A History of English Wallpaper 1509 - 1914 With 70 Plates in Colour and 190 Illustrations in Half-Tone
first editionFull Vellum
by Alan Victor Sugden and John Ludlam Edmondson
London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1925. First edition. Full Vellum. Near Fine. Georgeous full vellum binding, with gilt lettering, and a special autographed copy, numbered 5 (of an unspecified number), signed by both authors and presented to "The Wall Paper Manufacturers Ltd". Folio, 33.5 by 26.5 cm, 13 by 10 inches. xiii, 281 pp. Lavish book on subject, with heavy paper, beautiful plates, 70 in color, with an extensive history that makes this work serve well as both a scholarly treatise on the subject and a pleasurable "coffee table" book as well, inviting casual dips into its pages. Minor soiling on the vellum, with also trivial rubbing of the gilt lettering. Slight looseness of the front hinge.
(Inventory #: 005143)
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