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

Rybczynski, Witold author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Centerville Center Township Public Library - Centerville 749.32 RYB (Text) 76895000243073 1st Floor New Books Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 749.32 RYB (Text) 34330512964256 Adult - New Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374223212
  • ISBN: 0374223211
  • Physical Description: 242 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-227) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: "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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Chairs > History.
Sitting customs > History.
ARCHITECTURE > History > General.
Genre: History.

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