The Rocking-Chair: An American Institution

By: Dyer, Walter A.; Esther Stevens Fraser

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Brown cloth with gilt spine titles and dark blue spine decoration and cover titles and decorations, 14.5 by 21.1 cm, frontis, xiv 127 pp., 48 illus. very good with minor wear at the corners and spine ends. A classic on the history of the rocking chair. Part I includes The Origin; Converted Types; True Rocking-Chairs – Early Experimental Types; Painted Windsor Rocking-Chairs; and Later Types. Part II, The Boston Rocker, includes An Elusive Trail; The Emergence of the Boston; The Later Bostons; and Some General Conclusions. Part III, Addenda, includes Some Notes on Stencil Decorations; Advertisements; and Chair-Makers in 1831.

Title: The Rocking-Chair: An American Institution

Author Name: Dyer, Walter A.; Esther Stevens Fraser

Categories: Furniture, Woodworking,

Edition: First edition, First Printing

Publisher: New York/London, The Century Co.: May 1928

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 3444