Catalog Record: A treatise of japaning and varnishing : being a compleat discovery of those arts, with the best way of making all sorts of varnish for japan, wood, prints, or pictures : the method of guilding, burnishing, and lackering, with the art of guilding, separating, and refining metals and of painting mezzo-tinto-prints : also rules for counterfeiting tortoise-shell, and marble, and for staining or dying wood, ivory, and horn : together with above an hundred distinct patterns for japan-work, in imitation of the indians, for tables, stands, frames, cabinets, boxes, &c. | Hathi Trust Digital Library

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A treatise of japaning and varnishing : being a compleat discovery of those arts, with the best way of making all sorts of varnish for japan, wood, prints, or pictures : the method of guilding, burnishing, and lackering, with the art of guilding, separating, and refining metals and of painting mezzo-tinto-prints : also rules for counterfeiting tortoise-shell, and marble, and for staining or dying wood, ivory, and horn : together with above an hundred distinct patterns for japan-work, in imitation of the indians, for tables, stands, frames, cabinets, boxes, &c. / by John Stalker.

Main Author: Stalker, John.
Related Names: Parker, George active 17th century.
Language(s): English
Published: Oxford : Printed for, and sold by the author, 1688.
Subjects: Lacquer and lacquering.
Varnish and varnishing.
Japanning.
Note: British Museum catalogue gives as authors John Stalker and George Parker.
Errata included, p. [15]
Physical Description: [16], 84 p., 24 leaves of plates : ill. ; 37 cm.
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