The Arts and Crafts of Newport Rhode Island 1640-1820.
Carpenter, Ralph E.
Preservation Society of Newport County, ( 1954), Newport
4to, 28.5 cm. xiii, 216, (1) pp. b/w plates
This is #119 in a limited edition of 125 specially bound and numbered copies. 139 items described, pictured and cataloged, with information on early houses and craftsmen, lists of subscribers, etc. With an effusive 11-line inscription from the author to preservationist Louise Crowninshield. Bound in 1/4 red morocco over marbled boards. Fine condition in publisher’s slipcase.