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9781840006964

Miller's Buyer's Guide: Late Georgian to Edwardian Furniture

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  • ISBN13:

    9781840006964

  • ISBN10:

    184000696X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-07-28
  • Publisher: MITCH

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Summary

Whether the piece is from the Georgian, Regency, William IVth, Victorian, or Edwardian era, this thoroughly updated guide from Miller's lists furniture arranged by type and usetables, seats, deskswith each section containing fact boxes filled with practical information on individual items and guidance on changing design features. There is an illustrated key to recognizing different woods, from native varieties such as pine, sycamore and birch to imported species such as mahogany, kingwood and tulipwood. Special features include children's furniture; furniture details and decoration; and caring for your furniture, with tips on how to restore damaged and discolored wood.

Table of Contents

Key to Illustrations 6(3)
Acknowledgments 9(1)
How to use this book 10(2)
Care & Restoration 12(2)
Periods & Styles 14(2)
Introduction 16(1)
Tables
17(48)
Colour Review
65(39)
Seating
104(25)
Colour Review
129(56)
Bookcases
185(8)
Colour Review
193(22)
Cabinets
215(15)
Writing Furniture
230(27)
Colour Review
257(16)
Sideboards
273(6)
Cupboards
279(5)
Dressers
284(1)
Linen Presses
285(5)
Wardrobes
290(3)
Chests & Commodes
293(17)
Beds
310(3)
Dressing Tables
313(2)
Washstands
315(2)
Night Tables
317(1)
Canterburies
318(3)
Colour Review
321(20)
Whatnots
341(4)
Wine Coolers & Teapoys
345(3)
Jardinieres & Stands
348(6)
Dumb Waiters
354(3)
Children's Furniture
357(2)
Mirrors & Frames
359(14)
Screens
373(5)
Fireplace Furniture
378(6)
Garden Furniture
384(5)
Miniature Furniture
389(1)
Steps
390(1)
Directory of Specialist Furniture Restorers
391(2)
Glossary 393(2)
Index to Advertisers 395(1)
Index 396

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