London, South Kensington
24 July 2007
MACQUOID, Percy. A History of English Furniture. London: The Medici Society, 1925-28. 4 volumes, 4°. Half titles, titles printed in red and black, coloured plates after Shirley Slocombe, half tone illustrations (frontispiece in the Oak volume detached, some tissue guards adhering to plates). Original red buckram lettered in gilt, top edges gilt (some dust-soiling). Provenance: Enid à Beckett (bookplate).
With various other works of related interest in 19 volumes including Herbert Cescinsky and Ernest R. Gribble's Early English Furniture & Woodwork (London, 1922, 2 vols. in one), Percy Macquoid and Ralph Edwards' The Dictionary of English Furniture (London, 1924, 3 vols.), Herbert Cescinsky's English Furniture from Gothic to Sheraton (New York, 1937) and Thomas Chippendale's The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Directoru (New York, 1938, facsimile edition). (23)
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