Paint Researches and Their Practical Application
Gardner, Henry A.

Washington DC: Judd & Detweiler, 1917. First edition First edition. Navy blue cloth with spine lettered in gilt. 384 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs (including microscopy) and charts. With one plate with 16 color paint sample strips affixed. Professional study of various researches in the field of paints and their practical application in manufacturing and use, including information of types and properties of certain paints, storage, effects of heat, time, etc.. Gardner was a recognized expert in this subject . This scarce work has particular interest today among antiques and achitecural restorers and makers of high quality reproductions. SA tight, near fine example, previous ownership signature front free endpaper and old ownership stamp of a New Jersey manufacturing firm on front pastedown and bottom edge of text block. Near Fine Hardcover (Item ID: E10036)


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