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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