Period Finishes and Effects

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Mitchell Beazley, 1992 - Decoration and ornament - 178 pages
This practical guide to the secrets of surface finishes and effects is designed to complement period homes and furniture. This book focuses on achieving authentic-looking period finishes by both traditional and modern methods with techniques included that are suitable for every period from the 17th to the 20th century including paint colours, paint finishes, papers, strains and varnishes, waxes and polishes. Practical step-by-step sequences show the techniques and inspirational photographs illustrate the finished results in a room setting.

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The authors of Period Design & Furnishing (Crown, 1988) have created a companion book that will educate and inspire amateur and professional decorators to enhance period interiors through the use of ... Read full review

About the author (1992)

Judith Miller is a renowned interior design and antiques expert. She is co-founder of "Miller's Antique Price Guides" and a widely published author.

Martin Miller's first book, "The Lyle Official Antiques Review", was published in 1970 & was an immediate hit. In 1979, the first edition of "Miller's Antiques Price Guide" was published & became the bible of both the antiques trade & the interested antiques hunter. In 2000, his "Antiques Source Book" was launched to similar acclaim & sales.

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