London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
CESCINSKY, Herbert. English Furniture of the Eighteenth Century, London: The Waverley Book Co., [1909-11 & n.d.]. 3 volumes, 4° (307 x 237mm). Photographic plates and illustrations. (Hinges weak with a few leaves loosening, a few light scattered spots and marginal inkstains). Contemporary half morocco, spines gilt-lettered (rubbed and scuffed), top edges gilt. FIRST EDITION.
MACQUOID, Percy. A History of English Furniture, London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1904-08. 4 volumes, 2° (379 x 278mm). Titles printed in red and black, coloured plates after Shirley Slocombe. (One or two leaves loosening, occasional light scattered spots). Original cloth gilt (sunfaded, some dampstains and scratches), top edges gilt. FIRST EDITION.
With Herbert Cescinsky and Ernest Gribble's Early English Furniture & Woodwork (London, 1922, 2 volumes in 1), Cescinsky's The Gentle Art of Faking Furniture (London, 1931) and Ralph Edwards's The Dictionary of English Furniture (London, 1954, 2nd edition). (12)
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