[Furniture & Design] Albert Jacquemart A History of Furniture, Translated from the French, 1876
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xvii, 470 pages; numerous illustrations. Olive half calf with gilt lettering and raised bands. 7.5 x 10.25 inches (19.5 x 26 cm). Original cloth decorated cover and spine nicely mounted to inner front board and an added front flyleaf. Half title and title with paper repairs around edges or gutter, a few pages with small tears, one page with old tape reparis, but in very good condition overall.
An interesting book from a French collector of ceramics whose works were translated into several languages. The English translation is by Bury Palliser. The original French edition, Histoire du mobilier : recherches et notes sur les objets d'art qui peuvent composer l'ameublement et les collections de l'homme du monde et du curieux, was published by Hachette in Paris in 1876.