How to paint. A complete compendium of the art. Designed for the use of the tradesman, mechanic, merchant, and farmer and to guide the professional painter. Containing a plain common sense statement of the methods employed by painters to produce satisfactory results in plain and fancy painting of every description including gilding, bronzing, staining, graining, marbling, varnishing, polishing, kalsomining, paper-hanging, stripping, lettering, copping, and ornamenting. With formulas for mixing paint in oil or water; descriptions of the various pigments used, their average cost, and the tools required. Originally published in 1872.
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Book Description The Library of Victorian Culture, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0892570385