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 and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-145987

Description

1 p. l., reprint ([26] p., CXCIX (i.e. 201) pl. on 101 l.), [1], 99 p. illus. 46 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Furniture.
Furniture
Interior decoration
Decoration and ornament Chippendale style.

Originator

Chippendale, Thomas, 1718-1779.
Storey, Walter Rendell, b. 1881.

Publication

New York, Towse Pub. Co.

Description

1 p. l., reprint ([26] p., CXCIX (i.e. 201) pl. on 101 l.), [1], 99 p. illus. 46 cm.

Notes

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.
"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).

Call Number

Rare Ovr. NK2542.C5 A3 1938

Places

United States.

Edition

The 3d ed.

Variant Title

Gallery of Chippendale furniture.