A Short Dictionary Of Furniture

Author: John Gloag
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781447497721
Release Date: 2013-04-16
Genre: House & Home

A must have companion for any fan of antiques or furniture design. Including chapters on descriptions and design of furniture, furniture designers from Britain and America with notes on the different periods of furniture design. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

English Furniture A History and Guide

Author: John Cloag
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781447486572
Release Date: 2013-04-16
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Originally published in 1934, this is an exhaustively detailed guide to the history of English furniture, copiously illustrated with black and white photography and many illustrations, and is highly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of anyone with an interest in the subject. Many of these earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents include: The Historical Background of Design 1500-1700; The Historical Background of Design 1700-1934; Furniture Design Under the Wood Workers 1500 1660; Furniture Design Under Fashion, 1660-1730; Furniture Design Under the Architects 1730-1830; Furniture Design Under the Romantic Movement and the Furniture Trade 1830-1900; Furniture Design Under the Antique Dealers and Artist-Craftsmen 1900-1920; The New Materials and Their Effect on Design; The Patient Art of Buying Furniture; Books About Furniture and Design.

The Bookman

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: MINN:319510018884073
Release Date: 1922
Genre: Bibliography


Catalogue of Valuable Works of Art Chinese English Porcelain Old English Furniture Etc Comprising Early Chinese Pottery Porcelain Hardstones Metalwork Etc a Worcester apple green Armorial Service the Property of the Late Major Ayshford Wise an Extremely Fine Bust of a Girl by Augustin Pajou Signed and Dated 1786 Fine Queen Anne Walnut Furniture the Property of R Just Boyd Lady Handley Spicer a Rare 18th Century Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase the Property of the Late Mrs Cotton Walnut Armchairs Formerly at Holyrood Palace Chippendale and Lacquer Furniture the Property of Mrs Percy Macquoid a Very Fine Early Georgian Needlework Carpet the Property of Miss M E Redgate which Will be Sold by Auction by Messrs Sotheby Co at Their Large Galleries on Friday the 15th of December 1933

Author: Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
Publisher:
ISBN: OCLC:1000699234
Release Date: 1933
Genre: Art objects