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Nineteenth-Century English Furniture

By: Aslin, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Yoseloff: 1962

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 12748

Condition: Very Good


light shelf wear to bottom of boards, dust jacket with rubbing to extremities. Nineteenth-century furniture has only recently begun to be treated as a serious study. In this book, Elizabeth Aslin, who has been instrumental in the collection of Victorian furniture by the Victoria and Albert Museum, reveals the continuous and logical process of evolution throughout the period, which threw up many new ideas, and slowly and painfully led what had been a purely local craft through the hazards of the Industrial Revolution, guided and exhorted by men like Pugin and William Morris. The schools of... View more info