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Image for The Eighteenth-Century in France: Society, Decoration, Furniture

The Eighteenth-Century in France: Society, Decoration, Furniture

By: Verlet, Pierre and George Savage (translation)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Rutland, VT, Charles E. Tuttle: 1967

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16801

Condition: Near Fine


previous owner's signature on front endpaper, dust jacket with small tear at head of spine. French court styles have been the chosen means of decorating important interiors since the end of the seventeenth century, and French furniture and works of art have attracted many distinguished collectors, beginning with Catherine the Great. The carefully selected illustrations, assembled during the course of nearly twenty years, include not only important examples of all kinds, but contemporary arrangements of the period discussed. With 24 illustrations in color and 204 in black and white. View more info

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George Bullock Cabinet-Maker

By: Wainwright, Clive (introduction and essat), Lucy Wood, Martin Levy, and Timothy Stevnes (essays)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1988

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26274

ISBN: 0719545404

Condition: Near Fine


touch of wear to tips of covers. George Bullock was a brilliantly original and stylish furniture maker and sculptor who died, probably aged 35, in 1818. Virtually forgotten from that moment, he is now suddenly arousing extraordinary interest among historians and collectors, providing a description of him as 'a rival to Chippendale' (The Times). Bullock's highly original designs and patriotic use of British woods, marbles and decorative motifs attracted a distinguished clientele. This is the first book to be published on Bullock. It is the catalogue of a major exhibition mounted by Blair... View more info

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Furniture Makers of Indiana 1793 to 1850

By: Walters, Betty Lawson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Indiana Historical Society: 1972

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19734

Condition: As New


not issued with a dust jacket. 2176 furniture makers listed alphabetically. Illustrated with 15 black and white plates. View more info

Image for American Furniture with Related Decorative Arts 1660-1830: The Milwaukee Art Museum and the Layton Art Collection

American Furniture with Related Decorative Arts 1660-1830: The Milwaukee Art Museum and the Layton Art Collection

By: Ward, Gerald W. R. (editor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Hudson Hills Press: 1991

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15685

ISBN: 155595068X

Condition: New


in shrinkwrap. The catalogue of the Layton Art Collection. 113 objects are described and illustrated. Includes five essays: Furniture in the new world: the seventeenth century by Robert F. Trent; The early Baroque in colonial America: the William and Mary style by Robert F. Trent; The late Baroque in colonial America: the Queen Anne style by Brock W. Jobe; Change and persistence in Revolutionary America: American Chippendale by Philip D. Zimmerman; and Neoclassicism in the new nation: the Federal style by Thomas S. Michie. Also includes two appendixes: Identification of woods in the furn... View more info

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Biedermeier

By: Wilkie, Angus

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press Publishers: 1987

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 15670

ISBN: 0896597873

Condition: Fine


1st collector's edition, signed by author and bound in imported fabric after original Biedermeier design, not issued with a dust jacket. Biedermeier -- the style prized by the avant-garde of central Europe in the 19th century and in America today. An unrivaled sourcebook for those interested in the furniture and décor of an era that has uncanny parallels with our own. 180 illustrations, 135 in full color. View more info

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North Carolina Furniture 1700-1900

By: Winters, Robert E., Jr. (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, North Carolina Museum of History: 1977

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 18018

Condition: Fine


#132 of 400 copies, not issued with a dust jacket. The catalogue of an exhibition at the North Carolina Museum of History, October 17 - December 31, 1977. 71 furniture objects are described and illustrated in black and white; 3 objects are illustrated in color on the frontispiece. View more info

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The Lady Lever Art Gallery Catalogue of Commodes

By: Wood, Lucy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 21092

ISBN: 0112905323

Condition: New


The Lady Lever Art Gallery houses a unique collection of more than 40 English commodes, including some of the greatest achievements of 18th-century London cabinet-making. This catalogue, by Lucy Wood, provides detailed physical descriptions of the pieces in the collection with analyses of construction, and a discussion of the documentary evidence for the provenance and authorship of many of the most important commodes. Profusely illustrated. View more info

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Art & Furniture of East Tennessee

By: Young, Namuni Hale

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Knoxville, TN, East Tennessee Historical Society: 1997

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 21356

ISBN: 0941199118

Condition: New


The retrospective catalog of the inaugural exhibition that opened on March 12, 1993. On exhibit were 117 pieces of furniture, illustrated with 6 color and 111 black & white photographs, and 64 paintings, illustrated with 4 color and 60 black & white photographs. View more info

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American Federal Furniture and Decorative Arts from the Watson Collection

By: Zimmerman, Philip D., Charles T. Butler, and Catherine E. Hutchins

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Columbus, GA, The Columbus Museum: 2004

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 20159

ISBN: 1882650174

Condition: New


This volume was produced in conjunction with the exhibition "Our Young Nation: American Federal Furniture and Decorative Arts from the Watson Collection," organized by The Columbus Museum. 79 objects are described and illustrated in color. View more info

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Renaissance Inlay in Old Hungary

By: Zlinszky-Sternegg, Maria

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Budapest, Corvina Press: 1966

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 23112

Condition: Very Good


title in Hungarian on first page, stamp on second page, dust jacket with small chip to laminate at top edge of front panel. Illustrated with 48 plates (8 in color). View more info

Image for The Best the Country Affords: Vermont Furniture 1765-1850

The Best the Country Affords: Vermont Furniture 1765-1850

By: Zogry, Kenneth Joel (text) and Ken Burris (photographs)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Bennington, VT, The Bennington Museum: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17461

Condition: New


in shrinkwrap. Published to accompany an exhibition at the Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont, May 6 - July 30, 1995 and the Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont, August 13 - October 23, 1995. With 214 illustrations. View more info

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[Girl Scouts] Loan Exhibition of Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century Furniture & Glass

By: _________________

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, American Art Galleries: 1929

Seller ID: 23961

ISBN: 093008800X

Condition: Near Fine


Reprinted: Antique Classic Reprints, 1977, not issued with a dust jacket; some discoloration along rear edge of spine. The 1929 Loan Exhibition helped kindle a great awareness of, as well as an enthusiastic interest in collecting, American decorative arts. Profusely illustrated in black and white. View more info

Image for Connecticut Cabinetmakers, Part I & Part II (Volume 32, Number 4 & Volume 33, Number 1)

Connecticut Cabinetmakers, Part I & Part II (Volume 32, Number 4 & Volume 33, Number 1)

By: _________________

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT, The Connecticut Historical Society:

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15334

Condition: New


These two issues of The Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin provide a checklist of Connecticut cabinetmakers up to 1820. A few black and white illustrations appear in each part. A geographical index is provided in part two. View more info

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Design Furniture from Italy

By: _________________

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rome, Instituto Nazionale per Il Commercio Estero: 1980

Seller ID: 13092

Condition: Very Good


re-edition of 1983; small stains to front and rear covers, scratches to rear cover, light foxing to top edge of text block. 230 items of furniture are described and illustrated in black and white. Text in English, French, German, and Italian. View more info

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Knoll au Louvre

By: _________________

Price: $75.00

Publisher: np, Knoll International: 1971

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 24908

Condition: Fine


Catalog of the exhibition held at Pavilion de Marsan Musée des Arts Décoratifs 107, rue de Rivoli, Paris, January 12 to March 12, 1972. View more info

Image for George Dudley Seymour's Furniture Collection in the Connecticut Historical Society

George Dudley Seymour's Furniture Collection in the Connecticut Historical Society

By: _________________

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut Historical Society: 1958

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10025

Condition: Fine


127 objects are described and illustrated in black and white. View more info

Image for The Contents of Benjamin Ginsburg, Antiquary, Including the Property of Cora Ginsburg, October 14 and 15, 1983

The Contents of Benjamin Ginsburg, Antiquary, Including the Property of Cora Ginsburg, October 14 and 15, 1983

By: _________________

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Christie's: 1983

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10432

Condition: Fine


dust jacket with indentations on front panel. 761 lots in the auction. View more info

Image for The Magnificent Nicholas Brown Desk and Bookcase, June 3, 1989

The Magnificent Nicholas Brown Desk and Bookcase, June 3, 1989

By: _________________

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Christie's: 1989

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10550

Condition: Near Fine


with price realized list; faint crease to front and back cover. View more info

Image for Albert Grosfeld Furniture Catalog 1931 with Price List

Albert Grosfeld Furniture Catalog 1931 with Price List

By: _________________

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Albert Grosfeld Inc.: 1931

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 25524

Condition: Good


with price list but missing pages 63-64, 75-76, 133-134, 155-166; a few pages with marks from rusted paperclips. Entirely illustrated with sepia-toned photographs. View more info

Image for Important English Furniture: London, Friday 13th November 1987, Friday 20th November 1987

Important English Furniture: London, Friday 13th November 1987, Friday 20th November 1987

By: _________________

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby's: 1987

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 25122

Condition: Fine


323 lots are described and illustrated, many in color. View more info