The House Beautiful and Useful; Being practical suggestions on furnishing and decoration. Trade catalog, J. H. Elder-Duncan.

The House Beautiful and Useful; Being practical suggestions on furnishing and decoration.

London: Cassell and Co. 1911. "New edition" Trade Cloth over Boards. Quarto, pp. 224, hundreds of b/w photo plates. Every illustrated item - furniture, tiles, carpet, light fittings, wall paper, fabrics, garden furniture, etc. identifies the manufacutrer and in many cases gives the price. Good, foxing throughout. Item #811

Scarce title, very practical snapshot of furnishings in 1911. Especially interesting to find the 1911 prices for the furnishings. Part trade catalog. Each item offered gives its manufacturer, many with Arts and Crafts style. Manufacturers include Wm. Morris, Heale & Son, the Guild of Handicraft.

Price: $95.00

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