Heal, Sir Ambrose
Title London Tradesmen's Cards of the XVIII Century: An Account of Their Origin and Use
Book Condition Fine
Edition First Limited Edition
Publisher New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1925
Seller ID 000445
Book. 1/250 limited edition. vii + 110 pp. + 101 full page plates depicting trademen's cards, which were rococo works of art. Also offering a glimpse into 18th century society, with professions and trades now obscure to us. A most unusual, pleasurable and enlightening study by a leading British expert on the decorative arts during the early 20th century.