History of Interior Design and Furniture: From Ancient Egypt to Nineteenth-century Europe :: Robbie G. Blakemore soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
New York, Chichester, Weinheim, Brisbane, Singapore & Toronto: John Wiley & Sons, 1997, Hardback in dust wrapper.
A Later Printing. Includes: Floor plans; Line drawings; Black & white photographs; Colour photographs;
From the cover: In this long-awaited volume, Robbie Blakemore leads us on a breath-taking journey through five millennia of interior space. History of Interior Design and Furniture presents a comprehensive survey of the major historical periods of interior architectural and decorative styles. This monumental overview offers a unique approach to the history of interior space, architectural details, and furniture.
The author masterfully distinguishes between stylistic terms such as Queen Anne, Rococo, and Elizabethan, underscoring the important aesthetic concerns of the societies that produced these styles. Beginning in ancient Egypt, Blakemores authoritative survey chronicles the ever-changing panorama of Greek, Roman, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and nineteenth-century design. From wall paintings in Pompeii to the luxurious parlours of Victorian England, special atten…
Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. A little wear to the edges of the dust wrapper which is slightly loose and nicked at the top corner of the upper panel. The contents complete, clean and tight.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (viii) 392 pages. Index. Bibliography. 11¼” x 8¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Architecture catalogue?