First paperback edition (not stated per publisher's usual practice). 96 pages. H 26cm x L 21cm. Black illustrated stiff paper covers, minimal rubbing, mild crease at bottom corner of front cover. Frontispiece; Foreword by Anne d'Harnoncourt; color and b/w photographs; Notes. Laid-in are an original promational card for the 1987 exhibition and the museum's separate 14 page CHECKLIST OF THE EXHIBITION (stapled white paper pamphlet, H 26cm x L 20.25cm) which briefly summarizes all 254 exhibition objects. Published for the occassion of an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art held from July 5 to September 10, 1987. Curator Beatrice Garvan traces the development of Federal period design as manifested in architecture, furniture, silver, painting, sculpture and other decorative objects produced in Philadelphia. Long out of print, Garvan's well illustrated and extensively documented essay is now much sought after and quite difficult to find in either the paperback or clothbound editions. A near fine copy with the scarce exhibition checklist also in fine condition. Description copyright David Hallinan, Bookseller. ISBN 0876330693. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: FEDERAL PHILADELPHIA, 1785-1825, THE ATHENS ...
Publisher: Philadelphia: published by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and distributed by the University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987.
Book Description Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, 1987. Softbound. Book Condition: VG. Black & color pictorial wraps, 96 pp, profuse color and b/w illustrations. Published for exhibition July 5 to September 20, 1987, of Federal Philadelphia period decorative objects, paintings and furnishings. The exhibition checklist addresses 254 items, and many are illustrated here. Bookseller Inventory # 26207
Book Description The Museum, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0876330693
Book Description Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 96 pp., illus. (some col.), bib. notes; 26 cm. Special photography by Will Brown. Exhibition held July 5 to September 20, 1987. Near fine. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Light edgewear to wraps, age toning. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue. Bookseller Inventory # 052012
Book Description Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1987. Stiff Cover Paperback. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. B&W and Color Photos (illustrator). 1st Paperback. Near fine stiff cover paperback. 4to 96 pgs.Notes. Previous owner's name and date on half title. Bookseller Inventory # 013615
Book Description Book Condition: Good. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97808763306924.0
Book Description Philadelphia Museum of Art,, [Philadelphia, Pa.], 1987. Original Wraps. Book Condition: Very Good. Exhibition catalogue 96 p. 80 ill. (36 color). Foreword by Anne d'Harnoncourt. With separately printed and rarely included 14 p. checklist of 251 exhibits, organized in eleven sections: Architectural Elements, Books, Ceramics, Costume, Drawings, Furniture, Metals, Paintings, Prints and Silhouettes, Sculpture, and Textiles, with the largest sections (nos. 58-208) devoted to furniture and metals. Foxing at upper margin of title-page. Bookseller Inventory # 030276
Book Description Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1987. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Quarto. 96 pp + 14 pp checklist; 26 color plates, 52 figures; notes. Paperback. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy. Exhibition catalogue. Survey of the arts and culture of Philadelphia during the late 18th & early 19th centuries. Covers a wide range of objects of fine and decorative art - paintings, costume, furniture, woodwork, sculpture, gold & silverwork - as well as original documents. Bookseller Inventory # 011354
Book Description The Museum, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # P020876330693
Book Description The Museum, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: Like New. Bookseller Inventory # P010876330693
Book Description The Museum, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110876330693