Furniture and decoration in England during the eighteenth century : facsimile reproductions of the choicest examples from the works of Chippendale, Adam, Richardson, Heppelwhite, Sheraton, Pergolesi, and others.
John Aldam Heaton (1830-1898)
1889 - 1892
Place of origin
Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire (Accredited Museum)
2 v. in 4, plates : ill. ; 48cm. Loosely inserted in v. I, pt. 1 is a newspaper review of the book (The Times, December 27, 1893 [date added in pencil]). Also loosely inserted in v. I, pt. 1 is a folded publisher's advertisement for a reproduction of Robert and James Adam's work on the decorative arts with a partly detached order form. No ownership marks. Binding: Nineteenth-century full grained maroon cloth, half blind fillets, decorative blind panel stamp at head of upper cover. Gilt lettering direct on upper cover and spine [as issued].
Makers and roles
John Aldam Heaton (1830-1898), editor George Hepplewhite (d.1786), cabinet maker Thomas Chippendale (Otley 1718 - London 1779) Robert Adam (Kirkcaldy 1728 - London 1792) George Richardson (Edinburgh c. 1738 - London 1813) Thomas Sheraton (Stockton-on-Tees 1751 – 1806) Michelangelo Pergolesi (fl.1777-1801)