Compendium Of Interior Styles

Compendium Of Interior Styles

Francois Baudot's Compendium of Interior Styles is an essential tome for any decor fan (and it looks fantastic on a coffee table too, which is a plus). This book starts with the medieval era and doesn't stop till it hits the 20th century.

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