The Arts and Crafts in New York: 1726-1776; Advertisements and News Items from New York City Newspapers

New York: The New York Historical Society, 1938, 1938. First edition. 8vo; pp. xviii, 450. Owner's name; edges dusty and a little bit of rubbing to the bottom of the gilt-stamped backstrip, else a very good copy in original green cloth. Inspired by Dow's compilations for New England craftsmen, this is the first volume in the series dealing with the craftsmen of New York City. "Printed references to a great variety of eighteenth century crafts and trades in New York.organized into chapters by craft or trade and then by name of craftsman. Invaluable for factual material and for an overall view of the New York scene through contemporary eyes." (Ames) advertisements trades crafts new york city colonial revolutionary. Item #000411

Price: $75.00

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