Henry Carey Baird, Philadephia
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The Painter, Gilder, and Varnisher's Companion: Containing Rules and Regulations in Everything Relating to the Arts of Painting, Gilding, Varnishing, and Glass-Staining: Numerous Useful and Valuable Receipts; Tests for the Detection of Adulterations in Oils, Colours, &c. And a Statement of the Diseases and Accidents to Which Painters, Gilders, and Varnishers are Peculiarly Liable; With the Simplest and Best Methods of Prevention and Remedy. Philadelphia: Henry C. Baird, Successor to E. L. Carey. 1850.
Henry Carey Baird (1825-1912) was an author, publisher and proponent of the 19th Century industrialization of the United States of America. His publishing house specialized in both scientific and practical books (for mechanics and tradesmen). His was the first American publishing house to focus on technical and industrial titles.
Gary Roberts., Publisher of Toolemera Press, returns to print classic books on early crafts, trades and industries. All titles are produced from the originals in his personal collection.