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In Praise of America, American Decorative Arts, 1650-1830, First Edition



In Praise of America, American Decorative Arts, 1650-1830 by Wendy A. Cooper. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc, 1980. Stated first American edition hardcover with dust jacket. 280 pp. A fascinating book on 180 years of American decorative arts and antiques including furniture, paintings, glass, ceramics, pewter, and more. The pieces have been selected and assessed in detail as representing the best of their kind. Topics such as; documentation, patronage, individual craftsmen's ornamental techniques, upholstered furniture, and regional variations. Photographed in both color and black and white. NPT Books a division of N.P. Trent Antiques has a large collection of used and out of print books on art, architecture, decoration and antiques with a focus on 1st editions, signed and limited editions.


  • Creator
    Wendy A. Cooper (Author)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 11.25 in. (28.58 cm)Width: 8.75 in. (22.23 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
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  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. dust jacket shows signs of wear and a taped repair.
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    valatie, NY
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    Seller: NP-750-1st1stDibs: LU2605110383351

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