Philadelphia & London: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1924. First edition. Hardcover. 28.5 x 21 cm. Quarto. 458 pages. Grey cloth spine and grey pictorial boards. Limited edition. With 12 plates in color and 245 half tone illustrations. Fold-out chart in rear. There is some spotting to the covers. Very Good. Item #53787
CONTENTS: I. The Scope of This History. II. Period I. The Earliest Block-Printed Papers in France. III. Period I (continued). The First Block-Stamped Papers in England. IV. Period II. Papers Imitating Tapestries and Woven Stuffs. V. Period III. Paper Imitating Printed Fabrics. VI. Chinese, Anglo-Chinese, and Franco-Chinese Papers. VII. Period IV. Paper Imitating Painted Panels-French. VIII.Period IV (continued). Paper Imitating Painted Panels English. IX. Period. V. The Epoch of Scenic Papers. X. Painted Scenic Papers, Fireboards, Borders, Overdoors and Screens. XI. Early American Wall-Papers. XII. Some Famous Scenic Papers and Their Owners. XIII. Translation from Dufour's Booklet on the Captain Cook Wall-Paper. XIV. Conspectus of Biography of Wall-Paper Designers, Manufacturers, and Dealers from 1500 to 1840. XV. Wall-Papers Issued by Some of the French Fabricants of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. XVI. Bibliography.