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WOOD, Henry. A Series of Designs of Furniture & Decoration in the styles of Louis XIVth., Francis Ist., Elizabeth, and Gothic. London: William Pickering, [ca.1840].
WOOD, Henry. A Series of Designs of Furniture & Decoration in the styles of Louis XIVth., Francis Ist., Elizabeth, and Gothic. London: William Pickering, [ca.1840].

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WOOD, Henry. A Series of Designs of Furniture & Decoration in the styles of Louis XIVth., Francis Ist., Elizabeth, and Gothic. London: William Pickering, [ca.1840].

2° (440 x 370mm). Letterpress title within decorative border of typographic ornaments, 1p. list of plates. 24 hand-coloured lithographic plates. (Some light marginal soiling.) Original cloth, covers blocked in blind, the upper additionally titled in gilt (soiled, corners bumped, tears to spine).

A fine series, with six plates for each style. RARE, no copy listed at auction this century. Not in the British Library, although another similar work by Henry Wood, decorative draughtsman (A Useful and modern Work on Chairs. London: Ackermann, [1845?], oblong 8°) is listed.
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