Author:Auslander, Leora


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TASTE AND POWER : Furnishing Modern France

By: Auslander, Leora

Price: $33.25

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

Edition: First Thus, 2nd Impression.

Seller ID: 007713

ISBN: 0520088948

Condition: Very Good +

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 th... View more info