TASTE AND POWER : Furnishing Modern France

By: Auslander, Leora

Price: $32.90

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xv, + 495pp., intext, b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Vivid metallic red title over nominally bumped quarter-cloth spine. Plain boards lightly bumped on upper foredge corners. Remainder stripe on foot of text-block, else leaves unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with creased, closed tears at foot of spine, else very good. Louis XIV, Regency, Rococo, Neoclassical, Empire, Art Nouveau, and Historicist Pastiche: furniture styles in France have changed as regimes have risen and fallen. In this social history, the author explores the changing meaning of furniture from the mid-seventeenth to the early 20th centuries . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 3 'parts', viz: Paradox of Absolutism, From Style to Taste, The Borgeois Stylistic Regime. Epilogue, Biblio., General Index, Index of Names. Book weight approx. 1.2 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.

Title: TASTE AND POWER : Furnishing Modern France

Author Name: Auslander, Leora

Categories: History - General, Social History, Interior Design & Decoration,

Edition: First Thus, 2nd Impression

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, University of California Press: 1996

ISBN Number: 0520088948

ISBN Number 13: 9780520088948

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 007713

Keywords: Social History, France, Social Aspects, Furniture, Cultural Studies, French Furniture Styles, Auslander, Leora, Home Decorating, Interior Decorating