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Author Chippendale, Thomas, 1718-1779.

Title 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.

Imprint New York, Towse publishing company , 1938.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Oversize Stacks  749.223 C444g c.2  ---  Available
 Axe Special Collections Oversize  749.223 C444g c.3  ---  Lib Use Only
Edition The 3d ed. London, Printed for the author, 1762.
Description [26] p., 199 (i.e. 201) pl. on 101 l., 99 p. illus. 46 cm.
Note 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)
Subject Furniture.
Interior decoration
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style.
Added Author Storey, Walter Rendell, 1881-
Added Title A gallery of Chippendale furniture.

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