Boston, MA: Dana Estes and Charles E. Lauriat, 1884. First edition. Cloth over Boards. Oblong quarto, 40 plates in full color. Ex-library plate opposite title page, and library stamp on the back of each plate. Very good. Item #19887
Beautiful chromolithographic prints by renowned Danish artist August Fischer of decorations such as Limousin enamel painting; Greek styles of columns; glass painting; decorations from various mosques; textile ornament; Pompeian wall decoration; baptismal fonts; and many more. The colors are lush and bright, and the plates are in beautiful condition.