Slocombe, Fred (original etching by), et al. Luke Fildes (etching after by Leon Salles).
London. J.S. Virtue & Co., 1895.
Profusely illustrated with tinted plates, etchings, photogravures and additional black and white full page and in-text illustrations, decorative endpapers, vi + 380 + xx + 32 pp, index, 13 x 10 inches, decorative embossed cloth-covered boards (hardbound) with gilt lettering. Good condition: spine and corners moderately rubbed, scratches to rear cover, toning to endpapers, owner names written on front endpapers, light occasional foxing, otherwise interior clean. 7 etchings including original etching by Fred Slocombe, "The Mill Stream". Interesting articles include; "The House of a Japonist Collector", "Yorkshire Crafts. Woollens and Worsteds", 'Art in the Poster" with posters by Grasser, Steinlen and Lautrec, "Suggestions for Electric Light Fittings", "The Illustration of Books. First Lecture - What is Illustration?", "The Illustration of Books. Second Lecture - The Equipment of the Illustrator", "The Illustration of Books. Third Lecture - Methods pf Drawing for Reproduction in Line", "The Illustration of Books. Fifth Lecture - The Making of Wash Drawings and Their Reproduction by Mechanical Process", "Randolph Caldecott. - II. With a Series of Unpublished Illustrations", "The Making of Tapestry and Brussels Carpets", "Birmingham Decoratively Wrought Iron", "The Making of Axminster Carpets", "Tiles", "A Collection of Antique Furniture" and "Luke Filde, R.A.". In addition there is a Supplement, which includes an extensive section on "Art and Industries" of the time, and an article on the life and work of Luke Fildes, with an etching by Leon Salles, "The Doctor" after Fildes. Item #34429