This series contains a collection of twenty books that comprise a portion of the design reference library amassed by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. between 1880 and 1973. One book on business plans is dated 1973 and presumably was added by the last owner of the company after the closure of the firm. See "Bib. Ref." tab for full listing of books.


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interior design
country houses

Physical Description

9 boxes containing 20 books or periodicals; ca. 11 linear feet

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Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

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No numbers were assigned by The Strong Museum.

Publications Referencing This Collection

([192 ?].). Historical rooms from the manor houses of England /by Charles L. Roberson.. Mendip Press,.
(Ã1976.). Business planning guide :a handbook to help you design, write, and use a business plan tailored to your specific business needs : includes worksheets for financial data /David H. Bangs, Jr., William R. Osgood.. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston,.
Architectural digest.. John C. Brasfield Pub. Corp..
([1944?]). A description of St. Joseph's Church, Portland (Deering), Maine :crown of the Right Reverend Jubilarian's labors.. [publisher not identified],.
([1908?]). ... Le luminaire ;transformations progressives du Ier au XIXe siècle ; spt cents reproductions documentaires; appliques, bougeoirs, candélabres, chandeliers, couronnes de lumiére, lampadaires, lampes, landternes, lustres, torchéres, trépieds, etc.Documents pub. par Édouard Rouveyre.. G. Baranger fils,.
([1932]). Index of exhibits [at the] Forty-sixth Annual Exhibition, February 27 to March 12, inclusive, 1932..
(1911.). The Euclid avenue Presbyterian church.Alexander McGaffin, minister. Dedication services April 2-7, 1911.. [Printed by the Britton printing Company].
([18--]). Beautiful pearls of Catholic truth, containing the teachings of the holy Catholic church, and the sacred books of the Bible as interpreted by the one truth church founded by Our Divine Saviour ...together with biographies of illustrious saints ...from the writings of the following distringuished authors, Rt. Rev. Bernard O'Reilly, LL. D., His Eminence Cardinal Henry Edward Manning, Rt. Rev. Thomas O'Gorman, D.D., Rev. Arnold Damen, S.J., and other eminent Catholic writers of Europe and American, to which is added a sketch of the apostle of temperance, Father Mathew, and total abstinence from a Catholic point of view; profusely embellished with superb illustrations in colors, phototype and wood engravings.. E. Gately & Co..
([19--]). Recueil des oeuvres de Richard de Lalonde, dessinateur et décorateur (époque Louis XVI) contenant ses ouvrages d'orfèvrerie, de bijouterie et de serrurerie, ses cahiers d'ameublement, de meubles et d'ébânisterie.. Librairie des Beux-Arts appliqués à l'industrie, É. Rouveyre,.
([188-?]). Moderne ornamentale Werke im Stile der italienischen Renaissance /vom bildhauer A. Hauptmann.. George Gilbers,.
[Plates from] The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director :being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of houshold furniture in the Gothic, Chinese and modern taste ... and other ornaments to which is prefixed a short explanation of the five orders of architecture and rules of perspective with proper directions for executing the most difficult pieces, the mouldings being exhibited at large, and the dimensions of each design specified ... /by Thomas Chippendale ....
([19--?]). Journal de la décoration :27e année.. Armand Guérinet,.
Dekorative Vorbilder :eine Sammlung von figürlichen Darstellungen, kunstgewerblichen Verzierungen, plastischen Ornamenten, dekorativen Tier- und Pflanzen-typen, Allegorieen, heraldischen Motiven, Traphäen, etc. /für Zeichner, Maler, graphische Künstler, Dekorateure, Bildhauer, Architekten.. Jul. Hoffmann.
(1925.). Measured drawings of woodwork displayed in the American Wing..
([s.a.]). Moderne Rococo-Möbel in reicher Ausführung /von Adolf Hoffmann.. Ch. Claesen e,.
([192-?]). Meubles de goût moderne en bois massif.6me série.. Ch. Moreau.,.
([date of publication not identified]). Panneaux décoratifs et tentures murales du XVIIIe siècle et du commencement du XIXe siècles; reproductions des modèles de l'époque, précédées d'une notice historique sur la décoration murale.. Massin.
([1912?]). Decors et ameublements au gout du jour /Gaston Fleury.. Ch. Massin,.
(1888.). Rahmen :Italien und Deutschland XVI jahrhundert /text von Julius Lessing.. Ernst Wasmuth,.
([192-?]). Meubles modernes en bois massif[par] J. Arnoult.. Ch. Moreau.

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Books were housed in boxes by The Strong Museum; that arrangement is followed here.