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Title: A Short DICTIONARY of FURNITURE
Description: George Allen & Unwin, London 1952 . Hardback in dull red, gilt to spine. There is NO jacket. 566 pages illustrated throughout with line drawings. A descriptive record of furniture that was made in the British tradition from 1100 to 1950. Included qre terms relating to design, structure and materials, and the contemporary names for various articles of furniture have been identified. There are two good introductory essays before the Dictionary and some useful notes following it including a bibliography. READING COPY covers soiled and the pastedowns spoiled by tape residue. Subtitled: Containing 1764 terms used in Britain and America.

Keywords: Furniture, Cabinet making, Uphostery, Joinery, Mirrors, Furniture, Interiors

Price: GBP 9.00 = appr. US$ 12.85 Seller: David Spenceley Books
- Book number: 1810

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