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Good-bye, Mr. Chippendale

Good-bye, Mr. Chippendale

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Good-bye, Mr. Chippendale

by Robsjohn-Gibbings, T. H

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About This Item

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944. Classic diss of 'Early English' antiques and absurdities of American Nouveau Riche morés, and a breezy history of interior design and the antiques trade; the author, then one of America's leading interior designers, was partly pro-classical antiquity, partly pro-modernity. Stated first edition (first printing). Hardcover, full greenish-tan cloth blocked in raspberry; gilt titling. Covers lightly discolored, minor bumps to corners; jacket lightly tanned with minor edgewear, tiny spots & tears, couple of scuffs to spine. Text clean; [12], 106, [6] pages; bibliography, cartoon illustrations.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Mary Petty. Small Octavo.

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Bookseller
Bookworks MWABA, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
t0015
Title
Good-bye, Mr. Chippendale
Author
Robsjohn-Gibbings, T. H
Illustrator
Mary Petty
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1944
Keywords
Furniture, Antiques, Furniture, Interior Decoration, Interior Design
Bookseller catalogs
Architecture & Interior Decoration;
Size
Small Octavo

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Bookworks MWABA, IOBA

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This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
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Beloit, Wisconsin

About Bookworks MWABA, IOBA

Most of our stock is on-line only, though we have many books in three booths at Angela's Attic Antique Mall, 1020 Gardner Street in South Beloit, Illinois; a booth across the street at the Best of Beloit; and a large booth at the Lake Geneva Antique Mall, 829 Williams Street, Lake Geneva, WI. You may request to see any of our on-line inventory at any location with a few days' notice.

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