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1 BECK, DOREEN. Book Of American Furniture.
Hamlyn Publishing Group LTD, London: 1973. 0600312925 / 9780600312925 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition with slight chips to DJ. 
A simple straightforward introduction to the art of collecting American furniture. It has been especially written for the beginner-collector who wants to know how to start, what to buy, and where, and some of the traps and pitfalls to avoid. Includes an Index. 
Price: 9.26 USD
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2 CALLOWAY, STEPHEN (INTRODUCTION). The Victorian Catalogue Of Household Furnishing.
Studio Edition Ltd., London: 1994. 1858911257 / 9781858911250 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
A unique and resplendent treasury of authentic Victorian furniture and furnishings providing a window into nineteenth century domestic design. 
Price: 49.16 USD
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3 CATHERS, DAVID M. (NEW INTRODUCTION). Stickley Craftsman Furniture Catalogs: Unabridged Reprints Of Two Mission Furniture Catalogs, " Craftsman Furniture Made By Gustav Stickley" And " The Work Of L & J. G. Stickley."
Dover Publications, New York: 1979. 0486238385 / 9780486238388 Reprint edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The contemporary antique collector can now see hundreds of pieces of Craftsman furniture as they were actually offered for sale in two Stickley catalogs - Craftsman Furniture Made by Gustav Stickley (1910) and Work of L & J. G. Stickley (n.d.). The 594 illustrations show numerous settles, rockers, armchairs, reclining chairs, bookcases, desks, and table - tea, round, rectangular, library, lunch, dining, serving, sewing, toilet, dressing, folding, child's and others, even a billiard table and checkerboad table. 
Price: 24.94 USD
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4 GLADSTONE, BERNARD. New York Times Guide To Furniture Finishing.
Golden Press, New York: 1971. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. Stains on front cover . 
This book is basic enough to serve as a guide for the beginner, yet knowledgeable enough to appeal to the experienced handyman who may be confused by the wide variety of finishes and finishing materials available. The book includes timesaving and work saving pointers, as well as up-to-date facts on new materials and modern methods. Includes an Index. 
Price: 6.65 USD
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5 GLOAG, OHN; EDWARDS, CLIVE (REVISED AND EXPANDED BY). A Complete Dictionary Of Furniture.
The Overlook Press, Woodstock: 1991. 0879514140 / 9780879514143 Revised and update edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Full of fascinating information, both factual and anecdotal. Divided into six sections, it contains descriptions of furniture and its design, almost 3000 alphabetical entries, a list of the principal furniture makers in the United States and Britain, a list of books and periodicals on furniture, and finally a section which sets out in tabular form the periods with the materials used, and types of craftsmen employed from 1100 to 1980. 
Price: 51.30 USD
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6 IRVIN, WILLIAM. Furniture Refinishing.
Playmore, New York: 1976 s Softcover. Reading copy. Partially detached title page. Page discoloration. 
This book is all you need to get started and to finish your furniture refinishing project. 
Price: 3.47 USD
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7 NYE, ALVAN CROCKER. American Colonial Furniture In Scaled Drawings.
Dover, New York: 1982. 0486215601 / 9780486215600 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Contains 55 drawings that are part of a collection of measurements that were made for the purpose of becoming familiar with the details and proportions of the furniture of the 17th, 18th and early 19th century in the United States. 
Price: 49.47 USD
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8 SAUNDERS, RICHARD. Collector's Guide To Wicker Furniture.
Hearst Books, New York: 1983. 0878513078 / 9780878513079 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition with small tears to DJ. Inside very good. 
An intelligent and informative guide that traces the evolution of wicker basketry into furniture in ancient Egypt, its introduction in Britain by the Roman conquerors, and its early arrival on our shores aboard, properly enough, the Mayflower. Includes an Index. 
Price: 40.14 USD
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9 SHEA, JOHN G. Antique Country Furniture Of North America.
Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York: 1975. 0442275447 / 9780442275440 4th Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Two very slight tears and nicks on dustjacket. 
Categories of country furniture are compared piece-by-piece - chairs, rockers, tables, beds, cupboards, and many more. The mechanics of their construction are analyzed including the distinctive joinery practices - dadoes, dovetails, laps, mortise and tenons, peglegs, hinges, and templates - which are the backbone of these dolid, sturdy designs. Includes an Index. 
Price: 19.96 USD
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10 WRIGHT, VIRGINIA. Modern Furniture In Canada, 1920 To 1970.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto: 1997. 0802073778 / 9780802073778 s Softcover. Very good condition. 
An overview of Canadian furniture design and production from 1920 to 1970, in words and photographs. Furniture from this era incorporated the use of blond wood, biomorphic shapes, industrial materials for domestic settings, and other pervasive international trends, while also bringing in elements that were uniquely Canadian. Includes an Index. 
Price: 18.29 USD
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