£250.00

Publisher

W. Collins Sons and Company Ltd in conjunction with Lawrence and Bullen Ltd.

Place

London

Date

1919

Item Description

FOUR VOLUMES. Folio. 11.75 x 15 inches. [Vol. 1], vii + [i] + 243 pp.; [Vol. 2], [iv] + 247 pp.; [Vol. 3], [iv] + 271 pp.; [Vol. 4], [iv] + 259 + [1] pp. Title pages in red and black. Bound in original maroon cloth, gilt. Minor wear to extremities, a little sunning of spines and browning of fly leaves; otherwise a very good set. Illustrated by 60 colour plates by Shirley Slocombe, including two frontispieces, with captioned tissue guards, and by 935 black and white photographs, including facsimiles. Decorated by title page vignettes and by initials. Four substantial and well illustrated volumes, first published 1904-08, on the history of English furniture to 1800, still in use as a reference source today. Percy Macquoid (1852-1925), started his career as a theatrical designer and later established his reputation as a connoisseur and collector of English furniture. The colour plates are by the artist, Shirley Charles Llewellyn Slocombe 1872-1935). THIS IS A LARGE AND HEAVY SET WHICH WILL INCUR SHIPPING COSTS ABOVE THE DEFAULT RATE QUOTED BY ABE. PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY IF YOU WOULD LIKE A QUOTATION FOR POSTAGE

[Stock No. 26203]

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