MODELES DE MARBRES.
Paris: Librairie Centrale D'Architecture, Ve A. Morel & Co. 1875. First edition, thus; these colorful patterns for the marbleizing of woodwork were extracted from the first twenty years of the JOURNAL MANUEL DE PEINTURES. In all there are 50 large color lithographed plates showing various types of marbleized expanses framed by more "faux" marble for interior wall paneling. With painting instructions by Mm. Petit et Bisiaux and by M. Berthelon. Folio (44.7 x 30 cm); (iv) + (1-) 19 pp. + 50 color lithographic plates bound on stubs.
Contemporary half morocco with marbled boards and endpapers, raised spine bands with gilt titling and ruling; lateral tear on title page mended; scattered foxing to preliminaries, not affecting plates.
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