American Painted Furniture, 1660-1880

By: Fales, Dean A.

Price: $100.00

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Signed by author on title page with general inscription, "With best Portland wishes, Dean A. Fales, Jr." Very Good/Fair. Dust jacket is rubbed, highly chipped with 1/2" tears in several places. Yellowing on edges of dust jacket. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Covering the periods from Early Colonial to Victorian in seven separate sections and 21 chapters. An in-depth, highly informative literary and visually stunning publication. "American Painted Furniture 1660-1880" contains 577 illustrations, including 148 color plates and 429 black-and-white photographs. The objects shown have been drawn from over 100 sources, with more than one third of the illustrations coming from private collections. The text by Dean A. Fales, Jr., is a triumph of authoritative scholarship and readability, and he has also provided an especially rich bibliography. Nina Fletcher Little and Jean Lipman, who provide the forewords, are prominent collectors and scholars. This volume is in every way an indispensable reference for all collectors, dealers, and students in the fields of American antiques and decorative arts."

Title: American Painted Furniture, 1660-1880

Author Name: Fales, Dean A.

Categories: Art, signed, Americana, Folk Art,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Dutton: 1972-01-01

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Acceptable

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4-3-914

Keywords: Americana, fok art, furniture, tole painting,