Everybody's Paint Book; A Complete Guide to the Art of Outdoor and Indoor Painting, designed for the special use of those who wish to do their own work, and consisting of practical lessons in plain painting, varnishing, polishing, staining, paper-hanging, kalsomining, etc., as well as directions for renovating furniture, and hints on artistic work for home decoration, together with a full description of the tools and materials used. Precise directions are given for mixing paints for all purposes.
New York: M. T. Richardson, 1884. First edition. Publisher's pictorial cloth. 12 mo. pp iv, 183. illustrated with black-and-white plates. Glossary, index, publisher's ads. Very Good. Item #20116
A very good treatment on the subject for the tradesman. Amazingly practical, with hundreds of tricks of the trade.