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The house in good taste

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De Wolfe, Elsie, 1865-1950
The house in good taste
The Century co., 1914
6 p. l., 3-322 p. ßb incl. front. (port.) plates (part col.) ßc 23 cm.

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Contents

[Cover]

[Frontispiece] Elsie de Wolfe

[Title page] The house in good taste

Contents

List of illustrations

The house in good taste, pp. [1] ff.

The house in good taste: I: the development of the modern house, pp. 3-16

II: suitability, simplicity and proportion, pp. 17-26

III: the old Washington Irving house, pp. 27-41

IV: the little house of many mirrors, pp. 42-51

V: the treatment of walls, pp. 52-[70]

VI: the effective use of color, pp. 71-83

VII: of doors, and windows, and chintz, pp. 84-106 ff.

[VIII: the problem of artificial light], pp. [108]-121

IX: halls and staircases, pp. 122-133

X: the drawing-room, pp. 134-147

XI: the living-room, pp. 148-158

XII: sitting-room and boudoir, pp. 159-173

XIII: a light, gay dining-room, pp. 174-193

XIV: the bedroom, pp. 194-[217] ff.

XV: the dressing-room and the bath, pp. 219-236

XVI: the small apartment, pp. 237-253

XVII: reproductions of antique furniture and objects of art, pp. 254-268 ff.

[XVIII: the art of trelliage], pp. [270]-283

XIX: Villa Trianon, pp. 284-299

XX: notes on many things, pp. 300-322 ff.

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