Warm and Snug

Warm and Snug : A History of the Bed

By (author) Lawrence Wright

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This 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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  • Paperback | 372 pages
  • 136 x 212 x 28mm | 399.17g
  • 01 Sep 2004
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Sutton Publishing Ltd
  • Stroud
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0750937289
  • 9780750937283
  • 718,078

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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.

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