U.S.A. Gibbs Smith, 2006. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Collectible; Fine / Collectible; Fine. Item #009845
Dozens of never-before-published illus. including rare color views of 1880s interiors and exteriors. Useful bibliography, index, 176pp., brown floral endpapers. The first in depth look at late 19th c. American home design and its cultural context.This book takes a thorough look at household furnishings from the lavish productions of the Herter Bros. to humble Minton tiles. And translates it into artful shopping today.