DescriptionLonn Taylor and David B. Warren. Texas Furniture. The Cabinetmakers and Their Work, 1840-1880. Austin and London: University of Texas Press, 1975. First edition. Inscribed by both authors on the half-title page. Foreword by Miss Ima Hogg. Oblong 8vo. 387pp. Illustrated. With publisher's pre-publication brochures laid in back. Original publisher's olive cloth with titles stamped in gilt on the spine. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with s a few trivial chips to the top edge of the back panel.
From the publisher: "The art of furniture making flourished in Texas during the second and third quarters of the nineteenth century. However, Texas's rich heritage of locally made furniture, much of it produced by German immigrant craftsmen, has never been documented. Now, Texas Furniture provides a detailed introduction to the art of cabinetmaking and to the works of Texas cabinetmakers."
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