[ARTS AND CRAFTS]. CROUCH, Joseph & Edmund BUTLER, Architects. Apartments of the House, Their Arrangement, Furnishing And Decoration. London; At the Sign of the Unicorn. 1900.
Large square 8vo. Publisher's light brown cloth boldly and pictorially blocked in Arts and Crafts style in red, blue, black and gilt to upper board, a publisher's roundel in colours to lower cover and spine lettered gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed; pp. [iv], v-xii + 197 + [v]; with decorative title-page, contents pages titled in red, one sepia plate in photogravure, 26 photographic plates in half-tones, 8 photo-lithographed plates in sepia on cream card, 4 black-and-white plates after engravings, some full-page plans and diagrams, 7 photographic plates printed in greenish-grey, including 1 double-page, one 3-panel, and folding, silhouette frieze printed on green card and vignettes, chapter-headings and other decorations throughout, printed in monochrome; a very striking copy with light external dusting; bruising to spine extremities; very light soiling, and tiny knocking to lower forecorners of boards; internally clean throughout, and fresh, with some abrasion to folds of triptych plate (but no splitting) and just a couple of minor fore-edge tears to uncut edges.
First edition. An informative stroll through the rooms of the Arts-and-Crafts house with chapters on The Hall; The Dining-Room; The Drawing-Room; The Bed-Room; Furniture and Accessories, and Arts And Crafts Applied To The Decoration of the Room.