Item #405519 The Colouring, Bronzing, and Patination of Metals. Richard HUGHES.

The Colouring, Bronzing, and Patination of Metals

New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1983. 4to. 372 pages. Color photographs. Cloth, dust jacket. A very good copy with shelfwear; slight darkening around cover and pages. Item #405519
ISBN: 0442231709

FIRST EDITION. "The techniques of metal colouring, bronzing and patination are assuming a new importance in contemporary fine metalwork and design. Richard Hughes and Michael Rowe have assembled and tested the recipes included in this book, which is the most comprehensive work on the subject currently available, an essential reference and sourcebook for practitioners and all those involvoved in sculpture, architecture, designs and the decorative arts. It brings together hundred of recipes and treatments previously scattered in a variety of old books and technical papers, and provides the artist-craftsman with a very wide range of coloured finishes" (the publisher).

Price: $80.00

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