The concise encyclopedia of American antiques / edited by Helen Comstock.

Title: 
The concise encyclopedia of American antiques / edited by Helen Comstock.
Author/Artist: 
Comstock, Helen, ed.
Publisher: 
New York : Hawthorn Books, [1958].
Description: 
848 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
96365
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
NK805.C73 1958
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: 
Furniture, 1640-1840 / by Marvin D. Schwartz --
Victorian furniture / by Marvin D. Schwartz --
Windsor chairs / by Marvin D. Schwartz --
Country furniture in New England / by Frank O. Spinney --
The craftsmanship of the American Shakers / by Edward Deming Andrews --
Looking glasses used in America / by Martha Gandy Fales --
Silver, 1640-1820 / by Kathryn C. Buhler --
Pewter / by Eric de Jonge --
Wrought iron / by M.W. Thomas, Jr. --
Tin, copper and brass / by Henry J. Kauffman --
Japanned tin-plate / by Shirley Spaulding DeVoe --
Period stoves / by Josephine H. Peirce --
China-trade porcelain for the American market / by Alice Winchester --
Pottery and porcelain / by Gregor Norman-Wilcox --
Glass / by Carolyn Scoon --
Figured bottles and flasks / by Helen McKearin --
Needlework / by Ruth Bradbury Davidson --
Cotton printing / by D. Graeme Keith --
Quilts and coverlets / by Virginia D. Parslow --
The Oriental "carpitt" in colonial America / by Joseph V. McMullan --
Hooked rugs / by Virginia D. Parslow --
Eighteenth-century floorcloths / by Helen Comstock --
Lighting devices / by G. Malcolm Watkins --
Candlesticks, sconces, chandeliers / by Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr. --
Antique buttons / by Lillian Smith Albert and Jane Ford Adams --
Early tradecards / by Bella C. Landauer --
Trade catalogues / by Lawrence B. Romaine --
Playing cards / by Lawrence Kurzrok --
Minor arts : quillwork, treen, chalkware / by Edith Gaines --
Swords / by Harold L. Peterson --
Firearms, 1650-1865 / by Harold L. Peterson --
Clocks and watches / by Amos G. Avery --
Early portrait painting / by Helen Comstock --
Painting in the nineteenth century / by John I.H. Baur --
Folk painting / by Nina Fletcher Little --
Miniature painting / by Josephine L. Allen --
Engravings / by Elizabeth E. Roth --
Silhouettes / by M.L. D'Otrange-Mastai --
Lithographs / by Frank Weitenkampf --
Early railroad prints / by Rudolph Wunderlich --
Sport in art / by Paul Magriel --
The Old West / by Harold McCracken --
Folk sculpture / by Erwin O. Christensen --
Pennsylvania-German folk art / by Frances Lichten --
Dolls and toy miniatures / by Janet Pinney --
Mechanical toys / by Louis H. Hertz --
Coins and medals / by Sydney P. Noe --
Rare books / by John Cook Wyllie --
Printed maps / by Alexander O. Vietor --
Ship models / by Robert H. Burgess --
Whaling collections / by Edouard A. Stackpole --
Marine paintings and prints / by Harold S. Sniffen --
Stamps / by Kent B. Stiles and George B. Sloane --
Theater, circus and ballet / by Paul Myers --
Wallpapers used in America, 1700-1850 / by Horace L. Hotchkiss, Jr. --
Valentines and Christmas cards / by Ruth Webb Lee --
Autographs / by Gordon T. Banks --
Calligraphy / by Alexander Nesbitt --
Tools of early industries / by Loring McMillen --
Patent office models / by Jack E. Brown --
Dime novels / by Mary Noel --
Arts of the Southwest / by E. Boyd.
ISBN: 
0801516803
9780801516803