Item #22494 Modern House Painting; Containing Twenty Colored Lithographic Plates, Exhibiting the Use of Color in Exterior and Interior House Painting, and Embracing Examples of Simple and Elaborate Work in Plain, Graded, and Parti-Colors. Paint, E. K. Rossiter, F. A. Wright.

Modern House Painting; Containing Twenty Colored Lithographic Plates, Exhibiting the Use of Color in Exterior and Interior House Painting, and Embracing Examples of Simple and Elaborate Work in Plain, Graded, and Parti-Colors...

New York: William T. Comstock, 1882. First edition. Decorated Boards. Oblong quarto, 20 lithographic plates with tissue guards, 12 pages of adverts in back, floral endpapers. Book plate for John J. Glessner, The Rocks inside front cover. The Rocks was for many years the summer home of Chicago businessman and International Harvester cofounder John Jacob Glessner and his family. Today the Bethlehem, NH property is managed by the Forest Society, and hosts tours, school programs, natural history talks, and hiking trails for its visitors. Very Good. Item #22494

A beautiful copy of a rare book documenting fashionable interior and exterior house color schemes, illustrated with lovely color lithographic plates. A very unusual volume, with an important association to one of the largest and best-preserved surviving private estates in New Hampshire.

Price: $1,600.00

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