The Arts and Crafts in New York 1777-1799: Advertisements and News Items from New York City Newspapers
GOTTESMAN, Rita Susswein
The author also compiled "The Arts and Crafts of New York 1726-1776" to which this volume is a sequel. She covers painting and engraving, silver and jewelry, china, earthenware and glass, pewter, furniture, clocks and watches, builders and buildings, ships and boats, metal workers and iron works, paper manufacturers, printers and bookbinders, fabrics and needlework, miscellaneous trades and occupations, costume, painting and glazing, coach makers and coaches, music and musical instruments, exhibits, waxworks and other novelties, as well as a representative list of illustrative woodcuts and engravings from New York newspapers 1777-1799. Indexed.
Publisher: The New-York Historical Society
Date Published: 1954
Place Published: New York
Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: xix, 484 p. 25 cm. 1 frontispiece illustration showing woodcut advertisements. The John Watts DePeyster Publication Fund Series. Green cloth hardcover with gold impressing on spine. Slight soiling of rear board and small dent in front board's fore-edge. Ex-library with Library of Congress stamp on front pastedown and Smithsonian Library stamp rear of title page. Light soiling of text block edge. Pages bright and clean. Text unmarked.