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Furniture: A Concise History - Lucie-Smith, Edward

This concise history treats furniture not as a succession of collectors' pieces but as a statement about the society that created it, ranging from the ceremonial chairs of Egypt in the 13th century BC to the curious chairs in animal form designed in our own day. Includes chapters on the following periods: Ancient Egypt, Western Asia, Greece and Rome; the middle ages; 1500-1600; 1600-1700; 1700-1800; 1800-1850; 1850-1914; 1914-1942- and 1942 to t ...

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The Cabinet-maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book - Sheraton, Thomas, 1751-1806

This volume reproduces from the original publications all the material pertaining to furniture found in the editions of Sheraton's Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing-Book published within the author's lifetime. Sheraton's trade card offered his services as a delineator and designer. In this capacity he began to publish the Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing-Book in 1791. With additions and alternations it reached completion in 1794 an ...

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The Cabinet-Maker & Upholsterer's Guide - Hepplewhite, George, d. 1786

The sole documented fact presently known about George Hepplewhite is that he died. This event in 1786 preceded by 2 years the first appearance of his publication, The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide...from Drawings, over the name of A. Hepplewhite and Co. Cabinet-Makers, and published by I. and J. Taylor. The 1788 debut was followed the next year by a slightly revised edition, and in 1794 by the "improved" third edition which is reproduced ...

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English Furniture Styles from 1500 to 1830 - Fastnedge, Ralph

A comprehensive, compact, and authoritative historical survey of the evolution of English furniture.

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Identifying American Furniture: A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms, Colonial to Contemporary - Naeve, Milo.M

This elegantly fashioned, uniquely perceptive guidebook surveys four centuries of American domestic furniture, providing graphic answers to the questions most people ask about furniture: "What style is that?" and "How do you know?"

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American Furniture of the Nineteenth Century - Otto, Celia Jackson

A record of the furniture evolutions of the nineteenth century. Includes sections on the Classic Period; the Empire Period; the Restauration Period (Duncan Phyfe, Joseph Meeks, John Hall, Gothic Furniture); the Rococo Period (Elizabethan and Cottage Furniture); the Renaissance Period (Boulle Style, Papier Mache Furniture, Machine-made Furniture, the Paris Exposition and the Second Empire, the American Louis XVI Style, Eastlake Furniture, Queen Ann ...

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Irish Furniture - Knight of Glin, 1937-

41 pieces of furniture presented, along with descriptions and histories of same.

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Three Centuries of American Furniture - Fitzgerald, Oscar P.

Documents the evolution of American furniture from its colonial beginnings to the 20th century. Provides a detailed account of the start of the American furniture industry and the cultural impact on furniture during the following 3 centuries. Chapters include: The Jacobean Period, Joiners and Cabinetmakers in the New World; William and Mary: the Years of Transition; Queen Anne: the Line of Beauty; the Chippendale Style; Furniture of the Federal ...

Record Type: Library