Arts / Antiques & Collectables - General / Thomas Chippendale by Oliver Brackett Oliver Brackett Hodder and Stoughton,  first edition: undated but circa 1924: dark blue  cloth hardcover with gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine: 8.5 x 11 inches tall: 147 pages plus 61 full-page black and white plates with facing page descriptions. Synopsis: A comprehensive study of Thomas Chippendales life, work, and influence on the development of furniture;  with  numerous illustrations  showing  the development of his style. Contents: Introduction.  Chapters entitled:- Social England in the 18th century.  The career of Thomas Chippendale.  The style in vogue  previous to the publication of  "The Director."  The  publication of  the "Cabinetmakers Director".  The Chinese and Gothic factions.  The influence of Robert Adam.  David Garrick and Madame Cornelys.  Chippendales original drawings.  Style, workmanship and material.  Opinion and criticisms.  Appendices:- . 1.  Accounts for  furnishing Nostell Priory.  2.  Accounts for  furnishing Mersham Hatch..  3.  Accounts for  furnishing David Garricks house in The Adelphi.  4.  Accounts for  furnishing Harwood House.  5.  Correspondence with Sir Edward Knatchbull. 6.  Proceedings in the Court of  bankruptcies relating to the estate of Madame Cornelys, of which Chippendale was an Assignee .  Works of reference.  Index.  Description of plates  ( these include examples of sofas,  china cabinets, many styles of  chairs,  tables, cabinet bookcases, armchairs, window seats, bookcases, library bookcases, bedstead, wardrobe, clothes press, washstands, wine cooler,  lacquered table, artists tables, sideboards, card table, kettle stand, library table,side tables,
 commode chest of drawers, screen, brackets, candles stand,  lantern,  mirrors, library steps, and designs by Robert Adam )  Condition: discolouration and marks to cover:  edges of  cover and spine worn: upper inch  of spine very worn : endpapers darkened from age: small pencilled inscription to front endpaper: content very clean and good: binding firm but  fragile. used books
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  • Book Title: Thomas Chippendale
  • Author: Oliver Brackett
  • ISBN: mw0013452
  • Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
  • Year Published: c. 1924
  • Our Normal Price: £33.00 GBP ($0.00 USD)
  • 10% Discounted Price: £29.70 GBP ($0.00 USD)
  • Description: Hodder and Stoughton, first edition: undated but circa 1924: dark blue cloth hardcover with gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine: 8.5 x 11 inches tall: 147 pages plus 61 full-page black and white plates with facing page descriptions. Synopsis: A comprehensive study of Thomas Chippendales life, work, and influence on the development of furniture; with numerous illustrations showing the development of his style. Contents: Introduction. Chapters entitled:- Social England in the 18th century. The career of Thomas Chippendale. The style in vogue previous to the publication of "The Director." The publication of the "Cabinetmakers Director". The Chinese and Gothic factions. The influence of Robert Adam. David Garrick and Madame Cornelys. Chippendales original drawings. Style, workmanship and material. Opinion and criticisms. Appendices:- . 1. Accounts for furnishing Nostell Priory. 2. Accounts for furnishing Mersham Hatch.. 3. Accounts for furnishing David Garricks house in The Adelphi. 4. Accounts for furnishing Harwood House. 5. Correspondence with Sir Edward Knatchbull. 6. Proceedings in the Court of bankruptcies relating to the estate of Madame Cornelys, of which Chippendale was an Assignee . Works of reference. Index. Description of plates ( these include examples of sofas, china cabinets, many styles of chairs, tables, cabinet bookcases, armchairs, window seats, bookcases, library bookcases, bedstead, wardrobe, clothes press, washstands, wine cooler, lacquered table, artists tables, sideboards, card table, kettle stand, library table,side tables, commode chest of drawers, screen, brackets, candles stand, lantern, mirrors, library steps, and designs by Robert Adam ) Condition: discolouration and marks to cover: edges of cover and spine worn: upper inch of spine very worn : endpapers darkened from age: small pencilled inscription to front endpaper: content very clean and good: binding firm but fragile.
  • Condition: See Above
  • Dustcover: No
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Type: Used Books

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