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The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director: being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of household furniture, in the most fashionable taste. Including a great variety of chairs, sofas, beds, and couches [etc.] ... To which is prefixed, a short explanation of the five orders of architecture; with proper directions for executing the most difficult pieces, the mouldings being exhibited at large, and the dimensions of each design specified. The whole comprehended in two hundred copper-plates ... By Thomas Chippendale ...

Collection Type
Books
Variant Title
Gallery of Chippendale furniture.
Originator
Chippendale, Thomas, 1718-1779.
Storey, Walter Rendell, b. 1881.
Publication
New York, Towse Pub. Co.
Date
1938.
Edition
The 3d ed.
Description
1 p. l., reprint ([26] p., CXCIX (i.e. 201) pl. on 101 l.), [1], 99 p. illus. 46 cm.
Notes
"American furniture vogue of this era as interpreted by the prominent firms ... through whose cooperation this book is published": p. [11], 1-90 (at end).
Added t.p.: The gentleman and cabinet maker's director, by Thomas Chippendale. Supplement: A gallery of Chippendale furniture and a sketch of Chippendale's life and works, by Walter Rendell Story.
GUSN
145987
Call Number
Rare Ovr. NK2542.C5 A3 1938
Descriptive terms
Decoration and ornament Chippendale style.
Furniture
Furniture.
Interior decoration
Places
United States.

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