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English Country Furniture: 1500 -1900

By: David Knell

Price: $89.50

Publisher: Suffolk, UK, Antique Collectors Club:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017870

ISBN: 1851493026

Condition: New


The literature on English period furniture has largely been dominated by a preoccupation with that of the rich and upper classes, resulting in a neglect of the humbler pieces used in more ordinary homes over the centuries. This attitude is now regarded as unacceptable, however, and the past everyday furniture of England has accordingly become the focus of intensive research. This book, the first major production of its kind and now a classic reference work, examines the pieces found in humbler urban and rural homes over a span of some four centuries, throwing fresh light on such aspects as reg... View more info