1878 Victorian Home Decoration Design Antique Furniture Estate Vintage Style Old

1878 Victorian Home Decoration Design Antique Furniture Estate Vintage Style Old
1878 Victorian Home Decoration Design Antique Furniture Estate Vintage Style Old
1878 Victorian Home Decoration Design Antique Furniture Estate Vintage Style Old
1878 Victorian Home Decoration Design Antique Furniture Estate Vintage Style Old
1878 Victorian Home Decoration Design Antique Furniture Estate Vintage Style Old
1878 Victorian Home Decoration Design Antique Furniture Estate Vintage Style Old
1878 Victorian Home Decoration Design Antique Furniture Estate Vintage Style Old
1878 Victorian Home Decoration Design Antique Furniture Estate Vintage Style Old
1878 Victorian Home Decoration Design Antique Furniture Estate Vintage Style Old
1878 Victorian Home Decoration Design Antique Furniture Estate Vintage Style Old
1878 Victorian Home Decoration Design Antique Furniture Estate Vintage Style Old
1878 Victorian Home Decoration Design Antique Furniture Estate Vintage Style Old

1878 Victorian Home Decoration Design Antique Furniture Estate Vintage Style Old
Note: Many of my clients are scholars and researchers seeking specific information related to their field of interest. For their convenience I include the following details directly from this book. Places and Historical Subject Matter Discussed/Illustrated in this Book (See Full Contents Below): Beautiful Homes Illustrated Henry T. Jones Antique Victorian House Elegant Elegance Comfort Wealth Middle Class Home Furnishing Furniture D├ęcor Decoration Interior Design Ornamentation Hall Hallway Doors Doorways Wallpaper Carpets Rugs Windows Window Treatments Sill Covers Blinds Curtains Lambrequins Bedrooms Bedstead Toilet Table Washstand Dining Room Tables Living Room Parlor Mantels Library Study Drawing Room Fireplaces Hearths Stands Chairs Sofas Lounges Divan Ottoman Sofa Cushions Embroidery Fancy Work Needlepoint Statues Bronze Marble Plaster Clocks Engravings. BEAUTIFUL HOMES Or Hints in House Furnishing.

Published in 1878 by Henry T. 8" x 6" cloth hardcover.

Exterior as shown in photo, some fading of cloth on boards, general wear at spine ends. Text is clean and complete, light toning, foxing, moisture blemish on title page. No torn, loose or missing pages. This a rare and highly prized guide to Victorian furnishing and interior design. Published in 1878, BEAUTIFUL HOMES was written by Henry T.

Jones, the same duo who gave the world Household Elegancies, another very scarce guide to home aesthetics. BEAUTIFUL HOMES aspires to advise the lady of the house how to tastefully furnish the different rooms beneath her roof, from the parlor to the bedrooms -- upstairs, downstairs, wherever her family seeks comfort, beauty and order. This book features dozen of highly detailed engravings of furniture and furnishings, household ornamentation, etc. The sheer number of engravings clearly sets this guide apart from others of the period. The authors state in the Preface.

A well-appointed, tastefully furnished and comfortably arranged house enters largely into the well-being and happiness of the family residing in it. Household taste is but a synonym for household culture; and she is a wise woman who surrounds those she loves with objects of beauty.

The cherished aim of our life is to improve the aspect and surroundings of our American homes. But nowhere more in these very homes is there such need of care in beautifying. Our taste needs education and culture, and in this day of cheap decoration and vulgar display, it requires both judgment and discrimination to carry out the entire scheme of household arrangement and embellishments in a manner so chaste and delicate that it cannot offend the critical eye of the truly artistic.

Below you'll find a summary of the various chapters, and further down the page a generous sampling of the numerous engravings. I hope you'll take a moment to have a look. Chapter Two Selecting and Arranging House Furniture. Chapter Six Blinds, Curtains and Lambrequins - 28 Engravings. Chapter Seven Bedrooms - 5 Engravings. Chapter Eight Toilet Tables, Washstands - 9 Engravings. Chapter Nine Parlors and Mantels - 18 Engravings. Chapter Ten The Library - 7 Engravings. Chapter Eleven The Living Room - 32 Engravings. Chapter Twelve The Dining Room - 17 Engravings. Chapter Thirteen Tables, Stands, Etc - 56 Engravings.

Chapter Fourteen Chairs - 64 Engravings. Chapter Fifteen Sofas, Lounges, and Divans - 5 Engravings. Chapter Sixteen Ottomans - 20 Engravings. Chapter Seventeen Sofa Cushions - 20 Engravings. Chapter Eighteen Sofa Rugs or Afghans - 14 Engravings.

Chapter Nineteen Miscellaneous Elegancies for the Various Apartments of the Dwelling - 23 Engravings. Chapter Twenty Clothes Hampers and Bags - 14 Engravings. There may be slight variations in foxing/toning, etc. Remember folks, this is an 1878 original. This book is 144 years old.

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1878 Victorian Home Decoration Design Antique Furniture Estate Vintage Style Old