Early American Stencils on Walls and Furniture by Janet Waring In the first quarter of the 19th century, stenciling was an important decorative art in America, most notably in New England. This book offers thorough coverage of stenciling, 19th century folk art, more. 166 plates.
Traditional Arts and Crafts of Japan by Christopher Dresser Great Victorian classic offers unsurpassed coverage of architecture, ornament, pottery, calligraphy, drawing, lacquerware, metalware, textiles, religious symbols, and more. Fascinating insights into Japanese culture. Over 200 exquisitely drawn illustrations.
American Art Deco: An Illustrated Survey by R. L. Leonard, C. A. Glassgold Over 200 black-and-white photographs and incisive commentary on one of the most popular decorative styles of the 20th century, including remarks by Lewis Mumford, Frank Lloyd Wright, Norman Bel Geddes, and Edward Steichen.
Colonial and Early American Lighting by Arthur H. Hayward This fascinating text presents what is probably the largest selection of antique lamps illustrated anywhere — 647 in all. Included are "Betty" lamps; petticoat and tumbler lamps; pierced tin lanterns; candle lanterns; more.
Famed merchants' extremely rare catalog depicting about 1,700 products: clothing, housewares, firearms, dry goods, jewelry, more. Invaluable for dating, identifying vintage items. Also, royalty-free graphics for artists, designers.
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