Studies in Design. Truth. Beauty. Power

Christopher Dresser (Scottish, 1834–1904), Printer Alfred Goater, Publisher Cassell & Co.


Overall: 42.6 x 31.5 x 2.7 cm (16 3/4 x 12 3/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Folio, original publisher's cloth

Not On View


Books and manuscripts

Folio, original publisher’s cloth, bevelled edges, gilt, (iv) with 60 chromolithographs


Before 2015, acquired at a library sale of a technical college by Maurice Whitby, Sevin Seydi Rare Books, London; 2015, sold by Maurice Whitby to Charles Wood (dealer), Cambridge, MA; 2016, sold by Charles Wood to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 28, 2016)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund