Good Furniture; The Magazine of Good Taste Volume 16

Good Furniture; The Magazine of Good Taste Volume 16

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... "up to us" all to get that money into circulation, and every person who sells goods at retail can help. As soon as they determine to settle in America, foreigners buy homes to live in. In many cases, these homes are little better than tenements, partly because they are crowded, and partly because they are furnished in bad taste. And yet, effort is made to furnish them in the American way, for the foreigner makes much of the point, as he shows off the house to visitors, that it is "all-American" in furnishings. Find out what he uses, and show him something better in the same line. The very fact that he is strange, make/S it less likely that he will. furnish his house unassisted, and more likely that he will try better ways if they are clearly explained to him. By our friendly and wide-awake treatment Of the foreign born in our daily contacts, We 011" make them want to cast their lot with us petmanently. And remember that their number 15 16,000,000; a large number of potential buycri, even for America. Will the Expected Flood of European Antiques to American Markets Hurt Domestic Goods?--New Jacobean Room in the Art Institute, Chicago. Home Furnishings Side of Own Your Home Exposition. Do High Rents Menace Furniture Buying? By OBSERVER FEUDAL FURNITURE REACI-IES CHICAGO UNIQUE sale of furniture--one that throws considerable light on Old World conditions--was held at the auction rooms of Williams, Barker dz Sevem, in Chicago, the week of March 31st. At this sale the furniture of the Grand Ducal palace of the Duke of Hesse, in Germany, was disposed of to the highest bidder, and pieces that had for centuries adorned the feudal halls of the nobles of Hesse went to Chicago buyers. The magnificent exhibit, staged...show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236799526
  • 9781236799524