[Decorative Arts]. Harrison, W. Randle.
Suggestions for Illuminating.
J. Barbard & Son.
n.d. (ca. 1865)
Small Quarto (8.25" x 10"), pp. 42 plus 20 b/w and chromolithograph Plates, illuninated title, additional title, illuminated publisher's advert and 6 pages of ads. Prev. owner's name in ink on FFEP. All Plates present but many loose in binding,
A very nice mid-19th century guide to the illuminator's art. Plates illustrate historical alphabets and ornaments from the 12th to the 16th century, initial letters, borders, heraldry, miscellaneous scenes, and an illuminated poem. A lovely book on the subject, beautifully illustrated.
Edition: Original edition
Binding: Blue Cloth over Boards with Gilded Letters and Decoration, Gilde
Condition: Good; shelfwear, backstrip cloth worn/torn at top and bottom, bo
Book Id: 15953