This guide to furniture design for various uses includes case studies from different time periods and places (Chapter 4) and a historical overview of furniture styles (Chapter 10). With a glossary, a bibliography, and an index.
A well-illustrated survey of European and American furniture from the 17th to the mid-19th century, with emphasis on the work of major designers. Includes a glossary, a summary of styles, and a bibliography.
A history of Western furniture from ancient times to the mid-20th century, which studies how furniture reflects social change. Illustrated with representations of museum pieces and illustrations from contemporary works of art. Includes a brief bibliography of English-language books.
A history of international furniture from antiquity to the 1960s, written by several British experts. Includes plates of museum pieces and views of period interiors. With a glossary, an appendix on primitve furniture, and a bibliography.