The famed 'Windsor Chair first' appeared in the early eighteenth century. Its history and development thus exhibits traces of the various styles in furniture which ran their courses throughout the century. This antique text contains a comprehensive treatise on the history of this famous chair, from its earliest ancestors to the Windsor chairs still prevalent today. This is a fascinating text sure to appeal to those with a keen interest in furniture, and it is not to be missed by collectors of antique furniture literature. The chapters of this book include: 'Introduction', 'The Tavern Chair', 'Eighteenth Century Pleasure Gardens', 'The Splat Back and the Cabriole Leg', 'Chippendale Style Windsor Chairs', 'The survival of the Windsor Chair Type'. We are proud to republish this antiquarian book now complete with a new introduction on the history of furniture.