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The Resource Now I sit me down : from klismos to plastic chair : a natural history, Witold Rybczynski

Now I sit me down : from klismos to plastic chair : a natural history, Witold Rybczynski

Label
Now I sit me down : from klismos to plastic chair : a natural history
Title
Now I sit me down
Title remainder
from klismos to plastic chair : a natural history
Statement of responsibility
Witold Rybczynski
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In the hands of one of our best writers on architectures and design, a history of chairs becomes a revealing history of design and leisure, and ultimately of how we see ourselves"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rybczynski, Witold
Dewey number
749/.3209
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NK2715
LC item number
.R93 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chairs
  • Sitting customs
  • ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES
  • ARCHITECTURE
Label
Now I sit me down : from klismos to plastic chair : a natural history, Witold Rybczynski
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Tool for Sitting -- If You Sit on It, Can It Still Be Art? -- Sitting Up -- A Chair on the Side -- A Golden Age -- Sack-backs and Rockers -- The Henry Ford of Chairs -- By Design -- Great Dane -- Fold and Knockdown, Swing and Roll -- Human Engineering -- Our Time
Control code
1673498
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9780374223212
Lccn
2015041604
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1673498
  • (OCoLC)919105882
Label
Now I sit me down : from klismos to plastic chair : a natural history, Witold Rybczynski
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Tool for Sitting -- If You Sit on It, Can It Still Be Art? -- Sitting Up -- A Chair on the Side -- A Golden Age -- Sack-backs and Rockers -- The Henry Ford of Chairs -- By Design -- Great Dane -- Fold and Knockdown, Swing and Roll -- Human Engineering -- Our Time
Control code
1673498
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9780374223212
Lccn
2015041604
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1673498
  • (OCoLC)919105882

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