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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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Good-bye, Mr. Chippendale
Robsjohn-Gibbings, T. H
Mary Petty
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
First American Edition
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
Furniture, Antiques, Furniture, Interior Decoration, Interior Design
Bookseller catalogs
Architecture & Interior Decoration;
Small Octavo

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Bookworks MWABA, IOBA

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Beloit, Wisconsin

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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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