antique reference book, American Furniture, federal period

this is a wonderful reference book, published in the late 50's by bonanza books, N.Y.and A Winterthur book by Charles Montgomery.It has 497 pages and illustrations of 491 pieces with complete descriptions covering makers,places of origin,size,materials and an evaluation of the merits of each piece.there are 127 illustrations of inlay in full color,46 cabinetmakers labels, and details on how to identify furniture.A fantastic book that weighs 3 1/2 lbs and book measures 12 1/2' by 9 1/4".

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