The Furniture Designs of Chippendale, Hepplewhite and Sheraton
Hayden, Arthur

London: Gibbings and Company, 1910. First edition (NO EXPEDITED SHIPPING THROUGH AMAZON, ALIBRIS, B&N. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING RQUIRED ON INTERNATIONAL ORDERS. PLEASE INQUIRE). A bright, tight example, light foxing to the endpapers. First edition. Massive quarto sized volume in green cloth lettered in gilt. xxiii+32 pp (Chippendale sections), 59 pp. (Hepplewhite sections), xii+ 128 pp. (Sheraton sections). Illustrated throughout with engravings. Essentially three volumes in one, reproducing "The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director" of 1754 by Thomas Chippendale, "The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide; or, History of Design" , the improved third edition of 1794 by A. Hepplewhite, and the 1802 "The Cabinet-Maker' and Upholsterer's Drawing-Book" by Thomas Sheraton. Each retains all the original illustrations of full pieces as well as decorations and details. fine Hardcover (Item ID: E11809)

$250.00

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