The Whole Art of Marbling as Applied to Paper, Book-edges etc., containing a full description of the nature and properties of the materials used, the method of preparing them, and of executing every kind of marbling in use at the present time, with numerous illustrations and examples / Charles W. Woolnough.
London: George Bell & Sons, 1881.
Description: Original green cloth binding, with 54 original samples on 39 leaves, executed specifically for this work under the direction of the author, and many by his own hand. This volume is without the facsimile letter from Michael Faraday (that appears never to have been present).
Condition: A good, clean copy containing all the hand-marbled samples. Has been repaired very neatly with some wear/abrasion to the green cloth.