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American Art, 1750-1800: Towards Independence

Montgomery, Charles Franklin;Kane, Patricia E.;Victoria and Albert Museum;Yale University

ISBN 10: 0821206923 / ISBN 13: 9780821206928
Published by Published for Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, by the New York Graphic Society, 1976
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Large hardcover, 320 pages in fine condition with very good dustjacket, previous owner's name in book. First edition. 44 color, 280 black and white illustrations. This superbly illustrated and documented book presents an overview of the arts and crafts in America during that crucial half century when the colonies were moving towards independence, both politically and culturally. In their introductory essays, a group of distinguished writers and scholars of american art examine specific themes- the fusion of English and American cultures, the making of more "American" culture, questions of style, iconogrphy, and regional characteristics. Chapters on paintings and drawings, prints, furniture, silver, pewter, brass, ceramics, glass, and textiles are illustrated with some of the finest objects created in these years.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003188

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Title: American Art, 1750-1800: Towards ...

Publisher: Published for Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, by the New York Graphic Society

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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Published in conjunction with Bicentenniel Celebration exhibition held jointly at the Yale University Art Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum. With 44 color and 280 black-and-white illustrations. The dust jacket has chips and closed tears to the extremities..

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