Art in the House. Historical, Critical, and Aesthetical Studies on the Decoration and Furnishing of the Dwelling. Authorized American Edition, Translated from the German by Charles C. Perkins, M.A.
Von Falke, Jacob.

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 ID: 16175)


Von Falke's Art in the House provides the history of interior decoration from Greek and Roman times up to the Aesthetic Movement.

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