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The furniture of our forefathers

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Singleton, Esther, 1865-1930
The furniture of our forefathers
Volume II
New York: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1901
663 p., [151] leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm.

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Contents

[Half-title] The furniture of our forefathers V

[Title page] The furniture of our forefathers : volume II

[Contents] Contents : volume II

[Frontispiece] Six-legged high case of drawers

[Title page] The furniture of our forefathers : part V, pp. [iii]-[iv]

[Contents] Contents, pp. v-[vi]

List of illustrations, pp. vii-[xvi]

[Half-title] The furniture of our forefathers : part V

[Frontispiece] Kitchen in the rooms of the Concord Antiquarian Society

The furniture of our forefathers : part V : New England from 1700 to 1776 : imported and home-made pieces of the eighteenth century, p. 315

[Essex County joiners and cabinet-makers], pp. 315-321

[Sewall Short's stock], pp. 322-325

[The house of the seven gables], pp. 325-329

[Furniture imported and made to order], pp. 329-330

[Judge Sewall's orders], pp. 330-332

[Sir William Pepperell], pp. 332-334

[Connecticut furniture], pp. 334-340

[Rhode Island furniture], pp. 340-344

[Boston homes (1700-1720)], pp. 344-371

[Boston homes (1720-1770)], pp. 372-388

[Cards and card-tables], p. 389

[Musical instruments], pp. 389-390

[Boston cabinet-makers], pp. 390-[400]

[Half-title] The furniture of our forefathers VI

[Frontispiece] Carved ebony cabinet

[Title page] The furniture of our forefathers : part VI, pp. [iii]-[iv]

[Contents] Contents, pp. v-[vi]

List of illustrations, pp. vii-[xv] ff.

[Half-title] The furniture of our forefathers : part VI

[Frontispiece] Boulle table

The furniture of our forefathers : part VI : Chippendale and other great cabinet-makers of the eighteenth century, p. 403

[Boulle and his furniture], pp. 403-408

[Transitional periods of style], pp. 408-410

[Famous designers], pp. 410-414

[Introduction of Oriental goods into Europe], pp. 414-416

[The use of porcelain in decoration], pp. 416-419

[The Chinese fad], pp. 419-420

[The Gothic revival], pp. 421-425

[Batty Langley on cabinet-makers], pp. 425-428

[French design under the regent and Louis XV], pp. 428-432

[Chippendale], pp. 432-450

[Carving and carvers], pp. 450-452

[Chippendale furniture], pp. 452-464

[The Adam brothers], pp. 464-469

[Heppelwhite], pp. 469-476

[Sheraton], pp. 476-[484]

[Half-title] The furniture of our forefathers VII

[Frontispiece] Carved oak sideboard

[Title page] The furniture of our forefathers : part VII, pp. [iii]-[iv]

[Contents] Contents, pp. v-[vi]

List of illustrations, pp. vii-[xiv]

[Half-title] The furniture of our forefathers : part VII

[Frontispiece] Carved ebony table

The furniture of our forefathers : part VII : domestic and imported furniture from 1776 to 1830, p. 487

[Fashion at the beginning of the revolution], pp. 487-493

[Charleston in the eighteenth century], pp. 493-496

[Virginia homes in the late century], pp. 496-500

[Furniture of Mount Vernon], pp. 500-509

[General Washington in New York and Philadelphia], pp. 509-516

[Thomas Jefferson's home], pp. 516-522

[Musical instruments], pp. 522-528

[Clocks, secretaries and work-tables], pp. 528-533

[Sideboards and desks], pp. 534-537

[Fashionable furniture after the revolution], pp. 538-540

[General Washington in the north], pp. 540-543

[Boston during the revolution], pp. 543-546

[Stock of a New England cabinet-maker], pp. 546-548

[Salem after the revolution], pp. 548-556

[Philadelphia during the revolution], pp. 556-564

[Home of Joseph Bonaparte], pp. 564-[568]

[Half-title] The furniture of our forefathers VIII

[Frontispiece] Settee

[Title page] The furniture of our forefathers : part VIII, pp. [iii]-[iv]

[Contents] Contents, pp. v-[vi]

List of illustrations, pp. vii-[xiv]

[Half-title] The furniture of our forefathers : part VIII

[Frontispiece] Porcelain cabinet

The furniture of our forefathers : part VIII : woods, upholstery and of the early nineteenth century, p. 571

[Styles of the early nineteenth century], pp. 571-578

[Gothic designs in oak and mahogany], pp. 579-580

[Contemporary examples], pp. 581-582

[Pianos], pp. 582-585

[Woods used in cabinet-making], pp. 585-600 ff.

[American cabinet-makers], pp. 601-606

[An Englishman on American cabinet-work], pp. 606-611

[Philadelphia cabinet-makers], pp. 612-613

[The cabinet-maker's book of prices], pp. 613-622 ff.

[Sham antique furniture], pp. 623-627

[Names of great cabinet-makers generic], pp. 627-628

[Importance of upholstery], pp. 628-631

[Materials used for upholstery], pp. 631-637

[The chair], pp. 637-642

[The Heppelwhite sofa and window stool], pp. 642-644

[The Sheraton sofa], pp. 644-645

[The bed], pp. 645-654

[Examples of contemporary furniture], pp. 654-[656]

Index, pp. [657]-[664]


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