), B&W and color illustrations, 102pp, very good, wraps (softcover) - faint bump top corner, An Exhibition of Decorative Arts, April 1 through June 6, 1976, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. This exhibition was organized to explore one of the major historical revival styles of the nineteenth century. Over half of the exhibition booklet illustrates furniture., (Order No: 45604 ), $30.00

99. Hughes, Peter, THE WALLACE COLLECTION: CATALOGUE OF FURNITURE I, II, III - VOLUME I, VOLUME II, AND VOLUME III [THREE VOLUME SET COMPLETE], Trustees of Wallace Coll., London, 1996, B&W and color illustrations, 3 vols, 1667pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) in very good+ slipcase, ISBN 0900785519, (Order No: 63570 ), $175.00

100. Hughes, Therle (written and illustrated by), THE POCKET BOOK OF FURNITURE, Country Life, London, (1973) 3rd ptg, 132 B&W figures, 416pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0600430677 The detailed analysis of the vast range of furniture available, together with over 1,000 line drawings, provides a useful guide for the collector in identifying particular pieces., (Order No: 22840 ), $4.50

101. Hummel, Charles F., A WINTERTHUR GUIDE TO AMERICAN CHIPPENDALE FURNITURE: MIDDLE ATLANTIC AND SOUTHERN COLONIES, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1976) 1st ptg, over 135 B&W and 16 col. ill, 144pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0517521768 The 151 pieces illustrated in this guide are a careful sampling of Chippendale furniture (1755-1790) from New York, Philadelphia, and the South., (Order No: 4291 ), $5.00

102. Hyam, Leslie A. and Falcke, Shirley (foreword by), COLONIAL FURNITURE - THE SUPERB COLLECTION OF THE LATE HOWARD REIFSNYDER INCLUDING SIGNED PIECES BY PHILADELPHIA CABINETMAKERS, American Art Association Inc, New York, 1929, B&W illustrations, 275pp, good+, blue buckram cloth (hardcover), Scarce catalogue of the April, 1929, landmark auction sale of the collection built over 30 years by Howard Reifsnyder and formerly contained in The Reifsnyder Residence; The Pennsylvania Museum; and, Mount Pleasant Mansion, Philadelphia. Items sold by the order of the Executors Hannah G. Reifsnyder and Corn Exchange National Bank and Trust Company, Philadelphia. Prices realized written in for each item in Red Ink. This auction set a record for the highest price paid for a piece of American furniture when Henry F. Dupont purchased Item 696 - "The Very Important Van Pelt Chippendale Carved Mahogany Highboy, Philadelphia circa 1770" for the sum of $44,000 (1929 pre-crash dollars!!!) for Winterthur. Lot 656 "Important Queen Anne Carved Fiddle-Back Side Chair, Philadelphia, circa 1730" sold for $9,000, and in January 2002 this same chair sold to a private collector at Christie's New York for $666,000, believed to be an auction record for American Queen Anne side chairs. The similar chair (Lot 655) sold for $38,500 at Sotheby's in June 1990. An unbelievable auction catalogue, and as important as the 1929 Girl Scouts Loan Exhibition catalogue., (Order No: 41356 ), $350.00

103. Hyde, Bryden Bordley, BERMUDA'S ANTIQUE FURNITURE & SILVER, Bermuda National Trust, Hamilton, Bermuda, (1971), B&W ill., color frontis, 198pp, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 63946 ), $150.00

104. Israel Sack, Inc.; Sack, Harold; Robert M.; Albert M.; & Donald, OPPORTUNITIES IN AMERICAN ANTIQUES: ISRAEL SACK INC. BROCHURE NUMBER TWENTY-NINE, OCTOBER 1, 1976, Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1976, B&W and color illustrations, 79pp, very good, wraps (softcover), This issue features The Davis Collection., (Order No: 60174 ), $25.00

105. Israel Sack, Inc.; Sack, Harold; Robert M.; Albert M.; & Donald, OPPORTUNITIES IN AMERICAN ANTIQUES: ISRAEL SACK INC. BROCHURE NUMBER THIRTY, OCTOBER 1, 1977, Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1977, B&W illustrations, 63pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60175 ), $25.00

106. Israel Sack, Inc.; Sack, Harold; Robert M.; Albert M.; & Donald, OPPORTUNITIES IN AMERICAN ANTIQUES: ISRAEL SACK INC. BROCHURE NUMBER THIRTY-FIVE, NOVEMBER , 1980, Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1980, B&W and color illustrations, 63pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60176 ), $25.00

107. Israel Sack, Inc.; Sack, Harold; Robert M.; Albert M.; & Donald, OPPORTUNITIES IN AMERICAN ANTIQUES: ISRAEL SACK INC. BROCHURE NUMBER THIRTY-SIX, OCTOBER 1, 1981, Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1981, B&W and color illustrations, 83pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60177 ), $25.00

108. Israel Sack, Inc.; Sack, Harold; Robert M.; Albert M.; & Donald, OPPORTUNITIES IN AMERICAN ANTIQUES: ISRAEL SACK INC. BROCHURE NUMBER THIRTY-EIGHT, MAY 1, 1983, Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1983, B&W and color illustrations, 75pp, very good, wraps (softcover), This issue marks the 100th birthday of Israel Sack., (Order No: 60179 ), $25.00

109. Janneau, Guillaume, LES SIEGES - LE MOBILIER FRANCAIS -- [FRENCH SEATING FURNITURE - FRENCH CHAIRS], Editions Jacques Freal, Paris, (1974), B&W illustrations, 236pp, good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), (Order No: 63621 ), $20.00

110. Janzen, Reinhild Kauenhoven, and Janzen, John M., MENNONITE FURNITURE: A MIGRANT TRADITION (1766-1910), Good Books, Intercourse, PA, (1991), 241 B&W and color ill., 231pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1561480479 Tells the story of the Plains Mennonites and their journeys. It recounts the roots of their furniture tradition and documents its connection to life in the Vistula Delta in the late 1700s and early 1800s., (Order No: 6581 ), $7.50

111. Jenkins, Emyl, EMYL JENKINS' REPRODUCTION FURNITURE: ANTIQUES FOR THE NEXT GENERATION, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1995) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 204pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517585278, (Order No: 61447 ), $8.00

112. Jobe, Brock (editor), PORTSMOUTH FURNITURE: MASTERWORKS FROM THE NEW HAMPSHIRE SEACOAST, Univ. Press of New England, Hanover, NH, (1993) 1st ed, B&W photos, 14 color plates, 454pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0874516080 First comprehensive study of the defining characteristics of Portsmouth furniture from 1670 to 1840. Essays on Portsmouth history, furniture production in the 18th and early 19th centuries, and entries for 117 individual objects. Published by the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, Boston. The hardcover was published just a short time, and then followed by this softcover printing., (Order No: 7420 ), $115.00

113. Johnson, Peter, THE PHILLIPS GUIDE TO CHAIRS, Merehurst Press, London, (1989), B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1853910643 This book "places the stylistic movements in the context of their times by considering each period of chair development..." it "is as much about people as furniture; it describeds the changing social patterns, and spans the sweep of history..." A good overview to the chair - types, styles, etc., (Order No: 6009 ), $5.00

114. Jourdain, Margaret, ENGLISH DECORATION AND FURNITURE OF THE LATER XVIIITH CENTURY (1760-1820), Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, [1922], 426 B&W plates, 269pp, good, maroon cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, AN ACCOUNT OF ITS DEVELOPMENT AND CHARACTERISTIC FORMS. Final book in a series of four that form an historical and analytical survey of English Decoration & Furniture from 1500-1820. Larson 1595 - Best on the Subject., (Order No: 4193 ), $125.00

115. Kane, Patricia E., FURNITURE OF THE NEW HAVEN COLONY - THE SEVENTEETH-CENTURY STYLE - WITH AN ADDENDUM, New Haven Colony Hist. Soc., New Haven, CT, 1973, B&W illustrations, 110pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0943143004, (Order No: 63925 ), $12.50

116. Katz, Laszlo, THE ART OF WOODWORKING AND FURNITURE APPRECIATION, P.F.C. Publishing Co., Inc., New York, (1970), B&W illustrations, 192pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 62727 ), $10.00

117. Kelly, Alison, DECORATIVE WEDGWOOD: IN ARCHITECTURE AND FURNITURE, Born-Hawes Publishing Ltd, New York, (1965), 5 color ill., 75 B&W ill., 147pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by author, A study of Wedgwood's decorative production as it relates to the taste of the times in the applied arts. The author describes the whole range of Wedgwood's output in the field of interior decoration, from the basalt figures and wall plaques to the more esoteric fonts and funeral urns, and shows that jasper plaques were inset in furniture by both French and English cabinet-makers., (Order No: 19460 ), $10.00

118. Kenworthy-Browne, John, CHIPPENDALE AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES - CONNOISSEUR'S LIBRARY, World Publishing, New York, (1973) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 64pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0529050137 "A guide to the great craftsmen in an age of furniture greatness.", (Order No: 49559 ), $5.00

119. Kettell, Russell Hawes (editor), EARLY AMERICAN ROOMS 1650-1858, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, (1967), 72 ill inc. 13 in full color, 200pp, good, wraps (softcover), Originally published in 1936. "A Consideration of the Changes in Style between the Arrival of the Mayflower and the Civil War in the Regions Originally Settled by the English and the Dutch.", (Order No: 6633 ), $6.00

120. Kirk, John T., EARLY AMERICAN FURNITURE: HOW TO RECOGNIZE, EVALUATE, BUY, AND CARE FOR THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PIECES, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1979 5th ptg, 204 B&W photographs, 208pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0394706463 Covers: High-Style, Country, Primitive, and Rustic. First published 1970 in hardcover., (Order No: 3523 ), $6.00

121. Kirk, John T., AMERICAN FURNITURE & THE BRITISH TRADITION TO 1830, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1982 1st ed, 1500 B&W and color ill., 398pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0394712684 "The dependence and independence of American craftsmen - The sources of American furniture design and construction in British and Continental practice - The tradition of painted furniture in Europe and America - The emergence of an American aesthetic., (Order No: 17047 ), $15.00

122. Lea, Zilla Rider (editor), THE ORNAMENTED CHAIR: ITS DEVELOPMENT IN AMERICA (1700-1890), Charles E. Tuttle Co., Rutland, VT, (1960), B&W and color ill., 173pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket faded spine, First published in 1960. "Primarily a book of photographs, of which over three hundred are presented, with a pertinent text that describes our English heritage, the Sheraton Fancy chair, the decorated Windsor, and the stencilled chair - from its finest beginnings to it degeneration. It includes also Victorian painted chairs, the Pennsylvania German, and the Southern types., (Order No: 3660 ), $7.00

123. Lessard, Michel (translated by Jane Macaulay and Alison McGain), ANTIQUE FURNITURE OF QUEBEC: FOUR CENTURIES OF FURNITURE MAKING, McClelland & Stewart Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, (2002) 1st ptg, color illustrations, 544pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0771046707 Brings together hundreds of sumptuous full-color photographs and an authoritative text that together describe every pahse in the history of Quebec furniture. An essential reference., (Order No: 37481 ), $40.00

124. Levy, Saul, LACCHE VENEZIANE SETTECENTESCHE - [EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY VENETIAN LACQUER] - VOLUME I AND VOLUME II -- TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Gorlich Editore, Milano, Italy, (1967), color illustrations, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Fabulous photographs of Italian furniture. Volume I, 25 pages of text in Italian followed by 237 color plates; and, Volume II, has plates 238 through 496., (Order No: 58022 ), $375.00

125. Little, Nina Fletcher, COUNTRY ARTS IN EARLY AMERICAN HOMES, SPNEA - Univ Press of NE, Hanover, NH, (1999), B&W and color illustrations, 221pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1584650257 Valuable study of a wide variety of country arts that were characteristic of early American Homes. Contents include: architectural development of the New England country house, carvings for house and barn, schoolgirl and ladies art, picture frames with painted decoration, flowers in the parlor, small objects for use and enjoyment, wooden boxed for all occasions, ceramics used by American housewifes, fireboards on the hearth, and more., (Order No: 5362 ), $5.00

126. Lockwood, Luke Vincent, COLONIAL FURNITURE IN AMERICA, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1901, over 300 B&W ill., 352pp, good, maroon cloth, teg (hardcover) rubbing to spine, (Order No: 530 ), $14.50

127. Lockwood, Luke Vincent, COLONIAL FURNITURE IN AMERICA, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1913, 867 B&W illustrations, 2 vol set, good, decorated red cloth w/light wear and fade to spine, teg, Folio, two volume set: Volume I, 334pp; Volume II, 307pp. First published in 1901, and then in 1902. This new and enlarged two volume edition was published in 1913. In 1926 the 3rd edition was published with supplementary chapters and over 1000 illustrations. That edition was reissued in a single volume in 1951 and 1957., (Order No: 938 ), $30.00

128. Luther, Clair Franklin, THE HADLEY CHEST, reprint of the 1935 edition, B&W illustrations, 144pp, supp., fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) [New Copy], A quality reprint done in 1985 of this extremely scarce book on The Hadley Chests. In preparing this book the author examined 96 of the 108 examples known to him. Following the text (and bound in) is the two page 1938 supplement of Hadley Chests discovered since the publication in 1935, together with changes in ownership. A must for the furniture reference library., (Order No: 18425 ), $40.00

129. Lyman Allyn Museum (catalogue by Minor Myers, Jr. and Edgar deN. Mayhew), NEW LONDON COUNTY FURNITURE 1640-1840, The Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT, (1974), B&W illustrations, 134pp, good, wraps (softcover) SEE NOTE - UNDERLINING THROUGHOUT, Catalogue of the exhibition held October 5 through November 10, 1974. NOTE - THIS COPY HAS THIN UNDERLINING THROUGHOUT., (Order No: 20146 ), $20.00

130. M. Harris and Sons, OLD ENGLISH FURNITURE: DESIGNERS AND CRAFTSMEN, M. Harris and Sons, London, (1946) 3rd ed, B&W illustrations, 108pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1935. "From time to time all of us are apt to find ourselves at a loss for an historical fact concerning our country and its customs. We offer you this book from our particular province of 'Old English Furniture', to provide just those items of information which escape the memory but which are nevertheless important to all those who love and admire England and her homes.", (Order No: 43437 ), $12.50

131. M. Harris and Sons, THE ENGLISH CHAIR: ITS HISTORY AND EVOLUTION, M. Harris and Sons, London, 1948, B&W illustrations, 186pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1937. This book deals with the evolution of the chair down to the reign of George IV in some detail, and, with a few drawings in the text, is illustrated by nearly 100 full-page plates., (Order No: 43438 ), $25.00

132. Mackson, I. (compiled and photographed by), AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE INTERIORS AND FURNITURE DURING THE LATTER PART OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, Geo. H. Polley & Co., Pub., Boston, MA, (1900), 63 B&W plates, good++, original brown cloth folio case with ribbon ties, From the introduction, "The object in preparing this work has been to bring together a collectin of representative examples of the Architecture, Interiors and Furnishings of the latter part of the 19th century." The one sheet introduction is followed by 63 plates each with overall measurements of 12 1/2 inches by 18 inches. The examples are anything but "representative examples" but are the finest, most luxurious, and totally "upper crust" of American society. Architects and residence owner's whose works and homes are illustrated include in part: Richard K. Hunt, Architect; C. P. H. Gilbert, Architect; Philip Kleeburg, interior of residence; Parlor, Harry Payne Whitney's residence; interiors of Beverly Cove, Mass. residence; interior, Greenwich, Conn.; residences, Brookline Mass; Law School, Cambridge, Mass, H. H. Richardson, Architect; two double-plates of interior, Cornelius Vanderbilt's residence, New York; entrance, Metropolitan Club, New York; and on and on. Very impressive portfolio., (Order No: 44489 ), $550.00

133. Madigan, Mary Jean, introduction by (edited by Art & Antiques), NINETEENTH CENTURY FURNITURE: INNOVATION, REVIVAL AND REFORM, Art & Antiques, New York, (1982) 1st ptg, 100 color, 150 B&W ill., 160pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0823080048 A collection of articles devoted to the exhilarating variety of furniture styles - American empire, Gothic and rococo revival to the Renaissance rivival, Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau. Focuses on the changing stylistic patterns of this period, and sheds light on the foremost designers and cabinetmakers., (Order No: 14600 ), $40.00

134. Max Webber, Inc., MAX WEBBER, INC. - AMERICAN AND ENGLISH ANTIQUES OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY - CATALOGUE NUMBER THREE 1971, Max Webber, Inc., Middleton, MA, 1971, B&W illustrations, 200pp, good, maroon cloth (hardcover), Wonderful 18th century pieces with the emphasis on furniture., (Order No: 60615 ), $7.50

135. McClelland, Nancy (with a foreword by Edward Knoblock), DUNCAN PHYFE AND THE ENGLISH REGENCY: 1795-1830, William R. Scott, Inc., New York, (1939), 295 B&W plates, 364pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) wear to corners - signed by author, One of 1350 copies signed by the author on the colophon page. The author identifies the English Regency style, tells how the style developed, shows how it influenced Phyfe, and then describes both the man himself and numerous examples of his furniture construction--his tables, chairs, sofas, sideboards, beds, etc. Accompanying the text are many fine photographs of famous Regency homes and furniture, houses built during the Classical Revival in America, and scores of Phyfe's masterpieces., (Order No: 22246 ), $225.00

136. McLeod, Van, THREE CENTURIES OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FURNITURE MAKING - FOURTH ANNUAL EXHIBITION AND AUCTION, NH Furniture Masters Assn., Concord, NH, 1999, B&W and color illustrations, 36pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), "New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association Fourth Annual Exhibition and Auction." Essay entitled "Generation to Generation: New Hampshire's Furniture-Making Tradition;" followed by biographies of the furniture-makers and then the pieces on exhibit., (Order No: 51738 ), $17.50

137. Michaelis, Ronald F., OLD DOMESTIC BASE-METAL CANDLESTICKS FROM THE 13TH TO 19TH CENTURY, Antique Collector's Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, (1978), B&W illustrations, 139pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0902028278 "Produced in Bronze, Brass, Paktong and Pewter." The first detailed account to record the development of the candlestick from the 13th to the 19th century., (Order No: 31189 ), $45.00

138. Miller, Edgar G., AMERICAN ANTIQUE FURNITURE: A BOOK FOR AMATEURS IN TWO VOLUMES, VOLUME ONE AND VOLUME TWO - COMPLETE TWO VOLUME SET, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, (1966), B&W illustrations, 1106pp, very good, wraps (softcover) underline on one line, ISBN 0486215997 - Volume 1 and ISBN 0486216004 Volume 2. Complete unabridged reprinting of this standard work first published in 1937., (Order No: 44121 ), $10.00

139. Miller, Judith; and, Miller, Martin (general editors), THE ANTIQUES DIRECTORY: FURNITURE - 7,000 ILLUSTRATED EXAMPLES OF FINE FURNITURE, G. K. Hall & Co., Boston, MA, (1985), B&W illustrations, 639pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0816187487 FURNITURE is the most coherent and comprehensive visual guide to antique furniture available to dealers and collectors., (Order No: 45925 ), $20.00

140. Monahon, Clifford P.; and, Ott, Joseph K., THE JOHN BROWN HOUSE LOAN EXHIBITION OF RHODE ISLAND FURNITURE; INCLUDING SOME NOTABLE PORTRAITS,CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN, OTHER, Rhode Island Historical Soc., Providence, RI, 1965, B&W illustrations, 178pp, very good, light brown cloth (hardcover), Errata slip tipped in. Exhibition held May 16 - June 20, 1965., (Order No: 65097 ), $30.00

141. Moody, Margaret J., AMERICAN DECORATIVE ARTS AT DARTMOUTH, Dartmouth College Museum, Hanover, NH, 1981, B&W illustrations, 54pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Catalogue of the exhibition at the Hopkins Center 10 January to 1 March 1981., (Order No: 60670 ), $10.00

142. Morazzoni, Guiseppe, MOBILI VENEZIANI LACCATI II - VOLUME II ONLY OF FURNITURE VENEZIANI LACCATI, Luigi Alfieri, Milano, Italy, n.d., B&W and color illustrations, very good, red cloth (hardcover) faint edgewear on spine, "Camere Da Pranzo - Tinelli - Camere Da Letto - Tolette - Vassoi - Varia" Exquisite illustrations of Venetian laquerwork and decorative lacquered furniture. Exceptionally nice clean and tight copy with sharp illustrations. Very faint wear to cloth on the bottom of the spine, and the rear edge of spine (hard to see)., (Order No: 49281 ), $450.00

143. Musgrave, Clifford, ADAM AND HEPPLEWHITE AND OTHER NEO-CLASSICAL FURNITURE, Faber and Faber, London, (1966), color frontis, B&W ill., 224pp, plates, good+ w/very lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This is one of the most comprehensive works on the neo-classical furniture of the Adam and Hepplewhite periods., (Order No: 41783 ), $14.50

144. Newman, Bruce M.; and Duncan, Alastair, FANTASY FURNITURE, Rizzoli, New York, (1989), color illustrations, 200pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0847811190 Groundbreaking look at the unusual and exotic furnishings produced throughout Europe, the United States, and the Far East during the 19th and 20th centuries., (Order No: 5101 ), $20.00

145. Nutting, Wallace, FURNITURE TREASURY (MOSTLY OF AMERICAN ORIGIN) - VOLUME II ONLY - [FIRST EDITION], Old America Company, Framingham, MA, (1928) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, good++, brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 63518 ), $40.00

146. Nutting, Wallace, FURNITURE TREASURY (MOSTLY OF AMERICAN ORIGIN) - VOLUME III ONLY - [FIRST EDITION], Old America Company, Framingham, MA, (1933) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 550pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 63519 ), $45.00

147. Nykor, Lynda Musson and Musson, Patricia D., MENNONITE FURNITURE: THE ONTARIO TRADITION IN YORK COUNTY, James Lorimer & Company, Toronto, 1977, B&W illustrations, 95pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0888621485 Authors concentrate on the furniture of the York County area, and draw parallels and contrasts with the predominant styles in other Ontario communities. Also discussed are the homes, farms, and churches of the Mennonite community., (Order No: 37059 ), $10.00

148. Ormsbee, Thomas Hamilton, A STOREHOUSE OF ANTIQUES, Robert M. McBride & Company, New York, 1947 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 155pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "A highly informative and superbly illustrated survey of antiques in wide variety, of especial interest to Americans." This wide range of subjects includes furniture from various periods: Sandwich, Victorian and other glass articles; silver; early American china, Lowestoft and other ceramics; prints; pewter and other metalwares; and textiles., (Order No: 16411 ), $7.50

149. Osborne, H. P., AN OUTLINE OF THE HOME FURNISHING PERIODS, Outline Publishing Company, Long Beach, CA, 1941 3rd ed, B&W illustrations, 168pp, good+, "leatherette" brown cloth (hardcover), "Its purpose is to give the student of the art of furnishing the home, and the people connected with the home furnishing industry, a reference book with a short story of each period and the bare facts on each subject outlined.", (Order No: 29750 ), $14.50

150. Ott, Joseph K., THE JOHN BROWN HOUSE LOAN EXHIBITION OF RHODE ISLAND FURNITURE: INCLUDING SOME NOTABLE PORTRAITS, CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN, ETC., Rhode Island Historical Soc., Providence, RI, (1965), 105 B&W plates, 25 supp. ill, 178pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Exhibition held May 16 to June 20, 1965., (Order No: 8910 ), $20.00

151. Otto, Celia Jackson, AMERICAN FURNITURE OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, Castle Books, New York, orig pub 1965, 481 B&W illustrations, 229pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Contents include: The Classic Period; The Empire Period; The Restauration Period; The Rococo Period; The Renaissance Period; and The Eighties and Nineties. Franklin 2318 - Best on the Subject. First published in 1965 by Viking Press., (Order No: 18874 ), $7.50

152. Oulmont, Charles, LA MAISON: LA VIE AU DIX-HUITIEME SIECLE [HOUSE COLLECTION - LIFE IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY], Editions Marcel Seheur, Paris, (1929), B&W illustrations, 94pp, very good, green cloth spine (hardcover), Text in French. A study of French architecture and furnishings in the 18th century., (Order No: 60109 ), $20.00

153. Parsons, Charles S. (text by), THE DUNLAPS & THEIR FURNITURE, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH, (1970), over 100 B&W ill., 310pp, good+, wraps (softcover), Definitive. Exhibition held 6 August to 13 September, 1970. Text provides extensive research on the Dunlaps and early New Hampshire cabinetmaking. Extensive appendices, and a transcription of Major John Dunlap's Account book. Franklin 2319., (Order No: 6028 ), $30.00

154. Peirce, Donald and Alswang, Hope, AMERICAN INTERIORS: NEW ENGLAND & THE SOUTH - PERIOD ROOMS AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM, Universe Books, New York, (1983), B&W and color illustrations, 64pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0872730956 Few museum period rooms compare with Brooklyn's in quantity, architectural accuracy, time span, and geographical range., (Order No: 45442 ), $7.50

155. Phillips, Simon (foreword by), REFLECTIONS OF THE PAST: A MAJOR SELLING EXHIBITION OF MIRRORS 1685-1815, Ronald Phillips Ltd., London, (2004) 2nd ed, color illustrations, 175pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 63868 ), $75.00

156. Pinto, Pedro Costa, O MOVEL DE ASSENTO PORTUGUES DO SECULO XVIII [TRANSLATES TO THE MOBILE SEAT - CHAIRS - OF 18TH CENTURY PORTUGAL], Mediatexto - Medialivros, Lisboa, (2005), color illustrations, 159pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 9727971032, (Order No: 58540 ), $60.00

157. Quimby, Ian M. G. (edited by), AMERICAN FURNITURE AND ITS MAKERS - WINTERTHUR PORTFOLIO 13, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, (1979), B&W illustrations, 244pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0226921395, (Order No: 61580 ), $17.50

158. Rava, Carlo Enrico, IL MOBILE D'ARTE DAL QUATTROCENTO ALL'OTTOCENTO - ITALIA, FRANCIA, GERMANIA, AUSTRIA, INGHILTERRA; AMERICA DEL NORD, G. G. Gorlich Editore, Milan, Italy, (1950), color frontis, 510 B&W ill., 42pp of text, good, brown boards (hardcover), Title translates to roughly: "The Piece of Furniture of art from the 1400's to the 1800's - Italy, France, Germany, Austria, England, North America." A unique assemblage of furniture illustrations., (Order No: 50510 ), $150.00

159. Raycraft, Don, and Raycraft, Carol, EARLY AMERICAN FURNITURE, Wallace-Homestead Book Co., Des Moines, IA, (1972), 24 color plates, very good, spiral comb binding (wraps) (softcover), 24 color plates with descriptions on opposite page., (Order No: 42582 ), $5.00

160. Roe, F. Gordon, VICTORIAN FURNITURE, Phoenix House Limited, London, (1952), B&W illustrations, 160pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Author shows that there was no one uniform "Victorian Period", but sundry Victorian periods overlapping each other, linked by the person of the Queen. Main emphasis is on the home., (Order No: 5413 ), $14.50

161. Roque, Oswaldo Rodriguez (foreword by Stanley Stone), ANTIQUE FURNITURE AT CHIPSTONE, Univ. of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI, (1984) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 440pp, fine, brown cloth spine (hardcover) with very good+ slipcase, ISBN 0299097609 Catalogue of the collection assembled by Stanley Stone, including: Case Furniture; Clocks; Seating Furniture; Looking Glasses; Tables and Stands; Unusual and Specialized Furniture; Beds; and, Fire Screens., (Order No: 48970 ), $50.00

162. Rovetti, Paul F.; Cummings, Hildegard; Fogarty, Robert S.; Ott, John Harlow; and, Sprigg, June, SIMPLE GIFTS: HANDS TO WORK AND HEARTS TO GOD, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, (1978), B&W illustrations, 40pp, fine, wraps (softcover), A Loan Exhibition of Shaker Craftsmanship Primarily from Hancock Shaker Village, March 20-May 21, 1978, The William Benton Museum of Art., (Order No: 45611 ), $10.00

163. Roycrofters - Roycroft, CATALOG OF ROYCROFT FURNITURE AND OTHER THINGS, Turn of the Century Editions, New York, (1981), B&W illustrations, 47pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0940326035 Exact quality reprint of the 1906 catalog of Roycroft furniture and accessories., (Order No: 37015 ), $7.50

164. Sack, Israel; Hennage, Joseph H. (editor), AMERICAN ANTIQUES FROM ISRAEL SACK COLLECTION - VOLUME IV, Highland House Publishers, Washington, DC, (1974), B&W and color illustrations, p852-p1112, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), A reprint of Sack brochures: #22, #23, #24, and #25 with index., (Order No: 50410 ), $32.50

165. Salomonsky, Verna Cook, MASTERPIECES OF FURNITURE DESIGN, Periodical Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, MI, 1931 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 101 plates, very good+, black cloth (hardcover) in good+ slipcase, A collection of measured drawings accompanied by photographs and explanatory text, of pieces of furniture selected from those on exhibition in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Brooklyn Museum of Arts and Sciences, The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, The Rhode Island School of Design, and the Essex Institute. Contents include: Chairs and settees; Tables; Sideboards; Chests, Chests of Drawers; Desks; Secretaries; Highboys; Beds; and, Miscellaneous. Franklin 2331 - Best on the Subject., (Order No: 42954 ), $75.00

166. Scherer, John L., NEW YORK FURNITURE AT THE NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM, Highland House Publishers, Old Town Alexandria, VA, (1983), sepia tone illustrations, 142pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), A catalogue of the collection at the New York State Museum in Albany divided into the following: The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (1680-1800); The Federal Period (1790-1820); The Empire Period (1820-1850); The Victorian Period (1840-1890); and Turn of the Century (1890-1910)., (Order No: 17664 ), $20.00

167. Scherer, John L., NEW YORK FURNITURE AT THE NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM, Highland House Publishers, Old Town Alexandria, VA, (1984), sepia toned illustrations, 142pp, good+, wraps (softcover) owner's name, ISBN 0918712157, (Order No: 62699 ), $8.00

168. Schiffer, Herbert F. and Schiffer, Peter B., MINIATURE ANTIQUE FURNITURE: INCLUDING DOLL HOUSE AND CHILDREN'S FURNITURE FROM THE UNITED STATES AND EUROPE, Livingston Publishing Co., Wynnewood, PA, (1972) 1st ed, over 300 photographs, 265pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0870980491 Over 300 color and black and white photographs present a unique essay on children's and dolls' genuine antique handcrafted furniture. Refers the reader to and invites comparison with similar pieces in other specialized works on antique furniture. Emphasis is placed on certain items whose regional characteristics are dominant., (Order No: 5287 ), $15.00

169. Schwartz, Marvin D., AMERICAN FURNITURE OF THE COLONIAL PERIOD, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, (1976), B&W and color illustrations, 93pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0870991493 Presents 81 pieces all accessioned in the American Wing of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, (Order No: 17046 ), $5.00

170. Schwartz, Marvin D., PLEASE BE SEATED: THE EVOLUTION OF THE CHAIR, 2000 BC-2000 AD, American Federation of Arts, New York, (1968), B&W illustrations, 62pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A catalogue of the educational exhibition which has been organized and is circulated by the Decorative Arts Program of The American Federation of Arts in collaboration with the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design, Smithsonian Institution with the sponsorship of the Resources Council and a number of leading furniture manufacturers., (Order No: 35561 ), $10.00

171. Sembach, Klaus-Jurgen (edited by), CONTEMPORARY FURNITURE - AN INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF MODERN FURNITURE, 1950 TO THE PRESENT, Architectural Book Pub. Co., New York, (1982), B&W illustrations, 308pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0803895267 A collection of the most outstanding contemporary furniture around the world., (Order No: 56647 ), $60.00

172. Semowich, Charles J. (compiled by), AMERICAN FURNITURE CRAFTSMEN WORKING PRIOR TO 1920 - AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, (1984) 1st ptg, 381pp, fine, brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket as published, ISBN 031323275X Contents include: Works about Individual Craftsmen; Works about Groups of Craftsemen; General Works; Trade Catalogues; Appendix; Craftsmen - Biographical Index; Author - Title Index; Subject Index., (Order No: 49289 ), $10.00

173. Shapland, H. O., THE PRACTICAL DECORATION OF FURNITURE - VOLUME ONE; VOLUME TWO; AND, VOLUME THREE - THREE VOLUMES IN ONE, Ernest Benn, Ltd., London, 1926, B&W illustrations, very good, brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Volume One: Veneering, Inlay or Marqueterie Gilding, Painting; 44 pages of text followed by 48 plates; Volume Two: Moulding, Pierce Work, TurnedWork, Twisting, Carving; 37 pages of text followed by 48 plates; and, Volmume Three: Applied Metalwork, Covering with Leather and Textiles, Lacquering and Miscellaneous Decoration; 15 pages of text followed by 48 plates., (Order No: 50717 ), $75.00

174. Shixiang, Wang (translated by Wang Shixiang, Lark E. Marson and others), CONNOISSEURSHIP OF CHINESE FURNITURE: MING AND EARLY QING DYNASTIES - VOLUME I: TEXT AND VOLUME II: PLATES [2 VOLUME SET], Art Media Resources, Ltd., Chicago, IL, 1990, very good+, green cloth (hardcover) with very good slipcase, ISBN 1878529013 Two volume set: Volume I: Text, 226pp; Volume II: Plates, 190pp. A monumental effort of 40 years by Wang Shixiang including his notes, photographs and sketches. Not only a history, but a story of his endeavour to record as well as he was able, examples of priceless pieces of furniture many of which have been destroyed, sold or simply disappeared through the difficult, often turbulent past years., (Order No: 18006 ), $150.00

175. Smith, Nancy A., OLD FURNITURE: UNDERSTANDING THE CRAFTSMAN'S ART - A GUIDE TO COLLECTION, APPRECIATION AND PRESERVATION, Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis, IN, (1975) 1st ptg, 214 B&W ill., 191pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0672518945 Author explores the qualities of wood - its growth and grain, its constant movement - and shows how the joiner and later the cabinet maker turned them to his benefit. Organized into two parts: Furniture-Making Techniques, and What Happens to Furniture with Time. Informative., (Order No: 6481 ), $6.00

176. Sold by the order of Francis P. Garvan - with prices realized pencilled in, FURNITURE AND SILVER BY AMERICAN MASTER CRAFTSMEN OF COLONIAL AND EARLY FEDERAL TIMES - SALE NUMBER 3878 JUNE 8, 9, 10, 1931, Anderson Galleries, Inc., New York, 1931, B&W illustrations, very good, rebound in blue cloth (hardcover) See Note, Nice rebound copy with original covers laid back on new cloth. 402 exceptional lots with prices realized noted for each. From subtitle includes also: RARE EARLY GLASS AND PEWTER, ORIENTAL LOWESTOFT AND ENGLISH FAIENCE TOGETHER WITH RARE LITOGRAPHS BY CURRIER & IVES., (Order No: 62747 ), $35.00

177. Solverson, John F., THOSE FASCINATING LITTLE LAMPS: MINIATURE LAMPS AND THEIR VALUES, Antique Publications, Marietta, OH, (1988), color illustrations, 112pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0915410427 Contents include: Lamp Production; Lamps "by size;" "by burner type;" "Stem" lamps; "Finger" lamps; and much more., (Order No: 30987 ), $30.00

178. Sotheby's, AMERICAN ARTS AND CRAFTS AND ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNS - JUNE 16, 1989, Sotheby's, New York, 1989, B&W and color illustrations, very good, wraps (softcover), Including Property from the Estate of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.; Property of Mrs. Van Van Nes. 106 lot, not all are illustrated., (Order No: 33122 ), $15.00

179. Sotheby's, THE JACQUES GARCIA COLLECTION: IMPORTANT FRENCH FURNITURE, DECORATIONS, WORKS OF ART AND CARPETS - AUCTION OCTOBER 27, 1990, Sotheby's, New York, 1990, B&W and color illustrations, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), 93 exquisite lots described and illustrated., (Order No: 59543 ), $20.00

180. Sotheby's, THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. LAMMOT DU PONT COPELAND - AUCTION, NEW YORK, SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2002, Sotheby's, New York, 2002, color illustrations, 244pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 62905 ), $17.50

181. Sparkes, Ivan G., FOUR-POSTER AND TESTER BEDS - SHIRE ALBUM 253, Shire Publications Ltd., Buckinghamshire, UK, (1990), B&W illustrations, 32pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0747800782, (Order No: 65071 ), $10.00

182. Spofford, Harriet Prescott, ART DECORATION APPLIED TO FURNITURE, Harper & Brothers, Publ., New York, 1878, B&W illustrations, 237pp, ads, good, decorated brown cloth, aeg (hardcover) EDGEWEAR See Note, From the preface: "The following chapters on the history and character of Household Furniture, originally published in Harper's Bazar, are reprinted at the solicitation of many readers, withsome additions and emendations." NOTE - Wear top and bottom of the spine, and edgewear. Clean and tight copy., (Order No: 52549 ), $40.00

183. Stickley, Gustav, CRAFTSMAN HOMES: ARCHITECTURE AND FURNISHINGS OF THE AMERICAN ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, (1979), 296 illustrations, 4 in col., 205pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0486237915 Originally published in 1909 on THE CRAFTSMAN'S own press. Essay on the simplification of life, the art of home building, and the Craftsman idea recall the vigorous school of theory which influenced the young Frank Lloyd Wright and has returned to vogue today; 296 architectural drawings, photographs and floor plans recapture and preserve a vision of beauty and utility which dignified and elevated a mere handicrafts fad into a uniquely American style., (Order No: 43748 ), $6.00

184. Stoneman, Vernon C., JOHN AND THOMAS SEYMOUR: CABINETMAKERS IN BOSTON 1794-1816, Special Publications, Boston, 1959, over 290 B&W plts, 9 color, 393pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover) no slipcase, Please note, this offering DOES NOT INCLUDE The Supplement to this volume., (Order No: 802 ), $70.00

185. Stoneman, Vernon C., JOHN AND THOMAS SEYMOUR CABINETMAKERS IN BOSTON 1794-1816 AND A SUPPLEMENT TO JOHN AND THOMAS SEYMOUR - TWO VOLUME SET, Special Publications, Boston, MA, 1959 and 1965, B&W and color illustrations, good+, brown cloth (hardcover) clean and tight set, Offered as a set, two volumes: JOHN AND THOMAS SEYMOUR: CABINETMAKERS IN BOSTON 1794-1816, 1959, 393pp; and, A SUPPLEMENT TO JOHN AND THOMAS SEYMOUR CABINETMAKERS IN BOSTON 1794-1816, 1965, 105pp., (Order No: 46995 ), $175.00

186. Strange, E. F. (edited by), OLD FURNITURE - A MAGAZINE OF DOMESTIC ORNAMENT - VOLUME THREE JANUARY - APRIL, 1928, Old Furniture Ltd., London, 1928, B&W and color illustrations, 242pp, good, bound in blue buckram cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB, More than just great articles on furniture, also there are articles on Celadon Porcelain, Chinese Porcelain, Maidenhead Spoons, earliest dated English Sampler, Wall-Papers in Old England. But majority of articles are on English Furniture., (Order No: 47720 ), $20.00

187. Symonds, R. W. and Whineray, B. B., VICTORIAN FURNITURE, Country Life Limited, London, (1962), color frontis, 282 B&W ill., 232pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1962. This book studies the furniture of the whole Victorian period. It goes into the developments and fluctuations in furniture styles (and there were many), the techniques and materials used by the leading makers, and the special show-pieces created for the great and popular Exhibitions that were a feature of the age; and it includes an interesting account of the Victorian home in general., (Order No: 26605 ), $8.50

188. Szabolcsi, Hedvig, FRENCH FURNITURE IN HUNGARY, Branden Press, Boston, (1964), 48 B&W and color plates, 49pp text, good+, tan cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), Franklin 2693., (Order No: 21985 ), $8.50

189. Taylor, Lonn and Warren, David B. (foreword by Miss Ima Hogg), TEXAS FURNITURE: THE CABINETMAKERS AND THEIR WORK 1840-1880, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, (1975), B&W illustrations, 387pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0292738013 Provides a detailed introduction to the art of cabinetmaking and to the works of Texas cabinetmakers. Franklin 2353 - Best on the Subject., (Order No: 42756 ), $235.00

190. The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company, THE ANTIQUES COLLECTION AND THE FINE ARTS COLLECTION OF THE HARTFORD STEAM BOILER INSPECTION AND INSURANCE COMPANY W/PLATES, Hartford Steam Boiler Co., Hartford, CT, (1987), color illustrations, fine, wraps (softcover) in presentation box (lacks plate 7), Two catalogues and a collection of prints from The Harford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company collection. THE ANTIQUES COLLECTION, 47pp and THE FINE ARTS COLLECTION, 73p along with a folder of 9 plates (however, LACKING PLATE 7). All housed in a cloth covered clamshell box/presentation piece., (Order No: 62955 ), $75.00

191. Tracy, Berry B. (introduction by); Johnson, Marilynn (furniture texts by); Schwartz, Marvin D. and Boorsch, Suzanne, 19TH-CENTURY AMERICA: FURNITURE AND OTHER DECORATIVE ARTS, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1970, 298 B&W and color plates, index, biblio., very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0870090055 "An Exhibition in Celebration of the Hundreth Anniversary of the Metropolitan Museum of Art - April 16 through September 7, 1970.", (Order No: 3465 ), $6.50

192. Victoria, Anthony G.; Bernier, Olivier; and, Hampton, Mark, THE MASTER CHAIR-MAKER'S ART - FRANCE 1710-1800, Frederick P. Victoria & Son, New York, 1984, B&W illustrations, good++, wraps (softcover), Catalogue of an exhibition. Detailed descriptions., (Order No: 63531 ), $14.50

193. Ward, Gerald W. R., and Hosley, William N., THE GREAT RIVER: ART & SOCIETY OF THE CONNECTICUT VALLEY, 1635-1820, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, (1985), B&W and color illustrations, 524pp, good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0918333032 The important catalogue from the exhibition held at the Wadsworth Atheneum 22 September 1985 to 6 January 1986. Four interpretive essays on the area are followed by the Catalogue of the Exhibition with sections on: architecture; paintings and other pictorial arts; furniture; metalwares; clocks and instruments; textiles, clothing and needlework; ceramics and glass; books and prints; and gravestones. A cornerstone work for your antique reference or decorative arts collection., (Order No: 43028 ), $60.00

194. Ware, William Rotch (edited by); measured drawings by H. C. Dunham, SEATS OF THE COLONISTS AND OTHER FURNISHINGS - PART I (ALL PUBLISHED), American Architect Company, Boston, MA, 1904, 28 B&W photos and drawings, 24pp of text, good, loose leaves laid in edgeworn folio folder, as published, Franklin 2362. American and English chairs and furniture., (Order No: 40436 ), $85.00

195. Waring, Janet, EARLY AMERICAN STENCILS ON WALLS AND FURNITURE, William R. Scott, Publisher, New York, (1937) 1st ed, 165 B&W figures, 149pp, very good, gray cloth (hardcover), First limited edition of 800 copies. Influential, scholarly book which re-established the stencil as a tool of decoration. Part One: Stencilled Walls, Part Two: Stencilled Furniture., (Order No: 5453 ), $12.50

196. Warren, David B. (with a foreword by Miss Ima Hogg), BAYOU BEND: AMERICAN FURNITURE, PAINTINGS AND SILVER FROM THE BAYOU BEND COLLECTION, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, (1975), 355 B&W photographs, 192pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0890900000 A catalogue of the collection formed by Miss Ima Hogg and her brother William C. Hogg. From the time they purchased their first American antique in 1920 it was their intention to collect for a Texas museum to make available to the citizens of the State the rich colonial heritage of the nation, a heritage not native geographically to that area. The author became curator of the collection in 1965, and spent nine years in preparing the collection in published form., (Order No: 9469 ), $10.00

197. Warren, David B. (foreword by Miss Ima Hogg) - inscribed by author to a contributor, BAYOU BEND: AMERICAN FURNITURE, PAINTINGS, AND SILVER FROM THE BAYOU BEND COLLECTION, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, (1975), B&W illustrations, 192pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316084018 Inscribed by the author on the half title page to a contributor to the work., (Order No: 65154 ), $25.00

198. Watkin, David and Hewat-Jaboor, Philip (editors), THOMAS HOPE REGENCY DESIGNER, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, (2008), B&W and color illustrations, 527pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 9780300124163, (Order No: 64682 ), $60.00

199. Watson, F. J. B., THE WRIGHTSMAN COLLECTION: VOLUME I: FURNITURE AND VOLUME II: FURNITURE, GILT BRONZE AND MOUNTED PORCELAIN, CARPETS - 2 VOL SET, New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, CT, (1966), B&W and color illustrations, 2 vols., 671pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) EX-LIB bookplates, EX-LIB - but with only remnants of bookplate on front pastedowns, and evidence of spine label at one time on Volume II., (Order No: 63532 ), $150.00

200. Weidman, Gregory R., FURNITURE IN MARYLAND 1740-1940: THE COLLECTION OF THE MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD, (1984), B&W and color illustrations, 342pp, good+, wraps (softcover) underlinings on a couple pages, ISBN 0938420291 A comprehensive history., (Order No: 52530 ), $175.00

201. Wenham, Edward, OLD FURNITURE FOR MODERN ROOMS (FROM THE RESTORATION TO THE REGENCY), The Studio Publications, Inc, New York, n.d. [c1940s], 8 B&W plts, 41 line drawings, 204pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Concerned with old furniture as furniture for everyday use, rather than as "collector's pieces.", (Order No: 14186 ), $5.00

202. Wilde, Wilson (introduction by), THE HARTFORD STEAM BOILER INSPECTION AND INSURANCE COMPANY: ANTIQUE FURNITURE AND FINE ARTS, Hartford Steam Boiler Co., Hartford, CT, [1983], color illustrations, 32pp, fine, wraps (softcover), A visual presentation of the antiques and art used in furnishing the corporate headquarters which were completed in 1983. Connecticut pieces are preserved in appropriate settings as they would appear originally. Contents include: introduction; Entrance; Assistant's Office; President's Conference Room; President's Office; President's Study; and, New Directions., (Order No: 38649 ), $20.00

203. Wills, Geoffrey & Joy, Edward T., THE COLLECTORS' BOOK OF ENGLISH ANTIQUES, A. S. Barnes & Co., New York, orig pub 1964, B&W and color illustrations, 104pp & 96pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0498014312 Originally published in two volumes as: THE BOOK OF ENGLISH FURNITURE, and THE BOOK OF ENGLISH CHINA., (Order No: 876 ), $5.00

204. Wills, Geoffrey, ENGLISH FURNITURE 1550-1760, Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York, (1971), B&W and color illustrations, 256pp, index, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0851121748 Contains descriptions and illustrations of the furniture made in England between 1550 and 1760., (Order No: 44259 ), $7.00

205. Wood, Lucy, CATALOGUE OF COMMODES - THE LADY LEVER ART GALLERY, HMSO, London, (1994), B&W and color illustrations, 367pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0112905323 The Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight houses an unrivalled series of English commodes, the highlight of its outstanding furniture collection and part of the much larger collection and part of the much larger collection originally formed by William Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme (1851-1925). This group of over forty commodes includes some of the greatest achievements of 18th-century London cabinet-making and is a tribute to Lever's passionate commitment to British art., (Order No: 51022 ), $45.00

206. Yarwood, Doreen, THE ENGLISH HOME - A THOUSAND YEARS OF FURNISHING AND DECORATION, Charles Scriber's Sons, New York, 1956, B&W illustrations, 393pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 62737 ), $7.50

207. Zea, Philip and Flynt, Suzanne L., HADLEY CHESTS, Pocumtuck Valley Mem. Assn., Deerfield, MA, (1992), B&W and color illustrations, 31pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1882374002 Catalogue for an exhibition held in 1993., (Order No: 33051 ), $20.00

208. Zogry, Kenneth Joel; Zea, Philip (edited by); Garrett, Wendell (foreword by); Burris, Ken (principal photography by), THE BEST THE COUNTRY AFFORDS - VERMONT FURNITURE 1765-1850, The Bennington Museum, 1995, B&W and color illustrations, 176pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 09575632 Catalogue of the exhibition held at both the Bennington Museum and the Shelburne Museum in 1995. Chapters include: Vermont Furniture: An Historical Perspective; followed by review of furniture by section and counties of the state., (Order No: 49737 ), $50.00

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