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An identification and price guide to furniture from the 1690s through the 20th century. Organized alphabetically by style within each form (beds to tables), each entry is composed of a brief description, dimensions, and a price (in many cases provided by auction companies that have sold similar pieces). The guide includes an overview of what to look for in buying and collecting antiques, diagrams showing the names of furniture parts, and a general glossary. It's illustrated in b&w with 34 color plates. The editor is a collector and writer based in Pennsylvania. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

Introduction 4
Furniture styles 7
Furniture Terms and Illustrations 8
Beds 13
Benches 23
Blanket Chests 29
Bookcases 38
Boxes 45
Cabinets 58
Candlestands 68
Chairs 75
Chests of Drawers 117
Chests of Drawers, Other 158
Cradles 176
Cupboards 178
Desks 197
Hall Furnishings 216
Miniatures and Children's Furniture 219
Mirrors 227
Miscellaneous 237
Rockers 244
Secretaries 252
Sideboards 261
Sofas and Settees 272
Stands 280
Stools 295
Tables 299
Glossary 347
Index 350
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