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Large hardback, 4to. approx 13.5 x 11 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt decorative paneled lettering to spine and front. With patterned dustwrapper and hard card case. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper and case (dw; rubbed at edges and ends of spine, some minor tears to corners and edge-flaps. Case edges rubbed and slightly chipped, front hinge reinforced with cloth). Colour plates clean and bright. Bright binding. Numbered plate to front endpaper “No. 45” and signed by authors. Some light foxing to pages. Else a very clean and tight copy. 281pp. With 70 plates in colour and 190 illustrations in half-tone. “The pages that follow are intended chiefly as a tribute to the pioneers whose work, whether in an artistic, a mechanical, or any other capacity, laid the foundations of the very important art industry of manufacturing paper hangings...” Includes Mill Records.
Title: A History of English Wallpaper 1509-1914. With 70 plates in colour and 190 illustrations in half-tone. SIGNED.
Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford Ltd, 1925 1st Signed Limited edition.:
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Seller ID: 80488
Keywords: Art ALAN VICTOR SUGDEN, JOHN LUDLAM EDMONDSON, History of English Wallpaper, 1509-1914, artistic, mechanical, art industry, Mill Records, first edition, dustwrapper, photographs, signed, numbered, limited, cased