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The Heritage of Country Furniture: A Study in the Survival of Formal and Vernacular Styles From The United States, Britain, and Europe Found in Upper Canada, 1780-1900 by  Howard Pain - Hardcover - 1978 - from Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB (SKU: 179460)

The Heritage of Country Furniture: A Study in the Survival of Formal and Vernacular Styles From The United States, Britain, and Europe Found in Upper Canada, 1780-1900

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The Heritage of Country Furniture: A Study in the Survival of Formal and Vernacular Styles From The United States, Britain, and Europe Found in Upper Canada, 1780-1900

by Pain, Howard

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  • hardcover
Condition
VG/VG (light wear to boards, block and dust jacket. Pages are clean and clear.)
ISBN 10
0442298285
ISBN 13
9780442298289
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Toronto/ New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Ltd, 1978. Hardcover. VG/VG (light wear to boards, block and dust jacket. Pages are clean and clear.). Burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering, brown dust jacket with color illustration, gold and white lettering, color illustrated frontispiece, 548 pp, profusely illustrated throughout in bw and color. Book jacket: "This book is meant for both the serious collector and those who are only beginning to become interested. Never before has Canadian furniture been illustrated so lavishly or completely; the 1450 plates (249 in colour) portray the best examples of Upper Canadian furniture so that they can be identified and evaluated. And never before has the furniture been written about with such clarity and authority. The author, Howard Pain, has given us the only complete reference work on this fascinating and unique body of furniture.

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Bookseller
Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
179460
Title
The Heritage of Country Furniture: A Study in the Survival of Formal and Vernacular Styles From The United States, Britain, and Europe Found in Upper Canada, 1780-1900
Author
Pain, Howard
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - VG/VG (light wear to boards, block and dust jacket. Pages are clean and clear.)
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0442298285
ISBN 13
9780442298289
Publisher
Van Nostrand Reinhold Ltd
Place of Publication
Toronto/ New York
Date published
1978
Keywords
Canadian Art ; Canadian Furniture ; ;
Bookseller catalogs
Canadian Art;

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jacket
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Cloth
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VG/VG
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New
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gilt
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