Victorian And Edwardian Furniture And Interiors
Thames and Hudson.
Large 4to. 9 x 12 inches. 256 pp. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, with gilt block of publisher's device on front board and gilt tile block on spine, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has a sunned spine; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Publisher's device on title page. Patterned endpapers. Lavishly illustrated survey of nineteenth and early twentieth century furniture, with rare contemporary photographs of house interiors, showing how the furnishings formed part of complete decorative assemblies. Chapters include Pugin, William Burges, Bedford Park, Morris and Company, the Arts and Crafts Movement and Heal's and Liberty's. Jeremy Cooper (b.1946) worked for Sotheby's before becoming a specialist dealer in the Victorian decorative arts.
[Stock No. 26312]