AMERICAN CORNUCOPIA: TREASURES FROM THE WINTERTHUR LIBRARY. Katharine Martinez.

AMERICAN CORNUCOPIA: TREASURES FROM THE WINTERTHUR LIBRARY.

With contributions from Bert R. Denker, Paul B. Hensley, E. Richard McKinstry and Neville Thompson.

  • Winterthur, DE: Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1990.
  • small 4to.
  • pictorial stiff paper wrappers
  • 115, (5) pages
  • ISBN: 091272420X

Price: $10.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 69165

Limited to an edition of 2000 copies. This handsome volume presents highlights of the Winterthur Library collection in eighteen different areas related to the material culture of early America. Written by respected staff members in their areas of expertise, each chapter essay covers topics such as architecture, ornament, interiors, furniture, ceramics and glass, metals, gardens, art and artists, cookbooks and manuals of domestic economy, the Shakers, advertising, childhood, courtesy and etiquette, pleasure and company, technology, textiles and needlework, and travel. With sixteen color plates and sixty-two black-and-white illustrations. Includes a list of holdings cited.