Two (2) Southern Furniture books. 1st item: THE ART AND MYSTERY OF TENNESSEE FURNITURE AND ITS MAKERS THROUGH 1850, by Nathan Harsh and Derita Coleman Williams, published by the Tennessee Historical Society, Nashville, 1988. Octavo, 344 pages with photographic illustrations, hardbound in brown cloth with gilt blind stamp to front cover, gilt lettering to spine, marbled endpapers. Includes original dust jacket. 11 1/4" H x 8 3/4" W. 2nd item: SOUTHERN FURNITURE 1680-1830: THE COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG COLLECTION by Ronald L. Hurst and Jonathan Prown, published by The Colonial Foundation and Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1997. Octavo, 639 pages including index, illustrated with color and black and white photographs, hardbound in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to spine, includes dust jacket. 11 3/4" H x 9 7/8" W x 2" D. Provenance: the estate of Victor T. Patterson, Franklin, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Some wear and fading to dust jacket. Some minor markups on pg. 51. 2nd item: Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. Paint stuck to spine of dust cover.
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