FIDDLEBACKS AND CROOKED-BACKS. Elijah Booth and Other Joiners in Newtown and Woodbury 1750-1820.
Waterbury, CT: Mattatuck Historical Society, 1982. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (4to). Very good+ condition. Item #008618
120 pages of text. Paperback binding with minimal shelfwear and spotting; protected in custom stiff archival mylar. Illustrated with 35 black & white plates. With a Foreword by Ann Y. Smith; appendices: "Newtown Joiners, 1750-1820" and "Woodbury Joiners, 1750-1820" giving biographical notes and references [when available] on over 70 carpenters and woodworkers; Furniture Forms in Newtown and Woodbury Inventories; Inventory of Ebenezer Booth IV (1743-90); Inventory of Joel Booth (1769-94). Furniture; American Craftsmen.
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