New York: Sheldon, Blakeman & Co., 1856/c. 1990. Reprint. Cloth over Boards. Octavo, pp 254, with fold-out b/w illustration; mild ex-library. Very Good in Very Good DJ. Item #19521
This book was intended to place information and models needed by skillful marble workers within their reach, with the hope that it would draw forth essays and attract attention to the art. Topics covered include general qualities and defects of marble, cutting and polishing, plated marbles, stuccos, mosaic paintings, and terraces. An attractive volume.