A History of English Wallpaper, 1509-1914.London, B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1925 Stock Code: 121204
NotesFirst edition, first impression, trade issue. Described by Entwisle as "an indispensable source book" this work provides a comprehensive and richly illustrated account of the developments within English wallpaper fashions. It also includes a useful history of the foremost wallpaper mills in the country. An attractive copy of this fascinating work.
Large quarto. Original blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered and decorated in gilt, grey endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Housed in the card clamshell box.
Colour frontispiece, 69 colour plates mounted on grey card, and 190 half-tone illustrations.
Occasional light foxing, short closed tear to front blank; a very good, bright copy in the jacket with light browning to edges and a couple of small nicks to extremities. Housed in the clamshell box with soiling and wear to extremities.
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