Lending Library

Peach State SAPFM has obtained 12 of the 20 volumes of the Chipstone “American Furniture” annual publications.

These are considered one of the most authoritative publications on American furniture.  We also have the 1983 book on the Chipstone collection of furniture.

Listed below are the volumes we have.  Following that is  the table of contents of each volume.

These volumes are available for check out.  Arrangements to borrow a copy can be made by contacting Ken Johnson, peachstatesapfm@gmail.com

Volumes in the Peach State Collection













American Furniture 2008

The Documentary and Artistic Legacy of Nathaniel Gould
Kemble Widmer II and Joyce King

Early American Shaved Post-and-Rung Chairs,
Jennie Alexander, Peter Follansbee, and Robert F. Trent

Furnishing the Craftsman: Slaves and Sailors in the Mahogany Trade
Daniel Finamore

Philadelphia Pier Tables and Their Role in Cultures of Sociability and Competition
Nicholas C. Vincent

The Written Evidence of Furniture Repairs and Alterations: How Original Is “All Original”?
Nancy Goyne Evans

American Furniture 2007

Benjamin Randolph Revisited
Andrew Brunk

American Board-Seated Turned Chairs, 1640–1740
Robert F. Trent and John D. Alexander

From Apprentice to Master: The Life and Career of Philadelphia Cabinetmaker George G. Wright
Clark Pearce, Catherine Ebert, and Alexandra Alevizatos Kirtley

Early American Furniture Makers’ Marks
Philip D. Zimmerman

Reading Japanned Furniture
Ethan W. Lasser

The Written Evidence of Furniture Repairs and Alterations: How Original Is “All Original”?
Nancy Goyne Evans

American Furniture 2006

The Life and Legacy of Frank L. Horton: A Personal Recollection
Luke Beckerdite

Peter Scott, Cabinetmaker of Williamsburg: A Reappraisal
Ronald L. Hurst

Robert and William Walker and the “Ne Plus Ultra”:
Scottish Design and Colonial Virginia Furniture, 1730-1775

Robert A. Leath

The Furniture of Fredericksburg, Virginia, 1740-1820
Tara Gleason Chicirda

“To Superintend the Necessary Repairs”: The Careers and Work of William and Washington Tuck
Alexander Lourie

Aesthetics, Politics, and Power in Early-Nineteenth-Century Washington: Thomas Constantine & Co.’s Furniture for the United States Capitol, 1818-1819
Matthew A. Thurlow

American Furniture 2005

Early Rhode Island Turning
Erik Kyle Gronning and Dennis Andrew Carr

Mannerism in Early American Furniture:
Connoisseurship, Intention, and Theatricality

Glenn Adamson

Structure, Style, and Evolution: The Sack-Back Windsor Armchair
David R. Pesuit

New York Card Tables, 1800-1825
Philip D. Zimmerman

Fashioning Furniture and Framing Community: Woodworkers and the Rise of a Connecticut River Valley Town
Joshua W. Lane and Donald P. White III

Book Reviews
Connecticut Valley Furniture: Eliphalet Chapin and His Contemporaries, 1750–1800, Thomas P. Kugelman and Alice K. Kugelman, with Robert Lionetti et al.; review by William Hosley

John Townsend: Newport Cabinetmaker, Morrison H. Heckscher, with the assistance of Lori Zabar; review by Gerald W.R. Ward

The Artisan of Ipswich: Craftsmanship and Continuity in Colonial New England, Robert Tarule; review by Barbara McLean Ward

The Furniture Masterworks of John and Thomas Seymour, Robert D. Mussey Jr.; review by Philip Zea

Fortress of the Soul: Violence, Metaphysics,
and Material Life in the Huguenots’ New World, 1517–1751, Neil Kamil; review by
Robert F. Trent

Recent Writing on American Furniture: A Bibliography
Gerald W.R. Ward

 American Furniture 2004

A Table’s Tale: Craft, Art, and Opportunity in
Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia

Luke Beckerdite and Alan Miller

The Account Book of Benjamin Baker

Dennis Andrew Carr
High Craft along the Mohawk: Early Woodwork
from the Albany Area of New York

Robert F. Trent, Alan Miller, Glenn Adamson,
and Harry Mack Truax II

John Singleton Copley’s Furniture and the
Art of Invention

Jonathan Prown
Southern Sophistication on the Early Frontier:
The Inlaid Furniture of Washington County, Ohio,

Andrew Richmond
Opulence Abroad: Honoré Lannuier’s Gilded Furniture
in Trinidad de Cuba

Peter M. Kenny
Book Reviews
Cincinnati Art-Carved Furniture and Interiors,

Jennifer L. Howe, ed.; review by Kenneth L. Ames
Nature, Form, and Spirit: The Life and Legacy of George Nakashima, Mira Nakashima; review by Thomas A. Denenberg

American Furniture 2003


Early Carving in the South Carolina Low Country: The Career and Work of Henry Burnett
John Bivins, Jr.

Everyday Things: From Rolling Pins to Trundle Bedsteads
Nancy Goyne Evans

Tilt-Top Tables and Eighteenth-Century Consumerism
Sarah Neale Fayen

Provenance, Patronage, and Perception: The Morris Suite of Baltimore Painted Furniture
Lance Humphries

Check List of The Morris Suite

Lance Humphries

The Long Shadow of William Morris: Paradigmatic Problems of Twentieth-Century American Furniture
Edward S. Cooke, Jr.

From New Bedford to New York to Rio and Back: The Life and Times of Elisha Blossom, Jr., Artisan of the New Republic
Peter M. Kenny
Book Reviews
English Furniture, 1660–1714: From Charles II to Queen Anne, Adam Bowett; review by Glenn Adamson
Thos. Moser: Artistry in Wood, Thomas Moser, with Brad Lemley; review by Edward S. Cooke, Jr.

The Furniture of Charleston, 1680–1820
, Bradford L. Rauschenberg and John Bivins, Jr.; review by Robert A. Leath

American Furniture 2002

Survival of the Fittest: The Lloyd Family’s Furniture Legacy
Alexandra Alevizatos Kirtley

Furniture Fakes from the Chipstone Collection
Luke Beckerdite and Alan Miller

Pennsylvania Clouded Limestone: Its Quarrying,
Processing, and Use in the Stone Cutting, Furniture, and Architectural Trades

R. Curt Chinnici

Manuscripts, Marks, and Material Culture: Sources for
Understanding the Joiner’s Trade in Seventeenth-Century America

Peter Follansbee

The Claypoole Family Joiners of Philadelphia: Their Legacy and the Context of Their Work
Andrew Brunk

The Politics of the Caned Chair
Glenn Adamson

The Quiet Canon: Tradition and Exclusion in American
Furniture Scholarship

Jonathan Prown and Katherine Hemple Prown

An Early Cupboard Fragment from the Harvard College
Joinery Tradition

Robert F. Trent and Michael Podmaniczky

Book Reviews

The Furniture of Sam Maloof, Jeremy Adamson; Made In Oakland: The Furniture of Garry Knox Bennett, Ursula Ilse-Neumann, et al.; review by Glenn Adamson

Encyclopedia of Furniture Materials, Trades and Techniques,
Clive Edwards; One Good Turn: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw, Witold Rybczynski; review by Gerald W.R. Ward

Willard’s Patent Time Pieces: A History of the Weight-Driven Banjo Clock, 1800–1900, Paul J. Foley; review by David Wood and Robert C. Cheney

An American Vision: Henry Francis du Pont’s Winterthur Museum,
Wendy A. Cooper; review by Kenneth L. Ames

American Furniture 2000

The Early Furniture of Christopher and Job Townsend
Luke Beckerdite

“The True Antiques of Tomorrow”: Furniture by
the Potthast Brothers of Baltimore, 1892–1975

Catherine Rogers Arthur

The Genesis of Neoclassical Style in Baltimore Furniture

Sumpter Priddy III, J. Michael Flanigan,
and Gregory R. Weidman

A New Suspect: Baltimore Cabinetmaker
Edward Priestley

Alexandra Alevizatos Kirtley
New Insights on John Cadwalader’s
Commode-Seat Side Chairs

Leroy Graves and Luke Beckerdite
Patronage in Early Salem: The Symonds Shops
and Their Customers

Martha H. Willoughby
Cultural Negotiations: A Study of the New
Mexican Caja

Elizabeth A. Fleming
Book Reviews
The Book on the Bookshelf
, Henry Petroski;
review by Neville Thompson
Art & Enterprise: American Decorative Art, 1825–1917, The Virginia Carroll Crawford Collection, Donald C. Peirce; review by Anna Tobin D’Ambrosio
Worldly Goods: The Arts of Early Pennsylvania, 1680–1758, Jack Lindsey, with essays by Richard S. Dunn, Edward C. Carter II, and Richard Saunders; review by Philip D. Zimmerman
History of Furniture: Twenty-Five Centuries of Style and Design in the Western Tradition, John Morley; review by Gerald W. R. Ward

American Furniture 1999

The Palladian Style in Rhode Island Furniture:
Fly Tea Tables

Patricia E. Kane
Eighteenth-Century Cabinet Shops and the
Furniture-Making Trades in Newport, Rhode Island

Mack Headley
Politics, Enterprise, and Design: The Nature and
Influence of Windsor Chairmaking in Early Federal Rhode Island

Nancy Goyne Evans
Rhode Island Influence in the Work of Two North Carolina Cabinetmakers
John Bivins
The Accounts of Job Townsend, Jr.
Martha H. Willoughby
A Different Rhode Island Block-and-Shell Story:
Providence Provenances and Pitch-Pediments

Wendy A. Cooper and Tara L. Gleason
New Insights on Early Rhode Island Furniture

Robert F. Trent
“America’s Contribution to Craftsmanship”: The Exaltation and Interpretation of Newport Furniture
Gerald W. R. Ward
The Serpentine Furniture of Colonial Newport
Philip Zea
Book Reviews
Useful Improvements, Innumerable Temptations:
Pursuing Refinement in Rural New England, 1750–1850
, Philip Zea; review by
Margaretta M. Lovell
The Book of American Windsor Furniture: Styles and
, John Kassay; review by Jean M. Burks
Grand Rapids Furniture: The Story of America’s Furniture City, Christian G. Carron, with contributions by Kenneth L. Ames, Jeffrey D. Kleiman, and Joel Lefever; review by Barry R. Harwood
There’s a Bed in the Piano: The Inside Story of the American Home, Myrna Kaye; review by Philip D. Zimmerman
The Chair: Rethinking Culture, Body, and Design,

Galen Cranz; review by Philip D. Zimmerman
Masterpieces of American Furniture from the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, edited by Anna Tobin D’Ambrosio; review by Heidi Nasstrom

American Furniture 1998

The Making and Marketing of Boston Seating Furniture in the Late Baroque Style
Joan Barzilay Freund and Leigh Keno

Germanic Craftsmen and Furniture Design in Philadelphia, 1820–1850
Charles L. Venable
Labeled Randolph Chairs Rediscovered
Philip D. Zimmerman
The Christian M. Nestell Drawing Book: A Focus
on the Ornamental Painter and His Craft in Early
Nineteenth-Century America

Nancy Goyne Evans
Sophistication in Rural Massachusetts: The Inlaid Cherry Furniture of Nathan Lombard

Brock Jobe and Clark Pearce
A Seventeenth-Century Carpenter’s Conceit:
The Waldo Family Joined Great Chair

Peter Follansbee
Notes about New “Tinkham” Chairs
Robert F. Trent and Karin Goldstein

Book Reviews
The Furniture of George Hunzinger: Invention and Innovation in Nineteenth-Century America, Barry R. Harwood; review by Milo M. Naeve
Honoré Lannuier, Cabinetmaker from Paris: The Life and Work of a French Ébéniste in Federal New York, Peter M. Kenny, Frances F. Bretter, and Ulrich Leben; review by Wendy A. Cooper
New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, Nancy Richards and Nancy Goyne Evans, with Wendy A. Cooper and Michael S. Podmaniczky; review by Wallace B. Gusler
The Shaker World: Art, Life, Belief, John T. Kirk; review by Scott T. Swank
Upholsterers and Interior Furnishing in England, 1530–1840, Geoffrey Beard; review by
Jeffrey H. Munger
Southern Furniture, 1680–1830: The Colonial Williamsburg Collection, Ronald L. Hurst and Jonathan Prown; review by Robert A. Leath

American Furniture 1997

A “Preponderance of Pineapples”: The Problem of Southern Furniture
Jonathan Prown

Dutch Trade and Its Influence on Seventeenth-Century Chesapeake Furniture
Robert A. Leath

The Convergence and Divergence of Three Stylistic Traditions in Charleston Neoclassical Case Furniture, 1785–1800

John Bivins
The Holmes-Edwards Library Bookcase and the Origins of the German School in Pre-Revolutionary Charleston
J. Thomas Savage
Crossroads of Culture: Eighteenth-Century Furniture
from Western Maryland

Sumpter Priddy III and Joan K. Quinn
Irish Influences on Cabinetmaking in Virginia’s
Rappahannock River Basin

Ronald L. Hurst
Religion, Artisanry, and Cultural Identity: The Huguenot Experience in South Carolina, 1680–1725
Luke Beckerdite
The Furniture of Winchester, Virginia
Wallace Gusler
Leather Bottoms, Satin Haircloth, and Spanish Beard: Conserving Virginia Upholstered Seating Furniture
Leroy Graves and F. Carey Howlett
Adaptation and Reinterpretation: The Transfer of Furniture Styles from Philadelphia to Winchester to Tennessee

Anne S. McPherson
Staples for Genteel Living: The Importation of London Household Furnishings into Charleston During the 1780s
Elizabeth A. Fleming
Book Reviews
American Windsor Chairs, Nancy Goyne Evans;

review by Jonathan Prown
American Furniture of the 18th Century: History,Technique, Structure, Jeffrey P. Greene; review by Myrna Kaye
Charles and Ray Eames: Designers of the Twentieth Century, Pat Kirkham;

review by Glenn Adamson and Sarah Rich
Metalwork in Early America: Copper and Its Alloys from the Winterthur Collection, Donald L. Fennimore; review by David F. Wood
Of Consuming Interests: The Style of Life in the Eighteenth Century, Cary Carson, Ronald Hoffman, and Peter J. Albert, eds.;
review by Robert F. Trent
American Case Furniture, 1680–1840: Selections from the DAR Museum Collection, Patrick Sheary;
review by Gerald W. R. Ward
Making Furniture in Preindustrial America: The Social Economy of Newtown and Woodbury, Connecticut,
Edward S. Cooke, Jr.; review by Kevin M. Sweeney

American Furniture 1993
Protective Covers for Furniture and Its Contents
Linda Baumgarten
Origins of the Rococo Style in New York Furniture and
Interior Architecture

Luke Beckerdite

The Stock-in-Trade of John Hancock and Company
David H. Conradsen
Scandinavian Modern Furniture in the Arts and Crafts Period:
The Collaboration of the Greenes and the Halls

Edward S. Cooke, Jr.
Design Transmission in Vernacular Seating Furniture:
The Influence of Philadelphia and Baltimore Styles on
Chairmaking from the Chesapeake Bay to the “West”

Nancy Goyne Evans
American or English Furniture? Some Choices in the 1760s
Graham Hood
The Conservator as Curator: Combining Scientific Analysis
and Traditional Connoisseurship

Gregory Landrey
Roman Gusto in New England: An Eighteenth-Century Boston
Furniture Designer and His Shop

Alan Miller
Mid-Atlantic Easy Chairs, 1770-1850: Old Questions and
New Evidence

Robert F. Trent
A Catalogue of American Easy Chairs
Mark Anderson and Robert F. Trent
The Wendell Family Furniture at Strawbery Banke Museum
Gerald W. R. Ward and Karin E. Cullity
Book Reviews
Treasures of State: Fine and Decorative Arts in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U.S. Department of State, Clement E.
Conger and Mary K. Itsell
; review by Elizabeth Pitzer Gusler
American Rococo, 1750-1775: Elegance in Ornament, Morrison H.
Heckscher and Leslie Greene Bowman
; review by Ronald L.
The Governor’s Palace in Williamsburg: A Cultural Study,
Graham Hood
review by Luke Beckerdite
American Kasten: The Dutch-Style Cupboards of New York and New Jersey, 1650-1800, Peter M. Kenny, Frances Gruber Safford, and Gilbert T. Vincent; review by Nell Duff Kamil