The Art of Beauty
London Chatto and Windus Piccadilly 1878
xiv + 298pp, colour frontis + 91 plates and 36pp period ads for other books by Chatto and Windus. Decorated cloth with gilt aesthetic movement motifs and decorated end papers. Tissue guard of colour frontis a bit foxed and edges worn. Rebacked to make a good copy preserving original end papers. The author's irst book on domestic decor based on shorter articles she had written some years earlier for the Saint Paul's Magazine,. In this Mary Eliza Haweis sets out her ideas beauty in fashion and design. From the library of Gavin Stamp but no book plate.