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The History or Furniture. Dust Jacket & Slip Case.

The History or Furniture. Dust Jacket & Slip Case.

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The History of Furniture. Editor, Anne Charlish (Editorial consultant, Jonathan Bourne) Written by specialist experts.
Foreword by Sir John Pope-Hennessy, Director of the Briitsh Museum. Introduction by Sir Francis Watson, formerly Surveyor of the Queen's Works of Art, and Director of the Wallace Collection, London.

Orbis Publishing, London. 1976. Printed in Italy. (Slip Case, 315 x 240 x 40mm)

Very good condition, in Slip Case with same picture as Dust Jacket covered red cloth hardback with gilt title on spine.
Endpapers are a black and white illustration of an 18th century engraving of furniture manufacture.

Superbly illustrated book with chapters on ancient and mediaeval furniture, classical revival furniture of Europe's Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, neo-classical, the introduction of machining in 19th century, Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau furniture, Art Deco, and an illustrated summary of furniture to the present day.

Clearly presenting the design and manufacture of furniture that accommodated changing interior style and the significance of contemporary demands.

At the back, Collections, Bibliography, and Index support the fascinating illustrations and information provided in this excellent publication.

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Stock Number: B.101Price: $180.00