A HISTORY OF ENGLISH FURNITURE BY PERCY MACQUOID
A History of English Furniture by Percy Macquoid
Publisher: Ebenezer Baylis & Son, Ltd., The Trinity Press, Worcester.
In four volumes: The Age of Oak; The Age of Walnut; The Age of Mahogany; The Age of Satinwood. History of English Furniture with plates in colour after Shirley Slocombe and numerous illustrations selected and arranged by the author.
Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial decoration.
Percy Macquoid (18521925) was a theatrical designer and a collector and connoisseur of English furniture, and the author of articles, largely for Country Life, and of four books on the history of English furniture, the first major survey of the subject, which have been reprinted and are still of use today: The Age of Oak, The Age of Walnut, The Age of Mahogany and The Age of Satinwood, ending his surveys about the year 1800.
Ex library copies.