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Disappearing Beds of the Modern Apartments

The type of bed which is a commodious couch by day is a wellknown popular favorite

She will fold over the head and foot of the bed and then tilt it up against the wall

This wall bed slides into a narrow recess and leaves no trace of its existence

Below: a puritanically sedate corner where only books are seen by day

Sometimes the occupants of the tiny apartments sleep in their buffets, when they are made like the one above

The wall bed in position for the day. The bottom of the bed is a mirror set in a panel matching the woodwork

The buffet-bed pulled out, end first, converts the diningroom or even the pantry into a bedroom at a moment's notice

The bookcase corner transformed. A hinged panel at the lower end was let down and a bed was rolled out of the recess