The Art of the Plasterer: An Account of the Decorative Development of the Craft, Chiefly in England from the XVIth to the XVIIIth Century with introduction by Jo Orton and Tim Ratcliffe
[London, B.T. Batsford Ltd 1908] Donhead Publishing 2001
 + 350pp with 472 illustrations in b/w. Black cloth. Explores the history of plasterwork and its techniques in detail, from the ancient to the modern periods. With chapters on the stucco of the classic period and of the Italian Renaissance and also on sgraffito, pargetting, Scottish, Irish and modern plasterwork. An important historical and artistic complement to Millar's more technical work on the same subject, this volume demonstrates the shifting aesthetic responses to plasterwork in the early twentieth century.