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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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  • Talbott, Page. “Boston Empire Furniture.”  Antiques, pt. 1, 107, no. 5 (May 1975): 878-87; pt. 2, 109, no. 5 (May 1976):  1004-13.
  • Talbott, Page. “Classical Conservatism:  Card Tables and the English Regency Style in Boston, 1810-35.”  Maine Antique Digest (December 1989):  10C-16C.
  • Talbott, Page. “Continuity and Innovation:  Recliners, Sofa Beds, Rocking Chairs, and Folding Chairs.”  Antiques 161, no. 5 (May 2002): 124-33.
  • Talbott, Page. “The Furniture Trade in Boston, 1810-1835.”  Antiques 141, no. 5 (May 1992): 842-55.
  • Talbott, Page. “Seating Furniture in Boston, 1810-1835.”  Antiques 139, no. 5 (May 1991): 956-69.
  • Tarule, Rob. The Artisan of Ipswich:  Craftsmanship and Continuity in Colonial New England.  Baltimore:  Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.
  • Thwing, Leroy. “The Four Carving Skillins.”  Antiques 33, no. 6 (June 1938):  326-328.
  • Trent, Robert F. “Boston Baroque Easy Chairs, 1705-1740.”  AF 2012, 86-115.
  • Trent, Robert F. “The Chest of Drawers in America:  A Postscript.”  Winterthur Portfolio 20, no. 1 (spring 1985): 31-48.
  • Trent, Robert F. “Early New England Joinery.”  In Early American Furniture from Settlement to City:  Aspects of Form, Style, and Regional Design from 1620 to 1830, ed. Mary Jean Madigan, and Susan Colgan, 10-17.  New York:  Art and Antiques Magazine, 1983.
  • Trent, Robert F. “The Emery Attributions.”  Essex Institute Historical Collections 121, no. 3 (July 1985): 210-20.
  • Trent, Robert F. “The Endicott Chairs.”  Essex Institute Historical Collections 114, no. 2 (April 1978): 103-118.
  • Trent, Robert F. “A History for the Essex Institute's Turkey Work Couch.”  Essex Institute Historical Collections 113, no. 1 (January 1977): 29-37.
  • Trent, Robert F. “The Joiners and Joinery of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 1630-1730.”  In Arts of the Anglo-American Community in the Seventeenth Century, ed. Ian M. G. Quimby, 123-48.  Charlottesville:  University Press of Virginia for the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1975.
  • Trent, Robert F. “The Marblehead Pews.”  In New England Meeting House and Church:  1630-1850, ed. Peter Benes, 101-111.  Boston:  Boston University Scholarly Publications, 1979.
  • Trent, Robert F. “Seventeenth-Century Upholstery in Massachusetts.”  In Upholstery in America and Europe from the Seventeenth Century to World War I, ed. Edward S. Cooke, Jr., 39-50.  New York:  W. W. Norton, 1987.
  • Trent, Robert F. “Style, Technology, and the Craftsman:  Assessing Regionalism in Seventeenth-Century New England Joinery.”  In The Bay and the River, 1600-1900, ed. Peter Benes, 10-28.  Boston:  Boston University Scholarly Publications, 1982.
  • Trent, Robert F., and David F. Wood. “The Earliest American Easy Chairs.”  Catalogue of Antiques and Fine Art 4, no. 4 (autumn 2003):  161-65.
  • Trent, Robert F., and John D. Alexander. “American Board-Seated Turned Chairs, 1640-1740.”  AF 2007, 83-109.
  • Trent, Robert F., and Karin Goldstein. “Notes about New ‘Tinkham’ Chairs.”  AF 1998, 215-37.
  • Trent, Robert F., and Michael Podmaniczky. “An Early Cupboard Fragment from the Harvard College Joinery Tradition.”  AF 2002, 228-42.
  • Trent, Robert F., and Peter Follansbee. “Repairs versus Deception in Essex County Cupboards, 1830-1890.”  In Rural New England Furniture, 13-28.
  • Trent, Robert F., ed. Pilgrim Century Furniture:  An Historical Survey.  Antiques Magazine Library 5.  New York:  Main Street/Universe Books, 1976.
  • Trent, Robert F., Erik Gronning, and Alan Anderson. “The Gaines Attributions and Baroque Seating in Northeastern New England.”  AF 2010, 140-93.
  • Trent, Robert F., Peter Follansbee, and Alan Miller. “First Flowers of the Wilderness:  Mannerist Furniture from a Northern Essex County, Massachusetts, Shop.”  AF 2001, 1-64.
  • Truettner, William H., and Roger B. Stein, eds. Picturing Old New England:  Image and Memory.  Washington, D.C.:  National Museum of American Art; New Haven:  Yale University Press, 1999.