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The colonial furniture of New England

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Lyon, Irving Whitall, 1840-1896.
The colonial furniture of New England
Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1891
xii, 285 p. plates. 27 cm.

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Contents

[Cover] Colonial furniture of New England; A study of the domestic furniture in use in the seventeenth & eighteenth centuries.

[Frontispiece]

[Title page] The colonial furniture of New England; A study of the domestic furniture in use in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, pp. [i]-[ii]

Preface, pp. [iii]-vi

[Contents] Contents, pp. [vii]-[viii]

List of illustrations, pp. [ix]-xii

Chapter I. Chests., pp. [1]-29

Chapter II. Cupboards., pp. [30]-72

Chapter III. Chests of drawers., pp. [73]-108 ff.

Chapter IV. Desks., pp. [109]-136

Chapter V. Chairs., pp. [137]-188 ff.

Chapter VI. Tables., pp. [189]-232 ff.

Chapter VII. Clocks., pp. [233]-264

Appendix: a table of prices for joiners' work in Providence, R.I., in 1757, pp. [265]-266

[Appendix:] a table of prices for cabinet work in Hartford, Conn., in 1792, pp. 267-270

Index, pp. [271]-285 ff.

Errata

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