Soft Furnishings 1830 - 1930.

Wright, Elizabeth; Broadbent, James.

Published by Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 1995
ISBN 10: 0949753491 / ISBN 13: 9780949753496
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Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings & photos (few full-page), minor edgewear jacket (lightly rubbed, reverse side lightly foxed), spine ends & bottom edge lightly rubbed, bookplate, written & dated dedication front flyleaf. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 164 pp. This beautiful book is a guide to the use, design and construction of curtains, drapery, case covers, blinds and trimmings for 19th and early 20th century houses. The author has researched period sewing manuals, contemporary novels and surviving examples to write this comprehensive survey of soft furnishings, with detailed instructions for their recreation. This book provides an extensive resource for anyone needing accurate information on the history of interior decorating, the furnishing of period rooms, the restoration of houses or the craft of needlework. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Soft Furnishings 1830 - 1930.
Publisher: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales
Publication Date: 1995
Edition: 1st ed..

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Wright, Elizabeth; Broadbent, James
Published by Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia (1995)
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Published by Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, Glebe, Sydney, Australia (1995)
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Book Description Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, Glebe, Sydney, Australia, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 1st Edition. Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, Glebe, Sydney, Australia, 1995. First Edition. Hard Cover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Guide to the use, design and construction of curtains, drapery, case covers, blinds and trimmings for 19th and early 20th century houses. Quarto (30x22 cm), 164pp. Bookseller Inventory # 000533

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Book Description Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales Sydney 1995, 1995. 30.0 x 21.5cms, 164pp, 236 b/w Illusts, fine hardback & dustwrapper Wright has drawn on 19th century sewing manuals, contemporary novels and surviving examples to provide a comprehensive survey of old curtains and instructions on how to recreate them. This book has chapter headings on windows, curtains, valances, blinds, making trimmings, hardware, beds, covers, cushions & miscellanea. Bookseller Inventory # 129494

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Book Description Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales Sydney 1995, 1995. 30.0 x 21.5cms, 164pp, 236 b/w Illusts, fine hardback & dustwrapper Wright has drawn on 19th century sewing manuals, contemporary novels and surviving examples to provide a comprehensive survey of old curtains and instructions on how to recreate them. This book has chapter headings on windows, curtains, valances, blinds, making trimmings, hardware, beds, covers, cushions & miscellanea. Bookseller Inventory # 143811

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Book Description Historic Houses Trust, Nsw, 1995. Hardcover. 164pp; illustrated in black and white. Previous owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise fine copy, dustwrapper a tad crinkled. Bookseller Inventory # 14260

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