American Furniture 2008

Editorial Statement
Luke Beckerdite

The Documentary and Artistic Legacy of Nathaniel Gould
Kemble Widmer II and Joyce King

Early American Shaved Post-and-Rung Chairs,
Jennie Alexander, Peter Follansbee, and Robert F. Trent

Furnishing the Craftsman: Slaves and Sailors in the Mahogany Trade
Daniel Finamore

Philadelphia Pier Tables and Their Role in Cultures of Sociability and Competition
Nicholas C. Vincent

The Written Evidence of Furniture Repairs and Alterations: How Original Is "All Original"?
Nancy Goyne Evans

Book Reviews

Recent Writing on American Furniture: A Bibliography
Gerald W.R. Ward