This dictionary, in its revised form, now contains 2696 entries and well over 1000 illustrations reproduced from contemporary sources and from specially commissioned drawings. The work is divided into six sections - the first and second concern the description and design of furniture, the third is occupied by the main body of entries in alphabetical order, section four lists the principle furniture makers in Britain and North America, section five records books and periodicals on furniture and the concluding section sets out in tabular form the periods with the materials used and types of craftsmen employed from 1100 to the mid-twentieth century. John Gloag was well known for his work on architecture, social history and industrial design - subjects about which he wrote a number of books, several of which are still in print. The present edition of the "Dictionary of Furniture" has been revised by Clive Edwards of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0044407742