Boston 18th Colonial Century Furniture -chippendale & More -wayne Pratt's Book For Sale
“Boston Furniture of the Eighteenth Century”
By Walter M. Whitehill, et al. Published in Boston by The Colonial Society of Massachusetts in 1974.
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A classic study, based on a conference held by the Colonial Society. It includes papers by Brock Jobe on the "Boston Furniture Industry 1720-1740"; Dean A. Fales, Jr. on "Boston Japanned Furniture"; Sinclair H. Hitchings on "Boston's Colonial Japanners"; Margaretta Markle Lovell on "Boston Blockfront Furniture"; Gilbert T. Vincent on "The Bombe Furniture of Boston"; Mary Ellen Hayward Yehia on "Ornamental Carving on Boston Furniture of the Chippendale Style"; Richard H. Randall, Jr. on Benjamin Frothingham; and Gordon Saltar on "New England Timbers...Boston Cabinetwoods of the 18th Century".
Hardcover. 6.5"x9.5", 316 pages, 174 black & white illustrations, dust jacket. Noted Connecticut American antiques dealer Wayne Pratt’s copy, with his name on the flyleaf.
Jacket worn, chipped and soiled, Covers lightly spotted, water stain to rear of jacket and the edge of the last few pages. A well-worn copy, but with a nice association.
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Boston 18th Colonial Century Furniture -chippendale & More -wayne Pratt's Book: $75