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ENGLISH FURNITURE FROM CHARLES II TO GEORGE II
Written by R.W. Symonds.
Stock no. 1816500
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1980. Nearly fine condition.
Large format. Brown suede style covers, gilt titles and borders. Originally published in 1929, this is a reprint edition, Limited to 1500 copies. With more than 260 Illustrations from examples in the Collection of Percival D. Griffiths. A full account of the Design, Material and Quality of Workmanship of Walnut and Mahogany Furniture of this period; and of how Spurious Specimens are made. ISBN: 0902028952. This is copy 1000 of 1500 copies. Inscription in ink to first blank page.
DETAILS OF SCOTTISH DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE
Written by James Gillespie.
Stock no. 2127430
Published by The Edinburgh Architectural Association; George Waterston & Sons Ltd.. 1922. Very good condition.
Large format. Gilt titles and borders. A series of selected examples from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, of stonework, woodwork furniture, plasterwork & metalwork. 124 plates of measured drawings, and 6 plates of collotype reproductions of photographs. Bumping to spine, with some foxing and a bit of fading. A few marks to covers. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges.
THE BOOK OF DECORATIVE FURNITURE ITS FORM, COLOUR, & HISTORY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Edwin Foley. Illustrated by Edwin Foley; et al..
Stock no. 2126391
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles to spines; blind titles and decorations to front covers. With One Hundred Reproductions in Full-Colour Facsimile of Drawings by the Author, and One Thousand Text Illustrations; Correlated Charts of British Woodwork Styles and Contemporaries; Decorative Furnishing Accessories; Principle Trees; &c. Bumping and wear to spines, corners and cover edges. Tear to top of spine on Volume II. Other smaller nicks and chips, with some fraying to cloth. What looks like damp marks to bottom of front cover of Volume II. Spotting to covers. All plates present. Foxing, mostly to endpapers and outer page edges.
CABINETMAKING THE PROFESSIONAL APPROACH
Written by Alan Peters.
Stock no. 2125934
Published by Stobart & Son. 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 085442024X. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. Light fading to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is edge-creased with uneven browning.
THE BOOK OF SHAKER FURNITURE
Written by John Kassay.
Stock no. 2124565
Published by University Of Massachusetts Press. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Large format. Cream cloth. B/w photos and diagrams throughout. American edition. ISBN: 0870232754. 6th printing. Damp marks and spotting along cover edges. Contents are still very good; just some light page edge browning. Wrapper is unevenly faded to edges with edge-tears and chips; a little loss.
Written by Sara Norrman; Magnus Englund; Caroline Clifton-Mogg.
Stock no. 1815667
Published by Ryland Peters & Small. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Explores twenty stylish homes that celebrate the best of Nordic interior style, being practical, light and beautiful. Matt pictorial boards. Colour photos throughout. 160 pages including index. ISBN: 9781845979775.
SELECTED WRITINGS ON VERNACULAR FURNITURE 1966-98
Written by Christopher Gilbert.
Stock no. 1815651
Published by The Regional Furniture Society. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.
Edited by David Jones. Cardwraps. B/w photos. viii and 209 pages.
MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE OF THE 1950S
Written by Cara Greenberg.
Stock no. 2124182
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1984. Very good condition.
Large square format. Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos. New Photography by Tim Street-Porter. Designed by George Corsillo. ISBN: 0500275742. A little fading to spine. Some edge-creasing.
Written by Alison Britton; Katherine Swift.
Stock no. 1815409
Published by Manchester City Galleries; Lund Humphries. 1st 2003. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Jim Partridge is a craftsman who specialises in our place in the landscape. This book celebrates his achievements as one of the UK's finest woodworkers. Large format. Light brown boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0853318905. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear plastic which has been taped to the verso. Small, faint patch of surface paper damage to front pastedown. Some slight crinkling to contents else clean. Lower corners of boards bumped.
ART DECO FURNITURE AND METALWORK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1815362
Published by Chartwell Books Inc.. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
An eye-catching introduction to art deco design. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos throughout. 64 pages. ISBN: 0785809864.
SITTING ON THE EDGE: MODERNIST DESIGN FROM THE COLLECTION OF MICHAEL & GABRIELLE BOYD
Written by Paola Antonelli; Aaron Betsky; Michael Boyd; Philippe Garner.
Stock no. 1814474
Published by San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Published on the occasion of the exhibition which ran from November 20 1998 to February 23 1999. Showcasing one of the most significant and comprehensive collections of modernist furniture in private hands, this lavish publication features more than 150 chairs, tables, and other furnishings and objects, many of which have become modernist icons. Large format. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour illustrations. Essays printed on yellow paper with black/yellow illustrations. ISBN: 0847821676. Pictorial dustwrapper a little scuffed.
A HISTORY OF ENGLISH FURNITURE (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Percy Macquoid. Illustrated by S. Slocombe.
Stock no. 1814367
Published by Lawrence And Bullen Ltd.. 1st 1904. Very good condition.
The Age of Oak, The Age of Walnut, The Age of Mahogany, and The Age of Satinwood. Very large, heavy volumes. Red cloth boards, gilt titles with publisher vignette to front. Top edges gilt. 15 colour plates, after Shirley Slocombe, per volume with titled tissue-guard. Numerous b/w illustrations by the author. First published 1904; 1905; 1906; and 1908 respectively. Uneven fading to cloth and spines are very faded with a few marks. Slight fraying to board corners. Some scattered foxing present, some foxing to plates - some badly foxed to margins, others just a little, others clean. All plates and tissue-guards present. Some plates detached mostly in The Age of Oak, some of these are worn at edges and creased but not affecting the subject of the plate. All volumes are first editions 1904-1908. A few margin marks. A very nice set for someone with an interest in furniture making.