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    DescriptionThis is a detailed and amusing look at the place where we spend a third of our lives - bed! Examples include a Neolithic stone bed from Skara Brae in the Orkneys, ornate early Renaissance beds, a mid-18th century bed from Chippendale's Chinese period and American metal folding beds.

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    Warm and Snug
    A History of the Bed
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lawrence Wright
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 372
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 399 g
    ISBN 13: 9780750937283
    ISBN 10: 0750937289

    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.3
    BIC subject category V2: WJK
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24220
    BISAC V2.8: ANT017000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 643.5309
    LC classification: GT450
    Thema V1.0: WJK, NHTB
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Sutton Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    01 September 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Lawrence Wright was a well-known architectural painter and he exhibited paintings, etchings and perspectives of contemporary buildings for many years at the Royal Academy and at the Guildhall Art Gallery. He was also a designer of historical exhibitions and from these developed his books, Warm and Snug, Clean and Decent (a history of the bathroom and water closet) and Home Fires Burning, a history.