NY: William T. Comstock, 1882. First edition. 11 1/2 x 9. 16 double column text pages + 20 double spreads consisting of the color plate and a facing page with a detailed analysis of the color scheme (with tissue guards) + (12) pages of advertisements. Green cloth gilt, rebacked with original spine laid down. Very good copy. Item #13178
Victorian color schemes in browns, red, green, gold, ochre, & blue were lithographed by Charles Hart (see Jay Last, The Color Explosion pp. 96 & 97). Provenance: bookticket of John J. Glessner, whose house in Chicago is a National Historic Landmark. Scarce on the market.