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TASTE AND POWER : Furnishing Modern France, Auslander, Leora

Author Name    Auslander, Leora

Title   TASTE AND POWER : Furnishing Modern France

Binding   Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition   Very Good +

Jacket Condition   Good

Edition   First Thus, 2nd Impression

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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

ISBN Number    0520088948 / 9780520088948

Seller ID   007713

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.

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

Price = 32.90 AUD



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