Ames, Kenneth L. (ed)
Victorian furniture. Essays from a Victorian Society autumn symposium.
(Philadelphia), The Victorian Society in America 1983.
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Folio. 254pp, photo text ills. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers, one corner bumped. Ink presentation inscription on title. Roderick Gradidge’s copy.
A collection of essays originally presented at the Victorian Society of America’s 1982 symposium and published as part of the Nineteenth Century journal, with contributions from distinguished scholars in the field. The subjects range from trade between the US and Canada, piano manufacture, the iconic status of spinning wheels, and female woodcarvers of the late nineteenth century.