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Commercial Illustrating and Cartooning, ICS #150
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Books and materials relating to the applied arts after WWI; their use in architecture & interior design; the design of handworked and manufactured objects including: ceramics, metalwork, wood, jewelry, textiles, glass, furniture, graphics, clocks & watches, toys, leather, etc.

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Wright, Agnes Foster, Floors, Furniture and Color, Lancaster, PA, Armstrong Cork Company, Linoleum Division, 1924, first edition, 4to (10.75" x 7.75"), HB, dark navy paper boards w/ gilt decoration and blue titles, VG / none. Small repair to damaged board.

48 pp. Profusely illustrated (8 in color) with domestic interiors typical of the period. Advertising piece from Armstrong with advice on interior decorating with a bit of history about linoleum. The first paragraph reads..."I am sure that all of us are grateful for the present-day use of good, honest, strong color in the decoration of the home. Color has, indeed, come into its rightful place as an expression of beauty. Perhaps this is due to the interior decorator, who, with the assurance that training and experience give her, has led the way in using color generously and satisfactorily."

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DOMESTIC DOSES of COLOR

An Easy Way to Plan Decoration
Some General Principles
Beginning at the Hall
The Gay Little Powder Room
A Pleasant, Servicable Dining Room
Cheerful Colors for Breakfast and Sun Porch
The Comfortable, Restful Living Room
Where There is a Library
The Guest Room Planned for a Woman
For a Man's Bedroom
A Girl's Room
Color in the Bathroom
The Blue or Pink Nursery
Granny's Own Room

THE NEW LINOLEUM and ITS USES

The Story of Floors
Linseed Oil and What It Gives to Linoleum
Properties of Cork and What It Gives to Linoleum
What the Burlap Back Gives to Linoleum
The Kinds of Linoleum
What Kind of Linoleum to Select
How to Secure Armstrong's Linoleum
How to Care for Linoleum Floors
How to Lay Linoleum Floors    [Book ID # 404]


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