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Nearly every publication on American furniture, especially those on early American furniture, mentions objects from Massachusetts, by virtue of the age of the state and its importance in the world of furniture since the seventeenth century.  The following list is therefore of necessity selective.

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  • Eaton, Allen H. Handicrafts of New England.  New York:  Harper & Brothers, 1949.
  • Edwards, Clive. Encyclopedia of Furniture Materials, Trades, and Techniques.  Aldershot, England:  Ashgate, 2000.
  • Edwards, Clive. Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings, and Home Furnishing Practices, 1200-1950.  Aldershot, England:  Lund Humphries, 2007.
  • Ehninger, Jillian. “Furniture Hardware from the Boston Workshop of Henry K. Hancock.”  Antiques 147, no. 5 (May 1995): 732-39.
  • Elder, William Voss, III, and Jayne E. Stokes, et al. American Furniture, 1680-1880, from the Collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art.  Baltimore, Md.:  Baltimore Museum of Art, 1987.
  • Essex Institute. Samuel McIntire:  A Bicentennial Symposium.  Salem:  Essex Institute, 1957.
  • Ettema, Michael J. “Technological Innovation and Design Economics in Furniture Manufacture.” Winterthur Portfolio 16, nos. 2/3 (summer/autumn 1981):   197-223.
  • Evans, Nancy Goyne. American Windsor Chairs.  New York:  Hudson Hills Press in association with the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1996.
  • Evans, Nancy Goyne. American Windsor Furniture:  Specialized Forms.  New York:  Hudson Hills Press in association with the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1997.
  • Evans, Nancy Goyne. “Documentary Evidence of Painted Seating Furniture:  Late Colonial and Federal Periods.”  AF 2011, 204-85.
  • Evans, Nancy Goyne. “The Genealogy of a Bookcase Desk.”  Winterthur Portfolio 9 (1974):  213-22.
  • Evans, Nancy Goyne. “The Genesis of the Boston Rocking Chair.”  Antiques 113, no. 1 (January 1983):  246-53.
  • Evans, Nancy Goyne. Windsor Chair Making in America:  From Craft Shop to Consumer.  Hanover and London:  University Press of New England, 2006.