Munich: Prestel, 1989. Hardcover. "Biedermeier furniture and glassware have become increasingly valued as collector's items. This book provides, for the first time, a precise definition of the Biedermeier style taht goes beyond the decorative arts to include architecture, sculpture, and painting" (jacket). Orange cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Clean, bright interior filled with full color illustrations. In illustrated jacket with red spine panel titled in white on spine and front panels. 271 pages. DECART/102220. Fine / Fine.
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Milwaukee: Milwaukee Art Museum; Chipstone Foundation, 2004. Hardcover. Signed and inscribed by the author, dated 2004, Baltimore. "I believe that Fancy should be seen as a noteworthy American style, no less significant than other established decorative arts styles - whetehr expressed in teh baroque, rocoo, or neoclassical tastes. Yet FAncy was not merely a specific style in the arts. Yet Fancy was not merely a specific style in the arts. ... For nineteenth century Americans, the world Fancy expressed far more, for it reflected a progressive cultural attitude born out of new and enlightened ways of seeing , understanding, adn responding to the surounding world" (preface). Bound in red cloth boards with orange and red paste paper covers. Paper title label with black title to spine and front panels. Minor wear to spine label. Clean, bright interior with many full color illustrations. 268 pages. DECART/102220. Fine.