The Pennsylvania Dutch and Their Furniture
Shea, John G.
Price: 22.50 USD
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1980. Blue cloth with white, color-illustrated dustjacket. 226 pp., many BW illus. and diagrams. Chapters cover: Colonization, Customs & Creeds; Occupations: Arts, Crafts & Industries; Furniture Design; Furniture Construction; Furniture Painting & Decorating; and Furniture Measurements. Includes a selected bibliography, as well as a few templates for easy Fratur designs, hex signs, and furniture piece construction. A well written and informative text. The illustrations are plentiful and nicely captioned. VG/VG.