1900. Item #902
Hillick, M.C. Practical Carriage and Wagon Painting. Chicago: The Western Painter 1900. 2nd ed. (1st pub. 1898). viii, 161p + several pages of ads, many line ills. Fair hardcover (worn, stained, shaken; some pages stained). Former owner's pencil name: Jas. A. Montgomery, 1904. ** The title page continues: "A treatise on the painting of carriages, wagons and sleighs, embracing full and explicit directions for executing all kinds of work, including painting, factory work, lettering, scrolling, ornamenting, varnishing, etc., with many tested recipes and formulas." The first book on carriage and wagon painting in almost 20 years, according to the preface. Reprinted due to the "great demand" for the almost sold-out first edition. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.