SKU: 009774 Category:


American Tables and Looking Glasses in the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University
ISBN: 0300052405
Book #: 009774

Author: Barquist, David L.
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Yale University Press
Place: New Haven and London
Year: 1992
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Near Fine Condition
Jacket Cond.: Very Good
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 4to
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Small 4to. Bright blue gilt stamped cloth over boards, 423 pages, Notes to the Catalogue, Index, Diagrams of Terminology, Donors to the Collection, Bibliographical Abbreviations, Concordance of Art Gallery Ascension Numbers and Catalogue Numbers, essays by Elisabeth Donaghy Garrett and Gerald W. R. Ward, illustrated in black and white, 30 color plates. Book is very slightly bowed. In a color illustrated dust jacket that has a 7 inch diagonal tear starting at top edge near spine. In a Brodart jacket. “This volume contains detailed entries on 140 tables, 22 related objects, and 47 looking glasses ranging in date from the 1670s to 1990. Each entry includes at least one illustration of the object, extensive information on the construction, materials, and history of each piece, and a commentary discussing its importance. Two interpretive essays place the objects in their social context and provide an introduction to the volume. Forty-three fake, altered, or misidentified objects are catalogued in a special section.” This is a heavy book and may require extra shipping charges especially to International destinations Illustrator: Uht, Charles [Photographs]. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Furniture; ISBN: 0300052405. ISBN/EAN: 9780300052404. Inventory No: 009774.