Boston: L. Prang and Company, 1879. First Prang edition. Chromolithographic frontispiece with tissue guard and 60 plates, five of which are chromolithographs and the rest are albertotypes and typographic etchings; 166 black and white textual illustrations in addition to numerous vignettes; historiated and initial letters. Binding extremities rubbed. Head and crown of spine frayed with a few small chips and some fraying. Hinges starting or tender but sound. Offsetting from plates to tissue guards. Contemporary pencil signature on front fly leaf. A good copy. Blue cloth stamped in black and gilt. All edges gilt. Thick quarto. xxx, 356 pp. Item #16175
Von Falke's Art in the House provides the history of interior decoration from Greek and Roman times up to the Aesthetic Movement.