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The Decoration and Renovation of the Home

Jennings, Arthur Seymour

Published by W. R. Howell & Company, London, 1923
Condition: Good Hardcover

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Ex-library. 4to. [6],220,[14]pp. Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. Color frontispiece. "A Practical Handbook for House Owners and Tenants, Architects, Decorators and Others, with 14 Coloured Plates showing 89 harmonious Colour Schemes for wall decoration, etc., and many Illustrations in the text by Arthur Seymour Jennings. With a chapter on "Period Furniture and Appropriate Mural Decoration," by Herbert E. Instead." The color samples are mounted on heavy gray card stock. With full-page and in-text b/w reproductions of photographs, drawings and sketches. Some illustrations protected by tissue guard. "The object of this book is three-fold. The first is to provide examples of many different colour combinations suitable for the decoration of rooms of all kind. The second is to give practical information on all branches of house painting and decoration particularly in reference to the renovation of old houses, large and small, in order that the architect, owner, or tenant may give exact details of his requirements to his decorator or builder. The third object is to explain modern methods of decoration in reference to the materials used and the effects obtained, as, for example, broken colour effects produced by scumbling and glazing panelled work in wall paper decoration." Age wear, scuffing and staining on binding, remnants of sticker on back board. Library inventory sticker on spine. Hinges starting. Ex-libris of Library of the University of Wisconsin on inside of front board, small withdrawn stamp on opposite page. Library card pocket, small stamp and barcode on rear endpaper. Binding in fair, interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 23110

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Title: The Decoration and Renovation of the Home

Publisher: W. R. Howell & Company, London

Publication Date: 1923

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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