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Interiors: The Home Since 1700

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The development of the domestic interior is a history of consumption and taste. In this book, for the first time, this story is set against the cultural and industrial changes taking place in the western world since the seventeenth century.

Unlike almost all previous histories, this book does not deal exclusively with the grand houses of the aristocracy: Steven Parissien's
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Hardcover, 304 pages
Published December 31st 2008 by Laurence King
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I would possibly revisit when I had more time as it is quite a detailed text book, I didn’t get to read it all, only flick through every page. I enjoyed the old advertising images and watercolour designs of interiors in bygone eras.
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Dr Steven Parissien is an internationally-renowned author who has written extensively on architectural and cultural history. He is the director of Compton Verney museum and gallery in Warwickshire.

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