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The House Beautiful: An Unabridged Reprint of the Classic Victorian Stylebook

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Publisher Comments:

Profusely illustrated volume by 19th-century pioneer of professional art criticism offers valuable information on how to furnish a home tastefully and affordably. Charming, lucidly written text covers everything from firescreens, curtained archways, and Grandmother's cupboard to Tyrolian tables and chairs, a Dutch bedstead, and a French bureau with fine brass mounts.

Synopsis:

Lucid, charmingly written text — profusely illustrated — leads would-be decorators through the rooms of a late-19th-century home in a delightful quest for the right "look."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486285863
Subtitle:
An Unabridged Reprint of the Classic Victorian Stylebook
Author:
Cook, Clarence
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Interior decoration
Subject:
Decoration & Ornament
Subject:
House and home
Subject:
Interior Design - Style Books
Subject:
Victoriana
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
Interior decoration -- History -- 19th century.
Subject:
Architecture-Ornamentation
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Abridged:
Y
Series:
Dover Architecture
Series Volume:
4313
Publication Date:
19950531
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.79 lb

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The House Beautiful: An Unabridged Reprint of the Classic Victorian Stylebook
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Product details 336 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486285863 Reviews:
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Lucid, charmingly written text — profusely illustrated — leads would-be decorators through the rooms of a late-19th-century home in a delightful quest for the right "look."

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