London, South Kensington
16 November 2004
CESCINSKY, Herbert. English Furniture of the Eighteenth Century, London: George Sadler & Company, [1909-11 and n.d.]. 3 volumes, 2° (302 x 245mm). Half titles, illustrations. (A few quires loose, especially in volume one.) Original half morocco (rubbed, volume one worn and faded). FIRST EDITION.
SYMONDS, Robert Wemyss. English Furniture from Charles II to George II, London: The Conoisseur Ltd., 1929. 2° (342 x 252mm). Half title, coloured frontispiece, illustrations in text. Original cloth, gilt (slightly rubbed). NUMBER 357 OF 1000 COPIES.
SHERATON, Thomas (1751-1806). The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing-Book, London: Gibbings and Company, 1895. 2° (285 x 220mm). Half title, engraved plates, some folding. Original cloth gilt (slightly rubbed, some surface wear, endpapers spotted.) A facsimile reprint of the third edition of 1802.
With 2 other books of related interest including K. Warren Cloutson's The Chippendale Period in English Furniture (London, 1897). (7)
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