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Viking Studio Books, Nov 12, 1990 - Architecture - 240 pages
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A beautifully illustrated book that celebrated the simplicity, warmth, and endurance of the rural tradition in interior design. Includes a thorough glossary and bibliography and information on courses on paint finishes, restorations, and other specialist skills. Full-color photographs.

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While not a complete work of sources and styles, as stated on its cover, this is a very enjoyable book covering the English, French, Italian, Spanish, Scandinavian, and American country styles in ... Read full review

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Judith Miller is the best-selling author of more than 10 books on period renovation & antiques & is one of the founding co-authors of "Millers Antiques Guides." She appears regularly on the Discovery Channel & BBC2 & contributes to numerous magazines & newspapers. She lives in London.

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.

Paula Pryke runs a successful flower business which has a reputation for innovative floral designs. Renowned as an artist who can turn a bunch of flowers into a fashion statement, she is Sir Terence Conran's choice for the floral decoration of his design and restaurant empire. She runs a flower-arranging school in London, and has written numerous best-selling illustrated books on her art.
James Merrell is one of the leading book and magazine photographers in Britain, specializing in interiors, still life, food, and flowers. His photographs appear regularly in international publications such as "Elle," "The World of Interiors," "House Beautiful," "House & Garden," and "Maison et Jardin."

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