American Furniture of the Pilgrim Century 1620-1720: Illustrated Restored Special Edition

Release Date: May 8, 2021
Author: Wallace Nutting
Length: 718 Pages
Black and White with Glossy Color Cover
Softcover ISBN: 978-1592181858 MSRP: $29.95
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Wallace Nutting’s definitive guide to American furniture from the Pilgrim Century with more than 1500 examples of antiques and hardware.

Famed antiquarian, writer, and furniture collector Wallace Nutting released the complete edition of Furniture of the Pilgrim Century in 1924, a stunning photographic guide that contains more than 1500 examples of chests, chairs, beds, tables, and more. Features:

-Restored 7″ x 10″ pages
-Wallace Nutting’s informative writing
-Digitally restored page layouts
-Classic type font
-Restored photographs and illustrations
-Bold retro-styled cover design

This massive book of classic American furniture is a must-have for collectors, restoration artists, Americana enthusiasts, and anyone interested in the history of American furniture. Wallace Nutting, the writer of American Windsors and The Clock Book, assembled the definitive collection of antiques with descriptions for this enormous tome of knowledge, restored by the CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop for a new generation of readers and collectors.

Table of Contents:
– Chests
– Chests of Drawers
– Highboys
– Chests on Frames
– Secretaries and Desks
– Cupboards (Court)
– Cupboards (Pine, Walnut, etc.)
– Pipe Boxes
– Chairs (Wainscot)
– Chairs (Turned Pilgrim)
– Chairs (Late 17th and Early 18th Centuries)
– Chairs (Pennsylvania)
– Chairs (Carved or Scrolled)
– Chairs Miscellaneous
– Stools
– Day Beds, Settees, and Settles
– Cradles
– Beds
– Chair Tables
– Refectory or Communion Tables
– Gateleg Tables
– Tavern Tables
– Musical Instruments
– Slate Top Tables
– Lowboys (Dressing Tables)
– Butterfly Tables
– Candle Stands
– Looking Glasses
– Turnings
– Wrought Iron
– Methods of Collecting
– Index

About the Writer:
Wallace Nutting (1861-1941) became well-known for his photography and books about furniture and antiquarian collectibles. An expert on subjects ranging from furniture making to classic clocks, he authored several books including A Clock Book, American Windsors, and Furniture of the Pilgrim Century.

About the Publisher:
The CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop uses a vast array of computers and digital scanners to restore, preserve, and enhance the classic works of writers and artists from the 19th century. Each new release includes display-quality covers, enlarged covers, and retro fonts. Select books include Dante’s Inferno Retro Hell-Bound Edition, Gustave Doré’s London: A Pilgrimage, The Complete Book of Birds, A Life of George Westinghouse, The Clock Book: A Detailed Illustrated Collection of Classic Clocks, The Aeroplane Speaks, and much more.

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