Author:Fowler, John and Cornforth, John


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English Decoration in he 18th Century

By: Fowler, John and Cornforth, John

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1978

Seller ID: 006017

ISBN: 0214205525

Condition: Good

Second edition. Dark green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 288pp. Many b/w and some occasional colour illustrations. This book was the result of a collaboration between a historically-minded decorator and an architectural historian, both concerned with the preservation of English country houses. It explains how new forms of decoration were introduced and came to be used in the context of life in a great house. This is examined in the light of contemporary documents and with reference ... View more info