A MANUAL FOR CHINA PAINTERS

By: [PELHAM, W. (binding design)]; MONACHESI, MRS. NICOLA DI RIENZI

Price: $300.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near fine


12mo (5¼” x 7¼”). pp. 86 + 5 pp. of paint samples. later printing. INCLUDES ORIGINAL DUST JACKET.

Signed binding design by W. Pelham in light cobalt blue on smooth white cloth of a central circular "Blue Willow" Chinese style export china pattern; the rear board with a repeat of the pattern.

Includes vignette illustrations throughout of the colors, accessories (brushes, etc.) used in china painting as well as 5 pages of color swatches for A. Lacroix enamel china paints. The original paper dust jacket repeats the designs on the cover and the spine in blue on white paper.

A manual of instruction for the amateur to successful (salable results). The sample swatches at the end of the text provide the artist with the colors of the ceramic enamel paints as they would be following firing.

A near fine copy with a few scattered spots of faint foxing to the rear board. The very good paper dust jacket has chipping to the extremities, and a small open tear to the top of the rear panel. Scarce; exceptionally so in the original dust jacket, in this condition and with the five pages of color swatches intact.

Title: A MANUAL FOR CHINA PAINTERS

Author Name: [PELHAM, W. (binding design)]; MONACHESI, MRS. NICOLA DI RIENZI

Categories: Non Fiction - Art, American Publisher's Bindings-19th C.,

Edition: First

Publisher: Boston, Lee and Shepard: 1904 (1896)

Binding: cloth

Book Condition: Near fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good Jacket

Seller ID: 2162

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