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History of Furniture by Michael Huntley
Ancient to 19th C

In this beautifully presented and inspiring collection of his popular History of Furniture articles featured in Furniture & Cabinetmaking magazine, Michael Huntley takes you on an exciting journey from ancient times through to the 1900s. As you are guided through the substantial wealth of historical information, discover everything you need to know about furniture from each era including the Tudor period, Italian 18th century and English Regency.

Michael Huntley provides an intriguing insight into his historical, technical and aesthetic knowledge of furniture, accompanied by complementary contextual information about the period and the designers and makers of the time.

Lavishly illustrated with colour photographs supplied from Sotheby's archive and with hand-drawn illustrations, this is an essential book for anyone wishing to increase their knowledge of furniture styles, or simply seeking inspiration for their own projects.

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