A History of English Furniture.
The Age of Oak; The Age of Walnut; The Age of Mahogany; The Age of Satinwood. With plates in colour after Shirley Slocombe, and numerous illustrations selected and arranged by the author.Lawrence & Bullen, London , 1904-8 Stock Code: 135301
NotesFirst editions, first impressions, handsomely bound for the luxury purveyors Asprey, of this richly illustrated survey of English furniture, the most comprehensive to date. Macquoid's four "ages" are still terms used today, and the books remain an essential reference guide for dealers and collectors of antique furniture.
4 volumes, folio (363 x 264 mm). Finely bound for Asprey in red half morocco, spines lettered in gilt, red cloth sides, marbled endpapers, gilt edges.
60 colour plates with captioned tissue-guards.
Very minor patches of darkening to morocco, light sunning to spines, some light foxing and toning to plates and tissue-guards as often. A near-fine set.
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