Principles of Decorative Design. by DRESSER, Christopher.

Principles of Decorative Design.

London Cassell, Petter, & Galpin n.d. [1873]. Fourth edition

vi +[2] + 167, [1bl], + 8pp publisher's catalogue. Two chromolithograph plates and black and white illustrations in the text throughout. Original brown cloth with Celtic chain border in black and brown to upper cover and in blind to lower cover. Decorative device formed by stylised wings, a torch and leaves on upper cover with the words "Truth Beauty Power" in gilt and title in gilt to spine. Decorated floral end papers. Partially removed prize label from Bradford Church Institute to Edgar Shaw for "success in art" April 1887. Corners a little rubbed. Principles of Decorative Design was originally published as a series of articles in Cassell's Technical Educator between 1870 and 1873 and first appeared in book form later that year .

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