Essential Reading

Important Reference Books on Period English Furniture:

The following titles are books we feel are essential reading for those interested in collecting period English furnishings. It should be noted that a number of these books are no longer in print. If you require any assistance in locating any of them please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to put you in touch with specialist dealers of rare and out of print books.


  • 18TH CENTURY ENGLISH FURNITURE - THE NORMAN ADAMS COLLECTION
    by Christopher Claxton Stevens and Stewart Whittington
    Published by - Antique Collectors Club

  • ENGLISH FURNITURE WITH SOME FURNITURE OF OTHER COUNTRIES
    TheE Irwin Untermyer Collection
    Published by - Harvard

  • ENGLISH FURNITURE FROM CHARLES II TO GEORGE II
    by R.W.Symonds
    Published by - Antique Collectors Club

  • THE PRESENT STATE OF OLD ENGLISH FURNITURE
    by R.W.Symonds
    Published by - Duckworth

  • OLD ENGLISH WALNUT & LACQUER FURNITURE
    by R.W.Symonds

  • FURNITURE AT TEMPLE NEWSAM HOUSE AND LOTHERTON HALL
    Vol.1 and Vol.2 by Christopher Gilbert
    Published by - Antique Collectors Club

  • THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH FURNITURE
    THE AGE OF OAK
    THE AGE OF WALNUT
    THE AGE OF MAHOGANY
    THE AGE OF SATINWOOD

    by Macquid
    Published by - Putnam

  • THE SHORTER DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH FURNITURE
    by Ralph Edwards

  • THOMAS CHIPPENDALE
    by Anthony Coleridge

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