Story of Western Furniture (Icon Editions)

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9780064363501: Story of Western Furniture (Icon Editions)

This absorbing history traces the development of furniture design and production, from the days of ancient Egypt to the present, describing what articles were made in each period, how they were made, and what were the social and economic conditions that affected style and finish.

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I find it very well done: admirably designed... A surprising quantity of information, visual as well as verbal, has been packed into a relatively small space. -- Sir James Richards A well-organized survey of a fascinating subject. -- David Pearce Riba Journal

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Phyllis Bennett Oates was formerly Senior Lecturer in Furniture and Architectural Design at Kingston Polytechnic.

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Oates, Phyllis Bennett
Published by Icon (Harpe) (1981)
ISBN 10: 0064363503 ISBN 13: 9780064363501
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Icon (Harpe), 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110064363503

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