A richly illustrated account of cabinets of curiosities from the Renaissance until today.
A richly illustrated account of cabinets of curiosities from the Renaissance until today.; Speaks to a current trend in interior design; Many shops, restaurants, bars and homes have embraced a "new vintage" look that employs both elements unusually showcased in the cabinets and the cabinets themselves. So in addition to history buffs and collectors this book will appeal to a design audience.; The book contains a large number of beautiful photographs, giving a more current and appealing look into the subject, in comparison to other drier academic books on the market.; The objects displayed in the cabinets range from the rare to the truly bizarre making for an entertaining read.