Fribourg: Office du Livre for the National Trust, 1974. Hardbound. 2 vols. Blue cloth with brown & color illustrated dust jackets. 903 total pp., profusely illustrated in bw and with 49 tipped-in color plates. VG/VG. Item #105069
A complete two-volume set within a set, representing yet another illustrated catalogue of a portion of the decorative arts collection assembled by members of the Rothschild family of Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, England. Includes examples of time-keeping devices with French, English, German, and Swiss origins; veneered furniture and carved furniture of all sorts; gilt bronzes, including candelabra and chandeliers; and pique-work. With bios of the known artists and craftsmen. Offers terrific close-up views of the pieces. Uncommon. ontents as follows: Volume I: (Marquetry, clocks, gilt bronzes ... automata, barometers, clocks ... veneered funiture.) -- Volume II: (Veneered furniture [contd.] ... carved furniture ... gilt bronzes ... biographies [of makers].
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