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Furniture: A Concise History (World of Art)

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In this illuminating history, text and illustrations combine to offer a view of furniture not as a succession of collectors' pieces, but as a statement about the society that created it. Edward Lucie-Smith offers insights into almost every period, from the prehistoric to the postmodern--from Neolithic tables to 1960s conversation pits, and from the ceremonial chairs of Egypt in the thirteenth century BC to the designs of John Makepeace.

Synopsis:

"Rich in information ... sharp in perception."--The Times Educational Supplement

About the Author

Edward Lucie-Smith is the author of several books, among them Sexuality in Western Art, Symbolist Art, Latin American Art of the Twentieth Century, and The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms, all published in the World of Art series.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500201725
Author:
Lucie-Smith, Edward
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Author:
Lucie-Smith, Edward
Location:
London Eng. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Furniture
Subject:
Furniture -- History.
Subject:
Design - Furniture
Subject:
Antiques-Furniture
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Updated ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 208-209.
Series:
World of Art
Publication Date:
19850231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
190 illustrations, 20 in color
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
8.3 x 6 x 0.7 in 1.015 lb

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