SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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SMITH, George.
The Cabinet- Maker and Upholsterer's Guide:

London: Jones & Co, 1836.
London: Jones & Co, 1836.

8vo. Many plates of which some are hand coloured. Black leather half-calf over 'scuffed' and worn marbled boards; spine with raised bands in blind and rule in gilt; repeat devices and lettered in gilt; some browning and age toning to text and plates but overall the condition is fair. MS signature to prelim. Coloured plates in order: 1. Frontis. Octangular Tent Room. 2. Colouring; Primitive Tints / Primitive Tints, Mixtures / Mixed Colours &c. 3. Interior Decorations, Etruscan. 4. Interior Decoration, Roman. 5. Drawing Room - Window, Curtains. 6. Drawing Room - Window, Curtains (4). 7. Drawing Room. Curtain VI. 8. Dining Room - Window Curtain. 9. A Valance. Window Curtain. 10. Drawing Room Curtain. 11. Venetian Window and Curtain. 12. Drawing Room. Window Curtain (5). 13. Drawing Room Curtain. 14. Drawing Room. Window. Curtains (2). 15. Drawing Room Window Curtains and Drapery. 16. Curtains for a Gothic Room. 17. Four-Post Bedstead & Furniture. 18. Four. Post. Dome. Bed. 19. Four Post Bedstead. 20. French Bed. 21. French Dome Bed. 22. Drawing Room. Chairs. 23. Hall Chairs. 24. Drawing Room. Sofa. 25. Chancelier / Ottoman for a Recess. 26. Chaise Longues. 27. Footstools in Profile. 28. Music Stools. 29. Ladies Work Table / Backgammon Work Table. 30. French Secretaire / 'Dejune' Table. 31. Sideboard Cellaret and Pedestals. 32. Pedestal Sideboard and Wine Cooler. 33. Running Sideboards. 34. Drawing Room Commode. 35. Ladies Dwarf Wardrobe. 36. Drawing Room Fire Screens. 37. Library Bookcase & Secretaire. 38. Bookcase for a Study.