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The house in good taste by Elsie De Wolfe

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Published by The Century Co. in New York .
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  • Interior decoration.

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Edition Notes

Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources,inc., 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American Civilizatin ; LAC 16613)

Statementillustrated with photographs in color and black and white.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 16613.
The Physical Object
Pagination322 p.
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17552096M

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  The house in good taste by De Wolfe, Elsie, Publication date Topics Interior decoration, Interior decoration Publisher New York, The Century Co. Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English. Pages: In this timeless book, the "first lady" of American interior design defines her decorating methods and philosophy. Elsie de Wolfe pioneered the concept of the home as a representation of the owner's identity. Her practical approach to creating spaces for gracious entertaining illuminate the attitudes of a century ago while retaining their resonance for modern-day interior designers. Additional Physical Format: Online version: De Wolfe, Elsie, House in good taste. New York: The Century co., [] (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: De Wolfe, Elsie, House in good taste. New York: The Century Co., (OCoLC) Document Type.