London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1840. Tall 8vo. 47, (1) pp. 11 plates picturing palettes, each exhibiting paints of various colors; title page vignette. Eight page publisher's catalogue (dated 1837). Original Gilt-stamped decorated dark green cloth (spine with some repair to splits along joints). Very good copy. Item #48222
First published in 1822 under a slightly different title, this is one of several editions issued in succeeding decades. Introduction: "Finding, in the course of teaching, that the method of explanation by coloured palettes best conveyed to the mind of the student the use and application of colours and tints, a series of such palettes is here given." Abbey Life in England 11.