Author:Christopher Claxton Stevens and Stewart Whittington

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18th Century English Furniture

By: Christopher Claxton Stevens and Stewart Whittington

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Suffolk, UK, Antique Collectors Club: 1985

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003312

ISBN: 090202888X

Condition: Fine


Printed Pages: 489 with numerous colour and b/w photographs. Excellent condition. Never sold. Multiple copies available. View more info

18th Century English Furniture: The Normal Adams Collection

By: Christopher Claxton Stevens and Stewart Whittington

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Suffolk, UK, Antique Collectors Club:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033099

ISBN: 1851492186

Condition: Very Good


But it is far from being just a series of fine photographs for it concentrates principally on the British mahogany furniture of the eighteenth century, a period when British design and craftsmanship reached its pinnacle, a fact amply verified by the sustained demand for these fine pieces. Yet it is a period which curiously enough has, apart from some specialist work, been largely neglected by serious writers on the subject for many years. The book contains some 475 black and white and 56 colour photographs. The illustration of so many fine pieces, as well as unusual items, superbly photographe... View more info