San Antonio: Trinity University Press, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED by Cecilia Steinfeldt, no other names. 263pp., 344 entries, described & illustrated with photographs in color and b/w. 4to, gilt-stamped brown linen with color plate fixed to front cover, tan end sheets. Plain glassine dust jacket as issued. FINE. Item #2956
Catalogue of 344 exhibits, spanning the entire nineteenth century, organized in two sections: Furniture (1-184) and Decorative Arts (185-344), including silver, ironwork, pottery, quilts and coverlets, etc., with descriptive notes on each and commentaries on most works exhibited. Only 500 copies of the 1973 first printing quickly sold out as did the following edition of 250 with white paper covers. Steinfeldt was director of the Witte Museum in San Antonio and author of numerous books. A rare find in this condition and signed.