Tuesday, December 6, 2011

A Regency Home Library Bookcase, 1808

by Stephen J. Gertz

One of 158 hand-colored aquatint plates from:

SMITH, George. A Collection of Designs for Household Furniture and Interior Decoration. London: J. Taylor, n.d. [1808]. Quarto (279 x 220 mm). First edition.

Abbey, Life 71.

Image courtesy of Christie's, who recently offered this volume, with our thanks.

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