American furniture: understanding styles, construction, and quality

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Harry N. Abrams, Oct 1, 2000 - Antiques & Collectibles - 234 pages
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An authority on the history of American furniture offers a wide-ranging guide to this art form, discussing three hundred years of style changes, including Shaker, Modern, and Revival, and showing how to appraise the quality and authenticity of pieces. 10,000 first printing. Antiques Roadshow Main.

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This book is packed with information on every aspect of quality antique furniture. I didn't see much info on early 20th century pieces, but if you want to find out if the chair you saw at the thrift ... Read full review

American furniture: understanding styles, construction, and quality

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In his latest work, craftsman, historian, educator, and author Kirk demystifies the complexities of identifying notable styles, trends, and techniques of American furniture. Organized by period and ... Read full review

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Dating by Styles
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Acknowledgments
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A Book About Looking II
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Copyright

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