Upholstery styles: a design sourcebook
Includes Introduction; Style of the Courts; Rococo; Neo-classicism; Empire & Regency; 19th Century Styles; Between the Wars; Post-War Trends; Present Day. This is a lively and lavishly-illustrated guide. 200+ color illustrations. Glossary. Index.
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