Master your Minecraft
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    What I'm Giving | December 1, 2014

    Edward O. Wilson: IMG Edward O. Wilson: What I'm Giving



    At Powell's, we feel the holidays are the perfect time to share our love of books with those close to us. For this special blog series, we reached... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$17.95
List price: $18.95
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
4 Remote Warehouse Antiques- Furniture

Furniture: A Concise History (World of Art)

by

Furniture: A Concise History (World of Art) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

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."--

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
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

Other books you might like

  1. Encyclopedia of Furniture 3RD Edition
    Used Hardcover $9.95
  2. The Complete Guide To Furniture Styles Used Trade Paper $9.50
  3. Sothebys Concise Encyclopedia of... Used Trade Paper $9.50
  4. World Furniture an Illustrated History Used Hardcover $8.95
  5. Inside Todays Home 6TH Edition Used Trade Paper $50.00
  6. The Penguin Dictionary of... Used Trade Paper $5.95

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » General
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Style and Design
Arts and Entertainment » Photography » General
Engineering » Engineering » General Engineering
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Antiques » Furniture
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Furniture » Collecting
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Furniture » Making

Furniture: A Concise History (World of Art) New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$17.95 In Stock
Product details 216 pages Thames & Hudson - English 9780500201725 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Rich in information ... sharp in perception."--
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.