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Author: Vernon Gibberd,Robin Guild
ISBN: 1554073715
Subcategory: Home Improvement & Design
Pages 320 pages
Publisher Firefly Books; 4th edition (February 15, 2008)
Language English
Category: Hobbies and Crafts
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 262
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eBook The Victorian House Book: A Practical Guide to Home Repair and Decoration download

by Vernon Gibberd,Robin Guild


Essential for anyone interested in Victorian design and decoration.

Essential for anyone interested in Victorian design and decoration. Library Journal The Victorian House Book is a fascinating and essential guide to a rich and varied design age. The book details numerous interior and exterior styles - from the High Victorian and Queen Anne Revival to the Classical and Gothic - and showcases homes from the United States and Great Britain. Full of inspiring ideas and fascinating information.

Although this is a mainly a design book for the Victorian home owner, and a good one, with several excellent pictures on every page, it is also a. .The Victorian House Book: A Practical Guide to Home Repair and Decoration.

Although this is a mainly a design book for the Victorian home owner, and a good one, with several excellent pictures on every page, it is also a history book. The author explains how each new wallpaper style, or window treatment, or ceiling ornament, and so on, is a consequence of this Paris Exhibition, or that widely circulated pattern book, or the writings of this influential person.

Robin Guild, Vernon Gibberd, Simon Rigge.

The Victorian House Book also includes a trouble-shooting guide with information and advice on renovation techniques . This may be a practical guide to home repair and decoration, but it could be a coffee table book

The Victorian House Book also includes a trouble-shooting guide with information and advice on renovation techniques and care and maintenance. This may be a practical guide to home repair and decoration, but it could be a coffee table book. The pictures are stunning and the amount of detail shown in Victorian houses amazing.

Library JournalThe Victorian House Book is a fascinating and essential guide to a rich and varied design ag. He also provides details on how to modernize features to meet the convenience and comfort demands of the 21st-century homeowner.

Simon Rigge, Vernon Gibberd, Robin Guild. Place of Publication. Robin Guild acquired an international reputation as a designer of interiors ranging from small studio apartments and country houses to the cabins of motor yachts and private jets. Co-founder of Designers Guild, he worked for many well-known clients including the Rolling Stones, Joan Collins, Trevor Nunn and the royal family of Saudi Arabia. He designed the interiors of Ralph Lauren's London clothes store, as well as Brown's and the Empress Garden restaurants.

Robin Guild (Guild, Robin). used books, rare books and new books. The Victorian House Book: A Practical Guide to Home Repair and Decoration: ISBN 9781873329399 (978-1-873329-39-9) Hardcover, Gardners Books, 2002. Find all books by 'Robin Guild' and compare prices Find signed collectible books by 'Robin Guild'. Complete Home Decorator. by Caroline Clifton-Mogg, Robin Guild, Jane Lott. ISBN 9781850298236 (978-1-85029-823-6) Softcover, Conran Octopus, 1995. ISBN 9781554073719 (978-1-55407-371-9) Hardcover, Firefly Books, 2008.

The homes built during the Victorian period are appreciated for their architecture, romantic interiors, and their often whimsical details

The homes built during the Victorian period are appreciated for their architecture, romantic interiors, and their often whimsical details. With a host of Victoriana this ample volume is an essential guide to this rich, eclectic, and arguably most popular American house style. Historical information is combined with design ideas and advice on how to decorate, renovate and maintain a Victorian house. Whether you live in a Victorian or just want to create the look and feel of one in your own home, this book is full of inspiring ideas, organized in a stepbystep, roombyroom fashion.

Historical information plus design ideas and advice for a Victorian vintage home.

[Praise for the UK edition:] Well-researched and documented... Essential for anyone interested in Victorian design and decoration. - Library Journal

The Victorian House Book is a fascinating and essential guide to a rich and varied design age. The book details numerous interior and exterior styles -- from the High Victorian and Queen Anne Revival to the Classical and Gothic -- and showcases homes from the United States and Great Britain.

Full of inspiring ideas and fascinating information, the book is organized room by room including conservatories, libraries and billiard rooms. More than 500 color photographs and 1,500 line drawings show the beauty and elegance of Victorian homes and reveal details of their architectural features. A wide range of design elements is examined, including:

House styles and plans Traditional colors and finishes Construction features Furniture styles Roofs and gables Ceilings and fireplaces Wallpapers and upholstery Decorative glass and moldings Curtains and floor coverings Railings and ironwork.

The Victorian House Book also includes a trouble-shooting guide with information and advice on renovation techniques and care and maintenance. A source list provides the names, addresses and websites of manufacturers and suppliers.

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I bought this book as an aid in restoring and decorating my 1857 home in the US. While this was an interesting read with a lot of nice eye candy photos, it didn't end up being too useful to me because it really only covers European and UK Victorian structures, and VERY fancy ones at that. Average American Victorian homes like mine aren't really covered. It's also not too in-depth, due to the very large amount of different features and structures covered. Like I said, though, it's still an interesting read but more for its historical information than as a working source for your own home. Unless you own a palace in Wales, anyway. ;)
Bearus
Has a British rather than American bent.
Whitehammer
I gave this book to my mother-in-law as a present, she loved it. This book is exactly what I hoped it would be.
Small Black
Gave this to my wife as a gift. She has extensive background in Victorian era and absolutely loved the book.
Fenritaur
I order this book to help in my restoration of an old victorian house. I was very pleased with the photos and the range of ideas. The advice given in the book was also quite helpful. I return to the book often to browse the photos again when I am in need of inspiration.
jorik
Great book! Offers a lot of insight for Victorian Lovers!! Beautiful art and creative ideas for design! Thanks