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Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. Half bound in contemporary fine leather binding. Polished calf leather to spine with marbled paper boards. Raised banding, gilt lettering and decorations to spine. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Cover clean and smart. Contemporary endpapers. Folding table with repair to tear, title page with repaired edge. Page edges rough cut. Some faint staining to bottom of preface pages, some foxing and darkening to inside pages. Else a very good clean and tight copy. 412pp. Lacks plates. Folding table at front.
Title: The Painter and Varnisher's Guide; Or, a treatise both in theory and practice on the art of making and applying varnishes; on the different kinds of painting, and on the method of preparing colours both simple and compound... Dedicated to the society at Geneva for the Encouragement of the arts, agriculture and commerce. Second edition, corrected and improved by “a practical chemist.” Illustrated with engravings.
Publisher: London, Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1816:
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Seller ID: 84065
Keywords: Art TINGRY, P.F.: The Painter and Varnisher's Guide, painting, colours, Sherwood, Neely and Jones, leather, fine binding, 1816