A Literary History of Wallpaper


ENTWISLE, E. A. A Literary History of Wallpaper

Batsford, 1960.

First edition. 8vo. Publisher's navy cloth in patterned dustwrapper. 127 illustrations on plates and throughout the text. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper, tanned to the spine.

A chronology of over 600 literary references to wallpaper, including Holinshed's Chronicle, Boswell's Life of Johnson, and Proust's A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu.
"The result of more than fifteen years' research, this work by an authority who has had life-long association with the industry, will prove a source book of lasting value in the history of wallpaper." [Blurb]

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