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The Furniture Makers of Cincinnati 1790 to1849

by Sikes, Jane E

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Cincinnati, OH: the author, 1976. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Quarto (oversized). Some wear to edges of dj, with a longish closed tear to lower left front corner of dj. Old sticker on back of dj, seemingly cemented in place. Front of dj has some rubbing. Boards have only slight wear to edges and corners. 262 p. w/chapters on Cincinnati history, proof of style, and the furniture and chair industry, as well as a long section listing the makers by lat name. The book also includes a bibliography and many illustrations in color and b&w of furniture, craftsmen, and manyuy old ads and documents. An attractive and unique reference work, researched, written and self published in a thorough and excellent manner by the author.


  • Bookseller: Motte & Bailey, Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 11387
  • Title: The Furniture Makers of Cincinnati 1790 to1849
  • Author: Sikes, Jane E
  • Format/binding: Hardcover in full cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good in Good dust jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: the author
  • Place: Cincinnati, OH
  • Date published: 1976
  • Keywords: Furniture
  • Bookseller catalogs: Antiques & Crafts;


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