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Rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books, pamphlets, and ephemera relating to the design and function of household furniture, including pattern books.

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  1. In English Homes.
    First edition of the third volume, second of the second, and third of the first (which was first published in 1904). A handsomely bound set featuring the great historic estates of England. Learn More
    £850

    Stock Code: 115351

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  2. The Dictionary of English Furniture
    £625

    Stock Code: 99915

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  3. 123812
    Trade catalogue, with signed original sketch, of renowned furniture designer George Nakashima (1905-1990). Nakashima was trained in carpentry whilst in a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War. In 1943 his release from the internment camp was successfully sponsored by the Czech American architect Antonin Raymond,... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 123812

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  4. 1
    Second edition, revised, of one of the great pattern books of the eighteenth-century, first published in the preceding year, this printing adding an extra plate.

    "In 1788 Isaac and Josiah Taylor published The cabinet-maker and upholsterer's guide... In publishing the Hepplewhite Guide the Taylors were filling a yawning... Learn More
    £8,750

    Stock Code: 33768

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  5. Woodwork in Principle and Practice.
    First edition, first impression, one of 240 copies. Though entitled volume I, no further volumes were published. Green (1872-1945) exhibited in the Summer Exhibition of 1928 with woodcarvings and was known as a designer of furniture in the Arts and Crafts tradition. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 111564

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  6. Carpet Designs and Designing.
    First and only edition, first impression; considerably scarce in the dust jacket. Mayers was a prominent Kidderminster-based carpet-designer, "perhaps the most successful public designer of his era" (Haslam, Arts & Crafts Carpets, p. 32); his richly illustrated survey covers all aspects of design and manufacture, from 20th-century... Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 107009

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  7. Collection of 19 original watercolours of designs for lamps from the distinguished firm of G. Lebrun-Tardieu.
    A very appealing assemblage of designs for twelve chandeliers, one tall floor lamp, three wall sconces and three table lamps, from the firm of G. Lebrun-Tardieu, one of the leading manufacturers of bronze lighting in Belle Époque Paris; also present is a copy of the company price list, one photograph and two illustrated... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 108215

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  8. Regency Furniture.
    Second revised and enlarged edition of this work, which was originally published in 1934. Learn More
    £60

    Stock Code: 99430

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  9. A History of English Furniture.
    Complete set of the third edition of this richly illustrated survey of English furniture. Originally published between 1904-8, a second edition appeared in 1925-8. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 99411

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  10. English Furniture Illustrated.
    First US edition. Originally published by Ernest Benn Limited earlier the same year. Learn More
    £100

    Stock Code: 99431

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  11. Furniture at Temple Newsam House and Lotherton Hall.
    First edition, first impression of this survey of the furniture, predominantly 18th century, at these two country houses. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 99429

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  12. Regency Furniture 1795 to 1820.
    First edition, first impression. A lovely copy, uncommon in such a nice jacket. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 82959

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  13. A Series, containing Forty-four Engravings in Colours, of Fashionable Furniture;
    First and only edition, V & A copy only on Copac, 6 copies on OCLC. A series of unusual and attractive designs "calculated for the use of upholsterers and of all who are concerned in the fabrication of household furniture" (Introduction). This volume is "particularly rich in window-draperies" - the first nineteen plates... Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 74482

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  14. A Survey of British Industrial Arts.
    First edition, first impression. With an attractive inscription and drawing of a spark plug by the author on the front pastedown "K. L. G. Campbell A. I. B. D. With the very best wishes & congratulations of the author - H. G. D '36". Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 60963

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  15. Utility Furniture and Fashion 1941-1951.
    First edition. Well-illustrated and highly informative catalogue. Learn More
    £50

    Stock Code: 45597

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  16. The Dictionary of English Furniture

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