The Book Of Decorative Furniture: Its Form, Colour & History.
London: T.C. & E.C.Jack, 1911. 2 vols., thick 4to, xxii, 427; xii, 420pp. With 100 tipped in colour plates and 1000 text illustrations by the author. Original blue boards with gilt titles and decorations to covers and backstrips, top edges gilt. Covers all stained in the lower half, internally a very good set. First edition of this exceptionally well-illustrated and important history of English furniture. Although the binding has suffered from waterstaining,the contents are quite undamaged and the book is perfectly satisfactory for reference usage.
(Item Id: 5757)