This vintage book contains a detailed guide to the vibrant history of English furniture, with information on early its development, famous styles, popularity, manufacturing techniques, materials, and many other related aspects. A fascinating and comprehensive treatise, "English Furniture - A History and Guide" will be of considerable utility to antiques dealers, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "The Historical Background of Design 1500-1700", "The Historical Background of Design 1700-1934", "Furniture Design Under the Wood Workers 1500 1660", "Furniture Design Under Fashion, 1660-1730", "Furniture Design Under the Architects 1730-1830", etc. Many vintage books like this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality addition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of furniture.