Advice To Proprietors, On The Care Of Valuable Pictures Painted In Oil.
Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper. Wycombe E. King.
With instructions for preserving, cleaning, and restoring them, when damaged or decayed. by an artist.
8vo. 82 +  pp. 7.25 x 4.5 inches. Errata slip tipped in at back. Bound in brown cloth, with gilt title block on front board. All edges gilt. A little wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good copy. Part of early receipt pasted on to front pastedown. The first English book on the restoration of paintings. It provides an historical survey, including the work of Anthony Vandyck and Charles I. Published anonymously, but known to be the work of John Bengo, artist and poet.
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