The decorative painters' and glaziers' guide : containing the most approved methods of imitating oak, mahogany, maple, rose, cedar, coral and every other kind of fancy wood; verd antique, dove, sienna, porphyry, white veined, and other marbles, in oil or distemper colour; Designs for decorating apartments, in accordance with the various styles of architecture; with directions for stenciling, and process for destroying damp in walls; also a complete body of information on the art of staining and painting on glass; plans for the erection of apparatus for annealing it; and the method of joining figures together by leading, with examples from ancient windows / by Nathaniel Whittock
The practical painter and decorator: an authoritative work on the decoration on buildings / edited by Alfred g. Gleeson.
A practical manual of house-painting, graining, marbling and sign-writing ... : with nine coloured illustrations of woods and marbles, and numerous wood engravings / by Ellis A. Davidson
The practical guide to the knowledge of the various manipulative processes used in the art of house decoration. Including numerous decorative processes, and simple and easy methods of preparing working drawings, &c. Stencils & stencilling, various processes connected therewith; tools and materials used. Colour : its laws and proportions, and application to domestic architecture. Example: an ordinary dining room - how to colour ceiling, cornice, centre, walls &c, &c. Enamelling and polishing, the best method of doing it; tools and material required - how to use them. Complete practical instructions how to imitate 27 different woods & 35 different marbles, with a description of the characteristic features of each wood and marble, tools, crayons, colours, brushes, &c required, and the best and newest systems of working. Imitation inlaying of woods & marbles - how to do it. Also full instructions for practising the art of sign writing and gilding, writing, gilding, and embossing on glass. / by William Sutherland
The painters' & grainers' handbook : a complete illustrated guide to painting, graining, distempering, sign-writing, gilding, and glass embossing; with instructions for using the patent graining rollers, also specimens of alphabets, with numerous useful receipts for painters and decorators / edited and compiled by James Callingham
The technical instructor : a useful hand-book & guide to arts and crafts, for the young student, artisan and amateur, builder, slater, plasterer, carpenter, painter, gilder, French polisher, decorator, and various other kindred trades ; containingg valuable information on hygiene, : with over 1000 recipes of great value, and full instructions how to mix & use the same in all arts & crafts / William McQuhae
The paper hanger, painter, grainer, and decorator's assistant : containing full information as to the best methods practiced in paper hanging, panelling, room decoration, distempering, graining, marbling, sign writing, gilding, glass embossing, stencilling, varnishing, staining; also tables for paper hangers; with the principles of harmony, contrast, and philosophy of colour ; and recipes and information on the various branches of household decorative art ; illustrated with nearly 100 engravings / by a decorator