The Furniture Designs Of George Hepplewhite..
Bound in original blue cloth, gilt. Bevelled edges. Minor wear to extremities but otherwise a very good copy. Inscription on first free endpaper.
Gibbings and Company, Limited, 18 Bury Street, W.C.,
Arranged by j. munro bell. with an introduction and critical estimate by arthur hayden.
Large 4to. 9.5 x 12.5 inches. xix +[i] + 59 plates. Title page in red and black. Facsimile title page of A. Hepplewhite and Co., The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide, Third Edition (London, 1794).
Illustrated by 59 pages of plates. Decorated by vignette of coat of arms on title page and by initials.
Reproductions of the plates from the 1794 furniture design book of the Company in the name of his widow, Alice, who continued to sell the designs of George Hepplewhite (c..1727-86), possibly further developed by his sons. With an introduction by Arthur Hayden (1868-1946).
[Stock No. 23892]