The Concise Encyclopedia of American Antiques

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The Concise Encyclopedia of American Antiques

EDITED BY HELEN COMSTOCK

HAWTHORN BOOKS, Inc. Publishers New York

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 3
  • Contents 5
  • Foreword 21
  • FURNITURE 1640-1840 23
  • GLOSSARY 67
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 78
  • VICTORIAN FURNITURE 82
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 86
  • WINDSOR CHAIRS 87
  • COUNTRY FURNITURE IN NEW ENGLAND 90
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 109
  • THE CRAFTSMANSHIP OF THE AMERICAN SHAKERS 110
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 115
  • GLOSSARY 122
  • SILVER 1640-1820 123
  • GLOSSARY 128
  • PEWTER 138
  • GLOSSARY 160
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 161
  • WROUGHT IRON 163
  • GLOSSARY 166
  • TIN, COPPER AND BRASS 169
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 174
  • JAPANNED TIN-PLATE 175
  • GLOSSARY 180
  • PERIOD STOVES 182
  • GLOSSARY 182
  • CHINA-TRADE PORCELAIN FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET 186
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 207
  • A POTTERY AND PORCELAIN 208
  • GLOSSARY 232
  • GLASS 270
  • GLOSSARY 280
  • FIGURED BOTTLES AND FLASKS 287
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 292
  • NEEDLEWORK 293
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 297
  • COTTON PRINTING 298
  • GLOSSARY 336
  • QUILTS AND COVERLETS 338
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 346
  • THE ORIENTAL 'CARPITT IN COLONIAL AMERICA 347
  • HOOKED RUGS 350
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 352
  • EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY FLOORCLOTHS 353
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 354
  • LIGHTING DEVICES 355
  • References 362
  • CANDLESTICKS, SCONCES, CHANDELIERS 364
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 383
  • ANTIQUE BUTTONS 384
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 390
  • EARLY TRADECARDS 391
  • TRADE CATALOGUES 394
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 415
  • PLAYING CARDS 417
  • MINOR ARTS: QUILLWORK, TREEN, CHALKWARE 420
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 425
  • GLOSSARY 430
  • FIREARMS 1650-1865 432
  • GLOSSARY 471
  • CLOCKS AND WATCHES 476
  • GLOSSARY 483
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 493
  • EARLY PORTRAIT PAINTING 494
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 496
  • PAINTING IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY 498
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 519
  • FOLK PAINTING 520
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 524
  • MINIATURE PAINTING 525
  • GLOSSARY 528
  • ENGRAVINGS 531
  • GLOSSARY 536
  • SILHOUETTES 545
  • GLOSSARY 565
  • LITHOGRAPHS 566
  • GLOSSARY 568
  • EARLY RAILROAD PRINTS 571
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 575
  • SPORT IN ART 576
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 579
  • THE OLD WEST 580
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 584
  • FOLK SCULPTURE 585
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 595
  • PENNSYLVANIA-GERMAN FOLK ART 612
  • GLOSSARY 615
  • DOLLS AND TOY MINIATURES 624
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 628
  • MECHANICAL TOYS 629
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 633
  • COINS AND MEDALS 634
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 639
  • RARE BOOKS 640
  • GLOSSARY 676
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 679
  • PRINTED MAPS 680
  • BOOKS FOR - FURTHER READING 685
  • SHIP MODELS 687
  • GLOSSARY 689
  • WHALING COLLECTIONS 692
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 698
  • MARINE PAINTINGS AND PRINTS 699
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 745
  • STAMPS 745
  • THEATER, CIRCUS AND BALLET 752
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 759
  • WALLPAPERS USED IN AMERICA 1700-1850 760
  • GLOSSARY 768
  • VALENTINES AND CHRISTMAS CARDS 769
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 788
  • AUTOGRAPHS 789
  • TOOLS OF EARLY INDUSTRIES 796
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 800
  • PATENT OFFICE MODELS 801
  • DIME NOVELS 820
  • GLOSSARY OF PUBLISHERS 821
  • ARTS OF THE SOUTHWEST 825
  • BOOKS FOR FURTHER READING 835
  • Index - References to Plates are shown in italics 836
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