Lot 289 of 426:
Owen Jones Grammar of Ornament  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$600
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Title:
The Grammar of Ornament. Illustrated by Examples from Various Styles of Ornament.
Author:
Jones, Owen
Place:
London
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch
Date:
1868
Description:

156 pp. With 112 chromolithograph plates including added chromolithographed title. (Small folio), 33x22.5 cm (13x9"), period half red morocco & marbled boards, spine tooled & lettered in gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Third Edition.

The classic reference work on ornamental design in architecture and the decorative arts. This is the best and most complete of many such works produced out of the growth of the Arts and Crafts movements of Victorian England. With plate legends in English, French, and German. Bookplate of Francis Trickett.

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Condition:
Scuffing to joints, extremities, spine ribs, and cover edges, but binding sound; very good.
 
Item number:
311106
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