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The Ware Chair Makers, by Sara Carlisle Watson, Signed Copy



The Ware Chair Makers by Sara Carlisle Watson. Signed by the Author. Bridgeton: Sara Carlisle Watson, 1986. Hardcover. 119 pp. A book on the collectable Ware chairs of Cumberland County New Jersey and its six generations of the chair making family. Ware chairs were made between 1800 and 1940 and are characterized by slat backs, woven-rush seats, uprights, and stretchers turned on a lathe. The patriarch, Maskell Ware (1766-1846), found a niche in the furniture market by turning out rocking chairs. A rare and highly sought after out of print book. NPT Books a division of N.P. Trent Antiques has a large collection of used and out of print books on art, architecture, decoration and antiques with a focus on 1st editions, signed and limited editions.


  • Creator
    Sara Carlisle Watson (Author)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 8.5 in. (21.59 cm)Width: 5.75 in. (14.61 cm)Depth: .5 in. (1.27 cm)
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    valatie, NY
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    Seller: NP-846-1st1stDibs: LU2605112303843

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NPT Books

NPT Books, a division of N. P. Trent Antiques, was established in 1982 and serves clients in the US and around the world. We offer a large selection of used and out of print books mainly concentrating on art, architecture, decoration and antiques with a large focus on 1st editions, signed and rare limited editions. Member of The Art and Antique Dealers League of America since 1996.
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