The House Beautiful, Essays on Beds and Tables, Stools and Candlesticks. Clarence Cook.
The House Beautiful, Essays on Beds and Tables, Stools and Candlesticks

The House Beautiful, Essays on Beds and Tables, Stools and Candlesticks

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1881.

With illustrations and design by Walter Crane, W. B. Duncan, Francis Lathrop, Alexandre Sandier, R. Riordan, Maria Oakey Dewing and Daniel Cottier.

'If I am pushed to the wall with a question as to my right to be heard in this matter, I can only say that, after much tribulation, I have reached a point where simplicity seems to me a good part of beauty, and utility only beauty in a mask; and I have no prouder nor pretending aim than to suggest how this truth may now be expressed in the furniture and decoration of our homes.'.

Item #1522

Small quarto, 335 pages, bound in illustrated boards, frontispiece by Walter Crane, nineteeth century gift inscription on front free endpaper, a very good copy.

Price: $350.00

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