London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
WHITTOCK, Nathaniel (1791-1860). The Decorative Painters' and Glaziers' Guide; containing the most approved methods of imitating oak, mahogany, maple, rose, cedar, coral, and every other kind of fancy wood ... Designs for decorating apartments ... Also a complete body of Information on the art of staining and painting on glass, London: Isaac Taylor Hinton, 1827. 4° (266 x 205mm). 85 lithographed plates, many hand-coloured (occasional spotting). Contemporary calf (crudely rebacked in later cloth, cornerd worn, rubbed). Provenance: John Gosling 1832 (morocco label) -- H. Knight 1922 (signature on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION.
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