The beautiful Wallace Nutting classic about Windsors is enlarged and restored for a new generation of readers and collectors.
Famed antiquarian, writer, and furniture collector Wallace Nutting released American Windsors in 1917, a stunning photographic guide that contains more than 100 Windsor Chairs with detailed descriptions and entertaining commentary. Features:
– Enlarged 8 ½” x 11” pages
– Digitally restored images
– Author’s original page layout
– Classic type font
– New retro-styled cover design
For generations, the hard-to-find American Windsors (also titled A Windsor Handbook) has been the gold standard for furniture collectors and Windsor Chair enthusiasts. Nutting’s knowledge and enthusiasm for furniture making are evident on every page. His lighthearted writing style compliments the period photographs and guides readers through a wide variety of chairs, loveseats, baby chairs, writing chairs, and settees.
This special edition release of American Windsors from the CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop modernizes the printing with oversized pages and crisp, restored classic fonts for a thoroughly enjoyable all-ages reader experience.
About the Author:
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 and early 20th centuries. Each new release includes display-quality covers, enlarged covers, and retro fonts. Select books include Dante’s Inferno Retro Hell-Bound Edition, Gustave Dorè’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.