The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director (with) A Gallery of Chippendale Furniture and A Sketch of Chippendale's Life and Works

Chippendale, Thomas, and Walter Rendell Storey

Published by TOwse Publishing Company, 1938
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An ex-library copy in beige and maroon cloth of this large volume. The usual ex-libris markings, sound binding, clean within. This edition with a 99-page advertising supplement of contemporary furniture in the style of Chippendale's era bound in at the rear. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director (...
Publisher: TOwse Publishing Company
Publication Date: 1938
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition Thus

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Chippendale, Thomas with Walter Rendell Storey
Published by Towse Publishing Company, New York (1938)
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Book Description Towse Publishing Company, New York, 1938. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Reprint of Chippendale's monumental 1762 Third Edition. Blue cloth hardcover binding with gilt lettering on the spine. With 200 plates, engravings of his furniture and decorations with commentary + contemporary bio by Storey + 40 b/w photographs of Chippendale furniture. Less common, great reference work. Spine with mended tear; boards dusty and with wear; light age toning to the pages, soiled end pages; interior otherwise clean and plates very good. Thomas Chippendale (1718 - 1779) was a London cabinet-maker and furniture designer in the mid-Georgian, English Rococo, and Neoclassical styles. In 1754 he published a book of his designs, titled The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director. The designs are regarded as establishing the fashion for furniture for that period and were used by many other cabinet makers. Seller Inventory # 006364

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Chippendale, Thomas and Walter Rendell Storey
Published by Towse Publishing Company, New York (1938)
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Book Description Towse Publishing Company, New York, 1938. Hardcover. Dutch blue textured cloth covers. 28 pp. text (incl. title pages, etc.), 200 bw plates and about 40 pp. of bw photographs. Reprint of the original edition of 1762. 200 plates of engravings of Thomas Chippendale's furniture and decorations, with commentary, plus 40 photographs of contemporary reproductions. VG internally, but inner front hinge cleanly broken; covers still attached. Seller Inventory # 104341.1

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Book Description Towse Publishing Company, New York, 1938. Hardcover. Tan cloth covers with red, gilt-patterned cloth spine. Appx. 240 pp. including profuse illustrations and about 40 pp. of bw photographs of contemporary reproductions (1938). 200 plates;, engravings of Chippendale's furniture and decorations with commentary plus 40 bw photographs. Reprint of the original 1762 edition. VG- (Museum ex-library with minimal marks but light cover wear and sunning to page edges; clean and tight otherwise.). Seller Inventory # 104341

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