The Marble-Workers' Manual (reprint); designed for the use of marble-workers, builders, and owners of houses, containing practical information respecting marbles in general; their cutting, working, and polishing; veneering of marble; painting upon and coloring of marble; mosaics; composition and use of artificial marble, studdos, cements; receipts, secrets, etc., etc. Stone, M. L. Booth, from French.

The Marble-Workers' Manual (reprint); designed for the use of marble-workers, builders, and owners of houses, containing practical information respecting marbles in general; their cutting, working, and polishing; veneering of marble; painting upon and coloring of marble; mosaics; composition and use of artificial marble, studdos, cements; receipts, secrets, etc., etc.

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.

Price: $30.00

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