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Rare Book Antique American Windsor Chairs 1730-1830


Over 270 superb black-and-white photographs with identifying captions highlight this rare out-of-print book which features antique Windsor furniture made in America between 1730-1830. One of the most comprehensive pictorial guides on the subject, this comprehensive book is a classic reference on THE WINDSOR STYLE IN AMERICA 1730-1830 – A Pictorial Study of the History and Regional Characteristics of the Most Popular Furniture Form of Eighteenth-Century America by Charles Santore, edited by Thomas Voss, Running Press, PA, 1981. This in-depth guide covers by chapter: Introduction – A History of the Windsor Style; A Study of Windsor Surfaces; Comb-Back Chairs; Low-Back Chairs; Fan-Back Chairs; Sack-Back Chairs; Continuous Arm Chairs; Bow-Back Chairs; Rod-Back Chairs; Writing-Arm Chairs;Rocking Chairs; Settees; Children’s and Scaled-Down Furniture; Other Forms of Windsor Furniture; Qusetions and Answers about Windsor Furniture; Appendix (The Construction of Windsor Chairs; The Re-creation of Thomas Jefferson’s Swivel Windsor; The Brands of Ebenezer Tracy; A Checklist of Windsor Makers); Notes and Index. This scholarly text belongs in the permanent reference library of the connoisseur of early American furniture.Oversize / heavy 10.4 in. x 10.4 in. hardback with dust cover in very good+ condition. 215 pages.Free media mail shipping and handling for deliveries within the 48 United States. International customers please contact us for shipping options and costs. ©2003   

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This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 22 January, 2011.

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