George Hepplewhite is regarded as having been one of the "big three" English furniture makers of the eighteenth century, along with Thomas Sheraton and Thomas Chippendale. Thomas Chippendale was a London cabinet-maker and furniture designer in the mid-Georgian, English Rococo, and Neoclassical styles. This text contains a comparative analysis of these two great furniture designers, and contains a wealth interesting information and some examples of their beautiful work. A text that will appeal to those with an interest in historical furniture, this antique book is not to be missed by the discerning collector. We are proud to republish this book here complete with a new introduction on the history of furniture.