ABRAMS, November 1987. Hardcover. Used - Good / Fair. Item #274547
An examination of the true heritage of Adirondack rustic furniture. The book illustrates hundreds of the finest surviving pieces, from elaborate sideboards ornamented with twig mosaics in complex patterns to chairs and beds made out of gnarled branches forming fantastic shapes.
Craig Gilborn, director of the Adirondack Museum, places this furniture in the context of the history of rustic design and the current revival of rustic furniture making and provides detailed descriptions of methods and materials. 374 illustrations. Bound in sage green cloth with silver lettering on the spine. Jacket is chipped at base of spine, which has lead to mild discoloration of binding. Remainder mark on bottom edge of pages. Slight score marks on front of jacket.