Design; Decoration and ornament; British Museum; Geological Museum (Great Britain); Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
Printed by G. Barclay, Castle St., Leicester Square; Each leaf of plates accompanied by guard leaf and leaf of descriptive letterpress; Bookplate of Arthur Magniac. "F. Bedford, lith." and Day & Son, Lith.rs. to the Queen." "...drawn from original...
Pigments -- Early works to 1800; Dyes and dyeing -- Early works to 1800; Paint -- Early works to 1800; Artists' materials -- Early works to 1800; Chemistry, Technical -- Early works to 1800
Signatures: A⁴ chi-2chi² 3chi²(-3chi1) B-T⁶ U² (A1 signed but otherwise blank); The second and third parts have separate title pages; Evans 25551; Rink, E. Technical Americana, 151; Bookseller's advertisements, pages 135 and 219-
H.V. Allen & Co.; Berry Bros. & Rudd; Brooks Brothers (Firm); Browning Firearms Company; G. & J. Cary; Crouch & Fitzgerald; Dent; Dr. Auzoux; Duveen Brothers; F.E. Brandis, Sons & Co.; Galle; Gaumont (Firm); George Philip & Son; Gerrard and Company...
These items range from a set of andirons presumably used by the Clarks to RSC’s military uniforms. Items related to RSC’s horse breeding and scientific exploration are included, as are decorative objects.
Title page and dedication lithographed; Essay on ornamental art ... By James Ballantine. London : W. S. Orr & Co., 1847, has its own title page and is separately paged; Cover title: Book of ornamental designs; CAI copy missing pages 11,26,34
Running title: The lady's work book; Introduction to the fourth edition (page ); Pages 1-6 at end of volume: "List of patronesses and subscribers, alphabetically arranged."; Colophon: Thornton & Collie, Printers, 19, St. David Sreet, Edinburgh