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Book Description
12mo, pp. 48, [2 index], xii (advertisements), woodcut figures to the text; blue cloth, titled on upper board with 'The Nutshell Series', advertisement for Pears' soap on lower board; some browning to front free endpaper, spine faded,extremities rubbed, light staining along top of front cover.
Dealer Notes
First edition, includes advice from mixing colours, stippling skies, colouring water and reflections in it, as well as colouring educational diagrams.
The details on colouring paper photographs and preparing them for colouring even extends to 'Colouring Paper Photographs to Resemble Oil Paintings' (p. 39-42). The final section regards crystoleum painting, and the illustrations to the advertisements show a range of photographic equipment including a panoramagraph camera, the 'Unique Transparence Lamp Shade', an easel for painting glass, transparent oil paints and dead black varnish for blocking out - all as sold by Tylar's.
Author J. W. Neville
Date [1895]
Publisher Iliffe & Son

Price: £125.00

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