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 JournalAbout the Author:
Phyllis Bennett Oates was formerly Senior Lecturer in Furniture and Architectural Design at Kingston Polytechnic.
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Book Description Icon (Harpe), 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110064363503