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The Furniture Masterworks of John & Thomas Seymour

By: Mussey, Robert D., Jr.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Salem, MA, Peabody Essex Museum: 2003

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19177

ISBN: 0883891263

Condition: New


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Classical Norfolk Furniture, 1810-1840

By: Newbern, Thomas R. J. and James R. Melchor

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Paducah, KY, Turner Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 21337

ISBN: 1563119471

Condition: New


Furniture scholars Thomas R. J. Newbern and James R. Melchor have joined forces with Turner Publishing Company to produce this fascinating look at Classical Norfolk Furniture between the years of 1810 and 1840. Featuring over 420 full-color photos, this book is a groundbreaking study of a major southern furniture group not previously studied in depth. Classical Norfolk Furniture: 1810-1840 is the culmination of over 20 years of research from its authors, who examined hundreds of pieces of furniture, made field notes, studied research files, and gathered information from across the country t... View more info

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L'Art du Siège au XVIIIe Siècle en France

By: Pallot, Bill G. B.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Paris, ACR-Gismondi Editeurs: 1989

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 25654

ISBN: 286770023X

Condition: New


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Biedermeier Furniture

By: Pressler, Rudolf and Robin Straub

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Books: 1996

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27715

ISBN: 0764301551

Condition: New


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The Arts and Crafts of Philadelphia, Maryland, and South Carolina 1721-1785, 1786-1800: Parts I and II

By: Prime, Alfred Coxe

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 1969

Seller ID: 10292

Condition: New


reprint edition, not issued with a dust jacket. A compilation of advertisements from eighteenth-century newspapers relating to the arts and crafts in Philadelphia, Maryland, and South Carolina, grouped by trade. Includes painters and miniaturists, engravers, silversmiths, pewterers, potters, glass makers, cabinet makers, clock and watch makers, builders and architects, house and sign painters, and stone cutters. View more info

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Marquetry

By: Ramond, Pierre

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Newtown, CT, The Taunton Press: 1989

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 14417

ISBN: 0942391195

Condition: As New


neatly penned inscription on verso of title page: Je dedie a livre a ma fille Dominique, Pierre Ramond. View more info

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The Tuttle Muddle: An Investigation of a Kentucky Case-on-Frame Furniture Group

By: Ramsey, Marianne P. and Diane C. Wachs

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Headley-Whitney Museum: 2000

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 24140

Condition: Near Fine


small scratch to front cover. The catalogue of an exhibition at the Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington, Kentucky, from October 5 to December 31, 1997. 22 case pieces are described and illustrated in black and white. View more info

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Decorated Furniture of the Mahantongo Valley

By: Reed, Henry M.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Lewisburg, PA, The Center Gallery of Bucknell University: 1987

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 14616

ISBN: 0812280857

Condition: Fine


The decorated furniture from southeastern Pennsylvania's Mahantongo Valley stands distinctly apart from the painted pieces usually associated with the Pennsylvania Germans of the region. The first public exhibition devoted exclusively to the furniture was featured at Bucknell's Center Gallery in October 1987. Illustrated mostly in black and white with a few plates in color. View more info

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Vermont Cabinetmakers & Chairmakers Before 1855: A Checklist

By: Robinson, Charles A., Philip Zea (intro), and Kenneth Joel Zogry (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Shelburne, Shelburne Museum: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10541

ISBN: 0939384205

Condition: New


In addition to the alphabetical checklist of cabinetmakers, this book contains an essay by Philip Zea illustrated with 14 figures, 5 of which are in color, and a geographical index. View more info

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Ancient Church Chests and Chairs in the Home Counties Round Greater London

By: Roe, Fred

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1929

Seller ID: 10486

Condition: Very Good


light shelfwear to bottom of boards, dust soiling to top edge of text block, dust jacket with chips at tears at head and foot of spine and at corners. The book is subtitled: Being the Tour of an Antiquary with Pencil and Camera through the Churches of Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent and Surrey. Map on endpapers showing church locations. Illustrated with 95 black and white figures. View more info

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The Cabinet Dictionary, 2 volumes

By: Sheraton, Thomas

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers: 1970

Seller ID: 14771

ISBN: 0275027252

Condition: Fine


reprint edition. Just as no other book of the eighteenth century -- and perhaps of the nineteenth century -- gives such detailed directions for furniture design as does Thomas Sheraton's Drawing-Book, so The Cabinet Dictionary, with its comprehensive explanations on the use of furniture, stands alone as a guide to household furnishing. Not simply a pattern book of current London fashions, the Dictionary also suggests principles for tastefully furnishing and decorating every room in a home. Published in London in 1801, the Dictionary arranges the vocabulary of taste and usage in alpabetica... View more info

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The Sheraton Director

By: Sheraton, Thomas as arranged by J. Munro Bell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ware, Hertfordshire, Wadsworth Editions: 1990

Seller ID: 25057

ISBN: 1853269506

Condition: As New


A reissue and rearrangement of the original Cabinet-maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book, produced by the furniture workshops of Thomas Sheraton, first published in 1802. View more info

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The Wrought Covenant: Source Material for the Study of Craftsmen and Community in Southeastern New England 1620-1700

By: St. George, Robert Blair

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Brockton, MA, Brockton Art Center: 1979

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10741

ISBN: 0934358060

Condition: Very Good


darkening to spine. 83 items of early furniture are described and illustrated. Contains a checklist of woodworking craftsmen in southern New England, 1620-1700. View more info

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Early Texas Furniture and Decorative Arts

By: Steinfeldt, Cecilia and Donald Lewis Stover

Price: $175.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Trinity University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 12774

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing, not issued with a dust jacket; previous owner's name at bottom of front endpaper. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, June 16-December 31, 1973. 344 objects are described and illustrated. View more info

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Antique Furniture: Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassical

By: Stone, Anne (text) and Edward T. Joy (foreword)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Exeter Books: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 25083

ISBN: 0896731405

Condition: Fine


dust jacket worn at head of spine and at bottom corner of back panel. Profusely illustrated, primarily in color. View more info

Image for Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730-1840: Cabinetmakers and International Merchants: A Furniture and Business History

Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730-1840: Cabinetmakers and International Merchants: A Furniture and Business History

By: Stuart, Susan E.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 2008

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 25042

ISBN: 1851495568

Condition: New


2 volumes in slipcase. View more info

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English Furniture from Charles II to George II

By: Symonds, R. W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 1980

Seller ID: 14280

ISBN: 0902028952

Condition: As New


reprint edition, #783 of 1500 copies, suede-bound, not issued with a dust jacket. This limited edition reprint of the 1929 first edition is illustrated with 259 black and white plates of furniture from the collection of Percival D. Griffiths. View more info

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Savannah Furniture 1735-1825

By: Theus, Mrs. Charlton M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Savannah, GA, Mrs. Charlton M. Theus: 1967

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 25605

Condition: Very Good


inscribed by author to her mother; bump to spine at back cover. With 23 illustrations. View more info

Image for Hearts & Crowns: Folk Chairs of the Connecticut Coast 1720-1840 as viewed in the light of Henri Focillon's Introduction to Art Populaire

Hearts & Crowns: Folk Chairs of the Connecticut Coast 1720-1840 as viewed in the light of Henri Focillon's Introduction to Art Populaire

By: Trent, Robert F.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New Haven, The New Haven Colony Historical Society: 1977

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10346

Condition: New


81 chairs are described and illustrated. Seven diagrams accompany the text. View more info

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French Royal Furniture: An historical survey followed by a study of forty pieces preserved in Great Britain and the United States

By: Verlet, Pierre

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N. Potter: 1963

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11698

Condition: Near Fine


touch of foxing to top edge of text block, dust jacket with 3/8 inch tear at bottom of rear panel. The furniture commissioned by the French royal family in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries is comprised of the finest examples in the world's greatest period of cabinetmaking. It also affords exceptional knowledge of the decorative arts of that epoch, not only because of the quality of surviving pieces, but also because of the abundant and precise documentary evidence. In this book, Pierre Verlet studies the evolution of the furniture during the 130 years covered by the Journal du Gar... View more info