Miniature Antique Furniture
Doll House & Children's Furniture from the United States and Europe
Authors: Herbert & Peter Schiffer
Publisher/Date: Livingston Publishing (c. 1972)
Format/Condition: Gently used black cloth hardcover book with dust jacket in Very Good condition: dust jacket has edgewear with small tear; tiny spot near spine. Not price clipped. Dust jacket in a new Brodart protector cover (photo taken without cover to better see the dust jacket.) Binding good; textblock strong; pages clean and unmarked. 265 pages, glossary. Dimensions: 8 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches. Profusely illustrated with over 300 black-and-white photographs and some in color.
Description: Over 300 photographs present a unique essay on children's and doll's genuine antique handcrafted furniture. Each piece is placed in historical sequence to demonstrate the evolution of styles and the quality and historical significance are discussed. From this comprehensive study of miniature furniture, the reader will discover those aspects which determine the quality of an antique miniature, as well as those particular facets which contribute to the beauty and grace of a piece. Its wealth of information and careful historical documentation make "Miniature Antique Furniture" of interest not only to antique experts and historians, but to amateur collectors as well.