A Treatise of Japaning and Varnishing, Being a compleat Discovery of those Arts. With the best way of making all sorts of varnish for japan, wood, prints, or pictures. The method of guilding, burnishing, and lackering, with the art of guilding, separating, and refining metals: and of painting mezzo-tinto-prints. Also rules for counterfeiting tortoise-shell, and marble, and for staining or dying wood, ivory, and horn. Together with above an hundred distinct patterns for japan-work, in imitation of the Indians, for tables, stands, frames, cabinets, boxes, &c

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Specializing in Color-Plate & Illustrated Books, Botany, Ornithology, Natural History, Atlases & Cartography, Americana, Voyages & Travels, Historical and Decorative Prints
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