This early work is a fascinating read for any antique enthusiast or historian. Its 191 pages are extensively illustrated with full page and text plates. Contents Include: The Colonial Styles - Jacobean or Stuart, William and Mary, queen Anne-Early Georgian, Chippendale, The Federal Styles - Hepplewhite, Shearer, and Early Sheraton, American Directoire, American Empire, Decoration - Interior Architecture, and Decorative Accessories. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.