Hints on Household Taste: The Classic Handbook of Victorian Interior Decoration
One of the most important books in the history of 19th century interior design, serving as a basic source on what was proper, beautiful, and efficient˙˙for architects, manufacturers, and decorators. Eastlake details furnishings of all types, decorative objects, cupboards, color combinations, carpeting and rugs, wallpaper, and much more. Over 100 illustrations
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