[ARTS & CRAFTS DESIGN] MITCHELL, F. Scott (author). A Few Suggestions For Ornamental Decoration. A Collection of Designs & Colour Schemes For Painters' & Decorator's Work. London; Thos. Parsons & Sons, Manufacturers of Varnishes, Japans, Enamels & Fine Colours. 1908.
8vo. Publisher's olive green cloth decoratively blocked in relief in gilt to upper board, unlettered spine, top edges olivine, others untrimmed; pp. [v], 6-180, with coloured decorated endleaf; 4 full-colour room designs, 13 colour-lithographed plates of ornamental decoration, some heightened in silver, and 4 plates on card, each featuring a grid of 12 paint samples by Thos. Parsons & Sons, with black and white plates in profusion detailing panel designs, spandrels, wall decorations, border designs and other decoratve details; a lovely bright copy with slight fading to spine and rubbing to ends, internally clean throughout with slight, and inconsequential, slack stitching at one gathering, complete with the tipped-in advertising slip at the front endpaper.
First edition. A beautifully produced source book for interior design.