Philadelphia: Porter and Coates, ca. 1878. First edition. Original Decorated Cloth. 12 mo (4 3/4 X 7 1/2), pp. viii, 90, illustrated with 6 b/w 6 plates (wood engravings). The Garretts' book was the most popular in the Art at Home series, which advocated the aesthetic style of decorating. Good, loose in binding, cover corners bumped/worn. Item #1577
The rare Philadelphia (i.e. American) edition. An early document of American Aestheticism.