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American Furniture: Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Century Styles - Comstock, Helen

A comprehensive, authoritative, and well-illustrated reference and art book of American furniture. Contains over 700 illustrations with chapters on Jacobean/William and Mary, Queen Anne, Chippendale, Classical Period, and Early Victorian styles.

Record Type: Library

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American Victorian: A Style and Source Book - Grow, Lawrence

An introduction to the handsome and colorful decorative elements of Victorian interior design that have found new appreciation in the Post-Modern age, elements that combine a love of elegance in the American past with the rediscovered enthusiasm for ornament in the present.

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Elements of Interior Design and Decoration - Whiton, Augustus Sherrill, 1887-1961

A guide to an intelligent understanding of what is beautiful and useful in the design, furnishing, decoration, and equipment of all types of rooms. Includes chapter-by-chapter questions and problems to help the reader's learning of the topics presented.

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Living with Antiques: A Treasury of Private Homes in America - Winchester, Alice

A mostly photographic "tour" of the interiors of 40 outstanding private homes in America, showing what has actually been done by some of the most discriminating collectors to bring beauty and a sense of continuity into their homes.

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The Antiques Book - Winchester, Alice

A volume with something for every taste and collecting interest, emphasizing furniture, glass, silver, ceramics, pewter, architecture, prints, folk art, textiles, firearms, and toys. The 35 chapters appeared originally as an article in Antiques Magazine.

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The Arts and Crafts Movement in California: Living the Good Life - Trapp, Kenneth R.

Nine essays that explore the major manifestations of the Arts and Crafts Movement in California. It takes as its starting point the movement's ideal of "the good life," in which the virtues of simple living and high thinking were complemented by material well-being.

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Furnishings Available for Donation, 1986 - United States Dept. of State

A catalog of furnishings from the permanent collection of the Diplomatic Reception Rooms, available for a donation. Items include a furniture, paintings, rugs, engravings, chandeliers and wall fixtures, silver and brass, porcelain, chairs, and mirrors/looking glasses.

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Collection of Designs for Household Furniture and Interior Decoration with a New Index to the 158 Plates - Smith, George

Essentially a catalogue of illustrations, with a preface that serves as commentary rather than an introduction. Provides brief descriptions of the plates, indicating rooms in which the furniture may be used and recommending appropriate fabrics for the upholstery. Most of the designs are classical and classically-derived; however, the Gothic, Egyptian, and Chinese styles are also illustrated.

Record Type: Library