PRACTICAL HINTS OF THE ART OF ILLUMINATION.
by Donlevy, Alice
First edition. A guidebook to illumination, this text includes the author's preface, eight chapters that discuss materials, lettering, coloring, borders, past styles and symbolism. The illustrations, drawn and designed by the author, include 32 figures, seventeen examples and five plates. Donlevy (1846-1929) was an artist, lecturer and an advocate of industrial art education whose papers are available at the New York Public Library (NYPL website). Boards loose. Spine torn. Front endpapers loose. Water stains throughout text do not impair legibility. Very scarce book.