The Grammar of Ornament. Owen Jones.

The Grammar of Ornament

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1928. 1928 Bernard Quaritch Reprint. Hardcover. Thick quarto [34 cm] Red cloth over boards with lettering and decorative ornamentation in gilt on the backstrip and front board, and blind ruled borders on the front and back board. All edges gilt. The extremities are worn (with fraying), and there are a couple of moisture rings on the front board. The hinges have been reinforced. The front pastedown has a previous owner's name (dated 1930). Plate 38 is absent. Plate 63 is detached, but present. Plates 96 and 97 are in reverse order. May require extra postage due to weight. Good. Item #57597

Illustrated by Examples from Various Styles of Ornament. One Hundred and Twelve Plates. A lavish survey of ornament, which includes stunning and intricate plates in full color, illustrating Roman, Greek, Turkish, Indian, and Chinese ornamental design patterns, among many others.

Price: $200.00

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