Pay Now
Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

This is a second-hand hardcover book.

Condition: The dust jacket has light wear to the edges and light surface scratching. There is light age spotting to the first page. The rest of the book has no faults.

The dimensions: 230x308mm.
Pages: 192
Publisher: Kodansha International
Publication date: 1984 first edition

----------

Korean Furniture: Elegance & Tradition
By Edward Reynolds

The traditional furniture of Korea represents one of the great woodworking and design heritages of Asia and the world. Particularly in the last quarter century, Korean chests and furniture pieces have been highly prized by antique collectors and interior decorators everywhere. These objects' simplicity, vigour, strength, dignity, and, above all, their elegance allow them to harmonize with an amazing range of room styles and interior designs. The counterpoint of wood grain and metalwork make them objects that capture attention and delight the eye.

Though there has long been need for a clear guide to the intricacies of this marvellous furniture, this is the first systematic survey of Korean furniture in any language. The 152 plates depict a wide variety of objects of the highest quality, artless folk as well as flamboyant aristocratic pieces, and set a standard for appreciation and evaluation. The 106 figures illustrate the research of the authors into traditional Korean houses and life-styles as well as woods, joinery, metal fittings, and woodworker's tools. This pioneering book provides a grand overview of one of the world's great furniture traditions.

----------

Check out my other listings for great titles and combine on shipping, thanks.

Australian bidders: Payment to a NZ Bank account or by Credit Card only please.

Buyer to pay shipping: $4.60 (2 or more books: North Island $8.50, South Island $13.20), within NZ
Sorry no pickups or drop offs. Please click here to ask a question
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
Please log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms Licence #
By entering my licence number, I confirm I am aware of my obligations under the Arms Act.
Transaction details may be provided to police in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Standard Post$4.60
  • Seller does not allow pick-ups
  • Seller location: Hibiscus Coast, Auckland, NZ

Payment options

  • Other options
    NZ bank deposit, Cheque

Pay Now includes:

Buyer Protection Learn More