A Practical Manual of House-Painting, Graining, Marbling, And Sign Writing; containing full information on the processes of house-painting in oil and distemper, the formation of letters and practice of sign-writing, the principles of decorative art, a course of elementary drawing for house-painters, writers, etc. and a collection of useful receipts with nine colored illustrations of woods and marbles, and numerous wood engravings. Paint, Ellis A. Davidson.

A Practical Manual of House-Painting, Graining, Marbling, And Sign Writing; containing full information on the processes of house-painting in oil and distemper, the formation of letters and practice of sign-writing, the principles of decorative art, a course of elementary drawing for house-painters, writers, etc. and a collection of useful receipts with nine colored illustrations of woods and marbles, and numerous wood engravings

London, England: Crosby Lockwood And Son, 1904. Ninth edition. Cloth over Boards. 16mo, pp. xxi, 394, indexed, illustrated in b/w and color, with 16-page Weale's publishing catalog and 48-page Crosby Lockwood publisher's catalog bound in. Very Good; 1/2" cosmetic tear on spine. Item #19572

A fine and historic guide for house and sign painters. Topics include the painter's tools, how to grind and mix colors, color classification and combination, graining and marbling methods, oils and varnishes, principles of decorative art, and much more. Quite scare.

Price: $110.00

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