London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly, 1849,
First Edition. octavo, original green cloth boards, blind embossed covers and spine with title stamped in gilt on spine. viii, 228, plus (8 ads)pp. Taylor, Walton, and Maberly, Item #28740
With 21 original printed fabric samples pasted in the text to illustrate the specific process being described. Colors of the samples are sharp and clear. Previous owner's name "Thomas Ayrey" and date "June 9th 1850" in pencil on front endpaper, along with his printed bookplate. Cloth shelf worn and scuffed with staining. Front inner hinged cracked but still strong, back inner hinge fine and not cracked. A bit of foxing to text.
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