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Now I Sit Me Down

From Klismos to Plastic Chair: A Natural History

by Witold Rybczynski

Hardcover, 242 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $25 |

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Now I Sit Me Down
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From Klismos to Plastic Chair: A Natural History
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Witold Rybczynski

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Chronicles the history of the chair, from the folding stools of ancient Egypt, through the first molded plywood chair created by Charles and Ray Eames, to the iconic Middle American Barcalounger.