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Patmore, Derek, Colour Schemes & Modern Furniture, London, The Studio, 1947, reprint edition, lg 8vo (9.75" x 7.5"), HB, rust-colored cloth bds w/ gilt spine titles, VG- / none. Spine titles rubbed, extremities bumped & worn, very light soiling, seller sticker to front pastedown.

36pp + plates. 40 plates in color, 30 b/w. A compilation of the author's two previous books, published in 1945. Bibliography.

Contents: The Psychology of Colour, Practical Combinations of Colour, Colour in Relationto Furniture and Fabrics, Colour--the Secret of Successful Decoration, What Is Decoration?, What Should Go Into the Modern Room? (Choosing the right picture; The decorative importance of china, glass, and silver; The decorative aid of sculpture and applied painting; Choosing the right carpets and fabrics), How to Arrange Your Furniture, Your Books and Your Lighting.

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