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The Art of Decorative Design - DRESSER, Christopher - 1862. 
1862 - 28 chromo-lithographed plates, illustrations to the text. First edition. 8vo., original red cloth, blocked in gilt on the upper cover, repeated in blind on the lower cover, spine lettered and blocked in gilt. London, Day and Son. Signed 'CW Dresser' on the title page. Bookplate and Library label to the front pastedown of Charles Edward Fewster, member of a famous family of paint manufacturers in Hull, expert numismatist, and owner of a considerable library of books on decorative art and design. The Victoria and Albert Museum owns two albums from Fewster's collection filled with examples of Dresser's work. Spine recently strengthened with the original endpapers relaid, these slightly bubbled, spine faded with some small loss of the gilt, covers spotted, corners bumped. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
[Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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