The Painter, Gilder, and Varnisher's Companion

Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1870. Containing Rules and Regulations in Everything Relating to the Arts of Painting, Gilding, Varnishing, Glass-Staining, Graining, Marbling, Sign-Writing, Gilding on Glass, and Coach Painting and Varnishing; Tests for the Detection of Adulterations in Oils, Colors, Etc. and a Statement of the Diseases to Which Painters are Peculiarly Liable, with the Simplest and Best Remedies. Sixteenth Edition. Revised, With an Appendix. Containing Colors and Coloring - Theoretical and Practical. Comprising Descriptions of a Great Variety of Additional Pigments, their Qualities and Uses, to which are added, Dryers, and Modes and Operations of Painting, etc. Together with Chevreul's Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colors. Good in the original brown cloth with gold lettering, faded, on spine. Wear to extremities. Endpapers toned, previous owner name in pencil, colored stamps on first blank. Octavo. Hardcover.

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