English Furniture and Furniture Makers of the 18th Century. Illustrated

By: Clouston, R. S.

Price: $50.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


xii, 362, [2] pp. Useful source because chapters devoted not just to the likes of Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Sheraton and Robert Adam, but also to Robert Manwaring, Ince and Mayhew, Mattias Lock, Robert and Richard GIllow, and others, designers who also were influential with their pattern or design books as well as in the case most obviously of Gillows, actual manufacturing. Also written in an almost conversational style, notwithstanding what now might come across as a quaintness of phrasing, inviting to the non-specialist. Throughout photographic illustrations of furniture and patterns. This is a comparatively rare title, not to be confused with a somewhat similarly titled book by Kate Clouston. Some shelfwear to green cloth. Slight fraying of the cloth at the spine extremities. Tight, with clean age-toned pages. Bookplate of W.R. Grace on FEP.

Title: English Furniture and Furniture Makers of the 18th Century. Illustrated

Author Name: Clouston, R. S.

Categories: Architecture and Interior Design, Biography & Autobiography, Decorative Arts, Antiques and Collectibles, England,

Edition: First

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett: 1906

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Item lbs: 3.00 Item lbs

Seller ID: 001259